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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently went to Colonial Williamsburg for a mid-winter break and were rather distressed by what we experienced. First, the Williamsburg Inn,a truly first-class property, was closed for renovations. So we decided to stay in one of the Colonial houses--a bedroom and separate sitting room in a reconstructed cottage. It was charming, if somewhat down-at-the-heel considering the price. Unfortunately, the...

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Northern Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed in the Colonial Houses several times (in different rooms in a few different inns/houses on Duke of Gloucester) and they have always been great. Our most recent stay was in the Market Street Tavern. Our room was very nice, with plenty of space for both of us. Although definitely having a period feel, of course, it also...

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you have the cash, at least once in your life you should stay in one of CW's colonial houses instead of a regular hotel (although we've had great experiences in all of CW's hotels). This option gives you the opportunity to stay in a real 18th century house, full of repro furniture, right in the historic area. Rates during...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First, the rooms are small, isolated, and do not include all conveniences of modern hotels (card scans, etc.), so if you want that don't stay here. But for a historic experience with modern necessities (i.e. electricity, running water) this is the best way to experience Colonial Williamsburg. It's also a plus that the place is overseen by the luxurious Williamsburg...

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Cape Charles, Virginia
Reviewed December 17, 2016

What do expect for $325.00 per night. A uncontrollable heater with the room about 90. A multi-selection shower head with one working as a dribble of water exits. Consider a 1950's motel in rural Georgia that has not been renavated since 1965. You have good idea what this house looks like. What is it worth per night, about $65.00

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed December 13, 2016

Our whole stay in Colonial Williamsburg was fantastic! When we checked in, we were offered champagne or sparkling cider - to which I gladly accepted after traveling all day. :) Someone brought our luggage up to our room, which was very nice since we were up one flight of stairs and it was a narrow staircase. We stayed in the...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed November 29, 2016

I've stayed in several of the Colonial Houses and they're great if you're a family who wants to stay together. One of my favorites is the Market Square Kitchen. It has a large fireplace and the staff will come over a build a fire for you. The canopied bed and handicapped accessible bathroom on the first floor are wonderful Upstairs...

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1Thank patd90
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Reviewed November 16, 2016

We stayed in the first floor of the Nicholas - Tyler Office. It was very comfortable, spacious and had a great location. I would recommend it to anyone. Unit had a Keurig coffemaker, 2 double beds with canopies and lots of comfortable furniture.

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LNoble1964, Manager at Colonial Houses-Colonial Williamsburg, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words about your recent visit to the Nicholas Tyler Office. It sounds as though you very much enjoyed your accommodations. Please let me know if you had difficulties with your visit beyond your accommodations, as your rating of this visit seems that you might have. I will be happy to assist in any...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed November 14, 2016

We stayed in the Chriswell Bucktrout house. Our rooms were on the bottom floor. One was in the back and had a canopy bed. The other room was in the front and was quite large, with a fireplace. We learned later that Margaret Thatcher had stayed in this room. Staying in these houses have their "drawbacks" (for some people). They...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed November 9, 2016

The "home" in which we stayed was originally an outbuilding for a larger home known as the Moody House. It was refinished very nicely. Very comfortable bed and bedding. Bathroom had modern high-quality plumbing. We would stay here again.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in 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: $167 - $240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Colonial Houses-Colonial Williamsburg 3*
Number of rooms: 82
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“Colonial Houses offers a PDF on-line showing all the room options (GOOGLE "PDF of Colonial Houses Williamsburg")”
 of 5 bubbles JCF209, Sep 30, 2016 | Read review
“Choose a house over a tavern room. It will be larger.”
  • The bath is all in one room no vanity.
  • Rooms are quite small and if you want 2 beds they are twins.
 of 5 bubbles CarleneK_11, Sep 20, 2016 | Read review
“Call speak to a representative to get the best experience for you!”
 of 5 bubbles bquack, Aug 14, 2016 | Read review
“You can book a room on line but be sure to call and request a location and floor level.”
 of 5 bubbles U9691GSjamesl, Jun 30, 2016 | Read review
“Ask to stay away from A/C and Machinery room”
  • Brick House Tavern Room
 of 5 bubbles 1969usmc1988, Jun 9, 2016 | Read review
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