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Governor's House Inn

117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401 (Charlestowne)
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Ranked #7 of 43 Charleston B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Lindsey R Charleston, West Virginia
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Charleston, West Virginia
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is one of the best B & B's we have stayed at. Charleston is great anyhow but Governor's house inn has such a great southern charm to it. Our room was on the top floor and had a great view of the back of the property. The food was amazing and the staff was very friendly.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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45 reviews 45 reviews
31 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I stayed for 5 nights in this lovely old inn. We were greeted by a young man who was very helpful and carried our suitcases to the third floor for us (Tico.) All of the employees were very friendly and willing to give us directions, make reservations etc. I would like to give an extra special credit... More

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ManagerGHI, General Manager at Governor's House Inn, responded to this review

Well first of all THANK YOU for such great kudos to my amazing staff. Yes Krista is the talker, Tico is the charmer and Ben is wise beyond his years ( I always tell him he'll probably be president one day), our latest addition to the family is a very talented local actor, Storm, a charmer as well. I know... More

3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Magnificent home with a wonderful and very accommodating staff. The afternoon tea was excellent as were the breakfasts on the porch. The Inn was within walking distance of everything we wanted to see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for three nights for our anniversary and did not want to leave! Perfect location and more than reasonably priced for the amenities and ambience. Our highlights were enjoying wine and cheese on the veranda, "New" the house cat, the staggering period furnishings and overall beauty of the property, and the accommodating staff. We stayed in the independence room.... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I spent a honeymoon weekend here and we couldn't have asked for a better stay! We arrived late in the evening and were greeted by the staff on arrival. They even offered us a glass of wine! Though my husband was sceptical of our 'basement' floor room, it was absolutely beautiful! Our room was spacious and included... More

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North Carolina
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38 reviews 38 reviews
7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We stayed here for my birthday and were made to feel welcome from the moment we stepped in. All of the staff were friendly and asked daily about our activities and plans. They went above and beyond to make sure we were comfortable and had everything we needed. We stayed in the Barabados Room and I highly recommend this room... More

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Baton Rouge,Louisiana
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137 reviews 137 reviews
26 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

My wife and I recently returned to Charleston after six years and had chosen Governor House as a great central location on Broad Street. What a great place to stay. This is such a well maintained historic house that I would chose it again for our next visit. This house is most famous as the the house of Edward Rutledge... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

I can't say enough about this beautifully, charming Inn. Every member of the staff went out of their way to not only answer questions like "do you have the number for a pedi-cab?" but actually calling them for you, "where can I get some ice for the room?" and actually getting it for you! I called to let them know... More

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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86 reviews 86 reviews
28 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

A beautiful and characterful residence, full of history, antiques and paintings. Lovely bedroom, with comfy bed. Good location, ten minutes walk from town. Tasty breakfasts served around a large table - a great way to meet other guests.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

What a great place! My husband and I truly enjoyed ourselves and would stay here again. The staff was GREAT! Crystal greeted us every morning during our stay. She told us about the history of the house and Charleston. Truly a great place to stay. Breakfast was great as well. Our last day we had creme brûlée French toast. What... More

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Address: 117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401
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Location: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Charleston > Charlestowne
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