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    By the Side of the Road Inn & Cottages

    491 Garbers Church Rd, Harrisonburg, VA 22801-8409
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    Reviewed August 29, 2013

    Just wasn't that great. OK staff, OK rooms, OK amenities. Comparable to camping. Some buildings need new paint. Innkeepers weren't always around when needed. You get what you pay for. Good for an average family.

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    Response from by the side of the road, Owner at By the Side of the Road Inn & CottagesResponded September 5, 2013

    This is a fraudulent review. We are in the process of working with TripAdvisor to remove this review.

    Reviewed August 23, 2013

    We arrived to a personalized welcome and soothing music. There was cream sherry and candy. The bed was so comfortable with the softest sheets. The bathroom was awesome with a huge whirlpool tub next to a 2 sided gas fireplace. It was too warm to...More

    Thank JudiBC
    Response from by the side of the road, Manager at By the Side of the Road Inn & CottagesResponded October 8, 2013

    Dear JudiBC: Thank you for taking the time to review By the Side of the Road! We are so glad you enjoyed one of our romantic cottages. We are glad you appreciated the location and all that our area has to offer. We enjoyed meeting...More

    Reviewed August 21, 2013

    My wife and I spent two wonderful nights celebrating our 15th wedding anniversary in the Water Lily Suite. Soft music was playing on our arrival. A personalized welcome sign was waiting for us. The room was just right! Comfy bed with super-soft sheets, spa/rainfall shower,...More

    Thank Aaron S
    Response from by the side of the road, Owner at By the Side of the Road Inn & CottagesResponded September 19, 2013

    It's very gratifying to know that this significant landmarke (15 years of marriage) was a very enjoyable celebration. Thank you for the specifics relative to our location - literally, "by the side of road", yet still quiet and peaceful. It's one our biggest challenges: aptly...More

    Reviewed August 18, 2013

    My colleagues gave me a gift certificate to By The Side of the Road as a retirement gift. My husband and I spent two nights in the Mountain Laurel suite and it was like our own private world. The suits are away from the main...More

    Thank ZOEHART
    Response from by the side of the road, Owner at By the Side of the Road Inn & CottagesResponded August 21, 2013

    Zoehart: Thank you for your kind review. We're so glad you had a nice time and even more happy your co-workers decided to send you to us in the first place! We enjoyed your visit and talking briefly at check-out. We wish you the best...More

    Reviewed July 22, 2013

    By the side of the Road is a 1790s era manor house with cottages as well on the property. Tucked away on a relatively quiet street in Harrisonburg, Virginia, (surprisingly quiet since the road adjoining the inn is four lanes - but residential), this inn...More

    Thank JohnKMiamiLakes
    Response from by the side of the road, Owner at By the Side of the Road Inn & CottagesResponded August 21, 2013

    JohnKMiamiLakes: Thank you for your review! W hope you'll be back to visit us again in the future when you need a quiet getaway. We appreciate the feed back and wish you all the best. -Anna

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • $200 - $335 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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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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    January 21, 2015|
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    The Fitzgerald Cottage and The Bishop's Retreat have king beds. We'll hope to have you!
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    "Steep enough stairs up to rooms if you have trouble climbing or carrying up stairs. Only one flight though..."
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    "Does have stairs down to the bathroom"
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    "You can't go wrong whatever room you stay in."
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    "We stayed in the Water Lily Cottage. Absolutely lovely."
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