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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The new owners have been in place just three months. I hope Mr. Rittenhouses's loyal following continues to come. And new customers have patience with the remodeling. Small business is what makes our country prosper. It is a beautiful setting, comfortable beds, good air conditioning. We look forward to coming back in the fall and next spring when the azaleas... More 

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Petersburg, Alaska
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6 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Convenient location right off the highway for our stay during a road trip. Apparently under new ownership- clearly in the middle of some much needed sprucing up/ updating; I think we got an updated room with a small refrigerator and flatscreen TV. Very friendly and accommodating staff (new owner herself?) Lovely setting in the trees; My 6 year old boy... More 

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Thank Lee C
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I pulled up late late late at night, and I was so tired I was having an even harder time walking then usual. I walked up the steps to see there wasn't anyone there, just a note with a number to call. I was frustrated, but I called and dent get an answer. At this point I'm on the verge... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

We spent two rainy days at this cute little place. There are no amenities but it had true old time charm. There is a really beautiful trail that runs through the property. I noticed that this lodge is for sale. I really hope that whomever purchases it will keep it pretty much like it is. I'd love to go back.

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

This place was a real treat, super friendly staff, very private. Since first coming here we have tried finding other Motels with such charm but do not compare. Rittenhouse Motor lodge is one in a million, tranquil landscaping makes you forget you are right down street from Cape Charles.

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Liberty Township, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

This was certainly a charming, peaceful step back in time. Our room was furnished with danish modern furniture probably from the 50's or early 60's that was in like new condition. Very cozy clean room, comfortable bed, & nice hot shower. Loved walking the trails on the grounds. Staff was very friendly. If you are looking for an ultra modern... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This place has been around since I was a child. My grandparents lived right down the street from there. Several years ago my grandmother Katie Dousky passed away and the owners having known her accommodated almost all of our family at a discounted price. They were very thoughtful and caring. Although it may be dated some things are more important.... More 

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Manns Harbor, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Nothing fancy and not cheap, but a delightful stay and very retro-cool. We would return. The bed was comfortable and the internet was working great and the peaceful beauty of the property is not to be missed.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Mr. Bob Rittenhouse was a delight ! He took over the lodge from his father in 1953. We decided to stay there overnight on our way to OBX. The next morning we only had about 2 1/2 hours to Nags Head, NC. The place CLEAN, beautiful grounds, and Mr. Bob couldn't have been more friendly to us. He recommended the... More 

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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The Rittenhouse is one of our favorite places to stay for a long weekend in VA. The owner, Bob is very friendly and makes the stay comfortable and memorable. The rooms are circa 1950's, super clean and comfortable. Each with a little patio area with which, to sit out front. There is a small walking trail by the motel as... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Rittenhouse Motor Lodge

Address: 23054 Lankford Hwy, Cape Charles, VA 23310-2112
Location: United States > Virginia > Cape Charles
Number of rooms: 13
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