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“Wonderful place to stay!” 5 of 5 stars
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301 East Washington Street, Lewisburg, WV 24901   |  
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Ranked #1 of 6 Lewisburg B&B and Inns
Columbia, South Carolina
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“Wonderful place to stay!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

We've stayed at General Lewis Inn a few times now, and it's always a wonderful experience; charming, cozy, and convenient to Downtown Lewisburg. The staff is excellent and the restaurant is very nice. Breakfasts are good and plentiful! The wait staff treat you like family. When traveling to West Virginia, this will be my "second home."

  • Stayed January 2014, 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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NoNameCanyon, Owner at General Lewis Inn, responded to this review, January 22, 2014
Thanks for your kind words on Trip Advisor. We're grateful for our downtown location and how our guests only have a couple of blocks to walk to great restaurants (in addition to our own!) and fun shopping. Looking forward to being your "second home"!!! Sincerely, Nan
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Charlottesville
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10 hotel reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

Stayed here over Christmas and the decorations in the great room by the big gas fireplace
made for a great Holiday atmosphere.

The restaurant is also very good but frequented by locals so you need reservations.

Room Tip: This is an antique building so some rooms are more updated than others. Heating unit can be noisy...
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Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
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NoNameCanyon, Owner at General Lewis Inn, responded to this review, January 22, 2014
Dear Guest, Thanks so much for posting your comments on Trip Advisor. Paula did a great job on our Christmas Decorations and we had a wonderful holiday here. Glad that you had a chance to enjoy our dining room, and yes, we've got a lot of local people eating here, too, so it is good to have your reservations early. Sorry about the heater noise. Just can seem to get the fans to run as quietly as we'd like. Thanks for staying with us and looking forward to your return. Sincerely, Nan
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Lexington, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

The staff were extremely professional, and the rooms were clean. It's a great place to stay if you want to explore the town of Lewisburg. There's a cozy common area with a nice fireplace and plenty of antiques and historic artifacts to look at. Best thing about this place is the silence. If you're looking for peace and quiet this is the place to go.

The food was decent (but not exceptional). The service offered was good too. I can't offer a perfect rating because I'm a coffee fiend, and there was no coffee ready in the lobby when I went down in the morning. Other than that, no real complaints.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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NoNameCanyon, Owner at General Lewis Inn, responded to this review, January 3, 2014
Dear Fellow Coffee Lover,
Thank you for taking the time to post your review on Trip Advisor. And thank you ESPECIALLY for the reminder on the importance of Morning Coffee. My sincere apology for not having our coffee ready for you. That's certainly one of the first things on most (whether travelers or workers) minds as we awake and get going in the mornings.
We are always trying to improve, so thanks also for the heads up on the food. Thank you again for your help. Sincerely, Nan Morgan
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

Had the most wonderful time during my stay in Lewisburg at the Gen. Lewis Inn. Can't wait to go back! Food was great, ambiance spectacular, and the staff was super sweet. Just a short walk into downtown Lewisburg with a great coffee shop and a pub that made me feel like I was back in Ireland!

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled on business
    • 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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NoNameCanyon, Owner at General Lewis Inn, responded to this review, December 13, 2013
Dear Friends,
Thanks very much for your kind comments on Trip Advisor. It's great to be compared to being in Ireland!!! Hope your travels bring you back to Lewisburg again. Sincerely, Nan
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

We stayed at the General Lewis Inn for our 35th anniversary. The room (223) was excellent. Dinner and breakfast in the restaurant was superb. The wait-staff were so friendly and helpful. A 5-star stay!!!!!!

Room Tip: This is an older inn with wonderful, cozy, rooms. A wonderful fire awaits you in the foyer.
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  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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NoNameCanyon, Owner at General Lewis Inn, responded to this review, November 27, 2013
Dear McClungs, Thanks for the great review on Trip Advisor. We also really appreciated the email. Yes, the Inn would not be the same without Elizabeth and Coleman. We'll look forward to having you back. Wishing you all the Joy of the Season, Thanksgiving and Christmas, and the coming New Year. Warm regards, Nan.
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Wonderful place to stay. Interesting rooms with antiques, good food, friendly. Great bicycling nearby on greenbrier trail. We have stayed many times and will be back soon. The town is interesting with small shops.

Room Tip: the doors to the unbooked rooms are open, look around and see what you like
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Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
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NoNameCanyon, Owner at General Lewis Inn, responded to this review, November 14, 2013
Dear Friends. What great words to hear "best place to stay in WV" !!! Thank you. Glad that you mentioned the Greenbrier River Bike Trail. That's a great attraction and we've had people start and/or finish the Trail from here at the Inn - three days of isolated river beauty and bird watching.
Wishing you the best for the Holiday. Nan
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Columbus, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Our queen bed room was bright, cheery, and nicely decorated. We're glad we made advance reservations for the dining room, as we would have been out of luck. Both locals and inn residents filled up the dining room. The staff was very busy, but not too busy to chat. We even had a chance to talk with the inn-keeper. We pass through Lewisburg four times a year on our way from Columbus, Ohio to Hampton Virginia. We now consider the General Lewis Inn a must-visit indulgence.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
    • 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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NoNameCanyon, Owner at General Lewis Inn, responded to this review, November 2, 2013
Dear Friends, Thanks so much for posting your delightful review on Trip Advisor. We'll look forward to you "to and from" stops here in Lewisburg. Sincerely, Nan
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Address: 301 East Washington Street, Lewisburg, WV 24901
Location: United States > West Virginia > Lewisburg
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in Lewisburg
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Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Antique filled country Inn serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. We've been welcoming the traveler with warm hospitality since 1929. ... more   less 
Also Known As:
General Lewis Hotel Lewisburg

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