Our 35th year of providing intimate accommodations to Charleston's most discerning visitors! Our charming B&B is located in the heart of downtown Charleston and within 10-20 minutes walking distance to College of Charleston, best dining destinations, and all the attractions that the vibrant downtown Charleston has to offer. A small 9 room Bed & Breakfast owned and operated by owners, the 1837 Bed and Breakfast features open piazzas, rockers, and plenty of 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. We have been featured on the History and Travel Channels. We are centrally located in Charleston's Historic District. Enjoy walking to the city market, antique shops, boat tours, restaurants, main attractions, and the finest dining in Charleston. The beaches and plantations are 30 minutes drive, and concierge services are provided. Our full gourmet breakfast, served in the formal dining room or the outdoors piazza, features such specialties as sausage pie, raspberry stuffed French toast, ham & vegetable frittata with Mornay sauce , pineapple upside down French toast , and home baked breads or sweets baked daily.
5 on August 14, 2014
Just returned from our 3 night stay. We were a party of 7 occupying 4 rooms and I have to say the rooms were immaculate, spacious, and the bed was very comfortable. The property had plenty of room to socialize and meet new friends. The staff was very friendly and saw to our every need. And I don't want to end this review without mentioning the scrumptious breakfasts. we even took home the recipe to their unique french toast. They also served special gluten free meals for my wife and another guest. I would highly recommend this B&B and will be sure to visit there again in the future. Thank you Erin and the rest for a fantastic stay.
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!
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.
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.
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
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.
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!
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
5 on July 01, 2010
Very nice - went over the top to make us feel welcome.
5 on March 19, 2010
My husband and I had planned a short romantic getaway to SC. In mentioning to our grown daughters, they decided it sounded nice too and so my husband, along with our children and their significant others we went to the 1837 B&B. We had three lovely rooms and were entertained every morning over breakfast with wonderful family conversation, I say this because when you are there, you just feel like you are part of the family. Everyone was very nice, they shared their stories and places for us to visit, the best choices for dining. We can not all wait to go back next year.. Maybe next time for the anual run over the bridge. Thanks all and we ENJOYED every minute of our stay, I would recommend and I have already to anyone who is looking to go to Charleston, stay at the 1837 B&B Marianne
Two-room suite in carriage house. Separate sitting room has one twin sleigh bed. One queen canopy rice bed in bedroom. Small full private bath with tub/shower combination. Great for 3 people or 2 people who do not wish to share a bed. Up one flight of SPIRAL STAIRS to a small private balcony. Rates are for one or two people. Additional 3rd person will add $30 per night to the rate.
Large guest room in main house on third floor with one queen canopy rice bed; one twin bed & a private full bath with tub/shower combination. Up two flights of stairs - NO ELEVATOR. Great for 3 people or 2 people not wishing to share a bed.
Charleston, SC (CHS) 10 miles
I-26 to Meeting Street exit (visitor center exit)to Wentworth St. (@ 1 1/2 mile) Right on Wentworth 3 traffic lights (Coming St.) 6th house on right past intersection. 17N to Ashley River Bridge bear right off bridge to Lockwood Blvd. Two streets past City Marina light. Left onto Wentworth. Six blocks to Pitt St. 5th house on left after Pitt St. 17S over Cooper River Bridge, Meeting Street exit. Same directions as from I-26.
Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Night life, 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, Tours, University
Board games, Coffee/Tea facilities, Computer, Copier, Fax Machine, Library, Microwave, Parking
Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Ceiling fans, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi
Have been in hospitality for over 40 years and have a passion for the industry and making sure that guests staying at our B&B are treated as our personal guests in our own house.
Restrictive Dietary restrictions, available with a 48 house notice.
Raspberry Stuffed French Toast