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Hotels Near Downtown Historic District - Charleston

Accommodations near Downtown Historic District are provided in the list below in the order of their distance. Explore our hotels to find accommodations near Downtown Historic District (in Downtown Historic District) for your personal or business travels.We sell the best lodging close to Downtown Historic District so you can review the available Downtown Historic District accommodations below and securely reserve the perfect hotel. Planning a meeting? Search for a Downtown Historic District group discount

Founded in 1670, Charleston is the oldest and largest city in South Carolina. It's a blend of French, English, West African, and traditional Southern American cultures. Beautifully preserved homes, interesting historic sites, and diverse cultural opportunities make Charleston a top destination for both American and international travelers. The downtown historic district lies on a peninsula between the Ashley and Cooper Rivers, near South Carolina's white sand beaches on the Atlantic coast. Music, art, food, and more are just outside your hotel's door when you stay in the downtown historic district. More from this guide...

Lodging/Accommodations close by Downtown Historic District

Hotel Bella Grace in Charleston
+1-888-389-4121
115 Calhoun St., Charleston, SC 29401 ~0.02 miles east of Downtown Historic District
~0 minute walk
  • Four star Downtown hotel
  • 50 rooms in property
From$199
Excellent 5.0 /5Hotel Reviews CallBookMore Details
Courtyard by Marriott Historic Charleston - Charleston
+1-888-675-2083
125 Calhoun St., Charleston, SC 29401 ~0.05 miles southwest of Downtown Historic District
~0 minute walk
  • Midscale Downtown hotel
  • 176 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Great concierge service
  • Most guests thought the service was very professional
From$132
Very Good 4.5 /5Guest Reviews CallBookMore Details
The Dewberry in Charleston
+1-800-716-8490
334 Meeting St., Charleston, SC 29403 ~0.09 miles west of Downtown Historic District
~1 minute walk
  • Luxurious Five Star Downtown property
  • 155 rooms in hotel
From$199
Very Good 4.5 /5Read Reviews CallBookMore Details
Zero George Street - Charleston
+1-800-805-5223
0 George St., Charleston, SC 29401 ~0.13 miles southeast of Downtown Historic District
~2 minute walk
  • Four star property
  • 18 rooms in hotel
  • Pleasant hotel grounds
  • Breakfast is good
From$160
Excellent 5.0 /5Latest Reviews CallBookMore Details
Embassy Suites Historic Charleston : 337 Meeting St.
+1-888-965-1860
337 Meeting St., Charleston, SC 29403 ~0.15 miles west of Downtown Historic District
~2 minute walk
  • Midscale Downtown property
  • 5 floors in property
Hampton Inn Historic in Charleston
+1-888-788-5576
345 Meeting St., Charleston, SC 29403 ~0.17 miles northwest of Downtown Historic District
~3 minute walk
  • Three Star Downtown hotel
  • 170 rooms in property
  • Every guests reviewed were happy with the price of the breakfast
  • The majority of guests were disappointed with the minibar
From$159
Very Good 4.5 /5Latest Reviews CallBookMore Details
Francis Marion Hotel - Charleston
+1-888-897-9207
387 King St., Charleston, SC 29403 ~0.20 miles west of Downtown Historic District
~3 minute walk
  • High-end Downtown property
  • Hotel has 12 floors
  • The majority of guests found the restaurant service to be one of the best
  • Stylish Hotel
From$149
Very Good 4.0 /5Recent Reviews CallBookMore Details
Barksdale House Inn
+1-888-311-4278
27 George St., Charleston, SC 29401 ~0.20 miles south of Downtown Historic District
~3 minute walk
  • Three Star Downtown hotel
