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Charleston's Not So Hostel

Hostel | 156 Spring St., Charleston, South Carolina, USA 29403

83.3% Overall Rating

112 out of 125 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (01/07/2015)

"Very cheap, air conditioned rooms. Nice building with a porch. Bathrooms were nice. Other guests were very friendly."

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Washing machines
  • Bicycle hire
  • Laundry service
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Outside area

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel USD 1.00

What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Important Information

Check-in is from 17:00 p.m. – 22:00 p.m. only! Check-out is at 11:00 a.m.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 17:00
Latest Check-out: 10:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Charleston?

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The Notso Hostel is located in an enclave of double-porched houses from the 1840's in the downtown historic district of Charleston, SC. We offer dorm rooms and private rooms and have four kitchens and bathrooms that are shared among guests. Bike rentals are available for hire and free laundry facilities are available. Reserve private rooms by contacting us directly or book directly online at our website, notsohostel.com Read more

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About Charleston's Not So Hostel

Check-in is from 17:00 p.m. – 22:00 p.m. (5-10pm) Check-out is at 10:00 a.m.

If you are going to arrive after 10PM, you must call to arrange for a late check-in. If you choose not to do this, you will not be able to stay at the hostel on the night of your reservation.

We have a 48 hour cancellation policy. If you do not cancel within 48 hours, you will be charged for the first two nights of your stay and the remainder of your reservation will be canceled.

We accept all forms of payment except personal checks. Please note- Taxes not included in price.

There are spacious common areas: a lounge with high speed internet access, couches, games, books, porches with rocking chairs, a fully-stocked kitchen with basic cooking needs (sugar, flour, oil etc) and ever-changing free food, free laundry facility; and a large back yard complete with palmetto trees, cats, and a vegetable garden.

‘Not So Hostel’ is within walking distance of downtown attractions, easily accessible from the highways and interstate that cross this area, and has bus lines running in all four cardinal directions within a block of the front-door.

So kick back and think about summertime. Visit notsohostel.com for more information.

Location Information

We are located in the beautiful and historic Cannonborough-Elliotborough Neighborhood (https://www.facebook.com/groups/142427312471261/) surrounded by local shops, delicious local restaurants and neighborhood bars. We are located six blocks from King Street which is the main street in Charleston and are in walking and biking distance to all the downtown attractions.