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Best Charleston Family Hotels

Hampton Inn Charleston-Southridge
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
1 Preferred Pl, Charleston, WV
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The price is $101 per night from Dec 5 to Dec 6
4.6/5Wonderful! (446 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family, free airport shuttle
Travelers say...

"This hotel did an amazing job making us feel safe during Covid. Rooms were clean and updated, Lobby smelled clean and fresh, elevators had a box of tissues to use to push buttons. Would highly recommend this hotel. They are going above and beyond during Covid. Felt safe."…"

Reviewed on Nov 5, 2020

Hampton Inn Charleston-Southridge
Sleep Inn Charleston
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
2772 Pennsylvania Ave, Charleston, WV
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The price is $84 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
4.5/5Wonderful! (455 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cribs, laundry
Travelers say...

"Very clean and exceptional friendly staff. Breakfast was amazing and the server was attentive and kind."…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

Sleep Inn Charleston
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Charleston
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
402 2nd Ave, SW, South Charleston, WV
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The price is $87 per night from Dec 4 to Dec 5
4.5/5Wonderful! (141 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cribs, free airport shuttle, laundry
Travelers say...

"I found myself safe with the public area and the room clean."…"

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2020

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Charleston
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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Cross Lanes
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
410 New Goff Mountain Road, Cross Lanes, WV
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The price is $92 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
4.5/5Wonderful! (588 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travelers say...

"Friendly, helpful front desk staff, great breakfast"…"

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2020

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Cross Lanes
Hampton Inn Winfield
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
511 State Route 34, Hurricane, WV
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The price is $110 per night from Dec 5 to Dec 6
4.4/5Wonderful! (171 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
So so Stay

"Nice hotel, relatively clean. Fairly pleasant stay but nothing extraordinary or special about it."…"

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020

Hampton Inn Winfield
Mardi Gras Casino & Resort
Great for families
4 out of 5
#1 Greyhound Drive, Cross Lanes, WV
The price is $119 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
4.3/5Excellent! (982 reviews)
Families like: free airport shuttle, laundry
Travelers say...

"The property was clean, the staff Very helpful, friendly and courteous. We had a small issue with our room and were immediately moved to another room. Easy access to the casino. Have stayed several times and will stay again when our travels take us that direction."…"

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2020

Mardi Gras Casino & Resort
Wyndham Garden Cross Lanes Charleston
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
102 Racer Dr, Cross Lanes, WV
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The price is $69 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
4.3/5Excellent! (1,145 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travelers say...

"I was was TOTALLY impressed with this establishment. Not only were the staff impressive, the maintenance engineers if they saw me in the hallway would ask if everything was OKAY. Also they knew me, I assume like others, by my name. TOTALLY OUTSTANDING STAFF and ESTABLISHMENT. Will stay there anytime ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2020

Wyndham Garden Cross Lanes Charleston
Four Points by Sheraton Charleston
Great for families
3 out of 5
600 Kanawha Blvd E, Charleston, WV
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The price is $87 per night from Dec 20 to Dec 21
4.2/5Excellent! (992 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, extra beds/cribs, free airport shuttle
Travelers say...

"On the river grab and go breakfast on the river grab and go breakfast"…"

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2020

Four Points by Sheraton Charleston
Embassy Suites Charleston
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
300 Court St, Charleston, WV
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The price is $127 per night from Dec 4 to Dec 5
4.2/5Very Good! (984 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, extra beds/cribs, games and toys, free breakfast for the whole family
Glad to find an Embassy Suite

"I always know Embassy Suites will be perfect for our family. A special thank you to the people working the breakfast buffet. Not easy in a time of COVID."…"

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2020

Embassy Suites Charleston
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Charleston West
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
400 Second Ave, South Charleston, WV
Free Cancellation
The price is $104 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
4.2/5Very Good! (697 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, game room, extra beds/cribs, free airport shuttle
Travelers say...

"The breakfast was pretty good, but fell a bit below my expectations"…"

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2020

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Charleston West
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Elkview - Charleston NE
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
101 Crossing Shopping Mall, Elkview, WV
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4.2/5Very Good! (332 reviews)
Families like: pool, extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travelers say...

"Clean and roomy hotel. Nice breakfast. Very courteous staff."…"

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2020

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Elkview - Charleston NE
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Charleston WV
Great for families
2 out of 5
600 Second Avenue, South Charleston, WV
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The price is $67 per night from Dec 11 to Dec 12
4.1/5Very Good! (824 reviews)
Families like: free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travelers say...

