$69 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: Nov 17, 2014 Check-out: Nov 19, 2014

La Quinta Inn & Suites Charleston Riverview

3 stars
11 Ashley Pointe Dr, 11 Ashley Pointe Dr, Charleston, SC 29407
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.3
out of 5
236 reviews
family get away

The hotel was great. When we booked the hotel we did not know it was pet friendly. Had we known we... See full review

  • pugger 35
  • Apr 30, 2014
family get away

I did not that the hotel allowed pet in the rooms. My wife is afraid of dogs and the people in the... See full review

  • pugger 35
  • Apr 21, 2014
Budget hotel in Charleston with free Internet and swimming pool
The La Quinta Inn and Suites Charleston Riverview, overlooking the Ashley River, is just a mile from historic downtown Charleston. The newly-renovated hotel has a shuttle to downtown for a small fee. The La Quinta Inn and Suites Charleston Riverview serves a free breakfast every morning. The 175 rooms and five suites have free wireless Internet. Parking is free. The La Quinta Inn and Suites Charleston Riverview has a fitness center and outdoor pool.
Highlights
  • Free breakfast
  • Fitness center
  • Free Internet access
  • Outdoor swimming pool

 

Rooms
All rooms have free wireless Internet. Some rooms at the La Quinta Inn and Suites Charleston Riverview have a view of the marina.
Dining
There are several popular restaurants next door to the La Quinta Inn and Suites Charleston Riverview including California Dreaming, Hyman's Seafood, Ruby Tuesday, T-Bonz Steakhouse and Ye Old Fashion Ice Cream.
Transportation
  • Charleston International Airport (12.1 mi/19.5 km)
  • Shuttle to downtown Charleston (fees apply)

Attractions
  • Charleston Museum (2.4 mi/3.9 km)
  • Harbor Tours (including Fort Sumter) (2.7 mi/4.3 km)
  • Downtown Charleston (2.7 mi/4.3 km)
  • South Carolina Aquarium (2.7 mi/4.3 km)
  • Patriots Point Park/USS Yorktown (7.6 mi/12.2 km)
  • Magnolia Plantation and Gardens (10.4 mi/16.7 km)
  • Charleston Area Convention Center (10.8 mi/17.3 km)
Policies and fees
Pets allowed.

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

Hotel Map

32.7767 -79.9619
Nearby airports
Charleston AFB/Intl Airport, (CHS), 12.00, MI, SE; Charlotte/Douglas Intl Airport, (CLT), 210.00, MI, S; Hartsfield-Jackson Intl Airport, (ATL), 238.00, MI, SE; Savannah Intl Airport, (SAV), 115.00, MI, NE
Area description
City Center

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La Quinta Inn & Suites Charleston Riverview Rooms

Deluxe
Two Queen-Bedded Room w/Sofa Bed, Features two Queen-size beds, one full-size sofa, microwave, refrigerator, cofee maker, hairdryer, iron w/ironing board, and voice mail.
Deluxe
King Room Non Smoking Relaxing and comfortable room with king bed, oversized desk and dataport phone with voice mail and free local calls, and 25-inch TV with expanded cable.
Deluxe
King Room Non-Smoking Relaxing and comfortable room with king bed, sofa sleeper, oversized work area and dataport phone with voice mail and free local calls, and 25-inch TV with expanded cable.
Executive
Exec king pillowtop marina view micro fridge 32 inch hdtv free wifi free breakfast coffeemaker iron hairdryer
Standard
One Full Bed, Features a TV, coffee maker, hairdryer, iron w/ironing board, voice mail, and dataport telephone.
Standard
Two Full Non-Smoking Relaxing and comforable room with two full beds, oversized desk and dataport phone with voice mail and free local calls and 25-inch TV with expanded cable.
Standard
Two double pillowtop beds street view 32 inch hdtv free wifi free breakfast coffeemaker iron hairdryer

Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
Air conditioned
No smoking rooms/facilities
Pet friendly
Free local telephone calls
Elevators
FEMA approved
Activities
Outdoor pool
Exercise gym
Dining
Continental breakfast
Coffee maker in room
Meal plan - continental
Services
24 hour front desk
Maid service
Laundry service
Guest laundromat
Express checkout
Laundry/Valet services
Security
Wake-up service
In-Room Safe
Video checkout
Copy service
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Free parking
Parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Accessible rooms
Accessible parking
Room
Television with cable
Radio
Telephone
AM/FM alarm clock
Hairdryer in room
Fire alarm with light
Cribs available
In room movies
Electronic door locks
Iron
Ironing board
Smoke detectors
Sprinklers in rooms
Bath tub

