I stayed at the Fulton Lane as part of a business group. I was a little wary of the noise level at the hotel after reading Trip Advisor, but decided to stay with the group and take a chance on the Fulton Lane. I am glad I did!
Pros: Fantastic location, right on King St. downtown; lovely room and spacious bathroom, incl. jacuzzi tub; comfortable [canopy] bed; very clean; attentive and helpful staff; ample parking (for fee).
Cons: The noise was a problem, especially when the street cleaners hit King at 4:30 am; climate control was a mystery -- room was cold all night, and there was no extra blanket; plantation shutters on windows were beautiful, but did little to shut out light from King St shops.
I've stayed at many hotels in Charleston, and this is one of the better establishments. The staff were top notch and went the extra mile, going so far as to have some snacks out early for breakfast (we had to check out at 6:30 am). If I get the opportunity, I will stay here again.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- A romantic hideaway in America’s most enchanting city, The Fulton Lane Inn is private, intimate and exceptionally accommodating. The Fulton Lane Inn surrounds you with the comfort and gracious ambiance of a bygone era. Many of our spacious rooms feature oversized whirlpool baths and luxurious canopied beds, draped with hand strung netting. Other rooms boast cathedral ceilings and several offer fireplaces.Throughout, soaring windows frame captivating vistas of the city's historic skyline, punctuated with the many trademark church spires. The charm and spirit of the Old South live on in this historic inn, built by the family of Confederate blockade runner John Rugheimer. Regarded as the most sophisticated city in America, antebellum Charleston was the cradle of Southern gentility. The proper Charleston home then welcomed summer's casual pace by covering formal furnishings in airy muslin, replacing wool carpets with sisal, and positioning shutters to admit fresh breezes and to provide gentle shade. At the Fulton Lane Inn, that spirit has been beautifully recaptured. Here, light filters softly through louvered shades, casting an inviting glow on lush plants. The patina of fine woods, natural textures and soft pastels invite you to indulge in the simple pleasures of a more gracious time. During your stay, you'll be pampered with complimentary continental breakfast delivered to your room each morning. Our traditional Southern hospitality continues with sherry in the lobby each evening. Of course, our concierge is always at hand to attend to your every need. You're just a mere stroll from the famous harbor, historic homes and attractions. The Fulton Lane Inn is situated just off King Street, tucked away on a pedestrian lane in the heart of the city's famous historic district. The inn is literally surrounded by countless fascinating boutiques, scores of antique shops and elegant restaurants. There are countless ways to enjoy the Fulton Lane Inn. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Fulton Lane Hotel Charleston
- Fulton Lane Charleston