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Dancing Bear Bed & Breakfast

203 Laurel Avenue, Damascus, VA 24236
Dancing Bear Bed & Breakfast
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our experience at the DB was great! Melissa was kind and very attentive to our needs. We didn't need a lot as our stay was short but we were made to feel very comfortable to ask for anything. I'm not sure what other people are looking for in a B&B but we hope to find owners who care about their... More 

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San Francisco, California
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son and nephew and I were section hiking the Appalachian Trail through Damascus and stayed at Dancing Bear for a few days. At one point my son scratched his eye somehow and needed medical attention. Without a second thought the owners gave me the keys to their truck and told me where the nearest medical clinic was in the... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014 via mobile

For our first creeper trail experience, our accommodations couldn't have been better. The dancing bear has small town charm, great food, fun outdoor areas (that we shared with our hosts & their animals) and most importantly wonderful hosts. Melissa & Shannon went out of their way to make our stay enjoyable, including paying attention to a nut allergy warning! We'll... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

After a whirlwind trip throughout Kentucky, the Dancing Bear Inn was nice place to end our vacation. Stopping mid-week, we had the main house to ourselves, a good thing since you do share a bathroom. The prices are reasonable and the room was comfortable. Melissa was welcoming and informative, providing good recommendations about area dining and activities. Add to that... More 

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Wasilla, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

The room was clean and well appointed, nicely decorated with all the amenities one would expect in a bed and breakfast. The breakfast was at 8 every morning and was not only delicious but also plentiful, which is nice given all the activities to do in the area. Melissa and Shannon were both great host not only insuring that all... More 

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Carolina Beach, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Melissa, Shannon and Connor went above and beyond to make our stay enjoyable. Delicious breakfasts and generous hospitality.We stayed only 2 nights and wished we could have stayed longer. We look forward to our next stay at the Dancing Bear.

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York, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

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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Lexington, Virginia
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27 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The Dancing Bear B&B provided the perfect ending to my Appalachian Trail section-hike this summer. I met up with my wife & oldest daughter there and we all stayed in the Papa Bear room. This particular accommodation features one large room with three beds (a queen and two doubles), as well as a private bath and kitchenette with refrigerator and... More 

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Covington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

My wife & I just returned from a weekend in the Brother Bear suite & it was excellent!! It is very roomy & very comfortable! It has a microwave, small refrigerator & kitchenette as well as direct TV & it's own private bathroom (most of their suite do). The Inn is super Cozy. We viewed all the rooms & suites... More 

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Merritt Island, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013 via mobile

Wow. This was my first stay at a B&B and I believe that Dancing Bear folks Mellissa, Shannon and Conner set a standard for hospitality in a beautiful location that may never be matched! We stayed in the Papa Bear, a large room with space for my 2 sons and my wife and I. The room was part of an... More 

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