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
From$139
Very Good 4.0 /5Recent Reviews CallBookMore Details
Hotel Bennett Charleston Leg - Charleston
+1-888-469-4795
404 King St., Charleston, SC 29403 ~0.21 miles west of Downtown Historic District
~3 minute walk
  • Affordable hotel
  • Check in time: 16:00
From$90
Very Good 4.5 /5Review Score CallBookMore Details
Liberty Place by Hilton Club - Charleston
+1-888-734-9421
475 East Bay St., Charleston, SC 29403 ~0.21 miles northeast of Downtown Historic District
~3 minute walk
  • Expensive property
  • Gym is available on property
From$160
Average 3.0 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
Renaissance Charleston Hotel
+1-888-841-5292
68 Wentworth St., Charleston, SC 29401 ~0.29 miles south of Downtown Historic District
~5 minute walk
  • 4-star Downtown property
  • Check in time: 3:00pm
  • Pool should be renewed
  • Room needs to be redecorated
From$189
Very Good 4.0 /5Latest Reviews CallBookMore Details
Grand Bohemian Charleston
+1-888-455-5160
55 Wentworth St., Charleston, SC 29401 ~0.30 miles south of Downtown Historic District
~5 minute walk
  • High-end Downtown hotel
  • 4 floors in property
  • Almost all guests thought the building was wonderful
  • Great amenities
From$239
Very Good 4.5 /5Hotel Reviews CallBookMore Details
King Charles Inn
+1-888-965-8297
237 Meeting, Charleston, SC 29401 ~0.32 miles south of Downtown Historic District
~5 minute walk
  • Mid-scale Downtown property
  • Fitness + Health Center
  • Almost all guests found the staff to be very friendly
  • Affordable food
From$109
Very Good 4.5 /5Recent Reviews CallBookMore Details
The Restoration on King
+1-888-906-6358
75 Wentworth St., Charleston, SC 29401 ~0.33 miles south of Downtown Historic District
~6 minute walk
  • Expensive Downtown property
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
  • Friendly service
  • Terrific location
From$249
Very Good 4.5 /5Guest Reviews CallBookMore Details
The Room on Meeting - Charleston
+1-888-749-6785
233 Meeting St., Charleston, SC 29401 ~0.35 miles south of Downtown Historic District
~6 minute walk
  • Inexpensive hotel
Ansonborough Inn
+1-888-878-9982
21 Hasell St., Charleston, SC 29401 ~0.37 miles southeast of Downtown Historic District
~6 minute walk
  • 3-star Downtown hotel
  • 45 suites in hotel
  • Good side dishes
  • Tasty breakfast
From$239
Very Good 4.5 /5Latest Reviews CallBookMore Details
Andrew Pinckney Inn in Charleston
+1-888-389-4485
40 Pinckney St., Charleston, SC 29401 ~0.38 miles southeast of Downtown Historic District
~6 minute walk
  • 4 star Downtown hotel
  • Access to gym on-site
  • The majority of guests said the beds were comfortable
  • World class service
From$279
Very Good 4.5 /5Review Score CallBookMore Details
The Indigo Inn
+1-888-389-4121
1 Maiden Lane, Charleston, SC 29401 ~0.38 miles southeast of Downtown Historic District
~6 minute walk
  • 3-star property
  • Hotel has 3 floors
From$90
Very Good 4.5 /5Read Reviews CallBookMore Details
Belmond Charleston Place
+1-888-675-2083
205 Meeting St., Charleston, SC 29401 ~0.42 miles south of Downtown Historic District
~7 minute walk
  • Luxury 5 star property
  • Check in time: 0400pm
  • The majority of guests found the restaurant service to be one of the best
  • Great location
From$270
Very Good 4.5 /5Hotel Reviews CallBookMore Details
Hotel on Market : 35 Hayne St.
+1-800-716-8490
35 Hayne St., Charleston, SC 29401 ~0.43 miles south of Downtown Historic District
~7 minute walk
  • Three Star Downtown hotel
  • 3 floors in hotel
From$149
Very Good 4.0 /5Latest Reviews CallBookMore Details
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What are the best hotels near Downtown Historic District?

