We'd never been in this part of WV and came for an overnighter to check it out. We booked at Koolwink based on the reviews and are very glad we did! The decor is very fun and many (most? all?) of the furnishings look to be original to the motel - but are meticulously kept up. It was kitschy, retro fun, right down to the bottle opener on the bathroom doorjamb. Definitely a blast from the past to road trips with my parents.
The room was huge by today's standards - plenty of space to spread out, even with two beds, a sitting area with a lamp with a truly amazing lampshade, a dresser/desk/TV stand console that ran the length of the room. Fridge was a big plus, and the wifi was just fine. Lots of counter space by the sink with the classic old-fashioned vanity-in-the-room-toilet-and-bath-separate set-up. There is a folding room divider you can use if you need privacy at the sink area.
One slight negative - there is no vent in the bathroom, and two showers really brought on quite a build up of moisture that didn't have anywhere to go, despite leaving the door open all night. The result was a clammy feel in the bathroom that wasn't a problem for our one-night stay but would likely be unpleasant for longer.
The setting is lovely - check out the bridge over a lovely stream out back. Romney itself is a charming and unexpectedly old town with some lovely historic buildings. We weren't in town for the running of the Potomac Eagle excursion train, but we checked out the site and it looks like a lot of fun. We visited the Indian Mound Cemetery with it's one mound, a very pretty bell tower and a nice view. We also visited the site of Fort Mill where there are interpretive signs and pleasant hikes.
We ate the Italian Touch - recommended by the proprietor - and had a quite good pizza. Breakfast was at Shirley's Diner - great small diner-type place with wonderful skillet potatoes and very good pancakes.
We stayed down by the road, but it might be interesting to check out the units further up the hill.
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