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Melbourne, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We decided to splurge and go on a trip for 4 nights to Charleston, SC a city we have never been to before. My husband did research on the internet and found this amazing Inn for us to stay in. It was so wonderful from check in to check out. The staff is so friendly and helpful and go above... More 

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Burleson, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I stayed in the George Washington suite that had a living room and bedroom. Both had gas fireplaces. We arrived soaked after taking a walking tour in a tropical rain storm. Joseph the concierge was wonderful and offered to pick up some food for dinner from Eli's Cafe for a wonderful dinner ensuite. We enjoyed relaxing and... More 

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OwnerCharmingInns, Owner at John Rutledge House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for this glowing review of the John Rutledge House Inn. We are always striving for excellence and personalized service, so it is very rewarding when our guests let us know they are pleased. We are thrilled to read your comments about the restoration of the property. We sincerely appreciate your recommendation of the John Rutledge House Inn and... More 

Swedesboro, New Jersey
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For our girlfriends getaway we selected the John Rutledge House Inn. What a treat. Our breakfast each morning was enjoyed either in the courtyard or the ballroom (or you could select in room service) and served with a great smile by Shimeek. For great advice and wonderful concierge service both Jim and Margo will not disappoint. Both are very knowledgeable... More 

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Sylva, North Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We received a two night stay at the John Rutledge House as a gift from our daughter, and we had a fantastic time. The service was incredible from the beginning to the end of our stay. We stayed on the lower level of the main house, and it was perfect. The room was spacious, decor remarkable, and evening bed turn... More 

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OwnerCharmingInns, Owner at John Rutledge House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the John Rutledge House Inn. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay with us and were able to enjoy many of the complimentary amenities offered. It sounds like you were able to relax and experience all that our beautiful city have to offer. We hope to have you... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Inn for our 30th wedding anniversary and everyone at the John Rutkedge House went out of their way to ensure we had a memorable experience. We loved staying in the Cariiage House, enjoying wine in the courtyard, and the sumptuous breakfasts in the ballroom. Even though we could have had breakfast in our room or in... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed in one of the carriage house rooms in August. It was a lovely hotel. Breakfast was delivered to our room every morning and it was delicious. Each day had a different theme breakfast. Could also have breakfast delivered to their cute courtyard (but too hot in August to eat outside). Nice afternoon snack with tea... More 

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OwnerCharmingInns, Owner at John Rutledge House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words about the John Rutledge House Inn. I am truly delighted to hear what a wonderful time you had during your recent stay with us and appreciate you taking a moment to share your about experience. We take great pride in our service staff, so it is nice to see that they made an impact... More 

Paarl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We made our booking a year ahead and were recommended room 8 - this was great advice; it is on the third floor but is regarded as the best in the inn. From the first contact with Jim the concierge many months ago I have experienced the highest quality of service - nothing is too much trouble. We were warmly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed two nights at the John Rutledge House Inn (JRH), and two nights at the Town and Country inn and suites, to even out the cost of lodging. The JRH is beautiful, historic, with friendly concierge service. We thoroughly enjoyed the regional breakfast, and the afternoon tea. We stayed in room 15 in the Ashley carriage house. It was... More 

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OwnerCharmingInns, Owner at John Rutledge House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay at the John Rutledge House Inn. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed the accommodations, service, and amenities at our property. We strive to provide a relaxing stay for our guests, so we are delighted to read your comments. Thank you for your review. We hope to see you on your next trip... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed in the George Washington Suite on the first floor which was an AMAZING Suite. The antiquity ( restored), comfort and history of this space makes it even more charming. We were able to enjoy the lovely breakfast in the privacy of our room ( sharing the space with the spirit of Geo Washington, of course!), enjoyed the complimentary port... More 

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We spent four wonderful days at the John Rutledge Inn. The food was great, the staff very helpful and attentive. The whole experience was fantastic! Learning the history of the Inn was a bonus and the craftsmanship was quite impressive.

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
America's Most Historic Inn. John Rutledge, one of the fifty-five signers of the U.S. Constitution, built his home in 1763. Now exquisitely restored, it is one of only fifteen homes belonging to those signers to survive - and the only one to now accommodate overnight hotel guests. History records that George Washington called here in 1791. An entry in his diary shows a breakfast with Mrs. Rutledge. A loving rejuvenation has restored the beautiful details of the home's 18th and 19th century architecture: the elaborately carved Italian marble fireplaces, the original plaster moldings, the inlaid floors and the graceful ironwork. The John Rutledge House Inn offers nineteen guest rooms within a complex of three buildings. One may choose between the elegance of rooms and spacious suites in the original grand residence or the charm and seclusion of rooms in the inn's two carriage houses. Antiques and historically accurate reproductions give each room its own warmth and distinction. John Rutledge House Inn is proud to be a founding hotel in Historic Hotels of America, as well as Select Registry - Distinguished Inns of America and Classic Inns of the South. Guests may leave cars parked on-site for their entire stay because the best of this beautiful port city is just beyond the doors of the John Rutledge House Inn. The city's finest restaurants, theaters, shops, and the Old City Market are all in short walking distance. The gorgeous residential area "South of Broad" begins directly opposite the Inn. A stay in this elegant antebellum bed and breakfast offers the opportunity to experience history as well as the warm hospitality for which the South is justly famous. ... more   less 

Additional Information about John Rutledge House Inn

Address: 116 Broad St, Charleston, SC 29401-2437
Location: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Charleston > Downtown
Price Range: $299 - $397 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — John Rutledge House Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 19
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Also Known As:
John Rutledge House Hotel Charleston
John Rutledge Hotel
John Rutledge Charleston
Hotel Style:
#5 Luxury Hotel in Charleston
#5 Romantic Hotel in Charleston
#16 Family Hotel in Charleston
#32 Business Hotel in Charleston
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