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Dancing Bear Bed & Breakfast

203 Laurel Avenue, Damascus, VA 24236
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

coming out of the woods in mid-March, i found Dancing Bear B & B a great respite and comfortable setting with a friendly owner. knowing the options available in Damascus, this is the place to stay ...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

Friendly helpful hosts, convenient to bike rentals, nicely decorated with chenille bedspreads and matching wallpaper, curtains and pillows. Lots of available outdoor seating to watch kiddies play. Breakfast consisted of eggs in bacon, apples fresh off the tree, "cotton candy" grapes and waffles with a choice of sorghum or syrup. I liked the little sitting room at the end of... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

My wife, my mother and I stayed here in order to enjoy the virginia creeper trail.Melissa and Shannon were very accomodating, prepared a great breakfast and were very informative about surrounding activities. They even went so far as to show my 87 year old mother around town while my wife and I were cycling the trail. Rooms were comfortable and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

There are four ladies in our hiking group. The Dancing Bear was perfect for our stay. Melissa was so nice. We came in for dinner and watched TV and talked in the den area before going to bed. The breakfast was delicious!!! I will stay there again!

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Thank LeeP14
Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

In the small town of Damascus this Bed and Breakfast was not only in a perfect location but also with the best amenities for families. My mother, 9-year old daughter and I stayed for two nights in the Pappa Bear room which has its separate entrance and bathroom. My daughter loved everything about the stay, from the beds, TVs, fridge... More 

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Thank Natlov27
Columbus, Mississippi
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

We had stayed here several years ago and decided to stay again. New owners have made improvements and it shows. The breakfast was wonderful and beds comfy. The price was right. Stayed upstairs in the main house. Better than a hotel but shared a bathroom.

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Thank Gregg H
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

My wife and I stayed at this B&B this past August for a weeks stay. Melissa and Shannon were very friendly and comfortable to be around. Shannon went with us a couple of days on our motorcycle trips to show us some great roads and the Bristol Speed Way. We stayed in the Sister Bears room which was very comfortable... More 

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Thank Pam K
Maryville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 via mobile

Melissa and Shannon are so welcoming. We stayed in the goldilocks room. We enjoyed the cute décor, the antiques, and the homey feel. The breakfast and coffee were very good. As was conversation at breakfast with Shannon and Melissa and another couple staying there. I think we will be back and I would definitely recommend it. Great short get away... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

I feel compelled to write a review for the Dancing Bear based upon the last review. I have stayed here many times and have yet to review it. First, in response to the review below: this is a B&B, not a hotel. Melissa is a working wife and mother, not a concierge. It is their home, not just some building.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Just the facts: we arrived during normal check-in and the door was locked. It took awhile to reach Melissa who was at a wedding reception and blamed the situation on another guest. We took our luggage back to the car and went to dinner until she called two hours later to say the door was unlocked. Suggestion: leave a key... More 

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1 Thank RadioGuyAsheville
Melissa B, Owner at Dancing Bear Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

In response to radio guy: I apologize again for the door being locked. Another guest did lock it. That had never happened before, however, the neighbor who had the key could not be reached immediately. I was at my neice's reception, frantically trying to find you a way in! You seemed very understanding, even sympathetic at the time. I left... More 

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