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Calabasas, California
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Our entire family loved the location and individual rooms that this quaint bed and breakfast has. It never is just the rooms that hold the memories special. It is the people who run the establishment, especially where a bed and breakfast is concerned. In this area our entire family hit the jackpot. Bill, Sherrie and their adorable dog Ellie filled...

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Port Murray, New Jersey
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

The building was historical and the inkeepers friendly and helpful. The location was good for we could park and walk everywhere. We stayed in the Library Room. There was no ventilation with one window in the bathroom which held the air conditioner. To be honest...not a fan of stepping out of a shower in a cold bathroom. It was very...

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Reviewed 26 September 2016

Bill and Cherie were excellent hosts. We appreciated their advice and enjoyed their company at the evening socials with wine and cheese. Varied cooked breakfasts.The building is old with an interesting history and quite adequate for an enjoyable stay. We understand that it is due for a remodelling by the owners at the end of the year which will update...

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Cheney, Washington
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Stay here for one night. This home was built by James Dinsmore, whom also built Monticello, where Thomas Jefferson lived. Great old house with so much history in it. Room was original. Built back in the 1800's. Breakfast was delightful. Hosts were very friendly and were there make sure your stay was good. Only drawback, it is on a busy...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Bill, Sheri, and Ellie Belly (the dog) were incredible hosts that you could tell really cared about their guests. Breakfast both mornings was delicious, wine and cheese in the afternoon, and cookies baked fresh every evening. Location was perfect. Walking distance of the grounds, the corner, and downtown area. Room was clean and the veranda was magical.

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Nice Hosts and dog. Stayed in Jefferson Suite. Very noisy! Right above Main Street on corner with stoplight outside. Heard every truck, motorcycle and car boom box throughout the night. Across from Virginia University Medical Center with regular ambulances/EMS helicopters in and out. Room had white noise box which did not abate the roar. Got earplugs at RiteAid to sleep...

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Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 18 July 2016

The hosts are wonderful, and the building is certainly not pristine. If you must live in perfection, this is not the place for you. Dinsmore House does bring some personality to the party. The common areas are comfortable, the evening cookies & milk are a treat, and the little dog (forgot her name) makes a fine 3rd host as well....

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1Thank JustinW27
Reviewed 13 July 2016

A lovely little B&B nestled between large modern buildings. There is free parking in the parking garage behind the building. It's in walking distance to the university campus, which is one of the highlights of the town. The innkeepers are very friendly and welcoming and they have a lovely little rescue dog who is also very sociable. We arrived just...

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State College, Pa
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Pros:location, OK common areas, OK breakfast, kind host Cons : Room was in disrepair. Substandard bathroom. paint peeling. Needs major overhaul. Don't recommend it. There are nicer places in Charlottesville.

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West Yellowstone, Montana
Reviewed 26 June 2016

We were so pleased to find this amazing historic B & B in the heart of Charlottesville. This is the historic home of Mr. Dinsmore, master carpenter at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello. The home itself was beautiful and beautifully appointed and immaculately kept. We enjoyed our stay in the Madison Room. The location was perfect with easy walking access to historic...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Dinsmore House Bed & Breakfast

Address: 1211 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22903-2823
Region: United States > Virginia > Charlottesville
Price Range: €120 - €241 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
The Dinsmore House Hotel Charlottesville
The Dinsmore House Bed And Breakfast
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“Maybe one that is not facing the street”
 of 5 bubbles DebbyS738, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Try the back side. May be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles DennisR848, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Not sure if you can know without booking it.”
 of 5 bubbles Mkoz, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Look at the room photos to get a sense of style and location.”
 of 5 bubbles W0lfpackm0m, 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the Jefferson room, which was a very comfortable suite.”
 of 5 bubbles sabemills, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
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