We loved the location of this hotel. It is a short drive to the heart of downtown, but that made it easier to get out and explore the rest of the Charleston area.
First impressions: Property is modern and fairly new, it looks great. The valet / bell team are superb - it is nearly impossible to open your own door or touch your own luggage! Without being pushy or obtrusive, they are very helpful and professional.
The front desk clerks are great as well. They double as the concierge: they got us into one of the city's finest restaurants on a Saturday night with very little notice. We also several recommendations from them for other restaurants we tried.
Because the property is so new, there is lots of light and a nice modern decor throughout.
The hotel bar and restaurant is a nice surprise (for a Holiday Inn). It is a tapas (small plate) focus, with very creative and tasty options. Although, service was a bit slow late one night, overall we would dine there 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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