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Governor's House Inn

4.0 of 5 117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    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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Vero Beach, Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2011

Stayed here last November....we paid over $400 a night ...good accommodations. They served tea in the afternoon with tea or wine, a few bakery items and cheese or dip....very nice. However, breakfast was very minimal.....first morning we were served a bit of mixed fruit on the plate and a saussage mixture....hard to describe....2nd morning something else like fruit and some... More 

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

As General Manager of the Governor’s House Inn, I would like to thank Susan M for her comments concerning her visit to the inn. We always welcome critiques. They let us know what we are doing wonderfully, and they tell us what we need to improve. We changed our breakfast menu several months ago with rave reviews from our guests.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2011 via mobile

Checked in mid-week for a short rip to Charleston. We were pleasantly surprised to be upgraded to a larger room with it's own veranda! Staff were warm, friendly, knowledgeable and very attentive. We had lovely gourmet breakfast served each morning on our veranda, and enjoyed afternoon tea and treats at the house as well. We have not checked out yet,... More 

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Frederick, MD
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2011

When we called to book the room, we were apprehensive and found the price to be a little pricey. The woman really sold the room to my fiancée and kept him on the phone for about 20 min... she was an excellent sales woman... he appreciated her gumption and booked the room. IT WAS WORTH IT! When we arrived, after... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2011

We love Charleston and visit whenever we can. We spent three nights in Lauren's Room in May and thoroughly enjoyed everything about our stay. The inn is in a great location, a short walk to the shops on King Street as well as the Battery. We parked our car in their lot and never moved it until it was time... More 

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2011

We stayed at the beautiful Governor's House Inn for our 25th wedding anniversary. The Inn is tastefully decorated, the staff very knowledgeable and resourceful, and the food outstanding. Upon arrival, we were greeted with a tour of the inn complete with history of the home. After being escorted to our room, we were made aware of many sites that would... More 

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West Chicago, Illinois
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2011

After reading the Reviews on Trip Advisor we decided to try the Governor's House B&B for the first leg of our Charleston Visit. What a pleasant indulgence in Southern Comfort~ We stayed in the Jefferson Room located behind the main residence in the kitchen house with on site parking. Loved the private screened-in porch for evening reading, cocktails, cigars and... More 

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

As General Manager of the Governor’s House inn, I would like to thank you for your wonderful review of the Inn. We also just received your thoughtful letter in the mail and your warm words encourage us all to continue, with joy, in our efforts to be a home away from home for guests just like you. I hope you... More 

Clemson, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2011

The house, situated on Broad St. in downtown Charleston, is beautiful. There is a wide veranda, large living room, dining room and parlor on the first floor are delightful areas to meet other guests at tea or breakfast. The staff is unobtrusive but ever present. They were all very pleasent and helpful. We stayed in the Rutledge Room, which absolutely... More 

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Alabama, USA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2011

Great bed and breakfast in wonderful location. My husband and I stayed in the Independence Room. It is small but well equipped. There were even two bathrooms (sort of - toilet and sink in one and shower and sink in another). Our friends originally started in a room on the third floor but ran into some issues with the mattress... More 

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Puerto Rico
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2011

Everything was wonderful,service,room,breakfast.my first b and b experience and it was out of this world!!!!

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NJ
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2011

Governor's House Inn is a wonderful place to stay in Charleston. The inn is decorated appropriately for a southern federal mansion - beautiful furniture, paintings, and carpets that made me feel at home right away. The staff are all extremely friendly and helpful - Mary, Laura, Sally Ann, Hollis, Kristy. The breakfasts and teas were delicious. The rooms were beautiful... 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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Governor's House Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
Governor`s House Hotel Charleston
Governors Inn Charleston

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