HarbourView Inn

Old-world charm on the waterfront

Perched on the edge of Charleston Harbor, this 52-room inn harkens the city's early days as a nautical trading post with Caribbean colonies. The baths are European-tiled, the bedrooms infused with West Indies decor, and British antiques are scattered throughout.

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Handcrafted armoires, panoramic views, & 300 years of history right outside the door

What it's like

HarborView Inn interior balconiesOriginal artwork and four-poster beds are the norm at this modestly-sized inn. Rooms are meticulously furnished with paintings, antiques, and handcrafted wood furnishings, and some have private balconies and working fireplaces. From the rooftop terrace, guests can watch sunsets over Charleston Harbor and Fort Sumter.

Independent spirit

Unpretentious Southern hospitality

Small touches

The hotel's Historic Wing features rooms with 14-foot ceilings and an original brick wall from the 1830s.

Eat and drink

Guests are treated to continental breakfast in the morning, wine and cheese in the afternoon, fresh-baked cookies at night, and snacks all day.

And more

HarbourView Inn has more than 500 square feet of meeting and banquet space and welcomes the use of its state-of-the-art audio and visual equipment. Catering is also available.

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Location

The HarbourView Inn is a 12-mile drive from Charleston International Airport — and a two-step walk from the city's historic district. Major nearby attractions include the Waterfront Park, The Battery, and the world-famous Market area.

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Amenities

Guest Services

  • Atrium fragrance provided by Air Aroma
  • Valet laundry service Monday through Saturday
  • Valet parking $18 per evening
  • Original artwork throughout the entire property and guest rooms
  • Handcrafted, all-wood furnishings designed specifically for HarbourView Inn by Art Welling, a second generation master craftsman
  • Complimentary wireless service provided in all guest rooms and public areas
  • Complimentary Skyline Tour available on Wednesdays and Saturdays

Eat & Drink

  • Complimentary daily Signature Silver Service Portside Breakfast Delivered to your room, the rooftop terrace or served in the atrium lobby
  • All-day snacks and flavored iced teas served in the harbor-front lobby
  • Complimentary afternoon wine and cheese reception in the atrium lobby
  • Freshly baked cookies and milk each evening in the harbour-front lobby
  • 24-hour freshly brewed coffee available in the atrium lobby
  • Complimentary afternoon hot tea service available upon request

Business Services

  • 24-hour business center in lobby

In-room amenities

  • Tempur-pedic mattress set (in all rooms except The Suite)
  • Flat-panel LCD-screen television
  • Mini-fridges
  • In-room safe
  • iHome docking station
  • Hair dryers
  • Make-up mirrors
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Evening turn-down service with lightweight waffle-weave robes and a sweet dream treat
  • Some rooms have working fireplaces, private balconies, and whirlpool tubs

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Rooms


Traditional Queen Room

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Our oversized Traditional Rooms are decorated in a decidedly West Indies old-world style and feature two queen beds with Tempur-pedic mattresses. Each room is stocked with 26-inch plasma TVs, mini-fridges, in-room safes, iHome docking station, lightweight waffle weave bathrobes, hair dryers, makeup mirrors, and an iron and ironing board.

  • Tempur-Pedic mattress set
  • Flat-panel LCD-screen television
  • Mini-fridges
  • In-room safe
  • iHome docking station
  • Hair dryers
  • Make-up mirrors
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Evening turn-down service with lightweight waffle-weave robes and a sweet dream treat
  • Some rooms have working fireplaces, private balconies, and whirlpool tubs

Traditional King Room

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Our oversized Traditional King Rooms are decorated in a decidedly West Indies old-world style and feature one king bed with Tempur-pedic mattress. Each room is stocked with 26-inch plasma TVs, mini-fridges, in-room safes, iHome docking station, lightweight waffle weave bathrobes, hair dryers, makeup mirrors, and an iron and ironing board.

