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Best Hotels in North Charleston, SC

Did you know more people who reside in North Charleston, work in the math and computer industry than 95% of other U.S. locations?  It's no wonder that North Charleston, SC attracts many business travelers and conventioneers to the community. Another fact: it's the third largest South Carolina city in population behind Columbia and Charleston.

Home to South Carolina's busiest and largest airport, the Charleston International Airport serves both civilians and the military.  Visitors will find there are no shortages of hotels in here; many are adjacent to the airport, Convention Center and within a 20-minute drive to neighboring Charleston.

The best hotels in North Charleston are perfect for business travelers and families!


Hyatt Place Charleston Airport and Convention Center

The super convenient Hyatt Place is a five-minute drive from the local airport, Charleston Convention Center, Boeing, Coliseum,  and the Charleston Air Force Base. The hotel features spacious accommodations which contain state-of-the-art media and workstations. Enjoy a customizable breakfast bowl in the morning, with a cocktail bar in the evening and a restaurant to satisfy your hunger or sweet tooth during the day. After a long day attending a conference, business meetings, or family travel, take a dip in the heated indoor pool. And --- pack your dog's travel bag because she can come too!


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Holiday Inn Express and Suites Charleston Airport and Convention Center

The Holiday Inn Express is a moderately priced hotel, but it is worth the extra bucks for convenience to the airport.  Rooms are rather spacious, decorated beautifully and have a coffee maker and a flat-screen TV. Enjoy a hot breakfast buffet each morning and coffee is available all day in the lobby.  There's no pool or restaurant on site, but this lovely hotel offers a spacious patio where you can relax with your family or colleagues.  When you are ready for a little retail therapy and tasty food, ride the free shuttle to one of the many outlet shops and restaurants just one mile away.


Homewood Suites by Hilton Charleston Airport / Convention Center

Looking for an extended stay hotel to enjoy with your family? This one is perfect, and you can prepare meals in the furnished kitchen, or enjoy free meals during the Mon-Thurs evening socials. Your accommodations include a free daily breakfast, and the Suite Shop is always open.  The Homewood Suites is the quintessential family hotel as cribs, high chairs and playpens are available for children. Plus, there is a gorgeous outdoor courtyard pool, and beach and water sports activities are just a 20-mile jaunt to the coast from this hotel.


DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel - Convention Center

Another great facility which offers family-friendly and business travel accommodations is the stylish DoubleTree Hotel, located in the same proximity as other airport hotels. Greeted with the famous DoubleTree chocolate chip cookie, make your way to your cozy and well-appointed room to enjoy a Keurig coffeemaker, mini-fridge, microwave, and large flat screened TV. The comfortable desk and ergonomic chair, are perfect for business travelers. Relax at the saltwater pool and sizable tiki patio after a long day of sightseeing or work.


Hampton Inn, Charleston-North

Located off the I-26 Interstate, the Hampton Inn is one of the budget-friendly hotels especially when you consider that it includes a hot breakfast, free in-room Wi-Fi, and a 15% military discount. The Hampton Inn is a continuously top traveler ranked hotel according to TripAdvisor. Nearby restaurants feature traditional South Carolina Lowcountry cuisine, BBQ, Mexican food and traditional American fare.

Looking for pet-friendly hotels in North Charleston?


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Centrally located near the interstate and airport, the Staybridge Suites offers apartment-style accommodations and amenities that include free wired and wireless Internet, a free hot breakfast buffet and an evening Social Mon-Thu nights. They even have guest laundry facilities and an on-site fitness center. Four-legged friends are welcome with a $75 non-refundable fee. A pet agreement signed on arrival and a record of complete and up-to-date vaccinations is required. There is no fee for service animals.


Embassy Suites

Enjoy the convenient location of Embassy Suites, near the coliseum and convention center and bring along your furry friend. There is a non-refundable pet deposit of $125, but the weight allowance of your dog is up to 65 lbs. Take the complimentary shuttle the airport two miles away and walk to over 25 restaurants in the local neighborhood. Stay in for a free made-to-order breakfast each morning, and wind down in the evenings at the complimentary evening reception with drinks and snacks.


There is a vast array of hotels to meet your needs and many fun-filled things to see and do in this historic, yet  modernized city. Will you choose to visit some of the sprawling southern plantations, participate in outdoor recreation or hike the scenic coastline? Or, will you opt for the South Carolina Aquarium on nearby Charleston Harbour? No matter what you decide, staying in one of these hotels is sure to provide relaxing accommodations and help you to create fond memories of your business or family vacation travel!


Learn more about the area and check out our TravNow Charleston blog for fun things to do in North Charleston and the historic Charleston areas.




Topics: South Carolina