Charleston Place by Orient-Express
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We continued our stay in Charleston with an early morning walk with Sailor to tour some more homes (including a $23 million estate), Colonial Lake, Battery Park, and White Point Gardens. We found so much history in Charleston from hints of the Revolutionary War to the very beginning of the Civil War to Black Beard's hanging in Battery Park. The …
Even though I've been in Florida for the last three years I have never really fit into the South. No matter how much I travel and no matter where I live, that little edge from the Northeast is still there. I was born and raised in Jersey and that little OCD, type A attitude has never gone away. But even a Yankee like me has a soft spot for the …
We were invited to our friend Adam's wedding .. he had moved down to Charleston, SC from NYC and had met a lovely lady named Quyen. It was a wonderful long weekend ... no cars, no hassles, everything in close proximity. The wedding and rehearsal dinner for all out of town guests (and there were many) was being held at Charleton Place hotel so …
... the mansions here attest. The Drayton family built two mansions on the Ashley River Road and we toured both. Drayton Hall is unrestored and survived the scorched earth policy of both the British in the War of Independence and the Union forces during the civil war. It still has no electricity or plumbing and remains untouched since the 19th century. The other Drayton home ...
... for picnic lunch, we arrived in the Plantation on the Ashley River and a centre piece of history.
It played important roles in the colonial settlement, the Revolutionary War and the Civil War. Over 70 acres of gardens grace the estate, being the oldest major public garden in USA, and 500 acres of plantation. A huge Antebellum homestead, and a street of slave cabins on the property.The walking paths and lakes are covered with weeping American Oak trees, ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
Yes the hotel is beautiful and centrally located but many are. The staff is outstanding and the service on the club levels is appropriate of Orient-Express.
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