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A Five-Star Family Retreat

A Luxurious Family Getaway to Charleston

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A Five-Star Family Retreat


Your new favorite family memory is about to be made! Welcome to Charleston. We've been waiting to welcome you.

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Located on iconic King Street and overlooking historic Marion Square, Hotel Bennett is situated in the heart of downtown Charleston and sets you just steps away from the Holy City’s award-winning restaurants and shopping scene. Check in then get ready to explore.

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Shop & Stroll

Begin shopping before even leaving the hotel. Pop into the Spa at Hotel Bennett’s retail space, where you’ll find numerous speciality products, including their golden bamboo scented candle, Petite Plum pajamas for both the kids and adults, branded yoga mats and more. Then, stroll right onto King Street, where you’ll browse your way through beautiful boutiques such as Croghan’s Jewel Box, Juliska and LAKE.

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Tea Time

Head back to Hotel Bennett and enjoy afternoon tea at Camellias, Charleston’s beloved all-pink bar. The egg-shaped room design was inspired by the famous Faberge jewel boxes and features four pieces of art that depict the Camellia flower! A guest favorite: the Color of Biodiversity “Pink” Tea. The vibrant pink color brings awareness to biodiversity loss and its need for preservation.

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Please Your Palate

Please your palate with Gabrielle’s bold and flavorful dishes on your first night in Charleston. Dine al fresco overlooking historic Marion Square or enjoy your meal in the lively dining room. Hotel Bennett’s Royal Ossetra Caviar, Crispy Blue Crab Cake and Seared Scallops are just a few note-worthy, delectable dishes.

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A Five-Star Family Retreat


Fill your day with sweet and savory bites, a morning at the spa and sea-faring friends.

A Pastry a Day…

Start your morning with breakfast in bed or make your way to Hotel Bennett’s La Pâtisserie to savor fresh and authentic sweet and savory pastries, quiche, breakfast sandwiches and more prepared by renowned French Pastry Chef Rémy Fünfrock. Don’t forget a to-go slice of the famed Camellias cake for a midday pick-me-up!

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Time to Unwind

Sneak away from the hustle and bustle of King Street to an intimate urban oasis at The Spa at Hotel Bennett. The spa’s seasoned therapists provide personalized treatments including facials, massages, nail service and more. “When in Charleston,” choose a locally-inspired offering that evokes the spirit of our destination, like the Holy City Wrap.

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Meet Aquatic Friends

Ready to embark on an adventure? Head to the South Carolina Aquarium and learn all about the rescue, rehabilitation and release of injured sea turtles at the Zucker Family Sea Turtle Recovery center. Did you know Hotel Bennett adopted a sea turtle at the aquarium? Don’t forget to ask how you can adopt a flippered friend too!

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Award-Winning (BBQ) Bites

Make your way down King Street to Rodney Scott’s BBQ for an award-winning meal. Rodney Scott is an acclaimed pitmaster and 2018 James Beard Foundation award-winner for Best Chef Southeast. His signature Hemingway-based whole hog barbecue is loved by locals and visitors alike. Don’t leave without trying Ella’s Banana Puddin’!

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A Five-Star Family Retreat


Fuel for the day with a culinary Charleston staple; dive into deep-rooted history; relax and unwind poolside before saying "see you next time!"

Southern Brunch

Enjoy the short stroll down King Street to the sophisticated Southern restaurant Virginia's on King. The Fried Green Tomatoes, Tomato Pie, Biscuits & Gravy and Crab Cake Benedict are just a few guest favorites.

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Visit a Must-See Museum

Make your way to the International African American Museum. Find connections to your ancestors and discover more of your story at the Center for Family History, walk throughout the African Ancestors Memorial Garden and browse through 12 permanent exhibitions.

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Lounge in Style

Enjoy a leisurely afternoon of lounging at Hotel Bennett’s rooftop pool, next to the rooftop bar Fiat Lux! Want to up the luxury? Rent one of the hotel’s private cabanas, which includes a television and refrigerator, complimentary soda and bottled water, two reserved lounge chairs and an exclusive take-home SunBum Day Tripper bag with sunscreen, aloe and lip balm.

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Farewell Fare

Guests who reserve a room or suite with King’s Club access are pampered immediately upon arrival to the moment they check out! Take full advantage of the distinctive amenities that come along with it, including evening hors d’oeuvres, cordials and desserts pre or post dinner at Victor's Seafood & Steak, just a short stroll away. Already planning your return visit? We'll cheers to that!

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