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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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Rating summary
  • 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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Leesburg, Virginia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This B&B is the perfect place for either a lazy respite or a take off point for hiking the Shenandoah National Park, or exploring Luray Caverns. You will feel like you are at a home away from home. The log house is inviting and cozy. Christ and her staff will become your new best friends. For those interested, there is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I stayed in the Queen Suite for a long weekend and had a wonderful time! We were greeted by Christa and her dog, Willie, who were both very welcoming. Christa gave us some information of restaurants and stores to visit in town. Restaurant recommendations were great. Each morning, we had hot coffee waiting outside our bedroom door... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent a long weekend at this B & B, and Christa could not have been any more gracious and welcoming. Everything about the weekend was great, including the other guests who shared Christa's home with us. I look forward to returning regularly in the future.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

If you are looking for an enjoyable escape from the DC area, this B&B is perfect if you are looking for something a little more secluded yet with all the charm. Krista is a great host and the conversation over breakfast was engaging and delightful. We stayed in the Princess on a Pea suite and loved it. The hottub outside... More 

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

thank you - your words mean a lot, Best Wishes, Christa More 

Alexandria, VA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Loved everything about this B&B. Our room was large and so very comfortable, AWESOME view! Christa is an amazing woman and terrific hostess - so warm and friendly, with lots of suggestions and ideas for activities. Great breakfasts! And, we loved the other guests - two young newly wed couples - a great counterpoint to our celebration of my husband's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Christa is a gracious and hospitable host at a lovely, secluded bed and breakfast with a gorgeous view of the mountains around the Shenandoah Valley. My wife and I stayed in the Queen’s Suite for our honeymoon recently and could not have been more pleased with our stay. Well-decorated, clean and spacious, with a comfortable common area. The outdoor hot... More 

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Woodbridge, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Neither my husband nor I had ever been to a Bed & Breakfast before staying at Once Upon a Mountain. What a wonderful experience! From the beautiful view, coffee in the morning, sitting on the deck right outside of our room, to the fascinating conversations with Christa and the other guests, cleanliness of the entire home, delicious food, and comfortable... More 

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Huntingtown, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Thanks so much Christa for opening your heart and home to my husband and I. Our trip was picture perfect with delicious food, warm company, beautiful surroundings and a gracious host! We really enjoyed being outdoors, despite the cold weather- the hottub waswell maintained and always kept at 104 :) The sleeping beauty room was beautiful and spacious- perfect for... More 

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Delmar, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

A last minute invitiation from a friend landed me at Once Upon a Mountain last weekend. Barring a late arrival that had us attempting to navigate the mountains in the dark (save yourself from this and arrive in the daylight), we were overly pleased to find a gorgeous lodge-style facility with 3 suites for guests. We stayed in the Princess... More 

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Huntingtown, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

It was such a nice place to stay for a weekend away. The Inn keeper was so sweet and very helpful with suggestions for what to do around the town. The room and amenities were very nice and made for a great overall experience. Best of all was the mountain view.

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