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Kings Courtyard Inn

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   198 King Street, Charleston, SC 29401 (Downtown)
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Ranked #24 of 54 hotels in Charleston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2010
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    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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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Valley of the Sun
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2010

After several annual trips to Charleston, thought I'd give this hotel a try and I'm very glad I did. The staff was really service oriented and put service first. My friend and I LOVED the free breakfast (tho I wish the breakfast room was a tad bigger) and we REALLY took advantage of the wine/cheese reception every night. We talked... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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16 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2010

We returned to Kings Courtyard Inn after 10 years and were so pleased!!! The staff is so wonderful and helpful, went out of their way to make the trip a memorable one. The hotel is located right off King Street (great shopping) and very close to everything you would want to do in Charleston! WONDERFUL breakfast every morning - so... More

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Rockwall, Texas
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2010

We were looking for a good downtown location for a good price. The room was small, but ideal for spending time in the city. It had a period feel to it with the canopy bed. We lucked out and had a small balcony overlooking the hotel's courtyard, which was a treat in the evening. The free WiFi was faster here... More

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Asheville, NC
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2010

I stayed here with my wife and two young children. Everything was perfect. Because of our young children we choose the parlor suite (azalea room) so when they went to sleep we could have our own space to hang out. The hotel offered in room breakfast which was great. I would definitely stay here again.

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Brentwood, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2010

We have now stayed at the Kings Courtyard Inn (KCI) for a second time. Obviously, we liked our first stay and the second time around did not disappoint. The KCI is a 40 room historic inn right on King Street, the main shopping street with nice and some upscale stores. KCI is also just 1/2 block away from the slave... More

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Carmel, IN
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2010

I used to be a charter flight attendant, and I have never stayed at a place where I consistently received excellent customer service from all the staff I encountered. Loved my room, they put up with my 20 questions about the area and were very helpful and sincere in recommending different places to me. And patient. When I heard the... More

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2010

We have stayed at the Kings Courtyard Inn every time we visit Charleston. Once you arrive you can park and walk everywhere. The hotel has great historic charm and the service is wonderful. Staff are always very helpful, knowledgeable and hospitable. We love that a continental breakfast is included. Highly recommend giving this one a try!

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2010

Located in the heart of historic Charleston, this beautifully restored gem is the perfect home base to see the sites. It's a short stroll to shopping, dinning and the other attractions of the queen city of the south. In the morning a pot of hot coffee and the complimentary bfest of Danish, scones, fruit, yogurt or bagels and cream cheese... More

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2010

We stay in hotels at least 30 nights a year all over the southeast and our recent stay at the Kings Courtyard in Charleston was excellent in every way. The location was perfect since you could walk out the front door and have some of the cities finest resturaunts and stores in walking distance. The room we stayed in was... More

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walland tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2010

we took our church group here for a 4 night /5 day stay.  we had a total of 21 taking10 rooms.  I can honesty say that this had the best staff and location that we have ever had and this group takes 2-3 trips per year.  every thing was within walking distance and near the tram stop.  Since our group... More

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Address: 198 King 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 star — Kings Courtyard Inn 3*
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Also Known As:
Kings Courtyard Hotel Charleston
Courtyard Hotel Charleston
Courtyard Hotel Kings
Courtyard Charleston
Charleston Courtyard

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#21 Romantic Hotel in Charleston #26 Family Hotel in Charleston
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Built in 1853, Kings Courtyard Inn is one of downtown Charleston, South Carolina's most historic inns. Architect Francis D. Lee designed the three-story antebellum structure in the Greek revival style with unusual Egyptian detail. The building is one of King Street's largest and oldest structures, and has had many uses during its 150 year existence. The building has housed high quality shops, private residences and at one time, the upper floors served as hotel rooms for plantation owners, shipping interests and merchant guests. Kings Courtyard Inn is located in the heart of Charleston's historic district. The Inn maintains the residential atmosphere of lower King Street, and extreme care has been taken to ensure the necessary architectural and historic accuracy for which Charleston is famous. Each of the rooms has an individual distinction. All rooms feature oversized beds- some have canopied beds and fireplaces. Many rooms boast excellent views of the inn's interior courtyards.All hotel guests receive complimentary sherry on arrival and a morning newspaper delivered to the room. They also receive a continental breakfast served each morning in their room, the courtyards, or in the breakfast room. Guests may also choose to order a full breakfast from the kitchen. Kings Courtyard Inn is within easy walking distance of Charleston's historic homes, gardens, churches and only a block away from the City Market. Here, one may explore interesting shops or enjoy a delicious meal at one of the city's many delightful restaurants. ... more   less 
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