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Charleston's NotSo Hostel

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
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Kitchenette
Multilingual Staff
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

I really enjoyed my time at NotSo Hostel! The houses are beautiful upkept pre-war homes turned hostel, kitchens stocked with everything you need to cook, and a great social environment. The staff were helpful and made recommendations for what to do in the area. Overall...More

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Response from notsohostel, Manager at Charleston's NotSo HostelResponded 6 March 2018

Thank you for your review, so happy to have hosted you and hope you'll come again soon!

Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

What I love about NotSo is how personal everything is. The people that work their aren't just colleagues, they're like a family and they know the town inside out and are always doing their best to make the experience as good as possible. Every time...More

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Response from notsohostel, Manager at Charleston's NotSo HostelResponded 5 February 2018

Thank you so much! We miss you!!! So glad you had a wonderful time during your stay and we so look forward to hosting you again soon :)

Reviewed 17 January 2018

I recently treated myself to a Charleston getaway on my birthday for several days of shooting photos in and around the area. I decided to keep my costs down by staying at the NotSo Hostel and sharing a room with others. I enjoyed my stay...More

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Response from notsohostel, Manager at Charleston's NotSo HostelResponded 5 February 2018

Thank you so much for your review! We were happy to host you during your stay and appreciate your understanding while we were fixing some things up around the hostel. Looking forward to hosting you again soon, and maybe you can join us for the...More

Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

I stayed at notso over the christmas period while visiting Charleston. This hostel is great, good location walking distance into downtown. Its clean, comfortable with free tea/coffee/oatmeal and all amenities a hostel should have and staff are friendly and helpful. Christmas day was made perfect...More

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Response from notsohostel, Manager at Charleston's NotSo HostelResponded 5 February 2018

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We love hosting guests over the holidays and making everyone feel right at home. So happy you found the hostel clean and comfortable and fully stocked with amenities and friendly staff. We appreciate your recommendation and look...More

Reviewed 26 December 2017

I believe this is the only hostel in charleston proper. They have two units. One on the farther end with the dormitories and the other one closer to downtown proper with private rooms. I elected for the private room section since it was closer and...More

Thank bigwawao
Response from notsohostel, Manager at Charleston's NotSo HostelResponded 5 February 2018

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! So glad you found the hostel clean and comfortable. I will make sure we always have a back up of coffee so our guests don't ever have to go without it in the future. We do have...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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US$ 36 - US$ 102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Details
Price range
US$ 36 - US$ 102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
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susie07_13
21 April 2018|
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Response from bigwawao | Reviewed this property |
No one here on TA can answer you. YOu have to call or email the hostel themselves.
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Lisa H
26 January 2016|
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Response from notsohostel | Property representative |
Yes!
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scoop12356
29 September 2015|
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Response from notsohostel | Property representative |
Hey There, We do have some private rooms at our main location on Spring Street, they all have shared bathrooms and kitchens. The other location is at Cannon St. and that one has only private rooms and one private room with... More
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"Avoid ones sharing a wall with the second-floor porch."
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"I personally loved the dorms in the back house, Cyprus in particular!"
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"Don't take a room near the porch"
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"Andrew Adams Dorm was close to kitchen and bathrooms and also saves dragging bags up stairs"
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