Hotels near USS Yorktown are always on sale with CheapOair! USS Yorktown is one of 24 Essex-class aircraft carriers built during World War II and was named after the Battle of Yorktown of the American Revolutionary War. Yorktown is now a National Historic Landmark which was decommissioned in 1970 and in 1975 became a museum ship at Patriot's Point, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. Yorktown earned 11 battle stars and the Presidential Unit Citation during World War II and five battle stars for Vietnam service. Find great deals on cheap hotels near USS Yorktown, and count on CheapOair for all your travel booking needs!