Kings Courtyard Inn, Charleston, SC
Kings Courtyard Inn
198 King St
Charleston, SC 29401
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Built in 1854, Kings Courtyard Inn is one of the most historic Charleston Bed and Breakfast Inns. Architect Francis D. Lee designed the three story antebellum structure in the Greek revival style with unusual Egyptian detail. The building is one of King Street’s largest and oldest structures, and has had many uses in the 150 year existence high quality shops, private residences, and at one time, the upper floors were used as an Inn catering to plantation owners, shipping interests and merchant guests. The Inn maintains the residential atmosphere of lower King Street, and extreme care has been taken to ensure the necessary architectural and historic accuracy for which Charleston is famous.
Each of the guest rooms has a distinct, individual character. All rooms feature oversized beds, some with canopied beds and fireplaces, and many have an excellent view of one of the inner courtyards. In addition, some have living rooms with original architectural features. Comfort and service are of primary importance. All guests of the Inn will receive complimentary wine or sherry on arrival and a morning newspaper delivered to the room. They also receive a continental breakfast served each morning in their room, the courtyards, or in the breakfast room. The Inn is within easy walking distance of Charleston’s historic homes, gardens, and churches, the Shops of Charleston Place, and only a block away from the City Market area. Here, one may explore one interesting shop after another, barter for the unusual in the open market, or enjoy a delicious meal at one of the area’s delightful restaurants. Guests will note that old fashioned Southern charm is augmented at this hotel by the very modern amenity of wireless Internet access.
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