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“Yes it is a very pleasant place to stay!” 5 of 5 stars
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720 College Terrace, Williamsburg, VA 23185   |  
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Ranked #1 of 26 Williamsburg B&B and Inns
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“Yes it is a very pleasant place to stay!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

I am not quite sure what I can add really. Fred came and collected us from the Amtrak station which was very kind of him, especially as the train was almost an hour late. ( I understand train lateness is normal)! We had hoped to manage without a car but this is only possible if you have the most modest of schedules and it is not too hot. Distances are walkable but it can be tiring after a hot day. We rented a car for a couple of days from the car rental company at the station (Colonial Rent a Car) and it all worked out well although we were lucky as they don't have many cars available. We had a day in Williamsburg, a day between Jamestown and Yorktown and a trip to the Premium outlets. We stayed for three nights which seems to me to be about right for this location. I had been to Williamsburg before but wanted to bring my wife this time to see the sights. The bed and breakfast is excellent, the rooms a little smaller than I expected and temperature control was a little lacking. It was over 80 whilst we were there in early April. I would definitely stay here again.

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

We loved this Inn. Our hosts could not have been more helpful. Breakfasts were delicious and with a nice choice. Fred and Jane effortlessly created a happy atmosphere around the communal table as they served breakfast. On chilly evenings, a lovely log fire blazed in the sitting room where complimentary wine is served.

Our bedroom was of moderate size but was very well designed with lots of storage and hanger space and a comfortable bed.

It's about 15 minutes leisurely stroll from the Bentley through William and Mary College to colonial Williamsburg, which is an all day open air theatre with some great acting. Don't miss the Thomas Jefferson tour de force!

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
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    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

I could not imagine staying anywhere else when visiting Colonial Williamsburg! This was our first trip here, and everything was great. Jane and Fred are wonderful host, easy to talk with and very knowledgeable about area restaurants and attractions. We enjoyed many delicious breakfast meals and even better conversations with them and other guests. Their home is right behind the College of William and Mary, in a quiet residential area and within walking distance to Williamsburg and area restaurants. We enjoyed our five days visiting the area, but miss these two wonderful people more. I would highly recommend staying here.

  • Stayed March 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

After recently moving to DC from the west coast, Bentley Manor Inn provided a perfect place to start an exploration of the East Coast and, more specifically, Williamsburg. Fred and Jane were phenomenal hosts with excellent information, accommodations, and food. Breakfast was remarkable, 5pm wine and brownies offered a great opportunity to meet fellow guests, and the room was clean, comfortable, and very welcoming. Certainly the best stay we could have hoped for!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

Those of us who enjoy staying at B and B's have come to appreciate the personalized interaction and attention to detail that cannot be experienced through your traditional hotel experience. Williamsburg has its share of fine, highly rated Bed and Breakfasts. My wife and I recently stayed at The Bentley Manor Inn for four nights this March, 2013 when visiting the "Historic Triangle". We absolutely fell in love with this B&B. No surprise that it is the number one rated Bed and Breakfast in Williamsburg. It is a great location and close to town, rooms are immaculately clean, breakfast is top notch with delicious options, and even gluten free on request. The Innkeepers, Fred and Jane are as warm and hospitable one could ever find. Their love and passion for what they do shows. All of the rooms are beautiful. We stayed in the Governor Berkley room. Loved it! This B & B was a real find. You will not be disappointed in choosing the Bentley Manor Inn.

Room Tip: All four rooms are nice and close to the same size. We loved the Governor Berkley room!
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  • Stayed March 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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Courtland, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

I highly recommend the Bentley Manor Inn!!! It is 5 STARS all the way. The owners a beautiful team that knows how to make you feel so welcome. Their home is beautifully decorated.The breakfast was so delicious. Thank you Jane and Fred for making my Sister's birthday so very special!!!

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  • Stayed February 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

My husband and I were just overnight in Wiliamsburg, and found Bentley Manor Inn through tripadvisor. We were not disappointed. It is a lovely and charming home with even more charming inn keepers. When we arrived we were welcomed with homemade cookies - and a glass of white wine before we went out to dinner. It is an easy walk to the College of William and Mary and the historic district. The breakfast was delicious, with a choice of omelet or homemade apple pancakes. We had leftovers from our dinner out and Fred kept them in their frig and prepared a zip lock bag of ice for us to take them home. They offered help at every turn and allowed me to stay long past the check out time, waiting for my husband to finish his golf game. In every way, it was an excellent experience. We would stay there again.

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  • Stayed January 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: 720 College Terrace, Williamsburg, VA 23185
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Location: United States > Virginia > Williamsburg
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 26 B&Bs / Inns in Williamsburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Bentley Manor Inn is a charming classic brick colonial in the heart of historic Williamsburg, Virginia. The Inn combines traditional decor and craftsmanship with the modern conveniences guests have come to expect. Guests’ chambers offer light, airy rooms, all with private baths. Capture the timeless essence of Colonial Williamsburg with an unforgettable stay at the Bentley Manor Inn! ... more   less 

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