11 Best Cabins In Charleston, South Carolina - Updated 2024

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There are many reasons to visit Charleston, South Carolina. The best way to explore the city is to go on a walking tour. You shouldn’t miss the historic homes in the city, such as Drayton Hall, Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, and Nathaniel Russell House among others. In case you wish to shop for travel souvenirs, a visit to Charleston City Market should be on your bucket list. Beach lovers will be happy to know that there are some beautiful beaches nearby, including the beaches in Isle of Palms and Folly Beach. These beaches are perfect for strolling in cold weather and swimming in warm weather. Looking for a getaway spot from where you can experience the charms of this magnificent city? There are several accommodation options available here including kid-friendly resorts and mountain cabins near Charleston. If you’re planning to visit the city, check out the cabins in Charleston, South Carolina, listed below.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on July 07, 2024.

1. Compact cabin with a fireplace on Toogoodoo River (from USD 225)

Located right on Toogoodoo River, this compact cabin for rent is a historical building dating back to the 1800s, renovated in its current location. Start your mornings at this vacation Airbnb by making yourself a warm cup of coffee and enjoying the sunrise view from the river shore. The beauty of the landscape will leave you refreshed and captivated. The fully equipped kitchen that was added after the renovation of the cabin is a perfect and cozy space to cook delicious warm meals. The backyard has a fire pit with lounging furniture to plan barbecue afternoons and spend quality time with your family or friends.

Do note that the minimum age to rent this cabin is 25, and it’s not pet-friendly.

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Hollywood, South Carolina, United States
28.94 km (18.0 mi) from West Ashley Park
cabin 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

2. A humble abode in the woods (from USD 225)

This Airbnb vacation rental is an elegant three-bedroom space furnished with comfy sofas and cozy amenities. The fully equipped kitchen has a marble countertop that’s easy to clean, and ideal for hygienic stays. Enjoy home-cooked meals as you watch TV. The cabin is surrounded by trees, providing a serene environment that will tranquilize you. A second one-bedroom, one-bathroom mini cabin is built next to the main one, equipped with a coffee maker and a microwave.

Spend your afternoons at this private retreat by exploring the area for local wildlife and hiking spots. Go to the nearby Edisto River and indulge in water activities. You can bring your boat trailers down here and park them in the driveway space that can accommodate six vehicles.

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Ridgeville, South Carolina, United States
37.99 km (23.7 mi) from West Ashley Park
6 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the place was well stocked clean and comfortable
it was clean and host had clear instructions in the welcome notice
Host:
suzy was very responsive gracious and the best host anyone could ask for
the property was just as advertised and suzy was a great host
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3. Small but cozy cabin minutes from downtown (from USD 75)

This tiny cabin is exactly what you’d want if you’re looking to have a relaxing time in Charleston, SC. It is situated close to both the beach and downtown area, providing you quick access to most of the port city’s major attractions. There are also restaurants, a popular coffee chain, a convenience store, and several other establishments to provide you with all your needs during your stay.

This charming one-bedroom rental also features an enclosed yard with a seating area around a fire pit – the perfect spot to just hang loose while roasting marshmallows or enjoying some drinks. Indoors, you’ll have a well-equipped kitchenette for preparing meals easily. Other amenities include Wi-Fi, a smart TV, an electric fireplace, air-conditioning, and more.

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12.29 km (7.7 mi) from West Ashley Park
29 reviews   Wifi Available
cabin 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
nice little set up perfect for us and the pup safe clean and easy access
it was clean and neat and reasonably priced and served our needs
Host:
the hosts were very nice as well
the friendliest cosiest stay we could have asked for
the hosts brian and carol were awesome communicators and very accommodating
easy access to downtown charleston friendly hosts we're glad we stayed there
Location:
great location and cute tiny house
location was perfect - 10 minutes from downtown and 6 miles from folly beach
we loved our stay in the tiny house it’s in a great location close to restaurants and downtown charleston
great location to easily get around james island and minutes to folly beach and downtown charleston
nice tiny house with great location located in quiet neighborhood off a main road making access easy
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4. Humble cabin with river views (from USD 2873)

Do you want to get away from your stressful life and relax in a beautiful river cabin for a while? Welcome to this beautiful cabin on the Wando River where you can unwind in the company of your loved ones. Ideal for five guests, the two-bedroom cabin comes with three soft beds and a full bathroom. The newly renovated property is close to the attractions of Charleston. Enjoy some stunning views of the river while staying in this property. You are also a quick ride to Shipyard Park, Dunes West Golf and River Club, restaurants, and Daniel Island Club Golf Course. The rental is also a short drive to downtown Charleston and local beaches.

