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Colonial Houses-Colonial Williamsburg

136 East Francis Street, Williamsburg, VA 23815
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Ranked #14 of 26 Williamsburg B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have twice stayed in the Colonial Houses - once with my wife and I and again with our family of five - and I suspect we'd only stay in a Colonial House again. Yes, they're expensive. But they give you a very unique experience. There is nothing like waking up early and being almost alone in the village. We... More

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San Diego, California
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254 reviews 254 reviews
24 hotel reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Chiswell-Bucktrout House during or stay in Colonial Williamsburg and were not disappointed. It was great to just be able to roll out your door right into the action of the day. The rooms are a little spendy considering their size but staying on site beat driving in from some chain motel. Due to the age of... More

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Redwood City, CA
18 reviews 18 reviews
17 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to stay & eat right in colonial Williamsburg to extend our visit to evening and next morning hours. That part was awesome, we could walk to dinner & entertainment options and were among the first visitors talking with the tradesmen & women the next morning before it got hot. Our room at the Brickhouse Tavern was convenient &... More

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Westminster, MA
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

PROS The Lewis house is pretty central to everything. It has a beautiful garden in the back, and parking right behind. The curtains and blinds close tight and the bed curtains pull out just enough so the huge street light that is right outside the window is blocked. With the rental of the house you get a 25% coupon at... More

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London, Kentucky
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71 reviews 71 reviews
12 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

This was our third year in a row to visit CW, and this time we actually stayed within the town, at the Market Square Tavern. Now that I have experienced this I will never stay outside the old town area. This made the experience so much more meaningful. Our room was clean. The bed was as beautiful as it was... More

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Houston, Texas
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159 reviews 159 reviews
47 hotel reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Stayed in the Market Tavern on Duke of Gloucester st. Close to the old court house and ammunition magazine. Room 3045 which was downstairs. Very clean room with a canopy bed. Large comfortable sitting room across the hall. Bathroom is small, not a lot of space between the toilet and bath tub, it was not a problem for us, but... More

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Brunswick, Georgia
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Staying in the colonial houses was the best part of our Williamsburg experience. It sets the tone for the trip, being able to hear the drums go by in the afternoons, strolling from your doorstep back in time, having a yard for the kids to play in…So many good things. We stayed in the kitchen house of the Market Square... More

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Denver, Colorado
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

My nineteen year old daughter and I loved staying in the Colonial houses. Our room was a bit spartan but completely in tune with the historic atmosphere of the home; we even had cows grazing outside. If you have trouble with stairs this would not be a good option. The Colonial houses give you access to the Williamsburg Inn which... More

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San Diego, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We and our grandchildren (14 and 11) traveled to Virginia from California to get a first hand experience of Colonial life. We stayed in the Masonic Kitchen, one of the Colonial houses a block off Duke of Gloucester Street. It was perfect: so close to all of the action of the day, yet set apart from other houses; our closest... More

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Middleboro, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We bought the Taste of the Taverns package and stayed in the Market Square Tavern. What a great experience! Our room was charming and comfortable (except that they really need to buy some better TVs) and in a perfect spot to walk everywhere we wanted to go so that we could forget all about our vehicle and the 21st century... More

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Address: 136 East Francis Street, Williamsburg, VA 23815
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Location: United States > Virginia > Williamsburg
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