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King Charles Inn

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237 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401 (Formerly BEST WESTERN King Charles Inn)
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Plano, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The King Charles Inn is a charming older hotel right in the middle of Charleston. It's a relatively easy walk to most attractions and if you're going farther afield there are always plenty of cabs and pedicabs. The rooms are nice, but nothing fancy. There's a small pool. The common areas are smallish, but quaint. What really sets this hotel... More 

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Brampton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here for two nights in March and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The room was cozy and the staff was very friendly. It was walking distance to the downtown and an added bonus was that there was a happy hour from 4-6 pm. We didn't even need dinner after.

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Boston, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Except for a deficiency in giving directions (and believe me, Charleston is a GREAT walking town but no fun to drive), everything about our stay at King Charles was excellent. The reservations clerk, Alaina, was pure gold; fun to talk to, practical and very helpful to deal with, and just plain nice after a long trip. The breakfast quiche was... More 

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No Charleston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at the King Charles Inn as part of our wedding anniversary and had a wonderful time. On-site parking was a big plus, but the service was outstanding and that made the difference. We'll be back next year.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I really enjoyed my stay at King Charles Inn. It was everything that I read in the reviews. I did go with the junior suite. I have nothing to compare it to, but I don't regret my choice. We were able to walk to restaurants every night.

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Austin, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very clean and charming. EVERY staff member was very friendly, helpful, and paid attention to detail. Parking is on site and the hotel is within walking distance to most all of the attractions in the historic district. Breakfast at the inn provided the same impeccable attention to detail. Upon arriving, knowing that it was our 35th anniversary, the staff upgraded... More 

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

Congratulations again! Thank you for allowing us to celebrate your special occasion! I hope you can return again in the near future! More 

South Bend, IN, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had a wonderful stay, everyone was friendly and receptive. I recommend this hotel to others and will make it home when in Charleston. As well as this being a premier hotel it’s also located in the heart of everything. That was a bonus that can’t be financially quantified. Awesome staff, awesome city, a historic and charming place… CKIII

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

Thank you! Of course all my staff talked about your name and how honored they were to have Charles King III at the King Charles! More 

Buffalo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Charming spot with nice downtown location, with lovely pool on second floor veranda -- overlooked by classic Charlestonian porch with ceiling fans. Citrus-flavored water provided for swimmers! Comfortable rooms and bedding, in older style. Parking on site or easily accessed across the street.

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

It sounds like you really enjoyed your visit! Thank you for choosing the King Charles Inn! More 

Augusta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our stay at the King Charles Inn. The service at breakfast and the evening reception were excellent. The staff were friendly and room was clean. The King Charles Inn is located in the downtown area right around the corner from King street shopping area.

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

We certainly appreciate you taking the time to share your wonderful review with others! Thank you for staying with us! More 

Myerstown
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Charming boutique hotel in a central location in historic Charleston. Helpful staff who were friendly. Comfortable, clean rooms! I would definitely stay there again. It was a good place and it had a bar, pool, and free parking to boot!

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Thank you kindly for the great review. I am thrilled to hear we did not disappoint! Have a pleasant day! More 

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