Fairfield Inn & Suites Charleston North / University Area
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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TravelPod Member ReviewsFairfield Inn & Suites Charleston North / University Area North Charleston
Totally in keeping with the calibre of this Marriott chain of Inns & Suites. No complaints
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TripAdvisor Reviews Fairfield Inn & Suites Charleston North / University Area North Charleston
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Due to availability, we booked a room this time quite a way out of Charleston main town, but the place was in another really nice neighbourhood! We were greeted by a couple who were extremely helpful and kind, even giving us notes of tours they made for us! One of these included seeing sites of where the Notebook was filmed, which Lois claimed she had no idea about.. Yeah right. Naturally though, this took up our next day activities. That morning, boiling hot, ...
... but I didn't really get a lot out of it. I really wanted more history around the Civil War and lifestyles from that period.
Breakfast: Toast, 155 Meeting St. $16
French toast stuffed with peaches, coated in a peach cider syrup
The 10 minute queue was worth it. I really liked this place. They even had a print on the wall from my favourite artist, Michael Godard (Lost in Paradise). I could've sat in there all day talking to Lisa, ...
... pre Revolutionary war plantation home. It's in amazing shape. It has not been restored, just preserved. Apparently cypress doesn't rot and insects don't like it. Returned to the hotel for a nap, lecture on the civil war in Charleston and a surf and turf dinner. Dinner was good but have to cut back on the portions. Maybe just salad for lunch tomorrow. Luggage has to be outside our door by ...
... On June 28, 1776 British General Clinton tried to seize Charles Towne by force. His fleet attacked Fort Sullivan, but the walls of the fort were constructed of thick palmetto log walls which withstood the bombardment. Col. William Moultrie's forces inside of the fort were able to fire on and disable several of the attacking British ships. Col. Moultrie fashioned a flag for the fort as the rebelling American forces did not at this time have a common flag. This Moultrie flag flew ...
... then headed over to Fort Moultrie (3 more stamps today!!) which served as a defense for Charleston harbor during the Revolutionary War, Civil War, and World War II. Sadly we didn't have time to make it across the harbor to its more well known partner, Fort Sumter, but we got some glimpses of it from the beach on Sullivan's Island. Sullivan's Island must be the beach destination of all of Charleston because everyone was there today! Yet ...