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"We absolutely loved the Courtyard Marriott. The pool and outdoor deck was beautiful and spacious. We would do it all over again! " More

By a verified traveler on Tue 05 Jun 2018

Hotel Description

3-star hotel near College of Charleston

City center stay

Your stay at this Downtown Charleston hotel places you within 2 miles (3 km) of College of Charleston and Charleston City Market. Medical University of South Carolina and Charleston Music Hall are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Business services

This hotel features an outdoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and a restaurant. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center and free WiFi in public areas. There's a spa tub on site, and a 24-hour front desk and a coffee shop are also provided.

Free WiFi, refrigerators

Featuring conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, the 179 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Premium bedding, coffee/tea makers, and free newspapers are also available.

Room, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, City View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
$123* Per night/room Jan 3 - Jan 4

Room, Multiple Beds, River View

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Room, 2 Queen Beds, View

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 2 Queen Beds, City View

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Courtyard Charleston Waterfront by Marriott ratings based on 24 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.8 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Courtyard Charleston Waterfront by Marriott

Everyone (9) Couples (1)
5 out of 5
We absolutely loved the Courtyard Marriott. The pool and outdoor deck was beautiful and spacious. We would do it all over again!

Posted by on Jun 5, 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jun 6, 2018 by General Manager

Dear Guest, thank you for your fantastic feedback about the Courtyard Charleston Waterfront. We are delighted to know you had a wonderful time at our pool area and enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Charleston. Mark Thomas, General Manager

5 out of 5

Nice Hotel Close to downtown

Great hotel except the cleaning staff would yell back-and-forth down the hallway every time they went bye. Not just one day but every day of our stay. I just thought it was unprofessional

Posted by on Jul 28, 2017

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jul 30, 2017 by General Manager

Dear Guest, thank you for taking the time to share your review of Courtyard Charleston Waterfront. It’s nice to know you enjoyed your overall time with us and that our location was convenient for your needs. We have also followed up with our housekeeping team to make sure we don't disappoint you in the future. We regret the inconvenience this caused and hope the positive aspects of your visit will bring you back to our hotel in the future. Mark Thomas, General Manager

2 out of 5

Disappointed

I thought this was going to be a beautiful hotel over looking the harbor .... well to start we got the wrong room which overlooked the highway..... second they were doing construction so there were obstacles around the hotel.... than there was no continental breakfast or even coffee... the maid forgot us two days leaving us without towels or toilet paper.... one good thing is the staff were amazing ....

Posted by , from ny on Jul 15, 2017

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jul 18, 2017 by General Manager

Lisa, Thank you for taking the time to evaluate our hotel. We apologize for the frustrations you experienced with the view and added construction from the highway as I'm sure this was not what you expected with waterfront property. We will also share the feedback of no breakfast and coffee. Though we are pleased with the feedback about our amazing staff, we want to make sure we are thorough with our bathroom preparation and necessities with our housekeeping department. You are a valued customer, and everything we do is aimed at providing you with an excellent experience. Thank you again for being our guest, and we hope you'll choose us on your next visit to the area. Mark Thomas General Manager

3 out of 5

Beautiful location, but...

Room was not very clean - towel had blood stain on it. Hair in the floor of the bathroom. Everything was expensive - $2 for a small bag of chips, no free breakfast and room rate was quite expensive. Tons of places to stay in Charleston at that rate.

Posted by on Jun 2, 2017

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jun 4, 2017 by GM

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share a review of your stay with us. Please accept our apologies for the housekeeping issues you experienced. This is not a normal occurrence for us, so please do know we are taking the appropriate steps to ensure this does not happen again. We want to thank you for the rest of your feedback, as it gives us insight into guest satisfaction. We hope you will visit with us again so we can provide you with an excellent stay. Mark Thomas General Manager

3 out of 5

Nice hotel but there were issues

This is a work in progress hotel. There is construction going on so there is confusion as to where to go to check in. Speaking of checking in, we were delayed by almost an hour because of "cleaning issues". However we were able to sit out on the veranda and enjoy the 76 degree temperatures. The room was clean and updated. Overall a nice property to stay on. Hopefully they will get through the construction quickly and straighten out their cleaning issues.

Posted by , from north carolina on Mar 12, 2017

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Comment from Hotel Management

Mar 14, 2017 by General Manager

Dear Tennille, Thank you for taking the time to share a review of your stay with us. We were pleased to hear you enjoyed your overall stay but apologize for any inconveniences that you experienced. We truly appreciate your feedback and will share it with our team to make any necessary adjustments. We hope to have another opportunity to welcome you back soon. Mark Thomas General Manager

3 out of 5

Small room

Overall very good but balcony is very cramped. That is all.

