Williamsburg Inn

Address: 136 East Francis Street, Williamsburg, Virginia, 23185, United States | 5 star hotel
 
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This 5 star hotel, located on 136 East Francis Street, Williamsburg, is near Wetherburn's Tavern, Peyton Randolph House, Guardhouse, and Shields Tavern.
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      Historical Traveler Reviews Williamsburg Inn

      The best!

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      Please note that some of the bad reviews on here are inaccurate... the reservation system is for ALL of historic Williamsburg. The person who complained about the receptionist was NOT speaking to someone at the Williamsburg Inn (where they will bend over backwards for you). And someone else reviewed the Williamsburg Lodge...which is NOT the Williamsburg Inn.

      That being said.... we had afternoon tea at the Williamsburg Inn, then dinner in the Regency Room at the Williamsburg Inn. Unfortunately we did not stay here -- we definitely made a mistake! (We paid half the price to stay elsewhere...but received no where near the service & experience we would have had here!!) They truly treated us like royalty. The Maitre D' came to check on us several times & was just amazing!!! He knew it was our anniversary & sent us complimentary champagne & sent me 3 roses. :) The food was unbelieveable! (get the chocolate fondue for dessert!!) The dining room was larger than I expected and was quite full. Highly recommended!!!

      Williamsburg Inn (Providence Wing) a mixed bag

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      We stayed for 3 nights May 2-5, 2004. The pluses: great location, right in Colonial Williamsburg, very convenient. The Providence Wing was somewhat less expensive than the rooms in the Inn, and our room on the West (?) side, second floor, facing the pond, had its own deck overlooking very lovely view; the rooms on the other side of the hall would have had a view of the tennis courts instead--not nearly as nice. The room was large, and the bed reasonably comfortable. The reservation process through Colonial Williamsburg was great--they make sure that you book your "evening programs" and dinner reservations at the colonial taverns (if you want them) well in advance so you won't be disappointed.The negatives: it's time to refurbish the room itself. The carpet was coming up in one corner, the a/c was noisy, the baseboards were badly chipped...not quite what you'd expect for an over-$300/night room. But again, you're paying for the great location, and the money goes to the Colonial Williamsburg foundation for operations, so it's for a good cause.

      A great retreat

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      Our original plan was to stay in one of Williamsburg's Colonial Houses, which was much better in the anticipation than the execution. As nice as the idea is, our lodgings just weren't all that comfortable. We then moved to the Providence Wing of the Williamsburg Inn for the remainder of our stay and were completely pleased. This area is separate from the Inn and considerably less expensive. Our room was huge, well appointed and even had a fireplace that the staff set up and lit for us each night. No doubt, considering the price, the Inn is nicer, but the Providence Wing rooms are excellent at any price.

      The Lodge across the street

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      We stayed in the Lodge, which is the "family" section of the Inn across the street. We had our children 8 and 9 who loved Historic Williamsburg and the indoor pool at the hotel. The heat was broken on in our room and the repair crew took until the next day to repair it. Staff was unhelpful when we had a problem with the restaurant reservation system.

      We has a 7:45 dinner reservation made through the hotel but when we arrived at 7:30 we were advise that we would not have a table until 9.

      Thats a long time to wait with kids. The room was spacious, the bathroom small but ok. The hotel is nothing special but very close, 1/2 block to the Historic District. We would stay again.

      Rude Reservation Desk

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      My family will be visiting CW for Thanksgiving. I should have known better, because I had dined here many years ago with a less than pleasing experience. But, I decided to try to make reservations for Thanksgiving Dinner in the Regency Room. Unfortunately I talked to the most rude reservationist. I apparently asked a question and disturbed her quiet morning. I had the nerve to not know that she arranges reservations for several restaurant in CW and they definitely did not have room for my reservation at the Regency Room on Thanksgiving Day. I will happily take my family for an enjoyable dinner elsewhere.

      What A Treat!

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      My husband and I visited Williamsburg last December for a conference and had the best trip ever. We were treated like royalty when we arrived at the Williamsburg Inn. We were personally escorted to our room in the very quiet Providence Wing. We loved the privacy of this separate area of the hotel overlooking a peaceful little pond. It was somewhat cold and rainy when we were there, so coming back in the evening to our retreat with the Bose radio playing soft music, the bed turned down and thick robes waiting for us was very welcome.

      Favoloso

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      Abbiamo soggiornato qui 3 giorni, 2 notti, e l'esperienza stata fantastica.

      Fabulous

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      Stayed 3 days and 2 nights and had an excellent visit.

      Unbelievable

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      Absolutely amazing. This place had my jaw on the floor the whole time. 24 hour room service. Very nice staff. Great location. Just the best accommodation in the area.

      Incredibile

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      Assolutamente favoloso. Questo posto mi ha lasciato a bocca aperta per tutto il tempo. Servizio in camera 24 ore su 24. Personale eccellente. Posizione fantastica. La migliore sistemazione della zona.

      TripAdvisor Reviews Williamsburg Inn

      4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding
       

      Travel Blogs from Williamsburg

      Necessary roughness

      A travel blog entry by aprilshirish on Nov 05, 2014

      5 comments, 4 photos

      ... were the conditions of the jail, where 13 of Blackbeard's pirates were held prior to being hanged. We examined the original cells of their imprisonment, where Devika asked whether they were served "good" or "bad" food. Another source of endless fascination was that colonial citizens didn't have indoor plumbing and thus had to use an outhouse (much like our own, at the cabin in NY); the only difference was that they referred to it demurely as "the ...

      Heading West

      A travel blog entry by lindagraves on Oct 25, 2014

      3 comments, 4 photos

      Hi All We have had 3 more great days here. We've explored Williamsburg with indentured servants and enslaved servants and famous residents- General George Washington, George Wyeth, Marquis De Lafayette and John Pelham, organist for Burton Parish and the former Royal Governor. In fact Mr Pelham gave a benefit harpsichord concert in the Capitol Building last night. We also had a gourmet dinner, lit eighteenth century style, at Christianna Campbell's historic tavern. ...

      Colonial Williamsburg

      A travel blog entry by lindagraves on Oct 22, 2014

      1 comment, 48 photos

      ... except where it benefitted us. Until Monday. It seems that there had been an accident ahead of us and a tractor-trailer had left debris on the track. Luckily we got the word and there was no danger for us. We got to our condo, (2 bdrms 2baths, and a full kitchen, plus washer and dryer), about 11/2 hrs late. But our place is really lovely. And it's nice to be able to fix our own food for a change. Steve exchanged one of our time-shares for this and it was a really good choice. ...

      A Few Slow Days and Some Old Places

      A travel blog entry by azcook on Oct 19, 2014

      2 comments, 19 photos

      ... It was a bit chilly so we turned the electric heater on and then got up to start the day. We had breakfast and then started out on getting things done, laundry first. Ted did the laundry and Sheree cleaned "house" vacuuming, washing floors, toilets, windows and reorganizing things a bit better. We took a break for lunch and had crackers with hummus, salami, apple wood smoked Cows aged cheddar cheese (that’s a lot of words to describe cheese, but this ...

      On the Road

      A travel blog entry by steveandcarro on May 23, 2014

      4 photos

      After a great dinner and a good night's sleep it was up early and another taxi ride back to the railway station to pick up our hire car and transportation for the next part of our trip. When we were picking up the car we spoke to a couple of middle age women who realised that we were Australian and they proceeded to tell us that they had driven from Sydney to Port ...