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Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Charleston S, WV - Charleston - Bedroom
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Four Points by Sheraton Charleston - Charleston - Pool
Airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Comfort Inn
8.4 Very good
Free Wi-Fi

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Sleep Inn Charleston - Charleston - Building
Sleep Inn Charleston
8.8 Very good
Free Wi-Fi
Hampton Inn Charleston Downtown - Charleston - Bedroom
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Top tips for finding Charleston hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Charleston, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper hotels in Charleston in January and May.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Charleston if you stay on a Saturday. The opposite is true for, Friday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 59 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Charleston hotel.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Charleston found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $134, while the most expensive was $249.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their hotel in Charleston for 2 days.
  • If you are going to be arriving in Charleston, West Virginia, by plane, it might be a good idea to book a stay in a hotel that offers a free shuttle to and from the airport for your convenience. There are a few hotels that operate an airport shuttle, like Holiday Inn & Suites Charleston West and Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Charleston.
  • Try to book a hotel that offers a free continental breakfast to guests if you are concerned about saving money on food during your trip to Charleston. There are plenty of hotels that offer this amenity, including Sonesta Es Suites Charleston and Holiday Inn Express Charleston- Civic Center.
  • No need to worry if you are bringing your pet to Charleston with you on vacation. Several hotels will allow dogs to stay for an additional nightly fee and a few restrictions, such as keeping your pet on a leash when outside your room. The Quality Inn and the Days Inn by Wyndham Charleston WV are two hotels that offer this.
  • Those travelers who are concerned about keeping up with their fitness routine while in Charleston, West Virginia, should opt for a hotel that has an onsite fitness center with free weights, cardio equipment, and weight machines. A hotel that offers this is the Super 8 by Wyndham Charleston Wv.
  • Travelers who have reduced mobility should try to book a hotel that has increased accessibility features such as ramps, toilets with handrails, roll-in showers, and wheelchair-accessible units onsite. There are plenty of hotels in Charleston with these features, such as Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Charleston S, WV.
  • Being the capital of West Virginia, there are a number of historical and governmental attractions in Charleston. Both the West Virginia State Capital and the West Virginia State Museum are within walking distance of downtown. Stay close to these attractions at the Charleston Capital Hotel. Some amenities provided to guests who lodge here include a pool and fitness center.
  • Outdoor sports like disc golf, hiking, cycling and fishing are popular activities with both residents and visitors to Charleston. Coonskin Park provides access to a hiking trail, a par 3 golf course and tennis courts. When you book your room at the Sleep Inn, you’ll be within walking distance of this public park.
  • The Four Points by Sheraton is a riverfront hotel in Charleston. It is just a short walk from the capitol building, Charleston City Hall and the Art Emporium. Its amenities include an indoor swimming pool, fitness center, restaurant and complimentary breakfast.
  • Along with gaming, the Mardi Gras Resort & Casino has its own nightclub, multiple bars, a health club and indoor swimming pool. Providing 4-star accommodations, each room features pillowtop beds, flat screen televisions and luxurious toiletries. This resort is just 13 miles from the center of Charleston.
  • The East End Historical District is an exciting place to stay. It is rich in history and architecture and is also home to an art center and gallery. Hotels in this district include the Quality Inn & Suites Charleston and the Embassy Suites by Hilton.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Charleston

  • Where should I stay in Charleston if I want to be as sustainable as possible?

    Guests concerned about the environment will enjoy staying at hotels that offer organic foods, increase their water efficiency, and use environmentally friendly LED lighting. A few hotels that work on these things as part of the Travel Sustainable Program are Hampton Inn Charleston Downtown and Four Points by Sheraton Charleston.

  • Where should I stay if I want to be in the heart of downtown Charleston?

    Many guests appreciate hotels that put them in the middle of the action of downtown Charleston. If this is the kind of trip you are looking for, check out hotels such as Quality Inn & Suites and Best Western Charleston, both about 0.1 miles from the downtown area, giving you easy access to restaurants, bars, businesses, and shops.

  • If my significant other and I are headed to Charleston to celebrate our anniversary, where should we stay?

    Couples traveling to Charleston for a romantic getaway will appreciate a quiet, serene, and private environment. The Holiday Inn & Suites Charleston West offers all of this and more. You can also spend some time unwinding with your loved one in the hot tub.

  • Do any hotels in Charleston have a 24-hour front desk service?

    Yes, those who need to check in late or check out early will benefit greatly from booking a hotel that has a 24-hour reception desk. Several hotels in the area provide this service, like Sleep Inn Charleston and Comfort Inn.

  • What hotels in Charleston, WV provide airport transportation?

    When you book a room with certain hotels, you’ll get a complimentary ride to and from Yeager Airport. Some of these hotels include the Holiday Inn & Suites Charleston West and the Hampton Inn Charleston - Southridge.

  • What hotels in Charleston come with a kitchenette?

    Having a kitchenette on vacation can be extremely convenient. Along with saving you money, it will let you prepare your favorite dishes while away from home. The Residence Inn by Marriott Charleston offers suites with a full-size stove, refrigerator and microwave. Its kitchen is also equipped with pots, pans, dishes and silverware.

  • What hotels are within walking distance of the Charleston Town Center?

    The Charleston Town Center is a very large shopping center in the heart of the city. Stores in this mall include a Chico’s, Hollister, JCPenney and Talbots. There is also a food court with a variety of snack shops and restaurants for shoppers to enjoy. If you stay at the Charleston Marriott Town Center or the Holiday Inn Express-Charleston Civic Center, you’ll be in walking distance to the shopping center. Both of these hotels have fitness rooms, business centers and provide free breakfast.

  • What hotels are close to Kanawha State Forest?

    If you’re in town to enjoy outdoor fun like cross country skiing, hiking, white water rafting or bird watching, you’ll want to spend lots of time at the Kanawha State Forest. The Country Inn & Suites and the Holiday Inn Express Kanawha City are less than 5 miles away from this park. These hotels also provide family size rooms or suites and serve complimentary breakfast to guests each morning.

  • What are the best hotels near Charleston Civic Center?

    KAYAK users like staying at Courtyard by Marriott Charleston Downtown/Civic Center, Holiday Inn Express Charleston-Civic Center and Embassy Suites Charleston when looking for a hotel in close proximity to Charleston Civic Center.

  • How much does a hotel cost in Charleston?

    The average price of a double room in Charleston is $183, but it varies considerably depending on location, facilities, and seasonality. In the last 3 days, KAYAK users have found double rooms for as cheap as $62.

  • Which freebies do KAYAK users look for when booking a hotel in Charleston?

    KAYAK users look for a hotel in Charleston with free breakfast or free parking. Top-rated options with free free breakfast in Charleston include Hampton Inn Charleston-Southridge and Sleep Inn Charleston, while popular hotels with free parking in Charleston include Holiday Inn Express Charleston-Civic Center and Holiday Inn & Suites Charleston West.

  • Which amenities do KAYAK users look for when booking a hotel in Charleston?

    The most sought-after amenity KAYAK users looked for in their hotel in Charleston is: pet friendly.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Charleston?

    After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighborhood, which allows you to pick the central Charleston districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Charleston city center.

  • How can I find hotels near me?

    Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

  • Are there Charleston hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in Charleston that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Charleston S, WV, Holiday Inn & Suites Charleston West and Quality Inn and Suites.

Where to stay in Charleston?

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