$247 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Sep 2, 2014 Check-out: Sep 5, 2014

Belmond Charleston Place

5 stars
205 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.5
out of 5
148 reviews
Needed Vacation

Beautiful hotel! Located in exactly the right place. Comfortable room with fluffy beds. Beautifully... See full review

  • Joanette
  • Aug 11, 2014
Perfect anniversary weekend

Everything was as touted to be. The staff, from management to maids and bell staff, were... See full review

  • Mr. Brownie Points
  • Aug 4, 2014
Luxurious Charleston hotel with two top-rated restaurants on-site
The luxurious Belmond Charleston Place features two of the city's finest restaurants on the premises. Many of downtown's historic sites and museums are within walking distance. The hotel boasts a heated saltwater mineral swimming pool with a retractable glass roof. A full-service spa features a Jacuzzi and the on-site fitness center offers professional trainer services and exercise programs.

 

 

Highlights
  • Rooftop heated saltwater mineral swimming pool with retractable glass roof
  • Free wireless Internet in guest rooms
  • 24-hour room service
  • Fitness center
  • Two 4-diamond restaurants on site
Rooms
The large tastefully-decorated rooms include suites and junior suites. The Belmond Charleston Place also offers 22 accessible rooms. All 435 guest rooms and suites include free wireless Internet service and DVD players. All rooms receive twice-daily housekeeping service. Bedding options include a choice of one king or two double beds based on availability. 
Features
Belmond Charleston Place features a full-service spa with rooftop indoor/outdoor pool and Jacuzzi. The gym and fitness center have professional trainers and exercise programs are offered. Guests staying on the concierge level enjoy a free continental breakfast, and snacks and beverages throughout the day. Valet parking is available (fees apply). Belmond Charleston Place is smoke-free, but pet friendly (fees apply).
 
Dining
The 4-diamond Charleston Grill is open for dinner with live jazz seven days a week. The Palmetto Cafe, also rated 4 diamonds by AAA, is open for breakfast and lunch, with brunch served on weekends. The Thoroughbred Club serves afternoon tea, cocktails, appetizers and desserts into the evening. Room service is available 24 hours a day.
Transportation
  • Charleston International Airport (11.4 mi/18.3 km)
  • Amtrak station (8.2 mi/13.2 km)

 


Attractions
  • City Market and Confederate Museum (0.1 mi/0.2 km)
  • Charleston Visitor Center (0.6 mi/1 km)
  • Fort Sumter and dinner cruises (1 mi/1.6 km)
  • South Carolina Aquarium (1 mi/1.6 km)
  • Patriots Point Naval Museum/USS Yorktown (5.4 mi/8.7 km)
  • Charleston Area Convention Center/Performing Arts Center/Coliseum (9.5 mi/15.3 km)
  • Magnolia Plantation & Gardens (13 mi/20.9 km)
Business
  • Business center includes copying, shipping, design help, fax, printers, computers and Internet services
  • Belmond Charleston Place has 40,000 square feet of meeting space, including the 14,000-square-foot Grand Ballroom
  • Riviera Theatre Conference Center, a 1930s art deco theater, with a rooftop terrace and 4,000-square-foot ballroom accommodates up to 289 people
Policies and fees
No smoking. Pets allowed (fee applies).

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

Hotel Map

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Area served
A perfect blend of 18th century style and 21st century comfort, Belmond Charleston Place is situated in the heart of Charleston, South Carolina, one of America's oldest cities.
Nearby airports
Charleston International Airport is located 12 miles from Charleston Place Hotel and offers service from US Airways, Delta, JetBlue, Southwest, United and US Airways.
Area description
The Charleston area is located on the coast of South Carolina, midway between Myrtle Beach and Hilton Head Island. It is easily accessible by car. I-26 has its eastern terminus in Charleston and connects with I-20, I-85, I-40, I-77 and I-95 from the north. US Highway 17m the coastal north-south route, runs through Charleston and connects with I-95 from the south.

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Belmond Charleston Place Rooms

Deluxe Level Room
Deluxe Rooms feature Charleston-inspired design and classic furniture, complimentary wireless Internet access and on-demand HD movies. Bathrooms feature Italian marble and brass fixtures - most feature double-vanity sinks. Bedding options include a choice of one king or two double beds based on availability at time of arrival
Premier Rooms
Premier Rooms the recently redesigned Premier Rooms inspired by Charlestons traditional past and vibrant present are equipped with modern luxuries including a 42-inch flat screen television, mini-refrigerator, master controlled lighting, bedside reading lights, complimentary wireless Internet access and on-demand HD movies. Bathrooms feature marble vanities with ample storage and walk-in tiled showers. Bedding options include a choice of one king or two double beds based on availability at time of arrival.
Junior Suite
Junior Suites feature a spacious room with Charleston-inspired design and classic furniture including a king bed, an offset living area with an additional 32-inch TV - large couch with sofa bed and easy chairs surrounding a coffee table. Junior suites include complimentary wireless Internet access and on-demand HD movies. The spacious bathroom is enhanced with Italian marble and brass fixtures. Many Junior Suites connect to a Deluxe Double Room.
Concierge Club Level Double
The Club Level is available by private access only and is located on the top two floors of the hotel offering the best views of Charleston - dedicated staff and full food and beverage service including extensive breakfast, afternoon tea, evening hors doeuvres and bar selection followed by nightly cordials and desserts. Club Double rooms feature two double beds, Charleston-inspired design and classic furniture, complimentary wireless Internet access and on-demand HD movies. Bathrooms feature Italian marble and brass fixtures - most feature double-vanity sinks.
Concierge Club Level King
The Club Level is available by private access only and is located on the top two floors of the hotel offering the best views of Charleston - dedicated staff and full food and beverage service including extensive breakfast, afternoon tea, evening hors doeuvres and bar selection followed by nightly cordials and desserts. Club King Rooms feature a king bed, Charleston-inspired design and classic furniture, complimentary wireless Internet access and on-demand HD movies. Bathrooms feature Italian marble and brass fixtures - most feature double-vanity sinks.

