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198 King Street, Charleston, SC, 29401, United States of America, ‏‎800-491-6126
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4.4 / 5Excellent

Score breakdown (from 113 reviews)

Average rating for:

  • Cleanliness
    4.4
  • Service
    4.6
  • Comfort
    4.2
  • Condition
    4.1
  • Neighborhood
    4.9
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Perfect Charleston location!"
Loved the location, staff was great!!
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
3 night trip with friends Oct 24, 2013
A Traveler
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Great location but has some shortcomings"
Pros: great location, convenient breakfast, manager's reception was nice, and staff was helpful/courteous. Cons: paper thin walls (bring your earplugs if you want to sleep at night), mattress was dreadful (worn/lumpy), rooms needed painting badly where furniture had rubbed up against it, and the courtyards seemed to have a lot of loud partying going on late at night which was irritating.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
3 night family trip Oct 22, 2013
A Traveler
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Nice hotel within walking distance of market"
This was our second visit to Kings Courtyard Inn. We were not disappointed! The staff is very helpful with anything we needed. We also enjoy the continental breakfast and the evening wine and cheese. A chance to visit with other guests. We will return!
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Oct 11, 2013
A Traveler
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Great location"
Great location! Close to fantastic restaurants and walking distance to outdoor markets, great shopping, walking tours, carriage tours, and nightlife. Hotel was charming, staff were helpful and we enjoyed the quaintness of the Kings Courtyard Inn itself. I would stay there again.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
3 night trip Sep 26, 2013
A Traveler
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Great Service at a Great Location!"
We stayed in Room 214 and although the air conditioner ran non-stop, the room did not stay cool. In addition, the room was a bit worn and tired, and the bathroom could have been cleaner (e.g., hair on the bathroom floor, etc.). However, I'm sure we will return to this hotel -- but ask for a different room. The service here is marvelous!
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night trip Sep 12, 2013
max723
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Great place!"
This hotel was great. Very antique-ish with beautiful architecture!
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night trip Aug 31, 2013
Michelle
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Perfect location, great rooms & service"
Really enjoyed our stay at Kings Courtyard. It's located right in the heart of downtown Charleston, on the main shopping street. A short walk to all major attractions & restaurants. They have a great wine&cheese (free for guests) service every evening, which most guests seemed to take advantage of. The rooms are a bit older (ex. actual keys instead of key cards) but are very charming and well kept. Would definitely stay here again -- very good value.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night trip Aug 2, 2013
A Traveler
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"BREAKFAST IN BED!!!"
Parking was $12 a night.... and they offer BREAKFAST IN BED!!! It was fabulous! The only problem was all the noise in the halls - you could even hear conversations in other rooms. So it wasn't a sleep in late place, but it was excellent in other respects. Breakfast in bed made it worth it! Next door to Louis Vuitton & Roberto Coin.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night trip Aug 8, 2013
Shannon
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"In the middle of everything."
Wonderful experience.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night romance trip Jul 17, 2013
A Traveler
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Great location and experience"
King's Courtyard Inn is a great location smack in the middle of the historic area of Charleston, within an easy walk to restaurants, shopping, the Battery, history, architecture, walking tours, etc. Rooms were comfortable and quiet and the complimentary breakfast was prompt and generous. A little rough around the edges (read: colorful,) the mansion was still well-maintained and managed. Had a lovely time here.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
3 night family trip Jul 12, 2013
John TJ
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"wonderful hotel"
We had an excellent stay at this hotel. Extras such as wine and snacks every night and sherry before bed were great. Breakfast was served, not buffet, and included gluten free items. Room was very comfortable and quiet.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
3 night family trip Jul 4, 2013
Bill
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Good location"
We enjoyed the whole experience of staying there. Everyone was very polite and helpful.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
6 night trip Jun 20, 2013
Bob G.
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Hotel in the center of historic district"
Great service from bellman, front desk and maid service. Continental breakfast was outstanding. Location was convenient walking distance to restaurants, historic attractions and the waterfront (battery). Wonderful memories for our 44th anniversary celebration.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Jun 25, 2013
Jim & Linda
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
Lovely inn, great service, including breakfast in bed and cocktail hour!
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
4 night trip Jun 19, 2013
Willemien
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"We did not stay at Kings Courtyard"
We picked Kings Courtyard because it was downtown and had pet friendly rooms. However, after visiting the room that they had for us, we determined that since it was on the second floor and the only way up was an open staircase that our dogs could not easily negotiate, we asked if there was an alternative. While they did not have another room for us, they contacted their "sister" B & B, the Rutledge Inn, and they did have a pet friendly first floor room available. The staff a Kings Courtyard was extremely friendly and helpful, setting up the whole exchange to that all we had to do was drive a couple of blocks. The Rutledge was ready for us and check-in was a breeze. We very much appreciated the friendly help from both places.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
