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Charlottetown, Canada
Reviewed 14 July 2013

What can we say about this wonderful, relaxing place that hasn't been said already? We stayed for two nights at the beginning of our vacation in June and had the most relaxing weekend we have ever had. Christa is an excellent host and provides un-intrusive, high quality service - and a super breakfast. However, it is the place itself and...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 2 July 2013

Hard to imagine a better host than Christa: she is wonderful, warm welcoming. The room was comfortable and private. The scenery was breathtaking. The breakfast was fantastic. Favorite memory was making a fire in backyard while watching sun set. Very convenient place for hiking in Shenandoah. Could not be better.

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Thank Jeffrey C
Virginia Beach
Reviewed 13 April 2013

Breathtaking. That's the first thing that comes to mind when you climb that final hill and see where the house sits and the views it looks out on. And when we opened the front door and saw the splendor inside - we were in heaven. Christa runs a 5 star kitchen (apple/pumpkin pancakes anyone?) and was so accommodating and congenial....

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 18 March 2013

Once Upon a Mountain was excellent. I haven't been to Luray in about 15 years, but used to come every year in November. I wanted to bring my wife here for our anniversary and to get away from city life for a few days. The experience was excellent. I have stayed in a lot of bed and breakfasts but this...

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Reviewed 4 March 2013 via mobile

Just returned from a weekend getaway at Once Upon a Mountain. My husband and I wanted to celebrate my birthday in the mountains away from everything and that's what we did. A beautiful house, gorgeous surrounding and amazing experience. I will definitely go back for another romantic getaway. Btw the breakfast are magazine style breakfast.

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Thank Janette-VA
Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 26 February 2013

Christa, thank you again for hosting us this past weekend. Carlos and I had a wonderful time at your place. We couldn't have picked a better spot for our elopement. Thank you for the decorations, for coordinating the ceremony, for the pictures, and for your wonderful company. Even though we run away to get married alone, we felt like if...

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York, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 16 February 2013

We were on our way home from a long weekend in Asheville, NC and decided to stay over in Luray to break up our drive. We found Once Upon a Mountain online as we were driving and decided to try it out. When we arrived, Christa and Willy, her dog, welcomed us to the inn and made us feel right...

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Thank Mdutton7
Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 11 February 2013

A friend and I spent the weekend hiking in the Shenandoah and couldn't have come up with a better base to operate from than than this B&B. Christa and her gentle dog, Willie, received us warmly and provided excellent orientation on local hiking options. The house is both warm and engaging- the kind of place you're happy to return to...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 5 February 2013

My husband and I are having a wedding reception in Luray in June. We took a little trip there a couple of weeks ago to "scout Bed and Breakfasts" and try caterers. We lucked into Once Upon a Mountain and LOVED it. The house and property were BEAUTIFUL. Think: sitting in a hot tub with a glass of champagne and...

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 16 January 2013

For Christmas 2012 I gave my boyfriend a weekend away. We chose to stay at Once Upon a Mountain. Christa(the owner) was away but she left us in the very capable hands of her friend and former Inn Keeper Betsy and her pup Tinker-bell. The first night and morning my boyfriend and I were the only guests so we had...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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 

Additional Information about Once Upon a Mountain

Address: 974 Cross Mountain Road, Luray, VA 22835
Region: United States > Virginia > Luray
Number of rooms: 3
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