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The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center
Ranked #2 of 10 Hotels in Blacksburg
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed April 21, 2013

We attended a conference at the Skelton Conference Center. It was handy to be able to stay on site with an excellent restaurant. Not much of a gift store, but great service from the large number of staff who went out of their way to direct us to correct locations. Clean room, quiet location.

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  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled on business
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Tom S, General Manager at The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2013

Dear ChefGeorge1,

Thank you for posting the comments about your recent visit to The Inn at Virginia Tech. Many travelers look forward to seeing how others have enjoyed their experience with specific properties.

We were pleased to see that you enjoyed your stay and our restaurant, Preston's. We would love to see you again when you next return to Blacksburg.

Yours truly,
Tom Shaver
General Manager

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Reviewed April 14, 2013

We have stayed at the Inn at Virginia Tech 8 or 9 times and it is always our first choice when in Black burg, VA. Such a friendly staff that makes you feel at home . Front desk so welcoming. We love the rooms which are very large and spacious and also 2 sinks which makes it so much easier when every one is getting ready in the morning. Wonderful hotel!!

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled with family
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Tom S, General Manager at The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2013

Dear Kai1970,

Thank you for sharing the kind words about our staff after your recent stay at The Inn at Virginia Tech. Our staff joins me in thanking you for recognizing their efforts to serve you.

We appreciate your loyalty to our property and hope to see you again soon in Blacksburg.

Yours truly,
Tom Shaver
General Manager

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Reviewed April 14, 2013

I would highly recommend The Inn at Virginia Tech for anyone visiting the Blacksburg area. Not only did the Inn provide clean and comfortable rooms but also wonderful staff that were friendly, helpful, and considerate of your time and needs. The Inn provided a great shuttle service in the area to the point of almost not needing a rental car during your stay. We even received a tour of the University that was outstanding. We will be staying again on our next visit.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled with family
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Tom S, General Manager at The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2013

Dear KJHuls,

Thank you for taking the time to share the comments about your recent stay at The Inn at Virginia Tech. We appreciate your business and thank you for your review.

We look forward to the opportunity to accommodate you again on your next visit to Blacksburg.

Yours truly,
Tom Shaver
General Manager

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Reviewed April 10, 2013

I was very impressed by the friendliness and competence of all the staff we dealt with. The rates were quite reasonable as well. The beds were very comfortable with 4 pillows per bed. I would definitely stay at the Inn at Virginia Tech again.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled with family
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Tom S, General Manager at The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2013

Dear Love To Drive:

It was great to read about your recent stay at The Inn at Virginia Tech. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit with us. We hope to see you again when you return to Blacksburg.

Yours truly,
Tom Shaver
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Reviewed April 8, 2013

If you've ever stayed at a hotel not associated with a major brand, but tied to a university, you need to try this one. Very comfortable and affordable. Has everything you need from a high end hotel. Food was excellent. Area is beautiful.

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled on business
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Tom S, General Manager at The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2013

Dear JR_Kemet:

Thank you for the nice comments about your recent stay at The Inn at Virginia Tech. We know that other travelers appreciate the opportunity to see what previous guests think about a property.

We hope to see you again on your next visit to Blacksburg and Virginia Tech.

Yours truly,
Tom Shaver
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Reviewed April 5, 2013

My family enjoyed our stay at The Inn at VTech. Very nice front desk personnel - friendly and competent. The room was comfortable - clean with a lot of space. We had a room with two double beds. It's priced higher than some of the other hotels in town, but you can't beat its location if you are going to visit the university. We had a great experience here and would stay again.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled with family
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Tom S, General Manager at The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2013

Dear RunningMom:

Thank you for sharing your notes about your recent stay at The Inn at Virginia Tech. We appreciate your business and thank you for sharing your observations with other travelers.

We offer a Parents Club for families of Virginia Tech students that provides special rates and exclusive offers to members. I hope you will take advantage of this program.

We look forward to seeing you again.

Yours truly,
Tom Shaver
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Reviewed April 2, 2013

I recently stayed at The Inn at Virginia Tech and was pleasantly surprised. The Inn is located right on the Virginia Tech campus and is a nice, affordable, full service hotel with a very friendly staff. The rooms were clean and comfortable.

The first night we were there we ate in the restaurant at the Inn, Preston’s. The meal was just so-so. I think the restaurant is missing a big opportunity to better serve its customers; the restaurant presents itself as an upscale, white tablecloth, full service restaurant, however, that is really not what is needed on a college campus. They would do better to tone down their concept and offer more recognizable, affordable and enjoyable dinner choices. The current menu consists of items such as Shrimp Cocktail, Rainbow Trout Crustini, Roasted Rack of Lamb, Buffalo Burgers, Scallops and Salmon. No burgers, chicken sandwiches, dinner salads, or pasta. When we were there the restaurant patrons were mostly families with children (all ages) and what appeared to be business travelers. If we travel back to the area I would gladly stay at the Inn – but would eat elsewhere.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled with family
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Tom S, General Manager at The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2013

Dear Qwerty:

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments about your recent stay at The Inn at Virginia Tech. I'm sorry you were disappointed with the cuisine in Preston's Restaurant. We do offer a lighter fare in the more casual atmosphere of the Continental Divide.

I hope you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you again when your travels bring you back to Blacksburg.

Yours truly,
Tom Shaver
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Additional Information about The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center

Address: 901 Prices Fork RD, Blacksburg, VA 24061
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Location: United States > Virginia > Blacksburg
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Blacksburg
#2 Family Hotel in Blacksburg
#3 Romantic Hotel in Blacksburg
Price Range: $98 - $178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center 3.5*
Number of rooms: 147
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center is the only hotel situated on the campus of Virginia Tech and is the perfect destination to explore all that Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, and Montgomery County have to offer. Preston's Restaurant features fresh, locally-sourced foods and the Continental Divide Lounge features an eclectic wine list and premium spirits. As the largest hotel and conference center in Blacksburg, we offer nearly 24,000 square feet of conference space, including a 700-seat ballroom, 10 conference rooms, and 147 hotel rooms and suites. This is one of the premier facilities in the mid-Atlantic region. For conferences, events, or leisure, come experience the hospitality, luxury, and latest innovations in beautiful southwest Virginia. ... more   less 
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