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Reviewed 11 August 2016

We got a great rate at this location, the floors were a little worn but not unacceptable. I usually stay at Hampton Inn's when traveling with family. The workers and other guest were all friendly and this is in a location that's great to go to Charleston or Isle of Palms and keep trip costs down. We did have to...

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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 7 August 2016

My husband and I were traveling with 2 teenage boys, so we definitely wanted a suite. This hotel was in a great location near Patriots point and the ferry to downtown Charleston, and with 2 bedrooms and a pull-out sofa we thought it would be perfect. Unfortunately we were disappointed. When we went into the room we found someone's pants...

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1903Oceanfront, Manager at MainStay Suites, responded to this review

Dear Diane B, We regret that your guestroom was not up to the standards that we consistently deliver. When we were alerted of cleanliness issues, the room was immediately inspected. We understand that our extended stay room set-up, and differences from a traditional hotel might not be ideal for all guests. In the two bedroom/two bathroom unit, the master bedroom...

Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

We came to Charleston for dance nationals and needed a place to fit two girls ages 17 and 14, one 7 year old boy and parents. This place fit the bill. We had a kitchen with full size refrigerator, and dish washer. All the plates, silverware, and glasses were provided. Our suite had two baths, two bedrooms, and a pullout...

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1903Oceanfront, Manager at MainStay Suites, responded to this review

Dear Mary, Thanks for staying with us during the Charleston dance nationals. We appreciated your business and hope that you took home some trophies, or an least great memories. Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 15 June 2016

This was our 1st time to stay at a MainStay Suites, but it won't be our last! The grounds and building are attractive and well kept. The best part of this hotel is the very friendly and helpful staff - the housekeepers, maintenance workers, and front desk staff are pleasant and there to help. Each suite has 2 bedrooms, 2...

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1903Oceanfront, Manager at MainStay Suites, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at the Mainstay Suites, Mount Pleasant. We appreciated you being a first time visitor of Mainstay Suites, a brand that you weren't familiar with. Glad that the two bedroom with two bathrooms fit your needs. We hope that y'all will come visit us again soon. Happy Summer!!!!

Sioux City, Iowa
Reviewed 13 June 2016

I traveled with my dad and brother. All being over age 23 it was super nice to have the separate bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Perfect for any family. The room was clean and I am kinda particular about that and it was real good. For the price and the central location to the beach and to downtown Charleston, and the...

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1903Oceanfront, Manager at MainStay Suites, responded to this review

Dear Jess, Thanks so much for traveling to beautiful, historic Charleston. On behalf of the entire Mainstay Suites team, it was a pleasure to provide accommodations for your family. We hope that your travels brings you back our way, again soon!

Rocky Mount, Virginia
Reviewed 7 June 2016

I loved this hotel. It was clean, very secure and in a safe location, The staff was nice, the room was very spacious. We had a 2 bedroom/ 2 bath suite with the kitchen, The only thing I didn't like about this hotel was the TVs. The sound was horrible and the programming absolutely was horrible. Our cruise ship had...

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1903Oceanfront, Manager at MainStay Suites, responded to this review

On behalf of the Mainstay Suites family, thanks for staying with us! We loved providing accommodations for your family, and appreciated you mentioning that our location is ideal if you are cruising out of the Charleston Harbor. Our franchisor requires us to offer specific television programming, and we're sorry that the children's options were limited. We hope that your travels...

Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

This is a "no-frills" hotel. It feels like a bunker on the inside, but the rooms were clean (if slightly worn). The staff is very friendly. The breakfast isn't anything special, but edible. The AC worked well (important in the Charleston area). It was extremely convenient to downtown Charleston at a fraction of the price. We did not spend much...

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1903Oceanfront, Manager at MainStay Suites, responded to this review

Dear Rachel D, Thank you for staying at the Mainstay Suites, an extended stay hotel, by Choice Hotels. We appreciated your business, and we hope that your travels will bring you back to beautiful, historic Charleston soon!

Vallejo, California
Reviewed 23 May 2016

The hotel is located in a safe quiet area. check in was easy. the breakfast offerings were average and limited but were adequate. the room had been under going some remodeling and the second bathroom had new fixtures and new walk in shower. Shower pans need nonskid strips added to prevent falls as they are very slippery. Carpet need to...

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1903Oceanfront, Manager at MainStay Suites, responded to this review

Dear C2340, Thank you for staying at Mainstay Suites Mount Pleasant, SC. We appreciated you mentioning our location and our staff's responsiveness. We are respectful that for those guests seeking a full, hot breakfast that we might not be the best choice. As a franchised extended stay hotel, our hotel offers breakfast items that Choice Hotels indicates. Hope that your...

Princeton, NJ
Reviewed 22 May 2016

To be fair, I selected this hotel on location and price. Both were fantastic! However, I was disappointed in the room and services in comparison to other chain hotels I have stayed at. Location - very nice affluent neighborhood, quality grocery stores nearby. Historic Charleston was a short drive away. Nearby Shem Creek has fun restaurants with great views. Grounds...

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1903Oceanfront, Manager at MainStay Suites, responded to this review

Dear Njersey 8229, Thank you for noting Mainstay Suites location and beautiful grounds. We regret that you were not familiar with our brand and the differences between an Extended Stay hotel and a traditional hotel. Mainstay Suites by Choice Hotels is an Extended Stay hotel model. So, the bedrooms are smaller than a traditional guestroom to accommodate a full kitchen...

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Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

While visiting the Charleston area, my wife and I chose to stay at the Main Stay Suites in Mt Pleasant. While it does not give you the same feel that staying in the historic district would, we found it to be convenient to everything we needed and in a safe location. The staff was friendly and the room was very...

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1903Oceanfront, Manager at MainStay Suites, responded to this review

Dear wonderful stay. Thanks so much for writing a review of your experience. We're so glad that you enjoyed your time in the beautiful Low Country!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge

Additional Information about MainStay Suites

Address: 400 Magrath Darby Blvd, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464-2971
Region: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Mount Pleasant
Price Range: $140 - $267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — MainStay Suites 2.5*
Number of rooms: 71
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“You might get a view of the swamp if you stay on the back side.”
 of 5 bubbles MLPerry, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We stayed on 3rd floor so no one was above us and the Halls were quiet at night.”
 of 5 bubbles wvtravelman, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Get a room away from the laundry. The view of the back of the property is best.”
 of 5 bubbles queenbeeizme, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We were on the bottom floor at the back and it was very quiet even with a busy street behind us.”
 of 5 bubbles teknoge3k, 7 Jun 2016 | Read review
“My room overlooked the pond. At night the frogs and whatnot in the pond were signing away. They were loud! But a nice kind of music I guess”
 of 5 bubbles elizabethb527, 20 May 2016 | Read review
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