An example of the Shenandoah Victorian style, the house boasts high ceilings, tall windows, many fireplaces, and several porches. Guests may enjoy the parlor, the dining room, the Hospitality Room—stocked with cold drinks and snacks, including Jan's homemade cookies—and the front porches on both levels overlooking the garden. Enhanced with antiques and traditional furnishings, the inn reflects the gracious warmth of Victorian elegance, combined with the casual comforts of today. Located on Main Street in Lexington's Historic District, 1868 Magnolia House Inn is a short walk from the quaint downtown restaurants and shops, the Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson Memorials, the campuses of both Washington and Lee University and Virginia Military Institute, and the Lexington Visitors center. Nearby are the Virginia Horse Center, Natural Bridge, and the Blue Ridge Parkway.
4.6 on December 27, 2013
Stayed for a week to visit daughter and her husband. Loved the antique furniture in the parlor and throughout the house. The breakfast was divine and each day we were treated to delicious fresh pastries. Wes the innkeeper made the stay very pleasurable. We love BB and this was one of the best stays.
4.8 on June 04, 2012
My husband and I stayed at the Mangolia inn the first night of our honeymoon. We stayed in the Lexington Room which has a king size bed that is very very comfortable. The innkeeper was great and accommodated our late arrival. The food was beautiful and tasty. We enjoyed our stay.
4.0 on July 09, 2011
This was our first stay at the Magnolia House. It was quaint, historic and beautiful. It was very clean. Beds were quite comfortable. The A/C dealt with the muggy heat quite well. Our rooms were well-maintained, albeit a bit dark, however, this is typical of old houses. Breakfast was a very large portion and over-the-top with taste. The 'hospitality' amenity room was a welcome surprise with drinks, water, and snacks for free. The grounds were well-manicured. The innkeepers were very attentive, hospitable, and helpful. We highly recommend this B&B to those visiting the Lexington area.
5 on June 19, 2011
The inn keepers were very kind and interesting. The inn was beautifully decorated and meticulously clean. Breakfast was gourmet. I would recommend this to anyone.
4.6 on November 08, 2010
We enjoyed a very comfortable night's stay October 24th in the Sunshine room - the room was so cozy and romantic, all the details of the room were well-thought-out w/ the attached bathroom the same. We loved the feel of history throughout the house and the breakfast was divine!! Russ and Mary Stuart made us feel right at home during our brief stay. We'd definitely stop there again!
Downtown, Mountains, Small town
Roanoke, VA (ROA) 45 miles
Take highway 81 north to any of the Lexington Exits. Follow Business Route 11 (either Main St. or Jefferson depending upon which exit you choose) to 501 South Main.
Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Natural Bridge, Lee Chapel, Virginia Military Institute, Washington & Lee University, Stonewall Jackson Memorial, Virginia Horse Center, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo, Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Art galleries, Museums and historical sites, Lime Kiln Theatre, Lenfest Performing Arts Center, Carriage ride through the historic district, Antiquing, Shopping, Sight-seeing
Bed and Breakfast
Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Ceiling fans, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Library, Wi-Fi
homemade cookies, bottled water, ironing board & iron available, soft drinks, coffee/tea facilities in common area, Wireless Hi-speed Internet access