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Calgary , AB
Reviewed November 8, 2014

Moved here after staying an another hotel. In town on business for three nights. This amazing little gem is a joy to stay at. So much character, great staff, and very comfortable beds. Wine and cheese reception every night is great. Location can't be beat - you're right around the corner from some great restaurants. Internet speed was good, but...

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Mount Juliet, Tennessee
Reviewed November 5, 2014

We chose this inn because of the location, and it was indeed in the center of everything. We walked everywhere in downtown Charleston. The gas fireplace in our room (#604) was so welcome after walking all day in the cold and wet! Other reviewers wrote negatively about cleanliness or noise, but that wasn't a problem for us at all. The...

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OwnerCharmingInns, Owner at Kings Courtyard Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your recent stay at the Kings Courtyard Inn. I am pleased to read that you enjoyed the location of the inn, the fireplace in the room, and the continental breakfast. I am glad to hear that the spacious room and fireplace made you feel more comfortable while traveling. Thank you the compliments about our staff. We...

Reviewed November 2, 2014

We stayed 4 nights on our first trip to Charleston. The staff were friendly and accommodating. The decor is updated but pure vintage Charleston. Rooms were a bit all however a plus is that the bathroom was updated to the point that it seemed new. We were able to walk everywhere with no problem. An overall great experience

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OwnerCharmingInns, Owner at Kings Courtyard Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your stay at the Kings Courtyard Inn. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed our central location as well as our complimentary amenities. Our wine and cheese is one of our favorite ways to welcome our guests. Thank you again for staying with us. We hope to see you on your next trip to Charleston....

Montpellier, France
Reviewed November 1, 2014

We stayed for four nights. We were staying with friends in Charleston and thought a few nights in downtown Charleston would be good. As walk ins we were welcomed and given a super room on King Street with a fireplace - not needed - weather was perfect for exploring the wonderful historic district and museum houses and shops and restaurants....

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Clifton, Virginia
Reviewed October 27, 2014

My husband and I stayed for two nights. It was a charming hotel in the heart of Charleston. I loved being near the best shoppes, restaurants, and historic homes. The water is a few blocks away as well. The staff was very friendly and the hotel had a complimentary breakfast & happy hour. I loved the two courtyards, open to...

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OwnerCharmingInns, Owner at Kings Courtyard Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Kings Courtyard Inn. I am glad that you enjoyed our central location. We are happy to offer shops, restaurants and historic attractions just a few steps away from our doors. We appreciate your praise of our staff and historic inn and look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Richard Widman, Proprietor

Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed October 26, 2014

We stayed here for four nights and it was a generally great property. Good: -lovely room ambiance, a lot of space for a Charleston B&B -fabulous location in the heart of historic downtown Needs Improvement: -Guest Service: they were not very friendly or welcoming, which is an anomaly in Charleston; for example, they allowed my very well behaved dog to...

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Roswell, Georgia, United States
Reviewed October 20, 2014

This is a hidden gem right on King Street. The rooms are beautiful, complete with antique furniture but state of the art bathrooms. The staff is accommodating and gracious. Breakfast and wine and cheese tastings are included in your rate. We've stayed at a variety of places in Charleston on business and this Inn is the one we will return...

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OwnerCharmingInns, Owner at Kings Courtyard Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. We pride ourselves on offering a historic hotel with modern amenities. I am glad that our staff was so accommodating and you enjoyed their recommendations. They are a great resource for planning your days and nights in Charleston. The Kings Courtyard Inn is a wonderful location to host business meetings and I am thrilled...

Reviewed October 13, 2014

We stayed here for three nights and it was a great location for everything we wanted to do in Charleston. We walked to everything including dinner. The rooms were nice and clean. I got the impression from other posts that parking was not as close but in fact it is right behind the hotel and very convenient.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed October 11, 2014

This small hotel is run by very nice staff and is conveniently located. There are two interior courtyards that are pleasant, and an external courtyard adjacent to the parking lot which is screened by a high wall, is pleasant, but seems little used. We were with a small group of close friends. The couple that set up the trip used...

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OwnerCharmingInns, Owner at Kings Courtyard Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review of your stay at the Kings Courtyard Inn. We love hosting groups and I am thrilled that the Azalea Parlor Suite provided such a wonderful gathering room for your group. Thank you for your comments about our staff and location. Being steps away from countless attractions and restaurants is a wonderful way to enjoy...

Palmdale, California
Reviewed October 7, 2014

Booked our 3 night stay in mid September through Travelzoo for great price. Lovely staff and perfect location, walking distance to everything! Our room was on the first floor off the courtyard, huge four poster bed in lovely old fashioned room. Enjoyed talking to other guests during their nightly wine and snacks happy hour. Perfect time after a day of...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in 1853, Kings Courtyard Inn is one of downtown Charleston, South Carolina's most historic inns. Architect Francis D. Lee designed the three-story antebellum structure in the Greek revival style with unusual Egyptian detail. The building is one of King Street's largest and oldest structures, and has had many uses during its 150 year existence. The building has housed high quality shops, private residences and at one time, the upper floors served as hotel rooms for plantation owners, shipping interests and merchant guests. Kings Courtyard Inn is located in the heart of Charleston's historic district. The Inn maintains the residential atmosphere of lower King Street, and extreme care has been taken to ensure the necessary architectural and historic accuracy for which Charleston is famous. Each of the rooms has an individual distinction. All rooms feature oversized beds- some have canopied beds and fireplaces. Many rooms boast excellent views of the inn's interior courtyards. All hotel guests receive complimentary sherry on arrival and a morning newspaper delivered to the room. They also receive a continental breakfast served each morning in their room, the courtyards, or in the breakfast room. Kings Courtyard Inn is within easy walking distance of Charleston's historic homes, gardens, churches and only a block away from the City Market. Here, one may explore interesting shops or enjoy a delicious meal at one of the city's many delightful restaurants. ... more   less 

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Address: 198 King St, Charleston, SC 29401-3109
Location: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Charleston > Downtown
Price Range: $200 - $352 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kings Courtyard Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 44
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Also Known As:
Kings Courtyard Hotel Charleston
Courtyard Hotel Charleston
Courtyard Hotel Kings
Courtyard Charleston
Charleston Courtyard
Hotel Style:
#20 Business Hotel in Charleston
#21 Romantic Hotel in Charleston
#33 Family Hotel in Charleston
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“We loved the spacious 2-room Parlor Suite.”
 of 5 bubbles THTX09, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“As for a room overlooking King Street.”
 of 5 bubbles MGIson, Jan 14, 2017 | Read review
“No idea if other rooms are more modern”
 of 5 bubbles dzigan1, Jan 8, 2017 | Read review
“Room 401 in back and easy in/out for dogs.”
 of 5 bubbles jenlin2, Dec 31, 2016 | Read review
“Bring a noisemaker, just in case. This is a tip if you stay in any small hotel in downtown Charleston.”
 of 5 bubbles MrAndMrsBouronich, Dec 14, 2016 | Read review
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