Charleston Place creates mom and pop deals

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- The Charleston Place Hotel here created similar packages for Mother's Day and Father's Day but with different activities and gender-specific amenities.

Both packages offer two nights' Club Level accommodations with a private concierge; all-day complimentary beverage services; a continental breakfast; an afternoon tea; evening cocktails; hors d'oeuvres; after-dinner cordials with desserts served in the Club Level Lounge, and a three-course dinner with wine at the hotel's Charleston Grill.

The Mother's Day plan features a welcome package with wine, cheese and Crabtree & Evelynn bath amenities.

It also includes spa treatments; a choice of a private plantation tour, an historic garden tour or a carriage tour through Charleston's historic district, and a gift package to be sent home that includes a bath robe. Rates range from $1,445 to $1,850 per couple.

The Ultimate Father's Day package features a welcome package with cigars, microbrewed beer and a football, golf or boxing video.

Other Father's Day package components include the choice of a deep-sea fishing trip; a shrimping excursion or a round of golf at the Ocean Course on Kiawah Island, and a gift package that includes a golf shirt. Rates range from $1,210 to $1,485 per couple.

For details, call (800) 860-4095. More information is available on the hotel's Web site at

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