The Kessler Collection, a portfolio of 10 artistically inspired boutique hotels and restaurants, hosted an event commencing construction on Grand Bohemian Hotel Charleston in South Carolina on Jan. 22. Continuing the brand’s award-winning commitment to providing superior guest services, Bohemian inspiration and artistic offerings, the property will introduce a lodging experience to the local community.
During the traditional ceremony, area influencers including Mayor Pro Tempore, Dean C. Riegel and key executives from The Kessler Collection recognized the incredible dedication to the project while various VIPs, media and guests were introduced to The Kessler Collection’s Bohemian-style brand. Key development partners, Reese Vanderbilt & Associates and Mashburn Construction, were also in attendance.
Set to debut in early 2015 as an Autograph Collection hotel, Grand Bohemian Hotel Charleston will mark The Kessler Collection’s first property in South Carolina. The 50-room luxury boutique hotel, located in Charleston’s Historic District at the corner of Wentworth and Meeting Street just steps away from historic landmarks, shopping and dining, will incorporate diverse offerings including an on-site Grand Bohemian Gallery, more than 3,000 sq. ft. of meeting and event space, wine blending and tasting room with curated wine selections, fitness center, specialty coffee shop with micro-roasted coffee, farm-to-table culinary offerings with regional ingredients, as well as a rooftop restaurant and terrace providing breathtaking views of the sought-after Southern escape.
The Kessler Collection includes El Monte Sagrado Living Resort and Spa, Castle Hotel in Orlando, Fla., Beaver Creek Lodge, Grand Bohemian Hotel Asheville, Bohemian Hotel Savannah Riverfront, Casa Monica Hotel in St. Augustine, Fla., Grand Bohemian Hotel Orlando, Bohemian Hotel Celebration, Kessler Canyon of Colorado and Mansion on Forsyth Park in Savannah, Ga.