Lodging & Travel

Traveling to Charleston

Charleston is located at the east end of I-26 and easily accessible for those SECOL members traveling from the Southeastern United States. The College of Charleston is only 3 hours away from Charlotte, 4 hours away from Raleigh, and 4.5 hours away from Atlanta.
For those who are not willing to drive, Charleston is also serviced by the Charleston International Airport – CHS (11 miles from the College of Charleston) and by the North Charleston Amtrak Station (9 miles from the College of Charleston).


We have secured a special discounted rate for SECOL@CofC attendees at the Holiday Inn Charleston Historic Downtown. Guests can begin making reservations at any time by calling directly at the hotel (843-718-2327) and using the code SCL or by using this link to book online.

Holiday Inn Charleston Downtown
425 Meeting St
Charleston SC, 29403
Rates*: $159 (Tuesday-Thursday), $199 (Friday-Saturday)
*This group rate will be available for any reservation made by February 7, 2017.

To and from CofC

The Holiday Inn Charleston Historic Downtown hotel is located a 10-minute walk from the College of Charleston, where all SECOL activities will take place. SECOL attendees can also use the free CARTA trolley service from the hotel to King St., one block from the conference venue. Information about the CARTA trolley service, with a helpful route map, can be found following this link.