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Hotel Hartness

120 Halston Avenue, Greenville, SC 29615
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Hotel Hartness’ mission is to serve as the ultimate destination for those looking to experience incredible amenities and a level of service not currently offered in the Greenville market. Sean Hartness, CEO of Hartness, summed it up perfectly when he said at the official unveiling, “I am thrilled to be a part of transforming the Hartness family estate into a destination address that will be enjoyed by both the local community and out-of-town guests for generations to come. The Harnesses' have long been one of Greenville's most prominent families and their homeplace has hosted hundreds of local charity and civic events over the past several decades. In homage to the rich history of the family home, Hotel Hartness incorporates much of the home into its design, including the lobby, great room, lounge, and restaurant areas. The hotel is managed by Hay Creek Hotels. Hay Creek was chosen by Hartness because of their proven passion to provide superior service and inspire excitement within the small, independent hotel sector. These values are driven by the idea that the best hotels are ones that draw on the spirit, culture, and character of their locales. Hay Creek believes that unique, authentic, and locally inspired experiences are key to a well-traveled life. Founded in 2005, Hay Creek Hotels was created specifically to combine the intimacy of a boutique hotel with world-class cuisine, cutting-edge technology, unparalleled guest service, and the exclusive amenities of a luxury inn. Hotel Hartness is Hay Creek's first property in the Upstate of South Carolina. General Manager, Albert L. Mertz is a 30 year veteran of luxury hospitality with tenures at leading global hotel companies around the world and with extensive operating experience at the five star level in the United States, Europe, Asia, Indonesia, The Caribbean, Korea, and Mexico, Mertz has established multiple flagship hotels and is a proud resident of Greenville, South Carolina where he enjoys practicing his craft of delighting guests with engaging, highly personalized and detail driven hospitality at Hotel Hartness.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Bicycles available
Hiking
Kids stay free
Secured parking
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Private pool
Fence around pool
Yoga classes
Yoga room
Fitness classes
Personal trainer
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Happy hour
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Aerobics
Aerobics offsite
Archery offsite
Canoeing offsite
Fishing
Patio
Walking tours
Board games / puzzles
Babysitting
Children's television networks
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Highchairs available
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Airport transportation
Car hire
Taxi service
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Photo copier / fax In business centre
Spa
Body wrap
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot bath
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Massage
Massage chair
Neck massage
Waxing services
Baggage storage
Concierge
Convenience store
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
Doorperson
First aid kit
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
Shoeshine
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Desk
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Extra long beds
Walk-in shower
Soundproof rooms
Bathrobes
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Room service
Seating area
Separate living room
Sofa
Telephone
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Iron
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Radio
Sofa bed
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Landmark view
Pool view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
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Family rooms
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English, French, Russian, Spanish and 5 more
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Rob G wrote a review May 2023
Lake Worth, Florida1 contribution
We stayed at Hotel Hartness for three nights in May. What an amazing hotel. We were greeted with such kindness and this continued throughout our stay. We booked the king extended room, the room was fantastic, impeccably clean & modern. Kudos to every staff member we encountered, from the bellman, check- in, to the cleaning and breakfast staff as well as the manager of rooms. Everyone we encountered was delightful and eager to help and made our stay wonderful and memorable.
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Date of stay: May 2023
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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amychacha wrote a review Aug 2023
Worcester, Massachusetts23 contributions35 helpful votes
Hotel Hartness is spectacular. I have no problem admitting that I am a hotel snob. I do a lot of research before choosing any because I have a standard of CLEAN which I am looking for. The hotel and room met that standard.

The room is very nice and the grounds are beautiful. I did not get to explore all of the trails, but if you are a runner, like to walk, or ride a bike, there is plenty of territory to cover.

Another review here indicates bad customer service. I did not experience this. In fact, there was a hand written welcome note in the room, and I received text messages asking how they could help to make the stay more memorable. The staff was also helpful when I asked the best places to shop in Greenville where I could find unique items and not chain store ones. They also reached out via text to see if we wanted turn down service because we had left the “resting” sign on the door.

