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Aldrich House Bed & Breakfast

505 Capitol Ct , Williamsburg, VA 23185 USA (Show map)
4.5
88 Reviews
$100 - $140
per night

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About

The Aldrich House was built in 1986 in the style of a Colonial Saltbox home and is decorated in an 18th-century fashion. Our home is a perfect mix of current day luxuries and historic charm with spacious rooms and private baths. Our unpretentious atmosphere allows you to feel right at home. Paintings of our forefathers and historic papers and happenings enhance your experience of being in Colonial Williamsburg and helps you learn more about this country of ours. A full breakfast, served family style, consists of a fresh fruit salad, eggs, pancakes, waffles, or oven-baked french toast, a breakfast meat, orange juice, coffee and hot tea and sometimes country sausage gravy and biscuits. Our guests think our proximity to Colonial Williamsburg is perfect(a very easy walk). Come enjoy our home for your trip back into history or to just get away and relax.

Rooms & Rates

Patton Room

The Patton room is popular with couples looking for a romantic atmosphere and is also enjoyed by anyone who loves to soak in a whirlpool tub after a full day of walking and exploring Colonial Williamsburg. It is located on the first floor and is quite roomy. It is decorated in an "Olde Jamestowne" theme and furnished with a kingsize antique Italian bedroom suite featuring blue/gray marble. It has a large private master bath with double sinks, a whirlpool tub and a separate shower. Perfect for your honeymoon or anniversary or to just relax. "Very Cozy"

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Lewis Room

The Lewis Room is very comfortable and pleasing to the eye. It is located on the second floor and has a queensize four poster mahogany bed, an oversized antique chair and an antique chest of drawers. This room features pictures of Yorktown and has oriental accents. It also has a full private bath and receives the most sun of any room in the house.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Anderson Room

This room is huge and perfect for a family or small group travelling together. It is located on the second floor and is furnished with two kingsize beds and a hideaway alcove. It is decorated to reflect the elegance of Williamsburg. Complementing this room is a candle-lit hearth, sitting area and a full private bath. Many couples have requested this room and have loved it's spaciousness. You will have the comforts of home nestled into one comfortable room.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 King

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Reviews

Overall
4.5

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  • Guest room4.5
  • Services4.5
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.6
  • Dining4.5

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Memorable

4.8 on July 20, 2014

One of the few B&B's with a room with two beds. Best B&B breakfast I've had in years. And keep on the lookout for "The Welcome Cat," quite irresistible!!!


Homely welcome in Williamsburg

3.6 on July 20, 2014

This was our second visit to Aldrich House. We stayed there in 2011 and when we planned a repeat two-night visit to Williamsburg we had no hesitation in booking the Patton Room again. Tom and Sue make their guests very welcome. There are just three guest rooms so the inn has a nice, homely feel to it. We've stayed in the ground floor Patton Room both times. It's very comfortable and well appointed. The breakfast will set you up nicely for the day. As long time residents of Williamsburg Tom & Sue can offer lots of guidance to their guests about what to do and see in the locality. Tom is a tour guide to the historic sites of Jamestown and Williamsburg so he really knows his stuff. Aldrich House is outside the centre of Williamsburg. Parking can be an issue at busy times in Williamsburg itself but you may well prefer to leave your car at Aldrich House. From there it's a pleasant walk - about 25 minutes - to the heart of Williamsburg. There's a great deal to see in Colonial Williamsburg. One thing we missed first time round is the campus of William and Mary University. That's well worth strolling round, not least to see how successfully the any new buildings have been combined with the historic old buildings. The Christopher Wren building is especially interesting. If you're visiting Virginia Williamsburg is a must-see and Aldrich House is an ideal place to use as your base.


Outstanding

5 on July 02, 2014

We stayed at the Aldrich House for our 25th Anniversary. It was a wonderful place to stay. We only had to walk a short distance to get to Colonial Williamsburg. The breakfasts were way beyond our expectations. Tom took us on two historical tours, one of Jamestown and one of Yorktown. He really knows his history and gives you a lot of information. I would recommend this bed and breakfast to anyone. We stayed for a week and couldn't have been happier with everything about it. The neighborhood is quiet and you feel like you are away from everything when you are there. It was very relaxing.


