We spent 3 nights at Woodlands, August 7-10. Definitely a great location, you can walk to Colonial Williamsburg, which I would recommend you do. The first stop is a farm with slave quarters, a good start for seeing this time period in American history.
You also get discounted tickets for staying in the lodge with free passes for an evening walk. We chose Williamsburg, Before and After, that was excellent if you are interested in how Colonial Williamsburg came to be.
My wife and daughters picked Ghost Walking Tour. That was a dud. Three ghost stories told by actors dressed in costume. If we had to pay for the tour, would have been upset as it was waste of money.
Breakfast at the Woodlands was great full breakfast, eggs, make your own waffles, cold and hot cereals, fruit, yogurt, bagels, toast and juice. Only thing that was bad and I mean really bad was the coffee. It was undrinkable. Tasted like month old coffee reheated. Without caffeine.
Pool was good, shuttle service to colonial Williamsburg, Busch gardens and water country was great. Be warned, we averaged walking 7 miles a day, but then we used shuttle bus only to Busch gardens and water country.
Rooms were small but clean, plenty of towels. Asked and got a small fridge that was more like
Would stay there again (but bring my own coffee to brew in the room).
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