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1837 Bed and Breakfast

Charleston, SC 29401 USA (Show map)
4.2
30 Reviews
$99 - $235
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About

Our 23rd year of providing intimate accommodations to Charleston's most knowledgeable guests! A small 9 room inn owned and operated by two artists, the 1837 Bed and Breakfast / Tea Room features open piazzas, rockers, and Southern hospitality. Share and enjoy our intimate accommodations in a circa 1800 cotton planter's home and brick carriage house. All of our rooms are individually furnished and decorated with canopied poster beds, antiques, period pieces, local artwork, and oriental rugs. Featured on the History and Travel Channels. We are centrally located in Charleston's Historic District. Enjoy walking to the old market, antique shops, boat tours, restaurants, main attractions, and the finest dining in Charleston. The beaches and plantations are easily accessible, and concierge services are provided. Our full gourmet breakfast, served in the formal dining room or the outside piazza, features such specialties as sausage pie, raspberry French toast, ham frittata with mornay sauce, and home baked breads.

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Overall
4.2

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  • Guest room4.0
  • Service4.2
  • Value4.2
  • Cleanliness4.4
  • Dining4.2

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Delightful

5 on November 03, 2013

Comfortable and delightfully historic room! Fabulous food at breakfast and at tea time! Staff and owners very helpful, warm and friendly, full of energy! Highly recommend!


First time in Bed & Breakfast

5 on July 25, 2013

This was my first time staying in a bed & breakfast and I could not have enjoyed it more. Everyone we met was so helpful and friendly. The breakfast was fantastic!! Charleston has always been one of my favorite cities to go to and I know this will be my first choice in where we will stay next time.


Great room, fantastic host.

4.4 on July 13, 2013

My wife and I stayed at 1837 this past week for three nights. We completely enjoyed the time at this B&B. The bed was comfortable, the place was very quiet. Enjoyed discussion among the other guests about things to do. Joan was fantastic telling us about the best things to do based on each guest's personal interest. Em was also very willing to help upon check-in and in the afternoons. The breakfast was very good too. Easily recommend to anyone.


Great Bed & Breakfast

5 on April 30, 2012

Our reservations got messed up but the staff assisted in finding another B&B for our first night. We had a wonderful time. The food was great & the staff went out of their way to accomodate us. Amanda made dinner reservations for us and answered questions with ease. The owner gave us a history lesson which we thoroughly enjoyed.. I would definitely return to 1837 Bed & Breakfast


Great Location Great Accomodation

4.0 on August 11, 2011

We stayed four nights during a very hot spell in April, but the room was cool and the owners and staff were great, even providing an early breakfast the last day so that we could get to the airport. Great dining tips as well. Charleston is a great walking city with plenty going on.


Lovely Little Place!

5 on June 05, 2011

I truly enjoyed my short stay at this sweet little B & B in Charleston. I loved! my little room in the carriage house with the canopied bed, exposed bricks, and beautiful antique furnishings. But what stood out the most were the incredible breakfasts made and served by a very talented and hard working young woman named Amanda. Thanks for everything!


Our Trip's Highlight!

5 on March 01, 2011

This charming historic home was the highlight of our December 2010 vacation to four southern states! It's wonderful! Our room was lovely & the cozy living room replete with beautiful Christmas tree "invited us" to make ourselves at home with a fabulous tea time delicacy freshly baked. It was so enjoyable to visit with the friendly owner and staff who made us feel very welcome. We didn't want to leave! The Mellingers


Hated to leave

5 on July 01, 2010

Very nice - went over the top to make us feel welcome.


EXCELLENT!!!

4.0 on November 02, 2009

Forget everything bad you have read about the 1837 B&B. My wife and I stayed there Halloween weekend 2009. Very quaint, cozy, beautiful & full of rich history. Very clean room, courteous & helpful staff, and very close to everything you want to do in Charleston. Breakfast was great, fresh and hot. We had hoped to see George, but he didn't visit us!


Lovely for the money

3.8 on April 10, 2009

Good value and location. Staff is very helpful and knowledgeable regarding the city of Charleston. Our room was clean and decorated tastefully.


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Location

Location Type

City, Downtown

Airport

Charleston, SC (CHS)

Directions to property:

Charleston - 20 min. by car. Same as for I-26.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Historic plantations; Fort Sumter, Spoleto Festival; MOJA Arts Festival, Family Circle Tennis Tournament, Spring & fall house tours, Southeastern Wildlife Expo (SEWE), Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River

Inn Details

Establishment type

Private Home Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Telephone

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Ceiling fans, Fireplace, Fridge, Ironing Board, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Kayaking, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Tennis courts, Water sports

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3PM - 8PM
  • Check Out:: 11:00 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Limited
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Suitable For Children: 7 years and above
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Sometimes 2 night min on week-end
  • Deposit Amount Required: depends on length of stay. 1 night dep. minimum
  • Cancellations: Seven days prior to arrival date with regard to deposit refund.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Jane Floyd & Richard Dunn

Languages spoken

English

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 8:00a-8:45a
  • Serving Location: Open Piazza, Dining Room

Special meal options

, Dietary restrictions, available


Signature Dish

Raspberry French Toast


Details

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126 Wentworth Street , Charleston, SC 29401 USA (Show map)

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