The Indigo Inn, Charleston

Charleston, South Carolina is unique among tourist destinations. The city’s commitment to bridging its past and its future ensures a richness of experience for travelers and locals alike. Every corner invites exploration and inquiry.

The Indigo Inn


The Indigo Inn sits only a block away from the historic Charleston City Market. This 1872 map shows the original structure, which sits right across Pinckney Street from the Charleston Hotel.

The below photograph from 1933 shows the building operating as “I. Ginsberg Inc.”


A 1979 photograph on the Lowcountry Digital Library shows the reconstruction underway. You can even glimpse the original “Indigo Inn” signage on the far left of the page.

Charleston: a cast of characters

The Indigo Inn— with its spectacular central courtyard— gives off a certain conviviality, while the Jasmine House Inn offers a more intimate experience of the Holy City.

Closer to the shopping on King St. and The Belmond, the Meeting Street Inn feels a bit more bustling. It’s pink exterior is a nice counterpoint to the deep blue countenance of the Indigo Inn.

Of course Charleston is a city with charm, but every corner of it has a personality all its own.