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See Why the King Charles Inn is the Talk of the Town

From our beloved hospitable staff to our endlessly inviting accommodations, the King Charles Inn has been widely recognized as one of the best service-driven hotels in Downtown Charleston. View our recent commendations, awards, and accolades and see why the King Charles Inn is the talk of the town.

16 Last-Minute Travel Deals You Can’t Afford to Miss by Reader's Digest

If you’re looking for somewhere to go before the summer officially ends, you’ll be excited to know some of the best destinations and resorts are offering steeply discounted last minute travel deals right now. Rooms at the King Charles Inn in trendy downtown historic Charleston are discounted by 25 percent off through the month of August. 

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Best Places to Visit in September by Conde Nast Traveler

September is the unsung hero of travel months: The busiest travel season has come and gone, places are less crowded because kids are back in school, and as a result, prices on airfare, accommodations—and even attractions—drop. Despite the fact summer officially ends September 21, your vacation season is far from over. Check out this article by Conde Nast Traveler featuring Charleston, SC as the September destination, featuring our historic hotel, the King Charles Inn. 

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Lovely Charleston

Walking is the most convenient way to get around downtown, and when it comes to convenience it’s hard to beat the location of the King Charles Inn, a historic property that once hosted writer Edgar Allan Poe. The boutique hotel is a short stroll from City Market and other historic spots, and a block from great shopping on King Street. The South Carolina Aquarium is also nearby, as is Upper King Street, a trendy, up-and-coming district of restaurants, bars, and shops.

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No Invite, No Problem:  Lowcountry Businesses Prepare for the Royal Wedding.

The royal wedding of Prince Harry and Miss Meghan Markle may happen across the pond, but King Charles Inn is offering a royal wedding package featuring champagne, white roses, chocolate-covered strawberries, a Friday evening pre-party, the viewing party, and a ride to dinner in a 1965 Bentley Silver Cloud.

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Watch the Royal Wedding in Style

On May 18 and 19 guests can enjoy a Royal Hotel Package. For just around $1,000 per night they can be transported in a British 1965 Silver Cloud Bentley to the hotel and take part in a wedding viewing party. 

10 Best Hotels in Charleston, South Carolina

King Charles Inn is featured as one of the top 10 hotels in Charleston by Trips to Discover. 

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10 Hotels Offering Over the Top Experiences for Royal Wedding Fanatics

In celebration of both the wedding and its own British heritage, Charleston’s King Charles Inn is offering a two-night package available exclusively May 18 to 19.

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Ronald McDonald House family receives a special Christmas holiday

After battling a 108 day stay in MUSC’s neonatal intensive care unit, a Lowcountry family is enjoying a royal holiday at the King Charles Inn. 

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Charleston hotels are touting Cyber Monday deals

For the third year, King Charles Inn is offering Cyber Monday discounts. Book this offer on Cyber Monday to receive 35% off stays through Feb. 15 and 25% off stays between Feb. 18 and Dec. 31, 2018.

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Countdown to Black Friday and Cyber Monday Travel Deals

For 24 hours only, King Charles Inn is offering a a Cyber Monday special of 35% off stays.

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Yes, the Solar Eclipse Comes with a V.I.P. Section

The King Charles Inn will have guests viewing the eclipse via a Schooner Pride sail through Charleston harbor, a local astrophysicist lecture beforehand, and a post-eclipse reception will follow with special wines such as Spellbound Chardonnay.

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Eclipse Anticipation

The Palmetto State is known for its vibrant hot-orange sunsets, but come this August, many South Carolina cities will become a hub for a different kind of celestial event: a total solar eclipse.

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King Charles Inn wins TripExpert's 2017 Expert's Choice Award

King Charles Inn, a boutique hotel pairing English heritage with Southern hospitality, has been named a recipient of the 2017 Experts’ Choice Awards from TripExpert. 

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48 Hours in Charleston: An Insider’s Guide

There’s a reason why Charleston was named the No. 1 city to visit in the world by Travel & Leisure readers. There’s also a reason that it served as the foodie-heaven backdrop for the recent season of Top Chef. In fact, there are lots of reasons Charleston is so popular and keeps us coming back time after time. They include historic architecture, a thriving restaurant scene and those gorgeous streets to explore.

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Holy City Hip: A Review of the King Charles Inn

You’ll find all sides of Charleston at King Charles Inn, a hip boutique hotel in the heart of the white-hot Upper King District with a rich history dating back to the early 1800’s.

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New York Times: Where to Celebrate the Solar Eclipse This Summer

In Charleston, S.C., the King Charles Inn will hold a lunch lecture by an astrophysicist and a viewing party aboard a tall ship in Charleston Harbor (rates from $397 a night with a three-night minimum).

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King Charles Inn announces monthly pop-up series

King Charles Inn, a boutique hotel in Charleston’s historic district is pleased to announce a series of pop-up events featuring six local purveyors. Occurring monthly between March and August, each shop will be open to guests and the general public at the King Charles Inn.

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Where to See 2017's Total Solar Eclipse

While the total eclipse will pass over 14 states from coast to coast, it's important to keep your plans flexible and visit places you would want to experience anyway, says Teddy Minford, editor at If you're interested in springing for a once-in-a-lifetime eclipse package, consider Charleston's King Charles Inn, which is offering "a unique viewing experience aboard a schooner with a talk [led] by an astronomer," she says.

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King Charles Inn: A Noble Stay In Charleston

Noble, stylish and approachable are the three key words that spring to mind when I think of my stay at Charleston’s King Charles Inn. The hotel is home to a variety of very attractive amenities and sits in the heart of Charleston’s gorgeous historic district. Sleek designs infiltrated with Southern Charm paint an ideal stay for all kinds of travelers, be it romantic, business or adventure. 

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Charleston Businesses Prepping for Solar Eclipse

Just before 3 p.m. on Aug. 21, the skies above Charleston will go dark. For about 1 minute, 40 seconds, the moon will block the sun from view.  About 200 days out from this total solar eclipse, businesses in the Charleston area are already preparing for an influx of astronomy buffs and tourists.

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King Charles Inn to honor Inspirational Figure in Charleston-Area

King Charles Inn, a historic downtown hotel, is proud to announce a new Host a Hero contest, honoring an inspirational figure in the area. With nominations running between Nov. 21-Dec. 5 on the King Charles Inn Facebook page, the winner will receive a complimentary one-night stay, free breakfast, and dinner gift certificate.

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So you wanna staycation this holiday? Here are some deals just for Charleston locals

Happy holidays, Charleston. There's no time like the present to revel in our city — the one that Travel and Leisure deemed "best in the world" this year. While we aren't in the business of agreeing wholeheartedly with such accolades (this city isn't perfect), we can all probably agree that Charleston is vacation-destination-worthy. We've saved you some time (and hopefully some m...

Charleston hotel offering a 'local hero' a free night

The King Charles Inn is offering a free night's stay in downtown Charleston to a "local hero." The hero will determined by a contest on the hotel's Facebook page. The contest runs through Dec. 5. The winner will be announced Dec. 8 on the Facebook page.

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