Water's Edge Inn at Folly Beach

79 West 2nd Street, Folly Beach, South Carolina 29439
Innkeeper(s): Paul Lauer
  • Welcome to Water's Edge Inn!

    Welcome to Water's Edge Inn!

  • The Floridian guestroom

    The Floridian guestroom

  • The Islander guestroom

    The Islander guestroom

  • The Charleston guestroom

    The Charleston guestroom

  • The Atlantic guestroom

    The Atlantic guestroom

  • Private guest bathroom

    Private guest bathroom

  • 24-hour hot tub access provided for all of our guests.

    24-hour hot tub access provided for all of our guests.

  • Enjoy breakfast on your own private screened in outdoor patio

    Enjoy breakfast on your own private screened in outdoor patio

  • Breakfast and happy hour are served daily

    Breakfast and happy hour are served daily

  • Happy Hour served daily 4-7. Includes lite hors d'oeuvres, wine, beer, & world famous Folly Punch

    Happy Hour served daily 4-7. Includes lite hors d'oeuvres, wine, beer, & world famous Folly Punch

  • Enjoy dining at our outdoor patio area.

    Enjoy dining at our outdoor patio area.

  • Beach chair and umbrella rentals available.

    Beach chair and umbrella rentals available.

  • Private guest bathroom

    Private guest bathroom

  • Our newest guestroom - The Regatta

    Our newest guestroom - The Regatta

  • 3-bedroom 3-bath villas are available for larger groups.  See our website for more details.

    3-bedroom 3-bath villas are available for larger groups. See our website for more details.

 
  • Southern Hospitality at its Best

    Water's Edge Inn at Folly Beach - Folly Beach, South CarolinaLocated just ten miles from historic Charleston, Water's Edge Inn at Folly Beach offers a truly unique experience. Nestled on the scenic marsh, this property is like no other in the area.

    Nine beautifully appointed guest rooms feature fireplaces, heavenly queen-size beds, Egyptian cotton sheets and down comforters, plasma flat screen televisions, clock radios with iPod ports, and both wireless telephone and internet. Individual refrigerators with complimentary bottled water and a beverage center.

    Awaken to the smell of fresh brewed coffee and a hearty continental breakfast buffet served from 8 to 10 am daily.

    The pristine beaches of the Atlantic Ocean are only four short blocks away and guests are welcome to use either our bicycles or our shuttle service for quick and easy access. Feel free to wrap yourself in luxurious robes we provide for you and enjoy the relaxation of our large, outdoor hot tub overlooking the marsh.

    Complimentary cocktails and light hors d'oeuvres are available daily from 4 to 7 pm.

    We invite you to experience gracious Southern hospitality with the casual beach feeling that Water's Edge Inn at Folly Beach offers.

  • Insider's Info

    Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Carly for sharing her own secrets with BBOnline.com!
    Why do most travelers stay at your inn?

    Travelers typically stay for anniversaries, birthdays romantic get-a-ways, or just to enjoy the beach!

    What are you best known for?

    We are known for our heavenly beds, friendly staff, and homey location.

    What makes your inn unique?

    Our world famous Folly Punch of course!

    What do you love most about your inn?

    I love it for all the little extra details we surprise our guests with - I'd tell you, but that's ruin the surprise!

    If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?

    Other than the beach, Charleston is a great city for food and history!

    What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?

    We always love hearing how much guests don't want to go because they feel like part of the inn family.

    What’s the best kept secret about the area?

    Sunset Cay: the best sunset on Folly and a restaurant with a 270 degree view of the ocean.

    If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?

    Relax! Go to the beach, go to Sunset Cay and see an amazing sunset, go to one of the plantations, downtown Charleston for the homes and city market. Eat and be merry!

    Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?

    The beach, local shops, and restaurants!

    What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?

    I love the Wich Doctor, it’s small and unique, plus the food is out of this world!

    Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?

    The Charleston city paper has great event information, as well as Charlestoncvb.com!

    How many rooms does your inn have?

    We now have nine rooms; The Regatta (our newest) just opened in April!

    Do you accept pets?

    We make exceptions during the winter months, but pets are not allowed in the regular season.

     

  • Wedding Elopements

    Inn at Folly Beach is a wonderful location to host an intimate and simple wedding ceremony. We offer 3 great elopement packages, as well as a vow renewal package.

    Visit the "Packages" page of our website for more information about wedding arrangements.

    Please note that Charleston County has a 24 hour waiting period after applying for a marriage liscence.