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Charleston, South Carolina, United States
23.92 km (14.9 mi) from West Ashley Park
62 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi worked without any problems
we all enjoyed the comfortable and tasteful furnishings and bedrooms
it's very open; be prepared if you're challenged sleeping in bright rooms
Cleanliness:
a clean and comfortable cabin
very clean and comfortable
clean cozy and beds are very comfy
the property was so clean and comfortable
the space was clean and comfortable i would highly recommend
Host:
hailey was a wonderful host
hailey was so accomdating and kind
hailey was a fantastic and very accommodating host
the owner was pleasant and on top of everything
hailey is a great host and there if you need to ask any questions
Location:
we were on a sisters trip and this location worked out perfect
we liked that it was a place kinda tucked away from the city
staying there with it’s waterfront location and beautiful live oak trees was a highlight of our trip
the place we perfect for the type of trip we envisioned
great place in a quiet piece of paradise
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Nearby cabins

5. Beautifully furnished cabin on Kiawah Island (from USD 276)

Located just 21 miles (33.7 kilometers) from downtown Charleston, Kiawah Island is definitely a dream destination – and this amazing cabin offers you easy access to most of what the beautiful island has to offer. The beach and the Atlantic, for instance, are but a few meters away. There’s a community pool nearby, which is great for laps. Other stuff to do nearby include shopping, golfing, and tennis!

The two-story cabin sits in the middle of a wooded area, providing you with a refreshing ambiance and sceneries throughout. It’s big enough to accommodate a family or a small group and comes with lots of features including a wraparound deck, a well-equipped kitchen, Wi-Fi access, air-conditioning, and a lot more.

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Kiawah Island, SC, US
26.43 km (16.5 mi) from West Ashley Park
12 reviews  
cabin 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 4
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
ceiling fan in screen porch was inoperable
Location:
perfect walking distance from the beach
the best part about the house is the location
the beach was just a few minutes walk away and the bike trails were easily accessible
close to the beach comfortable and quiet - we will be back
the neighborhood was quiet and peaceful
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Kiawah Island, South Carolina, United States
26.43 km (16.5 mi) from West Ashley Park
cabin 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

6. Farm-style studio with farm views (from USD 207)

Relish a peaceful time in a farm-style accommodation on Johns Island. The cozy studio can accommodate two guests at a time, and it features a squishy bed and a modern bathroom. There are various exciting outdoor activities available here, including hiking, canoeing, paddleboarding, fishing, bird watching, and horse riding. Alternatively, you may simply decide to savor a quiet romantic dinner in the dining space within a well-appointed kitchen. The accommodation welcomes pets without any extra charges, and a fenced yard ensures their safety. Guests will relish fresh farm eggs and seasonal veggies during their stay.

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Johns Island, South Carolina, United States
14.91 km (9.3 mi) from West Ashley Park
135 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
denise did an excellent job of making us feel welcome and comfortable
the cabin is a perfect home-away-from-home well-stocked with kitchen supplies and thoughtful touches
the scenery was great and the cabin was quite comfortable and easy to access
Cleanliness:
very clean and very well equipped
the cabin was wonderful and very clean
Host:
our hosts were very welcoming and accommodating
wonderful place and wonderful hosts
wonderful hosts and will definitely recommend to others
denise was a wonderful host
tonya and denise were great hosts and always available to answer any questions or needs we had
Location:
very pretty and peaceful location within driving distance of beach and downtown
great location not to far from charleston
beautiful perfect location quiet setting
an excellent location rural and quiet yet only 20-25 mins from downtown charleston
location is away from the city so it offers relaxing environment
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7. Charming log cabin best for large families (from USD 181)

Guests will enjoy access to this entire cabin in North Charleston when they book this accommodation. The spacious log cabin is suitable for 10 guests. The rental features three well-decorated bedrooms and two bathrooms with modern fittings. It also has a spacious dining and living area and an equipped kitchen. There is even a play area for your kids so that they do not get bored. You will be a short drive away to attractions such as the airport, Folly Beach, North Charleston Coliseum, Convention Center, and downtown Charleston. Guests enjoy access to facilities such as heating, a washing machine, a TV, a dryer, free on-site parking, and Wi-Fi.

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North Charleston, South Carolina, United States
4.35 km (2.7 mi) from West Ashley Park
109 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cabin 5 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there’s plenty of room to spread out and relax
the king bed upstairs was super comfortable (i did not use the other beds)
i liked the separation of the downstairs bedrooms and bathroom from the upstairs bed/bath
Cleanliness:
the place was clean and charming
house was clean and nicely furnished with beddings and towels
great place very clean and exactly as described
clean and comfortable with a large back yard
great stay inside was clean and matched pictures
Host:
the host was great
the host was responsive and available for any questions we had about dietary needs or activities
jess is a wonderful host would definitely re-book
the host has since updated the listing to state 'pet friendly' and call out the allergy concern
jessica was very responsive to the questions we had & was very accommodating
Location:
location was only about 5 minutes from the airport which was nice leaving
the location is great and it’s not overly far to anything
great place to stay close to many things to do
also this place is super close to all kinds of good shopping
great location perfect for a visit to charleston
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8. Rustic retreat with private fishing pond (from USD 425)

This house has been transformed with great care so that it is now a spacious and rustic cabin that can host many as eight guests. The large fish camp-style kitchen is perfect for cooking elaborate meals or entertaining your friends or family. It is fully equipped with the latest appliances. You will be staying just about 24.14 km (15 mi) from Summerville downtown and 80.46 km (50 mi) from downtown Charleston. There is a private fishing pond where you can spend hours indulging in your favorite hobby.

