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King Charles Inn

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Port Orchard, Washington
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We stayed at the King Charles Inn for a recent vacation to Charleston. The location is great with easy walking distance to the battery and the market. The decor is beautiful and the staff are mostly pleasant. There are some details that seem overlooked by Housekeeping but all in all it is a nice property that I would use again.

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Thank Hannah R
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Within walking distance to everything. Complimentary on site parking, since parking is a major issue in Charleston. Check in smooth and easy. Front desk always very helpful and friendly. Would definitely stay again and recommend to anyone looking for a nice place to stay.

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Thank Billie B
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I have stayed here at least 5 times over the past 4 years. I keep discovering more reasons to love this hotel. This time I really enjoyed the outdoor patio space for my morning coffee and then breakfast the next day. Professional staff yet friendly. This hotel has an ideal location in the historic district with free parking - yes...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Hotel was fine - staff helpful and friendly, room nice but hotel can do with an update - however location is excellent Breakfast was excellent, bed comfortable housekeeping great! Xxxxxxxccx cxxxxxx xxxxx cxxxx xxxxx xxxx

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KCIGM, General Manager at King Charles Inn, responded to this review

I am so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at the King Charles Inn! Thank you for the nice compliments!

Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Perfectly located - a short walk to the best shops & restaurants. The staff (especially Joey at the front desk!) were exceptionally helpful, friendly, and made for great local resources for recommendations. Our favorite part was the pool & happy hour. We would lay around the pool, then grab happy hour priced drinks from the bar, and enjoy a complimentary...

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KCIGM, General Manager at King Charles Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing! It is our goal to not only meet but exceed the guests expectations! Thank you for recognizing Joey and the King Charles Inn staff! We hope to see you again!

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was my first time visiting Charleston and picking a hotel was difficult - and they were all expensive. The King Charles actually beat the Hampton Inn on price (with a AAA discount!) and the location was better. The room was very spacious and clean and the free parking was an added perk! Everyone we had contact with was pleasant...

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KCIGM, General Manager at King Charles Inn, responded to this review

The complimentary, on-site parking saves you up to $30 per night which is definitely a savings and a huge convenience! Thank you for the nice review and hopefully we will see you again in the near future!

Libertyville, United States
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very nice hotel. Good service. Great location. Clean Second time we stayed there. Highly recommended. The rooms were spacious and local transportation is across the street. Staff was courteous and helpful.

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KCIGM, General Manager at King Charles Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your loyalty! We appreciate you taking the time to share your positive experience with others! Have a wonderful day and we hope to see you again (and again!)

Trion, Georgia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Step into luxury with this magnificent hotel in the center of it all. This hotel is absolutely spotless and really quiet at night. Don't use valet parking because the parking deck is right beside you and is really easy to get in and out. The staff are incredible and this hotel is darn close to perfection. The only thing missing...

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KCIGM, General Manager at King Charles Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the five star review! Your business is important to us so we appreciate your nice compliments!

Ormond Beach, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located at Wentworth and Meeting Streets, this lovely inn is ideally located to walk to most restaurants and sites. A HUGE plus for this hotel is that there is ample, free parking! For Charleston, where parking on the street is nearly impossible and parking lots are usually full OR expensive, this is a great benefit. I believe they are the...

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KCIGM, General Manager at King Charles Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Pam for the detailed review! (I could not have said it better myself!) I appreciate your kind words and are happy to hear you enjoyed your visit!

Santa Rosa, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best feature of this hotel is its convenient location on Meeting Street, close to everything you'd want to see in Charleston. Our room faced the back and was very quiet. Parking is free which is a pleasant surprise these days. Our room was comfortable with free water, a coffee machine and daily newspaper (USA Today to keep up with...

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KCIGM, General Manager at King Charles Inn, responded to this review

We realize there are many hotel options to choose from in Charleston, so we thank you for selecting the King Charles Inn! We appreciate you sharing your positive experience with others!

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The King Charles Inn is ideally located in the heart of Charleston's Historic District. Beautiful guest rooms feature hand-crafted furniture, flat screen HD TVs, Free Wifi and much more. The King Charles Inn is one of the only hotels in downtown that offers COMPLIMENTARY PARKING! Join us nightly in BREW Pub for complimentary snacks and Happy Hour. ... more   less 

Additional Information about King Charles Inn

Address: 237 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401-1697
Region: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Charleston
Price Range: $299 - $594 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — King Charles Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 91
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Also Known As:
Best Western King Charles Hotel Charleston
Best Western Charleston
Charleston Best Western
Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Charleston
#6 Green Hotel in Charleston
#10 Family Hotel in Charleston
#13 Romantic Hotel in Charleston
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“reserve early.”
X3433AVfrankk, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are quiet. Views are either of the car park or the streets outside the hotel. Balconies are always shared, not private.”
  • Luxe king bed
  • Work station, fridge, TV, drawers
  • Tub/shower combination with double head shower.
  • King bedded room
  • Two comfortable chairs for sitting.
  • Extra long vanity next to single sink, lovely granite counter tops
pamcX4538FP, 13 May 2017 | Read review
“Loved our outside facing room. If you want a very ,very, quiet room than choose the inside rooms”
slpgoff, 10 May 2017 | Read review
“The balcony rooms look into the parking lot/courtyard, but are cutely appointed with curtains and comfy furniture”
Roxanneboscobel, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Back side of hotel with balcony”
martincarty2017, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
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