Hopkins Ordinary Bed & Breakfast

47 Main Street , Sperryville, VA 22740 USA (Show map)


This recently renovated 1820s inn, which includes a brewery on site, is on the National Register of Historic Places with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and Shenandoah National Park. Enjoy the views from the porch right outside your room, or nestle in front of the in-room fireplace after a day of winter hiking or horseback riding. Shops and restaurants are steps away. A delicious country breakfast, made from local ingredients, helps to fuel your day. The Garden Cottage sits behind the B&B by the river and provides a full kitchen and living room for those who want their own home in the country.



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  • Guest room4.7
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.8

The perfect place to stay for a glamping trip up Old Rag!

4.8 on September 03, 2016

I was recently introduced to the word "glamping" (glamour - camping) and it seems an appropriate description of our Spring stay at Hopkins Ordinary and hike up Old Rag! We love this place, and will be back this fall! Beautiful comfortable rooms, with the warmth and character of history. A flight of Kevin's craft beers was a perfect beginning to our stay. Sherri's unique Hopkins' eggs were the perfect fortification for our Old Rag climb. And to top it all off, when an emergency closure of hiking trails became known, Sherri pitched in, getting us expert guidance and even lending us her own trail maps. Wonderful people, warm cozy place to stay, and delicious beer and breakfast! We'll be back!

Very Very NIce!

5 on August 20, 2016

excellent service, clean comfortable rooms, wonderful food!

Superb Bed & Breakfast

5 on July 27, 2016

This was our second stay here with Kevin and Sherri and we hope the beginning of many more! Hopkins Ordinary ( make sure they explain the meaning behind name to you) is a wonderful journey back to small town America. The quaint rooms are very well kept and furnished with antique pieces that are sure to bring back memories of days gone by. Kevin and Sherri go out of their way to make you feel at home. You can tell that they love what they do! The breakfast is four star quisine with many of homemade fares that will delight your pallet! Also, the homemade cookies in the parlor are delicious! There is also a micro brewery in the lower lever of the B&B that Kevin opened a few years ago. He has some very tasty brews! They also have put in a beer garden nestled under a 200 year old Maple tree that provides shade for the area. I highly recommend that if you're heading their way, you stay here. You will not be disappointed!

Awesome weekender

5 on July 07, 2016

We spent 3 nights over the July 4 weekend here and couldn't recommend this place highly enough. For me three things made this the perfect weekend getaway: 1. The Hotel: Sherri and Kevin have done a great job at renovating/restoring this beautiful old home into a fantastic BnB. There was lots to do in the area, but we were content just hanging out on the porch most of the time (see #2 below). 2. Sherri and Kevin's cooking and home brew: best brunch in America. Honestly. Fresh ingredients, hearty but not over the top, home made juice etc. And the microbrewery blew me away - I tried 8 different types of small batch beers over the weekend, they were all great but the Breakfast Stout was probably my favourite. And you can sip them on the porch or in their shady beer garden. 3. The area - Sperryville is a lovely little town and has all you need, but you can also explore nearby Shenandoah valley for some great views and walks, and local towns (Culpeper and little Washington were our favourites), some caves and plenty of wineries. Your itinerary can be jam packed or, as above, just sit on their porch drinking exquisite home brew! We tried to strike a happy balance. Finally, Sherri and Kevin create a homely environment, we hung out with some other guests at times, but were also able to find our own space when required. All in all a great weekend escape for us, and we look forward to returning later in the year!

Wonderful, clean, comfortable, fantastic B&B with hospitable owners and great beer

4.8 on July 06, 2016

We stayed here over July 4th weekend and couldn't have asked for anything better. I have always been weary of B&B's and often stay away from them because I have heard horror stories. However, Hopkins Ordinary far exceeded my expectations. The room was clean and very comfortable. The breakfasts were fantastic and they have delicious cookies in the foyer. Sherri and Kevin, the owners, were super helpful and so nice and accommodating. They also brew their own beer, which is super delicious. It is also a great location, with a number of restaurants within walking distance, along with another brewery and distillery. This is also a great place to stay if you enjoy hiking and/or wineries, as there are a number of each in the area. I have lived in DC for 20 years and have not explored this area, but we will be back. Sperryville and the surrounding area is a beautiful area and Hopkins Ordinary is a wonderful place to stay. Highly, highly recommend.

Great experience

5 on June 21, 2016

Kevin and Sherri were excellent hosts. The historic inn was nice, clean and had modern updates such as individual room air conditioning. We loved the onsite brewery in the basement and beer garden out back. Breakfast was delicious in the morning. We look forward to returning here in the future.

Charm to spare

4.8 on May 15, 2016

This is a charming B&B with a lovely setting and very courteous and friendly hosts. The craft brewery in the basement is an extra plus, and the breakfast is not to be matched. Sperryville is easy to reach from Baltimore, DC, and other parts of Northern VA and Western MD. There is a lot to do in the area -- we visited Luray Caverns just a half-hour west -- and for the more adventuresome there is hiking in abundance, in Shenendoah National Park. NOTE: I held back one star on the "dining" catagory because this is just a breakfast B&B -- there are convenient restaurants nearby, including just across the street. But as I note, the breakfast was excellent.