Amenities

  • Free internet
  • Indoor pool
  • Non Smoking
General
Non Smoking
Concierge
Pet friendly
Elevators
Activities
Indoor pool
Fitness center or spa
Fitness Center
Spa
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
24 hour room service
Room service
Services
Business center
Laundry service
In-Room Safe
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Conference facilities
Gift shop
Internet
Free internet
Parking
Parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities
Service dogs allowed
Service animals allowed

Nearby points of interest

  • The Black Fedora: 0.1 mi
  • Dock Street Theater: 0.2 mi
  • Gibbes Museum of Art: 0.2 mi
  • Unitarian Church in Charleston: 0.2 mi
  • St. Michael's Episcopal Church: 0.3 mi
  • The Calhoun Mansion: 0.3 mi
  • Theater99: 0.3 mi
  • Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist: 0.3 mi
  • Port Charleston: 0.3 mi
  • Charleston Waterfront Park: 0.4 mi
  • Old Exchange & Provost: 0.4 mi
  • Heyward-Washington House: 0.4 mi
  • Nathaniel Russell House: 0.4 mi
  • Charleston Music Hall: 0.6 mi
  • Edmonston-Alston House: 0.7 mi
  • The Black Fedora: 0.1 mi
  • Dock Street Theater: 0.2 mi
  • Gibbes Museum of Art: 0.2 mi
  • Unitarian Church in Charleston: 0.2 mi
  • St. Michael's Episcopal Church: 0.3 mi
  • The Calhoun Mansion: 0.3 mi
  • Theater99: 0.3 mi
  • Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist: 0.3 mi
  • Port Charleston: 0.3 mi
  • Charleston Waterfront Park: 0.4 mi
  • Old Exchange & Provost: 0.4 mi
  • Heyward-Washington House: 0.4 mi
  • Nathaniel Russell House: 0.4 mi
  • Charleston Music Hall: 0.6 mi
  • Edmonston-Alston House: 0.7 mi
  • Charleston Museum: 0.7 mi
  • Children's Museum of the Lowcountry: 0.7 mi
  • Aiken-Rhett House: 0.8 mi
  • South Carolina Aquarium: 0.8 mi
  • Arthur Ravenel Jr.Bridge: 1.2 mi
  • Audbon Swamp Garden: 1.3 mi
  • Johnson Hagood Stadium: 1.7 mi
  • The Citadel: 1.9 mi
  • Magnolia Cemetry: 2.8 mi
  • American Military Museum: 5.9 mi
  • Morris Island Lighthouse: 6.2 mi
  • Drayton Hall: 10.6 mi
  • Magnolia Plantation & Gardens: 11.4 mi
  • Middleton Place: 14.5 mi

Dining

Charleston Grill
The experience of dining in the Charleston Grill is something that will shine as a bright star amidst the Southern elegance and refinement of Charleston itself. Reward yourself with an evening of highly creative and uniquely presented cuisine served flawlessly by skilled and knowledgeable staff. Relax in the warm and intimate ambiance created by mahogany panelling, hand stenciled hardwood flooring, and the soft sounds of the live jazz trio. From light and simple to rich and indulgent. The menu at Charleston Grill promises an incredible dining experience for everyone. Our menu at the Charleston Grill is based on the idea of four categories or "Quadrants": Lush, Pure, Cosmopolitan and Southern. Seven days a week, the lounge area (serving appetizers and desserts) opens at 5:00pm.
Thoroughbred Club
Conveniently located adjacent the grand staircase, the Thoroughbred Club is open seven days a week. Live entertainment is enjoyed 1pm -11pm Monday - Saturday, and 5pm - 10pm on Sunday.
In-room Dining
Dining or entertaining in the privacy of your room or at the spa is just a phone call away. We offer twenty-four hour service... breakfast, lunch, dinner or snacks; catering for private parties in your suite; and picnic lunches for your excursions to the beach or countryside. On your day of departure, consider our gourmet cuisine to go.
Palmetto Cafe
The Palmetto Cafe epitomizes the wonderful Charleston juxtaposition of lazy tranquillity with cosmopolitan glamour. This casual elegant restaurant overlooks a lush courtyard complete with circular bronze fountain and impeccably kept gardens. It is proudly recognized as the only 4 diamond breakfast and lunch restaurant in the city. Saturday and Sunday Brunch should not be missed with gourmet omelets, Belgian waffles, and fresh seafood available.

