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Los Angeles
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We were driving from DC and stopped at Mount Vernon. We wanted to also see at least part of the Fredericksburg battlefield. The RJI was perfect. Just a few miles from the Fredericksburg Battlefield and Chatham Manor, it was a great fit for our purpose. In addition to the beautifully presented inn, lovely room, great breakfast, and kind staff.....it was...

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Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Book early if you want to stay here as it is very popular. A fully renovated property that survived both Civil War battles, each room is themed and period decorated. Breakfast is included and its reported to be legendary. Sadly the cook was sick the two days we spent there, so breakfast was good but not legendary. Great location in...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 25 September 2016

This was our first time staying at this Bed and Breakfast and it was delightful!Quiet and peaceful atmosphere. It is right downtown with free parking out back. This makes it easy to walk around town and visit the many antique shops. We stayed in the Virginian which is a street facing room. Not a good idea on the weekend as...

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Reviewed 15 September 2016

We love small towns and Fredericksburg was a treat. The Richard Johnston Inn was lovely - -our breakfast, delightful and the staff, helpful. A positive experience for us as everything was A-1! The decor within our rooms and other rooms were lovely. The dining area was unbelievable - - very tasteful and grand! Easy access to Washington, D.C. via train....

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MD
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We had a wonderful stay at the Richard Johnston (Caroline House). The house is absolutely stunning. The check-in was very easy and the service was fabulous. The location is great as you can walk to all of the shops in the town. Great restaraunts nearby. Looking forward to staying again in the future. Definitely worth adding to your list!!!!

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Galloway, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 September 2016

My wife and I were traveling and wanted to stop in Fredericksburg on the way home... maybe see the downtown a little and have a nice dinner. Well, while on our vacation, we had a death in the family, so we had to leave early and couldn't make a stop. I called the hotel, not asking for a refund (we...

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new york city
Reviewed 20 August 2016

In a recent visit to Fredericksburg, Virginia, we decided to stay at an historical bed and breakfast and made a reservation at the Richard Johnston Inn. The reservation process was easy, and we did it via phone. The follow up email with all information was very helpful. Flying into Washington Reagan Airport, we made a very quick trip via Metrorail...

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Cheryl C, Manager at Richard Johnston Inn, responded to this review

We are so very grateful to you for sharing your experience with us . . . not only about The Richard Johnston Inn - but your entire experience! We are very blessed that we are so centrally located - to the train, off I-95, history, dining and shopping. Not to mention the Rappahannock River! And yes, there is a "big...

Pittsburgh, PA
Reviewed 9 August 2016

I truly wanted to give this an outstanding review; however, I must be honest in a couple areas. First the innkeeper Cheryl, is a kind, very friendly lady. The staff is also very friendly and so sweet to my two young grandchildren. The issues were with the property itself. First, the parking is in the back of the building under...

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Cheryl C, Manager at Richard Johnston Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words and praise - we truly appreciate it. With regard to your concerns - parking and air conditioning . . . .the elements of nature and the mind of a machine is a bit out of our control. We attempt to make our guests as comfortable as possible and to that end, we...

Libertyville IL
Reviewed 5 August 2016

The Inn is a wonderful, welcoming romantic spot. You can't beat the location, walking distance to many sites and restaurants. Cheryl is a wonderful hostess and breakfast was delicious! We stayed in the Old Town room, with an exposed-beam ceiling, a delightful king bed. Would love to stay again!

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Cheryl C, Manager at Richard Johnston Inn, responded to this review

I so pleased that you enjoyed your stay as much as we enjoyed your visit! Thank you for being so gracious and sharing with others your experience - We are truly grateful! Cheryl

Celebration, Florida
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We just completed a trip to the Richard Johnston Inn with my daughter, her husband, and our granddaughter to celebrate my daughter turning 30. We would HIGHLY recommend this inn. The location is absolutely perfect. Easy walking distance to all the shops and restaurants of historic downtown Fredericksburg. However, the inn itself is so nice you may not want to...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
John Taylow, architect, and one of the original signers of The Declaration of Independence, constructed this unique, upscale 18th century Inn in 1770. In the 1800’s, it served as the home of the mayor of Fredericksburg, Richard Johnston. The award winning Inn offers seven beautifully appointed guest rooms, 2 suites and caters to small, intimate weddings and other special events in our courtyard or parlors. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Richard Johnston Inn

Address: 711 Caroline St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-5903
Region: United States > Virginia > Fredericksburg
Price Range: $219 - $368 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Richard Johnston Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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“For rooms facing the street, the noise from the pizza place can be loud on Friday & Saturday Eve's”
 of 5 bubbles jimworfolk, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms face the busy street, which could be a problem for some. I think all the rooms require climbing stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles 9CeCe55, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Third floor suites are great, but there is no elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles LarryTraveler, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you want quiet do not choose a street facing room.”
 of 5 bubbles 708Anna_W_12708, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The Caroline House is across the street from the main inn.”
 of 5 bubbles cpayne, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
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