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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The innkeeper is truly interested in his guests. He wants to hear your stories. There is a welcome sign on then door with your name. You are greeted with fruit punch, recommendations for activities and dining. The Griffin Tavern was a hit and the shepherd's pie was the best ever. Eggs Benedict for breakfast were outstanding. Having grown up on... More 

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Phil1812, Owner at Caledonia Farm - 1812 B&B, responded to this review

We do not ask guests for. reviews, those few that are received are appreciated and aid future guest decisions More 

New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Manicured land as far as the eye can see. A National landmark turned B&B it is a great place to read and unwind. Phil greets his guests and introduces them. He gives you background of his old home and is happy to make recommendations for dining as well as sightseeing. There is WiFi in the main house but you will... More 

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Phil1812, Owner at Caledonia Farm - 1812 B&B, responded to this review

For almost 32 years, Caledonia Farm-1812 has entertained thousands of guests from all over the world looking to get away from city life. When folks appreciate the therapy of a historic, peaceful and comfortable farmstay, our intent is achieved. More 

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Reviewed 10 August 2016

The setting is beautiful and the views are very nice. My wife and I stayed there August 6 (Saturday night) as we were looking for a mini-getaway from the DC area. We were dining at the Inn at Little Washington Saturday night and this B&B is very convenient location-wise. We weren't dining until 8:30 and didn't want to drive back... More 

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Phil1812, Owner at Caledonia Farm - 1812 B&B, responded to this review

With a top rated restaurant nearby, Caledonia Farm-1812 often entertains guests who are not familiar with bed and breakfast hospitality. A great experience depends upon knowing approximately when to expect arrival and time desired for a full custom breakfast of choice. For 32 years, Caledonia Farm-1812 has been the area's most affordable B&B and has successfully promoted a two night... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2016

We highly recommend Caledonia Farm - 1812 for an overnight stay close to DC. The home is historic, and the setting beneath the Blue Ridge Mountains is beautiful. The federal-style stone house, built in 1812, has a multitude of wonderful details and the host, Phil Irwin, is willing to share the stories. Ask about the old VOA microphone atop the... More 

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Phil1812, Owner at Caledonia Farm - 1812 B&B, responded to this review

It is always gratifying when guests approve of our 32 year old experience at a 200 year old historic landmark. We're delighted to share our showplace of responsible conservation practices. More 

New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2015

My husband and I stayed at Caledonia Farm 1812 a few years ago when we were dating. It was our first getaway together and we fell in love with the place. When we got engaged, one of the first things we did was book our honeymoon stay at Caledonia Farm 1812. Our second visit was even sweeter than the first.... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2015

This is our second stay at Caledonia Farms. Our first one was 26 years ago, we were celebrating our 5th wedding anniversary with dinner at the Inn at Little Washington and we stayed overnight at Caledonia Farms. These many years have gone by and this last Christmas our children gave us dinner at the Inn as our gift - so... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2015

We stayed at the Caledonia Farm for Valentine's Day with another couple. Due to unexpected traffic, we arrived 2 hours later than planned. Additionally, there had been a mix up with our reservation- he had us down for 2 people while we thought we booked for 4. Phil was gracious about the late arrival and adjusted the mix-up quickly. The... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2015

Like some of the other commenters this is a difficult experience to review. On the one hand, we did not have extremely high expectations per say. However, even our lowered expectations were not met. To preface this review, we have restored and live in a house that is 130 years old. We understand firsthand the delicate balance of preserving history... More 

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Phil1812, Owner at Caledonia Farm - 1812 B&B, responded to this review

Caledonia Farm-1812 B&B has always enjoyed flawless inspections by the Bed & Breakfast Association of Virginia, health department and thousands of guests over the past 30 years. We do not impose internet postings on our many repeat and referral guests but almost all do leave a complimentary comment upon departure. It is hoped that anyone deciding on a venue based... More 

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Reviewed 31 July 2014

It has been months since our visit to Caledonia Farm and I too like another reviewer have struggled with writing my review. There is no doubt that the Inn is historic and that Phil is an interesting host. The setting is amazing and Phil needs to be commended for his work in preserving its beauty for generations to come. We... More 

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Phil1812, Owner at Caledonia Farm - 1812 B&B, responded to this review

Stink bugs are inevitable twice yearly everywhere in this area, Deep cleaning is professionally performed between each visit. New sheets and towels are provided regularly. Décor might appear to some folks...clutter. Caledonia Farm-1812 "Farmstay" is up to snuff More 

Fairfax, Virginia
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Reviewed 1 July 2014

This is truly a special place, a refuge of exceptional natural beauty and refinement. It is no accident that this charming B&B—recognized by the national historic registry—sits in the midst of unspoiled scenery of such beauty, since the proprietor, Phil Irwin, has donated vast expanses of surrounding land as conservation easements. Phil is a leading citizen of Rappahannock County, the... More 

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Phil1812, Owner at Caledonia Farm - 1812 B&B, responded to this review

We are delighted that our guests, now friends, think highly enough of the Caledonia Farm-1812 B&B experience to regularly return and to bother to write a review...no such requirement is needed to enjoy either of our 200 year old suites and 30 years of hospitality. More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A 200 year old National Historic Register Federal-style home on a working cattle farm. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Caledonia Farm - 1812 B&B

Address: 47 Dearing Rd, Flint Hill, VA 22627-1832
Region: United States > Virginia > Rappahannock County > Flint Hill
Price Range: $164 - $330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Caledonia Farm - 1812 B&B 2.5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“There is a suite in the main house -- two bedrooms sharing a bath -- and separate "honeymoon" quarters”
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