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17440 True Blue Ln, Culpeper, VA 22735-2230
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Updated 02/26/21


#1 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in Culpeper
Travelers' Choice
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Inspired by Thoreau’s Walden, Walden Hall is a luxury Bed and Breakfast and event space nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. This beautiful home sits on 10 acres of rolling farmland in the tranquil countryside of Culpeper, Virginia; the perfect setting for a romantic getaway, family gathering or memorable wedding.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Complimentary instant cofffee
Game room
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Banquet room
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Private pool
Saltwater pool
Shallow end in pool
Fence around pool
Complimentary tea
Outdoor dining area
Horseback riding
Board games / puzzles
Couples massage
Full body massage
Neck massage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Sun deck
Sun umbrellas
First aid kit
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Air conditioning
Separate dining area
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Sofa bed
Walk-in shower
Wardrobe / closet
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Electric kettle
On-demand movies
iPod docking station
Whirlpool bathtub
Bath / shower
Hair dryer
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Mountain view
Pool view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
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Katie B wrote a review Nov 2020
4 contributions1 helpful vote
Walden Hall sits on one of the most idyllic settings you will ever see! The B&B is set back on acres of beautiful property with a gorgeous pond in the front. We stayed in the lovely Thoreau's Pond Suite on the first floor. It was a beautiful room with a luxurious bathroom. The pool area is wonderful as well! If we had had more time I would have loved to spend the whole day sitting and relaxing out there as it was so peaceful. The owners and staff are lovely. We ate breakfast on the porch overlooking the pond. What a beautiful way to start our day. The meal was top notch! We were served a delicious frittata with bacon, fresh fruit, yogurt, granola and pastries. The presentation was beautiful as was the taste! It was evident that a lot of care went into the preparation. We usually choose a B&B because it is located in an area we want to explore; Walden Hall, however, is a destination in and of itself! I hope to return soon just to escape the routine of daily life.
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Date of stay: July 2020
afrozenmoment wrote a review May 2020
Washington DC, District of Columbia9 contributions4 helpful votes
This was the second time we stayed at Walden Hall, and this time for our 3rd anniversary. The first trip was so idyllic and lovely that it was the only place we would even consider going to for a safe and tranquil staycation since our trip to Jamaica was canceled. Dave and Julie did not disappoint - in fact, they were exceptional. Walden Hall had been closed due to coronavirus restrictions and they planned to open for Memorial Day weekend. Our anniversary falls before this and they were so very thoughtful to open a few days earlier to make our day so special. The ladies who prepared breakfast (which was soooo good) and the house wore masks and gloves at all times and were absolutely wonderful. It was so relaxing to be able to be out in the open, with water, cows, ducks, and amazing grounds and be able to breathe easy without having to worry about masks and passersby. Watching movies in the home theatre downstairs was one of our favorite things to do. The Walt Whitman Suite is divine. And the little touches - like leaving packets of disinfecting wipes in our room, thoughtfully prepared breakfast menus, and clear signage for these new times we're in - were all so appreciated. We will definitely be returning to Walden Hall - next time when it's a little warmer and probably with friends! Thank you again, Dave and Julie.
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Date of stay: May 2020
TLA419 wrote a review Mar 2020
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We were so fortunate to be able to stay at Walden Hall during Thanksgiving time with our Family! It was so great to have most of us all together. Walden is just the most beautiful B&B. It is so peaceful and quiet, the home is decorated so elegant, the ambience is just perfect! We had so much fun in the game room, playing pool and cards till the we hours in the morning. The theater room was just awesome for some of those family members who just wanted to relax and watch a movie. We had the gourmet kitchen to cook in and lots of Bald Top Beer to drink. The view is nothing but spectacular! The home overlooks a fully stocked pond, with plenty of fishing poles available to use. We couldn't have asked for a better time to spend with our family and with plenty of space to not be on top of each other. The owners were awesome and had everything we needed or asked for. A place you MUST visit! Love Walden Hall!
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Date of stay: November 2019
Culture240833 wrote a review Mar 2020
1 contribution
My husband and I were in the area for a family reunion and booked into the Longfellow Suite. Our stay was perfect — start to finish, booking to checkout. The location is breathtaking; the inn idyllic — instantly inviting, perfectly warm and cozy (and immaculately kept). Our innkeepers — Julie and Dave — were welcoming and expert: Their advice on how to make the most of our visit to the region made our stay a truly memorable one (the hikes! the vistas! their sister brewery!). Our only regret is that we didn’t book a longer stay. Needless to say, we’re looking forward already to finding our way back — Walden or bust! THANKS so much for a truly perfect getaway.
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
janamitrad wrote a review Mar 2020
Spotsylvania, Virginia91 contributions9 helpful votes
If you are thinking of doing a wedding here, avoid it all cost. The owner is just not someone you can trust. We went there with a wedding planner to size it. It was an excellent place until we met the owner who 1) tried to round trip the wedding planner and get us to cut her out (how unscrupulous is that);2) tried to raise the price from what she had negotiated with the wedding planner. That was it for us. Even though the place is wonderful, it just wasn’t worth the hassle dealing with someone who was so unscrupulous. If she did this during early stage negotiations, imagine what she would do down the road? Maybe pull the plug of the wedding? So anyone thinking of doing a wedding here, just be aware.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Traveled on business
Response from David Fulton, Owner at Walden Hall
Responded Mar 20, 2020
Dear Wedding Prospect, I am very sorry to read this review, and I must admit that I am not remembering your visit, or who you are. I am the owner of Walden Hall, and I REQUIRE a wedding planner for each large event. I also have a published contract price for events, and would never try to negotiate a charge or absolutely NEVER cut out the requirement for your wedding planner, which is critical to the requirements in my contract. Additionally, our prices are set for the year, and I do not change them or negotiate them, so you must be mistaken. If you are the party that came to our venue and then asked us to match another venue price in New York State, I am so sorry, but we are unable to do that. That is not our business model. We provide quality and consistent events and luxury accomodations based on a published price schedule. If you wish to discuss this further, and identify yourselves as prospectives who completed a visit at my venue, I am happy to review all the contract and pricing schedules at your convenience. Kind regards to you, Julie Haines, Owner, Walden Hall Voted #1 Wedding Venue 4 years running, by Virginia Living Magazine
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Frequently Asked Questions about Walden Hall
Which popular attractions are close to Walden Hall?
Nearby attractions include Cedar Mountain Battlefield (4.9 miles), Country Shoppes of Culpeper (3.5 miles), and Spring Haven Farm (4.4 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Walden Hall?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Walden Hall?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Walden Hall?
Guests can enjoy complimentary tea, free instant coffee, and an outdoor dining area during their stay.
Is parking available at Walden Hall?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Walden Hall?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are pets allowed at Walden Hall?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to Walden Hall?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Burgandine House (7.1 miles).
Is Walden Hall accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.