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King Charles Inn

3.5 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Everything was perfect. Couldn't have been nicer!!

Rooms are small but well set up, staff was very friendly and accomidating

Great hotel with friendly staff located a few blocks to the heart of the City. The hotel had a 1 hour happy hour from 4:30-5:30 each day with some cheese and crackers and wine/beer was $5 a glass. Then from 8:30-9:30pm they served home made cookies, coffee/tea and Charleston Chews as well. If your someone who likes to explore rent a car your first time to Charleston and visit some of the outlying areas such as Sullivans Island, Mont Pleasant, Magnolia Plantation and Patriots Point (USS Yorktown). Everything else was technically walkable- City Market, Aquarium and boat to Fort Sumter, numerous cemeteries and Churches and tons of places to eat and have a cocktail. There were even some shops that sold just desserts. Definitely will visit again.

We were only able to stay one night, and were not in our room except to sleep, but check-in was handled efficiently and in a friendly manner, room was very nice with the granite counter tops. The parking is probably one of the best perks about this hotel.

No late check out yet four star hotel. Odd. Place in severe need of upgrade. Has the feel of chain hotels, all of which are located nearby and at more reasonable rate

Great hotel for the price. Very walkable to shops and restaurants. Free parking is a plus.

This is not a $400 night hotel. Had to get to room via outside elevator much like a motel . Room was so tiny we kept bumping into furniture and had to move around in bathroom just to shut door. Nothing felt upscale. Not a bad place but not nearly worthy of the price

Stayed the weekend. Great location nice morning complimentary Tea/Coffee and late afternoon happy hour with complimentary olives/cheese and crackers. Easy to walk to all the sights and local dining establishments. A little pricey but we did enjoy our stay

The room was a smaller hotel with a cute little pool. The rooms were nice and clean but the best part about it was the location. Close to most of the major sights

Was very pleasantly surprised by the friendly staff, tasteful decor and accommodations of this hotel! Stayed here 2 nights for a girl's weekend, and we greatly enjoyed the location, pool, and room. Walking distance to everything. Staff was helpful and pleasant. Room and bathroom were clean and nice - even with 4 of us in a room with 2 double beds, we were fine on space.

Mold in the bathroom on the grout and shower curtain.

Felt that we were treated differently due to our ethnicity. Lady at front desk was not very hospitable. Room was not as clean, found long hair in tub. Breakfast was over priced and not a lot of selection. We rather find a restaurant outside the hotel.

quiet with view of many church steeples. Very helpful staff in arranging tours and suggesting restaurants,

This is the 4th. time we have stayed at King Charles. We like it because everyone is so friendly and we are close to everything. Especially like the Lemon Drop Martini's that Richard the bar tender makes.

Great hotel in perfect location for walking all over Charleston

King Charles was the perfect Inn for us. Comfortable,cozy,friendly, and very clean. Location was perfect: restaurants were all less than a 5 minute walk, 2 blocks from the Market, three blocks to the carriages, and even closer to King Street shopping! We enjoyed their pub : relaxed atmosphere and a nice 4:3O RECEPTION and even COOKIES in the evening. Wonderful to park our car and never had to use it. The outdoor pool area is lovely.We will always remember the wonderful time we had at the King Charles!

Staff was great Location perfect Rooms were clean and spacious Common area, warm, friendly, loved the fireplace. Would definitely stay there again

We stayed in the King Charles inn for a late Valentine's Day trip. The staff at the front desk was wonderful, very helpful with suggestions of places to go and showing them to us on a map. The room was nice, could use a little updating for the avg cost per night. Overall we had a great time and can't wait to revisit Charleston again soon!!

Had a great trip over this past July 4th weekend. The hotel was easy to find, and checking in was no problem. This was our first time to Charleston and the hotel staff were very helpful pointing out things to do and restaurants to visit. Overall, the hotel was clean and super convenient to all of the tourist spots. We enjoyed the hotel bar and pool. The price of the hotel was my only complaint, but due to the limited supply in the tourist area, and the fact it was 4th of July weekend, it was understandable. overall, it was a great place to stay for a long weekend.

This hotel has the ability to be a very nice hotel but it fell short in a few areas. When I got to the room there was no channel changer. There was no guide to the TV channels. The garbage was not emptied after the first night. Dirty towels were not replaced with clean ones. It has a good location and the staff was fine but the attention to detail was lacking.

237 Meeting Street Charleston SC

Located in Historic Charleston, King Charles Inn is adjacent to St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church and within a 5-minute walk of Charleston City Market. This 91 -room, 3.5-star hotel welcomes guests with a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and free in-room WiFi. It's in central Charleston and also close to College of Charleston and USS Yorktown.


Dining

Explore the hotel and meet new friends over drinks at the bar/lounge, or enjoy a bite to eat at the onsite restaurant. Get a pick-me-up at the coffee shop/café. Start your day off with breakfast, available for a fee.


King Charles Inn's 91 air-conditioned rooms provide iPod docks, refrigerators, and coffee makers. Guests can expect free WiFi and 37-inch flat-screen TVs with digital channels. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries, and pillowtop beds with premium bedding ensure a restful night. Free newspapers, free local calls, and free bottled water are also standard.

Rooms


Property features

At King Charles Inn, guests enjoy an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and free WiFi in public areas. A stay here includes free parking. The front desk is staffed 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include a 24-hour business center, a seasonal outdoor pool, and express check-in.

