The 8 Best Hotels in Charleston

Hospitality is a defining characteristic of accommodations in Charleston

Published: 2022-08-25 19:34:48

As local Charleston roofers, we can attest that while there are many things this city is known for, its charm is right up there at the top! Its citizens are kind, its cuisine features fresh seafood and typical Lowcountry dishes, and it has a tradition of embracing both short-term and long-term visitors.

Hospitality is a defining characteristic of accommodations in Charleston. Our list of the top Charleston hotels includes accommodations in a variety of settings, from vibrant boutique hotels to opulent, art-filled structures, regal interiors covered in crown molding and regal curtains, and porch-fronted row house hotels in the heart of the city.

Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina

Patriots Point and the water taxi are both 4 minutes' walk and 9 minutes' walk from this harborfront resort and marina, which provides access to the Charleston Historic District.

Each of the spacious, nautically themed rooms has a flat-screen TV, complimentary Wi-Fi, an iPod dock, and a coffeemaker. Some accommodations come with fireplaces, whirlpool tubs, balconies, and harbor views. Suites include added private living areas. There is a room service option.

A private beach, a seasonally open outdoor pool, a hot tub, and a fitness center are among the amenities. The marina also charges for fishing services and sailing instruction. There are also two restaurants, a tiki bar along the pool, and a rooftop bar with live music.

Motel 6 Charleston, SC – South

This rural motel is 5.4 miles from Charleston's famed Citadel and is situated close to Interstate 526 and Highway 17.

The ordinary rooms come with WiFi and TVs with more cable channels (fee). Under-17s stay free when accompanied by an adult family member.

Free morning coffee, bus parking, a seasonal outdoor pool, and coin laundry are all provided.

Wentworth Mansion

This upscale hotel in Charleston's historic downtown is located a mile from I-26 and Fort Sumter, a Civil War landmark, and is housed in a large 19th-century estate on beautiful grounds.

Complimentary Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, iPod docks, fireplaces, minifridges with free non-alcoholic beverages, and 2-person jacuzzi tubs are all features of the elegant rooms with historical accents. Living rooms and sunrooms are added in suites. Italian chandeliers and rich furniture might be found in an opulent upgraded suite.

Cooked breakfast, wine and nibbles in the afternoon, chocolates and drinks in the evening, and parking are all included as complimentary extras. A chic spa and a classy restaurant are also there.

The Dewberry Charleston

This upscale hotel in a former federal building overlooks green Marion Square and is 13 minutes' walk from the South Carolina Aquarium and 3 minutes' walk from the Charleston Museum.

The stylish rooms and suites have handcrafted furnishings and regional artwork, in-room bars, marble bathrooms with free-standing tubs, flat-screen TVs, and Wi-Fi connectivity (fee). Some include floor-to-ceiling windows with city views, living rooms, dining rooms, and/or 4-poster beds.

There is a classy restaurant, a stylish cocktail bar, a tearoom, as well as a modern bar with a rooftop terrace. A spa, a gym, and outdoor fitness courses are also provided.

The Beach Club at Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina

This premium resort, which front a marina on Charleston Harbor, is 6 minutes' walk from Patriots Point, 3 miles from I-526, and 6 miles from City Market's dining and retail options.

The airy rooms offer balconies or patios, Internet access, satellite TV, minifridges, fireplaces, and enormous baths. They also have minifridges. Suites offer separate living spaces, and upgraded rooms now have harbor views. There is a room service option.

There are 4 bars, a private beach, and a laid-back seafood restaurant. Numerous outdoor swimming pools, a lavish spa, a 24-hour fitness facility, and a kids' club are additional features.

The Charleston Place

This magnificent hotel is 0.9 miles from the South Carolina Aquarium and is situated in the heart of Charleston's historic district.

Elegant rooms include marble baths, flat-screen TVs, free WiFi, and decor with Southern influences; some also come with balconies and/or minifridges. Wet bars and separate living spaces are added in suites. Access to a lounge where daily hot breakfast, afternoon tea, and evening hors d'oeuvres are served is provided by club rooms.

A spa, a rooftop terrace with a saltwater pool, a fitness facility, and a business center are available as amenities. The choice of dining options includes a classy grill, a relaxed cafe, and a tapas bar.

Hyatt Place Charleston Airport/Convention Center

This laid-back hotel is 2 miles from Charleston International Airport and 9 miles from the South Carolina Aquarium, located off I-26 and next to the Charleston Convention Center.

Separate sitting spaces with pull-out sofas are present in the warmly designed apartments. Along with flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, and tea and coffeemakers, they also provide minifridges.

Free parking is available. In addition to an indoor pool, a gym, and a business center, there is a restaurant open around-the-clock and a casual bar. Breakfast is offered (fee).

Home2 Suites by Hilton Charleston Airport/Convention Center, SC

This contemporary all-suite hotel is 2 miles from Charleston International Airport and 11 miles from Magnolia Plantation & Gardens. It is within a 4-minute stroll from the Charleston Area Convention Center.

The luxury studios have kitchens, pull-out sofas, desks, free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and iPod docks, among other amenities. Separate living areas are added in the one-bedroom suites.

Parking and a continental breakfast buffet are complimentary extras. Additionally, there is a coin-operated laundry, a business center, a convenience store, and an outdoor saltwater pool. There is an airport shuttle service.