The Cuthbert House Inn

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

Professionally Inspected & Certified Diamond Collection


Bed and Diamond Collection, AAA Four Diamond Award, 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, wonderful restaurants, art galleries and museums just a stroll away. Minutes from I-95, Charleston and Savannah are a short drive away. 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
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Onsite Dining4.4


3.4 on October 27, 2017

We so love Beaufort and never tire of visiting there. We will definitely return for another stay at this fabulous Bed & Breakfast.

Our second stay this year, as wonderful as the first stay

5 on October 22, 2017

This was our second stay this year as my wife and I decided to come back since we had such a wonderful stay the first time. The Cuthbert House Inn with its wonderful owners and outstanding service staff was superb again! Everything was impeccable and the attention to detail was obvious. Thank you for your outstanding hospitality and we look forward to many more stays.

Innkeeper Response
We are so happy you came back to see us again. It is always a pleasure to have guests come back. Thank you for your review.

- Ed and Connie (innkeepers)

Incredible Experience!

4.6 on October 20, 2017

My wife, I and our young daughter went this past weekend for a Sat-Mon stay. We stayed in the Mariner room and the pictures online do it NO justice. This room is magnificent, from the decor, the bed and most importantly the view! Although we didn't have breakfast at the inn any of these days, the staff was very helpful and accommodating and I highly recommend this inn to anyone and everyone! It is within walking distance to every restaurant and very convenient to downtown.

Innkeeper Response
We are pleased that you enjoyed the Mariner suite. Each of our rooms is decorated in its own style. Some are more modern, some are more traditionally decorated. All the rooms have modern conveniences and amenities. We appreciate your review.

- Ed and Connie (innkeepers)

Amazing weekend

4.8 on October 13, 2017

This was the third time we have stayed in this house and we are never disappointed. Service was great. Staff was friendly and helpful. Will definitely return in the spring.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you. We look forward to seeing you then.

- Ed and Connie (innkeepers)

Our Stay At Beaufort SC

5 on October 13, 2017

The hospitality of the inn keepers is outstanding! Felt like we were in our own home with lots of wait staff.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for the review. We love taking care of our guests.

- Ed and Connie (innkeepers)

Weekend Getaway

4.6 on October 12, 2017

If you want to get away and relax in a charming inn plan on staying at the Cuthbert House Inn in Beaufort, SC. The Inn provides a sense of history in addition to charming rooms, beautiful views of the water, delicious breakfasts and very accommodating and gracious Inn keepers. Looking forward to our next visit.

Fabulous stay

5 on October 11, 2017

We had a great time at the Cuthbert Inn. Great rooms, comfortable beds, and an unbelievable breakfast!!!!!!

Cathartic weekend getaway

5 on October 10, 2017

This was my first time staying at a bed and breakfast, and it exceeded my expectations. The historic building was immaculately maintained, our room was clean and comfortable, and the ambiance was genuine and cordial. The hospitality hour in the evening was truly enjoyable (and the Malbec wine was the best I've ever tasted). The morning breakfast was a pleasant experience. My favorite parts, I think, was spending one afternoon working on a project I brought from home in the sunroom overlooking the water, one morning in the backyard courtyard, and sitting on the front porch. I'm already looking forward to returning to the Cuthbert House Inn.

Great Stay at The Cuthbert House Inn

5 on September 28, 2017

My husband and I had a wonderful stay at The Cuthbert House Inn. Our room was exceptionally clean and smelled fresh and wonderful every day. I like to do some floor exercises each morning and the floor of our room didn't have a spec of dust- it was THAT CLEAN. The hosts were very welcoming and we really enjoyed the happy hour each night. It was a time to enjoy conversation with the hosts and other guests. Breakfast was great and very filling. We were able to skip lunch because we were so full each morning! Great experience and will definitely return!

Southern Charm

4.8 on September 24, 2017

We have stayed here many times and have enjoyed each and every visit. Connie, Ed and their staff are welcoming and accommodating. The evening social is always fun and interesting. The historic home is beautifully maintained and the location is perfect for walking to downtown shops and restaurants. Beaufort is a charming place with so many lovely inns but The Cuthbert House is our favorite.

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Rooms & Rates

Coastal Suite

Three room King suite with sofa sleeper in the living-room. 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 room is a bright king tucked away on the East side of the house. It is a great mix of old and new with 19th century charm and 21st century ammenities. It has a very large private bathroom with a two person rain shower and lots of space to add to a comfortable stay.

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

Mariner Suite

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

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • 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; Rollaway bed available for a third guest

  • 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 Rollaway bed available for a third guest

  • 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. Pet friendly.

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

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Location Type

intra-coastal waterway, Downtown, Island, Small town


40 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

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn, Mansion

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:: 3:00 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.
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Pierre-Edouard and Connie Binot

Languages spoken

English, French, Spanish

Resident Pets

About the innkeepers

We love playing host to worldwide travelers and neighbors alike. We enjoy cooking and gardening as well as entertaining guests. We are so blest to live in such a beautiful and history-rich part of the Lowcountry!

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  • Time Served: 8 AM to 9:15 AM
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options


Signature Dish

Port poached pears
Delicious Anjou pears poached in Port and served on a bed of vanilla bean yogurt.

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Hot Deal

Eastlake Suite for $204/night !

Regular Rate: $255 now $204 (20% Savings:)

Valid Sun. thru Wed. for a two night minimum stay in the months of December and January. Call the Cuthbert House Inn directly at (843)521-1315 to reserve this (or one of our other) fantastic King suite(s) with a view of the water at 20% off. Mention Hot Deal. Not valid in combination with any other promotion. Please contact the inn directly at 1 8435211315 to redeem this deal.

expires Wednesday

Special Package

Warm Winter Savings!

Stay 2 nights, get the third night free. Any weekday Sunday thru Wednesday. All three nights must fall within Sunday thru Wednesday. Excludes the week of December 24.

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