Rate based on Check-in: Nov 20, 2014 Check-out: Nov 21, 2014

French Quarter Inn

4 stars
166 Church Street, Charleston, SC 29401
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.8
out of 5
42 reviews
Loved It

Fantastic room, great balcony. Loved the breakfast, enjoyed the wine, cheese and snacks every... See full review

  • Always Traveling Somewher
  • Oct 16, 2014
Wonderful Stay

Stayed in Charleston previously. First time at the French Quarter Inn and we are looking forward to... See full review

  • dottieh
  • Mar 19, 2014
Luxury Charleston hotel offers free champagne and evening reception
Full of charm and hospitality, the French Quarter Inn offers many luxury amenities and a great location for tourists, but also caters to business travelers with its executive business suites. The Inn overlooks Market Square and St. Philips steeple, and has a spectacular atrium lobby. The decor is French urban. The French Quarter Inn was named one of Conde Nast Traveler World's Best Places to Stay three years in a row, 2009-2011 and rated 4 diamonds by AAA since its opening.
Highlights
  • Elegant, classically-appointed French urban decor
  • Located in the heart of the historic district
  • AAA 4-diamond Tristan restaurant on site
  • Spectacular rotunda in the lobby
  • Blu-Ray DVD, CD players in rooms, music and DVD library for guests

Rooms
Rooms at the French Quarter Inn have triple-sheeted simple European bedding. The pillows offer seven different comfort settings. All room types have 40-inch flat-screen TVs, Blu-Ray DVD players and CD player clock radios, free wired and wireless Internet service, and mini-refrigerators. Suites also have a second 30-inch TV. Some rooms have fireplaces or balconies.

Features
The French Quarter Inn offers free champagne and lady fingers at check-in, a wine and cheese reception each evening and milk and cookies in the evening. Free coffee service, flavored iced teas and snacks are available all day. The French Quarter Inn has a music and DVD library for guests. Valet parking is available (fees apply).
Dining
The French Quarter Inn provides a complimentary gourmet continental breakfast served in the lobby, on the patio or delivered directly to guest rooms. Tristan (on site) offers a bold American menu, dining on the terrace, an energetic bar and an award-winning wine list. The restaurant is rated 4 diamonds by AAA.
Transportation
  • Charleston International Airport (11.7 mi/18.8 km)
  • Amtrak station (8.4 mi/13.5 km)
Attractions
  • Charleston Visitor Center (0.8 mi/1.3 km)
  • South Carolina Aquarium (0.9 mi/1.4 km)
  • Fort Sumter and Dinner Cruises (1 mi/1.6 km)
  • Patriots Point Naval Museum/USS Yorktown (5.8 mi/9.3 km)
  • Magnolia Plantation & Gardens (12.9 mi/20.8 km)
  • Charleston Area Convention Center (9.6 mi/15.4 km)

 

Business
  • Executive business suites include a desktop computer with complimentary high-speed Internet access, copier/printer and a direct line fax with complimentary fax service
  • 24-hour business center in lobby
  • Meeting rooms for five to 50 people
Policies and fees
  • No Pets. Smoke-free establishment.
  • Valet parking fee is $25 USD/night.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

French Quarter Inn Rooms

Executive Suite
Our suites feature one king or two queen beds with classically simple European triple sheeted bedding. Some of these suites will feature Jacuzzi jetted tubs, gas fireplaces, private balconies or desktop computers. The oversized bathrooms are accented by an assortment of upscale spa products. Modern amenities include 40" flat screen TV's, Blu-Ray DVD players,CD player/alarm clock radio,in room safes, mini refrigerators, irons and ironing boards, and hairdryers. You may request any of these special suite features when making your reservation and we will do our best to accommodate your requests.
Inn Room
Our oversized deluxe rooms feature one king or two queen beds triple sheeted, classically simple European bedding, along with such amenities as 40" flat screen TV's, Blu-Ray DVD players,CD player clock radios, in room safes, mini refrigerators, in room hair dryers, irons/ironing boards, sound sleep pillow menus and waffle weave robes. All rooms include complimentary high-speed internet access and cable TV with HBO.

Amenities

  • WiFi
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Concierge
Activities
Spa
Dining
Restaurant
Room service
Services
Business center
Conference facilities
Internet
WiFi
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities

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Hotel Map

32.7806 -79.9291
Area served
Church Street
Nearby airports
Charleston International Airport
Area description
11 miles from Charleston International Airport, in the heart of Charleston

