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Jersey City, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

I only stayed at this hotel for one night at the end of a week-long vacation, but greatly enjoyed it! Both rooms for our party were on the ground floor, which proved to be perfect as you can literally walk out of your room to enjoy the free breakfast and wine hour, as well as to sit at the outdoor... More 

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Shaker Heights, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

My daughter and I flew in from different cities to visit the lovely town of Charleston. We stayed at the Kings Courtyard Inn and were so impressed by its wonderful ambiance, service and location. The Inn is so convenient to the city's attractions, which is one of the main reasons we stayed there. More importantly, the staff was phenomenal. James... More 

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

Thank you for such a lovely, detailed review of your mother-daughter excursion to the Kings Courtyard Inn. I am thrilled that we provided such a perfect place to gather and enjoy Charleston. Your note about our exceptional staff is appreciated, as it reinforces the value we place on personalized service and Southern hospitality. We look forward to hosting you both... More 

Austin, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

Stayed here two nights. Clean and nice. The breakfast downstairs was in a cute courtyard, but the service was not that great. There was only one waitress, and she was doing her best to serve everyone. They could have had a buffet and moved people in and out more quickly. The front desk staff were very knowledgable and helpful.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Ours was a trip with our two twenty-something kids and their spouses, so we got to see three rooms while we were there. One of those had its own balcony overlooking one of the courtyards which was an extra treat. The Inn worked out well for us in that we could all look out from our rooms and see who... More 

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

We stayed at the Kings Courtyard Inn over the July 4th weekend. The hotel is conveniently located in the historical downtown of Charleston, close to many of the attractions. The hotel has several courtyards within the hotel which you can't notice from the outside. Parking options include a lot behind the hotel as well as a garage on the other... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

We stayed here one night during the summer because we got a great deal online and the location is perfect. Complimentary sherry and breakfast make the room charming. Be warned that you must pay to park in the lot but prices are reasonable. Would stay here again.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

I was determined to stay downtown this time, and I am totally spoiled now to any other locale. the hotel is right on King street just a block or two north of Broad. It is within walking distance of everything downtown. Parking is easy too with a guaranteed lot on Market. It is heaven to me to have a spot... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

We stayed here for our anniversary weekend and will definitely be going back. Charming place with nice amenities. Wine and cheese in the evenings and continental breakfast delivered to your room if you choose. Perfect location...one block from the Market. My only complaints: although our room was perfect, the bathroom seemed outdated and slightly dirty. Our view was terrible....it was... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Great location...easy walks to the best restaurants, waterfront, and lovely historic neighborhoods. The staff were all friendly and helpful. Room was fine, but bathroom could use some updating, especially water temperature control. Wine reception in the early evening was a nice touch. Definitely a good value.

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

Happy Anniversary! Thank you for choosing to spend such a special occasion with us. We are glad that you enjoyed our location and complimentary amenities. Your comments about the bathroom are appreciated as we work through our summer maintenance projects. I am sorry that you were unhappy with the view your room offered. When you visit again, we will do... More 

Morristown, Tennessee
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

We stayed at the Kings Courtyard Inn last week. We found the staff to be friendly and very helpful. The condition of the rooms; however, were in need of renovation and cleaning. The first room we occupied had crumbs covering the floor, blood stains on the bed linens, and a loud noise kept us up all night. We had our... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We sincerely apologize for the issues encountered during your stay. This is not up to our standards and immediate corrective action has been taken. You input is very valuable as we work through many scheduled refurbishment projects this summer. I am sorry to read that you were unhappy with our... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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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 

Additional Information about Kings Courtyard Inn

Address: 198 King St, Charleston, SC 29401-3109
Location: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Charleston > Downtown
Price Range: $202 - $334 (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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