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157 Old Greenville Hwy, Clemson, SC 29631-1332
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Updated 22/12/20


#1 of 11 hotels in Clemson
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Located one block from Memorial Stadium in downtown Clemson, South Carolina, The Abernathy is a new premier boutique hotel that pays homage to the rich history and cherished traditions of Clemson. Named after the late Larry Abernathy, the city’s longtime mayor and university professor, the 41-room hotel weaves surprises and delights unique to Clemson throughout the guest experience. From world-famous Clemson Blue Cheese to the $2 bills used as change during home games, special touches are proudly and authentically Clemson. The Abernathy creates a welcoming oasis for alumni, prospective students, parents, and visiting scholars. The hotel features oversized guest rooms with king beds, sitting areas and well-equipped wet-bar. Guests enjoy complimentary WiFi throughout the hotel, as well as stylish public spaces designed with Tiger fans and friends in mind. Whether socializing with friends in the VIP Lounge, relaxing over a speciality coffee or sipping a Clemson-inspired cocktail at TAPS Bar & Café; guests of The Abernathy are are surrounded by a familial sense of community and genuine Southern hospitality at the doorstep Clemson University.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Kids stay free
Children's television networks
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Business Centre with Internet Access
Banquet room
Paid private parking on-site
Secured parking
Breakfast available
Vending machine
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
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Shirley Higgins wrote a review Apr 2021
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Clemson Softball. Weather was perfect. Clemson is a small town with lots of personality. Great restaurants. This hotel is right by the football field. Staff of always very friendly. Jessica and Susan always have your room spotless. Enjoyed our stay.
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
Response from Gary Cohen, General Manager at The Abernathy
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you Shirley for your kind words. I appreciate you recognizing both Jessica and Susan, I know they will appreciate knowing their efforts did not go unnoticed. We are looking forward to an exciting football season and tailgating with you here at The Abernathy. Thank you again and we will look forward to your return!
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tgrdvrmd wrote a review Oct 2020
Columbia, South Carolina648 contributions175 helpful votes
Hotel's Favourite
My wife and I stayed at the Abernathy mid week and we were really impressed on our first stay. The hotel is very safe re Covid and we had a great room on the third floor. The room was immaculate and the appointments were first class. The bed was quite comfortable and the bath facilities first class. The staff was great and this is a first class hotel in a great location, with adequate parking available. We look forward to returning soon.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from Gary Cohen, General Manager at The Abernathy
Responded 30 Oct 2020
Thank you for your kind review. I was very pleased to read that you enjoyed the experience. We sincerely appreciate you choosing The Abernathy and look forward to your return!
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Michael M wrote a review Apr 2021
Omaha, Nebraska1 contribution
We had an excellent two night stay at the Abernathy. Located right across the street from the campus and very close to the football stadium, we were able to enjoy our visit to the campus and walk downtown to enjoy the local restaurants and pubs. The hotel is very new, clean, and the extra large rooms are set up great for extended stays and dining in the room to save a few bucks, or just relax without being crammed into a typically small hotel room.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Response from Gary Cohen, General Manager at The Abernathy
Responded 5 weeks ago
Thank you for posting your review. I sincerely appreciate that you felt we were the "Best place in Clemson". I am glad you found the room to be clean and that you enjoyed the extra space the room gave you. Our entire team appreciates you choosing The Abernathy and we hope to have the chance of serving you again. Thank you.
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Shay wrote a review Apr 2021
Raleigh, North Carolina33 contributions3 helpful votes
My Family and I stayed for the Spring game weekend. We were greeted by the super friendly staff. Checking in was flawless and easy. The rooms were very clean. They took great measures to keep everything sanitized. It was great to have a pull out sofa. Spacious and the bathroom was great. Location cannot be beat.
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Response from Gary Cohen, General Manager at The Abernathy
Responded 6 Apr 2021
Thank you for posting your review. I am very glad you found the rooms clean and well sanitized. We appreciate you choosing The Abernathy and look forward to serving you again. Thank you.
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GypsyGirlinLawrence wrote a review Mar 2021
Lawrence, Kansas84 contributions28 helpful votes
We love visiting college campuses and we decided to stay at the Abernathy. It was the best decision. The hotel was absolutely beautiful. The location was within walking distance to the university and also the dike area for walking. The room was spotless and most importantly, it observed strict Covid-19 safety protocols. We felt very safe and loved our stay.
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Date of stay: March 2021
Response from Gary Cohen, General Manager at The Abernathy
Responded 29 Mar 2021
Thank you for your review. I am glad you felt, that staying with us was your best decision. Our team of professional housekeepers understand the importance of a sanitized, clean room, and I thank you for noticing. Thank you for choosing The Abernathy and we look forward to your return.
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US$149 - US$221 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United StatesSouth CarolinaClemson
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Abernathy
Which popular attractions are close to The Abernathy?
Nearby attractions include Fort Hill Plantation (0.7 km), Saint Andrew Catholic Church (0.5 km), and Larry W. Abernathy Waterfront Park (0.9 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Abernathy?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a lounge, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at The Abernathy?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at The Abernathy?
Guests can enjoy a lounge and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at The Abernathy?
Yes, free parking, paid private parking on-site, and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Abernathy?
Conveniently located restaurants include 'All In' Coffee Shop, Pot Belly Deli, and The Esso Club.
Is The Abernathy located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.3 km away from the centre of Clemson.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Abernathy?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at The Abernathy?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does The Abernathy offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to The Abernathy?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Fort Hill Plantation (0.7 km), Woodburn Plantation (6.4 km), and Ashtabula Plantation (6.9 km).