Charleston KOA

Open All Year

Reserve: 800-562-5812

Info: 843-797-1045


9494 U.S. Highway 78

Ladson, SC 29456

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Camper Rating 3.5 out of 5

Based on 1000 Reviews

Cabin Reviews

Jul 31, 2015
Jul 27, 2015
We rented the Deluxe cabin for 7 nights in July, 2015. It was clean, well equipped, our cabin slept 4. Our cabin had a well equipped kitchen and a nice bathroom. We had plenty of hot water. The air conditioner kept the cabin nice and cool. The swimming pool was very nice. We were very pleased with our choice!
Jul 27, 2015
I was shocked when I pulled into the KOA via a trailer park driveway and then our kabin was back to back with someone's mobile home separated by a rickety fence. I knew the kabins did not undergo routine maintenance by the baseball-sized wasp nest on the back. The dog park was a joke. This was by far the worst KOA we have ever been to and sub par to the KOA standards we are used to.
Jul 20, 2015
Jul 19, 2015
We probably will not revisit this KOA. The main problem was that there were no areas designated (or not enforced) as 'no smoking' so people were smoking in the bathrooms and inside the fenced-in pool area. We've stayed in KOAs all over the country and have never experienced this before... We are not smokers and would have like for our kids to be able to get some 'fresh air' while playing outside.
Jul 17, 2015
Great place, nice people. Loved the pool & basketball court
Jul 15, 2015
The new bed foam mattress was very comfortable. However, the recreation center by the pool needs to improved to look more attractive and clean.
Jul 12, 2015
very quiet. feels secluded yet close to everything.
Jul 11, 2015
We take an annual group trip to the Charleston area and always stay at this KOA, the staff is friendly and helpful. The only complaints that I have are the bathrooms. It seems they can never stay clean. The showers have had the same shelf broken in them for 2yrs now. I know it's a busy campground but it surely doesn't take 2yrs to fix a shelf in the showers. Maybe monitor more.
Jul 08, 2015
The pool was the highlight. Came with 2 children, it was hot. We rented a cabin, it was nice.
Jul 07, 2015
People that worked here were super helpful and sweet, pool and deck area was awesome. Bathrooms were decent, could have been cleaner. Cabins were nice, especially with the air conditioning.
Jul 06, 2015
we do a yearly camping trip for our family and as always we experienced an awesome stay.
Jul 01, 2015
Clean comfortable stay!
Jun 29, 2015
Jun 16, 2015
It was convenient to Charleston for day trips. Restrooms could have been a little larger and more conveniently located to camp sites.
Jun 07, 2015
Everything was great minus the bed bugs that ate my boyfriend alive. The cat was nice. The proximity from the cabin to the "gas station" was fantastic. We appreciate the breakfast money from Brandon/Brian/Bill, however we would never return.
Jun 02, 2015
Ok and some table beah is bad and wil is slow on the comtper and need build other bathroom so some people need shower too and need spa pool too.
May 29, 2015
broken legs on bed, it moves. smelly
May 28, 2015
I certainly didn't expect it to be in a trailer park, but that's not even the bad part. When we walked in the cabin, it REAKED of cigarette smoke. I'm allergic, so that's a problem. Not to mention we had a 2 year old with us. That's not just gross, but dangereous. They also don't enforce rules there. We were up at 3 am because neighbors were SO loud. This went on our entire stay.
May 26, 2015
This was one of the worst KOA's I have stayed at. There was no kitchen and there was a lot of inconsistencies in the rules. We were told no tents or dogs in cabins which we complied with. Then the cabin next to us popped a tent and the one across from us had 2 dogs. Then when we were at the pool which does not have enough chairs we were told to limit how many we used and carleen was very rude


