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Finding the perfect place to stay in Charleston can be overwhelming if you’re unfamiliar with the city. No worries, I’ve got you covered! Here are six reasons to stay at Belmond Charleston Place.

1. Location, location, location

fullsizerender-105When planning a getaway to Charleston, location is everything. You’ll want to be within walking distance to the open-air market, the shops on King Street, and my personal favorite, Rainbow Row. At Belmond Charleston Place, I got all of this and more. Located at 205 Meeting Street, this luxury hotel puts you in the perfect spot to explore the city.

fullsizerender-1402. The staff

Upon arriving at Belmond Charleston Place, I was immediately greeted by the charming staff. During my stay, everyone was eager to help me make the most of the 3-day trip. The concierges were knowledgeable about the area, and their suggestions were excellent.

3. The décor

fullsizerender-235Not only was I impressed by the staff, but also by the Christmas decorations! If visiting this hotel in December, you’ll come across one of the biggest Christmas villages I’ve ever seen. Complete with multiple sets of trains, this attraction was the delight of many of the children guests (and myself!). Furthermore, the lobby includes a stunning chandelier and staircase leading up to the second floor. 

fullsizerender-2374. All the views

attachment-1-2My room on the eighth floor was bright and cozy, and came with quite a view (pictured below)! Looking out onto the Charleston skyline, you’ll spot multiple church steeples and even the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, which connects downtown to Mount Pleasant.

5. FOOD!

fullsizerender-238Food is in all caps above because, well, it deserves to be. Belmond Charleston Place doesn’t house just a hotel, but also three restaurants and various shops. Even though it was raining on the first day of my visit, I was still able to enjoy myself within the hotel without getting drenched. The most well-known attraction within the hotel is likely the Charleston Grill, a four-star restaurant that is acclaimed for its Southern flavor. Some of my favorite foods on the club level included lobster macaroni and cheese, bacon-wrapped scallops, and even sushi!

6. Relaxation is oh-so-easy.

fullsizerender-240If you’re looking to unwind during your stay, make sure to check out the spa on the fourth floor. You can also find an indoor pool, jacuzzi, outdoor pool, and gym on this level! 

fullsizerender-244All in all, my experience at the Belmond couldn’t have gone better. The location was impeccable, the food was delicious, and the staff was always attentive. If you’re hoping to spend a few days in Charleston, I highly recommend staying at Belmond Charleston Place.

fullsizerender-250Belmond Charleston Place was gracious enough to host me during my stay. However, all opinions are my own.

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Planning a trip to Charleston, South Carolina and looking for the perfect place to stay. Here are 6 reasons to stay at the Belmond Charleston Place.

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    December 8, 2016 at 12:28 am

    I have a thing for hotels with beautiful interiors and themes. And this one definitely does not scrimp on that!

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    December 8, 2016 at 12:43 am

    I love the decor..the spa..the food . The room also looks quiet comfortable. And hospitality seems to be wonderful..will definitely like to stay here.

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    The Travel Ninjas
    December 8, 2016 at 6:25 am

    Belmond Charleston Place has that famous southern charm. The Christmas village was a great touch. We will definitely check this place out next time were in town. Thanks for the tip.

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    December 8, 2016 at 7:35 am

    This place seems cool. Ill note the name in case I travel here next time

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    December 8, 2016 at 7:46 am

    I couldn’t agree more about the first point. I mean, while the facilities are all great, the pool and so forth, it really is the location that’s important and certainly, the key factor when I decide on any hotel. That being said, the food here does look just a little bit special!

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    December 8, 2016 at 9:44 am

    Loved the Christmas decorations, so cute! The indoor Jacuzzi looks really inviting, oh how I wish i was relaxing in it now. What cake were they serving? Looks delicious…

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    December 8, 2016 at 10:41 am

    What a beautiful spot for a get away! Visiting during Christmas is a wonderful experience. I love when hotels go to such great lengths to create a winter wonderland….. such a joy.

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    December 8, 2016 at 1:34 pm

    Oh what a great place to stay! I love that grand staircase, looks beautiful! Nothing beats an indoor pool too! Thanks for sharing 🙂

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    Juliette | Snorkels to Snow
    December 8, 2016 at 6:22 pm

    How absolutely charming! The decor is gorgeous and just has such a delightful feel to it looking at these photos. Excellent staff always help. And a pool. A glorious pool ALWAYS is a winner in my eyes!

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    Christina from Happy to Wander
    December 8, 2016 at 9:35 pm

    Umm wowwww that jacuzzi area is to die for!! I’d be all over that hahah. Love the decor of this hotel. Would love to give it a try if I’m ever in the area 🙂

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    Ticker Eats The World
    December 8, 2016 at 10:36 pm

    What a wonderful and charming place. The architecture looks spectacular and the pool is so classy. It’s also nice that they have three restaurants which gives the visitor a lot of choice.

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    Nadine Rohner
    December 8, 2016 at 10:36 pm

    I love the interior design of this hotel exactly my thing and the chandelier looks stunning. Thank you for sharing this.

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    December 9, 2016 at 12:04 am

    OMG that pool is to die for! And those desserts are on another level. What a gorgeous hotel!

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    Iza Abao, Two Monkeys Travel Group Writer
    December 9, 2016 at 2:36 am

    This one looks like a boutique hotel. The interiors are beautiful and polished. The bedroom looks chic and comfy. Every girl would want that. I love the view too.

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    December 9, 2016 at 8:36 am

    I think when staying anywhere, location is one of the most important things. I always love to have everything at the walking distance. And well that hot tub sold me! Looks like something out of a movie. Id love to stay there! You look so pretty too!

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    December 11, 2016 at 2:27 pm

    This hotel looks like the perfect place to stay in Charleston! I’ll be sure to check it out when I visit. Thanks for the recommendation!

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