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20 South Battery FAQ

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General Information

Originally built in 1843, 20 South Battery has recently undergone extensive preservation efforts and a full renovation restoring this historic mansion to all its former glory, featuring eleven beautifully furnished guestrooms. It sets a high standard for luxury accommodations. Adorned with one of a kind, to time period antiques throughout, 20 South Battery offers you the chance to step back in time. Please note because of the historic nature of 20 South Battery, some common areas are restricted excluding specific times of the day. 20 South Battery is centrally located on the Battery directly across from White Point Gardens, in the Historic District of Charleston, South Carolina, a beautiful walk to many of Charleston’s most acclaimed restaurants and attractions.

In the heart of Charleston’s Historic District, 20 South Battery is a 25 minutes by car from Charleston International Airport and a 15 minute walk to the Charleston City Market and King Street.

Physical Address – 20 South Battery, Charleston SC 29401

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Check-in begins at 4:00pm and check-out is at 11:00am.  Early arrivals and late departures are accommodated based on availability.  

In the event that you need to cancel your reservation, please do so at least 10 days prior to arrival date. If any reservation is not canceled by 3pm 10 days prior to arrival, 50% of the Total Stay including tax and Fees will NOT be refunded for any reason.

The cancellation fee also applies to changes in your arrival/departure date which result in a shorter stay. No refunds are provided for late arrivals or early departures.

Advance Purchase and other special rates may have unique cancellation policies. Please refer to your booking confirmation for exact cancellation details.

Our hotel and public areas are smoke free.  

For reservations information, please call 843.727.3100

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Due to the Historic Nature of our property we welcome room blocks of up to 3 rooms.
For larger room block inquiries, Please reach out to us directly at or 843.727.3100 and we would be happy to assist you.

We take 50% of the entire stay when the reservation is made

Pet fee is an extra $50/night and we only have one pet friendly room called the Devereaux Suite.  Also, no pets are allowed in the main mansion

No, but for folks that travel with medicine, we have a communal fridge in our Carriage House Lounge

Please contact the hotel if you believe you have lost anything.

Our suites have a queen sized sofa bed. We unfortunately do not have any cribs. 

An extra $30/night if more than 2 people in a room 


  • European style breakfast
  • Frette imported Italian linens and locally handcrafted custom mattresses
  • Nightly wine and cheese reception in the grand ballroom, with wine, imported cheeses, and charcuterie
  • High speed wireless internet access in all suites, event spaces, and public areas
  • Business center and café lounge
  • Gift shop
  • Local newspaper
  • Concierge services

A $30 per day (not inclusive of tax) facility fee will be charged for all reservations.  

  • Recently renovated
  • All suites feature a living room and separate bedroom
  • Frette imported Italian linens and locally handcrafted custom mattresses
  • High speed wireless internet access
  • Miele Coffee Machine with 24 hour complimentary coffee and tea 
  • Bathrobes available for 20 South Battery guests
  • Gilchrist & Soames bath amenities and toiletry items
  • Hair dryer, iron and board
  • Flat screen smart television in living room and bedroom
  • Bluetooth AM/FM radio with clock and alarm


Charleston is an amazing community with so much to see and do. To take full advantage of all that is available, please visit our Adventures Page.  

Parking is available at several lots throughout Charleston.  Limited free residential street parking is available along portions of Meeting Street, King Street, East Bay and South Battery as well as along the waterfront across from the White Point Gardens.  While checking into the hotels, please pull into our Loading Zone where we can assist you with parking options and luggage.  

Parking Suggestions: 

25 Prioleau St | $18 Daily | .7 Miles | 12 Minute Walk

1 Cumberland St | $18 Daily | .9 Miles | 17 Minute Walk

39 Hayne St | $18 Daily | .9 Miles | 17 Minute Walk

81 Wentworth St | $18 Daily | .8 Miles | 15 Minute Walk 

153 Market St | $18 Daily | .8 Miles | 15 Minute Walk

93 Queen St | $18 Daily | .6 Miles | 10 Minute Walk 

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