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the thomas bar seating area with tan and brown table and chairs
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Hotel in Clemson, SC

Where Southern Hospitality Meets Clemson Family

Welcome to a warm boutique experience in the heart of downtown Clemson. At The Shepherd Hotel, every room is curated for comfort, every event features a backdrop of spectacular views, and every guest is invited to experience the heartfelt hospitality of our team.

"A shepherd’s number one job is to serve and we want to serve guests, our team and the community.” - Dabo Swinney, Clemson University Head Football Coach and Shepherd Hotels Partner

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guest bedroom with a king bed and balcony

Approachable Luxury

Crafted to celebrate the feeling of coming home, our sophisticated guest rooms offer curated amenities, custom furnishings, and original art at our hotel in Clemson, SC

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Tasty Food Made with Love

Nestled in the lobby of The Shepherd Hotel, the Delish Sisters restaurant serves fresh, wholesome food to hotel guests and Clemson locals alike, while The Thomas Bar mixes creative Southern cocktails either in the bar’s classically designed interior or on the outdoor terrace overlooking College Avenue.

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Clemson Experiences

Clemson Experiences

Anchored in downtown Clemson within walking distance to shopping, restaurants, churches and the University, other activities like boating, hiking and other Upstate adventures are a short drive away.

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Our Sponsors

Our Sponsors

Our hotel is grateful to have partnerships with esteemed sponsors like Mitsubishi Electric Trane, Viscosoft mattresses, Moen bathroom products, and Samsung electronics.

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Photo Gallery

Get a closer look at our one-of-a-kind downtown Clemson hotel and destination, where cozy ambiance and eclectic design meet a warm and welcoming atmosphere.

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The Heart of Downtown Clemson

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