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Chesterfield, Michigan
Reviewed 8 May 2014

My wife & I recently went on a vacation to South Carolina and spent a week at the Shem Creek Inn in Mt. Pleasant, just outside of Charleston. Situated right on Shem Creek, the location, view and accommodations were great. The Inn was centrally located to all of the sights we wanted to see, we couldn’t have picked a better...

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ShemCreekInn-Manager, General Manager at Shem Creek Inn, responded to this review

Your review comments and hearing that we made a difference in your stay is the reason we enjoy this work so much. We are unique in the fact that we are a smaller hotel and able to offer more direct services and interaction with our guests. We also feel it is important to treat our guests as family. Thank you...

Little Rock, Arkansas
Reviewed 2 May 2014

If not staying in Charleston, Shem Creek Inn is a fantastic alternative. Easy drive into Charleston, plenty of restaurants available in Mount Pleasant, the boardwalk over the marsh provides a nice evening/morning walk/jog, lots to do if you like the water. Lots to watch if you don't want to get in the water! Just know that the Creek is a...

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ShemCreekInn-Manager, General Manager at Shem Creek Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience and your kind words about Bobbie. She truly enjoys assisting guests by making dinner recommendations and attractions to see and we are glad that she shared Sullivan's with you. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 May 2014

Had the pleasure of staying here 3 nights last week and thoroughly enjoyed it. Had a creek side room which afforded me to see all the boats coming and going as well as dolphins! Front desk staff were all very nice. Breakfast was included and less expensive by far than staying right in the city but so close. Restaurants on...

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ShemCreekInn-Manager, General Manager at Shem Creek Inn, responded to this review

We are very pleased that this guest enjoyed their stay. There's nothing like shopping and taking in all the sites in Charleston then returning "home" to Shem Creek for a relaxing dinner or just to sit and watch all the wildlife from your private balcony.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 May 2014

My experience here was fantastic and the customer service was exceptional. The location was great, right next to the Shem Creek Preserves and views are beautiful. I totally enjoyed my stay. As for customer service, I had reservations issues and the manager on duty totally fixed my problem, made me feel very welcome. This is how you run a hotel....

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ShemCreekInn-Manager, General Manager at Shem Creek Inn, responded to this review

We appreciate your very kind words and it's great to hear that we were able to assist with the reservation errors. Thank you for sharing and we hope to see you again soon.

Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Reviewed 29 April 2014

We loved, loved, loved the gorgeous view from the deck and pool areas! We could have spent many mornings and eves just sitting and watching the pelicans and the paddleboarders, boats and other life on the creek - better than any tv show! My husband and 8-year old went paddleboarding - which they thoroughly enjoyed. I will join next time...

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ShemCreekInn-Manager, General Manager at Shem Creek Inn, responded to this review

I remember this family getting ready to head over to the Kayak rentals a few doors down. The Excitement on the boy's face was priceless and it''s great to hear that they enjoyed themselves. We hope to see you again real soon.

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 27 April 2014

Stayed at the Shem Creek Inn for 4 nights last week. We had a waterfront room and could not have been more pleased. There are 3 - 4 restaurants located on the waterway and within easy walking distance. Easy walk on the boardwalk out into the end of the creek. Kayakers and dolphins passing by. Excellent staff highlighted by Bobbi...

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ShemCreekInn-Manager, General Manager at Shem Creek Inn, responded to this review

We agree that our Inn offers a different ambiance than larger hotels. We enjoy offering clean and comfortable accommodations and appreciate your feedback.

North Augusta, South Carolina
Reviewed 23 April 2014

We just returned home from a 3 night stay at Shem Creek inn and wanted to let everyone know what a nice QUIET place it is to stay and within walking distance to Good places to eat. The Inn is right on the creek and there is a Beautiful view from the creek side rooms. The staff is very friendly...

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ShemCreekInn-Manager, General Manager at Shem Creek Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Westfield, Indiana
Reviewed 19 April 2014

Shem Creek Inn was affordable and no longer than a 10 minute drive to downtown Charleston. The breakfast was decent and the views around the inn were beautiful. We enjoyed our stay and would stay there again.

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ShemCreekInn-Manager, General Manager at Shem Creek Inn, responded to this review

We are in close proximity to downtown and area beaches. The views from either side of the hotel have their own unique offerings. Creek side with the water, boats and dolphins, marsh side for the boardwalk, bird wildlife and sunsets. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay.

Plainfield, Indiana
Reviewed 7 April 2014

Shem Creek Inn was a great choice for our family's first visit to the Charleston area. The facilities themselves are very good and the staff is friendly and helpful. The hotel room is equipped with microwave and mini fridge and the Inn provides a simple, albeit adequate, continental breakfast. The room itself is spacious and has a great balcony! We...

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ShemCreekInn-Manager, General Manager at Shem Creek Inn, responded to this review

We are pleased that this guest enjoyed their recent stay with us and were able to enjoy all the conveniences of our location. Being only 4 miles from downtown and 4 miles to local beaches makes Shem Creek Inn a fabulous choice this summer.

Lexington, South Carolina
Reviewed 5 April 2014

We chose the Shem Creek Inn because of a previous enjoyable stay many years ago. We had a corner king room (212) facing the creek, next to the Water's Edge Restaurant and Bar. We were immediately concerned about noise since we were just above the outside eating and bar area. The desk clerk assured us that it would not be...

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ShemCreekInn-Manager, General Manager at Shem Creek Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your informative review. With our location in close proximity to the local restaurants and lounges, there is more activity and noise on the water side of the building. Summer time even more so, with increased occupancy and everything going on outdoors. Many of our guests enjoy the location over the Cabana Bar as they enjoy people watching...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Surrounded by lowcountry wetlands there is something here for everyone. From bird watching to seeing the change in the tides and watching the gracefullness of the dolphins jumping near the shrimp boats. Let our courteous staff welcome you to your home away from home. Offering you a clean and comfortable atmosphere with outstanding customer service, we are "Charleston's Best kept Secret". ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shem Creek Inn

Address: 1401 Shrimp Boat Ln, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464-4379
Region: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Mount Pleasant
Price Range: $210 - $447 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Shem Creek Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 50
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Shem Creek Hotel Mount Pleasant
Shem Creek Mount Pleasant
Shem Creek Sc
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#3 Family Hotel in Mount Pleasant
#9 Business Hotel in Mount Pleasant
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“Just ask for Creek view. Its Awesome”
 of 5 bubbles presmm9195, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 202 was great for viewing creek activities.”
 of 5 bubbles JoannneA, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get a room with balcony overlooking the creek”
 of 5 bubbles 887annen, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the parking lot side for a quieter time.”
 of 5 bubbles Satsoc, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you can, get a room on the creek side. parking lot side offers nothing but noise.”
 of 5 bubbles carollB5114XY, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
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