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The home has been declared a National Historic Landmark due to its association with Edward Rutledge, who was instrumental in the struggle for American Independence, and the youngest signer of the Declaration of Independence.

Located in the heart of downtown Charleston, and just a short walk from the iconic Battery and City Market. Fine dining, shopping, and Spoleto venues are within walking distance as well. When staying at the Governor’s House Inn you can choose to park your car and amble down the avenues to dine, visit historic sites, shop at King Street or Gallery Row. If you’d like to explore by car, enjoy our local plantations, beaches and much more!

Guests can relax on the expansive piazza or stately piano room to enjoy the afternoon wine reception, or evening sherry served in the parlor, Guests will receive a daily voucher to enjoy breakfast at a selection of local restaurants. Complimentary WiFi, and onsite parking is included.

Each Guest Room has a bathroom and is uniquely decorated. All rooms feature flat screen televisions, bathrobes, hairdryers, irons & ironing boards. Selected suites have a decorative fireplace, seating area, four-poster canopy beds and outdoor piazzas.

This is our guests' favorite part of Charleston, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.9 for a two-person trip.

Governor's House Inn has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Oct 15, 2014

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Charleston, this property has an excellent location score of 9.9!

Breakfast Info

Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Kosher, American

Free Parking Available On Site


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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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Located in the historic old town

Charleston is one of the oldest and most well-preserved cities in the United States. And it shows in this area's graceful Colonial architecture. Don't miss the distinctive "Pink House," built in 1694.

What's nearby
  • St Michael s Episcopal Church
    0.2 miles
  • Charleston City Hall
    0.2 miles
  • First Scots Presbyterian Church
    0.2 miles
  • Washington Square
    0.2 miles
  • Nathaniel Russell House
    0.2 miles
  • Dog Horse Fine Art Portraiture and Sculpture Garden
    0.3 miles
  • Old Slave Mart Museum
    0.3 miles
  • Confederate Museum
    0.4 miles
  • Plum Elements
    0.4 miles
  • Charleston City Market
    0.4 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Fast & French
    0 miles
  • Restaurant Oak Steakhouse
    0 miles
Top attractions
  • Charleston Waterfront Park
    0.5 miles
  • Marion Square
    0.8 miles
  • Cannon Park
    0.8 miles
  • Charleston Museum
    1 miles
  • Charleston City Marina
    1.1 miles
  • The Citadel Archives and Museum
    2 miles
  • The Citadel Daniel Museum
    2.1 miles
  • Patriots Point Links
    2.2 miles
  • The Citadel
    2.2 miles
  • I'on Club
    4.2 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Lake Colonial Lake
    0 miles
  • River Ashley
    0.5 miles
  • River Cooper
    0.6 miles
  • Ocean/Sea Atlantic Ocean
    11 miles
Closest Airports
  • Charleston International Airport
    9.6 miles
  • Hilton Head Airport
    58.5 miles
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Amenities of Governor's House Inn
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Live music/Performance Off-site Additional charge
  • Cooking class Off-site Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Stand-up comedy Off-site
  • Bar crawls Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries Off-site
  • Beach
  • Full-body massage Additional charge
  • Hand massage Additional charge
  • Head massage Additional charge
  • Couples' massage Additional charge
  • Foot massage Additional charge
  • Neck massage Additional charge
  • Back massage Additional charge
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Bowling Off-site
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Canoeing Off-site
  • Windsurfing Off-site
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Fishing Off-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Telephone
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Secure parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Car rental
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Beach umbrellas
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Governor's House Inn takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

3:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 10:30 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Mastercard Visa Discover American Express Governor's House Inn accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 9:00 PM and 7:00 AM.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Please inform Governor's House Inn of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Governor's House Inn

  • Governor's House Inn is 0.9 miles from the center of Charleston.

  • Room options at Governor's House Inn include:

    • Double
    • Suite

  • The prices at Governor's House Inn may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Governor's House Inn by:

    • Taxi 30min

  • Guests staying at Governor's House Inn can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • Kosher
    • American

  • Governor's House Inn offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Bowling
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Windsurfing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Foot massage
    • Bar crawls
    • Back massage
    • Cooking class
    • Full-body massage
    • Bike tours
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Live music/Performance
    • Head massage
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Neck massage
    • Beach
    • Couples' massage
    • Walking tours
    • Hand massage
    • Stand-up comedy
    • Tour or class about local culture

  • Check-in at Governor's House Inn is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.