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By the Side of the Road Inn & Cottages
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Reviewed May 3, 2010

We will definitely return for a second stay...everything was perfect!!!

  • Stayed: April 2010, traveled on business
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Reviewed April 27, 2010

It was all we had hoped for and a bit more. Truly a unique setting with gracious hosts.
Comfortable, cozy, touches of luxury with a true sense of class.

  • Stayed: April 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed April 19, 2010

we stayed in the quill cottage and anything was absolutely perfect. the pool was so nice with the fireplace just on the side! the breakfast so delicious and made with love! if you don't want to see anybody you don't have to. perfect for couples.

  • Stayed: April 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed April 4, 2010

The Fitzgerald Cottage was so beautiful and comfortable. We signed up for the "Local Package" and were not disappointed. We were greeted by romantic music in background and a welcome sign w/chocolates when we enetered cottage. The bathroom is truly the main reason for staying here. The fireplace in front of tub was just wonderful. Very romantic and made you feel like there was no one else for miles. The wine tastings, local dinners, farmers markets and dairy bar really help you to understand how much community means in Harrisonburg,VA. My husband and I do not get a lot of "quality time" together- so this was a real treat. We look forward to being able to return again in the future. We highly recommend By The Side Of The Road.

  • Stayed: March 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 17, 2010

We stayed one night at By the Side of the Road Inn while travelling through Virginia and had a lovely evening. The house is quite obviously old, so don't stay here unless you appreciate historic houses. Our room was on the first floor, right off the foyer, and our bathroom was quite spacious, with a separate tub and shower. We had a tv in our room and wireless Internet access. Breakfast the next morning consisted of sausage, an fennel and egg souffle, rolls, juice and coffee. Pound cake was available in the foyer when we checked in. Our hosts were friendly and gracious.
There was a feather bed topper on our bed which made the bed soft and fluffy. Of the 3 b&b's we stayed in on our trip, this inn was the most expensive ($200 with taxes, etc.).

  • Stayed: March 2010, traveled as a couple
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by the side of the road, owner at By the Side of the Road Inn & Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2010

Always grateful when our guests take the time to review our inn, we need only to clarify the above reference to our house being "old". Indeed, it was built in 1789 with an addition built in 1840. Even so, it is fully renovated with all 21st century creature comforts. Interior brick walls assure quiet and privacy, even in the room located adjacent to the foyer. Original fireplaces have been converted to gas logs and WIFI is provided via the use of three routers - to circumvent the masonry wall challenge. We also wanted to address the "Value" rating by these guests. It should be noted that all of our Main House suites have been adjusted to a slightly lower tariff in our effort to provide our guests with the very best value. Thanks for a thoughtful and most appreciated review.

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