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Awards & Accolades

Forbes Four Star
Forbes Verified Badge

Hotel Bennett opened in the heart of Charleston, South Carolina to great fanfare in January 2019, and has since garnered numerous accolades and media attention as the South's Grandest New Luxury Hotel. The hotel is named for the Charleston-based Bennett family, and is owned by local hotelier and businessman Michael Bennett.


Most Anticipated Hotel Openings, 2019

"The hotel's design and interior finishes evoke European grandeur with extravagant use of marble, limestone, copper and tile but it's the local touches that impart a unique dose of Carolina Lowcountry soul." Forbes

USA Today - 10Best

Named #1 in Best Luxury Hotels, 2021
Named #2 in Best Hotel Bars, 2020
Named in the Top 10 Spas, 2022

Travel + Leisure

Named in the Top 500 Hotels in the World in T+L 500, 2022
Named #2 in The Top 15 Hotels in Charleston, 2021
Named #8 in The Top 15 City Hotels in Charleston, 2020

Forbes Travel Guide

Four-Star Rating. 2019–2022

Conde Nast Traveler

Reader's Choice Awards #2 Hotel in Charleston, 2022
Named in Best New Hotels in the World, 2020
Best New Hotels in the World – Hot List, 2019

The Telegraph

Hot Hotel Openings in the United States, 2019

Preferred Hotels & Resorts

Best New Hotel, City Center (nomination)


Best New Hotel Openings, 2019


Top New Hotel Openings, 2019

"Hotel Bennett exudes Southern grandeur—tastefully decorated at every turn without ever feeling crowded. As soon as you step through the main doors, away from the hustle and bustle of King Street, a sense of serenity overtakes you as you make your way to the main lobby. Finally, the tenseness of travel begins to ease. You have arrived." TravelPulse

AAA Four Diamond


U.S. News & World Report

  • The 50 Best Hotels in the USA, 2021
  • Named #2 In Charleston, 2021
  • Named #4 in South Carolina, 2021
  • Named #33 in the USA, 2021

Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition

#6 in North America, 2020


Best New Luxury Hotels, 2019

Food Network

Most Instagrammable Restaurants in America, 2019

Fairfax and Sammons

Stanford White Award, 2021


Travelers' Choice Award, 2022