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Charleston Vacation: Coronavirus Information

Most Charleston hotels offer free cancellation. Consider booking refundable hotels rather than non-refundable ones. Just look for the ‘free cancellation’ message during your hotel search. Prices can vary, but right now we believe that flexibility matters.

For more information about the impact of COVID-19 on your Charleston trip, please visit our Coronavirus Information page (opens in new window).

Charleston Vacation

Charleston Beach Vacation

There's nothing like a Charleston vacation to give yourself a little boost. The soothing sounds of rolling waves and the smell of salty sea air will refresh your mind, body and soul. To be close to the center of town on your trip to Charleston, find a hotel around Kiawah Beachwalker Park (19 miles (30 km) away). If the plan is to stay for a while, check out our Charleston packages. Not only can you save some cash, you'll also have other amazing beaches near you to explore, like Folly Beach County Park and Sullivan's Island Beach. We call that a win-win!

Things You Should Know About Charleston

  • Held on the 4th of July every year, Independence Day is one party you shouldn't miss in United States of America. Organize your Charleston vacation around this renowned national event and join in the fun and festivities.
  • Before you set off, see if you can purchase some U.S dollars. It's always wise to arrive in an unfamiliar place with a little of the local currency in your travel wallet. Want an easy way to make your budget go further? Our Charleston packages will save you plenty of money and time!
  • Charleston is home to around 132,600 people. Why not rub shoulders with a few of them? They might be able to clue you in on some helpful travel tips.
  • Get set to launch into some unforgettable new experiences and save serious money at the same time. Our Charleston vacation deals make traveling to this place even more attractive. Well-known sights like USS Yorktown are just the beginning.

Save Time and Money with Charleston Packages

What is the best way to save money on my Charleston vacation?

It's so easy to save with our Charleston vacation packages. Combine your flights, accommodations and extras (like car rental and tours) and save up to $583. Expedia has 550 partner airlines and 1,000,000 properties around the world to pick from, so choice won't be a problem! Not only that, there's no cancellation fee on most bookings if your plans change.

Which airports can I fly into for a Charleston vacation?

Charleston, SC Airport (CHS-Charleston Intl.) has 2,306 flights every month. Chances are you'll fly in or out of here on your Charleston vacation.

What are the most popular types of hotels for a trip to Charleston?

With so many popular private vacation homes and condos to choose from, travelers to Charleston have plenty of choice. They're two of the top options. However, if none of those catch your eye, perhaps you'll discover something that's more your style in our hotels and villas.

What does a vacation booking with Expedia include?

From cars, hotels and flights to experiences and activities, the choice is yours. With our Charleston packages, you can book one of these, all of them or any combination to suit your budget. The more options you add, the more discounts you enjoy!

What are the best things to do in Charleston?



*Savings based on all vacation package bookings with Flight + Hotel on Expedia.com from January through December 2020, as compared to price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages. For Free Flight or 100% Off Flight deals, package savings is greater than or equal to the current cost of one component, when both are priced separately.


Guide to Exploring around Charleston

What are the advantages of a road trip to Charleston? 

There’s nothing quite like a Charleston road trip. And Expedia makes it easy for you to turn all those road trip ideas into reality. You can find cheap deals on hotels in Charleston or bundle your hotels with car rentals to save even more. With our Charleston packages, you’ll find hitting the highway for that road trip adventure is more affordable than ever.  

How to plan a road trip to Charleston? 

Planning a road trip can feel daunting, especially when you’ll be making multiple bookings for your itinerary. But you can find car rentals and low rates on hotels all in one place— Expedia. How you plan your road trip depends on what’s important to you. People love to take road trips to experience the great outdoors, bond with friends or family and see more of the world. When planning, bundle your car rental and hotel into one discounted package to maximize savings on both. Or, leave room for spontaneity, booking what you need when you need it with our last-minute deals.  

What to do on a road trip to Charleston? 

When taking a road trip adventure, it’s best to plan how you want to spend your time on your road trip itinerary. We don’t want you to miss out on any of the best things to do in Charleston. You can book all the road trip activities on your Charleston wishlist, and even plan activities along your route as well.  

How to rent a car for a road trip to Charleston? 

For an epic road trip, you'll need the perfect car. Renting a car for a road trip is the best option that doesn’t put miles or strain on your vehicle, and especially when it's also so affordable. Because when you book on Expedia, it doesn't need to be expensive. You can pick up a cheap car rental and head out to one of these incredible vacation rentals in Charleston. And when you bundle car rentals with hotel stays, you'll save even more on each part of your journey.


Top Charleston Flight + Hotel Deals

2021 Charleston vacation deals

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Best Lodging Options Near Charleston

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Cambria Hotel Charleston Riverview $98
Reviewed on May 30, 2020
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Cambria Hotel Charleston Riverview

Cambria Hotel Charleston Riverview

84 Ripley Point Dr, Charleston, SC
     
    4.4 of 5
    3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    I loved the bluetooth mirror that’s in the bathroom

    Hyatt Place Mount Pleasant Towne Centre $110
    Reviewed on May 30, 2020
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    Hyatt Place Mount Pleasant Towne Centre

    Hyatt Place Mount Pleasant Towne Centre

    1600 Palmetto Grande Drive, Mount Pleasant, SC
       
      4.4 of 5
      3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

      Perfect location, amazing staff and customer service!

      The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel $169
      Reviewed on May 26, 2020
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      The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel

      The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel

      115 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC
         
        4.4 of 5
        4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

        Was disappointed to find there was no refrigerator in our room. Even most low budget hotels have a small refrigerator in the room. Everything else was top notch.

        Hyatt Place Charleston/Historic District $149
        Reviewed on May 29, 2020
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        Hyatt Place Charleston/Historic District

        Hyatt Place Charleston/Historic District

        560 King Street, Charleston, SC
           
          4.5 of 5
          3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

          The location was great. I was really upset about the fact that parking was NOT included with the hotel stay. I had to pay an additional $18-$23 a day just to park my car. That’s ridiculous considering what I paid for the room. Parking should be included in the hotel stay.

          Wild Dunes Resort $239
          Reviewed on May 24, 2020
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          Wild Dunes Resort

          Wild Dunes Resort

          200 Grand Pavilion Blvd., Isle of Palms, SC
             
            4.4 of 5
            4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

            The lockdown took its toll on the property. My balcony door came off its rail and fell down, the water heater produced a noticeable sulfur smell when the hot water was used, No onsite restaurants were open.

            SpringHill Suites by Marriott Charleston N./Ashley Phosphate $55
            Reviewed on May 29, 2020
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            SpringHill Suites by Marriott Charleston N./Ashley Phosphate

            SpringHill Suites by Marriott Charleston N./Ashley Phosphate

            7535 N Forest Drive, North Charleston, SC
               
              4.4 of 5
              3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

              I was not happy about not having room service or breakfast but I understand it was due to COVID19. Overall, I would stay again because the location was ideal.

              Homewood Suites by Hilton Charleston Historic District $149
              Reviewed on May 26, 2020
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              Homewood Suites by Hilton Charleston Historic District

              Homewood Suites by Hilton Charleston Historic District

              415 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC
                 
                4.6 of 5
                3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                We visited this hotel for Memorial Weekend and Thomas at the front desk was very accommodating and friendly. The room was very nice and clean. Enjoyed our stay here and I will be back.

                The Francis Marion Hotel $112
                Reviewed on Mar 20, 2020
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                The Francis Marion Hotel

                The Francis Marion Hotel

                387 King St, Charleston, SC
                   
                  4.2 of 5
                  4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                  Excellent experience. Great staff excellent dining experience.

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