Troy-Bumpas Inn Bed & Breakfast

114 South Mendenhall St. , Greensboro, NC 27403 USA (Show map)


The inn’s four guest rooms (all with spacious private baths, flat screen TVs, and free Wi-Fi), three common rooms and a wonderful front porch provide ample space for you to relax and unwind. Guests tell us they love the quiet atmosphere, comfortable beds, our great breakfasts, the wonderful bed linens, and the friendly innkeepers. The Inn is within walking distance of the University of NC at Greensboro and Greensboro College. Downtown Greensboro is just a mile away. The Greensboro Coliseum is 2 miles away. Whether you are looking for Greensboro lodging for a relaxing retreat, a romantic getaway, a business trip, furniture shopping in nearby High Point, attending a concert or theatrical event, college-related travel, or visiting family, let our historic house be your home away from home. Enjoy a delicious home-cooked full breakfast in the dining room. We offer flexible breakfast times to mesh with your schedule. Coffee and teas are available each morning ahead of breakfast. Complimentary snacks and chilled beverages are available daily. Free secure off-street parking. Please advise us of any dietary restrictions in advance so we can best serve your needs. With advance notice, we can accommodate check-in times outside of our standard 3 to 7 p.m. check-in.

Rooms & Rates

Nina Suite

This spacious two-room suite has a bedroom with a king-sized bed and adjoining sitting room with daybed that converts to two twin-sized beds. The private en suite bathroom has a two-person whirlpool tub with shower. The suite has two flat screen TVs, a generous dresser, and an electric fireplace. This room is ideal for families.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 2 Twin

Nightly Rate: $150 - $170

Allah Room

This lovely room has a queen-sized bed, seating area, flat screen TV, and electric fireplace. Allah room guests have exclusive access to their own private deck. The en suite bathroom has a whirlpool tub, separate shower and double sinks.

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

Nightly Rate: $140 - $160

Lota Room

The Lota Room features a four poster queen-sized bed, flat-screen TV, desk, seating area and private en suite bathroom with spacious shower. This room overlooks the front garden.

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

Nightly Rate: $130 - $150

Ethel Suite

Located on the 3rd floor, the spacious Ethel Suite features a bedroom with king-sized bed, fireplace, and flat screen TV. A comfortable sitting room with another flat-screen TV adjoins the bedroom. The private en suite bath has a whirlpool tub with shower and a pedestal sink. It's easy to feel as though you have the house to yourself in this private suite.

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

Nightly Rate: $150 - $170

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Location Type



Greensboro, NC (GSO-Piedmont Triad Intl.) 10 miles miles

Directions to property:

Get on Joseph M Bryan Blvd from Ted Johnson Pkwy. Continue on Joseph M Bryan Blvd. Take Benjamin Pkwy to South Mendenhall Street. Turn right onto South Mendenhall Street. The inn is the 3rd house on the right. Use the driveway on the north side to reach our off-street parking lot behind the inn.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, Nature area, Greensboro Coliseum, Triad Stage, International Civil Rights Museum, Guilford Courthouse Nat'l Military Park, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Religious Services, University

Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Coffee/Tea facilities, Computer, Fridge, Microwave , Free, off-street parking

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, DVD Player, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Videos, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Hiking trails, Shopping, Sight-seeing

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  • Check In:: 3 to 6 p.m.
  • Check Out:: 11 a.m.
  • 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

  • Accepted payments VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: 50% deposit may be required for stays of more than 3 nights.
  • Cancellations: All cancellations subject to a $25 fee. Guests who cancel within 3 days of scheduled arrival are responsible for full quoted rate unless room(s) can be re-booked.



Larry and Judy Horn

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About the innkeepers

Former long-time residents of Chicago, we love living in Greensboro, NC. Our interests include theater, cooking, and travel. Larry is active in community theater and we both are active in our neighborhood association.

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  • Time Served: 7 to 10 a.m.
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian Gluten Free, Vegan, low carb

Signature Dish

French Toast
Guests love our French Toast, made from sliced french bread soaked in a mixture of eggs, milk, and orange juice with a hint of nutmeg.