Nearby points of interest

  • Johnson Hagood Stadium: 1.3 mi
  • The Citadel: 1.4 mi
  • Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist: 1.6 mi
  • Unitarian Church in Charleston: 1.6 mi
  • Charleston Music Hall: 1.7 mi
  • Children's Museum of the Lowcountry: 1.7 mi
  • Gibbes Museum of Art: 1.7 mi
  • Charleston Museum: 1.8 mi
  • St. Michael's Episcopal Church: 1.8 mi
  • Theater99: 1.8 mi
  • Nathaniel Russell House: 1.8 mi
  • The Calhoun Mansion: 1.9 mi
  • Dock Street Theater: 1.9 mi
  • Aiken-Rhett House: 1.9 mi
  • Heyward-Washington House: 1.9 mi
  • Johnson Hagood Stadium: 1.3 mi
  • The Citadel: 1.4 mi
  • Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist: 1.6 mi
  • Unitarian Church in Charleston: 1.6 mi
  • Charleston Music Hall: 1.7 mi
  • Children's Museum of the Lowcountry: 1.7 mi
  • Gibbes Museum of Art: 1.7 mi
  • Charleston Museum: 1.8 mi
  • St. Michael's Episcopal Church: 1.8 mi
  • Theater99: 1.8 mi
  • Nathaniel Russell House: 1.8 mi
  • The Calhoun Mansion: 1.9 mi
  • Dock Street Theater: 1.9 mi
  • Aiken-Rhett House: 1.9 mi
  • Heyward-Washington House: 1.9 mi
  • The Black Fedora: 1.9 mi
  • Edmonston-Alston House: 2 mi
  • Old Exchange & Provost: 2 mi
  • Charleston Waterfront Park: 2.1 mi
  • Port Charleston: 2.1 mi
  • Audbon Swamp Garden: 2.2 mi
  • Arthur Ravenel Jr.Bridge: 2.2 mi
  • South Carolina Aquarium: 2.3 mi
  • Magnolia Cemetry: 3.1 mi
  • American Military Museum: 4.3 mi
  • Morris Island Lighthouse: 6.9 mi
  • Drayton Hall: 9.5 mi
  • Magnolia Plantation & Gardens: 10.3 mi
  • Middleton Place: 13.3 mi

Dining

California Dreaming Restaurant
Sit beside the Ashley River and enjoy an unmatched view of the Charleston Harbor in the only restaurant in Charleston where every table has an excellent waterfront view. Serving Prime Rib, Broiled Steaks and Seafood, Signature Salads, Baby Back Ribs, Sand
Hyman s Seafood
Life Magazine ... January 1994 Full Page Pictorial. NY Times: "Great Southern cuisine with impeccable service." Travel and Leisure: "One of the more fascinating eating establishments in our trip through the Southeast." Atlanta Journal Constitution: "De

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

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 (236)

Ratings and reviews for La Quinta Inn & Suites Charleston Riverview

Overall score

3.3 / 5
5.01.0
236 out of 236
Amenities:
3.3
Room cleanliness:
3.6
Hotel staff:
3.9
Room comfort:
3.6
Location:
4
Value:
3.6

77% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of La Quinta Inn & Suites Charleston Riverview

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
popo1
Business
Miami, Fl.
Sep 30, 2014

family vacations

overall experience was good with the exception of the lack of wi-fi.

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

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

brewery on E. Bay St.

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Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Blue Darter 1972
Business
Port Huron, MI
Sep 20, 2014

Staff Needs Customer Service Training - WiFI ???

Hotel is very old and in dire need of an update. It is in the boonies and difficult to get to and from due to its remote location and numerous bridges in area. No where to walk to in area, no local place to eat or get groceries without a long drive. Weak WiFi and drops signal often. Very basic breakfast, scarce choices for items, the least I have ever seen at a LQ. Staff are not well trained nor customer orientated. Outdoor pool requires cleaning .

