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“Quiet comfort on Ansonborough”
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City Centre Inn
Ranked #30 of 39 Charleston B&B and Inns
Reviewed 3 December 2015

We spent one night in the Coastal Suite. The Inn is in a quiet and safe, but central location. We booked through HomeAway and this place is sort of a hybrid between a hotel and a home rental. We never actually met the owner or any of the staff. The owner was very responsive via the HomeAway site, however.

The Coastal Suite is perpendicular to George Street, with the living area next to the street and the bedroom farthest from the street. We heard no road noise at night. It is on the ground floor and a little dark, notwithstanding the many windows. The outside sitting area is well furnished but faces the driveway and a fence and is also somewhat dark and gloomy.

The suite is elegant and furnished beautifully, with an overt seaside theme (including a shell shrine...). The bed is very comfortable and the bathroom is new and modern-- great shower.

The A/C and heating unit is near the corner of the outdoor seating area and is quite loud.

The free WiFi download speed was 6.9 Mbps, which is much faster than most hotels.

Good tv with free Netflix

I recommend this place, and this suite in particular.

Room Tip: Coastal Suite
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  • Stayed: November 2015, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 11 November 2015

We stayed in the Coastal Suite it was very spacious and comfortable. The suite was decorated beautifully and the shower is wonderful. The City Centre is a great location for anyone visiting that just wants to park the car and walk. I would highly recommend this property.

Room Tip: The Coastal Suite has a king sized bed and excellent shower.
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Reviewed 25 December 2014 via mobile

The City Centre is in a perfect location for a Charleston visit...easy walking distance to everything. The suites are impeccably clean and decorated in charming, quirky ways. Great owners - we noted that the bed in the Mod Suite was located very close to the outdoor heating unit, making it noisy for sleeping, and they let us know they'd be moving the bed to improve the situation for future guests. It's great when people take that much interest in improving their product!

  • Stayed: December 2014
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5  Thank Tim B
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Rick N, Owner at City Centre Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2016

We moved the head of the bed to the opposite wall after we became aware of this noise. No complaints since! Thanks for letting us know.

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Reviewed 10 November 2014

Charleston is a bigger city that i had in mind. It is lively and you definitely need to be in a great location. This inn has a great location. Our room was cute with a living room space and a small bedroom. The bathroom was beautiful and if you stay longer you have a great kitchen. Parking is included in the price of the room. It is really walking distance to everywhere and everything.

  • Stayed: November 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 31 October 2014

This spectacular inn is located right in the heart of Ansonborough which is within walking distance to many of the sights in downtown Charleston. What a relief to not have to fight traffic and pay for expensive parking (free off-street parking behind the inn). We stayed in the Mary Scott suite which is located in the main house and gave us a flavor of true Charleston décor. We toured the other suites which are somewhat larger and just as inviting. Beds very comfortable, accommodations are extremely clean, pleasant owners who are most helpful. You don't want to miss out on this hidden gem.

  • Stayed: October 2014, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about City Centre Inn

Address: 11 George St, Charleston, SC 29401-1669
Region: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Charleston
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #30 of 39 B&Bs / Inns in Charleston
Price Range: RM1,228 - RM1,370 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Each suite can be rented seperately as each has its own private entrance. Or if your group needs more than one bedroom, rent two, three or all four suites. Why stay in a hotel room? Stay at the City Centre Suites and enjoy beautifully furnished living room, newly remodeled upscale kitchen, an extraordinary full bathroom, a very private bedroom & outdoor living spaces with comfortable furniture. All 4 Suites sleep 2, with the exception of the Coastal which has a King size Mahogany Pencil Post bed in the BR and a Daybed with a twin memory foam mattress in the LR. All 4 Suites if rented together can sleep either 8 or 9 adults. Built in 1813, the City Centre is within walking distance to all of Charleston's attractions. Luxury, comfort, romantic and convenient. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Fantasia b&b
Fantasia Hotel Charleston

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