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Unforgettable Things to Do in Charleston SC

Everyone is talking about it… There’s no question now about whether or not you should visit Charleston, but you may be wondering how to narrow down your activities once you arrive. We at the Governor’s House Inn Bed and Breakfast want to ensure you have a fabulous trip. That’s why we have put together this list of unforgettable things to do in Charleston! Take a photograph of Rainbow Row. One of the most gorgeous parts of Charleston, Rainbow Row is a must-see. We’re talking about a number of colorful historic houses that run from north of Tradd Street to south of Elliot Street on East Bay Street. Pastel colors paint … Continue reading

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Favorite Charleston Restaurants Among Locals and Visitors

Attn: Foodies! The Holy City is the place to be if you’re looking for great dining options. Whether it’s brunch, lunch or dinner, there’s no shortage of phenomenal Charleston restaurants to choose from. We at the Governor’s House Inn have compiled a list for you of a few favorites among locals and visitors. Husk Restaurant Husk is a celebration of southern ingredients. It is centrally located in downtown Charleston, and is the newest offering from James Beard Award-winning Chef Sean Brock of McCrady’s and the Neighborhood Dining Group. The kitchen is led by Brock and Chef de Cuisine Travis Grimes, a Lowcountry native. They explore an ingredient-driven cuisine that begins … Continue reading

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What is a Bed and Breakfast?

As you’re planning your next vacation, perhaps you should consider a more personalized getaway. Sure, hotels can provide adequate lodging, but they bring the potential for you to feel “lost” or one of many during your stay. To feel as if your choice of residence matters and to feel especially pampered on your next trip, weigh all of your options. You can start by gaining a better understanding of exactly what is a bed and breakfast. A bed and breakfast is a relatively small lodging establishment that offers overnight accommodations, as well as breakfast. They typically do not offer other meals, but many have their own restaurant on site. Most … Continue reading

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Charleston Tour of Homes to Feature Homes on Kiawah and Seabrook Islands

Imagine your dream home in your dream location. That’s what you’ll find during this year’s Charleston Tour of Homes. And it’s bigger and better than ever! For the first time, the 16th annual Symphony Tour of Homes will feature homes on both Kiawah and Seabrook Islands. Several properties from the islands will be included. Hosted by the Charleston Symphony Orchestra League (CSOL), the Symphony Tour of Homes has showcased outstanding residences over the years. They are each unique in their own individual ways. It may be their architectural or interior design. In every residence, you’ll see the varied interests and lifestyles of those living inside. It’s all happening on Saturday, … Continue reading

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The Middleton Suite – Charleston Luxury Accomodations at Their Finest

The spacious Grand Room at the Governor’s House Inn is named for Henrietta Middleton. Its decor and atmosphere are as rich in elegance as its name is in history, making the Middleton Suite exemplify Charleston luxury accommodations at their finest. It all began with Edward Middleton. He emigrated from England to Barbados before making his way to South Carolina in 1678. Middleton settled a plantation he named The Oaks, after receiving large grants of land on Goose Creek. There, he served as Lords Proprietors Deputy and Assistant Justice. When Edward Middleton died in 1685, his estate was passed on to his son, Arthur. Arthur Middleton had three sons. His middle … Continue reading

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August Events from Your Favorite Charleston Bed and Breakfast

Whether you’re hoping to learn about history or work on your tan, August is a great time to do it in Charleston. Summer may start winding down, but the number of events only picks up as we get into August. Here are some August Events from your Favorite Charleston Bed and Breakfast — The Governor’s House Inn: Single-Events Aug. 3 Reggae Concert Series James Island County Park Enjoy a reggae concert by Mystic Vibrations as you relax in one of the Charleston area’s gorgeous county parks. The concert is open to all ages, and free to children 12 and under. Crafters and other vendors will be on site showcasing all … Continue reading

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Girls Getaway Weekend Ideas in Charleston

Grab the girls and get downtown. If you’re looking for great girls getaway weekend ideas in Charleston, they’re certainly not hard to find. You really need a full week to take in the sights, sounds and tastes (yum) of Charleston, so there will definitely be no shortage of places for you to eat, shop, and see on your girls getaway weekend. But for starters, you’ll need a place to sleep. The perfect place to unwind during your girls getaway is The Governor’s House Inn at 117 Broad Street. It’s a historic Georgian double house, built in 1760. Now that you’re all rested and refreshed, put on those walking shoes and … Continue reading

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Why Stay at a Bed and Breakfast When You Visit Charleston?

