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Once Upon a Mountain

Certificate of Excellence
974 Cross Mountain Road, Luray, VA 22835
Once Upon a Mountain

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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Fairfax, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I just spent a weekend at Once Upon a Mountain and it was memorable in all the right ways. A great way to disconnect (from work and technology) and reconnect (to oneanother). The breakfast was top notch, and my wife cooks gourmet food regularly - but I was still impressed with these dishes. The B&B was awesome,... More 

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Matawan, New Jersey
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you are visiting the Luray/Shenandoah area this B & B is the only place you will want to stay. Situated literally at the top of a mountain, you will be enchanted as soon as you arrive. The scenery is beautiful. Breakfasts were delicious and Christa is a wonderful host. You may never want to leave to explore the area.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I greatly enjoyed our weekend at Once Upon a Mountain. It has good access to Luray restaurants, but is very private and quite up in the foothills. Accommodations were spacious and comfortable, and Christina was incredibly accommodating. After I left an item there she shipped it out the next day. I highly recommend and look forward to... More 

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mtninnlady, Owner at Once Upon a Mountain, responded to this review

thank you for choosing Once upon a Mountain - we hope to see you again, Christa More 

Annapolis, Maryland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Christa (and Willie her dog) were the consummate hosts! The cabin home's location was breathtaking and Christa's breakfast was delicious, creative, and filling! We would definitely love to come back and would vigorously recommend Once Upon A Mountain to friends and family!

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thank you for writing a review, I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you here again, Christa More 

Hanover, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We love staying here because we are treated like family. Conversation with other guests and the hostess around the breakfast table is always interesting, and the grounds and atmosphere are conducive to a relaxing vacation stay.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Once Upon a Mountain. The room was great, breakfast was delicious and Christa was a lovely hostess. We loved the peaceful mountain setting. If you're looking for a busy town and to do things quickly, then this is not the place for you. But if you want some time to hike in Shenandoah Nat'l... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

This was one of the best B and B accommodations so far on our trip. Exquisite furnishings and artwork, wonderful secluded location, and a delicious breakfast each day. The little German chocolate morsel on the pillow capped the experience for us. Wunderbar!

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mtninnlady, Owner at Once Upon a Mountain, responded to this review

thanks for writing such a wonderful review. Willie and I enjoy all of our guests and look forward to your return visit, Christa More 

Woodbridge, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

This was our first B&B experience, and we could not have been more pleased! Christa was a wonderful host, and whose hospitality and cooking were greatly enjoyed. The property is gorgeous, with lots of space, light, and stunning views of the mountains. We stayed in the Queen Room, and it exceeded our expectations. Between its size, the separate balcony, and... More 

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mtninnlady, Owner at Once Upon a Mountain, responded to this review

thank you for your review. We look forward to your return visit. More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

A very enjoyable end to our holiday in the States. A lovely place to relax and a wonderful host, Christa, who gave us some great tips on the things to do and see in the local area. Accommodation was very peaceful with impressive views of the surrounding mountains. Much enjoyed!

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I'm so glad you had a good time - please come back. More 

Koudekerk aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Once upon a mountain is uniquely located at a short notice of the skylinedrive. Innkeeper Christa is a great host who immediately makes you feel at home. Great room and a fabulous breakfast. Highly recommended.

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thank you for your return visit. I hope to see you again, Christsa More 

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