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Welcome to The Rhett House Inn

The best Hotel & Bed and Breakfast in Beaufort, SC

A romantic, AAA 4 Diamond, multi-award winning, classic Southern inn located in the heart of Beaufort’s Historic Landmark District
Chosen “Readers’ Choice Best Bed and Breakfast″


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Golfer’s Stay and Play

Sanctuary Golf Club at Cat Island is a beautiful, nature-filled location for recreation, memorable events, relaxing with friends or family, and entertaining business associates. Tucked away in a stunning and tranquil setting steeped in history near the shore, Sanctuary Golf Club features award-winning golf, tennis, & swimming combined with the finest of southern hospitality, service, and cuisine. Sanctuary Golf Club is beautifully designed in the low-country plantation style of the region. As you enter the Sanctuary grounds, the drive is flanked by massive, moss-covered live oak trees that create the aura and specter of the old South on an island setting. Our Golfer’s Stay and Play package includes:

  • Two-night stay in one of our luxurious rooms
  • Green Fees to play at either The Sanctuary or Lady’s Island Country Club, golf cart access, and the option to utilize the driving range.
  • Access to The Sanctuary’s pool, tennis, and fitness center
  • A bottle of wine to enjoy in the grand living room with its fine antiques or relaxing al fresco on the verandah
  • Beach towels, beach chairs and umbrellas for your trip to one of south Carolinas most impressive beaches
  • Full Southern breakfast for two each morning
  • Afternoon lemonade, tea and cookies
  • Champagne served in our living room upon arrival
  • Evening hors d’oeuvres
  • Homemade desserts before bedtime each night

*To play both courses, a three night minimum stay is required.

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The South’s Most Charming Streets

Courtesy Southern Living Magazine

Craven Street Beaufort SC

There are few better ways to spend an afternoon than with a stroll through a quaint, picturesque thoroughfare—and lucky for us, the South has plenty.

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Small Town We Love

Beaufort, SC

Why We’d Move There
The curving, tidal Beaufort River wraps around the 303-year-old downtown and offers up terrific scenery in most directions.

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Southern Hospitality at it’s Best

Elegance, value and a welcoming staff are yours to enjoy. We offer a delicious complimentary Southern breakfast every morning served to you in the dining room or on the veranda. Homemade cookies, lemonade and ice tea are offered throughout the day for a sweet pick-me-up. Hors d’oeuvres in our living room from 5:30pm-6:30pm and homemade desserts served in our kitchen on your return from dinner from 7:00pm-9:00pm. Wi-Fi, bikes, and entrance to private Sanctuary Club’s Golf, tennis, and pool beach towels and chairs. LGBT welcome! Ask about our pet friendly room.

Rhett House Inn complimentary champagne

Complimentary champagne upon arrival

Rhett House Inn Chef Beverly

Chef Beverly’s Southern Breakfast

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Complimentary after dinner homemade desserts

“This inn reflects the true hospitality one expects from genteel but very professional people.”– Jeanne (Connecticut)
“The Rhett House Inn is where I send all of my out of town guests.”– Pat Conroy
“Frankly my dear, they give a damn.”– Milo the traveler from Atlanta

Experience a romantic antebellum home right out of Gone With the Wind like some of our recent guests:

“Loved the Southern Hospitality and charm” – Sarah & Greg Arnold

“Beautiful & peaceful weekend vacation” – Scott & Susan Duncan

“The breakfast, complimentary deserts and attentive staff were fabulous!” – Gwen & Bill Johnson

Centrally located in the Historic District, just steps from the waterfront and all shops, tours and restaurants featuring fresh local caught seafood, the circa 1820 Rhett House Inn, awaits your romantic getaway with that special someone in your life or a Southern Style Girl’s Weekend or Golf Getaway. Lots of wonderful family friendly options this summer too!   From the new playground on the Waterfront Park, to the dolphin watching trips on the ‘Prince of Tides’ pontoon boat at the nearby Marina, to horse drawn carriage rides, or a scenic drive to nearby Hunting Island with it’s historic lighthouse to climb

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Hollywood South

Join the ranks of movie Stars like Gwyneth Paltrow, Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Robert Redford and Barbra Streisand who have stayed at the Rhett House Inn while filming movies in Beaufort like The Prince of Tides, Forrest Gump, The Big Chill, and The Great Santini just to name a few. Stars and their rooms:

Barbra Streisand stayed in Room 3 and Room 4           Kevin Bacon & Kyra Sedgewick: in Room 4
Sandra Bullock stayed in Room 2                                     Blythe Danner stayed in Room 10
Robin Givens stayed in Room 8                                         Robert Redford stayed in Newcastle House
Ben Affleck stayed in Room 10                                         Gabriel Byrne stayed in Newcastle House
Gwyneth Paltrow stayed in Room 3                                 Tom Hanks stayed in Newcastle House

The Rhett House Inn is number one out of three recommended B&B's near Savannah and Charleston.

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Beaufort S.C. – ‘Happiest Seaside Town in America’

Coast Magazine’s Reader’s Choice 2013 Winner!

Smithsonian Magazine has named Beaufort to its Best Small Towns to Visit List

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Rhett House Inn is highlighted in National Geographic Traveler’s new Best of the World Trips 2015

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