Located in Historic Charleston, John Rutledge House Inn is next to The Governor's House Inn and Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist. The 19 rooms at this 4-star hotel include refrigerators and flat-screen TVs and guests can enjoy free breakfast. Located in central Charleston, the hotel is also near College of Charleston and USS Yorktown.

Dining

Free full breakfast is offered each morning. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service, or make new friends at the free daily manager's reception.

Rooms

All 19 individually decorated rooms provide refrigerators, free newspapers, and free local calls. Guests can expect to find free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Tempur-Pedic beds sport premium bedding and bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries. Other standard amenities include free bottled water, ironing boards, and desks.

Property features

John Rutledge House Inn features free WiFi in public areas, coffee in a common area, and free newspapers. Self parking is available for USD 14.00 per night. Front-desk staff can answer questions 24/7, and assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. This historic hotel also has a porter/bellhop.

Highlights

  • Walking distance to College of Charleston
  • Free full breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Concierge services

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) 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

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

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Pets

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

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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

Fees

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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