- 1 Bedrooms
- 1 Bathrooms
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
About this PropertyImportant Notes
Unit Type: 1 BD Stairs
Beds: 1 Queen Bed(s); 1 Couch bed (most appealing for 2 children).
Area: 492-900 SqFt
This generous 1 BD Stairs resort suite measures roughly 492-900 Square Feet. You will savor 1 Queen bed in the master bedroom and 1 Couch bed in living area. Additional luxuries include kitchenette - mini refrigerator, microwave, coffee pot only, Bath(s) - 1 Full; Laundry is in Common area; Additional info - Gas fireplace, stairs to unit, min. occupancy is 4.
â€¢ DVD Player
â€¢ Laundry Facilities
â€¢ On-Site Security
â€¢ Valet Parking
â€¢ Cable TV
â€¢ Coffee Maker
â€¢ Downtown Charlestonâ€™s Lowcountry Eateries
â€¢ Fort Sumter National Monument
â€¢ Historic Charleston City Market
â€¢ Museum Mile
â€¢ Parks, Plantations and Gardens
â€¢ Rainbow Row
â€¢ Husk - 0.4 mi away
â€¢ Magnolias - 197 ft away
â€¢ Zero Restaurant + Bar - 0.5 mi away
â€¢ 82 Queen - 0.4 mi away
â€¢ The Obstinate Daughter - 9.4 mi away
â€¢ Red Drum Restaurant - 6.2 mi away
â€¢ Circa 1886 Restaurant - 1.1 mi away
â€¢ Toast - 0.3 mi away
â€¢ Trattoria Lucca - 2.0 mi away
â€¢ Home Team BBQ - 5.2 mi away
â€¢ West Ashley Crab Shack - 6.8 mi away
â€¢ Bohemian Bull - 7.8 mi away
â€¢ Tommy Condon's Restaurant - 0.2 mi away
â€¢ R.B.'s Seafood Restaurant - 5.5 mi away
â€¢ Stars Rooftop Bar & Grille Room - 1.4 mi away
â€¢ Hannibal's Kitchen - 1.6 mi away
â€¢ Pattaya Thai Restaurant - 5.1 mi away
â€¢ O-Ku - 1.3 mi away
â€¢ Muse Restaurant - 1.0 mi away
â€¢ Shadowmoss Plantation Golf Club - 11.5 mi away
â€¢ Patriots Point Links - 5.4 mi away
â€¢ Charleston City Golf Course and Academy - 5.7 mi away
â€¢ Charleston National Golf Club - 13.7 mi away
â€¢ Wrenwoods Golf Course - 16.0 mi away
â€¢ Charleston Golf Inc - 1.2 mi away
â€¢ Coastal Carolina Golf Guide - 6.3 mi away
â€¢ Indiana Golf Course Owners Association - 13.9 mi away
â€¢ Park Circle Disc Golf Hole 4 Tee - 8.1 mi away
â€¢ Park Circle Disc Golf Hole 6 Tee - 8.3 mi away
â€¢ RiverTowne Country Club - 16.3 mi away
â€¢ James Island County Park Disc Golf Course - 6.3 mi away
â€¢ Park Circle Disc Golf Hole 2 Tee - 10.7 mi away
â€¢ Park Circle Disc Golf Hole 13 Tee - 8.2 mi away
â€¢ CharlestonGolf.com - 4.3 mi away
â€¢ Park Circle Disc Golf Hole 8 Tee - 8.4 mi away
â€¢ Park Circle Disc Golf Hole 1 Tee - 10.7 mi away
â€¢ National Golf Course - 13.9 mi away
â€¢ Scott's World of Golf - 13.7 mi away
â€¢ The Charleston Museum - 1.0 mi away
â€¢ Patriots Point - 5.1 mi away
â€¢ USS Yorktown CV-10 - 4.9 mi away
â€¢ Childrens's Museum of the Lowcountry - 1.2 mi away
â€¢ Gibbes Museum of Art - 0.3 mi away
â€¢ International African American Museum - 0.7 mi away
â€¢ North Charleston Fire Museum - 10.3 mi away
â€¢ Old Slave Mart Museum - 0.2 mi away
â€¢ Citadel Archives & Museum - 3.2 mi away
â€¢ Heyward-Washington House - 0.4 mi away
â€¢ Aiken-Rhett House - 1.2 mi away
â€¢ Confederate Museum - 0.4 mi away
â€¢ Mace Brown Museum of Natural History - 1.3 mi away
â€¢ Postal Museum - 0.5 mi away
â€¢ Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum - 1.9 mi away
â€¢ H.L. Hunley Submarine - 6.1 mi away