Great weekend get-away with our family!

5 on May 01, 2016

The Hopkins Ordinary was the perfect spot for our family to stay while attending a wedding at the Inn at Mt. Vernon Farm. My husband and I had a comfortable room in the main house while our five adult children/spouses fit perfectly in the cottage garden house. The ale house added to the fun of the weekend, and we were close to small shops and restaurants. The owners were friendly, and we all enjoyed the breakfast. We would definitely stay there again!

Great Experience!

5 on March 05, 2016

My girlfriend and I had a wonderful weekend at Hopkins Ordinary. Kevin and Sherri were very accommodating and friendly. I loved being able to go downstairs to their brewery and taste all their beers. I was very impressed by their brews. I definitely recommend their blonde ale. We plan to go back again

Great place!

5 on October 28, 2015

Beautiful accommodations, warm and welcoming hosts, terrific food, quaint town, lots to do in the area. We will definitely return and highly recommend Hopkins Ordinary!

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Rooms & Rates


The Oregano Room on the second floor is a cozy room with a fireplace and a full-size bed. It has a private sunny bathroom with a shower made for two and a semi-private porch.

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

Nightly Rate: $139 - $199


The Sage Room is a spacious second floor room with a fireplace, a private bath and a queen-size bed in the original 1820s-portion of the building. It has a large shower in the private bath and has a semi-private porch.

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

Nightly Rate: $169 - $239


The Lavender Room is a large room at the back of the house with a queen-size bed. Curl up in a comfy chair in front of the wood-burning stove. Soak in the roomy claw foot tub in the sunny bathroom, which also has a separate shower. A twin bed can be added to the room for an extra charge. A private breakfast can be served in the suite upon request.

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

Nightly Rate: $209 - $299


The Rosemary Room is on the first floor at the back of the house. It has a fireplace, queen-size bed, lofty ceilings, and a large bathroom with a tub and shower combined. The private porch is right outside the door. The room is very private and handicap accessible.

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

Nightly Rate: $169 - $239

Garden Cottage

The Garden Cottage sits behind the B&B, closer to the river and next to the kitchen garden. It has 2 bedrooms (one with a full-size bed and the other with one full-size and one twin bed), one bathroom with a large, double-headed shower, a full kitchen, a living room and a dining room. The wrap-around porches are great for relaxing. The cottage sleeps five, and pets and children are welcome.

  • Maximum Capacity: 5
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Double , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $0 - $289

Thyme Room

The Thyme Room is located at the back of the house with a private porch. It has a queen-size bed and a bathroom with a shower.

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

Nightly Rate: $169 - $239

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Location Type

Luray Caverns, Inn at Little Washington, Shenandoah National Park, gourmet restaurants, Organic farms, Countryside, Mountains, Small town, Wine country


Washington DC, DC (IAD-Dulles) 40 miles

Directions to property:

Take I-66 west to the Route 29 South exit at Gainesville (toward Warrenton/Charlottesville). When you reach Warrenton, take Business 29 to Route 211 West. Go 25 miles on Route 211 toward Skyline Drive. About 1/4 mile after Route 211 changes from two lanes to one, turn left onto Sperryville Pike. Turn right at the stop sign, and turn right again into the Hopkins Ordinary parking lot about 50 yards from the corner. The drive is about 75 miles (less than 2 hours).

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, National/State parks, Nature area, Luray Caverns, Inn at Little Washington, Horseback Riding, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Tours, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Cottage, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Coffee/Tea facilities, Copier, Desk, Fax Machine, Fridge, Ironing Board, Parking, Telephone, Washer/dryer

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Ceiling fans, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Private entrance, Radio, Wheelchair access, Wi-Fi, Wired internet, iPhone docking station

On-site activities

Brewery, relaxing on porches

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  • Check In:: 3 PM
  • Check Out:: 11 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Children welcomed in the Garden Cottage
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required Only in Garden Cottage
  • Disabled Access Yes

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2-night minimum on holiday weekends, fall and spring weekends
  • Accepted payments VISA, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: credit card number required to guarantee the room or one-night's room charge.
  • Cancellations: If you must cancel, please provide 14 days notice. We will refund your deposit, less a $25 administration fee. If you cancel with 14 or fewer days remaining before your first day’s reservation, we will make every attempt to re-book your room and then refund your deposit. If we are unable to fill the room with another guest, you will be responsible for the cost of your entire reservation.



Sherri Fickel and Kevin Kraditor

Languages spoken

English, German, Italian, Spanish

About the innkeepers

Some of Kevin and Sherri’s favorite activities include hiking, wine tasting, cooking, gardening and good conversation

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  • Time Served: 8:30 to 9:30
  • Serving Location: Cottage, Lavender Room, Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian Vegan, Gluten-Free

Signature Dish

Eggs Hopkins
An egg poached with a green onion and parsley oil, topped with shavings of pecorino cheese and served on a bed of fresh arugula, Virginia ham and toasted home-made bread.