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Andy Griffith's Homeplace
Ranked #3 of 6 Mount Airy B&B and Inns
New Jersey
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152 reviews
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“Sitting on Andy's porch...”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2011

For those of us who grew up with the AG Show this is a once in a lifetime treat. Guests have the entire house available for their group. There are 2 bedrooms, a full kitchen,a deck, and a backyard with barbecue/hibachi. We enjoyed having take out in Andy's kitchen, reading the many articles framed around the home, exploring the memorabilia, and watching AG Show DVD's. You will have a stream of visitors until evening stopping to look at the house and take photos, though no one disturbed us or actually came on the property. I wish there was a booklet in the home explaining the transitions and changes made to the house so that we could envision what life was like there for Andy as a youngster. The home was sold to another party when the elder Griffith's moved out to California in the late '60's.

The home can be rented through the Mount Airy Hampton Inn. We did feel the heat was not functioning properly and discovered a few light bulbs burned out, so if you are there for more than one night check the house out carefully and report any issues to the Hampton Inn. They are located less than 5 minutes away. We stayed for only one night so it was not possible/too late to correct these issues.

Room Tip: Return to Hampton Inn in the morning for the buffet breakfast.
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  • Stayed October 2011, traveled as a couple
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Hampton I, General Manager at Andy Griffith's Homeplace, responded to this review, January 30, 2014
Thank you for staying at the Andy Griffith Home Place. It is a nice to treat to stay in the house that Andy grew up in. Thank you for your feedback and recommendations. We hope to see you again soon.

Sincerely,

Lenise Lynch
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Property: Andy Griffith's Homeplace
Address: 711 E. Haymore Street, Mount Airy, NC 27030-4657
Location: United States > North Carolina > Mount Airy
Amenities:
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in Mount Airy
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 2

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