Awesome - Great location and great host

5 on May 28, 2014

One of the nicest we have stayed at over the years. Great location to historic Williamsburg. Easy walk. Beautiful rooms. Friendly, casual host. Recommended.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so much for your review. Hope to see you again before too long!


A Welcoming B&B Near Colonial Williamsburg

4.8 on May 20, 2014

Tom and Sue Patton are great hosts in this intimate B&B, and Tom's cooking keeps you going almost all day. Location is exceptionally good, an easy walk to the Colonial Williamsburg 'campus' and close to restaurants. We found the Lewis Room to be just the right size for two, and very comfortable.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so much. We hope to see you again.


Lovely stay

4.0 on May 02, 2014

A safe clean place to stay with nice hosts, book it, you won't be disappointed.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so much. We hope to see you again.


Aldrich House exceeds expectations

5 on May 02, 2014

We truly enjoyed our stay at the Aldrich House for our short girl's trip. The room was perfect for our needs. Tom welcomed us and we immediately felt comfortable and at home. Thank you Tom and Sue for the wonderful hospitality. We look forward to our next visit.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so much. We had a great time with you all too.


Like a new family!

5 on April 29, 2014

Tom, a top-notch historian, took us on a superb tour of the Jamestown Settlement and archeological work. Sue and Tom gave us advice about all aspects of our visit to Williamsburg, Jamestown, and Yorktown. We enjoyed getting to know the other guests at Aldrich House. Breakfasts were wonderful! A superb experience!

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so much. Tom is truly a great history guide. So glad you liked his tour. Hope to see you again.


A thoroughly enjoyable stay!

4.2 on April 22, 2014

Hospitality was wonderful. Breakfast was bountiful and delicious.


Relaxing Stay

5 on April 18, 2014

We made a last minute reservation to visit Williamsburg and found the Aldridge House B n B. This property is convenient to the historical area of Williamsburg, just a short stroll away. Our stay was relaxing, our accommodations (the Patton Room) was a large bed chamber, king size bed, appointed tastfully with antiques. The bath was large and had a whirlpool tub and a separate shower. Our host, Tom, is a wealth of historical information, and prepared a wonderful filling meal to start our day. The Aldridge House sits in a cul-de-sac just off Page St. on Capitol Ct. We would recommend the Aldridge House Bed & Breakfast. Thank you Tom & Sue!

Innkeeper Response
Thanks! Hope you make this way again!


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Location

Location Type

Busch Gardens, Water Country USA, Historic Jamestown, Jamestown Settlement, Colonial Williamsburg, Yorktown, Airport, City, Downtown, Small town, Wine country

Airport

Newport News, VA (PHF-Newport News Williamsburg Intl.) 15 miles

Directions to property:

Take I-64 West to Exit 242 and head west on Route 199. Stay to the right and take the second exit to Route 60 West. Proceed on Route 60 West to the first traffic light and make a right onto Page Street (Rt. 5 & 31 East). After going across the small bridge make the immediate left onto Capitol Court. The Aldrich House B&B is the 3rd house on the right in the cul-de-sac.

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Golf Courses, Tennis Areas, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Fireplace, Library, Piano, TV Video games, Washer/dryer

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Board games, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Computer, In-room internet, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Videos, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Billiards, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Kayaking, Access to all activities are very close to us, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Tennis courts

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3pm
  • Check Out:: 11am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Limited
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 nights on reservations beginning on Friday or Saturday and on special weekends
  • Deposit Amount Required: January and February require full payment. Otherwise a 50% deposit is required upon acceptance of reservation.
  • Cancellations: A full refund will be given if your notice is received 14 days prior to your arrival date. If less than 14 days notice is given, a full refund will be given if the room is rerented otherwise the deposit will be forfeited. In regards to January & February a 50% deposit will be calculated.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Tom and Sue Patton

Languages spoken

English

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 8:30am
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

Restrictive , Vegetarian


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505 Capitol Ct , Williamsburg, VA 23185 USA (Show map)

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