The Loutrel

Charleston, South Carolina

Reflecting the garden-inspired history and ambiance of Charleston

Charleston, South Carolina

Completion Date

50 Rooms

Project Type
New Construction, Boutique Hotel

International Property Awards, State, USA, International – Best Hotel Lobby
LIV Hospitality Design Award. North America – Interior Design
National Geographic Best Hotels in Charleston 2023 – No. 10
Travel + Leisure 2023 – 11 Best Places to Travel
Travel + Leisure 2022 – No. 1 Best Hotels in Charleston

Professional Credits
Base Building Design Architect: Bello Garris
Base Building Architect: BBGM Architects

Creating a unique sense of place

With the goal of differentiating the interiors of this new 50-room boutique hotel in the historic French Quarter, we looked to the local context for inspiration. Charleston has long been known for its wonderful gardens and the colors and materials of its traditional buildings. We used those influences as a jumping off point for a more contemporary approach to this special destination.

We looked to the local context of Charleston for drawing inspiration for our interior design.​

Veranda Lounge & Bar

Veranda Lounge

At the center of the public interiors is the Verandah Lounge, which resembles a Southern porch moved inside, furnished with a porch swing and plentiful greenery. A large-scale mural by the local artist Linda Fantuzzo extends the interiors into an imagined landscape, merging indoors and outdoors to create a unique and memorable experience.

The Loutrel guestroom

Balancing exquisite detail with refreshing comfort, each of the 50 rooms and suites offer a distinct experience as alluring as the city itself. From Matouk Damiano Percale Sheets to subtle nods to Charleston’s iconic garden landscapes woven into the decor, each thoughtfully elegant space evokes both wonder and relaxation.

Loutrel guestroom - Photography by Kim Graham @kimgrahamphoto
Each aspect of the guestrooms at The Loutrel were hand picked and crafted to make you feel comfortable and relaxed.

Recognized as one of America’s most romantic cities, Charleston has enchanted visitors for decades with its exquisite architecture, leading culinary scene, and tree-lined cobblestone streets. Cherished Southern history is blended with cosmopolitan flair.

Megan Luce, NCIDQ

Senior Director of Interior Design
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