13 Best Vrbo Vacation Rentals In Charleston Historic District, South Carolina - Updated 2022

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One of the top tourist destinations in South Carolina, Charleston Historic District has all the qualities of a perfect holiday destination. A thriving food scene, beautiful sceneries, iconic landmarks, colorful houses, are only one of the few things you should look forward to when you visit. Two of the streets you shouldn’t miss while you are here are King and Meeting Street. These streets are always packed with tourist for its wide array of stores and historical pointers. You’ll also find here the historic homes that will tell you more about Charleston’s history. Another must-visit is the City Market that is filled with souvenir and food shops. In case you’ve planned out everything for your trip, and the only thing missing is your vacation home, worry no more, for we have compiled a list of Vrbo accommodations in Charleston Historic District. Check them out, below.

1. Bright and airy accommodation on Meeting Street (from USD 215)

On your next Charleston visit, stay at this sleek condo unit on Meeting Street to immerse yourself in the rich history and architecture of the town. This second-floor unit is just within walking distance to the city market and a short ride away from Gibbes Museum, South Carolina Aquarium, Waterfront Park, and more attractions.

The bright and airy space is equipped with modern touches including a cable TV and free Wi-Fi for indoor entertainment. You’ll also enjoy having a compact and functional kitchen for days that you want to savor your own recipes. Do check out the bathroom when yearning for a good soak as it is fitted with a jetted hot tub. The place, through its large windows, looks out onto a shared and large outdoor patio where you can have alfresco dining or appreciate the metropolitan scene.

The Charleston-Where Luxury & Location Meet
180 reviews  Wifi Available
condo 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
Cleanliness:
place was clean and comfortable
the place was perfectly clean and just as advertised
the property was better then advertised very clean and very inviting
the unit was clean
the property was clean neat and felt safe
Host:
owner was responsive and accommodating
matthew was very responsive and easy to work with
Location:
location was the best walking distance to most things
the location is fantastic easy to walk to everything
love this location and the place
the location of this unit was perfect
easy walk to historic sites and restaurants
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2. Romantic loft apartment on Broad Street (from USD 245)

This adults-only loft apartment on Broad Street is expertly decorated to cater to a romantic urban escape. Located on the third floor, right above the owner’s real estate office, it features a private and furnished veranda for you to enjoy the city from an elevated perspective. Flat-screen cable HDTV and complimentary Wi-Fi are both available for your viewing and surfing needs. If you want to whip up your own meals for an intimate dinner, you can easily do so in the equipped kitchen area. There’s a king-size bed in the studio for when having restful evenings.

Make your stay more memorable by embarking on bicycle adventures when exploring the city or the beach. You can also go the traditional route and have a walk to the many restaurants, shops, and sights in the historic district.

Loft romántico en el centro histórico
364 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
Cleanliness:
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
Host:
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
Location:
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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3. Deluxe retreat tucked across the city market (from USD 249)

Experience the Southern brand of hospitality through an escapade in the heart of Charleston, right in this retreat for couples and honeymooners. The lovingly restored deluxe studio blends its old charm with modern conveniences including Wi-Fi, satellite TV, Bluetooth sound system, and Brookstone sleep sound mixer. You and your partner have a plush queen-size pillow top mattress for restful slumbers as well as a slate patio and furnished foyer for relaxation during lazy hours.

A custom kitchenette is available to host your simple meal plans but you can easily dine out as the location is ideal. Tucked immediately across the city market, the property allows you to find plenty of shops and restaurants when spending a day out. At an additional rate, you can securely park your car in the garage one block from the suite.

EN EL MERCADO - ESTUDIO CON ENCANTO EN EL CORAZÓN DEL CENTRO HISTÓRICO!
254 reviews  Wifi Available
studio 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 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:
cons: thermostat is hard to work and a better exhaust fan is needed for bathroom
beautiful room; incredibly tastefully decorated
Cleanliness:
unit is very clean and very comfortable
comfortable for 2 very clean
Host:
hosts we're fabulous and quick to respond
Location:
absolutely beautiful place an located in within walking distance of everything
wonderful little place in a great location
nice property in close proximity to lots of downtown activities
we really loved this place great location
pros: location it is near everything the property is super clean and super cute
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4. Charming loft-style cottage near the historic district (from USD 527)

A newly renovated cottage near the historic district, this vacation rental is a loft style home that features bare brick walls, exposed beams, a spiral staircase, and modern furnishing, which will surely be adored by a modern traveler. It has three beautiful bedrooms that can sleep six persons comfortably. Also, it has a functional kitchen equipped with modern cooking wares, a dining set-up, and a living area. Additionally, there is off-street parking in case you need one.

