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The Historic Powhatan Resort

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   3601 Ironbound Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our stay at this resort style property. We had a 2 bedroom upper unit condo with a fully furnished kitchen and washer/dryer in our unit. We had 1 king bed and a queen. I assume the sofa was a bed too but we didn't check. They had lots of kids activities, movie rentals, several pools, a bar, miniature... More

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Chester, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I came across this hotel through a special they were hosting with travelzoo. We got a great deal. the 4 hour drive from home was long and we didnt arrive at the resort until 2 am but the staff in the lobby were smiling and happy to see us. Within the first 3 minutes of our stay my bf knocked... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here because our friend has a time share. The room we were in had scuffs on the wall and blood (we assume from killing mosquitos). The unit was a two bedroom unit but we had six adults. The room that used to have the hot tub they put in carpet and it was clean so we used it... More

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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We recently had a family member pass away. We decided to try to take a short last minute family getaway and were having trouble finding a place last minute for Saturday thru Tuesday. We saw this place was to have availability for the dates we wanted. When we contacted the property owner, Jim Gioiosa, he said that it now wasn't... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The grounds well absolutely beautiful and clean. We stayed for a very cheap rate in a two bedroom suite. Half of the room was renovated and the other half wasn't. I was later told they are in the process of updating, so I got the concept. They have a kitchen where you can make meals if you plan on saving... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Right from the get go the staff attempted to get us to attend a timeshare speech. We even tried to cancel our appointment for the hour and a half presentation but they were relentless- calling our room repeatedly, even waking us up! We decided to attend the presentation which was closer to 3 hours. Aggressive sales people, pushing their Diamond... More

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Ligonier, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I recently stayed at this Resort after booking with RCI, the property is close to good restaurants Colonial Williamsburg Shopping ,Restaurants etc.Our accomodations were addaquit however not happy to find this Resort chose to impose fees for use of amenities which should be included .

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Positives: -Spacious for our family of four (twin beds for our boys, king for us) on ground floor - 2 bathrooms and washer/dryer inside unit -2 bathrooms - full kitchen - unit clean, safe area and very close to Busch Gardens and near plenty of restaurants Negatives: -unit had very dated decor and dark inside; furniture needs to be replaced... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

All in all, our rooms were much nicer than I anticipated after reading the reviews on here but remember, you are in a timeshare. There were LOTS of people staying here for free the weekend we were there and boy did it show. Check in is 4 pm - we got into our room after 4 because it wasn't clean... More

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Address: 3601 Ironbound Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188
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Location: United States > Virginia > Williamsburg
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Hotel Class:3 star — The Historic Powhatan Resort 3*
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The Historic Powhatan Hotel Williamsburg
Historic Powhatan Hotel
Sunterra Powhatan Plantation
Powhatan Plantation Williamsburg Va

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A Little Piece of American HistoryVirginia is one of the best places to visit if you are a history buff and want to learn more about the birth of a nation and see relics from days gone by. Williamsburg is a 170-acre historic town that has been restored to its original English condition. The Historic Powhatan Resort offers guests a little piece of colonial history with the restored Manor House (circa 1735). Nestled among 256 acres of beautiful woodland, this resort is loaded with fun things to see and do, and learn a little bit of American history. Rest, Relaxation, and a Whole Lot MoreIf you are looking for a resort that has all kinds of things to do, then you need look no further than The Historic Powhatan Resort. Here you can enjoy both indoor and outdoor swimming pools, tennis courts, an outdoor pavilion, and even a playground for the kids. Each three-bedroom suite has a fully equipped kitchen with a two-burner stovetop, a private balcony and a loft for the ultimate in relaxing vacations.If you are looking for a great meal, you can find it at The Historic Powhatan Bar & Grille, where you will find a casual family dining atmosphere for both breakfast and dinner. Open seven days a week, The Historic Powhatan Bar &Grille has an outdoor patio where you can enjoy a nice, cold drink while watching the peaceful pond (weather permitting, of course). During the breakfast buffet, enjoy being entertained by the resort's very own "first lady", Martha Washington, who will regale guests of all ages with amusing and entertaining stories.Whether you are looking for rest and relaxation, or fun and excitement, you can have it all at The Historic Powhatan Resort. ... more   less 
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