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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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San Francisco, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 1 week 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
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 2 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
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Ft, Myers
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed now 5 times at this inn. I was greeted with warm smiles and hellos. The rooms are beautiful ans the porch has the best view of downtown Charleston. This particular time I went for my birthday. A member of the staff asked me, as I was headed out dressed up, I mentioned that it was my birthday... More 

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

Thank you for returning to the John Rutledge House Inn for such a special occasion. Your repeat business is our greatest compliment. We strive to make your trip as wonderful as possible, so we are pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your stay as well as your interaction with our staff. Thank you for your recommendation. We look forward... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'll keep this short for words are not enough. Loved our total historic experience in Charleston. Starting with the wonderful hospitality and accommodations at The John Rutledge House Inn. This was our first trip to The South. Looped from Atlanta thru Tenn., NC and SC. Historical areas of the Cherokee and enlightening insight into the economical/ political beginnings and present... More 

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

Thank you for including the John Rutledge House Inn as a stop on your tour of the South. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed exploring the history of Charleston during your time with us. We are honored to preserve a historic property while still providing modern amenities to our guests. Thank you for your comments about the hospitality... More 

Worcester, Massachusetts
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location is amazing... and this was a tremendous way to experience a beautiful historic home (now an Inn/B&B) right in the historic district of Charleston. The staff from booking through to departure were cordial and helful to work with, as was the Inn Keeper who introduced herself during our breakfast on the upstairs, wrought-iron front porch. We had a... More 

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Sierra Madre, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
17 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we arrived, the John Rutledge House Inn was being visited by people on a historic homes tour, making it clear that this residence has some historic significance. That in itself made it a worthwhile place to stay. The location is good, the breakfast and room furnishings are excellent. Staff is friendly and helpful. Unfortunately, we did not realize when... More 

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