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Open Arms at the Edge of Town Hostel & Inn

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  • Excellent83%
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“shuttle service”(3 reviews)
“open area”(3 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Pets Allowed
Laundry Service
A lovely home at the edge of the town where you can get cleaned up and rested after time on the trail, a bike race, or triathlon! We are a shared-room, pet-friendly space. Bed and bathing linens are provided. Kitchen access is offered. The house sleeps 8 with all twin beds.
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Location and contact
1260 E Main St, Luray, VA 22835-1626
58.8 km to Albemarle Airport
10 restaurants are within a 2 km radius
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When looking for a shuttle service from Swift Run Gap to Thornton Gap - Alison was quick to respond, reasonably priced, and prompt. She was also very friendly, and the hour-long ride after four days of hiking was pleasant. We stopped at the hostel on...More

Thank auroraarielella
Response from OpenArmsLuray, Owner at Open Arms at the Edge of Town Hostel & InnResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your kind words. It was a pleasure to meet, transport, and converse with you all. Come on back anytime.

Reviewed 3 March 2018

I spent a night off-season at Open Arms Hostel to go hiking after a work trip in the area. The hostel was clean and cozy, and the host Alison offered me some needed positivity. The hostel offers kitchen privileges and a relaxing environment to recharge.

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Reviewed 28 September 2017

I've stayed here before. It's a really nice place and Alison is a great host. She's present and helpful. The rooms are large and spotless. Shared bath, as expected in a hostel. The beds are not double-bunks as are found in most hostels, which is...More

Thank giniajim
Response from OpenArmsLuray, Owner at Open Arms at the Edge of Town Hostel & InnResponded 3 October 2017

Thanks for coming back and glad to know you enjoyed your stay!

Reviewed 4 June 2017

We did not stay on this visit. I went to check out the location as Open Arms was recommended by a friend, who stayed with here a couple times. Allison the host was very helpful. The rooms are affordable for hikers and weary travelers. For...More

Thank CTscribe
Response from OpenArmsLuray, Owner at Open Arms at the Edge of Town Hostel & InnResponded 5 June 2017

Thanks for stopping in taking the tour. I appreciate the outside description and review. Alison

Reviewed 2 June 2017

Allison was so great shuttling us from Swift Run Gap to Thorton Gap. Everything went so smoothly, and she'll tell you some great stories about hikers she has shuttled or housed. Would definitely recommend!

Thank KFoutch
Response from OpenArmsLuray, Owner at Open Arms at the Edge of Town Hostel & InnResponded 5 June 2017

Thanks so much for the kind words. It was lovely to meet you! Alison

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Price range
US$30 - US$35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$30 - US$35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Family Rooms
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"A train track is just across the street, not a main line, but active. Might ask for a room away from that..."
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