One of the Grande Dame hotels, Charleston Place, A Belmond Hotel offers luxury accommodations, refined dining and a shopper's paradise, all in a central place where Southern charm meets timeless elegance. Uniformed valets greet your arrival at the main entry—a brick paved drive encircling a large fountain with bronze life-sized thoroughbred stallion statues. The enchantment continues as the doormen ushers you into the lobby where sparkling Venetian chandeliers, Italian marble floors and an open-arm Georgian double staircase duly impress. Renowned restaurants, an indoor pool, full-service spa, and upscale shopping round out the “I have arrived” mood.
A full array of rooms are available, from Deluxe and Premier to Club Rooms and Suites, with ongoing special packages to maximize your stay. Concierge Level club rooms offer private club-level only access with two lounge levels overlooking bustling Market Street, an open bar and ongoing daily food service; breakfast, snacks, dinner and dessert surprise even the most assuming guests.
Multiple dining options at Charleston Place, A Belmond Hotel offer something for everyone, from casual to upscale. The lush English-style garden Palmetto Café, with its vast glass windows, atrium and alfresco dining is a breath of fresh air for breakfast or an extended lunch. Charleston Grill—one of the city’s most famed for fine dining—features innovative cuisine by award-winning Chef Michelle Weaver. The dinner experience is about more than food excellence; showcasing one of the most extensive wine selections in the city; a certified sommelier is available to guide your selections while world class nightly jazz tops off the memorable experience.
Be sure to reserve an indulgent treatment or two at The Spa at Charleston Place. Choose from a diverse menu, like the Signature Experience Intraceutical Treatment: a deeply hydrating facial that promises you’ll walk out feeling luminous and red carpet ready. Traveling with the girls for a weekend of play? Book yourselves lavish salon appointments for true beauty makeovers.
Fitness routines are no problem to keep either. Swim laps in the oh so elegant indoor/outdoor pool; maintained for year-round temperature comfort, a retractable glass roof keeps the elements at bay. Or work out in the well-equipped onsite fitness club. If you’re looking to decompress, take advantage of the relaxation sauna and steam rooms.
A fashionista heaven, The Shops at Charleston Place includes 20+ specialty boutiques housed on the hotel’s first floor. Luxe leegacy brands mingle with trendier options, from Louis Vuitton, Gucci and St. John to Kate Spade and Tommy Bahama. Souvenir hunters delight in the hotel’s signature Belmond Boutique, featuring unique gifts and one-of-a-kind items from local artisans and its esteemed sister property, Venice Simplon-Orient-Express train.
Many major attractions are within walking distance; the Charleston City Market, Waterfront Park, the Battery at White Point Gardens, and King Street’s restaurant, antique, shopping, and nightlife districts. When your feet are weary from walking the town, have the Valet call a bike taxi, Charleston’s modern take on rickshaw transportation.
Despite its prime location, the hotel is cleverly set back from the street, lending to its cosmopolitan oasis air. Charleston Place, A Belmond Hotel is all about gentility, old-world charm and every creature comfort imaginable. Urban living never felt so good.