Sleep Chic: Three Spots to Stay in Charleston

Hotels and lodging options in Charleston where sleeping in style doesn't break the budget

On the search for something other than ordinary? Tucked away in downtown Charleston are a few special places you’ll want to check out before you tuck in.

 

Zero George

Zero George is the perfect union of antebellum character and modern convenience.

Freshly opened in 2013, Zero George is made up of 18 studios and suites in a so-charming-it-hurts neighborhood. Originally a collection of carriage houses, altogether five buildings surround a garden courtyard. Accommodations in each room spotlight lush contemporary design—think marble, heart-pine floors and piazzas—and beds are made with inviting, natural fabrics. Get cappuccino in the morning and cabernet at night in the Zero Café + Bar, a casual al-fresco experience. Look ahead for seasonal specials, like private cooking classes, sailing charters and backstage Spoleto packages.

Zero George
0 George Street
Charleston
843.817.7900

 

Charlotte Street Cottage

There's no shortage of old-world character at Charlotte Street Cottage.

Want to rest up in a historic home to call your own? We love checking out sites like Vacation Rentals by Owner when we travel elsewhere, and Charleston has no shortage of private homes that range from adorable to exquisite. Consider sleeping among ancient oaks on sweet Charlotte Street in an 1820s-era, brick carriage house. Situated behind a large main house with a gated drive, Charlotte Street Cottage is available by the night, week or month and has all the daily amenities. Hide out in your secret garden, hop on your bike or hit the streets with the latest Where as your guide—coming home to this two-bedroom charmer is the perfect way to create your own comfort zone.

Charlotte Street Cottage
32 Charlotte Street
Charleston
843.577.3944

 

The Restoration on King

Not a mini-fridge in sight at Restoration on King.

Charleston’s only boutique hotel with an AAA Four-Diamond rating, The Restoration on King makes even locals drool. Overlooking King Street, Charleston’s shopping mecca, the suites are gorgeous without being gluttonous. Fully equipped and modern kitchens are par for the course, as well as access to two athletic clubs, a rooftop terrace (and often your own private patio), wine and cheese receptions, as well as bicycles and iPads available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Pre-visit, download their smartphone app (myrokapp.com) to choose from their pillow menu, order grocery services, request spa appointments and more.

The Restoration on King
75 Wentworth Street
Charleston
877.221.7202
 

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