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4.5 out of 5

"This was the first trip to Charleston. The hotel was truly a treasure. The advise that Richard from concierge gave could not have been better or mor ... " More

By a verified traveler on Thu 21 Dec 2017

Hotel Description

4-star romantic hotel near Charleston City Market

Charleston retreat

Within a 10-minute walk of this Charleston Historic District hotel, you'll find Charleston City Market and College of Charleston. Port of Charleston Cruise Terminal and Charleston Music Hall are also within half a mile (1 km).

Renovated in 2016

A full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a restaurant are all featured at this smoke-free hotel. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 9 conference rooms, free WiFi in public areas, and valet parking. Unwind with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges and enjoy the free continental breakfast each morning.

Free WiFi, comfy beds

The 50 guestrooms feature comforts like pillowtop beds and Egyptian cotton sheets, while sitting areas and refrigerators offer the conveniences of home. Flat-screen TVs come with cable channels, and other amenities include free WiFi and iPod docks.

Studio Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
$200* Per night/room Dec 8 - Dec 9

Two Bedroom Residence

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Two Bedroom Residence with Terrace

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Signature Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

One Bedroom Residence

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

One Bedroom Residence with Terrace

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

The Restoration ratings based on 14 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 5.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Restoration

Everyone (7) Couples (2) Family (2)
4 out of 5
The overall hotel and amenities were good to very good. All staff were courteous and represented the hotel well. The shortfalls of the hotel we encountered were sticky floors in the kitchenette area and bathroom, and there was some visible mold in the grout of the shower.

Posted by on Nov 18, 2019

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5 out of 5
The property was very clean, service was wonderful and we could not have asked for a more attentive staff.

Posted by on Sep 4, 2019

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5 out of 5
This is a beautiful property that has been thoughtfully designed. The staff is excellent and attentive.

Posted by on May 24, 2019

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4 out of 5
I liked the location , the breakfast and the size of the rooms.

Posted by on Mar 17, 2019

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5 out of 5
We had an excellent time in Charleston and staying at the restoration topped it off!

Posted by on Feb 10, 2019

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4 out of 5
Very nice hotel. The staff is ridiculously nonchalant and rude. If not for the people that work there, itd be a near perfect stop. Bed is uncomfortable

Posted by on Feb 6, 2019

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4 out of 5

Great location and Staff

This was the first trip to Charleston. The hotel was truly a treasure. The advise that Richard from concierge gave could not have been better or more helpful. The hotel is located in a quiet street within walking distance to everything. We did not have to UBer or taxi except for airport transfers. We enjoyed the picnic basket breakfast and they were great about bringing more coffee!!! I want to go back as soon as possible!!

Posted by on Dec 21, 2017

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5 out of 5

Nothing short of FABULOUS!

Perfect location, outstanding service... This hotel was an amazing place to stay! I would absolutely visit again!

Posted by , from Orlando, FL on Feb 27, 2017

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5 out of 5

The Restoration in Charleston was AWESOME!

Pros: comfort, cleanliness, kitchenette, cookies by bed, sitting area, large bathroom, sparkling water, friendly housekeeping, library
Cons: Cost
Location: Tons of shops and restaurants walking distance.
We loved every part of the experience. We loved all the staff! The ladies at check in were very pleasant and helpful with places to eat. The housekeeping left special treats in our room while we were out to dinner. The library had awesome books while we waited on fresh baked cookies! The room also had sparkling water in the fridge. The room was comfortable and we didn't even want to leave! It is very convenient to everything (walking)!

Posted by , from Charlotte, NC on Jun 30, 2016

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5 out of 5

Luxury at its finest.

Pros: The luxurious, yet zen vibe and amenities.
Location: Carriage tours, plantation tours, boutique shops, the market place, and fine dining.
My wife and I stayed in one of the luxury suites at this hotel and we can't say enough good things about this place! They bring breakfast daily to your room and offer a fine selection of wine/cheese everyday at 5pm. We also took a spin on the bikes they have available and were able to enjoy Charleston's charm. The location of this hotel is prime location and is only a hop, skip, and jump from local beaches. All of the employees were eager to please and were very welcoming. The woman working at the concierge desk (I failed to catch her name) was a super big help to us with her recommendations she had to offer. I highly recommend this hotel to anyone looking to stay in Charleston.

Posted by , from PA on Jun 19, 2016

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Property Features

The Restoration offers its guests a full-service spa and an outdoor pool. Along with a restaurant, there's a coffee shop/café on site. You can unwind with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges. Free breakfast is served daily, and guests can also enjoy a free nightly manager's reception. Public spaces have free WiFi. Event space at this hotel measures 2300 square feet (214 square meters) and includes conference space. A rooftop terrace, spa services, and a library are also featured at the business-friendly The Restoration. For a fee, parking is available. A complete renovation of The Restoration was completed in January 2016. This Art Deco Charleston hotel is smoke free.

  • 50 guestrooms or units
  • 7 levels
  • 2 buildings
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • 2300 sq ft of conference space
  • 214 sq m of conference space
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Manager's reception (free)
  • Coffee shop
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Conference space
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Charleston, SC (CHS-Charleston Intl.) (20.5 km / 12.8 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

The Restoration offers 50 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and safes. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Pillowtop beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. 40-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Full-sized refrigerators/freezers and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include bathrobes, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Charleston hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary newspapers, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and irons/ironing boards. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include in-room massages.

  • Sitting area
  • Pillowtop beds
  • IPod dock
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator (full size)
  • Microwave
  • Kitchenware
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Pillow options
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Guests are served free continental breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 9:30 AM. The hotel hosts a free manager's reception daily.

The Restoration has a restaurant on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Free bicycles on site
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site

Spa Services

The Amethyst Spa has 2 treatment rooms including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages, and Swedish massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology.

The spa is open daily.

  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Sports massage
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 3 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25.00 per day.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Debit cards

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Destination fee: USD 2.00 per accommodation, per night
  • Resort fee: USD 6.29 per accommodation, per night

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Valet parking fee: USD 32.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25.00 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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