5 night trip Jun 9, 2013
A Traveler
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Hotel very clean, staff VERY nice"
Staff was very nice, helpful. Room was small as was bathroom. Condition of bathroom not on par with rest of room. Breakfast and service was very nice. Location great
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Jun 7, 2013
A Traveler
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Lovely hotel, great location"
We enjoyed our stay at the Kings Courtyard. The room was beautiful, but there were a few tiny problems. The bed was gorgeous, and it was thoughtful for them to provide steps to get into the thing, but in the end, the only way to get into the bed was to backroll like a high jumper. One day our room had not been cleaned by the time we got back (5:00 PM) and they never got the toenail clippings left by some previous occupant.at the edge of the bed in the three days we were there. The breakfast was great, served in a lovely courtyard. Parking was convenient but the spaces are tiny. They have a lovely free wine & snacks happy hour Monday through Friday. We met some thoroughly delightful people there.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
3 night family trip May 17, 2013
A Traveler
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Prime location"
I have been to Charleston on numerous occasions, and this was by far the best location of any place I have stayed. Located right on King, it is a 5 minute walk to the market, the battery, and all the great restaurants.The room was large, clean, and comfortable. The staff could not have been any nicer, from the ladies at check-in to the housekeeping and food service staff. The free breakfast and wine at 5:00 in the quaint courtyard were a great touch. The hotel is very old (it is on the historic register), so you have to be prepared for it not being "perfect." It is a courtyard hotel so you walk around an old wooden balcony above the atrium to get to your room. If I had any complaint it would be that the room could have used some updating - especially the artwork on the walls which was very dated. The room also needed a desk. If you're looking for the perfect launching spot to see Charleston, this is a great choice.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip May 28, 2013
Lisa
US
3.0 / 5Good
"Beware"
As we travel with our dog, we are always careful to phone and confirm with Hotels that they are "pet friendly" before finalizing our booking. We were happy to hear that the Kings Courtyard Inn was indeed pet friendly. We booked a King room for a romantic getaway. When we arrived we were given a room on the 2nd story walk-up of what appeared to have been the servant's quarters. The room was not in the main Hotel but rather in an annex at the back of the Hotel adjacent to the parking lot. The annex had none of the historic charm of the main Hotel, small windows facing an alley etc. Further while we had booked a King Room, the room we were given was a tiny room that barely fit a Queen sized bed. We explained to the front desk that we we had booked a King room in the main Hotel and would like to change rooms. We were coldly informed that there were no King rooms that were "pet friendly" and all the "pet friendly" rooms were in the tiny annex and not in the Hotel proper. When we explained that none of this was made clear at the time of booking, we were briskly told there was no alternative. Unfortunately we were stuck as the town was very busy. We were very disappointed. We had been led to believe that we were going to stay in a romantic historic Inn - not the servants annex. Had we been told that there were no king pet friendly rooms, and no pet friendly rooms in the Hotel itself, we would have made alternate plans. We feel we were deliberately misled. What a Shame.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Apr 26, 2013
disgruntled
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Charleston Hotel"
The Kings Courtyard was very good. Centrally located in the downtown , offstreet parking, 12$ per day and only 1 block to The City Market. On King Street where all the good shopping is. Only a few blocks from the cruise ship terminal and the water.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night trip Apr 17, 2013
A Traveler
US
3.0 / 5Good
"Skimpy breakfast for a bed and breakfast"
For a bed and breakfast the breakfast sure was skimpy, just a bagel, half a bowl of cereal, and some yogurt.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
3 night trip with friends Mar 15, 2013
A Traveler
US
1.0 / 5Poor
"GREAT CITY"
I was told when I made my RESIVATIONS I would have a FIRE PLACE !!!!!!!! , NO FIRE PLACE!!!!!!!!!! , I PROMISED my WIFE a FIRE PLACE well things went DOWN HILL on DAY ONE
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
3 night romance trip Feb 28, 2013
A Traveler
US
3.0 / 5Good
Hotel room was little dingy and needed updates. Everyone was nice and pet friendly was key! Service at check in was friendly, but better instructions regarding arrival needed. Rating is high because of great bfast waitress named Tina! Overall a fine place... Not luxury, but nice!
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night family trip Feb 20, 2013
A Traveler
US
3.0 / 5Good
Fantastic location - can't beat it. Even has parking available right out back. Quaint, historic, beginning to become a bit long in the tooth, but very satisfactory all things considered
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night romance trip Feb 2, 2013
A Traveler
US
2.0 / 5Fair
"Big disappointment!"
This overpriced hotel is in real need of updating! I realize it was a B&B , thus historic, but please! We paid good $$ to stay there. The room was not was the photo showed for what we booked. It was like a small closet! The location was good to the market, but that's all. Would not stay there again. Much nicer hotels in that area to choose from.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night family trip Jan 27, 2013
Gwen
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Great hotel"
The staff was extremely helpful and the location of the hotel is perfect.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Jan 21, 2013
A Traveler
US
3.0 / 5Good
"Charming and centrally located"
Room was much smaller than expected (based on the photos shown). Pricy for what it is. Wouldn't have stayed if it weren't for the hotels.com reward that covered 3/4 of the cost.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night trip Dec 27, 2012
A Traveler
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Downtown and Beautiful"
