2020 Conference: Locations, Lodging, and Transportation

 2020 Conference: Locations, Lodging, and Transportation


“Port Cities of the Atlantic World” will take place at the College of Charleston in downtown Charleston, South Carolina, USA, from May 14-16, 2019

All conference venues will be located in downtown Charleston. For this reason, the most convenient lodging locations for walking to conference events and sessions are in downtown Charleston. May is a peak time of year for tourism, so we suggest booking your lodging as soon as possible!

Hotels in Downtown Charleston with Conference Discount

*Hotels must be reserved by April 13, 2020 to guarantee discounted rates

Hampton Inn Charleston-Historic District  ($209-$289)

Group Name:  College of Charleston Port Cities Conference

Group Code:   COL

Hotel Address:

345 Meeting St.

Charleston, South Carolina 29403

843-723-4000

Embassy Suites Historic District ($229-$289)

Group Name:  College of Charleston Port Cities Conference

Group Code:   COL

Hotel Address:

337 Meeting Street

Charleston, South Carolina 29403

843-723-6900 or 1-800-362-2779

Francis Marion ($289)

Group Name:  College of Charleston Port Cities Conference

Hotel Address: 387 King Street

Charleston, SC 29403

(843) 722-0600

Dorm Housing, College of Charleston 

Limited Dorm Housing at the College of Charleston will be available through the conference registration website soon.

Additional Lodging Options

NotSoHostel, 156 Spring Street, Charleston, SCNightly Rates: $28-$106 a night

Cost-effective hotel options are also available in nearby Mt. Pleasant and North Charleston if you have access to vehicle, use taxis or Uber, or you can use Charleston’s public transportation system, CARTA: http://www.ridecarta.com/.

Transportation around Charleston
and from Charleston Airport

Taxis and Shuttles, Car Rental or CARTA Bus

Parking at the College of Charleston

Visitor Parking