Great Weekend A review of Historic Inns of Annapolis
My husband, 11-year-old daughter, and I spent a great weekend in Annapolis Sept. 27-28. Historic Inns seems to be one of the few places in the historic part of Annapolis that does not require a 2-night minimum on weekends. We stayed in the Robert Johnson House (Building #2), and we found the room attractive and extremely comfortable. The closet was ample, the bathroom was fine with plenty of towels, hair dryer, and toiletries, and there was a little dressing area with an ironing board and iron conveniently tucked away on the wall. The beds were comfortable, and the television had every channel you could want.The staff was extremely accommodating, especially with keeping our car and luggage for a few hours past checkout. Air conditioning was on in our room when we checked in, which was thoughtful, as it was a hot day.The Inns consist of three buildings (all within about two blocks of each other on or near State Circle) run as one hotel. All three looked nice, although I felt that our's was probably the quietest as one of the other's houses the lobby and the third is over the Treaty of Paris Restaurant. Historic Inns really combines the charm of a Bed & Breakfast with the services of a hotel. While I generally prefer the intimacy (and the lower prices!) of a Bed & Breakfast, if you need two beds and/or are only in town for one night, staying at Historic Inns is pleasant and super-convenient to the Naval Academy, shops, and restaurants of Annapolis.