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Palmer Home Bed and Breakfast

5 East Battery, Charleston, SC 29401
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Palmer Home Bed and Breakfast
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Ranked #19 of 44 Charleston B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were given a weekend stay at the Palmer home from some dear friends as an anniversary gift. We are native Charlestonians and truly were impressed with the décor and friendliness of the staff. Growing up in Charleston, we have a place in our heart for preservation and history. This home will really give you an understanding of Charleston's charm.... More 

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

Randy and Charla, We were so glad to have you stay in our home, and are thrilled that you enjoyed it as well! We do our best to provide a memorable and pleasurable experience for our guests. We hope to see you back in the future, and look forward to hearing from you! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We had a celebratory birthday (2 night stay) at The Palmer Home in March 2015. It was wonderful. The view is spectacular and the owner is delightful! We had the King Room and it was beautifully decorated. The porch was a wonderful addition. We also enjoyed the owner's dog and cat. The cat seemed to take a liking to us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

We stayed for three nights at the Palmer House. Had a wonderful stay. Our room was the king room on the third floor. Antique furnishings, lovely bedding, a beautiful fireplace in the room. We had a small shower only bathroom but hey when the house was built it didn't even have barrooms. We had a door from our room leading... More 

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Canton, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

If your looking for JUST location it is excelant. If cleanliness, comfort or ease of use don't stay here. Don't trust the pictures. Bed was co concaved....horrible, evrything bathroom in particular was filthy, can not believe we spent that much $ for this room.

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Pasadena, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

A stay at the Palmer Home B&B offers not just the ideal base from which to explore Charleston but also a first hand taste of Lowcountry manners and mores. Miss Francess Palmer is the real thing: a Southern lady, whose family has owned the Palmer Home for generations, and a born raconteur, who delights in telling stories, about the city,... More 

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louisville, KY
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I selected this B&B for the location and what I hoped would be historic southern charm. Yes, the house is historic but is sorely missing southern charm. We have visited numerous B&Bs in many states. This one was not well kept. There were cobwebs and filthy windows. The welcome was lacking and the breakfast was pathetic...all for $300/night. Very glad... More 

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Rock Hill, SC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We stayed at the Palmer home recently for two nights and stayed in two different rooms. The front room has the most incredible view - it is amazing. The down side is that your bathroom is across the hall, but it has a stall shower and large bathroom. Staying in the home is very interesting in that it is like... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

My fiancé and I stayed here for a stay-cation, and we were blown away by the beauty and hospitality of this special B&B. One-of-a-kind view of the water and w/in walking distance for any activity downtown. I've lived in Charleston for over seven years now and have seen almost every hotel / b&b downtown from having friends and family visit... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

I have stayed here numerous times and have nothing but great experiences and have left with fabulous and unforgettable memories! The breakfast is country style with eggs, fruit, biscuits, grits and the best bacon you've ever put into your mouth!!! My tradition is to make my plate with a cup of fresh coffee and sit on the pizzazz to people... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

This was my first trip to the Palmer Home. The rooms were very clean and spacious. The staff were super attentive, warm and very helpful. The view from the porch is breathtaking!! We had a great time! I will definitely be back!!!

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