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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had only one night in Charleston for a work trip, and I'm so glad I stayed here. It's a lovely place that is centrally located. The breakfast buffet provided a lot of variety, and the staff makes some great treats that they put out in the afternoons and evenings. The room I stayed in was large and comfortable. When...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Would definitely stay here again. Great location easily walkable to anything, nice large room decent buffet breakfast. Love the availability of drinks and kitchen access. Good value for the price and super responsive staff

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Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

A nice b&b right between King Street and Meeting Street. Breakfast was lovely, a great selection of fruit, cereals and cooked food. We stayed in rooms 7 and 8, room 7 was smaller but cosy and room 8 was larger with a lovely four poster bed. Great location for walking around downtown Charleston as we didn't have a car.

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Reviewed 20 February 2017

My wife and I stayed here three nights on our first visit to Charleston. We stayed in the carriage house upstairs in room 12. The main reason this inn only gets two stars is the lack of comfort in the room. The room was large, but sparsely furnished with two uncomfortable chairs so we spent three evenings sitting on the...

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Annapolis, Maryland
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We spent the first two nights of our 2 week roadtrip at this B&B. It is well located and has a plus (free parking in the rear). The rooms are a bit eclectic in style and have the quirks one often finds in B&B's in historic areas. The breakfast was adequate and was as advertised. My only real complaint is...

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Chesterfield, Virginia
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

This was our 7th trip to Charleston's Barksdale House and they continue to improve the accommodations. They totally remodeled the back of the building over a year ago. We like the quaint antique(real... not fake) look throughout. The friendly atmosphere is created by the staff who go out of their way to make your stay feel like home.

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Warminster, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Delightful bed and breakfast, good location. Clean, quiet, and a wonderful breakfast. The staff, especially Hannah, Alayna and Barbara were most gracious and they did everything possible to make our stay comfortable in every way.

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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Good location, but Inn and staff do not live up to potential. Overall feeling that Inn is a bit worn and could use some regular maintenance. Holes in blanket. Black mold in tub caulking. Staff, while friendly, did not make an effort to answer questions about location of local restaurant or where one could find a barber. Answered simply, "I...

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BarksdaleGM, Manager at Barksdale House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, we appreciate all feedback we get as it helps us to learn and better ourselves in the future. We pride ourselves on making our guests's visits to Charleston as pleasant as possible, so it is disappointing that we did not achieve that here. As a staff, we aim to...

Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We chose the Barksdale for its location near the historic district of Charleston also the availability of a king bed and at a reasonable price. We were not disappointed even staying on the 3rd floor was not a problem for us. The breakfast had a wide variety of offerings and filling for a morning of sight seeing! We will definitely...

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Thunder Bay
Reviewed 11 February 2017

We have never been to Charleston before and picked this B&B (really an Inn) due to proximity to historical downtown. Room was average, pillows were very uncomfortable and lighting in the room was poor. Breakfast was very good. Staff were friendly but didn't really go out of their way to go above and beyond. lots of noise from King Street...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Barksdale House Inn, built in 1778, is your home away from home while exploring the city of Charleston. Located within the historic district of downtown Charleston, we are within walking distance to shopping, restaurants, tourist attractions and Market Street. This Inn offers 14 rooms with en suite bathrooms, complimentary breakfast, newspaper, wireless access and complimentary parking to get you ready for your day exploring our beautiful city of magnificent homes, gardens, and parks along with Charleston's unique southern hospitality and history.All rooms are non-smoking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Barksdale House Inn

Address: 27 George St, Charleston, SC 29401-1433
Region: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Charleston
Price Range: €168 - €286 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Barksdale House Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Get a room in the main Inn”
EricL49, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I would stay up at least one floor. The top floor rooms have a Keurig machine.”
mikaelos, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Just ask the ladies what you're looking for and they will do their best to accommodate your wishes.”
Jubillie, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Loved being in a front room with the beautiful chandelier”
helenmH8785XW, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The first floor can be pretty noisy.”
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EllenW707, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
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