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Charleston's NotSo Hostel

156 Spring Street, Charleston, SC 29403
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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    4 of 5 stars
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Charlotte, North Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A great way to spend a few days enjoying the attractions Charleston offers without out paying too much. Very close to the nightlife and shopping Charleston offers on its famous King Street. This hostel felt like home and the owner was very kind and helpful. I would recommend this place to anyone who wants to visit the city for a... More

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Vancouver, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The website for this hostel makes it sound like they are hostel experts and run a tight ship, and maybe that was true at some point but I think those days have passed. I was disappointed by how dirty it was and by how inhospitable that staff were. Our room, the Aimee room, had not been swept under the bed... More

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Wheaton, Illinois, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

This was our first time staying in a hostel, but we had a lovely time and when we left the city 48 hours later, this place felt like home. We saved plenty of traveling money and Not So Hostel put us in close proximity to all of Charleston that we had time to take in. Nicole at the front desk... More

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Anderson, South Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

For the price, you absolutely can't beat this place. It's biking distance to downtown, breakfast is included, and free parking! I will say however, that the main house is not for the germaphobe. It's not sparkling clean and there's some places that could really use some deep cleaning. We stayed in the Carissa room. It's upstairs in the main house,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014 via mobile

I've been to a few hostels in my day and NotSo in Charleston places itself amongst the top. From a great staff, to the cozy and clean rooms, and of course the location- you cant go wrong here. When I showed up I knew right away I had made a good decision after Vikki welcomed me in like a long... More

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San Francisco, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

first and foremost, i would like to give special props to nicole. i ended up in charleston to meet a friend who was unable to make it. i didn't know what to do, see, where to go...etc. nicole made my stay memorable. she told me all the great spots to hit up and personally made sure my days were fun... More

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Definitely one of the best experiences I’ve had staying anywhere on the east coast! It’s tough to find a place to stay nowadays that makes you feel like you’re being treated like a guest in the true sense of the word as opposed to just a source of income. That being said, my stay at the NotSo Hostel was a... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I stayed at the Annex. The bathroom was small but private and immaculately cleaned. The staff was OUTSTANDING! In the annex there is an on-sight-staff member named Nicole P. and She was so detail oriented. My date and I are from Ohio and she made sure that our accommodations, directions and comfort was well taken care off! I would promote... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I stayed in a private room in the annex and loved it! It was clean and comfortable. It was in a great location within walking distance to many restaurants, bars and shops. Nicole was super friendly and fun to talk to. She made sure we had everything we needed to be comfortable and made it feel like home. i really... More

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

I had a great stay at Notso Hostel. I stayed a 4 bed suite in the back behind the main house. It was like a tiny house with full kitchen and bath. The kitchen and bath were shared with 2 other rooms but it was never crowded or anything. That staff was super cool too! Nicole, I think that was... More

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Address: 156 Spring Street, Charleston, SC 29403
Location: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Charleston
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Located in a double-porched 150-year old house in the historic district of the lovely peninsular Charleston Breakfast Included, Bicycle Hire, Linen Included, Guest Kitchen, Common Room, Bike Parking, Free Carpark, WiFi in lobby, Web access in lobby, WiFi in room, Air Conditioning, Breakfast. ... more   less 
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