"Everyone was friendly and courteous. The room was very neat and clean. The grab and go breakfast was just water and a snack."…"

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2020

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Charleston WV
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Charleston South, WV
Great for families
3 out of 5
105 Alex Ln, Charleston, WV
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The price is $83 per night from Dec 4 to Dec 5
4.1/5Very Good! (961 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travelers say...

"Nice and clean. Beds were comfortable. Shower is powerful."…"

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2020

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Charleston South, WV
Charleston Marriott Town Center
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
200 Lee St E, Charleston, WV
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The price is $87 per night from Dec 20 to Dec 21
4.1/5Very Good! (877 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, extra beds/cribs, free airport shuttle, laundry
Travelers say...

"Great place to stay in Charleston. Very clean and safe. Front desk very helpful. Free shuttle service to airport and local area"…"

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2020

Charleston Marriott Town Center
Holiday Inn Express Charleston-Kanawha City
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
107 Alex Ln, Charleston, WV
Free Cancellation
The price is $85 per night from Dec 13 to Dec 14
4/5Very Good! (340 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travelers say...

"The over night stay was very nice. All the desk employees were excellent"…"

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2020

Holiday Inn Express Charleston-Kanawha City
Holiday Inn Express Civic Center
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
100 Civic Center Drive, Charleston, WV
Free Cancellation
The price is $93 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
4/5Very Good! (831 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cribs, laundry
Travelers say...

"Great hotel. No problems except there was a barking dog next door but only heard him briefly. Easy access to the freeway and dining options."…"

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2020

Holiday Inn Express Civic Center
Budget Host Inn Charleston
2 out of 5
3313 E Kanawha Blvd, Charleston, WV
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The price is $53 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
3.7/5Good! (311 reviews)

"Very attractive red brick building. Very clean. Lovely riverfront setting. Convenient setting. It has become our regular stopover place when traveling from eastern SC to Detroit or South Bend. Such a great bargain!!! ."…"

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2020

Budget Host Inn Charleston
Super 8 by Wyndham Dunbar/Charleston Area
Great for families
2 out of 5
911 Dunbar Ave, Dunbar, WV
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The price is $55 per night from Dec 13 to Dec 14
3.4/5 (680 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Nice room with 3 beds, hotel a little shabby.

"What attracted us here for a quick overnight stay during a long drive was the room with 3 queen beds which was perfect for our family of 5. The room itself looked renovated and was in good condition. The rest of the hotel was a little run down and not so nice. Having said that, we are considering ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Dunbar/Charleston Area
Quality Inn & Suites
Great for families
2 out of 5
1010 Washington Street E, Charleston, WV
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The price is $64 per night from Dec 14 to Dec 15
3.4/5 (419 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, laundry
Travelers say...

"Hotel is under renovation; however they are dealing with Pandemic and renovation diligently! Stay safe!"…"

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2020

Quality Inn & Suites
Ramada by Wyndham Charleston
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
1000 Washington St E, Charleston, WV
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The price is $64 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8
3.2/5 (548 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, extra beds/cribs
Travelers say...

"Great customer service and clean rooms and very quiet place"…"

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2020

Ramada by Wyndham Charleston
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Family Friendly Hotels with Indoor Pools

Wyndham Garden Cross Lanes Charleston
2.5 out of 5
102 Racer Dr, Cross Lanes, WV
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $69 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
4.3/5Excellent! (1,145 reviews)

"I was was TOTALLY impressed with this establishment. Not only were the staff impressive, the maintenance engineers if they saw me in the hallway would ask if everything was OKAY. Also they knew me, I assume like others, by my name. TOTALLY OUTSTANDING STAFF and ESTABLISHMENT. Will stay there anytime ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2020

Wyndham Garden Cross Lanes Charleston
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Cross Lanes
2.5 out of 5
410 New Goff Mountain Road, Cross Lanes, WV
Free Cancellation
The price is $92 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
4.5/5Wonderful! (588 reviews)

"Friendly, helpful front desk staff, great breakfast"…"

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2020

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Cross Lanes
Holiday Inn Express Charleston-Kanawha City
2.5 out of 5
107 Alex Ln, Charleston, WV
Free Cancellation
The price is $85 per night from Dec 13 to Dec 14
4/5Very Good! (340 reviews)

"The over night stay was very nice. All the desk employees were excellent"…"

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2020

Holiday Inn Express Charleston-Kanawha City
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Charleston South, WV
3 out of 5
105 Alex Ln, Charleston, WV
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $83 per night from Dec 4 to Dec 5
4.1/5Very Good! (961 reviews)

"Nice and clean. Beds were comfortable. Shower is powerful."…"

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2020

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Charleston South, WV
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Family friendly Hotels with Connecting Rooms

Wyndham Garden Cross Lanes Charleston
2.5 out of 5
102 Racer Dr, Cross Lanes, WV
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $69 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
4.3/5Excellent! (1,145 reviews)

