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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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Cornelius, North Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
4 helpful votes 4 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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The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Excellent and friendly staff, great location and lovely house! The breakfast and afternoon tea served bring a special touch of southern flavor to the stay. Definitely recommend this inn, especially for couples and romantics in general.

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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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102 reviews 102 reviews
65 hotel reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Stayed for 3 nights in December. The Inn was decorated for Christmas and looked lovely. There was a large Christmas tree in the entrance foyer. We were very warmly welcomed by Victoria who is a true gem and an asset to the Inn. Supplied us with a map which she went through explaining all the places to visit. Our room... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I ventured down to Charleston for our first visit and were fortunate enough to get a room at the Governor's Inn. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful in suggesting areas to visit. We enjoyed the afternoon tea shortly after checking in and had a wonderful time visiting with other guests as it is held in a... More 

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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Stayed at the Governor's House Inn last year - frankly a bit disappointed as it is not as good as some of the reviews would suggest. We stayed in the kitchen block in one of the suites - certainly very private but not always very clean, eg a full ashtray was left outside the door until we asked for it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We could not have stayed at a better place in Charleston. My husband and I arrived at the exact time of check-in, and the staff had everything prepared and ready to go for our stay in the Wagner room. This was our first time in the Holy City, and the lady on duty provided us with a map and circled... More 

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Cornelius, North Carolina
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57 reviews 57 reviews
14 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

My husband and I had a terrific stay at the Governor's House. We loved the location- walking distance to all the sights of historic Charleston, but not at the crowded, busy part. The inn was beautiful and maintained perfectly. The staff was all friendly and very accommodating. Breakfasts were superb- eggs Benedict one morning and Bananas Foster French toast the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

Elegant and charming may describe the inn but the warmth and friendliness of the staff down to "New", the house cat were the real treats. Never have we stayed somewhere where such attention to detail was evident and I can honestly say we will always come back to stay at the Governor's House Inn.

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Portland, Oregon
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

The Governors House Inn is a really beautiful, restored bed and breakfast in the heart of Charleston. It's like a mansion, with gorgeous living spaces and large bedrooms and bathrooms, all very charming and well-done. Wood paneling, fireplaces, grand staircases. It was decorated for Christmas, which made it extra special. You get to see what it's like to live in... More 

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