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Room type

Traditional Guestroom with Two Double Beds

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Traditional King Guestroom

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Traditional One Queen Guestroom

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Deluxe King Guestroom

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

King Charles Inn in the heart of Historic Downtown

With a stay at King Charles Inn, you'll be centrally located in Charleston, steps from Congregation Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim and St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church.

This family-friendly hotel is within close proximity of Threshold Repertory Theatre and Charleston City Market.

Make yourself at home in one of the 91 guestrooms featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Your room comes with a pillowtop bed. Cable programming and iPod docking stations are provided for your entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms have designer toiletries and hair dryers.

Enjoy a range of recreational amenities, including an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and a seasonal outdoor pool. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and a fireplace in the lobby.

Satisfy your appetite at the hotel's restaurant, where you can take in a pool view. Snacks are also available at a coffee shop/café. Mingle with other guests at a complimentary reception, held daily. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, express check-in, and express check-out.

King Charles Inn

At your hotel

Set among some of the city's legendary historical structures, King Charles Inn is located in the heart of Charleston's Historic District. Built where The Pavilion Hotel (circa 1830) once stood, this three-story inn retains foundation pieces and cornerstones from the days when Edgar Allan Poe would retreat there as a soldier stationed at Fort Moultrie.

The staff can arrange walking tours, carriage tours, and dinner reservations for local restaurants.

Amenities include access to a state-of-the-art fitness center next to the hotel (surcharge), a seasonal outdoor pool and sundeck, and a restaurant that serves breakfast. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout the inn, and guest parking is complimentary, as well.

This hotel is non-smoking.

  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Concierge services
  • Total number of rooms - 91
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Number of floors - 4
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Coffee/tea in lobby
  • Year Built 1958
  • Bar/lounge
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Express check-out
  • Fitness facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Express check-in
  • Luggage storage
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Terrace
  • Complimentary reception
  • Television in lobby
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
  • Elevator/lift
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • 24-hour business center
  • Smoke-free property
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Stay connected

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi

In your room

  • Premium TV channels
  • Climate control
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Free local calls
  • Hair dryer
  • Designer toiletries
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Refrigerator
  • In-room safe
  • Premium bedding
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Private bathroom
  • Cable TV service
  • iPod docking station
  • Pillowtop mattress
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Eat and drink

Breakfast only.

A complimentary manager's reception is provided each evening in the library-like upper lobby; hors d'oeuvres are served.

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Play

The inn features a seasonal outdoor pool and sundeck, and offers access to a state-of-the-art fitness center adjacent to the hotel (surcharge).

Founded in 1670 and featuring 3,500 antique structures, Charleston's well-preserved past can be easily explored on foot. A half-mile from King Charles Inn and overlooking the city's harbor, a walkway along the Battery seawall passes grand antebellum homes in one direction and Atlantic seascapes in the other. Walking tours abound, from church yards with centuries-old headstones to stunning plantation gardens.

The recreational activities listed below are available either onsite or near the inn; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
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Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility

The fine print for King Charles Inn

When you arrive

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

When you leave

Check-out time is 11 AM

How you can pay

Accepted at this hotel: Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa, American Express

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available

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Fees

Unless otherwise indicated, the charges below are not included in the overall room price. If not included in the overall room price, they will be charged by the property at check-in or check-out. Charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book. This property told us they will charge you for the following:
  • Tourism fee: USD 1.08 per accommodation, per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.
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We should mention

Children 16 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Awards & Affiliations

A Green / Sustainable Property - First Party Certified
This property has performed a self-assessment, also known as First Party certification, of its sustainable tourism practices through South Carolina Green Hospitality Alliance thus taking steps to understand its impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy. The property's claims have not been independently verified by a second or third party certification program.
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