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Lafayette Inn and Restaurant

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146 Main St, Stanardsville, VA 22973
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Gainesville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed in Taylor room--perfect for our family: kids in one room, parents in the other--with doors for peace and quiet! Comfortable accomadations, spacious room Fantastic restaurant--had a great dinner and complimentary breakfast the next day (omelettes, french toast, etc)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unique stay at the 1840s hotel. What is most interesting about this building is that it is about 80% original. The staff is very friendly. The room is large with a sitting area. The restaurant is excellent and the chef is very friendly and interacts with the patrons. This is a unique place to stay and dine.

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Lafayette1840, Owner at Lafayette Inn and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you- it was our pleasure having you visit (and dine) with us! Alan More 

Greensboro, North Carolina
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

When I open up the door I was greeted with a bottle of champagne two champagne glasses and chocolates( they had me with welcome) the room is old it has antique furniture it really makes you feel like you're going back in time. We did have dinner down in the restaurant where it was absolutely wonderful I had Seafood Diablo... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

We were welcomed with a beautifully landscaped archway and entrance and then escorted to our room by a polite gentleman carrying a small tray of champagne and chocolates. I was impressed. However, when he opened the door to our room, I felt as if I stepped back 25 years. The room was clean but had not been updated in a... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Seeking an overnight break from our drive along the Skyline drive & Shanandoah Valley, we picked this place, as it was circa 20 miles off the Skyline Drive along Hwy 33, and looked fun, interesting and not at all like the mega-chain bed-factories. Built in 1840 in a Federalist style with three levels, sweeping colonnaded porches, and with a frame... More 

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Lafayette1840, Owner at Lafayette Inn and Restaurant, responded to this review

Lovely review- Thank you! Chef/Owner (yes, "control freak") Alan (BTW- If you took the room photos- love to have/use a copy. Beautiful lighting!). More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Excellent service, food, wine, and accommodations. Me and my three friends did the ten course dinner with wine pairing. Our only complaint was that we couldn't eat all of the food. Each dish that came out was better than the last. Every wine was perfectly paired. We also spent the night in the Tyler suite. The rooms were clean and... More 

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Lafayette1840, Owner at Lafayette Inn and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks Cindy. You ladies made it easy to want to please! Counting on your returning for another "Girls weekend". - Alan More 

Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

The Inn is historic, and as such, the room reflect that time period. Stayed in the Monroe room. The room was clean and the bed was comfortable. The lighting was dim and there was no temperature control in the room. There is a keurig coffee maker, which I enjoyed having a cup of coffee prior to breakfast. A nice breakfast... More 

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Lafayette1840, Owner at Lafayette Inn and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We will look at how we can make our Chef Tasting offering more clear- we have hosted over 3,000 and have (and will continue) to have it be a true reflection of our menu offering- a "tasting" in essence. That said, we ALWAYS want to exceed the guests expectations- and appreciate your feedback so we... More 

Raymond, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

We LOVED staying at the Lafayette Inn and have said several times since our return home 'Can't we just live in the Wilson room & go down to breakfast in the morning?" We stayed in the Wilson room which had an off-street door direct to our own set of stairs to a 'loft' area that housed the bedroom on one... More 

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Lafayette1840, Owner at Lafayette Inn and Restaurant, responded to this review

Yes you can just live in the Wilson and come for breakfast! (Thanks for the kind words)- Alan & Kaye More 

Easton, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Escape from the hustle and bustle to this quaint inn. We stayed three nights and enjoyed the ten course dinner. The innkeepers make you feel at home without being intrusive. It is a short ride from the DC area.

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Lafayette1840, Owner at Lafayette Inn and Restaurant, responded to this review

Kaye and I hope you'll make another Mother/Daughter visit with us! - Alan (& Kaye) More 

Silver Point, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We did the Chef's Tasting Dinner at the Lafayette Inn and could not have enjoyed it more! The food, wine and camaraderie was awesome. Chef Alan explained the courses and wine to us; he's so personable. Erin our waitress was also a delight. We enjoyed every course and the slow pace of the evening. There were six couples and after... More 

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Lafayette1840, Owner at Lafayette Inn and Restaurant, responded to this review

"A good time was had by all"...Thanks! We look forward to seeing you again! - Chef Alan More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Trip Advisor "Travelers Choice" for both the Inn and Restaurant. * Award winning restaurant- on site. * Happy Hour- Fridays & Saturdays 4pm-6pm on the Upper Deck (May-Oct) * Gourmet Burgers * Ice Cream- Rated on of the top in Virginia * Sunday Brunch * Local craft beer, cider, wines as well as full bar service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lafayette Inn and Restaurant

Address: 146 Main St, Stanardsville, VA 22973
Location: United States > Virginia > Stanardsville
Price Range: $152 - $219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Lafayette Inn and Restaurant 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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