The Williamsburg Inn has been a home for royalty, heads of state and guest from all over the world. The Inn’s policy is to treat every guest as royalty.
John Rockefeller Jr. and his wife made a monumental commitment to the Inn. They helped with design, construction and furnishings. The facility opened in 1937 with 61 guest rooms unlike a hotel, but more like a comfortable Virginia country estate. It is perhaps the most perfectly appointed Inn on the continent. More than 70 years later, the Inn remains one of America’s finest and elegant hotels.
The Inn is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and a member of Historic Hotels of America and top Hotels of the World. The Inn offers its guest a world – class experience. The Inn has a special ambience and timeless style. The inn is located next to America’s premier living history museum. In 2012 the Inn celebrated 75 year of hospitality.
We stayed at the Williamsburg Inn before Christmas. The Inn was decorated with most beautiful flower arrangements, Christmas tree and Christmas arrangements. Everyday fresh flowers were placed in your room and on tables throughout the Inn. The flowers and arrangements put you in the Christmas spirit.
The hospitality of the staff was outstanding and the full service concierge and the fact that they had drivers to take you to any place that you desired to go in Colonial Williamsburg. The drivers would open the door for you upon entering the fine vehicle. A doorman held the door open for you as you left and than returned.
Our room had the bedding turned down at night with mints on our pillows. We had robes in our room along with slippers. The towels were thick and luxurious. We had fine soaps and lotions and a rose in our bathroom. Our room was very spacious and elegant.
The food at the Inn was magnificent and very generous. I loved their chicken, fish, Oysters Rockefeller and more on the dinner menu. At breakfast I would order an omelette or two eggs over easy with hash that had sweet potatoes, potatoes, sweet onions and green peppers. I ordered their sweet potato pancakes which were thick and amazingly delicious. I had espresso ice cream, raspberry sorbet, sticky toffee pudding and American Heritage hot chocolate which was thick and decadent with a true rich chocolate flavor.
I would highly recommend treating yourself with a stay at the Williamsburg Inn in Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia. Book your rooms now as they are filling up very quickly.