The Stonewall Jackson Inn Bed & Breakfast

547 East Market Street , Harrisonburg, VA 22801 USA (Show map)

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"A NIGHT'S DELIGHT ~ A BREAKFAST TO REMEMBER" is our GUARANTEE! Situated on the edge of the lively Downtown Historic District, walk in our doors and discover cozy, well-equipped rooms in a charming, relaxed setting and supreme comfort. Begin each day with a lovely gourmet breakfast! We are near JMU and are centrally located amongst Shenandoah Valley attractions such as Massanutten, Luray Caverns, Shenandoah Caverns, Skyline Drive, and Civil War sites. Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway with wine tasting, roses and a private in-room couples “hot stones” massage, a business traveler looking a restful night’s sleep and freshly prepared breakfast, university alumni or parents looking to visit family or friends, we welcome you to stay with us at Stonewall Jackson Inn.

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Overall
4.6

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  • Guest room4.4
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Onsite Dining4.7

Very sad to see the Stonewall Jackson Inn has closed

5 on February 10, 2018

After staying at the Inn for many years and enjoying the hospitality of Inn owner Dr, Wayne Engles, they have announced that they are closing. Hopefully, they will reopen soon. This is a fabulous place to stay if you are a history buff or just have kids attending JMU. Best of luck Wayne! Steve and Sara


SusieQ

5 on October 20, 2017

Staying at the Stonewall Jackson Inn Bed and Breakfast was fabulous! There's definitely history within these walls! Wayne, Cliff and Diane were very polite and welcoming. The suite we stayed in, fantastic; we loved it! The room was very clean, linens and towels were top notch and the king size bed, heavenly! Loved sitting on the patio, in the early morning, it’s a delightful outdoor setting, and being served breakfast! Each meal was different, the food was beautifully presented, as well as delicious; top marks for the Chief! Would we visit again, absolutely!!


Second visit as delightful as the first!

5 on September 03, 2017

I've stayed here twice, and the second time I brought my daughter and granddaughter. Of course, they loved it, for wonderful reasons: the elegant rooms, the comfort, the delightful atmosphere, the people--and, of course, the fantastic breakfasts. If you are going to be in the Harrisonburg area, it's the only place to consider for an overnight (or longer) stay.


Girls' Getaway

5 on August 29, 2017

My husband arranged for a friend to meet me at the Bed and Breakfast for a birthday girls getaway. The staff is kind and welcoming, and accommodating to my early check-in. There were cookies and an offer of wine. We stayed in the Belle Boyd Room. The beds were super comfortable, and the room nice and dark even into the morning time. However, we were right next to the kitchen and breakfast prep begins early! I had hoped to sleep in as I have three little ones who routinely wake me early, but the noise from the kitchen woke me early both days. A few felt pads on those cabinets, and it should be good to go! The breakfasts were delicious, the coffee nice and strong. The atmosphere is WONDERFUL. We really enjoyed dining outside right next to the morning glories. There were eve little treats left in our room during the afternoon. Really, the Stone Wall Jackson Inn is everything a bed and breakfast should be.


2 different room - same awesome experience

5 on August 28, 2017

Hi to Wayne, Diane, Cliff and Marjorie (sorry James, did not get to meet you) - What can I say that has not been said already? Stayed in the Bella Boyd room and the William Sherman Rooms with my traveling gal pal. Both of these rooms had two beds and an in suite shower. Love the story of Isabella Boyd. Such a feisty young woman. Everyone is very knowledgeable about the area and that is saying a lot since 3 of the 4 people we met are relatively new to the Inn. Diane, thank you for checking us in the first night and being the first person to greet us. First impressions make all the difference. Marjorie, thank you for giving us the opportunity to "peek" into the rooms and checking us in the second night. Cliff, your breakfast was tremendous of eggs benedict. Never had them before and now any time I have them again, they will be compared to yours and you set the bar pretty high. Wayne, congrats on hiring such good people to be your second set of hands and for having such a wonderful Inn. Also thank you for giving those books a second chance (some books a first chance) to be read. To anyone who stays here - be forewarned that you are in for a awesome experience. Keep up the great work. Beth B


Great night after dropping off new student at JMU!

