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Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

We booked a quick one night stay. Wonderful accommodations, meal, and host! The view was amazing! We learned so much from our knowledgeable host! We enjoyed the central location to Jamestown and Williamsburg as well.

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Hayes, Virginia, United States
Reviewed 7 November 2016

My husband and I had a wonderful stay to celebrate our 7th wedding anniversary! Bill is such an incredible host: very accommodating for food restrictions and allergies, very knowledgeable about local history, a great steward of the environment! The Inn is very comfortable and has a gorgeous view of the Coleman Bridge and York River :) We were able to...

Thank Emma W
New Kent, Virginia
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This was my 6th or 7th visit and it keeps getting better. Innkeeper Bill Cole always makes an amazing breakfast. The accommodations are great and the location is perfect. There is always something to do in the Historic Triangle.

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Yorkriver, Owner at York River Inn Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for such nice compliments! It's a pleasure for me to have such great guests!

Palo Alto, CA
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Host Bill is a most welcoming fellow. He made us feel right at home from the moment that we arrived at the Inn. We had the George Washington Suite, the largest of his three rooms. Indeed, the room was large and comfortably furnished. The bed, with a beautiful antique headboard, was very comfortable. All the linens and towels were fresh...

Thank swj
Charlotte, NC
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Our second time at this B&B and it was excellent. Our family has stayed here about 10 times. Bill the Innkeeper is quite the historian. Breakfast is awesome, the view is even better. They have a great flower garden and lots of birds including cardinals, humming birds and bluejays. The location is short walking distance to the Yorktown Riverwalk area...

Yorkriver, Owner at York River Inn Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

It's a pleasure for me to host these guests, and I'm flattered that members of this family have returned several times. It makes me search for new food items to prepare! And I've become friends with these folks as well as with most of my great guests!

Reviewed 14 August 2016

The best B and B I have ever visited. Thank you Bill. Your are a great American, historian and Innkeeper. The Inn is decorated in history. My wife and I were in Yorktown for the graduation of our son from "A" school at the USCG Training Center. Bill understands if you are going to graduation at the Center. Listen to...

Thank XCOP
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 25 July 2016

My wife and I stayed for three nights at the York River Inn Bed and Breakfast. Bill was an excellent host, who provided us with plenty of information, suggestions, stories, and history. He also prepared three fantastic breakfasts and expanded our palates with items like Scotch eggs, baked pineapple, among other rich delights. In the room, the bed was comfortable,...

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Stephens City, Virginia
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were lucky to get a reservation at the York River Inn B&B for two over the July 4th holiday. I had tickets to Busch Gardens in Williamsburg as well. We picked the Inn for the great reviews (which in retrospect are justified). When making the reservation Bill suggested the Riverwalk Restaurant for our special occasion and...

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oakton, va
Reviewed 2 July 2016

We stayed int he President's Room overlooking the York River with a lovely deck (where we sat for Happy Hour). The owner Bill is extremely charming and helpful and knows everything about the Historic Triangle (Yorktown, Jamestown and Colonial Williamsburg). He can help you plan your time most efficiently. There is a cozy lounge overlooking the River for your relaxation,...

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Reviewed 5 May 2016

My husband and I stayed 6 days at the inn to visit family and enjoy several Virginia Garden Week tours. Once again, we thoroughly appreciated the host, Bill's, hospitality. His knowledge of the history of the area as related in tales told at his scrumptious breakfasts is unequaled. Breakfast was always a banquet - crabcakes, waffles, exotic fruit dishes, Scotch...

Thank NanC120

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The York River Inn Bed & Breakfast is situated on a high bluff overlooking the York River in a colonial-style building. It is the only waterfront bed and breakfast in the Yorktown and Colonial Williamsburg area. The York River Inn Bed & Breakfast is the ideal location for a relaxing visit in historic Yorktown, Virginia. The York River Inn B & B is also a delightful place to enjoy the historic areas of Yorktown and Williamsburg. Gracious settings, generous amenities, and knowledgeable host create a memorable experience rather than just a night away from home. All three guestrooms are filled with standard amenities enhanced by many charming and useful additions--the innkeeper's extensive travel and hospitality career have contributed to his skill at providing the finest accommodations possible. The common area includes a sofa and comfortable chairs, where you can browse through piles of current magazines. The refrigerator is fully stocked for guests. The innkeeper has a vast selection of Virginia books, maps and extensive materials on travel from all over the US and the world. You are welcome to enjoy the shared deck with deck chairs, as well as the cookies and treats always set out on the dining room table. A gourmet breakfast served in the elegant antiques-filled dining area overlooking the river is a highlight of the experience provided at the York River Inn. The Inn is only a short distance from the colonial area and other attractions of Yorktown and is only 15 minutes from Colonial Williamsburg by the way of the scenic Colonial Parkway. The local area is filled with historic, cultural, and entertainment activities without the stress of a busy crowded town. In Yorktown itself are two major historical attractions celebrating the winning of American independence October 19,1781 when George Washington accepted the surrender of the British under Lord Cornwallis, an event commemorated by the 1881 victory monument just down river from the York River Inn. ... more   less 

Additional Information about York River Inn Bed and Breakfast

Address: 209 Ambler St, Yorktown, VA 23690-3702
Region: United States > Virginia > Yorktown
Price Range: $154 - $182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
York River Hotel Yorktown
York River Inn b&b
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“We stayed in the top floor Washington Suite, which had a beautiful view, a comfortable king-sized bed, a large tub, and a bidet!”
968EmmaW, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Presidential has a great view”
XCOP, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The best view is in the room(s) that face the York River, but be prepared for sunlight in the morning. There are black-out curtains.”
Garr3tt, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for river facing room with a deck”
bethgehring, 2 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The two river rooms are great!”
NanC120, 4 May 2016 | Read review
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