Aldrich House Bed & Breakfast

505 Capitol Ct , Williamsburg, VA 23185 USA (Show map)


The Aldrich House was built in 1986 in the style of a Colonial Saltbox home and is decorated in an 18th-century fashion. Our home is a perfect mix of current day luxuries and historic charm with spacious rooms and private baths. Our unpretentious atmosphere allows you to feel right at home. Paintings of our forefathers and historic papers and happenings enhance your experience of being in Colonial Williamsburg and helps you learn more about this country of ours. A full breakfast, served family style, consists of a fresh fruit salad, eggs, pancakes, waffles, or oven-baked french toast, a breakfast meat, orange juice, coffee and hot tea and sometimes country sausage gravy and biscuits. Our guests think our proximity to Colonial Williamsburg is perfect(a very easy walk). Come enjoy our home for your trip back into history or to just get away and relax.



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  • Guest room4.5
  • Service4.6
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Onsite Dining4.5

"We will definitely return for the Grand Illumination"

5 on April 19, 2017

Wonderful experience! The Aldrich house was our home away from home! After our long drive from northern Delaware, my husband and I arrived at the Aldrich house very late in the evening. The Pattons accommodated our late arrival by leaving the lights on for us and arranging for us to pick up our keys after hours. We were pleasantly surprised at the size of our room (the Patton room) and the adjoining bathroom. Aesthetically, the room was decorated beautifully. If you are fond of history and art you will certainly appreciate the detail that the owners have put into the Aldrich house. Breakfast was served at a designated time each morning. I can be very picky about food (because I enjoy it so much), and yet I must say that I had zero complaints about the food or its service. The dining room table was beautifully set, which made my husband and I feel like special guests. The first day we were served crepes with a seasoned egg dish, Canadian bacon and a delicious fruit salad. The next day waffles were served in lieu of crepes. The host and hostess were very knowledgeable about the local attractions as well as the general history of Williamsburg, Jamestown, and Yorktown. My husband and I adored the fact that we could walk to colonial Williamsburg from the Aldrich house in the blink of an eye. As a side note, I truly appreciated the fact that a t.v. was not the focal point of the living room (would have taken away from the nostalgia of visiting a colonial town). We will definitely return to the Aldrich house for the Grand Illumination in December!


4.8 on March 29, 2017

My husband and I really enjoyed staying here. It was within walking distance to everything. The owners were very nice and hospitable. We highly recommend this Bed and breakfast!!

Lovely B&B

4.2 on March 11, 2017

Beautiful B&B and great location to downtown area. Quiet, personable owners, and delicious breakfast provided.

3rd time at the Aldrich House

4.4 on March 08, 2017

This was our 3rd time at this charming B & B. We love being able to walk to the historic district of Williamsburg. The breakfast was delicious, and the Pattons are lovely hosts. It has all the charm of old Williamsburg and yet has the comforts of modern day living. We will return to this B & B next time we are in town. We highly recommend it.

A warm inviting place to stay

4.8 on February 22, 2017

My husband and I love visiting Williamsburg but we always have a dilemma as to where we stay. After staying at the Aldrich House, we know where we will stay in the future. The accommodations were very comfortable and inviting. Our hosts were very engaging and warm. Being within walking distance to the historical district was an additional asset.


5 on February 17, 2017

My gf and I stayed at the Aldrich House because we loved how the place looked and it was literally 5 minutes away from Colonial Williamsburg! It was like staying at our families house...uncle Tom and Sue (lol) are incredibly sweet folks and they're great conversationalists! They're both very knowledgeable about Williamsburg and can help and direct you around to get the best experience possible. Tom had breakfast ready every morning at 8:30 on the dot and his meals were very appetizing and filling. Between eggs, bacon, blueberry crepes, sausage, coffee, fresh fruit, orange juice...we never left the B&B hungry! We stayed in the Patton room and it was SO comfortable. Very clean and tidy, the bathroom was great with dual sinks, stall shower and jacuzzi tub. We enjoyed every bit of it! As an extra point, they have the entire place decorated with historical pictures and really helps to immerse you in historical Williamsburg! We will definitely be staying there again in the future!

Extremely pleased......

5 on January 18, 2017

Was very very happy with everything and couldn't have asked for more. Tom and Sue were more than hospitable, breakfast was amazing (you will not leave hungry!!).

