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Essex Inn

203 Duke St, PO Box 2038, Tappahannock, VA 22560
Essex Inn
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 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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Waynesboro, Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Darn that Ric and Jeremy!!! After spending only a day of being properly spoiled with my every whim anticipated and need met I became utterly convinced that this was the life I was entitled to lead. Of COURSE I was born to be a lady of leisure and the most important person in the room! This is how Ric and... More 

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful place with a gourmet breakfast! Jeremy and Rick are perfect hosts. They know all the good places to eat and visit! There's a gas fireplace in every room. Wine, beer, coffee and tea available all the time.

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Orlando, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This was our second visit to the inn. Jeremy and Ric made us feel at home right away. I felt like I was staying with friends. The rooms are very comfortable and historic. We counted down the hours till breakfast because it was just that amazing. We loved staying here and will definitely be back.

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Arlington, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Our first visit. Blown away by how lovely the house is. It equals any B&B we've ever stayed in. Elegant, spacious, beautifully decorated. We stayed in the Blue room and loved it. The instant on gas fireplaces are awesome. Jeremy and Ric are so accommodating. There was an event going on and we were invited to share in the food... More 

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Blacksburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

My fiance's parents and a family friend recently threw us the most amazing engagement party at the Essex Inn. Everything was absolute perfection - the whole evening was just magical! Thank you so much Ric and Jeremy for all of your hard work. You were both incredibly attentive and made the evening a truly unforgettable experience! Our families and friends... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Thank you Jeremy and Ric for an absolute marvelous engagement party you hosted Saturday evening. It couldn't have gone any better. The food was divine, the service was excellent, the decor was lovely, the flowers were beautiful....there just are not enough adjectives to describe how pleased we all were. The breakfast the following morning was "to die for." This is... More 

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Orient, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We were charmed by the beautifully decorated Greek Revival 1850s town house and Jeremy's amazing stories of its being saved by chance, or choice?, during the Civil War bombardment from the Rappahannock -- those Yankees! Being a Yankee, we felt warmly welcomed with gracious Southern charm, and so did our Airedale, Bryn, who was invited in to the parlor and... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

The Essex Inn was my first stay in Tappahannock anywhere except my parent's home there. However this Christmas my parents could only accommodate the many grandchildren so we trekked off to retire at the Inn. There was room in THIS Inn:)! We found it festive, friendly and a perfect holiday treat. Both Innkeepers, Ric and Jeremy are wonderfully hospitable. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Everything about our stay last night was wonderful-the warm welcome by Jeremy and Ric, the ambiance with holiday decorations , comfortable bed, and incredible breakfast. Situated in a quaint town, there was also an excellent restaurant within walking distance.

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WINCHESTER, MASS
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88 reviews 88 reviews
41 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Tripadvisor, you really must offer a 6th star as this Inn is deserving of a rating far above the normal standard of excellence. My wife and I had the pleasure, indeed the honor, of staying here and our stay will long be remembered as "the best ever." Please understand, we have been traveling for years and have stayed at many... More 

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