Posted by on Nov 30, 2016

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Comment from Hotel Management

Dec 2, 2016 by General Manager

Dear Rick, thank you for being our guest and for taking the time to share your feedback. I was pleased to hear you enjoyed your overall stay but apologize for any inconveniences that our small balcony caused. I truly appreciate your comments and hope our friendly staff and wonderful amenities made up for this one flaw. We hope to have another opportunity to welcome you back soon. Mark Thomas General Manager

5 out of 5

A true southern welcome

Pros: Layout; large patio and lounge areas for relaxing; comfortable rooms.
Location: Easy to get downtown by car, or via the hotel shuttle. The airport is about 20 min north-there are express buses and fixed-price taxis to downtown.
This hotel has a very peaceful feel as it overlooks a marina and the Ashley River. The staff are all very friendly and attentive. Though it is located away from the main downtown area they provide regular shuttle service.

Posted by , from Maryland on Jan 18, 2016

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jan 21, 2016 by General Manager

Thank you for choosing the Courtyard Charleston Waterfront for your accommodation needs. We are delighted that you loved our convenient location and that our shuttle service proved to be useful to you. We are also glad to read that you liked our property along with the view it provides and that you were impressed with our friendly staff. It was our pleasure hosting you, and we hope to welcome you back soon. Mark Thomas General Manager

5 out of 5

Location

Pros: The hotel was recently updated and in nice condition. I am a picky person and it met all expectations.
Cons: It was wonderful. No complaints.
Location: Location stated was misleading. But once you get to historic Charleston there are museums, carriage rides, galleries, shopping, LOTS of great food.
While the hotel says that it is in "Historic Charleston" it is not. It is however vary close and the fact that the hotel has a shuttle makes up for the misleading location description. They do charge $6 per day for the shuttle but it is well worth it. I think it should be free as the location is not right on but for the price I do not think you could do better.

Posted by on Jan 2, 2016

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jan 5, 2016 by General Manager

We appreciate you choosing the Courtyard Charleston Waterfront for your stay and for rating us so high. We are so happy you liked our property and that our location just minutes away from downtown Charleston matched your needs perfectly. We are also glad you liked our shuttle service which was well worth for the price. However, we are sorry for any inconvenience caused. We hope to welcome you back soon. Mark Thomas General Manager

4 out of 5

Nice hotel

Pros: The location was very convienient.
The staff was very friendly and accommodating. The outdoor patio was very relaxing with a beautiful view.

Posted by , from Boston on Aug 21, 2015

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Comment from Hotel Management

Aug 24, 2015 by General Manager

Thank you for your wonderful feedback regarding your stay at the Courtyard Charleston. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed our helpful associates, as well as the outdoor patio and the amazing view which helped you to unwind yourself. We appreciate your business and do hope to welcome you back soon in the future. Mark Thomas General Manager

3 out of 5

Good location with helpful staff.. But

Our room was dirty and disappointing for a Marriott. Obviously the painters were second rate and the carpet edges were dusty. The bathroom really could have used a good scrubbing The grounds were nice along with the patio

Posted by , from D on Mar 31, 2015

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About the Courtyard Charleston Waterfront by Marriott

Location 35 Lockwood Drive, Charleston, SC 29401-1122

Property Features

Courtyard Charleston Waterfront by Marriott offers its guests an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a 24-hour fitness center. Along with a restaurant and a coffee shop/café, there's a snack bar/deli on site. There's an onsite business center. Public spaces have free WiFi. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and gift shops/newsstands are also featured at the business-friendly Courtyard Charleston Waterfront by Marriott. Parking is available for a fee. This 3-star Charleston hotel is smoke free.

  • 179 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • Dining venue
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Charleston, SC (CHS-Charleston Intl.) (20.9 km / 13 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Area shuttle
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Courtyard Charleston Waterfront by Marriott offers 179 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and complimentary newspapers. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels and pay movies. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Rollaway beds (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Guests can enjoy buffet breakfast for a fee.

Courtyard Charleston Waterfront by Marriott has a restaurant serving breakfast only.

Nearby Activities

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a 24-hour fitness center.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Special check-in instructions:

There is no front desk at this property. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation.

This property does not have a front desk. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests arriving after hours will have to wait until the next morning to check in. To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property in advance of arrival using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!

Pets

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • UnionPay
  • Debit cards

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 8.95 and USD 15.95 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 6.00 per day (in/out privileges)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Charleston Waterfront Courtyard
  • Charleston Waterfront Marriott
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  • Courtyard Waterfront Marriott Hotel Charleston
  • Courtyard By Marriott Charleston Waterfront Hotel Charleston
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  • Charleston Courtyard
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You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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