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Once Upon a Mountain

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974 Cross Mountain Road, Luray, VA 22835
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Once Upon a Mountain
Ranked #2 of 14 Luray B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Prince Frederick, Maryland, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Completely enjoyed our stay at Once Upon a Mountain. My Mom sold her house on the mountain west of Luray 15 years ago and hadn't returned since. We grew up spending our weekends in the Luray area so Mom was thrilled returning. Felt like old times! The room was clean and spacious, as is the home, Christa was delightful and... More

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Ness Ziona, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

"Once upon a time" is the standard opening for all fairy tales and this "Once upon a Mountain" is a fairy tale come true. An enchanted house on an enchanted moutain with no bad guys and one Fairy gaurdian - Christa, owner and hostess. We arrived with Son, Daughter, Son in Law and Granddaughter. Used all 3 rooms for 3... More

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Telford, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wonderful breakfasts, just plan a very low cholesterol week after to make up for it. Christa was a good inkeeper. A couple of nights came home to chocolates on our pillow. She did a good job recommending resturants in the area.

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Washington, DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first time staying at Once Upon a Mountain. Willie the Dog met us when we came through the door and led us to Christa, the owner and our host. The breakfasts were delicious and Christa was kind enough to join us and provide great company and her travel stories. The view was spectacular sitting on the deck... More

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Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love this place. We've been there four times. We particularly enjoy talking with the host, Christa, as she is social, interesting, and fun. The house is beautiful in a quiet location with a spectacular view, which makes it ideal for couples seeking a peaceful getway.

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

thank you, Zeina, return guests are dear friends, Christa More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This is the second time I go and I will certainly go back. This is a wonderful place and the innkeeper / owner is really nice and makes every effort needed so you have a great stay. I loved this place so much the first time that I took my parents with me the second time. I love this place!... More

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

Thank you, it was great to meet your parents and see you again. I look forward to your return visit, Christa More

New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

Christa is a fun and social host. She went above and beyond to make our stay memorable. The place was very clean, quiet as promised, the view was spectacular. The breakfast was one of my favorite parts.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Beautiful home in a quiet, incredible setting. Christa was a perfect host and made everyone feel like family. This is really a terrific experience and a perfect retreat if you want to spend days hiking in the Shenandoahs.

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Mechanicsville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Our stay was absolutely wonderful. Christa was such a gracious host! Talk about a room with a view! It was stunning!! We felt like we were at a family gathering....thank you, Christa, for such a great time!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Beautiful place, very personal reception by the 'lady of the house', excellent breakfast, not so easy to find/reach, some 20 Mi outbound from the Skyline Drive, but that is part of the adventure, visit the Luray caverns.

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Address: 974 Cross Mountain Road, Luray, VA 22835
Location: United States > Virginia > Luray
Number of rooms: 3

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