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John Rutledge House Inn

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116 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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83 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This historic home nicely adapted to a B&B is ideally located in downtown Charleston adjacent to the best houses in town. Our room, in the converted flanker buildings, was comfortable and spacious and well-appointed. The amenities, including tea, breakfast and drinks, were perfect. Even the parking was a breeze. The only reason this is not rated 5 was some fairly... More 

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Houston, Texas
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106 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Rutledge House centrally located on Broad near Meeting Street. It is convenient by walking to all the tourist attractions of the city. Our room was large with a very comfortable bed and linens. We enjoyed the breakfast each morning in the courtyard surrounding by plants and flowers. The personnel were friendly and very helpful. I would surely stay again... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Decided to extend a recent visit in Charleston for one extra night and was able to walk in off the street and secure a decent, reasonable room that accepted pets! Thought it would be a long shot, but, the staff was more than willing to try to accommodate us on such short notice in a most pleasant fashion. Location is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I stayed at this lovely B&B for 3 nights in early May. The staff was SO pleasant and helpful. Before I was even able to check into my room (our flight arrived very early), the concierge, Mike, sent a business fax for me, secured our luggage so that we could go out and enjoy the city, gave... More 

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Hendersonville, North Carolina, United States
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A few days ago, my wife and I spent three delightful days as guests at the John Rutledge House in Charleston. Our room on the second floor of the carriage house was beautifully furnished, very comfortable, and very quiet. It was the perfect place to wind down after a day of touring, antiquing, and art shopping. The breakfasts at the... More 

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OwnerCharmingInns, Owner at John Rutledge House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am thrilled to read your comments about our carriage house rooms. We are pleased to offer a quiet escape within Charleston's historic district. I am glad that you enjoyed our complimentary breakfast, and that our staff exceeded your expectations. Thank you for your recommendation. We look forward to welcoming you on your next trip... More 

Washington
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52 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very nice hotel in a beautiful and charming setting. The location is fantastic and the experience wonderful. Very close the to Battery and shopping on King Street in a very quiet area (but within walking distance to everything). A great way to add to your Charleston experience.

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georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best places to stay in Charleston. Great location and unique, historic property. We stayed in one of the carriage houses with very nice, bedding, decor, bathroom, everything. Parking was less than 50 feet from our room. Great breakfast included that would be quite an expensive add on at other hotels.

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OwnerCharmingInns, Owner at John Rutledge House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed the charm of our carriage house rooms. The complimentary breakfast is just one of the ways that we like to thank our guests; I am glad you were pleased with it. We look forward to your next visit to Charleston. Sincerely, Richard Widman, Proprietor More 

Pisgah Forest, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This historic property is THE ideal location. Just off the shopping attractions of King Street, nearest hotel to the beautiful and historic "Battery" section, removed by a block from the crowds but still easily walkable to all the main attractions, this location is ideal. Staff has been there for years and is highly professional and personable. Property has an interior... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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67 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here to celebrate our 40th anniversary. This is a very special place in any manner of consideration. The staff is so very courteous and each and everyone of the individuals will go out of their way to help you in any manner. The rooms are spotless, charming, and so very relaxing. The breakfasts are really so very nice,... More 

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OwnerCharmingInns, Owner at John Rutledge House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for review. We are honored to have been your choice hotel to spend such a special occasion. We love to help our guests celebrate with special touches such as the champagne upon arrival. I am pleased to read that you enjoyed the inns historic charm and elegance. Thank you for such wonderful feedback and we look forward to... More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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135 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I will admit that the John Rutledge was lovely and the bed dreamy, but I felt like I was in a hotel. The rooms and decor lacked the charm of a B&B. They were somewhat dog friendly, designated rooms and courtyard only. Not at High Tea and afternoon aperitif and appetizers. The receptionist were helpful, but at check in, I... More 

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OwnerCharmingInns, Owner at John Rutledge House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback about your recent stay at the John Rutledge House Inn. We appreciate the positive comments about your stay, as well as your feedback on the features you did not enjoy. I am sorry to read that you were not pleased with the decor. The furnishings in the John Rutledge House Inn are representative of the... More 

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