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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Room was clean, bed was comfortable, could use new pillows. Bathroom could have been cleaner, and definitely needs a major update. Having a balcony to each room is a big plus. Location is ideal. Check in was quick check out quicker. Overall was happy.

Thank ShanaSantos
Kyle W, Manager at Shem Creek Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us here on Shem Creek and for taking the time to review your experience ShanaSantos! We agree that our location is ideal for any and all of the activities here in Charleston. We are scheduled to update the bathrooms, as well as the entire hotel, this winter! We are pleased to hear that... More 

Hartford, Connecticut
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3 reviews
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Room was a 3... pretty run down by overall hotel standards, but better than average for a beach-town motel. Was quiet, as promised, on the creek+parking lot-side. It is a pretty busy, hoping area with bars, restaurants, and boat rental places... which I thought was pretty cool. Tristan at the Front Desk was EXCELLENT, helpful, and responsive - very nice... More 

Thank CTEagle99
Kyle W, Manager at Shem Creek Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us CTEagle99. I apologize for the miscommunication in me not being able to get in contact with you, I look forward to speaking with you soon! Thank you for the kind comments about Tristan, he truly is an asset to the hotel. I understand you have a preference to... More 

Akron, Ohio
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22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We were headed to Charleston for a night but decided to leave a day early and didn't have a reservation, so we just showed up. The room was fine. I usually take pictures if I find something filthy. But it just didn't smell clean. The guy at the desk said we could walk around the docks to the different bars... More 

1 Thank TONYandMIMI
Kyle W, Manager at Shem Creek Inn, responded to this review

I apologize for the confusion regarding the newly built boardwalk. The other side of the creek is accessible by foot, if you walk along the boardwalk in the direction of the road you will hop on the sidewalk of the bridge and you can walk to the other side. In light of this new information we hope that you will... More 

Cleveland, Ohio
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9 reviews
Reviewed 5 July 2016

I cant give a review on the hotel why, one of Tripadvisor (I think it was getaroom) partners over booked us, we found this out at check-in on July 2nd, try finding a room in this area on the 4th of July weekend! -I can give a review on the outside area and the front desk person. -Front desk, once... More 

Thank Scott R
Kyle W, Manager at Shem Creek Inn, responded to this review

We apologize that this incident happened during your holiday trip Scott. We thank you for trying to stay with us and we hope that next time you are in the area that we will have a room for you. I am happy to hear that our front desk team member was helpful during this time! More 

Syracuse, New York
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30 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

We just stayed for a fifth time and this time had the entire clan. AC had some issues but I understand they are going to start renovations. Would love to see more tables and umbrellas pool side as we enjoy sitting out there in the morning and evening. Pool was great this year. So clean. We love the location. Our... More 

Thank irieD
Kyle W, Manager at Shem Creek Inn, responded to this review

On behalf of the entire Shem Creek Inn team we love to hear that we remain one of your favorite places to stay while visiting the area. We are looking to update our pool furniture and hopefully will soon have some nice additions to the pool area. We are happy to hear you took advantage of the salt marshes and... More 

Long Island, New York
1 review
Reviewed 2 July 2016

It was a lovely stay staff was very friendly and helpful. But the bathroom needs a lot of work not very appealing you couldn't open door all the way the bottom was scraping floor and broken cracked and splintering and all the deal around the tub was discolored and broken

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Thank KCummings2016
Kyle W, Manager at Shem Creek Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us while in town for the wedding festivities KCummings2016! We appreciate your kind words about our staff, as we strive to make sure every guest enjoys their time with us. I apologize for the issues you experienced within the bathroom of your room. We are addressing the solvable problems and we are excited... More 

Grovetown, Georgia
1 review
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We love Shem Creek Inn. We would rather have a creek side room, but we will take what is available. Coming back next year in June for the annual fundraiser, and looking forward to reserving a room on the creek side.....

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Thank kathywatkins1950
Kyle W, Manager at Shem Creek Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Kathy for the lovely 5-Star review! Our entire team loves to hear when guests stay with us to create long lasting memories, and then keeping coming back to make more. We look forward to seeing you next year for the fundraiser! More 

Long Island, New York
1 review
Reviewed 27 June 2016

If you are planning on going to Charleston and want to stay outside the city, while in walking distances to restaurants and activities, THIS IS THE PLACE. The city is a 8 dollar uber away as well as the beach. My AC broke, so they upgraded me to their suite.

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Thank bryanr968
Kyle W, Manager at Shem Creek Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for stellar review bryanr968! We take great pride in our location and proximity, as it allows for easy travels for all of guests. Whether you are walking to a nearby restaurant or taking a quick drive to downtown or to one of our excellent beaches, we provide a perfect central hub with plenty to do right outside our... More 

Montgomery, Alabama
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83 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016

We stayed here for several nights on a recent vacation in Charleston. There are good qualities to this hotel. The rooms were very clean and the location is great. It is surrounded by several beachy restaurants and has access to the boardwalk at Shem Creek Park with a lot of interesting wildlife. Our room was also equipped with a microwave,... More 

1 Thank Kermit753
Kyle W, Manager at Shem Creek Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your valued feedback Kermit753. We are happy to hear that you took advantage of the boardwalks located along the creek and through the marsh within Shem Creek Park. I apologize that the coffee was not replenished within your room during your stay, we have since made the corrective actions with... More 

Tavares, Florida
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29 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

We had freindly staff on all three nights. The rooms are a little dated and small but they were clean. The A/C worked extremely well even on that blistering 3 digit Friday. I can't say it is a great deal but you do pay for location.

1 Thank Tim B
Kyle W, Manager at Shem Creek Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the excellent 4-Star review Tim! All of our team members strive to exhibit the highest levels of hospitality we can provide, and they appreciate the positive feedback. We are happy to hear you were able to keep cool during the recent heat wave that hit us. Thank you for making us your preferred hotel when you visit... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: ₹ 16,023 - ₹ 40,093 (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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