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“Very nice ambience, professional service, great place” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Historic General Lewis Inn

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Ranked #3 of 7 Hotels in Lewisburg
Certificate of Excellence
southeastern ohio
1 review
“Very nice ambience, professional service, great place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2009

Believe the room air-conditioner was overwhelmed by a hot day and night.
We should have opened the window and found the ceiling fan earlier.
But that's our fault.
Otherwise, a perfect stay in a really great environment.
Will return to the General Lewis Inn

  • Stayed July 2009, traveled as a couple
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virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2009

Our room was very clean with a home like feeling. I wouldn't change a thing. We loved Lewisburg. It is not far away from our home and close to some realatives. We plan to visit next summer.

  • Stayed July 2009, traveled as a couple
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Charleston, WV
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2009

The General Lewis Inn is a charming place, full of character and ambience. Momentos of days gone by can be found everywhere, and the rooms are simple, yet interesting. I recently visited with my sister and mother, and we stayed in one of the "family suites." It consisted of two small rooms with windows onto the garden, one bed in the first room, and a step up to two beds in the back room, which also featured a fireplace. The rooms were not spacious, but they had everything we needed, including TVs in each and ample seating. The bathroom was minimal, but we did notice the soft towels. The restaurant served a wonderful dinner with wine. We enjoyed rocking on the front porch and in the large gathering room. The backyard was delightful, with benches and flowers in bloom. It was a nice respite after dinner. The quaint shops of Lewsiburg were a delightful walk down the hill. I recommend this Inn, especially if you enjoy a step back in time!

  • Stayed June 2009, traveled with family
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Thank ClassintheMountains
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Blue Ridge, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2009

Our sixth-seventh time at the GL because it's so much like coming home. The character and charm of the Inn is only exceeded by the helpful and caring staff. Dinner is always a treat, and prepared with the greatest of care. Are you tired of "yet another Hiton"? Use the General Lewis to set the standard for your out-of-mundane stays.

  • Stayed June 2009, traveled on business
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Thank hughthemonk
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Charleston, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2009

it was a wonderfully furnished museum like hotel with lots of authentic period charm.
the service was amazing and the staff was friendly.
the general lewis is convenient to everything greenbrier county and should not be missed by any visitor to the area..

  • Stayed June 2009, traveled as a couple
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Thank jfp157
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Oxford OH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2009

We have stayed at the General Lewis several times and have never been disappointed. Everything is clean and comfortable. The people are always warm and inviting. And the dining is great for any meal. Our favorite time is a glass of wine on the porch after dinner.

  • Stayed June 2009, traveled as a couple
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Thank ourdoc
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Columbus
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2009

The staff was great, food was excellent, I will come back to see the city

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Thank titusmax
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Additional Information about Historic General Lewis Inn

Property: Historic General Lewis Inn
Address: 1236 E Washington St, Lewisburg, WV 24901-1425
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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