Meeting facilities

Meeting Info
We offer the ultimate in flexible meeting space, with a total of 22,000 square feet within the hotel, including the Grand Ballroom (14,000+ square feet), The Riviera Theatre, a national historic landmark, ten more function rooms, six hospitality suites, the Grand Hall and several other outdoor courtyards.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
0400
Check-out:
1200

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (148)

Ratings and reviews for Belmond Charleston Place

Overall score

4.5 / 5
5.01.0
148 out of 148
Amenities:
4.5
Room cleanliness:
4.7
Hotel staff:
4.6
Room comfort:
4.5
Location:
4.9
Value:
4

94% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Belmond Charleston Place

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Joanette
Colorado
Aug 11, 2014

Needed Vacation

Beautiful hotel! Located in exactly the right place. Comfortable room with fluffy beds. Beautifully decorated. We received turn down service only two of the five nights we were there. I think that it should have been all five nights, especially for the price of the hotel. One day, the room was barely cleaned.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

The Kitchen has excellent breakfast!

Review of Belmond Charleston Place

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Rohero
Atlanta, GA
Aug 5, 2014

Pictures don't represent the room we stayed in

Room was dusty, small, small beds. No coffee maker.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
2
Location:
5
Value:
2
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Hotel location is perfect.

Review of Belmond Charleston Place

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Mr. Brownie Points
Tulsa, OK
Aug 4, 2014

Perfect anniversary weekend

Everything was as touted to be. The staff, from management to maids and bell staff, were incredible. There are not enough accolades I can give. Let me just say if you have celebrating a special occasion they will help make it memorable. Oh, and book the club rooms. It is more than worth the few extra buck for the amenities. Will never stay anywhere else when in Charleston.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Dining tip: In Hotel

Charleston Grill is a must first or last. And let the staff book all your other dining needs.

Review of Belmond Charleston Place

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Catrina Central Vermont
Vermont
Jul 25, 2014

Fantastic!!

We loved our stay at the Belmond Charleston! It was the best hotel we have ever stayed in!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Belmond Charleston Place

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Yasbas
New York City
Jul 24, 2014

Nicest hotel in charleston

Great location, beautiful accommodations and extremely friendly staff. This is known as the nicest hotel in charleston for a reason!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Review of Belmond Charleston Place

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Matthew C
Birmingham, AL
Jul 21, 2014

Great trip

Great trip and stay. Booked last minute and got great rate. When we checked in we received free upgrade to club level floor with complementary food and drinks. Hotel has definitely upgraded since the last time we stayed here.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Most of the nicer restaurants have a children's menu which makes traveling with kids much easier

Review of Belmond Charleston Place

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
SC NATIVE2014
SC
Jul 21, 2014

Club Level

We decided to make a last minute trip to Charleston for the weekend. We chose the club level out of convenience. We really enjoyed the abundance of food and drinks throughout the day, however, the club lounge staff were very rude and condescending. They treated everyone in the lounge as if they were an imposition. The staff really took some of the enjoyment out of the club level and we felt guilty even going into the lounge. Ridiculous, I know! The rudeness from staff was across several shift changes too. They literally didn't acknowledge any guests. That was a disappointment, but it didn't put a damper on us enjoying the hotel. The room was very comfortable (need a pillow top mattress or something) and the location couldn't be better!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
2
Review of Belmond Charleston Place

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Matttraveler
New York, NY
Jul 10, 2014

Great Hotel and Central Location

I always enjoy Charleston Place - it's centrally located and has all of the amenities that you would expect. One item to note though, is that they're doing extensive renovations all about the hotel. While a lot of the loud work seems to be saved for mid-day, once the power tools go on, you can hear the vibration throughout the hotel. If you're out and about during this time, hopefully it would not be a problem.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Review of Belmond Charleston Place

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Steve MD
new york, ny
Jul 6, 2014

perfect stay

The location was perfect!! The staff was the best - cordial, helpful, charming!! The food was excellent!! We did several tours of Charleston but the amenities at the hotel were so good...felt like home!!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

Tours - culinary, carriage, walking tours!!!

Review of Belmond Charleston Place

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Dscott350z
Indianapolis
Jun 21, 2014

Family Vacation

From the time you are greeted at the door when you arrive to the time you leave, the staff and hotel was great ! Salt water pool, located to all the sights and great restrurants ... Pool bar was a bit pricey and the Spa the same, but everything else was top notch ! Would recommend to everyone who is traveling to Charleston. Thank you for a nice week !

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

TBonz was super great - good value, food was super, and the fresh made desserts are to dye for !!! Along with Fleet Landing is nice on the water, Toast and Another Cracked Egg for breakfast were both nice. Stay away from Hanks ...over priced and tasteless food !

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