Top 10 Vacation Rentals In Charleston, South Carolina - Updated 2023

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Charleston is a beautiful and picturesque city in South Carolina. Its beauty has attracted millions of visitors from all over the world. Proof of this is all the awards it has won as a travel destination. Another reason why travelers love it here is the warm and welcoming people. Here, the locals make every visitor feel welcome with their inviting smiles and generous hearts. You can take in the city’s scenic views by taking a walk on the pathways of the modern looking Arthur Ravenal Jr. Bridge that spreads across the Cooper River. If history is your thing, then a trip to Drayton Hall is a must. The hall is actually a home that was built in the 1700s and is kept in its original glory. No restoration has been done on the property, just preservation. If you want to get a glimpse of these and other places of interest the city has to offer, then book one of the vacation rentals in Charleston South Carolina, that we have listed below.

1. One charming and beautiful home (from USD 235)

The home is located on the ground floor of a two-story historical house. Your group of four will have free access to the whole floor that consists of a deck, a living room, a kitchen with a small dining area, an exclusive bathroom with a tub, and a bedroom equipped with a king bed. Accommodations are good for four where two can take the bedroom and the rest can sleep on the sofa bed in the living area. This place lies close to a couple of beaches, award-winning restaurants, bars, parks, and historical sites. Wi-Fi and free parking for one is available.

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Charleston, South Carolina, United States
1.69 km (1.1 mi) from Palmetto Carriage Works
650 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the ac worked great and place was very cozy
comfortable and spacious one-bedroom with a fully stocked kitchen and a nice living room
the porch has comfy chairs and a table - perfect for sipping wine and relaxing
the king size bed was a great plus that you don’t always find in air b&b’s
lovely apartment exactly as it appears in the photos
space was very clean
the space was very clean and modern
the place was spotless and extremely comfortable
the place was very clean and exactly as described
the space was clean and exactly what we needed
the owners are delightful
the quinns were amazing hosts
hosts were wonderful and very helpful
attentiveness and suggestions from host very helpful
the tips were very helpful
the location is great
close to great restaurants and king street shopping
great location about two blocks from free shuttle bus
great location for walking the city
excellent restaurants very close by
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2. Room for two in the heart of the city (from USD 249)

Be right where all the action happens! This suite for two is located right smack in the middle of the historic part of downtown. The room includes a comfortable queen bed with top of the line linens, a seating area for two and a kitchenette equipped with a microwave, coffee machine, and refrigerator. The charming elegance of the suite extends to the bathroom where designer bath products await. The common patio is the perfect place to enjoy a drink or two while conversing the night away. From here, you can easily walk to the city’s various places of interest for some sightseeing, shopping, and dining.

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238 meters (0.2 mi) from Palmetto Carriage Works
236 reviews   Wifi Available
studio 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
It is the perfect little place for two people; great shower comfy bed and
the kitchenette was exactly the right size And check-in and check-out
The owners thought of every single detail
The stairs are a bit steep so if you have large bags like we did be prepared to make a few trips
Parking is a challenge with a full size pick-up but doable Provided a parking pass
The bed was comfortable and everything was clean
the place itself was immaculately clean had been modernized and upgraded to every last inch and was
Place is as pictured Wouldn't change anything
She is not only super friendly but also extremely responsive
left for us made us smile after a long day
Cute as could be Romantic beautiful decor everything
plus they help with your parking needs
We really appreciated how the owners decorated the loft to give you the full historic Charleston experience
The location was perfect to get everywhere
Location is perfect for shopping restaurants and entertainment
This is a lovely place to stay - right across from the Charleston artisans market and close to tours restaurants and within walking distance of lots of sights Great spot for a couple - my husband
One of the best parts is the location
2-3 times per day This unit is within walking distance of most of Charleston's historic sites
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3. Romantic studio for two (from USD 245)

This beautiful and romantic studio apartment is located on the third floor of a historic building. Done in predominantly white and brown interiors, this place exudes warmth and elegance that invites romance. You and your partner will enjoy amenities like a king bed, a seating area for two, a dining counter, and a full kitchen. The bathroom has modern facilities like a rain shower head. The interiors are finished in bricks, wooden beams and floors, and marble countertops. You and your partner can have your morning coffee and breakfast in the adjacent deck. Most of the city’s places of interest are just a stone’s throw away from here.

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403 meters (0.3 mi) from Palmetto Carriage Works
366 reviews   Wifi Available
studio 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 30
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the price is very reasonable
it looks just like the photos online
It was also great that bicycles and beach towels/chairs were provided
however some of the furniture is stained
The water temperature of the shower was either very cold or extremely hot
Beautifully decorated linens and bed were very comfy
The place was very clean and quiet at night
The loft was very nicely furnished and clean when we arrived
Apartment was exactly as described
This did not disappoint Communication was great with the owner check in
the Battery and more Amenities were excellent and Trish the owner and her staff were incredibly friendly and helpful
However we loved walking to our destinations and only needed the car for a few side trips
The property is clean well appointed and the deck is a fantastic place for either your morning coffee or early evening drinks-all while you listen to the bells ringing in the distance
We just spent a week at this wonderful studio and we cannot stop raving about it
The location is perfect for walking to the Waterfront Part Battery shopping and some of the best restaurants in Charleston
the battery walk the market and many restaurants
Loved having the bikes to stroll around Charleston
The location was perfect for viewing the historical area and the restaurant scene of downtown Charleston
We loved the location - southernmost end of Broad Street Tons of shops restaurants bars and sight seeing all in walking distance from the Rooftop Loft
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4. Downtown apartment with roof deck

