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Hornsby House Inn

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702 Main St, Yorktown, VA 23690
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Hornsby House Inn
Ranked #1 of 4 Yorktown B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at this bed and breakfast this past weekend (August 8-10). Very nice accommodations, and a very helpful staff. If you are looking for a nice B&B in the Yorktown-Williamsburg, Va. area you will not be disappointed with the Hornsby House Inn. We very much enjoyed our stay, and you will as well.

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StratfordNew Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hornsby House was a lovely place to stay and we enjoyed the Innkeepers and the history of the home and their family as well. Breakfast was delicious and it was fun to interact with the other guests. The location is excellent. We enjoyed the archeologist's tour at Jamestown and also the driving tour of Yorktown. Hornsby House provided the narrated... More

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Yorktown, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

A must read penned by Mrs. Marian Hornsby Bowditch (mother of David and Philip) in 1959 for her then 3 young sons and currently on display. It is obvious that even if they did not strictly obey said Articles back then, her no-nonsense approach to corralling a trio of rambunctious adolescents left a positive lasting impression. This was our second... More

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David B, Owner at Hornsby House Inn, responded to this review

It was wonderful to see you again, Joe! So glad you enjoyed your second stay even better than the first. I'm thrilled to hear that your weekend with us was relaxing and fun. We're pleased you enjoyed our delicious Southern style breakfast, and that you got a kick out of our Cup of Shame! Hope we'll get to see you... More

Austin, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We spent the weekend in Yorktown to celebrate our son's graduation from Coast Guard A-School which is just down the street from the Hornsby House Inn. The owners, brothers David and Philip Bowditch, made us feel very welcome, providing us with historical information about the area and sharing stories of their childhood home. The breakfasts were bountiful with bacon, eggs,... More

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David B, Owner at Hornsby House Inn, responded to this review

Congratulations on your son's big accomplishment! We're thrilled to hear you had such a wonderful weekend stay with us. It's great to know you enjoyed our historical hometown! I'm pleased that you loved our Southern style breakfast, as well as our wine & cheese happy hour. Thanks so much for the kind words. We hope to see you again soon!... More

Williamsburg, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Yorktown, Virginia is charming, historical and scenic and even more so when coupled with a stay at Hornsby House Inn. The nearly century old house with its historic furnishings provides a pleasant respite in the midst of historic Yorktown. The rooms are spacious and nicely furnished, The breakfast and welcome are personal and sumptuous. If you are visiting the Historic... More

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David B, Owner at Hornsby House Inn, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your stay with us! It's great to hear that you loved our historic, colonial style. I'm pleased that you found your room comfortable and the breakfast delicious. Hope you'll come back again soon! All the best, Cheers, Dave More

Bridgewater, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Brought my wife and two boys to Yorktown for my nieces wedding at the freight shed(which is also awesome), Had no idea the Hornsby House existed, Awesome Place,my wife and kids loved it, Great service, The Hosts make you feel right at home, Breakfast is great, I will be dreaming of southern cheese grits for awhile, ice cold A/C in... More

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David B, Owner at Hornsby House Inn, responded to this review

So glad you discovered us, Jeff. We're thrilled that the whole family enjoyed staying with us. It's great to hear you loved our Southern style breakfast and that you found your room comfortable. Hope you'll think of us next time you're in Yorktown! All the best, Cheers, Dave More

Williamsburg, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We celebrated our 50th anniversary in these pleasant surroundings. The Bowditch Brothers are friendly, welcoming and accommodating in every way. They've done a great job of restoring their boyhood home to its former grandeur and clearly enjoy sharing it with their guests. The Yorktown historical setting adds to the flavor and gives significance to the venue. The cuisine was excellent,... More

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David B, Owner at Hornsby House Inn, responded to this review

Happy 50th Anniversary, Thomas! We're thrilled you both enjoyed your stay with us. From your breakfast to your room, it's great to hear you loved our true Southern style hospitality.Thanks so much for taking the time to review us. Hope you'll come back and visit again soon! All the best, Cheers, Dave More

Valrico, USA
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

What a wonderful bread and breakfast inn! My mother and I stayed here for 3 nights, and we were not disappointed. We felt like we were at home, and looked forward to our early morning and late evenings on the porch, listening to the birds and watching the fireflies. The breakfast was delicious and the location is excellent. The inn... More

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

My wife and I are "locals" (we live in nearby Williamsburg) and decided to celebrate our 25th Anniversary at the Hornsby House Inn in Yorktown. We were not disappointed. In fact, the house and the hosts far exceeded our expectations. The house was built in the 1930s and was the childhood home of the hosts, David and Phillip. It has... More

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David B, Owner at Hornsby House Inn, responded to this review

Happy 25th Anniversary, Tim! It's wonderful to hear you felt right at home while staying with us. That's exactly what we want for our guests. I'm pleased that you enjoyed our traditional Southern breakfast, as well as exploring our historical hometown. We're humbled by your kind words. Hope you will come back again soon! All the best, Cheers, Dave More

Buckeye, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We spent 2 nights at Hornsby House Inn and it was the highlight of our trip. David & Philip were just the best hosts. They alternated making breakfast and it was fantastic both mornings. They were both very helpful and knowledgeable regarding the sights of Yorktown and nearby Williamsburg. We wished we could have stayed more days.

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David B, Owner at Hornsby House Inn, responded to this review

Your review made our day! Thank you so much for your kind words, Don. It's great to hear you loved your breakfast during your stay and that you enjoyed touring our beautiful and historic hometown. Hope you'll come back again soon for another relaxing weekend! All the best, Cheers, Dave More

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Address: 702 Main St, Yorktown, VA 23690
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Location: United States > Virginia > Yorktown
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When you visit Yorktown, colonial Williamsburg, and the surrounding areas, rest your head at The Hornsby House Inn. The Hornsby House Inn has been the center of hospitality in Yorktown for three generations. Newly renovated, The Hornsby House offers five guestrooms and suites. Filled with family antiques, the inn is spacious, comfortable, and inviting. Each room offers its own thermostat to ensure your comfort. There's so much to do, see, and enjoy in the Yorktown area. We look forward to hosting you on your next visit. Welcome! ... more   less 
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