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French Quarter Inn

4.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Spent 3 nights here with my daughter. The hotel is beautiful, the rooms are very nice and well-appointed; and the staff is very accommodating. They will serve you free champagne all day long, they set up a very nice happy-hour with wine and appetizers, and there's warm cookies and hot chocolate at night. The hotel also provides bicycles to use. We had a very enjoyable stay and would stay here again if we ever return to Charleston.

Staff was outstanding and the location was most convenient. Beautifully appointed rooms and lobby. Wine and cheese in the evening and wonderful breakfast. Would not hesitate to stay again.

I have never been treated with such graciousness! The amenities from coffee in the hallway in the morning, room service at no charge, an outstanding breakfast, and an amazing happy hour combined with the most friendly and accommodating staff made us feel thoroughly pampered!

Fantastic experience from the minute the doors were opened for you. Very courteousl staff met every need and then some. Turn down service including nightly water bottles and chocolates was a nice perk. There are always delightful refreshments in the lobby. Beds, linens and pillows were some of the most comfortable I have ever had in my travels. I hope to visit again and would recommend anyone to enjoy a stay at this delightful Inn located right in the heart of the city.

Beautiful hotel within walking distance to most attractions excellent service. Top notch complimentary breakfast, wine and cheese in late afternoon and fresh baked cookies in the evening. Staff very helpful and accommodating.

This is one of the finest hotel properties we stay at when we travel the World. The ambiance is in tune with the city, friendly, welcoming, efficiency with class. It’s location is perfect and there are lots of fine restaurants within walking distance, along with shopping & historic sites. We walked to the Ft. Sumter National Park boat for a visit to this piece of history and enjoyed a beautiful day. We had meals at High Cotton and Blossom, but the amenities at French Quarter are so wonderful, we spent mornings with complimentary breakfast, afternoons with complementary wine, cheeses, & meats, and evenings with complimentary port, & desserts. Everything is top quality and the staff are first class and accommodating. We have visited Charleston many times and stayed a couple of times at B&B’s but now the French Quarter Inn is our destination of choice in this favorite Southern city.

Everything was perfect!! Room was lovely, bed very comfy and nice cite view. Walking distance to many fine restaurants and stores. The marketplace is only steps away and the waterfront a quick walk.

The French Quarter Inn is conviently located by the best restaurants and tours. The Spectator Bar and Ruth Chris Steak house are steps away from your room. The breakfast buffet is full of wonderful things to start your day and you can order your breakfast to your room at not extra charge ! Just put your order on your door by 11 pm the night before. There is a cheese and wine reception in the early evening and then end your day with warm cookies and milk . Port wine is also available. They also offer a pillow menu. The beds are super dreamy! We will definitely be back if our travels take us back to Chareston!

We have stayed in various accommodations all over the world. This was one of the best for location and staff. Amenities included Champagne on arrival, afternoon wine and cheese, evening cookies and milk/port, continental breakfast each morning.

We were welcoming by a beaming agent with Champage, bottled water and early check in. Our room was impeccably clean and was refreshed by the same friendly housekeeper each day, even if we were slow to get out of her way! The location in FrQtr is perfect for exploring tho the Breakfast, Wine and Cookie receptions almost make you want to just stay in!

Wonderful hotel, excellent and attentive staff. There's always lemonade, coffee and ice water available. The rooms are clean, modern bathrooms and historic looking rooms with big headboards. The bike rental service is an excellent way to see the city. It's in the heart of the city but quiet as well. Highly recommend!

Charming, clean and very friendly inn in a great location. Wonderful amenities and close to Market Street and many great restaurants.

Love everything about this place except valet check in and check out very slow. Takes about 20-30 min to get car from valet

This is a beautiful hotel with lovely rooms, wonderful amenities and a very attentive staff.

This fantastic hotel is in a perfect location for walking to sites, restaurants and shopping. The rooms are spacious and beautiful. All the food perks were excellent as well, from the convenient coffee station, breakfast, afternoon wine, and late night dessert. Staff is very well informed, courteous and helpful.

My wife and I visited Charleston for our anniversary and decide on this hotel for our stay based on the location, and the reviews. We were not let down with either. When we checked in, we were a bit early for the room so we left our bags and went for a walk. During our initial check in, we were given a glass of champagne and we sat in on the terrace to drink it. We were also given some recommendations for a good lunch spot, along with the coupons for it. The recommendations were spot on and enjoyed lunch before heading back. The check in went well afterwards and the room was great. The bed was very comfortable and were even given a a choice of different pillows. Most of the trip was spent around town and everywhere we went was walking distance. There are tons of amazing restaurants right by the hotel and the market is right next door, the horse carriage tours right next to that. The staff was very accommodating and friendly. There is a cheese and wine hour which was great as well as a dessert hour that was wonderful. The whole experience was excellent and I would highly recommend this hotel.

They provided so many included amenities. Champagne in lobby all day!

