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Lafayette Inn and Restaurant

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Annandale, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were spending two days hiking in Shenandoah National Park and decided to stay here for the night. It is close to the Swift Run Gap entrance to the park. The building has been an Inn for most of its 170 year history and the difficulty of maintaining such a property shows on the outside. But the rooms and restaurant... More 

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Georgetown, South Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I were looking for a lunch spot after leaving the Shenandoah National Park so I googled nearby restaurants. The Lafayette Inn popped up. It had great reviews so we decided to give it a try. So glad we did!! It was a Sunday afternoon around 2:00 ish. Much to our delight we had just missed the Sunday... More 

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

Thank you. You have made Annelise's day (New (sweet) hire). We look forward to your making a return trip. - Alan More 

Charlottesville, Virginia
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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like gourmet hamburgers, The Lafayette Inn probably has one to enthrall you. The wide selection features almost every imaginable combination - served with Brie, Tomato and Sour Cream, or the Normandy Burger with herbed cheese (my choice) or any of the regional flavors one might encounter on a trip around the US. You can choose an alternative of... More 

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

Our pleasure...thanks. Alan & Kaye More 

Gainesville, Florida
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

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 July 10, 2016 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
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 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • 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 )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • 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 22973-2970
Location: United States > Virginia > Stanardsville
Price Range: $152 - $229 (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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