Hotel Bennett

Charleston, SC
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Wedding
Weddings
Verified Venue

Refined Charleston Elegance

Dripping in Southern luxury and charm, the Hotel Bennett is a complete wedding weekend destination with elegant and idyllic indoor and outdoor spaces. Guests are dazzled by the grand hotel’s classic European design dashed with cypress, copper and limestone alongside regional artwork; a lavish rooftop, famed champagne bar and world-class overnight accommodations. Couples find ease in renowned high-touch hospitality, in-house gourmet catering and wedding specialists that ensure your celebration reflects your most personal tastes.
 
Move throughout bold design, sparkling chandeliers and patterned flooring and shape your soiree around the Hotel Bennett’s sleek, sophisticated ambiance. Host a bridal shower or welcome party at Camellias blush-hued champagne bar, set aside time for connection and rejuvenation at the Spa and greet family and wedding party guests with an intimate rehearsal dinner in the chic Observatory dining space. Fill guest welcome bags with homemade specialty treats by the onsite Parisian-inspired café La Pâtisserie. Take in views of the downtown peninsula on the rooftop pool deck and spend special time with parents and grandparents in the private second-floor Upper Gabrielle dining space.
 
On your wedding day, the 7,000-square-foot Crown Ballroom shines with dramatic ceilings and expansive arched windows overlooking Marion Square. Host smaller gatherings on the third-story open-air Piazza affording sweeping Marion Square and King Street views and take advantage of stylish gathering spaces in The Observatory, the Upper Gabrielle and Gabrielle's Dining Room. It’s easy to see why The Hotel Bennett is consistently named among the country’s top luxury hotels.

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VENUE TYPE
Hotels, Inns & Resorts
CEREMONY SETTING
Indoor & Outdoor
GUEST CAPACITY
350
PRICE LEVEL
Luxury

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The Location

Setting

This five-star hotel and wedding venue rests on famed King Street overlooking Charleston's iconic Marion Square and steps from renowned fashion, art, antiques and historic sites.

Things To Do

Charleston is steeped in rich Southern history and culture, dappled with lovingly preserved architecture, a church-spired skyline and lush legendary gardens.
The historic port city is a foodie haven with award-winning chefs serving fresh-caught seafood and delectable Lowcountry comfort dishes. Civil War sites and iconic plantations, Fort Sumter boat tours and horse-drawn carriage rides clacking down cobblestone streets offer a taste of the past while mile after mile of soft white-sand coastline delivers five beautiful beach enclaves, yachting, fishing and acclaimed golf courses. A walk down King Street unveils locally owned and high-end boutiques and the Saturday morning Marion Square farmers market is the place for local produce and artisan crafts.

Proximity

12 mi to Charleston International Airport
21 mi to The Peninsula
0.1 mi to College of Charleston
1.5 mi to Waterfront Park

404 King St., Charleston, SC 29403

The Details

Amenities & Services

  • Intimate outdoor setting on The Piazza with views of Marion Square and King Street
  • Rooftop poolside bites and sunset drinks at Fiat Lux
  • Private bridal suite for day-of primping and prepping
  • Pet-friendly accommodations and venue space
  • Valet parking

By the Numbers

  • 7,137 square feet of Crown Ballroom event space
  • 350 seated guest capacity for reception
  • 500 seated guest capacity for the ceremony site

Make it Yours

  • Host your wedding party for a pre-celebration spa session followed by Afternoon Tea at Camellias
  • Get creative with photo shoots under sparkling crystal chandeliers and along textured patterned floors
  • Share your vows at sunset on one of King Street’s only rooftop venues

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