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Renaissance Charleston Historic District Hotel
4 out of 5
68 Wentworth Street, Charleston, SC
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The price is $135 per night from Dec 20 to Dec 21
0.17 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (544 reviews)

"Staff was excellent, very nice and upgraded me to a room with a balcony. I guess this was not the hotels fault, but nothing was really in service due to COVID - like housekeeping didn’t even come in daily, no restaurant/bar open, not much to do at hotel. Excellent location, and again, staff very ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2020

Renaissance Charleston Historic District Hotel
The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel
4 out of 5
115 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC
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The price is $179 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1
0.2 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (1,146 reviews)

"We enjoyed the charm of the hotel. The staff was great. The location is wonderful. The hallways could use some renovation (carpets, paint, etc.) All in all, it was a great experience!"…"

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2020

The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel
Holiday Inn Charleston Riverview
3 out of 5
301 Savannah Hwy, Charleston, SC
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The price is $76 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
1.99 mi from city center
3.9/5Very Good! (976 reviews)

"The view of the Ashley River was beautiful and the unique shape of the building is incredible."…"

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2020

Holiday Inn Charleston Riverview
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Courtyard Charleston Historic District
3 out of 5
125 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC
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The price is $110 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
0.45 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (620 reviews)

"No housekeeping, no breakfast. Of our three rooms, two had plumbing issues. One toilet overflowed twice, and the sink drained extremely slowly in another room. BUT everyone was courteous, pleasant and helpful."…"

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2020

Courtyard Charleston Historic District
Motel 6 Charleston, SC - South
2 out of 5
2058 Savannah Hwy, Charleston, SC
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The price is $51 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
5.82 mi from city center
3.3/5 (528 reviews)

"Every one is so nice ! And someone is always in office if u need something and they pick up the phone when u call"…"

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2020

Motel 6 Charleston, SC - South
Belmond Charleston Place
5 out of 5
205 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC
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The price is $319 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
0.03 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (974 reviews)

"Historic property in the middle of beautiful Charleston! Stunning in every way! Attentive and professional Staff....very courteous and friendly! Room furnishings lovely with a great view! Spa and pool amazing! Can’t say enough about the rich culture that exists in this hotel! Can’t wait to ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2020

Belmond Charleston Place
Days Inn by Wyndham Charleston Historic District
2 out of 5
155 Meeting St, Charleston, SC
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The price is $76 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
0.09 mi from city center
3.5/5Good! (1,163 reviews)

"Property was outdated but the location is excellent. Could walk to most everything. Restaurant located right out front that is open all day. Beds were very comfortable. I was handicapped so they waived the 25 dollar parking fee. This was not expected."…"

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Charleston Historic District
Embassy Suites by Hilton Charleston Historic District
3.5 out of 5
337 Meeting St, Charleston, SC
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The price is $118 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
0.54 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (988 reviews)

"Historical aspect was great, rooms could be updated."…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

Embassy Suites by Hilton Charleston Historic District
The Spectator Hotel
4 out of 5
67 State Street, Charleston, SC
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The price is $249 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
0.18 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (441 reviews)

"Excellent hotel. Top notch service, accomodations and facilities."…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

The Spectator Hotel
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Charleston Riverview
2.5 out of 5
11 Ashley Point Drive, Charleston, SC
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The price is $62 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
1.86 mi from city center
3.7/5Good! (977 reviews)

"We had an issue with the shower faucet, but it was fixed quickly. All of the staff were very pleasant and eager to answer all of our questions!!"…"

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2020

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Charleston Riverview
The Restoration
4 out of 5
75 Wentworth Street, Charleston, SC
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The price is $249 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
0.19 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (664 reviews)

"Location was excellent and room was spacious and comfortable."…"

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2020

The Restoration
The Meeting Street Inn
3 out of 5
173 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC
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The price is $119 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
0.04 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (1,252 reviews)

"The Historical decor was beautiful! Had several areas to sit outside and relax! The staff was so nice and helpful!"…"

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2020

The Meeting Street Inn
The Indigo Inn
2.5 out of 5
1 Maiden lane, Charleston, SC
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The price is $109 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
0.1 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (958 reviews)

"Excellent location within walking distance from everything!"…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

The Indigo Inn
The Francis Marion Hotel
4 out of 5
387 King St, Charleston, SC
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The price is $119 per night from Dec 9 to Dec 10
0.48 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (1,442 reviews)

"Older property needs to be updated, nice size ADA room which we did not request. Great location."…"

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2020

The Francis Marion Hotel
Cambria Hotel Charleston Riverview
3 out of 5
84 Ripley Point Dr, Charleston, SC
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The price is $113 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1
2.04 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (501 reviews)

"Great inexpensive hotel with one of the most comfortable beds! The blue tooth mirror was a great bonus. Friendly staff and great location."…"

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2020

Cambria Hotel Charleston Riverview
Hotel Bennett
5 out of 5
404 King St, Charleston, SC
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The price is $305 per night from Dec 20 to Dec 21
0.55 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (220 reviews)

