Barksdale House Inn
Built in 1778, the Barksdale House Inn is a charming, historical bed and breakfast located in the heart of downtown Charleston. Start the day right with the inn’s complimentary breakfast and get back in time for the afternoon complimentary iced tea, sherry and light bites. The inn is only a short walk from Market Street, which is Charleston’s center for food, shopping and museums.
The inn is a historical Victorian walk-up with a rich history. It began as a private residence. Recreate those memories out on the front porch, where guests can enjoy the evening breeze and relax after a long day exploring the city. The lobby’s inviting fireplace helps the inn maintain its warm and inviting atmosphere. The hotel staff at the Barksdale House Inn assists with booking tours and dinner reservations. They offer concierge services and wedding services. Every morning, guests can grab a complimentary newspaper from the lobby. Additionally, the lobby has a microwave available for guests to use.
This quaint hotel has 14 rooms, each with a private bath. Rooms are nonsmoking, but smoking is allowed in the courtyard after breakfast. All rooms include complimentary high-speed Internet access, a dry bar with a coffee maker, hairdryer, complimentary toiletries, iron and ironing board. The phone includes voicemail and local calls are complimentary. Some rooms feature a working fireplace and whirlpool bath.
Numerous renowned dining options are within a few blocks of the Barksdale House Inn. With a name like Fig, which stands for Food is Good, guests can eat seasonally inspired food that is crafted with quality ingredients. For shoppers, nothing beats King Street, which was voted as one of the 10 Best Shopping Streets in the US by U.S. News & World Reports. This street, just a block from the Barksdale House Inn, boasts everything from antiques to men’s and women’s fashion boutiques.