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The Quarters on King
3 out of 5
292 King Street, Charleston, SC
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The price is $188 per night from Jan 18 to Jan 19

Located in Charleston Historic District, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Charleston City Market and Marion Square. South Carolina Aquarium ...

4.4/5Excellent! (77 reviews)
Charleston Engagement Weekend

"Great Rental and location. The parking was not convenient, and there were no elevators to get to the third floor units. My fitbit was happy, but the 100 lbs of luggage and groceries were a bit of an issue. Also the refrigerator and freezer in the unit did not work at all and our perishable food had ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2020

The Quarters on King
The Loft at Lost Dog
Folly Beach, SC
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Situated by the ocean, this romantic apartment building is 0.2 mi (0.4 km) from Folly Beach Fishing Pier and 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Folly Beach County Park. Morris ...

5/5Exceptional! (31 reviews)
Great location in the heart of Folly Beach

"The place was really cute, and it was centrally located to everything. It was nice to have a breakfast spot just down the stairs, even though, it was very busy most of the time. Nice bonus was having a washing machine and dryer at the loft."…"

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2020

The Loft at Lost Dog
Port O' Call C302 Ocean View! The IOP Island Retreat
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Situated in Isle of Palms, this apartment building is 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from Dewees Island Beach and within 3 mi (5 km) of Front Beach and Isle of Palms Marina. ...

5/5Exceptional! (14 reviews)
Vacation

"Lovely condo....very comfortable."…"

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2020

Port O' Call C302 Ocean View! The IOP Island Retreat
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 493 King Luxury Suites
4 out of 5
493 King Street, Charleston, SC
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Located in Charleston Historic District, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Music Farm, Charleston Music Hall, and Marion Square. College ...

3.9/5Good! (15 reviews)

"Great location. Within walking distance to everything! Excellent communication with management company. Would stay again."…"

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2019

493 King Luxury Suites
Southern Sophication at Ashley Ridge
The price is $49 per night from Jan 18 to Jan 19

Situated in Summerville, this apartment building is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Golf Club at Wescott Plantation and within 6 mi (10 km) of Summerville Hospital and MUSC ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (18 reviews)
Thoroughly enjoyed it!

"This experience was great! The property was as exactly advertised. It was clean, and Shawn was professional and nice. We had total privacy and the space was personalized. We felt right at home. I would recommend this place and will stay here again."…"

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2020

Southern Sophication at Ashley Ridge
Unbelievable Price!! Beautiful Studio, NOT A Shared Unit, Very Private
The price is $60 per night from Jan 17 to Jan 18

Situated in North Charleston, this apartment building is within 3 mi (5 km) of Charleston Area Convention Center, North Charleston Coliseum and Performing Arts ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (159 reviews)
Relaxing stay

"The pictures do not do it justice. Adorable studio felt welcoming with soft music playing as we walked inside, to the complimentary wine and snacks, Tony could not have been more welcoming or generous . Very relaxing and quiet neighborhood with ample parking . It’s decorated beautifully with quaint ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2020

Unbelievable Price!! Beautiful Studio, NOT A Shared Unit, Very Private
WOW !! THE Best Price IN Charleston. NOT A Shared Residence Very Private
The price is $60 per night from Feb 14 to Feb 15

Situated in North Charleston, this apartment building is within 3 mi (5 km) of Charleston Area Convention Center, North Charleston Coliseum and Performing Arts ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (135 reviews)
We only stayed there for one night—a spotless and cozy place. The location & price was great. I reco

"We only stayed there for one night—a spotless and cozy place. The location & price was great. I recommend it."…"

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2021

WOW !! THE Best Price IN Charleston. NOT A Shared Residence Very Private
The Escaper - Downtown Apartment - 2 Blocks From King St. Free Parking
The price is $99 per night from Jan 17 to Jan 18

Located in Charleston Historic District, this historic apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Charleston City Market and Port of Charleston Cruise ...

4.3/5Excellent! (43 reviews)
Location! Location!

"Carriage house was a little cramped, but not a deal breaker for a couple. The location is the main attraction here! Walkable to the entire downtown areas. The bed wasn't the most comfortable. But again, not a deal breaker. Cute sitting area, and a pull out table in the tiny kitchen. You could totally ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2020

The Escaper - Downtown Apartment - 2 Blocks From King St. Free Parking
OPEN AGAIN! ON MARKET STREET - BEST LOCATION IN THE HEART OF HISTORIC DOWNTOWN!
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Located in Charleston Historic District, this historic apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Charleston City Market, Port of Charleston Cruise Terminal, ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (119 reviews)
Great place in Charleston

"Stayed here with friends and it was perfect for two couples. Beautifully furnished and roomy and comfortable. Location is great and convenient to so much. Only negative is the lights and noise from the street but wasn’t terrible. We would definitely stay here again on a return to Charleston."…"

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2020

OPEN AGAIN! ON MARKET STREET - BEST LOCATION IN THE HEART OF HISTORIC DOWNTOWN!
Located in the Original Walled City, Explore Historic Charleston All Around You!
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Located in Charleston Historic District, this historic apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Old Slave Mart Museum, Waterfront Park, and Port of Charleston ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (119 reviews)
In town stay

