SHEM CREEK INN

1401 Shrimp Boat Lane, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 United States (USA)
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3.0 Star Riverfront Hotel in Charleston County
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4.0/ 5

Based on 601 guest reviews

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  • Includes an outdoor pool
  • Comp. Breakfast
  • The Avg. Group Saves 20.4%!
  • 50 rooms in property
  • 2 floors in property
  • Check-out: 11 am
  • Groups/Meetings rating of 8.6/10
  • 2 conference rooms in property

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Check Rates 1 King Bed On Creek Side with Private Balcony Free Parking Flat Screen TV Fridge Microwave
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Check Rates Deluxe Room 1 King Bed Balcony View (Creekside)
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Local Attractions

*4 miles to public beaches *4 miles to downtown Charleston *6 miles to Boone Hall Plantation *1 1/2 miles to Patriots Point Naval museum, golf course and Boat launch to Fort Sumter.

Summary of Verified Reviews

Summary of 499 verified reviews

77
Good

Good city hotel. Close to restaurants, bars and the city center. Clean hotel facilities. Clean pool area. Friendly atmosphere. Popular among families.

“Convenient to the city of Charleston” “Amazing happy hour”

Great City Hotel Top 20% in city
Best Bar In City
Best Food In City

Good to know

  • Good restaurants & bars in the area

    “Within walking distance of several restraunts” “Restaurants on your doorstep”

  • Poor access to parking

    “NO PLACE TO PARK” “Limited parking spots”

  • Great view

    “Fantastic view of the Marina” “Amazing view of the shrimp”

  • Hotel is outdated

    “Old building” “The place is shabby and outdated”

Review highlights

Location

85/100
225 reviews

Well-located hotel, although, unfortunately the parking isn't easy. Great nearby restaurants and bars with excellent excursions. Great shopping at the nearby city centre, and close to the beach.

“Fantastic view of the Marina” “Excellent location” “Restaurants on your doorstep”

Food

82/100
59 reviews

Good menu and delicious food, especially fish and seafood. Bad desserts & fruits.

“Fabulous peanut butter pie” “Yummy seafood restaurants” “Great location for dining”

Pool

81/100
37 reviews

Clean pool area.

“Pool area was wonderful” “Great pool deck” “Nice pool”

Service

81/100
164 reviews

Service and reception relatively professional and friendly but housekeeping is not great.

“Excellent hotel staff” “Staff is very courteous and helpful” “Equally polite and courteous front desk”

Bar

77/100
10 reviews

Bar is awesome.

“Coffee was fresh 24/7” “Amazing happy hour” “Bar which was just a few steps”

Room

60/100
218 reviews

Great views and balconies in okay rooms with decent beds. Outdated rooms with deficient A/C, furniture, and kitchenettes. Bathrooms are dirty and rooms in need of maintenance.

“Air conditioner was very loud” “Garden tub was either dirty or stained” “Dirty carpet”

Comfort

51/100
101 reviews

Beds and comfort levels are average, but rooms are noisy with bad /AC.

“Quiet get away” “Quiet sleeping” “Noisy A/C”

Amenities

48/100
36 reviews

Hotel grounds are pleasant, but facilities are outdated.

“Old building” “Entire property not very clean” “One downfall to this property”

Breakfast

32/100
69 reviews

Bad breakfast.

“No toasts” “No eggs” “Terrible complimentary breakfast”

Vibe

32/100
77 reviews

Atmosphere is friendly but the vibe is low. Hotel is outdated. Good choice for a city trip.

“Old building” “Loud music” “The place is shabby and outdated”

Ranked top 79% by couples, with a score of 75

Good to know

  • Old rooms

    “Bathrooms are quite dated” “Rooms are a little dated”

  • Poor hotel buildings

    “Old building” “Entire property not very clean”

  • Clean hotel facilities

    “Overall it was clean” “Hotel is older but it is clean”

  • Bad amenities

    “Old building” “Entire property not very clean”

Review highlights

Location

86/100
36 reviews

Great location, near nice bars and restaurants. Poor access to parking.

