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The John Penrose Virden House

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“wine and cheese”(11 reviews)
“front porch”(21 reviews)
“york cottage”(7 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

The Virden house was exceptionally clean, and well appointed. The Breakfasts were delicious, attractively presented and diverse. Parking was convenient and secure.Daily housekeeping was a pleasant surprise.

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Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing time staying at his B&B, it was perfect for our first time visiting Lewes. Ruth and Jim were excellent hosts and provided great suggestions for restaurants and activities in town. Breakfast was a beautiful mix of delicious locally sourced food, and...More

Thank Ingrid W
Reviewed June 1, 2018

We spent a wonderful weekend in Lewes, Delaware, and stayed for at least the fifteenth time at the John Penrose Virden House, a beautiful Victorian bed and breakfast a block away from downtown Lewes. Our innkeepers, Ruth and Jim Edwards, were so friendly and helpful...More

Thank 130MichaelD
Reviewed April 18, 2018

We only stay at this B&B when we travel to Lewes. We started staying with Jim and Ruth Edwards back in the early 2000's and never looked back. If Jim and Ruth aren't in town, we don't stay in Lewes! Spotlessly clean rooms, magnificent gourmet...More

Thank coachsmed
Reviewed December 11, 2017

We stayed at this B&B last night and it was wonderful in every way. A delightful period house near the center of Lewes, beautifully furnished, immaculately clean and with the most gracious of hosts. So many finishing touches to our stay- from wine before dinner...More

Thank Mary W
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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Price range
$120 - $235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$120 - $235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"All rooms are comfortable and beautifully furnished!"
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"Penrose Room or Harbor View are great! The suite if you need more room and the York Cottage out back for more..."
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"If you want privacy book the York Cottage. Private entrance and removed from the rest of the house."
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"The entire house was quiet and extremely well-maintained. We stayed in the York Cottage, but I would stay in..."
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