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Charleston's NotSo Hostel

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Multilingual Staff
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Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

A lot of people have commented on the negatives of this place so I am going to leave that out. The quiet time imposed is a reasonable request even if there are police sirens going past at all hours. They have provided ear plugs so...More

1  Thank Binkyatavern
Response from notsohostel, Manager at Charleston's NotSo HostelResponded 21 December 2016

Thank you for your review and your feedback. We have the private beds wrapped as well as the dorm beds, we are converting all of them over to a softer wrap that makes less noise and is more comfortable for our guests. We have replaced...More

Reviewed 13 September 2016

I reserved ahead, arriving via train- asked for a lower bunk ( never received a reply to this, so assumed my message was received, as I have stayed in many hostels)- noting I am a bit older & unable to use upper bunk. Train was...More

3  Thank Annie E
Response from notsohostel, Manager at Charleston's NotSo HostelResponded 21 September 2016

Thank you for your review, we do clearly state that bunks are first come first serve and since you were a late arrival, we set out a late arrival packet for you. You booked a room that was on the second floor which is also...More

Reviewed 30 August 2016

I loved my stay at NotSo Hostel. The hostel has a great atmosphere for meeting other travelers, the staff are very kind and it's in a nice neighborhood. Not to mention, Charleston is a wonderful place to visit!

Thank jomillerwrites
Response from notsohostel, Manager at Charleston's NotSo HostelResponded 21 September 2016

Thank you for your wonderful review! So glad you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to hosting you again on your next trip to Charleston.

Reviewed 25 August 2016

It's cheap, yes. And reasonably close to downtown (though the neighborhood is not the best...walk in large groups at night). However, sometimes you pay in frustration. In the future, I'd rather pay for a nicer experience at a hotel and enjoy my trip than the...More

6  Thank JenniferCollins80
Response from notsohostel, Manager at Charleston's NotSo HostelResponded 21 September 2016

Thank you for your review and your feedback. We are not able to control what the other guests are like, however we do provide clean, safe accommodations for travelers. If you wanted a more private experience, we have the annex location which works well for...More

Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Very overrated and expensive for what it actually is: a hostel! We paid nearly 80 dollars for a private room that basically consists of four walls and a bed. Not even a bin or a plug to be found. Actually, there was an oscillating fan...More

4  Thank Caro2k
Response from notsohostel, Manager at Charleston's NotSo HostelResponded 25 August 2016

Thank you for your review, there are plugs in every room and our price is the most affordable downtown by more than $100+. We understand that hostels are not for everyone. Many people rave about the location as we are right downtown in one of...More

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Room & Suite (205)
Dining (5)
Hotel & Grounds (416)
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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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Price range
US$46 - US$72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Details
Price range
US$46 - US$72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
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