Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly Charleston hotel in Historic Charleston, near College of Charleston

With a stay at John Rutledge House Inn, you'll be centrally located in Charleston, steps from The Governor's House Inn and Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist.

This 4-star hotel is within close proximity of Charleston County Courthouse and St. Michael's Episcopal Church.

Make yourself at home in one of the 19 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Your room comes with a Tempur-Pedic bed. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms have designer toiletries and hair dryers.

Make use of convenient amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).

Take advantage of the hotel's room service (during limited hours). Mingle with other guests at a complimentary reception, held daily.

Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning as well as a complimentary manager's reception. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. This family-friendly hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, coffee/tea in a common area, and concierge services. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

John Rutledge House Inn is a smoke-free property.

  • Smoke-free property 
  • Free reception 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Total number of rooms - 19 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Concierge services 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Year Built 1763 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Tempur-Pedic mattress 
  • Desk 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free local calls 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free newspaper 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free) 
  • In-room climate control (heating) 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary full breakfast each morning. A complimentary manager's reception is offered each day.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge per pet, per night

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Only service animals are allowed

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Self parking fee: USD 14.00 per night
  • A pet fee will be charged per pet, per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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Awards & Affiliations

  • John Rutledge House Inn is listed in the 2015 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay.
  • The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.

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