If you are planning a trip to Charleston – as with any travel destination – you will likely put a lot of time and consideration into choosing lodging that’s best suited to your travel itinerary. Luckily, there is no shortage of options for where to stay when in Charleston.
Whether you’re travelling with your family (pets included), or looking to have a romantic weekend with the love of your life, Charleston has you covered.
Charleston has plenty of accommodation options to suit all your needs with regard to location, budget and size. We guarantee that you’ll have a comfortable stay.
Here are 5 of the best places to stay in Charleston:
The Wentworth Mansion is a 21-room inn located in downtown Charleston. It was rated the eighth Best Small Hotel in the U.S. and the eighth Best Luxury Hotel in the U.S by TripAdvisor Traveler’s Choice Awards. In 2015 it earned the title of the best Small, City Hotel in the U.S. by Travel and Leisure Magazine.
Nestled in a charming neighborhood in the Holy City’s historic district, the Wentworth Mansion is home to crystal chandeliers, hand-carved marble fireplaces, gracious hospitality and luxurious amenities.
The mansion – once a private residence – is close in proximity to the King Street shops, the antique district, boutiques and nightlife.
Special packages include a Nights of Romance package, a Discover Charleston package, a Spa Experience package, a Pet Friendly package, a From the City & the Sea package, a Babymoon “Bundle of Joy” package, a Christmas Carol package and a Wine + Food Gourmand package.
French Quarter Inn
The French Quarter Inn overlooks the historic Charleston City Market. This boutique hotel embraces southern charm and embodies luxury and relaxation.
Listed as one of 2015’s U.S News & World Report’s Best Hotels, the French Quarter Inn offers comforting amenities and friendly service. Guests can expect champagne upon check-in, a wine and cheese reception, classically simple triple-sheeted European bedding, and gourmet continental breakfast served in the lobby, on the terrace or delivered directly to your room.
For those seeking special amenities, the Inn offers signature amenities such as rose petal turndown service, private yoga classes in the comfort of your room, movie night munchies and even a private carriage ride for two.
The French Quarter Inn is located near many of the city’s famous shops, restaurant and event sites.
The Spectator Hotel
The Spectator Hotel resides in the heart of the French Quarter and Market Street districts. It is only one block from the Historic Charleston City Market.
Named the Number 1 Hotel in the Continental U.S. and the Number 2 Hotel in the World by Travel and Leisure Magazine, the Spectator Hotel incarnates the spirit of the Roaring Twenties. Live the “Gatsby Experience” from the moment you enter until the minute you check out. With its mix of Southern belle and the elegance of the socialite, this hotel will make everything seem possible.
The Spectator Hotel offers luxurious service like a personalized butler service to make your experience extraordinary. Guests can also expect indulgent in-room food and beverage offerings, custom millwork and high-end residential furnishings and finishes, a dry bar and much, much more.
Zero George Street
Designed to appeal to the most sophisticated of travellers, Zero George Street is a collection of five restored historic residential buildings and Charleston’s premiere boutique hotel. Dating back to 1804, Zero George Street’s residential buildings blend historic architecture with contemporary décor.
Guests can expect comfortably furnished guestrooms with signature Romance and Vintage Lifestyle furnishings, modern style highlighted bathrooms with tile showers and marble countertops, and authentic cuisine on an open-air piazza.
Unique to this hotel, Zero George Street is home to a cooking school distinguished by FOOD + WINE as offering one of the best new cooking classes in the world. Here guests have the opportunity to learn how to prepare a variety of traditional and contemporary dishes led by Executive Chef Vinson Pertillo and Sous Chef Amanda Black.
John Rutledge House Inn
The John Rutledge House Inn is one of Charleston’s grandest historic Inns. In 2015 it was rated the Third Best Hotel in Charleston by Condé Nast Traveler Reader’s Choice. This timeless inn is the only home of a signer of the Constitution of the United States that serves as both a living historic landmark and a grand bed and breakfast.
Located on Broad Street in the city’s historic district and steps from the stunning homes South of Broad, the John Rutledge House Inn combines beauty with history through magnificent architectural details, period décor and luxurious celebrations.
Guests of the John Rutledge House Inn can expect gracious hospitality, complimentary breakfast, afternoon tea, evening port, sherry & brandy, nightly chocolates, 24-hour concierge service and amenities in every room.
The John Rutledge House Inn is pet-friendly and loves to cater to families. This elegant inn was also rated the #2 U.S wedding destination, and has earned its place in the hearts of romantics around the world.
To book your stay at one of these charming Charleston hotels, visit their website or contact your local travel agency. We hope these offers entice you to learn more about our beautiful city.