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Whitten Inn

123 Mall Street, I 95 Exit 98, Santee, SC 29142
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Anderson, South Carolina
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13 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Almost everything about our stay was disappointing. When you first walk in to your room you are greeted with a sign aggressively stating that, if you steal the towels, you will not only be charged, but reported to the police -- which is really one of the worst ways to welcome your guests and make them feel at home (picture... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived at the inn after a ten hour drive wanting nothing more than a decent bed and a good nights sleep. We had made our reservation using hotels.com and paid in advance. They said they didn't have our reservation when we arrived so we waited twenty minutes in the smoky noisy lobby which is beside the roadhouse bar area... More 

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Kingston, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was looking for an economical place to spend the night on the long drive home from Bonita Springs Florida, I picked a spot around 10 hours down the highway and Santee South Carolina came up. The larger chains were booked up so I thought I'd take a chance on the Whitten Inn. The price seemed reasonable so I booked... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is obviously an old, very old property. I just spent two nights there and it was fine. Someone else put me up and I don't the rate, but the rack rate for a single was $85. I would assume my host paid less. It was clean and everything I tried worked, and the staff were friendly. Some furniture and... More 

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Shippensburg
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Not the cleanest place we have stayed, the pool looked fairly clean, There was free wifi, but it did not work in the room. You had to sit in the lobby. The front desk was courteous. There were two pubs nearby that had great food.

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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

An old style motel, no inside corridor, with a low price. Nothing exceptional, but nothing shocking. The pool is good for travellers with children, but if traveling without children be sure to request an out-facing room.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Tired from a long drive and didn't take the time to check here first. The Whitten Inn was cheap ($55 with taxes). The lobby area was presentable and the clerk was friendly and efficient but that's where it ended. This motel and our room is very tired and in need of a major sprucing up. The bath tub was horribly... More 

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Florence, South Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I stay in a lot of cheap places. The internet here is abysmal. VPN to my office would reset every couple of minutes, making it almost impossible to work. It's not the wifi signal, as that was pretty good. There appears to be some sort of nanny program that doesn't like VPN or games (tried my favorite MMORP online game... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

clean place courteous and friendly staff the room was very nicely decorated as well right off the interstate 95 easy access in and outfrom the highway the room rates was very very reasonable and the parking lot and common areas were clean

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Cape Coral, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

At its price, you will not be disappointed with the Whitten Inn. This hotel is extraordinarily clean, in good repair, with large rooms, and the most hospitable front desk staff I have ever encountered during my prolific travels. In addition, the hotel is pet friendly. I would stay at the Whitten Inn again and again, should my travels take me... More 

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