La encantadora cabaña Charleston se encuentra a pasos de King St / distrito histórico
145 reviews  Wifi Available
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Loved the condo - beautiful spaceWith just enough room for three couples
Not only was it beautiful inside
only has 4 dining room chairs and despite detailed instructions could not get the TV working
The condo was so cute and comfortable
The pictures actually do the property justice
Cleanliness:
The beds were extremely comfortable and there were plenty of extra sheets and towels
Clean and simply decorated Great Location for walking to shops and diningour vehicle was too big for the small parking space
There are a few minor annoyances like it sleeps 6 but
It was super clean and modern
Host:
the property owner was extremely accommodating
Matt was quick to respond and check-in/check-out
Clean well decorated and had all the essentials we needed Great location and Matt
They had so many nice extras including Starbucks K cups
So close to everything and great accomodations
Location:
The location was convenient to shopping restaurants and bars
we walked everywhere to shop and to the market
This house was great for a couple of night stay in central Charleston
The house was beautiful with a perfect location downtown
The house and location were perfect for us Very nicely decorated and just around the corner to all the shopping and restaurants you could ever want We love spending time in Charleston and
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5. Luxury apartment with a terrace (from USD 385)

If you’re looking for a home in Charleston that will let you bring your fur buddy with you, then this two-story house is ideal for you. It is in Lodge Alley, a peaceful neighborhood in town, and close to few tourist attractions like Customs House, Charleston City Market, and Rainbow Row. The house has two bedrooms that can accommodate up to four persons and an open-floor-plan that has a kitchen, dining, and living area. You’ll also love the contemporary design, heart pine floorings, high ceilings, and its terrace that is perfect for morning coffee.

Luxury Pied-à-terre in Charleston's French Quarter!
Charleston, SC, US
13 reviews
townhome 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

6. Stylish three-bedroom house best for families (from USD 713)

A perfect commune for a large group, this three-bedroom house that can sleep eight is ideal for families or a group of friends looking for a beautiful place to stay in Charleston. It is also centrally located, which is a great thing if you’re planning to explore the famous attractions in the area. As for the house itself, it has lovely furnishing, white walls, exposed brick walls, and hardwood flooring, which add up to the character of the home. It has a spacious living room, a kitchenette, and a dining set-up.

The Marquee (Suite A) - En King & Market, "10/10 Clasificación de ubicación"
40 reviews
Apartment 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The one in the master bedroom is the loudest
especially the one in the master
It sounded and felt like it was pulsing all the time
Everything went off like clock work
The unit looks just like the pictures just beautiful and very comfortable beds Even with the loud ac units we would stay again
Cleanliness:
The interior is clean modern and spacious
Clean safe property with parking
Host:
Duvet Llc so easy and efficient to work with Would stay again
cleanliness decor comfort and safety wefelt while staying here Everything was around us
Wonderful unit in the heart of Charleston close to everything
The only things I would mention is as others have said the individual AC units are loud and need replaced
A great option for family trips
Location:
All the restaurants and bars were close by
Parking is around the back of the building and a good little walk to get to the entrance
Good place to take a break and sleep if you are planning on being out and about a lot
It was a great location
Lots of steps to get up to the actual apartment
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7. Stylish haven with wooded views (from USD 400)

This vacation rental is a stunning carriage house that has a mid-1700 kitchen, complete with all the cooking wares and appliances that will help you cook up a feast. It also features two bedrooms with large windows, a closet, and a shared bathroom with a tub. You’ll find on the first floor is a cozy living area that centers on a fireplace and a dining set-up by the kitchen. Another thing to love here is the private courtyard surrounded by greens and shaded by myrtle trees. Additionally, there is off-street parking in case you have a car.

