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Top 10 Hotels in Charleston

Belmond Charleston Place
5 out of 5
205 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC
£370
per night
4 May-5 May
0.03 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (2,218 reviews)

"Great staff and location. Very dog friendly. Will be back!"…"

Reviewed on 18 Mar 2020

Belmond Charleston Place
Days Inn by Wyndham Charleston Historic District
2 out of 5
155 Meeting St, Charleston, SC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£83
per night
9 Apr-10 Apr
0.09 mi from city centre
3.4/5Good! (2,250 reviews)

"I was there at the height of the coronavirus. There was a highly visible liter bottle of hand sanitizer behind the registration counter - for staff use only. There was nothing for the guests. I will never think of "Days Inn" the same way again."…"

Reviewed on 1 Apr 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Charleston Historic District
The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel
4 out of 5
115 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£167
per night
18 Apr-19 Apr
0.2 mi from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (2,186 reviews)

"The location of this hotel was perfect. We were able to walk everywhere we needed to."…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar 2020

The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel
Cambria Hotel Charleston Riverview
3 out of 5
84 Ripley Point Dr, Charleston, SC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£93
per night
18 Apr-19 Apr
2.04 mi from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (273 reviews)

"The property was clean inside and out. Nice staff. Great appearance. Better than expected and at a very great rate."…"

Reviewed on 2 Apr 2020

Cambria Hotel Charleston Riverview
Town & Country Inn and Suites
3 out of 5
2008 Savannah Hwy, Charleston, SC
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£101
per night
17 Apr-18 Apr
5.62 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (2,060 reviews)

"Just stay one night everything is ok...I recomend nice place"…"

Reviewed on 3 Apr 2020

Town & Country Inn and Suites
HarbourView Inn
4 out of 5
2 Vendue Range, Charleston, SC
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0.36 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (1,342 reviews)

"We loved the location! It couldn't be better!! No complaints at all about the HarbourView Inn"…"

Reviewed on 23 Mar 2020

HarbourView Inn
French Quarter Inn
4 out of 5
166 Church St, Charleston, SC
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0.12 mi from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (1,348 reviews)

"Brought us the provided breakfast to our room probably due to the coronavirus concerns but it was very considerate and appreciated"…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2020

French Quarter Inn
Hyatt House Charleston/Historic District
3 out of 5
560 King Street, Charleston, SC
Free cancellation
£134
per night
9 Apr-10 Apr
0.99 mi from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (557 reviews)

"Great location to pubs/restaurants. 20-30 min walk to historic district. Great breakfast!"…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar 2020

Hyatt House Charleston/Historic District
Hyatt Place Charleston/Historic District
3.5 out of 5
560 King Street, Charleston, SC
Free cancellation
£125
per night
9 Apr-10 Apr
1 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,303 reviews)

"room was not stocked or restocked with items after first night and the building was very warm; the staff was extremely helpful, professional and friendly."…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar 2020

Hyatt Place Charleston/Historic District
The Francis Marion Hotel
4 out of 5
387 King St, Charleston, SC
£171
per night
3 May-4 May
0.48 mi from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (2,443 reviews)

"Excellent experience. Great staff excellent dining experience."…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar 2020

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Visiting Charleston

History buffs will enjoy exploring Charleston, and visitors give high marks for the churches, local tours and shopping. This city also attracts tourists with its architecture, restaurants and bars. Top sights in the city include Charleston City Market, Port of Charleston Cruise Terminal and Waterfront Park.

  • There are 1550 hotels and other accommodation options in Charleston
  • The closest major airport is in Charleston, SC (CHS-Charleston Intl.), 9.4 mi (15.1 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing and Staying in Charleston

Well known for its museums, the city's cultural venues include Patriots Point, Charleston Music Hall and Charleston Gaillard Center. Attractions like South Carolina Aquarium, Blackbeard's Cove Family Fun Park and Frankie's Fun Park are fun for kids of all ages. Its historic sites and churches are notable and landmarks include USS Yorktown, Magnolia Plantation and Gardens and Nathaniel Russell House.

