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Ocean County, NJ
Reviewed 18 November 2014

I’ll chime in with most others on the great location, charm and service at the Vendue. Adding that I could probably spend the better part of a week long vacation at either level of the rooftop bar with their great views of Charleston and upbeat atmosphere. Fun too having art displayed in the lobby and public spaces on each floor....

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Nicole T, Manager at The Vendue Charleston's Art Hotel, responded to this review

Dear MikePet, Thank you for your review of The Vendue. I'm happy that you were able to take advantage of our wonderful location and all that we have to offer as part of the hotel, including the famous Rooftop, with it's fantastic views and relaxing atmosphere. The art we have displayed throughout the hotel and restaurants has really defined what...

Norwich, Connecticut, United States
Reviewed 18 November 2014

Fantastic visit!! From the chocolate cookies and milk, to the free wine and cheese everyday, couldn't ask for a better place!! Got a fifty dollar credit everyday for one of their restaurants. Two blocks from the market in the heart of the city. Love, love, love this place!!!

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Nicole T, Manager at The Vendue Charleston's Art Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kathy D, I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay at The Vendue. It sounds like our amenities and location won you over! I hope that you enjoyed dining in our restaurants as well and would certainly love for you to come back during your future trips to Charleston. Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 16 November 2014

Spent five nights here and it was delightful. They have thought of everything in making our stay so comfortable. Where else has cookies and milk for their guests in the evening? Great staff and delicious breakfasts. Stayed in the new side which will guarantee a quality room with modern bathroom and plenty of space. Make sure you get what you...

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Nicole T, Manager at The Vendue Charleston's Art Hotel, responded to this review

Dear roberto61, Thank you for your kind words about The Vendue. I'm delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and the amenities we have available for all of our guests. The cookies and milk have always been a hit! It's great to hear that our staff provided the excellent service that we strive for with each of our guests....

New London
Reviewed 16 November 2014 via mobile

My husband and I come to Charleston every year. We have stayed at the Vendue before about 3 years ago. Last year we notice they were remodeling the whole place and I look into it when we decided to come this year. It is absolutely beautiful. The theme is all about Art. The staff is awesome and so helpful and...

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Nicole T, Manager at The Vendue Charleston's Art Hotel, responded to this review

Dear kcbosslady, I'm so glad that you chose to stay at The Vendue for your annual trip to Charleston. It's exciting for us that you were able to experience all of the positive changes that we've made. We are fully dedicated to the arts, in all forms, and we're happy that our guests appreciate that. The Drawing Room has been...

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Reviewed 15 November 2014

We spent 2 nights at the Vendue last week. What a nice little gem, The staff is so nice and seem to go out of their way to serve you. From check in to bellhop to servers. The room was very nice. We had a fireplace king and would book again. The hotel is very quiet which is nice. The...

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Nicole T, Manager at The Vendue Charleston's Art Hotel, responded to this review

Dear boxwiley, Thank you for taking the time to review The Vendue. I'm glad to hear that the level of service we provided you was excellent, as is our standard. I'm also happy that the Fireplace King room your reserved suited your needs well. Call us directly and we can make sure that you stay in the same room type,...

Reviewed 15 November 2014

We wanted a quiet couples get away. We we're put in the " inside outside room" - literally on the street. People yelling at 1 am.. Trucks at 6 am- SMELLS of mold in the room were overwhelming. Never again.

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Nicole T, Manager at The Vendue Charleston's Art Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kbainbridge3, Thank you for taking the time to review The Vendue. I would like to apologize for the issues you experienced during the first night of your stay. I am happy that our staff was able to quickly rectify the situation the following morning by providing you with a complimentary upgrade to our Classic King Junior Suite. The guest...

Reviewed 15 November 2014

This is an old set of buildings that have been refurbished and filled with trendy local art. Spaces are amazing and fun. Staff is genuinely committed to ensure your stay is perfect. Rooms are old style with modern touches. Loved it! Will stay here again in our next trip to Charelston.

1Thank Kerry B
Nicole T, Manager at The Vendue Charleston's Art Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kerry B, I'm so glad that you enjoyed your stay at our historic property in Charleston. We are proud of our recent updates to The Vendue and the wealth of art we have displayed throughout. I'm happy to hear you found our staff to be friendly and attentive. We look forward to the next time you are our guests!

Half Moon Bay, California
Reviewed 14 November 2014

I did extensive research on hotels prior to our first trip to the Southeast U.S. My wife and I were not disappointed in our stay at the Vendue. We loved it to be more precise! We were impressed by the professional service - and felt warmly welcomed by their staff. The hotel manager, Pietro, was very gracious - but this...

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Nicole T, Manager at The Vendue Charleston's Art Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jack E, Thank you for your wonderful review of The Vendue! It sounds like the standard we have set for excellent guest service in the form of southern hospitality was shown to you from everyone you encountered! I'm glad that the Signature Queen room you reserved suited your needs for space and decor. Our art curators have chosen spectacular...

Reviewed 11 November 2014

Spent one night at The Vendue and there are many positives about it. The downtown location is great, the people who work there are very friendly and helpful and we loved the rooftop bar for a drink before dinner. However our room was across the street in the older part of the hotel which was fine but the room was...

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Nicole T, Manager at The Vendue Charleston's Art Hotel, responded to this review

Dear traintravel20, I appreciate you taking the time to review our property. I'm glad that you enjoyed most aspects of your stay at The Vendue and that when you return, we can make sure you enjoy everything! We are located in a wonderful area downtown and are fortunate to have The Rooftop, which serves great food and cocktails and offers...

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 10 November 2014

Stopped in for after dinner drinks on recommendation of our hotel concierge. Great vies, heaters everywhere and most of all wonderful art in the entrance of hotel which changes weekly. They just added aiece of interCtive art on the rooftop. It is a large push pin sculpture which patrons can create their own designs with. We sat by the entrance...

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Nicole T, Manager at The Vendue Charleston's Art Hotel, responded to this review

Dear P-lobby, Thank you for visiting The Rooftop and writing such a wonderful review of your experience! We are fortunate to have such a great outdoor option for food, cocktails, and great views of Charleston. And in the colder months, there's no need to stay away because we have the heaters that keep our patrons warm and comfortable. I'm glad...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Recently named #4 Best Small City Hotel in the U.S. by Travel + Leisure 2015. Charleston's Art Hotel, The Vendue, is located in the city's historic French Quarter just steps from world-renowned galleries and boutiques. The hotel features 2-3 rotating exhibits per year, allowing guests to explore and discover art from around the globe. Innovative cuisine, enticing art displays and panoramic rooftop views collectively inspire guests at every turn ... more   less 

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Address: 19 Vendue Range, Charleston, SC 29401-2129
Region: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Charleston > French Quarter
Price Range: $280 - $635 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Vendue Charleston's Art Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 84
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Also Known As:
Vendue Hotel Charleston
Vendue Inn Charleston Sc
Hotel Style:
#9 Business Hotel in Charleston
#10 Luxury Hotel in Charleston
#11 Family Hotel in Charleston
#12 Romantic Hotel in Charleston
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“Ask for rooms with windows and not by front door or lobby”
 of 5 bubbles FoodFlowerTravel, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the north have a street view.”
 of 5 bubbles 507phillipk, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I would suggest a top floor...the hotel is noisy..stay away from the elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles 52leslies, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Save money by taking an interior room. Check the website for packages, we got one that included breakfasts and drink vouchers.”
 of 5 bubbles MarcelS270, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room 310 is noisy from the rooftop bar dragging furniture and walking.”
 of 5 bubbles Beems722, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
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