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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
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Avon, CT
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Well, after 9 visits to Williamsburg I finally stayed in one of the resotred homes in the Colonial village. It was fabulous. The room are clean and AC with private bathrooms. There is a common room downstairs and you can stand on the front porch and watch the parades and crowds go by. You also get to use the facilities... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We love Williamsburg, and have had previously good experience with the Colonial Houses. This experience was not so much. We stayed at the Robert Carter Kitchen, which is near the Governor's Green. First disappointment - we asked for an early check-in before we headed towards Williamsburg. Our actual check-in time was 15 minutes LATER than the 4 p.m. guaranteed check-in.... More 

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washington, DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've twice stayed in the Colonial Houses, once with my wife, once with my daughter. And I've also done just about every other Colonial Williamsburg accommodation, including the Woodlands, the Lodge, and camping out. This is the best experience, and if the price is right (it varies with season and demand) a great value. You get the full immersive Colonial... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So today was an awesome history lesson for me. Having been born and raised in Williamsburg, VA, the place where it all started for our nation, it was very easy to take this town for granted. My family toured the Randolph Peyton house today and had the best tour guide. We even talked to her more in depth after the... More 

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We stayed in The Brick House Tavern right on Duke of Gloucester Street. We opted for twin beds and our room was delightful- not big, mind you but more than adequate. The tavern was built in the 1700s and was beautifully appointed with canopies and side curtains on the beds, a window overlooking the back, a desk, two dressers and... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

A group of six of us rented the Ewing House in front of the Williamsburg Inn for our College of William and Mary class reunion. It worked very well for this purpose. The Colonial Williamsburg bus stops rights in front, and it's a pleasant and easy walk back from the old campus to this house. The rooms were comfortable and... More 

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Oak Ridge, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I have visited Williamsburg numerous times over the years, as a tourist, researcher and blacksmith. I was always curious about the Colonial Houses and those who got to stay in them. This year, for July 4th weekend, I decided to satisfy my curiosity. There are lodgings for couples and larger families, from stand-alone buildings to tavern rooms. There are also... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

The Colonial Houses in Williamsburg are a neat way to experience Williamsburg. Their central location provides easy access to DOG St. (Duke of Gloucester Street) and the historic center’s taverns. We enjoyed walking the quiet lanes early in the morning and late at night, happening upon a fife-and-drum performance, folks in colonial-era garb strolling the streets, little lambs in a... More 

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

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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