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Jacksonville, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 April 2015

We just returned from a three night stay at Boars Head. We chose the resort carefully as we like to avoid chain hotels when possible. I have to say, I was disappointed with our stay and would not select Boards Head again or recommend it. While the staff was friendly and the resort clean...we had too many issues to overlook....

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BH_Sam_Parry, Rooms Division Director at The Boar's Head, responded to this review

Dear KKGump, Thank you for choosing to stay at Boar’s Head, an independent resort. We are delighted that you found our staff to be friendly and attentive as they are our most valuable asset. We are sorry to hear about the disappointing aspects of your recent stay, and we appreciate the time you took to speak with Courtney Roane, our...

Davie, Florida
Reviewed 1 April 2015

Lovely hotel for a family gathering or romantic getaway. Beautiful room with very comfortable beds. The grounds of the hotel are beautiful and the main restaurant was very good. Would definitely come back.

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Dear Martha R, We appreciate that you took time to include your wonderful comments on TripAdvisor. Thank you for choosing to stay at Boar's Head. We look forward to the opportunity of serving you again when your travels bring you to Charlottesville. Sincerely, Russ Cronberg

Reviewed 31 March 2015

The family and I stayed here for one night while visiting Monticello. The staff (especially Shea at the front desk) were kind and polite, efficient and helpful. Our room (#701) was very clean, pretty, and spacious. We had a sweet porch that overlooked the lake (the kids loved this) that we would have taken more advantage of, had it not...

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Dear CLNR, Thank you so much for your time leaving this TripAdvisor review. We will be sure to pass that feedback along to our team members (and Shea) as guest feedback, positive or constructive, is our number one way of letting us know how we are doing. We can’t wait to have you back with us here at Boar’s Head...

Charlottesville, Virginia
Reviewed 30 March 2015 via mobile

My husband and I just came home from a one-night weekend stay at the Boars Head to celebrate his birthday. We often escape to nice hotels for a weekend, and as residents of Charlottesville, we were looking forward to finally trying out our own local Boars Head Inn. What I can say is that we were entirely underwhelmed, and as...

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BH_Sam_Parry, Rooms Division Director at The Boar's Head, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your concerns regarding your recent Date Night Package stay with us at Boar’s Head. We pride ourselves on offering our guests the very best in amenities, services, and the highest quality cuisine. We are especially impressed to discover you chose to stay at Boar’s Head in “your own back yard”! However, we are greatly distressed to...

Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 29 March 2015

After my second stay, I felt compelled to post a review. The Boar's Head Inn takes pride in excellent customer service. The rooms are spacious with high quality furnishings and local history on the walls. I travel a great deal and I must say that they have the MOST comfortable beds on the planet!!! I plan to request the model...

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Dear T C, Thank you for taking time to share your experience with others of your trip to stay with us here at Boar’s Head. It is always a great day when we get a chance to read such positive reviews of our property because that lets us know that all of our hard work and attention to the details...

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 29 March 2015

My wife and I made the two hour trip from the DC area to Charlottesville for a weekend getaway from the kids. :) The Boar's Head was exactly what we were hoping for. Fantastic restaurant in the Old Mill, on site. Food was excellent. Great spa and world class fitness facility. Ideal spot for a weekend away.

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Dear Jeff H, Awesome! We love to see reviews where our guests enjoyed their stay with us at Boar’s Head. It’s such a great place to stay whether you are with family or friends. Again, thank you for visiting with us and we look forward to your next visit. Best, Russ Cronberg

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 29 March 2015

I recently attended a business meeting at the Boar's Head in Charlottesville, VA. The hotel offered a unique experience while also offering all the comforts you would expect in a location like this. The biggest strength was this location is just different from the usual conference spaces, which made it feel fresh and exciting. The rooms were clean and comfortable-...

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Dear thegreatone3128, Thank you for your glowing TripAdvisor review about your stay at Boar's Head for a conference. We agree that Boar's Head is a wonderful place for a meeting or a personal retreat. We look forward to welcoming you back for a vacation soon. Please let us know how we may assist in planning your return visit. Sincerely, Russ...

Charlottesville, Virginia
Reviewed 26 March 2015

Historic must be code for old and musty. Very old, dark, musty rooms with bugs in one suite then moved to another suite with more bugs. Superficial remodel, but has none of the amenities of similarly rated hotels. The TV in the bedroom was so small. I have been touring schools and traveling from hotel to hotel and this has...

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BH_Sam_Parry, Rooms Division Director at The Boar's Head, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your feedback about your recent stay with us at Boar’s Head. I’m so very disappointed to hear about the lack of service upon your arrival, as well as the numerous issues with your suite. It is our goal to make each of our guest’s experiences as positive and memorable as possible, and we have clearly failed...

Reviewed 24 March 2015

The staff was extremely helpful. The bed was comfortable and high quality. The room could have been a little cleaner. There also wasn't a lot for a family to do, especially with the pool closed for the winter.

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BH_Sam_Parry, Rooms Division Director at The Boar's Head, responded to this review

Dear Jason, We are glad you found the Boar’s Head staff gracious and helpful. We are reviewing guest room inspection processes with our Housekeeping team currently, so thank you for your feedback. I’m disappointed to hear that our activities and amenities were not mentioned to you and your family upon arrival; we pride ourselves in offering an array of options...

Columbia, Maryland
Reviewed 23 March 2015

Awesome- We had a fabulous time- the staff and the hotel was very accommadating and helpful. Our visit was overnight but we will go back for a long weekend- to use the spa and the golf course. Food was excellent and the bloody marys were great!!

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Dear ssneeringer, Thank you for your TripAdvisor post! Our staff hopes to anticipate your needs so we are delighted with your remarks about our team. We look forward to your return and hope you can stay longer to fully enjoy the food, the grounds, the staff, and find your own sense of place at Boar’s Head. Thank you for your...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Old Mill Room
Old Mill Room
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Boar's Head is a quintessential Virginia resort, offering a warm, intimate ambiance, exceptional service and unparalleled Southern hospitality. Located on a bucolic 573-acre country estate, our AAA Four Diamond resort offers 175 guest rooms and suites, Four Diamond dining in the Old Mill Room, a wide variety of world class recreational activities, spa and 22,000 square feet of meeting facilities for groups of 20 to 630. Owned and operated by the University of Virginia Foundation, Boar's Head is just minutes from the University of Virginia that was founded by Thomas Jefferson, only two hours from Washington, D.C., And at the foot of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Boar's Head

Address: 200 Ednam Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22903
Region: United States > Virginia > Charlottesville
Price Range: $277 - $443 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Boar's Head 4*
Number of rooms: 175
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Also Known As:
The Boar`s Head Hotel Charlottesville
Boars Head Hotel
Boars Head Charlottesville
Boars Head Inn Charlottesville Va
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Charlottesville
#6 Family Hotel in Charlottesville
#7 Business Hotel in Charlottesville
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