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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Our son and grandson stayed at the Inn for Easter. It was the first week with the new innkeeper, Sarah Moody, and the transition has been flawless. She is a warm, caring person with a great eye for detail. For previous guests who miss the...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2018

We recently paid our second -- thoroughly enjoyable -- visit to the Essex Inn. It is easily reached from the DC area, and it gives visitors easy access to historical sites, wineries, and outdoor recreation. We look forward to future visits.

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Reviewed 12 February 2018

I just returned for my second trip to this amazing inn! I just cannot say enough about this place. Somehow, the innkeepers Ric and Jeremy find the perfect balance of being welcoming while at the same time giving their guests time to themselves. Here are...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2018

Thoughtful, personal service. Elegant, comfortable accommodations. Awesome breakfast!! Jeremy and Ric run a first-class operation; put your trust in them and enjoy your stay. When travelling in the area, be sure to visit Menokin in Warsaw, VA if you enjoy history and architecture.

Thank Barbara C
Reviewed 11 December 2017

We picked The Essex Inn because of other reviews on TripAdvisor. They were spot on. Ric and Jeremy were exceptional hosts during our stay. Though we arrived earlier than planned, we were greeted warmly and assured our room was ready. Our luggage was carried to...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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US$195 - US$219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
US$195 - US$219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
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"See rooms online and select the one that fits you best. The old slave quarters building works for those that..."
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"The 4 large rooms in the Inn are all lovely. There is a detached building with more rooms & kitchenettes."
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"All are special"
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"Stayed in the Blue Room, beautiful. Our friends stayed in the Beige, equally as nice."
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