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1868 Magnolia House Inn

501 South Main Street, Lexington, VA 24450
1868 Magnolia House Inn
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013 via mobile

We stayed one night here while touring colleges with our son. We thought it was quaint and clean, but certainly dark. At least a tv in common area would've made my men happier. I agree with the writer who said the "tour" was about rules of the house. I also thought the offering cup for coffee was excessive. It provided... More 

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Kinnelon, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013 via mobile

We stayed only one night, and arrived late, at 10 pm and had to leave early the next day at 6 am. The innkeeper was extremely solicitous to orient us to the layout and amenities of the inn. In addition, since we weren't able to partake of the prepared breakfast, he packed us a takeout bag to sustain us in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

Stayed for four nights in the Sunshine room, which was comfy and well-appointed. The breakfasts were excellent, and very elegantly presented. The hosts, Tim and Janice, were helpful but not intrusive. We were the only people staying in the house so the balcony, which is perfect for the early morning cup of coffee, was ours! The extra asset of this... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

The “assistant innkeeper” greeted us upon arrival. He showed us our room and proceeded to conduct a tour of the house for us. It turned out that the tour had nothing to do with the history of the dwelling but rather the RULES of the manor. “No noise after 10 PM and if you have a self-serve coffee please leave... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

We spent three nights at Magnolia House in October and were really well looked after by our host Wes. He was most attentive and did all that could be expected of him including helping to carry the bags upstairs. His breakfasts were of the highest quality. Hate house is unique with its own Victorian charm. Our room, the Garden Room,... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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16 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

We stayed at 1868 Magnolia House Inn one night at the beginning of our vacation and one night at the end of our week's vacation. The house is close to all the major attractions in Lexington, VA and great restaurants. We stayed in the Lexington room (1st floor) and the Equestrian Suite (2nd floor). We found both of the rooms... More 

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Bloomington, IN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

We spent out final night of a week-long road trip at the 1868 Magnolia House and could not have selected a better place to rest and relax before our drive home. The home is exquisitely charming and our room - The Sunshine Room - was light, airy and quiet. We loved the hospitality area featuring a fridge, snacks, beverages and... More 

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South Carolina
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34 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2012

We came to Lexington so our son could attend a VMI open house. Instead of staying in a hotel we opted for a bed and breakfast. The Magnolia House was great. Very close to campus but still a quiet and peaceful setting. We stayed in the Equestrian Suite which had plenty of room for the three of us. Staff very... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

We bid on a night in this hotel through a charity auction. The place was lovely, and the room very comfortable. Lexington is a great place to walk around. Breakfast was delicious.

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Richmond, VA
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15 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2012

We had a room upstairs by the balcony. The room (Graden) was great though the bathroom was tight. But we were on the balcony all the time, like our own private balcony; OK, maybe we hogged it. The communal fridge in the hall was well stocked. Breakfast was excellent, though maybe the host was little uptight about being on-time.

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