Luxury Hotels in Charleston, South Carolina
With its incredible historic sites, topnotch dining, cobblestone streets and walkways, miles of pristine beach and Southern Charm; Charleston, South Carolina should be your next trip if you love all the above. Founded in 1670 Charleston is one of the 10 oldest cities in the US, so as you can imagine this city is also full of rich history. Most of the hotels down here will have that sophisticated southern charm, so you will really feel like you are a part of the city, the Luxury Travel Agency is partners with a few great unique hotels, below are some of our fantastic partner hotels.
Favorite Luxury Hotels in Charleston #1: Hotel Bennett
Superbly situated on Charleston’s famed King Street and bordering Marion Square, Hotel Bennett offers 153 stylish guestrooms and 26 luxurious Suites, totaling 179 room accommodations. The Holy City’s rich heritage and southern grace pairs perfectly with Hotel Bennett’s vibrant architecture and location in the heart of the Historic District. The hotel is designed to feel as if its origins date back to the 18th century, with the historic homes in Charleston used as references. As a nod to the former city library which once occupied this site, Hotel Bennett reclaimed the pink marble that formerly graced the walls of the library as the bar and tabletops in Camellias lounge.
Hotel Bennett features four (4) signature dining experiences: Gabrielle; enchanting fine dining with outdoor terrace with a menu showcasing stylishly southern cuisine; Camellias; Charleston’s premier champagne and caviar bar, recently voted the Best Hotel Bar on the East Coast and No. 2 in the United States in the USA Today 10 Best Reader’s Choice Awards 2020; Fiat Lux; rooftop bar and restaurant with Mediterranean-inspired culinary offerings; La Pâtisserie; French-inspired eatery with sweet delicacies, artisanal sandwiches and fine coffees.
Hotel Bennett’s heated rooftop pool provides an aerial retreat with panoramic views of Charleston. Poolside cabanas available for half day or full day rental; luxuriously furnished with flat screen plasma televisions, refrigerators, oversized couches, oscillating fan, privacy curtains and two chaise lounges. Pool open daily from 8:30am to sunset. Poolside food and beverage service available from Fiat Lux Rooftop bar and restaurant.
The King’s Club provides a private oasis for guests seeking exclusive comfort and ease throughout their stay. Guests who reserve a room or suite with King’s Club access are pampered from the moment they check in with meticulous service, distinctive amenities, and exclusive access to the city. VIP treatment includes customized itineraries, a dedicated concierge, King’s Club access with stunning terrace views of King Street, and the Chef de cuisine’s food and beverage presentations throughout the day and evening. The King’s Club is an intimate retreat befitting Hotel Bennett and our most discerning guests. Make it an extra special stay with King’s Club access at Hotel Bennett.
Favorite Luxury Hotels in Charleston #2: The Dewberry Charleston
A luxury escape in the heart of downtown Charleston, The Dewberry borders historic Marion Square and is just steps from the shopping and dining on King Street, Museum Mile and The Gaillard Center. Offering 155 thoughtfully appointed rooms, world class service and unparalleled views, The Dewberry occupies the former L. Mendel Rivers (circa 1964) federal building and pays homage to Charleston’s midcentury architectural splendor.
The hotel is the result of owner John Dewberry’s vision of “Southern Reimagined,” which he developed over the course of an eight-year renovation and preservation of the building. The Dewberry is quintessentially Charleston, offering a uniquely personal perspective on the city of Charleston, carefully curating everything from in-house selections to external recommendations. Partnered with some of Charleston’s most exciting talents, the hotel has a true Charleston perspective—with paintings from local artists and the hotel lighting designed and built by Urban Electric (based in Charleston) to the coffee served throughout the hotel by local staple Second State Coffee.
Guests will enjoy several event spaces, the nationally celebrated cocktail program at the brass bar in The Living Room, high quality, ingredient driven dishes in Henrietta’s brasserie, the whimsical rooftop lounge Citrus Club and treatments using seafaring ingredients and Lowcountry botanicals in “The Spa.”
Favorite Luxury Hotels in Charleston #3: Zero George Street Hotel
Zero George Street Hotel is the perfect blend of historic charm and modern comfort. Nestled in the historic Ansonborough neighborhood in Downtown Charleston, our collection of four historic Charleston single homes are tucked away in a convenient location just a few blocks away from bars, restaurants, shopping, and attractions. A stay at our intimate 16-room boutique hotel is a unique foodie experience that is sure to surprise and delight. Enjoy complimentary amenities such as breakfast, wine & cheese, bicycles, and Wi-Fi. A tasting menu dinner at award-winning Zero Restaurant + Bar or a cooking class led by Executive Chef Vinson Petrillo is a must!
Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway or are itching to shake those quarantine blues, a stay at Zero George will have you fall in love with the Holy City. Allow our concierge team to put together your dream vacation featuring a bespoke package experience like a private sunset sail on the Charleston harbor or a private docent-led walking tour of the historic district. Guest rooms feature custom-designed furnishings, exceptional in-room amenities, and shared outdoor furnished verandas. Enjoy modern conveniences blended with classic architectural elements. We invite you to experience the intersection of historic elegance and sophisticated chic
A little bit about The Luxury Travel Agency. We are a boutique agency based in Toronto which specializes in luxury travel. We can do anything from a simple hotel booking to complete Trip Consultation and Planning. We partner with over 2,000 of the best luxury hotels and resorts around the world which means we can offer our clients an array of added amenities and benefits such as:
- Room Upgrade when available.
- Daily Full Breakfast, up to two guests.
- USD 100 Hotel Credit.
- Early Check-In/Late Check-Out, when available.
- Complimentary Wi-Fi.
- Custom Welcome Amenity.
- VIP Status.
The amenities and benefits vary from property to property, but we always do our best to get you the most value for your money and make sure your stay is as perfect as possible.
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