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“The Cottage on Main- Floyd, VA” 1 of 5 stars
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The Cottage on Main
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416 East Main Street, Floyd, VA 24091   |  
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Ranked #7 of 8 Floyd B&B and Inns
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“The Cottage on Main- Floyd, VA”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

I was very disappointed with my stay at the Cottage on Main in Floyd, VA. The room we stayed in was not ready for guests. It was an old building that smelled moldy, had cobwebs in the corners and it was clear that it had not been occupied in a long time. There was no key available and we had to leave our doors open throughout the night and when we ventured. Also, at the last minute, the room that I originally booked was given to other guests who planned on staying longer. It did not allow much time to look for something else.

I've stayed at many bed and breakfasts', and this is by far the worst experience I've had so far. I would not recommend this place to anyone. The pictures on the website are completely misleading.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2007

Having arrived in Floyd from Ireland to 'do' the Crooked Road music scene we went to the visitor's centre where we met the lovely Diane, who could not have been nicer or more helpful. She rang around and finally got us into Jeanie’s Cottage on Main. It was just on the edge of the main street – charming and unique.
This small, old-fashioned wooden cottage sits in her garden at the back of her more colonial style house. Beside the house is her cottage. Jeanie’s father owned all of this and had run his veterinary clinic from the cottage where he had also reared his family.
Jeanie is a handsome, lively lady who is an artist and designer of handbags. She is obviously a real goer. The Cottage is her most recent venture. She has developed two ‘suites’ in the Cottage and she has hand-painted everything, including floors, walls, furniture, light switches. The walls in every room show off her own oil paintings. She seems to go in for studies of groups of people. She is friendly and easy to get to know. She seemed to be delighted to have Irish (and one English) visitors. We were invited to her house for a drink at 6.30.
Steps led up to the small porch with comfy armchairs and a swing door led into a wonderful old world room. Wood panelled, carpeted, wooden floors, big sofas and sloppy armchairs; Jeanie’s work on the walls, a towering fireplace, photo frames and ornaments and artefacts everywhere. We enjoyed a glass of wine and a rambling exchange with them. She is a tall, handsome woman, with rough working hands, sharp, blue eyes and a warm, charming smile. She makes clothes and handbags, paints large packed canvases, and has just this month launched this new business with the cottage.
The cottage is a rare magical place.

  • Stayed July 2007, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Address: 416 East Main Street, Floyd, VA 24091
Location: United States > Virginia > Floyd
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Ranked #7 of 8 B&Bs / Inns in Floyd
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 2

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