John Rutledge House Inn Bed & Breakfast

Select Registry member since 1992
Built in 1763 by John Rutledge, a signer of the U.S. Constitution, this antebellum home is now an elegant B&B Inn.
116 Broad St. Charleston, SC 29401 US Get Directions
John Rutledge House Inn Bed & Breakfast
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The John Rutledge House Inn, circa 1763, was built by Charlestonu2019s first governor and signer of the U.S. Constitution, John Rutledge. This Colonial home, located on Broad Street, is Charlestonu2019s premier Bed and Breakfast. Just minutes from Charlestonu2019s battery, stroll the streets and alleys in the heart of the historic district and experience one of Charleston, South Carolinau2019s antebellum homes first hand. In the afternoon guests gather for tea, wine, and sherry in the ballroom where patriots, statesmen and presidents have met. Start your morning with pastries delivered to the room and end your day with chocolates at turn-down. The John Rutledge House Inn is a National Historic Landmark and a charter member of Historic Hotels of America.

Amenities

Inn Amenities: Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service, Green Environmentally Friendly, National Historic Registry, Wine/Spirits Available,

Food & Wine

Meals Offered: Breakfast

Special Diets Accomodated: Yes

Breakfast: Complimentary

Breakfast Service: Continental

Breakfast Seating: Individual Tables

Alcohol Permits: Wine

Rooms & Suites

Our rooms are decorated with 18th century reproduction furniture and feature original plaster molding. Some rooms have elaborately carved Italian marble fireplaces, and original parquet flooring. Other room features you may enjoy are a canopied bed, large bathrooms with jetted tubs, triple bedded sheeting, oriental carpets, a CD player clock radio, hair dryer, iron and ironing board, waffle weave robes, in-room refrigerator with bottled water, and a flat screen TV and DVD player. Main House Ground Floor Rooms: KING OR TWO QUEEN TEMPUR-PEDIC BEDS Our ground floor rooms, accessed by the stairs, feature period antiques, reproduction furniture, and private bathrooms with shower (tub not available). Relax and enjoy our Charleston bed and breakfast accommodations. Carriage House Rooms: KING OR TWO DOUBLE TEMPUR-PEDIC BEDS These secluded carriage house rooms add a bit of romance and privacy to your stay and boast period antiques, reproduction furniture, and private bathrooms. Bathrooms will have either a shower or shower/tub combination. Please note in your reservation if you require a tub. Second-floor rooms are accessible only by stairs. Main House Deluxe Rooms: KING OR TWO DOUBLE TEMPUR-PEDIC BEDS Rejuvenate in our bed and breakfast's bright, spacious main house deluxe rooms that feature period antiques and private bathrooms with shower (tub not available). Please note that deluxe rooms are accessible only by the grand staircase. Plus: Italian marble gas fireplaces Original wood flooring and plaster moldings Canopy beds in all King rooms 12-foot high ceilings Main House Mini Suite: TEMPUR-PEDIC KING BED Stretch out in 500 square feet of luxury in our main house mini suite, elegantly appointed with period antiques, reproduction furniture, and canopy bed. This suite is accessed only by the grand staircase. Plus, you'll enjoy: Italian marble gas fireplace Original wood flooring and plaster moldings Spacious bathroom with whirlpool tub and walk-in shower 12-foot high ceiling Main House Grand Suites: KING OR QUEEN TEMPUR-PEDIC BEDS, SLEEPER SOFA These 900 square foot suites live up to their name with grandeur that includes canopy beds, period antiques, and reproduction furniture. Original wood doors separate the sleeping and living areas to accommodate entertaining or added privacy and: Italian marble gas fireplaces Original, elaborate parquet flooring and plaster moldings Spacious bathrooms with whirlpool tub and walk-in shower (in select rooms) 12-foot high ceilings Please note these rooms are only accessible via stairs.

Accommodations: Efficiency, Suites

# of Rooms: 19

Beds: Double, Queen, King

Room Entertainment: Video Library

Safes: In-Room, Front Desk

Handicap Accessible: Limited

Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Alarm Clocks, Antique Furnishing, Bathrobes, Fireplace, Hair Dryer, Ironing Boards, Refrigerator, Telephones

Guest Services

Internet Service: Wireless, Complimentary

Front Desk/Security: OnSite, 24 Hours

Corporate Rates: Yes

Inn Amenities: Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service, Green Environmentally Friendly, National Historic Registry, Wine/Spirits Available

Policies

Pet Friendly: Yes

Smoking Policy: Smoke Free

Family Friendly: Yes

Weddings & Events

Charleston Weddings Ballroom/Suite #7 The Signer's Ballroom will accommodate up to 20 people. The Signer's Ballroom and suite #7 combined will accommodate up to 40 people standing or sitting. Available event times: Noon to 6:00 PM only. Courtyard Our courtyard will accommodate up to 100 people standing. There is no back up in case of inclement weather. Available times: Noon to 6:00 PM only. Any tenting will be the sole responsibility of the guest. A minimum number of sleeping room reservations are required in addition to reserving either of the above spaces. Romance Packages available. Restrictions apply to the following: music, rental equipment, event time, and food & beverage. Circa 1886, nestled in the gardens of the Wentworth Mansion, serves Southern cuisine with a sophisticated twist. Circa 1886 is a beautiful way to begin or end your wedding celebrations. We offer two private and intimate dining rooms that will accommodate parties from 10 to 38 people. Banquet menus are available for luncheons as well as rehearsal dinners and receptions. Custom wedding cakes are created by Pastry Chef Scott Lovorn. Contact Circa 1886 at 843-853-7828 to make an appointment for a quote. Full service bars as well as extensive wine selections are available. Some restrictions apply. Contact a manager for further details at 1-800-476-9741

Wedding/Reception/Event Facilities: Indoor