4.8 on August 22, 2017

This was a wonderful stay. It is walking distance from downtown restaurants. It is also close to JMU. The staff was very friendly from the time we entered the house until we left the next morning. The breakfast was delicious and we enjoyed the eating outside on the deck. Our bedroom was so comfortable. We plan to stay again in the future.


Wonderful place to stay!

4.6 on August 20, 2017

My daughter and I stayed at the Stonewall Jackson Inn on a recent trip to the Shenandoah National Park and we fell in love with the Inn. The staff was warm and welcoming, the room charming, the beds so comfortable, and the breakfasts were amazing! The Inn is in walking distance of Harrisonburg and we ate dinner at wonderful local restaurants. My daughter and I agree we would stay at the Inn and again and highly recommmend it.


Even "Stonewall" would smile at this B&B!

5 on May 24, 2017

This was an absolutely wonderful B&B. The room was great (we stayed in the George Pickett room). The staff was wonderful. And breakfast - wow, what can I say. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. It is also situated a very short walk to historic downtown Harrisonburg. Who would have thought that there would be so many coffee shops. While we didn't dine at any of the local establishments, there were many in the area. A little further walk and you are on the campus of James Madison University. I highly recommend this beautiful B&B. Oh, one more thing: you may find this hard to believe, but the rooms are named after Civil War generals. The rooms on the south side of the house are named after Confederate Generals (like Pickett, Lee, Jackson, and Stuart) and the rooms on the north side are named after Union Generals (like Grant, Sherman, Sheridan and Chamberlain). And the ghost is very friendly. (OK, we didn't actually SEE the ghost, but we heard there is one).


Wonderfull getaway

4.4 on May 03, 2017

My wife and I had a wonderful time at the Stonewall Jackson Inn! Our room was spacious and very welcoming. Very Relaxing. The breakfasts were top notch-very much deserving of the phrase "A breakfast to remember". We would definitely stay again. Thank you Terri and Roger!


A must-stay B&B in Harrisonburg!

4.6 on April 27, 2017

We really enjoyed our stay at The Stonewall Jackson Inn. The hosts were very welcoming and friendly and the entire house was comfortable and quaint. We were greeted right away and they offered to accommodate for any special needs and dietary requests. Breakfast was homemade and delicious. We used the living room to hang out and play cards and they offered us drinks and chocolate cake (homemade). It was like a home, we were given everything we needed to be comfortable and happy.


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Rooms & Rates

Jackson Suite

"Antique extraordinaire with a big bay window and wet bar" This is our premier suite, and the perfect choice for a romantic occasion or extended stay. It is located on the second floor, in the middle of our bed and breakfast, and features a king bed and sitting area.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $189 - $289

Pickett Room

"The Sunlight Room" On the second floor, this backyard-facing room looks out to our historic barn and enjoys cheery sunshine throughout the day.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $175 - $275

Stuart Room

"Elegantly simple, yet refined" With peaceful and sunny backyard views, this second-floor room feels bright and private - just the place for treating a loved one to a special getaway.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $175 - $275

Sheridan Room

"Sweet Magnolia Room" Located on the second floor and on the north, or front, side of the Inn, this room features a beautiful view of our magnolia tree. The side windows look out over the downtown Harrisonburg area, and on clear evenings you'll have a glorious view of mountains in the distance beneath our famously brilliant sunsets.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $159 - $259

R.E. Lee Room

"In the treetops" In the middle of our second floor, this room is the perfect choice for kicking back with a loved one. Decorated to have a just-like-home feel, this room looks out towards downtown and offers a glimpse of mountains and saturated sunsets in the distance.

