The Belmond Charleston Place Hotel The Belmond Charleston Place Hotel is, without a doubt, the most happening hotel for those who like to be in the mix and part of the city pulse. The energy of the hotel shouts that this is the place for the movers and shakers of Charleston with the most business and convention space available, as well as private function and wedding space. Whether passing under the giant crystal chandelier while on the way to a fine restaurant, shopping in the lobby area stores, or gliding up the sweeping dual staircase to a luxury room or meeting, the hotel leaves no need unanswered when it comes to all levels of accommodations for their clientele.
A fulltime concierge is on duty to help direct and support guests in all their needs. The top two floors of the hotel offer club accommodations and private key access, a full-service business center provides all equipment required of a fully operational office on the road: photocopiers, fax machines, computers, high-speed internet, laser printers as well as technical support, shipping binding, and finishing services. Create on-site presentations or be assured that last-minute changes and details can be seamlessly perfected at the Belmond Charleston Place Business Center.
Though the Belmond Charleston Place is highly capable of accommodating the needs of business guests, it does not preclude the absolute luxury afforded to leisure guests and travelers in the spacious and luxuriously appointed rooms. One might be tempted to never leave the hotel to take in beautiful Charleston because every desire and need can be provided for within the opulent walls of this hotel.
Fine dining is assured at the restaurants at Charleston Place. Enjoy breakfast or lunch at the Palmetto Cafe, which offers fine American and southern cuisine inside the lovely dining room or outside at the sunny courtyard. Dinner at the Charleston Grille with its live soft jazz and award-winning dishes presents an inviting environment and a tempting menu that will please even the most discriminating palate. The Thoroughbred Club located for ideal people-watching in the main thoroughfare in the lower lobby of the hotel, offers a lighter menu, wine, cocktails, and on Sunday through Thursday afternoons, between the hours of 1:00 and 4:00 the award-winning full tea service is available for parties of eight or more. Of course, for more intimate meals, menu service is available for in-room dining as well.
On the rooftop level of The Belmond Charleston Place, a full-sized pool filled with skin-soothing mineral water and salt water is available for swimming laps or poolside relaxation. The pool area has many features for the bather in an open solarium with a retractable roof; a sunning area with comfortable lounging furniture and tables, a Jacuzzi, and a kiddy pool with poolside towels are available for family fun and guest convenience. Refreshment service is also available poolside.
The fitness center offers guests 18 years and older, state of the art Cybex equipment, cardio motion machines, and free weights for a complete workout. While working out, multitasking guests will be able to watch the news or take in his or her favorite show on one of the three flat-screen televisions provided for guest enjoyment.
The Spa at Belmond Charleston Place offers full-service treatments from massage to manicure for both men and women as well as all the latest in skin care products and treatments. Spa services are offered to guests and area visitors alike and although appointments are preferred, walk-in clients are also very welcomed. Shopping at the Belmond Charleston Place Hotel is among the finest in the city with 17 stores bearing some of the most well-known names in boutiques.
One may never have to leave the Belmond Charleston Place Hotel but its address location is such that King Street Shopping is just outside the door on one end of the hotel and Meeting Street is at the other. Fine dining, tours, antiques, art galleries, sites, museums, the waterfront, the open-air market among many other interests are within minutes of the Belmond Charleston Place Hotel. As one would expect, all amenities and accommodations can be enjoyed at the Belmond Charleston Place Hotel.
For location, dining, shopping, and service, the Charleston Place earns a prestigious 4-diamond **** rating.