I can not say enough good things about this hotel! Excellent location, wonderful staff, and the amenities were unbelievable! The breakfast provided is delicious, the evening wine reception was wonderful, and the evening turn down service with treats was a great way to end your day! The staff would do anything to help make your stay as enjoyable as possible. I would recommend this hotel to anyone!

This is my second stay at this hotel and it was as amazing as the first. Front desk is helpful and friendly and our room was comfortable. In the heart of Charleston walking distance to everything.

Loved the hotel. Staff was wonderful! Great food, from breakfast to cocktails at 5:30 to cookies & night snack at 8:30.

166 Church St Charleston SC

Hotel highlights

  • Walking distance to College of Charleston
  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining

Located in Historic Charleston, French Quarter Inn is next to The Powder Magazine and Confederate Museum. This 4-star hotel welcomes guests with conveniences like free breakfast, a restaurant, and free in-room WiFi. It's in central Charleston and also close to College of Charleston and USS Yorktown.


Dining

Start your day off right with a free buffet breakfast offered each morning. Entertain your taste buds with bite to eat at the onsite restaurant, or chat with other guests at the free daily manager's reception.


Rooms

The rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including refrigerators, free newspapers, and free local calls. Guests can expect to find free WiFi and 40-inch flat-screen TVs with cable channels and DVD players. Beds are dressed in pillow menus and bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries. Other amenities include ceiling fans, safes, and ironing boards.


Property features

French Quarter Inn features free WiFi in public areas, 2 meeting rooms, and a business center. Valet parking is available for USD 32.00 per night. The front desk is staffed 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include coffee/tea in a common area, free use of bicycles, and express check-out.

Room options

Traditional Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible (Guest Room)

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Traditional Room, 1 King Bed (Guest Room)

King 1 | Sleeps 2

Junior Suite, 2 Queen Beds

Queen 2 | Sleeps 6

Premium Suite, Balcony (Market View)

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Guest reviews for French Quarter Inn

Everyone (16) Couples (34) Business (1) Family (3) Friends (6)
5
Everyone

Spent 3 nights here with my daughter. The hotel is beautiful, the rooms are very nice and well-appointed; and the staff is very accommodating. They will serve you free champagne all day long, they set up a very nice happy-hour with wine and appetizers, and there's warm cookies and hot chocolate at night. The hotel also provides bicycles to use. We had a very enjoyable stay and would stay here again if we ever return to Charleston.

By , from Carson City, Nevada on Apr 29, 2018

Review comment responded on Apr 29, 2018

Dear Pat, Thank you for posting this kind 5-star review! All of us here at French Quarter Inn are delighted in hearing how you and your daughter has a nice time at our luxury boutique property. Please let us know when you plan on visiting Charleston again as we would love to host you once more. Thank you again and have a nice day! Best regards, Carlo Carroccia Hotel Manager

5
Everyone

Staff was outstanding and the location was most convenient. Beautifully appointed rooms and lobby. Wine and cheese in the evening and wonderful breakfast. Would not hesitate to stay again.

By , from USA on Apr 13, 2018

Review comment responded on Apr 14, 2018

Dear Janice, Greetings from Charleston! Thank you for taking the time to provide such a nice review of French Quarter Inn! Knowing that our central location, inclusive amenities like our upscale continental breakfast, and our friendly staff made for a great experience is great to hear. We would be happy to welcome you again, and please let us know if we can assist with any future bookings. Have a lovely day! Sincere regards, Carlo Carroccia Hotel Manager

5
Everyone

I have never been treated with such graciousness! The amenities from coffee in the hallway in the morning, room service at no charge, an outstanding breakfast, and an amazing happy hour combined with the most friendly and accommodating staff made us feel thoroughly pampered!

By on Mar 28, 2018

Review comment responded on Mar 29, 2018

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you so much for staying with us at French Quarter Inn! It is truly wonderful to hear that you felt appreciated and well cared for by our friendly staff, as we take great pride in our service. We appreciate you sharing this review with the travel community and hope that you will return soon. We wish you all the best! With sincere thanks, Carlo Carroccia Hotel Manager

5
Everyone

Fantastic experience from the minute the doors were opened for you. Very courteousl staff met every need and then some. Turn down service including nightly water bottles and chocolates was a nice perk. There are always delightful refreshments in the lobby. Beds, linens and pillows were some of the most comfortable I have ever had in my travels. I hope to visit again and would recommend anyone to enjoy a stay at this delightful Inn located right in the heart of the city.

By , from Oklahoma on Mar 26, 2018

Review comment responded on Mar 27, 2018

Dear Deb, It is great to know that you had a fantastic experience with us at French Quarter Inn! Thank you for all of your compliments and notes that you have shared with other travelers. I am happy that you slept well - we want to make sure every guest has a restful experience which is why we place a high emphasis on our bedding, sourcing from local luxury vendors. Please come back to see us again soon as we would love to host you again. With sincere thanks, Carlo Carroccia Hotel Manager

5

beautiful hotel

Everyone

Beautiful hotel within walking distance to most attractions excellent service. Top notch complimentary breakfast, wine and cheese in late afternoon and fresh baked cookies in the evening. Staff very helpful and accommodating.

