The Best Hotels and B&Bs to Book Near Mountain Home, Virginia

Find understated comfort at the White Moose Inn, Washington
Find understated comfort at the White Moose Inn, Washington | Courtesy of White Moose Inn / Booking.com
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14 September 2021
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If Virginia is for lovers, then Mountain Home is for lovers of nature – famed for its majestic Blue Ridge Mountains, unique landscape and fascinating place in American history.

From the early settlers – celebrated in local museums and galleries – to stunning hikes and watersports at the national parks, there is plenty to do in Mountain Home all year round. Leave some room in your suitcase for exploring the friendly villages filled with eclectic boutique and antique stores and book into one of our favorite places to stay nearby – bookable on Culture Trip.

Mountain Home Bed & Breakfast

Hotel, Bed and Breakfast
When you want to lay your head and ease your pins after a hard trek along the Appalachian Trail, the Main House and Cabin at Mountain Home B&B will welcome you with open arms. Originally built in 1847 – complete with slave quarters – it’s been transformed into the owner’s home, which includes three bedrooms with their own bathrooms and decorative fireplaces. There’s also a games room and parlor where a hearty organic breakfast is served – and the nearby cabin is an alternative self-catering option with a shared bathroom and kitchen.

Glen Gordon Manor

Hotel, Guesthouse
Glen Gordon Manor
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Romance is the name of the game at Glen Gordon Manor and you may spot British royalty – members of the royal family are rumored to have stayed at this discreet retreat. Couples often book the Windsor Suite, which has a two-headed marble shower and a stand-alone bath – overlooking a field where horses graze. The fire-lit entrance hall, spa, heated pool, well-stocked wine cellar, hearty country kitchen and Houndstooth restaurant only enhance the understated elegance that radiates from this historical home.

The Blue Door Kitchen and Inn

Bed and Breakfast, Guesthouse

This historic schoolhouse – converted into a secluded country B&B – is nestled among five picturesque acres of grounds in the heart of rural Rappahannock. The Blue Door Kitchen and Inn offers four spacious yet cozy rooms for overnight guests, as well as a traditional pub, terrace and farm-to-table restaurant. Visitors from far and wide come to sample signature dishes including rye ravioli with fresh spinach and mountain cheese and flaky apple strudel – all inspired by the chef’s Italian roots.

Black Dog Farm Inn

Hotel

Black Dog Farm Inn offers a welcoming home-from-home environment amid 23 acres (9ha) of manicured gardens, stables and a babbling brook – as well as unrivaled panoramic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Shenandoah National Park and the historic Skyline Drive. The quaint three-story stone building is perfectly situated on top of a small hill and was entirely refurbished in 2004. Expect wooden floors, high ceilings, original stonework and a whopping six fireplaces here – and a formal dining room for ultimate decadence.

Woodward House on Manor Grade

Hotel

Run by Joan and Bob, Woodward House on Manor Grade offers a variety of welcoming accommodation options. With two rooms, four suites and two cottages available, the proprietors treat all guests to complimentary snack baskets, bottled water and homemade cookies on arrival. Even if you’re not usually a breakfast fan, the “skip-a-lunch” breakfast is a must. Consisting of a fruit course, eggs, French toast, waffles and pancakes – and finally, Joan’s homemade muffins – this will indeed set you up for any adventures.

L'Auberge Provençale Bed and Breakfast

Bed and Breakfast, Hotel
L'Auberge Provencale Bed and Breakfast
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L’Auberge Provençale is the quintessential country inn, designed to transport guests to the south of France. Each of the 11 spacious guest rooms and suites has French names and unique personalities – and all are furnished with traditional French touches and antique furniture, such as four-poster beds, ceiling beams and original fireplaces. Reserve a table at the onsite, award-winning restaurant La Table Provençale and expect a feast for le petit dejeuner (breakfast), including house-baked bread, croissants and café au lait – made with a special blend of locally roasted coffee – for starters.

White Moose Inn

Inn, Hotel
White Moose Inn
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The White Moose Inn offers a restful, minimalist contrast to the Virginia countryside, providing a peaceful, unpretentious sanctuary for you to enjoy against the backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains. There are eight uniquely designed rooms or villas – each furnished with contemporary furniture, curated photography and crisp white linens. The laid-back vibe here continues with a daily happy hour, featuring local wines and whiskey, complimentary bikes and an outdoor fire pit. Fuel up on a locally sourced breakfast of fruit, juice, granola and homemade quiche before heading out on your daily adventure.

The Rooms Up There

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The Rooms Up There
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Dating back to 1805, The Rooms Up There is one of Marshall’s hidden gems. Constructed in the upper level of an old retail store, this unique property is accessed via a private courtyard and a coded side entrance. Each of the three suites has a king-size bed and a private bath featuring Italian marble and there’s a common room – where you can relax on sofas, drink the free tea and coffee and browse the library. There’s no restaurant on-site, but all guests are provided with gift cards to the Red Truck Rural Bakery, which is a two-minute walk away and can be used at your leisure.

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