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King Charles Inn

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   237 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401 (Formerly BEST WESTERN King Charles Inn)
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Ranked #10 of 54 Hotels in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Excellent hotel in walking distance of the tourist attractions. Parking is free and located in the centre of the hotel. Our room looked inwards over the car park so we had no trouble from outside noise. I imagine street noise could be a problem in other rooms. Very helpful and friendly staff. We had breakfast at the hotel cafe, sat... More

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Braintree, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A stay at the King Charles for 4 nights with a friend was a treat. The accommodations and services fit in the boutique hotel category and helped to make or first trip to Charleston a memorable one. Kathleen at the front desk gave outstanding service, from our first phone call to make reservations until we left. She took time to... More

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Cumming, Georgia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

When I chose this hotel online, I didn't realize it was in the downtown shopping district. That is fine if that is what you want. We prefer a little quieter, residential area. Is it convenient to Starbucks (around the corner) and lots of restaurants.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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199 reviews 199 reviews
59 hotel reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

In a good location for shops and restaurants. Room was above average.nice small pool. Complimentary cheese snack late afternoon with fair priced wine etc. Best features are the location and parking. Good Friendly service. Not sure that I would choose to stay there again, but its a fair place.

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KCIGM, General Manager at King Charles Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time out of your busy schedule to share your feedback! I am happy to hear you enjoyed our wonderful location in the heart of the downtown, historic district. It sure makes it an easy walk to all the dining, shopping and points of interest! We appreciate your business! More

Lansing, Illinois
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83 reviews 83 reviews
19 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent 2 nights and 3 days in Charleston. After parking our car in the hotel lot, we never needed it for the duration of our stay. Every activity we did, tour we took, and shop we wanted to visit were all within walking distance of the hotel. It's in an excellent location if you want to see the best... More

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KCIGM, General Manager at King Charles Inn, responded to this review

What a nice review! Thank you for your wonderful review of the King Charles Inn. More

Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hotel is well located to all the tourist attractions in the historic district. Rooms weren't too bad and I would stay here again but I felt the hotel was dated, especially for the price. The young ladies at reception were really friendly and helpful but Alex at reception could improve his people skills.

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KCIGM, General Manager at King Charles Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your candid response. I apologize for the lack of attention and will certainly share your comments with my staff. I hope you enjoyed your trip to Charleston overall! More

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I should start by saying that I am a germaphobe, and re-clean every surface in hotel rooms. This is the cleanest bathroom- and room- I've ever seen. So a special thanks to the housekeeping staff, because I know what a tough job that is. We stayed for my birthday, and Maureen Sheridan is wonderful. She was the most gracious host... More

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KCIGM, General Manager at King Charles Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for allowing us to spoil you! It brings us great joy to know you had such a wonderful stay! We hope to see you again! More

Greenville, South Carolina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We revisited the KIng Charles Inn after their extensive renovation. Overall a wonderful job of getting everything up to date. KCI is no longer affiliated with Best Western and therefor probably has their own policy in how to price the rooms. The same mistake (in our opinion) happened. The outside rooms on the third floor are an afterthought of somebody... More

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KCIGM, General Manager at King Charles Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts with us as we value your opinion. I hope you enjoyed your trip to Charleston and look forward to your return! More

Piscataway, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel was charming and the location to downtown was excellent. Did not have to move my vehicle for the entire 4 day stay. My bed was a bit uncomfortable. Staff was very pleasant and helpful. Had a balcony room which was useless do to the fact that it overlooked the parking lot, as I believe all the balcony rooms... More

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KCIGM, General Manager at King Charles Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the honest review. We appreciate you choosing the King Charles Inn! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent two days here. Loved the hotel & it's charm. Great location to walk the city. Alex & Dan were very helpful with suggestions on what to do & where to eat. We would stay here again in a heartbeat!

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Thank you for recognizing our employees! We appreciate your kind words! We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future! More

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Address: 237 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401 (Formerly BEST WESTERN King Charles Inn)
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Location: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Charleston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — King Charles Inn 3.5*
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Also Known As:
Best Western King Charles Hotel Charleston
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