â€¢ Macaulay Museum of Dental History - 1.9 mi away
â€¢ Joseph Manigault House - 1.0 mi away
â€¢ Finest Friend of Charleston Museum - 1.2 mi away
â€¢ Waterfront Park - 0.2 mi away
â€¢ St. Andrew's Parks & Playground - 5.5 mi away
â€¢ Palmetto Islands County Park - 10.9 mi away
â€¢ Ackerman Park - 4.6 mi away
â€¢ Dogwood Park - 8.9 mi away
â€¢ Quarterman Park - 8.0 mi away
â€¢ Danny Jones Park - 10.7 mi away
â€¢ White Point Garden - 0.8 mi away
â€¢ St Andrews Park & Playground - 11.4 mi away
â€¢ Mount Agreeable Memorial Waterfront Park - 4.9 mi away
â€¢ Randolph Park - 6.0 mi away
â€¢ Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site - 6.0 mi away
â€¢ Pickett Park - 11.2 mi away
â€¢ Cannon Park - 1.5 mi away
â€¢ Colonial Lake Park - 1.2 mi away
â€¢ Marion Square - 0.9 mi away
â€¢ Stephen Washington Park - 7.6 mi away
â€¢ Melton Peter Demetre Park - 8.6 mi away
â€¢ Charleston Nine Memorial Park - 6.3 mi away
â€¢ Regal Cinemas Palmetto Grande 16 - 9.1 mi away
â€¢ Regal Cinemas Charles Towne Square 18 - 9.6 mi away
â€¢ Terrace Theater - 5.2 mi away
â€¢ Citadel Mall Stadium 16 with IMAX - 7.7 mi away
â€¢ Cinebarre Mount Agreeable 11 - 4.7 mi away
â€¢ Orientation Theater - 13.5 mi away
â€¢ Art Forms & Theatre Concepts - 3.2 mi away
â€¢ Base Theater - 15.7 mi away
â€¢ Carolina Coliseum, Columbia, SC - 8.6 mi away
â€¢ American Theater - 1.3 mi away
â€¢ Hamiltonâ€™s summer home from The Notebook - 11.3 mi away
â€¢ Charleston Acting Studio - 5.6 mi away
â€¢ Charleston Stage - 0.4 mi away
â€¢ Charleston Stage Costume Shop - 6.5 mi away
â€¢ Chapel Theatre - 1.2 mi away
â€¢ Footlight Players Theatre - 0.2 mi away
â€¢ Chateau Exxxperience - 8.3 mi away
â€¢ Charleston Stage Mt. Nice Studio - 5.5 mi away
â€¢ Charleston Stage Costume Shop - 1.3 mi away
â€¢ Citadel Mall - 7.7 mi away
â€¢ Charles Towne Square - 9.5 mi away
â€¢ Tanger Outlets Charleston - 10.3 mi away
â€¢ Belle Hall Shopping Center - 9.6 mi away
â€¢ Liberty Mall Shopping Center - 11.0 mi away
â€¢ Ashley Landing - 6.3 mi away
â€¢ Mount Nice Mall - 5.6 mi away
â€¢ South Windermere Center - 3.7 mi away
â€¢ Wando Crossing - 7.3 mi away
â€¢ Charleston Heights Shopping Center - 6.2 mi away
â€¢ West Ashley Shoppes Shopping Center - 7.9 mi away
â€¢ Pier Pont Crossing - 8.6 mi away
â€¢ north charleston colisium - 9.3 mi away
â€¢ Village Pointe Shopping Center - 4.7 mi away
â€¢ St. Andrews Center - 4.4 mi away
â€¢ Oak Ridge Plaza Shopping Center - 9.8 mi away
â€¢ Doscher's Shopping Center - 11.2 mi away
â€¢ Shoppes At Oceanside Farms - 10.1 mi away
â€¢ East Cooper Plaza Shopping Center - 5.2 mi away
Minimum age for check-in: 21
Check-in: 4 p.m. ET
Check-out: 10 a.m. ET
Office hours: 24 hours
Nearest airport: Charleston International (CHS)
Miles to resort: 13
Pet policy: No dogs and cats allowed. Subject to $300 fine
Pre-check in: We welcome visitors arriving prior to the 4pm check-in time. Any time after Noon, visitors may complete pre-check in paperwork, unload bags, and have their car parked by the valet service. When the room is ready, the resort will call the guestâ€™s cell phone. Pre-check in helps avoid the long waits for check in and valet service typical at 4pm.
Smoking policy: No smoking inside. Subject to $300 fine
