The Charleston Place

Charleston's elegant grande dame
Sitting in the heart of the city, The Charleston Place is bursting at the seams with charm and elegance, from the classic rooms to the sweeping double staircase. Famous for its traditional Southern hospitality, this boutique hotel is one of the best in the coastal city.

Located in Charleston’s historic district, the exquisite Charleston Place is within an easy stroll to antebellum mansions, lush gardens and colonial markets. Guest rooms are traditional and attractively appointed with colonial furnishings. A fitness center, a pool with retractable roof and shops such as Louis Vuitton and Gucci make this a perfect base for travelers who appreciate modern luxuries.

The moment you pull through the gates into the hotel's driveway, The Charleston Place will earn a special place in your heart.
Our Inspector's Highlights
  • The hotel has an excellent location. Within a short walk of The Charleston Place, you can wander through historic districts of the city, including colorful squares and cobblestoned streets.
  • Make a reservation for Charleston Grill, which serves up seasonal fine dining with Southern and French influences alongside live music nightly. It's one of the top restaurants in the city.
  • Don’t miss the nearby famous “Rainbow Row” of colorful houses. The surrounding areas offer art galleries, museums, restaurants and boutiques.
  • Located right within the Charleston hotel, there's high-end shopping with world-famous labels like Gucci. It’s a preview of Charleston’s downtown shopping district without even leaving the property.
  • The hotel’s spa offers rejuvenating treatments, including a deep-tissue massage, an Intraceuticals Facial and the Southern Glow, a glycolic or lactic facial that helps smooth lines and uneven skin tone. 
Things to Know
  • If you’re planning an all-day outing, request a picnic meal to munch on as you walk along paths of Civil War-era history.
  • The hotel’s rooftop has a retractable glass roof and allows guests to soak up the sun and gaze at the night stars.
  • You can soak in the Jacuzzi or float in the heated rooftop saltwater pool.
The Rooms
  • The Charleston Place has a total of 433 guest rooms, including 40 suites.
  • Depending on your choice of suite, you will either enjoy a city view or charming Juliet balcony. A small reading nook with two easy chairs is complemented by original art in each room.
  • You'll find amenities like master controlled lighting, bedside reading lamps and a mini refrigerator.
  • Bathrooms boast Italian Carrara marble vanities with ample storage, luxurious bath amenities and a walk-in rain head shower or soaking tub.
The Restaurants
  • If you are looking for breakfast (like shrimp and grits or a corned beef hash omelet) or lunch (a seafood club with lobster, shrimp, bacon and smoked salmon, or a roasted chicken breast with golden lentils, chorizo and herbed butternut squash) head to The Palmetto Café on the main floor of the hotel.
  • In the evening, try the Thoroughbred Club for live music, light bites and delightful cocktails, like the Smoked Old Fashioned.
  • Meeting at Market is where to go to catch the game over beers on tap, burgers, tacos and beer-battered fish and chips. 
Getting There
205 Meeting Street, Charleston, South Carolina 29401
CHS (16-22 min)  
Check Availability