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General Lewis Inn

Certificate of Excellence
301 East Washington Street, Lewisburg, WV 24901
General Lewis Inn
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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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Charleston, West Virginia
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

My wife and I stayed here recently and we found the staff was exceptionally nice and knowledgable about the town and activities that you can do.The General Lewis is also in a good location at the end of the main strip of downtown Lewisburg and that puts you within walking distance of all the shops and restaurants. We also liked... More 

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huntington, wv
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I have stayed here before, but it's been years. in my younger days, I didn't notice the worn carpet and noisy heaters, but now I sure did! The breakfast is top notch though. and the bed was comfortable. this place is somewhere between a B & B and a small hotel. has some charms, and certainly not the cookie-cutter type... More 

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Wytheville, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

The General Lewis Inn is a quaint, charming and refreshing experience. It is all that it claims -- a quiet and historic Inn, with excellent rooms, superb food and outstanding service. Go, have fun, shop, and spend some quiet time together. You will love it!

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Richmond, Virginia
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29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This inn in the heart of the main drag in Lewisburg, WVa is a very special hide-a-way. Simple but special..a small dining room with "southern" specialities, thoughtful and knowledgeable servers, small simple rooms AND in walking distance of several lovely shops and restaurants.

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Eugene, OR, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

The General Lewis is our favorite place in Lewisburg. Antique furniture, rugs, pictures, and memorabilia add to the gracious and authentic atmosphere. The restaurant serves delicious food - brunch is especially good. Rooms are all furnished with period pieces - the opposite of the generic hotel room with identical decor, beds, and granite counter in bath. Bathrooms in some rooms... More 

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Elkins, West Virginia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

If you are looking for a cookie-cutter run-of-the-mill, modern, boring hotel then the General Lewis Inn is probably not for you. But if you are looking for a wonderful, unique dining and lodging experience then this is the place. True - there is no elevator and you will have to lug your bags up to the second floor rooms. I... More 

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burlington kentucky
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We stayed at the General Lewis Inn for 4 nights in October with my husbands sister and her husband. My husband and I usually stop in Lewisburg on our way when visiting our son and his wife who live in Virginia. The towns slogan says something like "Lewisburg, the coolest small town in the US". After staying there for 4... More 

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Virginia Beach
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Very nice people that can't do enough for you. The food was excellent but not included as a B&B style of an Inn. The room was clean and quaint however the bed was extremely uncomfortable. Hard yet bouncy like a trampoline. Left in the middle of the night to get a descent night's sleep.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

If decent food and terrific hospitality is all you are looking for, then this will do. However, if comfort is what you're looking for, then run. The rooms are incredibly tiny, the bathrooms reminded me of a park bathroom, the closet smells musty, and they have the most UNCOMFORTABLE BEDS I've ever experienced. We ended up leaving at 2 a.m.... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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1 review
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Old hotel steeped in history with adequate service. Parking is tight. Meals at the hotel restaurant are not cheap, portions are small, and the menu is inaccurate compared to available fare. Be sure to ask the waitress if the entree you desire is indeed available before committing your order. The dining room is small and gets filled quickly with patrons.... More 

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