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.

      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 complete 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.

      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.

      Hampton Inn Woodruff Road: The Hampton Inn Greenville I-385 Woodruff Road hotel is located in the heart of Greenville and only a few minutes 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.

      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
      Luna

      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.

      Devereaux's:​ Offers a creative American menu featuring the best products available. Featuring sustainable and locally-grown ingredients with international influences.

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

      Olympian Grill​: Offering a 10% discount to Furman students and employees with a valid ID and located minutes from campus. 

      Papi's Tacos:​ A "stationary tack truck." Tacos, tortas, salsas and dips - authentic flavor combinations. Easy to order and take to go.

      Passerelle: A French-inspired 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 repution 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.

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

      Tupelo Honey​: Serving New South cuisine for weekend breakfast, and weekday lunch and dinner in beautiful downtown Greenville. 

      Whistle Stop at the American Cafe: The oldest cafe in Travelers Rest is nestled between the Swamp Rabbit Trail and Main Street, offering wood-fired pizzas, two fireplaces, rooftop dining, and "a walk down memory lane" to simpler days gone by.

  • 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.

      Campus Snack Box: Provides pre-packaged, themed care packages for students, including holiday-themed treats and exam essentials. Partial proceeds benefit Student Alumni Council.​

      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.

      Poinsett Tire Pros​: Stop into Poinsett Tire Pros today and show your valid student or staff ID for $10 off any service.

      Prime Dental: Treating patients at the same location for 35 years. Prime Dental is always available to communicate with your hometown dentist.

  • 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.

      Poppington's Gourmet Popcorn: Whether you enjoy sweet, salty, spicy, cheesy or chocolate popcorn, we have a flavor that you'll love at Poppington's Gourmet Popcorn.

      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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