Nearby points of interest

  • The Black Fedora: 0 mi
  • Dock Street Theater: 0.1 mi
  • Port Charleston: 0.2 mi
  • The Calhoun Mansion: 0.2 mi
  • Charleston Waterfront Park: 0.2 mi
  • St. Michael's Episcopal Church: 0.2 mi
  • Old Exchange & Provost: 0.2 mi
  • Gibbes Museum of Art: 0.2 mi
  • Heyward-Washington House: 0.3 mi
  • Unitarian Church in Charleston: 0.3 mi
  • Theater99: 0.4 mi
  • Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist: 0.4 mi
  • Nathaniel Russell House: 0.4 mi
  • Edmonston-Alston House: 0.6 mi
  • Charleston Music Hall: 0.7 mi
  • The Black Fedora: 0 mi
  • Dock Street Theater: 0.1 mi
  • Port Charleston: 0.2 mi
  • The Calhoun Mansion: 0.2 mi
  • Charleston Waterfront Park: 0.2 mi
  • St. Michael's Episcopal Church: 0.2 mi
  • Old Exchange & Provost: 0.2 mi
  • Gibbes Museum of Art: 0.2 mi
  • Heyward-Washington House: 0.3 mi
  • Unitarian Church in Charleston: 0.3 mi
  • Theater99: 0.4 mi
  • Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist: 0.4 mi
  • Nathaniel Russell House: 0.4 mi
  • Edmonston-Alston House: 0.6 mi
  • Charleston Music Hall: 0.7 mi
  • Charleston Museum: 0.8 mi
  • South Carolina Aquarium: 0.8 mi
  • Children's Museum of the Lowcountry: 0.8 mi
  • Aiken-Rhett House: 0.9 mi
  • Arthur Ravenel Jr.Bridge: 1.2 mi
  • Audbon Swamp Garden: 1.4 mi
  • Johnson Hagood Stadium: 1.8 mi
  • The Citadel: 2.1 mi
  • Magnolia Cemetry: 2.8 mi
  • American Military Museum: 6 mi
  • Morris Island Lighthouse: 6.1 mi
  • Drayton Hall: 10.8 mi
  • Magnolia Plantation & Gardens: 11.6 mi
  • Middleton Place: 14.6 mi

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1600
Check-out:
1200

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (42)

Ratings and reviews for French Quarter Inn

Overall score

4.8 / 5
5.01.0
42 out of 42
Amenities:
4.5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4.9
Location:
5
Value:
4.6

100% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of French Quarter Inn

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Always Traveling Somewher
Business
Minnesota
Oct 16, 2014

Loved It

Fantastic room, great balcony. Loved the breakfast, enjoyed the wine, cheese and snacks every afternoon. Great location, in the center of everything. Would definitely go back. Wish I was there now.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

Take a carriage ride to get a lay of the area.

Review of French Quarter Inn

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
dottieh
Business
Leicester Massachusetts
Mar 19, 2014

Wonderful Stay

Stayed in Charleston previously. First time at the French Quarter Inn and we are looking forward to returning. Outstanding amenities, very helpful staff, relaxing! Breakfast was excellent with many choices. Perfect location, room was perfect. Thank you all so much.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of French Quarter Inn

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
TPG1
Business
Cola, sc
Nov 6, 2013

Great stay

I have stayed here several times and it is always great! Perfect location, you can walk to everything in the historic region and restaurants, great wine/cheese at night and good breakfast continental breakfast. You won't be disappointed here

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Fig restaurant. Wonderful

Review of French Quarter Inn

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Traveler from Albany
Business
Albany, NY
Feb 24, 2013

French Quarter Inn

Three nights. Perfect. One of the best hotels we've stayed at.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of French Quarter Inn

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
trust52
Business
Philadelphia
Feb 10, 2013

French Quarter spoils us

After staying at French Quarter it is hard to stay anywhere else. The location is where you want to be in Charleston, the rooms spacious and bathrooms fabulous. Included Breakfast is amazing with loads of choices and everything fresh. Lots of organic products which was a nice touch. Wine and cheese later in the day along with cookies and milk before bed. Welcome Champagne on arrival. Just the perfect hotel and service very accomplished.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of French Quarter Inn

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
SlyPigDave
Business
Beavercreek, OH
Dec 27, 2012

Great Charleston Experience

We met some friends there for Christmas, and it was great! The customer service, amenities, location, etc. were excellent, and when we go back to Charleston, I'm sure we'll stay here again. Easy walking distance to a plethora of historical sites and shopping, and right next to Market Street. We can't wait to come back!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of French Quarter Inn

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Wedding Guest Weekend
Business
Charlotte, NC
Oct 8, 2012

Amazing Location At The Market

The hotel is right downtown by the market, so we didn't need to drive anywhere for our entire stay. We also enjoyed the complimentary bikes the hotel offers to bike around the city in the mornings. The entire hotel as well maintained, exceptionally clean, and the staff was always pleasant.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of French Quarter Inn

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
pgoat
Business
missouri
Sep 21, 2012

great play to stay

Beautiful room; Excellent service; Great location. Only things that could make it better would be a lighted makeup mirror in bathroom & microwave to warm the breakfast rolls. I would love to stay there again & have no hesitation in recommending it to anyone.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of French Quarter Inn

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Michigan couple
Business
Michigan, USA
Nov 11, 2011

Romantic and luxurious

Beautiful, small hotel, and staff who want to please. Check-in champagne, wine with cheese and crackers at cocktail hour, and freshly baked cookies with milk at night put the frosting on the cake. Our suite had a fireplace and balcony. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, and will return.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of French Quarter Inn

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Dr. Jerry
Business
Elkins Park, Cheltenham, PA, USA
Oct 24, 2011

More than just a getaway!

The city of Charleston had much to see and do in fthe six nights that we were there. We enjoyed ourselves at a pace that left time for relaxation and dining at a leisurely pace. Of course six days of beautiful sunshine and interesting sights added to the enjoyment. Our hotel The French Quarter Inn, is located in the heart of everything and and walking to most places was an easy stroll. The staff was polite and friendly and willing to serve. Breakfast every morning was presented beautifully in the lobby or delivered to your room. There were always cold drinks and snacks available and wine and cheese with fruit served beautifully was set out at happy hour and milk and cookies before bed. The experience was as being a guest in someones home rather than in a hotel. Charleston is a beautiful clean city with friendly folks and surrounded by history. Hope to return again soon.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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