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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 February 2014

This is an elegant, beautifully furnished, original old building with many fascinating architectural features. The entrance hall has a lovely sweeping wood staircase, there are wood floors throughout, and there are lovely panelled rooms where you can relax and enjoy the complimentary afternoon tea with home made cake and cookies, wine and crackers. there is even a beautiful cat who...

1Thank Lovetotravel1954
Reviewed 16 February 2014 via mobile

The charm, elegance and style of this beautifully kept B&B are evident the minute you enter the gorgeous foyer . The staff was delightful, the food delicious. My room , the Linden , outstanding with its canopy bed, fireplace and porch ( entered through triple- hung windows and nestled in a live oak) was exceptional. Don't pass this up!

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 10 February 2014

I wanted to stay in an older Charleston building and this B&B was wonderful. The house dates back to the 1700s and the history of its original owners is very interesting. The service was excellent. The location is great; in a beautiful neibourhood. Charleston is spread out, so some sights were a bit of a walk, but we loved this...

2Thank Melinda L
Phillips, Wisconsin
Reviewed 9 February 2014

My first for staying in a Bed & Breakfast and visiting beautiful Charleston, SC. The house is absolutely beautiful from the wood floors to the spiral staircase to the furnishings. The room I stayed in was The Middleton Suite. The room was everything and better than the pictures on their website. The bed was very comfortable, pillows were wonderful (I...

1Thank Bonnie D
Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts
Reviewed 6 February 2014

From the moment we were warmly welcomed at the door to our departing goodbyes, this Inn met all our expectations....and then some! We arrived in adverse weather conditions but our hosts quickly made us feel welcome with some wonderful suggestions of what to do, sitting with us by the fire in the parlor and giving us a brief history of...

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
Reviewed 5 February 2014

We only stayed for one night but it was very nice, warm friendly service, clean rooms and excellent Breakfast.

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Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Reviewed 2 February 2014

We were in the Orange Grove Room and loved it. The house is just beautiful. Breakfast both days were over the top as well as the afternoon tea. The staff was very helpful, but our favorite part was the cat and his nightly visit to our room. Worth the price.

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Winterville, North Carolina
Reviewed 20 January 2014

Nice old house, we stayed in Wegener's room. Enjoyed the breakfast and nightly wine and snacks. Never met the owners which was disappointing. The "staff" were friendly, some more helpful than others. Met different staff each day, not what we expected froma B & B.

1Thank Helene-Mike
Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 19 January 2014

The Governor's House Inn is a nicely renovated historic house within an easy walking distance to everything in Charleston. The common areas and rooms are quite large and clean. I went back and forth between a 3 and 4 and decided on 4, because the staff was generally very helpful, it is a great house in a prime location, and...

1Thank joel r
Central NJ
Reviewed 14 November 2013

First the good- Easy to find, great location and parking on site means you can leave your car and walk all over this beautiful city. The common areas were very beautiful as well as “period appropriate”. I did feel like I was waiting for the Governor to walk in at any moment! I was with a group of 4 couples...

5Thank Joanne1

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The Governor's House Inn offers the rare pleasures, aristocratic comforts and romantic grandeur of a pre-revolutionary National Landmark. We are the only inn in America where you can sleep where a signer of the Declaration of Independence once lived. 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 

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Address: 117 Broad St, Charleston, SC 29401-2435
Region: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Charleston
Price Range: €194 - €466 (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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Governor`s House Hotel Charleston
Governors Inn Charleston
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“Any room is the best room!”
makyabello, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“No windows in downstairs suites; porch is below ground level. Upper floors afford views of the surrounding area.”
hypatia, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Can only write about the room we were in. Although we loved our room, next time we would probably choose to be on the 2nd floor.”
bentcreektrip, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“They were all great, but the Jefferson allows seclusion (screened balcony), perfect for that morning breakfast or evening cocktail.”
jhendrix2016, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“There are no elevators so just take note of that.”
carolynl234, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
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