It was perfect. Room was very nice and the service was great. I liked that it was different and not just a hotel room. They courtyard is wonderful. Besides the quality of the hotel and service this place is located near about anything you want or need to do. Walk to restaurants and shops or grab a bike taxi - just a great location.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night romance trip Dec 6, 2012
Brian
US
3.0 / 5Good
"Great location, but needs some updating"
For the price, we probably wouldn't stay here again. The location is amazing - right in the middle of all the great shops on King street, and we were able to walk everywhere. The room needed a little help. I'm all for historic charm, but when there are scuff marks on the walls from chairs (needed to be painted), wallpaper peeling off in the (teeny tiny) bathroom, and a tub/shower that showed black (mold? dirt?), it wasn't awesome. It wasn't bad enough for us to complain, though I'm sure some would have. We weren't in the room all that much so we were fine. Other positives: great free breakfast that we had delivered to our room for no additional charge. A really nice plus. All in all, a neutral visit. Didn't love it and didn't hate it.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night romance trip Nov 30, 2012
J
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Simple Hotel, Great Location"
Great location. Hotel and our room seemed a bit sparsely decorated when we were there, but all the staff were helpful and high quality. Huge continental breakfast each morning, wine and sherry each night.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Nov 26, 2012
A Traveler
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"great location and very personable staff"
This was a great find for a quick weekend get away. The staff was friendly and very helpful and we found that the King's Courtyard Inn was right in the middle of where we wanted to be. The Market was only a block away.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night trip Nov 2, 2012
CKD
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Great Staff and Location"
Friendly and enthusiastic staff. Knowledgeable too. Gave us several good restaurat suggestions. Rooms are sizeable and well appointed, area of town is fairly quiet at night, but hotel is centrally located within easy walking distance of the market area, and right on King Street which has many shops and restaurants. Happy hour featured different appetizers and reasonable red and white wines, breakfast options were better than average. Some evidence of deferred maintenance, faded wallpaper etc but the location and staff more than make up for it.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Oct 31, 2012
A Traveler
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Fun in Charleston"
Nice hotel.... needs some updating but very enjoyable visit. Complimentary breakfast, wine and cheese are truly wonderful add ons. Rooms are very comfortable and staff is outstanding. Also very quiet and great location in the historic district on King Street just steps away from Market Street.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Oct 30, 2012
A Traveler
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
"location proximity to charleston point of interest"
pleasant & enjoyable
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
3 night trip Oct 5, 2012
A Traveler
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
Enjoyed the stay, and would stay again.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Other trip Sep 27, 2012
Rob
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
Loved Charleston. Traffic was a little congested.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Other trip Sep 21, 2012
A Traveler
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Fantastic location and atmosphere"
The location couldn't be better. Everyone was nice and helpful. We will stay there again. It is a beautiful, historic hotel with character!
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Other trip Sep 11, 2012
A Traveler
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Great hotel for a downtown location"
We recently spent a short family vacation in Charleston and chose the Kings Courtyard for both its location and historical basis (hotel was built in the 1850's). The rooms were more than ample for our family of 4, and while we did add a rollaway, it fit fine considering the amount of time we spent in the hotel. It was quiet, comfortable, and convenient. The in-room complimentary continental breakfast consisted of warm, fresh pastries that were excellent, and some great coffee. Likewise, the small breakfast available from the restaurant was inexpensive, tasty, and ample. The on-site parking was an excellent bonus for the location, which is on King Street, near the Market, and other great sights. We'll definitely stay there again.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Sep 5, 2012
David
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Great Charleston Stay"
We have stayed in some of the larger hotels close to the City center on previous Charleston visits, but our first time at the Kings Courtyard last weekend was the best yet. If you are looking for ultra modern glitz, this is definitely not it. If you are looking for a hotel with a great staff, nice amenities and a super location in the middle of King St. a 1/2 block from Market, this is it! Without a doubt, on future trips to Charleston Kings Courtyard will be our first choice.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Other trip Aug 31, 2012
Lowell
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"In the heart of Charleston"
Great hotel, makes you remember what hotels used to be like. I really enjoyed my stay!
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Other trip Aug 30, 2012
TH
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Close to all"
Very nice. A little outdated but very charming. Confusing parking but once found, very easy.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Other trip Aug 30, 2012
Lauren
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"A Great Historic Charleston Hotel"
A beautiful and well appointed hotel built in 1853 withsome portions dating to the mid-1700's, this hotel is a good value among historic Charleston properties. The room was comfortable, the staff friendly and parking was available (for a small charge). In the late afternoon they have an hors d'oeuvres and wine welcome event. Coffee and continental breakfast is available in the morning. A very nice hotel!
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Family trip Aug 28, 2012
A Traveler
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"great location to everything! beautiful!"
Everyone was very nice, food was great..beautiful hotel and location. Great stay overall. Going back next year! Found our new favorite place!
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Romance trip Aug 2, 2012
mary
US

