We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

The Restoration

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeadersSilver level
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 4 more sites!
Professional photos
The Restoration
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

861 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
There are newer reviews for The Restoration
See the most recent reviews
Showing 854: English reviews
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Level Contributor
26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband & I stayed 3 days and 2 nights at the lovely The Restoration. We were in a studio suite on the 6th floor. Beautiful clean room with an extremely comfortable king bed and feather pillows. There is a sofa, full size refrigerator, microwave and wet bar in the suite. The bathroom has a nice size rainfall shower with... More 

Thank PebblesCharlie
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Restoration is a beautiful boutique hotel my girlfriend had been dying to visit from all the research she had done. The place is usually booked, so we felt lucky to get an extended weekend in late October. Things started great because we had an early morning flight into Charleston and they had a studio available when we arrived. The... More 

Thank Crewsdirector
Columbia, South Carolina
Level Contributor
71 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Restoration lives up to the hype, the rankings, and the buzz. It really is the quintessential new Southern romantic boutique hotel. The location is perfect. The staff truly cares about guests. The studio suite is the perfect room with a full fridge. The offering of sparking and still water in the room is a great touch as are the... More 

Thank CarolinaGrad06
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Let me first start by saying I am a Charleston local and over the past 8 years, i regularly take my (now) wife downtown to stay at nice hotels for special occasions. I happen to love the brunch place "The Watch" that is part of The Restoration hotel. For my wedding, I thought it would be nice to take her... More 

Thank Jacob P
EPScarlata, Manager at The Restoration, responded to this review

Dear Jacob P, I'm sorry to learn of your less than stellar experience at The Restoration. Unfortunately from time to time we fail to make a guests' experience truly delightful and sadly it appears to be the case for your recent stay. We will certainly use your feedback to learn from our mistakes and I hope you will reconsider staying... More 

Columbus, OH
Level Contributor
11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's very rare that a hotel owner gets everything right, but The Andersons, who own The Restoration, are among the few who do. We stayed in the "new" part, Room 531 for a long weekend. Our thoughts: the most comfy mattress; spectacular bathroom with soaker tub and large shower; luxury bath products; kitchenette; amazing décor; nice picnic-basket breakfast delivered at... More 

Thank Kathy W
EPScarlata, Manager at The Restoration, responded to this review

Dear Kathy W, Thank you for taking the time to write such a glowing review of The Restoration! I'm glad you not only found your room to be spectacular but that you were also able to visit our retail store, The Port Mercantile, where each item sold is personally curated by our in-house creative designers. Thank you again for your... More 

Salem, Oregon
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Regardless of the outcome, what a fantastic place to watch the election results! A special thank you to Kevin for providing us with a tour of the hotel, telling us the history of the property, and just being there with his friendly smile to help make our stay amazing! A shout out also to the gal who did my daughters... More 

Thank Barlowbon
EPScarlata, Manager at The Restoration, responded to this review

Dear Barlowbon, Yes! Please do come back soon! We're thrilled to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay at The Restoration and that our staff made your stay even more amazing. If I can personally assist with a future reservation, please do not hesitate to reach out to me. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you again! Regards,... More 

Los Angeles, California
Level Contributor
415 reviews
76 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 357 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very special hotel and we thoroughly enjoyed our 5 days in Charleston. The location was quiet yet just blocks from all the action and history. The junior suite was such a surprise, it was very large and upgraded with all the modern features. The beds were comfortable but the bathroom size and the rain shower were the... More 

Thank ZZMimi
EPScarlata, Manager at The Restoration, responded to this review

Dear ZZMimi, Thank you for taking the time to post such a wonderful review! I'm glad you were able to take advantage of some of our amenities including the complimentary breakfast delivered via picnic basket and our beautiful Amethyst Spa. We also truly appreciate the comments on our staff! We hope to see you at The Restoration in the near... More 

Aspen, Colorado
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved our recent 3 night stay at the Restoration in Charleston. When we are spending more than one night in a hotel, we always prefer a suite. Our suite at the Restoration was terrific. It included one and a half baths, bedroom, living room, full kitchen and a balcony with a substantial seating arrangement. We walked to every restaurant... More 

Thank billfloersch
EPScarlata, Manager at The Restoration, responded to this review

Dear billfloersch, Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback on your recent stay at The Restoration. I'm glad to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your accommodation as well as our location in the heart of Historic Charleston. We have some of the largest rooms in the city as well as a range of room types. We look forward... More 

Louisville, Kentucky
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved our stay at Restoration. It's a fabulous location and has all the charm that Charleston is known for. The staff was thoughtful at every turn and our room was unique and comfortable. Already booked for summer of 2017.

