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The John Penrose Virden House

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our 10th year in a row stay, and as always, it was outstanding! You won't find nicer hosts than Jim and Ruth. Their attention to detail and creative breakfasts are second to none. Their home is beautiful, full of antique furniture and other items. You will love having breakfast on the porch and having conversations with other couples,... More 

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Annapolis
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am a 25+ year Marriott vet, and my wife also from hospitality industry, so tend to be pretty picky in our lodging experiences, and seldom have the opportunity to do B&Bs. Our stay this Summer under the care of Ruth & Jim WAY surpassed our expectations! Their home was beautiful, our room had all the nice touches, and their... More 

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Great Falls, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2016

Our stay at the John Penrose Virden House could not have been better. Our room (Rose Cottage) was roomy, comfortable and quiet. The unique breakfasts were delicious and memorable. We look forward to staying there again. Nicola & John

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Havre de Grace, Maryland
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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Upon your arrival to this beautiful bed and breakfast you will feel welcomed. Jim and Ruth our kind and gracious hosts add personal touches to your stay, such as fresh fruit in your room and fresh flowers. The gardens outside are tended with love and care and sitting on their beautiful porch swing in the evening is a must do.... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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17 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

My girlfriend and I spent a lovely weekend at this B&B. We have stayed at many a B&B around the country and can say that the Virden House is up there at top. From the reservation experience to the attentive care we enjoyed, Jim and Ruth were most gracious. My girlfriend has quite a few dietary restrictions and B&Bs have... More 

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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Jim and Ruth, the innkeepers, have created a remarkable place, as evidenced but he fact that all the guest in this small (four bedroom) b and b have been here before. Ruth is a marvelous chef and the breakfast they serve is sumptuous (and never the same - they keep a computerized record of the breakfasts they have previously served... More 

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Bromma, Sweden
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Our family stayed at the Virden house for four nights in the beginning of July. We had a wonderful time and were very well taken care of by Ruth and Jim. They helped us with everything we asked for from checking the availability of the tennis courts to recommending restaurants. As we went to the beach during the days we... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

My boyfriend and I recently visited this B&B- as my first one, and his "many-th" time and it exceeded both of our expectations! We stayed in the master room, and everything was clean, gorgeous, and the home in itself has many antiques and things to enjoy! We were greeted with wine and cheese, a tour of the entire home and... More 

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Indiana, Pennsylvania
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131 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were absolutely thrilled to be able to stay in the cottage. Ruth and James are wonderful hosts whom pay attention to every detail to make your stay met comfortable. We plan to make another trip in the winter.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

For two hot days in July, we filled up Virden House (two families on vacation together), and were very pleased with the service and personal attention and care that Jim and Ruth put into making our stay memorable. The house is extremely charming, and it is obvious that they have put a great deal of effort into making it something... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about The John Penrose Virden House

Address: 217 2nd St, Lewes, DE 19958-1325
Location: United States > Delaware > Lewes
Price Range: $120 - $235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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