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“1932-OMG!!! Off the beating trail most definitely!” 3 of 5 bubbles
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Tuggles Gap Motel
Ranked #3 of 3 Hotels in Floyd
Charlottesville, Virginia
Level Contributor
31 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
“1932-OMG!!! Off the beating trail most definitely!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2013

If you are into adventure, a fall back in time, then you have found it...smile! The wind must have been blowing 40-50 miles per hour and it was interesting that it was as cold inside the room as it was outside! The curtains moved with each roar or air, the room was clean, no curtains in bathroom or over the outside vanity for privacy! It took for ever to get hot water to filter in, the shower was left over from I believe 1932. No closet, but 2 coat hooks. 2 double beds with flat pillows and only one blanket to share that had every cigarette burn on it I believe since 1932. The television was connected to cable service, but the reception was poor and you could only get a few channels. No cell phone or computer usage! After our laughter and settling down about midnight we were up at sunrise and we discovered the 'horse hitching post!" right outback of our bedroom! The bitter cold winds were still whistling and howling as they did through out night and/or early morning hours. There has been some renovations, but a lot more could be done without loosing the 1932 nostalgia effects. Very clean rooms and room service. Great for a one night adventure

Room Tip: This was perfect for a quick get away, clean rooms and a time to revisit a bit of nostalgia that sto...
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  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank Evelyn M
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  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 bubbles
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Bradenton, Florida
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22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2013

Ditto to all negative comments. The location was wonderful, the food was good, but the rooms need updating, and for late fall visitors, the space heater, (seriously!), is not enough.
Great people, barely adequate rooms.

Room Tip: Ditto to all reviews- good food, great location, but sad rooms in need of updating and for late fall...
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank GMom67
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North Georgia
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122 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2013

The owners are friendly and seem to want to please, but the rooms are in need of major restoration. The phonebooth size bathrooms have been redone, but there is so much iron in the water that the toilet and shower are already stained. There were no towel bars or toilet paper holder in the bathroom! The old casement windows are missing the cranks so had to go outside to open and close the windows. There was dust on the lampshade and under the table, and dead gnats on the walls in the bathroom. I think this place is operating on a shoestring. The location is beautiful, just yards off the Blue Ridge Parkway. I love the setting, but will not stay there again.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank salandrich
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2013

After this year's Floydfest my boyfriend and I were in need of belly filling food and a warm happy environment. Tuggles Gap provided just that!!! My boyfriend had some of the most amazing homemade tomato soup I have ever tasted and my breakfast burrito was absolutely delicious. Our waitress told us everything on the menu is homemade, which was obvious, and the whole place was filled with friendly locals and happy people. Nothing fancy, but a must go if you're in the area.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Morristown, Tennessee
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41 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2013

One would assume in this day and time that hotels have air conditioning. Don't assume. This hotel has no air conditioning and the water has a strong iron/sulpher smell and taste. Our room had a musty smell, the windows wouldn't open and there wasn't even a ceiling fan. The bed was awful - hard and very squeaky. The sheets were clean but the towels are small and scratchy. We will not stay here again. If you do stay here, take bottled water to drink and to brush your teeth. This hotel has a nice location but needs major updates.

Room Tip: Go the extra 8 miles into Floyd for a place to stay off the Blue Ridge Parkway.
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank ginspice
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Anchorage, Alaska
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2013

Empty beer bottles on the table outside my room. No Internet. Electrical outlets don't accept a ground plug. Don''t know what was in the toilet. Water was sulphinated so after I took a shower, I smelled like a burnt match all day. Didn't know they could make mattresses that thin. Other than that, a wonderful experience for $56.10 a night.

Room Tip: Stay in Blacksburg
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled solo
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank Larry L
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2012

My wife and I along with another couple did an "end to end" of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Tuggles Gap was a stop for breakfast one morning south bound. The food and service was so awesome and the motel from outside looks "quaint" so the woman decided they wanted to stay here on the way back north.

I've never seen room like the two rooms we rented ... never! The showers in both rooms were so gross, they had huge amounts of mold on walls, shower foor and bathroom floor. On top of the mold everything was redish brown color from ????? We tried to see about getting another room but everything was booked for the weekend (lots of activities going on in the area). We were stuck staying here because we were on motorcycles and it was dark nothing avail within an hour! Had we been traveling by car/truck I would have left. Nobody took a shower in the morning and I even skipped brushing my teeth because of the smell in the water.

I would stop again at the diner but would never plan to stay in the rooms ...

Room Tip: I was told they are doing upgrades, ask to see your room before you pay or check in
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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3 Thank 1V-MAN1
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Property: Tuggles Gap Motel
Address: 3351 Parkway Ln S, Floyd, VA 24091-3931
Location: United States > Virginia > Floyd
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Ranked #3 of 3 Hotels in Floyd
Number of rooms: 11

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