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Texas
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to Charleston. Found Kind Charles Inn through trip advisor and glad we choose it. It was close to everything so we were able to walk to everything! We would definitely stay here again.

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

They say location is everything! I am thrilled to hear you had a great time in the Holy City! Thank you for choosing the King Charles Inn! More 

Largo, FL
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19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel was dated and parking onsite was limited. The room air conditioner had an annoying squeal (has to turn it off altogether to sleep). The bathroom was tiny, the carpet in the room appeared old and worn. The location is perfect if you can overlook its age and lack of sparkle.

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

I appreciate your honesty and hope however you enjoyed your trip to Charleston. Thank you for choosing our hotel. More 

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful hotel with a friendly staff. Our room was comfortable and felt luxurious. The staff went out of their way to make our stay pleasant. Also, within walking distance from many of charleston's sights. I would definitely stay here again!

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

I am thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay at the King Charles Inn! We appreciate your business and hope to see you again! Thank you! More 

Boston
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102 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The reviews were accurate. Very nice Inn. Best features are the secure parking garage and great location. The rooms are nice. Shower hot with good pressure. No refrigerator in the room. It complimentary waters. We arrived late, so took a fast shower and then walked across the street and had a fantastic dinner at FIG. Enjoyed the keurig in the... More 

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

It was a pleasure meeting you! Thank you for taking the time out of your busy schedule to share such a positive review! Have a fantastic day! More 

Hawthorne, New Jersey
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a Clean and comfortable place to stay right in the center of Chrleston's tourist area. All our choice destinations were within walking distance along with Chrleston's returants. The staff is friendly and more than helpful. On site breakfasts were great. We would stay again without question

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

Thank you for sharing your wonderful experience with others! We appreciate your business and hope to see you again! More 

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19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful older property in a perfect location for walking and dining. Depending on the room rate you have to pay you may or may not think it is worth it. It is a nice place, but the rooms are not big and the view from some rooms is not much as some rooms face the parking garage. I liked it... More 

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

Our hotel is in such a fantastic location it makes it easy to walk to all the historic sites, dining and shopping! Most buildings in Charleston are only 4 stories high so it makes it difficult to have a great view anywhere--but who is in the room anyway? Everyone is usually out enjoying the City! Thank you for taking the... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel has a great location that is close to many of the attractions and dining options that are on Meeting and King street. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The room was well equipped and tidy. Also the parking is free with will save you about 30 dollars a night compared to other hotels. Staying here is a... More 

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

Complimentary parking is such a great perk in downtown Charleston. We are the only hotel downtown offering this wonderful amenity! Thank you for the kind words and I am glad to hear you enjoyed your visit! More 

tucson az
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143 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the location! We walked to everything. Lots of restaurants, museums, shopping in this area. Breakfast restaurant in the hotel although not included with hotel stay. Staff including doorman very pleasant And helpful. No frig in room. View was of rooftop next door. Only suggestion- for the high cost of a room here, breakfast should be included..

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

Thank you for your candid feedback. We appreciate your kind words about our staff and especially our great location. I am sorry you missed the refrigerator in the Armoire. (it was under the television cabinet) Have a wonderful day! More 

Chattanooga, Tennessee
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great experience! We were treated so well by the staff. Everyone at the hotel was friendly and helpful. The hotel is located well within walking distance of most of historic Charleston. This was our 6th visit to Charleston, but our 1st stay at the King Charles Inn. We have enjoyed every visit. But staying at the King Charles... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time out of your busy schedule to share such positive feedback about the King Charles Inn! I am glad to hear you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you back again soon! More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay this past weekend. We were experiencing Charleston with a first timer and the quaintness of this hotel just added to the excitement. The staff was great, accommodated our somewhat interesting needs without hesitation, and the bartender on the small restaurant was very friendly and helpful in making suggestions. Even the staff passing on the grounds... More 

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

Thank you for recognizing our staff members! I am so happy to hear we exceeded your expectations! Have a pleasant day! More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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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
  • 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 (Formerly BEST WESTERN King Charles Inn)
Region: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Charleston
Price Range: $211 - $559 (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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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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“I was on the second floor -- no view (alley and building next to me) but it was light through the big windows.”
 of 5 bubbles 30nancy60, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We like being on top floor so we were on the 4th floor.”
 of 5 bubbles JodiR390, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We were on the second floor, convenient to the lounge and small restaurant.”
 of 5 bubbles sandrafaris, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are clean and comfortable.They are all quiet rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles MariaSW28, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Not known for views! Hotels are a place for rest, not site seeing!”
 of 5 bubbles kaysio2016, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
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