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“Wonderfully relaxing” 5 of 5 stars
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Smithfield Farm Bed and Breakfast
568 Smithfield Lane, Berryville, VA 22611   |  
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Ranked #1 of 8 Berryville B&B and Inns
Arlington, Virginia
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12 hotel reviews
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“Wonderfully relaxing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

My wife and I spent a very, very low-stress weekend at this B&B. An accident-initiated traffic jam made getting there a chore (oh, Washington!) but once out in the country things just naturally eased up. We found the place without difficulty: the directions are unambiguous and easy to follow. Betsy was not there to greet us, but her mother Ruth was more than up to the task of hostess and chef. Be sure to ask Ruth about Smithfield Farm's history. It's long (much, much older than Ruth), Ruth knows it well, and she's happy to share. We were served magnificent breakfasts. It's not often I don't need lunch, but on both days I had no hunger until dinner. And don't think I'm saying the place emphasizes quantity over quality. Every part of the meal was delicious. Part of the attraction is that the farm is still a working concern with attention to humanely raised food. Whatever you may think of that (I for one approve), you'll agree that the meats are better than anything you'll find in a supermarket.

We stayed in the Randolph Room. The main area is more than spacious. The bed was very comfortable. The shades can be drawn to filter out the morning light. We took advantage and slept in a little. Ruth is more than willing to sever breakfast on the later side.

The inn is well located for outdoor activities. We hiked around the farm's nature trail; we hiked the Appalachian Trail a little; we went into Winchester. We also hung around and read, something the inn invites. Coffee, tea, cookies, and fruits are always available.

Room Tip: The Randolph Room's only disadvantage is the small bathroom -- the website doesn't lie. Two...
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

We were so happy to find this spot just an hour away from DC...what a world of difference. It is a working farm and has been in the same family for generations. Ruth was the perfect host and made us feel welcome. We wandered around and visited some of the animals and browsed through the farm store. We sat on the front porch and in the back yard and just soaked in the surrounding beauty. We had a great dinner at Battletown Inn in Berryville and just really slowed down. We hope to go back later this year...we'd love to see the farm in all seasons. Oh, and last, but not least, the breakfast of quiche, fruit and sausage was just right.

Room Tip: We stayed in the Jacqueline room, which has a (huge) bathroom across the hall. This worked out very...
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

My only regret when we stayed at Smithfield was that we didn't stay for more than one night. The B&B was absolutely gorgeous! We stayed in the Jacqueline room. It was beautifully appointed and clean. It didn't have an ensuite bathroom, but it was just across the hall and anytime we had to use it, we didn't run into any of the other guests.

When we arrived, there was a substitute innkeeper there who was warm and welcoming. She told us everything we needed to know about the house and then showed us to our room. Shortly thereafter, Betsy arrived and welcomed us too. Off the kitchen was a table set up with coffee all day long (with all sorts of options, as well as sweeteners and creamers) and there were also plenty of snacks available. In addition, there was a small fridge stocked with a variety of drinks, available at any time to guests.

We walked the propery, which was very interesting and relaxing. We also just sat next to the little stream and checked out the farm store.

For received an excellent recommendation for dinner and returned to the B&B for a peaceful refreshing night's sleep.

Breakfast was incredible. Everything that was served was delicious and although I was a bit skeptical about the family style dining setup, it was a pleasant experience getting to know some of the guests. Also, after the last of breakfast was served, Ruth sat down and talked as well.

The entire house was immactulately kept and furnished with tasteful furniture!

I can't wait to return!

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

We wanted to get out of DC for the weekend -- and Berryville was just far enough into the mountains to be both cooler and a gateway to interesting places in the Virginia and West Virginia countryside. Our hosts, Betsy and Ruth (daughter and mother), at Smithfield Farm B&B could not have been more gracious. We had questions about the history and furnishings of the house. They enjoyed sharing the story of how this family homeplace had been saved and kept in the family.

The grand family home is beautifully restored and arranged for guests. We stayed in the (very cool) below-ground rooms. If we had been with another couple or friends who had children -- that space would accommodate up to 6 and also had a full kitchen!

While the 400+ acres of the working farm are about 3 miles off the highway -- it was really only about a 10 minute drive into Berryville, where there were both food and entertainment options. Saturday night we drove about 20 minutes further up to Winchester where the historic downtown is now a pedestrian mall with 8+ various dining options (Thai, Italian, Brit-Pub, American, Tex-Mex, etc) or if you are a bit more funky-adverturesome around the corner is a Jamacian Jerk-Chicken place. How it ended up in the mountains of Virginia is a question we didn't get answered -- but they had this smooth Jamacian styled ice cream (to go) in tropical flavors.

Sunday morning at the B&B. Great coffee was available at 7:30am. Breakfast in the big sunny dining room at Smithfield was a treat. We were celebrating our 30th anniversary and the congratulations were a nice way to begin the morning. Wonderful breakfast -- including seasonal items. Both eggs and ham were from Smithfield farm.

We are going to point friends in the direction of Smithfield Farm B&B and look for their products being sold at the Farmers' Markets in No Virginia. -- Chip & Wayne

Room Tip: There is an option on a seperate little free-standing cottage. You need to be OK with steep stairs.
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Fairfax, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

Just had a great Girl's Weekend at Smithfield Farm. Ruth and Betsy are very easy-going and lovely to talk to. The Inn is beautiful; it's a Civil War era home that retains it's charm but has been thoroughly modernized for comfort. Spring is a great time to visit the farm to see the animals, go on hikes, and enjoy the beautiful views. I look forward to returning soon!

Room Tip: We stayed in the lower level "suite". It has plenty of room for a larger group
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

Just returned from a long girls' weekend at Smithfield, and we couldn't have been more pleased with the place. This was my third visit, and once again, Ruth and Betsy went above and beyond in terms of making us feel welcome. The farm itself is wonderful for long hikes and animal-watching, the inn is spotless and charming and the food (all from farm products) was amazing. This is a very special place, and you will not be disappointed if you're looking for a getaway.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

My husband and I just came back from a one night stay at Smithfield. We were immediately greeted by Betsy and Ruth who were both extremely friendly and welcoming. They were always available if we needed anything, yet allowed us, more so, encouraged us to walk around and make ourselves at home giving us the freedom to roam without being in our space. We are used to more around us and I was a bit nervous about being off the beaten path but it is absolutely a perfect getaway! The grounds are just beautiful and the food was yummy. I wish we could have stayed a week. I had envisioned hiking all around the grounds (400 acres) to go find the farm animals and various gems like the creek and barn had we stayed longer. Maybe next time!

Room Tip: The rooms are very large and private but we stayed in the cute summer cottage for more privacy.
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 568 Smithfield Lane, Berryville, VA 22611
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Location: United States > Virginia > Berryville
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Ranked #1 of 8 B&Bs / Inns in Berryville
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400 acre organic livestock farm surrounds the b&b. ... more   less 
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Smithfield Farm Hotel Berryville
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