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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I stayed at the Governor's House Inn for two nights. The location is great (within walking distance to some restaurants and downtown sites of interest), the staff was amazing, and our room was perfect. We will definitely stay here again when we visit Charleston.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We ended our time in Charleston with a night at the Governors Inn, and what a fabulous way to end the trip it was! From the moment we called up to make the booking, we were treated to phenomenal service (especially from Angela and [younger] Brian). The price of the (gorgeous!) room was reasonable, and included complimentary wine and cheese... More 

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Kaufman, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Governors House is the best B & B I have ever stayed at. The location is perfect for walking to most of the sights in Charleston. The rooms were appointed nicely and the staff was so friendly and accommodating....especially Brian. He always went above and beyond with taking care of our every need. We had breakfast 3 of 4... More 

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

Thank you so much for the kind words. You four were wonderful guests! I enjoyed our early morning conversations. Hope to see you again soon. Bryan More 

Lancaster, South Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our stay at The Governors House is was wonderful! The Staff was excellent! Food was amazing, the House is Beautiful and peaceful. We will be going back. Our favorite Staff member was a young man named Jordan. He was very polite and helpful.

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Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at The Governor's House Inn for a long weekend in August for our "mini-moon" and what a wonderful time we had! The Inn is beautiful - full of history and wonderful people. We loved our private suite on the second floor of the Kitchen House, with the option to relax inside the main Inn as well if we... More 

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

I am so glad you chose to stay with us to celebrate your recent wedding. Congratulations again and may you celebrate often! We are all pleased you enjoyed your time in Charleston and hope you come back to visit - many more times! Karl More 

Greenville, South Carolina, United States
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came to Charleston to celebrate our 11th anniversary and decided to try a B&B for the first time. We were not disappointed! The Inn was very well taken care of and the staff was very helpful and attentive. They even asked if we would like to borrow beach chairs and an umbrella for our beach day. The breakfast each... More 

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

You couldn't be more correct! I love the Governors House and have loved Charleston now for 28 years. I try to share the city with everyone and I have yet to find anyone who is disappointed with their visit. I'm so glad you chose us to help you celebrate your 11th anniversary. We look forward to doing it again well... More 

Dedham, Massachusetts
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife & I stayed 4 nights in August. LOCATION. Because you'll be walking to sites every day and dinner every night -- i.e., no cabs to be hailed -- you need to stay in or around this particular location. Most of the mansions and harbor side sights are within 5-10 minutes of you to the South and East ...... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful historic house. The list of owners include signers of the Declaration of Independence, plantation owners and governors of the state. We chose this B&B for location and the nice reviews. We were not disappointed and would stay here again. Our room, Barbados Room, is on the below ground floor. It was dark and a bit damp as... More 

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

Thank you Paul! We love the house too! Your positive comments are much appreciated. We will have a look at the bed and pillows and follow up appropriately. We are happy you enjoyed the breakfasts, we are always taking requests! I am also happy I directed you to the beach that was best for your taste! We hope you come... More 

Toronto
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

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

It was wonderful having you!! Thank you for the thoughtful review and we always appreciate hearing about procedures that may need a little tweaking. Please stay with us again on your next visit to our great city. Warm Regards, Angela Ward, General Manager More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

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

We appreciate your very positive comments and would love to see you return! Please let us know of any special needs you have again. We're happy to accommodate our guests! Warm Regards, Angela Ward, General Manager More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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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 St, Charleston, SC 29401-2435
Location: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Charleston
Price Range: $362 - $367 (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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Governors Inn Charleston
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