"Beautiful property , clean public spaces and rooms and very attentive staff. Convenient location"…"

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2020

Hotel Bennett
Hampton Inn Charleston - Historic District
2.5 out of 5
345 Meeting St, Charleston, SC
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The price is $101 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
0.59 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (963 reviews)

"The property is in a great location to walk to everything. Would not recommend staying in the first floor. You here everything."…"

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2020

Hampton Inn Charleston - Historic District
Andrew Pinckney Inn
4 out of 5
40 Pinckney St, Charleston, SC
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The price is $119 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
0.14 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (974 reviews)
Beautiful people and city

"The rooms were super nice. The staff was so helpful and pleasant. We had 2 rooms and both had amazing views. We will be returning soon."…"

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2020

Andrew Pinckney Inn
The Vendue
4 out of 5
19 Vendue Range, Charleston, SC
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The price is $144 per night from Dec 9 to Dec 10
0.34 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (976 reviews)

"Staff super friendly but room small no coffeemaker ice maker on our floor didn’t work restaurant in hotel either super expensive or limited selection of food"…"

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2020

The Vendue
Holiday Inn Charleston Historic Downtown
3.5 out of 5
425 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC
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The price is $83 per night from Dec 13 to Dec 14
0.93 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (861 reviews)

"Staff couldn’t be nicer to my friends and I. Thank you"…"

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

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Where to stay in Charleston

Find the best Charleston areas and neighborhoods for the activities you enjoy most. Learn more about Charleston

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 accommodations in Charleston
  • The closest major airport is in Charleston, SC (CHS-Charleston Intl.), 9.4 mi (15.1 km) from the city center

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 Charleston, you'll find 1550 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have ample places to choose from for your holiday getaway. 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 favorite with Expedia travelers 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 favorite 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 transit options to choose from so consider renting a car to explore more.

Dressing for Charleston

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 68°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 42°F
  • From April to June, the average is 87°F during the day and 55°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 88°F during the day and 68°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 78°F as the daytime average and 43°F as the nighttime average
  • About 44.41 inches of rain falls on Charleston each year
  • July and August are usually the hottest months averaging 87°F, while January and December are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 44°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Charleston?
Emeline is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. It’s located steps from Charleston City Market. Reviews from our site also recommend 86 Cannon Historic Inn - Adults Only and Waterway as top options for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Charleston, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel reservations are fully refundable if cancelled prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before the scheduled arrival. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, it may still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within 24 hours of booking. Plug in your dates, click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to review the best options available in Charleston.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Charleston?
For additional details about picking new dates or cancelling your trip to Charleston, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.
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 travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and a restaurant. Other options to stay on the cheap include Best Western Patriots Point and Motel 6 Charleston, SC - South.
Where is the best place to stay in Charleston Historic District?
There are 115 hotels and other accommodations to choose from in this neighborhood, so you should find the perfect place for your trip. Based on Expedia customer reviews, The Spectator Hotel is the highest ranked property in Charleston Historic District. This 4-star hotel offers free breakfast and free WiFi. It is located a short 4-minute walk from Port of Charleston Cruise Terminal. Other favorite options in the area include Zero George Street and French Quarter Inn.
What's a favorite place to stay in Downtown Charleston?
In this neighborhood, there are 435 lodging options for your stay, so you’re sure to find what you’re looking for. 86 Cannon Charleston - Adults Only is a favorite with our customers staying in Downtown Charleston. This 4-star hotel offers free breakfast and free WiFi. It is located a short 14-minute walk from College of Charleston. Travelers also recommend Wentworth Mansion and The Spectator Hotel as top options in the area.
What's the best accommodation when traveling with kids to Charleston?
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Charleston N./Ashley Phosphate is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an indoor pool and free parking. Other options for your kid-friendly vacation include Wild Dunes Resort and Vacation Rentals at Wild Dunes Resort. Attractions like USS Yorktown and Patriots Point are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for a romantic vacation in Charleston?
Belmond Charleston Place is a favorite 5-star hotel for couples, and features rainfall showerheads and comfy beds. Other good options for a romantic stay include French Quarter Inn and The Inn At Middleton Place.
What is the favorite LGBTQ-friendly place to stay in Charleston?
Belmond Charleston Place is a top 5-star LGBTQ-friendly hotel, affiliated with IGLTA, that features a full-service spa and free WiFi.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Charleston?
Best Western Charleston Inn is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers an outdoor pool and laundry facilities for its human guests. Other good choices to stay with your pet include La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Charleston Riverview and Tides Folly Beach Hotel.
Where is the best hotel to stay close to Patriots Point?
Adjacent to Patriots Point, Harborside at Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 4-star resort offers a marina and 2 restaurants. Another good choice is The Beach Club at Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina, located just 0.2 mi (0.3 km) away.
What are some accommodations with pools in Charleston?
Harborside at Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina is a popular 4-star resort featuring an outdoor pool, 2 restaurants, and a poolside bar. A couple of other options that offer an onsite pool include King Charles Inn and Wild Dunes Resort.

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