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John Rutledge House Inn

4.0 of 5 116 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed for a long weekend with our three teenagers and had a wonderful experience. The staff was wonderful and extremely helpful. The rooms are big and comfortable. We had two rooms, but they have suites that accommodate 5 people. There is a lot of American history in the house and it was very interesting. Our teenagers loved learning about... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I almost didn't want to leave the hotel because my room was gorgeous and huge! The bathroom was lovely. The bed was extremely comfy and we got cocktails and finger sandwiches on the porch which was just too much fun. They have a great amount of historic artifacts in the hotel and it's easy to spend time just wandering around.... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed in many B&B's and small inns and this was one of our best experiences. I think it was a combination of the old-world charm of the building and gracious hospitality of the staff that made the place feel so warm and inviting… like staying with family. We had a busy itinerary in Charleston, so we couldn’t enjoy... More 

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

Thank you for the review of the John Rutledge House Inn. We are thrilled to read your comments about your recent stay. It is our goal to provide authentic Southern hospitality, so I am very pleased to read your remarks. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed exploring Charleston from our historic location. We look forward to seeing you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I recommend the Rutledge house. It is a romantic getaway perfectly located in the historic district with countless things to do and see. The services and staff cannot be beat! The rooms were amazing. The fireplace was great and the furniture was true to the time period.

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San Francisco, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The fact that the "proprietor" of this business continues to deny the remarks made by his patrons on this website goes to show the tactlessness of the treatment at this inn. I have explicit recollections of booking two nights. In fact, we were unable to stay at prior inns we contacted because of their lack of availability for two nights.... More 

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

We sincerely apologize again, as we did in the review titled “They packed our bags and kicked us out.” It is unfortunate that the remedy we chose to rectify the difficult situation we were in impacted you so negatively. For that, we sincerely apologize. Sincerely, Richard Widman, Proprietor More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have visited Charleston on 4 previous occasions but my first time at John Rutledge House Inn. The visit was by far my best stay in Charleston, thanks to John Rutledge House Inn. The service was exceptional. Everyone was kind and courteous and went beyond the call of duty. The breakfast was included and delicious. In addition, afternoon tea added... More 

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

Thank you for taking your time to review your stay at the John Rutledge House Inn. It is an honor to hear that our staff exceeded your expectations. We strive to make your trip as wonderful as possible, so we are pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your stay, the breakfast, and the afternoon tea. We look forward to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We most definitely made a two night booking. At noon the day after arriving we were called and told that we had to check out because our stay was booked for a single night. They also couldn't book us for another room because their "system was down". We were at the plantations near Charleston and went back to sort things... More 

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

When you called to make your reservation, our rooms were completely sold-out on the second night. Upon your arrival, you signed a registration card acknowledging that your reservation was for only one night. After repeated calls to your cell phone, after your scheduled check-out time, we had no other choice than to remove your bags to prepare the room for... More 

Greenville, North Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Overall this B&B is very nice. We went to Charleston for the Christmas week and wanted to take our dog with us and this was 1 of only a handful of B&B's or Hotels that could accommodate. The rooms was in the Carriage house, 8 rooms in total, and worked very well although the carpet either should be removed or... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It was our 45th. We could not have stayed in a more accommodating & comfortable location. The grand suite was definitely "grand" with 2 rooms, each with fireplace. Enjoyed the champagne as a gift & the complimentary sherry & brandy. Loved the breakfast choices, both quality of food & option of served in room or in ballroom at our chosen... More 

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

Thank you for choosing the John Rutledge House Inn for such a special occasion! I am glad to hear you were pleased with the Grand Suite. Thank you for your comments about our complimentary breakfast as well as the sherry and brandy. We are pleased to offer these complimentary amenities. We love being able to offer a unique place to... More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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42 reviews 42 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Our stay at the John Rutledge House Inn could not have been better! It is great to stay in such an historic building and still be able to experience all of the luxury you expect at a newer facility. The location is very convenient - within walking distance of great shopping and restaurants. The 24/7 concierge is extremely helpful. We... More 

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Address: 116 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401
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Location: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Charleston > Downtown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — John Rutledge House Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 19
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Also Known As:
John Rutledge House Hotel Charleston
John Rutledge Hotel
John Rutledge Charleston
Hotel Style:
#8 Romantic Hotel in Charleston
#8 Luxury Hotel in Charleston
#26 Family Hotel in Charleston
#33 Business Hotel in Charleston

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