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Windsor, California
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Beautiful property, just decorated for the holidays with a Christmas tree -- all different-- in each guest room. Innkeeper Cheryl prepared maple-bourbon French toast and other lavish goodies for breakfast. If you appreciate historical ambience, this inn is ideal. Dates to 1770 and is in the heart of the historic district, so you step outside to shops, restaurants etc. Very...

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Bensalem, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 17 November 2016

We loved the location of the B&B as it was on a street filled with restaurants, shops and antique stores. The room was tastefully decorated in antique furniture that was comfortable and user-friendly. However, our mattress was very uncomfortable and made awful sounds whenever we tried to move. Our bathroom door needed to be trimmed as it was too big...

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Millersville, Pa.
Reviewed 14 November 2016

A delightful place to stay, especially for a romantic get-away. Lots of little touches, such as a night light in the bathroom, luxurious bathrobes, wine and cheese in the afternoon, brandy in the room, coffee available at any time, etc. Very friendly and helpful staff. Currently struggling with wifi, but available in sitting area. Highly recommended.

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Cholsey
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Perfect position in town opposite the tourist information, great people there too. Walk to restaurants and battle site. Cindy a perfect host, great cook and nice person, great advice and tips. Parking at rear and a quite garden to sit and review the day. Breakfast is perfect with the other guests and plenty of coffee. We stayed in front room...

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Wilmington, North Carolina
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Richard Johnston Inn and were completely blown away. Cheryl and Cindy are amazing and so hospitable. They make you feel so at home and like family. The rooms were spacious and super clean. The bed and pillows are very comfortable as well. They offer a night cap of brandy in your room which was a very...

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St. Petersburg, Florida
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Easy getaway for my college student daughter from DC via bus or train. Best location in center of historic downtown. Easy walk to shops, cafes, historic sites and restaurants. Delicious gourmet breakfasts (spinach feta frittata and potatoes, apricot almond scone, eggs Benedict, yogurt and fruit, juice and coffee). Lovely Inn. Will stay again and will definitely recommend to friends and...

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Cheryl C, Manager at Richard Johnston Inn, responded to this review

Greetings Betsy! We were happy to be a part of your daughter's fall break - Her company was enjoyed not only by out staff - other guests found her very engaging at the breakfast table! I am hopeful that you can return with her on the next visit! Abundantly grateful for your kind word! Cheryl

NORTHERN NEW JERSEY
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Read all the reviews They are all true. Like a 5 star hotel Cant rave enough about it. The location, breakfast, large room, décor, free parking and the great service from Cindy makes this the place to stay.

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Reviewed 6 October 2016

We were made to feel very welcome. Cindy was really helpful and took us to pick up hire car which was five miles from town. Lovely breakfast in a wonderful and interesting town.An historic building with lots of character.

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Los Angeles
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We were driving from DC and stopped at Mount Vernon. We wanted to also see at least part of the Fredericksburg battlefield. The RJI was perfect. Just a few miles from the Fredericksburg Battlefield and Chatham Manor, it was a great fit for our purpose. In addition to the beautifully presented inn, lovely room, great breakfast, and kind staff.....it was...

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Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Book early if you want to stay here as it is very popular. A fully renovated property that survived both Civil War battles, each room is themed and period decorated. Breakfast is included and its reported to be legendary. Sadly the cook was sick the two days we spent there, so breakfast was good but not legendary. Great location in...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
John Taylow, architect, and one of the original signers of The Declaration of Independence, constructed this unique, upscale 18th century Inn in 1770. In the 1800’s, it served as the home of the mayor of Fredericksburg, Richard Johnston. The award winning Inn offers seven beautifully appointed guest rooms, 2 suites and caters to small, intimate weddings and other special events in our courtyard or parlors. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Richard Johnston Inn

Address: 711 Caroline St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-5903
Region: United States > Virginia > Fredericksburg
Price Range: $232 - $347 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Richard Johnston Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Rooms facing the back courtyard are quieter. The Loft room is fantastic.”
 of 5 bubbles rockyn30, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“WIFI was spotty in room 7 during our visit so be sure to ask if it is working.”
 of 5 bubbles MetroWest52, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“For rooms facing the street, the noise from the pizza place can be loud on Friday & Saturday Eve's”
 of 5 bubbles jimworfolk, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms face the busy street, which could be a problem for some. I think all the rooms require climbing stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles 9CeCe55, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Third floor suites are great, but there is no elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles LarryTraveler, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
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