"A terrible experience. We were initially given the wrong room type and had to return to the front desk to ask for another room. There were what looked like blood stains on the curtains, and mold in the pictures. We again asked for a room change; after the 3rd room, we gave up since I was having surgery in the morning and needed to rest. No fridge, and I had medication that needed to be kept cold. The lobby smelled horrible. Don't stay at this hotel.2023-05-14"
"Good value. The hotel room was nice, but didn't have a fridge.2023-04-04"
"The hotel room was clean and had a nice view of the Ashley River yacht basin. The hallway carpet needed a good cleaning. The staff was pleasant and helpful. Stay here.2022-09-11"
"Our hotel room was a little run-down, but it was clean and everything worked. No social distancing at breakfast.2021-10-16"
"The bed was lumpy, and the TV volume couldn't be adjusted. There was mold in the shower. Don't stay at this hotel.2021-09-02"
"The location was convenient, but I heard too much noise and didn't sleep well. The room had peeling paint, the carpet was worn, and there were minimal amenities. The housekeepers didn't speak English. Shop around for a better hotel.2019-08-05"
"I informed the hotel clerk that our room had a bug problem, but she didn't seem concerned and said she'd notify housekeeping. The sofa bed and chair were so stained that I didn't want to sit on them. I don't recommend staying here.2019-07-11"
"The hotel room was clean, and the service was great. The rates were pretty high, though.2019-06-05"
"Good hotel stay. The room was nice, and the staff was extremely pleasant and helpful. My only complaint was that the coffee maker was dirty.2018-10-29"
"The hotel room was dirty, and the beds weren't made. We waited and waited for a housekeeper, and finally called again and were moved to another room. Not worth the price.2022-06-13"
"Great hotel. The room was clean and nice, and the service was great.2021-05-29"
"The hotel was old and overpriced, and the housekeeping was terrible.2018-11-15"
"The hotel was dated, but everything worked. Housekeeping was terrible. The bar was wonderful.2018-11-11"
"The hotel was run-down and seemed overpriced. The room was small for 4 people, and the staff wasn't friendly. The pool was smaller than it appeared in online photos. I don't recommend this hotel.2018-09-11"
"The hotel was clean, and the staff was helpful. Park on the 2nd level of the parking garage; when it rained, the lower level flooded.2022-08-26"
"Great room. The hotel clerks were outstanding and helped with printing out various directions. The staff was courteous and friendly.2021-09-30"
"The hotel room was comfortable, and the staff was helpful. The room wasn't ready on time, but the hotel clerks went the extra mile to accommodate me. I really appreciated the free parking and easy-to-use parking garage. 2017-06-27"
"Not a good hotel. Don't stay here.2016-08-24"
"The hotel room was spacious, clean, comfortable, and modern. I slept well and was able to get extra pillows. I didn't like the Keurig coffee in the room, and brewed coffee wasn't available in the dining area until 7 AM. The bathroom was spacious and super clean. Good room service food. I'd definitely stay here again.2016-07-26"
"The AC was so noisy that it kept us awake the 1st night. We turned it off the 2nd night and tolerated a hot and stuffy room. The bed linens were stretched and worn, and the bottom sheet wouldn't stay on the mattress. Choose another hotel. The room wasn't serviced because of Covid, so I couldn't have the bed re-made. The bathroom floor was sticky, and the shower water was lukewarm. The door across the hall was broken, and an old cloth was stuffed into a hole where the doorknob should have been. We won't stay at this hotel again.2021-10-17"
"The room was clean, but there weren't enough working electrical outlets. I got clean towels and toilet paper. The hotel clerks were really helpful. Breakfast was excellent. We'll stay here again.2020-10-09"
"Nice experience. The hotel room was a bit small, but the accommodations were suitable for our needs and the bed was super comfortable. The check-in clerk was friendly and helpful, and all the employees we encountered were pleasant and professional.2020-02-07"
"The hotel staff was nice and exceptionally helpful with information about MUSC. Stay here.2019-12-19"
"The hotel room could've been cleaner. There was candy on the floor, toothpaste on the sink, and a used cup stacked with the wrapped ones. The hallway carpet was worn in spots, and only one elevator was working. Not what I expected for the price I paid.2019-03-26"
"The hotel was overpriced for the quality, and parking cost extra.2021-03-31"
"Convenient to MUSC. The hotel was nice and clean, but the water pressure in our 6th-floor room was low, and there was no water in the morning. We called the front desk, but no one answered the phone. We were compensated $75. I'd stay here again because our issues with the water were unusual.2020-10-30"
"I enjoyed this lovely hotel. The employees were nice. Unfortunately, construction noise woke me up at 7 AM each morning.2017-02-25"
