Hotels in Charleston, South Carolina

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Charleston overview

Visitors to Charleston speak favorably about this walkable city's historical sites, churches, and college atmosphere. Enjoy the selection of restaurants and bars or perhaps you'll want to book a local tour during your stay. You can learn about the local heritage of Charleston at landmarks like The Powder Magazine and Grace Episcopal Church. Popular sights in the surrounding area include USS Yorktown.

Where to stay in Charleston

Whether traveling on business or vacation, Charleston can comfortably accommodate all visitors. There are 193 hotels in Charleston and you can shop as many as 245 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 44%. We have room prices starting at 50 USD per night and below are the number of hotels by star rating in Charleston as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 9 5-star hotels from 197 USD per night
  • • 292 4-star hotels from 136 USD per night
  • • 307 3-star hotels from 79 USD per night
  • • 17 2-star hotels from 54 USD per night

How to get to Charleston

Fly into Charleston, SC (CHS-Charleston Intl.), 9.4 mi (15.1 km) from the heart of Charleston.

What to see around Charleston

Fun excursions can include a visit to:
  • • Port of Charleston Cruise Terminal
  • • Charleston City Marina
  • • Harborage at Ashley Marina
Here are some local attractions:
  • • South Carolina Aquarium
  • • Splash Zone Waterpark
Memorable landmarks include:
  • • The Powder Magazine
  • • Congregation Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim
  • • St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church
  • • Circular Congregational Church
  • • French Huguenot Church
Here are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir:
  • • Charleston City Market
  • • Citadel Mall
Enjoy the university setting or the collegiate vibe around:
  • • College of Charleston
  • • Medical University of South Carolina
  • • The Citadel
Here are some local highlights:
  • • Confederate Museum
  • • Charleston Legends and Lore Ghost Theater
  • • Gibbes Museum of Art
  • • St. Philip's Church
  • • Threshold Repertory Theatre

When to visit Charleston

If you're just starting to think about trip planning, you may be wondering when is the best time of year to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 68°F day, 42°F night
  • • April-June: 87°F day, 55°F night
  • • July-September: 88°F day, 68°F night
  • • October-December: 78°F day, 43°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 8.86 inches
  • • April-June: 9.33 inches
  • • July-September: 17.83 inches
  • • October-December: 8.46 inches

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