Charleston is a major destination in USA with over 160 popular hotels - that's quite a lot to choose from. We've rounded up top 20 hotels with highest guest ratings from budget to luxury category.
How do we compare hotels? Mostly based on guest ratings. If guest ratings are similar for hotels of the same tier, then we rank a cheaper hotel slightly higher (same quality for lower price is better).
It's pointless to compare hotels in different categories, so we grouped the best hotels by price range, star ratings and proximity to key tourists attractions, such as Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church and Fort Moultrie. Use the table of contents to select the hotel category that you're interested in. Let's go down the list!
Best rated hotel for each budget
10 hotels in Charleston with highest guest reviews
25 hotels in Charleston have guest ratings over 90 (out of 100)! 2 most popular hotels in Charleston are The Spectator Hotel and 21 East Battery Bed & Breakfast.
Best 5-star hotels in Charleston
Charleston has 3 highly-rated 5-star hotels - the top 3 are Wentworth Mansion, Belmond Charleston Place and The Dewberry Charleston.
Best 4-star hotels in Charleston
Charleston has 22 highly-rated 4-star hotels - the top 3 are The Spectator Hotel, The Restoration and French Quarter Inn.
Best 3-star hotels in Charleston
Charleston has 41 highly-rated 3-star hotels - the top 3 are 21 East Battery Bed & Breakfast, Courtyard by Marriott Charleston Downtown/Civic Center and Jasmine House Inn.
Best budget hotels in Charleston
Charleston has 34 highly-rated budget hotels - the top 3 are The Indigo Inn, Hampton Inn Charleston - Daniel Island and Comfort Suites West of the Ashley.
About travelling to Charleston
Charleston is a popular city! It's ranked #323 on the list of world's most popular tourist destinations.
The most talked about attractions in Charleston are Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Fort Moultrie, Old Slave Mart, Rainbow Row and Middleton Place.
Below are the most popular sights in Charleston by category:
- Churches: Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, Circular Congregational Church, First Baptist Church, First Scots Presbyterian Church, Citadel Square Baptist Church, Second Presbyterian Church, Bethel United Methodist Church, Central Baptist Church and Old Bethel United Methodist Church.
- Historical sites: Fort Moultrie, Middleton Place, Charleston Navy Yard, Powder Magazine and Denmark Vesey House.
- Museums: Old Slave Mart and Charleston Museum.
- Buildings: Rainbow Row, City Market, Dock Street Theatre, Hibernian Hall, Fireproof Building and Villa Margherita.
Best hotels near most popular tourist attractions
Best hotels near Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church
Best hotels near Fort Moultrie
Best hotels near Old Slave Mart
Best hotels near Rainbow Row
Best hotels near Middleton Place
Airports in Charleston
Best hotels near Charleston International Airport
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