Parking: Off-site valet parking $20/day for owners, $27/day all other visitors. One car per reservation. No trailers, RVs, motorbikes or upsized cars allowed. Owners and visitors may park in the Public Parking garage for a flat rate of $16/nighttime, however if the car is moved, an hourly rate will apply. The $16/nighttime rate at the parking garage is only if the car is not moved during the 12-hour period. The resort is not responsible for any damages to cars while in the public parking garage.
Deposit mandatory: Upon check-in, each reservation requires a major credit card for a $100 Pre-Authorization.
Other notes: May rent reservations for only one nighttime; additional time reservations have a two-nighttime minimum. Two-story (loft) units typically have spiral staircases, and other unit types also have staircases. We cannot guarantee unit placement. Due to the historic nature of the buildings, floor plans and exact sizes will vary among rooms and suites. While The Lodge Alley Inn does not offer daily maid service, complimentary towel exchange is available for visitors staying less than 7 days. For visitors staying 7 days or more, a complimentary mid-week cleaning service is supplied. The Lodge Alley Inn is located in the heart of Downtown Charleston. Due to the urban location of the resort, visitors may expect to hear city or street noise from guest rooms. The resort has white noise machines, ear plugs, and box fans available on request to help ease city, street and traffic noise.
Construction: One Bedroom units in the Griffith building do not currently have functioning fireplaces.
What will happen after you buy?: After buy you will receive an e-mail confirmation showing your name on the reservation as the guest checking in within 14 days of check in date. Please bring a valid form of Picture ID. We currently do not have other dates available, if you contact us, we can put you on our waiting list for specific unit size or dates at your desired resort.
Name Change & multiple check-in(s) at same unit: After you check out you MUST give the name of the person who is going to check in at our resort. The person checking in MUST BE 21 years old, have a valid form of ID and a credit card in their name. There are NO exceptions. If you would like to change the name of the person checking in after you have included this information there will be a $99.00 name change fee.
The name that is on your account at checkout will be placed on the reservation. That name must have picture ID and a cc for damages to check in with our front desk staff. If your name needs to be changed their may be a $99.00 fee
Take a step back in time with a stay at The Lodge Alley Inn in the heart of old Charleston, the cultural capital of the South, where layers of history await your discovery. The resort is actually a collection of 18th century warehouses that have been lovingly restored to preserve their history while also including visitors with all the modern-day amenities and amenities. Accommodations at the resort include calming studios, bigger 1-bedroom suites and lofts for up to 4 visitors, and big 2 bedroom town homes that can sleep up to 6 visitors.
