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Ansonborough Inn
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   21 Hasell Street, Charleston, SC 29401   |  
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Ranked #11 of 58 Hotels in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Chicago
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51 reviews 51 reviews
20 hotel reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
“Love this Inn!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

We only stayed for one night-I wish we had stayed here for our whole trip! This Inn has everything you could possibly need. The bed was so comfortable, there is a little kitchenette in the room, nice TV, huge bathroom, nice view of the Yorktown, close to the market area, etc. etc. The wine and cheese in the evening is wonderful and they serve one of the best continental breakfasts we've had anywhere. We checked out the rooftop terrace but it was a little chilly to enjoy it. It would be fun in the nice weather though. Beautiful view from up there. The front desk people were super friendly. I can't say enough good things about the Ansonbourough. We have been to Charleston many times and stayed in several different hotels and bed and breakfasts. This is by far our favorite! I almost forgot to mention the artwork. Original paintings are everywhere - I loved it!

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Carrie H, Manager at Ansonborough Inn, responded to this review, December 31, 2012
Thanks for such a great review on TripAdvisor! I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed so many aspects of your time with us. It is great to know that our wine & cheese and continental breakfast surpassed your expectations! It is also great to know that the staff were able to assist you with anything you might have needed during during your stay. Thanks again for such a great review on TripAdvisor--I hope to see you in warmer weather when you can enjoy your breakfast on the rooftop terrace!
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Florida
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227 reviews 227 reviews
23 hotel reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

This is one of the nicest Inns in Charleston with spacious rooms and beautiful antique furnishings. Wife wanted to buy the bed as she slept so well. Our room on third floor overlooked the bay and aircraft carry which was extremely nice. Room and bath were spotless and equipped with bar sink, frig, coffee maker and microwave. Entering lobby you are greeted by the fresh smell of leather and waxed floors along with leather sofa in front of a nice fireplace. A side parlor has an exquisite bar serving beer and wine. Love this place.
Downside is that it is 2 blocks from the Customs House and market which seems a very lonely stretch with little lighting late at night. Never felt ill at ease but paid attention to my surroundings. We walked to Husks & Cypress for dinner then enjoyed night life on Bay St.
Harris Teeter market across street with a great wine and cheese selection, buy some and enjoy a nice snack on the Inns roof top terrace. Outstanding !!
We will stay here as often as we can as Inn is very comfortable with a super staff.

Room Tip: Wide choice in rooms, ask for a nice view. We even watched the cruise ship dock from our room.
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Carrie H, Manager at Ansonborough Inn, responded to this review, December 31, 2012
Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a great review of the Ansonborough Inn! I am so pleased to know that you enjoyed your time with us so immensely and that you are looking forward to a return visit. There is nothing better than knowing that when our guests check out they are already looking forward to a return visit to the Ansonborough Inn! Thanks again for the review on TripAdvisor!
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Versailles, Kentucky
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Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

The best of Charlston! My husband and I have stayed at the Ansonborough 7 times over the past three years and would recommend it over any hotel in Charleston. We've been on our own, with each of our adult children and with friends - always perfect. Exceptional reception/booking service, housekeeping staff is superb, breakfast hits this spot, location can't be beat, roof top renovation makes it a delightful sunset spot! Need I say more? (Oh, and we both wanted to take the mattress home)

Room Tip: If you prefer to have a bit of privacy when traveling with children, choose the two bedroom 1 1/2 ba...
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Carrie H, Manager at Ansonborough Inn, responded to this review, November 27, 2012
Wow! Thank you so much for writing such an incredible review on TripAdvisor! I am incredibly delighted to hear that time and time again we have been a wonderful part of your visits to Charleston. Nothing makes me happier than to know that our guests have left not only with happy memories of Charleston, but also with happy memories of the Ansonborough Inn. We try so hard to make this the kind of hotel that is part of the destination and not "just" a place to sleep. Seeing regular guests like you, over and over again, lets me know that we are successful in that endeavor. Thank you so much for the wonderful review and we can't wait to see you again!
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Boston, Massachusetts
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

We had a wonderful 2 night stay at the Ansonborough Inn, and would definitely go back. We stayed in a room with 2 queen beds, and it was a nice large comfortable room. We reserved the Admiral Suite for my parents (50th wedding anniversary) and it was gorgeous! With morning breakfast, afternoon cocktails, an easy walk to lots of things in town, and fabulous folks at the front desk, we couldn't have asked for more.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Carrie H, Manager at Ansonborough Inn, responded to this review, November 27, 2012
Thank you so much for the terrific review on TripAdvisor! Thank you, as well, for allowing us to be part of such a special celebration. I am delighted to know that every aspect of your time with us was so pleasant and that you were able to see two very different rooms, both of which suited your needs. There is also something particularly nice about hearing that our front desk staff were able to cheerfully assist you and that they contributed to the great experience that you and your family had. Thanks again for the wonderful review on TripAdvisor!
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Suffern, New York
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3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012 via mobile

I had the pleasure of staying here last week and while it was only one night, it definitely left an impression. Warm, friendly service, very homey, cozy touches. This was a nice unique inn with great service in a great location. Would definitely go back.

Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
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Carrie H, Manager at Ansonborough Inn, responded to this review, November 27, 2012
Thank you so much for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor! Although you were only able to stay one night with us, I am glad to know that you left with such a positive impression. It is great to hear that everyone and everything you encountered made you feel comfortable and "at home." I hope that we have the opportunity to welcome you again in the future. Again, thanks for the great review!
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Joliet, Illinois, United States
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3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

I stayed 3 nights in a Jr. Suite with 2 girlfriends for our annual get-away. None of us had ever been to Charleston, and this was a great place to be. The location was walking distance to so many things, and the grocery store across the street was convenient. The breakfast and wine-and-cheese happy hour were a nice bonus, too. The staff was friendly and helpful. I would stay there again. My only negative was the water pressure in the shower.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Carrie H, Manager at Ansonborough Inn, responded to this review, November 27, 2012
Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a nice review on TripAdvisor! I am delighted to hear that your first visit to Charleston was a good one and that you and your friends enjoyed the Ansonborough Inn. There is nothing better than knowing that we have been a postive aspect of a fun and memorable trip to Charleston. I am glad to know that you found our hotel convenient, our complimentary offerings enjoyable, and our staff hospitable. I hope that we have the opportunity to welcome you again on your second visit to Charleston!
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012 via mobile

Loved this place- was in for business and loved the mini fridge and being across from a grocery store. But more than that the hotel was very nice and super comfortable. We did not have any noise problems and love the rooftop deck.

  • Stayed November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Carrie H, Manager at Ansonborough Inn, responded to this review, November 27, 2012
Thanks so much for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor! I am glad to hear that there were many things about the hotel that you liked and that you found us to be comfortable and convenient. I hope that if business brings you back to Charleston or if you have the opportunity to come for pleasure, that you again choose the Ansonborough Inn! Thanks so much for the great review!
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Address: 21 Hasell Street, Charleston, SC 29401
Location: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Charleston
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#11 Romantic Hotel in Charleston
#13 Family Hotel in Charleston
#25 Business Hotel in Charleston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Ansonborough Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 45
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