Pre-Christmas Williamsburg family vacation

3.6 on January 04, 2017

Our family decided to visit Williamsburg for the weekend before Christmas to have a little time together before the busyness of the Holidays. We wanted a family style accommodation that would allow our young children. Aldrich House was one of very few that allows children and our daughter and son really enjoyed the spacious room and at home feel of a Bed and Breakfast instead of a hotel. Tom and Sue were very hospitable and we enjoyed talking with them during breakfast each morning, which was plentiful and delicious. we will very much consider another stay with Aldrich House when in Williamsburg again.

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay

4.8 on December 15, 2016

My wife and I stayed here 3 nights beginning of December 2016. We'll have to say everything was perfect. Would happily recommend to anyone. Loren and Beth Rogers

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3.2 on November 16, 2016

We stayed on a weeknight and were happy with the quality of the inn and closeness to Colonial Williamsburg.

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Rooms & Rates

Patton Room

The Patton room is popular with couples looking for a romantic atmosphere and is also enjoyed by anyone who loves to soak in a whirlpool tub after a full day of walking and exploring Colonial Williamsburg. It is located on the first floor and is quite roomy. It is decorated in an "Olde Jamestowne" theme and furnished with a kingsize antique Italian bedroom suite featuring blue/gray marble. It has a large private master bath with double sinks, a whirlpool tub and a separate shower. Perfect for your honeymoon or anniversary or to just relax. "Very Cozy"

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

Nightly Rate: $100 - $140

Lewis Room

The Lewis Room is very comfortable and pleasing to the eye. It is located on the second floor and has a queensize four poster mahogany bed, an oversized antique chair and an antique chest of drawers. This room features pictures of Yorktown and has oriental accents. It also has a full private bath and receives the most sun of any room in the house.

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

Nightly Rate: $100 - $125

Anderson Room

This room is huge and perfect for a family or small group travelling together. It is located on the second floor and is furnished with two kingsize beds and a hideaway alcove. It is decorated to reflect the elegance of Williamsburg. Complementing this room is a candle-lit hearth, sitting area and a full private bath. Many couples have requested this room and have loved it's spaciousness. You will have the comforts of home nestled into one comfortable room.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 King

Nightly Rate: $100 - $140

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Location Type

Busch Gardens, Water Country USA, Historic Jamestown, Jamestown Settlement, Colonial Williamsburg, Yorktown, Airport, City, Downtown, Small town, Wine country


Newport News, VA (PHF-Newport News Williamsburg Intl.) 15 miles

Directions to property:

Arriving from the North: Take I-64 East to Exit 238 towards Williamsburg. This exit will put you on Rt. 143. Follow Rt. 143 for about 1 mile, stay straight and the road will turn into Rt. 60 East & Rt. 5 West (Yes, the signs state East & West). The speed will slow down to 25 mph (pay attention because police will be looking for you). You will go through a traffic light at 2nd Street (stay in the right hand lane). When you go through this traffic light you will see a small bridge ahead, just before the bridge you turn right on Capitol Court. The Aldrich House B&B is the 3rd house on the right in the cul-de-sac. Arriving from the South: Take I-64 West to Exit 242 and head west on Route 199. Stay to the right and take the second exit to Route 60 West. Proceed on Route 60 West to the first traffic light and make a right onto Page Street (Rt. 5 & 31 East). After going across the small bridge make the immediate left onto Capitol Court. The Aldrich House B&B is the 3rd house on the right in the cul-de-sac.

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Golf Courses, Tennis Areas, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Vineyard, Winery

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Fireplace, Library, Piano, TV Video games, Washer/dryer

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Board games, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Computer, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Videos, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Billiards, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Kayaking, Access to all activities are very close to us, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Tennis courts

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

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 nights on reservations beginning on Friday or Saturday and on special weekends
  • Accepted payments VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: January and February require full payment. Otherwise a 50% deposit is required upon acceptance of reservation.
  • Cancellations: A full refund will be given if your notice is received 14 days prior to your arrival date. If less than 14 days notice is given, a full refund will be given if the room is rerented otherwise the deposit will be forfeited. In regards to January & February a 50% deposit will be calculated.
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Tom and Sue Patton

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  • Time Served: 8:30am
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

Restrictive , Vegetarian

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