“Fantastic view of the Marina” “Excellent location” “Restaurants on your doorstep”

Service

73/100
26 reviews

Friendly, more-or-less professional service, and so-so reception.

“Excellent hotel staff” “Staff is very courteous and helpful” “Equally polite and courteous front desk”

Value

64/100
8 reviews

Fairly good value for money.

“Including tours” “Reasonable fee” “Free continental”

Room

57/100
37 reviews

Rooms are clean with great views and decent beds, but overall just okay. Outdated, run-down rooms with bad bathrooms.

“Air conditioner was very loud” “TOILET WOULD NOT WORK” “Stained carpet”

Comfort

56/100
18 reviews

Noisy but acceptably comfortable rooms with okay beds.

“Quiet get away” “Quiet sleeping” “AC was not working properly”

Amenities

47/100
7 reviews

Poor hotel buildings.

“Old building” “Entire property not very clean” “One downfall to this property”

Vibe

31/100
10 reviews

Poor vibe. Hotel is outdated.

“Old building” “Loud music” “The place is shabby and outdated”

Breakfast

27/100
11 reviews

Bad breakfast.

“No toasts” “No eggs” “Terrible complimentary breakfast”

Ranked top 86% by families, with a score of 73

Good to know

  • Great pool

    “Pool area was wonderful” “Great pool deck”

  • Poor vibe

    “Old building” “Loud music”

  • Hotel is outdated

    “Old building” “The place is shabby and outdated”

  • Bad breakfast

    “No toasts” “No eggs”

Review highlights

Location

87/100
33 reviews

Well-located hotel, although, unfortunately the parking isn't easy.

“Fantastic view of the Marina” “Excellent location” “Restaurants on your doorstep”

Service

81/100
18 reviews

Friendly service.

“Excellent hotel staff” “Staff is very courteous and helpful” “Equally polite and courteous front desk”

Pool

77/100
9 reviews

Great pool.

“Pool area was wonderful” “Great pool deck” “Nice pool”

Value

61/100
6 reviews

Fairly good value for money.

“Including tours” “Free continental” “Great rate”

Room

58/100
26 reviews

Decent rooms with great views. Poorly-maintained rooms.

“Noise from the air conditioner” “Shower curtain was falling off” “Garden tub was either dirty or stained”

Comfort

49/100
13 reviews

Noisy room lacking in comfort.

“AC was not working properly” “Noisy A/C” “Noisy restaurants nearby”

Breakfast

33/100
16 reviews

Bad breakfast.

“No toasts” “No eggs” “Terrible complimentary breakfast”

Vibe

30/100
14 reviews

Poor vibe. Hotel is outdated.

“Old building” “Loud music” “The place is shabby and outdated”

Ranked top 87% by business travelers, with a score of 67

Good to know

  • Great location

    “Fantastic view of the Marina” “Excellent location”

Review highlights

Location

88/100
3 reviews

Great location.

“Fantastic view of the Marina” “Excellent location” “Restaurants on your doorstep”

Value

66/100
4 reviews

Fairly good value for money.

“Including tours” “Free continental” “Pricey cost”

Room

57/100
7 reviews

Room is all right.

“Noise from the air conditioner” “TOILET WOULD NOT WORK” “Garden tub was either dirty or stained”

Good to know

  • Good restaurants & bars in the area

    “Within walking distance of several restraunts” “Restaurants on your doorstep”

  • Poor access to parking

    “NO PLACE TO PARK” “Limited parking spots”

  • Great view

    “Fantastic view of the Marina” “Amazing view of the shrimp”

  • Hotel is outdated

    “Old building” “The place is shabby and outdated”

Review highlights

Location

85/100
217 reviews

Well-located hotel, although, unfortunately the parking isn't easy. Great nearby restaurants and bars with excellent excursions. Great shopping at the nearby city centre, and close to the beach.

