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Holiday Inn opens in South Carolina

Holiday Inn opens in South Carolina

InterContinental Hotels Group is opening its latest hotel in South Carolina. The 120 room Holiday Inn Charleston Historic Downtown, will be the first new hotel development in the area in over 10 years.

Located two blocks away from the Charleston Visitor’s Center at 425 Meeting Street, and within a short walk of famous Market and King Streets, the brand new, five-story hotel blends contemporary luxury with traditional southern hospitality.

“We are proud to welcome the Holiday Inn Charleston Historic Downtown to the Holiday Inn brand family,” said Jim Anhut, senior vice president, Brand Management, the Americas, IHG.

“This hotel is among the over 1,200 properties worldwide which represent the new face of a brand that is redefining innovative guest comfort and convenience in cities across America, and Charleston is a key market where we believe this new Holiday Inn hotel will thrive.”

The Holiday Inn brand family’s $1BN global brand relaunch, the largest project of its kind in hospitality history, continues to drive increased quality and consistency across the global portfolio.


The new hotel, which includes three full suites and 23 specialty rooms, will feature a contemporary image with emphasis on arrival and welcome services, guestroom and guest bath comfort and a redesigned logo and signage.

Guest beds are made using crisp, white bedding with pillows that come in two comfort levels: “soft” and “firm.” And the bathrooms include a multifunctional showerhead, as well as a signature shower curtain with curved rod, and Bath & Body Works® amenities. In addition, each room has the standard Holiday Inn guestroom accommodations – comfortable double, queen or king-sized beds, a sitting area with a lounge chair, hairdryer, micro fridge, coffee maker, iron and
ironing board.

The design includes business-focused necessities such as an ergonomic workstation, data ports and complimentary USA TODAY® newspapers. Other amenities include free wireless Internet service throughout the hotel and in the area surrounding the heated outdoor pool. The hotel includes 2,109 square feet of meeting space, which can accommodate up to 150 people. In addition, the hotel includes a library and business center featuring living-room style seating and a fitness center with floor to ceiling windows.

Hotel features include The Meeting Room Restaurant and Tapas Bar, which features farm-to-table cuisine, signature cocktails and specially selected wines, all in a relaxing and elegant setting.

Kids 12 and younger eat free at Holiday Inn when ordering from the kids’ menu in the hotel restaurant and accompanied by a dining adult.  Room Service Right … On Time™, also a standard at all Holiday Inn hotels, ensures that guests’ room service orders are accurate and delivered on time, every time.

The hotel, owned by Tara of Charleston LLC and managed by Tara Investments, is franchised by an affiliate of IHG.