John Rutledge House Inn

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Premium bedding, Tempur-Pedic beds, in-room safe, individually decorated
Premium bedding, Tempur-Pedic beds, in-room safe, individually decorated
Premium bedding, Tempur-Pedic beds, in-room safe, individually decorated
Premium bedding, Tempur-Pedic beds, in-room safe, individually decorated

Overview of John Rutledge House Inn

John Rutledge House Inn

4 out of 5

4.7/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Business services
  • Parking available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
116 Broad St, Charleston, SC, 29401-2437

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationCharleston City Market8 min walk
  • Popular LocationPort of Charleston Cruise Terminal14 min walk
  • Popular LocationWaterfront Park14 min walk
  • AirportCharleston, SC (CHS-Charleston Intl.)17 min drive

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About this area

Charleston

Located near the beach, John Rutledge House Inn is in Charleston Historic District, a walkable area in Charleston with great shopping. Charleston City Market and Charleston Tanger Outlets are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's popular attractions can visit South Carolina Aquarium. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's going on at North Charleston Coliseum and Performing Arts Center. Kayaking and sailing offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails and ecotours nearby. Guests appreciate the bed & breakfast's central location.

What's nearby

  • Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist - 1 min walk
  • First (Scots) Presbyterian Church - 6 min walk
  • Charleston City Market - 8 min walk
  • Port of Charleston Cruise Terminal - 14 min walk
  • Waterfront Park - 14 min walk

Getting around

  • Charleston Station - 19 min drive
  • Charleston Intl. Airport (CHS) - 17 min drive

Restaurants

  • 82 Queen — 3 min walk
  • Husk — 4 min walk
  • Poogans Porch Restaurant — 4 min walk
  • Eli's Table — 5 min walk
  • Blind Tiger — 5 min walk

About this property

John Rutledge House Inn

Family-friendly Charleston bed & breakfast in Charleston Historic District, near Charleston City Market
Self parking, coffee/tea in a common area, and concierge services are available at this smoke-free bed & breakfast. Free full breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and a free manager's reception are also provided. Additionally, dry cleaning, a 24-hour front desk, and free newspapers are onsite. All 19 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and Tempur-Pedic beds. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and other amenities include refrigerators and room service.
John Rutledge House Inn offers 19 accommodations with safes and complimentary newspapers. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Tempur-Pedic beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include bathrobes, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Charleston bed & breakfast provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and irons/ironing boards. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

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

Awards and affiliations

John Rutledge House Inn is listed in the 2021 Travel + Leisure 500.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks available
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking on site (USD 15.00 per night)

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast available daily 6:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • Free daily reception
  • Room service available
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • No elevators

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)

More

  • Romance packages available
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Free rollaway beds
  • Heating (climate-controlled)
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Premium bedding
  • Tempur-Pedic bed

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Cable channels
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Champagne service
  • Free bottled water
  • Refrigerator

More

  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Free newspapers
  • In-room massage
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Safe
  • Turndown service

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 40 per pet, per night
Dogs welcome
2 per room
Service animals are exempt from fees
Specific rooms only; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Free rollaway/extra beds
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

Important information

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 15.00 per night
  • Pet fee: USD 40 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, and debit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

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Overall score and ratings

4.7

Exceptional

Rating 5 - Excellent. 182 out of 223 reviews
5 - Excellent 82%
Rating 4 - Good. 30 out of 223 reviews
4 - Good 13%
Rating 3 - Okay. 7 out of 223 reviews
3 - Okay 3%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 223 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 3 out of 223 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.8/5

Cleanliness

4.8/5

Staff & service

4.8/5

Amenities

4.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2021

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2021

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Rutledge House - Highly Recommended
We enjoyed a wonderful 4 day stay at the Rutledge House. The room was spacious, the staff very helpful, and the breakfast’s were delicious. The location is also ideal for exploring Charleston and with almost all sites, shopping and restaurants within walking distance. Highly recommended!
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
The room was spotless and the bed wonderful. Margo and Jim took great care of us. Within walking distance to many sites of interest.
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2020