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    As seen in Conde Nast Travel Guide's "Best of Charleston"
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  • Historic Inns Charleston - Get a way Packages

    The Best of Charleston Package – $220

    The Governor’s House Inn is poised to serve up the very best in Southern hospitality. When you visit Charleston, we consider it our duty to provide you with an experience that will keep you coming back for more.

    The Best of Charleston Package is all about location, location, location! The Governor’s House – historic inn in Charleston is in the heart of downtown, and is within walking distance to fine dining, shopping, art galleries, event venues and night life. Plan your Charleston vacation itinerary from our white-columned piazza with a cup of tea or coffee. Our helpful staff would be happy to assist and answer questions about local beaches, plantations and other must-see attractions.

    Package for Two includes:
    • A $100 Gift Certificate to dine at The Charleston Grill which offers contemporary Lowcountry cuisine.
    • A guided tour through the Edmonston-Alston House, which is filled with period antiques and located on the iconic Battery. See how Charlestonians lived during the 1800′s, and experience a unique view of Charleston Harbor and Fort Sumter.
    • A historic tour of your choosing:

    Book your desired room or suite in our historic Charleston inn; scroll to The Best of Charleston Vacation, and select “add to room” in order to reserve this vacation package.


    All-inclusive Middleton Place Rice Plantation package- $246.00

    Two of America’s Founding Fathers called Middleton Place home: Henry Middleton, president of the First Continental Congress, and his son Arthur Middleton, a signer of the Declaration of Independence. Daughter Henrietta married Edward Rutledge, youngest signer of the Declaration of Independence and S.C. 10th Governor. The Governor’s House Inn is named for its famous resident Rutledge.

    A National Historic Landmark, Middleton Place is home to 65 acres of America’s oldest landscaped gardens; a house museum filled with Middleton family possessions; plantation stable yards with heritage breeds and artisans demonstrating the skills needed to maintain an 18th and 19th century rice plantation; and Eliza’s House, a freedman’s dwelling that serves as the centerpiece of Middleton Place’s interpretation of the lives and legacy of the enslaved people who built and maintained the property. Your tour includes a delicious lunch of traditional Low Country cuisine.

    All-inclusive package for two, includes:

    A Romantic Getaway to Charleston – $195

    Charleston is for lovers… lovers of food, art, and history that is. And where there is good food and rich culture, romance is sure to follow!

    Romance is in the air at The Governor’s House Inn. Spend quiet time in our historic house with all of the amenities you’ve always dreamed of, or head out into Charleston for some fun. Located in the heart of downtown Charleston, Governor’s House Inn is within walking distance to fine dining, art galleries, and a host of historical sites. We invite you to make new memories here! Plan a romantic evening out, or relax with a glass of sparkling wine on your private porch.* Take an afternoon stroll over cobblestone streets, or tour the city in a horse-drawn carriage. Governor’s House Inn will become your new favorite venue for a romantic getaway to Charleston! Our staff would be happy to help you plan activities and answer questions about local attractions.

    Package for Two Includes:
    • A bottle of sparkling wine and chocolate covered strawberries (waiting in room)
    • A $100 gift certificate to the acclaimed Charleston Grill
    • Two tickets for a horse drawn carriage tour

    Book your desired room or suite; scroll to Romantic Getaway, and select “add to room” in order to reserve this vacation package.
    *Not all rooms have a private porch.

    Our Accommodations

    Lowcountry History Strolls

    $45.00 pp for a 1.5 hour tour
    Fridays through Tuesdays from 3:30 – 5:00 PM

    Walk back through time into the heart of Charleston’s historic walled city where every step tells a story. Experience the actual sites and learn the heritage they tell of the birth and contributions of our American South. Join Karen McDaniel as she captivates you with her knowledge and Southern charm. The tour departs Governor’s House Inn at 3:30 pm and returns at 5 pm for a glass of wine and hors d’oeuvres.


    “Truly insightful, not like any of our other tours.”

    “I would not have known what I was looking at had we not taken this tour.”

    “This was the best part of our trip!”

    “We had a lovely stay at the Governor’s House and especially enjoyed our Sunday Stroll.”

    Available Friday through Tuesday.



    We present tours rain or shine, unless the conditions are dangerous. Charleston is famous for its afternoon passing showers. Feel free to call us at 843-720-2070 if you have any concerns.

    If you need to change your tickets, please let us know 48 hours in advance.

    Gratuities are always appreciated, but never expected.

    “The perfect destination for a romantic getaway… a flawless urban hideaway.”



    Relax, Unwind and Renew with a Private Massage

    Take your stay with us to a higher level with an In Room Massage
    Relax, Unwind & Renew
    60 Minute massage $100 / 90 Minute massage $125
    For inquiries or reservations please contact the front desk

    In Room Spa

    Flower Arrangements

    Let our in-house floral service enhance your stay with a stunning presentation of roses, seasonal arrangements, chocolate dipped strawberries, and sparkling wine.

    48 hour notice required. We will try to accommodate any special requests with enough advance notice.

    “My Perfect Love” $75.00

    When it comes to Romance the red rose rules! This arrangement is sure to provide the right ambiance for your romantic getaway. Twenty-Four red roses are arranged with fresh cut greenery.

    “Let’s Celebrate” $50.00

    Twelve roses arranged with fresh cut greenery.

    “Charleston Garden” $45.00

    This premium seasonal arrangement is a beauty, overflowing with a mix of radiant blossoms and fresh cut greenery.


    24 hour notice required. We will try to accommodate any special requests with enough advance notice.

    Romantic Trio $75.00

    includes: 12 Red Roses, Sparkling Wine, Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Caramels

    Sparkling Wine $25.00

    6 Chocolate Covered Strawberries $20.00

    Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Caramels $12.00

  • 117 Broad Street Charleston, South Carolina 29401

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


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