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Charleston's Best Tours

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We are in our last night in Charleston. We have an early check out and the start of a long drive... read more

Reviewed September 25, 2015
carol a
La Grange, Illinois
Charleston Ghost Tour

We enjoyed our Ghost Tour through Charleston on Tuesday. We have been to Charleston before and... read more

Reviewed June 27, 2015
Columbus, Ohio
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  • Average7%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible4%
May 22, 2018
“Ghost tour”
Jan 1, 2017
“Charleston's Ghosts was not worth the time nor the money”
Upbeat and entertaining, 1.5 hour, historic walking tours through the beautiful 'Holy City', Charleston, SC. I am an officially licenced tour guide with the City of Charleston. There are two different walking tours offered, the 'Harbor Side Walking...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
18 Vendue Range, Griffon Tavern, Charleston, SC 29401-2114
French Quarter
+1 843-819-4565
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Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

We took this tour with our adult children and their significant others. We had a fabulous time and learned more history about Charleston with Roy as our guide.

Thank Annette A
Reviewed January 1, 2017

The guide was under the influence, evidenced by his breath and balance. The guide may have been well-read on the stories, but he couldn't tell a story to save his life. He followed another group of another agency, and we noticed how good that other...More

4  Thank TonyM_WorldTraveler
dalekallven, Manager at Charleston's Best Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2017

Otherwise lacking in articulation, this reviewer needs to double-check the actual company he went with. We only conducted tours for the month of December on 12/2, 12/17, and 12/27-30 (so a total of 6 nights for the entire month as it is the off-season) and...More

Reviewed April 15, 2016

Really not into ghosts, but this is a fun family activity for an evening. Our guide was a Charleston native and a history buff, and so we learned a lot about Charleston in general. The stories were fun, not scary (no one jumping out at...More

1  Thank Kimberly H
Reviewed March 14, 2016 via mobile

Roy was an amazing tour guide! It was very knowledgeable! We enjoyed the tour immensely Roy was able to keep us safe while walking the streets of Charleston at night.

Thank atan0624
Reviewed January 8, 2016

Roy was very knowledgeable. We learned a lot from him. Recommend this tour and highly recommend him.

Thank ashep0561
Reviewed September 25, 2015

We are in our last night in Charleston. We have an early check out and the start of a long drive home. We booked late afternoon for a 8pm tour at one of those curb side stands at a discount rate. We thought we are...More

Thank carol a
Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

The tour was really interesting and I thought Austin did a great job! He even stayed with my group for 15-20 minutes afterwards to answer any additional questions and just talk. I would highly recommend going on one of these tours if you're interested in...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed July 5, 2015

I have taken several ghost tours over the years when visiting Charleston. They all have somewhat of a different spin on where they take you on the tour and what stories they tell. Our first tour was scheduled with Austin. The group that was scheduled...More

Thank Lee C
Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

My first encounter with Charleston Ghost Tours was a bit challenging due to a varied age group, but Austin did a great job making the experience worthwhile for everyone. The manager called me the next day during my weekend visit to Charleston, and offered another...More

Thank BethAnnePrince
Reviewed June 27, 2015

We enjoyed our Ghost Tour through Charleston on Tuesday. We have been to Charleston before and always wanted to go on one. I was hoping for a little history mixed with ghost stories and I feel we got that. We brought our kids and the...More

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Theresa G
To Whom it May Concern, I went on this tour with a group of young ladies. I think everyone should know what happened on the tour. First and foremost the tour guide was inappropriate with one of the young ladies. In addition, he showed up under the influence of drugs and alcohol. We were charged twice for the tour and when we tried to tell the tour guide he began angry and belligerent. We told him not to worry about it and we would take it up with management. Here are the responses from management that were given to us via email. ...When you're in the South, people aren't supposed behave that way, especially here--if you have a problem address it accordingly instead of embarrassing your own people again...we've been doing this along time and Charleston is a world class city so do throw your caged-up orangutan feces all over it, thanks Vandell "Van" Leak Charleston's Best Tours, LLC 18 Vendue Range, Chas, SC 29401 (843) 819-4565 and Danielle- Any other questions since you behaved the way that you did to our tour guide Austin and we had already had the dialogue weeks ago and you treated my tour guide like an idiot but actually you were the idiot since we had already gone through the whole thing? Vandell "Van" Leak Charleston's Best Tours, LLC 18 Vendue Range, Chas, SC 29401 (843) 819-4565 To have a company act so rudely is unacceptable. Lastly, the tour ended early and was very uninformative. I would want a complete refund for myself and my ladies which would be $150.00 for 10 girls. I wouldn't recommend them to anyone and my next step is to contact the Better Business Bureau.
September 20, 2017|
Response from dalekallven | Property representative |
You are truly a pathological liar and a fraud trying to screw over Mom and Pop just to get something for free using a littany of ridiculous lies. First and foremost you are trying to make it sound as though Austin is a lush... More