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Governor's House Inn

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117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My stay at the Governor's Inn was awesome. Obviously, the rich architecture/decor and history of this Inn was incredible. But more importantly, the attentiveness of the staff, cleanliness of the rooms, and convenient location made my first trip to South Carolina absolutely amazing. Coming from Hawaii where are hotels pride themselves in sharing the Aloha Spirit, the Governor's Inn and... More 

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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Governor's House Inn is a lovely property with a gracious staff. The location in the historic French quarter is within easy walking distance to shopping, dining and historic sites. The staff was friendly and accommodating and assisted me with arranging transportation, tours, and walking directions. The house cat "New" was as friendly as all the staff and the staff's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

7/12/15 My husband and I just got back from our first trip to Charleston. Not only did we love the historic section of town, our stay at the Governor's House Inn made our visit one of our favorites! The Inn was not only beautiful, but the staff was amazing! We felt immediately welcomed with sincere appreciation for not only us,... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I went to Charleston for his birthday and we chose the Governor's House Inn based on all of its previous positive reviews. I'm so happy we decided to stay here over any other place. First, the house itself is absolutely beautiful and extremely welcoming and comfortable. We stayed in the Wagner Room which is located downstairs and... More 

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I spent 4th of July weekend at the Governor's Inn and we were immediately taken by the beautiful garden and house. We received a warm welcome by Paul, one of the owners, and New, the Inn's cat who was rescued by the owner and has assumed the role of "greeter". The house is so beautifully decorated and... More 

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at The Governor's House Inn for 3 nights in June. We were made to feel so welcome by the owner and staff and the breakfast each morning was delicious. Thanks to Linda who served us so warmly each morning, a really lovely lady. It was nice to sit at the large table chatting to other guests and conversing... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Charleston was the first stop on our 10 day road trip. I love history and this house has plenty of it! Due to the late reservation, we had to book 2 different rooms but it wasn't a problem as the staff ensured that ALL (and we had a lot) was moved from our 1st floor room to our 3rd floor... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautifully appointed bed and breakfast close to everything we wanted to see or do in Charleston. Staff was very welcoming and ensured we had everything we needed to have the best stay possible over the holiday weekend. We were in the Waggoner room on the first floor, which was very quiet even though it is on the front of the... More 

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England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On arrival we were warmly greeted by Brian and shown round this beautiful inn. From that moment on we witnessed Southern hospitality at its best. Nothing was too much trouble for Brian's team - they had thought of everything and the attention to detail was exceptional. A special mention to Marty for the superb freshly - cooked breakfasts and the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Our stay at the Governor's House Inn (circa 1760) was truly spectacular from the moment we arrived! We were graciously greeted by Linda with a smiling face and cold refreshing peach sweet tea to quench our thirst. Our room "The Rutledge Suite" is gorgeous and the private balcony was a wonderful place to read. Chef Martin (Marty) prepared delicious breakfasts,... More 

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