First the positives - cute cottages and swings on the pretty porch, fabulous breakfasts, nice garden shop (didn't try the spa.) However, I expect some kind of service when staying in a resort of this caliber and price range, especially since we were from out-of-state and needed some orientation of what to do in the area.
We arrived about 6:00 and couldn't even find an office. After wandering around the property for awhile, another guest told us the owners leave at 4:00 and to check the door of the restaurant and sure enough, an envelope was hanging down with info on where they put our room key. They said in the letter they would be at their other property in case we needed to phone them.
We never saw them during our four night stay. There was no one to tell us which attractions in the area they suggested we see, nothing about restaurants, no brochures anywhere.
One man was occasionally working where you walk into the restaurant and every time I asked him something he would say he'd only been working there three weeks and didn't know the answer to my question.
Exceptions were Tiffany, a friendly waitress who really tried to make us feel at home and answer our questions. Also, Mike the bartender was wonderful at making a connection with us.
Every item on the included breakfast menu was delicious - the artichoke/spinach omelet, Belgian waffle with ice cream, corned beef hash, eggs Benedict, etc. and the restaurant is very attractive and comfortable.
The cabin rooms were very nice and I'm sorry I can't give this place a recommendation. It is also about half a mile walk to reach Main St.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Sunday house cottages are unique to this area. German settlers would build these small “City Houses” to use on weekends when they came to town to buy provisions for the week and to also attend Sunday Church services. The Sunday Haus Cottages at The Fredericksburg Herb Farm are patterned after three of the most popular historical designs. Each cottage is similar in ways, yet different in others. The cottages provide all the comforts of home including a king bed, bathroom with shower, granite vanity with vessel sink, comfortable seating, flat screen HD video, high speed internet, ceiling fans and rockers on a porch bordered by white jasmine blossoms. Crushed granite, winding paths lead from the cottages to the Spa, Restaurant, Gardens and Retail Shop. An arbor with two, wide cedar swings provide a relaxing interlude for reflections of times gone by. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Fredericksburg Herb Farm - Sunday Haus Cottages Hotel Fredericksburg