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1. Hotel Bella GraceThe Hotel Bella Grace is a crowd-pleasing 4 star hotel located ~0.1 mi. east of Downtown Historic District and approximately a 1 min. stroll by foot. Recent travelers gave this hotel a verified guest score of 5 out of 5.5 /5 Guest Reviews
2. Courtyard by Marriott Historic CharlestonThe Courtyard by Marriott Historic Charleston is an in demand 3-Star hotel located approx. 0.1 miles southwest of Downtown Historic District and approx. a 1 minute walk. With a verified guest score of 4.5/5, this makes it one of the first-class accommodations close to Downtown Historic District.4.5 /5 Guest Reviews
3. DewberryThe Dewberry is a leading 5-Star hotel located approx. 0.1 miles west of Downtown Historic District and approx. a 1 minute stroll. Travelers gave this hotel a guest review score of 4.5/5.4.5 /5 Guest Reviews
4. Zero George StreetThe Zero George Street is a 4-Star hotel located about 0.1 miles southeast of Downtown Historic District and roughly a 1 minute hike by foot. With a average guest review rating of 5/5, this makes it one of the most outstanding accommodations near Downtown Historic District.5 /5 Guest Reviews
5. Embassy Suites Historic CharlestonThe Embassy Suites Historic Charleston is an in demand 3 star hotel located approx. 0.1 miles west of Downtown Historic District and approximately a 1 min. hike by foot. Recent travelers gave this hotel an aggregate guest review score of 3.5 out of 5.3.5 /5 Guest Reviews

5 Best Hotels near Downtown Historic District

Charleston's cobblestone streets and grand architecture make it one of the most beautiful cities in America. It's easy to get around, too. It's very walkable, but you can also bike, drive, or even take a horse-drawn carriage ride. The downtown historic district consists of five distinctive neighborhoods from Spring Street to the southern tip of the peninsula known as the Battery. Charleston offers such a wide variety of things to do and places to stay that you'll find everything from budget-friendly rooms to the most luxurious inns.

Where Are the Best Budget Hotels in Downtown Charleston Historic District?

The Hampton Inn Charleston Historic District is an affordable place to stay in a terrific location between King and Meeting Streets. Across the street from the Hampton Inn you'll find the visitor center, multiple museums, event venues, and historic mansions that are open for tours. Local restaurants and bars that serve fresh seafood, delicious Southern fare, and craft beers are nearby, as well. Comfortable rooms at the Hampton Inn include free internet access and a daily breakfast. Other hotel amenities include an outdoor pool and a fitness center.

Like the Hampton Inn, Homewood Suites by Hilton Charleston Historic District is also in the northernmost neighborhood of the historic district known as the Boroughs. Homewood Suites is a great choice if you want a modern suite close to north King Street nightlife. Budget-friendly accommodations include kitchenettes, dining areas, and sofa beds. Choose a one-bedroom suite if you would like separate living rooms as well. Room service is available for a fee, but a hot breakfast and regular evening socials are complimentary. The hotel property also includes a gym, an outdoor pool, a patio, and a convenience store.

What Are the Top Hotels in Downtown Charleston Historic District?

Charleston's historic district is full of fantastic luxury hotels with top-notch amenities and guest services. From historic inns to modern hotels, a wide variety of upscale accommodations are available through most of downtown. The exception is the southernmost neighborhood South of Broad, the swankiest residential area of the entire peninsula. The Wentworth Mansion is a few blocks north in the Harleston Village neighborhood. It's a lively and diverse pedestrian-friendly area with parks, boutiques, and cafes.

The Wentworth Mansion offers a five-star experience set within a grand 19th century home. Extensive renovations preserved the original features of this 1886 Gilded Age mansion while adding conveniences and luxury touches for modern guests. Dine in one of the finest restaurants, enjoy spectacular views from the rooftop cupola, and unwind at the on-site spa. Elegant rooms boast period details plus flat-screen TVs, mini fridges with free drinks, whirlpool tubs, and complimentary Wi-Fi. Special touches, such as evening turndown service, fresh flowers, a full breakfast, and afternoon wine with hors d'oeuvres, are also included.

The Spectator Hotel offers guests a mix of Southern glamour and Jazz Age style within a 1920s Art Deco building near the French Quarter. This area of the city was settled in 1680 by French Huguenots and is famous for its art galleries, churches, and restaurants. The popular Waterfront Park is minutes from the Spectator Hotel, as is the Charleston City Market, one of the oldest public markets in the U.S. It's considered the cultural heart of Charleston and holds a daytime and evening market throughout the year. The hotel is just off bustling Market Street too.

