2018 Best Hotels for New Years Eve in Charleston

By July 9, 2018Uncategorized

Charleston, SC has become an increasingly popular destination for New Year’s Eve and 2019 should be busier than ever. Last year tickets to New Years Events, such as Yorktown Countdown and Mansion Ball have been tracked to over 20 different states. To make your planning ahead easier on you, we have listed our top choices for places to stay this New Year’s Eve.

2018 Best Hotels for New Years Eve in Charleston

Bang for your buck

Holiday Inn Express and Suites Charleston – Mt. Pleasant

new years eve hotel HI express

This hotel goes for a great value on New Years Eve, while other hotels prices go up during the December holidays. The Holiday Inn on Mt. Pleasant is across the street from the Yorktown Countdown, and just right over the bridge to events downtown. Located right at the bottom of the Ravenel Bridge making it easy to get to downtown. This hotel has Great Rooms, Comfortable beds, Flat Screen TV’s, and some high power showers. The Holiday Inn is the best bang for your buck if you are partying in Mount Pleasant or downtown.

Current Rates = starting at $189 | Yorktown Countdown promo code

Best Waterfront Award

Shem Creek Inn

New Years Hotel Charleston Shem Creek

Located in Mount Pleasant just minutes from downtown, Shem Creek is a scenic waterway. They offer 51 freshly renovated guest rooms and suites, all with private balconies. You can even stay on their 55′ private yacht docked steps away from the hotel. This hotel has complimentary continental breakfast, local gym access and outdoor swimming pool and sundeck. For lunch or dinner you can grab fresh seafood on the boardwalk at Red’s Ice House, Waters Edge, and Vickery’s. If you book ahead now you can get 10% off your room’s price for this NYE.

Current Rates = starting at $200

Should’ve Stayed There Award

The Restoration on King St.

new years eve hotel restoration

Located in the heart of Charleston’s shopping and bar district, The Restoration on King St is one of the coolest places to stay this new year especially if you’re celebrating at the Mansion Ball. With a price, you will be staying in one of the nicest apartments downtown with the convenience of not having to leave a night of partying at the Mansion Ball. We would recommend you bring a few friends or 2 couples and do it right this year.

Current Rates = $700 for 2 bedroom condo 

Best Overall Award

The Spectator Hotel


best new years eve hotel charleston spectator

Steps away from the Historic Charleston City Market, The Spectator Hotel resides just right off the bustling Market Street. They have been voted No. 1 Hotel in the Continental U.S. and No. 2 Hotel in the World by Travel + Leisure. Offering traditional Southern Hospitality with personalized butlers and highly trained and specialized staff. With accents from the roaring 20’s, this hotel brings a mix of southern charm, flapper flair, and elegance.

Current Rates = starting at $350 for deluxe suite

Luxury Award

The Dewberry

charleston new years eve hotel dewberry

A luxury hotel offering old-world charm with a distinct modern edge. The hotel has a French, southern style restaurant Henrietta’s and Spa. A luxury escape in the heart of downtown Charleston, SC, the Dewberry is just steps away from everything-historic. Marion Square, the shops on King Street, Museum Mile, and the newly renovated Gaillard Center are just a few close attractions to mention.

Current rates = starting at 280 for traditional king suite

Make sure to book hotel for New Years Eve in Charleston as soon as possible as rates often start to increase in the Fall.