"This was the perfect little place to stay right in town. Close to everything!"…"

Reviewed on Dec 11, 2020

Located in the Original Walled City, Explore Historic Charleston All Around You!
Charming garden apartment on historic property
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Located in Downtown Charleston, this historic apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Medical University of South Carolina, College of Charleston, and ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (31 reviews)
Splendid getaway

"This enchanting apartment was comfortable, clean, and well located. Our host Carol welcomed us warmly and was available for any questions or concerns. Easy walk into historic areas of Charleston. Lovely garden setting with charming private porch entry into the apartment. I forgot one item that fell ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2020

Charming garden apartment on historic property
Elegance (Suite - A)
Charleston, SC
The price is $300 per night from Jan 17 to Jan 18

Located in Charleston Historic District, this apartment building is steps from Marion Square and Charleston Music Hall. College of Charleston and Charleston ...

Elegance (Suite - A)
Charming Charleston Apt Downtown Off King St
The price is $185 per night from Jan 18 to Jan 19

Located in Downtown Charleston, this historic apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of PURE Theatre, College of Charleston, and Charleston Music Hall. ...

5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Great location right off King St

"Christianas place was great for a long weekend in Charleston. Placed right in the heart of everything, unlimited options for all kinds of dining and bars, all within walking distance. Directions were clear for check in and check out and the amenities were as described. Christiana was quick to reply ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2019

Charming Charleston Apt Downtown Off King St
Apartment off St. Philip Walk Everywhere
3.5 out of 5
258 Saint Philip Street, Charleston, SC
The price is $194 per night from Jan 17 to Jan 18

Located in Downtown Charleston, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of PURE Theatre and Charleston Music Hall. College of Charleston and Medical ...

Apartment off St. Philip Walk Everywhere
Beach/pier/restaurants/shopping/outstanding Location...100yards to All! Parking
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Situated by the ocean, this apartment building is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Folly Beach Fishing Pier and 1.8 mi (2.8 km) from Folly Beach County Park. Morris Island ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (103 reviews)
Great location

"Everything you need is within walking distance. Will be back."…"

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2020

Beach/pier/restaurants/shopping/outstanding Location...100yards to All! Parking
Location! Original Walled City, Explore Historic Charleston All Around You!
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Located in Charleston Historic District, this historic apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Old Slave Mart Museum, Waterfront Park, and Port of Charleston ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (108 reviews)
Great place to stay!

"Loved our apartment...it had everything we needed and Mike & Jan were great hosts. Wonderful location as well!"…"

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2020

Location! Original Walled City, Explore Historic Charleston All Around You!
Lakefront  - Great Location 3 Bedroom Townhouse
3 out of 5
4791 Arco Lane, North Charleston, SC
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Situated in North Charleston, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Charleston Area Convention Center and North Charleston Coliseum and Performing ...

4/5Very Good! (5 reviews)
Weekend Stay

"It was good the unit was good and spacious, definitely a good family getaway place if you want to shop or hang around Charleston. It is in the industrial part of town and the constant horn from one of the companies is a bit annoying early in the morning. Like other viewers said it does need some ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2019

Lakefront - Great Location 3 Bedroom Townhouse
Historic District Downtown 344 King Street
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Located in Charleston Historic District, this historic apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Threshold Repertory Theatre, College of Charleston, and ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (60 reviews)
Awesome King Street Experience

"My husband and I just returned from a 3 night getaway....we had an awesome time. Ashley was a wonderful help answering any of my questions...her place is exactly what we needed! Would definitely return! K. Allen"…"

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

Historic District Downtown 344 King Street
Folly Beach/oceanfront/easy Walking Distance to Restaurants/shop/pier
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Situated near the beach, this apartment building is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Folly Beach Fishing Pier and 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from Folly Beach County Park. Morris Island ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (58 reviews)
Fantastic property!

"Steps from the beach! Easy walk to restaurants and shops. We loved all the little touches to make us feel welcome and safe! Would most definitely rent again and recommend to friends"…"

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2020

Folly Beach/oceanfront/easy Walking Distance to Restaurants/shop/pier
SEAS THE DAY Charming Folly Beach Apartment awaits your arrival!
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Located in the heart of Folly Beach, this historic apartment building is 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from Folly Beach Fishing Pier and 2 mi (3.2 km) from Folly Beach County ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (71 reviews)
Beach Getaway

"With only two of us in the unit, we had plenty of space as we regrouped after being away from home for 3 weeks. The unit was comfortable and had a great location."…"

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2021

SEAS THE DAY Charming Folly Beach Apartment awaits your arrival!
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The Francis Marion Hotel

The Francis Marion Hotel

4 out of 5
387 King St, Charleston, SC
The price is $119 per night from Jan 26 to Jan 27
4.3/5Excellent! (1,499 reviews)

"This was our first stay and we enjoyed the property. Rooms were clean and decorated in old Charleston charm. The staff was friendly end very accommodating. I will definitely be returning."…"

