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Ansonborough Inn
Ansonborough Inn

21 Hasell Street, Charleston 29401

3.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (539 reviews)

Located in Historic Charleston, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church and College of Charlesto …

£168
The Dewberry Charleston
The Dewberry Charleston

334 Meeting Street, Charleston 29403

5.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (33 reviews)

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

£200
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 (2,956 reviews)

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

£156
King Charles Inn
King Charles Inn

237 Meeting Street, Charleston 29401-1609

3.5 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (1,968 reviews)

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

£150
The Restoration
The Restoration

75 Wentworth Street, Charleston 29401-1427

4.0 out of 5.0
4.9 out of 5 (232 reviews)

Located in Historic Charleston, this spa hotel is within a 10-minute walk of St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church and College o …

£191
Belmond Charleston Place
Belmond Charleston Place

205 Meeting Street, Charleston 29401-3110

5.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (1,393 reviews)

Surrounded by 18th-century buildings in the city’s historic district, Belmond Charleston Place is a block from the antiques …

£269
Planters Inn
Planters Inn

112 N Market St, Charleston 29401-3157

4.5 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (769 reviews)

Built in 1844, this beautifully restored inn is situated on Charleston's open-air City Market; the King Street Antiques …

£237
The Vendue
The Vendue

19 Vendue Range, Charleston 29401-2129

4.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (1,044 reviews)

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

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Charleston
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Charleston

181 Church St, Charleston 29401-3122

3.5 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (889 reviews)

Located in Historic Charleston, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Charleston City Market and College of Charleston. Th …

£157
The Indigo Inn
The Indigo Inn

1 Maiden lane, Charleston 29401

2.5 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (397 reviews)

Located in Historic Charleston, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church and College of …

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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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