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Damascus Old Mill Inn

215 West Imboden Street, Damascus, VA 24236
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Ranked #4 of 6 Damascus B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
James B Lugoff, South Carolina
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Lugoff, South Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Front desk clerk welcoming and gave us key to "personal entrances" which came with our room overlooking the water. Two days later when husband went to take luggage to car the key opened none of the doors except one which was on the second floor. After waiting for someone to check us out, we were told the key did work... More

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Launceston, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our fly/drive thru the Appalation Mountains stopped the night at the Damascus Old Mill Inn, situated on the Laurel river in the heart of the mountains. The hotel is an old mill still with the feel of history beside the mill pond. This was Labor day weekend and we thought it would be busy but in fact was quiet,... More

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York, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second year in a row to stay at the Dancing Bear while riding the Virginia Creeper Trail. The rooms are super clean and Melissa and Shannon are fantastic hosts. The breakfast couldn't be better. Hopefully, I will have the opportunity to stay again! I definitely recommend it.

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Ormond Beach,FL
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were more than pleased to find this terrific Old Mill Inn on the Appalachian Trail. Large, period rooms, great on-site restaurant, friendly service attending to every detail. Complete with a hot Continental Breakfast prepared by Fred, the owner, reminiscent of our stays at much smaller B&Bs. Sounds of the water and ducks are a big part of the visit.... More

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Morganton, North Carolina, United States
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Cozy, laid back historic building perfect for a get away with someone special. We definitely are looking for chance to return ! The Inn has with beautiful views to the river, friendly staff willing to help with suggestions for local attractions. The rooms are clean, comfortable. Ask the kitchen staff to pack a picnic lunch - we had the Old... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

My daughter and I were leaving for a backpacking trip and needed a place to stay for the night. What a fabulous place! Spacious rooms with great views at a reasonable price which included a decent continental breakfast. Dinner was fabulous--including the beer. The proprietor was extremely friendly and showed us all the historic parts of the hotel---what a great... More

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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Spent the evening at the Inn and were quite impressed with the surroundings and helpfulness of the staff. The grounds are well maintained and the view of the mill pond and waterfall is very relaxing. I love to hear "we've upgraded your room" when I go to check in. We had a larger room and stretched out comfortably. It was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We loved it and I don't know what we would have done without such an accommodating staff. One of our grandchildren has dairy allergies and they managed to feed him wonderful meals. We also had great meals, loved the view and had a grand time cycling the VA Creeper. We highly recommend the Inn.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

The Old Mill quickly went from being a 'stop off' between KY and VA, to a destination. From the front desk staff to the restaurant staff, we received nothing but friendly conversation, relaxed and willing explanation of local history and history of the Inn. Our room, which had an overlook of the waterfall (the mill's 'machine') was beautiful - appointed... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

The room was so nice and spacious. The furnishings were real antiques. What a special place. The view from our balcony of the waterfall and lake was like a Ansel Adams print. We fished below the falls just a stones throw from our room. After a quick shower it was a wonderful evening at the Barter Theater. We are now... More

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Address: 215 West Imboden Street, Damascus, VA 24236
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Location: United States > Virginia > Damascus
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