Stay in the heart of Charleston Excellent location – show map

This Charleston, South Carolina hotel was built in 1763 and has been restored. The rooms feature free Wi-Fi. The College of Charleston is within walking distance of the hotel.

At the John Rutledge House Inn, guest rooms include a flat-screen TV and a DVD player. Every room includes a sitting area and robes. A refrigerator is also available in each room.

The John Rutledge Inn offers a daily continental breakfast served in the guest room, the ballroom or the courtyard. The hotel provides free afternoon and evening drinks. A 24-hour concierge service is also available.

The Medical University of South Carolina is minutes from the House of John Rutledge. The South Carolina Aquarium is a short drive from the hotel.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

John Rutledge House Inn has been welcoming guests since Mar 1, 2010

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Charleston, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.7

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Private parking at the hotel


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4 reasons to choose John Rutledge House Inn

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English

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Hotel area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
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
    0.1 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
    0.3 miles
  • Charleston City Market
    0.4 miles
  • Plum Elements
    0.4 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Fast & French Gaulart-Maliclet
    0.1 miles
Top attractions
  • Charleston Waterfront Park
    0.5 miles
  • Marion Square
    0.7 miles
  • Cannon Park
    0.8 miles
  • Charleston Museum
    0.9 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
Closest Airports
  • Charleston International Airport
    9.6 miles
  • Hilton Head Airport
    58.5 miles
How to get to John Rutledge House Inn from Charleston International Airport
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Amenities of John Rutledge House Inn
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Happy hour
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs USD 18 per day.
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Safe
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Heating
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
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House rules John Rutledge House Inn takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 4:00 PM

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


Until 12:00 PM


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 of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

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

The fine print

You must show a valid photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all special requests cannot be guaranteed and are subject to availability upon check-in. Additional charges may apply.

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 John Rutledge House Inn

  • Room options at John Rutledge House Inn include:

    • Single
    • Double

  • John Rutledge House Inn offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Happy hour

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to John Rutledge House Inn by:

    • Car 20min

  • Check-in at John Rutledge House Inn is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

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

  • Guests staying at John Rutledge House Inn can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • American
    • À la carte

  • John Rutledge House Inn is 0.9 miles from the center of Charleston.