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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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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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106 reviews 106 reviews
20 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Charles Town, West Virginia, United States
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here and it was perfect! The fireplace was wonderful but the wood was difficult to keep lit. I would recommend buying some flatwood at Tarpley's Store, that's what we did and it did the trick. The cottage was very clean and we both are clean freaks. The check in location was The Williamsburg Inn and... More 

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San Diego, California
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Loved my stay with my son in our own personal colonial cottage. If I am not mistaken ours was one of the original 88 buildings in the area. I found the staff to be exceptionally helpful. Our room was nice and clean. Bit small walking around the bed but what can you expect. Also enjoyed how the staff came and... More 

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McLean, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We stayed in the Market Square tavern's kitchen house on Martin Luther King's Birthday weekend. On the ground floor is a huge 18th-century kitchen-style working wood fireplace at the foot of a four-poster bed. Upstairs is an adorable twin-bedded room under the eaves, with dormer windows on both sides. I had been concerned about the size, since the large bed... More 

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New York City, New York
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143 reviews 143 reviews
58 hotel reviews
184 helpful votes 184 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Our family stayed in the laundry. We were so looking forward to a unique experience, but it was deeply marred. First, these buildings are not authentic (correct me if I am wrong) but newly built I am quite sure. Secondly, they are dirty and in disrepair. We had dead insects, dirty and worn floors and furniture. The bathrooms were circa... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

My mother and I go to Colonial Williamsburg regularly as a quick getaway from the DC area, and we always have the same wonderful experience. It is always like going home. Each time we stay in the colonial houses, and try to rotate them to try different ones. Our favorite is Bracken Kitchen but they're all great. They are right... More 

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Springfield, IL
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180 reviews 180 reviews
37 hotel reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

This review is for Room 3072 in the Brick House Tavern. I want to be very specific because each of the rooms and colonial houses will be different. It's the nature of the beast. Also, while Tripadvisor includes this with the B & Bs, no breakfast is provided. We had no problem with check-in and were quickly led to our... More 

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Vero Beach, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We find the best way to completely immerse yourself in the Williamsburg experience is to book a Colonial House inside the restoration itself. The amenities are modern but in the period, and it adds to the feeling of being a part of the times. The packages include breakfast in the beautiful Williamsburg Inn. Hospitality is first-rate and concierge service is... More 

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Ottawa, Ohio
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Staying in one of the Colonial Houses was a fantastic experience. We stayed in the John Tyler house. Authentic furniture in the living room and a spacious bedroom with a king size bed made for a very comfortable stay within 1 minute walk to all the attractions of Colonial Williamsburg. Full menu breakfast at the Regency Room in the Williamsburg... More 

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Monroe, New Jersey
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49 reviews 49 reviews
6 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Stayed at Isham goddin house next door to Campbell's tavern..1 night $460 We were waiting 20 minutes for the van that we were to follow to the house ..and at nite in the dark u need this service. But due to reservation at kings arm tavern we gave up and said we'd b back after dinner. 2hours later, returned waited... More 

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