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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

First, the rooms are small, isolated, and do not include all conveniences of modern hotels (card scans, etc.), so if you want that don't stay here. But for a historic experience with modern necessities (i.e. electricity, running water) this is the best way to experience Colonial Williamsburg. It's also a plus that the place is overseen by the luxurious Williamsburg...

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Cape Charles, Virginia
Reviewed 17 December 2016

What do expect for $325.00 per night. A uncontrollable heater with the room about 90. A multi-selection shower head with one working as a dribble of water exits. Consider a 1950's motel in rural Georgia that has not been renavated since 1965. You have good idea what this house looks like. What is it worth per night, about $65.00

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Our whole stay in Colonial Williamsburg was fantastic! When we checked in, we were offered champagne or sparkling cider - to which I gladly accepted after traveling all day. :) Someone brought our luggage up to our room, which was very nice since we were up one flight of stairs and it was a narrow staircase. We stayed in the...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 29 November 2016

I've stayed in several of the Colonial Houses and they're great if you're a family who wants to stay together. One of my favorites is the Market Square Kitchen. It has a large fireplace and the staff will come over a build a fire for you. The canopied bed and handicapped accessible bathroom on the first floor are wonderful Upstairs...

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 17 November 2016

We stayed in the first floor of the Nicholas - Tyler Office. It was very comfortable, spacious and had a great location. I would recommend it to anyone. Unit had a Keurig coffemaker, 2 double beds with canopies and lots of comfortable furniture.

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LNoble1964, Manager at Colonial Houses-Colonial Williamsburg, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words about your recent visit to the Nicholas Tyler Office. It sounds as though you very much enjoyed your accommodations. Please let me know if you had difficulties with your visit beyond your accommodations, as your rating of this visit seems that you might have. I will be happy to assist in any...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We stayed in the Chriswell Bucktrout house. Our rooms were on the bottom floor. One was in the back and had a canopy bed. The other room was in the front and was quite large, with a fireplace. We learned later that Margaret Thatcher had stayed in this room. Staying in these houses have their "drawbacks" (for some people). They...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 10 November 2016

The "home" in which we stayed was originally an outbuilding for a larger home known as the Moody House. It was refinished very nicely. Very comfortable bed and bedding. Bathroom had modern high-quality plumbing. We would stay here again.

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1Thank Jim A
Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We stayed in the Orrell house and it was amazing. We did not have furniture move on us but we did hear a lot of creaking and had another experience it turned into a night I will never forget as I have never stayed in a haunted house before

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2Thank h6p8gv
Yonkers, New York
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The Masonic Kitchen was a fantastic experience. What a lovely house. It was so quaint and private. We enjoyed sitting on the bench on the front patio every night paying Shut The Box while drinking our Old Stitch ale. It was a beautiful house inside and out, and we hope to stay there again and again soon.

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Dayton, Ohio
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoy the colonial houses and have now been in at least five. This visit we were in the Chiswell-Bucktrout Kitchen. It is a small free-standing building with a nice well appointed room. The bathroom is clean, yet lacks any electrical outlets. The bed is a canopy queen and quite comfortable.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Authentic reproductions of colonial houses with 18th century antique furnishings, set in historic area. Authentic period reproductions such as a canopy bed and a crackling fire in the hearth. Stay in the heart of the Revolutionary City with all the comforts of home. Enjoy access to dining, recreation, and spa amenities in addition to admission ticket discounts and exclusive guest-only offerings. ... more   less 

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Address: 136 E Francis St, Williamsburg, VA 23185-4271
Region: United States > Virginia > Williamsburg
Price Range: $238 - $334 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Colonial Houses-Colonial Williamsburg 3*
Number of rooms: 82
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“Colonial Houses offers a PDF on-line showing all the room options (GOOGLE "PDF of Colonial Houses Williamsburg")”
 of 5 bubbles JCF209, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Choose a house over a tavern room. It will be larger.”
  • Rooms are quite small and if you want 2 beds they are twins.
  • The bath is all in one room no vanity.
 of 5 bubbles CarleneK_11, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
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