HOLIDAY INN® HISTORIC DOWNTOWN

HOLIDAY INN HISTORIC DOWNTOWN

425 Meeting St., Charleston, SC 29401 United States (USA)
View Map 1-800-230-4134
3 Star Downtown hotel
32.79291 -79.93844
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4.5/ 5

Based on 213 guest reviews

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  • With an outdoor pool!
  • Avg. Group Discount of 13.6%!
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • 120 rooms in hotel
  • Hotel has 5 floors
  • Check-out time: 11:00 am
  • Has environment-friendly policy
  • Group friendly rating of 10.0/10
  • 4 meeting rooms in hotel

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Local Attractions

Holiday Inn Charleston Historic Downtown is located at Meeting and Woolfe Street just one block from King Street and minutes from the best of downtown Charleston.

Our accessibility to I-26 and US Highway 17 provides easy access to beaches, plantations and more.

Verified Reviews of Holiday Inn Historic Downtown

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Clean, very hospitable staff, excellent service, heart of town"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
The staff and the hotel were great. We had our annual reunion there of over 40 guests and every single one of them raved about the hotel. We want to thank everyone at the Holiday Inn for making our stay perfect. A extra thank you to Jessica for taking such wonderful care of all our arrangements and being so personal and friendly everytime anyone needed a special request. Definitely recommend! Clean, Beautiful and Best Staff!
(Group coordinator, booked 20 rooms), from US flag
15-Apr-2014 Verified Review

Customer Reviews of Holiday Inn Historic Downtown

4.5 out of 5. Based on 213 guest reviews , Very Good

Property Description

The Holiday Inn Charleston Historic Downtown is honored to be the newest hotel development in Charleston’s Peninsula in over ten years. Blending contemporary luxury with traditional southern hospitality, the Holiday Inn Charleston Historic Downtown is the perfect way to begin and end your day. Situated on Meeting Street just one block from the visitor’s center, minutes from boutique shops and restaurants located throughout downtown Charleston. The hotel is in close proximity to Charleston’s famed historic sites, attractions, museums and more.

After a long day take a dip in our heated outdoor pool or relax in the warm sun by our poolside patio. Don't miss our outdoor soft seating which is perfect for relaxing with family, business associates or friends. Stay connected as complimentary high speed Internet service is available throughout the public areas. Our Library and Business Center is also available providing a soft seating environment for gathering with friends and catching up on social media, the latest news or simply relaxing. Feel free to grab a cocktail and appetizer at our full service tapas bar open from 4:00 pm to mid-night.

Our Charleston Hotel has 120 well-appointed guest rooms including 26 upgradeable rooms and suites including balconies and poolside. The spacious contemporary chic design of our guest rooms and suites are custom-made to meet your every need and ensure your feel right at home throughout your stay in Historic Charleston, South Carolina.

Green Sustainability

Yes, hotel participates in IHG Green Engage.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 4:00 pm
Check Out: 11:00 am
Year of Last Renovation: 2013
Floors: 5
Rooms: 120
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 120
Handicap Rooms: 12
Suites: 3
Room Windows: Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 4 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 2100 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 170 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 3.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 0.3 Mi
Lounge/Bar Hours: 4 pm - 11:00 pm
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
6pm 48 hours prior to arrival. Cancellation may vary by season and day of week.
Nightly Parking: 16.0
Typical Group Deposit: 50%
Total Taxes: 13.50%
Total Misc Fees: $1.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 8.50% (Sales Tax)
Occupancy Tax: 13.50%
Food and Beverage Tax: 10.50%
Audio Visual Tax: 8.50%
Resort/Hotel Fee: 1.00 Per Night (Charleston Marketing Fee)
Parking Fee: 16.00 Per Night
Cleaning Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Porterage Fee: 7.00 Per Item (Round Trip For Motorcoach)
Gym Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Additional Person Fee: 10.00 Per Person (19 years and over)
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day (FREE Internet Service)
Rooms Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day (Rooms offer wire/wireless)
Meeting Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day (Charge high volumn use)
Meeting Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Power Surcharge Fee: 0.00 Per Night (Surge Protectors No Chrg)
Additional Room Fees: 100.00 Per Day (Setup Fee)
Food and Beverage Service Charge: 20.00% (Food & Beverage Spend)
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 12.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost: 13.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost: 18.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost: 25.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost: 18.00 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost: 16.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost: 40.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost: 35.00 Per Person
Morning Break Cost: 12.00 Per Person
Afternoon Break Cost: 14.00 Per Person
Banquet Gallon of Coffee: 25.00 Per Item
Banquet Soda: 3.00 Per Item
Banquet Bottled Water: 2.00 Per Item