Encantadora casa de cocina de mediados del siglo XVIII
135 reviews  Wifi Available
cottage 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 4
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
was so comfortable with everything you needed to feel right at home
well appointed and filled with everything one could possible need from the kitchen with all the extras:
the kitchen and baths were modern and lovely
There was also easy access to a spacious parking area for my car
This is the place to stay to have the old feel with all the modern conveniences
Cleanliness:
It was spotless beautifully decorated and very comfortable
Host:
The owner was terrific in her communications and made us feel like valued guests
creamer and snacks for us
Upon our arrival we found that the owner had left champagne orange juice
Every question I had was immediately answered She went above and beyond with anything I needed
The owner was so wonderful to work with Very accommodating and very easy to get in touch with
Location:
Beautiful property in a wonderful location
Amazing location in the heart of downtown
The location could not be better From the moment I booked
The location is perfect for getting all around downtown Charleston and the owners are super
We have stayed in several VRBOs and this was the best we've ever stayed in
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8. Contemporary loft with a private courtyard (from USD 432)

A stylish accommodation fit for a modern traveler, this one bedroom loft features an all-white wall, pinewood floors, minimalist style, and beautiful furnishing. It has a bedroom on the second floor, complete with a comfortable bed and a working desk, and can accommodate up to four persons. On the lower floor, you’ll find the charming living room, kitchen, and dining set-up. Outside is a private courtyard with fountain and plants. Additionally, when you go out of your gate, you’ll find lots of amazing establishments, including numerous restaurants, cafes, stores, and local shops.

Contemporary 1-Bedroom Loft in Historic Downtown Charleston + Free Parking!
Charleston, SC, US
9 reviews
townhome 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

9. Charming house in the historic district (from USD 332)

Excellent accommodation for a medium-size group of four to six people, this vacation rental in the historic downtown is perfect for people who plan to explore the must-visit sites in the area. The condominium unit is on the second floor and features an open-plan living room with a seating area and lounge, perfect for friends and family who love sharing space and bonding while watching television. The unit also features exposed bricks and posh aesthetics making the space inviting and alive. So what are you waiting for? Hurry and book this vacation rental before another person does.

Honeydew (Centro histórico) - ¡Increíble en la ubicación de Broad Street - A solo 2 cuadras de Rainbow Row!
73 reviews
House 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
- baseboards light bulbs
the comfort of the beds and the easiness of the whole stay
but it goes with the territory of old properties
Parking is very tight and limited A bit inconvenient getting from parking area to front door
We were able to host friends in the living room and also chill out after a long day One bit of feedback to the owners: provide the noise machine in both bedrooms
Cleanliness:
The place was beautifully decorated and very clean
however clean and nicely decorated
The space was clean and close to everything
The place was clean but would benefit from a deep clean (perhaps quarterly?)
Host:
Walking definitely made our 10 year old more attuned to the history that we had hoped she would learn about
We had a minor issue with the parking spot
Great property close to shopping harbor area and parks
I was quite disappointed as we've only had the car for a couple of months Aside from this
The property managers were very responsive to questions and requests
Location:
Beautiful place in a great location
Loved being able to walk to everything in Charleston
We enjoyed the convenience of being in the center of historic Charleston
Easy access to all of Downtown Charleston
The property was an easy walk to King Street
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10. Lovely carriage house with a garden (from USD 321)

This vacation rental is a lovely, one-bedroom carriage house that is completely separate from the main house and has a private entrance. It has all the features of a real home and more, including an elegant living room, a functional kitchen, and a private bathroom. There is also a garden with a patio, where you can lounge. Apart from the beautiful accommodation, another thing to thank about this property is its location. It is a walking distance to many attractions, including shopping options in King Street, The Aquarium, Old City Market, and more.

Privado Histórico 1770 Carriage House ubicado al sur de Amplio
140 reviews  Wifi Available
Apartment 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The nicely equipped apartment is private and quiet
The spiral stair case separates the kitchen/family room from the bedroom/bathroom Loved the crisp sheets and fluffy towels
the neat little kitchen and the beautiful views
The sheets were crisp on a comfy bed with great pillows
Apartment was clean and cozy Plenty of space
Cleanliness:
The space was clean and well decorated with plush towels and lovely complimentary toiletries
Host:
Great home base to relax and close to everything
Elegantly decorated lodgings beautiful setting and gracious and accommodating hosts
Superb location and very satisfied with the property
We had a lovely three night stay and were totally happy with our accommodations
In an excellent part of historic Charleston Had a small problem with the shower but the owner Virginia an extremely nice lady and host quickly resolved this for us
Location:
Easy walk to shops and restaurants
It is in a quiet location
so away was convenient and plenty of great restaurants within a short walk
The home is located in the tranquil historic district but a short walk to restaurants shops and historic sites
what a great little place to pick up some items
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11. Newly renovated apartment with modern furnishing

