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The Restoration
Ranked #10 of 60 Hotels in Charleston
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Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Amazing hotel”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2014

The rooms are amazing and very well appointed. Perfect location for couples trying to get away or entertaining friends/family in your luxury room. The roof deck is a nice place to escape to for breakfast if your room doesn't have its own balcony.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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2 Thank Teague C
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  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

The nicest hotel my wife and I have stayed at. The staff is perfect in every way. Hotel is situated perfectly in the heart of Charleston

If you are on the fence about this hotel get off it and book . The breakfast picnic basket is very nice, kitchens are great, beds are so perfect, shower is amazing great water pressure. I really do not have a bad word. THANK YOU for making it a perfect vacation

Stayed July 2014
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2 Thank John W
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Lima, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2014

My husband and I enjoyed a beautiful 3 day stay at this wonderful hotel. We stayed in Unit 307 and loved everything about it. It was much like a condo with very spacious and spotless rooms. The loft feel it had gave it a modern and updated vibe. The decor was very tasteful. I looked into nearby hotels that charge similar prices as ROK and they only had a small bedroom and bath. So happy we chose this unique place. Our unit offered a private balcony and we loved going out there in the evenings to relax. The morning breakfast delivered to your door is another added bonus. It's in a perfect location and within walking distance to many places. Finally you won't find a more attentive, friendly staff anywhere. We didn't want to leave and if we are lucky enough to visit Charleston again, we will be staying at ROK!

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Tina G
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Trinidad and Tobago
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77 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2014

My wife and I recently spent a couple of days there on the Romantic package. The hotel is right in the center of the historic Charleston area and most if not all of the attractions are within walking distance. The room we stayed in had the old brick exposed from the historic building that we felt were nice touches. Our room also had a kitchen in it that was nice to keep items in and aided in the breakfast preparation that was delivered each morning. The dinner at Fulton Five was also very nice and we were just over budget. The best thing about ROK was the staff. All were very helpful and went above and beyond. We plan to return to Charleston with the rest of the family and will stay at ROK again.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank HavingfunLuanda
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2014

First things first...don't let you first impression of the entrance fool you. Looks are deceiving. There is so much to offer inside. Who needs a big fancy lobby when you can have character, comfort, knowledgable and friendly service, and port wine to boot. Room was very clean with extremely comfortable bed, turndown service, chocolate covered almonds. Not your run of the mill hotel chain. Boutique hotel with fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, washer, and dryer. Furnishings were modern with hardwood floors. Enjoyed visiting with other guests and the staff in the lobby and on the rooftop deck. 206, 207, 208 are overlooking king street and there is a bit of noise from traffic at night. Bedroom away from road and noise makers allowed for great sleeping for us. The only negative was the kids running on the hardwood floors make a loud racket. High ceilings resinate the sounds, but a regular hotel room is not soundproof either. Picnic basket breakfasts were preselected the evening before. Menu selection was limited, danishes not great, bagels fresh, fruit ok, coffee hot. Would maybe like to see some different menu options when staying more than 2-3 days. No restaurant on location, but several within walking distance or arrange pickup and staff will deliver upon request (Tom Bodett will not do that, but Howard and the ROK staff would). Walking distance to mostly everything downtown, trolley stop just around the corner. The cost is higher, but the you will have a unique stay at Restoration on King. Would return on next trip to charleston.

Green Features: Has water purification system and tonic water option. Energy efficient appliances.
  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank Kurt_on_the_go
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Eden, North Carolina
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2014

The front desk staff are to be commended on their professionalism and courtesy. I especially would like to thank, Nathan! Nathan located my son's cell phone and made sure that it was secure until he could pick it up. I appreciated so much his willingness to help make the connections that were necessary for this to be a story with a happy ending! In a busy and inpersonal world his choice to be helpful and responsible was a huge relief to our family. Thank you, Nathan, for stepping up!

Sincerely,

Sandy Morrison

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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2 Thank smorrison30
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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

I cannot say enough great things about our stay over July 4th at The Restoration on King. Fantastic location to walk to great sites/shopping/restaurants, details and decor so perfect, wonderful staff, breakfast and evening wine and cheese delicious, fully equipped upscale kitchens, the most comfortable beds and soft linens, showers/shower heads top notch. I peeked in many rooms and they are all just magazine worthy. Everything you could need. It was our family's first stay and we will go back!

  • Stayed July 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Tracy S
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Additional Information about The Restoration

Property: The Restoration
Address: 75 Wentworth St, Charleston, SC 29401-1427
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Location: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Charleston
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Charleston
#2 Spa Hotel in Charleston
#2 Family Hotel in Charleston
#3 Romantic Hotel in Charleston
#9 Luxury Hotel in Charleston
#10 Business Hotel in Charleston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Restoration 4*
Number of rooms: 16
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Newly Opened & Re-Created The Restoration welcomes you to be our guest at our newly expanded location on Charleston's iconic King Street. From food and drinks to culture and boutique shopping, we have recreated history for your enjoyment. Come get inspired and experience what the New South is all about firsthand. See below for more details. A world class hotel isn't just a place to get a good night's rest (or a refreshing afternoon tipple,) it's a meeting ground, a place where unexpected elements come together to delight, inspire and entertain. Uniting classic elegance with a natural and easy going Southern touch, The Restoration translates its hometown's vibrant local history and culture into a casually chic, luxurious hospitality experience. It's relaxed and refined and just a little bit left of center-a world where high meets low meets Low Country. The Restoration is all about community. From locals to international travelers, we provide an immersive, beautifully designed environment for guests to connect and relax. It is this civic-minded, progressive mindset that powers the Restoration brand- from our jewel box inspired spa and farm to table restaurant, to the motorcycles we custom design for guests to ride away on. This is classic Southern Hospitality, modernized with a few twists and expanded to meet and exceed the highest standards of today's luxury traveler. We welcome you to experience The Restoration first hand to see what the New South is all about. ... more   less 
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