  • Tempur-Pedic mattress set
  • Flat-panel LCD-screen television
  • Mini-fridges
  • In-room safe
  • iHome docking station
  • Hair dryers
  • Make-up mirrors
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Evening turn-down service with lightweight waffle-weave robes and a sweet dream treat
  • Some rooms have working fireplaces, private balconies, and whirlpool tubs

Deluxe HarbourView Rooms

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This beautifully appointed room features either two queen beds or a king bed. HarbourView rooms offer views of historic Charleston harbor and Waterfront Park. Each room is stocked with lightweight waffle weave bathrobes, flat-screen televisions, refrigerators and safes, Tempur-Pedic mattress sets, hair dryers, and makeup mirrors.

  • Tempur-Pedic mattress set
  • Flat-panel LCD-screen television
  • Mini-fridges
  • In-room safe
  • iHome docking station
  • Hair dryers
  • Make-up mirrors
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Evening turn-down service with lightweight waffle-weave robes and a sweet dream treat
  • Some rooms have working fireplaces, private balconies, and whirlpool tubs

Historic Wing Rooms

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These rooms are located in our historic wing and feature two queens or a king bed. All rooms come with 14-foot ceilings, an original brick wall from the 1830s, small whirlpool tub, large plantation shutters, and a ceiling fan. The decor of these rooms includes handcrafted furniture and original artwork. Each room is stocked with lightweight waffle weave bathrobes, flat-screen televisions, refrigerators and safes, Tempur-Pedic mattress sets, hair dryers, and makeup mirrors.

  • Tempur-Pedic mattress set
  • Flat-panel LCD-screen television
  • Mini-fridges
  • In-room safe
  • iHome docking station
  • Hair dryers
  • Make-up mirrors
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Evening turn-down service with lightweight waffle-weave robes and a sweet dream treat
  • Some rooms have working fireplaces, private balconies, and whirlpool tubs

HarbourSide Rooms

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This beautifully appointed room features either two queen beds or a king bed. HarbourSide Rooms all have French doors that open to the same side of the building as the historic Charleston Harbor and Waterfront Park. Each room is stocked with lightweight waffle weave bathrobes, flat-screen televisions, refrigerators and safes, hair dryers and makeup mirrors.

  • Tempur-Pedic mattress set
  • Flat-panel LCD-screen television
  • Mini-fridges
  • In-room safe
  • iHome docking station
  • Hair dryers
  • Make-up mirrors
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Evening turn-down service with lightweight waffle-weave robes and a sweet dream treat
  • Some rooms have working fireplaces, private balconies, and whirlpool tubs

Grand HarbourView Room

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Furnished in the same gracious style as our other guestrooms, the Grand HarbourView Guestrooms are located on our top floor and feature working fireplaces, whirlpool tubs and private balconies with spectacular views of the Charleston Harbor and Waterfront Park. Guests residing in Grand HarbourView rooms are offered complimentary snacks and drinks during their stay.

  • Tempur-Pedic mattress set
  • Flat-panel LCD-screen television
  • Mini-fridges
  • In-room safe
  • iHome docking station
  • Hair dryers
  • Make-up mirrors
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Evening turn-down service with lightweight waffle-weave robes and a sweet dream treat
  • Some rooms have working fireplaces, private balconies, and whirlpool tubs

The Suite

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This one-of-a-kind Suite includes two rooms, a bedroom with a king-size bed and a living room with a foldout bed. The room also includes a working fireplace, whirlpool tub, mini bar stocked with complimentary snacks, sodas and bottled water, and two private balconies with spectacular views of the Charleston Harbor and Waterfront Park. The Suite may be reserved by contacting The HarbourView Inn directly at 888-853-8439.

  • Flat-panel LCD-screen television
  • Mini-fridges
  • In-room safe
  • iHome docking station
  • Hair dryers
  • Make-up mirrors
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Evening turn-down service with lightweight waffle-weave robes and a sweet dream treat
  • Some rooms have working fireplaces, private balconies, and whirlpool tubs
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