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    Holiday Inn Express Charleston Downtown - Ashley River

    250 Spring St, Lockwood Drive, Charleston, SC 29403-5102
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    “ashley river” (57 reviews)
    “front desk” (99 reviews)
    “free trolley” (35 reviews)
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    All reviews ashley river front desk free trolley historic district charleston downtown trolley stop free breakfast rooms were clean breakfast staff free parking the breakfast area river view minute drive outdoor pool morning breakfast convenient location the entire staff musc hie hospitals
    Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

    This was our go to place in Charleston for many years. What happened? First of all the parking was rediculous! The City has taken over the adjoining land for a parking lot. Thus the HI Express blocked off the check-in portico! Didn't they think about...More

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    Response from Tyler D, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Charleston Downtown - Ashley River

    Thank you for your recent review. We are sorry to hear that you had an unpleasant stay. We are doing our best to accommodate our guest during the construction surrounding us. We apologize that certain areas of our hotel have been affected by this and...More

    Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

    My husband and I killed four little cockroaches here. This is a cheap place. They don't have fridges in the rooms, no water bottles either. They sell water bottles on front desk. The problem is that first night they charged me one dollar each bottle...More

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    Response from Tyler D, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Charleston Downtown - Ashley River

    Thank you for your recent review. We offer our most sincere apologies for your experience. We strive to provide our guests with clean and comfortable rooms free of pests. We have shared your comments with our maintenance staff to ensure that our rooms are inspected...More

    Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

    My hubby is a priority club member and booked this for a weekend getaway. He usually ALWAYS stays in HI express because of their level of service and overall quality! Well this did not meet his or my expectations! The parking is absolutely horrible!! We...More

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    Response from Tyler D, Front Office Manager at Holiday Inn Express Charleston Downtown - Ashley River

    Thank you for your recent review. We are sorry to hear of the issues you faced during your stay. We strive to provide all of our guest with a great stay that creates a positive lasting impression and sincerely apologize that we failed to provide...More

    Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

    This hotel is in the middle of a renovation. The interior appears complete. Outside, there is a big project taking place with the construction of a parking garage and elevated pedestrian walkway to the Ashley River. This will be a great addition. Our room overlooked...More

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    Response from Tyler D, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Charleston Downtown - Ashley River

    Thank you for your recent review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our location. We value your feedback and use it to ensure that we are continually improving our guest satisfaction. We sincerely apologize for all of the construction around...More

    Reviewed 18 October 2016

    Good place to stay if visiting downtown or hospitals. We stayed here several times while visiting the College of Charleston. You will need to drive to downtown, but it isn't far. Charleston is a beautiful, historic city with many restaurants and shops to explore.More

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    Thank you for your recent review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel. Our staff takes great pride in accommodating our guest with their best service to ensure we make a positive lasting impression. We look forward to your next visit...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
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    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Conference Facilities
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    • Microwave
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    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    Room & Suite (42)
    Dining (5)
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Sherrie L
    What is your pet policy?
    24 March 2017|
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    Response from Alexander G | Reviewed this property |
    I've found it differs from hotel to hotel but I checked the "BringFido" app and it appears they accept pets with an extra fee. I still recommend calling the front desk to verify... i wouldn't trust a website that may not... More
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    Jo-Ann B
    is there a shuttle to the historic district?
    19 September 2016|
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    Response from Bill K | Reviewed this property |
    Yes there is. It is a few hundred yards away and with them you can get around historic downtown.
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    acrane1205
    Do all rooms have a hair dryer provided?
    17 July 2016|
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    Response from TravelchicMB | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, there is a mini hair dryer in the bathroom. It worked fine.
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    Room Tips
    "Choose another hotel until construction is complete........."
    Frances M, 1 month agoRead review
    "Upper floors away from the construction are better."
    Jaime H, 3 months agoRead review
    "Don't pay extra for a riverview!"
    Stephanie C, 4 months agoRead review
    "Try for floors 7 or 8 to at least get a view and try the river side"
    curtreich, 5 months agoRead review
    "River side rooms have nicer view."
    Dougal71, 6 months agoRead review
    "Top floors have better views and seemed quieter."
    Colleen072015, 6 months agoRead review
    "The "view" is bad, and the sliding doors are in poor condition."
    bdwinters5, 6 months agoRead review
    "Ask for proven quiet AC."
    m2donp, 6 months agoRead review
    "Ask for a room with a river view"
    PandyPandora, 7 months agoRead review
    "We forgot to ask for a room with a view of the river!"
    Christina K, 7 months agoRead review
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