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“A wonderful two days !” 5 of 5 stars
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10087 John S. Mosby Highway, Upperville, VA 20184 (Formerly "1763 Inn")   |  
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Ranked #1 of 1 Upperville B&B and Inns
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“A wonderful two days !”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

We simply loved the Blackthorne Inn and will be back! George, our waiter in the mornings, was as nice and knowledgeable a guy as you will ever meet. He really made our stay special. Breakfast was "the best" and dinner was very good as well. What a great location. We visited a nearby winery fora wine tasting and hiked the Appalachian trail on Skyline drive. A wonderful two days!

Room Tip: The cabins are very, very nice
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

We had the living social and the staff recommended a nice room, the Kildare. It was very spacious and clean, not too rustic but quiet and pretty setting. The breakfast is delicious with a few different options. The grounds are well maintained and we sat on the patio for dinner one night with nice live music.

Only minor complaint is waitress we had for dinner. We asked about a wine and she new nothing about any and couldn't make any suggestions. Then she didn't take our order for another 10 minutes. But overall it was a very nice place and good stay.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Indiana, Pennsylvania
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95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

We stayed in one of the Inn's log cabins which had a nice stone wood burning fireplace and king bed. Cabin was very nice and kind of isolated away from Inn back in the woods. This is a bed & breakfast and breakfast each morning was very good. This Inn is located between Winchester and Middleburg, Va., both historic Civil War towns. We had dinner at the Inn which was very good also. Friendly service. Will be back with friends.

Room Tip: Get a cabin
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Hampton, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

My wife and I spent two nights here for our 10th anniversary recently. We had an amazing time. The staff was great, the room was cute and the location was so relaxing. We look forward to going back soon.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Bought the living social and stayed with a good friend. Nice quiet weekend. The breakfast was delicious and made to order. Donna was really helpful at the front desk and helped us find our way around. The grounds were well kept and we had some chickens greet us upon arrival. The room was quaint with a bed, TV, bath and shower, and huge fire place with firewood ready to go. There was only internet in the lobby, but we survived!

We toured vineyards, ate dinner at the pub, took a hike at Sky Meadows State Park and used the lifters to take us around for a wine tour. http://www.thelifterslimo.com/. That was probably the highlight of our trip, and Rita was great. She took us to 6 different vineyards and had great background knowledge and gave us a really personalized tour. We would definitely do this again!
We also really enjoyed dinner at Hunter's Head and had fun strolling through Middleburg.

Room Tip: We stayed in the Kerry Room and it was nice.
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

My husband and I spent two relaxing nights in The Wexford cabin. We loved it. The cabins are located in a wooded area of the property and are a pleasant stroll from the main inn. There was maid service daily .The mattress was comfortable. The bed is high so beware if that is a problem for you (there were bed steps if needed). Rustic elegance is a good way to describe the atmosphere. As others have described there were a number of stink bugs in the cabin but they were not a problem at all. It's a cabin in the woods so that's some of the rustic part. The owners have included an article about them in the information book located in the room. The Wexford cabin has a wood bunring fireplace which we enjoyed. Naturally there is a wood smoke aroma in the cabin because of this so if you are allergic or really dislike that smell I would suggest getting one of the rooms with a propane fireplace. The cabin was clean. We arrived a little on the late side and the lights had been turned on for us. The grounds were well kept and pretty. The restaurant patio is a pleasant place to dine or have a drink and even though it was cool outside we stayed warm due to the patio heaters placed around. A hot breakfast is served in the pub each morning and is good. George, who serves breakfast each morning, was a delight to chat with. The surrounding countryside is beautiful. Cell phone service is sketchy not only on the grounds but also in the surrounding areas. Overall a beautiful and charming place of which we will return.

  • Stayed May 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Vienna, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

My boyfriend and I stayed there this weekend using a Living Social voucher and had a lovely time. The staff was super friendly and the breakfast was outstanding. The property is really pretty and they have two guineas, lots of geese and a cat who permanently reside there and wander around throughout the day. You really have the feeling like you're hundreds of miles away from the city and forget that you're less than an hour outside of DC. Our room was very quaint and clean. The only complaints were that while the jacuzzi tub was nice and big, the jets didn't work. Also, there were a ton of stink bugs in our room - I suspect there will be even more in the spring and summer. Also, minimal front desk staff on the weekends and possibly understaffed during the week. No cell signal for the most part and wifi was only available in the restaurant - which was a plus for us so we could unplug for the weekend. Overall, a great experience. Will return if they get the stinkbug infestation under control.

Room Tip: Ask about stink bugs before you show up and how far your room is from the main building.
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 10087 John S. Mosby Highway, Upperville, VA 20184 (Formerly "1763 Inn")
Location: United States > Virginia > Upperville
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Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Upperville
Number of rooms: 14
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