Fife And Drum Inn

441 Prince George Street , Williamsburg, VA 23185 USA (Show map)

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Historic Williamsburg's only downton Inn is adjacent to the restored Colonial area, the College of William and Mary and the Merchants Square shopping area.

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Overall
4.4

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  • Guest room4.4
  • Service4.6
  • Value4.2
  • Cleanliness4.6
  • Onsite Dining4.0

Best location..

4.6 on July 11, 2016

This was a very enjoyable experience. The property was spotless and service was top notch. The breakfast was outstanding.


Location, Location, Great service

4.6 on June 20, 2016

We were able to walk to all the activities of Colonial Williamsburg. We stayed in the cottage with our 3 grand kids. They loved the bunk beds. Great restaurants with all price ranges within walking distance. Very clean with great personal service.


Awsome place to stay..

5 on May 11, 2016

Me and my husband just retired and wanted to stay at a B&B This place is great. They treat you like family . Share there stories and help us plain our day . To see the different neat places to see . We will be going back and stay .. Hobans from pa.


Great Inn in a PERFECT location

4.0 on April 24, 2016

Delicious breakfast each morning. Perfect location- walking distances of everything in Colonial Williamsburg and Merchant Square. Room was a good size and well-kept. Minor complaint- the television is the size of a computer laptop screen.


Two day stay

4.6 on March 15, 2016

The inn is within walking to the historic district, visitors center and many nice places to dine. Owner and staff were pleasant and knowledgable of surrounding areas. Room was comfortable and well maintained. Reserved parking provided across the street. If you want a certain room call first before booking online. We booked a certain room then were told by email it was booked and had been moved to different room. (Owner was happy to cancel the reservation if desired) Glad we didn't. It was a perfect location for exploring the historic town on foot or driving to outer areas.


Fife and Drum Inn

3.8 on October 27, 2015

Our stay at the Fife & Drum in Williamsburg Va was very pleasurable one. The B & B's location was ideal, everything you would want to see is within walking distance. We will go back again.


Charming, convenient and efficient

4.6 on October 16, 2015

Great service, excellent location (parking included) and amiable staff. Highly recommended.


Excellent

4.8 on October 13, 2015

I stayed in the Conservancy suite at the Fife and Drum Inn. The room was small but wonderfully decorated and so cozy - the claw foot tub was immaculate, as was everything else. I loved the canopy bed. The breakfast served each morning was delicious - Virginia ham biscuits, fresh fruit, egg casserole, etc. and the owners were so sweet and engaged us in friendly conversation and genuinely cared about our experience there. I will definitely be a returning customer!


Beautiful updated charming colonial B&B in town!!

5 on October 01, 2015

The Fife & Drum Inn in downtown Williamsburg was the most charming hotel we have ever stayed in. We stayed in the Weber Room which was spacious and had an updated tiled shower/bathroom and the Colonial Charm was abundant. It was also one of the the cleanest hotels we have ever stayed in. The owners were welcoming and helpful. The breakfast offered is a variety of hot delicious food and the location is unbeatable. Book far in advance cause this secret it out!!


Solid choice

3.8 on September 06, 2015

We stayed at the cottage and loved it! There were unfortunate problems the first night when the air conditioning went out. It was repaired early the next morning and all was well! We hope to stay there again next visit.


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Rooms & Rates

Restoration Suite

The Restoration Suite is a two bedroom suite with a full bath. One bedroom has a queen sized four poster bed. In the other room is a twin bed. There is a pocket door between for privacy. The TV is hidden in one of our signature colonial style birdhouse cabinets. The full bath includes a walk in European style shower, pedestal sink and first class bath amenities. You will find monogrammed cotton robes in the closet for your added comfort. The suite has direct access to the adjacent Charleston porch, where you can step out for fresh air. The room has its own thermostat, beautifully finished hardwood floors, and a hair dryer in the bathroom.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

Webster Hitchens

The Webster Hitchens Room is on the corner of the building, overlooking both Prince George and Boundary Streets. This room has a four poster queen bed with curtains. Individual thermostat, TV hidden in our custom made Birdhouse cabinet, wardrobe with embroidered robes, and custom painted hardwood floors are features in this room. The en suite bath has a tiled European shower, pedestal sink, hair dryer and first class bath amenities.

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

Cedars Suite

The Cedars Suite is a beautiful space with a sitting room and separate bedroom. The room has a luxurious King size bed. The wardrobe in the bedroom conceals the TV. The wardrobe in the sitting room holds monogrammed cotton bathrobes. The suite has direct access to the adjacent Charleston porch, where you can step out for fresh air. The room has its own thermostat, beautifully finished hardwood floors, and a hair dryer in the bathroom. The en suite bathroom includes a tiled walk in European shower and first class bath amenities. You can control the temperature with your own thermostat.

