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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wifi as slow as dial up. MOLD. MOLD. MOLD. mattress cover does not cover bed. Floor dirty. Heater blows dust. MOLD. MOLD MOLD. Bathroom TERRIBLE. NASTY. COULD NOT EVEN SHOWER. CURTAINS in room DO NOT ShUT. Decorative only. Lights in your room all night . This is not only my thoughts but meet many people here who felt the same....

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Thank Hunter W
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed November 4, 2016

Overall, the hotel was fine. At the time the reservation was made, the hotel said breakfast was included. We were told there is no breakfast due to renovations. The hotel also did not offer a discount for this. So that was disappointing. The location was great for the Clay Center and right off the Interstate. Downtown was right there and...

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2Thank Dylan3961
Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

This isn't the Taj Mahal, but its quite a decent hotel for the money. We stayed for four nights at the end of October and were pleasantly surprised by its convenience and accessibility. All the best restaurants and bars are within easy walking distance, and its only a short drive across the bridge into the beautiful West Virginia wilderness. The...

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1Thank Cbarbuck
Sevierville, Tennessee
Reviewed September 22, 2016

My assistant and I traveled to Charleston, WV to photograph a wedding and booked in advance based on the images online. We got there very late at night and most of the hotels in the immediate vicinity had no vacancies. As we went through the lobby, we were informed that they were renovating which was fairly obvious, and the clerk...

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2Thank Chastidyi
Gaithersburg
Reviewed September 12, 2016

The location is great and easy to get to. Parking was sufficient and well lit. The second floor rooms were clean and comfortable. Jim and Dorinda, front desk staff and housekeeping were very accommodating and easy to work with and exceptionally pleasant. The renovations made it difficult to enjoy our stay. Though they tried to keep down the dust, it...

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Thank Jackie L
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

It took all of 90 seconds in the room for me to turn around, go back downstairs and demand a refund. And this was around 9:30-10pm after my husband and I, and our two very young children had spent the entire day in the car driving, if that tells you anything -- it was truly that bad and this was...

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Thank shmago84
Bozeman, Montana
Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

I was driving through Charleston and this was the only hotel that had rooms left. I got in very late and I'm pretty sure they sold out as well. As I was checking in the was another couple begging for a room as there was nothing else available in town. So to actually have had a room, I'm very thankful....

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Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Although renovations are being made, this hotel was a very relaxing environment. Friendly staff, clean rooms, and a relaxing outdoor seasonal pool. I was told by maintenence staff that when the hotel was first built that there was a ballroom in the basement and that part of the renovations is to restore that ballroom. 😍 I will definitely be visiting...

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Thank Cassandra L
Belle Valley, Ohio
Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Our room was clean, comfortable and quiet. Are renovating but only in the lobby. Bring a roll of paper towels because they don't have hand towels. Continental breakfast was next door at the Motel 6. It was good. Would stay again!

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Hagerstown, Maryland
Reviewed July 13, 2016

Our stay saw renovations in progress,which meant paint fumes and no Continental breakfast. The elevators are VERY small,but the room was clean,roomy and excellent. WiFi fast and easy to connect to I'd return and hope the renovations improve it even more.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in beautiful downtown Charleston,WV the Charleston Capitol Hotel offers quality customer service to every guest. Amenities include free parking, and complimentary high speed wireless internet, just to name a few. Shopping and dining are just a short walk away as well as the Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences. Whether you're coming to Charleston for a business meeting or just a family getaway, the Charleston Capitol hotel is here to serve your every need. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Charleston Capitol Hotel

Address: 1000 Washington St E, Charleston, WV 25301-1711 (Formerly Fairfield Inn Charleston)
Location: United States > West Virginia > Charleston
Price Range: $61 - $111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Charleston Capitol Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 136
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Also Known As:
Fairfield Inn Charleston Hotel Charleston
Fairfield Charleston
Charleston Fairfield Inn
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“.Do not book. not ready to rent. Coming from a property manager of 70 + vacation homes. I would be embarrassed to rent a pace Ike this.”
 of 5 bubbles 263hunterw, 1 week ago | Read review
“ask for a view of the river”
 of 5 bubbles Dylan3961, Nov 4, 2016 | Read review
“No room is a good room at this hotel. Avoid it at all costs.”
 of 5 bubbles Chastidyi, Sep 22, 2016 | Read review
“To choose a good room, go somewhere else.”
 of 5 bubbles 586candys, Jul 8, 2016 | Read review
“Beds were very comfortable. Free breakfast but in building next door. biscuts, sausage, eggs, bagles, waffles, juice.”
 of 5 bubbles Dogpatchwv, Jun 14, 2016 | Read review
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