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Smithfield Station
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Smithfield
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“Love, Love this place”
Reviewed December 11, 2012

The new section is so spacious and wonderful. I love the bed. It was so comfortable. It was our 23rd Anniversary and my husband called to check if they had any rooms. They didn't but we were put on a list in case someone cancelled. Donna called us Saturday morning and I was so excited. We packed our bags and drove the two hours to get there. We saw the parade in downtown Smithfield. We got the package deal. It's called the Saturday night Special. It comes with Dinner for two, Flowers and Brunch the next morning. Many details to explain.

Room Tip: The new section is great. We have staying in a few of the other rooms. I prefer the new section. gr...
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
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rpack76, Owner at Smithfield Station, responded to this review, January 2, 2013
Thanks for the review and for coming to see us. The Saturday night special makes it easy for you to package everything you need for a great weekend in to one deal. Not to mention, the Smithfield Christmas Parade is always great! (It is Dec 7, 2013 if you want to see it again ;)) Thanks again and hurry back!

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Reviewed December 11, 2012

We stayed there for two nights. We really enjoyed it. The people were friendly and the little shops on main street are so unique. My wife really enjoyed doing our Christmas shopping in this laid back environment. The Hotel was clean. We just loved it.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
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rpack76, Owner at Smithfield Station, responded to this review, January 2, 2013
Thanks so much for the great review. A clean hotel generally makes for happy customers! Hope to see you again soon!

Randy Pack
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Isle of Wight, Virginia, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed December 5, 2012

The shops, restaurant, and lodging at The Smithfield Station is perfect for a romantic getaway for couples. We went there for a brief overnight stay and loved the morning brunch in the restaurant the next day. The private balcony in our room and cozy fireplace made the room feel like the place was all ours. We recommend making The Smithfield Station a great getaway destination.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
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rpack76, Owner at Smithfield Station, responded to this review, December 8, 2012
Hi Todd B! Thanks for the kind words. We try and make everyone feel like this hotel is as comfortable as their home. We appreciate your recommendation and would love to see you again soon!

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Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed December 5, 2012

We had never been to Smithfield before so we bought a Groupon to the Smithfield Station Lodge, and it was delightful. The people were so friendly and the service was great. The room had an electric fireplace, jacuzzi and a balcony (70 degrees!). The room was big and very clean (renovated 4/5 years ago). Lighting in the room was a bit low-problem for reading. A very large breakfast was included (listed as continental but was a full). The food at the restaurant was very good, especially the seafood salads. Danielle was our waitress and was great: friendly, knowledgeable about the food and the wine.

Room Tip: Try for one that has a fireplace, jacuzzi and balcony.
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
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rpack76, Owner at Smithfield Station, responded to this review, December 8, 2012
Thanks for the compliments on our facility and our staff. Danielle is a second generation server for us and does a great job. Hope to see you again soon!

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed December 1, 2012

We stayed at his hotel Fri/Sat after Thanksgiving and really enjoyed it. The room was very large, comfortable bed, electronic fireplace, large bath and balcony overlooking the marina. Smithfield it's self was very charming with several shops and restaurants. I would recommend this small hotl to anyone seeking a quite relaxed getaway - the restaurant was decent as well. The bar staff was great and the drink prices even better ($10 grey goose martinis).

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
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rpack76, Owner at Smithfield Station, responded to this review, December 8, 2012
You have experienced everything we hoped for! This is a great town and we are happy to show it off. So glad you were able to enjoy!

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Springdale, Arkansas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed November 6, 2012

We were in Smithfield just after Hurricane Sandy. We arrived a day late for our reservation. How delighted we were with our stayat Smithfield Station. The room (with a fireplace and a balcony) was delightful. The beds were just right (as baby bear said). The amenities were the best we had on our whole trip - loved the in room coffee.What a view over the marina from our balcony! We ate at the restaurant (flounder and the crab cakes were superb!!!), and the service was exceptional. I can't wait to go back there again and stay much longer...

Room Tip: Get the king room on the third floor.
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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rpack76, Owner at Smithfield Station, responded to this review, December 8, 2012
Great service is what we are all about! Thanks for the feedback and we can't wait to have you back again!

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Tidewater, VA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed November 5, 2012

Smithfield Station is an idyllic, waterfront setting within walking distance to lovely shops & restaurants. I stayed on a wintery, stormy night & loved hearing the sailboat halyards clank as my room was right on the dock with Christmas lit sailboats right outside - couldn't be cozier!
Dinner at Smithfield Station Restaurant was delicious, but there are many other excellent restaurants in town. I thoroughly enjoyed my nautical themed stay!

Room Tip: Every room looked great. I stayed at the dock, right next to the moored boats & loved it.
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  • Stayed December 2011, traveled solo
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rpack76, Owner at Smithfield Station, responded to this review, November 6, 2012
Thanks for the review and the awesome depiction of our facility! We always aim to keep our guests nothing less than delighted and it seems we have done that with you. Thanks again and we look forward to seeing you back here again!

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Property: Smithfield Station
Address: 415 S Church St, P.O. Box 486, Smithfield, VA 23430-1703
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Location: United States > Virginia > Smithfield
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Smithfield
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Smithfield Station 3*
Number of rooms: 44
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Family owned boutique hotel on the banks of the Pagan River in Downtown, Historic Smithfield. 44 well appointed rooms including a Chesapeake Bay Style Lighthouse you can spend the night in. ... more   less 
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