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King Charles Inn

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Westport, Connecticut
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were in town for house and garden tours. The hotel was well situated and that was where it ended. Some of my peeves include: (1) a phone jack but no phone in the bathroom, (2) no cups in the bathroom, (3) AC unit on the interior of the room adjacent to the bed, (4) coffee machine did not work....

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

I am terribly sorry you did not have such a positive experience. Thank you for sharing your feedback with us.

Huntington, West Virginia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights while here for a college tour of College of Charleston. Room was spacious, comfortable and clean. Loved the location, it was central to food, shopping and the college. Another selling point for me was free parking for guests. They offer happy hour snacks and evening tea and cookies as well. Staff was very friendly and...

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

I hope you enjoyed your tour of the College of Charleston, it is a truly beautiful area! I am sure our great location to both the College and Market area was convenient for you and your family! Thank you for the nice compliments and we hope to see you for the next four years!

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We enjoyed the King Charles Inn. The location was very convenient with an excellent young staff waiting to help with directions and recommendations. Parking was easy with an underground garage. There was a great happy hour in the bar with well priced wines and cocktails. Comfortable rooms with good sleep quality. Would I go back? Yes!

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

We hope you can return again soon! Thank you for taking the time to share your fantastic review with others!

Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Prime downtown location, boutique hotel, free parking, within walking distance to pretty much anything: I find this place surprisingly good for value considering the competition. I would come back if I find myself returning to Charleston.

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

I love your response title! Thank you for allowing us to serve you! We appreciate your kind words!

Sarnia, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our entire visit to Charleston was perfect including this Inn. Greeted warmly at front desk & told we had been given a room upgrade started us on the right foot. The room was indeed larger than booked, very clean and attractive. Every staff member was friendly and helpful. Central location in heart of the historic district was extremely convenient. Once...

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

Complimentary on-site parking is certainly a huge perk in busy, downtown Charleston! We are the only hotel in the historic district that offers it free! Thank you for noticing! If your future travels include the south, we would love to have you return! Thanks again!

Florida
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What a find and what a value received during a recent last-minute trip to Charleston--not to mention drink specials and complimentary snacks upon arrival :-) This inn offers local character with updated accommodations, complete with feather down comforters. The amenities are nice and the service superb. In historic Charleston, parking is at a premium, but this inn offers complimentary parking,...

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

I am just thrilled to hear you enjoyed your accommodations at the King Charles Inn! I appreciate your kind words-Thank you!

Mount Airy, Maryland
Reviewed 1 week ago

The free parking was a big plus as some of our party drove there. There is complimentary cheese, crackers, olives & grapes served daily in the cafe from 4:30pm to 5:30pm, perfect timing as this is when most folks are returning from their daily travels and are a wee bit hungry before dinner. Another nice touch is complimentary "tea time"...

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

We appreciate you taking time out of your busy schedule to write such a nice review! Thank you for sharing your compliments about the hotel with others! We hope you can return someday soon!

Conroe, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 3 nights at the King Charles at the peak of Spring Break. I had made reservations well in advance, and I appreciated the staff calling and emailing me before our trip began to offer a welcoming contact. Although the parking is a little tight on the property (be advised Charleston is NOT KNOWN for abundant parking, anywhere!), we...

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Thank you for sharing your wonderful Charleston experience! We appreciate your kind words!

Whitehall, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago

The King Charles Inn offers very good quality, and a convenient in-and-out location (with free underground parking) a few blocks from the heart of the historic district. We enjoyed a spacious room with king-size bed and sparkling-clean bathroom for $169 per night on a recent visit. A great value since the Inn offers an ambiance and services not unlike more...

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We sincerely appreciate your positive feedback! Thank you for sharing such a nice review with others!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 4 great days in Charleston. The weather was great, the sights amazing and the food delicious and the King Charles Inn at the end of a long day was like going 'home'....the morning coffee was good too. :) Free parking right in the back of the hotel and a good price were also a very nice perk. I...

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

Thank you for the five star review! It is so gratifying to hear you enjoyed your trip to Charleston! Thank you for allowing us to serve you!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The King Charles Inn is ideally located in the heart of Charleston's Historic District. Beautiful guest rooms feature hand-crafted furniture, flat screen HD TVs, Free Wifi and much more. The King Charles Inn is one of the only hotels in downtown that offers COMPLIMENTARY PARKING! Join us nightly in BREW Pub for complimentary snacks and Happy Hour. ... more   less 

Additional Information about King Charles Inn

Address: 237 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401-1697
Location: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Charleston
Price Range: $248 - $483 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — King Charles Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 91
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Also Known As:
Best Western King Charles Hotel Charleston
Best Western Charleston
Charleston Best Western
Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Charleston
#6 Green Hotel in Charleston
#10 Family Hotel in Charleston
#13 Romantic Hotel in Charleston
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Rooms on the north side face the parking lot, at least on the second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles datawest20, yesterday | Read review
“Get the luxury room”
 of 5 bubbles 245geq, 3 days ago | Read review
“Room 241 overlooks Hassell Street (a commercial area), but is quiet at night”
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  • Simple Style, Nice Amenities
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“Sleeping for two people in one room with separate beds, choose 2 double beds, not a junior suite. Bathrooms are the same.”
 of 5 bubbles bonniebE5003ME, 1 week ago | Read review
“They are in the middle of the city. Ask for a room away from the street”
 of 5 bubbles Smith3835, 1 week ago | Read review
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