"The hotel room was clean and spacious. Nice workout room and indoor pool. Good continental breakfast with a variety of choices. I didn't realize that I'd have to pay $16 a day to use a parking garage, and there were no in/out privileges. 2016-01-17"
"Terrific location and reasonable rates. We were upgraded and loved our quiet, comfortable room with a fireplace. The staff was warm, friendly, and helpful. Stay here.2017-12-11"
"My friends and I had a great time at this inn. Everything was wonderful. You won't be disappointed if you stay here.2015-05-07"
"This hotel was up-to-date, but hadn't lost its original charm. It was clean and comfortable, and felt like home to me. The beds were extremely comfortable; I wanted to bring one home with me. Nice, helpful staff. The parking lot was convenient. I highly recommend staying here.2015-05-05"
"Not a great value. The hotel was average, but our room smelled bad. The staff sprayed an air freshener, but it just made the problem worse. The shower had drill holes in the tile. Look for a newer property.2019-08-07"
"The hotel staff was welcoming, and the service was great.2017-08-24"
"Nice stay. The hotel had a lovely courtyard area. The room was comfortable, and the bed was great. Decent breakfast. Park in the adjacent garage for $17 per night, but there's no direct interior access to the hotel.2017-08-05"
"Convenient to historic sites and excellent restaurants. The hotel staff was pleasant and helpful, and breakfast was good. Great place to stay.2017-05-11"
"Ideal location. The hotel room was lovely, and all the employees were warm and friendly. Book here.2016-06-10"
"The hotel met our needs. Walk to restaurants and sports bars; not far from the marketplace and law school. The room was comfortable and had a nice balcony, but I didn't like that our room was at the end of a long corridor far from the lobby. We tried to go down the stairs closer to our room and ended up in the kitchen with no access to the lobby. No coffee in the lobby, but lemon water was provided. The staff was amazing. Nice complimentary breakfast. Only valet parking was available. 2016-08-26"
"Clean room, and the housekeepers did a great job. The staff was helpful and kind. Try the fish at The Meeting Place, it was awesome. The entire kitchen staff was to be commended.2015-05-08"
"The hotel was on Meeting Street, but I had to turn right on Reid Street to access the main entrance and valet area. The room was clean, and I liked the ceiling fan in our king suite. The staff was friendly. Quick valet service.2019-02-11"
"The hotel was clean, and the staff was nice. Book it.2018-02-08"
"Right in the heart of Charleston. We had some issues, but the staff handled them quickly. Not a fancy place, but the inn was clean, and the employees were friendly.2021-11-06"
"Great location. The hotel staff was helpful. Nice wine and cheese gathering in the afternoon.2021-08-09"
"A nice, historic hotel. We liked the staff. 2021-02-28"
"A lovely, charming inn. Great location and excellent service. The room needed better lighting, though; I turned on all the lamps and it still seemed too dark. More pillows would've been nice since the two on the bed weren't plump.2015-09-17"
"An excellent hotel in a terrific location. The room was lovely, and I liked the turn-down service and daily newspaper and water. 2018-06-04"
"A gorgeous hotel. I enjoyed the artwork in various rooms on the 1st floor as well as the elegant yet comfortable furnishings. The room was quite nice, though there was no information about on-site dining. Courteous, helpful staff. No vending machines, but breakfast was delicious. Treat yourself and stay here.2015-12-04"
"Nice hotel, but I could hear traffic and even conversations on the street 5 stories down. Not worth the price because of this.2015-09-24"
"Good location. The hotel was clean, and the room was contemporary and comfortable. Great, relaxing bar with delicious food. I give this place 5 stars.2021-06-18"
"The hotel was funky and artsy, and had a rooftop bar, wine bar, and coffee shop on-site.2020-07-24"
"An absolutely stunning hotel. A grand entrance led to a magnificent front desk, and the room was beautifully decorated. I parked up the street instead of using valet parking. There was a 24-hour elevator to access cars, and the lot is well-patrolled. Definitely eat at Jestine's Kitchen next door for great comfort food.2016-12-18"
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Most of our competitors order these same hotels in other ways that make them more money.
How Do We Define Motel?
To us, motels are smaller lodgings that have rooms you can enter directly from the parking area.
At hotels, on the other hand, you can enter your room only through a hall inside the building.
Hotel Booking Tips
Beware of non-refundable reservations that could cost you a lot of money if you change or cancel them. +Non-refundable reservations are a gamble that will usually save you less than $10. If you make a $90 non-refundable reservation instead of a $100 refundable booking, you are betting $90 to win $10. Would you do that in Las Vegas? -
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