We stayed at this hotel at the end of March at the same time Charleston was in the midst of some unseasonably cold weather but the hotel itself and the welcome by the staff was very warm. We had some concerns about the location prior to our arrival due to other comments on TA but were quite happy once we arrived to leave our car safely parked as we explored downtown Charleston on foot. It all depends what you are used to I suppose but we had no issue with the distance from the centre but if you don't like to walk there is the free shuttle or else pay the higher rate for a central hotel! The hotel is new and the staff all seem to have a pride in keeping it clean and tidy and in an "as new" condition,
Our room was a good size with the usual frig and coffee maker which is useful and the bathroom had a large powerful shower. We weren't able to use the pool but it looked like it will popular in the heat of the summer. In particular we liked the "library" room on the second floor, a comfortable space to sit after a long day sightseeing if you didn't want to sit in your room, although our other favourite place was the bar! The hotel has a great bar with entertaining and knowledgeable bar staff unfortunately we weren't able to try the restaurant but we really enjoyed the meal we had in the bar. We would definitely return to this hotel if we are in Charleston again.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Known for its rich history, well-preserved architecture, a celebrated restaurant community and mannerly people; Charleston has been named Top U.S. City by Conde Nast Traveler Readers Choice Awards for the third year. This coastal destination remains one of the top destination cities in the world. Holiday Inn Charleston Historic Downtown is proud to be a part of Historic Charleston blending contemporary luxury with traditional southern hospitality. Situated on Meeting and Woolfe Street; we are just one block from the Charleston Visitor's Center, minutes from attractions, boutique shops and restaurants located throughout downtown Charleston. Our location is within close proximity to other Charleston's historic sites, attractions, museums, sport venues, beaches and more; providing easy access to I-26 and US Highway 17. The Meeting Room Restaurant & Tapas Bar offers farm-to-table dining with a twist on tradition with American inspired entrees prepared with local ingredients offering something to suit every palette. Unwind in an atmosphere of relaxed elegance that allows friends and family to meet and enjoy great food, signature cocktails, wine and beer. After a long day workout in our fitness center, take a dip in our heated outdoor pool or bask in the warm Charleston sun. Stay cool and relax around our outdoor covered patio with overhead fans and living room style seating. Visit our business center and stay connected to electronic devices with free WIFI. ... more less
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