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10 Good Value Vrbo Vacation Rentals In Charleston, SC - Updated 2020

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Charleston is the oldest and largest city in the state of South Carolina. The city lies just south of the geographical midpoint of South Carolina’s coastline and is located on Charleston Harbor, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean. Charleston had an estimated population of 134,385 in 2016. The city is known for its well-preserved architecture, distinguished restaurants, mannerly people, and rich history. A popular tourist destination, Charleston has received a number of accolades, including “America’s Most Friendly City.” “the most polite and hospitable city in America” and in 2016, Charleston was ranked the “World’s Best City” by Southern Living magazine. If you’re visiting the city, check out these Vrbo vacation rentals that are great value for money!

1. Amazing Guest House In Downtown Charleston Historic District (from 652 USD)

This guest house is located in Charleston’s downtown historic district just a short distance from performance venues, historic homes, museums, the best restaurants, and shopping in downtown Charleston. There is plenty of space for four guests to enjoy their time together in an outdoor patio, a sunroom, a cozy study that has a large flat screen TV, or the large living room also with a flat screen TV. Along with a beautiful chef’s kitchen, a powder room is located on the first floor. There are 2 full-size bedrooms upstairs, each with its own private bath.

Amazing Guest House In Downtown Charleston Historic District

Price: from 652 USD

Number of Guests: 4

2. Charming, Quiet 1 Bdrm Cottage in Avondale 5 Mins From Downtown Charleston (from 115 USD)

This listing is in a great location in one of the trendiest parts of the city, within walking distance of fine Mexican dining and just five minutes from downtown. It is a quiet, private space you can call your own. The cool, chic decor portrays the trendy fashion of the new Charleston. The cottage is furnished with a king-size bed and a queen-size sofa bed, washer & dryer, and an island kitchen.

Charming, Quiet 1 Bdrm Cottage in Avondale 5 Mins From Downtown Charleston

Price: from 115 USD

Number of Guests: 4

3. Beautifully Renovated 1820 Carriage House with Gardens in Historic District (from 495 USD)

This elegant and superbly refurbished historic guest home in an exclusive neighborhood of historic downtown Charleston is available by the night or week. The Guesthouse is a beautifully restored two bedroom home on an acre of land in a quiet, but centrally located in the residential area of the historic district of the city’s downtown. Rise with the sun and relax on your sunny patio with a hot cup of coffee and fresh fruit and enjoy the flowers in the garden. The kitchen is fully-equipped with dishwasher, stove and oven, blender, microwave, toaster oven, full-sized refrigerator, coffee maker, and all the cookware and utensils you need.

Beautifully Renovated 1820 Carriage House with Gardens in Historic District

Price: from 495 USD

Number of Guests: 4

4. Spacious Modern Cottage-Center of Downtown Historic District-30+ Day Stays Only (from 375 USD)

On the first floor of this spacious cottage, there is a king-sized bed and generous closet space, a master bath including a large walk-in shower and a vanity with double sinks. The main living area is on the second floor and features 14-foot (4.3 meters) high ceilings and a balcony for your relaxation. This accommodation is a new and modern one bedroom cottage in the heart of downtown Charleston. It has a fully stocked expert’s kitchen where you will love to work your culinary magic and a spacious, airy living room.

Spacious Modern Cottage-Center of Downtown Historic District-30+ Day Stays Only

Price: from 375 USD

Number of Guests: 2

5. James Island Apt. Rental: Minutes from Downtown Charleston & Folly Beach (from 116 USD)

While being only minutes from the hustle and bustle of historic and beautiful downtown Charleston, you can experience the tranquility of small town living. It features one bedroom with a queen size bed and a queen sofa bed in the living room area. The apartment has access to the back deck and there is a kitchenette, with toaster, refrigerator, oven/griddle, microwave, and coffee pot. The dining room will seat 4 people comfortably.

James Island Apt. Rental: Minutes from Downtown Charleston & Folly Beach

Price: from 116 USD

Number of Guests: 4

6. The Aviary at Sparrow House- Stunning Historic Condo (from USD 543)

This historic condo is strategically located just a few minutes walk from popular bars and restaurants. It is a three bathroom and three bedroom unit that includes extra bed linen and pillows as well as household items: gas range, refrigerator, microwave, high definition TV, ice maker, iron & ironing board, coffee maker, toaster, dishes, and much more.

