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Red Top Welcome Center of Charleston

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Address: 2408 Ashley River Road, Johns Island, SC 29414-4619
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Stopped to get some information about Charleston. Brochures are limited, staff member was not friendly as other visitor centers. (If you're heading to Charleston, I would... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2016
AngieColberr
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Islandton, South Carolina
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Islandton, South Carolina
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41 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped to get some information about Charleston. Brochures are limited, staff member was not friendly as other visitor centers. (If you're heading to Charleston, I would visit the visitors center there and see the steam engine that is there.) We asked a few questions and was given "general" answers and a few coupons for free appetizers at restaurants in the... More 

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Milford, OH
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310 reviews
88 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Agree completely with Vickisuttle's experience. We stopped here 9/8/16 on our way to Charleston and the good looking young guy (Bryant - look for his black Toyota truck) seemed helpful but we knew something was up when he said the "deal" that we could get was only for single people (2 of us were married). Our single woman friend had... More 

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Palm Bay, Florida
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74 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Stopped in to use the rest room. The gentleman behind the desk was very friendly and extremely informative of local history.. Provided us with the necessary maps and info that we needed for our particular reason for coming to Charleston. Was not expecting a huge state run visitor center with millions of brochures and therefore was not disappointed by the... More 

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Thank Susank G
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Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

As entering the city we stopped at the Welcome Center just now July 30th. As we walked in we were not acknowledge from the guy sitting at the counter. Didn't bother to greet or asked if we needed help. I had to ask for map of the area and was just told to look by the wall in the corner.... More 

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Thank Angela M
New York
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Don't stop here! It looks like a welcome center but it is a sales center for RTX Travel and they are a rip off. We stopped to get information on hotels and tours and they said that they could get us discounts on hotels and free tours. We just had to sit through a one hour sales talk for a... More 

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3 Thank believefairy26
Charleston, South Carolina, United States
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2015

Great place to stop to get all the info for your visit to Charleston - lots of great local info and discount tickets to tours and more. Will stop by again.

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Thank Randall S
TheProfessor47, Owner at Red Top Welcome Center of Charleston, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are glad to have helped and look forward to seeing you next time through the Welcome Center. More 

Ancaster, Canada
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2014

We recently visited Charleston SC for the first time and came into the city via #17 from Savannah GA. On nearing the city a HUGE blue billboard invites travellers to visit the WELCOME CENTRE, you simply cannot miss this sign so we decide to stop in and get directions to our hotel. In short, this centre is nothing more than... More 

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7 Thank cowboys_suck
joeyd47, Manager at Red Top Welcome Center of Charleston, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, and thank you for taking the time to review us!! We really do appreciate all feedback, both positive and negative so we may address properly. We are sorry to hear of your experience but before going further, we need to point out clearly that are not "a tentacle of RSI Wholesale Escapes". We work with many promotional companies... More 

Tennessee
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276 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2014 via mobile

We stopped here to pick up information on historic Charleston. Initially employee was working a cross word puzzle and hardly looked up. After he "came alive" he engaged us in conversation as to where we were from, where we were staying, how long, etc. Then he began spinning this yarn about how would we like $50 off dinner for the... More 

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5 Thank Vickisuttle
joeyd47, Manager at Red Top Welcome Center of Charleston, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, and thank you for taking the time to review us. We appreciate all feedback, both positive and negative so we can continue to address issues praise a job well done. We are sorry to hear of your experience. We offer all of our visitors the opportunity to purchase tickets to all of the Charleston-area attractions at discounted prices,... More 

Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2013

It was our first time to Charleston so we stopped here on our way into town. They were very helpful with letting us know about the highlights and what we could do in a few days in Charleston. Also offered some discounts. I would highly recommend stopping by Red Top Welcome Center! Very nice people.

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joeyd47, Manager at Red Top Welcome Center of Charleston, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us some feedback! We appreciate the great reviews as well as the no so great ones, as they help us fix what is broken and give praise where praise is due. We are glad we could be of assistance in booking your Charleston vacation!! Please come see the Red Top Welcome Center... More 

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