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The Governor's House Inn

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117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just returned from four nights at this historic Charleston home, now elegant B&B. First the room (Barbados): large, comfortably furnished, well appointed and quiet. Bathroom was very large with comfortable shower and spa bath (which we didn't use but looked fine). A.C. was strong and consistent, as was availability of hot water. Wine and cheese is available in the... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the Kitchen house of the Governor's House Inn this past week, and we had a wonderful, wonderful time. The manager and staff members were friendly and extremely helpful, and they accommodated my mother-in-law's vegetarianism and their preference for hot tea in the afternoons even though it was almost 100 degrees outside! Our room was comfortable and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved our long weekend in Charleston. The property is beautiful, rooms well appointed, but the best is the service. Bryan and his team attended to our every need making reservations, recommending excursions, and ensuring the wine and cheese was plentiful. We will be returning and we are already looking forward to our next get away.

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

Thank you so very much for your kind words! I have a great team and am very lucky. We are always happy to see a nice review. Can't wait to have you again. Angela Ward, GM More 

Johns Creek, Georgia
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time and can't wait to go back!!! Great location and easy to walk where ever we wanted. Breakfast and coffee first thing then wine and cheese in the afternoons. Bryan the house manager was wonderful and we loved our time there! Jill and Bill

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

Thank you for your kind words and we do hope to see you again. We have a great staff and with great guests like you two it is a winning combination. Plan to come back in the fall! Bryan More 

Tampa, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely property and wonderful, friendly staff. Very conveniently located near the heart of Old Charleston which meant we could walk to restaurants, stores, waterfront park and many historic and beautiful churches. Breakfast each day was delightful and the inn keeper on site, Brian was extremely helpful and hospitable at every turn. We'd definitely stay here again! Thanks again for a... More 

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

Thank you so much for your kind remarks. It's easy to be nice to such nice guests. Hope to see you again soon. Bryan More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the pleasure of speaking with these wonderful people who accommodated all of my requests without complaint. Staff were very welcoming and knowledgeable about the grounds and the nightlife and other interesting things to do in Charleston. The house was in immaculate shape. The Christopher suite is where my Fiance and I had stayed, tragically only for one evening,... More 

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

Thank you for such a kind review! We are thrilled you were so happy with your stay and we are looking forward to your return. We hope next time you can extend your stay and we can recommend many other wonderful activities and sites! Warm Regards, Angela Ward, GM More 

Toronto, Canada
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152 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were substantially happy with our stay at the Governor's House Inn, but at nearly $400 a night, we thought it expensive for what it was. It's a very nice house, well equipped, with comfortable, large, high-ceilinged rooms. The furnishings are a mixture of genuine old pieces and reproductions (more of the latter than the former, especially in the bedroom).... More 

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

Thank you for the praises and for the insight regarding cost, food choices etc.. We always appreciate our guests thoughts and preferences. We will take your suggestions into serious consideration. We hope you return soon and will happily cater to your needs! Warm Regards, Angela Ward, GM More 

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35 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great B&B in the heart of Charleston. Host Brian was very friendly, breakfast was excellent and timely. We had a very nice room on the ground floor with our own private patio area. Easy parking and one block from King Street the major avenue for shopping and restaurants. B&B is the way to stay in Charleston- it extends the... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here in May for 3 nights, this was part of a road trip from Washington DC to Amelia Island. It was actually the most expensive stay per night compared to all the other B&B's, also the other B&B's were Select Registry! The room was fine, breakfasts were good, we enjoyed chatting to other guests at the wine hour... More 

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TravelingGuy1977, Owner at The Governor's House Inn, responded to this review

Dear Pompeysunrise, Thank you for choosing to stay at the Governors House Inn. I'm sorry your visit was less than optimal. Please come back for another visit and we will do everything we can to make it your very best time in Charleston. You mentioned that you were never too sure who was in charge. As the owner I can... More 

Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Loved it! A cozy getaway. We spent our anniversary here. Not only was there attentive accommodations, but the entire Charleston historic district and shops are all within a third of a mile walk. Once we parked in their private parking space, we never needed our vehicle again until we left.

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

The staff and I are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to having you back soon! Warm Regards, Angela Ward, GM More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Governor's House Inn offers the rare pleasures, aristocratic comforts and romantic grandeur of a pre-revolutionary National Landmark. With magnificent drawing rooms, boudoir staterooms, and expansive veranda porches, it is no wonder that the former Governor's mansion was proclaimed the most glamorous of Charleston inns by Travel Holiday. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Governor's House Inn

Address: 117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401
Location: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Charleston
Price Range: $255 - $403 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The 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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