Beautifully Renovated Private Home
44 reviews
House 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the sleeping and bath accommodations are excellent and controlling the room temperatures is great
clean comfortable light-filled rooms- tastefully decorated
plenty of room and nicely furnished
the rooms were the perfect size for 8 of us to comfortably fit
on the last day a few of us had breakfast at 5 loaves cafe and it was delicious
Cleanliness:
the property was super clean and the linens were first class
very well maintained and clean
everything was just as pictured and very clean
the house itself was very nice clean beds comfortable bathrooms nicely done
very clean and convenient- easy access
Host:
on the two occasions we contacted the management they were very helpful and responsive
owners very nice we would stay there over and over
stevenson was extremely accommodating in terms of our check-in time which was appreciated
fantastic hosts who leave no stone unturned to ensure you have a wonderful stay
Location:
great location- shopping and restaurants within walking distance
what a great location to enjoy charleston
easy and accessible location
parking was easy and location was good
great location walk or uber everywhere
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7. Brand New Private Cottage - 8 minutes from Downtown Charleston (from USD 120)

A vacation rental with one bedroom, one bathroom, a sofa bed in the living room, free Wi-Fi, and a stocked kitchen that contains an electric stove, microwave, and full-size refrigerator. Guests will have a lot of privacy as this cottage is situated on an acre of land and it is located only five minutes from Charleston Landing and eight minutes from the city.

Clever, Cute, Close (8 min. from Downtown Charleston) and Clean!
43 reviews
cottage 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
once we did the heater worked quite well
Cleanliness:
very clean and very cute
it is very small but open and immaculately clean
it was spotless and so so cute we will definitely be back
very clean and we enjoyed our stay will definitely be returning in the future
very neat & clean kitchen was probably the cleanest of any vrbo/homeaway i've ever rented
Location:
perfect for 2 great location close to the beach and restaurants
tori was very thorough and helpful and it's a convenient location to be at
great location comfortable accomodations perfect place for our stay
absolutely darling has everything you need and is in a great location would stay again
it is very easy to find and is close to everything you would want to do in charleston
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8. Studio Near the Plantations (from USD 110)

Charming studio apartment near a golf course in a tranquil community with sidewalks, a few small ponds, and you can catch sight of some wildlife. A fully furnished accommodation with a full kitchen, Wi-Fi, cable TV, and washer and dryer. It is situated in an area close to some of Charleston’s historic plantations.

Studio Near the Plantations
35 reviews
studio 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
christina was very easy to communicate with and the garage apartment was lovely
Cleanliness:
clean quiet and comfortable
it was clean and well equipped
the unit was very clean and looked pretty new
studio is very clean and in a very nice residential area
was clean and in a quiet community with private parking
Host:
the host was extremely responsive
owners are quick to respond and respectful of privacy
very comfortable cozy and modern the hosts were very kind
Location:
located in a safe and quiet neighborhood
is close to 526 and makes it easy to get to various areas
very nice place in a beautiful neighborhood right outside downtown charleston
the neighborhood is beautiful and quiet
great place to stay if you are looking for something quiet away from downtown
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9. Beach or City? Have Both!!! Nice Affordable Whole Home close to Everything (from 99 USD)

Beach or city - this vacation home is smack dab in the middle of Folly Beach and downtown Charleston. You can drive to either one in ten minutes. It has Wi-Fi, a large cable TV; the kitchen is well equipped - a large refrigerator with an ice maker, washer and dryer, and utensils. The rental has three bedrooms and the beds are very comfortable.

Beach or City? Have Both!!! Nice Affordable Whole Home close to Everything

Price: from 99 USD

Number of Guests: 7

10. Historic 5 Bedroom Single Family Home In The Heart Of Downtown Charleston

This rental is a charming family home at the core of the celebrated area of downtown Charleston and it is the ideal site to experience your vacation. It is just a short walk to the waterfront, restaurants, museums, and shopping. It includes four bathrooms, a parlor, a living room, a den, five bedrooms, a spacious kitchen and dining room, one en-suite, two porches, outside dining on a charming patio, and a laundry room.

Historic 5 Bedroom Single Family Home In The Heart Of Downtown Charleston
17 reviews
House 10 Guests 5 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very nice rooms great kitchen plenty of space beautiful furniture and decorations
would only change: need blackout curtains and some of the living room furniture has seen better days
the house is spacious and has very good air conditioning
but that is a trade-off for any house over 120 years old the beds were very comfortable
Cleanliness:
the house is spacious very clean and well maintained
it was extremely clean beautifully decorated and nice and cool (we arrived in early august
very clean with everything we needed to feel right at home
Host:
owner was very accommodating and lovely to correspond with
our hosts were so gracious & helpful and provided so much great information about the area
sallyann is very responsive to any calls or emails
Location:
beautiful well-appointed home in a convenient location within walking distance to many shops restaurants and grocery stores
wow what an amazing home in walking distance to downtown charleston
but on cooler days it is definitely walkable
everything was super clean and spacious and the location is absolutely perfect to downtown
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The Historic City of Charleston

Book your vacation stay in this historic city in South Carolina. Go back to another time in history and visualize the Union and Confederate battles, some of which took place right here and in the surrounding area.

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