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Southern Hospitality and Thoughtful Amenities Await You

At John Rutledge House Inn®, you will experience true Southern Hospitality. Our complimentary amenities are designed to enhance your stay. From full breakfast to evening turndown service and cordials, you will enjoy all the little touches that will make your stay even more memorable.

Amenity Highlights

  • breakfast

    Deluxe Continental or Cooked Breakfast

    Start your day with a complimentary deluxe Continental breakfast to enjoy in your room, ballroom room, courtyard, or piazza.
  • two women enjoying tea & hors d'oeuvres

    Afternoon Wine & Hors d'oeuvres

    Take a break in the afternoon with a refreshing glass of iced tea and light appetizers.
  • a platter with crystal bottles of sherry

    Evening Sherry

    After a long day exploring Charleston, unwind with a delicious glass of sherry.
  • Complimentary Services
    & Amenities

    • Wi-Fi
    • Evening port, sherry, & brandy
    • Morning newspaper
    • Tempur-Pedic beds®
    • Whirlpool tub*
    • Italian marble gas fireplace*
    • Tea & light hors d'oeuvres served every afternoon
    • 24-hr concierge service
    • Turndown service
    • Canopy beds*
    • Deluxe continental or cooked breakfast served in your room, the ballroom, or the courtyard
    • In-room iron and ironing boards, hairdryers, cozy robes, refrigerator with bottled water, flat-screen TV, and DVD player


    *Available in select rooms

    Enhance Your Stay

    Lend a little more magic to your time in Charleston with thoughtful add-ons for any occasion. From romantic bouquets to Champagne toasts to chocolate-covered strawberries, John Rutledge House Inn has what you need to make your stay unforgettable.

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    Try our selection of artisanal cheeses and assorted berries.
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    Six chocolate covered strawberries dipped in decadent chocolate.
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    For that special someone! Available colors: red, white, or yellow. Please indicate color choice in the additional comments box below
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    All amenities and tours must be ordered at least 72 hours in advance of reservation.
    Please note pricing does not include taxes or the 20% service charge.

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