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The Historic Powhatan Resort

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   3601 Ironbound Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188
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Ranked #38 of 78 hotels in Williamsburg
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Overall 8/10 - A most enjoyable 2 weeks, with a couple of quirky bits. Arrival/Departure/Staff 10/10 - Smooth with no probs. The entire staff are brilliant with particular thanks to Jason in Concierge, and Sheldon, a most helpful maintenance man. Grounds/Environment 10/10 – magnificent, with well - behaved geese. Security 10/10 - excellent and discreet. Restaurant 9/10 – huge portions... More

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Toronto, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spent the first week of April at this resort and it had everything we needed. The room was clean and comfortable with a well equipped kitchen. The grounds were well kept. Check in and check out were easy. As my friend and I had a busy itinerary we did not spend much time on the resort nor did we use... More

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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

So we didn't want to fly to Mexico this year to use our beautiful Grand Mayan suite so tried to exchange it for something on the east coast. Was trying to go to NYC or Cape Cod. Nothing available (6 months in advance) for the 3 week range I was looking to travel. Only available resort that was within driving... More

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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed in the 2br/2ba with full kitchen condo unit. Nicely updated with granite countertops, clean, spacious for a family of four, and comfortable beds. Stock photos are exactly what our condo looked like. White appliances in the kitchen could use updating but they work and not a big deal. Saw a few ants in the kitchen but did see maintenance... More

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Cortland, Ohio, United States
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The price was right but the stay was average. On checking in, we waited in line for at least 15 minutes. We chose not to pick up the welcome packet from the concierge so as to not go through the timeshare spiel. On entering our place, there were bags of trash and dirty linens still on the porch. (These were... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was skeptical about this resort after seeing such a mixed batch of reviews. I am relieved to say our stay was fantastic. This resort was well worth the money we paid for the week's stay. For those unaware, this is predominately a timeshare resort. If someone does not own a timeshare here and pays the " rack rate "... More

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Greenville, South Carolina
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was the worst stay that I have ever had. I couldn't believe how outdated everything was considering the fact that this was supposed to be a resort. The furniture was in poor condition, the carpet was dirty, the beds were uncomfortable, and there was no television in one of the bedrooms! There was a cheap flat screen in the... More

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Havre de Grace, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Got a great deal on this resort through Hotwire.com. Check in was a breeze, no sales hype given. Place was very clean and roomy. Grounds were maintained well and Crepe Myrtles in full bloom. Would stay here again.

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

Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We are glad to hear you enjoyed our accommodations and the 256 rolling woodland acres. It is a great resort that offers nature, history, and lots of on-site activities to keep guests of all ages entertained. We look forward to your return! More

Stafford, UK
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed in a 2 bed upstairs. Good points: This unit size and layout is great. Well equipped. Nice facilities, tennis, pool area etc. All very clean. Bad points: The furniture needs updating. Very tired. Sofa near collapse and holes in chair arms. Stains on carpet. Beds a bit lumpy etc. Pool very cloudy. Overall, if you get a good... More

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Munroe Falls, Ohio
11 reviews 11 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Checked in on July 19th, Rooms were dirty. Huge cobwebs on walls and dirty skylights in every room. Carpeting not clean, found cheerios on floors. Screen in bathroom window did not fit. Outside shutters were in horrible condition. TV did not work in Living room. Furniture was old and too short. Toilet was too low to floor only hand towels... 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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Also Known As:
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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