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Make Water’s Edge Inn your
Folly Beach home away from home.

Our generous amenities and services ensure a comfortable, convenient beach getaway.

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Spacious
Villas

Surrounded by lush tropical foliage, our private villas showcase stunning views of Folly’s marshland and lowcountry wildlife.

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Prime
Location

The inn is located a short walk from Folly’s best local restaurants and attractions , as well as mere blocks away from the serene waves of the Atlantic Ocean.

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Home-Style
Breakfast

Overnight guests can indulge in our complimentary hot breakfast specials like quiche, casseroles, sausage, eggs, potatoes and more.

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Happy
Hour

Bed & breakfast guests can kick back and relax with beer, wine, our world famous “Folly Punch” and light hors d’oeuvres offered daily.

Rooms

Mrs Rhodes Room Waters Edge
Charleston Room Waters Edge
Floridian Hotel Room Folly Beach
Hemingway Room Folly Beach BnB

Amenities

Guests staying at Water’s Edge Inn have access to a variety of luxurious amenities. Our charming inn is fully
equipped with everything you could need to call Regatta Inn your next home away from home!

The safety of our guests has always been our top priority. We have expanded our already rigorous cleaning and sanitation protocols which cover our guest rooms and all common areas of the inn. We are following the guidelines outlined by the CDC and the governmental authorities and taking extra precautions so that our guests can rest assured and enjoy a worry-free visit to our beautiful island.

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About Us

Paul Lauer is originally from Honolulu, Hawaii. He moved to Folly Beach, South Carolina in 1997 and founded CDI Homes. While working as a developer and living on Folly Beach, he discovered the need for upscale overnight accommodations and began constructing Waters Edge Inn, which opened its doors in March 2007. Since then, Water’s Edge Inn has become a premier Folly Beach hotel, offering a comfortable yet elegant beach experience. Created around the concept of offering premier customer service full of unexpected surprises and personal touches, a stay at Water’s Edge Inn is sure to be memorable.
Paul lives on-site and enjoys mingling with the guests. He also works as a Folly Beach Firefighter and spends his free time with his two children.

Weddings and Events

Along with ten beautiful guest rooms, our sister boutique hotel, Regatta Inn on Folly Beach, offers three event spaces: the Maria Camila Bay, the Grant Bay, and the Madeline Bell Terrace. Click to learn how we can make your event a beautiful and memorable occasion.

 

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Packages

In addition to booking weddings and events we also have preset
packages available for purchase!

Romance Packages

Let us take care of the hard work for you by booking
one of our romance packages! Our dedicated staff will
handle the tiny details for you, allowing you and your loved
one to unwind and enjoy each other’s company.
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Elopement Packages

Couples seeking a simple and romantic wedding
are invited to take advantage of our signature elopement
packages. Our charming inn offers several unique
options to make your special day memorable.
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Testimonials

Enchanting little Inn!!!

Why stay in yet another cookie-cutter hotel when the Water’s Edge Inn is available? It’s a charming little venue hidden away amongst the flora and fauna of Folly. (Even friends who are natives didn’t know it was there.) We fell in love with it.

Trip Advisor LogoGeanie B.

Loved it again!

I truly appreciate the warm and inviting feeling that I had during my stay. From checking in, to checking out, one feels that you are their only customer. The two night stay is exactly what my wife and needed.

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Feel Like a Local!

Stayed in a villa with family and everyone had a blast. The four year old was entertained, the teenage girls were kept busy, and dad was still able to relax!!! The staff made the experience that much more delightful by being laid back and attentive at all times.

Trip Advisor LogoRichard B.