Nestled in an intersection where historical buildings filled with elegance and old-world charm proliferate, the home exudes a warm atmosphere that makes your group of four comfortable. It comes with a bedroom, a bathroom, a living area, dining, and a kitchen where you can prepare your fresh food. Above all, there is a lovely deck on the roof where you can take in the beautiful weather while having a cup of coffee. The deck comes with two seating areas, an indoor and outdoor area. The home is situated right in the heart of the city where restaurants, shops, cafes, parks, and tourist destinations abound nearby.

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Charleston, South Carolina, United States
1.85 km (1.2 mi) from Palmetto Carriage Works
336 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the space was very stylish and comfortable and included several nice amenities such as toiletries
the upstairs window room/loft/patio was an awesome addition to morning coffee
the bed is comfortable and the kitchen is fully stocked
the apartment had everything we needed and enough local recommendations to last a week easy
had a great stay at aj’s apartment
the unit was very clean comfortable bright and cheery
the entrance was completely clean and smelled like fabric softener
exactly as pictured charming and clean
the apartment was clean and bright with lots of windows
it is tastefully decorated well-provisioned clean and comfortable
the hosts were super friendly and responsive to any questions we had
aj is a super host
aj & bruce were very responsive the few times we reached out
we loved the location of this place
excellent location to downtown charleston
wow just a wonderfully incredible location and place
this place is fantastic we loved the location and being able to walk everywhere
wow what an awesome place so close to everything and would definitely book again
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5. Studio with a yard

This studio has a vibrant atmosphere that can help a group of three get all the rest they want. The room is divided into several areas. These are the sleeping area, living, dining, kitchen, and bathroom. Upon your arrival, you will be greeted by a lovely yard where you and your company can share some moments together while sipping your favorite drinks. You can even bring your little one or favorite pet with you if you want. The perfect location of the studio puts you right in the center of where the action is. Tourist destinations, restaurants, beaches, and bars are all nearby. Wi-Fi and parking within the property come free.

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Charleston, South Carolina, United States
5.89 km (3.7 mi) from Palmetto Carriage Works
327 reviews  
Entire apartment 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
couldn’t count on the wifi to watch netflix but the place had free cable so we watched that
the space is quaint cozy and relaxing we would definitely go back
the bed was super comfortable and we had everything we needed
the bed was super comfortable
the room was also very comfortable for us and our pup
clean and comfortable
william’s was clean and cozy
i encourage anyone looking for a clean comfortable and convenient place to downtown charleston to look here first
the place was super clean and the bed was super comfy
the studio is large clean and well equipped
the host and his assistant were very responsive
william was a great host and easy to communicate with
reviews from all travelers are helpful so read the latest guests
william was a wonderful host and i would recommend anyone wishing to visit charleston to stay here
william was very kind and a fast responder
the location of his place is the perfect central location
great place close to downtown charleston
great location with a super convenient kitchenette
great location great studio apartment
great location and great space for a trip
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6. Warm home near downtown

The entire home is at your disposal. Here you get to enjoy two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a living area, a dining space, and a kitchen complete with amenities to help you prepare fresh meals. The place can accommodate four guests. There is a closed-in porch area where you and your company can extend your relaxed moments. Another thing going in favor of this place is that it is near the downtown area of Charleston. Here, you can easily explore everything that the city offers. Also, there is an uninterrupted Wi-Fi connection and parking within the premises that’s good for four cars. Note that a third bedroom and a garage are locked for the personal use of the owner.

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Charleston, South Carolina, United States
9.64 km (6.0 mi) from Palmetto Carriage Works
197 reviews  
Entire house 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice space with nice amenities such as wifi apple tv coffee maker washer/dryer and basic household items
very comfortable amount of space for a group of 3
full kitchen off the street parking and all the comforts
plenty of space towels pillows and all the other amenities needed to have a comfortable stay
big fan of apple tv since we were able to stream our own content
very clean and well appointed
very clean and combines modern and cozy styling
beds and bathrooms were clean and comfortable
super clean and taken care of
very clean and quiet location
great contact with our hosts too
great hosts as well
host was very responsive and left all the info we needed for our stay
renea couldn't have been more helpful and was quick and prompt with answering all of my questions
really really really cute house in a really good location
very nice place close to city center and major highways
beautiful house in a nice neighborhood close to charleston international airport and close to downtown
great quiet location at a great price
great place to stay close and easy access to downtown
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Have a historic vacation in Charleston

These vacation rentals are the perfect places to stay for a wonderful and comfortable visit in the city of Charleston. With all the basic amenities covered, all these can make your vacation a memorable one.

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