• Experience One of the South's Best Bed and Breakfasts

    Spacious rooms, gracious service, exceptional breakfast, unbeatable location. Discover why Condé Nast Traveler Readers named us one of the south's best bed and breakfasts.

  • Like Home, But More Amazing

    All the comforts of home plus amenities, history, and hospitality equals a bed and breakfast the whole family will love.

  • Celebrate With Us

    Life is an occasion. Join us for birthdays, anniversaries, or your favorite milestone moment.

  • Bringing Family Together Since 1989

    Here, history isn't confined to books - it's all around, from our piazza and ballroom to our courtyard and neighborhood.

  • Calling All Family Members

    When's the last time you got the whole family together? Time for a reunion. We know just the place.

  • Yes, Even The 4-Legged Kids

    Your four-legged furry companions are always welcome at our bed and breakfast in our pet-friendly rooms.

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Luxury Amenities Included With Your Reservation
  • Complimentary Breakfast
  • Evening Port, Sherry, And Brandy
  • Afternoon Tea & Light Hors D' Oeuvres
  • 24 Hour Concierge Service
In the Heart of Downtown

One of Charleston's Grandest Historic Inns

The John Rutledge House is the only home of a signer of the Constitution of the United States that serves as both a living historic landmark and a grand bed and breakfast. Its historic setting, magnificent architectural details, and period décor mix with timeless hospitality and amenities to create an experience that's equal parts celebration and luxurious restoration.

Peek Inside Our Rooms & Suites

Main House Deluxe Rooms

Rejuvenate in our spacious and bright 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

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