Campus Resources at Furman

Traveling to Greenville? Want to know where the hot spots are in town? Visit the hotels, restaurants and other local businesses who support Furman Parents Programs as sponsors.

  • Accommodations
      Westin Hotel

      Greenville has many places to stay while you visit your student. Check out a few of the locations that are in close proximity to Furman and downtown Greenville.

      Aloft Greenville Downtown: Located in the heart of downtown's Vibrant District overlooking One City Plaza and minutes from Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP), the hotel gives guests easy access to Main Street, the Peace Center for Performing Arts, and Falls Park on the Reedy. 

      Courtyard Marriott Downtown: ​Located in the heart of Downtown Greenville, the Courtyard Marriott Downtown features 135 rooms, meeting space, fitness facility, and The Bistro.

      ​Courtyard Marriott Haywood Mall: ​Featuring newly renovated guest rooms, The Bistro, Starbucks Coffee, outdoor pool, fitness and business center.

      Crowne Plaza: ​Total renovation completed in fall 2013. Complimentary wi-fi, heated indoor saline pool, Ruth's Chris Steakhouse, shuttle service to airport, local shopping, and entertainment.

      Drury Inn and Suites: Located near I-85, our hotel offers attractions at Shops at Greenridge. Complimentary breakfast and internet, daily reception, and pets stay free.    

      Embassy Suites Greenville Downtown Riverplace: Downtown’s only all-suite hotel, together with Ruth’s Chris Steak House and an iconic rooftop bar, Embassy Suites creates an incomparable experience. All is brought to life by stunning river views at your window and a vibrant downtown at your door.

      Greenville Hilton:​ ​Located in the premier business and shopping district, is close to downtown and minutes from entertainment and restaurants. ​   

      ​Hampton Inn RiverPlace: A downtown destination featuring complimentary hot breakfast, the Hampton Inn RiverPlace is located just off Main Street on the Reedy River.     

      Hampton Inn Travelers Rest:​ Featuring a free hot breakfast, outdoor seasonal pool, complimentary high-speed internet, fitness center. Two miles from Furman.

      Hyatt Place: ​Oversized sleeping rooms with sleeper sofas, free breakfast and wi-fi, shuttle, and parking. 24/7 cafe and Starbucks Coffee bar.

      Hyatt Regency: Located on Main Street in Downtown Greenville. Featuring a sun deck, outdoor pool, and signature StayFit fitness center.

      The Swamp Rabbit Inn: A six bedroom European style inn two blocks from Main Street in Downtown Greenville. Rent by the room or the whole house, commu​nity kitchen and living room. (Sleeps 16)

      The Swamp Rabbit Cottage​: A one-bedroom mill house located one block from the Swamp Rabbit Trail near downtown Greenville. 

      The Swamp Rabbit Lodge​: A mid-century modern ranch with two bunk rooms (up to 8 per room), two en-suite guests rooms, and one queen room. Sits on 12 acres outside Furman. 

      The Furman Cottage: A two bedroom cottage just outside the north gate of Furman. Gas fireplace, deck, hot tub, bonfire pit, horseshoe pits. (Sleeps 10-12). 

      TownePlace Suites​: Newly renovated spacious studio and two-bedroom suites, fully equipped kitchens, morning breakfast and wi-fi, pet friendly, and fitness center with pool.

      Westin Poinsett: The four-diamond downtown Greenville landmark offers a Piano Bar and Lounge, fitness room, 200 smoke-free guest rooms, and complimentary internet.

  • Dining

      Greenville is quickly establishing itself as a town for foodies, with a range of Southern cuisine, tastes from the Carolina coast, and a variety of ethnic flavors.

      Cafe at Williams Hardware:​ ​Located in Travelers Rest, the Cafe is a convenient stop off the Swamp Rabbit Trail - perfect for a bite to eat.

      Nose Dive: A casual GastroPub that offers an eclectic menu of comfort foods and "pub" fare, handcrafted brews, interesting wines, and unique cocktails.

      Papi's Tacos:​ A "taco truck without wheels." Tacos, tortas, salsas and dips - authentic flavor combinations. Easy to order and take to go.

      Passerelle: A French-inspired casual bistro located near The Liberty Bridge, overlooking Falls Park in Downtown Greenville. Enjoy chef-inspired fare for lunch, dinner, or weekend brunch.

      Ruth's Chris Steak House:​ Revered by steak connoisseurs around the globe, Ruth's Chris Steak House has earned an international reputation as The Home of Serious Steaks.

      Soby's: Starting with fresh, seasonal, and southern ingredients, our chefs transform local favorites into something contemporary and new.

      Soby's on the Side: A deli-bakery that serves breakfast, lunch, and a selection of baked goods. Pick up, dine in, or corporate delivery.

      Southern Pressed Juicery​: A juice bar that features organic cold pressed juices, superfood smoothies, energy bowls and plant-based foods to enjoy there or for grab and go. Juice cleanse options are offered, too.

      The Lazy Goat:​ A Mediterranean-themed restaurant with a menu featuring global influences from Spain, Morocco, Italy, France, Greece, Africa, and the Middle East.

  • Services
      Welcome to Greenville

      Need a mechanic while in town? Want to dry clean one of one your clothing items? You'll find a variety of services near campus.

      Expressions: ​Expressions is a local business owned by former Furman parents. Offering daily delivery of fresh flowers, goodie baskets, balloons, cookies, and cakes.    

      Paladin Laundry: ​On-campus bundled laundry service and campus cleaners. Students drop off dirty clothes at attended trucks parked near residence halls -- pickup just two days later.   

      Wells Fargo​: With a convenient ATM on campus, Wells Fargo offers retail and business banking, insurance investments, and consumer & commercial finance.

  • Shopping
      West End District

      Whether you're downtown or closer to campus, you'll find a variety of shops a short drive from Furman's campus.   

      Mast General Store: In Downtown Greenville, the Mast Store is filled with traditional clothing, comfortable footwear, outdoor gear, great gifts, & old-fashioned candy.   

      Cone & Coleman Collection​ brings back first class service and an artfully selected variety of clothing to dress the young careerist to the classic woman. 

      Rush Wilson Ltd. ​Traditional men's clothing for the professional as well as laid back sportswear from Peter Millar, Southern Tide and others in Downtown Greenville.   

  • Things to do
      Fall for Greenville

      Greenville offers you plenty of options for adventure, whether you're interested in the outdoors or attending a special event.    

      Furman Golf Course: Come play at the Furman University Golf Club. Voted "Best Course in the Upstate" in 2013.   

      Upcountry History Museum: Interactive exhibits showcase the diverse history of the Upcountry. These exhibits include touch screen displays, oral histories, multimedia presentations and replicated buildings.    


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