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Isabella's Bed & Breakfast

601 Mims Avenue , Johnston, SC 29832 USA (Show map)

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Isabella's is a 137 year old Victorian home located in Johnston, SC, a small railroad town also known as the Peach Capital of the world. It is only 26 miles from Augusta,GA. and 21 miles from Aiken,SC. Easy access from I20.



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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service5
  • Value4.9
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.9

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We will be back!

5 on October 09, 2014

We stayed at Isabella's for just one night we had a wedding we were attending. I wish we had planned on staying longer, what a beautiful place. Ms. Jessie is so sweet and makes you feel just like you are at home. She made the best French toast I have ever had!! We will be going back and staying longer in the near future!

True Southern Hospitality!

5 on July 04, 2014

My husband and I stayed at Isabella's for my 60th high school reunion. We loved it! Our bedroom suite was very nice, and the dinner Jessie prepared for the reunion group was delicious. We enjoyed the proximity to antique shops in Aiken and other surrounding towns. Hope to get back soon!

Stay April 26th, 2014

5 on April 28, 2014

An enjoyable, down-home, relaxed place to stay. Innkeeper was very accommodating to a late (for me) return in the evening. Breakfast was delightful and we'll definitely stay again next trip to the area.

Quiality in Every Respect

5 on April 16, 2014

Booked a two night stay while attending the Masters golf tournament. Unlike most other hotels, motels, and B&B's near Augusta, Isabella"s does not inflate its lodging charge for Masters patrons. Jessie was a gracious hostess and a wonderful cook. The home itself was well maintained and beautifully appointed. My room was clean and comfortable. I enjoyed every moment of my stay.

Innkeeper Response
I try to treat my guests like I like to be treated. I love people and enjoy talking to everyone. My goal for breakfast is finding new recipes that I think my guests will enjoy and I love to cook!

Wedding Weekend 8/9/13-8/11/13

4.4 on August 16, 2013

My boyfriend and I stayed at Isabella's this past weekend, and it was wonderful! I was a bridesmaid in a wedding nearby, and was so glad this option was available! I would prefer staying with Mrs. Jessie than staying in a hotel in Aiken any day. She is a great cook (her breakfast breads are so yummy!!!) and made our stay comfortable. Rooms are clean and snacks hit the spot. There is a volunteer fire station nearby, so if there is a fire or bad car accident in the area, you will hear the alarm. (It sounded four times when we were there.) Other than that, it was like staying with family!

Our Honeymoon 6/1/2013

5 on June 08, 2013

This was our 1st time visiting a B&B & we absolutely loved it! The house is decorated beautifully with antiques throughout & each room is decorated with a different color scheme. We stayed in the Victoria Room & it was wonderful. Comfortable bed, nice linens, very clean. Hot water in shower. There was a small frig in the hall stocked with water & soda for us & snacks in the room. Jessie, the owner is such a sweet lady & she made us feel right at home. She served us coffee when we arrived & sat down & talked to us like family. We had such a wonderful visit. The next morning she cooked us a fantastic breakfast. We took lots of pictures of this beautiful home. We would highly recommend Isabella's for a romantic night or week-end stay. The rental price is a great value & this B&B far exceeded our expectations. We plan to return & enjoy another visit soon.

Gracious Southern Hospitality at its best

5 on April 23, 2013

Jessie made our stay comfortable and special. Her breakfasts were outstanding! We loved the setting, and the drive to Augusta was easy. We will stay here again! Thank you!

Great Stay!

5 on April 22, 2013

What a great place to stay! This was out first bed and breakfast experience and we will do it again for sure! The house is beautiful inside and out and the owner Jessie makes everyone feel right at home. Each day is started off with a fantastic breakfast including fresh fruit, homemade bread and pecans grown right on the property. We had a great time here and next time we are in the area we will be staying at Isabellas again!

Try a B&B instead of a hotel room Stayed 4/8-4/9 2013

5 on April 12, 2013

This was our first B&B and we were thrilled the minute we walked thru the door. Our host, Jessie, was the greatest and made us feel right at home. Our breakfasts were wonderful and just enough to get us started each day. The whole house was decorated with just the right amount of detail in each room. We would come back to visit this location again.

Nice surprise

4.6 on December 28, 2012

My husband and I stayed at Isabella's for 2 nights. We had a very nice time. Jessie the owner was so hospitable. She made us a wonderful breakfast. The rooms were very nice and very clean. The bed was so comfortable. We would highly recommend this place .

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Rooms & Rates

Isabella Suite

Queen size bed with quality linens. Separate sitting room. Each room has an electric fireplace,HDTV and WIFI. A private balcony overlooks the garden. Warm and cozy bathrobes available in room.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $145 - $145

Scarlet Room

Located on second floor with easy access to a balcony. Queen bed with quality linens. Decorated with antiques. Electric fireplace. WIFI and HDTV. Cozy bathrobes in room.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $95 - $95

Victoria Room

Located on second floor with easy access to large balcony equipped with wicker rocking chairs. Electric fireplace, HDTV and WIFI. Warm bathrobes available in room. Has queen bed with high quality linens.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $95 - $95

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Location Type

Downtown, Small town


Augusta, GA (AGS-Bush Field)

Directions to property:

On I20 West take exit 33 to Hwy 39N to Hwy 23N continuing to Johnston. Take right on Mims Ave. traveling one block. We are on the corner of Mims Ave and Church St.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Big Mo Drive In Theatre, Religious Services, River

Inn Details

Establishment type

Private Home Bed and Breakfast, Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Board games, CD player, Conference Rooms, Copier, Fax Machine, Library, Spa, Telephone, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities , Fridge on site, Coffee/Tea facility on site

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Fishing, Golfing, Horseback riding, Hunting, Shopping, Sight-seeing

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  • Check In:: 4:00PM
  • Check Out:: 11:00AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only A fine of $250.00 will be charged if you smoke inside.
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: No
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Two night minimum
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Cancellations: No charge for cancellation with at least 7 days notice. No shows or less than the above notice will result in a charge equal to the first nights room charge.



Jessie Chavis

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  • Time Served: 8:30 AM
  • Serving Location: Back Deck, Breakfast/dining area, Dining Room

Signature Dish

Banana Nut Bread


601 Mims Avenue , Johnston, SC 29832 USA (Show map)

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