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The Dewberry Charleston
5 out of 5
334 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC
The price is $271 per night from Jan 31 to Feb 1
0.52 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (728 reviews)

"Gorgeous hotel. Friendly staff. Excellent bedding. Beautiful scent upon arrival. I will be staying here again!!"…"

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2021

The Dewberry Charleston
The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel
4 out of 5
115 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC
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The price is $153 per night from Feb 1 to Feb 2
0.2 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (1,190 reviews)

"We had the Junior suite which gave us a lot of room. The bathroom was a bit small but sufficient."…"

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2021

The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel
Courtyard Charleston Historic District
3 out of 5
125 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC
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The price is $104 per night from Jan 27 to Jan 28
0.45 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (649 reviews)

"room is very clean,comfort bed,can see Ravenel Bridge from balcony"…"

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2020

Courtyard Charleston Historic District
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Hotel Bennett
5 out of 5
404 King St, Charleston, SC
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The price is $305 per night from Feb 15 to Feb 16
0.55 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (240 reviews)

"I loved the different bars at the hotel. the food at the restaurant was perfect."…"

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2021

Hotel Bennett
Days Inn by Wyndham Charleston Historic District
2 out of 5
155 Meeting St, Charleston, SC
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The price is $70 per night from Jan 24 to Jan 25
0.09 mi from city center
3.5/5Good! (1,207 reviews)

"Good points: Superb location, which in central historic Charleston; very clean rooms; very affordable (paid 72$ during a long weekend 20$ for the parking lot (which you are able to park until 3P.M. of the day that you have check out). Point to improve: the staff at the reception desk could be smiley. ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2021

Days Inn by Wyndham Charleston Historic District
Belmond Charleston Place
5 out of 5
205 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC
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The price is $299 per night from Jan 26 to Jan 27
0.03 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (992 reviews)

"Beautiful hotel in a fantastic location, central to the tourist spots and best restaurants. The front desk staff was incredibly accommodating throughout our stay. Would absolutely come back here again!"…"

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2021

Belmond Charleston Place
Renaissance Charleston Historic District Hotel
4 out of 5
68 Wentworth Street, Charleston, SC
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The price is $149 per night from Jan 27 to Jan 28
0.17 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (555 reviews)

"I understand we are in Covid world right now but being that we stayed for five nights we should have been able to have at least two days or housekeeping"…"

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2020

Renaissance Charleston Historic District Hotel
Hampton Inn Charleston - Historic District
2.5 out of 5
345 Meeting St, Charleston, SC
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The price is $93 per night from Jan 24 to Jan 25
0.59 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (996 reviews)

"Great price clean room and friendly service great location within walking distance to everything"…"

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2021

Hampton Inn 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 $105 per night from Jan 24 to Jan 25
0.54 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (1,003 reviews)

"Great location. Breakfast was very limited due to the restrictions of the pandemic which was disappointing. Also disappointed because the 4th-floor room did not have a window."…"

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2021

Embassy Suites by Hilton Charleston Historic District
Motel 6 Charleston, SC - South
2 out of 5
2058 Savannah Hwy, Charleston, SC
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The price is $60 per night from Jan 23 to Jan 24
5.82 mi from city center
3.3/5 (541 reviews)

"Good stay besides other guests playing loud music"…"

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2021

Motel 6 Charleston, SC - South
The Spectator Hotel
4 out of 5
67 State Street, Charleston, SC
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The price is $229 per night from Jan 24 to Jan 25
0.18 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (454 reviews)

"We felt like royalty at The Spectator! The staff was extremely friendly and accommodating. We traveled with our two children and they were thrilled with the welcome “mocktail”! The room was perfect and the beds were so comfortable. We loved that when we returned from our day out in Charleston that ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2021

The Spectator Hotel
The Indigo Inn
2.5 out of 5
1 Maiden lane, Charleston, SC
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The price is $109 per night from Jan 24 to Jan 25
0.1 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (985 reviews)

"This is a hidden gem. From outside, it looks like an ordinary building. But inside the rooms open onto a beautiful courtyard. It was too cold to use the tables and chairs, but it was really nice to look out to it. Staff were really helpful."…"

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2021

The Indigo Inn
Holiday Inn Express Charleston Dwtn - Medical Area
3 out of 5
250 Spring Street, Charleston, SC
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The price is $68 per night from Jan 28 to Jan 29
1.45 mi from city center
3.4/5Good! (996 reviews)

"Not the best view but overall nice stay."…"

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2021

Holiday Inn Express Charleston Dwtn - Medical Area
The Restoration
4 out of 5
75 Wentworth Street, Charleston, SC
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The price is $249 per night from Jan 24 to Jan 25
0.19 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (683 reviews)

"Very nice sized room, decorated nicely, friendly staff, yummy coffee shop, and many personal touches."…"

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2021

The Restoration
The Meeting Street Inn
3 out of 5
173 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC
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The price is $109 per night from Jan 24 to Jan 25
0.04 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (1,262 reviews)

"We enjoyed our stay. The property is conveniently located within walking distance to restaurants, shopping and attractions. The afternoon wine and cheese hour was the perfect time to unwind, the hotel had a book of local restaurants and their menus available to help us decide on dinner. We found ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 29, 2020

The Meeting Street 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 Jan 25 to Jan 26
0.48 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (1,505 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
Work From Here at Emeline
4 out of 5
181 Church Street, Charleston, SC
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0.11 mi from city center
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HarbourView Inn
4 out of 5
2 Vendue Range, Charleston, SC
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The price is $169 per night from Jan 31 to Feb 1
0.36 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (1,002 reviews)

"Close to activities and very walkable. We were offered wine and cheese daily, late afternoon and cookies and milk in the evening. I would definitely stay here again. Wonderful stay from the reception desk to the cleaning staff."…"

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2021

HarbourView Inn
Cambria Hotel Charleston Riverview
3 out of 5
84 Ripley Point Dr, Charleston, SC
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The price is $104 per night from Jan 24 to Jan 25
2.04 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (533 reviews)

"I like that parking was on site. The room and lobby was extremely clean, the bar was closed due to covid but was opening the Monday after I left. Staff was helpful and courteous."…"

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2021

Cambria Hotel Charleston Riverview
Homewood Suites by Hilton Charleston Historic District
3 out of 5
415 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC
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The price is $101 per night from Jan 24 to Jan 25
0.9 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (763 reviews)

"Nice upgrade to a larger room. Everything was good Parking was expensive."…"

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2021

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Where to stay in 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?
86 Cannon Historic Inn - Adults Only is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 4.5-star inn offers free breakfast and free WiFi. It is located a short 14-minute walk from College of Charleston. Reviews from our site also recommend Waterway and Wentworth Mansion 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?
Turtle Bay 10 3 Bedroom Holiday Home By My Ocean Rentals is a popular 3.5-star hotel featuring an outdoor pool, a restaurant, and free WiFi. A couple of other options that offer an onsite pool include Mariners Cay 13 2 Bedroom Holiday Home By My Ocean Rentals and Mariners Cay 15 2 Bedroom Holiday Home By My Ocean Rentals.

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