French Quarter Inn

French Quarter Inn

166 Church Street, Charleston, SC 29401, United States
+1 843 722 1900

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About French Quarter Inn

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Breakfast for free

The stately historic boutique French Quarter Inn is one of Charleston's best-known hotels and has plenty of charming southern details and a location near Historic Downtown's popular tourist sights. Ask a local or fellow traveler about the Inn and watch their eyes light up with jealousy.

With one of the best addresses in town, French Quarter Inn is located in the heart of Historic Downtown, within walking distance of many popular tourist sights. It’s just steps away from the City Market, one of the Charleston’s major attractions. The neighborhood's historic sites, world-famous restaurants, grand churches, and chic shops and galleries are all within walking distance. The hotel also provides free bicycles for quick and leisurely transport.

French Quarter Inn's 50 spacious rooms all received a makeover between 2010 and 2011. They all now feature charming 18th-century French-inspired style and a selection of seven different pillow types. Comfortable robes come standard, as do 40-inch flat-screen TVs with digital cable, Blu-Ray DVD players, and free WiFi. Many of the room can accommodate families or large parties, including the Traditional Rooms and suites.

The Inn features an outstanding restaurant, and within walking distance to some of Charleston's best eateries. Guests are offered free champagne and snacks at check-in, plus free wine and cheese in the lobby in the early evening. Free breakfast is also offered through the hotel, plus free freshly baked cookies and milk every night. Coffee, tea, juices, and candy can be found for free in the lobby throughout the day and night.

Aside from the many conveniences, the hotel is also one of Downtown Charleston's best options for small- to medium-sized business and conference groups. In addition, it is ideal for small, southern-style weddings.

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Amenities at French Quarter Inn

  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Valet parking
  • Business center
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Shampoo
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Face masks for guests available
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Enhanced cleaning
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Safe
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces

Services and conveniences

  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service
  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Car rental
  • Concierge service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Express check-out
  • Bottle of water
  • 24hr front desk


  • Family rooms
  • Fireplace
  • Seating area
  • Sofa
  • Landmark view
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • City view
  • Storage available


  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Bathtub
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom

Media and entertainment

  • Radio
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Blu-ray player
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • CD player
  • TV
  • DVD player

Accessibility and suitability

  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator


  • Breakfast included
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Refrigerator

Parking and transportation

  • EV charging station
  • Parking
  • Valet parking
  • Private parking


  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Shops (on site)
  • Bicycle rental
  • Board games/puzzles


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony
  • Garden


  • Socket near the bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Family friendly

  • Complimentary breakfast


  • Massage

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Pros:The staff went above and beyond to make your stay feel like you were part of their family . Great food , snacks and drinks all day long .
Cons:Having to leave .


166 Church Street, Charleston, SC 29401

What's nearby

  • Charleston City Market170 yd
  • Charleston Old Slave Mart342 yd
  • St. Michael's Episcopal Church0.3 mi
  • Waterfront Park0.3 mi
  • Nathaniel Russell House0.5 mi
  • Charleston Historic District0.5 mi
  • Calhoun Mansion0.6 mi
  • Joseph Manigault House0.7 mi
  • Aiken-Rhett House0.7 mi
  • Charleston Museum0.7 mi
  • South Carolina Aquarium0.7 mi
  • USS Yorktown CV-101.4 mi



Check in anytime after 4:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at French Quarter Inn

  • This legendary accommodation is an iconic symbol of both Charleston and South Carolina and it has been rated one of the top hotels in the United States. You’ll receive first-class hospitality and have access to some of the finest amenities across the globe, transforming your vacation into a trip of luxury. Walking through the hallways of the hotel, it is impossible not to feel the aura of the historic building and neighborhood.

  • Make sure your holiday is a stylish one and reserve a Queen Junior Suite. Boasting 560 sq ft of space with two queen size beds and a sofa sleeper, there is enough room for up to 6 people to comfortably sleep. Decorated with ornate European furniture and elegant bathroom details, you’ll feel like a celebrity from the minute you enter. Available for approximately $399 per night, these suites are perfect for a family or group of friends.

  • Travel to one of the dreamiest cities in the world and reserve the Romantic Escape accommodation package, which includes a bottle of champagne, chocolate-covered strawberries, rose petal decorated bed and a flower bouquet. For food lovers, a Taste of Charleston bundle includes oysters at Pearlz, Darling Oyster Bar and Hank’s Seafood Restaurant. To get a special perspective of the city, a package is available which involves a helicopter tour, harbor sail and a horse and cart carriage excursion.

  • Far from a token breakfast, you’ll receive a full European continental feast that includes, quiches, eggs, baked good, fresh berries, bagels and fruit. You can enjoy the delicious morning meal out on the terrace, or sleep in and have it brought to your room.

  • There is no need to stress if you have left your laptop at home, a computer station and iPad are available at the 24-hour business center if you need to get some work done. Printing and photocopying can be done, with staff in the lobby happy to assist at any time.

  • As a customizable extra, you can complete a private yoga class in the comfort of your own room. An experienced trainer will work with you to correct technique and deliver a memorable experience.

  • For some old-fashioned fun, start a board game or puzzle chosen from the hotel’s extensive offerings. There are also books and DVDs that can be borrowed to help keep the kids entertained.

  • Located about a 20m drive from Charleston International Airport, catching an Uber is a quick and stress-free travel option. A standard fare from the airport to the hotel will cost approximately $25, with a good view of the Ashley River along the way.(Prices checked 11/06/19).

  • French Quarter Inn is located at 166 Church Street, 0.3 miles from the center of Charleston. Charleston City Market is the closest landmark to French Quarter Inn.

  • Check-in time is 4:00 PM and check-out time is 12:00 PM at French Quarter Inn.

  • Yes, French Quarter Inn offers free Wi-Fi.

  • French Quarter Inn is 10.1 miles from Charleston. French Quarter Inn is 59 miles from Hilton Head Island.

  • KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at French Quarter Inn in Charleston and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at French Quarter Inn and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for French Quarter Inn.

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0.3 mi

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Distance to airport

10.1 mi