Holiday Inn Express Charleston Downtown

250 Spring St., Charleston, SC 29403 United States (USA) near Exit 221 on I-26 (~1.1mi)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
3 Star Property
32.7869006-79.9558224
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Local Attractions

*Less than 5 minutes from the Historic District of Charleston. *DASH Trolley Stop (Historic District Shuttle) - 120yds. from front door. Complimentary day time shuttle. *Hotel is within walking distance to the Ashley River & Brittlebank Park. *Folly Beach is only 15 minutes away.

Verified Reviews of Holiday Inn Express Charleston Downtown

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Well located Near MUSC Hospital."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Very pleasant stay. Young lady that checked us in was very helpful in finding our way around and recommending a restaurant. Handicapped room was fine but really should be near the elevator and when we arrived at the room the A/C was set on 60???? It could have snowed and it was very hot outside! We turned it up to 74.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
23-Jun-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Mon Jun 22 to Tue Jun 23 2020 at a $108.30 average nightly rate.
"Dirty Rooms"
Overall Score2.0/ 5
Had to change rooms due to dirtiness unclean feel throughout, carpets worn, drapes unclean, air conditioner not working. Cheapest cable. Pictures upon request.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
16-May-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Tue May 12 to Wed May 13 2020 at a $130.96 average nightly rate.
"Clean hotel, comfortable room with good breakfast with close proximity to MUSC."
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Staff were friendly. Clean environment. Breakfast good. Would definitely stay here again.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
06-Feb-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Sun Feb 02 to Tue Feb 04 2020 at a $88.15 average nightly rate.
"Everything Fine"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
We found everything to be fine here. All staff very friendly and attentive. WE WOULD RECOMMEND TO OTHERS ! Nice breakfast assortment.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
27-Jan-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Tue Jan 21 to Fri Jan 24 2020 at a $74.23 average nightly rate.
"Room was small but clean and comfortable."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Only complaint is no soap in the bathroom. Bath gel sufficed but would have liked soap available. Hair dryer is difficult to find if you have no reason to close the bathroom door. ??.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
26-Nov-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Mon Nov 25 to Tue Nov 26 2019 at a $70.47 average nightly rate.
"Lack of parking not offered water."
Overall Score3.0/ 5
Room ok. Lack of parking and not offered water at checkin.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
03-Jun-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Fri May 31 to Sat Jun 01 2019 at a $156.09 average nightly rate.
"Poorly Herding Cats."
Overall Score2.0/ 5
Upon arriving from the airport, well after checkin time, my room was not available. Once in my room, I have a habit of pulling the covers back and generally checking room cleanliness. I'm glad I did as I discovered pocket change in my bed, alerting me to the fact that the linens had not been changed out when the last guest checked out. After alerting the front desk, it took over an hour and a half for housekeeping to address the issue and even then I was not convinced they had changed the linens (I was in the lobby while they worked). While in the lobby waiting for my dinner, I watched the front desk check customers into another customer's occupied room. Then, the occupying customer was almost moved to the new guest's room in the confusion. All in all, it's an organizational nightmare with lack of clear leadership in the front desk and housekeeping. Affordable if you're okay sharing cooties with the previous room occupants.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
19-Mar-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Sun Mar 17 to Tue Mar 19 2019 at a $105.84 average nightly rate.
"Employees helpful. Room nice and clean. Loved the balcony. Breakfast very good. Price great."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Shower was nice, but I was hoping for a bathtub.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
10-Mar-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Sun Feb 24 to Mon Feb 25 2019 at a $78.63 average nightly rate.

Property Description

In the center of it all...Our eight-story hotel overlooks the Ashley River and is conveniently located downtown Charleston, only 1.5 miles from the Historic District. ***3 Dimond AAA Rating*** Enjoy our complimentary hot breakfast at our on-site restaurant, "Sweetgrass Gathering Place". Restaurant & lounge is open for dinner begining at 4:30pm. Breakfast is served daily from 7:00-10:00am.Free parking and high-speed Wi-Fi internet is complimentary. Fitness Center and business center available for guest use. We look forward to hosting your stay and providing our legendary guest service during your visit to Charleston!

