A visit to a Southern Innkeepers’ Association member property is all about the experience…where the gracious hospitality for which the South is famous is enhanced by fine wines, gourmet dining, magnificent vistas, great golf, sugary beaches and all the upscale amenities one would expect at a premier destination resort. While our member properties are very diverse, ranging from small, family-owned establishments to some of the grande dames of the Southern hospitality industry, all share timeless values that focus on making the visitor feel special.
From the timeless elegance of a historic landmark to the romance of a beachfront gazebo, from world-class golf to state-of-the-art spa pampering, each of these fine properties provides an unparalleled guest experience.
Founded in 1908, the Southern Innkeepers Association is proud to be the oldest lodging organization in the United States. Our goal is to promote interaction among professionals from the finest resorts in the southern states of North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, the District of Columbia, Arkansas, Texas and Louisiana.
Active members of Southern Innkeepers are management officials of hospitality inns located within the geographic area of the above listed states and DC. Active members must be members of the American Hotel & Lodging Association and their state hotel association. Membership is by invitation and is limited to 125 members total.
Purpose and Activities
The purpose of the Southern Innkeepers is
to promote the interests of the hospitality industry
to provide information to the membership
to provide a forum to discuss ideas and problems
to facilitate communication among innkeepers of the Southeast
to promote professionalism within the hospitality industry
We invite you to tour the Southeast's premier resorts by viewing our members' properties either by state or by category.