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


This family-friendly Charleston hotel is located in the historical district, within a 15-minute walk of The Governor's House Inn and College of Charleston. Postal Museum and Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist are also within 5 minutes.

Hotel Features

Self parking, coffee/tea in a common area, and meeting rooms are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free full breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and a free manager's reception are also provided. Additionally, concierge services, dry cleaning, and a 24-hour front desk are onsite.

Room Amenities

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.

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.

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


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Tempur-Pedic mattress 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Desk 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • 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.

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

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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


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

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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


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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