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Car rental
  • Central location
  • Charge for early check out
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Credit card accepted: JCB
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Garage
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Internet is Complimentary
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Safe in rooms
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shop
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV - Free HBO
  • TV - Free Showtime
  • TV room
  • Valet Parking
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Downtown Charleston is located 12 miles from the Charleston International Airport.

Local Shuttle Info: Taxi and Limo service is available for an average of $30.00 one-way trip.

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Hotel Rate Trends at Holiday Inn Historic Downtown

Rate fluctuations of Holiday Inn Historic Downtown

The chart above shows averages of room rates for both group/meeting quotes and the best individual rates our rate checker could find at the time the group/meeting offer was entered. The most competitive group deal shown is 47.2% in June 2014 and the highest average individual rate is $339 in the month of June 2014. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Holiday Inn Historic Downtown in a month when rates are lower.

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Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Holiday Inn Historic Downtown

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Holiday Inn Historic Downtown.

Feel free to use the Holiday Inn Historic Downtown meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Charleston event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
The Peninsula Ballroom 53 x 29 x 9 1563 --/130 91 65 38 45 38 10/8 173 160 156
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The Peninsula Ballroom

Our well designed meeting facility is located on the 2nd floor and includes adjacent facilities that allow your attendees to conduct business and relax during breaks and/or as time permits. Your group can enjoy the following facilities nearby: • Outdoor soft seating and pool areas • The Library with living room style seating • Leisure seating areas with lots of natural lighting • Free high speed Internet access (Wireless & Ethernet) • 40” HD LED TV The Holiday Inn Charleston Historic Downtown specializes in medium size meetings and events up to 160 with full-service catering and meeting professionals.
Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
1563 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
53 x 29 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Windows:
4
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$1250.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$1250.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$1250.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$1250.00 USD
No charge for The Peninsula Ballroom with $5,000 spend on Food & Beverage. Setup fee of $100.00 per day applies. The Ashley, Cooper and Midtown are complimentary with a spend of $3,500.00. A setup free of $85.00 applies.
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Ashley Room
29 x 26 x 9 781 65/65 50 35 20 25 20 5/4 85 80 78
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Ashley Room

The Ashley room is located on the second floor and is a partion of The Peninsula Ballroom.
Room Type:
Ballroom Section
Total Size:
781 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
29 x 26 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Columns:
0
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$850.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$850.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$850.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$850.00 USD
No charge for The Peninsula Ballroom with $5,000 spend on Food & Beverage. Setup fee of $100.00 per day applies. The Ashley, Cooper and Midtown are complimentary with a spend of $3,500.00. A setup free of $85.00 applies.
Cooper Room
26 x 29 x 9 782 --/65 50 35 20 25 20 5/4 85 80 78
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Cooper Room

Room Type:
Ballroom Section
Total Size:
782 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
26 x 29 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Columns:
0
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$850.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$850.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$850.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$850.00 USD
No charge for The Peninsula Ballroom with $5,000 spend on Food & Beverage. Setup fee of $100.00 per day applies. The Ashley, Cooper and Midtown are complimentary with a spend of $3,500.00. A setup free of $85.00 applies.
Midtown Boardroom 21 x 26 x 9 546 --/45 30 25 15 15 15 3/3 60 55 55
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Midtown Boardroom

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
546 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
21 x 26 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Columns:
0
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$650.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$650.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$650.00 USD
24 Hr. Hold Rental:
$650.00 USD
No charge for The Peninsula Ballroom with $5,000 spend on Food & Beverage. Setup fee of $100.00 per day applies. The Ashley, Cooper and Midtown are complimentary with a spend of $3,500.00. A setup free of $85.00 applies.
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