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By the Side of the Road Inn & Cottages

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  • Excellent82%
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Reviewed 16 July 2016

Great place to stay for families or couples! We had a wonderful time and can't say enough about the place and the owners. They have done a wonderful job setting the place up and are very welcoming to their guest. We would reccomed this place...More

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Response from ByTheSideInn, Owner at By the Side of the Road Inn & CottagesResponded 17 July 2016

So glad you enjoyed your stay and our " Friendly City. "Thanks so much...we anticipate your return visit! Best Regards, Dennis and Janice

Reviewed 11 July 2016

Spent two nights at By the Side of the Road in the Bishop's Retreat and could not have had a more pleasant stay. Even though ours was the most affordable lodging option, there was no sacrifice in the quality. The suite was extremely spacious, bed...More

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Response from ByTheSideInn, Owner at By the Side of the Road Inn & CottagesResponded 15 July 2016

We are so pleased that you liked the Bishop's Retreat. Sometimes economy is the best choice for a getaway. The personal privacy of our guests is always paramount and yet we are "here for you" if you want/need us! We so enjoyed you stay...please do...More

Reviewed 10 July 2016

The perfect balance between a remote country getaway in a quaint little home and an inn with access to a charming little town. Getting to Shenandoah National Park was a pleasant drive, and after our hikes, we were grateful to have someplace so wonderful to...More

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Response from ByTheSideInn, Owner at By the Side of the Road Inn & CottagesResponded 15 July 2016

Those Shenandoah National Park hikes can be challenging but exhausting. So happy to learn you found comfort when returning to By the Side of the Road. Thanks for taking time to share your experience and please do consider a return stay! Janice & Dennis

Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Wonderful Inn owned and operated by a lovely couple. Impeccably maintained property, comfortable room, and delicious breakfasts. The owners are very friendly and make so much effort to keep their guests happy. Love it and we will be back.

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Response from ByTheSideInn, Owner at By the Side of the Road Inn & CottagesResponded 7 July 2016

So happy than even the rain didn't spoil your weekend. We very much appreciate your praise and your taking time to share it! We can't wait for your return. Best regards!

Reviewed 30 June 2016

We enjoyed our stay immensely ! The atmosphere was peaceful, beautiful and really felt like a retreat! The food was delivered right to our door and was creative, delicious and beautiful with the seasonal fruit! We would definitely stay again!More

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Response from ByTheSideInn, Owner at By the Side of the Road Inn & CottagesResponded 7 July 2016

So happy to learn your visit was a "retreat" from the real world - nothing makes us happier. We strive to present a beautiful AND delicious breakfast and are, again, very pleased to learn how much you enjoyed it. There is something very relaxing about...More

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Amenities
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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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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Price range
US$223 - US$264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
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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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