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The Mimslyn Inn

#1 of 9 Hotels in Luray
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401 W Main St, Luray, VA 22835-1024
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Long Island
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I just completed a most pleasant three night stay at the Mimslyn while exploring Shenandoah. The Park entrance is a quick 10-15 minute drive from downtown Luray where the Mimslyn is located. This is a very well maintained and attractive property with a helpful, friendly staff. The lobby is cozy and inviting as was our historic room.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a great stay, I do recommend some room darkening curtains or blinds for the bedroom of the cottage. The sun was in the windows at 6am, so we weren't able to sleep in at all. But other then that everything was great.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spent Sat night in the cheapest room. The room was well-appointed with a large modern bathroom. Very comfortable bed, but small room. Great view of the grounds, which are used for weddings. Staff very accommodating, Great solarium & 3rd floor outdoor deck with fireplace. Live piano music in the evening. Small salt water pool with Jacuzzi. Look forward to... More 

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Sarah H, Guest Relations Manager at The Mimslyn Inn, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to have you as our guests at The Mimslyn Inn and we are thrilled to know that you enjoyed your stay in one of our Historic Guestrooms. Thank you for your kind compliments on our beautiful views, friendly staff and lovely amenities. We look forward to welcoming you back again and hope you will allow us... More 

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18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I just returned home from a 3 day stay at the Mimslyn. Originally I had booked one of the cottages but due to an error was placed in the main hotel. I do have to say that I was glad to be placed in the main hotel because upon seeing the location of the cottages, I wasn't super impressed. Instead,... More 

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Sarah H, Guest Relations Manager at The Mimslyn Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for being our guest and thank you for taking the time to provide us with candid feedback on your experience. I am pleased to read that you enjoyed the spaciousness of your Skyline Suite. As noted in other reviews, we are typically well-known for our attention to cleanliness and I can assure you that your feedback has been... More 

Columbus, Ohio
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20 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here because it is halfway between home and the beach. We will come back every year. There is so much to do at the hotel and in the area. Luckily we stayed 2 nights, but wish we were here for more. At night with young kids is my least favorite part of any hotel visit. Not here. They... More 

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Sarah H, Guest Relations Manager at The Mimslyn Inn, responded to this review

What an honor to hear that The Mimslyn Inn has won your loyalty for your halfway stop during your annual trek to the beach. We are delighted to know that your stay exceeded your expectations and we look forward to welcoming you back for a longer stay soon! More 

Bethesda, Maryland
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481 reviews
90 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoy historic hotels, so I am always happy to see a property maintained. This one has had a lot of renovations, and probably lost some of its original character, but it is still nice and worth a visit. Obviously a convenience thing, but the parking in front disconnects the hotel from its large front lawn. Still has nice mountain... More 

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Sarah H, Guest Relations Manager at The Mimslyn Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for being our guest and thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback on your experience. As you mention, our Luxury cottages are a very new addition for our property and we truly appreciate your input how to improve the experience for our Cottage guests. We are mindful to take your feedback to heart to... More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rented the South River cottage behind the hotel which offered more privacy. The cottages are tiny and cute with a separate parking area. Ours had a Queen bed with a dresser, a chair, a TV, microwave, coffee maker, and mini fridge. There was a fireplace with a log already in it for the winter and an air conditioner for... More 

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Sarah H, Guest Relations Manager at The Mimslyn Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing The Mimslyn Inn for your recent vacation. We are simply delighted to know that you had such a wonderful stay in the South River cottage and enjoyed the privacy offered by our Luxury Cottages! Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience with fellow travelers. We look forward to welcoming you back again... More 

Alabama
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this historic inn. We were lucky to find this gem. The front porch is huge with rockers and plenty of places to sit and enjoy the beautiful sunrise. When traveling by ourselves we like to stay at local hotels and forego the trendy chains. If we can find a historic hotel then it makes for an even better trip.... More 

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Sarah H, Guest Relations Manager at The Mimslyn Inn, responded to this review

We are thrilled to read that you enjoyed your stay with us at our "Lovely Historic Inn" here in charming Luray, VA. I am pleased that you found our beds and pillows to be particularly comfortable and appreciate your compliments on the cleanliness of the hotel and guest rooms. Thank you for your commitment to local and historic hotels and... More 

Staten Island, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are going to stay in this small, quaint town and want some comforts please stay here. The rooms and hotel is very spacious, very clean and well kept. Only ate at the SpeakEasy in the lower level which was good. Lovely grounds and nice porch to sit in on the chairs and rockers.

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Sarah H, Guest Relations Manager at The Mimslyn Inn, responded to this review

It is always our goal at The Mimslyn Inn to ensure that our guests enjoy a great stay where everything exceeds their expectations and your kind words are the seal of approval on our efforts. We are pleased to know that you were comfortable and enjoyed your stay. We hope to have the opportunity to be of service again soon. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location is ideal and the staff were super friendly and helpful. The property was lovely. We enjoyed drinks in the lobby Saturday night while listening to James play the piano, it was unexpected and perhaps the highlight of our short stay. We also enjoyed a delicious Sunday brunch before getting back on the road. The rooms were clean and... More 

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Sarah H, Guest Relations Manager at The Mimslyn Inn, responded to this review

What a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed a lovely stay with us and thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience with fellow travelers. We are pleased that you enjoyed drinks in the lobby while listening to live piano music as well as a delicious brunch on Sunday. We look forward to welcoming you back again... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Circa '31 at the Mimslyn Inn
Circa '31 at the Mimslyn Inn
Cuisines: American, Vegetarian, Gluten Free
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This refined Georgian Revival inn is only 3 minutes to the Luray Caverns, gardens and museum, and 10.6 miles from the Thornton Gap Entrance of Shenandoah National Park. Each of the 45 rooms has been individually decorated with relaxing color schemes, beautiful fabrics, rich patterns, classic furnishings and modern amenities. Pillow-top bedding provides exceptional comfort. Large windows with natural light illuminate most rooms, allowing the vivid landscape of the outdoors to be seen. In addition to a fine-dining restaurant, Circa '31 and meeting facilities, the inn has a fitness center, a spa and an art deco-inspired cocktail bar known as The Speakeasy. There are also gardens, a gift shop and an art gallery. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Mimslyn Inn

Address: 401 W Main St, Luray, VA 22835-1024
Location: United States > Virginia > Luray
Price Range: $141 - $318 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Mimslyn Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 45
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