By , from massachusettes on Mar 18, 2018

Review comment responded on Mar 19, 2018

Dear Tom, Thank you for calling French Quarter Inn a beautiful hotel! It is great to hear that our helpful and accommodating staff helped to make a great experience for you during your trip to Charleston! We would love to welcome you back again for another stay - thank you for staying with us! With sincere thanks, Carlo Carroccia Hotel Manager

5

whenever we visit charleston, french quarter inn

Everyone

This is one of the finest hotel properties we stay at when we travel the World. The ambiance is in tune with the city, friendly, welcoming, efficiency with class. It’s location is perfect and there are lots of fine restaurants within walking distance, along with shopping & historic sites. We walked to the Ft. Sumter National Park boat for a visit to this piece of history and enjoyed a beautiful day. We had meals at High Cotton and Blossom, but the amenities at French Quarter are so wonderful, we spent mornings with complimentary breakfast, afternoons with complementary wine, cheeses, & meats, and evenings with complimentary port, & desserts. Everything is top quality and the staff are first class and accommodating. We have visited Charleston many times and stayed a couple of times at B&B’s but now the French Quarter Inn is our destination of choice in this favorite Southern city.

By , from Doylestown,PA on Jan 30, 2018

Review comment responded on Jan 31, 2018

Dear PopsterG, Greetings from Charleston, SC! Thank you for taking the time to give your feedback. On behalf of the entire hotel team, thank you for your kind words about our luxury boutique hotel. I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay as I was very much delighted to hear that our colleagues made such a positive impact during your time in the hotel. It really seems like you experienced of Charleston's culture during your vacation and I am glad that our inn's central location made it easy to do so. Thank you for staying with us at French Quarter Inn and we hope to see you again ! Warm regards, Carlo Carroccia Hotel Manager

5

great downtown location!!

Couples

Everything was perfect!! Room was lovely, bed very comfy and nice cite view. Walking distance to many fine restaurants and stores. The marketplace is only steps away and the waterfront a quick walk.

By on Dec 11, 2017

Review comment responded on Dec 12, 2017

Dear Guest, I am happy to hear that "everything was perfect" for your recent stay with us at French Quarter Inn! Your comfort and satisfaction means a lot to us and it is good to know that our luxury boutique inn helped to provide this to you during your trip to Charleston. We hope to see you again and thank you for choosing us! Kind wishes, Carlo Carroccia Hotel Manager

5

first trip to chareston

Everyone

The French Quarter Inn is conviently located by the best restaurants and tours. The Spectator Bar and Ruth Chris Steak house are steps away from your room. The breakfast buffet is full of wonderful things to start your day and you can order your breakfast to your room at not extra charge ! Just put your order on your door by 11 pm the night before. There is a cheese and wine reception in the early evening and then end your day with warm cookies and milk . Port wine is also available. They also offer a pillow menu. The beds are super dreamy! We will definitely be back if our travels take us back to Chareston!

By , from Colorado on Nov 26, 2017

Review comment responded on Nov 30, 2017

Dear Toto, Thank you for visiting French Quarter Inn, located in the heart of the historic district of downtown Charleston! It is nice to hear that your 1st visit to Charleston was a good one, in large part to the services and amenities you experienced at our luxury boutique inn. Thank you very much for your compliments and for giving us a great review! We hope to be able to welcome you again, and thank you again for staying with us! Hospitably, Carlo Carroccia Hotel Manager

5

great location, staff, and amenities

Couples

We have stayed in various accommodations all over the world. This was one of the best for location and staff. Amenities included Champagne on arrival, afternoon wine and cheese, evening cookies and milk/port, continental breakfast each morning.

By on Oct 28, 2017

Review comment responded on Oct 31, 2017

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for providing such nice and kind words about French Quarter Inn! I am delighted to know that we met and exceeded your expectations and that our amenities provided you with great value. We hope to be able to welcome you back again! Thanks for staying with us and have a great day! Warm regards, Carlo Carroccia Hotel Manager

5

beyond perfect!!

Everyone

We were welcoming by a beaming agent with Champage, bottled water and early check in. Our room was impeccably clean and was refreshed by the same friendly housekeeper each day, even if we were slow to get out of her way! The location in FrQtr is perfect for exploring tho the Breakfast, Wine and Cookie receptions almost make you want to just stay in!

By , from austin, tx on Jul 18, 2017

Review comment responded on Jul 21, 2017

Dear Laura, Greetings from Charleston, SC! Thank you for taking the time to give your feedback about your experience at the French Quarter Inn. On behalf of the entire hotel team, thank you for your kind words about our luxury boutique hotel. It was a pleasure to serve you and I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay. I was very much delighted to hear that you enjoyed our daily receptions and that our colleagues made such a positive impact during your time in the hotel. Your feedback will be shared with our entire team, as this will continue to motivate them to provide exceptional service to all of our guests. If I can ever be of any assistance to you, please feel free to contact me directly. Thank you for staying at the French Quarter Inn, and we hope to see you again ! Warm regards, Carlo Carroccia Hotel Manager