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King Charles Inn

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Why We Love It

  • Southern-style boutique hotel features an outdoor pool with a sundeck and terrace
  • Located in downtown's famous Historic District, a 15-minute walk to the Aiken-Rhett House and a 20-minute walk to the East Battery promenade
  • All guests receive free parking and Wi-Fi
  • An evening reception is held daily, treating guests to cheese, crackers and olives; drink specials are available

97% (34 Member Ratings)

"Cleanliness of room and hotel, good location, parking,, nice amenities"
May 26, 2016
Palos Heights, IL, United States

Map & Directions

The King Charles Inn is a 20-minute drive from Charleston International Airpot. 

Rooms & Rates

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Edgar Allan Poe spent weekends at this location (then the Pavilion Hotel) when enlisted at Fort Moultrie in the late 1820s, penning "The Gold-Bug." Now, guests can relax amid old-style Southern charm and modern amenities at the King Charles Inn.

Southern-style rooms feature dark wood furniture, flat-screen TVs, Gilchrist & Soames toiletries and Keurig coffeemakers. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property, and all guests can take advantage of free covered parking, a rarity in this popular small city.

The outdoor pool area includes a small swimming pool, sundeck and covered terrace where guests can relax after a day of sightseeing. Hotel guests receive complimentary passes to Eco Fitness, a state-of-the-art gym with cycling and fitness classes around the corner from the hotel.

An evening reception is held daily, treating guests to cheese, crackers and olives; drink specials are available. The on-site restaurant serves breakfast daily.

Trendy restaurants are steps from the hotel's front door in the popular Historic District, as are museums and shops. The Aiken-Rhett House is a 15-minute walk away, and the East Battery promenade -- Charleston's southernmost point, where Confederate soldiers mounted cannons to defend the city against the Union -- is a 20-minute walk away. 


General Offsite Gym / complimentary passes.
Restaurant - Breakfast only

  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Extra beds / roll away beds
  • Fitness classes
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • No pets allowed
  • 100% smoke-free

Services Laundry / dry cleaning, outsoursed

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge service
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Business center

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Fridge
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Outdoor space for some rooms
  • Safe
  • Flatscreen TV
  • iPod/iPhone docking station


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout
  • Internet access


  • Bathrobes
  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Bathtub (in some rooms)


  • Complimentary parking

Accessibility 5 ADA compliant rooms
5 Wheelchair accessible rooms
1 Roll-in-shower

  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible pool area
  • Accessible restaurant

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


Check-in: Standard check-in time: 4pm. Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard checkout time: 11am.

Children and additional guests: Children welcome. Pack and play available on request, free of charge. Rollaway (limit one per room) available on request, complimentary in Deluxe King rooms or Junior Suite only.

Pets: No pets allowed.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

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The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

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97% Positive
(34 Member Reviews)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for King Charles Inn, Charleston (part of Charlestowne Hotels) over the past 15 months.
4.4 Ambiance
4.8 Location
4.4 Rooms
4.6 Quality of Service
4.3 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
Cleanliness of room and hotel, good location, parking,, nice amenities
Edward May 26, 2016 Palos Heights, IL, United States
Enjoyed Most
Location, staff was great and cafe/bar was nice an convenient. Liked the happy hour and night snacks and paper at my door in AM
Other Comments
Hallways were very cold
Debbie May 10, 2016 Sanford, NC, United States
Enjoyed Most
It was clean, conveniently located to all shops and restaurants. Staff was pleasant and helpful. Complimentary coffee every morning.
Keysa May 05, 2016 Morganville, NJ, United States
Enjoyed Most
Parking provided and good location
Terry Apr 30, 2016 Sheboygan, WI, United States
Enjoyed Most
Perfect location and the hotel far exceeded our expectations. Luxurious along with friendly staff and amenities were great. Already have plans to go back.
Douglas Apr 29, 2016 Clinton, TN, United States
Enjoyed Most
Attention to detail to make guests comfortable
Jerry Apr 24, 2016 Jackson, MS, United States
Enjoyed Most
Nicely renovated, courteous staff, free parking
ROSE ALICE Apr 22, 2016 Jacksonville, FL, United States
Enjoyed Most
Karen Apr 08, 2016 Arroyo grande, CA, United States
Enjoyed Most
location was fabulous
Donald Apr 07, 2016 Rockville, MD, United States
Enjoyed Most
Their staff was friendly, courteous and extremely helpful. The room was spacious and comfortable.
Paul Apr 02, 2016 Glenside, PA, United States

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