Frequently Asked Questions2021-04-09T14:53:43+00:00


How does it work if I want to rent all rooms of Regatta Inn for my event?2021-04-09T14:57:08+00:00

For a room block, Regatta Inn provides one of two options:
a) Block however many guest rooms you desire for a temporary time period with no accompanying room block contract. No discount will be provided for guest rooms and after the temporary block expires any unbooked rooms will reopen for public booking.
b) Complete a room block contract that stipulates that all rooms for the designated night(s) will be blocked for your guests and your guests alone. This block will never expire. All guest rooms will be discounted by 10% for the designated one or two nights. Any rooms that go unbooked will be your financial responsibility upon checkout date. A 50% deposit is required to reserve.

Does Regatta Inn offer additional planning services for special events?2020-11-09T21:23:16+00:00

No, Regatta Inn does not provide planning services however we do work closely with the event planning company, White Pearl Venture, should you need that assistance.


If I only rent one of the event spaces can the other event space be booked for another event at the same time?2020-11-09T21:23:54+00:00

No, only one event will be scheduled during the contracted time.


Is there an additional fee for the rehearsal?2020-11-09T21:24:15+00:00

No, there is no additional charge for the rehearsal.


Is parking provided on site for guests?2020-11-09T21:24:35+00:00

Yes, Regatta Inn provides complimentary parking on site for all event guests.


Does Regatta Inn provide rental items such as chairs and tables?2020-11-09T21:24:55+00:00

No, Regatta Inn does not provide additional rental items such as chairs, tables, tents, etc. The only additional items available to rent through Regatta Inn are restrooms, tiki torches, and mushroom heaters.


What is the Venue Manager Fee?2020-11-09T21:25:22+00:00

There is no associated fee for the venue manager. The venue manager is present to ensure everyone ‘follows the rules’ as well as assist in inn related issues such as electrical outlets, light switches, etc. Otherwise, he/she isn’t in charge of any day of activities including rental set-up, which is why we don’t charge an additional fee.


Are there any additional requirements or fees if we use vendors not on your Preferred Vendor List?2020-11-09T21:25:46+00:00

No, there’s no fee or additional requirements. However, with particular vendors it is important they plan a site visit to ensure they won’t run into any issues relating to how the Inn is arranged. For example, we don’t have any kitchen space, tent, tables, etc. Catering will need to provide all of that and ensure the space is suitable for them (placement is based on yours and their discretion). We also do not have an elevator.


How early can we set up prior to the start time?2020-11-09T21:26:08+00:00

There is no established rule regarding set up time therefore this will be negotiated with the venue manager.


Is there an additional fee if the rental company picks up their materials the following morning?2020-11-09T21:26:30+00:00

There is no additional fee so long as a next day pick up is approved by the venue manager beforehand and he/she is aware of what pick-up time has been scheduled.


Does the 10:00 p.m. curfew include all breakdown time required by the rental company or is it just that guests must be vacated at this time?2020-11-09T21:26:53+00:00

That is the time all music needs to cease and guests need to exit the premises if they are not guests staying at the Inn. Rental pick-up needs to be arranged within 15 minutes of 10:00 PM for them to BEGIN their breakdown.



What Is Your Cancellation Policy?2021-04-09T15:01:45+00:00

We require a 14-day advance notice for any cancellations or changes made to your reservation. In the unlikely event that you must cancel your reservation: a cancellation of 7 to 13 days of your arrival date will result in us retaining your deposit, which will be credited toward a future stay. Cancellations less than 7 days of your arrival date will result in us charging for your entire reservation. If we can rebook your room, a partial or full refund will be made.


What Time Is Check-In?2021-04-09T15:02:01+00:00

Guests are welcome to check in any time after 3:00 pm.


What Time Is Check-Out?2021-04-09T15:02:10+00:00

Guests are welcome to stay until 11:00 am. Check-out can happen at any point prior to that time.


What Is The Minimum Check-In Age?2021-04-09T15:02:23+00:00

Guests must be at least 21 years of age to check-in at Regatta Inn.


Are Children Allowed at the Property?2021-04-09T15:07:34+00:00
We gladly can accommodate children over the age of 12. Should you arrive with any child under 12 years of age, your reservation will be forfeit and charged in full.*
*”ONLY on nights when the entire inn has been booked solely by a single party is this requirement waived. Regatta Inn must be informed of any children under 12 that will be staying on-site; a maximum of 3 children under the age of 12 are allowed.


Is Your Property Pet Friendly?2021-04-09T15:02:36+00:00

Unfortunately, we do not allow pets at our property.


Folly Beach

How Far Is Folly Beach From Charleston?2020-11-09T21:27:57+00:00

Folly Beach is located just 10 miles south of downtown Charleston. The drive usually takes 15-20 minutes depending on the traffic.


What Is There To Do In Folly Beach?2020-11-09T21:28:19+00:00

The town of Folly Beach offers a diverse dining scene, a charming downtown area filled with local shops, and tons of fun water activities for families. Please visit our attractions page for more information.


Are There Any Beach Rules I Should Be Aware Of?2020-11-09T21:28:40+00:00

Yes. A few common Folly Beach rules include:

No glass is permitted on the beach
No alcohol is permitted on the beach
No open fires or fireworks are allowed on the beach
No littering is permitted; trash receptacles are provided at beach accesses
Items left at the beach overnight (tents, chairs, etc.) may be confiscated
Dogs are not allowed on the beach from 10am – 6pm from May 1st – September 30th; dogs must be on a leash at all times.
Please visit the City of Folly Beach website for more specific beach rules and regulations.


How Close Are You To The Beach?2020-11-09T21:29:40+00:00

Our cozy, residential location is just a few blocks from the beach! 9th Street West offers a direct route to the public access. And, we provide a complimentary shuttle for added convenience.


Are Breakfast & Happy Hour Really Free?2020-11-09T21:30:01+00:00

Yes! We proudly offer a complimentary home-style breakfast and happy hour with light hors d’oeuvres daily at no additional cost.


Is There An Elevator?2020-11-09T21:30:24+00:00

No, Regatta Inn does not currently have an elevator, however we do have a chair lift that can take guests from the ground level to the first floor. Please contact us for special requests and first floor room availability.


Is There Free Parking?2020-11-09T21:30:43+00:00

Yes, Regatta Inn does accommodate room for one car per guest room. Parking is offered free of charge.


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