In Mount Pleasant, you'll find 1550 accommodation choices and hotels to make planning your holiday getaway at an affordable rate. Here you'll find top ones based on our user reviews:

  • 86 Cannon Charleston - Adults Only - This 4.5-star guesthouse in Downtown Charleston features free breakfast, free WiFi and a bar. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its breakfast and convenient parking.
  • Wentworth Mansion - Our customers like the breakfast and overall value at this hotel. Guests who stay at this 5-star hotel in Downtown Charleston can enjoy access to a full-service spa and free breakfast, along with an in-room fireplace.
  • Waterway - This 3-star bed & breakfast in Riverland Terrace features free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. Expedia customers like its breakfast and beach locale.

Other favourite sights in Charleston include Charleston City Market, Port of Charleston Cruise Terminal and Waterfront Park.

Getting around Charleston

If you want to explore the larger area, ride aboard one of the trains from Charleston Station. Charleston might not have many public transport options to choose from so consider renting a car to explore the city.

Dressing for Charleston

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 20°C, whilst night-time temperatures stay around 6°C
  • From April to June, the average is 30°C during the day and 13°C at night
  • July to September sees average temperatures of 31°C during the day and 20°C at night
  • Between October and December, you can expect 26°C as the daytime average and 6°C as the night-time average
  • About 1128 millimetres of rain falls on Charleston each year
  • July and August are usually the hottest months averaging 30°C, while January and December are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 7°C

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Charleston?
Regatta Inn - Adults Only is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 3.5-star B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Reviews from our site also recommend Zero George Street and French Quarter Inn as top options for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Charleston, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most room reservations are fully refundable as long as you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your arrival date. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might be able to still cancel and get a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to view the best options available in Charleston.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Charleston?
Based on reviews, Days Inn by Wyndham Charleston Historic District is a popular 2-star property for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and an outdoor pool. Other options to stay on the cheap include Econo Lodge Coliseum and Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Mt Pleasant - Patriots Point.
What's the best accommodation option for a family holiday in Charleston?
Vacation Rentals at Wild Dunes Resort is a top 3.5-star condo on Expedia for families, and features 5 outdoor pools and 3 restaurants. Other options for your child-friendly holiday include Hyatt Place North Charleston and Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham North Charleston, SC. Also, attractions such as South Carolina Aquarium and Blackbeard’s Cove Family Fun Park are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best hotel for couples in Charleston?
The Vendue is a favourite 4-star hotel for couples, and features 2 restaurants and 2 bars. Other good options for a stay with your sweetheart include HarbourView Inn and The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel.
What's the best LGBT-friendly hotel in Charleston?
Belmond Charleston Place is a top 5-star hotel for LGBT guests, and features a full-service spa and free WiFi.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Charleston?
Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Mt Pleasant - Patriots Point is a top property for people travelling with their pets, and offers an outdoor pool and laundry facilities for its human guests. Other good options to stay with your pet include Red Roof Inn North Charleston Coliseum and Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Summerville, SC.
What's the best accommodation option for a beach holiday in Charleston?
Regatta Inn - Adults Only is a top 4-star beachfront resort with 5 outdoor pools and 6 restaurants. Comfort Suites at Isle Of Palms Connector is another good option to stay near the beach. Head to Folly Beach County Park or Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best luxury place to stay in Charleston?
Market Pavilion Hotel is a 4.5-star hotel with 2 restaurants and 2 bars, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay. Planters Inn and The Beach Club at Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina are two other upscale options for your stay.
What's the best boutique hotel in Charleston?
The Vendue is a favourite 4-star hotel with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features 2 restaurants and 2 bars. The Spectator Hotel and Charleston Kiawah Island/Andell Inn are other choices for a boutique stay.
What's the best hotel for a golf holiday in Charleston?
Wild Dunes Resort is a top 4-star resort that has a golf course and features free WiFi. Other good options if you’d like to stay near a golf course include The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Resort and Hampton Inn & Suites Charleston/Mt. Pleasant-Isle Of Palms. You can tee off at Dunes West Golf and River Club, Ocean Course or Osprey Point Golf Course while you’re in town.
What's the best accommodation in Charleston to absorb the local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Belmond Charleston Place is a top 5-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and offers a full-service spa and free WiFi. A couple of other options to soak up the local history include The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel and Barksdale House Inn. Also, notable landmarks to visit include USS Yorktown, Magnolia Plantation and Gardens and Nathaniel Russell House.

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