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Courtyard by Marriott Charleston Waterfront

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   35 Lockwood Dr, Charleston, SC 29401
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We came to Charleston last minute for the Labor Day Weekend. We chose the Courtyard by Marriott Waterfront for its convenience location to downtown Charleston. Interesting facts since our arrival. 1. The shuttle from the hotel to downtown is 6 bucks a person. (FYI - We've taken a cab twice. Once it was 7 dollars. The other time it was... More

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Dallas, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

1. AIr conditioner cycles on and groans and vibrates very loud - difficult to sleep. Maintenance came and fiddled around, but no change. Definitely not up to Marriott Courtyard standards I expect. 2. Air conditioner in hallyways and c ommon areas went out on day 2. 3. Mattress is very old and 'rolls to center'. 4. Mattress smells of urine.... More

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atlanta
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful hotel, very nice room with a view of the harbor and all the sailboats. We only ate breakfast at the hotel, but it was very nice. Service was great and the location was smack in the middle of the old town. Excellent choice.

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HotelMngerGM, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Charleston Waterfront, responded to this review

Dear MaryAnn E, Thank you for a wonderful review regarding your recent stay at the Courtyard Charleston. It is great to hear you loved your room with the beautiful river views and were satisfied with our facilities. With our location minutes away from downtown, and the hotel itself being right on the river, makes us the "hotel of choice" when... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is very nice and the staff is very helpful and the young lady that helped me out really knew the area. I have to also state that I had a great room with a very nice view. The only downside for me was that they don't have a Bistro like most other Courtyard Marriott properties. When I'm traveling,... More

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HotelMngerGM, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Charleston Waterfront, responded to this review

Dear Robert J, Thank you for your recent stay with us at Courtyard Charleston. We appreciate your feedback regarding the "Bistro" and we are in the process of putting this in place. Being that we are in the Charleston area, lots of our guests are looking for the dine in options and the Bistro idea will definitely suit us and... More

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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Check-in process was a bit disturbing. First of all the entire lobby was extremely hot. They blamed the AC not working but I saw no one on site doing any repairs. When we went to our room for the first time we encountered someone caulking the bathroom. We had to move to another room as it needed to dry at... More

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HotelMngerGM, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Charleston Waterfront, responded to this review

Dear Phillupi, Thank you for choosing the Courtyard Charleston and for sharing your feedback regarding your recent stay. It is certainly disappointing to hear about your experience as we truly take pride in our guest service efforts. I have shared your concerns with my management team and we have taken corrective action to assure it does not happen again. We... More

Kansas City, Kansas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am a national seminar presenter and was staying there to do a seminar, unfortunately my baggage did not make in time due to a missed flight. Long story short, they, at no charge to me, suppled me with a computer and projector and tons of kindness and compassion to complete the seminar. On top of this, they even went... More

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HotelMngerGM, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Charleston Waterfront, responded to this review

Dear Sportstherapyguru, thank you for sharing your wonderful experience at the Courtyard Charleston during your recent stay. We take great pride in delivering excellent service, and comments like yours has validated our efforts.Please be assured I will pass on your comments and recognize Bailey at our next staff meeting. We do hope to welcome you back soon. Travel Safe. Mark... More

Vienna, Virginia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was sent to Charleston on short notice and researched hotels online the day before departing. I chose this hotel based on the online photos, which showed a more contemporary decor than other hotels in Charleston offer. Upon arrival, my first impression was that the building condition is a bit rusty and the interior felt stale -- which isn't abnormal... More

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HotelMngerGM, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Charleston Waterfront, responded to this review

Dear Nunnowski,thank you for taking the time to write regarding your stay with us. I was pleased to hear you enjoyed your overall stay. I truly appreciate your feedback and do hope to have another opportunity of welcoming you back soon to the Courtyard Charleston. Travel Safe. Mark Thomas General Manager. More

Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

we loved the room. it was bigger then i thought, the beds were very comfy. the room had a fridge and microwave so being able to eat left overs of the delicious area food was nice. there was good free coffee in the lobby, the area around the pool was very nice and thre was cornhole to play. they also... More

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HotelMngerGM, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Charleston Waterfront, responded to this review

Dear bewhy74, thank you for your recent review and stay here at the Courtyard Charleston. As you mentioned, our location is unique because it is just minutes away from downtown Charleston where there are so many restaurant and shopping choices. In addition, our "southern charmed" location on the river with beautiful sunset views, adds to the Charleston experience where so... More

Coral Springs, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

As weary travelers who spent over ten hours driving, I was more than ready to check in to this beautiful property. Upon approaching the front desk, I was told by a not so friendly front desk clerk that the hotel was sold out depsite having made a reservation in advance. To my dissapointment, the gentleman only handed me a paper... More

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MarkThomasGM, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Charleston Waterfront, responded to this review

Dear Amanda J & Guests, thank you very much for taking time to report the problem with your reservation. Please accept my sincere apologies for relocating you to another hotel. We work tirelessly to ensure rooms are available and this did not happen. Again, I cannot thank you enough for sharing your experience because we will use this as a... More

Boston, MA
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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I loved everything about this hotel!!! The room was spacious and very clean, the bed very comfortable and the view from our balcony was wonderful. The outside and inside lounging areas were large, inviting, comfortable and well decorated. There was free entertainment at the outside lounging area. The staff was friendly and could not have been more helpful. It was... More

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HotelMngerGM, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Charleston Waterfront, responded to this review

Thank you for selecting Courtyard Charleston for your recent visit and for writing your review. I was absolutely delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for your complimentary comments. Thank you again and safe travels. Mark Thomas General Manager More

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Address: 35 Lockwood Dr, Charleston, SC 29401
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Location: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Charleston
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Hotel Class:3 star — Courtyard by Marriott Charleston Waterfront 3*
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Discover Courtyard Charleston Waterfront, located just minutes from the heart of downtown Charleston, SC. Unique among hotels in Charleston, guests can experience stunning views of the Ashley River while enjoying our hot breakfast options, unwinding on our beautiful terrace, swimming in the outdoor waterfront pool, relaxing by our fire pit or whirlpool, or resting in their spacious guest room. Our stunning hotel is a short drive from the city's top destinations including; the shopping on King Street, the downtown market, historic plantations, and military parks. This unique hotel offers a 24 hour fitness center and a business center. Join us each morning in The Ashley River Cafe for a delicious breakfast buffet. If you're looking for something quick, our waterfront Charleston hotel offers a 24-hour market with snacks, beverages, soups, sandwiches and salads. Our Charleston, SC meeting space is ideal for intimate rehearsal dinners, meetings, and social events. Experience true luxury accommodations at the top waterfront hotel in Charleston, Courtyard Charleston Waterfront. An unforgettable retreat. ... more   less 
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