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Market Pavilion Hotel sits at a great location in downtown Charleston. At 225 East Bay Street at South Market Street, the hotel is right next to the City Market, a tourist favorite. Open daily, the historic market has more than 100 vendors hawking only-in-Charleston souvenirs, including woven sweetgrass baskets and sweet benne wafers.
You will always be able to find Market Pavilion; it’s across the street from an easy identifier, the stately, all-white U.S. Customs House with its distinctive Corinthian columns. The popular Waterfront Park is only a five-minute walk away. Head to the park’s pier to get a glimpse of the harbor from swinging benches or enjoy a scenic walk near the fountains, which light up at night. The Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star hotel is also a 10-minute stroll to King Street, the city’s best shopping corridor. There, peruse boutiques such as Hampden, which offers clothing from hot labels such as Rag and Bone, Thakoon Addition and Derek Lam, along with well-known shops such as Louis Vuitton.