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“Yummy scones, soft beds” 5 of 5 bubbles
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502 South Main
Ranked #1 of 18 Lexington B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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52 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Yummy scones, soft beds”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2012

We couldn't have been more pampered at our stay last night at 502 South Main in Lexington. From Russ's piano serenade to Mary's home baked scones, we enjoyed every peaceful minute at this delightful, extra clean, perfectly charming B&B. The historic home is a short walk from the center of town, so we were able to shop and eat out in Lexington without having to get in the car.

Stayed March 2012, traveled with family
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2012

Every thing from the room we stayed in to each and every meal are some of the best we've had in all of our travels. A very homey experience while maintaining the elegance of an upper echelon bed and breakfast. We will definitely be back next time my wife and I visit friends at VMI. Thanks for everything!

  • Stayed January 2012
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Centreville, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2012

Highly recommend this comfortable B&B!!
- charming and elegant
- fantastic food
- the hosts are very friendly
- welcoming atmosphere
- very well maintained
- upgrades to all the rooms

This bed and breakfast is located a short walk from Lexington's downtown.
- beautifully & professionally restored
- bed = very comfortable.
- marble bath was VERY NICE!

Russ and Mary were great & balanced our desire for privacy with outstanding service / amenities

Hope you have as good a time as we did!
Cheers, Mark & Kim

Room Tip: The North room is where we stayed and was great -- but the South room is much larger if you want a l...
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  • Stayed November 2011, traveled as a couple
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2012

The facilities are superb, the food excellent, the company fantastic. We really appreciated the self-help coffee counter outside the bedroom and the complimentary snacks and drinks in the room, not to mention the interesting conversations with our hosts. We would not hesitate to return and recommend this beautiful B&B unreservedly.

  • Stayed January 2012, traveled as a couple
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Glen Burnie, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2011

My husband and I have just made two overnight visits with Mary Stuart and Russ at the 502 South Main Inn (coming and going to Asheville from Annapolis area). The Inn is spacious, elegant and the perfect place to land after a long day. The attention to detail and guest comfort is outstanding. The beds are not only comfortable but I especially appreciated the high quality linens. Breakfasts are varied and delicious. The inn is withing walking distance to several nice restaurants and historic places of interest. We are frequent travelers and would rate this inn as one of the best we have had the pleasure to stay in.

Room Tip: We saw all 3 rooms. All are spacious, but if you have the chance - take the large king with the work...
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  • Stayed November 2011, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank csthomas3
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2011

Mary Stewart and Russ were the perfect hosts. They have much to be proud of. A great location as you can walk into town. Lovely rooms and bathrooms which are well appointed. A nice touch was a small refrigerator with complimentary water and soft drinks. A supmtuous breakfast (ask Mary Stewart for her sausage souflee) If you are coming to Lexington with a small group of three or four couples this is your top choice, but make your reservations well ahead as this is THE place to stay. Steve S.

  • Stayed November 2011, traveled with family
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McMurray, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2011

The 502 South Main Bed & Breakfast is the best place to stay in Lexington. Mary Stewart and Russ really make you feel at home. The rooms are well appointed, the bathrooms spacious, and a rocking chair on the porch is great to watch the world go by. To start the day, Mary Stewart provides a wonderful breakfast (my favorite is the crab and artichoke souffle). She even accomodates my wife's gluten allergy. We have stayed in many B&B's and hotels in town and this is our favorite by far.

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled as a couple
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Thank Gregg S
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Additional Information about 502 South Main

Property: 502 South Main
Address: 502 S Main St, Lexington, VA 24450
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Location: United States > Virginia > Lexington
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 18 B&Bs / Inns in Lexington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — 502 South Main 3.5*
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Just a short walk from historic Lexington's town center, 502 South Main is the discerning traveler's choice: finely appointed accommodations, close to restaurants, galleries, shops and the colleges. Offering 3 Guest rooms/1 Suite allows the owners at 502 South Main to provide First Class, personalized service in a gracious and relaxing atmosphere. Each morning guests look forward to a 3 course, gourmet breakfast. Homemade cookies, complimentary beverages and tasty snacks are available daily. ... more   less 
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