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The Governor's House Inn

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117 Broad St, Charleston, SC 29401-2435 See on map
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Free Wifi
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Breakfast included
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Private Balcony
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4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

We stayed for four evenings in mid-May. Based on a recent Owner response here on TripAdvisor, it may have been when newer employees were not “ working out “ with regard to the Breakfasts. We were disappointed not to have been there when the Shrimp...More

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Response from TravelingGuy1977, Owner at The Governor's House InnResponded 26 June 2018

Thank you for coming to visit and stay with us at the Governor's House Inn. I'm glad your time with us allowed the positives to far outweigh any of your negatives. You are correct that special breakfast menu items are scheduled for particular days. Shrimp...More

Reviewed 12 June 2018

My three nights in the St. Michael room of the Governor's House Inn were pure heaven. The best sleep I've had in many months. I was able to walk almost anywhere to eat, and the service was fantastic. The breakfasts and afternoon wine hour were...More

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Response from TravelingGuy1977, Owner at The Governor's House InnResponded 26 June 2018

Thank you for coming to stay with us and for appreciating your time here at the Governor's House Inn. We are frequently told how people like the St. Michael room. Since it's located on the third floor of the house there is a lot of...More

Reviewed 29 May 2018

This is a great bed and breakfast to stop at if you want a perfect location, comfortable accomodations, and a caring staff! My wife and I enjoyed our stay here very much. It was our 10th anniversary trip. We stayed in the Rutledge suite. Sure,...More

Thank crocky66
Response from TravelingGuy1977, Owner at The Governor's House InnResponded 1 June 2018

Thank you for staying with us at the Governor's House Inn. Thank you as well for your understanding and appreciation of what goes into running a mansion that was built 260 years ago in 1760. There are things in motion constantly and we do our...More

Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Easy to find inn, great convenient location, charming comfortable rooms, incredibly tasty shrimp and grits breakfast, gorgeous main rooms for lounging, easy Uber accessibility, walk to great restaurants, just nothing to complain about! Loved it....will be back in two weeks for another Spoleto binge!More

Thank Edward H
Response from TravelingGuy1977, Owner at The Governor's House InnResponded 29 May 2018

Thank you for coming to the Governor's House Inn. We're so glad you enjoyed your stay and made it a point to mention the breakfast. For the longest time we've questioned ourselves as to serving shrimp and grits as it is truly a Southern fare....More

Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Great location.. beautiful furnishing and comfortable bed, A/C worked well even on the 3rd floor .. however.. room did not have the view that was described, witnessed a guest ask for an additional cup of fruit and she was told that was not allowed, they...More

5  Thank Tamiflock
Response from TravelingGuy1977, Owner at The Governor's House InnResponded 28 May 2018

I'm glad you appreciated our location, your bed, the beauty of our furnishing and A/C. You stayed in the St. Michael room that has a brand new mattress, was completely painted and renovated this past year, while also receiving a brand new A/C system. The...More

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USD 314 - USD 443 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Patti D
25 July 2018|
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Response from TravelingGuy1977 | Property representative |
Thanks for writing. The real answer to your question depends upon sleeping arrangements. If there is no problem sharing a bed you might not have a problem. The Washington Suite has a Queen size bed and a couch that pulls... More
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fmlauten
28 December 2017|
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There is one bedroom on the main level just off of the dining room. It is known as the Wagner Room and you may see pictures on the Inn's website.
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Pam D
21 March 2016|
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Response from TravelingGuy1977 | Property representative |
We do not have a formal high tea. Instead we have wine and savory meats, cheese, etc... for our guests.
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"Loved the Middleton Suite. It had a very large and beautiful private balcony"
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"Upper Rooms were smaller, but much more private."
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"See above review."
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"The Rutledge suit offers a spacious bathroom, comfortable bed, and a refrigerator."
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