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

Business

Sightseeing tip: Not Applicable

If you are going to stay in Charleston, get a hotel in the City. For a few $ more you can get a nice room in the City. There, you can use the free trolley system to get all over the city where there is a lot to do and great dining. I recommend that you not plan on driving around Charleston in the older parts of the city. The roads are narrow and very congested. Parking in the city is scarce and expensive. Go to Angel Oak on John's Island (10 miles out of the city) it is worth the drive to see this giant 1500 year old Oak. Go see the Yorktown, quite a sight. The parks in the city are great, the local folks are friendly and helpful and show pride in their city. Beautiful old homes, great places to eat and shop all over the city.

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Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
competition shooter
Business
Ohio
Sep 17, 2014

A less than expected experience

Our previous stay in April at the La Quinta was pleasant. However, the hotel seems to have deteriorated since then. The room and its furnishings were worn, there were marks on the walls, and an entire bank of lights were out in the bathroom. The maid service was also lacking. We had to ask for nearly everything, including refreshing the in-room coffee service and restocking the toilet paper. I am not sure we will stay there again.

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

Business

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Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
East Coast Visitor
Business
Detroit, MI
Sep 9, 2014

Room Cleanliness Unacceptable

This hotel appeared to be a good value with all the basics and in a close to downtown location. Unfortunately the room cleanliness was so poor, we cancelled our reservation upon arriving. Sadly, we were shown a total of 3 rooms all lacking in basic sanitary conditions. There was hair in the bathroom, crumbs on the table, dust on the lamp that hadn't been wiped down in weeks, etc. A phone charger was also left in the wall, giving us the indication that the rooms must only be refreshed with new linens and towels after the prior guest departs. And that's even with a card placed in the room saying the room had been cleaned with pleasure by a specific individual. The hotel staff was accommodating but unfortunately does not require or enforce their cleaning staff to adhere to basic cleaning on a regular basis for each new guest that arrives and checks in. Based on our experience, we never plan to make a reservation at another LaQuinta Inn.

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

Business

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Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Jorogi
Business
Minneapolis, MN
Sep 8, 2014

OK at best

The location was great, easy access to downtown as well as the beaches in the suburbs. Half of the hotel has rooms with doors in the hallway while the back half of the hotel has rooms where the doors face outside (motel style). I was stuck with a room in the back, looked like it had been empty for awhile. Everything was dusty. Room is standard, but the lack of cleanliness got to me.

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

Business

Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Amen Restaurant was great.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Speeddracer
Business
Fort Lauderdale
Sep 7, 2014

Great Waterfront Hotel

Everyone was friendly and the hotel was nice. You are there on the water with a view of many boats.

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

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Tidwell2
Business
Santa Ana, California
Aug 20, 2014

Nice place

Very helpful and friendly. Place clean Will stay again Will tell others

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

Business

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Review of La Quinta Inn & Suites Charleston Riverview

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Karma Krystal
Business
Charleston SC Riverview
Jul 26, 2014

Definitely not a 3 star hotel/motel

The hallways inside the hotel were filled with piles of guests dirty laundry before dinner- very nasty. Staff seemed disgruntled. Exterior motel room entry door had gap in it was concerned about bugs coming in. Cleanliness was way below par. Tub was not cleaned. Desk chair was dirty, no fan in bathroom, tub was clogged, bath towels were like straw, did not choose to eat free breakfast due to the overall uncleanliness of La Quinta. Would not stay at another again.

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

Business

Shopping tip: Short drive from hotel

Historical downtown was fun

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Review of La Quinta Inn & Suites Charleston Riverview

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Sellier
Business
Atlanta
Jul 11, 2014

Covers the basics

If you're fortunate enough to end up in the main building (interior doors) your experience would undoubtably be more pleasant than the annexed building with exterior doors: the floors in the hallways are disgusting: litter everywhere, dirty and not appealing at all. The room was a pleasant surprise though. Also, the (busy) road side of the hotel can be noisy. If you end up on the marina side, count yourself very fortunate.

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

Business

Time-saving tip: Short drive from hotel

Convenient to major arteries. All but one restaurant (quite pricey) requires a trip. Came for business, and didn't need more than bed and shower. It delivered.

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Review of La Quinta Inn & Suites Charleston Riverview

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
TCLady
Business
Charleston SC
Jun 30, 2014

great location by marina,

Friendly and accommodating staff. Hotel is older but clean. Nice pool. Scenic location beside Marina. Great proximity to downtown Charleston and to Folly Beach, James Island. Easy driving access. Restaurant with great view of marina and Ashley River and good food beside hotel.

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

Business

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