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Budget Host Inn Charleston
2 out of 5
3313 E Kanawha Blvd, Charleston, WV
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The price is $53 per night
4.66 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (295 reviews)

"Easy access to and from I77. Modern, clean and affordable room."…"

Reviewed on May 22, 2020

Budget Host Inn Charleston
Ramada by Wyndham Charleston
2.5 out of 5
1000 Washington St E, Charleston, WV
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The price is $75 per night
0.22 mi from city center
3.2/5 (504 reviews)

"Liked the front desk staff. I did not like how Expedia offered me $69 and charge me $75 a night very unfair"…"

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2020

Ramada by Wyndham Charleston
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Charleston South, WV
3 out of 5
105 Alex Ln, Charleston, WV
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The price is $99 per night
4.93 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (968 reviews)

"Front desk was very friendly and helpful. She pointed out places that delivered food and the kind of selections that were available in the area"…"

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2020

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Charleston South, WV
Red Roof Inn Charleston - Kanawha City, WV
2 out of 5
100 Trueman Circle, Charleston, WV
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The price is $55 per night
4.79 mi from city center
3.2/5 (1,520 reviews)

"I liked the way they remodeled it was very clean and smelled nice"…"

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2020

Red Roof Inn Charleston - Kanawha City, WV
Days Inn by Wyndham Charleston East
2 out of 5
6400 Maccorkle Ave Se, Charleston, WV
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The price is $56 per night
5.01 mi from city center
3.5/5Good! (921 reviews)

"We checked in around 9:30 pm and headed out around 7:00 am but the room was clean, staff were nice and friendly, and continental breakfast hit the spot"…"

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Charleston East
Courtyard by Marriott Charleston Downtown/Civic Center
3 out of 5
100 Kanawha Boulevard East, Charleston, WV
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The price is $116 per night
0.53 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (448 reviews)

"We were very impressed with the lengths this property and it’s staff went to ensure guests safety and confidence in the face of the COVID-19 crisis. Thank you!"…"

Reviewed on May 3, 2020

Courtyard by Marriott Charleston Downtown/Civic Center
Four Points by Sheraton Charleston
3 out of 5
600 Kanawha Blvd E, Charleston, WV
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The price is $93 per night
0.19 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (1,378 reviews)

"The Air Conditioned was very noisy, we could not sleep well"…"

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020

Four Points by Sheraton Charleston
Hampton Inn Charleston-Southridge
2.5 out of 5
1 Preferred Pl, Charleston, WV
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The price is $126 per night
5.08 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (426 reviews)

"very clean and quiet. Good Breakfast and service. Nice indoor pool and very nice young lady at service desk."…"

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

Hampton Inn Charleston-Southridge
Hampton Inn Charleston-Downtown
2.5 out of 5
1 Virginia St W, Charleston, WV
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The price is $102 per night
0.68 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (499 reviews)

"Helpful staff had a list of places that delivered."…"

Reviewed on May 21, 2020

Hampton Inn Charleston-Downtown
Embassy Suites Charleston
3.5 out of 5
300 Court St, Charleston, WV
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The price is $144 per night
0.26 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (935 reviews)

"The staff was exceptionally helpful. The smallest question was no problem to them. The lobby area is great place to relax."…"

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2020

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Visiting Charleston

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Charleston, and visitors give high marks for the shopping, casinos, and top-notch restaurants. This city also attracts tourists with its live music, theaters, and entertainment choices. A top sight in the city is Charleston Town Center.

  • There are 46 hotels and other accommodations in Charleston
  • The closest major airport is in Charleston, WV (CRW-Yeager), 2.5 mi (4.1 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Beckley, WV (BKW-Raleigh County Memorial), 48.1 mi (77.4 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Charleston

Known for its live music, theaters, and museums, the city's cultural venues include Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences, West Virginia State Museum, and Avampato Discovery Museum. Notable city landmarks like Blue Creek Chapel and Little Blue Creek Church might be worth a visit. The city's natural beauty is on display at Kanawha State Forest, Haddad Riverfront Park, and Ridenour Memorial Park.

As you plan your vacation, you'll find 46 hotels and other lodging accommodations to pick from in Charleston. Here are top ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Brass Pineapple Inn - This 3.5-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Charleston - Our customers like the dining options and breakfast at this hotel. With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free Internet.
  • Sleep Inn & Suites Cross Lanes - South Charleston - With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its breakfast and convenient parking.

Other top sights in Charleston include Charleston Town Center.

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.

Dressing for Charleston

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 62°F and the nighttime average to be 26°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 85°F during the day and 40°F at night
  • July through September averages 85°F during the day and 51°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 72°F during the day and 27°F at night
  • Average annual rainfall for Charleston is 44.03 inches
  • Hottest months are usually July and June with an average temperature of 84°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 28°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Charleston?
Country Road House and Berries is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Other top choices based on reviews include Residence Inn By Marriott Charleston and Hampton Inn Charleston-Southridge.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Charleston, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of hotel bookings are refundable if you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your check-in date. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you might be able to still cancel and receive a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Put your dates in and click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to get top deals in Charleston.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Charleston?
For more details about picking new dates or cancelling your trip to Charleston, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Charleston?
Based on reviews, Red Roof Inn Charleston - Kanawha City, WV is a popular 2-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good options to stay on the cheap include Hampton Inn Charleston-Downtown and Wyndham Garden Cross Lanes Charleston.
What's the best place to stay when traveling with kids to 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 good options for your family trip include Four Points by Sheraton Charleston and Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Charleston WV.
What's the best place to stay for couples in Charleston?
Mardi Gras Casino & Resort is a favorite 4-star resort for couples, and features 4 restaurants and 6 bars. Other good choices for your romantic getaway include Embassy Suites Charleston and Charleston Marriott Town Center.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in Charleston?
Rodeway Inn is a top property for people traveling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and free WiFi for its human guests. Other good options for you and your pet include Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Charleston West and Red Roof Inn Charleston - Kanawha City, WV.
Where is the best place to stay near Mardi Gras Casino?
Adjacent to Mardi Gras Casino, Mardi Gras Casino & Resort is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 4-star resort offers a casino and 4 restaurants. Other good choices within a short distance include Wyndham Garden Cross Lanes Charleston and Rodeway Inn.
What about the best place to stay near Charleston Town Center?
One of the top choices for your stay is Four Points by Sheraton Charleston, located next to Charleston Town Center, and this 3-star hotel offers a restaurant and an indoor pool. Holiday Inn Express Civic Center and Charleston Marriott Town Center are two other good choices in the immediate area.
What's the best high-end place to stay in Charleston?
Mardi Gras Casino & Resort is a 4-star resort with 4 restaurants and 6 bars, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for a pampering stay.
What's the best place to stay if you'd like to visit the local casinos in Charleston?
Rodeway Inn is a property featuring free breakfast and a restaurant, and it’s a top choice near the casinos. Other good options near the gaming action include Mardi Gras Casino & Resort and Sleep Inn & Suites Cross Lanes - South Charleston.
What's the best hotel for a golf vacation in Charleston?
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Charleston South, WV is a 3-star hotel featuring free breakfast and free WiFi, and it’s a top choice for golfing nearby. Other good options to stay near a golf course include Holiday Inn Express Civic Center and Sleep Inn & Suites Cross Lanes - South Charleston. You can tee off at Scarlet Oaks Country Club during your trip.

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