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|Distance to city centre||0.7 km|
|Nearest airport||Charleston AFB-Municipal|
|Distance to airport||15.9 km|
|"Staff was outstanding; parking included."||(in 119 reviews)|
|"The location was perfect!."||(in 229 reviews)|
|"Location and property staff excellent."||(in 240 reviews)|
|"Air conditioner was aweful!"||(in 3 reviews)|
|"Horrible, weak, flavorless coffee."||(in 5 reviews)|
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Great location, walking distance to City Marketplace and King Street for shopping and restaurants.
It was close to everything and we were right next to the garage
The bathroom was super small hard to get in and out with more than one person
Rooms were a bit noisy.
Location is good with everything in downtown within walking distance. Staff was friendly.
Rooms aren’t that nice. Bad paint job in the bathroom and peeling paint on the bath ceiling. No bathroom exhaust fan and climate control unit in the room is weak.
I have stayed at the King Charles on many occasions and have always had a wonderful experience. The location is perfect, the rooms are lovely and the staff is always welcoming and helpful.
The King Charles Inn is located in Charleston’s Historic District and dates back to the early 19th century. Originally the home of the Pavilion Hotel, this hotel hosted Edgar Allen Poe when he served as a soldier at Fort Moultrie nearby. The King Charles Inn was built in the same space in 1958 and has a rich history in a beautiful part of South Carolina.
Parking is entirely free for guests at the King Charles Inn, as is high-speed Wi-Fi, coffee during breakfast, tea and cookie service at night, and passes to Pivotal Fitness. It also hosts an evening reception featuring artisan cheeses and other accompaniments. There is an outdoor pool with a sundeck and terrace, along with a business center, and concierge services.
Each room is beautifully appointed, and guests can choose from a traditional double bed room, traditional queen, traditional king, and a deluxe king room. The hotel also offers king junior suites as well as two-double bed rooms for those who need the extra space. Inside the rooms, you can expect a large LCD television, Keurig coffeemaker, coffee pods, iron, hairdryer, and a mini refrigerator. Guests also have access to bottled water, an iHome iPod, and an iPhone docking station.
Guests don’t need to leave this majestic space to enjoy great Charleston dining as BREW Pub and Café is on-site. This café offers a hearty breakfast with items like chocolate croissants, homemade quiches, and egg sandwiches. Later in the day, guests can sample locally crafted wine, beer, and spirits while enjoying terrace seating overlooking the pool.
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Things to know
- Friendly service
- Affordable parking
- Accessible parking
Policies vary by room type and provider.
FAQs when booking at King Charles Inn
What is the best way to reach the King Charles Inn from the airport?
There are both good public transportation options as well as driving connections to the King Charles Inn from Charleston International Airport. If you come by car, the journey will take about 20 to 30m. Take the I-26 until exit 221B. From here, continue on one of the two right lanes to merge onto Meeting Street, where the hotel will appear on the right hand side. Public transport will take about 45m with the XP3 line to Downtown Charleston. Exit at Visitors Center/Charleston Museum and walk the remaining 10m on foot to the hotel.
Does the King Charles Inn feature activities?
To explore the surrounding area in your own time, guests can rent a bike from the on-site bike rental at the hotel. Bike rentals come at an additional charge of approximately $6 for the first hour and about $3 for each subsequent hour. The hotel concierges are also happy to help provide a map with bike trails or help you complete the rental booking. Guests can also enjoy a discount at the nearby fitness club EcoFitness to work out.
Does the King Charles Inn provide rollaway beds or cribs for children?
Although all children are welcome to stay, extra beds cannot be accommodated by the King Charles Inn. However, the hotel features adjoining rooms if families need more space, with either a king-size bed in one and a double bed in the other, or two rooms with double beds in each. Cribs are available free of charge for infants.
Does the King Charles Inn hotel restaurant have any specials deals?
The Brew Pub offers delectable pub grub and also gives you the opportunity to indulge in a selection of drinks for less. From 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm, the pub hosts a Happy Hour where guests can get $1 off any drink they order to accompany complimentary cheese and cracker platters served.
Does the King Charles Inn offer packages for couples?
Charleston counts as one of the most romantic cities in this area, so it is understandable that the King Charles Inn features an extensive couple’s program, among which are packages to enhance the stay. The Royal Engagement Package, for example, features luxurious accommodation and transfer to the Charleston Tea Plantation, where a romantic dinner awaits with champagne and musicians to serenade you during a scrumptious meal for two. A horse-drawn carriage and a romantically decked hotel room are also part of the deal for the perfect getaway to pop the question and to celebrate your love.
Can guests buy tickets for nearby attractions at the King Charles Inn reception desk?
As part of the concierge services offered at the King Charles Inn, a ticket desk for attractions and tours is also part of the services. To learn more about events and available activities in the area, contact the concierge’s desk and let them help you come up with a tailored Charleston schedule. (Prices checked 10/06/19).
Where is King Charles Inn located?
King Charles Inn is located at 237 Meeting Street, 0.7 km from the centre of Charleston. Charleston City Market is the closest landmark to King Charles Inn.
When is check-in time and check-out time at King Charles Inn?
Check-in time is 16:00 and check-out time is 11:00 at King Charles Inn.
Does King Charles Inn offer free Wi-Fi?
Yes, King Charles Inn offers free Wi-Fi.
Does King Charles Inn offer free parking?
Yes, King Charles Inn offers free parking.
Does King Charles Inn offer free airport shuttle service?
No, King Charles Inn does not offer free airport shuttle service.
How far is King Charles Inn from the airport?
King Charles Inn is 15.9 km from Charleston AFB-Municipal. King Charles Inn is 94.9 km from Hilton Head Island.
Can you bring pets to King Charles Inn?
No, pets are not allowed at King Charles Inn.
Does King Charles Inn have a pool?
Yes, King Charles Inn has a pool on-site.
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Most popular landmarks
- Charleston City Market 393 m
- Charleston Historic District 0.5 km
- Charleston Old Slave Mart 0.6 km
- St. Michael's Episcopal Church 0.7 km
- Joseph Manigault House 0.8 km
- Waterfront Park 0.8 km
|Charleston AFB-Municipal||15.9 km|
|Hilton Head Island||94.9 km|
|North Charleston||12 km|