2 Meeting Street in bloom - The house overlooks the water from it's sprawling first floor porch - an ideal spot to relax and enjoy afternoon tea or evening sherry.
The Foyer - A Czechoslovakian crystal chandelier and original English oak woodwork adorn this room creating an inviting entrance for guests.
The English oak-paneled dining room is one of the mansions most attractive features. The oval shaped room is abundantly decorated with antiques and heirloom accessories. Guests can enjoy breakfast in the room brightened by the morning light from the striking 6 foot stained glass window.
Distinctive in its perfectly oval shape, the Queen Anne Room easily accommodates two queen four poster beds among twelve foot ceilings, hardwood floors and Oriental rugs. The generous proportions of this second floor guestroom allow for a sitting area of wing chairs among three double hung curved windows. A perfect refuge. The private bathroom features a claw-foot tub with standing shower.
The premiere master suite, the Spell Room, features the internationally photographed hallmark turret overlooking historic Meeting Street. This retreat showcases 12 foot ceilings, hardwood floors with Oriental rugs and a queen four-poster bed with an arched canopy. The generous sitting area with full size sofa is centered around an original 1890 working fireplace and period antiques. The second floor verandah epitomizes a classic Southern porch with wicker furnishings and Southern rocking chairs. This expansive porch is shared with just one other couple .The private bathroom offers a modern standing shower. Ideal for honeymoons, celebrations, romance and rejuvenation.
From the private balcony, guests of the Williams Room enjoy a colorful view of red azaleas in the Southern courtyard. A queen four poster bed with canopy, sitting area and grand window seat give travelers rest and comfort. A working Victorian fireplace highlights the room with twelve foot ceilings, hardwood floors and Oriental rugs. The private bathroom offers a ball and claw antique tub with a European shower attachment. A honeymoon favorite.
The Granite Room, a third floor retreat, offers value in a chic, casual and comfortable setting. A traditional queen pencil post bed is nestled among a mahogany chest, antique dresser and wing chair. Sunlight fills the room through the window seat area while the breeze from the ceiling fan relaxes you. The private bathroom is a modern shower/tub.
The Carrington Room, a spacious second floor Victorian guestroom, is classic in furnishings and style. A queen four poster canopy bed sits among twelve foot ceilings, hardwood floors and Oriental rugs. Above the ornamental fireplace hangs a traditional Audubon print. The sitting area with two grand wing chairs is delightfully refreshing. The private bathroom offers a modern shower/tub.
The Carr Room is a sophisticated guestroom highlighted by access to the grand veranda of the second floor. On the interior, a queen four poster bed with canopy as well as a sitting area of wing chairs provides comfort. Outside, the spacious porch provides a personal area with classic white rocking chairs and wicker sofa. Due to its generously appointed size, the veranda is semi-private, being shared with one other room. The private bathroom offers a standing shower.
From the Carr Room, guests can enjoy a more intimate breakfast or relax on the cushioned sofa with a good book.
From the Spell Room, guests relax in rocking chairs while viewing the century old oak trees and White Point Gardens.
One of Two Meeting Street Inn's most significant architectural details is the turret, located on the Meeting Street side of the house. Guests in the beloved Spell Room enjoy a large window seat which surrounds this expanse of windows offering beautiful views over Meeting Street. The Spell Room also offers access to the second floor verandah with views over South Battery.
Charleston's Oldest and Most Elegant Inn!!
The beautiful Queen Anne mansion, given as a wedding present and completed in 1892, has welcomed guests for over 70 years. Filled with family antiques, oriental rugs, and heirloom accessories, the INN
offers the finest in the Charleston tradition. Exquisite Tiffany stained glass windows and intricately carved oak paneling throughout, give the INN a mellow ambience. Beautiful arched piazzas with rocking chairs, provide complete relaxation and a panoramic view of the Historic Battery and waterfront.