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King Charles Inn

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Wilmington, North Carolina
Reviewed 31 January 2015

My wife and I just returned from 3-days/2 nights in Charleston staying at this hotel with two other couples, who have been close friends for over 37 years. Every part of the stay was terrific. When initially making the reservations, we asked if we could all room close to one another and also commented on how many times we had...

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

It is certainly a pleasure to host our repeat customers year after year! We believe it is ultimately the staff that creates a great experience for our guests, so I am happy to hear you truly felt a warm welcome throughout your stay! We look forward to seeing you again next year!

Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 31 January 2015

We really like this place. Convenient to all the historical places Charleston has to offer. A short walk to the Charleston Visitors Center AND, as a side bonus, across the street from the Free Trolley that covers the area. (Very convenient when you are getting a bit tired) - The entire staff cannot help you enough. FREE PARKING OFF STREET!...

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

Free Parking is such a perk in downtown Charleston, I am glad you enjoyed it! Thank you for the nice review!

Medford, Massachusetts
Reviewed 31 January 2015

The service was excellent and the location could not have been better for walking the historic section of the city the conceriage service was excellent and helped with all our dining arrangements, the parking was free

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

I am so happy to hear the King Charles Inn was just what you were looking for and everyone was helpful! We appreciate your positive feedback!

Pittsford, New York
Reviewed 30 January 2015

Great Price. Friendly and Speedy Check-in. Convenient Parking(Free). Great Location(Can Walk to Everything and Safely). Charming Rooms with Quality, Updated Everything. Friendly, Helpful Staff. Excellent Service (Gladly re-heated day-old pizza and presented on plates with silverware and cloth napkins).

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

We appreciate that you would take the time to share your thoughts with us! I am delighted to hear we were able to make your visit to Charleston more enjoyable!

Holly Springs, North Carolina
Reviewed 30 January 2015

We picked the King Charles Inn for our stay in Charleston from an internet search - and did we ever do a great job. We had one of the finest hotel experiences we have ever had. The King Charles is in a great location, right on the edge of the historic area of Charleston, close to all the history, and...

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

I am so happy to hear the staff exceeded your expectations! They do a wonderful job and I am very proud of them! Thank you for choosing the King Charles Inn!

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 30 January 2015

What a fabulous hotel. I stayed here while on a business trip in January. (Our company uses them often) David was at the front desk every day and was very nice and accommodating to all needs. Taylor in the bar was great at suggesting nearby restaurants to try as well. Check-in and Check-out were extremely easy and the front desk...

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

I would like to personally thank you for the five star review! This truly means a lot to my staff and I! We appreciate your business and hope to see you again!

Rock Tavern
Reviewed 29 January 2015

Clean, friendly, and accommodating Inn. Staff showed an active interest in your daily activities. They offer complementar umbrellas for rainy weather. Have knowledge and recommend places to dine and what foods they are known for.

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

Our daily mission to provide the highest quality of customer care, every day and every stay so I am glad to see we succeeded! I am thrilled to hear you enjoyed your Charleston experience!

Waterbury, Vermont
Reviewed 29 January 2015

Enjoyed our quick stay and took advantage of the free parking. Staff was extremely friendly. Room was small but comfortable. Wasn't able to take advantage of the pool, but hope to stay here again and do so.

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

I have to agree with you, location is everything! We are indeed fortunate to be located in the heart of the historic district! It makes it so easy to enjoy all the shopping, dining and history! Thank you for the nice review!

Maryville, Tennessee
Reviewed 29 January 2015

Second time staying here and it was great again. Staff is great and location is perfect. Evening reception was relaxing and bartenders are exceptional. Love the city and this hotel. Can not wait to go back.

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

Thank you for the nice compliments regarding my staff! We appreciate your loyalty and cannot thank you enough for being one of our many repeat customers! Have a great day and we hope to see you again!

Lenoir, NC
Reviewed 29 January 2015

Perfect location right in the middle of the Historic District. Beautiful hotel with an exceptionally friendly and helpful staff. The Grill has a happy hour with complimentary snacks and is a great place to relax at the end of the day out walking and shopping. It also offers a nice simple breakfast at a reasonable price. Best of all -...

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Thank you so much for sharing your recent experience with others! We look forward to welcoming you back again in the near future!

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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
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  • 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: $209 - $563 (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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