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By the Side of the Road Inn & Cottages

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  • Excellent82%
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  • Average3%
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Reviewed 29 September 2015

My boyfriend and I wanted the convenience of the B&B with the privacy of a cottage and got exactly what we were looking for with the Bergey Cottage at the By the Side of the Road Inn. The cottage has an adorable front porch, lovely...More

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Response from ByTheSideInn, Owner at By the Side of the Road Inn & CottagesResponded 18 January 2016

So happy to see you enjoyed your stay. Do come again!

Reviewed 28 September 2015

My husband and I stayed at By the Side of the Road Inn over the weekend. We stayed in the Eeslyn Taylor suite on the first floor. It's a wonderful room with a soaking tub in the bathroom that I took advantage of. We paid...More

Thank kmdtrippers
Response from ByTheSideInn, Owner at By the Side of the Road Inn & CottagesResponded 18 January 2016

Your return visit was the highest compliment you can pay to us and taking the time to review your stay is sincerely appreciated. Please know you are highly valued and we can't wait for your next visit!

Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

My wife and I stayed in the 1790 room in the main house while in town for a reunion. The room very clean and welcoming, with a cozy motif, extremely comfortable bed, and great sitting room to relax. Despite it being fully booked, it was...More

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Response from ByTheSideInn, Owner at By the Side of the Road Inn & CottagesResponded 18 January 2016

Our Fines Herbs Souffle is our very most requested recipe; the original recipe, which we tweaked years ago, actually came to use from the American Egg Council, having been originated by a very successful B&B years ago! It has stood the test of time. We...More

Reviewed 28 August 2015

A perfect one night getaway after dropping our daughter off at James Madison University. We stayed in the main house and loved our suite. We love the architecture of older homes and this main house dates to approximately 1790. The innkeeper was delightful. Breakfast was...More

Thank kmkh2015
Response from ByTheSideInn, Owner at By the Side of the Road Inn & CottagesResponded 18 January 2016

We will always strive to provide a breakfast that is pleasing, especially when dietary restrictions are involved. We want you to enjoy the entire stay, including breakfast! Thanks so much for sharing your experience. As JMU parents, we hope to see you again very soon!

Reviewed 23 August 2015

A charming B&B in Harrisonburg, VA. Friendly and personable inn keepers, wonderful rooms and breakfast delivered to your room each morning. Close to Monticello and Montpelier for historical sightseeing. Inn keepers suggested some wonderful dining options that were truly wonderful. Would highly recommend the Side...More

Thank colemanep
Response from ByTheSideInn, Owner at By the Side of the Road Inn & CottagesResponded 18 January 2016

Your kind remarks are most appreciated. We are so pleased your enjoyed your stay. Thanks so much!

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Air Conditioning
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US$223 - US$264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$223 - US$264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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themidnightwill
25 March 2015|
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Response from ByTheSideInn | Property representative |
Good morning! Thank you for your question. The Ardor of Hope Suite whirlpool tub is a one-person tub rather than two. The Bergey, Quill and Fitzgerald Cottages have whirlpool tubs for two. Thank you! Hope to have you!
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greatfulltraveler
22 January 2015|
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The Fitzgerald Cottage and The Bishop's Retreat have king beds. We'll hope to have you!
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"Stayed in Quill. Very nice room, decor a bit country, huge bathroom. Very noisy heating system."
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"Definitely consider the cottages. They are basically a private little house."
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"Steep enough stairs up to rooms if you have trouble climbing or carrying up stairs. Only one flight though..."
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"Does have stairs down to the bathroom"
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