119 Pinckney Street, Chester, SC 29706, us

(803) 379-1683

Inn upon Moon River Plantation LLC

About Us



Vacation at the  Inn and Enjoy a complimentary full course southern comfort breakfast. The Louis Armstrong Music Room is available in the afternoon for guests to relax with a book or to enjoy a special event such as High Tea. Wine Tasting, Red Hat or a Book Club meeting surrounded by wall hangings of Louis Armstrong and Billie Holiday and other legendary Blues Musicians.




We offer a variety of amenities to make your stay with us as comfortable as possible. 6 coal burning fireplaces, 10ft. ceilings, front porch with rocking chairs to experience small town coming and going.  Cable is available in every room . We provide complimentary high-speed WiFi access. We are in walking distance to quaint and historic Downtown Chester, the Historical Museum, Transportation Museum, City Pool and Hiking Thread mill path, Farmer's Market, Animal Shelter Thrift Shop and the YMCA .  By car, Moon River Plantation is located about 5 minutes from Chester State Park with fishing, canoeing and hiking trails and about 12 minutes from Sky Dive Carolina, Regional Hospital, and local Restaurants.


Authentic & Unique Bed & Breakfast for the Heart and Soul!

Whether this is your first visit, or you have been a guest many times, we want your experience to be comfortable, relaxing and enjoyable. We want to help make your stay the best ever in your bed and breakfast experiences.  David and Elizabeth Claytor are the Inn-Keepers and are are on site to offer genuine southern hospitality. 


A Blues Museum


Inn upon Moon River Bed & Breakfast is a Living Blues Museum. The Inn is full of art and collectibles from the Inn Keeper’s passion and history in the blues, as well as continuing the blues forward on a strong foundation, seeking, searching ourselves for truth, nonviolence, freedom, equal rights, justice, true to the blues original foundation, with our annual MLK Jr. Blues Festival in January.  


A Blues, Jazz and Gospel Bed & Breakfast


This unimaginably good bed & breakfast is located in the city of Chester, South Carolina in a plantation-style home built in 1904 with 10 ft. ceilings, beautiful wood trim and original hardwood floors. The turn of the century front porch, with pillars, lends further ambiance to this peaceful place where heartfelt music, delicious food, southern hospitality and good times meet.

Experience heaven on earth now at, Moon River...wider than the miles… I’ll be crossing you in style…. Moon River…and…me….

Chester, SC 29706 is centrally located within 50 miles of Uptown Charlotte, NC, Columbia, SC and Spartanburg, SC.  


A Bed & Breakfast for the Heart and Soul


Come stay at the Inn Upon Moon River Plantation. The Moon River is much more than a Bed and Breakfast; it’s a continuous journey of rest, relaxation, enjoyment, and peace. Come one...Come all.