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“The best bed and breakfast I stayed in!” 5 of 5 stars
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21 East Battery, Charleston, SC 29401 (Charlestowne)   |  
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Ranked #1 of 43 Charleston B&B and Inns
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“The best bed and breakfast I stayed in!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

I don't know where to begin. Julie was a wonderful hostess. When my husband and I arrived we were greeted by Julie who made us feel very comfortable, guided us with our plans and answered any questions we had. The quarters that we stayed in was very nice and private. We had a living room downstairs with a dinette - upstairs was a bedroom and bathroom that was very clean. Julie made us a home made quiche everyday while we were staying there and baked goods in which we couldn't stop ourselves from eating. YUM! I would recommend this B&B to anyone who is looking for a place to stay in charleston. This B&B was very convenient to downtown and the park.
I alsoI recommend the house tour it is very informative to the Middleton family history. Thank you Julie for everything!

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Augusta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

This was our second trip to 21 East Battery and it was not disappointing. The location was great right on the battery with a short walk wherever you want to go in downtown Charleston. You can park your car just outside for free which was great. Julie is very personal and is a wonderful cook with great dishes ready each morning at your convenience as well as sweet treats throughout the days we were there. The only thing I would improve is a bigger table in the downstairs room. We stayed with a couple and would have liked a larger table as we were indoors a lot due to rain and played some board games. We are already planning our next visit!

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013 via mobile

21 East Battery is the place I always love to visit, but hate to leave. Perfect in its location, impeccable accommodations, and superior service and assistance provided by Julie.
I am already looking forward to my next visit.

  • Stayed March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

For couples or families, this place is the best--quiet, clean, spacious, nicely appointed, and within easy walking distance of the sights, sounds and tastes of Charleston. We parked our car in the dedicated guest parking, and didn't move it until we left 3 days later. Julie is an attentive host with answers to questions as well as suggestions. She even catered to our vegan requirements! This was our third year at 21 East Battery, and we'll be back.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here with another couple and had the best time. These were wonderful accommodations located such that we were able to walk to all of the best restaurants, historic sites and shopping Charleston had to offer. The hostess Julie was excellent and the breakfasts and baked goods she prepared were delicious. The only thing that would make the living area more enjoyable would be a larger breakfast table. We spent our evenings playing games after our forays into this historic wonder and the small table was a little cramped. We will definitely be coming back to Charleston and returning to Miss Julie's care where she made us feel like true Charlestonians!

  • Stayed February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

My wife & I spent a holiday weekend at 21 East Battery. We had a wonderful stay. The facility itself is centrally located & beautifully furnished, a lovely combination of old-fashioned furniture and up-to-date conveniences. The food was delicious and the staff (Julie who is also a terrific baker & cook) attentive and helpful. We've been talking it up to our friends since we returned home. We'll certainly be back -- soon we hope.

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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Silver Spring
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

We stayed at 21 East Battery for 4 nights in February for our anniversary and had a wonderful and relaxing time. The apartment in the former slaves' quarters was very homey and quiet. We loved the mix of historic charm and modern conveniences, including the two fireplaces and spacious bathroom and bedroom. Juile the innkeeper was very friendly, welcoming and informative, and we especially loved all the baked goods and breakfasts she left for us in the kitchen. The location is perfect - walking distance from just about anywhere you would want to go in downtown Charleston and about 10 seconds from the water. We would definitely recommend 21 East Battery to anyone looking for a romantic getaway in Charleston.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Additional Information about 21 East Battery Bed and Breakfast

Address: 21 East Battery, Charleston, SC 29401
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Location: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Charleston > Charlestowne
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 43 B&Bs / Inns in Charleston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The 21 East Battery B&B is located behind the Edmondston / Alston House Museum on the East Battery of Charleston. It consists of 2 buildings, the former Carriage House, and the "Servant" Quarters of the original estate (circa 1825). ... more   less 
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21 East Battery Hotel Charleston
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