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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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Worcester, Massachusetts
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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 4 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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Tarpon Springs, Florida
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The John Rutledge House truly illustrated the idea of Southern Hospitality . From the moment of our arrival we received a warm greeting, not to mention unparalleled service .The accommodations were beautiful , the meals were excellent ( room being so great had all of them there ) and the attention to all of the details exceeded my expectations .

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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! We are thrilled to read that you were pleased with your stay with us. Thank you for your comments about the room, the service, and the meals. Our cook, Miss Mary, has been cooking for our guests for over 25 years. We aim to deliver authentic... More 

Nashville, Tennessee
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I'm not sure we could've asked for a better place to stay in Charleston. The rooms themselves are wonderful. We stayed in one of the carriage houses behind the main house. High ceilings, plenty of space, and COMFORTABLE beds (temperpedic mattresses!). The service is also top notch. We had breakfast delivered to our room every morning, which arrived promptly at... More 

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Healdsburg
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Stayed for 3 nights just after Valentine's Day. We traveled with friends so we took 2 rooms downstairs in the front of the house and boy oh boy were they spectacular! Huge, well appointed, comfortable, just lovely! We had a great time even though the weather was unusually cold for that time of year, below 20 degrees, yikes! Didn't stop... More 

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

Thank you for your wonderful review. It sounds as though you had an exceptional time in Charleston despite the unusually cold weather. Our staff never tires of helping to create lasting memorable experiences for our guests. I am thrilled that you enjoyed the inns historic charm and elegance. We look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Richard Widman, Proprietor More 

New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I had the chance to stay 5 nights in Charleston at the John Rutledge Inn with my mom. We stayed the first 3 nights in the cottages in carriage house, and the last 2 nights in the main hotel. We actually preferred being in the carriage house as we liked the privacy. The room we stayed at in the main... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

My friend and I were looking to meet up for a few nights in Charleston and we are so happy we found the John Rutledge Inn. The staff was great, the beds super comfortable, and the atmosphere was perfect! I am a huge history buff and loved the information on the inn and background of the property. I sometimes want... 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 your Girls Getaway! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the exploring Charleston from our location. We are honored to preserve a historic property while still providing modern amenities. We are thrilled to read that this is what your group was looking for. We look forward to seeing you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

My lovely bride and I stayed in one of their suites for three nights, to celebrate her birthday. We were impressed. The suite had a large sitting room, with an effective gas fireplace, and a bedroom with another fireplace and a canopied king-size bed. The bathroom was smaller than expected, but it had all the essentials. The concierges are extremely... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I have stayed at Rutledge House numerous times throughout the years and it never fails to meet my expectations. Kathleen Leslie, the manager, and her staff always offer personal service and strive to make every visit special. From the superior accommodations to the delightful tea, the breakfast and even the little details like the bottled water available on the porch... More 

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

Thank you for reviewing your recent stay. Your repeat business is our greatest compliment! We are very pleased to know that you had a pleasant stay at the John Rutledge House Inn. We strive to deliver authentic Southern hospitality, so we are thrilled to read your comments about the details of your time with us. We look forward to seeing... More 

North Carolina
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51 reviews 51 reviews
16 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

The John Rutledge House Inn was in a great location - one block away from the free trolley service that takes you around Charleston. It is in a beautifully restored building. The location was very quiet and the parking lot was a great asset (it costs $12 extra per night). The room was beautiful with very comfortable beds and a... More 

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