The title reveals the only problem I encountered with my stay. The design of the room, along with the layout of the furniture, resulted in a very tight space coming from the entry hallway into the sleeping area. The built in furniture jutted out into the hallway resulting in a space of about 2'. This wouldn't present a problem with one person in the room but with two in the room you had to ensure that only one person was in the area at a time. You certainly couldn't pass each other coming and going to the bathroom or leaving the room.
Otherwise the room was fine. It was fairly tight (probably 12 ft by 13 ft) but had space for the king bed, two small night stands and a small easy chair along one of the walls. The dresser, desk, micro/reefer stack were opposite. The bed was comfortable and the AC worked fine so I slept comfortably each night.
Breakfast was very good. I have noticed a trend where Fairfield Inn's are expanding to include hot items. I mentioned the great breakfast to the staff and was told that they had been serving a hot breakfast for over a year. They had scrambled eggs, biscuits and gravy (very good BTW) and either bacon or sausage each morning. My favorite was the sausage. I'd have liked to have had Raisin Bran or cooked oatmeal as they only had the instant packages. Regarding cereal, I noticed that they had gluten free flakes. This is something I have never seen at a Fairfield before and I was very impressed. I am certain this is significant to those who can't digest gluten. Coffee was a little on the weak side but I find that a lot at Fairfield's. They did have all the various flavors of creamers I have come to expect so that was nice.
The breakfast, housekeeping and front desk staff were all very friendly and pleasant. I can highly recommend this hotel. I'd have gone for an excellent rating but the layout and size of the room stopped me.
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- Also Known As:
- Fairfield Inn & Suites Charleston North / Elms Hotel North Charleston
- Fairfield Inn And Suites Charleston North / Elms Center
- Fairfield Inn North Charleston
- Fairfield North Charleston
- North Charleston Fairfield Inn