This Charleston landmark reflects its rich European heritage with its original pine floors and red brick walls, thick Oriental carpets, period reproductions and intimate parlors with fireplaces. The Victorian-style suites blend old-world charisma in the common living areas with a boutique accommodations experience.
The Lodge Alley Inn is readily located just steps from Charleston Harbor, the Market and Rainbow Row. Once the valet parks your car, let our concierge arrange a historic walking tour or a horse-drawn carriage to take you around town.
After sightseeing, return to the Inn for complimentary new-baked cookies and sherry. For a four-star meal and an comprehensive wine selection, dine at the neighboring High Cotton restaurant, a winner of Wine Spectatorâ€™s Award of Excellence since 2003.
After dinner, take a laid-back walk around the historic district or just relax in the courtyard and chat by the fountain. Upon returning to your room, relax in the ambience of Charlestonâ€™s long history, ascend a spiral staircase to a comfortable loft, or climb into a four-poster bed
Tips to Save Money on your Rental
- Many management companies and vacation properties supply Charleston area area promotional guides which include deals, either offered individually by vendors, or by a relationship between the property management company and the vendor itself. These guides provide an excellent start to your rental search.
- Desire to stay away from packed areas and save some money? The off-peak shoulder seasons generally offer amazing rates on rental accommodations.
- Are you a military veteran? Many vacation rental companies offer discounts to veterans and active-duty servicemembers. Be sure to ask property manager to see if your travelling group is eligible for a discount.
- Is there a particular experience you are mainly anticipating ? You'll receive the best value from a rental that most closely matches your ideal trip setting, even if it costs a little more.
- Give thought to purchasing trip insurance along with your leasing agreement. Trip insurance, which usually will cost you between 1% - 5% of the base vacation rental rate, offers visitors reimbursement of their travel expenses for any days missed a result of personal health emergencies or storms, as well as ensuing extra hurricane evacuation costs or charges, like an unforeseen motel stay or extra fuel.
General Rental property Tricks & Tips
Many people are shocked to learn just how many rental properties are available in their area of interest. Rental homes are gaining in popularity among vacationers, and visitors will find that the sheer number of properties available makes it possible to find an optimum retreat to fit their Charleston area group, from tranquil condominiums to vast event homes with several bedrooms.
The majority of rental homes in Charleston area are privately owned and many are represented by experienced local property management agencies. For property owners not directly involved with the management of their vacation home, management companies are critical in helping travellers with booking, check-in, cleaning, as well as routine maintenance problems that may arise.
Seasoned Charleston area vacationers have discovered several tips and tricks over the years when it comes to renting rental homes, however many newcomers will be happy to realize that many of these "tricks" are in plain sight, if you understand where they should look.
Finding and booking the best rental property:
Do you believe "The Lodge Alley Inn™ - 1 BD Stairs" is the best vacation property for your next getaway? Read this checklist to ensure it fits your preferences.
The Earlier You Begin, The Better The Choices
Charleston area vacation homes are reserved months (and up to a year) in advance. To get the best selection, begin your planning and search 6-Twelve months prior to a trip. Holiday gatherings can be a popular time for groups to plan their Summer escapes..
Find your Area and Identify Dates
Begin by figuring out which specific area of Charleston area you want to browse, and the choose dates you'll be vacationing.
Select a Size
Take a head count. How many beds and bedrooms will you need? Be mindful that most properties advertise maximum guest capacity, which usually includes sofa beds in the family room. You'll need to determine what is most appropriate for your party. Generally rental listings will summarize each of the unit's specific bedrooms and mattress sizes.
Stick to a Budget
Check to make sure "The Lodge Alley Inn™ - 1 BD Stairs" suits your budget *during your desired week*. If a few individuals or relatives are sharing the cost, ensure each group understands their responsibilities and has agreed to a maximum they are prepared to contribute. Typically, one member of the group will be in charge of making the complete reservation and collecting each party's contribution.
