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Colonial Houses-Colonial Williamsburg

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136 East Francis Street, Williamsburg, VA 23815
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Erie, Pennsylvania
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96 reviews 96 reviews
12 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Across the street from the historic district, WIFi unaccessible, but then again it was nice to disconnect from the computer for a few days. Rooms immaculate, housekeeping staff and Inn front desk staff wonderful. I have been to the ara many times and always wanted to stay in one of the colonial homes. Felt like being at Gramdmas house :)

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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70 reviews 70 reviews
14 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We come to Colonial Williamsburg every year. We gave stayed in a colonial house for the last 5 stays. They are not luxurious but are period furnished and charming. We like the houses on Duke of Gloucester street as you do not have to cross a road to get to town. Waking up and looking out your window is like... More 

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New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I rented a little house that used to be the kitchen house for the large home next-door. We were only a few doors away from the governor's palace in Williamsburg. It was like being part of living history. It was a two room house with a living room downstairs and a small bedroom and bath upstairs. I... More 

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Anderson, South Carolina
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed in the Lightfoot House.. Had a sitting room and separate bedroom with queen four poster bed ...could walk to the Inn,Golf Course ,Spa and main streets of the village..very well appointed ..clean, had a fridge and micro wave..

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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We stayed at the brick house tavern. the rooms are quiet small on the 2nd floor but bigger on the 1st floor. So definitely ask for the 1st floor rooms. I could get wifi easily in the room and around the tavern. It is very meaningful to stay in the historical house rather than normal hotels. It will be great... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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68 reviews 68 reviews
21 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We spent a very nice weekend in Orrell House. Our family of nine which included three small children under the age of three were able to enjoy our stay in Colonial Williamsburg. While the house was not very fancy and could use bathroom updates it worked fairly well for our family. As we were traveling with small children being able... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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89 reviews 89 reviews
17 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We have been going to Colonial Williamsburg for over 30 years and have almost always selected one of their Colonial Houses for our stay. Every accommodation is unique, and you can always find one that fits the size of your group. On this stay it was just my wife and me, so we selected Peter Hay's Kitchen. It is located... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Starting several years ago, once a year in the fall, we have stayed in the Brick House Tavern. Our room looked out onto Duke of Gloucester Street and we have requested the same room on subsequent visits. Staying in the historic area makes it so convenient to drop things off, change coats, etc. with changing weather and temperatures.It is so... More 

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Fantastic House, Fantastic Vacation. I had the opportunity to stay with family and friends at the Ewing House in late March of 2015. We booked the entire house and enjoyed the full run of this beautifully furnished colonial home. Some tips if you have never stayed at a colonial house...there is a .pdf document (approximately 35 pages) showing the exterior... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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108 reviews 108 reviews
20 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Based on other reviews, we decided to try one of the colonial houses for our 2 night stay. I spoke to the reservations specialist, and chose the Orlando Jones Office, right on Duke of Gloucester Street. We had the room on the first floor; there was another room above us. Check in was seamless, and the bellman led us to... More 

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