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General Lewis Inn

Certificate of Excellence
301 East Washington Street, Lewisburg, WV 24901
General Lewis Inn
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dublin, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I visited West Virginia to go skiing and while looking for hotels we came across the valentine's special this hotel was offering. I should note i am 23 and my boyfriend is 26. Our first impression was that the place is very nice looking, clean, and the man at the desk was extremely nice. The rooms are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Truly enjoyed a long weekend at this lovely hotel. The hotel is located very close to the heart of downtown. A simple brief stroll from the hotel will put you in the center of all that Lewisburg offers. The staff was friendly and accommodating. They know the area and offer fantastic recommendations for activities.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I have visited this Inn many times in the past 6 years. I used to love it, but the past visit we had was awful. The owners are very pretentious and arrogant. The music was so loud in the dinning room that other patrons were leaving early because they couldn't talk quietly to each other. The food... More 

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Sparrow and Aar... H, Owner at General Lewis Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel and restaurant. I have never been called pretentious or rude, so I think you may have met someone else? I am certainly proud of the work that we are doing to the Inn, and I hope that shines through in conversation. It seems that you were reviewing our restaurant so... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This hotel is located in the historic district of Lewisburg WV. It is furnished as if still a hundred and fifty years ago. It gives a feeling of quaintness and coziness. Despite the historic furnishings , modern amenities are there. WiFi is available in rooms . Service is excellent with friendly staff. This hotel is competitively priced with chain hotels... More 

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Sparrow and Aar... H, Owner at General Lewis Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our Inn. We hope you come back and see us soon! More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This Inn was so beautiful and cozy! The room was nice and the bed was comfortable. It was walking distance to great places to eat and drink. The staff was very nice. We will definitely go there again.

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Sparrow and Aar... H, Owner at General Lewis Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our Inn, we are so glad you enjoyed your stay and that your were comfortable and cozy. Please come back and see us soon! More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

My husband I enjoyed our evening and night at the unique property. Though we had never before stayed there we had eaten there three years ago when the inn was under previous ownership. What an improvement in the restaurant! I like the updated touches in the bar/sitting room. It does not feel old and musty anymore as the fresh decor... More 

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Sparrow and Aar... H, Owner at General Lewis Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our Inn, we are so glad you enjoyed your stay and that you tried our cheesecake! Chef Chris makes a killer cheesecake. Please come back and see us soon! More 

Columbia, South Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Haven't been here since 2013 but found that a new bar has been added to the lobby. Bartender very knowledgeable in his craft, and very personable. His lavender infused lemon drop martini is deadly smooth. Enjoyed this trip immensely. Oh, and the waiter suggested the homemade cheesecake with blueberry compote - OMG is it good! Gotta come check it out... More 

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Sparrow and Aar... H, Owner at General Lewis Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our Inn, we are so glad you enjoyed your stay and your cheesecake and cocktails. The bartender Austin had such nice things to say about you, and Chef Chris makes a killer cheesecake! Please come back and see us soon! More 

Foster City, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Went on an impulsive getaway on the last days of winter and stayed for a few days to check this historical inn which I find interesting. It has all the firearms and tools used on the olden days displayed next to the reception and the rooms are quite interesting! No 2 rooms I think are the same. Hotel clients are... More 

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Sparrow and Aar... H, Owner at General Lewis Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our Inn, we are so glad you enjoyed the Inn. Thank you for the feedback on your service. We have had our phone system repaired, and we apologize for that inconvenience. Not having an elevator is certainly challenging sometimes, and I sincerely apologize for my staff failing to ask you if you... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This place changed ownership in 2013 and it was not a positive change. The local businesses in the city of Lewisburg are largely run by a group of hipsters and unfortunately, they made their way in to this historic business and made several changes. When you walk inside, one of the first things you'll notice is a new 30" or... More 

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Sparrow and Aar... H, Owner at General Lewis Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our Inn, we value feedback, good and bad! It sounds like our Hotel and Restaurant are just not the right fit for you. We wish you all the best. More 

Bridgeport, West Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Great staff and very nice accomidations. We were able to look around and pick our own room that suited us the best. All rooms were cozy with a small private bath. Beds and furnishing are antique. Bar room very nice with fire place. Attached dinning is very good. Will stay there again.

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Sparrow and Aar... H, Owner at General Lewis Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our Inn, we are so glad you enjoyed your stay and that your were comfortable and cozy. Please come back and see us soon! More 

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