We only have 4 pet friendly cabins which were previously booked. Our rules are very clear and apply to all campers-even when we are polite and add the word "please" to a rule-it is still a rule.
May 23, 2015
May 17, 2015
We felt the cabins were too close to the neighboring homes. We could latterly see into the homes from our cabin. Not our idea of camping area. The ability to enter the park was terrible! It took us 15 minutes to pull in from the main road.
May 14, 2015
My wife and I and 2 other couples stayed at this KOA a few years ago and for various reasons agreed we would never stay here again. Because of a funeral, we needed a last minute place to stay and came back to this KOA. Showers that don't drain, sinks that don't drain, musty odors, run down looking buildings... We won't be back.
May 12, 2015
I really enjoyed my stay there but, I wish it were a little closer to downtown Charleston. The personnel were all friendly. This wasn't my first stay there and it was nice to see that they were, and had made, since my last stay many years ago, improvements to make the overall appearance more pleasing.
May 11, 2015
We are from the Charleston area (Now living in Columbia) and love visiting our old "haunts). We have been gone from Charleston for over 30 years and still love staying at your KOA.
May 01, 2015
Bed bugs in the mattress ate my children skin really bad!! It was a shame this KOA has gotten so run down and unclean.


No bug complaint was mentioned to staff at all. Cabin was occupied 3 more times with no complaint before we were alerted to this comment. Pest control were called out to be safe and find no bugs. Please alert staff to any problems immediately.
Apr 30, 2015
Nice quiet campground. Had a follow up question after our stay and it was dealt with promptly. Thanks!
Apr 27, 2015
Staff was not very friendly. In their game room all they had was a pool table. There was trash in our room from last guests. Bathrooms were very clean. And they were much farther from down town Charleston then they told us they were. Stay at Mount Pleasant one!
Apr 27, 2015
We stayed in a cabin which was fine but it rained our whole stay. The ground in front of our cabin became so muddy that you would sink in. We told the front desk and asked for hay or something so we could walk to our truck without sinking into mud. Someone brought us soda crates? At least she tried. Not 1 management person or maintenance person(who drove by everyday collecting trash)helped.
Apr 27, 2015
Surroundings were beautiful, people were friendly, bed was comfortable, cabin was cozy.
Apr 26, 2015
It's the 3rd time we've stayed there and it's perfect! Everyone is great.
Apr 16, 2015
Staff was very friendly and helpful. If you advertise WiFi you should have enough bandwidth and power to handle peak hours. We could often not even get on the WiFi let alone use it.
Apr 12, 2015
I have stayed at many KOA's and one is by far Not up to KOA standards. First off there are permanent residents, whom took our firewood. There are no activities for the children. The game room is bismol. Disappointed
Apr 11, 2015
I did not stay at all. As soon as I got to the cabin to open the door there were swarms of carpenter bees. My kids didn't even get out of the vehicle.
Apr 10, 2015
Apr 05, 2015
Very Accommodating personnel.
Apr 05, 2015
Very Accommodating.
Mar 31, 2015
This was our first stay at ANY KOA... The cabin was clean... a little wet from the days of rain prior to our arrival. The bathrooms were clean. Our two kids loved the playground. It was in perfect working order and clean. The camp grounds were extremely quite during quite hours. There was one annoying little dog from the trailer park next door, but it was quickly chased back to it's home.
Mar 31, 2015
The people were friendly and helpful.
Mar 31, 2015
clean, easy to check in, friendly staff
Mar 31, 2015
its always a pleasure to stay with problems!!
Mar 30, 2015
Clean cabin and bath house. Staff were friendly.
Mar 29, 2015
Mar 20, 2015
Overall a very nice campground. The sites were slightly dirty (old cigarette butts) but besides that they were fine. The bathrooms were overall clean but upon close inspection they could of been cleaner (moldy in between tiles). The campground is also right up against a trailer park and we were out right behind this trailer that had 2 of the most annoying dog ever and they would just go on and on.
Mar 17, 2015
Mar 17, 2015
Mar 16, 2015
the campgrounds were fine.. although we LOVE KOA and have been to other sites in the past ..this one was less attractive and less kid friendly. Not much to do within the grounds, but overall it worked out well. Charleston is beautiful though.
Mar 05, 2015
I've camped in 17 different states, including many KOA campgrounds,and this was by far one of the worst campgrounds I have ever seen. I refused to stay and received a refund.
Feb 17, 2015
Great hosts, thank you so much!!!
Feb 09, 2015
the people were so friendly and very knowledgeable of the area. The cabins were VER clean and well kept. Thanks for another great stay at the KOA :)

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