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Historic General Lewis Inn

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Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed here while on a business trip and thoroughly enjoyed the inn. Some of the rooms have been re-modeled and some have not. I stayed in one of the older rooms, but still loved the experience. The staff was more then helpful as was the owner when I experienced some difficulties with my bath tub. It was very quickly... More 

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Singer Island, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved staying here. The rooms are large, our bathroom was the size of a postage stamp but that was ok. The other room we had, had a much larger bathroom and fireplace. The employees were nice. It's a great place to spend the weekend and explore Lewisburg. Be sure to eat breakfast there. It is good and much better than... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is gorgeous and authentically historic. All staff were gracious and accommodating. We stayed in room 208, lots of reports of paranormal activity, but sadly did not experience it. The downside is the prices of drinks in the bar, and no coffee in the room. Coffee is available from 6 to 9 a.m. Although the restaurant gets good reviews,... More 

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England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is located a short walk from a well maintained and historic downtown and the Genaral Lewis hasmaintained it's history, charm and integrity. Though smaller in size the rooms take you back to an older period in time that a customer would expect to experience. The wi-fi was excellent , the staff polite and friendly with the complementary breakfast... More 

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Ashburn, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm so glad that we stayed at the General Lewis Inn, we could walk to everything in the area. The rooms are very comfortable and the hospitality was outstanding. Make sure that you eat at the restaurant there as well. Some of the best breakfast in town.

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Conway, South Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We are bed and breakfast people, we prefer to stay in these rather than hotels. We drove 2-hours out of our way to stay at this location due to possible paranormal activity. The inn is stately and graciously appointed. The desk staff were pleasant and friendly and allowed us to check in a bit early (we'd had 2-hours of sleep... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

The inn is beautifully restored yet keeps the historical qualities. The staff was very friendly and helpful in giving us directions and information on places to eat and visit. Because it is an historical property be aware that the floors can be uneven and you have to walk up stairs to the second floor. Our room (206) had a very... More 

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Washington DC
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Warning: this is not an economical choice for the solo traveler. The grounds are beautiful. The rooms so well preserved and tastefully decorated. The bar is welcoming. The staff was responsive, accommodating, knowledgeable and friendly. I enjoyed the spacious upgraded room, the expansive gardens and was happy to spend most of my getaway at the inn rather than shopping.

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Northern Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

The bathroom in Room 122 is so small and inadequate, it pretty much dampened any enthusiasm we may have had about staying here. Countertop space was very limited, which meant keeping cosmetics and toiletries on the dresser just outside the bathroom. Even a small shelf between the sink and mirror would have been helpful. The poor quality "antique" bathroom mirror... More 

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

Yes, it was almost romantic. We arrived just after the flood. Most of the time we were there we were on water restrictions. The place was well maintained and the room service was great for what they were dealing with. My biggest complaint is that I tried contacting them after the flood to find out if we should come. Because... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Boutique Lodging in an Historic and Lovely Inn. We offer the modern traveler gracious service, a tranquil garden, a farm to table restaurant; Jefferson Dining Room, a cocktail bar; Thistle Lounge, and a lovely gift shoppe filled with silk and cashmere robes, spa products, and treasures. We welcome you seven days a week. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Historic General Lewis Inn

Address: 1236 E Washington St, Lewisburg, WV 24901-1425
Location: United States > West Virginia > Lewisburg
Price Range: $123 - $172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 25
Also Known As:
General Lewis Hotel Lewisburg
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