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

Nightly Rate: $159 - $259

Chamberlain Room

"Cozy, with a fireplace" This first-floor room is accessible from the entryway, making this perfect for those with limited mobility. With a full house of guests, this location makes it vulnerable to guest traffic noise. As such, it is our most cost-effective room choice, and we also offer a business/corporate special rate.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $139 - $239

Grant Suite

"Open and bright with a private outdoor entrance" Located on the first floor of the Inn on the north (front) side, this room looks out to a beautiful view of the yard. It's the perfect choice for getaways with a friend or for families.

  • Maximum Capacity: 5
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Double

Nightly Rate: $179 - $279

Belle Boyd Room

"Breakfast aromas with the unique antique window" This first-floor room is located just opposite our kitchen, on the south side of the Stonewall Jackson Inn (which means you get backyard views).

  • Maximum Capacity: 5
  • Beds 2 Double

Nightly Rate: $149 - $249

Sherman Room

"Autumn delight" This second-floor room is located at the end of the hallway on the north (front) side of the Inn facing out towards our beautiful magnolia tree. Perfect for friends traveling together, visits with a college student, or adventuring with a hiking buddy.

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

Nightly Rate: $149 - $249

Turner Ashby Suite

"A touch of class" This room with two beds is located on the second floor at the top of the steps. It features a wonderful view of the side yard.

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

Nightly Rate: $149 - $249

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Location

Location Type

Shenandoah Valley Wine Trail, James Madison University, Civil War Area, Shenandoah National Park, Luray Caverns, Massanutten Resort, Downtown, Mountains, Small town, Wine country

Airport

Charlottesville, VA (CHO-Charlottesville-Albemarle) 47 miles

Directions to property:

Harrisonburg Virginia is approximately 100 miles north of Roanoke, 100 miles west of Washington, D.C. Traveling on Interstate 81, take the Harrisonburg exit 247B. Travel 0.8 miles through 3 stoplights. As you descend over the hill, on the left you will see that our tall flagpole displaying "Old Glory" and our welcome sign.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Civil War Battlefields and Museums, James Madison University (JMU), Eastern Mennonite University (EMU), Luray Caverns, Shenandoah Caverns, Massanutten, American Shakespeare Theater, Skyline Drive & Blue Ridge Parkway, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, University, Vineyard, Winery

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Bath robes, Board games, CD player, Coffee/Tea facilities, Computer, DVD Player, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Microwave, Parking, Radio, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Ceiling fans, Desk, Fridge, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Canoeing, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Mountain Bike trails, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Tennis courts, Whitewater Rafting

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3-9pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Outside only
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Prior arrangements must be made for children under 12
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required Contact the Innkeeper for the occasional exception.
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments Other, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: No
  • Cancellations: There is a $40.00 service charge for all cancellations. If canceled between 24 to 48 hours, 50% of the total will be charged; cancellation with less than 24-hour notice will require payment of 75% of the total; credit cards will be charged with full payment for no-shows.
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Innkeepers

Name(s)

Roger

Languages spoken

English

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About the innkeepers

Welcome to my home! My name is Wayne. I am an avid traveler, hiker, and scuba diver, and an award-winning breakfast chef. I also am Professor Emeritus in Psychology at James Madison University, a storyteller, and if you ask nicely, I'll read your palms. :-) The team and I can't wait to meet you and host you at our wonderful Inn!

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 8:00 to 10:00
  • Serving Location: Outdoor deck & the sunny Paradise Café, Breakfast Room, Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian Gluten-free, Vegan, Paleo, etc.


Signature Dish

Wayne's Eggs Benedict ~ Stonewall Style
At The Stonewall Jackson Inn Bed & Breakfast, dining is designed to satisfy the delicate or hearty appetite. The Chef utilizes the finest Virginia staples - such as Turner House Sugar-Cured Ham. Our two signature offerings - Wayne's Eggs Benedict and Croissant French Toast - are served with seasonally fresh fruits and presented with a bottomless cup of fresh perked coffee. You can find recipes and more on our webpage: www.StonewallJacksonInn.com


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