"I was was TOTALLY impressed with this establishment. Not only were the staff impressive, the maintenance engineers if they saw me in the hallway would ask if everything was OKAY. Also they knew me, I assume like others, by my name. TOTALLY OUTSTANDING STAFF and ESTABLISHMENT. Will stay there anytime ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2020

Wyndham Garden Cross Lanes Charleston
Ramada by Wyndham Charleston
2.5 out of 5
1000 Washington St E, Charleston, WV
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $64 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8
3.2/5 (548 reviews)

"Great customer service and clean rooms and very quiet place"…"

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2020

Ramada by Wyndham Charleston
Charleston Marriott Town Center
3.5 out of 5
200 Lee St E, Charleston, WV
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $87 per night from Dec 20 to Dec 21
4.1/5Very Good! (877 reviews)

"Great place to stay in Charleston. Very clean and safe. Front desk very helpful. Free shuttle service to airport and local area"…"

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2020

Charleston Marriott Town Center
Quality Inn & Suites
2 out of 5
1010 Washington Street E, Charleston, WV
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The price is $64 per night from Dec 14 to Dec 15
3.4/5 (419 reviews)

"Hotel is under renovation; however they are dealing with Pandemic and renovation diligently! Stay safe!"…"

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2020

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Where Should We Stay in Charleston?

The destination of Charleston is a great choice if you've been thinking about a vacation with your kids. The entertainment, museums, and parks are just some of the things that make this a good destination for family vacations. Fly into Charleston, WV (CRW-Yeager), which is the closest airport, or Beckley, WV (BKW-Raleigh County Memorial), which is located 48.1 mi (77.4 km) from the city center. When you're thinking about where to stay in Charleston, you might want to consider one of the 33 child-friendly hotels and other accommodations here.

Families on vacation have positive things to say about these accommodations:

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Charleston - Offers free parking and free breakfast. Guests like the overall comfort at this 2.5-star hotel.

Super 8 by Wyndham Dunbar/Charleston Area - Features free parking, free breakfast, and laundry facilities. This 2-star motel is popular with guests for its helpful staff.

Mardi Gras Casino & Resort - Offers an indoor pool, 5 restaurants, and free parking. Guests like the overall comfort and helpful staff at this 4-star resort.

Wyndham Garden Cross Lanes Charleston - Features free parking, free buffet breakfast, and laundry facilities. The overall comfort and central location make this 2.5-star hotel popular with guests.

When Should We Visit Charleston?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family vacation. You can use these tips to decide when to grab the kids and head to Charleston.

  • Hottest months: July, June, August, and September, with an average temperature of 84°F
  • Coldest months: January, December, February, and March, with an average temperature of 28°F
  • Driest months: October, January, February, and April, with an average rainfall of 3.02 inches
  • Rainiest months: July, May, June, and March, with an average rainfall of 4.48 inches

What Should We See and Do in Charleston?

Charleston Town Center, Avampato Discovery Museum, and Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences are interesting attractions you and your family will enjoy exploring while you are staying in Charleston. Make sure you have lots of time for activities like Appalachian Power Park and West Virginia State Museum.

Charleston is also well-known for the:
  • Shopping
  • Restaurants
  • Live music
  • Theater
  • Entertainment
  • Museums
  • Parks

Getting Around Charleston

To explore the surrounding area, hop aboard a train at Charleston Station or Montgomery Station. Charleston may not have many public transit options to choose from so consider renting a car to explore more.

Frequently asked questions

What's Charleston like for family-friendly vacations?
If you’ve been thinking about a vacation with your kids, Charleston is a good choice. The entertainment, museums, and parks are just some of the things that make this the perfect spot for family trips. Fly into Charleston, WV (CRW-Yeager), which is the closest airport, or Huntington, WV (HTS-Tri-State), which is located 50 mi (80.5 km) from the center of Charleston.
What's the best accommodation for a family vacation in Charleston?
Wyndham Garden Cross Lanes Charleston is a hotel with an indoor pool and a restaurant, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other options to stay with the kids include Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Charleston South, WV and Embassy Suites Charleston.
How many family-friendly hotels can I expect to find in Charleston?
Expedia has 32 hotels in Charleston that are perfect for families.
What's the weather like in Charleston?
The hottest months are usually July and June with an average temp of 72°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 39°F. Average annual precipitation for Charleston is 44 inches.
What's there to see and do with your family in Charleston?
While you are vacationing in Charleston, you and the family might want to see interesting spots such as Charleston Town Center and Southridge Center. Make sure you have lots of time for activities like Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences and West Virginia State Museum.

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