The Most Instagram-Worthy Spots in Belmond Charleston Place

Just like her home city, Belmond Charleston Place is full of Instagrammable treasures. Here are our favorite ‘gram worthy spots within the hotel. Charge your battery and get ready to snap away.
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Lobby Chandelier

As you enter Belmond Charleston Place, the magnificent Venetian chandelier will take your breath away. The chandelier is twelve feet in diameter and height, and comprised of 3,000 individual pieces of sparkling Murano crystal. Surrounded by a Georgian staircase; find the perfect angle of this magnificent lobby for your grid.

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Quadriga

 As you pull up to Belmond Charleston Place, you will be greeted by the striking Quadriga fountain. A Quadriga is a chariot with four horses and it represents triumph, victory, and fame. The fountain became a signature piece of art that represents the historical city and reflects the history of the hotel as well. Snap a picture in the front of the fountain or from inside the hotel for an equally stunning view.

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The Club Level Staircase

You’ll find the exclusive club level on the top two floors of the hotel. As the elevators whisk you up you will notice a picture-perfect view of the city. As you walk down our dazzling staircase, with a ceiling to floor window admiring the skyline dotted with church steeples, you can see it hugging a stunning droplet chandelier. You won’t want to miss ‘gramming’ this gorgeous sight, available only by private access.

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The Clocktower Terrace

The newly added hotel pool bar is the perfect place to relax and lounge with a cocktail. As you gaze at the historic and picturesque views of King Street and downtown Charleston, you will never want to leave. Stop by during sunset for a beautiful view and a colorful backdrop to snap a postcard-worthy photo.

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Market Street Fountain

After a day exploring charming Charleston, retreat to the hotel through the Market Street entrance. The first thing you will see is water sprinkling off of a gorgeous bronze fountain. As you walk into the courtyard and get taken away by the Market Street Fountain. As you are exploring the garden you’ll find there isn’t a bad angle to snap this stunning fountain. Get your camera ready because you will soon be distracted by this beautiful sight.

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Grand Hall

As you walk through the Grand Hall with oversized chandeliers draping down from above you and windows gaping with sunlight, you will feel like you are on a movie set. Don’t get too distracted by the King Street view that you forget to snap your favorite photo.

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The Palmetto Cafe

 The Palmetto Cafe is the perfect place to relax and spend a day mingling with friends and enjoying cocktails over food. The giant glass windows allow you to sit inside with style while also enjoying the beautiful Charleston sun. If you want more fresh air, you can dine outside in the courtyard. The natural sunlight and gorgeous courtyard garden allows for the picture perfect photo.

Don’t forget to connect with us by tagging your pictures with #BelmondPostcards. Need more inspiration? Follow us on Instagram at @BelmondCharlestonPlace

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Juice Bars in Downtown Charleston

If you are looking for culinary options, Charleston, SC can meet just about any inkling you may have. If you are searching for something light and fresh to balance out the rich, Southern delicacies that fill the menus at our famous local restaurants, we’ve compiled a list of juice bars for you, all within walking or biking distance of our hotel in the heart of downtown. These juice bars offer everything from detox cleanses to acai bowls to salads packed with the freshest local ingredients. Each spot has its own unique character, from the artwork to the outdoor patios, and you may find yourself wanting to stay and enjoy the atmosphere a bit longer than you might expect. Read on for our list of juice bars downtown.

Huriyali Gardens

Huriyali Gardens

Bringing the LowCountry organic and nutritious products to nourish one’s mind, body and soul. A hidden gem on the upper peninsula where you can enjoy acai bowls and many more fresh specialties including cold-pressed juices, organic wraps and unique salads. Relax for a while in their outdoor garden area surrounded by peace and quiet.

401 Huger Street | 843 207 4436 | huriyali.com

The Daily Juice

The Daily

A neighborhood marketplace with top-notch coffee, breakfast, juice, smoothies, pastries, breads, wine, beer, and grab-and-go provisions. With easy parking and a location on King Street, a short drive from the hotel, this makes for a great place to start your day, especially if you are leaving downtown to go on adventures in the greater Charleston area. Meet a few locals and enjoy a wide variety of local made goods.

652 King Street | 843 619 0151| shopthedaily.com

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Beech

Just a couple blocks up King Street from the hotel, this healthy spot features acai bowls, poke bowls and juices. Great for a quick stop while you’re in the heart of King Street’s shopping district.

315 King Street | 843 212 5414 | thebeech.life

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Five Loaves Juice Bar

The newest addition to the Five Loaves family offers several juice and smoothie varieties. Nestled away from busy King Street, perfect for exploring the quieter streets of the peninsula.

43 Cannon Street | 843 937 4303 | fiveloavescafe.com

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Father’s Day Gift Guide

Every Father deserves a great gift, but they are often the hardest to shop for. From the boating island lifestyle dad, to the more practical, clean-cut man in your life; The Shops at Belmond Charleston Place have the perfect gift for yours. This Father’s Day, head to The Shops and snag one of these great gifts they have to offer.

Are you always left wondering at every holiday and birthday what to get the guy who has everything they need and more? Then add a little gift from The Art of Shaving into his everyday routine. They supply all of dad’s shaving essentials, from the basics to top of the line accessories that can add to his daily method. They are even equipped with a private treatment room so he can sit back, relax and enjoy without lifting a razor.

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Most dads are guilty of a sweet tooth, and Godiva has all everything you need to help him indulge. From strawberries to pretzels to chocolate cigars, you’ll be his favorite child if one of these are in his gift basket. The chocolate cigars are always a top-seller, but this year is the last holiday they will be available. Treat dad to a cigar before the smoke clears.

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If your family is planning to celebrate on the water this Father’s Day, stop by Tommy Bahama for new swimwear and summer collars for dad. The relaxed fit and comfort of Tommy Bahama will add to his summer style and ensure he can take a break this weekend.

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What dad doesn’t love a comfortable pair of shoes? Sperry has a shoe fit for every man. Explore their nautical collections for boat-lovers, and the loafer style for a dad who is channeling summer on land this weekend.

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If you’re looking for a refreshing and masculine gift for dad, the L’Homme Gift Set by L’Occitane does all the shopping for you with just one stop. Dad’s favorite products, including shower gel and cologne are within the set, and will have him feeling refreshed and pampered on Monday morning.

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Don’t forget to seal the deal with a card. Dive into Papyrus‘ vast collection with every dad in mind to pair with your thoughtful gifts. Each card is unique in its own way, just like dad, and adds a creative touch to every gift.

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For more holiday and birthday gift ideas, stop by The Shops at Belmond Charleston Place or follow us on Instagram. The Shops are located on the lobby level of The Belmond Charleston Place hotel, along King, Meeting and Market Street.

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