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Cedars of Williamsburg Bed and Breakfast

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 30 December 2016

The B&B definitely has potential, but it has a frenetic pace feeling of the new owners becoming familiar with running a B&B. Our greeting from the owner was sub par and lacked the warmth or hospitality expected from a B&B. The breakfast was okay, but the manner that it is served is awkward and feels very rushed. Understand new ownership...

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Alex V, Owner at Cedars of Williamsburg Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of the Cedars. I am sorry that your stay - and my hospitality in general - did not meet your standards. Obviously it is never our intention to greet anyone with anything but a happy disposition and an eagerness to help you during your stay. If you could please email...

Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I spent three nights at the Cedars. The room was very comfortable and the staff friendly and accommodating. Breakfast was delicious. It was a quick walk to Historic Williamsburg. We enjoyed our stay very much.

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Alex V, Owner at Cedars of Williamsburg Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much. We're glad we could make your trip to Williamsburg a "lovely stay," and we look forward to helping you again in the future!

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 9 December 2016

The Cedars is located directly across from William and Mary and an easy walk to the historic area of Williamsburg. We only used our car for a side trip to Jamestown. The owners are a young couple who recently acquired the property. They are enthusiastic and working hard to make staying at their property a unique experience. While we were...

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Alex V, Owner at Cedars of Williamsburg Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the kind words. I'm really happy you enjoyed our new winter-menu items. I'm glad the baked gingerbread oatmeal and eggnog French Toast met your expectations as well as the locally sourced bacon. We're happy our friendly staff was here to assist you with all your needs and we look forward to seeing y'all again real soon.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We stayed here during the Grand Illumination and weekend of W&M student performances. The location is a hop and skip from PBK Hall and the Muscarelle Museum. The rooms are quaint leaning to Colonial decor. Our room had a fireplace that turned on with a wall switch (easy), fridge, Keurig, and TV. The breakfasts were tasty. The staff was 6...

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Alex V, Owner at Cedars of Williamsburg Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! Indeed our location is one of the major draws to the Cedars but we're glad our staff and friendliness exceeded your expectations. We hope that when guests stay here they feel warm and included as part of our little Cedars family. We hope to see y'all back soon as we continue to improve upon a...

Fairfax Station, Virginia
Reviewed 4 November 2016

For those who enjoy the B&B experience this is a very nice B&B with excellent breakfast and an owner that goes beyond what one would expect. We arrive around 5:30 PM, we were left in the front hall while the person in charge went back to the office. She came back later to give us the key to our room...

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Alex V, Owner at Cedars of Williamsburg Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words. While misunderstandings do occur from time-to-time, I'm glad that I was able to amend any ill-feelings towards our B&B. We pride ourselves on our friendly service and although it may have started slightly rocky, I'm glad that you ultimately had a wonderful and fun time. Looking forward to seeing you guys again...

Grand Junction, Colorado
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. The breakfasts were awesome and the rooms and charm were very nice. Very pleasant (somewhat new) owners and staff made our stay all the better. Great location too - just a short walk to the downtown. Hope to return one day.

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Alex V, Owner at Cedars of Williamsburg Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words. We are new owners and we're glad our energy showed itself. Despite our youth we have a great staff behind us that makes taking care of our guests an equally pleasant vocation. We're looking forward to seeing you guys again and making your stay even better.

Wake Forest, North Carolina
Reviewed 29 October 2016

My wife and I spent three nights at the highly rated B&B in late October. The B&B, ideally located next to the College of William and Mary and close to Historic Williamsburg, is under new ownership, now managed by a young couple, Alex and Laura, who seemed very enthusiastic with their new venture. Overall our stay was pleasant, and our...

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Alex V, Owner at Cedars of Williamsburg Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

I'm glad you enjoyed your room and stay at the Cedars. Thank you for your kind words and positive review. I am truly sorry that breakfast did not meet your expectations. As you mentioned, we are new owners and we are doing our best to upgrade the menu in general by making it more seasonal and locally produced. If you...

Altadena
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Beautiful colonial building, immaculate, with a pretty garden and charming period furnishings. Warm and efficient welcome from Brittany in the evening. Our Plantation Room was lovely, light and airy, and the four-poster bed exceptionally comfortable. OWner Alex prepared delicious breakfasts and was a great host. As a history teacher, he provided both fascinating background and advice on visiting nearby colonial...

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Alex V, Owner at Cedars of Williamsburg Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

I'm very happy you enjoyed your stay at the Cedars especially noting our friendly staff. It's so comforting to know that - even when Laura and I are not present - that our staff is still so friendly with our guests. I'm also happy that my history degree wasn't for naught :-) There's so much history to be discovered on...

Grawn, Michigan
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This was my first experience staying at a bed and breakfast and it did not disappoint. The house is very clean and comfortable. We stayed in the King William and Queen Mary suite as there were four of us. The beds were very comfortable and the house quiet making for good sleep. We stayed two nights. The bathroom is small,...

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Alex V, Owner at Cedars of Williamsburg Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. We're so happy we could wreck the bell curve for your B&B assessments from here on out :-) I'm happy our home made you so comfortable and that breakfasts gave you the happy-energy you needed to see the sights of Williamsburg. We're looking forward to seeing your smiling faces again soon. All...

Franklin, Virginia
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We arrived after dark to a very friendly greeting. The George Washington Suite was very cozy and the bed slept great. The next morning we woke to the smell of coffee and a very tasty breakfast. Alex and Laura greeted us at breakfast like old friends. Alex made a great recommendation to go to the Silver Hand Meadery for a...

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Alex V, Owner at Cedars of Williamsburg Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Well it was a pleasure having y'all! You were both very friendly as well. I'm glad you guys liked the meadery. It's such a cool location and really helps show what Williamsburg has to offer. Thank you for also mentioning Bobby. He works hard in that kitchen to make the meals taste great. I know you also met Deedee our...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our romantic and award-winning Colonial Cedars Bed & Breakfast is a Williamsburg lodging landmark since 1935. As Williamsburg's largest and oldest bed and breakfast, we offers 8 rooms/suites in the main house and 2 rooms in the Cedars Cottage with fireplaces and romantic privacy. We are a smoke/pet-free rest stop for our 5,000+ guests. We are directly across the street from the College of William and Mary and only a 7 minute walk to Colonial Williamsburg Merchant's Square. Traveling for business? We are Swam and FEMA certified. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cedars of Williamsburg Bed and Breakfast

Address: 616 Jamestown Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185-3945
Region: United States > Virginia > Williamsburg
Price Range: $231 - $340 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cedars of Williamsburg Bed and Breakfast 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“The William and Mary Suite is the least "pretty" of the rooms. The downstairs rooms were quite lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles sarahdU7438LH, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs room, preferably with a larger bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles TracyD558, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you do not like stairs, request a room on the first floor.”
 of 5 bubbles maevans70, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Every room I peeked in was lovely, but there is no elevator so if stairs are an issue request a downstairs room.”
 of 5 bubbles 840janetf, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The bedroom closest to the entrance has a small sitting room attached.”
 of 5 bubbles Spitfire1to6, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
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