“Fantastic view of the Marina” “Excellent location” “Restaurants on your doorstep”

Service

81/100
160 reviews

Good, relatively professional service and reception.

“Excellent hotel staff” “Staff is very courteous and helpful” “Equally polite and courteous front desk”

Room

60/100
212 reviews

Great views and balconies in okay rooms with decent beds. Outdated rooms with deficient A/C, furniture, and kitchenettes. Bathrooms are dirty and rooms in need of maintenance.

“Air conditioner was very loud” “TOILET WOULD NOT WORK” “Shower curtain was falling off”

Comfort

50/100
98 reviews

Beds and comfort levels are average, but rooms are noisy with bad /AC.

“Quiet get away” “Quiet sleeping” “Noisy A/C”

Amenities

49/100
35 reviews

Beautiful grounds but shoddy buildings.

“Old building” “Entire property not very clean” “One downfall to this property”

Breakfast

33/100
63 reviews

Bad breakfast.

“No toasts” “No eggs” “Terrible complimentary breakfast”

Vibe

32/100
74 reviews

Poor vibe. Hotel is outdated.

“Old building” “Loud music” “The place is shabby and outdated”

Ranked top 79% by couples, with a score of 74

Good to know

  • Old rooms

    “Bathrooms are quite dated” “Rooms are a little dated”

  • Poor hotel buildings

    “Old building” “Entire property not very clean”

  • Bad amenities

    “Old building” “Entire property not very clean”

  • Great reception

    “Front desk staff very friendly and helpful” “Quick check-in”

Review highlights

Location

86/100
33 reviews

Great location, near nice bars and restaurants. Poor access to parking.

“Fantastic view of the Marina” “Excellent location” “Restaurants on your doorstep”

Service

73/100
24 reviews

Friendly, more-or-less professional service, and so-so reception.

“Excellent hotel staff” “Staff is very courteous and helpful” “Equally polite and courteous front desk”

Value

64/100
8 reviews

Fairly good value for money.

“Including tours” “Rates were reasonable” “Good place to stay for price”

Room

56/100
34 reviews

Rooms are clean with great views and decent beds, but overall just okay. Outdated, run-down rooms with bad bathrooms.

“Noise from the air conditioner” “Fixtures and fittings worn” “Shower curtain was falling off”

Comfort

54/100
15 reviews

Noisy but acceptably comfortable rooms with okay beds.

“Quiet get away” “Quiet sleeping” “AC was not working properly”

Amenities

47/100
7 reviews

Poor hotel buildings.

“Old building” “Entire property not very clean” “One downfall to this property”

Vibe

31/100
10 reviews

Poor vibe. Hotel is outdated.

“Old building” “Loud music” “The place is shabby and outdated”

Breakfast

28/100
9 reviews

Bad breakfast.

“No toasts” “No eggs” “Terrible complimentary breakfast”

Ranked top 74% by families, with a score of 71

Good to know

  • Poor vibe

    “Old building” “Loud music”

  • Hotel is outdated

    “Old building” “The place is shabby and outdated”

  • Bad breakfast

    “No toasts” “No eggs”

  • Noisy

    “Noisy A/C” “The place noisey”

Review highlights

Location

86/100
32 reviews

Well-located hotel, although, unfortunately the parking isn't easy.

“Fantastic view of the Marina” “Excellent location” “Restaurants on your doorstep”

Service

81/100
16 reviews

Friendly service.

“Excellent hotel staff” “Staff is very courteous and helpful” “Equally polite and courteous front desk”

Pool

76/100
8 reviews

Great pool.

“Pool area was wonderful” “Great pool deck” “Nice pool”

Value

63/100
5 reviews

Fairly good value for money.

“Including tours” “Reasonable prices” “Free continental”

Room

58/100
24 reviews

Decent rooms with great views. Poorly-maintained rooms.

