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The Dinsmore House Bed & Breakfast

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1211 West Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22903
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars NEW

My husband and I spent 2 nights at the Dinsmore House. Mark and Mary were exceptional hosts. We stayed in the James Madison room. It was clean, comfortable and lovely. Breakfasts were superb and the coffee great. The B&B is in walking distance to great restaurants and shopping. We rode the free trolley to the downtown mall. That was a... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fantastic find for our midweek break in Charlottesville. Gorgeous rooms, breakfasts to write home about and friendly (and very interesting) hosts. Easy parking and great location to boot. I would certainly recommend to anyone seeking character and comfort. Lovely little touches such as cookies and milk at bedtime, wine and cheese late afternoon and all served up in a beautifully... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I had never been to a B&B, but comparing The Dinsmore house to any other place we have stayed (Inns, Motels, Hotels, etc), we would have to rank this abode towards the top of the charts. I can agree with some critics that it may need a little TLC here and there, but nothing major, and it... More 

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Corydon, Indiana
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My friend and I traveled here while visiting grad schools in Virginia, and we decided to stay in a bed and breakfast to make the trip a little more enjoyable and "vacation-like," and picking the Dinsmore House to stay in really changed the tone of the trip from that of a business trip into an enjoyable mid-week getaway. The hosts... More 

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Richmond
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I really wanted to stay at a B&B that offered "Charlottesville" charm, but also met basic needs when you are away from home. We had spent the day skiing at the Wintergreen Resort and was looking forward to a great evening with friends downtown in Charlottesville. The lady who checked us in was very polite and showed... More 

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Redwood City, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Enjoyed our stay at Dinsmore House. The managers are kind and were attentive to any information or assistance we needed. Glad that it had modern amenities, like TV, private on suite bathrooms, alarms, etc. but still had historical charm. Cookies, milk and breakfast were delicious too!

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Tacoma, Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

The Dinsmore House Inn was fantastic, and a wonderful value--if you want to soak in the history of Charlottesville and stay in a place contemporary with the time of Thomas Jefferson, but with wi-fi, this is the place. It is historic, but completely restored and well-appointed. We stayed in a HUGE, lovely room (the Dinsmore Room) which, despite being located... More 

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

First the positives: Mark and Mary are delightful. Location to UVA is great. We stayed in the Monroe Room. Not at all how it is described. No four poster bed, far from quaint or charming. A bunch of mismatched and worn furniture that seemed like a combination of yard sale and Walmart. Peeling paint in bathroom drywall. Bathroom was old... More 

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DINSMOREHOUSE, Owner at The Dinsmore House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

I'm sorry the Monroe Room did not meet this guest's expectations, although it sounds like the guest was quite happy with the hospitality and location. We are always receptive to suggestions on how to improve our guest rooms. However I don't feel like the Monroe Room has been properly described by this guest: 1.) I had new carpet installed in... More 

Alexandria, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Wonderful bed and breakfast located in the heart of Charlottesville and only minutes from beautiful Virginia wine country. The rooms were exceptional, very convenient on-site parking, and excellent service. The inn keepers and their staff were all very accommodating. After missing the scheduled breakfast time the first morning we were there (due to oversleeping on our part), the inn keepers... More 

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Scotch Plains, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

My husband and I just spent a 2 night stay visiting our son at UVA and stayed at one of our favorite bed and breakfast inns. Mark and Mary are the innkeepers there and they are very warm and welcoming. We stayed in the Veranda room which is on the first floor and has a quaint veranda with a lovely... More 

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Address: 1211 West Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22903
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Location: United States > Virginia > Charlottesville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 8
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The Dinsmore House Bed And Breakfast
The Dinsmore House Hotel Charlottesville

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