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About our Hotel

Location: Downtown/City Center

  • Location: Downtown/City Center
  • Closest City: CHARLESTON
  • Distance From Hotel: 0.0MI
  • Local time zone: GMT-04:00

Check In: 4:00 PM Check Out: 11:00 AM

  • Check In: 4:00 PM
  • Check Out: 11:00 AM
  • Minimum check-in age: 21
  • Late checkout available

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  • Number of Rooms:7
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  • Service Animals Allowed

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Pet Policy

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Pleasse accept our apologies, the Holiday Inn Charelston Historic Downtown does not accept pets. Kennels are located within several miles of the hotel. Please call us in advance to make arrangements for your furry loved ones. Guide Dogs are welcome.

What's Nearby

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Standard Internet service is free for all guests
Wireless Internet available in Standard Rooms,Suites,Business Center,Public Areas
Wired Internet available in Standard Rooms,Suites

Facility

Facility

  • Total number of rooms:120
  • Total number of suites:3
  • Total number of rooms with only one bed:59
  • Total number of rooms with only double beds:61
  • Total number of non-smoking rooms:120
  • Total number of rooms for the physically challenged:7
  • Interior corridor
  • Total number of floors:5
Known for its rich history, well-preserved architecture, a celebrated restaurant community and mannerly people; Charleston has been named Top U.S. City by Conde Nast Traveler 2013 Readers Choice Awards for the third year. This coastal destination remains one of the top destination cities in the world. Holiday Inn Charleston Historic Downtown is proud to be a part of Historic Charleston blending contemporary luxury with traditional southern hospitality. Situated on Meeting and Woolfe Street; we are
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Known for its rich history, well-preserved architecture, a celebrated restaurant community and mannerly people; Charleston has been named Top U.S. City by Conde Nast Traveler 2013 Readers Choice Awards for the third year. This coastal destination remains one of the top destination cities in the world. Holiday Inn Charleston Historic Downtown is proud to be a part of Historic Charleston blending contemporary luxury with traditional southern hospitality. Situated on Meeting and Woolfe Street; we are just one block from the Charleston Visitor's Center, minutes from attractions, boutique shops and restaurants located throughout downtown Charleston. Our location is within close proximity to other Charleston's historic sites, attractions, museums, sport venues, beaches and more; providing easy access to I-26 and US Highway 17. The Meeting Room Restaurant & Tapas Bar offers farm-to-table dining with a twist on tradition with American inspired entrees prepared with local ingredients offering something to suit every palette. Unwind in an atmosphere of relaxed elegance that allows friends and family to meet and enjoy great food, signature cocktails, wine and beer. After a long day workout in our fitness center, take a dip in our heated outdoor pool or bask in the warm Charleston sun. Stay cool and relax around our outdoor covered patio with overhead fans and living room style seating. Visit our business center and stay connected to electronic devices with free WIFI.
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Our Charleston Hotel has the ideal location in the peninsula. Holiday Inn Charleston Historic Downtown is easy accessible to I-526 and US Highway 17 and the gateway to plantations, picturesque islands and beaches, seasonal events, festivals, wedding venues and more. Offering all the charm and great food that makes Charleston so desirable to many repeat visitors.

