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Springboro, Ohio
Reviewed 28 January 2017

The Governor's House Inn is a terrific B&B. We learned of it through friends who had stayed there previously and highly recommended it. They were "spot-on." I made reservations and we were immediately welcomed on-line. I later realized that we would arrive in the early evening after a long drive and asked that the Inn find us a "casual, walking...

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Bryan S, General Manager at The Governor's House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We do try to exceed all our guests expectations, glad to hear we did so for you. Please plan a return visit in the near future. Bryan

Murrysville, PA
Reviewed 20 January 2017

My husband and I spent an absolute incredible weekend in the Governor's House's Christopher Suite in the old kitchen building. We had the ability to engage with the other guests for breakfast and afternoon sweets yet have the intimacy of our private porch. The breakfasts had every guest begging for recipes (which WERE shared!) We can't wait to return soon.

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Bryan S, General Manager at The Governor's House Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for spending your second honeymoon with us. Hope we can be your go to place for future celebrations! Glad the breakfasts were a hit. Bryan

Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States
Reviewed 29 December 2016

My wife and I frequent bed and breakfasts to celebrate our anniversary. Unfortunately, they are not all equal. The Governor's House Inn is absolutely wonderful. The food is excellent. The staff strives to please. Parking right down on inn property only enhances what makes this a wonderful experience. All of the outstanding restaurants are within walking distance, and the surroundings...

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

Thank you for your kind words and glad your stay was enjoyable! We are the only "South of Broad" inn to offer free off street parking. Hope to see you again soon. Bryan

Belleair Beach, Florida
Reviewed 6 December 2016

We stayed over a weekend during a short getaway. We got the last room, which happened to be in the basement, an obvious addition to the regular guest rooms. My wife detected a slight damp smell as you might get in a basement but I couldn't pick it up. The room was very large and the bathroom also very large....

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

Thank you for your review and glad we were able to get you in our last room. The house is almost three hundred years old so we do have some unique aspects. Happy your stay was memorable. Bryan

Reviewed 6 December 2016

We recently took a mother-daughter getaway weekend in Charleston and had the pleasure of staying at the Governor's House Inn. What a wonderful experience! The house itself was lovely, especially decorated for Christmas. Our room, the Barbados room, had a private entrance which was very convenient. The breakfasts were SO DELICIOUS and an excellent way to start each day of...

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

Thank you for your kind words. Glad the trip was more than you expected. Please plan a return visit soon, perhaps in the Spring! Bryan

Clinton, CT
Reviewed 25 November 2016

My husband and I recently spent a long weekend in Charleston and have to say that The Governor's House Inn was the perfect home base for everything we wanted to see and do. The location was ideal for long walks South of Broad and "getting lost" in the beautiful nooks and crannies of the city. We could walk to dinners,...

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

Thanks for your kind words and very glad we exceeded you expectations! We do have a great staff. We try to start your day with a special meal, so glad you liked The Cinnamon French Toast, it's been a big hit. Hope you visit us again soon. Bryan

Reviewed 21 November 2016

Loved being within walking distance to the charming historic district in one direction and in the other direction to the waterfront for the sunsets. Gorgeous! Loved being in this beautiful, charming, historic home with all its quirks and uniqueness I would have been disappointed if they hadn't been there. The furnishings, the ambiance were so special and fitting for the...

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

Thank you for your kind words and so happy your visit was a memorable one. It's not often you can stay in the former home of one of the signers of The Declaration of Independence. Glad you found the uniqueness of the inn to your liking. Hope you will return to stay with us soon. Bryan

Reviewed 14 November 2016

We booked a last minute weekend get away to Charleston and thoroughly enjoyed the town and this charming inn. We had a cute room on the third floor. It was a bit of a hike up but well worth it. As was the fantastic breakfast which was really good and nice to talk with the other guests. The location of...

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

So glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope you will return soon. Bryan

Reviewed 14 November 2016

We arrived in Charleston as first timers to the city. We were VERY pleasantly surprised that at the accommodations. The Governor's House Inn is perfectly located to walk to most of the interesting parts of the city, they have ample parking and truly historic place to rest after all day on the go. The staff is all exceptionally accommodating and...

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

So glad you had a great stay with us. It is easy to be nice when you are dealing with nice people. The entire staff tries to make each guest feel special and have a unique experience. Hope to see you again soon. Bryan

South Florida, Florida
Reviewed 13 November 2016

This B&B is gorgeous and very conveniently located o downtown.This was my husband and my first experience with a B&B and we were very impressed. We will absolutely stay in more. Charleston was so much fun and staying in such a lovely historical home made it all the more special. our room was huge, the bed was comfortable and luxurious...

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Happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Looking forward to seeing you again soon. Bryan

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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 

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Address: 117 Broad St, Charleston, SC 29401-2435
Region: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Charleston
Price Range: RM939 - RM2,356 (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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“There are no elevators so just take note of that.”
 of 5 bubbles carolynl234, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All room are different so check on-line to see pictures.”
 of 5 bubbles eesm71, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“No elevator to upper floor rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles GaryA_NC, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“we recommend the Barbados room.”
 of 5 bubbles cbmoretz, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Top floor rooms have a few stairs to climb, but come with views of nearby historic church steeples”
 of 5 bubbles JTravelBuddy, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
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