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The transformative repositioning of this 218 room iconic property included a complete reimagination of all of the original guest rooms and the addition of premium suites, while maintaining the old-world charm and warmth Charleston is known for. Guests will enter through a lush hidden garden, one of many new bespoke spaces, which also include a new rooftop bar and terrace. The hotel will now offer multiple new food and beverage concepts, including The Black Door Café, aptly named after the paneled door on
“We are excited to relaunch this Charleston landmark as a premium, lifestyle-oriented hotel that exemplifies the rich history and immersive Southern Hospitality experience that Charleston is known for. Charleston is consistently voted as a top destination to visit by experiential travelers,” says
A Charleston Icon Reimagined
As Charleston’s iconic and beloved pink landmark,
Upon arrival, guests will enter through a lush, intimate hidden garden complete with outdoor fireplaces and shade canopies. Throughout the first-floor communal spaces, including the lobby and courtyard, the hotel’s design seamlessly blends the indoor and outdoor living style synonymous with the Lowcountry. Inspired by a traditional southern porch, the lobby area captures rich natural light through expansive glass windows to offer guests an inviting, approachable space in which to start or end their day. Just beyond the lobby, the hotel’s courtyard represents an extension of the interior space that pays homage to the original design by famed Charleston landscape architect Loutrel Briggs while providing a tranquil, elevated gathering spot for guests.
A standout property amenity, the hotel’s renovated second-floor pool deck and terrace features sophisticated, bold touches of black and white with hints of the building’s signature pink throughout the design palette. A new pool bar has been added, allowing guests to enjoy beverages throughout the redesigned space. Chaise lounges and secluded cabanas line the pool while lush landscaping, intimate seating and the covered outdoor bar anchor the terrace.
On the hotel’s upper floors, the fully renovated guest rooms bring a fresh, timeless elegance and luxurious residential feel. Guests will find modern, stylish furnishings; pops of rich color in the city’s namesake
Alongside updates to the community spaces and guest rooms, the hotel’s transformative renovations include the addition of two new dining concepts – The Black Door Café and The Iron Rose. The Black Door Café offers a vibrant all-day café atmosphere combined with a casual coffee bar. Open to hotel guests and locals alike, the café features a robust coffee program featuring renowned roasters
As a repositioned Curio Collection by Hilton property,
Premier Location in the Heart of Charleston
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