Host your next event or conference @ Historic Penn Center!

The Penn Center Conference Center is comprised of four restored residential facilities and a waterfront Retreat House. The Conference Center can accommodate up to 86 guests. The facilities are ideal for tour groups requiring a central location to explore the Charleston-Beaufort-Savannah historic area. Two meeting halls are available for large events.

The Conference Center features a variety of menus that include food that is indigenous to the lowcountry.

Plan a tour of the Lowcountry and explore the Gullah culture utilizing the experience & knowledge that Penn Center provides.

Please email us at info@penncenter.com – we'll work with you to make sure your group has the best possible experience we can provide!


Accommodations

Benezet House 17 bedrooms / 34 single beds [Floor Plan] 1 night - $ 845.00 [Pricing]

Benezet House
17 bedrooms / 34 single beds [Floor Plan]
1 night - $ 845.00 [Pricing]

Hampton House 5 bedrooms / 13 single beds [Floor Plan] [Pricing]

Hampton House
5 bedrooms / 13 single beds [Floor Plan] [Pricing]

Arnett House 9 bedrooms / 26 single beds [Floor Plan] 1 night - $ 690.00

Arnett House
9 bedrooms / 26 single beds [Floor Plan]
1 night - $ 690.00

Martin Luther King Retreat House 2 bedrooms / 1 Queen bed, 2 single beds [Floor Plan] 1 night - $ 135.00

Martin Luther King Retreat House
2 bedrooms / 1 Queen bed, 2 single beds [Floor Plan]
1 night - $ 135.00

 

MEETING SPACE & FOOD SERVICE

Penn Center Historic District Campus Map

Frissell Community House is utilized for meetings, reunions, weddings and other receptions accommodating up to 150 people. 

Frissell Community House is utilized for meetings, reunions, weddings and other receptions accommodating up to 150 people. 

Darrah Hall, the oldest building at Penn Center, is used for meetings, weddings, reunions and other receptions accommodating up to 200 people. 

Darrah Hall, the oldest building at Penn Center, is used for meetings, weddings, reunions and other receptions accommodating up to 200 people. 

Emory Campbell Dining Hall [Interior View]

Emory Campbell Dining Hall [Interior View]

Our food service includes a wide variety of Lowcountry favorites, including:

  • Lowcountry Boil, also known as Frogmore Stew, is a delicious blend of shrimp, sausage, potatoes and corn.
  • Shrimp, Grits and Gravy  
  • Baked, BBQ or Fried Chicken
  • Shrimp Creole or Shrimp Jambalaya
  • Fried Fish, BBQ Pork Ribs & Baked Ham
  • Black Beans & Rice, Black Bean Soup, Okra Gumbo & Rice
  • Chicken Salad, Pasta Salad, Potato Salad,
  • Mac & Cheese, Red, Brown, Yellow & White Rice, Cornbread
  • Bread Pudding & Peach Cobbler

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Banquet, Hors D'Oeuvres and Refreshment menus are available for groups of 20 or more.

All meals include beverages. Vegetarian meals are available. Meals are served cafeteria style. 

15% Gratuity is added to final bill.