Create a list of "Wants" and "Requirements"
What home features is your group interested in? Do you just desire a rental home with a swimming pool, hot tub or volleyball court? Do you wish to be away from it all, or near a city setting? Are items like beach chairs, gas grills, beach umbrellas, carts or coolers available and included with your rental home payment? Gather a list of "needs and desires" from your group to help narrow your search to the most suitable property.
Do certain people in your party have specialized needs? If wheel chair entry, elevators, pool lifts or other specialized devices are required, factor that into your search. The majority of property postings will include a list of amenities.
Don't forget to include your best friend! Animal guidelines are different at each rental property. Read descriptions thoroughly. Don't forget to read agreements and contracts carefully. Service fees may apply when animals are included. If in doubt, ask the property owner and get it in writing.
Start your Search
. Together with Homeaway, VRBO and Tripadvisor, we recommend searching Google for "Charleston area local vacation homes" for local vacation home management companies. In addition to offering distinctive properties, local agencies offer top-notch service..
Re-read the description to make sure the vacation home has everything that you need. If lacking, the home management company might know of comparable properties that better suit your style and budget..
While not true for all properties, many owners and property managers will make a deal on rates. If the rate isn't negotiable, the number of nights may be. Your easiest opportunity for a lower rate will be shifting to an off-season week.
Study The Agreement
Read the entire agreement and make sure you fully understand who is liable for:
- Power bills
- Internet Connectivity
- Telephone service
- Pool Heating
- Cable and pay-per-view TV
- Trash Pickup (and which day?)
- Maintenance (get a phone number)
- Check in & Check Out Key Exchange
- Parking Fees
Make sure your price includes all taxes and fees.
If you wish to Cancel
Ensure that you understand the cancellation policy prior to reserving. You'll probably be offered trip insurance. Trip insurance, which typically costs anywhere between 1% - 5% of your standard vacation rental price, provides travellers with reimbursement of their vacation costs (and subsequent vacation property costs) for any nights missed a result of personal medical related emergencies or weather, in addition to hurricane evacuation costs, such as a unforeseen hotel stay or extra gas.
When everything seems right, it's finally time for you to sign a rental agreement. You'll likely have to submit a security deposit at time of reservation.
Know Who to Call
Make sure to get the manager's contact telephone number and entry/exit procedures for your rental home. We suggest keeping the contact's details in your smart phone and wallet.
Good luck on reserving your rental home! You're on the right path to a phenomenal vacation!
During your Stay
- Record the overall condition of the rental property immediately upon arrival. We also recommend promptly calling the rental home manager with a report of any damages, together with your request for any critical fixes. This will protect against disagreements during check out.
- Ask questions. You might need instructions for a fireplace, Television or hot tub. Call your home manager. They are there to help. A phone call can save several hours of trouble.
- Please be considerate of the local community. Permanent residents frequently live within earshot. Remember the golden rule and treat others the same way you'd like to be treated by vacationers next to your residence.
- Ask a local. Local people can frequently point you in the right direction.
- Make certain to protect the rental owner (and your things!) by keeping the rental secured when you are away, exactly like you would at home.
Check Out Time
- Clean up a bit. Regardless of whether you're paying a housekeeping fee, The rental home really needs to be in good shape. Kitchen sinks brimming with pots and pans, substantial sand on the flooring and sticky messes ought to be dealt with before leaving.
- When your things are all out, perform a walk-through of the property to make sure that no damage occurred during your remain. Whenever possible, do this walk-out inspection with the property owner present. If the property manager is not available, make sure you take photos of the property to record its condition.
- Did you have an enjoyable time? Many property management companies and rental websites make it easy for travellers to provide comments. If your rental home and/or property manager was first-rate, they'll appreciate your compliments. If something was unacceptable and they didn't fix it in a reasonable manner, or when the rental home was not as described, you should note that as part of your review.
Learn from your Experience
Hold a vacation recap meeting with your traveling companions. How did they like the property? If everything was fantastic, next year's trip planning will be relatively easy. If not, you have acquired useful experience that can help with your next search.
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