Nestled along the banks of Rock Castle Creek, The Mountain Rose Inn offers historical country elegance in a secluded setting within the shadows of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Built at the turn of the century as part of the Mountain Rose Distillery, the Inn offers five guest rooms each with private bath, working fireplace, satellite tv and access to porches. One room also has two private porches. An elegant oil lamp lit four-course breakfast is served in the morning. With one in-ground swimming pool, six porches, ten fireplaces, and sixteen doors leading outside to one hundred acres, the Mountain Rose is truly a unique experience! Three diamond AAA rated. Awards include: "Best Bed and Breakfast in the Roanoke Area" "Most Romantic Getaway in the Roanoke Area" "Best Weekend Escape" "Most Affordable Luxury" and Trip Advisor 5-Star Award of Excellence.
4.8 on April 12, 2015
Dawn was very accommodating she even had the creamer I requested. The rooms were beautiful we actually got to stay in two different room, because the time we were there thats what was available. My only complaint would be I saw a cat in the kitchen that why I only gave a 4 on cleanliness. The breakfast was exceptional. Would stay again.
Thank you for your kind review! We do apologize for the cat. Pets are no longer allowed on our property. We look forward to seeing you again!
5 on August 20, 2013
We got married here and let them plan everything. They exceeded our expectations! It was everything I could imagine.
5 on December 16, 2012
My husband and I just got married at this Inn. The cozy parlor served as the perfect intimate reception for our wedding vows. The place is really tranquil and relaxing. The Innkeepers are really great! I, for one, think that Mike (one of the Innkeepers) should watermark his photos because they all look like they are done professionally. I got a lot of compliments showing off these pictures to my friends and it also made them think that I paid a million bucks for those. Because we did not want to get caught in the stress of planning the wedding, we did a good job at deciding on the Inn's elopement package. The day before we got married, we had a massage. The masseuse had splendid hands. I believe they only have one masseuse so my husband and I had to go individually to the other room where they have set-up the massage table. Having the massage was really worth it because it really put us in tune with the place, just tranquil, solemn and blissful. I also love the fact that the place is so secluded that you will not get any cell reception but take note that the Inn offers wi-fi so, you are not entirely detached from the world yonder. My husband and I are really happy we found this place and had our wedding here. We hope to come back here on our silver and golden anniversaries.
5 on November 14, 2012
Beautiful property.......great rooms, service and food!! The location/area was awesome. There was plenty for us to do over our long weekend stay. We are new to the B&B world but I believe this one will be hard to top!! Our experience FAR exceeded or expectations!
4.6 on October 13, 2012
The Mountain Rose Inn is a gem. Every detail has been carefully covered. It is a gem in the middle of the mountains.
5 on September 24, 2012
Fabulous house, food & hospitality. Trout stream on grounds. Perfectly thought-out decor. Attention to detail!
5 on July 17, 2012
My husband and I had been together for almost 10-years before we 'officially' got married. When we decided to get married it was our hope we'd find a nice, quiet, meaningful place to be married where only immediate family (and of course our two children) could participate. My husband stumbled on the Mountain Rose Inn website. We planned everything via the phone with Mike and Dora Jane for the better part of 6 months. And while I was looking forward to my wedding I tried not have too many expectations because, after all, I had never see this place first hand. All I saw were photos. We were truly taking a leap of faith here... but let me tell you... our day was nothing short of PERFECT. Mike and Dora Jane made us and our entire family feel welcome, at home, and completely comfortable. The rooms were absolutely beautiful and extremely clean. Not to mention these amazing gift baskets were waiting in each room for everyone. My wedding flowers were all over the Inn (they were gorgeous). The morning of the Wedding we woke up to an amazing breakfast- truly... I had never had a 4 course breakfast before, this was spectacular. Dora Jane offered to help with my dress, we had a hair dresser come in and do all the ladies hair:) Pictures were taken of everything from getting ready, to distribution of flowers, the entire ceremony, dinner, and even after were we had nothing but fun!! The ceremony was beautiful... and indeed meaningful. As requested, Mike included our girls in the ceremony. Our dinner and cake were delicious!!At the end of the evening we returned to a room that had been cleaned, rose petals on the floor/bed, champagne chilling and gourmet chocolates on the bed. It was like something out of a movie it was so perfect:) There is NOTHING about our special day that I would go back and change. I love, love, love this place!! ~The Nuckolls Family (Kevin & Georgia)
4.8 on July 16, 2012
We come to the MRI every January for our Anniversary Celebration. We decided to see the place when it was green last summer, and have now come here two summer's in a row. We can't get enough of this place. Mike and Dora Jane are the BEST!
5 on July 13, 2012
We have stayed at the Mountain Rose Inn for the past four years. If you are in Floyd or the area of Roanoke we highly recommend you stay there. The Inn keepers, food and rooms are great! The Inn is a great value!!!!
4.4 on June 03, 2012
We took a break from the Blue Ridge Parkway to stay at the Mountain Rose Inn. Dora Jane met us and made us feel so welcome! The Barwicks have everything to make your stay comfortable and to meet all your needs. There are snacks available 24/7, ice cream bars in the guest access refrigerator, cake and brandy in the afternoon. And their sheets are so wonderful that we bought a set! We were treated to a thunder and lightening storm and loved sitting in the rocking chairs on the porch with our wine and watching it!
Chateau Morrisette Winery, Blue Ridge Parkway, Countryside, Mountains, Small town, Wine country
Roanoke, VA (ROA) 57 miles
Route 8 west from Stuart, Virginia or Route 8 east from Floyd, Virginia and from Milepost 165.2(Tuggle's Gap)of Blue Ridge Parkway. Turn on Route 40 and proceed 2 miles to Rock Castle Creek. First drive on left over bridge. Look for sign.
Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Blue Ridge Parkway, Friday Night Music Jamboree, Artisans (Floyd and Patrick County), Reynolds Homestead, Professional Tree Climbing, Fairystone St. Park, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Vineyard, Winery
Bed and Breakfast, Country Inn, Historic Inn
BBQ grill, Board games, Ceiling fans, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, Fax Machine, Internet Service, Library, Piano, Telephone, VCR, Videos, Wedding Facilities , Trout Stocked Stream, Seasonal Heated Swimming Pool, Guest Refrigerator & Microwave with drinks/snacks, Hiking Trails, IPod players in room
Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, CD player, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Turndown Service, Wi-Fi
Bird watching, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseshoes, Skeet/Trap Shooting (25 minutes), Covered bridges (>4 miles), Local wineries (driving), Mabry Mill (driving), Trout stream (on site), Rock Castle Gorge (>4 miles), Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming pool, Tennis courts
Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Low carb, Special Event Dinner
Chilled Cream of Pear Soup
Our guests' favorite fruit dish - This chilled creamy blend of fresh pears, sweet cream & spices is a perfect beginning to our four-course breakfast.