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The Governor's House Inn

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Baton Rouge,Louisiana
Reviewed 15 July 2014

My wife and I recently returned to Charleston after six years and had chosen Governor House as a great central location on Broad Street. What a great place to stay. This is such a well maintained historic house that I would chose it again for our next visit. This house is most famous as the the house of Edward Rutledge...

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4Thank scot1ru
Reviewed 14 July 2014

I can't say enough about this beautifully, charming Inn. Every member of the staff went out of their way to not only answer questions like "do you have the number for a pedi-cab?" but actually calling them for you, "where can I get some ice for the room?" and actually getting it for you! I called to let them know...

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3Thank CindySue829
Lichfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 July 2014

A beautiful and characterful residence, full of history, antiques and paintings. Lovely bedroom, with comfy bed. Good location, ten minutes walk from town. Tasty breakfasts served around a large table - a great way to meet other guests.

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1Thank Fatherfigure
Reviewed 30 June 2014

What a great place! My husband and I truly enjoyed ourselves and would stay here again. The staff was GREAT! Crystal greeted us every morning during our stay. She told us about the history of the house and Charleston. Truly a great place to stay. Breakfast was great as well. Our last day we had creme brûlée French toast. What...

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
Reviewed 22 June 2014

My husband and I had a relaxing stay at the Governor's House Inn. We had a room on the top floor and found it to be very clean and cozy. If you stay in this room, you must be able to climb stairs to the third floor. The staff was very helpful on what to do and where to eat....

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5Thank lighthousefan2014
Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 20 June 2014

The Governor's House is a beautiful old Inn. Everything was very high quality here, from the bed linens to the staff. I stayed in a basement room which exited to the back courtyard. The room was beautiful and big and decorated nicely - updated. The bath had a soaker tub as well. The day we left I noticed bikes that...

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2Thank Galadina
easton md
Reviewed 20 June 2014

My husband and I recently had a wonderful stay in a real treasure of a place. The Governor's House Inn, in downtown Charleston, provided us with a luxurious stay in an elegant home atmosphere. This beautifully maintained historic property was the perfect backdrop for visiting Old Town Charleston, located within walking distance of the best restaurants and sights in the...

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3Thank 282gus
Huntsville, Alabama
Reviewed 18 June 2014

The location is amazing...the house is beautiful (the main floor anyways), and the staff were friendly, but that is about all I can say. The room was outdated, and by outdated, I mean 1980's decor, not historically preserved or renovated to look historic, and it smelled like a no-tell motel. The staff were all college kids, which is okay, but...

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7Thank Alisha29
ManagerGHI, Manager at The Governor's House Inn, responded to this review

So sorry you had these issues. We do have a few young adults on staff but many are age 40 and over, all of whom are well trained, very polite and mature. All of our rooms have been renovated and maintained. I apologize the décor was not to your liking. Should any potential guest want to see their room prior...

Charleston, South Carolina
Reviewed 25 May 2014

All the staff were extremely friendly and went out of their way to make our stay memorable. Within walking distance to all of the historic district. Afternoon tea was served along with wine, cheese/crackers, a bundt cake and homemade candy. Breakfast was served to you at the dining room table or we choose the outdoor side porch. Several times the...

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3Thank Sanibelusa
Marina del rey
Reviewed 23 May 2014

When we booked this B&B knowing it was a Select Registry pick and the cost we thought we would be staying at an outstanding B&B. The pros are that it is in a great location and the home is beautifully decorated and has much history attached. However, the cons are that one half of a B&B is the breakfast and...

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ManagerGHI, Manager at The Governor's House Inn, responded to this review

So sorry for you issues. I did contact this guest upon viewing this review and spoke with them about their breakfast portions. Along with the eggs and sausage there were hash browns a home baked muffin as well as fruit on the plate. We do fill the plates for our guests so they will not leave the table hungry. I...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Governor's House Inn offers the rare pleasures, aristocratic comforts and romantic grandeur of a pre-revolutionary National Landmark. We are the only inn in America where you can sleep where a signer of the Declaration of Independence once lived. With magnificent drawing rooms, boudoir staterooms, and expansive veranda porches, it is no wonder that the former Governor's mansion was proclaimed the most glamorous of Charleston inns by Travel Holiday. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Governor's House Inn

Address: 117 Broad St, Charleston, SC 29401-2435
Region: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Charleston
Price Range: $294 - $707 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Governor's House Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
Governor`s House Hotel Charleston
Governors Inn Charleston
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“Any room is the best room!”
makyabello, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“No windows in downstairs suites; porch is below ground level. Upper floors afford views of the surrounding area.”
hypatia, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Can only write about the room we were in. Although we loved our room, next time we would probably choose to be on the 2nd floor.”
bentcreektrip, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“They were all great, but the Jefferson allows seclusion (screened balcony), perfect for that morning breakfast or evening cocktail.”
jhendrix2016, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“There are no elevators so just take note of that.”
carolynl234, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
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