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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Loved this inn which is very well located on Kings Street in center city Charleston. Our room, bathroom, shower, etc. were nice although our mattress felt a tad old with clear slopes towards the sides. Continental breakfast included in our price was very good and included boiled eggs. They also offer complementary wine and cheese between 5 and 6 pm...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

In April I spent five nights in this lovely hotel. The atmosphere and amenities are wonderful. My room was on the 3rd floor, It was a very attractive room with a fine bathroom, including bathtub. I loved: the coffee at 6, the very good breakfast, so nicely served. I love the layout of this hotel with it's European flavor. The...

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Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Pros: Great central location. Friendly staff. Evening wine/cheese reception. Continental breakfast served in the courtyard or delivered to your room. Cons: small rooms and bathrooms. Thin walls. Other reviewers suggested a courtyard view room as they were quieter. But we had room 111. It had a view of the courtyard but also was right next to the staff entrance to...

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Freeport, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

perfect location, excellent breakfast, very friendly and competent staff. The rooms were very comfortable, great bed. Open air atrium made a great place for a cocktail. Also had outdoor seating area which was also great for drinks. Parking right next to hotel and right down town in old district.

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Myrtle Beach, SC
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed at Fulton Inn before -this Inns sister property and liked it better. Kings Courtyard is right on King- great location but rooms are old, bathrooms small- but nice continental breakfast. Hated paying $14 to park car after spending over $300 per night for a room, however.

Providence, Rhode Island
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for four nights while doing work at the University. This hotel is located in a great spot, right on King Street and in walking distance of wonderful bars, restaurants and the old city. However, that is where the good things end. The hotel room was musty and had my partner sneezing within minutes of entering the room....

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OwnerCharmingInns, Owner at Kings Courtyard Inn, responded to this review

We are very sorry that you were displeased with the state of your room. The cleanliness of our rooms and the comfort of our guests are our highest priorities; we sincerely apologize that you experienced difficulty sleeping and working with ease. We are very sorry that we did not have the opportunity to know that you were disappointed with your...

Oak Park, IL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is pet friendly and they have a section exclusively dedicated to pets. We stayed for 2 nights and really liked it. We brought our 2 little dogs but the hotel does not have a pet weight limit. The hotel is in a great location and we were able to walk to everything. There is a dog park about...

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OwnerCharmingInns, Owner at Kings Courtyard Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for this wonderful review of the Kings Courtyard Inn. We are so glad that your four legged friends were able to accompany you on your trip with ease. We love being able to provide a pet friendly hotel right in the heart of downtown Charleston. We hope to see you again soon. Sincerely, Richard Widman, Proprietor

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived here hoping for a better experience than we had had in Savannah. We were not disappointed. Our room was spacious and big enough bathroom area, compared to a tiny spot in our last hotel. Our tv did not work and was replaced immediately, which impressed us. Location of the Inn could not have been more central for our...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here on a recent visit to Charleston. The location is good. The inn is centrally located on King's Street, with walkable access to the Battery and the core of Charleston. However, there are problems. The inn is in need of a good refurb and new paint. Decor and furnishings are tired and dated; fabrics look to be from...

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OwnerCharmingInns, Owner at Kings Courtyard Inn, responded to this review

We take guest feedback very seriously and I sincerely apologize that you were disappointed with your stay. I’m glad you enjoyed the location and convenience of our inn, but I am very sorry that you were displeased with your room. While our rooms are designed to reflect the ancestry of Charleston, we are constantly updating the property and genuinely appreciate...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The location is excellent. It ends there. We start out with a hotel that offers no help with luggage and a manager who is unfriendly and could care less. The room is not clean - we had to ask for new towels, to have the sink cleaned and have the garbage can emptied. We also almost ran out of a...

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OwnerCharmingInns, Owner at Kings Courtyard Inn, responded to this review

We are very sorry that you were disappointed with your experience. It is our policy to make sure our guests are given a warm welcome and have help with their luggage if needed. We are very sorry for this oversight; this certainly does not reflect the high value we place on customer service and Southern Hospitality. Thank you for your...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in 1853, Kings Courtyard Inn is one of downtown Charleston, South Carolina's most historic inns. Architect Francis D. Lee designed the three-story antebellum structure in the Greek revival style with unusual Egyptian detail. The building is one of King Street's largest and oldest structures, and has had many uses during its 150 year existence. The building has housed high quality shops, private residences and at one time, the upper floors served as hotel rooms for plantation owners, shipping interests and merchant guests. Kings Courtyard Inn is located in the heart of Charleston's historic district. The Inn maintains the residential atmosphere of lower King Street, and extreme care has been taken to ensure the necessary architectural and historic accuracy for which Charleston is famous. Each of the rooms has an individual distinction. All rooms feature oversized beds- some have canopied beds and fireplaces. Many rooms boast excellent views of the inn's interior courtyards. All hotel guests receive complimentary sherry on arrival and a morning newspaper delivered to the room. They also receive a continental breakfast served each morning in their room, the courtyards, or in the breakfast room. Kings Courtyard Inn is within easy walking distance of Charleston's historic homes, gardens, churches and only a block away from the City Market. Here, one may explore interesting shops or enjoy a delicious meal at one of the city's many delightful restaurants. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kings Courtyard Inn

Address: 198 King St, Charleston, SC 29401-3109
Region: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Charleston > Downtown
Price Range: ₹ 15,567 - ₹ 22,642 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kings Courtyard Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 44
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Also Known As:
Kings Courtyard Hotel Charleston
Courtyard Hotel Charleston
Courtyard Hotel Kings
Courtyard Charleston
Charleston Courtyard
Hotel Style:
#20 Business Hotel in Charleston
#21 Romantic Hotel in Charleston
#33 Family Hotel in Charleston
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“I only know about 301, it overlooks a courtyard with the parking lot beyond. It was perfectly quiet.”
115MarianneB, 29 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room #306 faces King St., has 3 windows and a fireplace, and is very quiet”
Kasey1, 31 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If traveling with your 4-legged family fur ball, check out room 501”
paular328, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We loved the spacious 2-room Parlor Suite.”
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“As for a room overlooking King Street.”
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