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The Governor's House Inn

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117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I chose this place for a nice getaway for me and my girlfriend based on other reviews and were very happy we did. The staff was very friendly and we loved all the nice extra perks and amenities that came with the entire mansion and room. Shawn helped me book the room and other reviews mention how great he is... More 

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Kimberlee G, Director of Sales at The Governor's House Inn, responded to this review

Josh- Thank you so much for taking the time to provide us with such a glowing review. Our staff love to hear that they are appreciated and well liked. Shawn is a wonderful Ambassador for the Inn as you saw. We are happy that you and your girlfriend enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to seeing you... More 

Mountains of North Carolina
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62 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I very much enjoyed our two nights at the Governir's House Inn. The location is perfect, just far enough off Kung to provide solitude and quiet, yet close enough to walk most everywhere. We were warmly welcomed and given a brief history of the house. We stayed in the luxurious Rutlege suite. Please see photos. The bed... More 

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff was so friendly and accommodating especially Angela. Every morning we enjoyed a delicious breakfast at the large dining table. My favorite was the pecan french toast! Charleston is such a magical city to stroll. In the evenings the staff put out a beautiful spread of wine, cheese and desserts of which was a perfect touch before heading out... More 

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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quick summary of our stay: - Gorgeous house - Clean room and bathroom - Super comfortable bed - Room temperature perfect and easy to control - Yummy breakfast and tea (wine, cheese, cake) - Wonderfully friendly and helpful staff - Free parking right outside the house - House the right size so you have privacy (doesn't feel like you're staying... More 

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

I am delighted to hear that your stay in charleston was a success. Thank y'all for the great conversation. and we hope y'all will stay with us in your future visits to charleston. regards ~Shawn More 

Sarasota, Florida
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

We are grateful to the Governors House Inn for making our first time to Charleston a happy experience we will never forget. The inn of course is perfection - museum quality rooms with a sweet "I can't believe we get to stay/hangout here" vibe. We felt lucky to spend time with Shawn, as entertaining as he is knowledgeable. We took... More 

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

I am flattered by your compliments on me and the house thank you very much. I am happy to hear you and Mr. Bruce had such a wonderful stay & we hope to see y'all again in the future. regards ~Shawn More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

The Governors House Inn is like the beautiful and charming southern belle who doesn't do much else! The B and B is perfectly located, historic and spacious! The staff is beyond friendly and helpful (Miss Linda and Shawn) and the parking is good. The facility is a bit shop worn on the exterior! Overall my husband and I and our... More 

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

Thank you for your wonderful review. we are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you guys and your sweet doggies in your future visits to charleston. ~Shawn More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

This was our fifth visit to this Charleston B&B, and our first since coming under new ownership. What a disappointment. I'll just hit the highlights. Roaches on the shower floor after lights out. We reported this to Scott and he replied they were just coming in from the cold, so nothing could be done about it. Black mold or mildew... More 

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

Dear Guest, We are under new ownership however this has nothing to do with your unfortunate experience. Our team is diligently working through this housekeeping issue and I believe have handled everything since your departure. The single bug that you did see in your shower was a Palmetto Bug not a roach. The bathroom door is directly beside the entrance... More 

New Haven, Connecticut
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111 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

We stayed for two nights in the Rutledge Suite (second floor, no elevator) during the slow Thanksgiving week. The suite is large and has an enormous modern bathroom and a private outside veranda. The bed itself is really too far off the floor. There is a footstool on one side of the bed but not on the other side. Its... More 

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

Dear Guest, At the time you were here we were alerted to the wifi issue. Our rep came to the property and corrected the problem. We are in the process of having all flat screen televisions as we have new owners. We are very excited to all of the upgrades about to come. This is a grand, historic property that... More 

Jacksonville, Florida
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

We loved staying here! We were greeted by Shawn who gave us a tour of the place. Our room was wonderful. We arrived late afternoon and missed the tours so Shawn gave us a map and drew out the highlights of Charleston that we could see. The breakfast was wonderful. We sat at a table and met other couples that... More 

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Sarasota FL
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

My wife I recently returned from an anniversary stay in Charleston. We had the pleasure of staying at the Governor's House for three nights. This is a beautiful property, well maintained, truly a grand house. Staff is young, as most are in Charleston. Very friendly, helpful, courteous, not a single problem to report, and every request was handled efficiently and... More 

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