If you’re visiting Charleston this summer, you’ll need a place to stay. We highly recommend choosing a hotel that exemplifies all that our great city has to offer: Low Country hospitality, great amenities and dining, and historic charm.
Known for its stunning historic hotels, Charleston has some spectacular places to stay on your next visit to South Carolina. Here are some of the city’s favorite resting spots:
The Restoration on King
For a real Charleston experience, book your stay at The Restoration on King. This restored boutique hotel features exposed brick, hardwood floors, condo-style suites with full kitchens, and the finest amenities in Charleston. Their one-of-a-kind rooftop terrance and upscale service are renowned throughout Charleston and the South.
Looking for a hotel that’s unlike any other? Stay at the Planters Inn: an award-winning 64-room Relais & Chateaux hotel located in the heart of downtown Charleston. Getting around to all of the city’s historic places, delicious dining options, and can’t-miss summertime activities couldn’t be easier, as Planters Inn overlooks City Market. Enjoy dreamy four-poster king beds, AAA Four-Diamond cuisine at the Peninsula Grill, and a comfortable and classic hotel atmosphere.
The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel
This famous Charleston hotel was originally opened in 1853. Restored in 2008, this charming hotel combines all of the elegance and style of 19th century Charleston with modern luxury. This hotel is truly a standout choice when choosing an historic hotel to rest your head this summer.
Francis Marion Hotel
Since 1924, locals and visitors alike have enjoyed staying at historic Charleston's landmark hotel: the Francis Marion Hotel. This historic landmark features a restored marble lobby, crown moldings, and signature wrought iron. Centrally located in downtown Charleston, the Francis Marion sits across from Marion Square and offers breathtaking views of the Charleston Harbor. The Francis Marion is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Elliott House Inn
The Elliott House Inn is a fully restored architectural treasure in downtown Charleston. This gorgeous hotel sits among the prominent homes of historic Charleston and is within walking distance to the City Market, galleries, and delicious South Carolina cuisine. Enjoy a stroll through the hotel’s courtyard, daily continental breakfast, a wine and cheese reception, and complimentary bicycle rentals to pedal through the memorable streets of Charleston.
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