Lawyer and politician Patrick Henry was elected to the Virginia House of Burgess in 1765. It was that year that he proposed his Stamp Act Resolutions which some have called the "first shot fired" in the Revolutionary War.Amidst your activities in this ever-changing world, allow yourself time for respite and reflection in our Patrick Henry Room. Surrounded by beautifully adorned windows on three sides, this, our largest room, is perfect for anniversaries or honeymoons. A king size, four poster bed, a dormer window with a window seat and a large bath add to the luxury and romance.
The Patrick Henry Suite is not only our largest room, but it offers a king size, four poster bed, a dormer window with a window seat and a large bath making it perfect for anniversaries and honeymoons.
Rebecca Rolfe – known as a girl by the nickname Pocahontas – was the favorite daughter of Wahunsenacawh (known to the English as Chief Powhatan). Her name was changed upon her conversion to Christianity and her marriage to planter John Rolfe helped bring peace on the Peninsula for many year.Her namesake room emphasizes this peaceful setting with floor to ceiling floral draperies and the fishnet-canopied, four poster queen size bed. This lovely room provide a glimpse of pastoral respite from the demands of today. This second floor room, white with Apothecary Shop blue trim, overlooks the tops of our cedar trees just outside one of the many windows.
Our Rebecca Rolfe Room is decorated with floor to ceiling floral draperies and a fishnet-canopy above the four poster queen size bed. Overlooking the tops of the surrounding cedar trees, your view will only enhance your overall experience while in this warm and inviting room.
April 30, 1789 saw George Washington, standing on the balcony of Federal Hall on Wall Street in New York, take his oath of office as the first President of the United States. "As the first of every thing, in our situation will serve to establish a Precedent," he wrote to James Madison, "it is devoutly wished on my part, that these precedents may be fixed on true principles."
Bask in the grace and sophisticated charm of our George Washington Suite. On the first floor, the high ceilings of this large, elegant suite are enhanced with a queen size, carved mahogany, canopied bed and an antique armoire. The windowed parlor floods the room with warm afternoon sunlight, providing the perfect spot to curl up after a day of adventure and fun.
Located on the first floor, the George Washington Suite is the perfect accommodation for travelers seeking a sophisticated stay. Offering a queen size, carved mahogany bed accompanied with a canopy and an antique armoire, bask in the afternoon sunlight seeping into the room through our beautifully-crafted windows.
Our largest room, the Washington Suite has an attached sitting room complete with a twin sized daybed and electric fireplace.
The first of First Ladies, Martha Washington was about five feet tall, with dark hair and a gentle demeanor. Her great concern was the happiness of her husband George and her children.
This cozy room has an oriental flair and soft beauty that the First Lady herself would enjoy. The antique four-poster bed, converted to queen size for today's comfort, is the focal point of this quaint, intimate bed chamber.
Blue, white and yellow wallpaper and window treatments are rich, warm accents in this comfortable room.
King William, renowned for his taste and elegance, influenced the plush layout of our King William Room. The beige and brown room accents, with four-posted bed, is awash with the day's bright sunshine.
Queen Mary, a mother herself, often traveled with children and a chamber maid. This room is perfect for traveling companions wanting their own bed and pillow - no wrestling for the blankets.
Reserve just the Queen Mary Room or see about our King William and Queen Mary Suite. A connecting bath makes this suite perfect for couples or families traveling together.
Our Queen Mary Room is the ideal choice for groups traveling together who are looking for separate sleeping arrangements.Featuring two twin beds for individual sleeping needs and a connecting bath to the King William Room, you can book either the Queen Mary Room or the King William & Queen Mary Suite.
Our two bedroom suite is the perfect accommodation for a family. Combining both the King William Room and the Queen Mary Room through an adjoining bathroom, have the perfect lodging for you and your family.The bath separates one room with a queen size, four poster bed from the other twin-bedded room. Occupying half of our second floor, this room arrangement offers both the togetherness of colonial tavern lodging and the privacy desired by today's 21st century traveler.
Sleeps four comfortably.
This stately room is richly appointed with an antique highboy, regal striped draperies, and bed stairs to help you climb into the elegant, four poster, king size bed. As you begin your exploration of colonial America, the decor of this bed chamber will help you experience the excitement and enthusiasm of our new nation.
This airy, spacious room is designed as inventively and creatively as if conceived by Mr. Jefferson himself. The queen size bed, window alcove, and two-level bath create a charm that is only enhanced by Williamsburg Yellow woodwork and Delft blue fabrics. An antique writing desk and comfy wing chair complete the colonial picture.
William “Billy” Lee was the personal valet of George Washington for most of his life. William accompanied Washington regularly on surveying missions, battles, and visits to the House of Burgesses in Williamsburg. Upon Washington’s death, Lee was given a $30 pension, freedom to live at Mount Vernon, and was the only one of Washington’s 124 slaves freed outright.
Tucked into a quiet corner of the house, this charming room features a queen size, four poster bed evoking early American atmosphere and peaceful refuge. The William Lee Room offers a bed chamber with a fabric backdrop and large bathroom with a tub and shower.
Perfect for a gathering of friends or family, the Cedars Cottage is ideal for couples traveling together or families with children. Both Cottage rooms (Lord Botetourt & Peyton Randolph) can be booked together for socializing, comfort and closeness during the day while offering quiet privacy at night. Please note that each room has it's own exterior entrance and that the rooms do not connect.
The Peyton Randolph Suite (downstairs) has a large king size bed and daybed. The Lord Bortetourt Room (upstairs) has a queen bed, sitting area, and library. Both rooms come equipped with fireplaces and their own bathroom.
Located on the first floor of the Cedars Cottage, the Peyton Randolph Suite combines an intimate environment with patriotic simplicity.
Find yourself with a fireplace, king size bed, twin bed, mini-refrigerator, colonial décor, television and a private bath to complete your experience.
Conceived with the comforts of a Royal Governor in mind, the Lord Botetourt Suite provides an open, spacious environment combined with the luxuries of a Royal Governor’s quarters. Located on the second floor of the Cedars Cottage, treat yourself to a corner fireplace, queen size bed, angled dormers, and small sitting area.
Peyton Randolph graduated from The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg and went on to study law in London. Upon his return, he was appointed king's attorney for Virginia in 1748. He was also chosen representative of Williamsburg in the Virginia House of Burgess. In 1774 he was elected First President of the Continental Congress.
The Peyton Randolph Room is the first floor bed chamber of the Cottage that reflects Mr. Randolph's love of patriotic simplicity and family coziness.
The fireplace, king size bed, day bed, mini-refrigerator, colonial decor, and private bath give this a lovely, romantic and homey feel.
Lord Botetourt Norborne Berkeley was sent from Gloucester, England to become Governor of Virginia. After his death in 1770 he was lamented as "the best of Governors and the best of Men." His statue, one of the earliest examples of commemorative public statuary in the US, stands in The College of William & Mary's College Yard.
Fit for a Royal Governor, the Lord Botetourt Suite is open, airy, and reminiscent of the King's favor.
The corner fireplace, queen size bed, angled dormers, and small library with sitting area invite relaxation and escape.