Places to Stay near Union Pier, Cruise Terminal
Ships dock at the cruise passenger terminal at Union Pier, situated in the heart of the historic district at the foot of Market Street on Concord Street. From a downtown hotel or motel, Union Pier can easily be reached on foot or by taxi. The primary cruise line operating from the port is Carnival Cruises. Many hotels offer free car parking and shuttle service to the port.
Most hotels in downtown near the port don’t offer car parking for the length of the cruise, but are only a short cab ride away from the port. There are lots of hotels that offer cruise-n-park options. Some of them offer also a shuttle transfer, some not.
Port Address : Entry gate (Gate #2) is near 280 Concord Street, Charleston, SC.
Hotels with FREE Shuttle Service to Charleston cruise port?
While hotels with shuttle service to the cruise port might be very convenient we can advise you to choose hotels on a balance of other factors such as location, amenities, reviews,…. Some hotels are within easy walking distance (no shuttle needed) from the port, other Downtown hotels are a cheap taxi or Uber ride away. Some hotels, mainly further away from the port, offer a package which may include parking and shuttle to the port.
When looking for hotels, the folowing properties are located within easy walking distance or offer a transport service;
1. Indigo Inn ★★★
Distance from Cruise Port : 0.5 miles (10 minutes walk)
2. The Spectator Hotel ★★★★★
Distance from Cruise Port : 0.3 mile (7 minutes walk)
No Shuttle but within easy walking distance
3. Meeting Street Inn ★★★
Distance from Cruise Port : 0.5 miles (11 minutes walk)
4. Best Western Charleston Inn ★★★
Distance from Cruise Port : 5.8 miles (14 minutes by taxi/Uber)
$50 plus tax for Cruise Parking, approx. $30/person for round-trip transportation