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“Amazing B&B”
Review of King George IV Inn

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King George IV Inn
Ranked #9 of 40 Charleston B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Buenos Aires, Argentina
2 reviews
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“Amazing B&B”
Reviewed 18 March 2012

My friend and I were going on a cruise leaving out of Charleston, and wanted to see the city a bit so we decided to come down early. We stayed at King George IV and had the BEST TIME. The inn itself is beautiful! Extremely well decorated and clean. It is located in the middle of the historic district of Charleston, and is a short walk from every place you may want to go. If that isn't enough to convince you, the Innkeepers are amazing. They are both super sweet and personable. After the cruise docked, we had an extra day in Charleston before we headed back to NYC and they allowed us and 4 of our friends to keep our luggage there all day!!! I have been to a lot of b&bs and really is one of the best!

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled with friends
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Fairfield, Connecticut
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Reviewed 12 March 2012

We spent the weekend with at this B&B and would easily do it again! We were on the 4th floor, which was a bit of a workout, but it made me feel like I was working at working off all of the shrimp and grits and fried food we ate.

The location was wonderful. Very quiet, but close to lots.

Breakfast was great and a wonderful way to start the day! Terry was very friendly, engaging and very helpful! He definitely made the King George IV the homey and comfortable place you expect a B&B to be.

Two thumbs up!!!

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled as a couple
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Newbury, England
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Reviewed 9 March 2012

Like the previous reviewer, I have just spent time in The King George IV Inn and would recommend it wholeheartedly. Charlene could not have made us feel more welcome and she certainly made us laugh. The location is great for wondering around Charleston on foot. Everything is so close whether it be shops, restaurants or historic buildings. We stayed in room 4, which has a living room as well as a bedroom with en suite shower. The living room was spacious and comfortable and had a door leading out to a private balcony with a wrought iron staircase which took you down to the car park. Yes, the balcony does overlook the car park, but it was still very pleasant to sit out sipping wine in the warm sunshine. The en suite is small however, particularly the shower cubicle itself, but there was plenty of shelf space and good lighting.

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled with family
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Centerville, MA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2012

We just spent 1 night here on our way back to Cape Cod. I wish I could have spent longer. The Inn was so charming and a great location. When we travel we try and stay at B&B's as we love the welcome and homey feel. We could not have been welcomed any better. Charlene, the head person in charge was wonderful. She was friendly, funny and had a lot of information to share with us. You could tell how proud she was of this Inn. She talked about it with such love and care as if it was her own. When my friend mentioned that we liked grits she said she would make them for us and she did. I must say they were delicious. She made a great breakfast with homemade breads as well. We talked about our lives and even showed pictures of our family and her family. We laughed and really felt at home like visiting a good friend. How lucky the owner of this Inn is to have such a special employee. We will be returning to this Inn again for sure.

The rooms were clean, breakfast was great, and the breakfast area is open all day with cookies, coffee, tea, etc. What a great find.

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  • Stayed March 2012, travelled as a couple
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Iowa City, Iowa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2012

This charming and historic B and B quickly becomes home due to the care and attention
of the head housekeeper, Charlene. She immediately takes you under her wing and
helps you make the most of your time in Charleston. Her thoughtfulness and warmth,
along with a heavy dose of good humor, makes the breakfast room a joyful way to start
your day.
The owners were out of town - how lucky they are to have Charlene take care of their guests!
Room 1C was roomy and comfortable, but needed a couple of repairs - fan in bathroom not
working, switch on bedside lamp broken.
Free parking and a great rate make this place a good value. Will definitely return.

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
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Thank i0wahawkeyes
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Additional Information about King George IV Inn

Property: King George IV Inn
Address: 32 George Street, Charleston, SC 29401-1434
Region: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Charleston
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #9 of 40 B&Bs / Inns in Charleston
Price range (per night): ₹ 8,724 - ₹ 15,510
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
"Step into the past and feel the history of Charleston around you." King George IV Inn is a 200-year old (c.1790) historic home. The house is named The "Peter Freneau House," after a prominent Charleston journalist, and co-owner of the Charleston City Gazette. The inn is a four-story Federal style house, with Charleston porches overlooking a lovely courtyard. All rooms are furnished with a nice combination of antiques and reproductions. King George IV Inn is located in the heart of the historic district. One minute walk to King Street shopping and dining and only a five minute walk to the historic market. ... more   less 
Also Known As:
King George Iv Hotel Charleston

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