Charleston, SC 

Vendue Inn

19 Vendue Range
Charleston, SC 29401-2129 US
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Rates: $199 to $699
Total Rooms: 4
Overall Rating: 5 hearts (1 review)


Circa 1774. In the Historic District near Waterfront Park and the harbor, this elegant inn was a series of 1860s warehouses before refurbishing into distinctive lodgings. Romantic guest bedrooms feature canopy or sleigh beds, open beam ceilings, reproduction wallpaper, antiques, original artwork, newspaper delivery and two-line telephones with data port. Spacious suites boast working fireplaces, travertine marble baths with whirlpool tubs and separate showers. Indulge in a traditional Southern breakfast buffet complete with grits. Enjoy afternoon wine and cheese in the lobby and after-dinner cordials or milk and cookies. Borrow a bike to tour the scenic French Quarter. The Rooftop Terrace offers panoramic views. A concierge will arrange carriage rides, tours or reservations.Publicity and Awards: USA Today, Southern Living, Bon Appetit, Travel, New York Times, In-Style Magazine, Cooking Light, Decorating Magazine (May '04).Location: City/Urban.


Rooms & Rates

Rates: $199 to $699
Payment types accepted include Travelers Checks, Discover, Master Card, Visa, American Express and Diners Club.
Rooms: This property has 4 total guest accommodations, 65 with private bath, 20 with fireplaces, 13 with whirlpools, 5 total suites, including 1 two-bedroom suite and 2 conference rooms.
The types of beds available include Queen and King.


Cancellation: Cancellations made prior to 72 hours of arrival are allowed without penalty. Cancellations made within 72 hours of arrival will incur a penalty charge of one night's room rate plus tax. Early departures are responsible for the full reservation.
Pets: Pets Allowed.
Smoking: Smoke Free Property.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Snacks/Refreshments, An innkeepers reception in the afternoon, milk and cookies in the evening are included in the room rate.
Types of meals: Catered Breakfast, Restaurant on Premises, Dinner, Lunch, Gourmet Dinner, Gourmet Lunches, Full Breakfast, Vegetarian Breakfast, Hors d'oeuvres, Room Service, Snacks/Refreshments, Country Breakfast, Catering Service, Wine, Full Gourmet Breakfast, Picnic Lunches, Banquet Service and Early Coffee/Tea.
Amenities In Room: Bath Amenities, Cable TV, Bathrobes, Reading Lamps, Television, Air Conditioning, Turn-Down Service, Iron/Ironing Board, Ceiling Fans, Fireplace, Desk, Voice Mail, Central Air, Data Ports, Telephone, Clock Radio, Hair Dryer, Modem Hook-Up, Wireless Internet Access, Egyptian cotton bed linens and Crisp cotton bathrobes.
Amenities On Site: Limited Handicap Access, Copy Machine, Television, Bicycles, Computers, Fax, Fireplace, Handicap Access, Laundry Facilities, Parlor Games, PC, Phone, Complimentary Innkeeper's Reception and Evening Milk & Cookies.
Business Traveler Amenities: Internet Access, Iron/Ironing Board, Hair Dryer, Wireless Internet Access, FAX On-site, Daily Newspapers, Desk, Modem Connection, Television and Gym Nearby.

Spa Services

On-Site Spa Services: Massages.
Off-Site Spa Services Available
Nearby Recommended Spas:
Stella Nova

Urban Nirvana

Earthling Day Spa


Events Hosted: Weddings, Meetings, Honeymoons, Family Reunions, Romantic Getaways and Retreats.
Other Activities: Horseback Riding, Hiking, Golf, Fishing, Canoeing/Kayaking, Bicycling, Beaches, Art Galleries, Antiquing, Live Theater, Museums, Parks, Shopping (Local Crafts), Sports Events, Major College, Tennis and Water Sports.

Recommended Restaurant(s)

Slightly North of Broad, Cypress, McCrady's..

Historic Interest

The structure, originally cotton warehouses, was built in 1774s. The decor of the inn is reminiscent of that time period. Each room is individually decorated featuring period antiques and reproductions.
Historic Awards: City Historical Site (Granted), National Historical Site (Applied), State Historical Site (Applied), Local Register (Granted), National Register (Applied), State Register (Applied) and Carolopolis Award (sensitive restoration of historic building).
Historic Memberships: Local Historical Society, State Historical Society and City Historical Society.
Historic sites nearby: City Market (3 blocks), Fort Sumter (30-minute boat ride), High Battery (5 blocks), historic homes (2-5 blocks), historic theaters (2 blocks), historic churches (2-5 blocks)