ATLANTA—IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) announced the opening of the Holiday Inn Charleston Historic Downtown, the area’s first new hotel development in over 10 years. The property is located two blocks away from the Charleston Visitor’s Center and within a short walk of Market and King Streets.
“We are proud to welcome the Holiday Inn Charleston Historic Downtown to the Holiday Inn brand family,” said Jim Anhut, senior vice president, brand management, the Americas, IHG. “This hotel is among the over 1,200 properties worldwide which represent the new face of a brand that is redefining innovative guest comfort and convenience in cities across America, and Charleston is a key market where we believe this new Holiday Inn hotel will thrive.”
The five-story hotel has 120 rooms, including three full suites and 23 specialty rooms, all of which offer a private patio. The hotel, owned by Tara of Charleston LLC and managed by Tara Investments, is franchised by an affiliate of IHG.
The hotel design features a natural color palette punctuated by pops of colors. Guest bathrooms include a multifunctional showerhead, as well as a signature shower curtain with curved rod, and Bath & Body Works amenities. In addition, each room has the standard Holiday Inn guestroom accommodations—double, queen or king-sized beds, a sitting area with a lounge chair, hairdryer, micro fridge, coffee maker, iron and ironing board.
Other amenities include free wireless Internet service throughout the hotel and in the area surrounding the heated outdoor pool. The hotel includes 2,109 square feet of meeting space, which can accommodate up to 150 people. In addition, the hotel includes a library and business center featuring living-room style seating and a fitness center with floor to ceiling windows.