We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 43 Charleston B&Bs / inns

Barksdale House Inn

3.0 of 5 Inn   |   27 George St., Charleston, SC 29401
Hotel website
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Barksdale House Inn to your Saves list
Barksdale House Inn
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
You must enter dates to see the best prices.
Ranked #22 of 43 Charleston B&B and Inns
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Rick T Saint Louis, Missouri
  • Overview
  • Reviews (332)
  • Photos (148)
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (87)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

332 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (87)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Saint Louis, Missouri
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I love staying in B&B's while traveling and the Barksdale House Inn is a great choice with a very convenient location. Charleston offers a lot of B&B choices. We chose the Barksdale because it offered free parking and a very reasonable room rate. As is typical with most hotels, check-in is after 3pm, yet we arrived around... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
North Bethesda, Maryland
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I very much enjoyed our stay here. The price was reasonable compared to other B&B's and included free parking. The breakfast was not elaborate but surprisingly healthy -- they had Kashi Go Lean, oatmeal, hardboiled eggs, nice fruit (strawberries, blueberries, etc.) among other things. We walked everywhere we went in Charleston no problem. The room was nice... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Haarlem, The Netherlands
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A cute bed & breakfast on walking distance from the city center. A beautiful old historic home, we were staying in a room at the carriage house behind the main building. Room was clean, spacious and the people at the front desk were lovely. And what a great city Charleston is, so much history. Lots of nice restaurants too.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Bennington, Vermont
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I booked a one night stay 4 weeks in advance through Inn's website based on location, price and free parking offered. The Inn contacted me three times over the weeks to ensure I knew about the cancel policy, 3 days in advance. Each time , I responded that I knew, accepted policy and had every intention of keeping the reservation.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a weekend trip to Charleston and wanted to stay somewhere authentic to the historic area. We got that with our room at the Barksdale. The location is so close to everything that we never drove and the breakfast was delicious! Only areas that could use improvement are the upkeep on the exterior of the house and more attention... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lake Worth, Florida
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the inn for one night. The location is about a 15 minute walk from East Bay the restaurant strip. It is close to a high end shopping street if that is what you are going to Charleston for. We were in #11 in the carriage house which was simply decorated and clean enough. There was a pedestal... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
New York, New York, United States
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first trip to Charleston. I was totally happy with the Barksdale House Inn. Everyone on the staff was super-friendly, the place itself is charming, and the breakfast I had on Sunday morning was terrific. The little back porch and fountain were great for an afternoon siesta with a book and a glass of sweet tea. The location... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Hamburg, Michigan
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
10 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great B&B. Would go again in a minute. Well tended to, comfy bed and ammenities, iced tea in the aft, wonderful buffet breakfast in the morn, and a short (2 blocks) to the university or into downtown. Parking included. Go!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Bluffton, Sc
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Just off two main streets. We stayed in #6 in main house - very spacious, huge comfortable bed (big posts), fireplace (spring, so don't know if it works), small tv (we don't care), small refrig. Not noisy, even tho a very busy evening downtown, We walked about 3/4 mile to Noisy Oyster and Vendue area. Charleston is esp fabulous in... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
West Palm Beach, Florida
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

I have been staying at the Barksdale House for many many years. I love Charleston, SC and everything that it has to offer in the downtown area, and one of my favorite parts has been staying at this B&B; however I have watched this hot spot slowly decline over the past few years. We recently stayed for the Spoleto arts... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Barksdale House Inn, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Barksdale House Inn? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Barksdale House Inn

Address: 27 George St., Charleston, SC 29401
Phone Number:
Location: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Charleston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Barksdale House Inn 3*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Hotels.com, Travelocity, Tingo, Priceline, BookingOdigeoWL and Venere so you can book your Barksdale House Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Barksdale House Hotel Charleston

148 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (127)
Hotel & grounds (32)
View from room (4)
Bathroom (16)
Dining (10)
Room/suite (40)
Other (25)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All management photos (22)
Hotel & grounds (3)
Room/suite (11)
View from room (2)
Other (6)


Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service
Hotel Class
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Barksdale House Inn, built in 1778, is your home away while exploring the city of Charleston. Located within the historic district of downtown Charleston, we are walking distance to shopping, restaurants, tourist attractions and Market Street. This Inn offers 14 rooms with en suite bathrooms, complimentary breakfast, newspaper, wireless access and parking to get you ready for your day exploring our beautiful city of magnificent homes, gardens, and parks along with Charleston’s unique southern hospitality and history.All rooms are non-smoking. ... more   less 
Number of rooms

Questions & Answers

Enter your question for this accommodation's staff to answer. Other travelers may answer as well.
    Posting guidelines

    See which rooms travelers prefer