Located in the heart of the French Quarter, in a 300-year-old building, this two-bedroom apartment features exposed beams, brick walls, and lavished with numerous artwork plastered on its walls. The apartment can accommodate up to four persons, perfect for small families or friends. It also has everything you need for your vacation, including a kitchen, sitting room, and private bathroom. The house is a reflection of how artistic the area is; you’ll know this when you book the apartment.

Beautifully Updated Historical Apartment in the Heart of the French Quarter
1 Queen St
22 reviews
Apartment 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

12. Historic house with twin master bedrooms

A historic Charleston home that is newly renovated, this beautiful vacation rental has two spacious bedrooms that can accommodate up to four persons, an excellent choice for small families or two couples. It shows off its bricks and beams tastefully, giving you an old-world vibe and industrial-like design. The place is so spacious that you’ll have lots of space to move around. It is also lavished with beautiful furnishing and decor as well as modern day appliances and conveniences like free Wi-Fi. Another great thing about this property is its location. It is in the heart of downtown, making lots of tourist attractions and essential establishments easily accessible.

Historic House With Twin Masters - Heart Of Downtown
3 reviews
townhome 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The dining room seats four and is
The interior is stylishly furnished and comfortable
The kitchen is well equipped
Both king beds have notably comfortable mattresses with accompanying high quality bedding and pillows
more than adequate Upstairs bedrooms and baths are modern and generously proportioned
Host:
Owners are gracious and attentive
house feels secluded even tho'
We spent a month in one of the two apartments in this recently reconfigured and updated early 19th century building that appears to have originally been a single family home
has high end appliances throughout and is remarkable for its spaciousness and large central island
has a nicely landscaped large front yard and delightful porch with appropriate furniture
Location:
The home has an excellent downtown location is set well back from the street
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13. Lodge with stylish interiors (from USD 438)

A beautifully furnished house, this vacation rental is a two-story lodge that is originally part of a firehouse that dates back to 1812. It has three bedrooms that can accommodate up to six persons comfortably and without any fuss. It features hardwood floors, elegant interiors, and a cozy living room with lots of seating options. It also comes with a well-equipped kitchen, a dining set-up, and a walled private courtyard, where you can sip your coffee in the morning or just lounge and chill. Moreover, you’ll find a lot of interesting spots and establishments nearby, such as restaurants, cafes, local shops, Charles Harbor, Waterfront Park, and more.

Lodge Alley: en el corazón del barrio francés de Charleston
175 reviews  Wifi Available
townhome 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Very comfortable home with everything you need
perfect size SO comfortable
There are 2 bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths with a kitchen eating area and living room
The townhouse itself is well-appointed and charming
The skylight in the Queen room can be closed
Cleanliness:
It was also very CLEAN
The place was clean and is very well kept with Charleston charm
The location just can't be beat
The owners and property manager are fantastic
It was clean and the right size for the 4 of us and because of the location we walked to everything
Host:
Pam is a wonderful host
Pam was most hospitable true "Southern Style" and provided answers to all questions before we even asked Because she anticipated and managed all of the logistical issues of booking arrival and ...
Just text her with a question
Very kind and very responsive
Having our own court yard was a plus as well Owner is very accommodating as well
Location:
It's within easy walking distance of all of the main historic sites of Charleston within easy walking distance of dozens of great restaurants and within easy walking distance of the waterfront 2
You are in walking distance of quite a few places and restaurants
The townhouse is walking distance to everything in downtown Charleston
We LOVED the location of this French Quarter townhouse
It's in the middle of the French Quarter and virtually in the shadow of St Philip's Church
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Charleston is one iconic district that you should visit for its variety of sites, attractions, and activities to offer. Whether it be restaurant hopping, history tours, shopping, and more - they got it covered for you. Check out our list of the top Vrbo accommodations for a more convenient and stress-free trip ahead.

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