The following English reviews were posted by hotels.com guests from other countries:

4.0 / 5Excellent
"Excellent location well priced for Charleston"
This hotel is situated well for the French quarter and historic old town and is right in the heart of things on King Street. It is quiet and staff are courteous and helpful rather than warm. like most of the Inns it has a welcome complimentary wine and cheese hour . It is clean and the room although basic was very comfortable. Beds are firm.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Sep 27, 2014
A Traveler
GB

The following reviews were posted by hotels.com guests from other countries:

4.0 / 5Excellent
"Perfekt beliggenhed"
Første gang i Charleston. Hotellet har en perfekt beliggenhed og man er i gå afstand til de fleste seværdigheder.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
3 night family trip Jul 12, 2015
A Traveler
DK
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Rekommenderas"
Mysigt hotell i äldre välhållen sydstatsstil, mycket centralt placerat i Charlestons historiska kvarter. Väl städat o rent. Mycket bra service och bra restaurangrekommendationer från personalen som jobbade kväll, i övrigt lite seg och trött personal i receptionen och lite blandat i frukostserveringen. Trevlig och duktig personal som serverade i den fria vinbuffen på eftermiddagarna, mycket uppskattat.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
3 night trip Apr 25, 2013
Martin & Kathrine
SE
5.0 / 5Outstanding
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night romance trip May 9, 2015
Graciela
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night trip Jul 20, 2014
A Traveler
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night trip Jul 24, 2014
A Traveler
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night trip Jul 19, 2014
A Traveler
US
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