Ivycrest Inn B&B

115 Lester Street , Christiansburg, VA 24073 USA (Show map)


Welcome to Ivycrest Inn B&B. We invite you to stay in a beautifully maintained Victorian home built in the 1900's. Nestled in a small town in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. This beautiful home has been revived into a wonderful blend of old elegance with modern comfort. It is surrounded by a large yard and furnished in country french and victorian decor. Although reservations are preferred when possible, the weary traveler will not be turned away if accomodations are available. Consider Ivycrest as the venue for your intimate celebration. Events may be hosted inside or out. Contact for information



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  • Guest room5.0
  • Service5.0
  • Value4.8
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining5.0

Best bed and breakfast home in Christianburg¿¿

4.8 on November 20, 2016

Linda and Jim are true professionals in the bed and breakfast industry. They are warm and welcoming, their home is beautiful and they make you feel like old friends the moment you step into their home. The rooms are everything you could hope for and feel so warm and comforting. The breakfast was fabulous and there was more than enough to eat: home made blueberry muffins, scrambled eggs, ham, hash browns, English muffins, fresh fruit cup, orange juice, fresh coffee or hot tea if we wanted. Thank you Linda and Jim for a wonderful stay in your home. Ron & Debbie from Hershey, Pa

A Great Place

5 on October 07, 2016

Wonderful atmosphere, very clean, beds were very comfortable and the food was exceptional. Our first time in a B&B in this area and since we have a student at a nearby college we will be coming here again. The entire weekend was wonderful.

Another GREAT stay!!!

5 on September 05, 2016

Another great weekend this year with Linda and Jim. You feel like family when you're there. They are outstanding innkeepers and everything is just perfect. So glad I found them when my son started at Virginia Tech and now even though he's graduated we will come again and again for football games. Miss y'all already. See you again soon I hope!! Heidi B.

Love this Inn and the Innkeepers!!

5 on May 15, 2016

Linda and Jim are so friendly and now have become dear friends. Found their place 5 years ago when our son went to Virginia Tech. Would recommend this B & B to everyone. Accommodations are excellent and the food is amazing. You will feel at home yet you will be pampered like you're not at home. Just stayed there for 3 days and I miss them already.

Wonderful weekend at Ivycrest

5 on September 12, 2015

We stayed at Ivycrest two nights and were very, very comfortable--you'll want to take the beds with you!! Jim and Linda are exceptional people who truly go out of their way to make you comfortable. I cannot even begin to tell you how wonderful their breakfasts are! We really enjoyed the B&B and Jim and Linda even more. What a great weekend.

Innkeeper Response
We are so glad you enjoyed your time here and hope if you ever need to be in the area again you would consider another visit. We were glad to serve you.

- Linda (innkeeper)

Very lovely, welcoming Inn

5 on September 18, 2014

Jim and Linda were the most gracious hosts. Ivycrest was beautiful, warm and welcoming. They made sure we had everything we needed, down to reserving us our parking so our spot wasnt taken due to a scheduled event at the Inn. Ivycrest was convienent to shops and of course our Sinkland Farms destination. You couldn't ask for a more pleasant place and host. We will definitely be back in the future and would recommend to anyone staying in the area for special occasions or for that weekend getaway. Thanks Jim and Linda!

Innkeeper Response
We are so glad you enjoyed your visit with us. Look forward to you returning again

- Linda (innkeeper)

Hospitality at its finest

5 on November 25, 2013

Jim and Linda were wonderful host. The Inn is beautiful and extremely clean! Breakfast is amazing ( apple dumplings ) WOW! I know why Lindas food has won awards!!!! I dont think i could ever stay in a chain hotel again after that wonderful experience.

great place to stay

5 on October 26, 2013

we were on our way home from vacation from williamsburg va and needed a place to stay after stopping at 2 different motels and not being satisfied we called Jim and Linda at Ivycrest B&B we have stayed there several times before and loved it but we were 2 hours away from there Linda said she had a room and she would wait up on us when we got there we were so glad to see a place where we knew it would be clean and nice Linda was waiting on us welcomed us in and showed us to our rooms they were nice,clean and very welcoming they went far beyond what you would expect in a B&B the food is great and homecooked....we will definetly stay again Thanks Jim and Linda

Weekend football game

5 on October 14, 2013

This was our 2nd stay with Jim and Linda at Ivycrest. They are so hospitable. Room was wonderful. Location is very convenient to go watch Hokies play at Virginia tech.

Comfortable, and great food.

5 on October 13, 2013

We would highly recommend Ivycrest. The owners Linda and Jim are exceptional people. The room was very clean and the bed was very comfortable. We felt like we were with family. Our daughter (freshman at VT) stayed 2 nights with us and Linda made a bed for her too. The food is excellent , and we will stay again.

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Rooms & Rates

Sydney's Satin and Lace

This room is the largest of our guest rooms. It has a queen bed and a twin daybed so is suitable for 3 guests. Private in room bath with shower, TV/cable. WI-FI, Fridge,

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

Nightly Rate: $175 - $220

Hannahs Country Charm

This is one of our most requested rooms.....queen bed, in room bath with shower, TV/cable WI-FI. fridge

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

Nightly Rate: $160 - $185

Emilys Raspberry Delight

This room has a double bed and a twin bed....nice for guests that want separate sleeping but sharing a room. Also part of the Friends and family suite .....both rooms have separate entry but share a large bath in the hall. Great for friends traveling together or family requiring 2 rooms. TV. fridge

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Beds 1 Double , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $145 - $165

Rachael's Cottage Retreat

Queen bed, TV/cable, WI-FI, Fridge....bath in hall shared with Emily's room

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $145 - $165

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Location Type

Mountains, Small town


Roanoke, VA (ROA) 25 miles

Directions to property:

From Interstate 81 take exit 118C onto Roanoke St.....continue approx. 2 miles, turn right on to Lester St. The Inn is on the right with drive way into the back

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Night life, Wolfarthaus Dinner Theatre, Golf, Radford University 6 miles, Virginia Tech 6 miles, Aquatic Center, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, University, Vineyard, Winery

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn, Homestay

On-site amenities

Amenities Basket, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Computer, Copier, DVD Player, Fireplace, Microwave, Piano, Telephone, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities, Wi-Fi , Off street parking, Bottled water, coffee, soft drinks, and tea, Ironing board and iron, Daily postal service, Wireless Internet, gift shop

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Fridge, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV

On-site activities

Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Kayaking, Aquatic center approx. 2miles, Wolfarthaus Dinner Theatre 30 miles, Blue Ridge Parkway, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Whitewater Rafting

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  • Check In:: 3:00 pm
  • Check Out:: 10:30 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only designated areas
  • Drinking Allowed: Outside only
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Parent supervised ... do not have free run of the house
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: weekends for VT football and graduation and certain events
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: One nights fee to secure reservation. If all rooms are reserved for an event 50% of total to reserve and balance 30 days before the event is to take place.
  • Cancellations: 7 day cancellation on single reservation.... 30 day notification on event reservation
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Jim and Linda Salyers

Languages spoken


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About the innkeepers

Love to collect antiques, quilts and porcelain dolls from the 1800's. Also make porcelain dolls

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  • Time Served: 8:00 am - 9:00 am
  • Serving Location: sunroom, porch (weather permitting), Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Restrictive diabetic

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