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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
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Burlington, Canada
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We've stayed at Powhatan Resort twice, mostly to use up Diamond Resorts 'points'. It's pretty and on the face of it, rather elegant. But it's a bit tired and I'm sure is a maintenance money pit; all those doors, windows, roofs, there would be no end to it, and unfortunately it shows. But the units are nice enough as long... More 

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Burlington, New Jersey
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Williamsburg for family business. Stayed from Saturday to Wednesday. We had a nice 2 bedroom unit. There were 3 adults. We had the upstairs unit D. The front door to C & D was broken. The bathroom with the shower was huge. I feel it was a bit too big. There was no place close to the... More 

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Montclair, VA
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99 reviews 99 reviews
19 hotel reviews
166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

From reading all the reviews, it looks like room/unit quality varies quite a bit. In our case, it was very nice. We visited Williamsburg with our extended family and stayed in a three-story, three bedroom, two bathroom townhouse unit with an extra sleeper sofa in a loft that overlooked the living area. It also had a deck as well an... More 

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2 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We stayed one night at the Historic Powhatan Resort. They were accommodating letting us check in early. However, one lamp shade was off the lamp with no working bulb. One room had a bulb out in one of two of its lamps. The master bath vent fan cover was off and laying on the back of the toilet. The room... More 

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

Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay at The Historic Powhatan Resort. We are glad to hear that we were able to accommodate an early check-in for you and that you found our staff friendly, however we are disheartened to hear about your experiences. We do have a maintenance staff on call 24 hours a day and encourage... More 

Charlottesville, Virginia
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

The staff here, from maintenance to house keeping to waitstaff are excellent, very kind. The room is comfortable and clean and lots of fun for kids because its a condo. However, it's not upscale if that's what you are expecting. The primary issues, however are these: (1) This is essentially a time-share selling outfit. I received a call at home... More 

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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

My family traveled here for a quick getaway and were not disappointed. The resort was as I expected and I even arrived to find out that I had been upgraded for free. Every call I made to the front desk and concierge was answered adequately and professional. I was so appreciative of the fact that the technology team assisted us... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Stayed in a two bedroom unit which they said was recently remodeled. Furniture was mismatched and well worn. Carpet was worn out. Kitchen is a one person kitchen,very small. Master bathroom had an old not working jacuzzi tub with a shower. You had to step up about 29 inches to get in to use the shower and there was mold... More 

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

It is with deep regret to read that your stay here at The Historic Powhatan Resort did not meet your expectations. We always strive to deliver exceptional hospitality and offer quality accommodations to each guest that stays with us, and it is very concerning to us that we did not meet these expectations. Your concerns will definitely be addressed by... More 

St. John's, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

A nice Diamond International resort. The area is very quiet(making it very easy to hear the crickets/cicadas!) We loved the screened in balcony that allowed us to enjoy the warm nights. We had the 2 bedroom suite which provided lots of living space for 4 people. The resort has its own restaurant and pool area, which is nice since if... More 

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Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
18 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Our accommodations were not what was on our reservation confirmation. . The bed in what they call the master bedroom was only a full size bed, not a queen as on our confirmation. There was no TV in what was obviously the master bedroom as our confirmation stated. The bathrooms are not up to most timeshare standards. We called and... More 

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

Thank you for the feedback regarding your recent stay at The Historic Powhatan Resort. We are sorry to hear that the confirmation you received from whichever 3rd party website you booked through did not have accurate information as to the room type they actually reserved for you and are disheartened to hear that our front desk was not able to... More 

Baltimore, Maryland
16 reviews 16 reviews
14 hotel reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I booked this resort on groupon to travel to Williamsburg from Baltimore to enjoy Christmastown at Busch Gardens. Myself, my husband, our daughter and my aunt traveled December 20-22nd. We booked a 2 bedroom and my sister in law who also booked called ahead to make sure our units were close to eachother. We arrived and check in was quick.... More 

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Address: 3601 Ironbound Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188
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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#8 Top resorts Hotel in Williamsburg

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