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

Nightly Rate: $189 - $229

William and Mary Room

The William and Mary Room features a four poster queen bed with looped valance. Overlooking Boundary Street you will return from your day s outing to enjoy the west facing window with evening sunsets The bathroom has a large roll in tiled shower with European shower massage first class amenities and a hairdryer The floors are beautifully painted hardwood The TV is hidden in one of our signature colonial style birdhouse cabinets In the wardrobe you will find our monogrammed cotton robes for your added comfort You can control the temperature with your own thermostat

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

George Washington Room

The George Washington Room is a bright, airy room with southern exposure overlooking Prince George Street. This room sleeps two persons in a four poster, canopied queen size bed. The room features an en suite bathroom with walk in tiled European shower. There is a hair dryer in the bathroom. You can control the temperature with your own thermostat. One wardrobe contains monogrammed bathrobes, while the other wardrobe conceals the TV, maintaining a colonial ambiance. The finished hardwood floors add to the warmth of this room, decorated with memorabilia representative of our first president.

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

Drummers Cottage

The Drummers Cottage features two rooms, sleeps up to six, and includes a master bedroom with king size bed. It has an en suite bath arrangement with a living room, dining area, and separate bunk room as well as a queen size pull out sofa bed. There is also a kitchenette complete with refrigerator, microwave, and coffeemaker for your convenience. The cottage offers the historic charm and ambiance of The Fife & Drum Inn with added privacy, making it a great option for a romantic getaway to Williamsburg for a honeymoon or anniversary. The cottage is handicap accessible, and offers a light continental breakfast with muffins and juice delivered daily.

  • Maximum Capacity: 6
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Conservancy Room

The Conservancy Room is very romantic, featuring a queen bed which is fully canopied and draped in the colonial style. In addition to the en suite full bath with European tiled shower, there is a small working footed tub in the room. The floors are a combination of hardwood around the bed and tile under the tub. The room enjoys a southern exposure overlooking Prince George Street. Wardrobe with embroidered robes, individual thermostat, hairdryer and TV hidden in our signature colonial style birdhouse cabinets are features that make this one of our most popular rooms.

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

Richneck Room

With its dormer window and coved ceilings, the Richneck Room has a real colonial ambiance. There is a queen size bed. The room has its own thermostat and the warmth of beautifully finished hardwood floors. The en suite bathroom includes a tiled walk in European shower, pedestal sink, first class bath amenities and a hairdryer. The TV is hidden in one of our signature colonial style birdhouse cabinets. You will find monogrammed cotton robes in the closet for your added comfort. The light from the beautiful 19th century stained glass window is enchanting. You can control the temperature with your own thermostat.

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

Yorktown Room

The Yorktown Room has a large footprint accommodating both a queen bed and a twin bed, and can sleep up to three guests. The beautiful hardwood floors and two dormered windows make this room a comfortable retreat from your day’s outing. The en suite bath features a walk in tiled European shower, pedestal sink, a hair dryer and first class amenities. The TV is hidden in one of our signature colonial style birdhouse cabinets. In the wardrobe you will find our monogrammed cotton robes for your added comfort. You can control the temperature with your own thermostat.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

Jamestown Room

The Jamestown Room sleeps two in a four poster canopied queen size bed. The room has light from the west, overlooking Boundary Street. The cheery yellow room with painted hardwood floors features antique book prints and post cards highlighting historic Jamestown. The en suite bathroom includes a tiled walk in European shower, first class bath amenities and a hairdryer. The TV is hidden in one of our signature colonial style birdhouse cabinets. In the wardrobe you will find our monogrammed cotton robes for your added comfort. You can control the temperature with your own thermostat.

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

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Location

Location Type

Downtown, Small town, Urban

Airport

Newport News, VA (PHF-Newport News Williamsburg Intl.) 20 miles

Directions to property:

From Richmond Follow I-64 E to VA-143 E (47.4 mi / 41 min) Take exit 238 from I-64 E (2.7 mi / 5 mi) Merge onto VA-143 E (.05 mi) Turn right onto VA-132 S (2.1 mi) Turn right onto Prince George St (404 ft) From Norfolk Follow I-64 W to VA-143 E (41.8 mi / 40 min) Take exit 238 from I-64 W (2.7 mi / 5 mi) Merge onto VA-143 E (.05 mi) Turn right onto VA-132 S (2.1 mi) Turn right onto Prince George St (404 ft)

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Night life, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Sports venue, Tours, University, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Cottage, Historic Inn, Boutique Hotel

On-site amenities

Computer, Copier, DVD Player, Fax Machine, Fridge, Ironing Board, Microwave, Parking, Walk to mass transit , Hair Dryer, Free Newspaper and Parking, Voice Mail, Internet Access, Iron / Ironing Board

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Shopping, Sight-seeing

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3 pm
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Friday/Saturday night stay is 2 night minimum.
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard
  • Deposit Amount Required: Reservation is confirmed with 50% deposit of the total quoted rate.
  • Cancellations: Full deposit refundable with thirty days notice. Arrangements can be made for late arrivals.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Billy and Sharon Scruggs

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

About the innkeepers

Having grown up in Williamsburg, Sharon and I love to share the very special history of our community.

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Meals

Breakfast

Free

  • Time Served: 8-9AM
  • Serving Location: Breakfast Room

Special meal options

, Vegetarin and gluten-free options


Signature Dish

Chocolate chip cookies
Made fresh daily


Recipes