Why Stay at a Bed and Breakfast When You Visit Charleston? Are you looking for a place to stay in Charleston?  If so, we highly recommend you consider a bed and breakfast.  You may be asking yourself what makes staying at bed and breakfast like the Governor’s House Inn unique?  In short, it’s our ability to make you feel utterly at home in one the world’s most sought after destinations.  Our inn is a National Historic Landmark, and the home was once owned by the youngest signer of the Declaration of Indpendence.  That is unique in and of itself.  However, our warm and welcoming staff, our luxurious accommodations, and our attention to … Continue reading

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Looking for a Downtown Charleston Bed and Breakfast?

Looking for a Downtown Charleston Bed and Breakfast? Are you looking for a downtown charleston bed and breakfast, then you should definitely consider the Governor’s House Inn.  We are a Charleston bed and breakfast that offers unparalleled service from the beginning of your stay all the until the end.  The Governor’s House Inn has 11 luxurious accommodations available, with amenities that are sure to please anyone.  If you are considering staying at a Charleston bed and breakfast, then make sure that you book your stay early so that you can plan out your entire vacation.  Charleston was recently awarded the honor of being not only one of the top cities in … Continue reading

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Holiday Specials at the Governor’s House Inn

Get 10% Off Gift Cards! For a limited time only you may order a gift card from the Governor’s House Inn for 10% off face value! Simply call the inn to order your gift card before December 24, 2012 to take advantage of this offer. Your gift card will be mailed to your address of choice or sent to you via email, just in time for your holiday celebrations.  You may redeem your gift card for anytime in 2013! 50% Off Holiday Special!  To celebrate the holidays and bring in the New Year, we are offering a 50% off* discount through the end of the year!  You can book any of our … Continue reading

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Looking for a Bed and Breakfast in Charleston SC?

A Bed and Breakfast in Charleston, SC Are you looking for a bed and breakfast in Charleston?  When it comes to offering guests a great location, unparalleled service, and a genuine “Charlestonian” experience, it is hard to beat a stay at the Governor’s House Inn.  People often ask us to tell them what makes the Governor’s House Inn unique.  It’s kind of difficult to define, but we believe it’s our ability to make you feel utterly at home in one the world’s most sought after destinations. Our bed and breakfast is a National Historic Landmark, and the home was once owned by the youngest signer of the Declaration of Indpendence. … Continue reading

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A Downtown Charleston Bed and Breakfast…

The Governor’s House Inn, A Downtown Charleston Bed and Breakfast When you think about the Governor’s House Inn, you may first think of our great location.  We truly love where we are located, and the historic significance makes it even more amazing.  We’re located at 117 Broad Street in downtown Charleston.  We pride ourselves on being one of the most conveniently located bed and breakfasts in downtown Charlestons relative to the historic district, upper king street shopping, and the battery. If you are looking for a bed and breakfast in charleston sc, then you should definitely consider the Governor’s House Inn. Here’s What We Love about Being a Bed and … Continue reading

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A Historic Bed and Breakfast in Charleston, SC

Looking for a bed and breakfast in Charleston, SC? We love to call Charleston, SC home.  If you are looking for a bed and breakfast with a rich history in downtown Charleston, SC, we would love for you to consider the Governor’s House Inn.  We are here to help make your entire stay in Charleston a success, and that includes helping find the perfect restaurant and building your itinerary for the season in which you visit.  If you are looking for a historic bed and breakfast in Charleston, and desire a place that actually makes you feel at home in one of America’s oldest cities, then you should definitely consider … Continue reading

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Why Stay at a Bed and Breakfast in Charleston, SC?

Why Stay at a Bed and Breakfast in Charleston, SC? Charleston, South Carolina is truly known for it’s history and natural beauty.  If you are looking to experience all that Charleston has to offer while getting a truly local feel, then staying at a bed and breakfast is a great option.  Not to mention, at the Governor’s House Inn, you will have the opportunity to stay the night at a national historic landmark. When it comes to feeling what it would have been like to live on the historic Charleston peninsula, staying at bed and breakfast like the Governor’s House Inn provides an unparalleled opportunity.  You can take a stroll … Continue reading

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