Hampton Inn Charleston-Historic District

3 stars
345 Meeting St., Charleston, SC 29403
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.3
out of 5
94 reviews
loved it!

We Could walk everywhere !! it was nice! to was clean !!! enjoyed! See full review

  • Sunshineking
  • Feb 1, 2014
Surprisingly Extraordinary

In town to propose to my girlfriend, I booked a room here as a surprise to go along with the ring,... See full review

  • Chef Buddy
  • Dec 26, 2013
Charleston business hotel with swimming pool near major tourist sites
The Hampton Inn Charleston - Historic District is the only antebellum hotel in the area and was restored from an 1860 railroad warehouse. This Charleston hotel is a short walk from the Charleston museum and the visitor center. Guests enjoy a free hot breakfast every morning, or if pressed for time, they can grab a take-out breakfast Monday through Friday. Free high-speed wireless Internet access is available at the Hampton Inn Charleston - Historic District. Swim some laps in the outdoor swimming pool or get a workout in the fitness center.

 

Highlights
  • Fitness center
  • Easy walking distance to many attractions
  • Free hot breakfast or takeout breakfast in a bag
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free high-speed wireless Internet access

 

Rooms
The Hampton Inn Charleston - Historic District hotel features 170 rooms on five floors, with elevators. Both smoking and non-smoking rooms are available. Rooms have either two queen beds or one king. King bed "studies" are larger than regular king rooms and also include a sofa bed. Regular rooms with king beds include recliners. Some queen rooms offer microwaves at additional cost. All guest rooms at the Hampton Inn Charleston - Historic District hotel have coffee makers, iron/ironing board, Waterpik showerheads, free high-speed wireless Internet access and lapdesks.

 

Features
Guest at the Hampton Inn Charleston - Historic District hotel enjoy a free hot breakfast every morning. The hotel boasts a concierge desk, outdoor swimming pool, fitness center and the largest garden courtyard in the historic district. Guest rooms offer Free high-speed wireless Internet access. On-site parking is available (fees apply). The Hampton Inn Charleston - Historic District hotel staff arranges for babysitting service, children's activities, cribs and roll-away beds (fees may apply).

 

Dining
The Hampton Inn Charleston - Historic District hotel serves a free hot breakfast every morning. Monday through Friday, the hotel offers free "On The Run" breakfast bags for those in a hurry. Many restaurants are in the vicinity, including seafood, regional American and barbeque.

 

Transportation
  • Charleston International Airport (10.9 mi/17.5 km)
  • Amtrak station (7.6 mi/12.2 km)

 

Attractions
  • Charleston Museum (0.1 mi/0.2 km)
  • Charleston Visitor Center (0.1 mi/0.2 km)
  • Children's Museum (0.2 mi/0.3 km)
  • Fort Sumter and dinner cruises (0.6 mi/1 km)
  • South Carolina Aquarium (0.7 mi/1.1 km)
  • Gibbes Museum of Art (0.8 mi/1.3 km)
  • Patriots Point Naval Museum/USS Yorktown (5 mi/8 km)
  • Charleston Area Convention Center/Performing Arts Center/Coliseum (8.9 mi/14.3 km)
  • Magnolia Plantation & Gardens (12.8 mi/20.6 km)

 

Business
  • Free high-speed wireless Internet access
  • Business center
  • Fax, copy and print services (fees apply)
  • Two computers
  • One 400-square-foot meeting room and hospitality suite

Policies and fees
No pets allowed.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Pool
Activities
Pool
Exercise gym
Dining
Restaurant
Services
Business center
Conference facilities
Internet
WiFi

Hotel Map

32.7886 -79.9361
Nearby airports
Charleston AFB/Intl Airport, (CHS), 12.00, MI, NW;

Nearby points of interest

  • Charleston Music Hall: 0.1 mi
  • Charleston Museum: 0.1 mi
  • Children's Museum of the Lowcountry: 0.1 mi
  • Aiken-Rhett House: 0.3 mi
  • Theater99: 0.3 mi
  • South Carolina Aquarium: 0.6 mi
  • The Black Fedora: 0.7 mi
  • Arthur Ravenel Jr.Bridge: 0.7 mi
  • Unitarian Church in Charleston: 0.7 mi
  • Audbon Swamp Garden: 0.7 mi
  • Gibbes Museum of Art: 0.8 mi
  • Dock Street Theater: 0.8 mi
  • Port Charleston: 0.8 mi
  • Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist: 0.8 mi
  • St. Michael's Episcopal Church: 0.8 mi
  • Charleston Music Hall: 0.1 mi
  • Charleston Museum: 0.1 mi
  • Children's Museum of the Lowcountry: 0.1 mi
  • Aiken-Rhett House: 0.3 mi
  • Theater99: 0.3 mi
  • South Carolina Aquarium: 0.6 mi
  • The Black Fedora: 0.7 mi
  • Arthur Ravenel Jr.Bridge: 0.7 mi
  • Unitarian Church in Charleston: 0.7 mi
  • Audbon Swamp Garden: 0.7 mi
  • Gibbes Museum of Art: 0.8 mi
  • Dock Street Theater: 0.8 mi
  • Port Charleston: 0.8 mi
  • Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist: 0.8 mi
  • St. Michael's Episcopal Church: 0.8 mi
  • The Calhoun Mansion: 0.9 mi
  • Charleston Waterfront Park: 0.9 mi
  • Old Exchange & Provost: 0.9 mi
  • Heyward-Washington House: 1 mi
  • Nathaniel Russell House: 1 mi
  • Johnson Hagood Stadium: 1.2 mi
  • Edmonston-Alston House: 1.2 mi
  • The Citadel: 1.4 mi
  • Magnolia Cemetry: 2.2 mi
  • American Military Museum: 5.5 mi
  • Morris Island Lighthouse: 6.8 mi
  • Drayton Hall: 10.1 mi
  • Magnolia Plantation & Gardens: 10.9 mi
  • Middleton Place: 14 mi

