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Hornsby House Inn

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an amazing place. David is very knowledgeable and a wonderful host, just let him know what you are looking for in activities and he will point you in the right direction. He had great recommendations and was great learning more about the area and the house over breakfast as he is available every morning. In addition, Philip makes one... More 

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Hanover, New Hampshire
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23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

David and Phil are the consummate hosts- brothers who are full of history, kindness and Virginia warmth. The inn is well appointed, near the Victory Monument and the battlefield at Yorktown and walking distance to the historic village and the waterfront. Best Inn ever! Rooms were spacious and comfortable and breakfasts set a high bar for other places we'll stay!... More 

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So. California
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33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived and were greeted by Jeanette, we felt at home. This is a huge house with 2 large rooms plus dining room downstairs as well as the building being surrounded by open and a screened porch. The bedrooms are upstairs, so we packed only what we needed from our car and left the large suitcases. Our... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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Reviewed October 29, 2016

We found this charming and historic B & B online while en-route to the Virginia coast from Charlottseville. It was 7pm, dark and unfamiliar to my wife and I. We were game to try an Inn with some personality, and boy did we find it! Walking in cold we were warmly greeted by the Innkeeper and quickly shown the choice... More 

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4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed September 19, 2016

Hornsby House is simply a wonderful 1930s B&B family owned & run B&B located in Yorktown with an easy walk to the town's restaurants & water front. The house is full of family pictures, furniture and other family related personal items. During our stay, we were looked after by Phil Hornsby (grandson of the original owner) and by Jeanette the... More 

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Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

We picked this spot based on the pictures and excellent reviews and they were spot on! David was thorough in his communication regarding reservations, where to park, suggestions on where to sight see, offered to make dinner reservations..... We really felt at home. Jean Ette greeted us and made us feel so welcome, chatting a bit and extending warm southern... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed September 13, 2016

We chose to stay at the Hornsby House Inn because it looked attractive and is conveniently situated for short drives to all the historical sites nearby. Upon our arrival we knew we had made the right choice. The house is as charming as we had hoped and David and Philip warmly greeted us with wine and cheese and crackers on... More 

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Charlottesville
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed August 21, 2016

We booked this place rather than a hotel and it's just like going to a rather rich grandparent's place in the sense of the antiques and structure of the house. It still seems like an old family home but with a few modern amenities like separate bathrooms for each guest room, self controlled AC units in each room. they had... More 

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New Canaan, Connecticut
2 reviews
Reviewed August 12, 2016

Our 3 night stay was both very comfortable and enjoyable. The house / home is delightful with tremendous character and well appointed guest rooms. We enjoyed the breakfasts and wine & cheese along with the social time with other guests. Definitely a return destination for future trips to the Historic Triangle of Virginia.

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Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights and were impressed about the frendly people and the perfect house, acomodation (impressing condition and clean) and brekfast. David and Jeanette, thank you so much for let us logging in your House

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
When you visit Yorktown, colonial Williamsburg, and the surrounding areas, rest your head at The Hornsby House Inn. The Hornsby House Inn has been the center of hospitality in Yorktown for three generations. Newly renovated, The Hornsby House offers five guestrooms and suites. Filled with family antiques, the inn is spacious, comfortable, and inviting. Each room offers its own thermostat to ensure your comfort. There's so much to do, see, and enjoy in the Yorktown area. We look forward to hosting you on your next visit. Welcome! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hornsby House Inn

Address: 702 Main St, Yorktown, VA 23690
Location: United States > Virginia > Yorktown
Price Range: $139 - $229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Every room has a distinct personality, take your pick based upon your budget.”
 of 5 bubbles MattfromSB, Oct 29, 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the Chesapeake Room, which has it's own private balcony overlooking the back yard.”
 of 5 bubbles ganz877, Aug 21, 2016 | Read review
“Monument Grand Suite is very bright with charming bird theme. In warmer months you can also hear the songbird that visits the magnolia tree”
 of 5 bubbles dee_snyde, Jun 23, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms beautiful but they have different sizes to accommodate your needs.”
 of 5 bubbles lisalN1770GT, Feb 4, 2016 | Read review
“Take the best suite for the space and sitting on the deck overlooking the river.”
  • Sunset Yorktown monument from porch
  • Superking bed
  • Working fireplace in room
  • 2 double beds - not the only beds!
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 of 5 bubbles Ralff, Nov 20, 2015 | Read review
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