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Princeton, North Carolina
Reviewed 11 June 2014

This is a great place to stay to keep you out of the 'touristy', pricey, area of Charleston, SC. Very laid back, but comfortable and accessible to all of the amenities Charleston has to offer. Water taxi available to get you to downtown Charleston without having to drive the narrow, busy streets. Hotel is waterfront with enough to do, you...

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RobbiHemmen, General Manager at Shem Creek Inn, responded to this review

There is so much to see and do in our area. The boardwalk, docks, witnessing the amazing dolphins, pelicans and recently, manatees. These are some amazing things that you just can't find at any other location near Charleston. We've been labeled "Charleston's Best Kept Secret" for many years. So pleased that you enjoyed your stay and thank you for taking...

Columbia, Sc
Reviewed 30 May 2014

No problems at all. Convenient to shops and restaurants. Rooms were comfortable and affordable. Customer Service was wonderful and very helpful and friendly. We really enjoyed our trip and will return to Schem Creek in the near future. Thank you for your great service.

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RobbiHemmen, General Manager at Shem Creek Inn, responded to this review

It's great to hear that we extended great customer service and were able to create a welcoming experience for you. We look forward to your return.

Potomac, Maryland
Reviewed 30 May 2014

Our room was exactly what we expected. Since it's a little independent place, it's not as shiny and new like the chains, but it didn't bother us. We loved the location, on the canal and a nice boardwalk to see a pretty sunset. Another plus was the restaurant next door. We had a nice meal there. The breakfast was sufficient,...

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RobbiHemmen, General Manager at Shem Creek Inn, responded to this review

So many of our customers return because we are "unique", clean and comfortable. We are always doing upgrades and improvements while retaining a "home" feel. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with everyone.

House Springs, Missouri, United States
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Overall, for the price this was a great hotel. Superb front desk staff and clean rooms. The pool area was nice and overlooked the Marina and Shem Creek. There were two nice restaurants on either side of the property that serve lunch and dinner. Continental breakfast served every morning at 7:00 was a plus. Very close to most major attractions...

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RobbiHemmen, General Manager at Shem Creek Inn, responded to this review

On behalf of our team, we thank you for reviewing us and we are thankful for your business.

Reviewed 22 May 2014

Stayed here for a couple nights Awesome service. desk clerk was super helpful with directions! Awesome location. Had a really relaxing stay, the area was absolutely beautiful 10/10 would stay again!!!

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RobbiHemmen, General Manager at Shem Creek Inn, responded to this review

That's awesome! So happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to your return.

Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 22 May 2014

Upon our arrival I noted the HUGE hole in the front parking lot and took in the torn awnings on the room balconies. We parked our car and went to the ground level parking area only to see an overflowing trash can by the elevator, full ashtrays and dirty nasty carpet in the elevator. We should have turned and ran...

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ShemCreekInn-Manager, General Manager at Shem Creek Inn, responded to this review

It was with great disappointment as I read this review. We are working diligently to resolve the parking lot condition and hope to have the drainage issues corrected. The other important items mentioned by this guest, clearly should not have been in this condition. These were absolutely in our control to maintain or clean and I'm sorry we failed to...

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 19 May 2014

I stayed here for 8 nights in April. My second visit. Located on a tidal creek, there are several restaurants and bars within a 5 minute walk ( some closer than this). The staff was very nice as always. My one complaint is that the night I arrived my TV was not working. The night receptionist ( who was the...

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ShemCreekInn-Manager, General Manager at Shem Creek Inn, responded to this review

We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciate that you are a return guest. Our location certainly has a lot to offer and many conveniences and views that are over the top. I'm sorry to hear about the issue with the T.V. remote. Our staff should have corrected the plug situation before a guest finds it...

New Jersey
Reviewed 13 May 2014

My husband and I just returned from a 3 night stay at the Shem Creek Inn. We were very disappointed with this hotel overall. The location is wonderful, but it stops there. On first glance the room looked nice, but as we looked closer it left a lot to be desired. The bathroom is what really turned us off. The...

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ShemCreekInn-Manager, General Manager at Shem Creek Inn, responded to this review

I'd like to apologize to our guest. We strive to offer clean and comfortable accommodations and clearly, we failed to deliver. We are working with housekeeping and maintenance to correct these issues immediately and appreciate this guest making the effort to bring this to our attention. We are seeking a reputable company to re-glaze our garden tubs and hope to...

Chicago
Reviewed 13 May 2014

The location is fantastic, there is a great boardwalk right in front of the hotel with restaurants and bars. Fun location is what you are paying for b/c the rooms are NOT worth the $300 that we paid for one night. The bathroom is horrible, the old dingy wallpaper is rotting and peeling away from the wall. The drop ceiling...

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ShemCreekInn-Manager, General Manager at Shem Creek Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We intend on doing upgrades to our bathrooms in the near future though our rooms were upgraded within the last 3 years with new window treatments, flat screen T.V.s, new artwork, mirrors chairs and ottomans and lamps. It is our desire to continue improvements such as these so that our...

Chesterfield, Michigan
Reviewed 8 May 2014

My wife & I recently went on a vacation to South Carolina and spent a week at the Shem Creek Inn in Mt. Pleasant, just outside of Charleston. Situated right on Shem Creek, the location, view and accommodations were great. The Inn was centrally located to all of the sights we wanted to see, we couldn’t have picked a better...

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ShemCreekInn-Manager, General Manager at Shem Creek Inn, responded to this review

Your review comments and hearing that we made a difference in your stay is the reason we enjoy this work so much. We are unique in the fact that we are a smaller hotel and able to offer more direct services and interaction with our guests. We also feel it is important to treat our guests as family. Thank you...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Surrounded by lowcountry wetlands there is something here for everyone. From bird watching to seeing the change in the tides and watching the gracefullness of the dolphins jumping near the shrimp boats. Let our courteous staff welcome you to your home away from home. Offering you a clean and comfortable atmosphere with outstanding customer service, we are "Charleston's Best kept Secret". ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shem Creek Inn

Address: 1401 Shrimp Boat Ln, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464-4379
Region: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Mount Pleasant
Price Range: $314 - $788 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Shem Creek Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
Shem Creek Hotel Mount Pleasant
Shem Creek Mount Pleasant
Shem Creek Sc
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#3 Family Hotel in Mount Pleasant
#9 Business Hotel in Mount Pleasant
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“Room 202 was great for viewing creek activities.”
 of 5 bubbles JoannneA, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get a room with balcony overlooking the creek”
 of 5 bubbles 887annen, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the parking lot side for a quieter time.”
 of 5 bubbles Satsoc, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you can, get a room on the creek side. parking lot side offers nothing but noise.”
 of 5 bubbles carollB5114XY, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
“don't book through Expedia if you want a Creekside room and ask about ac unit in room”
 of 5 bubbles candyv2013, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
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