The Cuthbert House Inn

1203 Bay Street , Beaufort, SC 29902-5401 USA (Show map) Diamond Collection

Professionally Inspected & Certified Diamond Collection


Coastal Living's award in "Our Favorite Inns on Every Shore." "Top Ten Most Romantic Inns" award by American Historic Inns. Featured as INN OF THE MONTH by Travel & Leisure. Beautiful water views, fine antique-filled and circa 1790, the Cuthbert House Inn on Beaufort Bay in the National Landmark Historic District offers a warm personal invitation to refresh your spirit in shaded verandahs, elegant parlors, scenic conservatories. From the sunset refreshments on the porches or by the fire, to delicious Southern breakfasts overlooking sailboat moorings, the Inn delights the senses. Spacious guestrooms are a comfortable home base for Lowcountry exploration. Beaufort offers the perfect vacation mix of golf, water, unique shopping and wonderful restaurants just a stroll away. Minutes from I-95, Charleston and Savannah. Gracious southern hospitality and charm are the best reasons to relax at the Cuthbert House Inn.



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  • Guest room4.7
  • Service4.7
  • Value4.3
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Onsite Dining4.4

Wonderful stay in Beaufort!

5 on September 17, 2016

We found The Cuthbert House online and where very pleased with it. It's not easy finding dog friendly places. The rooms we had were very nice! Location and view was perfect. Breakfast was excellent! Everyone was so friendly, you felt like you were staying with a group of friends not strangers (both staff and other guests).

Three time visitor!

3.6 on September 15, 2016

Love the location, rooms and food!

Cuthbert House

4.8 on September 15, 2016

More than the average B&B! The staff were friendly and very accommodating. We stayed in the hideaway room. The king bed was so comfortable. The decor relaxing. The bathroom was impressive. Beautiful walk in shower. We loved sitting on the veranda overlooking the the marsh and moored sailboats. The Inn is located a block from the restaurants and shops. I can't wait to go back!

Great place to stay

4.8 on September 10, 2016

We really enjoyed our stay. It was our first B&B experience and it won't be our last. The home is beautiful and the bed was very comfy. The host and all the staff are wonderful and really made it an enjoyable stay. Can't wait to go back.

Cuthbert House

5 on August 29, 2016

A lovely place to stay with great service The Coastal Suite has a gorgeous, spacious layout that offers comfort and relaxation.

Cuthbert House Inn

5 on August 18, 2016

We had a wonderful stay in the Coastal Suite. It's a beautiful bed & breakfast in a cozy little town with the friendliest of people. I would definitely stay there again.

Our honeymoon in southern paradise

5 on July 27, 2016

We had a wonderful stay at the Cuthbert House Inn for our honeymoon. The staff all were very kind and helpful in giving suggestions each day. They also included amenities for going to the beach and riding bikes around town for no extra fee!

Southern comfort

4.8 on July 25, 2016

We stayed in The Ballroom which was quite large and with a king size bed. It was so nice having two comfortable chairs to sit in while enjoying our wine. Our room was hot the first day but the owner was quick to respond the next day. I would say the highlight at The Cuthbert Inn was the breakfast in a lovely setting with French pressed coffee, fresh fruit , French toast one morning and a frittata the next morning. Service was impeccable!

Very nice stay!

4.4 on July 15, 2016

Great stay! Wonderful property! Nice people! Didn't care for the General Sherman print on the wall. Other than that, it was terrific.

First timer

5 on July 15, 2016

For our first bed and breakfast stay it was a wonderful experience. The cocktail hour provided an opportunity to meet the other guests and learn more about the area. I wish we could have stayed more than one night. Everyone was very nice.

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Rooms & Rates

Coastal Suite

Three room king suite. Private covered porch over looking the water. Kitchenette with fridge, microwave and wet bar. Very large bath room with 3-way body shower.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Hideaway Room

This newly added room is a bright king tucked away on the East side of the house.It is a great mix of old and newwith 19th century charm and 21st century ammenities. It has a very large priate bthroom with a two persone rain shower and lots of space to add to a comforatble stay.

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

Mariner Suite

King sized bed with jacuzzi tub, sitting area; private water view patio and private entrance.

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

The Oaks Room

2nd floor balcony overlooking looking live oaks and courtyard fountain. Large shower with rain head

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

Eastlake Suite

Main floor premier three room suite. Parlor size sitting area; large fireplace, separate bedroom with King bed; separate bath with soaking tub and shower.

Main floor Parlor suite, queen convertible sofa

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King


Top Floor with 12 foot ceilings; fireplace; soaking tub and shower; water views, just off top portico for lounging. Second Foor, East; King Bed;

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Federal Room

Top Floor with 12 foot ceilings; fireplace; soaking tub and shower; water views, just off top portico for lounging Second floor, west; King bed

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Victoria Room

Second floor, west wing; Queen room with water views decorated in the Eastlake style. Bright sunny bath with shower only.

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

Garden Room

2d Floor, Balcony, overlooks gardens, two queen beds

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Queen

Courtyard Room

Queen room with private entrance and private large bath, ADA accessable.

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

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Location Type

intra-coastal waterway, Downtown, Island, Small town


Charleston, SC (CHS) 70 miles

Directions to property:

From Savannah Airport- Go west on Airways Ave. to I-95 North. Travel 16.4 miles to South Carolina EXIT 8. Merge onto US-278 East towards Hilton Head for 5.1 miles and take a left on SC-141. Proceed 3.8 miles to SC-170; turn left on SC-170 N.(Okatie Hwy). Drive 15.9 miles to US-21 (Boundry Street). Bear right and follow SC-21 for 1 mile. Go right on US-21 Ribaut Road for .4 miles. Turn left on North Street and proceed to Bay Street. The Cuthbert House is at the corner of Bay Street and Church Street.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Horse drawn carriage rides, River boat rides, Eco-tours, Guided and self paced tours, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ruins

Inn Details

On-site amenities

Computer, Fax Machine, Piano, Wedding Facilities

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, CD player, DVD Player, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, VCR, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Horse and Buggy History Tours, Walking Tours, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Tennis courts, Water sports

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  • Check In:: 3:30 pm
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited 12+
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required
  • Disabled Access Yes

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Weekends,holidays and special events
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Credit Card # holds room. One night's deposit required.
  • Cancellations: A $25.00 cancellation applies. Rooms cancelled within seven days will be charged deposit.



Pierre-Edouard and Connie Binot

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  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian