Hopkins Ordinary Bed & Breakfast

47 Main Street , Sperryville, VA 22740 USA (Show map)


This recently renovated 1820s inn, which includes a brewery on site, is on the National Register of Historic Places with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and Shenandoah National Park. Enjoy the views from the porch right outside your room, or nestle in front of the in-room fireplace after a day of winter hiking or horseback riding. Shops and restaurants are steps away. A delicious country breakfast, made from local ingredients, helps to fuel your day. The Garden Cottage sits behind the B&B by the river and provides a full kitchen and living room for those who want their own home in the country.



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  • Guest room4.7
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Onsite Dining4.8

Great place!

5 on October 28, 2015

Beautiful accommodations, warm and welcoming hosts, terrific food, quaint town, lots to do in the area. We will definitely return and highly recommend Hopkins Ordinary!

One of the best

5 on October 21, 2015

This charming B&B is located in the heart of Rappahannock County, minutes away from marvelous hiking trails, Skyline Drive, and several wineries. The countryside is spectacular in the fall when the leaves are turning. We stayed there October 16-18, in the Sage Room. Innkeepers Kevin and Sherri are delightful - warm, helpful, and knowledgeable, but not at all intrusive. The decoration is lovely - warm, tasteful and elegant, not at all kitschy. Breakfast is terrific, featuring local products and creative twists on classic dishes. Excellent coffee too - a proprietary blend from a local beanery. I cannot recommend Hopkins Ordinary more enthusiastically!

Very Nice Hosts, Room, Breakfast

5 on October 17, 2015

We stayed at Hopkins Ordinary Wednesday October 14, 2015. After a couple hikes in Shenendoah National Park, we arrived about 45 minutes before check-in. The innkeepers Sherri and Kevin were in the garden and saw us arrive, and Sherri checked us in and offered fresh baked chocolate cookies. She gave us a map of the town, and walked around, visiting a new brewery (Pen Druid) and touring the Copper Fox distillery. We bought a very good pizza at Rudy's across from Hopkins, and ate it while sitting on our 2nd floor porch watching the Royals and drinking excellent beers from Hopkins onsite brewery. Next morning brought a tasty breakfast of omelets, scones, roasted potatoes, broiled grapefruit, and good coffee. Sherri shared her knowledge of hiking trails with the guests. We left satisfied that this B and B deserves a return visit. This is how a B & B should be.

Excellent place and great people

4.8 on October 07, 2015

We really enjoyed our stay here. The rooms were nice and the whole place very clean and comfortable. Sherri and Kevin were very friendly and hospitable. The onsite brewery is an added bonus that produces some very tasty creations. My wife and I will definitely be back in the near future.

Wonderful B+B

5 on October 04, 2015

This was our first B+B experience -- and it was great! The room was as cozy as it was adorable, the service perfect, and the breakfast exceeded all expectations. Innkeepers Sherri and Kevin were wonderful. A great couple running a great business. We loved our stay!


5 on July 06, 2015

My husband and I stayed at Hopkins for a quick July 4th getaway. From the minute you open the door to this beautiful oasis, you are made to feel like royalty! Sherri and Kevin are outstanding hosts! They are quick to fulfill any request and offer wonderful advice. The room we stayed in, Sage, was gorgeous! Clean, bright and comfortable! Finally, breakfast....... can I give 10 stars? It was the best! Fantastic waffles with blueberries and the best bacon we have ever eaten!!!! I'm not much of a hiker but if that's what it takes to stay here, bring on the most challenging hike!!! I'm there!!! Thanks for a fantastic stay!

Absolutely Wonderful

5 on April 19, 2015

Let me start by saying that this was my first bed and breakfast experience. My stay was booked as a romantic getaway for a new lady friend and I (might I add most incredible woman in the entire world) and I wasn't sure what to expect. I knew that I was totally into this beautiful woman and just wanted a pleasant atmosphere that would allow us to spend some uninterrupted time together getting to know each other a little better. Kevin and Sherri are absolutely wonderful. Their hospitality and genuinely kind nature makes you feel rich at home and as if you've known them for years. Some people are just that genuine. The inn is clean and has a great feel to it. Its been tastefully remodeled to keep the original charm. Breakfast was outstanding, the homemade cookies were literally the best I've ever had and we will be back. As for the lady friend, she's amazing. I'm the luckiest man in all the land to have found her. She also enjoyed the inn, so I will be taking her back as soon as we're able. If you're not sure about where to book your stay you can't go wrong with the Hopkins ordinary.

We had a great time!

5 on April 12, 2015

Kevin was a great host and had plenty of tips for fun things to do and places to eat in the area. The beer tasting was a great added perk. Breakfast was delicious and the service was excellent. We will be back!

