Anchorage Inn Charleston Visit Historical Charleston Downtown
The Anchorage Inn Charleston is located in South Carolinas Charleston Historical District. The hotel itself was built from a cotton warehouse that was originally constructed in the 1840s. It has taken on several roles since becoming this charming hotel, filled with history and finery.
The property is located in the French Quarter of the historic district in Charleston. You can walk just one block to reach the historic Charleston harbor. This is why the hotel was named the Anchorage Hotel because it represents a safe harbor. There are only seventeen guest rooms in the hotel plus two large suites for a special vacation. The suites are furnished with vintage period piece reproductions and the hotel itself has been available for guests since 1991. It gives you a safe harbor in the midst of the growing city.
The hotel was restored again in 2006 so that you can really get into the charm of a bygone era. Even so, you have the best of modern amenities that a hotel can offer. Walking out its front doors, you are confronted with a living history museum in everything you see, delightful restaurants and excellent shopping at a variety of boutiques. Museums abound in the area so that you can walk to see the history that Charlestown has to offer.
Charleston, South Carolina, has more than three hundred years of history attached to ithistory that has been preserved for all who stay at the Anchorage Inn Charleston. The first shot of the civil war was shot at Charleston and it was founded in 1690. It played a role in the Revolutionary War as well as the Civil War and it offered residents the first scheduled passenger train service and Americas first golf course.
The Inn is close to the famous Charleston Market, where you can buy just about anything. You can walk to the harbor and take in the history or wander through the boutiques buying gifts and souvenirs along the way.
At the Inn, each room is furnished with period handcrafted reproductions that were built with the hotel in mind. Youll see traditional seventeenth century, English-inspired dcor and find out how the shipping industry shaped the building in which the Inn is located as well as the city itself. It was once one of the most promising and influential cities in all of the colonial USA. The street on which the hotel is located is quiet, making it a refuge from the bigger, more bustling city atmosphere. You can see the nearby historic homes, including the Battery and the White Point Gardens.
At the Anchorage Inn Charleston, youll find a home away from home. Hot breakfast is provided every day in the dining area at no extra charge. In the evening, you are treated to sherry nightcaps and an evening turndown service. There is a modern business center located in the lobby with high speed internet access and valet laundry service during the weekdays. There is triple sheet bedding with a separate vanity area for your convenience. It is a place youll want to visit over and over again on your stays in Charleston.