Dining

Restaurant
onsite

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1600
Check-out:
1200

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (94)

Ratings and reviews for Hampton Inn Charleston-Historic District

Overall score

4.3 / 5
5.01.0
94 out of 94
Amenities:
4.3
Room cleanliness:
4.7
Hotel staff:
4.7
Room comfort:
4.5
Location:
4.6
Value:
4.2

95% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
mimimimimi
Business
Acworth Ga
Nov 17, 2014

Getaway

Hotel was nice overall, but very expensive. The same hotel can be booked everywhere else for about 1/2 the price. Parking also was not included and @ $16.00/day it adds up...

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Seeking Sights
Business
New York, NY
Oct 24, 2014

Comfortable, friendly staff

Good location, right across from the trolley stop which shuttles to various attractions in Charleston. Breakfast spread was generous and tasty. Front desk staff was very friendly and helpful and happy to answer any questions. We had some issues with our room, like the AC not working, the tub drain being clogged, and not getting housekeeping service the first day. Eventually all were resolved but it took trips to the front desk - calling didn't get results.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Hampton Inn Charleston-Historic District

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Floridag
Business
Orlando, FL
Aug 22, 2014

Helpful staff resolved problems

When booking, I didn't check smoking vs non smoking and accidentally selected a smoking room. While the room was clean and well presented, I could not stay in the room due to the smoke smell and there were no other rooms available. They helped find alternate accommodations next door at the Embassy Suites (not recommended) and provided a full refund. I could not be more pleased with staff. Hotel is in a great location.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Hampton Inn Charleston-Historic District

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Jerry K.
Business
Hastings MN
Jul 24, 2014

Hotel Stay

Very positive experience! The breakfast was very good, the room was nice and the staff was the greatest!!! VERY FRIENDLY and helpful. Close to shops and attractions. I'd recommend it to anyone. Jerry & JoAnne

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Hampton Inn Charleston-Historic District

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Peggy5
Business
Washington, DC
Mar 26, 2014

Very comfortable hotel.

This is the nicest Hampton Inn in our experience. It has a large, comfortable lobby and a slightly traditional, historic feel. The location is on the edge of the historic district which made it very convenient for those who like to walk. The staff was very friendly. The room was large and well equipped, including a small refrigerator and microwave. The complimentary breakfast was well beyond our expectations -- both hot and cold items. We would definitely stay there again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Long walk from hotel

Take a carriage ride and you will learn a lot of history of Charleston.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
PepperPatti
Business
Lake Wylie, SC
Mar 5, 2014

Strictly Business

I was in town for a business meeting and couldn't have asked for a better hotel experiance. Definitely got my money worth.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Hampton Inn Charleston-Historic District

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Charleston weekend
Business
cali
Feb 25, 2014

great location

Great hotel. Waking distance to main attractions. Friendly staff and clean rooms. No complaints

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Hampton Inn Charleston-Historic District

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Sunshineking
Business
pawleys island
Feb 1, 2014

loved it!

We Could walk everywhere !! it was nice! to was clean !!! enjoyed!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Hampton Inn Charleston-Historic District

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Pudden
Business
Augusta, GA
Dec 28, 2013

Courteous and Clean

The hotel staff was very courteous and gave us great information on great places to eat, shop, and visit in the historic district in Charleston. The room was extremely comfortable and clean. I would definitely stay at this Hampton Inn again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Hampton Inn Charleston-Historic District

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Chef Buddy
Business
Myrtle Beach, SC
Dec 26, 2013

Surprisingly Extraordinary

In town to propose to my girlfriend, I booked a room here as a surprise to go along with the ring, I'll be honest, I wasn't expecting anything awesome as we would only be there for a few hours before heading out of town early the next morning. Charleston is packed with great historic hotels. We would be walking dowtown later in the evening and the hotel is in a great location in proximity to King St. and the downtown area. From the time we stepped in to the time we left, Casey, David, and the entire front desk staff bent over backwards to make sure everything was perfect. Upon our arrival Casey inquired to the purpose of our visit. When I informed him of the impending proposal, he immediatley suggested a complimentary bottle of wine to be placed in our room while we were out for dinner. I also failed to pay attention to what room I actually booked, which was smoking. He quickly switched us to a non-smoking, corner room overlooking Meeting St. As we left for the evening, my nervous hands clutched around the ring box, I stopped by the front desk and took Casey up on the offer of wine in the room. It had began to rain heavily and he also suggested we could borrow umbrellas from the front desk. An awesome ammenity I was not expecting. Later that evening after an awesome dinner, kneeling down in a puddle, and tearful "yes" from my now faince, we returned to our room. We found not only a bottle of wine, but also candy, a congratulatory card and cupcakes from a specialty shop around the corner. I'm not sure if this was part of the original package but it certainly felt personalized and genuine. Breakfast was great the next morning and we checked out to drive to Charlotte to see a football game. Point is this: with so many good historic hotels in Chucktown, it is the little things that separate the great ones from the pack. This hotel delivers. It could have been a normal stay and I would have been satisfied. It could have just been a bottle of wine and a couple of glasses, but it was personal touch to along with it. It could have just been another rainy night in Charleston, but with the help of these fine people it wasn't.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Magnolia's

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