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Belmond Charleston Place

5 stars
View map of 205 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
4.5
out of 5
169 reviews
Weekend getaway

The hotel is beautiful and well appointed. It is in a great location. My only complaints are that... See full review

  • SNJ ATL
  • Apr 6, 2015
Luxury and convenience

Charleston Place can not be surpassed for location and amenities. While the hotel is pricey it is... See full review

  • Marc A.
  • Feb 24, 2015
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.
  • Valet parking fee is $32 per day (open in and out) while self-parking fee is $16 per day.  
  • Pet fee is $150 per stay.

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

Belmond Charleston Place Rooms

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.
1 Bedroom Suite
These spacious suites contain a king-bedded room with modern luxuries including master controlled lighting, bedside reading lights and mini refrigerator. French doors lead into a separate living room with a Tempur-Pedic sofa bed, additional flat screen television, easy chairs and coffee table. Bathrooms feature Italian Carrara marble vanities with ample storage and walk-in tiled showers or soaking tubs. One Bedroom Suites measure approximately 600 square feet of living space.
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.

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

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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.

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

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.

Dining

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.
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.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
4:00 AM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

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.

Ratings and reviews for Belmond Charleston Place

Overall score

4.5 / 5
5.01.0
169 out of 169
Amenities:
4.5
Cleanliness:
4.7
Hotel staff:
4.6
Comfort:
4.5
Location:
4.9
Value:
4

93% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Belmond Charleston Place

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
SNJ ATL
Business
Marietta
Apr 6, 2015

Weekend getaway

The hotel is beautiful and well appointed. It is in a great location. My only complaints are that the onsite restaurants are outrageously high priced, and the internet is not free in the rooms

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Belmond Charleston Place

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Marc A.
Business
Elgin
Feb 24, 2015

Luxury and convenience

Charleston Place can not be surpassed for location and amenities. While the hotel is pricey it is well worth the money. The spa facilities are outstanding. The lobby lounge is a great place to hang out.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Belmond Charleston Place

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Malini B.
Business
Brookline
Jan 19, 2015

Excellent getaway

The amenities, access and room was great. I look forward to my next trip. Cheaper parking would be nice but it's not deterring me from planning a future trip.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Belmond Charleston Place

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Roshan G.
Business
Charlotte
Jan 12, 2015

Great Trip

Enjoyed our trip to Charleston. The staff was friendly and the hotel beautiful. It is centrally located and we did not have to taxi to any of the restaurants, etc.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Belmond Charleston Place

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Margie m
Business
N/A
Jan 5, 2015

Vacation with Adult Kids

What a great time we had with our adult son! Close to nightlife. Great restaurants. And exceptional staff.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Belmond Charleston Place

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Beach Girrrl
Business
Charlotte
Dec 30, 2014

Anniversary Trip

This is the second time we've stayed at Charleston Place. I just love this hotel - it is beautiful and you cannot beat the location. Will definitely visit again!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Belmond Charleston Place

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
BrianQ
Business
UK
Dec 27, 2014

They need to change dog allowed policy

The Belmond is a very impressive building. The staff very pleasent. Dining options, particularly in the evening are limited but there are many good restaurants within walking distance. However if sleeping in a bed that last night someones dog slept in or wondering if that mark on the carpet was where someones dog had soiled or you might be disturbed in the night by a dog barking or the sound of someone shouting at their dog to be quite - then like me the Belmond is not for you. I can not understand why such an upmarket hotel tolerates dogs. In Europe dogs are not allowed in most hotels and most certainly not in the beds. I know the rooms receive special cleaning after being used by dogs but they are not deep cleaned or disinfected so guests are exposed to the many parasites and virus that even the best behaved dog can carry and pass to humans.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
1
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Belmond Charleston Place

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Samiam3688
Business
Charleston
Nov 26, 2014

Amazing location

This hotel was perfectly located right in the heart of downtown charleston with nearly everything within walking distance. The staff was extremely helpful and the decor stunning.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Belmond Charleston Place

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Tkakiuc
Business
Montgomery Alabama
Nov 23, 2014

Great couples getaway

My girlfriend and I have been apart for some time, so we wanted a perfect getaway. Charleston Place delivered. It was tastefully decadent and made our 3 day stay in Charleston worth every minute! If you can afford to stay here, you won't be disappointed.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Belmond Charleston Place

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Annie from Ohio
Business
Charleston
Nov 23, 2014

Loved It

Had a fantastic time with my boyfriend during a weekend away. We stayed in a club suite and it was worth paying a little extra for.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

The Bourbon bar right next to Husk is perfect.

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