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2021

The Francis Marion Hotel
Emeline

Emeline

4 out of 5
181 Church St, Charleston, SC
The price is $229 per night from Jan 24 to Jan 25
5/5Exceptional! (150 reviews)

"Stunning hotel, beautifully decorated and excellent service by all staff. Would highly recommend Hotel Emeline."…"

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2021

Emeline
Hyatt Place Charleston/Historic District

Hyatt Place Charleston/Historic District

3.5 out of 5
560 King Street, Charleston, SC
The price is $104 per night from Jan 24 to Jan 25
4.3/5Excellent! (991 reviews)

"Bed is way to firm, check in counter was great just the bed isn’t ideal"…"

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2021

Hyatt Place Charleston/Historic District
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Staying in an Apartment in Charleston

You'll find a lot of options for your stay in Charleston with 2085 accommodations to select from, including 130 apartments. While in the area, you might want to visit the prominent churches and treasured shops. Popular places to visit while in town include USS Yorktown.

How do you know if an apartment is the right choice for you? Often more spacious than a traditional hotel room, an apartment includes a kitchen, so you can have some home-cooked meals.

Below are some of the more popular Charleston apartments you can choose from:

Festiva's Church Street Inn:

  • Neighborhood: Historic Charleston
  • Includes free WiFi, a living room, and a sofa bed
  • A café and valet parking on site

The Quarters on King:

  • Free WiFi, a living room, and a flat-screen TV included
  • Located in Historic Charleston neighborhood
  • Parking and concierge services on site

Suites on Coming:

  • Neighborhood: Historic Charleston
  • Includes free WiFi and a flat-screen TV
  • Parking and concierge services on site

Carolina Waterfront Rentals - Arco - 3 Br townhouse by RedAwning:

  • A balcony, a soaking tub, and cable TV included
  • Located in North Charleston
  • Access to self-service laundry on site

Suites on Cannon:

  • Neighborhood: Historic Charleston
  • Includes free wired Internet and a flat-screen TV
  • Parking and self-service laundry on site

When is the Best Time to Visit Charleston?

Though weather is just one consideration, it can impact your vacation, especially if you're planning for a longer stay. Since apartments often have more rigid cancellation policies, it might be good to familiarize yourself with these weather averages before booking.

  • The hottest months are typically July and August, while January and December are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 68° F and nighttime temperatures average 42° F
  • April-June: 87° F is the daytime average and 55° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 88° F and nighttime averages are around 68° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 78° F during the day and 43° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 44.41 inches in a year

What to Do in Charleston

Visitors speak highly of Charleston for its museums and churches. Cultural attractions include Confederate Museum and Charleston Legends and Lore Ghost Theater, whereas Waterfront Park and Charleston Waterfront Park are a couple of picturesque spots to enjoy the outdoors. Other places in town to visit include USS Yorktown and Charleston City Market.

Charleston is also recognized for its:
  • Historical sites
  • Tours
  • Architecture
  • Shopping
  • Restaurants
  • Bars
  • University life

How to Get to Charleston and Around the Area

Fly into Charleston, SC (CHS-Charleston Intl.), which is located 9.4 mi (15.1 km) from the city center. If you'd like to explore around the area, consider renting a car to take in more sights.

Frequently asked questions

What's it like to stay at an apartment in Charleston?
You’ll find 354 apartments to choose from in Charleston for your stay. While in the area, you might want to visit the prominent churches and array of shops. Charleston City Market and Port of Charleston Cruise Terminal are favorite places worth a visit.
How do you know if an apartment is the best choice for your stay?
An apartment comes equipped with a kitchen, so you can cook some of your meals, and usually is more spacious than a traditional hotel room. Apartments are a good option for solo travelers who want to stay in at night and plan out their next day, and also for families wanting the conveniences of home.
What's the best apartment for my stay in Charleston?
The Quarters on King: Neighborhood: Charleston Historic District. Includes free WiFi and separate living rooms. Onsite parking and concierge services are on site. Seas THE DAY Charming Folly Beach Apartment Awaits Your Arrival!: Includes laundry facilities, free WiFi, and outdoor space. ON Market Street - Exceptional Location IN THE Heart OF Historic Downtown!: Located in Charleston Historic District neighborhood. Amenities include private patios. Elegance (Suite - A): Neighborhood: Charleston Historic District.
How many apartments will I be able to find in Charleston?
Expedia has 354 apartments to book in Charleston.
What will the weather be like when I travel to Charleston?
Weather is only one factor, but it can really affect your travel plans, especially when you are planning a longer stay in Charleston. The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 80°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 53°F. Average annual precipitation for Charleston is 45 inches.
What should I see in Charleston?
Visitors speak highly of Charleston for its museums and churches. Enjoy the outdoors at Waterfront Park and Charleston Waterfront Park, or simply take in cultural attractions like USS Yorktown and Patriots Point. You can also visit some other popular places in town, such as Charleston City Market and Port of Charleston Cruise Terminal.
What's the best way to get to and around Charleston?
Knowing a bit about the transportation options can make your trip smoother when you get to your destination. Fly into Charleston Intl. Airport (CHS), which is located 9.4 mi (15.1 km) away. If you’d like to venture out around the area, consider renting a car to take in more sights.

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