B&B as Cute as the Couple running it!

5 on March 30, 2015

What a wonderful place to visit! We will be sure to do it again!

Lovely Getaway

4.8 on January 26, 2015

This was our second time to stay here, and we have already planned our third visit. Kevin and Sherri are incredible hosts. They offer a wealth of information about the area, what to do, how to get there, etc. The rooms are very clean, comfortable, and have all the amenities needed. We have stayed in the Lavender Room which is awesome with a wood burning stove. We have also stayed in the Oregano Room which is smaller, but just as nice, and has a fireplace. We highly recommend this B&B, especially if you like a quiet location close to wineries, hiking, and fun drives with beautiful scenery any time of the year.

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Rooms & Rates


The Oregano Room on the second floor is a cozy room with a fireplace and a full-size bed. It has a private sunny bathroom with a shower made for two and a semi-private porch.

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

Nightly Rate: $139 - $199


The Sage Room is a spacious second floor room with a fireplace, a private bath and a queen-size bed in the original 1820s-portion of the building. It has a large shower in the private bath and has a semi-private porch.

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

Nightly Rate: $169 - $239


The Lavender Room is a large room at the back of the house with a queen-size bed. Curl up in a comfy chair in front of the wood-burning stove. Soak in the roomy claw foot tub in the sunny bathroom, which also has a separate shower. A twin bed can be added to the room for an extra charge. A private breakfast can be served in the suite upon request.

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

Nightly Rate: $209 - $299


The Rosemary Room is on the first floor at the back of the house. It has a fireplace, queen-size bed, lofty ceilings, and a large bathroom with a tub and shower combined. The private porch is right outside the door. The room is very private and handicap accessible.

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

Nightly Rate: $169 - $239

Garden Cottage

The Garden Cottage sits behind the B&B, closer to the river and next to the kitchen garden. It has 2 bedrooms (one with a full-size bed and the other with one full-size and one twin bed), one bathroom with a large, double-headed shower, a full kitchen, a living room and a dining room. The wrap-around porches are great for relaxing. The cottage sleeps five, and pets and children are welcome.

  • Maximum Capacity: 5
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Double , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $0 - $289

Thyme Room

The Thyme Room is located at the back of the house with a private porch. It has a queen-size bed and a bathroom with a shower.

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

Nightly Rate: $169 - $239

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Location Type

Luray Caverns, Inn at Little Washington, Shenandoah National Park, gourmet restaurants, Organic farms, Countryside, Mountains, Small town, Wine country


Washington DC, DC (IAD-Dulles) 40 miles

Directions to property:

Take I-66 west to the Route 29 South exit at Gainesville (toward Warrenton/Charlottesville). When you reach Warrenton, take Business 29 to Route 211 West. Go 25 miles on Route 211 toward Skyline Drive. About 1/4 mile after Route 211 changes from two lanes to one, turn left onto Sperryville Pike. Turn right at the stop sign, and turn right again into the Hopkins Ordinary parking lot about 50 yards from the corner. The drive is about 75 miles (less than 2 hours).

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, National/State parks, Nature area, Luray Caverns, Inn at Little Washington, Horseback Riding, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Tours, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Cottage, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Coffee/Tea facilities, Copier, Desk, Fax Machine, Fridge, Ironing Board, Parking, Telephone, Washer/dryer

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Ceiling fans, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Private entrance, Radio, Wheelchair access, Wi-Fi, Wired internet, iPhone docking station

On-site activities

Brewery, relaxing on porches

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  • Check In:: 3 PM
  • Check Out:: 11 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Children welcomed in the Garden Cottage
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required Only in Garden Cottage
  • Disabled Access Yes

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2-night minimum on holiday weekends, fall and spring weekends
  • Accepted payments VISA, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: credit card number required to guarantee the room or one-night's room charge.
  • Cancellations: If you must cancel, please provide 14 days notice. We will refund your deposit, less a $25 administration fee. If you cancel with 14 or fewer days remaining before your first day’s reservation, we will make every attempt to re-book your room and then refund your deposit. If we are unable to fill the room with another guest, you will be responsible for the cost of your entire reservation.



Sherri Fickel and Kevin Kraditor

Languages spoken

English, German, Italian, Spanish

About the innkeepers

Some of Kevin and Sherri’s favorite activities include hiking, wine tasting, cooking, gardening and good conversation

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  • Time Served: 8:30 to 9:30
  • Serving Location: Cottage, Lavender Room, Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Vegan, Gluten-Free

Signature Dish

Eggs Hopkins
An egg poached with a green onion and parsley oil, topped with shavings of pecorino cheese and served on a bed of fresh arugula, Virginia ham and toasted home-made bread.