If you like a clean, quiet, unique hotel experience, Hotel Hartness will not disappoint.
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Date of stay: August 2023
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Trip type: Travelled with family
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querque1 wrote a review Jul 2023
Albuquerque, NM37 contributions27 helpful votes
I went to Hotel Hartness for a convention. From the moment I checked in, the service was great. The room was spacious, well-appointed and lovely. The balcony in my room overlooked the pool and woods and had comfy furniture. The conference facilities were very nice, including one conference room where they opened the back wall to let in fresh air. The bartender was fantastic, and we really enjoyed cocktails in the outdoor common area. In the morning I walked the trails and visited the greenhouse. Breakfast buffet was good and a bariata was there to make yummy coffee drinks. It is a new facility and they really thought about all the details. Highly recommend.
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Date of stay: June 2023
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Trip type: Travelled on business
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Michael wrote a review Aug 2023
13 contributions10 helpful votes
I really want to write a good review, but I also want to be honest so people are aware and hopefully the hotel improves. The company running the hotel is well below average for a 4 star hotel and the Hartness brand deserves better.

To start with, the reservation system is wonky. The price shown on site is very different from the one in the email confirmation, and when I emailed to ask why, it took 3 days for them to respond. I also emailed twice to ask about bikes and no one has emailed me back after 3 days. Customer service is really poor. And then when I got an email close to check in, I actually got two emails from two different people showing two different prices. When I replied to that email, I never heard back.

Then, we made reservations for The Patterson, and someone called asking me to call back and confirm. A text reply would have been more convenient, but when I called back, someone answered with such a strong, non-English accent I could not understand what they were saying and we struggled to communicate. Not exactly what I would expect from a nice restaurant.

Also, we needed to cancel one of our reservations (we made two because we didn’t know which date would work), and canceling is not available online. You have to email to cancel and it takes days to confirm. And take note, they charge a deposit instantly after you make a reservation.

Altogether, I’ve received better service from average chain hotels. Again, this is an operational issue and clearly not well run. And BTW, there are no pictures of the pool or fitness center on their website. Who doesn’t include that with a nicer hotel? Fingers crossed they improve, but not a lot of hope while this company is running things.
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Date of stay: August 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: If you really want to go, just expect service to be below average if you need to contract them...
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SuziestewUSA wrote a review Jul 2023
Greenville, South Carolina4 contributions
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An amazing hotel tucked into nature. The elegance and beauty greet you when you very first pull up to the property. Upon check-in. We were greeted with Welcome Prosecco. Efficiently checked in and personally escorted to our room. The rooms are gorgeous, spacious and luxuriously appointed. Beautiful bath with oversized tiled shower and vanity…and included comfy robes. We had a very peaceful view of the lake behind the property.

We had reservations for dinner at Patterson, an impression open kitchen restaurant. The food was incredible. We ordered a Scallop appetizer, I ordered the Salmon which was out of this world delicious and my Husband ordered the crab cakes. Everything was perfect. The taste, presentation and delivery. We passed on dessert and went to The Captain bar for an after dinner drink. We loved the decor and the story behind the theme. Bartender was attentive and accommodating, which provided a very relaxing experience.

We walked through out the property and just enjoyed the peaceful retreat that is The Hotel Hartness. We had the most enjoyable stay, albeit too short, and look forward to returning. We would like to thank the Hartness family and the amazing and attentive staff for their hospitality.

Sincerely, Susan and Kevin Mullen
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Date of stay: July 2023
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Matt M wrote a review Jan 2024
9 contributions3 helpful votes
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The Wife and I stumbled upon Hotel Hartness while trying to find a unique, peaceful place to stay for our New Year’s Eve weekend getaway. What a find!

A beautiful boutique hotel with great amenities, an upscale feel, and a relaxed vibe. The common areas were beautifully decorated and welcoming. The guest room was comfortable and immaculately clean. The shower was especially nice, large enough for a party if that’s something you want to make happen. The pool looked nice from the room, but we didn’t polar bear plunge. We also didn’t visit the spa - this time.

