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5 East Battery, Charleston, SC 29401 (Charlestowne)
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Palmer Home Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #21 of 43 Charleston B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old style charm in a beautiful mansion right on the battery. This home takes you back to life in the 1800s. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. We really enjoyed ourselves and recommend it for romantic getaways to Charleston.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Palmer house for 3 nights and we were in the Carriage house. It's a real shame as this could be a lovely Inn but due to a lack of basic maintenance it lets it down, such as no plug for the bathroom sink, poor decoration and a very noisy heating/cooling system. The Carriage house wasn't particularly... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I visited the Palmer Home in Charleston, SC for a belated aniversary trip. We stayed in the Front Room and we were delighted with the charming Southern hospitality that we were shown. Frances, the owner, was very friendly and down to earth and the staff was very accommodating. If you're looking for a place true to the... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When so many Charleston properties are being re-made into new age, cookie cutter “boutiques,” the Palmer Home is something rare and precious. We just made a return visit, and again were delighted. From the spectacular view of the Battery at sunrise - where you may even catch a glimpse of dolphins at play – to the tranquility of the piazza... More

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Kensington, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was absolutely thrilled to stay at this pink palace. Frances Palmer was very friendly and so was her staff. They were great with letting us know where to eat and what to see. The view from the living room overlooked the harbor. It was fantastic. The rooms were spacious. The prices were extremely reasonable. Definitely will be back.

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were there this past weekend and we stayed in the two room suite. it was unseasonably cold and I know that can't be controlled but our room had no heat. Instead of changing out the window unit that serves as both an air conditioner and a heater they brought us a small space heater which we used to heat... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I recently stayed at the Palmer Home and had an outstanding visit. We had a gorgeous view of the harbor from our room(the Italian room). The staff was outgoing and very helpful with suggestions for various outings of the city. We will definitely visit again.

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Ida, Michigan, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

This was a once glorious home in an amazing location, unfortunately the owner is either unwilling or unable to maintain it or pay for adequate staff to clean it. This was a huge disappointment and when i tried to voice my concerns to the owner she just kept repeating she has a business to run and this is an old... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

At the tip of the battery, facing the harbor, this inn is in the heart of the historic district and makes walking/touring a breeze. A beautiful old mansion, the inn has loads of charm and is great value for the money. We paid $179.00 for the night with breakfast. (The nearest Hampton Inn wanted nearly $300!). Our room was on... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Location great, but that's about it! Property was probably a gem in it's heyday, but either the owner ran out of money or just does not care. Looks like maintenance is non-existent and as little money as possible is put into this property. Definitely a 1-star experience. Have stayed in better roadside motel accomodations during drive across country, and that's... More

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PalmerHome, Owner at Palmer Home Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

The Palmer Home has been in business as a bed and breakfast since 1977. We have a return rate of 88% thanks to our loyal guests. We have a 98% occupancy rate, which is steady throughout the year, as well as a lengthy waiting list. I have personally looked through our books to try to find this guest, and we... More

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Additional Information about Palmer Home Bed and Breakfast

Address: 5 East Battery, Charleston, SC 29401
Location: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Charleston > Charlestowne
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Palmer Home Hotel Charleston
Palmer Home b&b

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