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Ridgeville, South Carolina, United States
38.06 km (23.7 mi) from West Ashley Park
68 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 6 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
our families (4 adults/4 kids) had plenty of room to relax and unwind
Cleanliness:
a super clean riverfront cabin nestled in the woods
everything thing was super clean and felt very comfortable
we really enjoyed our stay the buildings are clean and well kept
Host:
the host is great and the cabin is amazing
he is super helpful and available throughout your trip
dustin was super accommodating and responsive when ever we had a question
Location:
really unique place with some cool features - close to a lot of cute little towns and charleston
great location for outdoors experience family time and reflection
this is a great place to get away
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9. Renovated cottage in Isle of Palms

This cottage for seven guests has been given a thorough facelift. The front porch has been beautifully furnished so that guests can relax and unwind while not in the mood to go out. It is fitted with rich hardwood floors throughout, and the fully updated kitchen ensures that guests can prepare all types of meals in a hassle-free manner. The dining area can accommodate a maximum of eight guests at a time. Guests can also relax in a well-furnished living area. You will be at a comfortable distance from various attractions of Isle of Palms by booking this accommodation.

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Isle of Palms, South Carolina, United States
29.1 km (18.1 mi) from West Ashley Park
7 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 7 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Host:
thank you for hosting
Location:
great location beautiful decor and a ton of games for fun family time
great location great attention to detail great decor
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10. Private abode with lake views (from USD 147)

In case you are in pursuit of a fully equipped retreat in Eutawville, South Carolina for your family, this relaxing lake home can be one of your best bets. It is about a 1.5-hour drive to downtown Charleston and a 20-minute ride to the golf courses in Santee. The cabin is an excellent accommodation where you can disconnect from a hectic life. It is close to a lake that’s famous for fish and it is thus a haven for fishing lovers. The rental offers a string of amenities including Wi-Fi, Netflix, YouTube TV, and more. The kitchen is fitted with all essentials to ensure that you have no problems while cooking your meals. This rental can accommodate four guests at a time in its two bedrooms.

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Eutawville, South Carolina, United States
71.03 km (44.2 mi) from West Ashley Park
111 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 4 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the back deck was perfect for breakfast/dinner and the porch is perfect for an afternoon nap
the place was super cozy
Cleanliness:
very clean and well maintained
clean quiet very nice
the house is clean quiet and convenient
the house was very clean and nice
great super clean house to relax in
Host:
polite & responsive host
host was very responsive
owner was extremely helpful
wonderful place wonderful host
steve is a great host and quick to reply
Location:
great location and very peaceful neighborhood
great location and very quiet
real close to great fishing caught many big catfish
great location & great place to stay
we loved the location to the lake & great fishing
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11. Cabin in Twin Oaks Farm

Location is a major selling point for this wonderful cabin on a working horse farm. The rental is in proximity to a golf course, the town, and some pristine beaches. The cabin is perfect if you are traveling as a group of four and it offers two comfy beds and a full bathroom. It is loaded with a host of modern amenities to assure you of a comfortable stay. Conveniences include a full kitchen, air conditioning, heating, a dedicated workplace, and free on-site parking. The accommodation is close to various attractions in the locality, including downtown Charleston, Folly Beach, Seabrook Island, and Kiawah Island.

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Johns Island, South Carolina, United States
10.84 km (6.8 mi) from West Ashley Park
29 reviews  
Entire cabin 2 Beds 4 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a beautiful location surprises around every turn space is cozy clean and the views were serene
Cleanliness:
this place is beautiful quiet clean secluded and breathtaking
Location:
the cabin is in an ideal location 15-20 from downtown charleston or the beach
this cute cabin in the woods was a close commute to charleston and beaches
this place is amazing and has just what you need to break away from the daily grind
amazingly beautiful and serene place in the country but still so close to the city
so peaceful and quiet and not too far from charleston with about a 10-15 min drive
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Enjoy your vacation in Charleston

Charleston offers a plethora of tourist attractions for travelers. So, you need to spend a few days here to explore the locality well. Check out these cabins in Charleston, South Carolina, so that you can return to a cozy accommodation after sightseeing.

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