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Once Upon a Mountain

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974 Cross Mountain Road, Luray, VA 22835
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Columbia, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

My husband and I booked the Queen Room for two nights for my birthday weekend and can honestly say this Bed and Breakfast transformed us. The many windows and views delighted the eyes, and as a bonus - the light of the full moon illuminated the room at night. The innkeeper gave us excellent recommendations for dinner and warned us... More 

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

Thank you for taking time to write this great review. Guests like you make my job a pleasure. Remember to make your return reservation early. Wishing you the very Best for the Year 2016 and always, Christa More 

Rockville, Maryland
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

We really enjoyed our time off at “Once Upon a Mountain”. Christa has a treasure in her house. A welcoming home in a peaceful setting overlooking the mountains. The rooms are bright and light. The home is very well kept. Christa is a very hospitable. Her homemade breakfast is delicious. The early morning coffee at your door is warming wake... More 

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

I'm glad it was the right kind of R&R for you - have a very Happy Thanksgiving, Christa More 

Kensington
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

I enjoyed a wonderful two days here. The house was beautiful, tranquil and welcoming. I particularly enjoyed the ability to sit and relax in one of the many inviting places on the deck, as well as curling up with a good book in my room with stupendous views in the background. The B&B is about 10 minutes fom Luray proper... More 

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Reston, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

My husband and I wanted to get away for 2 nights to celebrate his birthday. We found this B&B on-line and we loved it. Krista is wonderful and breakfasts were delicious. Great hiking nearby. A few nice restaurants nearby - but only open on weekends off-season. We'll be back!

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

thanks for writing such a lovely review - wishing you a happy Thanksgiving, Christa More 

Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

My husband and I took a trip to Luray to soak in the beautiful Autumn mountain colors, and this b&b could not have been more perfect!! Christa's home is so incredibly beautiful, and she very thoughtful. When we got lost we called her, and she got us there in no time. She has great restaurant suggestions and even highlighted a... More 

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

What a lovely review - much appreciated. I look forward to your return visit. Happy Holidays, Christa More 

Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Just spent two nights at Once Upon a Mountain and would strongly recommend. The B&B is 10 minutes out of Luray but the view of the Mountains and the quiteness of the forest setting is well worth the drive. Christa is an excellent host, room was very spacious with a great lounge area and our whole stay was just what... More 

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

Thank you for writing a review. Willie and I enjoyed your company. Bon Voyage, Christa More 

Chevy Chase
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

We had a wonderful time at our stay here. The home, view and owner are all lovely, and we were instantly relaxed looking at the beautiful mountain view and enjoying the remote quiet. Very clean and comfortable, we would definitely stay again.

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We look forward to your return visit, Christa More 

Leland, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

My wife and I have just returned from our stay at Once Upon a Mountain Oct. 2015. We stayed in The Sleeping Beauty room. The view from our private balcony was breathtaking. Its setting provided views of a variety of wildlife but was still close enough to nearby attractions and restaurants. We could not have chosen a better Bed and... More 

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

Thank you, Paul and Jean. Please stay in touch, I'd like to see you again. I still chuckle about your response to my piano teacher (:=)), Christa More 

Hartford, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

We stayed 3 nights in the queen room and enjoyed it very much. Christa made us great breakfasts each day. Loved the mountains, trails and river raft ride. Look for the waterfall trail on skyline drive. If you eat at the speak easy in the summertime eat outside. Great view

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

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay here and look forward to your return visit. Christa More 

Hertford, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

A very nice B&B about 10 minutes outside of the town of Luray. When you are driving off the main road to the B&B, the road is gravel and sorta steep in a few places, with strong curves - be sure to look around the curves in case a vehicles is coming. When you get there, Willie will most likely... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay here and hope you'll return. More 

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