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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Loved staying at the Governor's House Inn that Edward Rutledge, one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, built in 1760. Really wonderful B & B and great location for walking almost anywhere in the Historic District. Free trolley's stop within one block if you don't care to walk. Really convenient!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow, well will be staying here anytime we come back to Charleston without a doubt! The place is charming to say the least, but the service is really what stands out. We arrived late(the day after our wedding), and Brian stayed up to let us in, was concerned if we were hungry and had eaten and showed us to our... More 

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Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When going to Charleston my husband and I like to try different hotels and B & Bs. Our 34th anniversary took us to Charleston for a 4th time in 2 years. This time we book a room at The Governor's Inn, a beautiful historic inn on the perimeter of the historic district. My husband and I loved the afternoon tea... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My best friend and I traveled to Charleston with our moms for a nice relaxing few days away from the real world. Being such the planner I am, I researched many months in advance trying to decide where I wanted us to stay. After much thought and a few friendly phone calls with Bryan at the Inn, I booked us... More 

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

Thank you! You guys were the greatest, come back any time. Even other guests commented on how helpful you were. Thanks for the compliments (you made me blush) but it is a team effort here. All our staff is talented and outstanding. Hope to see you soon, either here or in DC. Bryan More 

Amelia Island, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived after a long hot great day in Charleston and found my room to be filthy. Air conditioner vent dripping water, air conditioner control hanging off the wall, no filter in the air conditioner intake vent plus was dirty, coffee stains in the sink along with hair and also hair in the soap dish with a new pkg of soap... More 

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

We are very sorry you were disappointed with your stay and we appreciate your feedback. We have a policy in place where no guest is supposed to enter the room until management has inspected every aspect of the room. It is a process that continues to improve the quality of the Inn and we believe the Governors House Inn get... More 

New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 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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ManagerGHI, General Manager at The Governor's House Inn, responded to this review

It was wonderful having you as well and truly an enjoyable conversation. I am so happy you enjoyed your experience here in Charleston and at our lovely inn. We hope to see you again very soon! Warmly, Angela Ward More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 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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ManagerGHI, General Manager at The Governor's House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your thoughtful review! Brian and I are all too happy to be helpful to our guests as well as well as the rest of the staff! The house is definitely rich with history and it's wonderful that it's so appreciated. We look forward to your return visit! Warmly, Angela Ward More 

Kaufman, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

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 August 18, 2016

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 August 18, 2016

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 

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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: $397 - $501 (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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