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  • A BED AND BREAKFAST

    Exquisite, Historical Charleston, SC Accommodations

    The Governor’s House Inn provides some of the best bed and breakfast accommodations in Charleston. Our rooms and suites are as unique as our guests. Pine floors, private porches, 12’ ceilings, King 4 poster beds, marble showers, and outdoor sitting areas are just some of the incredible amenities you will discover in this Charleston masterpiece. Photos, descriptions and online booking options are available, but feel free to contact the innkeeper for additional information before making a reservation. CONTACT THE INNKEEPER

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    The Magnolia Room

    The entry hall of this popular third floor retreat passes a walk-in closet and spacious marble bathroom with double vanities and oversized standing shower. This romantic room has 8’ ceilings, original heart of pine floors, queen 4-poster rice bed with canopy, sitting area, dormer bench and built in writing desk overlooking the nearby 90 year old magnolia tree. The bedroom area measures 410 square feet. Enjoy a flat screen television, period antiques, and reproduction furniture. *no elevator to third floor CHECK AVAILABILITY

    St. Michael’s Room

    Located on the third floor, this unpretentious but engaging room has a memorable & picturesque roof scape view of historic St. Michael’s steeple. It has 8’ ceilings, original heart of pine floors, queen bed, and sitting area with two wing chairs, window seat and a private marble bathroom with modern tub and shower. The bedroom area measures 356 square feet. Enjoy a flat screen television, period antiques, and reproduction furniture. *no elevator to third floor CHECK AVAILABILITY

    The Independence Room

    A charismatic and intimate second floor room, named for the Declaration of Independence. Guests enjoy the bold blue & red colors that ensconce this elegant room. The room boasts 12’ ceilings, original heart of pine wood floors, a queen 4-poster rice bed with canopy, and two half baths: one with glass enclosed marble shower and the other with antique pedestal sink, mirror and commode. The bedroom measures 232 square feet. Enjoy a flat screen television, period antiques, and reproduction furniture. CHECK AVAILABILITY

    The Rutledge Suite

    This expansive master suite is named after Edward Rutledge, the youngest signer of the Declaration of Independence and former Governor of South Carolina. Governor Rutledge lived in the home from 1776 until his death in 1800. The Rutledge Suite features 12’ ceilings, original heart of pine wood floors, a king 4-poster rice bed with arched canopy, antique Italian chandeliers, fire place, a sitting area, and an immense marble bathroom. Guests enjoy a whirlpool tub, standing marble shower, and double vanities, accented by a stained glass window, Italian chandeliers, & refrigerator. Enjoy a flat screen television, period antiques, sofa, and reproduction furniture. The bedroom area is 580 square feet, and the attached private piazza with wicker furniture & fan, measures 162 square feet, and accessed through 9’ triple hung windows- a perfect spot for breakfast. *fireplace is decorative CHECK AVAILABILITY

    The Middleton Suite

    This spacious suite is named for Henrietta Middleton of Middleton Planation, and Edward’s wife. Located on the second floor of the mansion, this is one of the Inn’s grand rooms. The entry foyer to this grand room features an original work of art by Charleston artist Margaret Petterson over the marble wet bar, refrigerator, and reading bench. The room features 12’ ceilings, original heart of pine wood floors, a king 4-poster rice bed with arched canopy, fireplace and sitting areas, and oriental rugs. The large private bathroom has an oversized whirlpool tub and separate marble shower. Enjoy a flat screen television, period antiques, love seat, and reproduction furniture. Original 1760 triple-hung 9’ windows provide access to the vast second floor piazza complete with wicker furniture and ceiling fan. The bedroom area measures 498 square feet, and the attached piazza measures 488 square feet. *fireplace is decorative CHECK AVAILABILITY

    The Laurens Room

    This premier room is named for James Laurens, the mansion’s original owner and prominent Charleston merchant. The room boasts 12’ ceilings, original heart of pine wood floors, a king 4-poster rice bed with arched canopy, fire place, sofa and wing chair. Original 1760 triple-hung 9’ windows provide access to the second floor piazza with its views of famous Charleston steeple’s nearby. The private marble bathroom has a freestanding shower with a bench seat. Enjoy a 40” flat screen television, period antiques, full sofa, and reproduction furniture. The bedroom measures 375 square feet. The outdoor sitting area is quiet and beautiful, measuring 226 square feet. *fireplace is decorative CHECK AVAILABILITY

    The Wagener Room

    This spacious first floor room is named for Captain Wagener, the mansion’s wealthy grocery merchant who owned the home in 1995. The room boasts 12’ ceilings, original heart of pine wood floors, a queen 4-poster rice bed with canopy, seating area, oriental rugs, and a private marble bath with glass enclosed marble shower. The bedroom area measures 270 square feet. Enjoy a flat screen television, period antiques, and reproduction furniture. CHECK AVAILABILITY

    The Orange Grove Suite

    This stylish suite was named after the 18th century orange garden that the House was built on. Located on our terrace level this guest suite features 8 ft. ceilings, wood floors, a luxurious king bed, large wet bar with refrigerator, coffee maker, writing desk and sofa. The spacious bathroom features a whirlpool tub, marble standing shower, and terra cotta tile floor. The suite is decorated with peach grass cloth wallpaper and has a distinctly elegant feel. Enjoy a flat screen television, period antiques, and reproduction furniture. Guests have an exterior entrance on the basement level of the house and has an outdoor sitting area. The bedroom area is 397 square feet, and the attached patio measures 110 square feet. A cozy and intimate setting, but no exterior windows. *a cozy and intimate setting, but no exterior windows CHECK AVAILABILITY

    The Barbados Room

    Known for its casual elegance, this room is located on the terrace level and features 8 ft. ceilings, warm peach grass wallpaper, wood floors, a queen Caribbean sleigh bed, love seat, wet bar with refrigerator, coffee maker and a spacious bathroom with whirlpool tub, and separate marble shower. The room is decorated in a romantic tropical theme. Guests have an exterior entrance on the basement level of the house and has an outdoor sitting area. The bedroom area is 385 square feet, and the attached patio measures 220 square feet. CHECK AVAILABILITY

    The Washington Suite

    This beautiful suite is located on the first floor of the Kitchen House. It features original heart of pine wood floors, a queen 4-poster bed, a separate living room with the original 1760 fireplace, queen sofa bed, wet bar and refrigerator, and a large private porch. The bathroom features a whirlpool tub and shower. The bedroom area is 516 square feet, and the attached private porch measures 264 square feet. *fireplace is decorative CHECK AVAILABILITY

    The Jefferson Suite

    Located on the second floor of the kitchen house (circa 1760) this romantic hideaway offers guests a spacious suite with casual elegance. This suite features a private screened in piazza complete with wicker furniture and garden views. The living room accented with a vaulted ceiling and exposed wood beams features an original fireplace, and heart of pine wood floors. Along with a couch, wing chair, black marble wet bar with refrigerator, coffee maker and flat screen television. The separate bedroom has a queen 4-poster rice bed with canopy and the private bathroom boast a marble shower and whirlpool tub. The suite has 8 windows and provides wonderful light. The room is decorated with colorful grass cloth wallpaper and Audubon prints. The bedroom area measures 471 square feet, and the attached private piazza measures 92 square feet. CHECK AVAILABILITY











  • 117 Broad Street Charleston, South Carolina 29401

    Toll Free: (800) 720-9812 Local: (843) 720-2070

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