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Palmer Home Bed and Breakfast

5 East Battery, Charleston, SC 29401
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Oakwood, Georgia
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Was so excited to get a nice room on a midday vacation stop on the way to Savannah. It was a lovely room with era decor/furnishings. Space was not an issue. the location was right on the Battery and water. Prime!!! Wine/cheese was in swing when we arrived, and they offer a superb Southern breakfast each morning. I liked the... More 

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Windham, Maine
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20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To sum up our experience here, this is the place you stay if you want to experience Old Charleston instead of taking pictures from the horse drawn carriage tours. I had been to Charleston several times but this was a first for my husband. I wanted him to get a feel for old Charleston as we explored the city. We... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the Italian Room - had an other-worldly beautiful view of Charleston Harbor, Ft. Moultrie, and Ft. Sumter as the sailboats plied the waters and people strolled along The Battery - very few places that I've been in my life inspired such a feeling of well-being as this old home and location; oh, where to begin ? We... More 

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Joliet, Illinois
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were visiting between family in Hilton Head and Pawley island. We had never been to Charleston before so we wanted to get the really feel of the history of the town. We stayed at the Palmer House for just a night but it was wonderful. The room was nice and comfy. The morning breakfast was delicious! Traditional southern cheese... More 

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Brooklyn, NY
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

I loved the Palmer House. The staff is so friendly and courteous, and we were given an extra welcome by Yin, one of the resident kitties, a total lap cat. We stayed in the Italian room, which has windows facing the water in the southeast corner. The A/C unit was large and powerful, so we were quite comfortable in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I loved staying at this lovely b&b for the weekend with my friends. Best breakfast ever!! The staff couldn't have been any nicer. Loved the pool . Francess , you have the best vacation spot ever! Love your hair!!! Thank you for your hospitality & kindness. Can't wait to return. Brett Bishop

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Visited the 4th weekend and had a grand time. Location,view, and home all a perfect fit. Slept great and enjoyed a wonderful breakfast. Then to the pool for a relaxing morning. Walking distance to a lot of fun adventures. I will be back.

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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The Palmer House holds a special place in my heart! I've been here to stay a few times and have yet another visit planned in a couple weeks. I can't wait to get back and see the place and Frances (the owner, who has been nothing but pleasant, inviting and just all around lovely)! I'm taking my mom with me... More 

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Macon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

A historic money-pit struggling to provide upscale lodging that has a great location, nice view of the harbor and a friendly staff. Don't let the online images and nice Web page deceive you. The price does not equal the amenities.

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Grapevine, Texas
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11 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

My wife and I booked a two-night stay at this charming bed and breakfast as part of an anniversary trip. We arrived late and there was an envelope with our name on it which contained parking info and the keys. We had the Front Room (3rd floor). This room has a private bath but it's across the hall from the... More 

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