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Wentworth Mansion

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149 Wentworth St, Charleston, SC 29401-1733
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  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Updated 01/06/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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#3 of 73 hotels in Charleston
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2021 Travelers' Choice Best of the Best
The Wentworth Mansion® is, quite simply, one of the world's finest and most unique inns. A 21-room tribute to Charleston grandeur, The Wentworth Mansion is a historic downtown Charleston inn that exemplifies splendor with Italian crystal chandeliers, hand-carved marble fireplaces, gracious hospitality, luxurious amenities - all just steps from award-winning dining, art, history, and shopping.True to its original role as a private residence, The Wentworth Mansion embraces guests with a warm, intuitive service that is comfort itself. Like the greatest family traditions, it preserves its original intrigue and ensures that each guest is not a mere witness to the magic, but integral to it.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Board games / puzzles
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Business Center with Internet Access
Meeting rooms
Spa
Valet parking
Wifi
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast in the room
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Massage
Baggage storage
Concierge
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
24-hour front desk
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Fireplace
Housekeeping
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Whirlpool bathtub
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Telephone
Bottled water
Iron
Wake-up service / alarm clock
On-demand movies
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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Historic Hotel
Quaint
Languages Spoken
English
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Britt624 wrote a review Jul 2021
5 contributions4 helpful votes
We stayed at the Wentworth for our 13th wedding anniversary and it was exceptional! The place is gorgeous, the staff is friendly and the rooms are cozy. The on-site restaurant, Circa 1886, is a must for a special dinner. The breakfast there is delicious too ( and included). The location is convenient and parking was easy. The spiral staircase that leads to the rooftop cupola was so cool! We will definitely be back! Do not skip the tour with Mrs, Linda!
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Michelle Woodhull, Owner at Wentworth Mansion
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you for taking the time to review the Wentworth Mansion with the favorable remarks about your recent visit. Your observations about our staff and facilities will be shared with our entire team. Their goal is to create memorable experiences for all our guests. It was our pleasure to have you as our guest and we look forward to your return to Charleston.
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Roger B wrote a review Jun 2021
University Park, Florida157 contributions30 helpful votes
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To be honest we had planned a Viking cruise to the Baltic for our 50th wedding anniversary from June 6-19 but it was canceled. So Plan B. We had no other plan! Then I remembered seeing stories and photos about Savannah and Charleston in the Southern Living magazine and a Charleston photo of the Wentworth in particular. Plan B. We added a few more stops but for the anniversary weekend, it was the Wentworth Mansion. Wow! We got a very nice room, practically a suite, and had our dinner in its Circa 1886 restaurant, also amazing! The staff is wonderful, the home is beautiful, and the restaurant is the best ever and breakfast too! Not cheap by any means but for something this big, priceless!
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Michelle Woodhull, Owner at Wentworth Mansion
Responded Jun 25, 2021
Thank you for your amazing review of your Anniversary Trip with us at the Wentworth Mansion. We appreciate your very kind words about our charming property, especially Circa 1886 Restaurant and our wonderful staff We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Charleston!
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patti p wrote a review Jun 2021
3 contributions2 helpful votes
The place is so charming. The people that work there so friendly and accommodating. We loved Charleston. Very quaint town with great food and shopping. Staying at the mansion gives you the full Charleston feel. I would highly recommend It.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: Make dinner reservation. Do the carriage ride tour. It is only an hour and gives you lots of...
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Response from Michelle Woodhull, Owner at Wentworth Mansion
Responded Jun 7, 2021
Thank you for taking the time to review your recent experience at the Wentworth Mansion. We enjoyed hosting you and providing true Charleston hospitality. I will be sure to share your comments about our friendly and accommodating staff with the team at the Wentworth Mansion. We look forward to an opportunity to host you again soon.
