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John Rutledge House Inn vs The Governor's House Inn

Both John Rutledge House Inn and The Governor's House Inn are highly recommended by reviewers writing for major publications. On balance, The Governor's House Inn is preferred by most professionals compared to John Rutledge House Inn. The Governor's House Inn has a TripExpert Score of 84 with praise from 8 reviews including Fodor's, Oyster and Travel + Leisure.

John Rutledge House Inn
8 / 10
116 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401
From $199 /night
  • Pet Friendly
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
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Concierge
"This charming 1763 building is one of 15 surviving homes owned by one of the 55 framers of the U.S. Constitution——and the only one converted into a hotel."
Fodor's
"The building has a New Orleans–esque exterior with wrought-iron architectural details, and inside, parquet floors sit beneath 14-foot ceilings adorned with plaster moldings." Full review
Star Service
"Don't let the amenities rating fool you—this is among the best small traditional inns in Charleston" Full review
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Guests can indulge in spa services or enjoy fine dining at the sister property Wentworth Mansion, which unfortunately is farther than what most folks choose to stroll.
Michelin Guide
"Inlaid parquet floors, canopied rice beds and carved plaster moldings mark the National Historic Landmark's restoration to its mid-18C appearance."
Zagat
"Set in a 1763 home that's been designated a National Historic Landmark (George Washington once ate breakfast here), this B&B offers rooms and suites furnished with period antiques."
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The Governor's House Inn
8 / 10
117 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401
From $322 /night
  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center
  • Breakfast included
  • Fax / photocopying
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Fodor's
"The stately architecture of this quintessential Charleston lodging radiates the grandeur, romance, and civility of the city's bountiful colonial era." Full review
Star Service
"This hotel is a champion of Charleston’s pedigreed antebellum aesthetic, but you’ll pay for the privilege" Full review
Zagat
3.8
"The traditional decor incorporates antiques and fireplaces in many rooms, and some also feature an attached porch or patio."
Frommer's
"This luxurious B&B in a two-story wooden mansion is in the heart of the Historic District." Full review
Travel + Leisure
"One of the sweetest 18th-century guestrooms at Governor’s House has a big four-poster bed and tall walls painted a rich cabernet." Full review
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