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Hornsby House Inn

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I don't know how to start off and put into words how amazing and great our experience was at the Hornsby House Inn. From the moment I spoke to David to book the room, I knew it was going to be a great experience. He was very kind, friendly and helpful over the phone. We were due to arrive after...

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an amazing place. David is very knowledgeable and a wonderful host, just let him know what you are looking for in activities and he will point you in the right direction. He had great recommendations and was great learning more about the area and the house over breakfast as he is available every morning. In addition, Philip makes one...

Thank mmkp24
Hanover, New Hampshire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

David and Phil are the consummate hosts- brothers who are full of history, kindness and Virginia warmth. The inn is well appointed, near the Victory Monument and the battlefield at Yorktown and walking distance to the historic village and the waterfront. Best Inn ever! Rooms were spacious and comfortable and breakfasts set a high bar for other places we'll stay!...

Thank Jonathan R
So. California
Reviewed 30 October 2016

From the moment we arrived and were greeted by Jeanette, we felt at home. This is a huge house with 2 large rooms plus dining room downstairs as well as the building being surrounded by open and a screened porch. The bedrooms are upstairs, so we packed only what we needed from our car and left the large suitcases. Our...

Thank bglhvn
Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We found this charming and historic B & B online while en-route to the Virginia coast from Charlottseville. It was 7pm, dark and unfamiliar to my wife and I. We were game to try an Inn with some personality, and boy did we find it! Walking in cold we were warmly greeted by the Innkeeper and quickly shown the choice...

Thank MattfromSB
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Hornsby House is simply a wonderful 1930s B&B family owned & run B&B located in Yorktown with an easy walk to the town's restaurants & water front. The house is full of family pictures, furniture and other family related personal items. During our stay, we were looked after by Phil Hornsby (grandson of the original owner) and by Jeanette the...

Thank Martin H
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We picked this spot based on the pictures and excellent reviews and they were spot on! David was thorough in his communication regarding reservations, where to park, suggestions on where to sight see, offered to make dinner reservations..... We really felt at home. Jean Ette greeted us and made us feel so welcome, chatting a bit and extending warm southern...

Thank Kevin G
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We chose to stay at the Hornsby House Inn because it looked attractive and is conveniently situated for short drives to all the historical sites nearby. Upon our arrival we knew we had made the right choice. The house is as charming as we had hoped and David and Philip warmly greeted us with wine and cheese and crackers on...

Thank FraserTravels
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We booked this place rather than a hotel and it's just like going to a rather rich grandparent's place in the sense of the antiques and structure of the house. It still seems like an old family home but with a few modern amenities like separate bathrooms for each guest room, self controlled AC units in each room. they had...

Thank ganz877
New Canaan, Connecticut
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Our 3 night stay was both very comfortable and enjoyable. The house / home is delightful with tremendous character and well appointed guest rooms. We enjoyed the breakfasts and wine & cheese along with the social time with other guests. Definitely a return destination for future trips to the Historic Triangle of Virginia.

Thank Jim D

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
When you visit Yorktown, colonial Williamsburg, and the surrounding areas, rest your head at The Hornsby House Inn. The Hornsby House Inn has been the center of hospitality in Yorktown for three generations. Newly renovated, The Hornsby House offers five guestrooms and suites. Filled with family antiques, the inn is spacious, comfortable, and inviting. Each room offers its own thermostat to ensure your comfort. There's so much to do, see, and enjoy in the Yorktown area. We look forward to hosting you on your next visit. Welcome! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hornsby House Inn

Address: 702 Main St, Yorktown, VA 23690-4044
Region: United States > Virginia > Yorktown
Price Range: $185 - $304 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“3rd floor offered great views, 2nd floor offers patio space”
  • The Hornsby Room 3rd Floor
 of 5 bubbles F4074KCscottm, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Every room has a distinct personality, take your pick based upon your budget.”
 of 5 bubbles MattfromSB, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the Chesapeake Room, which has it's own private balcony overlooking the back yard.”
 of 5 bubbles ganz877, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Monument Grand Suite is very bright with charming bird theme. In warmer months you can also hear the songbird that visits the magnolia tree”
 of 5 bubbles dee_snyde, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All rooms beautiful but they have different sizes to accommodate your needs.”
 of 5 bubbles lisalN1770GT, 4 Feb 2016 | Read review
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