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Charleston's NotSo Hostel

156 Spring Street, Charleston, SC 29403
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hostel reminded me very much of the ones I stayed at in Europe. I loved it! The breakfast was so good, the people were friendly, the house was beautiful and clean, it was great! My only comment is that the girl who checked me in was a lil snarky, but one person can't change the fact that this hostel... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is the best hostel i stayed during mine entire trip through all of the united states. The rooms and restrooms were always clean and the hostel has enough space, like a big porch where you easily can meet the other guests of the hostel. It's cosy and the staff is really friendly:).

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Novato, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been coming to NotSo Hostel once or twice a year for 4 years now and I always have a great time here. The staff is always very friendly and welcoming and this makes you feel right at home the minute you arrive. The best thing about the place is the people you meet. Every time I come here I... More

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London, United Kingdom
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here as part of a group of 9 we were on a road trip. We all loved this place from the moment we arrived until the moment we left. The parking was great we stayed in the building directly in the car park so was useful for moving our luggage. We also had a kitchen with cooking facilities... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was supposed to stay in Charleston for 1-2 nights but partly because of this great hostel I extended my stay to almost a full week in this beautiful city. NotSo hostel provided exactly the kind of environment I needed it to. a) Some rooms are better than others but generally I found them quite cosy, clean and comfortable to... More

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed in the Brazil Room in the main location, which was walking distance to all the bounty King Street has to offer. The location was very charming, with our room housed in an old colonial house with a verandah amidst beautiful trees. My husband and I so enjoyed the location that we spent a while in... More

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notsohostel, Manager at Charleston's NotSo Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! We are so glad you enjoyed the hostel, the porches, your room and the bathrooms. Please do come back and visit us again soon and happy traveling:) More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I arrived in Charleston, SC, after several weeks at sea crewing on a boat from Panama. Upon arriving, my term with the ship ended and I was left to strike out alone. I found the Notso Hostel by chance, and I'm so happy I did! Vikki, Lee, and rest of the staff welcomed me with open arms and helped me... More

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Belleville, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kind of the middle of the road on this one. We drove up from Georgia and upon arrival were given the Austria room which we had booked. However the website we used to book had described the room as private with a KING bed, When we got to the room, there were two single beds and the manager advised we... More

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notsohostel, Manager at Charleston's NotSo Hostel, responded to this review

I remember you two! On your honeymoon- congrats again! I checked our website and it says, "The Kenya Room has two twin beds in it." We don't have any King sized beds here, so I'm unsure of where that information came from and I apologize for the confusion. I did give you a free upgrade to the annex and am... More

Louisville, Kentucky, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband & I recently visited Charleston for the first time. When traveling we love to stay in the heart of a city but are usually on a budget. The NotSo Hostel's private annex rooms fit our budget at $75/night. It was much more affordable than a downtown hotel and just a couple of blocks from King Street. While we... More

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notsohostel, Manager at Charleston's NotSo Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! I will get more lamps, put mirrors in each room (good suggestions) and replace the mattresses that are no longer comfortable. I am glad that overall you enjoyed the hostel and do hope that you'll come and visit us in the future so you can see all the changes we've made. More

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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22 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great potential but no atmosphere because the staff were only working after 5pm or before 10am. Bagel breakfast with lots of filling choices lasted till 10am (probably the best thing about the hostel). The manager was nice; the kitchen was good/well stocked but it was for all the rooms in the hostel meaning the fridge was quite full and you... More

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notsohostel, Manager at Charleston's NotSo Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review- one star- wow! I apologize you didn't enjoy your stay, it sounds like there were several things you did like about the hostel which I am glad to hear. The cab companies do not have an agreed upon rate with us, we simply let guests know in their pre-arrival letter the flat rate so that... More

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Address: 156 Spring Street, Charleston, SC 29403
Location: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Charleston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 15
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