Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Downtown Charleston, Charleston that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $78 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Downtown Charleston. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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What are the top vacation rentals in or near Downtown Charleston?

Whether you're in search of a cozy escape for you and your boo or someplace spacious to fit friends and family, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Downtown Charleston. Here are a couple to get you started:

  • Make use of handy amenities like concierge services and free WiFi at "Mid 1700s Carriage House With Courtyard". Situated around 1 mile from Downtown Charleston, this property has 2 bedrooms and is a hit with guests.
  • Another top choice is "Lovely Folly Beach Home Just Steps To The Beach", which is around 9 miles from Downtown Charleston. Offering 4 bedrooms, a highchair and an electric kettle, it has everything you need to make your stay comfortable.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Downtown Charleston vacation rental for you.

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Downtown Charleston?

For a unique experience, book one of Vrbo's tiny house rentals in Downtown Charleston. We'll warn you though — after you've experienced the tiny house lifestyle, the temptation to move into one of these cute-as-a-button digs will be hard to resist!

  • Take time off and reenergize at "Zen Tiny House - 2. 5 Miles To Beach | Bikes | Minutes To Historic Charleston". Located in Enclos, cookware, dishware and utensils and a washing machine are just two of the amenities you can expect here.
  • Alternatively, book a weekend away at "Costa Rica Inspired Tiny House". Situated in Charleston, this little abode comes with off-street parking options and a hair dryer.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Downtown Charleston?

Clock off on Friday and then forget all your worries. If you're after some fun and relaxation, these escapes in and near Downtown Charleston promise a memorable weekend getaway:

  • "Studio On Shem Creek With A Deep Water Dock And Views Of Freshwater Lake" is a popular option around 4 miles east of the center of Downtown Charleston. You'll never need to venture far to find something to keep you occupied around this retreat. Get out and discover Summerville Dorchester Museum and Gullah Geechee Exhibit & Borough Project. Activities like golf and surfing and boogie boarding will add a nice finishing touch to your weekend trip.
  • Alternatively, enjoy a slower pace of life at "Charming Mid 1700s Kitchen House". Approximately 1 mile southeast of Downtown Charleston, activities around here include surfing and boogie boarding and kayaking. More interested in sightseeing? Make a detour to ACE Basin National Wildlife Refuge and The Links at Stono Ferry.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Downtown Charleston?

Typically small, affordable and well located, it's difficult not to fall for the charms of a studio apartment. Settle into one of these vacation rentals and experience the energy of Downtown Charleston up close:

  • Throw your suitcase down at "Studio On Shem Creek With A Deep Water Dock And Views Of Freshwater Lake". Amenities including an iron and ironing board and a fireplace will make you feel right at home here.
  • Alternatively, get away to "Sunroom With Lagoon Views To Enjoy Nature For Long", which offers conveniences such as an iron and ironing board and a water view.

With the moolah you save on your studio apartment, you'll be able to explore even more of Downtown Charleston. Cultural attractions like Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art and Dog Horse Fine Art Portraiture and Sculpture Garden will help you get a feel for the character of this destination.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Downtown Charleston?

Now and then, you've just got to take a well-earned breather, even if it's only for a few days or so. Enjoy a delightful combination of sightseeing and relaxation at one of these short-term rentals in or around Downtown Charleston:

  • If you'd like to be close to the action, "Sunroom With Lagoon Views To Enjoy Nature For Long" will be just the thing. It's within easy reach of the heart of Downtown Charleston and a convenient base to explore attractions like Port of Charleston Cruise Terminal and Charleston City Market.
  • Hop out of bed, make a strong coffee and then start planning what to explore around "By Boat Only. . . The Smiley Face House". College of Charleston and Waterfront Park should be on your radar if you stay at this popular rental.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Downtown Charleston?

Forget flowers and chocolates. Sometimes all you need is to get away for the weekend, just you and your sweetheart. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Downtown Charleston that would make even old Cupid envious. Here are some to tempt you:

  • Around 1 mile from Downtown Charleston, "Mid 1700s Carriage House With Courtyard" is the ideal place for doting lovebirds. Shopping facilities and air conditioning are just some of the amenities you'll find here.
  • Alternatively, spend your escape enjoying each other's company at "Lovely Folly Beach Home Just Steps To The Beach", around 9 miles from Downtown Charleston. Beauty services and a fireplace will help set the mood for romance.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Downtown Charleston?

We've got some superb mansions for rent in and near Downtown Charleston. If you're searching for somewhere spacious with loads of wow factor, these stunners will not disappoint:

  • Elegance, charm and oodles of character — "Luxurious And Spacious Antebellum Mansion" has it all with some to spare. Around 1 mile northwest of Downtown Charleston and offering golf and a chef, this place is difficult to beat.
  • Alternatively, take your vacation up a notch and settle into "Private 16 Acre Mansion, Pool Beach". It's about 12 miles to the southwest of Downtown Charleston and offers amenities like a swimming pool, golf and more.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Downtown Charleston?

Share your trip and have more fun. Whether you're organizing an active escape with your besties or an overdue family reunion, you'll have your choice of large group vacation rentals in and near Downtown Charleston:

  • A nice range of amenities including an ocean view and a fireplace make "Luxury, Elevated Pool, Ocean Views" a top pick for groups. This sprawling property has 7 bedrooms and sleeps up to 15 people. From the center of Downtown Charleston, it's around 7 miles away to the east.
  • Nothing is more important than spending time with the people you love, and "Ocean's Song" Luxury 5br/6ba Home" is the perfect place to do that. Located around 9 miles to the east of Downtown Charleston, as many as 12 guests can stay in this vacation rental which has 5 bedrooms. A fireplace and a kitchen are among the numerous amenities on offer here.

Are there large vacation rentals that sleep 30 or more in or near Downtown Charleston?

If you're planning a shindig and your guest list is as long as your arm, don't worry about finding a space big enough for everyone. We've got large vacation rentals in and around Downtown Charleston ideal for family reunions, birthday parties and more. These are just the start:

  • "Amazing Luxury Suites On King Street W": The more guests the merrier to this popular retreat. It has 16 bedrooms, accommodates up to 52 people and features loads of amenities, such as a kitchen and an oven.
  • "Awesome, Southern Charm - Downtown Charleston": Offering the trifecta of space, privacy and comfort, this impressive home houses up to 30 people in its 12 bedrooms. A fireplace and a kitchen are among the features that'll help keep your crew comfortable and content.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Downtown Charleston?

A pool is often a key feature of any good vacation. Enjoy hours of entertainment frolicking around or simply kicking back by the water at one of these refreshing getaways in or near Downtown Charleston:

  • At the top of our list of cool pool escapes is "Mid 1700s Carriage House With Courtyard". Traveling families will feel at home here, with amenities like on-site watersports and a smart TV also at hand.
  • Alternatively, book a few nights away at "Charming Mid 1700s Kitchen House" and spend your trip poolside. A toaster and a fridge are other things your crew will love about this vacation home.