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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 July 2015

This hotel offered reasonable rates for the Williamsburg area. The breakfast that was offered was just okay, and very small and crowded breakfast area. But the rooms were clean as was the rest of the hotel.

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Thank stebbi6
Alexis W, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Historic Area Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review! We are glad to hear that we were able to provide you with quality accomodations during your stay with us. If you ever plan on traveling to Williamsburg again, give us a call! We would be more than happy to assist you in making reservations or planning a package for your next trip. Maris... More 

Orlando, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2015

Pretty busy hotel with many guest as it was a holiday week. Kids loved the pool. No real complaints but it could use a paint job. Breakfast was ok and it was in a good location. The gym needs to be updated as it has some pretty old equipment but that's not why I stayed their.

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Thank Russ3113
Alexis W, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Historic Area Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for letting us know about your stay! We a glad that you and your family enjoyed your time in Williamsburg as well as the amenities that we have to offer. We hope to see you again soon on your next trip to Williamsburg! Maris Pantoja Front Office Manager More 

Wichita, Kansas
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

First the positive: room appointed well with nice bed, sleeper sofa, microfridge, microwave, hair dryer, coffee, alarm, HDTV, cable, and extra towels on request. They even have pool towels. My bathroom remodel was nice with faux marble. But on the negative, my shower curtain wouldn't stay closed so the floor was wet and it was steamy with no exhaust fan.... More 

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Alexis W, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Historic Area Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your review! We are happy that you were able to enjoy your tme with us despite the pleathora of footballers in house during your stay. We hope that you come visit us again in the future and give us a chance to score a touchdown with you! Maris Pantoja Front Office Manager More 

Pine Hill
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45 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2015

Room was very clean. Near all the attractions we wanted to go to. Pool was very crowded with children and breakfast was extremely crowded. Breakfast was too simple. Not enough tables & chairs. One morning went across street to Cracker Barrel. All in all we slept great and room was good. Staff was very knowledgable and friendly.

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Thank Marge W
Alexis W, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Historic Area Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing about your stay! We always appreciate feedback to help us improve. We have exciting plans involving breakfast coming soon. We hope that you come back to see us in the near future! Maris Pantoja Front Office Manager More 

Andover, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2015

This is possibly one of the worst Best Western hotels you will visit. It looks tired from the outside but the inside is much worse. Our room had not been thoroughly cleaned in months- the dust was thick on all ledges, the wooden headboards were dirty and the coffee maker was covered in sticky/dirty finger marks. I cleaned the room... More 

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Thank Megan F
Alexis W, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Historic Area Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your thoughts on your stay! We are very sorry that your stay with us was less than satisfactory. Your comments will be shared with the housekeeping staff in order to evaluate our inspection processes to ensure these type of issues do not occur in the future. We always provide upgrades free of charge for our elite... More 

Jacksonville, Florida
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25 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2015

Hotel is in an ideal location near Colonial Williamsburg, Jamestown and Yorktown. Staff were friendly and helpful. Hallway areas look a little run down but our room was very clean and that's what we cared about most. Complimentary breakfast was good with plenty of variety. The breakfast area was a bit small and cramped with not enough room for every... More 

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Alexis W, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Historic Area Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! We are thrilled that you were able to enjoy our wonderful location and that our staff was able to make you feel right at home with us. Just give us a call when you are ready to plan your next Williamsburg vacation! Maris Pantoja Front Office Manager More 

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37 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2015

We only stayed for two nights, so we were not at the hotel very much. The rooms were very clean,especially the bathroom. I would recommended leaving more towels, I guess we could have called down for more. They put these large very nice vanities in the bathrooms, but it is very hard for nearsighted people to put their make up... More 

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Alexis W, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Historic Area Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review! It is wonderful hearing what you enjoyed about your stay, but also our areas of improvement. We will be using your comments and suggestions to help provide great service and guest satisfaction in the future. Thank you again and we hope to see you again soon! Maris Pantoja Front Office Manager More 

1 review
Reviewed 27 June 2015

We had a very nice stay at the hotel. The check-in was easy and efficient. Service was good. We asked for extra towels and they were delivered promptly. We enjoyed the complimentary breakfasts. The food was very good and there was sufficient variety. The hotel was clean but could use a little updating (new carpeting). We used the pool and... More 

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Alexis W, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Historic Area Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review! It is great to hear that you enjoyed your time in Williamsburg and that our staff were able to accomodate all of your needs. We hope to see you again soon! Maris Pantoja Front Office Manager More 

virginia beach, virginia
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85 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2015

I stayed there for one night to do some shopping. The hotel is real nice. It is only a little over 5 minutes from the Premium Outlets in Williamsburg. the room was nice with everything that I needed. Like a coffee pot, microwave and a mini refrig. The only thing that the room did not have is a welcome book... More 

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Alexis W, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Historic Area Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! We are so glad you were able to take advantage of our convenient location and have a good time in the historic area as well as the outlets. On your next visit to Williamsburg, we would love for you to come and see us again! Maris Pantoja Front Office Manager More 

Saint John, Indiana
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32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2015

The beds were comfy and clean although the linens weren't in the best condition. There was debris and a toilet paper roll sticking out from under the bathroom vanity so I'm sure the room wasn't cleaned properly. I heard the staff arguing with guests on the phone 3 times when I was at the counter waiting for something. That's a... More 

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Alexis W, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Historic Area Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review! We are glad to hear that you were able to enjoy your stay with us during your trip to Williamsburg. We appreciate your staff comments as well and we will be looking into these training opportunities to help better serve our guests in the future. Thanks again and we hope to see you soon!... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Meeting Rooms
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the center of Williamsburg. The hotel is within walking distance to several restaurants. All rooms come with a microwave and refrigerator. Continental breakfast is included. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN PLUS Historic Area Inn

Address: 201 Bypass Rd., Williamsburg, VA 23185
Region: United States > Virginia > Williamsburg
Price Range: €63 - €112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Historic Area Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 122
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Also Known As:
Best Western Historic Area Hotel Williamsburg
Best Western Williamsburg
Waller Mills Inn
Williamsburg Best Western
Waller Mill Inn Williamsburg Va
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Williamsburg
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“We booked this hotel with a package from Busch Gardens. It was the most economical way to go.”
 of 5 bubbles silvercometgirl, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I think it would be quiet whichever room you are allocated.”
 of 5 bubbles stokerej, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a recently renovated room. Get a room far away from the lobby and elevators.”
  • Large bathroom for wheelchair access but it's in terrible condition.
  • The closet was off-putting.
  • The fridge cabinet was rotting.
  • Close up of the rotting fridge cabinet.
  • Copious dust on top of the door handle.
  • Rusty fixtures.
  • Fixtures were ready to fall out of the wall.
 of 5 bubbles O4564GOjamesm, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Do not stay in room 107.”
 of 5 bubbles mr2man, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the back, upper floor. They'll ignore your request, however. Best request is for a room in another hotel !!”
 of 5 bubbles DocGary2015, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
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