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John Rutledge Inn

4 stars
116 Broad St, Charleston, SC 29401
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
5.0
out of 5
4 reviews
Wonderful and Romantic

We had an excellent time and loved the staff! Thank you for a memorable time. See full review

  • Ashcraft
  • Aug 4, 2014
Step back in time

Our stay at this Inn was wonderful and memorable! It is quaint, private, immaculately clean, very... See full review

  • Karen the vacation expert
  • May 4, 2014
The John Rutledge House is the only home of a signer of the Constitution of the United States that serves as both a living historic landmark and a grand bed and breakfast. Its historic setting, magnificent architectural details, and period decor mix with timeless hospitality and amenities to create an experience that's equal parts celebration and luxurious restoration. A loving rejuvenation has restored the beautiful details of the home's 18th and 19th century architecture: the elaborately carved Italian marble fireplaces, the original plaster moldings, the inlaid floors and the graceful ironwork. The John Rutledge House Inn offers nineteen guest rooms within a complex of three buildings. John Rutledge House Inn is proud to be a founding hotel in Historic Hotels of America, as well as Select Registry - Distinguished Inns of America and Classic Inns of the South.

John Rutledge Inn Rooms

Standard - Inn
Our charming rooms with either 1 Queen, 1 King, or 2 Double Beds feature antique reproduction furniture, triple bedded sheeting, along with such amenities as CD player clock radio, hair dryer, iron and ironing board, waffle weave robes, in-room refrigerator with bottled water, and a flat screen TV and DVD player. Maximum occupancy in a room is either 3 or 4 depending upon bed type.

Amenities

  • Free continental breakfast
  • Free internet
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Dining
Free continental breakfast
Room service
Services
Laundry service
Childcare Service
In-Room Safe
Internet
Free internet
Parking
Parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities

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Hotel Map

32.7766 -79.9336
Area served
Downtown Charleston on historic Broad Street
Nearby airports
Charleston International Airport (CHS).
Area description
Guests may leave cars parked on-site for their entire stay because the best of Charleston is just beyond the doors of the John Rutledge House Inn. The city's beautiful waterfront, fine restaurants, theaters, shops, and the famous City Market are all within easy walking distance. The gracious antebellum residential area "South of Broad" begins directly opposite the Inn.

Nearby points of interest

  • Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist: 0.1 mi
  • Gibbes Museum of Art: 0.1 mi
  • Unitarian Church in Charleston: 0.2 mi
  • St. Michael's Episcopal Church: 0.2 mi
  • Nathaniel Russell House: 0.2 mi
  • The Calhoun Mansion: 0.2 mi
  • Heyward-Washington House: 0.3 mi
  • Dock Street Theater: 0.3 mi
  • The Black Fedora: 0.4 mi
  • Old Exchange & Provost: 0.4 mi
  • Edmonston-Alston House: 0.4 mi
  • Charleston Waterfront Park: 0.5 mi
  • Port Charleston: 0.5 mi
  • Theater99: 0.6 mi
  • Charleston Music Hall: 0.9 mi
  • Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist: 0.1 mi
  • Gibbes Museum of Art: 0.1 mi
  • Unitarian Church in Charleston: 0.2 mi
  • St. Michael's Episcopal Church: 0.2 mi
  • Nathaniel Russell House: 0.2 mi
  • The Calhoun Mansion: 0.2 mi
  • Heyward-Washington House: 0.3 mi
  • Dock Street Theater: 0.3 mi
  • The Black Fedora: 0.4 mi
  • Old Exchange & Provost: 0.4 mi
  • Edmonston-Alston House: 0.4 mi
  • Charleston Waterfront Park: 0.5 mi
  • Port Charleston: 0.5 mi
  • Theater99: 0.6 mi
  • Charleston Music Hall: 0.9 mi
  • Charleston Museum: 1 mi
  • Children's Museum of the Lowcountry: 1 mi
  • Aiken-Rhett House: 1.1 mi
  • South Carolina Aquarium: 1.1 mi
  • Arthur Ravenel Jr.Bridge: 1.5 mi
  • Audbon Swamp Garden: 1.6 mi
  • Johnson Hagood Stadium: 1.8 mi
  • The Citadel: 2 mi
  • Magnolia Cemetry: 3 mi
  • American Military Museum: 5.8 mi
  • Morris Island Lighthouse: 6 mi
  • Drayton Hall: 10.7 mi
  • Magnolia Plantation & Gardens: 11.5 mi
  • Middleton Place: 14.6 mi

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
0400
Check-out:
1200

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

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Guest Reviews (4)

Ratings and reviews for John Rutledge Inn

Overall score

5 / 5
5.01.0
4 out of 4
Amenities:
4.8
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4.5
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Review of John Rutledge Inn

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Ashcraft
Business
Daytona Beach, FL
Aug 4, 2014

Wonderful and Romantic

We had an excellent time and loved the staff! Thank you for a memorable time.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Porch Restaurant's Fried Tomato BLT is amazing!

Review of John Rutledge Inn

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Karen the vacation expert
Business
Powell, Ohio
May 4, 2014

Step back in time

Our stay at this Inn was wonderful and memorable! It is quaint, private, immaculately clean, very comfortable, with excellent staff who take care of your every need. The staff were so friendly and helpful through the entire stay. Well worth the price and the location was perfect for walking to the Historic Charleston sites.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of John Rutledge Inn

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
gregplo
Business
Charlotte, NC, USA
Jul 29, 2013

Amazing place to stay!

My wife and I love Charleston, and visit whenever we are able.When I found the John Rutledge Inn, it looked like a place we had to try. We were not disappointed! The buildings in the complex are very historic, beautiful, and well maintained. The staff was very friendly, the breakfasts were great, and it was a terrific experience all around. Make sure you go out and sit on the balcony off of the ballroom. The location is perfect for walking around and sightseeing in the historic homes district, and an easy walk to Meeting St, East Bay St, and Market St. Parking is on-site, or right next door, but be aware that there is an additional charge for parking. I considered giving only 4 stars for amenities because they do not have a pool, but that is not something one normally looks for when going to a B&B like this. We will stay here again in the future!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of John Rutledge Inn

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
St. Paul, MN
Aug 23, 2010

One of the Best!

We were in town for a family wedding and the John Rutledge house was an oasis of calm during a hectic weekend. Our room was spacious, daily tea and sherry in the ballroom was a treat, and breakfast was fantastic. This is one of the best Inns/B&B's we've stayed in. You really had the best of both worlds--the feeling of being in an historic home, yet having all of the modern conveniences. I also can't say enough about the staff, especially [...] and [...].

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Saturday Brunch at Poogan's Porch was great. Started off with 1/2 price Mimosas, then moved on to terrific food. The biscuits were the best we had on the trip, the buttermilk fried chicken was very unusual but fantastic, the she-crab soup was also very good, as was the crabcake Benedict. Our group of 6 had planned on ordering Poogan's famous bread pudding, but we were all too stuffed! Reservations are a good idea.

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