The Willcox in SW Aiken, South Carolina
Guest rooms at The Willcox are comfortable retreats luxuriously appointed. All are quiet and sumptuous with high ceilings, crown moldings, and restful, cloud-soft beds blanketed in cool, crisp linen. Most have crackling fireplaces, and each has its own character. The marble and white tile bathrooms hold deep-soaking tubs, stacks of thick towels and plush robes to cosset and comfort — just a few of the many lavishes that landed The Willcox on Travel + Leisure and Conde Nast Traveler magazines’ exclusive lists of the world’s best hotels. Whatever the room, when you are ready to retire, it will have been straightened, your bed turned down, a cashmere hot water bottle tucked under the sheets, if you wish, and a small, sweet gift placed on your pillow.
Our kitchen enjoys an exceptional reputation built on the creative talents of our chefs. The menu is American, although our executive chef Regan Browell draws inspiration from her native home of New Zealand and international travels. Whether you’re enjoying Southern breezes poolside, the cozy club setting of our lobby or relaxing in our dining room, rest assured that your meal is memorable and your service is prompt and cheerful. Whether it’s a facial, a massage or a wash and blow dry, we invite you to relax with us. Our Salon & Spa treatments are designed for both men and women and are performed in the comfort of our private treatment rooms.
Location of The Willcox
Nearest Airport: CHS
Amenities for The Willcox
- General Information
- 22 Guest Rooms
- Pet Friendly
- Bar & Lounge
- On-Site Amenities
- Spa on Property
- Fitness Room
- Wellness Center
- Fitness Classes
- Spa & Wellness
Reviews for The Willcox
When your full, creamy morning yogurt comes in a mason jar, and your warm muffin is cosseted in a linen wrap,you are enjoying breakfast at The Willcox. No doubt your room was lovely, with a nest-like bed and organic toiletries, a gas fireplace and gentility of rare vintage. Lovely people work here. The bar is buzzing at night, with locals mingling with guests. Best of all, the bow tied black cat who clearly runs the place!
pluffmother - South Carolina
We stayed here, only One Night, for my wifeâ€™s Birthday. As stated before, when you walk in the front door you leave the World behind and begin to relax. I donâ€™t know why youâ€™d leave except for exercise or shopping/dining/golf. We ate lunch since we were early, it was great! Then checked in to a great room. Kimberly at the desk was very helpful!! Hated to leave. Wife is coming back w daughter for a Girls Trip in March. Dang, I wonâ€™t get to go. But, I will be back soon!! (Did not dine in restaurant so sounds like a reason to return.) Never heard about this place until I recently read about it in T&L. How did I miss this place with my travels? It is now my new favorite Inn and only 4 hours from Home in Valdosta!! First Class all the way!! Jeff S
DidITellYouThis - Valdosta, Georgia
Stayed 3 night. The first night was great. The last 2 day housekeeping didn't make our bed or replace the dirty towels or the used glasses. Just empty the trash.We notice this when we got back to out room about 10 pm. The last day didn't do anything. Had to go to the lobby and request towels and told them they didn't make my bed for 2 days. They replace the towels and put them on the sink for me to put away and left the dirty towels on the floor. When you pay $167.00 to $269.00 a night, you shouldn't have to ask to have your room clean. We never pay this much for a room,but my husband was here for business. This is where this company wanted everyone stay. I understand that this company does a lot of business with this place. Even if this company pays the bill or not, still should have better service. The bartender was great. Remembered what we were drinking. To bad they ran out of our beer.
Victoria M - virginia
The moment I stepped into the lobby of this wonder hotel, I knew I was totally charmed! Unfortunately you canâ€™t find this old money equestrian feel anymore! Down filled furniture and beautiful hunt prints on the wall. The bed even has a feather topper and down comforter! It was pet friendly ...too funny the neighborhood cat (Mr Willcox)was a sometime resident lovingly shooed out of the lobby! Breakfast was outstanding and although we didnâ€™t eat dinner in the restaurant we knew the locals come in often. In fact we are planning to make this a frequented stop on our way south! Highly recommended!!!
I'll admit - quaint is not usually my style. But my husband dragged me here, citing its charming details and fascinating history, and I was NOT disappointed. I was won over by the quiet grand charm of the building itself, rocking chairs on the porch, attentive customer service from the front desk, the waitstaff in the lobby/restaurant, and housekeeping, and luxuriously comfortable room in which we delighted in every detail, the verdant view, the four-post bed piled with comforters that required a stepstool, a old-fashioned sewing kit, a fully stocked desk with tape/scissors, an extensive DVD collection of Oscar-winning movies and in-room work-outs, turn-down service with citrus water and chocolates... and the history! It's the kind of hotel lobby where you WANT to hang out for hours, tempted with bites from the restaurant, toasty fireplaces, Stave puzzles, and the occasional live musician. If I wanted to nitpick, maybe it wasn't the most amazing spa or fitness room, but hey, a run in the neighborhood was even better. Delicious free breakfast. It's rare that a hotel can almost transport you to another, simpler time, one in which you can indulge in your own Winter Holiday...