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Newton Grove, NC
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

They are under Renovation when we stayed and if you are a late sleeper you will not sleep past 900 AM. Once complete it will be great and I will definitely stay here again. The hot breakfast served is above average with many selections. The Keurig coffeemaker, refrigerator, & microwave in room is a definite plus.

Thank Ed N
KellyFassett, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Charleston, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. Yes, we are making improvements here at the hotel, and we love our new rooms! As you found, the rooms have everything you need! The work is done only between the hours of 9am and 5pm, hours in which most of our guests are either working or exploring Charleston. Consequently, we have had very few...

Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Had a really nice time here, staff Nicole and Leila were extremely friendly and accommodating. Location is quite far but there are nice restaurants nearby. Good if you have a car but would recommend other areas closer to. Charleston to stay if you don't have a car. Bed springs a little worn out, making my sleep a little under. Breakfast...

Thank Rudy A
KellyFassett, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Charleston, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We are 6.3 miles from the downtown Historic District and from the Plantation District, which is an easy 15 minute drive. That short drive can save you hundreds of dollars over the downtown hotels though, so it is well worth it! Glad to hear that you found our front desk staff to be so accommodating!...

Farmer City, Illinois
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

When we booked our room,no one told us that the place was under construction. And BAM! 9:00A.M. the drills,saws & hammers start!The noise was all around us. Loud and obnoxious! The hotel was clean & well stocked with toiletries,but sure wish SOMEONE would have told us at booking, that construction was going on.

Thank Vikingwench
KellyFassett, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Charleston, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. I am so sorry for any inconvenience you experienced during your stay. We are undergoing renovations, but the work is done only between the hours of 9am and 5pm. We have found that most of our guests have left by 9am to either go to work, or to begin their exploration of Charleston, so we...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When I arrived with my husband I noticed the amazing appearance of the lobby. I was greeted with smiles by Nicole and Leila. They were extremely helpful in getting us checked in and even offered us warm cookies. The room was very nice, clean, and welcoming. If I'm ever in Charleston again, I'll be back for sure.

Thank Chris S
KellyFassett, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Charleston, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. Sometimes you just need to get away, and we are glad that we were able to help you relax! Thank you for mentioning Leila and Nicole- they are awesome, and do such a great job helping our guests. Thanks for staying with us- hope to see you again real soon!

Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My mother and I visited the area; walking even short distances is difficult for Mom. The front desk attendant, Nicole, was incredibly helpful and gave us a few different choices of first floor rooms. She showed me where they were and gave tips as to where to park for for the shortest walk from the car, in to the room....

1Thank 59Rocket
KellyFassett, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Charleston, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. I am so happy to hear that Nicole was such a big help to you! She is a wonderful young lady who truly enjoys helping our guests in any way she can, and we are fortunate to have her on our staff. Also glad to hear that you enjoyed our complimentary hot breakfast. The pancake...

Reviewed 13 January 2017

Had a wonderful experience here. Rooms were clean and nice. And I requested a picture of Ryan Reynolds be in my room when I got there, and they delivered. Great and friendly staff and customer service. Nicole was very great!

1Thank Lauren K
KellyFassett, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Charleston, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, and for mentioning our staff. Nicole is super friendly at the desk, and is always willing to help in any way she can! So glad you enjoyed your stay, and that Ryan was able to be with you! :) Come see us again!

Southport, NC
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We stayed at this hotel before leaving on our cruise to Nassau. Room was clean and well furnished; microwave, refrigerator, iron/iron board; Breakfast was the usual, some hot and some cold; but our driver to and from the port of Charleston, Rodney, was outstanding! He left early since we were ready and was right at the gate to meet us...

Thank margeaton
KellyFassett, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Charleston, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. Sounds like you took advantage of our "Don't Miss the Boat" package! As you found, it takes all of the hassle out of the pre-cruise experience, as well as after you disembark. Thank you for mentioning Rodney- he really is great at running our shuttles to and from the port. Hope you had a wonderful...

Midland, Canada
Reviewed 2 January 2017

This hotel was very clean and comfortable. The young lady at the front desk was super friendly and very helpful with recommending where to eat. When we arrived late there was fresh coffee available and cookies put out on the table in the lobby.

Thank megty01
KellyFassett, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Charleston, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We love the title of your review! Thank you for mentioning our staff- they are indeed wonderful! Glad that you were able to enjoy the cookies and fresh coffee that night- it's a good way to unwind from your day. We hope that you will have a chance to visit us again soon!

Reviewed 19 December 2016

Not only was I able to sleep like a baby in the comfortable rooms, but the location was perfect! Breakfast was complimentary and super yummy. I was able to stay in a newly renovated room and it was gorgeous. Everyone that worked there was so friendly. I highly recommend this property for anyone coming to Charleston. I can't wait to...

1Thank sophiafromcharlotte
KellyFassett, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Charleston, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and your many kind words. We are so pleased to hear that you had such a great stay with us! Our new rooms really are gorgeous, and the beds, as you found, are super comfortable! Thank you for your recommendation- that is the highest praise that a hotel can receive, and we certainly appreciate it!...

Pawcatuck, Connecticut
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Great hotel. Allowed for a late check in due to our flights being delayed. Very clean and comfortable. Only con is it is a $20 cab ride from the airport. No shuttle provided. They also allow a 12:00 check out which is nice. Was only there for a short night stay.

Thank livnnanewday
KellyFassett, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Charleston, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. Glad to hear that you had a good stay, but sorry that it was so short! One night is never enough to visit Charleston! Hope to see you again in the future!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Free Internet
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Holiday Inn Express Hotel Charleston is the perfect choice for value and convenience, located five miles from Historic Downtown Charleston and Charleston International Airport. At check-in, enjoy freshly baked cookies and icy lemonade. In addition, our friendly staff will assist in your plans to explore Charleston shopping, Charleston golf, Charleston area beaches, great local Charleston restaurants and many other Charleston attractions. For your convenience, tours are available with convenient pick up from our lobby. Our friendly staff will assist you with Charleston tour packages, directions and discount coupons. Charleston Annual Special Events & Festivals (within 5 miles of hotel) Southeastern Wildlife Expo (February) Charleston Food & Wine Festival (February) Festival of House & Gardens (March) Flower Town Festival (April) Cooper River Bridge Run (April) Charleston Cajun Festival (April) Family Circle Cup (Tennis April) Spoleto & Piccolo Spoleto Festival (May-June) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Charleston

Address: 1943 Savannah Highway, Charleston, SC 29407-6250
Region: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Charleston
Price Range: £85 - £179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Charleston 2.5*
Number of rooms: 80
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express Charleston (Us 17 And i-526)
Holiday Inn Express Charleston (Us 17 & i-526) Hotel Charleston
Holiday Inn Charleston
Charleston Holiday Inn
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#6 Best Value Hotel in Charleston
#23 Family Hotel in Charleston
#27 Romantic Hotel in Charleston
#31 Business Hotel in Charleston
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“When you book,be sure to find out if it is still under construction.”
 of 5 bubbles Vikingwench, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Great customer service”
  • My Ryan Reynolds photo I received
 of 5 bubbles laurenk437, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Don't reserve the 3rd floor YET - it is being renovated and noisy. We were warned!”
 of 5 bubbles margeaton, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Back of the building facing the pool. Construction was going on across the street and the front was very noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles 1Linton, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Don't bring your pet or you will be downgraded to this room or one like it on the lower levels.”
 of 5 bubbles robertlrobertson, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
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