Guests at the Spectator Hotel stay in posh, yet comfortable rooms outfitted with smart TVs, Wi-Fi, and Nespresso machines. Some accommodations feature city views and private balconies, and suites include extra living areas. Unique to the Spectator Hotel is personalized butler services for every guest. Charming and friendly butlers offer exceptional concierge services plus packing, unpacking, tea/coffee service, and more. Servers deliver a gourmet continental breakfast to your room each day, as well.

Which Hotels Offer the Best Discounts in Downtown Charleston Historic District?

The Courtyard Charleston Historic District is a wonderful place to stay if you're coming to Charleston for the performing arts. The hotel is next to Marion Square, a 6-acre green space that's home to a farmer's market during the summer and many popular festivals, like the Food and Wine Festival and the Spoleto Arts Festival. The Gaillard Center is only a block away from the Courtyard. It's Charleston's newest venue that holds a variety of art and musical performances throughout the year.

Spacious guest rooms at the Courtyard offer modern updates and everything needed for a comfortable stay. The hotel property also includes a beautiful garden, an outdoor pool, and an on-site restaurant. Enjoy this prime location in the Boroughs neighborhood for less if you qualify for discounts. Seniors age 62 and older and AAA/CAA members receive special lower rates, as do government employees and military personnel. Groups also qualify for discounts when booking multiple rooms. The best group discounts are often available in November.

The Renaissance Charleston Historic District Hotel on Wentworth Street is in the centrally located Business District. Here you'll find some of the best shopping in the city, including antique shops and many Fashion District stores. The Renaissance is the best place to stay if you want a boutique hotel experience on a budget. Traditional meets modern at this unique hotel that offers friendly service and excellent amenities, such as an outdoor saltwater pool and an on-site restaurant and bar. Contemporary guest rooms feature local artwork and a boutique style along with very comfortable beds and plush linens.

Groups booking 10 or more rooms enjoy discounted rates at the Renaissance Hotel, as do AAA/CAA members, seniors, and military families. Business and corporate discounts are available, as well. Choose from a large variety of rooms with double, queen, or king beds. Upgrade to a premium room for private balcony views of Charleston's historic downtown. Splurge for a suite for a private bedroom, city views, and a separate living area with a sofa bed. You may be able to afford one of the best rooms in a great location when you qualify for special discounts.

How Should I Explore the Downtown Charleston Historic District?

Take time to visit museums and historical societies to learn even more about the city and its people. Fort Sumter National Historical Park is a must-see historic site in South Carolina. Boats depart daily from downtown to take visitors out to the island to learn more about the American Civil War. The Aiken-Rhett House, the Edmondston-Alston House, and the Nathaniel Russell House are the top three historic homes that show in fascinating detail the lives of the people who lived and worked in Charleston in the 1800s.

Experience the beauty and charm of Charleston's downtown historic district when you stay in the heart of this vibrant and diverse city. With so many wonderful places to stay, you're sure to find the right hotel for your trip.

FAQs about hotels near Downtown Historic District

What are the best rated hotels near Downtown Historic District?

Hotel Bella Grace, Zero George Street and Courtyard by Marriott Historic Charleston are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the most luxurious hotels near Downtown Historic District?

The Dewberry, Belmond Charleston Place and Hotel Bella Grace are the top 3 luxury hotels near Downtown Historic District.

What hotels are closest to the area of Downtown Historic District?

Hotel Bella Grace, Courtyard by Marriott Historic Charleston, and The Dewberry are the properties closest to Downtown Historic District.

How much does a cheap hotel near Downtown Historic District cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel near Downtown Historic District can be as cheap as $94.11 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel near Downtown Historic District cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel near Downtown Historic District has been $122.92 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 4-5 star hotel near Downtown Historic District cost?

In the last year, the average 4 star hotel near Downtown Historic District has been $222.96 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the best independent hotels near Downtown Historic District?

Hotel Bella Grace, Zero George Street and The Dewberry are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the most popular IHG hotels near Downtown Historic District?

The Indigo Inn and Holiday Inn Charleston Historic Downtown are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

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