"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 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"
"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 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"
"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"
"Great location. The room was excellent, and the hotel staff was wonderful. I had a pleasant stay.2019-01-24"
"A perfect hotel stay. The location was awesome, and the employees were excellent.2019-01-16"
"A fabulous hotel. The location was great, and all the employees were so friendly. I loved it. Stay here.2018-07-22"
"A charming hotel in a great location. I wasn't happy that the hallway outside my room door was being remodeled. The staff did the best they could to limit the hours of work. The front desk clerks were awesome, but the bartender wasn't so friendly.2018-07-15"
"Walk to everything. The hotel room was clean and classy, and the staff was friendly and helpful. I'd stay here again.2018-04-09"
"Great room. Nice staff and breakfast. I loved this hotel. Book it.2018-12-10"
"A lovely experience. The hotel was beautiful, quiet, and relaxing. The staff was helpful and pleasant. Good complimentary breakfast, and we loved the daily wine and cheese reception. Take advantage of the little pub and rooftop terrace. Walk to lots of great shops and restaurants. We'll definitely stay here again.2018-10-23"
"Walk to everything downtown. Everything was perfect. Our hotel room was beautiful and spacious, and the entire staff was welcoming and helpful.2017-07-12"
"Great location. Loved the decor, and the room was larger than typical hotel rooms. We were upgraded to a suite with a living room, dining area, and large kitchen area with a microwave and fridge. Plenty of parking.2016-07-17"
"Wonderful setting. The hotel room was nice, and the staff was friendly. Great complimentary breakfast, and the evening wine and cheese were a bonus. This stay surpassed others I've had. I'd stay here again and again; you won't believe how nice it is.2016-05-28"
"Convenient to all downtown sites. The hotel was cozy, and the staff was attentive. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.2017-04-30"
"I loved the hotel's convenient location and the happy hour. You'll enjoy staying here.2016-10-01"
"A lovely place to stay right in the heart of town. We didn't need a car to get to the market, historic sites, restaurants, or carriage rides. Our room was spacious and had a table and 2 chairs. The afternoon rooftop wine reception was an added bonus, and continental breakfast was also served there. Stay at this hotel.2016-03-06"
"Close to everything. We were thrilled with this hotel. The only negative was that our room didn't have a window. Everything else was great.2015-08-16"
"Beautiful hotel. I had a great room with a great view. Awesome staff. Well worth the price.2015-04-04"
"Walk to the market, shops, and restaurants. The hotel staff was warm, friendly, and helpful. Great place to stay.2017-05-21"
"Perfect location. The room was fine, but the shower water was either burning hot or ice-cold. We used the valet service one night, but were charged for the entire stay. Check your invoice before you leave the hotel.2017-01-18"
"Just across the street from the historic market. We had a lovely suite by the courtyard. Unfortunately, there was no hot water the morning we checked out, but the clerk deducted the cost of the entire night. From the bellboys to the bartender, everyone was polite and helpful. Great hotel; we'll certainly stay again.2016-01-21"
"Close to everything in the historic district, and a good value. Exceptional housekeeping and room service. The bell and wait staff was friendly, but the hotel clerks were just fair. Stay here.2015-11-26"
"My stay was amazing. The room was nice and clean, and all the employees were helpful. I'd definitely stay at this hotel again.2015-06-27"
"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"
"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"
We order the hotels on this page by how close they are to this attraction.
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? -
Don't assume you can cancel a non-refundable reservation without penalty if you notify the hotel weeks or even months in advance. +Often you cannot because some hotels' profit strategy is to get paid more than once for the same room for the same night. -
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When you make a reservation, you will receive a confirmation email. Take a copy with you to the hotel.
The earlier in the afternoon you check into a hotel, the more likely you will get a room or suite that matches your preferences.