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MainStay Suites

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Mainstay Suites by Choice Hotels is an Extended Stay property. Every guestroom features a kitchen with a dishwasher, stovetop, full size refrigerator/microwave. The hotel has a 24 hour staffed front desk, guest laundry, fitness room and patio area. A light Continental breakfast is offered. The hotel is ideally located at the base of the Ravanel Bridge, where guests can walk to the Mount Pleasant Waterfront Park to view the Charleston Harbor and walk, or bike the bridge.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Breakfast included
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Grade: 65 out of 100
33Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
7Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
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It is inexpensive to stay here but not the cleanest I have ever stayed at. The first room had an odor so they immediately gave us a different room. It was okay, especially for the price, but we did not use the kitchenette. The breakfast that was included was adequate. The
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We stayed in a two bedroom, two bath suite over Christmas break. The staff in the hotel was always helpful, cheerful, and made the stay more pleasant than it would otherwise be. The room was pretty clean except for the kitchen area. THe stovetop looked as if it had not been
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Response from 1903Oceanfront, Manager at MainStay Suites
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Janet, Thank you for being a guest at Mainstay Suites. We appreciated you mentioning that our staff was helpful. We regret that the hotel failed to meet your expectations. The hotel is undergoing renovations and replacement of windows. There is never an easy way to make improvements without having some disruptions in appearance, and we're sorry that this was unattractive. We hope that your travels bring you back to beautiful, historic Charleston soon.
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Let me preface this review by saying that I appreciate what the staff and management did to accommodate the remainder of our stay, however the hotel still fell very short of our expectations, and for that reason I give it a 2 stars. I really actually liked the setup of the
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Response from 1903Oceanfront, Director of Sales at MainStay Suites
Responded 19 Nov 2018
Thank you for staying at Mainstay Suites, an extended stay hotel. We appreciated your kind reference to Lattrice and the hotel's good customer service. I regret that the hotel did not meet your expectations. We hope that you will return to beautiful, Historic Charleston in the future.
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We were very pleasantly surprised with the layout of our 2 queen, efficiency room. I wish I had taken photos! When you walk in there is a sofabed with a TV and a chair, desk & chair, full-size refrigerator that is cold, coffeemaker, stovetop burners, microwave, and sink. On one
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Response from 1903Oceanfront, Director of Sales at MainStay Suites
Responded 1 Oct 2018
Thank you for being our guest, and for taking the time to write a review of your experience at Mainstay Suites of Mount Pleasant. It is particularly rewarding when team members are positively mentioned, and I'll make sure to post your review for everyone to read. We wish you happy travels and hope to see you back in beautiful, historic Charleston soon.
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We stayed here because our friends booked here as well, pleasure trip. 1st thing we noticed was an overwhelming paint odor on our floor. They were repainting the interior doors. My husband has COPD. The odor almost made it unbearable for him to breathe. There was a notice in the
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Response from 1903Oceanfront, Manager at MainStay Suites
Responded 1 Oct 2018
Dear reviewer, Deepest apologies that your husband was impacted from the maintenance and property improvement project. We regret that hotels have limited times for renovation projects and do take precautions to try to minimize the impact to guests. Mainstay Suites offers a lap style outdoor pool, and we appreciate that the size of the pool might not be ideal for all guests. Management team members were present on every guest corridor that was being painted, so please know that this project was fully monitored.
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Rooms are suites with sofa's , beds are sooo comfortable.
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one of the closets
closest is Sullivan's Island, about 5 miles. good beach.
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Very family friendly, they have 2 bedroom suites with 2 bathrooms, great for a family. the pool outside is not huge but kids would like it.
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Hi Mary Ellen, Thank you for reaching out to inquire about Mainstay Suites proximity from embarkation from Carnival Charleston Harbor. The hotel is 4.2 miles, or approximately 9 minutes away. The hotel is located across the harbor from Charleston on the Mount Pleasant side, but we are at the base of the bridge, so we're just a short drive over the bridge. Mainstay Suites does not offer shuttle service. Hope to see you in April!
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I don't believe they do but like Frankie said they are so helpful they could call a cab. They're great there I think y'all will enjoy your stay! Amy is one of managers she's awesome! We love it there it's has a great waterfront park by the Ravenel bridge it's beautiful! We walk there every night :) we've already booked for next year....6 years straight! Hope y'all enjoy beautiful Mt. Pleasant and Isle of Palms beach 20mins away!🌴
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"Top floor is a must."
"It was a hot week so suggest 1st or 2nd floor. Seemed not in the rooms at time as ac unit is in the living area not the bedrooms."
"2nd floor overlooking the courtyard area"
"Inspect rooms before checking in"
"Take the top floor as you could hear people walking around above you as the living area is not carpeted"
US$79 - US$153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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