“Air conditioner was not working” “Stained carpet” “Garden tub was either dirty or stained”

Comfort

49/100
13 reviews

Noisy room lacking in comfort.

“AC was not working properly” “Noisy A/C” “Noisy restaurants nearby”

Breakfast

30/100
14 reviews

Bad breakfast.

“No toasts” “No eggs” “Terrible complimentary breakfast”

Vibe

30/100
13 reviews

Poor vibe. Hotel is outdated.

“Old building” “Loud music” “The place is shabby and outdated”

Ranked top 80% by business travelers, with a score of 68

Good to know

  • Great location

    “Fantastic view of the Marina” “Excellent location”

Review highlights

Location

87/100
2 reviews

Great location.

“Fantastic view of the Marina” “Excellent location” “Restaurants on your doorstep”

Value

66/100
4 reviews

Fairly good value for money.

“Including tours” “Reasonably priced” “Free continental”

Room

58/100
6 reviews

Room is all right.

“Noise from the air conditioner” “Garden tub was either dirty or stained” “Dirty carpet”

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Customer Reviews of Shem Creek Inn

4.0 out of 5. Based on 601 guest reviews , Very Good

Property Description

Shem Creek Inn is the most photographed creek in the Charleston area. We are proud to provide splendid creek or salt marsh views, ideal for the nature lover in all of us. Watch the shrimp boats return with the day's catch or admire the dolphins as they play. 5 divine seafood restaurants within walking distance. (2 are just next door) All rooms have private balconies, Micro-Fridge, in-room coffee, iron & ironing board and FREE wireless internet. We also include a free continental breakfast. Meeting space available for small business meetings to larger corporate gatherings from 2 to 45 people.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3 pm
Check Out: 11 am
Year of Last Renovation: 2011
Floors: 2
Rooms: 50
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 50
Handicap Rooms: 2
Suites: 0
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 2 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 900 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 45 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 2.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 0.5 Mi
Lounge/Bar Hours: 11:30 Am-11Pm
Pool Info:
8am to 10pm Deepest end 5 1/2 Ft or 1.7M Outdoor
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Individual reservations will be under our 48 hour cancellation policy This policy may differ during holiday and special event dates. May also differ dependant on the type of group booking and what the group contract requires.
Nightly Parking: FREE
Total Taxes: 12.50%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 6.50 Per Night
Occupancy Tax: 5.00 Per Night
City Tax: 1.00 Per Night
Food and Beverage Tax: 8.00 Per Day
Audio Visual Tax: 8.00 Per Day
Food and Beverage Service Charge: 20.00% (Gratuity Charge)

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Boat Launch
  • Central location
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Dinner available
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Garage
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • Travellers cheques accepted

Airport & Shuttle Information

Charleston International Airport 12 miles from Shem Creek Inn. Local Cab Service approximately $30.00 one way.

Local Shuttle Info: Airport Shuttle transportation (12 miles) approximately $30.00 one way. 24 hours/day based on which service

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

Free continental breakfast. Bagels, English muffins, assorted muffins, yogurt with granola, boiled eggs, cold cereal, hot cereals (oatmeal & grits), Nutri-grain bars, bananas, apples, assorted juices, milk, tea and coffee

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Shem Creek Inn

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Shem Creek Inn.

Feel free to use the Shem Creek Inn meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Mt. Pleasant 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
Admiral's Quarters 45 x 20 x 9 900 --/-- -- 40 30 30 25 --/-- 50 50 2
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Admiral's Quarters

Our Admiral's Quarters is on the water side of the building with a door leading out to the back courtyard. This area can be used for picnics, receptions and catered cookouts. There is a seperate food service area (back of meeting room) as well as its own restroom facility.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
900 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
45 x 20 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Power Outlets:
3
Columns:
0
Windows:
3
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • WIFI Internet
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
Half Day Rental:
$200.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$200.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$200.00 USD
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