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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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Ann Arbor, Michigan
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our weekend at Once Upon a Mountain was delightful. We had a busy wedding weekend to attend with only a few extra hours to enjoy the area. Christa was the consummate hostess- great breakfasts, very comfortable spacious room, lovely views from everywhere in the house, and helpful recommendations for area hikes and dining. European style and class!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On a long vacation drive from Michigan via Shenandoah to Washington DC , we had the good fortune to find this gem of a place for a midway stopover. Secluded, away from the hustle bustle of the town, we were a bit lost, but as soon as we came upon the lovely log cabin at the top of the mountain,... More 

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband, our 2 boys (ages 10 & 11), and I spent 3 nights with Christa & Willie (woof!) this past week. It was an amazing get away for our family. Plush, comfortable rooms, delicious breakfasts, breath taking views, and a friendly, accommodating hostess. We couldn't have asked for more. We hiked, bird-watched, soaked in the hot tub, had a... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

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 June 24, 2015

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

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 June 22, 2015

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 June 22, 2015

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 

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