Legacy of Williamsburg Bed and Breakfast

Address: 930 Jamestown Road, Williamsburg, Virginia, 23185, United States | B&B
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This B&B, located on 930 Jamestown Road, Williamsburg, is near Colonial Williamsburg, The Magazine & Guardhouse, William and Mary College, and Wren Building.
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Historical Traveler Reviews Legacy of Williamsburg Bed and Breakfast

Fun, Warm and Welcoming


Our visit to Williamsburg for the LPGA golf tournament was made fabulous due to the warmth of the hosts at the Legacy of Williamsburg. Our suite was beautiful and we particularly enjoyed the deck off the sitting room which overlooked the back yard and gazebo. Breakfast was great and we were able to meet and vist with new friends and the hosts.

THE place to stay for a colonial experience


Art and Joan Ricker have truly created the ultimate B&B experience. From the period furnishings to the scrumptous breakfasts served in a tavern setting, the Legacy B&B is definitely the place to stay.

We have stayed in a lot of B&Bs and can tell you that Art and Joan are better suited to run a B&B than anyone we've ever seen.

Treat yourself next time you are visiting Williamsburg. You won't be sorry!

John and Ruth Ann Pinkman, Reston, VA

Elegant and comfortable


We have stayed at the Legacy twice--just before William and Mary's graduation in May 2004 and over New Year's this month. Both visits have been exceptional. Our hosts, Joan and Art, gave us great advice about the sights and opportunities of Williamsburg. They are very genuine people and made us feel right at home. Joan is an exceptional cook and baker, and the breakfast was wonderful (the evening snacks were great, too!). Art is a skilled host. We stayed in the least expensive room and lacked for nothing. The bed was very comfortable; the room was quiet.

We like to walk for fitness, and it's a perfect walking distance from Williamsburg's attractions (one mile?), and it's just across the street from William and Mary's lovely campus.

We are booked for New Year's 2006!

Great Hospitality in Colonial Williamsburg


The Innkeepers (Art & Joan) are experienced B&B operators, and their hospitality is unmatched in this reviewer's opinion. The Legacy of Williamsburg provides everything a fine Colonial B&B should: great rooms, thoughtful accommodations, and --of course-- a fabulous breakfast! (If you're undecided about where to stay in Williamsburg, give this B&B a try: Joan's breakfast is worth the price of admission!)


A Wonderful B&B


This is a beautifully furnished bed & breakfast. My wife and I stayed there in September of 2004 and had a romantic celebration of our anniversary. Joan and Art provided delicious breakfasts and helpful information about Williamsburg and the surrounding area. We enjoyed walking to Colonial Williamsburg and eating in the restaurants that Joan and Art recommended.

We heartily recommend The Legacy as a first-class bed & breakfast. You will truly enjoy your stay.

Wonderful food, great rooms


We had a wonderful weekend. Joan and Art have furnished the rooms with colonial furniture, comfortable beds and beautiful linens. Some rooms even have fireplaces. Breakfast is delicious and served in a pretty room overlooking a lovely garden. We highly recommend The Legacy of Williamsburg to others and hope to return someday ourselves.

Romantic getaway


We found this lovely bed and breakfast Inn by chance on the internet. The owners Art and Joan were very welcoming, taking care of dinner reservations even before our arrival, and offering to make any other reservations we might need during our stay. The Inn is within easy reach of Historic Williamsburg, walking or by car. Stepping into this very charming house you feel like you are being transported back in time, with soft music playing and candle light in every window. The house is spotless, decorated beautifully in 18th Century style with four poster canopy beds, winged chairs and window shutters, while still enjoying the comforts of the 21st Century, running water, air conditioning etc. We enjoyed games of darts in the Tavern Room where you can also play billiards and cards, and afternoon tea in the Keeping Room, this is also where Joan served her wonderful full breakfasts. The Legasy of Williamsburg is a place we would like to return to, and will recommend to our friends. Thank you Joan and Art, you gave us a 25th anniversary to remember.

Loved The Legacy of Williamsburg B&B


My mother & I traveled to Williamburg for a wedding of a friend. On August 29 & 30th, we stayed in the Legacy Suite at The Legacy of Williamsburg B&B. It was in walking distance of The College of William & Mary, Merchants Square, and Colonial Williamburg. Our hosts were very attentive and welcoming, and there were so many special touches, such as the delicious breakfasts and the evening tea and cookies that made this stay even more special! We wished we had stayed the entire week here instead of just two days!

Enchanting bed and breakfast in heart of Williamsburg


My husband and I enjoyed our stay at The Legacy of Williamsburg very much. We felt like we were taken back in time to the Williamsburg era. The rooms are large and inviting. The food and service was excellent. The innkeepers were a joy to talk with and we will definitely go back again. The location was excellent with just a nice short walk to the colonial era. A true getaway!!!

The Legacy Met All Expectations


We recently visited The Legacy of Williamsburg Bed and Breakfast and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. It was easy to find, and is in a beautiful location. Our hosts, the Rickers, made our stay completely enjoyable. We felt we were taken back to a more relaxed time frame, surrounded by the lovely Colonial decor. The food was wonderful, the room was quiet and comfortable, and we left feeling refreshed by our stay. We certainly plan to go back again!

TripAdvisor Reviews Legacy of Williamsburg Bed and Breakfast

5.00 of 5 stars Outstanding

Travel Blogs from Williamsburg

Our Colonial History

A travel blog entry by dlpool on Oct 03, 2015

2 comments, 24 photos

... br> We started at the Jamestown Settlement Visitor’s Center with a short movie before touring the galleries, then donned our rain gear and headed outside to tour the Powhatan Indian Village, the ships, and the James Fort. The village was a quick tour; it’s based on the Indian town of Paspahegh with re-creations of reed covered huts around a ceremonial circle. When the settlers first landed, the Indians were initially friendly but kept their ...

Joaquin in the Rain

A travel blog entry by dlpool on Oct 01, 2015

5 comments, 20 photos

... interesting and we were there quite a while. But it was time to head out. Wendell wanted to drive to Newport News while the weather was still tolerable. When he was stationed at Langley in the early 70’s he lived in Newport News so we drove over and found his old house before jumping on the freeway and driving back to the RV Park.

Although Hurricane Joaquin is “probably” turning more North and should miss this area, we are ...

18th Century Williamsburg

A travel blog entry by steveguy on Sep 14, 2015

2 photos

After dropping off yesterday's crew at the space dock we have travelled back in time to 1774. Firstly we purchased an open carriage complete with driver and 2 horses. Our 2 horsepower vehicle was the equivalent price of a new Lear Jet today. As men about town we toured the borough waving to the peasants as was the custom of the day and by waving to ...

A Few Slow Days and Some Old Places

A travel blog entry by azcook on Oct 19, 2014

2 comments, 19 photos

... a 90 minute walking, hands on tour of the park and then allows you to go in to the collection vault of artifacts and take a look around. They only take 10 on this tour. What were the chances that we wake up today and this is one of the months and today is one of the days for the tour and they still have tickets available? Score!!! We are going and have secured a spot for the tour at 3:00 pm. We showered, ate breakfast of fried potatoes, scrambled ham and ...

A Quick Williamsburg Week-end

A travel blog entry by gauke on Jun 20, 2014

1 photo

... to others after they had towed their car. The only thing we could figure out was the car was not completely turned off when we loaded it, i.e. radio, etc. One of our neighbors jumped the car and Earle rode around a bit to recharge the battery. Then Theresa, Earle and I enjoyed a glass of wine and then had a nice dinner outside. Shortly afterward Theresa and Earle took the car and went to find their blue/green room. Jerry and I ...