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Renaissance Charleston Historic District

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   68 Wentworth St, Charleston, SC 29401
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Ranked #33 of 54 hotels in Charleston
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lexington, South Carolina
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a fantastic place to stay, within walking distance of the City Market, Marion Square, King St. and just a bit further to the Museum area. The hotel staff is fantastic, if you've never been to Charleston before, just ask anyone and they will help you with directions, reservations, anything. The lobby is well appointed as are the rooms.... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel really blew me away. I used to be a die-hard Hilton loyalist but the Marriott family lured me away with their courteous and genuinely happy staff. The amenities were INCREDIBLE from the gym overlooking the pool - to the rooftop pool overlooking historic downtown Charleston. Everyone at this hotel was phenomenal from the Valets to the bartenders to... More

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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You could not ask for more from a hotel anywhere and this one is excellent for the best way to experience Charleston. The front desk upgraded us although we arrived early so we had lunch and returned to a nice room with a balcony. Be sure and see Susie across from the front desk to know all the perfect things... More

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United States
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40 reviews 40 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is my Fifth visit to Charleston and my first stay at the Renaissance. We stayed here bc we had "points" . We were upgraded to a balcony room. Don't waste your money as the balcony overlooked the parking lot. The room was small as was the bathroom. No ventilation in the bath... And no vanity mirror. Hubby had diff... More

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Brian W, General Manager at Renaissance Charleston Historic District, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We strive to offer each of our guests a special Charleston experience and it's dissapointing for us to hear that your experience was only "ok." I personally confirmed that the issue that you had during your stay with the bathroom exhaust has been corrected and apologize that you were negatively impacted by that... More

Yorktown, Virginia, United States
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102 reviews 102 reviews
31 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stay started off shaky as we arrived at 1530 and had to wait 45 minutes for the room. Stayed in a suite which was very nice. No view but that is because of where hotel sits. The best Car Valet I have seen tall young man last name Campbell. Helped us parking, with directions, getting a cab, and arranging a... More

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Holly Ridge, North Carolina
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our first visit to Charleston, SC and the Renaissance did not disappoint. Our room was clean and large and I just loved the couches and other seating area. My husband and I both really enjoyed the fitness studio and the pool (the pool is quite small and can only accommodate 9 people). I appreciated that the pool had... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I came to Charleston for the first time on a summer weekend trip. This was the PERFECT place to stay. The location was ideal. Very close to the market and restaurants. We just walked to everything. I can't say enough good things about the hotel. The staff was friendly. They really made everything easy for us. The amenities we received... More

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Chapel Hill
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We ended up here by accident, having been moved here from another hotel who couldn't satisfy our booking. The staff welcomed us and treated us like important guests. We were only supposed to stay one night, but they wanted to earn our business and made it easy just to stay the second night. Tyler in particular was friendly and welcoming.... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Charleston really knows how to do Christmas! Everything is within walking distance - shopping, food, outdoor market, a Christmas movie in the snow, and a horse drawn carriage ride in the moonlight! The room accommodations were perfect for our trip. We felt like we were the only guests in the hotel!!! A few minutes away we were able to walk... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel checks the boxes--- great location, walking distance, pool, attentive staff, bar/restaurant. The check-in process was fast and easy but the rooms leave something to be desired. Upon entering the room the McDonald's colors of yellow and red were off putting to say the least. The rooms really need a paint job and refurb to get out of the... More

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Brian W, General Manager at Renaissance Charleston Historic District, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback. With a user name like, "stayeatshop", I feel that the Renaissance Charleston must've felt like the perfect choice for you given the hotel's location in the middle of the best places to sip, savor, and shop in the historic district. I noticed that you utilized the term, "the devil is in the details",... More

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Address: 68 Wentworth St, Charleston, SC 29401
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Location: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Charleston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Renaissance Charleston Historic District 4*
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Renaissance Charleston
Charleston Renaissance

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Discover the perfect setting at this Downtown Charleston, SC hotel. Situated in the city's oldest quarter, Renaissance Charleston Historic District Hotel boasts boutique accommodations and modern day amenities. Whether shopping on King Street, enjoying Spoleto Festival, visiting the College of Charleston or strolling the City Market, be captivated by the local knowledge shared by the hotel Navigators. Our hotel navigators have the inside scoop because our hotel is a proud community supporter. Take in the hotel decor; regionally inspired, with a modern twist at this Charleston, SC, hotel. Enjoy lavish guest rooms, a select few with balconies and meeting space designed to inspire with convenient connectivity. See why we are a hot spot with locals for menus that mix modern flavors & traditional southern fare. Promotions at our hotel in Charleston, SC, allow you to pamper yourself in a Historic District hotel in Charleston, SC, that combines traditional southern charm with modern sophistication. ... more   less 
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