Rhett House Inn

rhett house inn

Historic boutique hotel in Beaufort, SC

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A History of Hospitality

Welcome to the Rhett House Inn, a nearly 200-year-old “in-town plantation house” nestled among Beaufort’s Live Oaks draped with Spanish Moss and Resurrection Fern. Our historic Inn is conveniently located a short walk from the historic district shops, world-class restaurants, and the beautiful Waterfront Park.

Experience the charm of a bygone era as you step through our doors and admire the period furnishings and decor. Our attentive staff provides warm Southern hospitality and modern amenities to make your stay comfortable and memorable.

Relax in our lush garden, enjoy a leisurely breakfast on the veranda, or unwind in one of our cozy common areas. We are committed to ensuring that your stay at the Rhett House Inn is a unique and unforgettable experience. Make our beautiful home your home away from home.

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Our Rooms
& Guest houses

The Historic Rhett House Inn boasts a magnificent selection of accommodations that cater to the discerning needs and preferences of each and every guest. Our opulent Main House features ten exquisitely appointed rooms that exude a refined elegance, while our tranquil Cottages offer seven peaceful retreats that are perfect for those seeking a more secluded experience. For those who desire the ultimate in luxury, the Newcastle House provides a fully appointed home complete with a gourmet kitchen with a fireplace, a dining room table that seats eight, and a bar.


At the Rhett House Inn, we take great pride in ensuring that each accommodation provides a truly unique and unforgettable experience for our guests. Every detail has been thoughtfully curated to create a sophisticated and elegant ambiance, with historic details woven throughout the property. From plush bedding to upscale amenities, we are committed to providing an unparalleled level of comfort and luxury to all who grace our doorstep.


Whether you seek a tranquil retreat in one of our peaceful cottages or desire the ultimate in luxury in our fully appointed Newcastle House, the Historic Rhett House Inn promises to exceed your expectations at every turn. Indulge in the opulence and grandeur of our accommodations and discover a world of refinement and sophistication that will leave you yearning for more.

Endless Amenities

Experience a world of indulgence at the Rhett House Inn, where an array of exquisite amenities await each and every guest. Treat yourself to a sumptuous Southern breakfast, enjoy the evening charcuterie, and indulge in nightly fresh baked desserts, among other luxurious offerings. From the moment you arrive, we are committed to providing an unparalleled level of luxury, ensuring that your stay with us is nothing short of unforgettable.

Impeccable Cuisine

Experience our world-renowned Southern breakfast, crafted by Chef Beverly, on our historic veranda or intimate dining room, featuring locally sourced produce and exceptional flavors.

Unbeatable Views

Discover the enchanting allure of the Rhett House Inn, where meticulous attention to detail evokes a sense of sophistication and refinement, providing guests with an opulent and unforgettable experience.

About Us

Where Luxury Meets Southern Charm

Welcome to the Rhett House Inn, a historic gem nestled in the heart of the vibrant Historic District! We are thrilled to have you join us for a lovely getaway with your loved ones.

As the owner, I take immense pride in sharing my family’s cherished inn, which has been in our care for over 35 years. It is an honor to carry on the tradition and provide you with an exceptional experience that you will hold dear.

Conveniently located just steps away from all the premier attractions in Downtown Beaufort, our inn offers easy access to the finest dining restaurants, captivating historic museums and tours, charming Southern boutique shops, delightful cafés, and the breathtaking beauty of our Waterfront Park.

From the moment you step foot into our beautifully restored inn, you will be captivated by its charm and character. Immerse yourself in the grandeur of our living room, adorned with fine antiques, or take a moment to relax and soak up the atmosphere on the verandah.

To enhance your stay, we offer a range of complimentary amenities that will add an extra touch of luxury to your time with us. And for those seeking even more indulgence, we have optional amenities that are designed to elevate your experience further.

Thank you for choosing the Rhett House Inn as your home away from home. We assure you that your stay with us will be unforgettable, filled with warmth, comfort, and the genuine Southern hospitality that our family has embraced for generations.

We eagerly await your arrival and the opportunity to create cherished memories together.


John Harrison | Owner

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