Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina is a 129 room four story hotel situated at Patriots Point Road in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. The hotel stands on the waterside overlooking Charleston harbor with its own 459-slip marina, and is only 20 minutes away from Charleston International Airport. Free parking is available at the resort.
There is a choice of four different types of guest room with views either overlooking inland at the hotel grounds, the harbor or the USS Yorktown, which was a wartime aircraft carrier and is now a museum. Standard rooms have the option of either one king bed or two queen beds and feature a bathroom, reading chair and desk. Deluxe rooms again have the option of one king bed or two queen beds and are decorated and furnished more elegantly than the standard rooms.
All rooms are furnished with amongst other thing cable TV, internet access, telephone, daily maid service and room service. The deluxe rooms feature a 37 inch flat screen television and a twice daily maid service, whilst the bathrooms also have a whirlpool bathtub. All rooms are no smoking and pets are not permitted.
There are three areas at the hotel to find food and drinks including the Indigo Grille, which caters for continental breakfasts and fine dining in the evenings. The Reel Bar serves drinks and lighter meals such as salads, sandwiches and burgers, and has an adjoining terrace outside for guests to enjoy their cocktails. The Tiki Bar opens seasonally and is situated by the hotel private beach serving refreshments.
The hotel has its own 100 yard private beach area for guests to sit and enjoy the view of the marina with hammocks to relax in and volleyball nets too. Swimming in the water here is not permitted due to the volume of shipping traffic, but there is a 60 by 20 foot swimming pool, 10 person spa tub and lounge chairs on the surrounding deck. With over 20 golf courses in the area, the hotel can arrange tee times for guests, including at Patriots Point Links 18 hole course, which is situated close to the harbor.
The resort has a large inshore fleet of boats that can be chartered for day sails, sunset cruises, historic cruises or fishing trips. A water taxi is available from the marina taking guests to Charleston Maritime Center, with the option available of hiring a bike as well and riding it back to the resort. The hotel also has a Mini Mariners club, which will take care of the children and engage them in fun activities.
Weddings and other special events can be catered for at the resort with the Lookout Pavilion able to host 100 to 350 seated guests or 1000 for a standing reception. Additionally there are also the options of the Sunrise Terrace, Atlantic Ballroom, the Beach or the Mariner's Walk Pier, which can accommodate from 40 to 250 guests. Several rooms are on site, which can be used for meetings and conferences.