One of Charleston's grandest mansions, The Wentworth Mansion is a beautiful historic downtown Charleston inn that exudes the timeless grace, grandeur and intrigue of a bygone era. Boasting exquisite décor that includes hand-carved marble fireplaces and Italian crystal chandeliers, the 21-room inn also offers luxurious amenities, award-winning dining, and gracious hospitality to ensure an unforgettable stay.
Once a private residence, The Wentworth Mansion is now a grand historic hotel nestled in the charming neighborhood in the Holy City's historic district and features luxurious accommodations, deluxe amenities such as a luxury spa, and a seasonally-inspired restaurant that serves award-winning cuisine and fine wines. The Inn is also ideally located for the exploring the city and is within close proximity to King Street's shops and boutiques, the famous antique district, and a vibrant nightlife.
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1.Rooms & Suites
The Wentworth Mansion features 21 luxurious guest rooms and suites, each of which enjoys a unique size and shape with distinctive architectural features and deluxe amenities. All guest rooms and suites have king-size beds in designer linens, private bathrooms with walk-in showers, whirlpool tubs, thick bathrobes and organic bath products, gas fireplaces, and modern amenities. Rooms amenities include refrigerators with complimentary soft drinks and bottled water, iPod docking stations, flat screen televisions and DVD players, hair dryers, iron and ironing boards, and safety deposit boxes. Guest services include a complimentary continental breakfast each morning, afternoon wine and hors d'oeuvres, evening port, sherry and brandy, in-room soft drinks and bottled water, and an evening turndown service.
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2.More Accommodation Options
East Wing Rooms are approximately 450 square feet in size and have outdoor porches with beautiful views, while Garden Rooms are located on the ground level and offer 575 square feet of stylishly designed space. Each Garden Room features a spacious sitting room with comfortable seating and natural light.
Mansion Rooms, once the bedrooms of the family that built the original mansion, are 475 square feet in size and feature beautiful décor and architectural features, such as original gas fireplaces and day beds. Mansion Suites are generously sized at over 700 square feet, with spacious sunrooms and comfortable seating.
Suite Nine is an elegant, 800-square-foot retreat filled with luxurious details, including a private library, sunroom, original gas fireplace and an extra sleeper sofa for additional guests, while the Grand Mansion Suite is a luxurious two-room haven at 1,000 square feet with original Italian chandeliers and Tiffany glass detailing. The opulent suite features two floor-to-ceiling marble gas fireplaces, an expansive en-suite bathroom with oversized whirlpool tub and walk-in shower, and a full-size sleeper sofa for additional guests.
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Nestled in the gardens behind Wentworth Mansion in the original carriage house, the award-winning restaurant, Circa 1886 serves a menu of contemporary Charleston cuisine that celebrates the rich history of the city. Using only the finest locally sourced ingredients, Chef Marc Collins draws inspiration from international fare to create a menu of historic Southern dishes that is unique to Charleston's heritage. The food is accompanied by a selection of fine wines from around the world and served by attentive, experienced and professional staff.
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Amenities and guest services at The Wentworth Mansion include a delicious complimentary breakfast served in the inn's restaurant, Circa 1886, afternoon hors d'oeuvres and wine served in the Harleston Parlor, and complimentary parking for all guests. Rooms amenities include refrigerators with complimentary soft drinks and bottled water, iPod docking stations, flat screen televisions and DVD players, hair dryers, iron and ironing boards, and safety deposit boxes and additional special services include a nightly turndown service with homemade chocolates.
Complimentary wireless is available in all guest rooms and common areas of the inn. Guests can keep fit with free access to a nearby athletic club with state-of-the-art fitness equipment and an array of classes or luxuriate in the hotel's on-site spa, which offers a range of massages, body and facial treatments, and other salon services. A 24-hour concierge service is also available to cater for every need.
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5.Plan This Vacation
Once the Mansion's stables, the luxury Spa at Wentworth Mansion provides an exclusive Wentworth Spa experience that promises to revitalize and rejuvenate the mind, body, and soul. The intimate and serene Spa features 14-foot vaulted ceilings with exposed beams and elegant treatment rooms in which an array of treatments and services can be enjoyed, including aromatic scalp and body massages, detoxifying body wraps, custom and gentlemen's facials and unique couple's retreats.
The Wentworth Mansion is an ideal location for romantic weddings, intimate gatherings or special social occasions. With a range of venues from the award-winning Circa 1886 restaurant to the Grand Mansion Suite and the beautiful gardens, there is a special venue for all kinds of gatherings.
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149 Wentworth Street, Charleston, South Carolina 29401, website, Phone: 888-466-1886
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