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The Dewberry Charleston
The Dewberry Charleston

334 Meeting Street, Charleston 29403

5.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (5 reviews)

Located in Historic Charleston, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Joseph Manigault House and College of Charleston. …

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Ansonborough Inn
Ansonborough Inn

21 Hasell Street, Charleston 29401

3.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (496 reviews)

Located in Historic Charleston, this inn is within 1 mi (2 km) of One Of A Kind and College of Charleston. Port of Charleston …

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King Charles Inn
King Charles Inn

237 Meeting St, Charleston 29401-1609

3.5 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (1,890 reviews)

King Charles Inn is across the street from the premium brand stores of Charleston Place and a 3-minute walk from Charleston …

£129
The Francis Marion Hotel
The Francis Marion Hotel

387 King St, Charleston 29403-6404

4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (2,864 reviews)

The Francis Marion Hotel sits across from Marion Square in Charleston’s historic downtown. Guests are just a block away fro …

£118
The Vendue
The Vendue

19 Vendue Range, Charleston 29401-2129

4.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (1,038 reviews)

Located in Historic Charleston, this romantic hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Charleston Waterfront Park and College of …

£181
86 Cannon
86 Cannon

86 Cannon Street, Charleston 29403

3.5 out of 5.0

Located in Historic Charleston, this boutique bed & breakfast is within a 15-minute walk of Karpeles Manuscript Library Museu …

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French Quarter Inn
French Quarter Inn

166 Church St, Charleston 29401-3125

4.0 out of 5.0
4.9 out of 5 (754 reviews)

This 50-room hotel with a circular, skylighted atrium abuts the City Market, Charleston's principal attraction, with blocks o …

£216
Andrew Pinckney Inn
Andrew Pinckney Inn

40 Pinckney St, Charleston 29401-3115

4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (941 reviews)

Located in Historic Charleston, this inn is within a 15-minute walk of One Of A Kind and College of Charleston. Peninsula …

£129
HarbourView Inn
HarbourView Inn

2 Vendue Range, Charleston 29401-2114

4.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (837 reviews)

Located in Historic Charleston, this romantic hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Charleston Waterfront Park and College of …

£246
The Spectator Hotel
The Spectator Hotel

67 State Street, Charleston 29401

4.0 out of 5.0
4.9 out of 5 (116 reviews)

Located in Historic Charleston, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of One Of A Kind and College of Charleston. Footlight Player …

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Pocket Guide: Rainbow Row Historic Charleston Hotels

Historic Charleston is a walkable neighborhood that's popular for its restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. In addition to its college atmosphere, the neighborhood has many charming qualities. Broaden your horizons with some local theater. Hotels in Historic Charleston provide a good starting point for sightseeing in and around the Charleston area.

Sightseeing around Historic Charleston

The museums and theaters provide some cultural flavor, while the monuments and historic sites offer insight into local lore. Stroll the halls at Children's Museum of the Lowcountry, Charleston Museum, or Mace Brown Museum of Natural History. You can check out the local talent at PURE Theatre, American Theater, and Woolfe Street Playhouse. Cathedral of St. Luke and St. Paul, St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, and Congregation Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim are significant monuments. Swing by Joseph Manigault House, Aiken-Rhett House, and Second Presbyterian Church to learn about local history. Bring the family to South Carolina Aquarium, Splash Zone Waterpark, and Blackbeard's Cove Family Fun Park.

Many visitors like to do some shopping while in town, but there are a number of other activities. You can spend a leisurely afternoon outside at Cannon Park, Irish Memorial Park, or Charleston Waterfront Park. With a shopping trip to Charleston City Market, Citadel Mall, or Charleston Tanger Outlets, you might find that perfect souvenir. If you've got some more time, you won't be disappointed by Charleston City Marina, Harborage at Ashley Marina, and Port of Charleston Cruise Terminal.

A couple of the most popular attractions in the area are College of Charleston and USS Yorktown. Music Farm, Charleston Music Hall, and Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art are other must-sees.

Getting around Historic Charleston

The Charleston, SC (CHS-Charleston Intl.) airport is 8.6 miles (13.8 km) from Historic Charleston.

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