Hotel Bennett, Charleston
The elegant Hotel Bennett is deeply evocative of a refined era, with grandiose guestrooms, impeccable service, and glamorous restaurants. In Charleston’s picturesque downtown, the boutique hotel is perfectly placed for exploring the city’s culture and history. Look out over Marion Square and colorful King Street from Fiat Lux, the hotel's rooftop bar, as atmospheric music plays, or sample a glass of Champagne in elegant luxury at the Art Deco-inspired bar, Camellias.
- Experience the finest Southern hospitality and indulgent luxury on a grand scale
- Unwind in ultimate comfort in the hotel’s 179 guestrooms and suites
- Feast on delectable delicacies inspired by the bounty of Coastal Carolina at the hotel’s signature restaurant, Gabrielle
- Explore nearby major landmarks such as Waterfront Park and Charleston Landing
- Swim in the heated rooftop pool with stunning views of Charleston's skyline
Awaken to your chic surroundings, where a European-inspired design pays homage to Charleston’s heritage. From the sophisticated vantage point of the hotel's rooftop, take in the sights of the charming, vivid architecture of historic King Street before taking a dip in the rooftop pool.
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Upon entering your guestroom or suite, you will find fine cream linens complemented by sumptuous cushions, plush sofas, and vast headboards, lending themselves perfectly to an elegant ambiance. The décor in the hotel’s 179 guestrooms complements Charleston’s turn-of-the-century architecture visible from the windows. Choose from double queen and king guestrooms or opt for the refined living spaces and terraces of the suites. The Club Lounge provides a private oasis for guests seeking exclusive comfort and ease throughout their stay. Guests who reserve a room or suite with Club Lounge access are pampered from the moment they check in with meticulous service, distinctive amenities, and exclusive access to the city.
The hotel prides itself on being dog friendly, providing in-room dog beds, food mats, and water bowls. You are able to book dog-sitting services in advance. With impeccable around-the-clock room service, twice-daily housekeeping, high-end guestrooms, and one of Charleston’s most historic streets on your doorstep, the hotel is ideal if you want a luxury getaway in the heart of this fascinating city. The hotel’s 12,000 square feet of custom-designed event space makes it the perfect location to host an unforgettable business occasion or family celebration.
From sophisticated European cuisine to a hip patisserie and dining on the rooftop with views of the city, the restaurants at Hotel Bennett, Charleston, are impressive.
Gabrielle – Seamlessly blending Old World allure with the character of the South, the enchanting two-tiered restaurant features Charleston’s finest outdoor dining terrace, a refined and elegant Charlestonian setting. Find yourself sipping a craft cocktail at the exquisite bar or fine dining from a menu enriched by European and Coastal Carolina influences.
Fiat Lux – By day, Fiat Lux is a tranquil retreat, but as the sun goes down, it becomes a vibrant social hub. Make the most of the cocktail selection against a backdrop of smooth music and city lights.
Camellias – Etched-mirror ceilings, crystal chandeliers, and antique pink stone restored from the former Charleston Library frame the elegant Camellias bar. Join the ladies for a refined afternoon tea, a handmade aperitif, or a bottle from the curated Champagne list.
La Pâtisserie – The finest pastries, breads, and coffees welcome you at La Pâtisserie, which hark back to Charleston’s European roots. Order a delicacy at the polished-marble counter and dine under vintage light fittings at this endlessly French-inspired, airy eatery.
Start your day with a revitalizing treatment in the spa or simply enjoy a pastry and coffee at La Pâtisserie before taking a stroll in Marion Square. The iconic 19th-century former parade ground has hosted community events for more than 150 years and now holds a weekly farmers' market every Saturday.
Spend the morning exploring Mount Pleasant, originally home to the Sewee Indians, and enjoy lunch at one of Shem Creek’s many waterfront restaurants. Visit the colorful stalls of Charleston City Market, housed in a historic complex, before taking a trip to one of the nearby beaches where restaurants line the coast. If you are accompanied by children, consider a trip to the South Carolina Aquarium or Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry. Round off your day by wandering vibrant King Street before returning to the comfort of Hotel Bennett for an evening meal and rooftop cocktail.
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On iconic King Street, in what Travel + Leisure named the World’s Best City, Hotel Bennett places you near everything from culinary tours and high-end shops to hip coffee houses, cigar lounges, and contemporary distilleries in charming, pastel buildings. Exploring the rest of the city is simple from this downtown location.
Charleston International Airport is 11 mi / 18 km from the hotel.
The nearest bus stop on Wragg Street is just a three-minute walk.
Charleston’s Amtrak railway station takes 16 minutes to reach by car.