Guest Reviews

Rated 4.0 out of 5 by 254 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Comfortable, clean and great service. The room was great and the rooftop restaurant had wonderful food and service. I would definitely stay there again. April 7, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Excellent This is the fourth time I have stayed at this specific Holiday Inn. Everyone is helpful and friendly. I have recommended it several others. April 3, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Made our top 3 list for a comfortable sleep! Thanks for the shuttle service to the downtown core. Great drivers and on time. March 31, 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Plumbing I had called to ask for a late check out and the customer service attendant was most agreeable. Then 30 minutes later the toilet ran over. It even ran into the entrance way. The custodial helper came quickly and was most apologetic. He quickly got the toilet to stop flooding over and then returned with a vacuum to remove as much water as possible. He explained he would return when we left and wash the carpet and it would be ready for tomorrow. That was good for the next customer, but it did not help us with the need to have a late check out. Therefore we packed up and went down stairs. The attendant on duty had no interest in our experience. We sensed her only concern was to get rid of us. I realize things happen and I know you did not plan this. Unfortunately, the attendant's attitude left me with an uncomfortable feeling toward your hotel. March 29, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great Location Excellent location to downtown and the beaches. Free parking if traveling by car & free shuttle to downtown. Great value for your money. March 28, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great Stay This hotel is an older structure, but has been treated well. The staff was spectacular, and our stay could not have been better. We will definitely be back! Randy and Cindy March 20, 2014
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by My stay Rooms are old. Can not go balcony when that's the very thing that attracts the hotel . I have visit this place when it first open what a nice place . But not the same for the price they change not worth it. We checked out after the first nice. Staff was very nice! March 17, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great Value and Service We stayed at this hotel for 8 nights and were very pleased with everything. Our room was clean, the bed was comfortable, and the view overlooking the water was terrific. Our accommodations included having a hot breakfast buffet every morning in the rooftop dining room, which also overlooked the the water! We found the staff throughout the hotel to be especially pleasant and helpful. From the front desk clerk JOSH, to the shuttle driver, and the maintenance worker who found us a box to ship our packages back home! Jo the nigh time waitress in the dining area was terrific. We thought she was one of the best waitresses we ever had! Pleasant, efficient, accommodating. Loved her!!!! If we ever go back to Charleston, this is where we'd stay again. Great big thank you to all the staff! March 12, 2014
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by I would recommend this hotel The location is excellent and the roof top hotel provided great service. Free parking and wi fi were appreciated. I was disappointed that although the hotel rooms have a balcony access was restricted. The bathrooms had poor ventilation which caused it to have a mildew smell. The air conditioning made a horrible noise but I tolerated it for temperature comfort. The bathroom should have a separate light than the area with the mirror. Overall I enjoyed my stay just felt that the room wasn't worth the price. March 12, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Love this hotel Been coming to Charleston for years and have stayed in many hotels. Have watched this hotel evolve from good to excellent, and also just plain fun. I consider it the best all-around value in Charleston. March 8, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Cahrleston favorite Great hotel for the price and free shuttles to the historic district. Great food and view from the restaurant at the top of the building. February 28, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Nice staff This was our second stay at the Charleston HI-Riverview. Again, the staff was very helpful and courteous. Tamara, the bartender was very pleasant and fun! The view from the restaurant is tremendous! But this two night visit did not compare to our visit in January, 2014. The 12th floor room was not as nice and was not as comfortable as our 9th floor room. February 24, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great Staff The staff was very knowledgeable in all aspects of destinations and specific locations for exhibits and tours. The dinning staff were most pleasing and provided answers to all food order questions. February 14, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Besy Stay I have stay at many places, but my stay here was the best ever. I will stay there again when I come back. February 12, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Josh Josh should be a manager instead of clerk. His attention to detail is superb. View always incredible. Open balconies. February 2, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Good Location !! Excellent Staff !! As a Gold member, check-in staff recognized the status and got automatic room upgrade. Breakfast buffet was excellent. January 21, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Comfortable & Convenient I love this hotel! It is in the best location for my needs. I have a child attending college in Charleston, and have to spend the night on occasion, for events, pick-ups, drop-offs, etc. While it is a bit expensive (even with a discount), there's not anywhere else I'd rather stay. The restaurant and room service food is fantastic! The rooms and beds are great and very clean and have great views! January 16, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by What a great place to stay and have fun If you pass this hotel you have missed a great place. They are the best. January 7, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Vacation The hotel staff was very nice and helpful! We arrived early and our room was not ready but we recived a phone call when the room was ready. Love they offer free shuttle service to downtown Charleston. January 5, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by nye stay for wife birthday Overall was good. The bed was confortable. Nice view from the room. Bathroom a little outdated. The only disappointment was the restaurant. Despite the nice skyline view, breakfast was horrible. Food quality and preparation was very poor. Food cold and dry and the hollandaise sauce was like runny scramble eggs... Would stay there again but not eat there again. January 5, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Good value Came to Charleston SC for New Years Eve with friends and have stayed here before. I was disappointed with the cleanliness of the shower in our room. It was not cleaned as the shower had a wad of long hair stuck to the shower wall. The time before when I stayed here all was clean. The shuttle to the Battery was very conveint didn't have to worry about parking. Will give this hotel another chance but will check room out closer before excepting. N.C. January 4, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great service in the bar! Jo the server in the bar is the best!!! Friendly, hard working and a great person! January 4, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Happy We were very happy with our stay here. The hotel was very close to the downtown area. January 2, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Great time with a Wedding Party We had reservations with a wedding party. The rates were great and the rooms we very nice and clean. The staff could have been friendlier, but in their defense they seemed fairly busy most of the times. Bar and cocktail waitress were very attentive and friendly. The only complain we had was that the wedding party asked to be put together and not one of the rooms were on the same floor. As for everything else it was an all around good stay. December 18, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Clean comfortable room. Great place for a party! Attended a company party here. Room was very clean. comfortable bed. Great view. Very good breakfast buffet. Good value. December 15, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by great bed great location to run into Charleston Proper....exiting onto highway is a little hazardous! December 4, 2013
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Terrible room / Good service We recently visited Charleston which is where I am from and frequent often. Normally I stay downtown but wanted to try the Holiday in with a view. The staff was very friendly and dinning upstairs was pleasant but the room was less than desirable! The shower curtain was falling and when I tried to close it the curtain would fall to the middle and water would get everywhere. The windows around the sliding door were not sealed well and we felt a cold draft which was not very peaceful. The room was also not the cleanest I have ever stayed in. I will probably not be returning to stay here which is sad because we did like the view and the staff. December 4, 2013
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Thanksgiving stay Lovely view, absolutely terrible food and not very good service. December 4, 2013
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Avoid the "Stay and Cruise" package We were very disappointed. The hotel is older, but well maintained and the rooms are fine...however, we chose it for the "stay and cruise" feature and recommended restaurant and those were regrettable decisions....when we called and asked, we were told we could get a 10:30 shuttle to the cruise ship the morning after our stay--but upon arrival, we were told that we'd have to wait until the early afternoon shuttle, that we should have signed up earlier. Nobody told us!! When we wanted to go up for dinner at the restaurant they brag about on the website, they had a sign up that it was closed for a private party--again, nobody had told us!! so we piled in our car, went out for dinner, and when we got back--no parking spaces anywhere!!...we were told "just park on the grass, we wont tow you." Finally, when we went down for our breakfast included in our package the next morning, we had to wait 30 minutes for a table---the restaurant manager lady seemed mad that so many people had showed up and they were wholly unprepared....it looks like a good deal on line, but the hotel does a poor job of execution. This hotel would be OK for just a room to stay in on a regular trip to Charleston, but you need to pass on the "stay and cruise." December 3, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Great room, cold restaurant Overall the service and staff at this hotel were very good, the shuttle bus excellent, as was our room. However the restaurant was very cold and when we remarked on this was told the heating had broken down and we were given a 10% discount to our meal. The temperature outside was under 40 so not amused at having to eat in a good hotel with coats on! We never even attempted to breakfast there on our 2 night stay nor have dinner on our second night. The service was very slow and the food not even on hot plates, all in a very lukewarm experience! Come on Holiday Inn - you can do better - fan heaters? November 29, 2013
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