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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel and Suites Charleston - Historic District

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   181 Church Street, Charleston, SC 29401 (Downtown)
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Miami, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

Best hotel I've stayed in the Charleston area, the location is in the middle of the Historic District within walking distance to everything. Service and actual hotel was impeccable, this will be our "go to" hotel from now on when we travel to Charleston.

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DTreebyHilton, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel and Suites Charleston - Historic District, responded to this review

Thank you for your posting and reminding everyone of our numerous amazing attributes that make Doubletree by Hilton such a special place to visit in Charleston. As you mention, our attentive staff assist with making memories for our guests on a daily basis with a genuine sense of pride and hospitality not found in many properties. We look forward to... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

Every morning the shower was ice cold. We had to use it at night to get any warm water. What good is a warm cookie on checkin if there's not warm water for the shower? Frustrating. And the housekeeping staff was quite loud in the hallways. The only upside is the location.

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DTreebyHilton, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel and Suites Charleston - Historic District, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback regarding our water heaters. We’re sorry we didn't provide you with the quality of services and amenities you deserve. We know how important a hot shower and quiet setting is and your comments will help us to improve both situations. We hope you’ll give us another chance and stay at our location again in the... More

Huntersville, North Carolina
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

wow! what a nice hotel and it is right next to the market and all the shops and restaurants-- Its a really charming hotel with nice rooms, friendly staff, I had a really nice breakfast and I would absolutely come back here for vacation or business. Also, its a nice touch that hanks does room service and it is super... More

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DTreebyHilton, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel and Suites Charleston - Historic District, responded to this review

Thank you for your posting and reminding everyone of our numerous amazing attributes that make Doubletree by Hilton such a special place to visit in Charleston. We look forward to your next visit. More

Seneca, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

My husband and I have stayed at this property quite a number of times. He goes to Charleston twice a year for medical tests and we always go stay a nite at the double tree before we leave. I, too, am a Hilton diamond member, as with a business I own, I travel to trade shows much of the year... More

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DTreebyHilton, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel and Suites Charleston - Historic District, responded to this review

Thank you for your posting and reminding everyone of our numerous amazing attributes that make Doubletree by Hilton such a special place to visit in Charleston. As you mention, our attentive staff assist with making memories for our guests on a daily basis with a genuine sense of pride and hospitality not found in many properties. We look forward to... More

Laurel, Mississippi
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50 reviews 50 reviews
11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights including New Years Eve to enjoy the fun and atmosphere in downtown Charleston. It worked perfectly for being able to leave the car parked with valet and walk everywhere we wanted to go. Very comfortable. I would have been much less thrilled if we had had to pay regular rates but we had a terrific deal!

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DTreebyHilton, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel and Suites Charleston - Historic District, responded to this review

Thank you for your candid review of our hotel and its service. I will be sharing your comments with our Team. As a company it is our goal to make each guest experience a warm and inviting experience offering our signature “southern hospitality”. Hope to serve you again real soon. Safe travels... More

Callao, Virginia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
15 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

The Doubletree in downtown Charleston, SC, is an average hotel in a very convenient, central location. You can walk anywhere downtown from the Church Street/Market Street Doubletree. The rooms are reasonably clean, but not superclean. The beds were comfortable. Our room overlooked a courtyard and so was quiet. The bellboys were excellent: friendly, helpful, and efficient. The room contained the... More

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DTreebyHilton, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel and Suites Charleston - Historic District, responded to this review

Thank you for brining your recent experiences with our breakfast offerings to our attention. We regret to read you felt the menu did not meet your expectations. The Doubletree by Hilton brand designs the menu’s that all hotels my follow and strictly enforces compliance. Please know your concerns were shared with all our Team and we appreciate all sources of... More

Charlotte, NC
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

My husband and I stayed here over Christmas for three days (Dec. 23-26, 2012). We booked into "the larger" King room which was located as far away from the City Market as possible. This was important because I had read reviews about the street cleaners being noisy very early in the morning. We didn't hear a thing nor did we... More

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DTreebyHilton, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel and Suites Charleston - Historic District, responded to this review

Thank you for your candid review of your recent stay at the DoubleTree by Hilton. It is our companies goal that each guest experience the “southern hospitality” that Charleston is known for. With special note we are in the process of refreshing our property to include the guestrooms to bring a much more fresh appearance to the entire hotel. Our... More

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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85 reviews 85 reviews
23 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

The location directly opposite the Charleston market and a few doors down from the Planter's Inn and the top-rated Peninsula Grill makes this hotel a great choice for travelers who don't mind rooms that, as other reviewers have noted, are a bit dark and tired-looking. We stayed in a larger corner suite. The bathroom was very small and the tub... More

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DTreebyHilton, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel and Suites Charleston - Historic District, responded to this review

Thank you for your candid review of our hotel and its service. I will be sharing your comments with our Team as they are one of the special points you made comment to in your review. As a company it is our goal to make each guest experience a warm and inviting experience offering our signature “southern hospitality”. One point... More

Spotsylvania, Virginia
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
29 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

I previously reviewed this place and gave it a so-so rating. It was much improved when we visited a couple of weeks ago. This time we stayed in the Hayne Street Annex on the opposite end of the courtyard. I think this building is used for events like weddings, etc. But even if you are not there for an event,... More

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DTreebyHilton, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel and Suites Charleston - Historic District, responded to this review

On behalf of the entire Team we would like to thank you for your candid review. We are glad to hear that our Doubletree by Hilton was a “Better the Second Time Around”. I will be sharing your comments with our entire Team so they can hear your comments. As a company it is our goal for each guest to... More

New York City, New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

Tired hotel in a great location summarizes this hotel well, service was respectable. The room however we were put in was comparable to a dark smelly cave. The one lone window at the end of the suite barely gave enough light for the bedroom and left the living room in complete darkness. For the duration of the stay there was... More

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DTreebyHilton, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel and Suites Charleston - Historic District, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback of your experience with your guest room. At our property, we often utilize guest reviews to help us improve our hotel operations. We've reviewed your feedback with our hotel team and are now actively taking steps to freshen our guestrooms. We will also look into additional lighting opportunities and apologize for any discomfort. We appreciate... More

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Address: 181 Church Street, Charleston, SC 29401
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Location: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Charleston > Downtown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel and Suites Charleston - Historic District 3.5*
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