To help make your Charleston New Year’s Eve trip go a little smoother, we have put together some of our suggestions for the best hotels around. From rooftop bars to historical boutique hotels, Charleston has a little bit of something for everyone.
FAVORITE BOUTIQUE HOTEL
Zero George $$$$
Ranked on Conde Nast’s 2014 Hot List of “Best New Hotels in the World,” Zero George is one of the most charming boutique hotels in town. Zero George describes their vibe as “urbane and welcoming tradition meets Southern chic.” Soak up history in this carefully restored property from circa 1804. Marvel in its architecture, indulge in its restaurants, relax in the courtyard and then immediately begin planning your next trip back. Only walking distance from a plethora of bars, restaurants and other activities, Zero George is a 10 out of 10 in our books.
FOR THE ECLECTIC TRAVELLER
Grand Bohemian $$$
Located in Charleston’s Historic District, The Grand Bohemian offers travellers a unique twist on the traditional Charleston hotel. By incorporating bold colors, original artwork and a variety of textures, the hotel celebrates creativity in the most captivating way. On site luxuries include an art gallery, a wine blending room, a farm-to-table restaurant and a lively rooftop terrace. Insider tip: The rooftop terrace is also open to non-guests and is a great place to either begin your night with a view of the sunset or end it with a perfectly mixed nightcap.
If you are celebrating New Year’s Eve at the Yorktown Countdown, one of the most convenient places to stay is the Harborside hotel. Being less than a mile away, the venue is just a 2-minute drive or 10-minute walk. You can’t get any closer than this! Additionally, the hotel’s premier location offers incredible views of the Marina, Ravenel Bridge and USS Yorktown.
FOR THE MODERN MAVEN
The Restoration $$$
If you look any any “best of” lists, The Restoration is always ranked as one of the top hotels to stay at in Charleston. This 54 – suite only hotel is described by the Restoration as an “easy, modern twist to the best elements of classic Southern Hospitality.” Amenities include complimentary breakfast delivered in an adorable picnic basket, bicycles and iPads for loan, gym access, as well as a nail bar.