Room options

Traditional King Guestroom

King 1 | Sleeps 2

Traditional One Queen Guestroom

Queen 1 | Sleeps 2

Deluxe King Guestroom

King 1 | Sleeps 2

Guest reviews for King Charles Inn

Everyone (18) Couples (61) Business (12) Family (29) Other (5) Friends (8)
5

beautiful hotel

Everyone

Everything was perfect. Couldn't have been nicer!!

By on Apr 26, 2017

Review comment responded on May 4, 2017

It is a pleasure to learn that you thoroughly enjoyed your visit to Charleston with us. Thank you for your kind review!

4

great downtown location

Everyone

Rooms are small but well set up, staff was very friendly and accomidating

By on Apr 15, 2017

Review comment responded on Apr 19, 2017

It is a pleasure to learn that you enjoyed your visit to Charleston with us. Thank you for your kind review.

5

great central location with free parking

Everyone

Great hotel with friendly staff located a few blocks to the heart of the City. The hotel had a 1 hour happy hour from 4:30-5:30 each day with some cheese and crackers and wine/beer was $5 a glass. Then from 8:30-9:30pm they served home made cookies, coffee/tea and Charleston Chews as well. If your someone who likes to explore rent a car your first time to Charleston and visit some of the outlying areas such as Sullivans Island, Mont Pleasant, Magnolia Plantation and Patriots Point (USS Yorktown). Everything else was technically walkable- City Market, Aquarium and boat to Fort Sumter, numerous cemeteries and Churches and tons of places to eat and have a cocktail. There were even some shops that sold just desserts. Definitely will visit again.

By , from Dix Hills, NY on Feb 24, 2017

Review comment responded on Feb 28, 2017

It is a pleasure to learn that you so thoroughly enjoyed your visit to Charleston with us. The King Charles Inn is proud to provide numerous complementary amenities including hors d'oeurvres during our manager's reception, tea and cookies in the evening, water bottles, wi-fi, and, our favorite, free parking. Thank you for your kind and detailed review.

5

nice room in great location

Everyone

We were only able to stay one night, and were not in our room except to sleep, but check-in was handled efficiently and in a friendly manner, room was very nice with the granite counter tops. The parking is probably one of the best perks about this hotel.

By , from Cincinnati, OH on Nov 22, 2016

Review comment responded on Nov 24, 2016

We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Charleston with us. Thank you for your detailed review.

3

higher end motel, old furniture, nasty carpets

Everyone

No late check out yet four star hotel. Odd. Place in severe need of upgrade. Has the feel of chain hotels, all of which are located nearby and at more reasonable rate

By , from philadelphia on Nov 22, 2016

Review comment responded on Nov 24, 2016

On behalf of the entire hotel, I sincerely apologize for not exceeding your expectations. The King Charles Inn does provide a 12pm check out at no additional cost when available, and we always provide luggage storage and a parking space for our guests on their day of departure til 4pm. Thank you for your feedback.

4

king charles inn

Everyone

Great hotel for the price. Very walkable to shops and restaurants. Free parking is a plus.

By , from Pittsburgh, PA on Nov 21, 2016

Review comment responded on Nov 24, 2016

We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Charleston with us. Thank you for your feedback.

3

very small rooms for the money.

Everyone

This is not a $400 night hotel. Had to get to room via outside elevator much like a motel . Room was so tiny we kept bumping into furniture and had to move around in bathroom just to shut door. Nothing felt upscale. Not a bad place but not nearly worthy of the price

By , from south carolina on Nov 14, 2016

Review comment responded on Nov 24, 2016

On behalf of the entire hotel, I sincerely apologize for not exceeding your expectations.The comfort and security of each of our guests is a pillar of the customer service we strive to provide. Our front desk staff is equipped to assist guests so each experience from greeting to goodbye is enjoyable and luxurious.

5

excellent staff and facilities

Everyone

Stayed the weekend. Great location nice morning complimentary Tea/Coffee and late afternoon happy hour with complimentary olives/cheese and crackers. Easy to walk to all the sights and local dining establishments. A little pricey but we did enjoy our stay

By , from Manahawkin NJ on Nov 14, 2016

Review comment responded on Nov 24, 2016

We are glad that you enjoyed our incomparable location in the center of Charleston's historic district as well as the amenities the King Charles Inn proudly provides. Thank you for your feedback.

4
Everyone

The room was a smaller hotel with a cute little pool. The rooms were nice and clean but the best part about it was the location. Close to most of the major sights

By on Oct 18, 2016

Review comment responded on Oct 21, 2016

We are glad that you enjoyed your visit to Charleston with us. The King Charles Inn is ideally located in the heart of the city's historic district. Just steps from historic attractions, restaurants, and shops, we are a great choice for guests who enjoy strolling through our beautiful city. Thank you for your kind review.

5

wonderful hotel in historic charleston

Everyone

Was very pleasantly surprised by the friendly staff, tasteful decor and accommodations of this hotel! Stayed here 2 nights for a girl's weekend, and we greatly enjoyed the location, pool, and room. Walking distance to everything. Staff was helpful and pleasant. Room and bathroom were clean and nice - even with 4 of us in a room with 2 double beds, we were fine on space.

By , from New York on Aug 29, 2016

Review comment responded on Sep 1, 2016

We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Charleston with us. The King Charles Inn is located in the heart of Charleston's historic district, and our staff is trained to provide comfort and superior service to each of our guests. Thank you for your kind review.