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6 Kid-Friendly Resorts & Hotels In Charleston, South Carolina - Updated 2020

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Charleston, South Carolina is a historic city, first founded in 1670. History buffs will enjoy exploring the city’s cobblestoned streets of the Battery and the French Quarter, gazing at the antebellum houses and watching horse-drawn carriages go by. Take the kids to Waterfront Park, with its views over Charleston Harbor and explore Fort Sumter, where the initial shots of the civil war were fired. Magnolia Plantation and Gardens is a pleasant spot for the whole family with its lush gardens and a zoo to enjoy. Alternatively, head to Boone Hall Plantation and Gardens to explore the scenic farmland with its historic structures. While staying in this historic city, the family can stay in comfort at one of the kid-friendly resorts & hotels in Charleston, South Carolina, listed here. Scroll below to find out more.

1. Harborside at Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina (from USD 119)

Harborside at Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina is the ideal place for families to enjoy a vacation. The children can enjoy the outdoor pools, play soccer on the seaside court and generally have fun on the private beach, while the parents can relax and enjoy the services of the Estuary Spa. The children can also join Mini Mariners Kid’s Club for various craft and sports activities and film viewings. Take the kids on the fun Charleston Water Taxi from the resort’s marina to explore historic downtown, the South Carolina Aquarium and more. Dining is available at the Charleston Harbor Fish House and adults can enjoy a drink in the Bridge Bar. Some of the rooms and suites offer a harbor view and all have flat-screen TVs and a coffee-maker. Free Wi-Fi is available.

2. The Beach Club at Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina (from USD 197)

The Beach Club at Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina has direct harbor access in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. The property features an outdoor pool, sun terrace and hot tub. There is a gift shop on site. A Kid’s Club is available for the children at an additional charge and younger kids can stay with their parents in a Harbor Deluxe with two queen beds. Rooms have a flat-screen TV with cable channels to keep the kids amused. The family can enjoy the free trolley to the beach on Sullivan’s Island, which is a 15-minute drive away. Other activities in the area include golfing and cycling and the hotel provides guests with bicycles on loan. Dining is available at the Bridge Bar and Charleston Harbor Fish House on the waterfront.

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3. Holiday Inn Charleston Historic Downtown (from USD 144)

Holiday Inn Charleston Historic Downtown is perfectly placed in the heart of downtown Charleston, close to all the historic attractions and a 9 km (5.6 mi) drive from Sullivan’s Island. Kids can have fun riding in the free public trolley which stops outside the hotel and takes visitors on a trip through historic Charleston. The property features an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Breakfast and dinner can be enjoyed at the Meeting room Restaurant and Tapas Bar, with its healthy farm-to-table cuisine. There are several room types available for families, including the Queen Room and Queen Room with Balcony, both of which feature two beds. The One-Bedroom Suite offers two double beds, one large double bed, one single bed and a sofa bed, giving plenty of accommodation for the whole family. All rooms feature a microwave, a flat-screen TV with cable channels and free Wi-Fi.

4. Embassy Suites Charleston Historic Charleston

Posted by Embassy Suites by Hilton Charleston Historic District on Monday, 20 August 2018

Embassy Suites Charleston Historic Charleston is an ideal hotel for families with children. The property has a swimming pool and fitness center and there is a golf course close by. Kid-friendly dining options close to the hotel include Sticky Fingers, Jason’s Deli and Taco Boy and there is also an onsite restaurant and room service available. Suites are ideal for families and feature a kitchenette with microwave and fridge, separate living areas and adjoining rooms.

Embassy Suites Charleston Historic Charleston

Address: 337 Meeting St, Charleston, South Carolina, USA

Price: from 162 USD

Star Rating: 3 Star

Travelers Review: 4/5 Very Good (from 640 reviews)

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5. The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel (from USD 179)

The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel is nestled in the historic district of Charleston, a five-minute walk from the Charleston City Market and a 1.6 km (1 mi) drive to the White Point Garden on the Ashley River Waterfront. The hotel features the Barbadoes Room restaurant serving Southern fine dining cuisine. Guests also have the convenience of room service. The hotel features an outdoor pool and a pretty rooftop bar for outdoor relaxation. Families with children can have a comfortable stay in the double rooms with two double beds or the King Room or Junior King Suite, both of which can sleep five guests. Each room features a TV with cable channels and a coffee maker. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property.

6. The Cottages on Charleston Harbor (from USD 445)

The Cottages on Charleston Harbor are perfect for a family vacation. The property is located on the waterfront in Mount Pleasant and features a private beach area. There is also an outdoor pool and a hot tub. While each cottage has a kitchen, a continental breakfast is served each morning and there is also an afternoon and evening reception held for guests with snacks and beverages on offer. Cottages also have a living area with TV, two bedrooms and three bathrooms. They also feature a spa bath and a screened-in porch. Bicycles are available on loan for exploring the area. For those wishing to visit the city center, a water taxi is available close by.

Enjoy everything this city has to offer on a family vacation!

Have fun visiting all the various attractions of this fascinating and historic city, hanging out on the beach and around the harbor, while staying in comfort as a family in one of the best kid-friendly resorts and hotels in Charleston, South Carolina, USA.

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Anne Sewell was born in England, but has spent most of her life in Africa - Malawi, Zimbabwe and South Africa - and now resides on the beautiful Costa del Sol in southern Spain. She loves writing...Read more

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