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By the Side of the Road Getaway Lodging

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491 Garbers Church Rd, Harrisonburg, VA 22801-8409 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Breakfast included
Pool
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Booking was easy with great Suite recommendations from the owner/proprietor. Overall a VERY nice place with beautiful surroundings and comfortable Suites. Only disadvantages: At times, some road noise from an otherwise tranquil place, - and that Breakfast is not offered. It's a place that I...More

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Reviewed January 3, 2018

We love this place, this is our 4th visit. The Fitzgerald Cottage is our favorite, the cottage is so romantic, decorated with warm colors. Bed is so comfortable, the bath by the fire is a must try. And you will not be disappointed with the...More

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Response from ByTheSideInn, Owner at By the Side of the Road Getaway LodgingResponded January 19, 2018

How can we truly express our appreciation? Your loyal patronage is our incentive to maintain the quality of service we promise, even as we approach our 20th year. Thank you for taking time to share! Sincerely, Janice & Dennis

Reviewed 2 days ago

Fantastic room and much better option than a traditional hotel. Great location close to downtown so easy to grab a nice dinner out. We were driving through and looking for a last minute hotel and the owners were accommodating. Easy check in and check out....More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

I stayed in Fitzgerald Cottage. Pros: 1. Very comfortable bed. 2. Awesome front porch which was great to sit on. 3. Really pleasant surroundings, cute cabin. 4. Easy to get to Harrisonberg. Cons: 1. Toilet is down a spiral staircase that was a bit scary...More

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Response from ByTheSideInn, Owner at By the Side of the Road Getaway LodgingResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for sharing your experience at Fitzgerald Cottage, both positive and negative. It will assist others in determining whether ours is a choice for them. The intimacy of the cottage was accurately described; we will add a photo of the bidet and commode to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The place was amazing. Tks for the opportunity to enjoy a beautiful environment and reconnect with wife. The room was perfect and really enjoyed the cottage setup. The town and food was on point. We will be back.

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Response from ByTheSideInn, Owner at By the Side of the Road Getaway LodgingResponded 5 days ago

Nothing pleases us more than a return visit! Thank you so much for taking time to let others know your experience of Fitzgerald Cottage; most appreciated😊!

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Our former award-winning bed and breakfast, established in 1999, has been transformed into Harrisonburg, Virginia’s premier short-term rental property to serve your Getaway Lodging needs in a ...More unique and beautiful nine-acre “Oasis in the City.” Five cottages and one cozy apartment located on the nine-acre grounds of a 1789 Manor House with large fishing pond and deck all include the amenities expected in a high-end getaway lodging accommodation – luxury bedding and linens, spa tubs or multi-faucet shower rooms, mini kitchens, gorgeous décor, with privacy and intimacy. Our cottages are just minutes away from dozens of eateries offering gourmet menus for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and late-night food for sit-down or take-out. We are fully licensed, insured, and inspected to guarantee a professionally operated and maintained destination for your two-day or two-week “stay-cation”! Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
7
Formerly known as
By the Side of the Road Inn & Cottages
Also Known As
By The Side Of The Road Inn & Cottages Hotel Harrisonburg
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By The Side Of The Road Inn And Cottages
Location
United States > Virginia > Harrisonburg
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
7
Formerly known as
By the Side of the Road Inn & Cottages
Also Known As
By The Side Of The Road Inn & Cottages Hotel Harrisonburg
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By The Side Of The Road Inn And Cottages
Location
United States > Virginia > Harrisonburg
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themidnightwill
March 24, 2015|
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Response from ByTheSideInn | Property representative |
Good morning! Thank you for your question. The Ardor of Hope Suite whirlpool tub is a one-person tub rather than two. The Bergey, Quill and Fitzgerald Cottages have whirlpool tubs for two. Thank you! Hope to have you!
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greatfulltraveler
January 21, 2015|
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Response from jacap23 |
The Fitzgerald Cottage and The Bishop's Retreat have king beds. We'll hope to have you!
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"Just amazing..."
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"I would say maybe update the DVDs that are there. Although we did watch 4 of the movies. But an updated DVD..."
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"The cottages are across from the main lodge which makes it very quiet and private"
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"Internet was kind of pokey. But wasnt a big deal to us."
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