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Hornsby House Inn

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702 Main St, Yorktown, VA 23690
Hornsby House Inn
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My father and I stayed here when on a historical tour of the area. It is an outstanding location, and a very well run B&B with a wonderful, multi-generation, family story behind it. The breakfast was bountiful and delicious, the rooms comfortable and private, and the owners and staff were attentive, personable and entertaining! We had a great time and... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed during a very cold snap weather wise and were so glad we had chosen Hornsby House. It is an exceptionally beautiful home, tastefully decorated and styled. Our room, the Monument room was perfect with a view of the monument obviously, and an open log fire which was a real bonus. Kirsten looked after us really well and we... More 

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Alexandria, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I thoroughly enjoyed the weekend stay. Co-owner David Bowditch was indeed a gracious host, and made everyone feel comfortable and welcomed. I felt like I was a part of the family! I look forward to coming back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Our stay at the Hornsby inn was wonderful. Our room was big and beautiful. Our breakfast was delicious and our host was so charming! We enjoyed his company and historical knowledge of Yorktown. He gave me a copy of house rules that his mother wrote in 1959 for him and his brothers. Funny how things don't change when you're a... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

The Hornsby House is everything you want in a bed and breakfast. I can't put it any more simply. We coordinated to arrive late and approached the property after dark on a cold December night. A simple punch code opened the electronic deadbolt and once inside we were delivered into the beautiful Monument Grand Suite. The fireplace was preloaded with... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

My wife and I booked into the Hornsby House Inn having seen this on the internet and booked by phone with one of the owners, Dave who was holidaying in Las Vegas. We requested the Hornsby suite on the third (top) floor for three nights. We arrived on a Friday night and found the front door open and a draft... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

I stumbled upon this gem by the referral of a retired army officer. When passing on the street, and innately trusting his countenance, I asked him where a nice place in town would be for my wife and I. Without hesitation, he nearly ordered me to the Hornsby House, and gave me directions. I am forever grateful, as I was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We stayed at the Hornsby House Inn last week and would highly recommend this B&B. The hosts, Dave and Phil Bowditch, brothers who grew up in the house, were awesome hosts. We were greeted upon arrival and immediately were welcomed to their home. The house is very clean and spacious, breakfasts were delicious and plentiful, and wine and cheese time... More 

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Eggleston, Virginia, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

David and Phil have a gem here in Yorktown. On the river for astonishing sunrises and walking distance from unique lunch and dinner haunts. Plus wine, cheese and conversation on the patio in summer and by the fire other times. It is "a winner."

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Milton, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

My wife and I just returned home from a weekend stay at the Hornsby House Inn. What a fantastic weekend it was. The hospitality of owner Dave Bowditch and his Innkeeper Kirsten was beyond anything we expected. From the beautiful Inn to the spacious comfortable bedrooms to the amazing breakfasts to the wine and cheese get togethers at 5:00PM, it... More 

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