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Hornsby House Inn

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every minute at the Hornsby House was a delight. We were met at the door by David carrying a silver tray with a glass of red wine. His welcoming smile and invitation to join his other guests in the sitting room for drinks, snacks and pleasant conversation set the tone for our stay. We were upgraded to a suite upon...

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Virginia USA
Reviewed 24 April 2017

The charm and history of the Hornsby House Inn make it a unique and comfortable place to enjoy the history of the town and beauty of the York River. Wonderful hospitality by Phil and David, nightly conversations with wine and cheese, a gorgeous sunrise over the water, delicious and tasty breakfast, all make this a must if you are in...

Thank Loundonna
Yorktown, Virginia
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

I had the best time at this place! What a bunch of great hosts. The wine social was so quaint, and the food was hearty. Breakfast...oh! The cheese grits!! Sinful. Wake up and see the majestic Yorktown Monument out your window. If you're lucky to be there when the Fife and Drum Corps is practicing, you are in for a...

Thank jasminmau
Wilmington, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We received a great welcome and briefing from the innkeeper who made us feel like we were home. The gracious brick home was well laid-out for a B&B, providing us with many conveniences. The location near the the Yorktown Victory Monument was just right. The staff was cordial and helpful, providing many useful tips about the area as well as...

Thank john s
Reviewed 19 January 2017

If you wish to stay in a quiet historical town where you can tour battlefields from the Revolutionary War to Civil War, or just have a great meal and a drink, the Hornsby House is the place to stay! Gracious Hosts, Great Food, Wine & Cheese and the most comfortable bed I've ever slept on. Make sure to ask David...

Thank Keith D
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We have stayed in a lot of B&B's all over the world. First one where the owner had breakfast with us and gave us a history lesson. Awesome. Plus the breakfast was outstanding and REALLY good. Quiches, especially the bacon and cheese, delicious. David was great host and all the staff were wanting to serve. Nice to walk around Yorktown...

Thank elridder
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Hornsby House is truly a gem, in so many ways.... set in historic Yorktown, a beautiful, finely decorated Home where you are made to feel truly welcome...staying here is a truly wonderful, 'timeless' experience! I won't rant on about the cozy atmosphere, the delicious breakfast, the five o'clock wine and crackers and all the rest .... :-).... ....all I want...

Thank Plessis-Brit
Kissimmee, United States
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Our stay at the Hornsby House Inn was fabulous! The hosts Dave and Phil were so wonderful. Our room was large with a private bath, and extremely comfortable bed and pillow! Wine & cheese in the evening and a delicious breakfast. The Inn is directly across from the Yorktown Monument and the historic downtown and waterfront are all walkable. Lots...

1Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 5 December 2016

I don't know how to start off and put into words how amazing and great our experience was at the Hornsby House Inn. From the moment I spoke to David to book the room, I knew it was going to be a great experience. He was very kind, friendly and helpful over the phone. We were due to arrive after...

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 8 November 2016

What an amazing place. David is very knowledgeable and a wonderful host, just let him know what you are looking for in activities and he will point you in the right direction. He had great recommendations and was great learning more about the area and the house over breakfast as he is available every morning. In addition, Philip makes one...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
When you visit Yorktown, colonial Williamsburg, and the surrounding areas, rest your head at The Hornsby House Inn. The Hornsby House Inn has been the center of hospitality in Yorktown for three generations. Newly renovated, The Hornsby House offers five guestrooms and suites. Filled with family antiques, the inn is spacious, comfortable, and inviting. Each room offers its own thermostat to ensure your comfort. There's so much to do, see, and enjoy in the Yorktown area. We look forward to hosting you on your next visit. Welcome! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hornsby House Inn

Address: 702 Main St, Yorktown, VA 23690-4044
Region: United States > Virginia > Yorktown
Price Range: $192 - $317 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“3rd floor offered great views, 2nd floor offers patio space”
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“Every room has a distinct personality, take your pick based upon your budget.”
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