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King Charles Inn
Ranked #18 of 61 Hotels in Charleston
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Reviewed 31 January 2012

Excellent location to everything downtown. Really clean, nice, hotel, and a great price. But....the staff are the most amazing, helpful, and friendiest I have seen. I have stayed at many 4 and 5 star resorts and wasn't treated as well as here. No pun intended, but I felt like a King at the King Charles.

  • Stayed: January 2012, travelled as a couple
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KCIGM, General Manager at King Charles Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2012

Let me start by saying "YOU are Royalty to us" at the King Charles Inn! Thanks for taking the time to share your wonderful review!

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Reviewed 31 January 2012

We are lovers of the Charleston Historic area and surrounding region. This is our getaway and sanity holiday. The city offers so much from great restraunts, museums, shops, shopping did I mention great food and the people of Charleston. We have stayed in the hotels, Inns, suedo Inns etc. and our favorite and now only place to stay is the King Charles. Yes it would be easy to choose the KCI because of its location, or its price, or the amenities..dont short change that there is parking...and yes we take the Honda instead of the crewcab but I could park it here.....instead we stay because it is like staying with friends. As you come and go you always get a courteous hello or good bye and they always are ready to help. I could tell you about their costumes on halloween...but instead do the ghost walk on Oct 31...the dungeon at the custom house is worth the price of the ticket. If you want bling you can find it in Charleston but if you want a great place with friends at a reasonable price we recommend the King Charles Inn.
Grant and Claudia from the Carolina Coast

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KCIGM, General Manager at King Charles Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2012

Kudos to your friends who turned you on to the King Charles Inn! We sincerely appreciate your business and hope to see you again!

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Reviewed 31 January 2012

It was our first stay in this hotel and our friends second one. Things could not have been better! Very comfortable beds, well appointed rooms,very comfortable cocktail lounge for "happy hour," free wi-fi and room safe, free parking right in the heart of the historic district with a great location enabling you to walk to almost everything, very pleasing decor both in and out of the rooms, and a staff that could not have been more accommodating. If only all hotel stays could be this pleasant!! The room prices were certainly within reason considering the location and all the activities going on in the city during our stay.. Without a doubt the King Charles Inn will be our choice on all return visits to Charleston!!!

Room Tip: Obviously try not to be near an elevator or vending area, but simply talk to the desk staff -- they...
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  • Stayed: January 2012, travelled with friends
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KCIGM, General Manager at King Charles Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2012

Guest comfort is so important to us! I am happy to hear you enjoyed our fine accomodations at the King Charles Inn! We hope to see you again!

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Reviewed 30 January 2012

This was our first time at the King Charles. It is located right on Meeting St. and so it is very easy to navigate the city. You are close to everything. The staff was so very helpful and cheerful. We loved sitting in the bar in the late afternoon/early evening....it was a lovely way to chat with other visitors. Will definitely return when we can.

Room Tip: The double bed rooms are a bit tight, so I would suggest a queen or king room.
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KCIGM, General Manager at King Charles Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2012

Thank you for the kind review! The afternoon Managers Reception is the best part of my day! I get to personally meet and greet all the wonderful guests!

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Reviewed 30 January 2012

My wife and I stayed here for a convention. Everything was clean and functioning. The front desk was very ( it's the south, after all) friendly and helpful. Price was fair for mid week, but they raised it to a high price for New Year's weekend.

  • Stayed: December 2011, travelled on business
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KCIGM, General Manager at King Charles Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2012

We appreciate you taking the time to share your review with others! Have a great day!

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Reviewed 30 January 2012

This location is perfect for shopping and restaurants. Our rooms were very clean, quiet and have been recently updated. The room also had a small fridge, room safe, and free WiFi. The onsite free parking is wonderful in the middle of the city!

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KCIGM, General Manager at King Charles Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2012

I am thrilled you not only enjoyed our perfect location in the downtown Historic section of Charleston but our free parking and wifi as well! Thanks for choosing the King Charles Inn!

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Reviewed 30 January 2012

Our reservation went smoothly and communication with the management was excellent. We received an upgrade and gracious welcome for our anniversary - even a handwritten card, chocolate and bubblies from the manager! The facilities were excellent and we will treasure the thoughtfulness that went into our welcome at this lovely hotel. Thank you so much - you are a traveller's delight and we recommend you highly.

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KCIGM, General Manager at King Charles Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2012

Thank you for celebrating your special occasion at the King Charles Inn! We just love spoiling our guests!

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Additional Information about King Charles Inn

Address: 237 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401-1697
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Region: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Charleston
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Charleston
#6 Green Hotel in Charleston
#10 Family Hotel in Charleston
#13 Romantic Hotel in Charleston
Price Range: £130 - £322 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — King Charles Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 91
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The King Charles Inn is ideally located in the heart of Charleston's Historic District. Beautiful guest rooms feature hand-crafted furniture, flat screen HD TVs, Free Wifi and much more. The King Charles Inn is one of the only hotels in downtown that offers COMPLIMENTARY PARKING! Join us nightly in BREW Pub for complimentary snacks and Happy Hour. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
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