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Holiday Inn Charleston Historic Downtown

425 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29403-5526
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What you can expect during your stay
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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#45 of 73 hotels in Charleston
GreenLeaders Silver level
Known for its rich history, well-preserved architecture, celebrated restaurant community and mannerly people; Charleston has been named Top U.S. City by Conde Nast Traveler Readers Choice Awards, once again. This coastal destination remains one of the top destination cities in the world. Holiday Inn Charleston Historic Downtown is proud to be a part of Historic Charleston blending contemporary luxury with traditional southern hospitality. Situated on Meeting and Woolfe Street; we are just one block from the Charleston Visitor's Center, minutes from attractions, boutique shops and restaurants located throughout downtown Charleston. Our location is within close proximity to other Charleston's historic sites, attractions, museums, sport venues, beaches and more; providing easy access to I-26 and US Highway 17. The Meeting Room Restaurant & Bar offers dining with a twist on tradition with American inspired entrees prepared with local ingredients offering something to suit every palette. Unwind in an atmosphere of relaxed elegance that allows friends and family to meet and enjoy great food, signature cocktails, wine and beer. After a long day, workout in our fitness center, take a dip in our heated outdoor pool or bask in the warm Charleston sun. Stay cool and relax around our outdoor covered patio with overhead fans and living room style seating. Visit our business center and stay connected to electronic devices with free WIFI.
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Property amenities
Valet parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Walking tours
Kids stay free
Children's television networks
Paid private parking on-site
Outdoor pool
Saltwater pool
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Happy hour
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Vending machine
Highchairs available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Convenience store
Non-smoking hotel
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun terrace
ATM on site
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Air conditioning
Room service
Cable / satellite TV
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
VIP room facilities
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Wake-up service / alarm clock
iPod docking station
Hair dryer
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish
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Maureen O wrote a review Apr. 14
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Location not nearly as desirable as advertised due to unsafe surroundings, rude & unhelpful staff working the front desk, do not clean rooms for 5 days at a time, hallways unclean as well. Completely overpriced for the lack of accommodations.
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Date of stay: April 2021
Mike R wrote a review Apr. 8
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As a Platinum Elite member, I was extremely disappointed with this location. The front desk staff to the GM couldn’t be bothered with the issues/concerns I expressed while onsite or after. 1. Bedsheets with makeup and a strong perfume smell. 2. Shower rod falling out of the wall and couldn’t take a shower without flooding the bathroom. 3. An Individual sleeping at the front desk (Friend of Staff). 4. No bottled water for purchase Thursday-Monday. 5. GM using Covid as an excuse for poor service. 6. The AC unit not working properly. 7. The list could go on...
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Robert Smith wrote a review Apr. 5
Colorado Springs, Colorado6 contributions1 helpful vote
What an incredible disappointment. The rude attitude of the staff made the ghetto like surroundings seam appropriate. Stay away from this one. I have stayed with this chain for decades and after this experience I am changing.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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8ric wrote a review Mar. 2021
Tampa, Florida1,080 contributions276 helpful votes
The holiday on Meeting Street is just north of the start of the King Street strip where all of the activity is located. It's just about a two block walk down Wolfe Street until you hit the main drag. Although it's not in the middle of the strip it's certainly convenient. The rooms are pretty large and the bathroom has plenty of space to move about. The shower is walk-in style and is pretty large. The rooms include a mini fridge and there are plenty of USB ports and electrical outlets to charge all of your devices. The AC unit was whisper quiet and worked flawlessly. The mattress was medium firm and comfortable. The pillows a bit overstuffed for my liking. Staff here are very friendly and accommodating. TIP: parking will cost you here, $30.00 a day when we stayed. Other wise you will have to search out public parking, still around 20.00 a day.
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Date of stay: March 2021
Mark C wrote a review Mar. 2021
73 contributions29 helpful votes
Nice hotel. Clean rooms, and very friendly and helpful staff. Location is good for touring and close by a number of good restaurants. The only drawback for us was the mandatory valet parking charge of $30 per night, as the parking is beyond limited
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Date of stay: March 2021
Sleep Quality
US$135 - US$366 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United StatesSouth CarolinaCoastal South CarolinaCharleston
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Frequently Asked Questions about Holiday Inn Charleston Historic Downtown
Which popular attractions are close to Holiday Inn Charleston Historic Downtown?
Nearby attractions include Time Traveler Escape Games (0.2 km), Aiken-Rhett House (0.4 km), and The Charleston Museum (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Holiday Inn Charleston Historic Downtown?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Holiday Inn Charleston Historic Downtown?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Holiday Inn Charleston Historic Downtown?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Holiday Inn Charleston Historic Downtown?
Yes, paid private parking on-site and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Holiday Inn Charleston Historic Downtown?
Conveniently located restaurants include Halls Chophouse, Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams, and Five Loaves Cafe.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Holiday Inn Charleston Historic Downtown?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Holiday Inn Charleston Historic Downtown?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Holiday Inn Charleston Historic Downtown offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Holiday Inn Charleston Historic Downtown?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, and French.