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“Peaceful Stay in a Peaceful Town” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Historic General Lewis Inn

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Historic General Lewis Inn
Ranked #3 of 7 Hotels in Lewisburg
Certificate of Excellence
Christiansburg, VA
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Peaceful Stay in a Peaceful Town”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2013

My husband and I booked a two night stay at the last minute. We originally planned to stay at a chain hotel but it was booked due to a golf tournament. So glad we couldn't get a reservation because the General Lewis Inn was perfect for us. Rooms met our extreme cleanliness standards and the linens were soft. Staff was pleasant and friendly. We enjoyed relaxing in the back garden during the evenings. A short walk to downtown provides specialty shops, bakeries, antique shops and fine dining.

During the days, we rode our bicycles on the Greenbrier River Trail. Very scenic and trail is well groomed.
We’re watching the weather forecast to determine if we can return next weekend.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank linkousk
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NoNameCanyon, Owner at Historic General Lewis Inn, responded to this review, April 25, 2013
Thank you. We all enjoyed reading your great review of the Inn and remember your recent visit. We look for to having you back! Nan Morgan
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  • Location
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Elizabethtown, Kentucky
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23 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 14, 2013

What a wonderful place to stay. The family and staff were extremely nice and attentive. The room was very comfortable and had all the amendities you would need (even have handicapped accessible rooms). A big plus is that the Inn also has a great restaurant that has a very complete menu. The evening meal was especially good had to commend the "Chef", she prepared an excellant dish that was comparable to the meals we had just had in Washington D.C's finer establishments. We stayed here 20 years ago and must say it is still a great place. Another plus is the location that it is close to downtown and shopping. The last thing to say is that cost is very reasonable just check out their website and you will see. If your in the area the General Lewis Inn is a must place to stay.

Room Tip: It is a two level Inn, so if stairs are an issue, request 1st floor. Parking can be an issue as the...
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Mike M
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NoNameCanyon, Owner at Historic General Lewis Inn, responded to this review, April 16, 2013
Dear Sir, Thank you for your review of our Inn. We certainly appreciate that you enjoyed your stay with us and have come back. Looking forward to seeing you again. Nan
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Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2013

We had a really good experience here. Our room was great - very large, very nicely designed and kept up. The service was fabulous - extremely helpful and personal; they went out of their way to help. We give it our strongest recommendations. Can't comment on dinner as we had it elsewhere.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank chazzq
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NoNameCanyon, Owner at Historic General Lewis Inn, responded to this review, April 2, 2013
Thank you for your Great Review. It's our guests that make the Inn so special. Hope you will find your way back to Greenbrier Valley again!
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Pinckney, Michigan, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2013

The only location I stay during my frequent trips to Lewisburg, West Virginia. The family of owners and staff welcome you with open arms. Each room is unique and comfortable with individual amenities, not a "rubber stamp" space! Cleanliness exceeds expectations and the charm of the Living Room and Dining rooms cannot be re-created in today's environment. The location to the downtown shopping district (a miniature Ann Arbor) cannot be surpassed.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank JKJaniga
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NoNameCanyon, Owner at Historic General Lewis Inn, responded to this review, May 30, 2013
We loved reading your review of the Inn and Lewisburg. Quite a nice compliment to be compared to Ann Arbor shopping! Thank you. Hope you'll find your way back to WV again.
Nan Morgan.
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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 19, 2013

For the past 12 years we have traveled to Lewisburg dozens of times. Having discovered the GL during our first visit we would never want to stay anywhere else. The ambiance there is warm and sympathetic to anyone having an interest in the history of the nation and the staff are always welcoming and friendly.

Not only do we stay at the inn, we have, many times, booked meals there with friends from nearby communities and had a wonderful time. After traveling thousands of miles around the world and having stayed at scores of hotels, motels, and inns, we are always keen to come back to the comforting environment and the good people there who have, over the years, become our friends.

Room Tip: You can see images of the rooms on their site. Book ahead as they tend to fill up on the weekends.
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Chris and Anita W
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NoNameCanyon, Owner at Historic General Lewis Inn, responded to this review, August 28, 2013
Thank you. We greatly appreciate your Trip Advisor Review. Sincerely, Nan Morgan
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Rockville, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 5, 2013

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the General Lewis Inn. It's location makes it easy to explore downtown Lewisburg, which is very much alive with interesting shops and restaurants even in winter. Our room in the Inn was clean, well equipped and comfortably furnished with period furniture - a unique room in a unique inn. Staff was friendly and helpful, and breakfast in the Inn's restaurant was great.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank ToddM3333
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NoNameCanyon, Owner at Historic General Lewis Inn, responded to this review, October 26, 2013
Well, it's getting to be winter again! Thanks for your kind words on Trip Advisor. Sincerely, Nan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2013

We came here to get away for a night, the hotel is great! It's so cute and cozy. It's old and antiqued. It isn't the Hilton, so if that's what you're expecting stay somewhere else more modern. The food was excellent at dinner, our steaks were cooked to perfection. Everything is super clean. I would definitely stay here again!

  • Stayed February 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Kweese
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NoNameCanyon, Owner at Historic General Lewis Inn, responded to this review, October 26, 2013
Dear Guests. Somehow I missed your great post on Trip Advisor. THANK YOU. Hope you'll be able to get away to Lewisburg again this Winter. Sincerely, Nan
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Additional Information about Historic General Lewis Inn

Property: Historic General Lewis Inn
Address: 1236 E Washington St, Lewisburg, WV 24901
Location: United States > West Virginia > Lewisburg
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 7 Hotels in Lewisburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 25
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Boutique Lodging in an Historic and Lovely Inn. We offer the modern traveler gracious service, a tranquil garden, a farm to table restaurant; Jefferson Dining Room, a cocktail bar; Thistle Lounge, and a lovely gift shoppe filled with silk and cashmere robes, spa products, and treasures. We welcome you seven days a week. ... more   less 
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General Lewis Hotel Lewisburg

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