The Captain Bar is a great little hangout, tasty drinks and fantastic wings (I’m a wing connoisseur/addict/whatever, so my opinion matters). The Patterson Kitchen is an exceptional restaurant, both the regular menu and the prix fixe special event menu were full of interesting and delicious items. The complimentary breakfast was excellent; plenty of variety.

Most importantly, the service from the time we arrived until we left was impeccable. Front desk, bellman, bartenders, servers at Patterson, and housekeeping - they were all friendly, professional, and attentive.

This is a hidden gem. Stay here if you find yourself needing a calm, relaxing getaway in the Greenville area.
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Date of stay: December 2023
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Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Sit in the great room and read by the fire. Order the wings at The Captain.
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Jamie wrote a review Mar 2023
Greenville, South Carolina2 contributions
The design details catch your eye and are functional and beautiful. My favorite part was the staff, who make you feel like you’re royalty. Very clean, spacious rooms with excellent coffee and a delicious included breakfast, and the bar was the perfect place to end the night.
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Date of stay: March 2023
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Trip type: Travelled with friends
Room Tip: Since it’s a new place, the maps haven’t caught up. Put in Village Kitchen to Lyft or Uber.
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Sherry W wrote a review Aug 2023
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Beautiful well maintained hotel. Upon arrival, we were greeted with champagne, that's always nice. I'm extremely picky when it comes to hotel cleanliness and this hotel got it right! Entire property beautiful! We made reservation for the restaurant but ended up driving about 15 mins away to downtown Greenville to dine. Glad that we did because downtown was really nice. Highly recommend!
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Date of stay: July 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Susan M wrote a review Aug 2023
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This hotel was truly an amazing experience! From the moment we stepped in the door, we were greeted with an amazing staff and the manager of the hotel introduced himself as well. The hotel is brand new, so everything smells and feels new. It was such a cozy, welcoming feeling too with the great room to play games, sit and relax but the bar or outside by the pool.
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Date of stay: July 2023
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Trip type: Travelled with family
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Kelly Y wrote a review Jan 2024
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Hotel Hartness goes above and beyond to make their guests feel welcome. They knew we were celebrating a birthday, and had a present waiting for the birthday guest. It was such a unique and lovely touch. The entire staff was kind, thoughtful and attentive. The rooms were gorgeous and extremely well kept. Would recommend this hotel to anyone!
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Date of stay: January 2024
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Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Julie B wrote a tip Jan 2024
8 contributions2 helpful votes
"Highly recommend Patterson for dinner!"
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Matt M wrote a tip Jan 2024
9 contributions3 helpful votes
"Sit in the great room and read by the fire. Order the wings at The Captain."
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Michael wrote a tip Aug 2023
13 contributions10 helpful votes
"If you really want to go, just expect service to be below average if you need to contract them ahead of your stay for any reason."
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Wendy W wrote a tip Jun 2023
Pickens, South Carolina331 contributions178 helpful votes
"Parking is plentiful, close, and free."
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Jamie wrote a tip Mar 2023
Greenville, South Carolina2 contributions
"Since it’s a new place, the maps haven’t caught up. Put in Village Kitchen to Lyft or Uber."
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$313 - $394 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United StatesSouth CarolinaGreenville
NUMBER OF ROOMS
73
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Hartness
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Hartness?
Nearby attractions include Greenville Escape Room (3.3 km), Roper Mountain Science Center (5.1 km), and Frankie's of Greenville (4.6 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Hartness?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Hartness?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Hartness?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Hartness?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Hartness?
Conveniently located restaurants include Smoky Dreams Barbecue and Catering, Saffron Indian Cuisine, and The Lost Cajun- Greenville.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Hartness?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness centre, and fitness classes during their stay.
Does Hotel Hartness have airport transportation?
Yes, Hotel Hartness offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel Hartness?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Hotel Hartness?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Hotel Hartness offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.