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General Lewis Inn

Certificate of Excellence
301 East Washington Street, Lewisburg, WV 24901
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  • 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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Columbus, Ohio
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131 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a warm, friendly inn with lovely gardens. The rooms are a little quirky, but they have a lot of character. The Inn is very old, so they have to work with what was there in order to maintain the character. The front porch is relaxing, with rocking chairs. In my opinion, the new ownership's attitude is a little... More 

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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96 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been visiting Lewisburg for work for years, but thus is the first time I've stayed at the inn. (I ate there under previous management, and I was happy to see that the crew from the great Stardust had taken over. The food used to be a bit senior center.) First of all, the bar, with its attentive and skilled... More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a loyal West Virginian, but the General Lewis has really gone downhill from its Glory Days of the last 20 years, during which time I stayed there often. True, there are new owners and there is a new, tastefully decorated bar, but the discontinuation of the dining hall and dinner and breakfast during the week is a real... More 

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Sonoma, California
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The General Lewis Hotel has new owners and they are pumping a lot of energy and money into upgrading the place. Mrs. Owner gets special kudos for being present and for attending to the guests experience. The bed was great, the bathroom fabulous, and the lambchops were the best I've ever tasted. Carry on.

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Newport News, Va
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60 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely historic hotel, surrounded by gardens, and friendly hosts in a delightful town- Lewisburg, WV. Facing Washington St, the main avenue through town, the inn is just three blocks uphill from all the shops and restaurants. Lewisburg, WV was recently designated one of the top cutest towns in the US, and it is - visually. The town goes all out... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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63 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came her last fall when the new owners had just bought the property. We just went back and they have done great things. The food is the best in Lewisburg, the bar is great, service is excellent and they are remodeling the rooms one at a time and the new rooms are really great with fully updated beautiful bathrooms.... More 

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came to visit the Greenbriar but the hotel was booked and as a result we discovered the General Lewis Inn.We had read great reviews on Trip Advisor about GLI. and we were not disappointed.The Inn is charming and comfortable with all the modern amenities while retaining its historic character.The grounds are beautiful and we spent every evening sitting out... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting, historic, comfortable find for a quiet getaway one day's drive from Asheville, NC. We stayed in a newly renovated room with a beautiful bathroom. The staff was very helpful. Excellent mint juleps! Easy walking distance to local shops and a short drive to the Greenbrier Resort.

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lewisburg, wv
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The General Lewis Inn has been part of my family's life for 30 years and we have always loved it, now we love it more! The new owners have cleared out the dusty corners, de-cluttered, thrown open the doors to the manicured flower and kitchen gardens and to the sunlight, bringing 'fresh & clean & updated' to a lovely historical... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is just the sweetest. It's beautiful and comfortable, old-fashioned and up-to-date at the same time —  a really unusual combination! Everything is so high quality, from the soap to the organic, fair-trade coffee. And the history comes through so strongly — you really feel like you're in a real place (it couldn't be more different from a chain... More 

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