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Seattle, Washington
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45 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed today NEW

I really enjoyed my two-night stay at the King Charles Inn. The rooms are good-sized and comfortable, staff friendly and helpful. Nice little sitting area inside by a roaring gas fireplace, and welcoming patio off the bar overlooking the small pool. Location is perfect for walking around historic Charleston. I would definitely recommend this inn and plan to return!

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New York City, New York
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32 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was originally just going to let this one go and not write a review, but almost a year later, and I'm still pretty (very?) annoyed and upset by our stay, so here goes... First off, King Charles Inn is a BEST WESTERN, which I wouldn't generally mind, except they didn't charge Best Western prices and very carefully curated their... More 

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

I have responded to this guest previously as she also wrote a yelp review with the exact same verbiage. Please know we do not advertise as a Best Western and have not been affiliated since 2013. I suggested she circle back to the third party company she booked through and have them update their information. I am sorry she still... More 

Albany, Ny
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63 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Clean, comfortable rooms, great staff, great location, with the additional plus of free, on-site parking....... what's not to love? We would definitely choose the King Charles Inn for any future trips to Charleston we may make.

Thank mac4747
KCIGM, General Manager at King Charles Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing this positive review with everyone! We appreciate your business and hope to see you again soon! More 

McLean, Virginia
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great location, clean, well appointed. Nice bar lounge. Rooms are most comfortable. Suggest a larger room for those who like more space but we stayed in a basic room and thoroughly enjoyed it. I would come back here for sure.

Thank drd2824
KCIGM, General Manager at King Charles Inn, responded to this review

We look forward to your return! Thank you for sharing such a wonderful review! More 

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65 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A great hotel in the Market District of Charleston. On-site parking, excellent restaurants within walking distance, very nice pub/grille, clean/quiet/comfortable rooms, excellent front desk staff, free wi-fi, & the list goes on. Not sure what more you could ask for in a hotel. Will definitely go back!

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

It sounds like you had a great time in Charleston! Thank you for choosing the King Charles Inn! More 

Nashville, Tennessee
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34 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Have been to Charleston over 20 times as it is our favorite city to visit in the country. This was our first stay at the King Charles Inn and it will definitely not be our last. The staff at the King Charles is the absolute best of any place we have ever stayed, anywhere! There is no such thing as... More 

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

I am excited to hear you will be returning! Thank you for the kind words and know we sincerely appreciate your business! More 

Agoura Hills, California, United States
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spent 4 relaxing and comfortable nights here. This small hotel is on one of the main streets through Charleston's historic district. It's at the beginning of this area so it's very quiet and very well located. In fact, one of the quietest hotels we've ever stayed at. Location is ideal! 15 minute walk to Liberty Park where you take... More 

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

They say location is everything! Thank you for sharing such a positive review with others! Thank you for your business and we hope to see you again! More 

Hilton Head, South Carolina
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

King Charles Inn is a small hotel with huge value and heart. They are in a perfect location - a block north from the Market, and about the same distance from Calhoun Street and King Street. Besides the convenience, the hotel has everything you'd want in a city property: free parking, free wifi, very well-appointed guest room and super comfortable... More 

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

Thank you for recognizing our super star staff! I will certainly pass on your kudo's! I am thrilled to hear you enjoyed your visit! We appreciate your business! More 

Burlington, Canada
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438 reviews
57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is in a great location. There is free parking. There is happy hour every afternoon and tea and cookies in the evening. The hotel is quaint and the staff are very friendly and helpful. The beds are comfy and the bathroom is well appointed and clean. The price is reasonable. We had a great stay except for one... More 

Thank SLT1962
KCIGM, General Manager at King Charles Inn, responded to this review

Please accept our apologies. I assure you this is very rare as guest safety is our highest priority! Thank you for the nice review! More 

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52 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the King Charles Inn for 1 night on our trip through the US. The hotel was in a great location - we found it very easily on our drive from Savannah. The free parking was great for us and very easy to find a space in the car park. We arrived quite early and they had a... More 

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

Thank you for sharing such a positive review with others! We appreciate your business and hope you enjoy your US holiday! More 

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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
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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: ₹ 10,738 - ₹ 28,315 (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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