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The 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
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Columbia, South Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed here for our honeymoon, and we couldn't have been more pleased with the staff and house. This B&B really pays special attention to hospitality, and the staff are more than happy to help you with any reservations for dinner and suggestions on activities to do in Charleston. We stayed in the Jefferson Suite, which was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ten years ago my husband whisked me away to The Governor's House Inn in Charleston, SC to celebrate our 20th anniversary. His selection was based upon a fabulous old fashioned recommendation from his friend. This summer, we celebrated our 30th, so it seemed fitting that we would revisit this wonderful city and the historic, romantic inn. When I reserved online,... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff here at the Inn are top-notch. They hold your suitcases when you check in early and offer you something to drink...and not just water! Wine, sherry, iced tea--it was perfect after getting off the road. The breakfast on the porch is divine--leisurely and wonderful. The french toast was delicious! And on our last evening, we didn't feel like... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow, I can't say enough about this beautiful B&B! It's a beautiful house with extremely comfortable beds, spacious rooms and bathrooms. The breakfasts are delicious, as well as the wine and cheese in the afternoon. The location is absolutely perfect - within walking distance to almost everything!! I can't wait to get back there!

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Vero Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location, staff and food. We were met as we pulled into the parking lot, given a brief history and introduced to our gorgeous room, The Rutledge. I wish our stay could have been longer to be able to relax even more. We will definitely stay here again!

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Townville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We simply has an amazing stay here. The breakfast that was served on the verranda could not have been tastier,and we could of sipped our coffee for hours. We felt as if we had stepped back to the hospitality of the old south, the entire staff was exceptional and we look forward to returning.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first trip to Charleston and our first stay in a Bed and Breakfast. One word that sums up the entire experience...phenomenal. From the moment we pulled into the driveway to when we left to go home we were pampered. We stayed in the Orange Grove Room...so comfortable, quiet, and relaxing. Exceptional accommodations with a wet bar, jacuzzi... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

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
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

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 July 13, 2015

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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