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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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Melbourne, Australia
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73 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed three nights at John Rutledge House Inn and found it to be a good place to stay. The location is excellent for walking around Charleston. It was great to stay in a historic mansion although our room was in the Carriage house. The room was very clean and comfortable. We had breakfast upstairs in the main house but... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at the inn for 4 nights and it was very nice. We stayed on the 2nd floor of one of the carriage houses and were very pleased - nice size room and very quiet. They do allow dogs in the carriage houses, which had us somewhat nervous about barking, etc., but it was not a problem - two... More 

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Kentucky
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7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had simply a great stay in Charleston at the John Rutledge House. Our group of 7 stayed last weekend and this was our 6th trip to Charleston but first at the Inn. We will be back. Superb attention and service with outstanding breakfasts, our room was large with a Tempurpedic mattress that was just like home. I highly recommend... More 

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

Thank you for your wonderful review of your stay at the John Rutledge House Inn. We work hard to provide our guests with a flawless experience and it certainly appears that this was executed during your trip. Your recommendation is greatly appreciated and we look forward to your next trip to Charleston. Sincerely, Richard Widman, Proprietor More 

East Hampton, New York
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a perfectly wonderful stay. We loved the inn, our room (on same floor as "ballroom" where you can relax and have tea, lemonade or sherry) was gorgeous with service as you would expect at a top place. Wonderful breakfast to start the day. Bed very comfortable but as the weather began to warm up not sure air conditioning... More 

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San Francisco, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would stay at the John Rutledge again if I have a chance to return to Charleston. The staff was friendly, very helpful and the Inn is quite lovely. My room was in the carriage house upstairs and very clean, good size for 2 people. Bathroom was well equipped and I am a stickler about towels, I was not disappointed... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at the John Rutledge House Inn. We are very glad that you enjoyed your accommodations in the carriage house as well as the linens in the bathroom. Thank you for your comments about the fresh cut flowers and the amenities provided. We are honored to preserve a historical landmark while... More 

Carlsbad, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So nice to stay in this historic house. Our room 8 was very comfortable, beautiful, quiet and spacious. Bathroom adequate, but needs a little updating. The staff was very accommodating. The location is perfect for touring. Breakfast was good and lots of options, but nothing real gourmet (we did have room service every day was a nice option). We really... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've stayed in various places from inns to hotels throughout 15 years of traveling to Charleson and have never found "the place" for us, which we would want to come back to. Rutledge House Inn is it! We stayed over the bridge run weekend (not participating, just happened to be at same time), and were blown away with the incredible... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to review the John Rutledge House Inn. We are thrilled to read that you enjoyed staying with us so much and that you found us to be 'the place' for you. We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your interaction with our staff. We will certainly pass along your compliments to our... More 

Elgin, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed a couple of days in Charleston and picked this by luck. A winner! Excellent service - particularly Jim on reception. A great room - spotlessly clean. Breakfast was good (even the tea was hot!) and the little things - complimentary high tea as well as sherry, port and brandy available - made this a great trip. Try the... More 

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Cheshire, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I spent 4 nights at the John Rutledge House Inn in Charleston, SC and we can't say enough about how much we enjoyed it. The Inn itself is historic and beautiful. There is a lovely courtyard and two carriage houses which also have accommodations. We spent one night at the inn and 3 nights in one of... More 

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

Thank you for reviewing your stay with us. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed your time at the John Rutledge House Inn. I am very glad to read that our staff made your stay special. Thank you for your comments about the breakfast and afternoon tea; these are complimentary amenities that love to offer our guests. We hope... More 

Elgin, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
16 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Had a wonderful two night stay. Everything perfect, friendly and knowledgeable staff, beautiful furnishings, spotlessly clean. Lots of little extras such as afternoon tea, chocolates and pre dinner drinks. An amazing building sympathetically restored. Can't wait to visit again. Breakfast on the balcony was fantastic.

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