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AJH wrote a review May 2021
Columbus, Ohio431 contributions283 helpful votes
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We had never been to Charleston and wanted to stay at a historical property. Wentworth Mansion fit that bill. We booked the Grande Mansion Suite for 4 nights. The room is stunning and amenities are what should be expected at this price point. Fresh flowers were lovely to have and the other goodies like bath salts and treats were delightful! They also carry my favorite bath soaps and shampoos (Gilchrist & Soames) so I really enjoyed the full line they provided. However, there were room problems. The drapes in master never fully closed as they were broken. I brought this to the attention of staff the next morning. They remained broken throughout our stay and we used the shutters as best we could, but on sunny mornings we woke to sun in our eyes given location of room. My husband also wiped off some woodwork in our suite and thick dust came off. Clearly details that had been overlooked. But, the biggest issue I had with this suite was the “inside” noise. Street noise outside was barely noticeable. I think any other room on this property would be fairly quiet, however this suite, as others mentioned, is off the lobby. I had to fall asleep with white noise on my phone. You hear them dumping ice in the cooler very early, guests chatting as they come for coffee, etc. I think a sign should be in the lobby until at least 8 am when guests are staying in the suite asking people to kindly respect sleeping guests off lobby. Yes, some people are never quiet, but most would be respectful. Some may not even realize there are guest rooms off the lobby. I’m one of many that doesn’t like to be awoken before 7 am on vacation. Maybe providing a white noise machine in this room would be an added benefit to those who don’t have an app on their phone like I had. I also think moving the coffee station in the morning to the location where wine and appetizers are served in the evenings is a better spot! The room is smaller and voices will not reverberate given a lower ceiling. Noise is really why I gave a 4 vs. 5 rating, as vacations are meant to be restful. Breakfasts were excellent and provide a lovely assortment. Cocktail hour was a great time to meet other guests. Grounds were well-maintained and most lovely. We enjoyed our stay and it was memorable for many of the good things. They pre-arranged for a driver from airport and then back which was also nice to have at $60 each way. Really a lovely place to enjoy a stay in Charleston while being close to many attractions. Dinner in the restaurant was also enjoyable the one night we stayed on property. I wrote a separate review.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Michelle Woodhull, Owner at Wentworth Mansion
Responded May 24, 2021
Thank you for reviewing your experience at the Wentworth Mansion. We appreciate your lovely remarks on our stunning accommodations and complimentary amenities. We are always looking for ways to satisfy our guests and we sincerely appreciate your suggestions. Thank you for taking the time to review your experience.
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Richard H wrote a review Apr 2021
Goose Creek, South Carolina8 contributions2 helpful votes
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What a wonderful experience. Stepping into the Wentworth Mansion was like going through a time portal to the Victorian era. The exterior and interior has been impeccably restored, and the ambience made for a very pleasant stay. We chose a stay at the Wentworth Mansion to celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary. All the staff made our stay very special and attended to our every need with southern charm. I would recommend the Wentworth Mansion to anyone who would like to experience the history of Charleston in a unique, comfortable, and historical setting.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Response from Michelle Woodhull, Owner at Wentworth Mansion
Responded May 6, 2021
Thank you for this wonderful recount of your stay at the Wentworth Mansion to celebrate your anniversary. We are thrilled you enjoyed your time with us. We hope to have the opportunity to host you again soon!
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PRICE RANGE
$400 - $617 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
wentworth mansion charleston, wentworth mansion hotel charleston
LOCATION
United StatesSouth CarolinaCoastal South CarolinaCharlestonDowntown
NUMBER OF ROOMS
21
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Frequently Asked Questions about Wentworth Mansion
Which popular attractions are close to Wentworth Mansion?
Nearby attractions include Palmetto Crescent Parlour (0.3 miles), Old City Jail (0.2 miles), and Grace Church Cathedral (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Wentworth Mansion?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Wentworth Mansion?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Wentworth Mansion?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Wentworth Mansion?
Yes, free parking and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Wentworth Mansion?
Conveniently located restaurants include Circa 1886 Restaurant, Queen Street Grocery & Cafe, and Second State Coffee.
Is Wentworth Mansion located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.4 miles away from the center of Charleston.
Are any cleaning services offered at Wentworth Mansion?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Wentworth Mansion?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Wentworth Mansion offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to a business center and meeting rooms during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to Wentworth Mansion?
Many travelers enjoy visiting St. Michael's Church (0.6 miles), Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim (0.4 miles), and McLeod Plantation Historic Site (2.3 miles).