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Program #19403RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate (Variable by Program Date)
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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Meals: 12 total, 5 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 4 dinner

The following meal choices available when requested in advance: Gluten Free; Vegetarian; Low Fat; Low Salt.

If you have dietary restrictions due to medical requirements, please call (800) 454-5768, to see if we can accommodate your needs.

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Holiday Inn Riverview Hotel: Charleston, SC, 5 nights
Type: Hotel

Description: The Holiday Inn Riverview is a unique 14-story circular high rise hotel located on the banks of the Ashley River overlooking the sky lights of historic Charleston. Our Harborview Restaurant located on the top, offers our guests the most spectacular panoramic view of Charleston. Additional features are a seasonal outdoor pool, ample free parking with ADA accessible spaces, as well as a loading zone, and courtesy shuttle to downtown Charleston. Whether you're visiting our city for a day, a mini vacation or extended stay, Charleston offers the best in Authentic 18th Century Plantations, Georgian, Federal and Victorian Architecture, Arts and Entertainment and Sporting Events. In addition, you will be enticed to visit our sandy beaches and other attractions. This amazing Charleston, SC hotel's location is perfect for business and leisure travelers looking for lodging near some of the city's best attractions, restaurants, and shopping. Whether you are looking for long days on the beach, exciting nightlife, or beautiful historic sites our hotel allows you to stay your way. Leisure travelers enjoy the many Charleston hotel deals that our property has to offer including our close proximity to many area attractions such as the Charleston Aquarium, Fort Sumter, Hunley Museum, and three of South Carolina's best beaches. Located just a few miles from CHS Airport our Charleston, SC hotel's location is perfect for business travelers looking to move in and out of the city with ease. These guests also enjoy the convenience of our 24-hour Business Center with free Internet access and 780-sq ft meeting room as well as our newly renovated Fitness Center that allows them to stay in shape while they are away from home. Our property offers close proximity to some of the city's greatest attractions and sites such as the Citadel, Charleston Aquarium, and fun beaches.

Contact info:
301 Savannah Highway
Charleston, SC 29407 USA
phone: 843-460-1440
web: www.hiriverview.com

Room amenities: Well appointed rooms with new pillow top mattresses and new plush bedding including extra pillows. New Rain Forest coffee and coffee makers in each room. Free Morning Newspaper Delivered to Room Cable / Satellite TV Color TV Phone with Voice Mail Bathtub Hair Dryer Private Bathroom Double Glazed Windows Individually Controlled Air Conditioning Iron / Ironing Board Rollaway Bed/Cot Separate Hanging Closet

Facility amenities: Outdoor Pool Exercise Facility 1- Free Motion Exercise Bike, 1- Universal Life Fitness machine, 2- Life Fitness Treadmills, 2- 27" TVs with cable, Water Fountain, Family Restroom, Full scale. Health/Fitness Center On-Site Fitness Center Type: LIMITED Restaurant & Lounge High Spirits Lounge The newly renovated High Spirits Lounge has been refurnished with new cloth and leather lounge chairs. We've mounted 4 new 40-plus inch flat screen TVs to catch your favorite team or even check the forecast, or you could peek out the window and check out the panoramic view of Charleston's skyline. Shuttle Service Parking Business Center Business Center Staffed Between 12:00 AM and 11:59 PM Copying Courier Service E-mail & Internet Facsimile PC available Service Provider: Printer Unstaffed Business Center High-speed Internet Access Service Provider: Wireless Data Connection Service Provider Public Space Data Services High-speed Internet Access Service Provider: Wireless Data Connection Service Provider: WiFi Housekeeping and Laundry Services On-site Guest Self-Laundry Facilities (washer/dryer) Daily Housekeeping Weekly Housekeeping Dry Cleaning Pickup/Laundry Same Day Dry Cleaning A/C Public Areas ATM/Cash Machine Dedicated Lounge (or 24 Hour Lounge) Ice Machine Porter/Bellman Safety Deposit Box available at Front Desk

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call for hotel rate
Group rates are not available during times outside of the Road Scholar program week. For early arrival or late stayovers, call the hotel directly.

Check in time: 4:00 PM

Additional nights after: Call for hotel rate
Group rates are not available during times outside of the Road Scholar program week. For early arrival or late stayovers, call the hotel directly.

Check out time: 11:00 AM


The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
12 meals: 5 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 4 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
8 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
2 Performances

Ratings

4.8
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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