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Downtown Charleston Hotels

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Where to stay in Downtown Charleston

What's Downtown Charleston Like?

People go to Downtown Charleston to see attractions like South Carolina Aquarium and to explore its green spaces like Waterfront Park. Enjoy this walkable neighborhood's art scene and selection of bars. Charleston City Market and Port of Charleston Cruise Terminal are a couple of popular sights sure to leave an impression.

Where are the Best Places to Stay in Downtown Charleston?

We have 633 accommodations in the neighborhood. Here are our travelers' top lodging choices in Downtown Charleston:

86 Cannon Historic Inn - Adults Only

Adults-only inn with bar
  • • Free breakfast • Free WiFi • Terrace • Garden • Comfy beds

Wentworth Mansion

Suburban hotel with spa, restaurant
  • • Free breakfast • Free parking • Free WiFi • Rooftop terrace • Close to shopping

The Spectator Hotel

Upscale hotel with bar
  • • Free breakfast • Free WiFi • 24-hour front desk • Walkable location

Zero George Street

Luxury hotel with 3 bars, spa
  • • Free breakfast • Free WiFi • Restaurant • Fitness center • Central location

French Quarter Inn

4-star hotel with restaurant, bar
  • • Free breakfast • Free WiFi • Terrace • Garden • Central location

How to Get to Downtown Charleston

Downtown Charleston is located 0.6 mi (1 km) from the heart of Charleston.

Flying to:

  • • Charleston, SC (CHS-Charleston Intl.), 8.8 mi (14.2 km) from Downtown Charleston

Things to See and Do in and around Downtown Charleston

What to See in Downtown Charleston

  • • College of Charleston
  • • Port of Charleston Cruise Terminal
  • • Waterfront Park
  • • Medical University of South Carolina
  • • Charleston Waterfront Park

Things to Do in Downtown Charleston

  • • Charleston City Market
  • • Charleston Music Hall
  • • South Carolina Aquarium
  • • Music Farm
  • • Charleston Gaillard Center

Other Popular Downtown Charleston Attractions

  • • Marion Square
  • • Charleston City Marina
  • • Nathaniel Russell House
  • • White Point Gardens
  • • Charleston Museum

When Is the Best Time to Visit Charleston?

  • • Hottest months: July, August, June, September (average 87°F)
  • • Coldest months: January, December, February, March (average 44°F)
  • • Rainiest months: August, September, July, June (average 5.63 inches of rainfall)

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