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Fairfax, Virginia
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Lovely venue in a beautiful village. Bill who runs the place is an wealth of information on the region. The room we stayed in (the George Washington Room) was the largest B&B room we've stayed in and is lovely and well appointed. Bill made a delicious breakfast and joined us and the other guests and was a delightful host. Will...

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Spent the last two nights there. Lots of pluses: Room was very comfortable and well appointed. Bed was comfy too. Room was very well sound-insulated Woke up to an incredible view of the York River Breakfasts were complete and awesome. Get the waffles every time. They are to die for Walking distance to good selection of riverfront restaurant Water and...

Thank Curt M
Yorkriver, Owner at York River Inn Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

I have the BEST guests!

West Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 15 April 2016

I just returned from a 3 day stay at the York River Inn. Due to the time of year, I was the only guest of the 3 room B and B. The host and owner, Bill, was such a charming and interesting host. His knowledge of history of the area was abounding, informative , and terribly interesting. My room, with...

Thank BobandLois
Appomattox, Virginia
Reviewed 19 March 2016

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at York River Inn. What a very exquisite Bed and Breakfast. We were greeted by Bill Cole immediately and he made us feel so welcomed. We took in the view from the deck of the York River. That evening we kicked back and relaxed having not a care in the world for...

Thank lutes2016
Yorkriver, Owner at York River Inn Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

who could ask for more lovely guests! that's why I love my business! to make my guests happy!

Morehead City, North Carolina
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Innkeeper, William W. Cole, is the epitome of a gracious, knowledgeable host. Welcomed personally from the time we drove up the drive until we reluctantly left, his hospitality was always present. Our room was most comfortable with great views of the York River. Being a foodaholic, we found his breakfast presentation and content to be beyond reproach. Can't wait to...

Thank CrystalCoasBroker
Morehead City, North Carolina
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Enjoyed the Pocahontas Room this visit after staying in the Washington Room previously. All the rooms in this B&B are wonderfully decorated with historic photos, maps, books and curios that bring the namesake to life. The beds are comfortable, the terry robes luxurious, the amenities more plentiful than at a best-rated hotel. Bill's breakfasts are varied and scrumptious -- many...

Thank FWW42
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 19 October 2015

This was a great place to stop for the night. The view from the Presidents' room was amazing - overlooking the York River and the bridge (which at night is lit up). Bill was very helpful with everything including with dinner reservations. Breakfast was lovely the next morning and we could have stayed chatting with Bill and the other guests...

Thank sanka65
Richmond, Kentucky
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Our first visit to Yorktown was fantastic and enjoyable from start to finish. Our stay at York River Inn B & B was everything we expected and more! Host Bill Cole, provided a lovely setting with views of the York River, a delicious gourmet breakfast, wonderful topics of conversation, and excellent help with exploration options for the area. We will...

Thank Dina A
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Wonderful stay at the York River Inn --- Bill Cole, our host made us feel right at home and shared his knowledge of the Yorktown area and Virginia History. Breakfast was a delightful surprise every morning. The Inn is simply covered with history on every wall. You could spend an entire morning looking at all the wall maps and depictions...

Thank David N
Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

Being this was my first experience in a bed and breakfast, I have to say I had an amazing experience. The room was beautifully decorated and the accommodations were splendid. Bill did an excellent job with breakfast and his knowledge of the area attractions was top notch. I will definitely return in the future.

Thank Ed C

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The York River Inn Bed & Breakfast is situated on a high bluff overlooking the York River in a colonial-style building. It is the only waterfront bed and breakfast in the Yorktown and Colonial Williamsburg area. The York River Inn Bed & Breakfast is the ideal location for a relaxing visit in historic Yorktown, Virginia. The York River Inn B & B is also a delightful place to enjoy the historic areas of Yorktown and Williamsburg. Gracious settings, generous amenities, and knowledgeable host create a memorable experience rather than just a night away from home. All three guestrooms are filled with standard amenities enhanced by many charming and useful additions--the innkeeper's extensive travel and hospitality career have contributed to his skill at providing the finest accommodations possible. The common area includes a sofa and comfortable chairs, where you can browse through piles of current magazines. The refrigerator is fully stocked for guests. The innkeeper has a vast selection of Virginia books, maps and extensive materials on travel from all over the US and the world. You are welcome to enjoy the shared deck with deck chairs, as well as the cookies and treats always set out on the dining room table. A gourmet breakfast served in the elegant antiques-filled dining area overlooking the river is a highlight of the experience provided at the York River Inn. The Inn is only a short distance from the colonial area and other attractions of Yorktown and is only 15 minutes from Colonial Williamsburg by the way of the scenic Colonial Parkway. The local area is filled with historic, cultural, and entertainment activities without the stress of a busy crowded town. In Yorktown itself are two major historical attractions celebrating the winning of American independence October 19,1781 when George Washington accepted the surrender of the British under Lord Cornwallis, an event commemorated by the 1881 victory monument just down river from the York River Inn. ... more   less 

Additional Information about York River Inn Bed and Breakfast

Address: 209 Ambler St., Yorktown, VA 23690
Region: United States > Virginia > Yorktown
Price Range: €103 - €122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
York River Hotel Yorktown
York River Inn b&b
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“We stayed in the top floor Washington Suite, which had a beautiful view, a comfortable king-sized bed, a large tub, and a bidet!”
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