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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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Healdsburg
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 2 nights starting on Valentine's Day. We had a terrific time and everything was just lovely from the greeting at the door by Brian to breakfast with Angela. The room, food, afternoon tea and information regarding the history of the house was outstanding. Truly wish we could have stayed longer. We will be back!

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Sherbrooke, Canada
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we stepped in this magnificient house, we knew we had selected the right place for our 7 days stay. Little did we know at that point that everything would go upward from that point on, sky high. And pretty high were our expections from the many reviews we had read about The Governor's House Inn. This gorgeous,... More 

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only had one night to spend here on our way back to NY from Florida, and sadly we had some car troubles, so we got here late and left the next morning, but what a stay!! It was amazingly beautiful, friendly and delicious!! Olivia waited late for us, and couldn't have been more gracious - or funny!! She is... More 

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Johnson City, Tennessee
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our stay was in August 2014 and we really enjoyed afternoon tea, as well as the staff. We stayed in the Orange Grove Room, located on the bottom floor. It was very nice! The food was well above average. The weather outside was quite hot and humid, but that added to the wonderful Charleston atmosphere! The one, critical, problem that... More 

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Johns Island, South Carolina
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39 reviews 39 reviews
7 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Great B&B! We are local and were playing tourists for a weekend. We really enjoyed our stay and the breakfast was very good. We stayed in the Orange Grove Room. I was very big with a great bathroom. Covered patio with plenty of comfy furniture. The house is just gorgeous!

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St. Michaels, Maryland
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We stayed at the Governor's House in January and enjoyed every minute. Our room was wonderful, the breakfast was fantastic and the staff was delightful. I can't say enough good things about our stay here. This is my first time posting on Trip Advisor for a hotel and would give this a five star. Can't wait to go back!!!!

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Charlotte, North Carolina
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We had a wonderful time spending a quick weekend at the Governor's House Inn! My husband and I went in January after finding a deal on Groupon. We stayed in one of the smaller rooms on the the third floor and it was so charming! I was worried that the somewhat low, angled ceilings would make the room feel small... More 

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Augusta, GA
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628 reviews 628 reviews
119 hotel reviews
293 helpful votes 293 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

What an amazing place. We love bed and breakfasts, and this was one of our favorites. Our room was huge and had a nice porch, but it was too cold for us to take advantage of during the stay. The home is very tastefully decorated and rich with history. The staircase is exceptional but seems incredibly tall while dragging suitcases... More 

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Cornelius, North Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We just spent a delightful three nights in one of the nicest inns we've ever visited. Friendly staff, comfortable beds, spotless everywhere, excellent breakfasts, afternoon wine and tea, an inn cat....what's not to like. Then there's the superb location right along Broad St with easy access to everything in downtown Charleston yet perfectly quiet at night. I imagine one could... More 

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Putnam Valley, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

It was truly like sleeping in a museum. Our room was in the attic and we walked up very creaky stairs to get there. But before checking in, we were given a tour of the public rooms and a history lesson. It was the home of South Carolina's first Governor, Rutledge. The staff was more than helpful in making reservations,... More 

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