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Colonial Houses-Colonial Williamsburg

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is our second trip to Williamsburg and it has changed a bit since the last time we were here. We decided to stay in another Colonial house. If you are traveling on a budget this is probably not for you. The cost has gone up considerably since our last stay here several years ago. However, if service is important... More 

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new york ny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the Market Square Kitchen which is situated behind the tavern where Jefferson stayed while attending college. The rooms are spacious and well laid out with period furnishings and of course the canopy bed in front of the fireplace is a must. There is a room upstairs with two twin beds and a bathroom and downstairs is the canopied... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took my 5 year old son for a two night fun trip to Williamsburg and stayed in the colonial houses with him. It was so much fun to stay in a "real" colonial room with him. Best of all was the location; it was smack in the middle of Duke of Gloucester Street, the main area of the colonial... More 

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Florence, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

We've been to Williamsburg 4 times in the last 30 years and this is the first time we stayed in one of the original Colonial Taverns, the Market Square Tavern, which is directly across the street from Chownings. I was told that Thomas Jefferson stayed there, which made it even more special. We were served sparkling wine on arrival &... More 

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Bergen County New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

Everyone should try staying within the Colonial City in the Colonial Houses just once...if you love CW you'll be hooked and want to try staying in them all. Walk out the door and you're right there. They have all the modern conveniences and the charm of the colonial times....There are single lodging houses and tavern houses which have multiple rooms... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

We visited Williamsburg with our two children (9 and 12), and I wanted them to REALLY feel the time period of the town we were visiting. As I looked around the internet for accommodations, I came across the Colonial Houses, which are rented through the Williamsburg Inn. What a great choice!!!! Our family of four was placed in the Orrell... More 

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Cincinnati
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

I stayed in the Moody Kitchen. I stayed here for the authentic experience, I got it. I loved the little house but I always felt a little damp, even more so in the bed at night. The building is over 200 years old and the floor sits close to the ground. It's a bit musty smelling like an old basement... More 

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Richmond,Va, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

We stayed in a wonderful reproduction house on Duke of Gloucester Street in colonial Williamsburg. All the furnishings including the four poster queen size bed were original copies of what would be in a 16th century home. What surprised us most was the cost. Because of the location one would expect the cost to be much greater when in reality... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

We had always wanted to stay in a colonial house and took the opportunity on our recent visit. Opted for the Taste of the Tavern package -- included breakfast for two days at the Regency Room of the Williamsburg Inn (hard to beat), dinner at the King's Arms Tavern, plus admission to all of the features in the Historica Area.... More 

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Norwalk, CT
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

We stayed in a Colonial House for our final night in Williamsburg. It was an absolutely thrilling authentic experience. I don't understand the reviews saying the rooms were "too small," etc. They're supposed to be like, that. It's part of the authenticity! My wife and I had a four-poster, and our kids had a trundle bed. Certainly worth the experience!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Authentic reproductions of colonial houses with 18th century antique furnishings, set in historic area. Authentic period reproductions such as a canopy bed and a crackling fire in the hearth. Stay in the heart of the Revolutionary City with all the comforts of home. Enjoy access to dining, recreation, and spa amenities in addition to admission ticket discounts and exclusive guest-only offerings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Colonial Houses-Colonial Williamsburg

Address: 136 E Francis St, Williamsburg, VA 23185-4271
Location: United States > Virginia > Williamsburg
Price Range: $228 - $240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Colonial Houses-Colonial Williamsburg 2.5*
Number of rooms: 82
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