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Market Pavilion Hotel

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225 East Bay Street, Charleston, SC 29401
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Johnson City, Tennessee
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46 reviews 46 reviews
12 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were close by and decided to drive into Charleston and stay the night. So glad we picked this hotel. Quaint and old Southern charm are perfect words, but go up on the roof and have a blast. Best of both worlds. We stayed on the 4th floor (concierge) which I really recommend. This hotel is in the perfect location... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed this past week with my mom and friends to celebrate our birthdays. I have grown up around hotels and work in one myself, and I have to say I was more than impressed with the staff here. In this industry it is so important to have a personable and hard working staff that knows your needs before you... More 

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Guelph, Canada
Top Contributor
131 reviews 131 reviews
13 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a classy place. Our King room was spacious, beautifully appointed and comfortable bed! Bathroom very nice with Hermes toiletries. Even a couple of bottles of water. Easy access to car. The concierge. Lady was so nice too. We booked at the Grill for dinner and she thought to ask if there was a special occasion. My husband's birthday... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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46 reviews 46 reviews
14 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed at the Market Pavilion Hotel for a wedding. We were part of a wedding party and had access to the gold floor: breakfast, afternoon tea, and evening drinks. The hotel took excellent care of us and the other members of the wedding party staying there. The room and bathroom were elegant and cleaned well everyday.... More 

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Peter W, General Manager at Market Pavilion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us for a great wedding celebration at the Market Pavilion Hotel. We are so pleased that we could have been part a great week and weekend. I very much appreciate the kind comments regarding the staff and housekeeping of your accommodations. We would love to welcome you back home to the Market Pavilion Hotel the... More 

Top Contributor
183 reviews 183 reviews
18 hotel reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I read many reviews about where to stay in Charleston and location as well as price seemed to be the principle factors in play. There were only a handful ranked higher; however they were either located off the beaten path or very expensive. This hotel is as good as any an perfectly located in historic Charleston off East Bay by... More 

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Peter W, General Manager at Market Pavilion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your review and for staying with us at the Market Pavilion Hotel. I am so pleased we were able to provide you with exceptional service during your stay and that you enjoyed your visit with us. People love our location in the heart of the Historic District and enjoy the many amenities that we provide our... More 

San Francisco, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in town visiting the grandparents and decided to spend an adult evening downtown. We picked Market Pavilion and are glad we did! We arrived early to find our room ready (a surprise during busy spring break) and a free upgrade! We were on the concierge level with free breakfast, afternoon tea and evening cocktails. The parlor was beautifully... More 

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Peter W, General Manager at Market Pavilion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for allowing us to create a romantic evening at the Market Pavilion Hotel. I am pleased you enjoyed your night away and all the many amenities that are provided to you including the great full American Breakfast provided on the concierge floor as well as enjoying the Pavilion Bar. I do apologize about the bath water as we... More 

Manassas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I surprised my husband with a one night stay in Charleston and chose this hotel based on location. We were thrilled with the location, the room and the rooftop bar. We received an upgrade for his birthday and that was a treat as well. The hotel is older so may not have all the new "bells and whistles" but it... More 

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Peter W, General Manager at Market Pavilion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us at the Market Pavilion Hotel for your quick getaway. I am glad you enjoyed the Pavilion Bar, your accommodations and of course our location. As still being the newest luxury hotel in Charleston, we do pride ourselves on keeping the to the period of the Historic District of Charleston. I am pleased that you... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time and it was all worth it. The staff was one of the best I have ever seen at a hotel. The rooms were big and comfortable and they pamper you well. We truly enjoyed our stay and look forward to returning soon.

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Peter W, General Manager at Market Pavilion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your kind comments with us and for staying at the Market Pavilion Hotel. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay and felt that the staff was the best ever at a hotel. I will gladly share this with the team. Thank you once again and we hope to see again very soon. More 

Brunswick, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

By staying on the concierge floor incredible service with loads of amenities Check in smooth front door staff untouchable the very best service. Rooms spacious and well appointed. One doorman Steve was above and beyond friendly knowledgeable courteous really fun to talk with and joke had many great suggestions!

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Peter W, General Manager at Market Pavilion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us at the Market Pavilion Hotel and being our guest. We very much appreciate the kind words and acknowledgement of the bellman Steve. I am also pleased you enjoyed the many amenities of our concierge floor. We looking forward to having you stay with us again in the near future. Thank you once again. More 

Fairport, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked our trip to Charleston with the intention of showing my husband the Charleston area, so we stayed our first two nights at a B & B and planned to spend two nights on the beach at Isle of Palms. After checking in to Isle of Palms, we realized we wanted to spend our last night in Charleston. While... More 

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Peter W, General Manager at Market Pavilion Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for being our guest and staying with us at the Market Pavilion Hotel. I am so pleased you took a chance and we were able to accommodate you. It was indeed a pleasure to meet you and we very much appreciate the kind comments which I will gladly share with the team. I am also pleased that you... More 

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