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The Inn at Darden

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100 Darden Boulevard, Charlottesville, VA 22903
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here for a wedding that had its reception in the main hall at Darden. Like many other reviewers, we had to wander and ask others in our party the location of check in. The layout of the buildings is confusing, signage is virtually nonexistent and free parking exists a block away. Since the school was not in session,... More 

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Clarksville
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here to be near the President's houses that we planned to tour. The Inn was awesome. We actually loved it! It was super clean and like living at home instead of a hotel. The lobby had snacks for breakfast and in the evening, plus had fresh fruit out all day and free cold bottles of water in the... More 

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Pittsburgh, PA
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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just stayed here for a wedding that had its reception at the main hall at Darden. The hotel was very nice and clean and we very much enjoyed our stay. It was very convenient to spots around UVA's campus. Only negatives are that it is extremely difficult to navigate and parking is not ideal. Check in is at the... More 

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Marlton, New Jersey
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing about this hotel is easy to figure out. The "gatehouse" where you check in is unmarked, leaving guests wandering around asking each other where to check in. The layout of the buildings is confusing and there are no signs telling you where to go. There is no parking next to the hotel. You need to park in a garage... More 

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Midlothian, Virginia, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

UVA owns the much higher profile Boar's Head Inn which is nice "country" resort and the budget Cavalier Inn (definitely budget) ... the Inn at Darden is also UVA owned and sits right in the middle of the above two properties ... closer to the Boar's Head in quality/rooms but for a better value. Also, if your travels involve UVA... More 

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DardenEricB, Manager at The Inn at Darden, responded to this review

Hello. Thank you very much for your review. So glad you had a chance to visit the Inn at Darden and we appreciate your kind words. Our property's location is quite ideal for those wishing to be close to North Grounds and the Barracks Road area. Please give us a call at 434-243-5000 on your next visit to Charlottesville. Hope... More 

North carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

I am staying at the Inn at Darden for the first time. The grounds have a distinct Jeffersonian feel and the rooms have a colonial decor. The lodgings are both simple and comfortable with no detail left unattended to. Even the 'welcome chocolate' at check in was delicious. I also appreciate the earth-friendly approach.

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J0hnCoppi, Director of Lodging at The Inn at Darden, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We're very pleased that you enjoyed your recent stay with us and hope you will have the opportunity to come back soon. We are a Green property and take great pride in preserving our environment. More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Always freindly people at the front desk. The rooms always clean. The location is excellent. The price for what you get is great. The parking is difficult at times. I will definitely stay there again.

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J0hnCoppi, Director of Lodging at The Inn at Darden, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. Our staff represents the Inn very well and is ready to make your stay as pleasant as possible. We are a good choice over standard chain properties and we look forward to your next visit. More 

Arlington, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

If I'm in Charlottesville, I'm staying at the Inn at Darden. It's perfect when I'm there for a law school event or reunion because it's next door to the law school. If I'm in town for a case in one of the downtown courthouses the Inn is conveniently next door to a world-class law library. And if I'm in Charlottesville... More 

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J0hnCoppi, Director of Lodging at The Inn at Darden, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. Our location is conveniently located on UVa Grounds as well as close to downtown and many other area attractions. Whether for business or pleasure, our staff is prepared to take care of your needs. Hope to see you back with us soon. More 

Reston, VA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Located next to the University of Virginia Business School and Law School, the Inn has complete conference services and a pleasant staff that really seems to want to make your stay great. I was there for a law school reunion and enjoyed the accommodations and location.

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J0hnCoppi, Director of Lodging at The Inn at Darden, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We're pleased you enjoyed your stay over Reunion weekend. Our staff truly sets us apart from other properties. While we are the only hotel on Grounds, we are also conveniently located to other attractions in the area. Hope you will have the chance to stay with us again soon. Go Hoos! More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

My wife and I had an excellent experience staying at the Inn at Darden for a recent UVA Law School reunion. The Inn was conveniently located for scheduled events at the Law School. The staff was helpful, to the point of assisting a computer-challenged guest with the wifi connection.

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J0hnCoppi, Director of Lodging at The Inn at Darden, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. As you pointed out, we are conveniently located next door to UVa's Law School and on the Grounds of the Darden Business School. Many area attractions are located a short drive away. We hope you will be back with us again soon. Go Hoos! More 

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