The Cuthbert House Inn

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

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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

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.

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.

Beautiful Southern American House

4.0 on September 06, 2017

The Cuthbert House Inn is a wonderfully maintained residence that brings to life a bygone era. Surrounded by trees and with a view to the beach, this B&B offers a romantic ambiance. The rooms are large and comfortable, very clean, and well furnished. If you are traveling from Savannah to Charleston, Beaufort and The Cuthbert are a good place to spend some time and meet new people.

Cuthbert House

3.6 on September 03, 2017

Beautiful, historical house. Enjoyed meeting the Innkeepers.

So Glad We Stayed Here

5 on August 27, 2017

Traffic was bad getting here due to the eclipse, and I was tense and nervous, but immediately relaxed upon arriving at these beautiful surroundings, looking out at the water. Reception was gracious, facilities were charming, and breakfast excellent

Perfect Spot in Beautiful Beaufort!

5 on August 24, 2017

We visit Beaufort often as a stopover on our way to North Carolina, although we may be making it more of a destination in the future. We truly enjoyed our stay at The Cuthbert House B & B. The hosts were very welcoming and our highlight was the wine hour where we were able to meet some lovely people and socialize with the hosts as well. This Inn is located on Bay Street, with beautiful views of the water across the street and lovely breezes to keep you cool as you enjoy the veranda. Breakfast was delicious. Service was excellent. Rooms are private and quiet. Would definitely stay again.

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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

Coastal suite for $208/night!

Regular Rate: $260 now $208 (20% Savings:)

Stay 2 or more nights in Coastal suite, a fabulous king apartment with a private porch and bay view. Sunday-Wednesday in October, 2 night minimum stay, 20% off. Please contact the inn directly at 1 8435211315 to redeem this deal.

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