Go Ahead and Indulge: Stay in Charleston's Best Luxury Hotels

Yes, you deserve it. So go ahead: indulge your very best vacation dreams with a stay in one of the stunning luxury hotels of Charleston, South Carolina.

Imagine a romantic experience in one of Charleston's quiet luxury inns, like the stately Wentworth Mansion, or such beautifully restored properties as the Zero George Street Hotel or The Restoration on King. If you're in search of unbeatable harbor views or a glimpse of the cityscape, book your room at the Harbourview Hotel, Market Pavilion, or The Vendue.

Stay in the middle of all of Charleston's bustling activity with a weekend at The Spectator Hotel or French Quarter Inn, where luxury service is within an easy walk to all the city's sights. For a hotel set in a courtyard garden, with a fine dining restaurant known for its divine coconut cake, choose Planters Inn on the city market.

When staying in Charleston luxury hotels, expect to experience Southern Hospitality like you never have before. Think afternoon wine and cheese, evening sherry, and expert concierge service to guide your Holy City adventures. By the end of your visit to Charleston, you'll have tasted enough of our historic traditions of fine wine and food, service and charm–we know you'll be back soon.



The grand harbor front building of The Harbourview Hotel lives up to its name, offering guests some of the best water and Waterfront Park views in Charleston from their balcony rooms. The Harbourview, a AAA Four Diamond property, is consistently...  Read More



An AAA Four Diamond hotel, the Restoration on King lives up to its name--a modern luxury property that still retains the beautiful 'bones' of its historic structures. Renovated and transformed into a boutique hotel in 2010, The Restoration on...  Read More



With its location on the corner of East Bay and Market Streets, the Market Pavilion Hotel is ideally poised for those travelers wishing to enjoy all that Charleston has to offer. The luxurious brass revolving doors and bellman are just steps...  Read More



Want to book a room set in a historic garden setting in the midst of Charleston's bustling dining and nightlife scene? You'll want to stay at the popular Planters Inn on the corner of Market and East Bay streets, a classic Charleston structure...  Read More



This fresh, new star of the Charleston luxury hotel scene is located in the heart of the historic Charleston City Market area of downtown. Its proximity to King Street shops, City Market vendor stalls, and more delicious restaurants that you can...  Read More



The French Quarter Inn, one of Charleston's most beloved luxury hotels, is known for its high level of service, attention to detail, and its tradition of Southern hospitality. This 50-room property presents itself as an upscale boutique hotel,...  Read More

The Vendue
Photo courtesy of The Vendue


Situated on a small waterfront street in Charleston's popular historic district, The Vendue's luxurious property caters to the lover of the arts. The Vendue features both international art pieces throughout both common areas and inside each...  Read More

Belmond Charleston Place
Photo courtesy of Belmond Charleston Place


This AAA Four Diamond hotel is a longstanding favorite of repeat visitors to Charleston, and with good reason. The Belmond Charleston Place is as elegant and impressive from the outside as it is inside, with luxury shops flanking both sides of...  Read More

Zero George Street
Photo courtesy of Zero George Hotel


The dreamy atmosphere of the Zero George property evokes a feeling of staying in another time. At this very popular and conveniently located luxury hotel, guests can book one of 16 Queen, King, and Suite rooms across five historic Charleston...  Read More



For the most luxurious yet still truly historic experience in the "Holy City," book a stay at Wentworth Mansion downtown. You won't regret a week or weekend spent here in a quiet residential neighborhood of the Charleston peninsula, just a short...  Read More


Meet Clare Sweeney

A South Carolina native and avid locavore, Clare also ventured abroad to Spain and north to Boston before returning to Charleston and her beloved Lowcountry. 

Clare works and plays in downtown...  More About Clare