French Quarter Inn
Standing on the same block as Charleston’s famed City Market is the French Quarter Inn. Amenities at this luxury hotel include complimentary bicycle rentals for exploring Charleston, a music and DVD library and 24-hour coffee service with snacks and iced teas. A gourmet continental breakfast can be enjoyed in the privacy of guests’ rooms, in the lobby or out on the terrace. Around the block from the French Quarter Inn is the Powder Magazine and just a block away is the Confederate Museum.
This luxury hotel is designed with French elegance, complete with draperies upholstery done in golds, whites and blacks. At check-in, guests are greeted with a complimentary glass of champagne. The amenities do not stop there. In the evenings, there is a wine and cheese reception, freshly baked cookies and milk and even a port wine service. On the ground floor of the French Quarter Inn is the Tristan, which focuses on serving simple modern food with an unexpected twist.
The French Quarter Inn blends modern amenities seamlessly into their elegant rooms. There is a six-choice pillow menu.so every guest gets the perfect night sleep. Each room includes a 40-inch flat screen TV, DVD player and iPod docking station. There is complimentary high-speed Internet access, a mini refrigerator, two telephones including voice mail, iron and ironing board. The spacious bathrooms come with Gilchrist & Soames toiletries, a gilt-frame mirror and bathrobes to enhance the feeling of luxury. Room service is available during limited hours.
Several dining options are within a block of the French Quarter Inn, including Hank’s Seafood Restaurant and the High Cotton Restaurant, which is known for its crab cakes and live jazz. For guests with a shopping bug, head to the Shops at Charleston Place, not even two blocks away. This area has everything from high-end fashion to linens and art. Less than a mile from the French Quarter Inn is the South Carolina Aquarium.