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The Mimslyn Inn

401 West Main Street, Luray, VA 22835
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 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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Woodbridge, Virginia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
13 hotel reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

And I don't know what it is. Beautiful old hotel that has been restored but something's not there to put it over the top to make it a final destination. Food was ok but there is a certain charm that is missing and I can't put my finger on it. Probably won't stay there again. Friendly staff, rooms noisy, can... More 

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Springfield, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

While the Mimslyn Inn itself is lovely, what made our stay truly memorable was the gracious staff. They were always friendly and always helpful and willing to chat a bit. It made us feel warm and welcome throughout the entire visit. The rooms were small, but lovely. We found the food in Circa 31 to be very good, especially the... More 

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Annandale, Virginia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

With pretensions of grandeur, the Mimslyn looks like it should be a fabulous place. The grounds are lovely, the main lobby is elegant. But oh, the food. Cold rolls, canned apples in the dessert, and a server who picked up the coffee cup to fill it!? Where else have those hands been, and now they are all over the coffee... More 

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Sarah H, Guest Relations Manager at The Mimslyn Inn, responded to this review

While it may be very difficult to hear that we have failed to take care of our guests in a satisfactory manner, we very much appreciate such feedback so that we may seek ways to improve future guest experiences. I have shared your feedback with our Management Team and Chef and we look forward to the opportunity to exceed your... More 

Annapolis
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63 reviews 63 reviews
19 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on a Saturday in December for our anniversary. Even though it was noted on our confirmation there was no acknowledgement, not a biggie, but we pick a place in the Delmarva every year. A dessert or something would have been nice. Room was small, quaint and comfy. Inn had fireplace in lobby, trains and a Xmas tree. Had dinner... More 

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Sarah H, Guest Relations Manager at The Mimslyn Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for trusting The Mimslyn Inn for your anniversary celebration this year and please accept a belated "Happy Anniversary" on behalf of our entire staff. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and we appreciate your 5-star review. I have shared your comments regarding dinner with our chef and we thank you for the feedback. We look forward... More 

Madison, VA
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39 reviews 39 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband treated me to my Birthday Lunch this past July at the Mimslyn Inn in Luray, Va., a restaurant where we have eaten very nice lunches and brunches several times in past years. We had heard the Inn is under new management, and it was certainly not up to the standard we have enjoyed in the past. We were... More 

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Sarah H, Guest Relations Manager at The Mimslyn Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Mimslyn Inn for your birthday lunch in July and for taking the time to provide us with candid feedback on your visit. While we appreciate your kind comments on the atmosphere of the Inn, we are very sorry for the disappointments that occurred during this visit. As noted in other reviews, we are typically known... More 

maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we arrived at the Mimslyn Inn we were greeted w/smiles, nice comments and just felt so welcomed. The Historic hotel is beautiful and well kept. The room was comfy and clean. The employees were friendly and helpful. Most of the guest that we spoke with have been to the Mimslyn many times and always keep coming back, which we... More 

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Sarah H, Guest Relations Manager at The Mimslyn Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for trusting The Mimslyn Inn for your hotel needs during your recent getaway visit to Luray, VA. I am delighted to hear that you received such a warm welcome from our staff and that you enjoyed your comfortable room and the pleasant ambiance of the Inn. We hope to have the pleasure of being of service to you... More 

Richmond, Virginia, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a delight. I can't say enough about this place. When you first walk in you are greeted by a lovely grand room yet cozy. The furniture. The lighting. The large fireplace. A small collection of wines for purchase if you like. Christmas music playing. a lovely tree. The fitness room includes weights, treadmill, other cardio machines, TV, towels, water,... More 

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Sarah H, Guest Relations Manager at The Mimslyn Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for being our guest and for your 5-star review of your recent stay. We are so pleased that you enjoyed our seasonal decorations, comfortable rooms, great amenities and cozy ambiance. Please accept my sincere apologies for the less-than-pleasant service you received at The Speakeasy. We are typically well-known for superior service and I am sorry this was not... More 

Parkton, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for one night on November 23, 2014 on our way to visit family for Thanksgiving. Decided to stop at Luray Caverns and take the Blue Ridge Parkway. The staff was welcoming and the hotel is lovely. Food was excellent. Will definitely stay there again.

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Sarah H, Guest Relations Manager at The Mimslyn Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for giving The Mimslyn Inn a try during your recent visit to our area to see Luray Caverns and the Blue Ridge Parkway. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and we appreciate your 5-star review of your stay and dining experiences. We are thrilled to hear you plan to stay here again and we look forward... More 

Chesapeake, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rooms are nice but small. The staff are all very nice and friendly. We pulled up pretty late and we were greeted with enthusiasm by the front desk attendant. Grounds were well kept and the overall appearance was that they care deeply for the property. The down side is the food is over priced and fair at best. We ate... More 

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Sarah H, Guest Relations Manager at The Mimslyn Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for being our guests and for taking the time to share your experience and photos with other travelers here on TripAdvisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed our accommodations and service. We are mindful of your feedback regarding your dining experiences and look forward to the opportunity to exceed your expectations on your next visit. Thank you again... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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85 reviews 85 reviews
11 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Greatly updated since my last stay many years ago. A beautiful Grande dame. Love the front porch rockers and overall ambiance but the staff makes this lovely old hotel relevant. Best service we have received in any hotel this year!

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Sarah H, Guest Relations Manager at The Mimslyn Inn, responded to this review

As a TripAdvisor Top Contributor, it is clear that you travel a great deal and have certain expectations when you stay in a hotel so a great review from you means the world to us. We take great pride in offering each of our guests top-notch service and your kind words are the seal of approval on our efforts. It... More 

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Address: 401 West Main Street, Luray, VA 22835
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Location: United States > Virginia > Luray
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 45
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