A good night's sleep and a solid breakfast are key to making the most of your time here in Charlottesville and Albemarle County. Enjoying a leisurely morning at a bed and breakfast will ensure that you address both needs. Staying at a themed room in a bed and breakfast will also enhance the memorability of your trip. Some of the rooms detailed below are truly inspired, drawing on the history and present of our part of Virginia to create a stately, customized experience. Please be sure to check ahead of time to be sure you're up to speed on the latest reservation and safety policies at each of the below bed and breakfasts.
Find the Dinsmore Inn, a Charlottesville staple since 2003, on West Main Street near the University of Virginia. Each of the nine rooms at the Dinsmore Inn has its own distinct name and theme. Six of the rooms have non-operational fireplaces. No matter which you choose, staying the night here will come with a complimentary at next-door Farm Bell Kitchen!
The Inn at Court Square is composed of two adjacent houses. One of them, the Butler-Norris House, was originally constructed in the 1700s. Each room is immaculately decorated, and most have their own four-posted bed. History buffs will love this centrally located bed and breakfast in downtown Charlottesville.
Just two blocks away from the Downtown Mall in the heart of Charlottesville, 200 South Street Inn's location couldn't be more central. The Inn, however, is spacious enough that you'll still feel rather secluded. There are quite a few rooms here, and a variety of spaces in which to enjoy your continental breakfast each morning.
If your primary interests here are wine and history, this may be the bed and breakfast for you. Arcady Vineyard Bed & Breakfast is quite close to Thomas Jefferson's Monticello and James Monroe's Highland. Nearby wineries include Jefferson Vineyards, Blenheim Vineyards, and Gabriele Rausse Winery, just to name a few. Choose from a variety of rooms, and expect excellent hospitality. The owners, Kathy and David Geist, are very experienced and highly knowledgeable about the area.
The Inn at Monticello is situated at the foot of the little mountain atop which you can find Thomas Jefferson's Monticello, a must-see for first time visitors to the area. A gourmet breakfast is served each morning at the Inn at Monticello. Choose from one of five guestrooms, or book the cottage adjacent to the main building.
If you're most looking forward to exploring Albemarle County's wineries, this bed and breakfast may be the one for you. The Inn at Stinson Vineyards, which opened in 2018, is next door to Stinson Vineyards, a family-owned estate winery. Stinson Vineyards specializes in small lot wines similar to the "garagiste" wineries of France. The Inn features four distinct rooms. The entire Inn can be reserved as well.
Now available as a full house rental, this gorgeous, secluded home and property comfortably sleeps ten. The Inn at Sugar Hollow Farm has goats, roosters, dogs and more on-site. Be sure to check out the animals before you leave!
The Foxfield Inn, just northwest of Charlottesville, features five unique guest rooms on a lovely 3-acre property. Some rooms feature a fireplace or jacuzzi tub.
This elegant boutique Charlottesville bed and breakfast is known for its detail-oriented decor: luxurious beds, in-room gas fireplaces, customized showers, stained-glass windows and more. Each of the distinct rooms at the Inn at 400 West High sleeps from two to four guests.
The above are but a few highlights, by no means a comprehensive list. For the full range of bed and breakfasts in Charlottesville and Albemarle County, click here. If you're leaning towards staying in a hotel instead, click here. Plenty of cabins and cottages are also available. Before you visit, please be sure to read up on the latest safety protocols in our area, and be sure to wear a face covering in all public spaces.