Charleston Hotels

Historic downtown Charleston is the place to be -- but don’t worry, we’ve listed a few hotels on the outskirts of the city as well. See our picks for Charleston-area hotels.

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Market Pavilion Hotel

Located by the Charleston City Market, in the heart of Charleston’s historic downtown is the elegant Market Pavilion Hotel. Enjoy large rooms with old-world décor and modern amenities: 600 thread count linens and decadent bathrooms with Hermes toiletries. Plus, an upscale steakhouse and a rooftop bar with city views.

The Jasmine House Inn

Housed in a beautifully restored mansion in the heart of Charleston’s historic downtown, The Jasmine House Inn boasts large rooms with 15-foot ceilings, as well as fireplaces (in select rooms), free Wi-Fi, breakfast and afternoon hors d’oeuvres, and a lovely, tranquil courtyard.

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The beautiful front porch of The Jasmine House Inn.

Francis Marion Hotel

Located in Charleston’s historic downtown, the Francis Marion Hotel is a grand, historic property dating back to 1924. The hotel amenities include a business center with numerous meeting rooms, an adequate spa and fitness center; rooms with comfortable beds, free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs.

Indigo Inn

Located in Charleston’s historic downtown, Indigo Inn has quaint, quiet rooms with a cozy bed-and-breakfast décor. Other features include a lovely courtyard, flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi in each room and a complimentary breakfast.

Hampton Inn Charleston-Historic District

Named the best kid-friendly hotel in Charleston by, the Hampton Inn in Charleston’s historic district has a nice outdoor pool, large indoor lobby with a fireplace, free breakfast with indoor and outdoor seating, and a small fitness center with treadmills and free weights.

Courtyard Charleston Waterfront

Located by the Ashley Marina, Courtyard Charleston Waterfront boasts large, comfortable rooms with mini-fridges and microwaves, free parking, and a waterfront pool and Jacuzzi.

Tides Folly Beach

Just minutes from downtown Charleston, Tides Folly Beach is an excellent waterfront location on a white sand beach. It was also voted one of’s best kid-friendly hotels in Charleston. The rooms are clean and modern, with a cheery décor and beachy colors. The grounds include a seasonal outdoor heated pool with lounge chairs. All rooms are oceanfront with balconies.

Embassy Suites Charleston

Located in Charleston’s historic district, Embassy Suites Charleston’s rooms are all suites with separate living rooms. Amenities include wet bars, mini-fridges, microwaves, free breakfast, evening reception with snacks and drinks, and free internet.

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Charleston

At the DoubleTree, located in Charleston’s historic downtown, rooms have a stately feel with dark woods, turned-leg furnishings and billowy drapery; large flat-screen TVs and Wolfgang Puck coffeemakers and coffee. The basement fitness center has several machines and free weights. And the grand lobby showcases chandeliers, columns and arched windows.

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