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“Birthday Weekend Away” 5 of 5 stars
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501 Richmond Road, Williamsburg, VA 23185   |  
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Ranked #10 of 26 Williamsburg B&B and Inns
Great Mills, Maryland
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“Birthday Weekend Away”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

My husband and I were looking into some hotels in the area to stay in for my birthday weekend away but decided to change our minds and look into a bed and breakfast instead seeing as we had never stayed in one before. After much research and consideration we went with the Colonial Capital Bed and Breakfast and we couldn't have been more happier with our choice. Our room was very comfortable with a nice king size bed, bath, and our own little patio with two chairs and a table. George our inkeeper was very accomodating and breakfast was served pipping hot and very filing both mornings. Whenever we decide our next weekend trip away to Williamsburg we will certainly check and see if there are rooms available at the Colonial Capital Bed and Breakfast.

  • Stayed November 2012, 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
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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Waterville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

I looked at several B & B's before deciding on Colonial Capital for our a highly anticipated trip to Williamsburg. My husband and I concluded that it was an excellent choice. It was a nice 3 block walk to the historic district. The room was a nice size and the king size bed, very comfortable. Our private bathroom had a small shower/tub, but otherwise was quite adequate. Having stayed at a few B&B''s, especially in older homes, we realized that bathrooms are usually small and didn't expect anything large and modern. Innkeeper, George, was a true southern gentleman. He was gracious and very helpful with everything from the purchase of our Colonial Williamsburg tickets to interesting conversation. He served delicious breakfasts all 3 mornings we were there. If you are a light sleeper the creaking of the stairs may be a problem, but did not bother us. We would most certainly stay here again.

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  • Stayed October 2012, 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 August 30, 2012

We travel to many B&B's and this one is one great little secret.. Who would have thought that this place existed and just within walking distance of historic williamsburg. This great little B&B was just what we needed and perfect for any occasion. We had high tea in the afternoon and advise anyone that comes to put a booking in early so you are garanteed to get one of their 5 star elegant rooms.. We can't wait to come back next spring when we return again.

  • Stayed August 2012, 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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Rockaway, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2012

We stayed at the Colonial Capital Bed and Breakfast in Williamsburg, Virginia graduation/Mother’s day weekend of 2012. If you are planning a special weekend for a William and Mary graduation or football, Grand Illumination, or just a little R&R, this is the place to stay. Our host, Mr. George A. Hollingsworth III could not have been any more generous of his time, efforts, or spirit and accommodated us exceedingly well. We had a diverse group with different needs and George proved to be both flexible and innovative to keep all of his guests extremely happy. His bed and breakfast will capture and enthrall you in the historic mood of Williamsburg and it is beautifully decorated. After personalizing his menu for any food allergies or aversions, George’s breakfasts are scrumptious and evoke what you would consider top form Southern cooking. You will be within walking distance of many of the activities surrounding both Colonial Williamsburg and the College. Having done due diligence for two years prior to our stay for William and Mary’s graduation weekend, we had high expectations for the Colonial Capital Bed and Breakfast and our weekend could not have been any better.

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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with family
    • 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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North Chalreston, SC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2011

We loved the Colonial Capital B & B - our room was the smaller room - James - but quite adequate - we stayed two nights - both breakfasts were outstanding! George - the owner was the host and was very helpful and friendly! We plan to stay there again when we return to Williamsburg

  • Stayed December 2010, 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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Mebane, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2010

This B&B is across the street from the College of William & Mary and a short walk to Colonial Williamsburg. The room and private bathroom was clean. The breakfast was very good and the innkeepers friendly but not overbearing. I would return here again.

  • Stayed August 2010
    • 3 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Spring City, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2009

My wife and I and 3 other couples reserved the Colonial Capital Bed and Breakfast for the last weekend before Christmas 2009, and it was wonderful. We had the entire inn to ourselves, which added to the enjoyment. (There is a room on the third floor, but it was rented for the year to two co-eds from the College of William and Mary and, therefore was inaccessible). Each room has its own style and all were nicely furnished and decorated. The room that my wife and I had was the smallest of the four but was still of sufficient size and comfort. Although our room faced Richmond Street, it was still quiet and we slept undisturbed by passing traffic. The first floor parlor is spacious and has comfortable sofas and chairs that we put to good use each evening sharing wine and watching NFL football.

George was a gracious host and made terrific breakfasts each morning using his southern Mississippi culinary skills and recipes. Breakfast was served at a well-appointed table in the dining room that easily accommodated our entire party.

The inn’s location could not have been better. It is across the street from the College of William and Mary and only a short walk from Merchant’s Square and the lower terminus of Duke of Gloucester Street. It is an easy walk from the inn to the historic sites in Colonial Williamsburg. There is a Colonial Williamsburg ticket office in Merchant’s Square, and that eliminates the need to drive to the Visitor’s Center and rely on bus transportation to and from the historic sites.

All said, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would be delighted to return.

  • Stayed December 2009, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Colonial Capital Bed and Breakfast

Address: 501 Richmond Road, Williamsburg, VA 23185
Location: United States > Virginia > Williamsburg
Amenities:
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Hotel Style:
Ranked #10 of 26 B&Bs / Inns in Williamsburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Colonial Capital Bed & Breakfast in Williamsburg Virginia, established 1988, is just a three-block walk from Colonial Williamsburg. The Colonial Parkway connects Jamestown and Yorktown and each are less than a relaxing 30-minute drive.  Busch Gardens & Water Country USA are just minutes from our door. Antique furnishings-Spacious parlor-Canopied beds-Private baths-Full cooked breakfast-Afternoon tea-Lighted off street parking. Also available are Celebration Packages-Discount Tickets-Gift Certificates-Repeat Visit Discounts ... more   less 

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