Thank mandytyler2016
EPScarlata, Manager at The Restoration, responded to this review

Mandytyler2016, Thank you for posting such a wonderful review of The Restoration! We're thrilled to know you enjoyed your stay and are already coming back next year! We look forward to seeing you again! Regards, Emre P. Scarlata Assistant General Manager More 

Portland, Oregon
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Charleston the last week of October for the first time and chose The Restoration. It was absolutely perfect. Our room was essentially a beautiful small apartment, we loved the breakfast basket delivery every morning which we could heat up in our kitchen, the common areas were nicely appointed, and we had a lovely dinner the first night... More 

Thank Sheryl M
Mike S, General Manager at The Restoration, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful comments. It is always great to hear from our guests and even more exciting when they enjoy themselves at our property. Our breakfast basket are very popular and everyone really enjoys the food and convenience of having it dropped off at their room. The Watch Rooftop does have the best views in town while Chef... More 

628 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (282)
Pool/Beach Area (3)
Bathroom (22)
Room/Suite (81)
Dining (15)
Hotel & Grounds (26)
Business Centre/Function Rooms (3)
View from Room (2)
Other (130)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

All TripAdvisor Photos (319)
Amenities (9)
Luxury One Bedroom Suite (87)
Luxury One Bedroom Suite with Balcony (177)
The Hotel (46)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All Management Photos (27)
Room/Suite (8)
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Hotel & Grounds (7)
Business Centre/Function Rooms (1)
View from Room (1)
Dining (1)
Other (8)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Charleston hotels
French Quarter Inn
#2 of 60 in Charleston
2,563 reviews
French Quarter
The Vendue Charleston's Art Hotel
The Spectator Hotel
#5 of 60 in Charleston
315 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Belmond Charleston Place
#14 of 60 in Charleston
2,902 reviews
Planters Inn
#8 of 60 in Charleston
1,476 reviews
Market Pavilion Hotel
#7 of 60 in Charleston
1,233 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
GreenLeadersSilver level
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Meeting Rooms
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Newly Opened & Re-Created The Restoration welcomes you to be our guest at our newly expanded location on Charleston's iconic King Street. From food and drinks to culture and boutique shopping, we have recreated history for your enjoyment. Come get inspired and experience what the New South is all about firsthand. See below for more details. A world class hotel isn't just a place to get a good night's rest (or a refreshing afternoon tipple,) it's a meeting ground, a place where unexpected elements come together to delight, inspire and entertain. Uniting classic elegance with a natural and easy going Southern touch, The Restoration translates its hometown's vibrant local history and culture into a casually chic, luxurious hospitality experience. It's relaxed and refined and just a little bit left of center-a world where high meets low meets Low Country. The Restoration is all about community. From locals to international travelers, we provide an immersive, beautifully designed environment for guests to connect and relax. It is this civic-minded, progressive mindset that powers the Restoration brand- from our jewel box inspired spa and farm to table restaurant, to the motorcycles we custom design for guests to ride away on. This is classic Southern Hospitality, modernized with a few twists and expanded to meet and exceed the highest standards of today's luxury traveler. We welcome you to experience The Restoration first hand to see what the New South is all about. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Restoration

Address: 75 Wentworth St, Charleston, SC 29401-1427
Region: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Charleston
Price Range: €261 - €635 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Restoration 4*
Number of rooms: 16
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Booking.com, Expedia, Orbitz, Travelocity, Odigeo and Jetsetter so you can book your The Restoration reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
The Restoration On King Hotel Charleston
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Charleston
#2 Family Hotel in Charleston
#2 Spa Hotel in Charleston
#3 Romantic Hotel in Charleston
#9 Luxury Hotel in Charleston
#10 Business Hotel in Charleston
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from The Restoration staff and other travellers.
11 questions
Ask a question
Cincinnati, Ohio
9 months ago
Greensboro, North Carolina
over a year ago

See all questions (11)

Questions? Get answers from The Restoration staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“305 has a post in an odd location very near the bed! Older building,sure it can not be helped! Sot be careful if you are given this room”
 of 5 bubbles busybee2012, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you are looking to be a part of the excitement, ask for a room facing King.If you have one of these rooms, you will hear street noise.”
 of 5 bubbles kellbellvb, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a room on a higher floor that doesn't face the parking lot next door.”
 of 5 bubbles EvenlyOpinionated, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Fifth floor in the new wing”
  • Kitchen area with refrigerator and sink
  • Large walk-in shower with courtesy bathrobes
  • King sized bed with couch
  • Dresser area with large screen TV
 of 5 bubbles prekteacher1214, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We were in 205. It was a huge corner suite.”
 of 5 bubbles katiemarin79, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay