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The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel
4 out of 5
115 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $179 per night
0.2 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (1,110 reviews)

"During these challenging times, it seems staff is maxed as well."…"

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel
Belmond Charleston Place
5 out of 5
205 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC
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The price is $329 per night
0.03 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (1,001 reviews)

"Perfect location. Exceptional service, numerous amenities and comfortable/classy rooms. I would highly recommend."…"

Reviewed on Jul 5, 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 $84 per night
0.09 mi from city center
3.6/5Good! (1,211 reviews)

"Location is wonderful!! Room was clean and comfortable.. i very much like that it has its own parking area. I would recommend this property, and i would definitely stay here again."…"

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Charleston Historic District
The Francis Marion Hotel
4 out of 5
387 King St, Charleston, SC
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The price is $134 per night
0.48 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (2,493 reviews)

"Everything was very clean, all the staff were very polite and well trained. The property is very nice. Parking on site is great and reasonable for Charleston.. Would return anytime."…"

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2020

The Francis Marion Hotel
The Restoration
4 out of 5
75 Wentworth Street, Charleston, SC
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The price is $212 per night
0.19 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (619 reviews)

"Close to everything, friendly and amazing staff...nice beds"…"

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2020

The Restoration
Town & Country Inn and Suites
3 out of 5
2008 Savannah Hwy, Charleston, SC
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The price is $109 per night
5.62 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (1,207 reviews)

"Always great to come home to Charleston, and never disappointed with Town and Country."…"

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

Town & Country Inn and Suites
Courtyard Charleston Historic District
3 out of 5
125 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC
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The price is $161 per night
0.45 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (585 reviews)

"I liked pretty much everything...except the parking. If one is paying $27 a day for parking, then one should be able park on site- not across the street in a parking lot."…"

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

Courtyard Charleston Historic District
The Meeting Street Inn
3 out of 5
173 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC
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The price is $159 per night
0.04 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (1,327 reviews)

"The staff was incredibly nice and the area is so intricately historic, that you can't help but be in constant awe of it. The hotel does have a few old building quirks, like leaky toilets and noisy a/c units, but otherwise great. My mom has a hurt knee. And was having difficulty waiting for the elevator ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2020

The Meeting Street Inn
Homewood Suites by Hilton Charleston Historic District
3 out of 5
415 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC
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The price is $128 per night
0.9 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (611 reviews)

"Excellent location, friendly, clean and accommodating staff. Required valet parking was a bit expensive."…"

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2020

Homewood Suites by Hilton Charleston Historic District
The Vendue
4 out of 5
19 Vendue Range, Charleston, SC
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The price is $143 per night
0.34 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (988 reviews)

"Great place to stay and close to some of the best restaurants."…"

Reviewed on Jul 2, 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 $104 per night
0.93 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (775 reviews)

"Clean and comfy place to rest. Location is in a good area."…"

Reviewed on Jul 3, 2020

Holiday Inn Charleston Historic Downtown
Embassy Suites by Hilton Charleston Historic District
3.5 out of 5
337 Meeting St, Charleston, SC
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The price is $152 per night
0.54 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (994 reviews)

"We absolutely loved our 3 night stay, the staff was truly amazing. This will become our regular stay while in Charleston."…"

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2020

Embassy Suites by Hilton Charleston Historic District
Courtyard Charleston Waterfront by Marriott
3 out of 5
35 Lockwood Drive, Charleston, SC
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The price is $134 per night
1.35 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (787 reviews)

"Room is large and well equipped. Family enjoyed pier and fishing. Wonderful ambience. Staff member made coffee for us as a special treat"…"

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2020

Courtyard Charleston Waterfront by Marriott
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Charleston Downtown Riverview
3 out of 5
98 Ripley Pointe Dr, Charleston, SC
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The price is $116 per night
1.91 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (997 reviews)

"We loved the location of this hotel as we've stayed here before and it's located right on the Harbor beside the Marina and we love to see the water view. The only complaint is we arrived in town early and the lady said they had no room available but to call back in an hour. We called back and she ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2020

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Charleston Downtown Riverview
French Quarter Inn
4 out of 5
166 Church St, Charleston, SC
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The price is $269 per night
0.12 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (1,006 reviews)

"My wife and I are from the area, but we wanted to stay some place special for our 5-year wedding anniversary, so we booked the top ranked hotel in Charleston. Despite the prevalence of Covid-19 cases here in Charleston, the hotel felt very clean and safe. We saw lots of precautions being taken by ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 4, 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?
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 Wentworth Mansion and Staybridge Suites Summerville 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, Comfort Inn Downtown Charleston is a popular 2.5-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free buffet breakfast and free WiFi. Other options to stay on the cheap include SpringHill Suites by Marriott Charleston N./Ashley Phosphate and WoodSpring Suites North Charleston.
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?
Vacation Rentals at Wild Dunes Resort is a top 3.5-star condo on Expedia for families, and features 3 restaurants and in-room kitchens. Other options for your kid-friendly vacation include Best Western Plus Airport Inn & Suites and Town & Country Inn and Suites. Attractions like South Carolina Aquarium and Blackbeard’s Cove Family Fun Park are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for a romantic vacation in Charleston?
The Restoration is a favorite 4-star hotel for couples, and features in-room massages and rainfall showerheads. Other good options for a romantic stay include Wild Dunes Resort and French Quarter Inn.
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 Barksdale House Inn and Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Summerville, SC.
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 about the best place to stay near North Charleston Coliseum and Performing Arts Center?
One of the top choices for your stay is Hilton Garden Inn Charleston Airport, located next to North Charleston Coliseum and Performing Arts Center, and this 3-star hotel offers a restaurant and an indoor pool. Wingate by Wyndham Charleston Airport Coliseum and Hyatt Place Charleston Airport/Convention Center are a couple of other good and close options.

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