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Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This bed and breakfast has been our favorite for the past two years now. Christa is wonderful! Her property is so beautiful as well. This is the perfect place for a romantic getaway. We highly recommend Once Upon a Mountian! :)

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Reisterstown, Maryland
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Very relaxing 3 days hiking, visiting antique/artisan shops, wine/liquor tasting. Christa is a warm, inviting hostess. Best to work out dinner plans in advance. Make sure your vehicle can make it up the mountain!

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Marion Center, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Great food! Delicious gluten free food was provided for one of us. Appreciated the carafe of coffee provided outside of our door at 7:30 am. Great hospitality. Tips given on places to see in the area. View revealed God's magnificent glory.

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mtninnlady, Owner at Once Upon a Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a complimentary review.

Kent
Reviewed 6 October 2016

'Once upon a Mountain' is a wonderful place, tranquil and scenically beautiful. We stayed for three days and during one of these days it rained, however, it is exactly the sort of place one secretly welcomes a bit of rain in order to have an excuse to stay and to enjoy the serenity of the house and its surroundings. Hummingbirds,...

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mtninnlady, Owner at Once Upon a Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you for your visiting here and writing such a wonderful, complimentary review, Christa and Willie

Rockville, MD
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Our stay at Once Upon a Mountain was wonderful and relaxing--a much needed escape! Christa is a great hostess--fun and interesting to talk to, and her home is beautiful. Breakfasts were amazing! And, the amenities are top-notch--not a single detail is overlooked. We really enjoyed chatting with Christa and our evening around the bonfire, making s'mores. And, Willie is super-friendly...

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mtninnlady, Owner at Once Upon a Mountain, responded to this review

Willie and I enjoyed your visit - please come back soon, Christa

Cooperstown, New York
Reviewed 29 September 2016

For three nights, a fairy godmother made all our dreams come true -- beautiful, secluded surroundings, gracious, leisurely breakfasts, good ideas to pursue in this lovely mountain area and a most comfortable home to return to after the day's explorations. This stay was simply out of this world special because of the welcoming ambiance and thoroughly enjoyable attention of our...

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mtninnlady, Owner at Once Upon a Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you! Having guests like the four of you is more like friends visiting me. It was great spending time with you, Christa

Fairfax, Virginia
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We had a wonderful stay, and we would highly recommend it to others! We stayed in the Princess and the Pea suite and we're delighted. Everything was clean, breakfast was delicious, and we appreciated that there were so many amenities available - fire pit, Adirondack chairs, hammock, porch furniture, hot tub, etc. (We wish we could could have stayed a...

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mtninnlady, Owner at Once Upon a Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you. It's guests like you that make it all so enjoyable for me - and Willie loves the attention.

North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 21 September 2016

My husband and I stopped here on the way home from a week at the beach - sort of a vacation from our vacation!! Couldn't have been more pleased!!! We were greeted so kindly by Christa and Willie when we arrived at this most beautiful mountain home. Our room, Sleeping Beauty, was delightful and cozy with views that were amazing!!...

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mtninnlady, Owner at Once Upon a Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you, I look forward to your return with family, Christa

Worthing, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2016

First time we've done a b&b in US and we were very fortunate to happen on 'once upon a mountain' in a fantastic location run by Christa. A delightful lady that makes you feel really at home, offered good advice on local restaurants and does a wonderful breakfast in the morning, not too early, to start the next day. Just...

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mtninnlady, Owner at Once Upon a Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you, I hope you'll stay longer next time, Christa

Norfolk, Virginia
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Christa is amazing!!! My wife and I took our first trip to a B&B for our anniversary and it was unbelievable. The place is so romantic and quaint and centrally located to a ton of great things to do in the mountains near luray. I would absolutely recommend to anyone and we we definitely be back!!!

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Thank you!!! A great review like this is especially appreciated from first time B&B visitors. Christa

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come and experience the magic, serenity, and peace of one of Shenandoah Valley's most unique and stylish log house bed and breakfast accommodations. Once Upon a Mountain is luxury without pretension; service without intrusion; and a location offering amenities amidst solitude. Come and enjoy the fairytale magic! Wir sprechen auch deutsch. ... more   less 

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Address: 974 Cross Mountain Rd, Luray, VA 22835-7215
Region: United States > Virginia > Luray
Number of rooms: 3
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“There are 3 suites off the main living room/kitchen, all beautiful.”
 of 5 bubbles merryjunque, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We've stayed in two of the rooms and both were comfortable and well-appointed.”
 of 5 bubbles stoupagr, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Sleeping Beauty - very comfortable room. ”
 of 5 bubbles EnjoyingLifeTogether, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are ideal...we had the room called Princess in a Pea and loved it.”
 of 5 bubbles nherman2016, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The queen suite”
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