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 4:00PM
Check Out: 11:00AM
Year of Last Renovation: 2017
Floors: 8
Rooms: 153
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 153
Handicap Rooms:
Suites: 2
Room Windows: Windows Don't Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 1 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 1368 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 40 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.5 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 1.0 Mi
Lounge/Bar Hours: (Restaurant 4:30pm-10:00pm) (Bar 4:30pm-11:30pm)
Pool Info: Outdoor Pool
Ownership: North Pointe Hospitality Management
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
6PM day BEFORE arrival
Nightly Parking: $0
Total Taxes: 14.00%
Total Misc Fees: $2.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
Parking Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Porterage Fee: 6.00 Per Person (Roundtrip)
Gym Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Rooms Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Power Surcharge Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 0.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost: 0.00 Per Person
Banquet Gallon of Coffee: 20.00 Per Day

Amenities / Features


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Central location
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Licensed bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • 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 Channel: HBO
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Charleston International Airport is 20 minutes away, $25 taxi ride.

Local Shuttle Info: Charleston DASH Trolley-Daytime ComplimentaryDowntown/Historic District Area

Breakfast Information

Complimentary Breakfast for all Hotel Guests, including eggs, breakfast meat, biscuits, cinnamon rolls, pancakes, cereal, yogurt, bread, etc.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Yes! Pets are allowed.
$50.00 per day. $150.00 max.

Parking Info

Complimentary self parking

Internet / WiFI

Complimentary Wi-Fi through out the hotel

About Holiday Inn Express

  • Free Express Start Breakfast Bar offering eggs, omelets, bacon and sausage, and their signature cinnamon rolls just to name a few
  • Have their own 100% Arabica Smart Roast Coffee
  • Free high-speed internet service in every room
  • eHost Online Concierge Service where guests can learn about hotel amenities, major airlines nearby, up-to-date local weather and even car rental services
  • Perfect for the business traveler on the go, Holiday Inn Express offers 24/7 fax & photocopy services
  • Unlimited free local and toll-free calls

The Holiday Inn Express highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Previously known as:
Holiday Inn Express Charleston Dwtn Ashley River, Holiday Inn Express Charleston Dwtn Medical Area

Hotel Rate Trends at Holiday Inn Express Charleston Downtown

Rate fluctuations of Holiday Inn Express Charleston Downtown

This chart illustrates averages of sleeping room prices for both group/meeting prices and the best online individual traveler rates our system could find at the time the group bid was submitted. The most competitive group/meeting discount shown is 54.4% in January 2018 and the highest average individual rate is $285 in the month of April 2019. 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 Express Charleston Downtown in a month when rates are lower.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Holiday Inn Express Charleston Downtown

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

Feel free to use the Holiday Inn Express Charleston 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
Meeting Room 22 x 31 x 9 68840/--30302018----/--40----
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Meeting Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
688 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
22 x 31 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
1
Power Outlets:
8
Columns:
0
Windows:
10
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Projection Equip.
  • WIFI Internet
  • LAN Internet
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
Ashley River Room 34 x 20 x 10 680--/----36202020--/--4640--
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Ashley River Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
680 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
34 x 20 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available

    FAQs about Holiday Inn Express Charleston Downtown

    What time is check in?

    Check in time is 4:00PM based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

    What time is check out?

    Check out time is 11:00AM based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

    How many rooms does Holiday Inn Express Charleston Downtown have?

    There are 153 rooms in the property.

    Is there any meeting space at Holiday Inn Express Charleston Downtown?

    Yes, they have 1 meeting room that can support various table layouts.

    What kind of breakfast is at Holiday Inn Express Charleston Downtown?

    Complimentary Breakfast for all Hotel Guests, including eggs, breakfast meat, biscuits, cinnamon rolls, pancakes, cereal, yogurt, bread, etc.

    What parking is available at Holiday Inn Express Charleston Downtown?

    Complimentary self parking

    How much does internet cost?

    Complimentary Wi-Fi through out the hotel

    Can I get a AAA rate at Holiday Inn Express Charleston Downtown?

    Yes, they have stay dates that support AAA hotel discounts. Example room type: AAA Membership Rate 2 Bed Hear Mobility Accessible Tub Spacious 2 Double Bed Room Equipped

    Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Holiday Inn Express Charleston Downtown?

    Yes, they have stay dates that support Senior hotel discounts. Example room type: Senior Discount 2 Bed Hear Mobility Accessible Tub Spacious 2 Double Bed Room Equipped

    Is there a gym at Holiday Inn Express Charleston Downtown?

    Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

    Is there a pool at Holiday Inn Express Charleston Downtown?

    Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. Outdoor Pool.

    Testimonials:

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    "I think this is a great source for those planning a group trip and have a specific budget in mind." A.H. - Long Island, NY

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