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The Inn at Virginia Tech & Skelton Conference Center
Ranked #2 of 10 Hotels in Blacksburg
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed November 8, 2013 via mobile

After looking at all the hotels in the town of Blacksburg, Va, we finally decided to go to The Inn at VT and were thrilled that we did. The front desk staff were so warm and friendly and genuinely cared. It felt great! Thank you! The room was great: so clean and beds were very comfortable. They had the exact college game on their tv that we were hoping to be able to catch' it was perfect. If my son ends up at VT, my first choice will always be the Inn at VT.

Stayed: November 2013
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Tom S, General Manager at The Inn at Virginia Tech & Skelton Conference Center, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2013

Dear IslandPug,

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments about your recent stay at The Inn at Virginia Tech. As the only hotel on the campus, our location is perfect for families visiting their students or those attending events at the university. We have many students on our staff, too, and they are always eager to share information about Virginia Tech and the community.

We look forward to seeing you again if your student elects to return to Virginia Tech.

Yours truly,
Tom Shaver
General Manager

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Reviewed October 28, 2013

My wife and I took a short vacation in the mountains of southwest Virginia this past spring. We stayed at the Inn at Virginia Tech for 3 nights. The rooms were clean and comfortable. The staff was very accommodating, helping us with our luggage and giving us information on several attractions in the area that we weren't familiar with. We had a very nice stay.

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled as a couple
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Tom S, General Manager at The Inn at Virginia Tech & Skelton Conference Center, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2013

Dear John L.:

Thank you for staying at The Inn at Virginia Tech during your recent visit to Blacksburg and the New River Valley. This is a beautiful area with many activities and attractions available.

We appreciate your business and hope we will see you again if your travels bring you back to Blacksburg.

Yours truly,
Tom Shaver
General Manager

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Reviewed October 28, 2013

My husband, son and I stayed here recently while touring the VT campus. The inn is stunning - lots of stone work but it still feels warm and cozy. The front desk attendant was sweet and helpful - working as an intern from VT. Our room was clean with a pretty view. My husband and I, not watching the clock, walked into the dining room for breakfast just as they were cleaning up. Instead of turning us away, the waitress walked into the buffet area and asked them to keep things stocked for us until we got our fill. When they wanted to clean up, she gave us to-go containers for any seconds we might want to munch on in our room. We truly appreciated that service.

Stayed: September 2013, traveled with family
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Tom S, General Manager at The Inn at Virginia Tech & Skelton Conference Center, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2013

Dear MomofBandG:

Thank you for sharing these notes regarding your recent stay at The Inn at Virginia Tech. I'm glad our staff was able to take good care of you during your visit.

We hope to see you again on a future visit to Blacksburg.

Yours truly,
Tom Shaver
General Manager

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Reviewed October 24, 2013

From the minute you arrive to the time you leave this place has it all. The ambiance is nice for a conference center/hotel. The room could not have been nice from decor to amenitie. The In house bar/lounge was very comfortable and pleasant with nice "nibbles" at cocktail time. The in house dining room was nicely appointed and the food was very good. Portions were not large and were a little pricey. Service there too was very good. The surroundings (which are the grounds of the school are quite lovely and make for pleasant strolling.

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Tom S, General Manager at The Inn at Virginia Tech & Skelton Conference Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2013

Dear Appleation -

Thank you for sharing these comments about your recent stay at The Inn at Virginia Tech. We appreciate your business and the time you took to share your thoughts with other travelers.

Virginia Tech's campus is beautiful and we are honored to be the "front door" for the university. We hope to see you again on your next visit to Blacksburg.

Yours truly,
Tom Shaver
General Manager

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Reviewed October 14, 2013

Clean and convenient to tech. I enjoy staying here. My room is always ready for me. Even when I arrive unexpectedly early. This us the fourth time I've been and I have yet to be disappointed. Well done.

  • Stayed: October 2013
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Tom S, General Manager at The Inn at Virginia Tech & Skelton Conference Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2013

Dear Deirdre,

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 we were pleased to see that you enjoyed your stay.

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

Yours truly,
Tom Shaver
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Reviewed October 10, 2013

My husband and I just came back from four nights at The Inn at VA Tech. It was his 50th reunion during homecoming weekend. I loved the hotel and will stay there again if they change the beds. We had a king that was horrible. It was a flat, hard mattress rimmed with a metal band. Every time my husband moved, I was bounced around. Nether of us slept well. I actually did better sleeping in a chair. The only other complaint I had is minor; the wireless internet in the room did not reach through out the room. They had a desk and a chair with ottoman near the window but the internet signal did not reach that far out. They did have plenty of jacks to plug stuff in. The service was perfect throughout the facility and so was the food. Our package included breakfasts, some lunch and a dinner banquet. The banquet food was excellent. Our last 2 days we ate their breakfast buffet for $11, and it was really good. I liked their healthy food choices.

Room Tip: Ask for a better bed.
  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled with friends
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Tom S, General Manager at The Inn at Virginia Tech & Skelton Conference Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2013

Dear Susan,

Thank you for staying at The Inn at Virginia Tech for your recent visit. it was great to hear that you enjoyed the Homecoming events and dining experiences at our hotel.

I am pleased to tell you that we will be completing renovations early next year to include all new bedding and mini-refrigerators in every room. We hope you will return to see the results of our improvement efforts.

Yours truly,
Tom Shaver
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Reviewed September 30, 2013

While traveling and needing to make an overnight stop, we called about 3 hours ahead to Hotwire to book a 3 star hotel room with great user ratings under its blind hot deal program. When given profiles of available properties, we came to terms on an inexpensive offering with 100% positive ratings. After our credit card was charged, Hotwire gave us the name and address of the property. The Inn at Virginia Tech. Never heard of it. The only minor negative was the distance from I-81 (maybe 9 miles). The pluses were many and substantial. When we drove to the address, were were surprised to discover it sitting on the beautiful campus of Virginia Tech. University owned, it is relatively new (we surmised brand new due to its condition) finely decorated and richly appointed. Complete with beautiful restaurant (we didn't patronize it), comfortable, rooms and attentive staff, we couldn't believe it was available to the general public. It was built for use as a convention and conference center. In short, if you're even in need of a room in the Christiansburg/Blacksburg area, we highly recommend it.

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Tom S, General Manager at The Inn at Virginia Tech & Skelton Conference Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2013

Dear Ron:

Thank you for the kind words regarding your recent stay at The Inn at Virginia Tech. At times, we do hear from people that are surprised the hotel is available to the public.

We're glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you will choose to stay with us again when your travels bring you to Blacksburg.

Yours truly.
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Address: 901 Prices Fork Rd, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0001
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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: $124 - $240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Inn at Virginia Tech & 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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