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The Historic Powhatan Resort

3.0 of 5 3601 Ironbound Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The grounds and landscaping are quite nice. The drive into the resort lulls you into thinking you will be taken back to a time of tranquility and refinement. The you turn onto your street where you are hit with an apartment/ townhouse block circa 1980. The condo was large with two bedrooms. Nice deck. Bathroom had cracked wood paneling surrounding... More

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toms river, new jersey
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139 reviews 139 reviews
23 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful resort. My wife and I were skeptical based on a few of the reviews, however the resort is absolutely fantastic. Spread over 250 acres with ponds, fountains and walking paths. The landscaping was immaculate. There was an in door pool, playground, volley board court, horseshoe pits, miniature golf, and a nice restaurant with a bar. Lee... More

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Lusby, Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We booked this resort thru our RCI membership as a long weekend. Upon arriving, we were impressed with the security and the beautiful well-kept grounds. The staff were friendly and quick to assist when we were over-charged after we left. The rooms however, were outdated and very uncomfortable. We were disappointed by the shabbiness of the couch; the rock hard... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Let me start by saying customer service is not important at this Resort. We booked a (3) Bedroom Condo months in advance with the expectation of staying in a great unit...I mean it is a 3 Bedroom. Upon walking into the condo we could immediately smell mildew. The furniture was torn and dirty and the TV'S in (2) of the... More

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Nescopeck, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We are owners that have been coming here for several years. Location is close to Williamsburg & shopping. The grounds are beautiful. Have never had any issues, however rooms are starting to get run down. When we first started coming here rooms were great, however last couple times we were not impressed. The rooms are just starting to look well... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Upon arrival at the Powhatan Resort it should be noted that the grounds are expansive and there is plenty of space to take walks and ride bikes. Our problems with check in began with the concierge trying to schedule us for an 8:30 am Sunday session on buying into the time share at the resort. It was 11:00 pm and... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First, customer service HORRIBLE. The location is beautiful, but customer service is horrible. On arrival they was trying to persuade us to attend their timeshare. After declining several times the salesman was still pushing for us to attend! Second, the rooms are dated tv's( tube 480), master bedroom 19"TV(tube box) the volume didn't work they was unable to fix or... More

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Diamond R, Manager at The Historic Powhatan Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and your suggestions as well as your constructive criticisms. Unfortunately, it has not been possible to include flat screen televisions in all rooms of the resort yet; however, we are working diligently to complete our multiphase renovation projects as quickly as possible so this will not be a concern of our guests much longer. Our... More

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'll apologize in advance, this review will be long. But I feel it's necessary to let people know what they might be getting if you are considering booking at the Historic Powhatan Resort. We decided to take a trip for our daughter's birthday. After looking all around Williamsburg, and since we only had about a month left, we ended up... More

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Pottsville, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed for a weekend getaway. We were very pleased with the room. It was clean and spacious. Ours had a full kitchen, which is great if you want to cook instead of going out to eat all the time. This should help with saving some money, when we bring the whole family on the next trip.... More

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Diamond R, Manager at The Historic Powhatan Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your thoughts about you and your wife's recent stay here at the Historic Powhatan Resort. We were very delighted to read that our accommodations, activities, and resort grounds exceeded your expectations and contributed to your reccomendation. We hope to see you both again very soon! More

Aiken, SC
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived around 10 pm. When I entered the lobby, 3 people were working reservations and only 1 was working with a guest. The other 2 ignored me. When I was finally called forward, I gave my name. He found my reservation, said I was a club member (I'm not but rented through a club member) and informed me that... More

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Address: 3601 Ironbound Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188
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Location: United States > Virginia > Williamsburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Historic Powhatan Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 845
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Also Known As:
The Historic Powhatan Hotel Williamsburg
Historic Powhatan Hotel
Sunterra Powhatan Plantation
Powhatan Plantation Williamsburg Va

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