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Essex Inn

Certificate of Excellence
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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Newport News, Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rick and Jeremy have an awesome B&B. Their energy and care for the place is second to none. They are doing wonderful things in the community. I felt like we were life long friends just after 3 days. The INN is fabulous and the breakfast was incredible. They have not overlooked any details to make your stay enjoyable. They also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I were immediately taken by the charm, hospitality,and graciousness of this historical inn and its innkeepers, Jeremy and Ric. The Essex Inn is immaculately maintained with lovely gardens and spacious,charming interiors. Attention to every detail is the hallmark of these innkeepers! They made our anniversary a memorable one!

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Staunton, Va
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Ric and Jeremy, the innkeepers at the Essex Inn are fantastic. We rented the whole inn for a family wedding weekend and could not have been more pleased with the accommodations, service, and hospitality. Ric and Jeremy were flexible throughout the planning process and made our weekend extra special with fabulous food and arrangements. We cannot thank them enough and... More 

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Glen Allen, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

My husband and I spend two nights here during the workweek. We were immediately made to feel totally welcome by host extraordinaire Jeremy and cook extraordinaire Ric. Lovely, sunny Greek Revival home was clean and comfortable, and the outdoor garden area was icing on the cake. The breakfasts were utterly superb! If you are coming to Tappahannock you cannot go... More 

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Volant, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

My husband and I stayed one night here after spending the day on the Chesapeake Wine Trail, and the only sad part was that we could not stay longer! The property is beautiful and Jeremy gave us the grand tour shortly after we arrived, also giving us a bit of history about the house. After dinner at the Fat Finch... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Loved our anniversary weekend away here! First class breakfast and charm! You will be so spoiled. Quaint quiet relaxing town. Beautiful gardens to sit and enjoy. Great for photographers and nature lovers. Can't wait to go back, didn't want to leave.

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netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Ric and Jeremy are the perfect hosts. Nothing is too much trouble for them and their home is beautiful and comfortable. Breakfasts are better than any we have experienced anywhere. They are imaginative in their menus which consist of locally sourced fresh produce and are absolutely delicious. A bonus is their garden which makes for a super spot to sit... More 

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New York City
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

A terrific old inn, lovingly kept by the attentive owners, Jeremy and Rick, who treat their guests very graciously. Spacious house, great breakfasts, tasteful rooms and calming garden. Even though it's on the Middle Peninsula, it's perfect for exploring the Northern Neck, which is right across the bridge.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Jeremy and Ric sure know the secret to being the perfect hosts! They are running a first class Bed & Breakfast Inn. We were in town for Historic Garden Week and decided to travel from Virginia Beach a day earlier and get a fresh start in the morning for the tour. We stayed in room 207, the downstairs suite complete... More 

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Round Hill, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

A hearty welcome and cheerful greeting as we just pulled into the parking lot, a charming guided tour of the old Inn full of 'family treasures' ( the little things that make the Inn more a home than a B&B), introductions all around, both innkeepers (Jeremy and Rick) of sparkling disposition each being his own personality. Our room was sparkling... More 

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