Magnolia Manor B&B

700 Richmond Road , Williamsburg, VA 21385 USA (Show map)
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Magnolia Manor is an elegant bed and breakfast located near the historic area of Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia. It is a scenic four block walk to Colonial Williamsburg and one block from the College of William and Mary. We invite you to stay at Magnolia Manor and experience Colonial Williamsburg history and hospitality. Each morning at our bed and breakfast begins with a full cooked breakfast in the lovely dining room by the fireplace. Complimentary refreshments are available throughout the day at our Williamsburg Bed and Breakfast.



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

Very satisfying

4.4 on December 27, 2017

First time staying with them, they made it feel like home

What a great place to stay!

5 on July 12, 2017

This was such a great place to stay. Walking distance to the historic area, College of W & M, and so much more. We just got back on Monday and I am already recommending it to everyone I come across. Thank you for an enjoyable weekend.

10 years and counting!

5 on November 06, 2016

My wife and I have been visiting Magnolia Manor for ten years and counting! The hosts/owners are wonderful and the vibe of the inn is so quaint and welcoming. It’s an easy, lovely walk straight to downtown, and only minutes from the outlets by vehicle. We couldn’t recommend it enough and you won’t be disappointed!

Anniversary getaway

4.0 on July 15, 2013

We enjoyed our stay. The room was very spacious and nice. It is very close to colonial Williamsburg and the outlet mall.

The BEST place to stay in Williamsburg!

5 on June 30, 2013

We stayed here for our honeymoon and loved it! Comfy beds, whirlpool bathtubs, mini refrigerators, gourmet (allergy conscious) breakfasts every morning, reasonable rates, and very hospitable host. Magnolia Manor is so close to the historic district of Colonial Williamsburg that you can walk there and use the Williamsburg Trolley to get around. Other attractions (Jamestown Settlement, Yorktown, Water Country USA, and Busch Gardens) are within reasonable distance - 30 minute traveling time or less via car. Even Virginia Beach wasn't that far away (an hour an a half). We will stay here again when we visit Williamsburg, VA, and recommend our family and friends try it out. You will never stay at a hotel again after staying here!

Will stay again

5 on November 14, 2012

My wife and I stayed at the Magnolia Manor B&B for four nights. Wonderful place; so close to historical Williamsburg that you can walk. The food was outstanding. Scott and Jennifer are great people. We'll stay again when we return.

An outstanding, relaxing inn

5 on July 21, 2012

Situated perfectly near olde towne Williamsburg and William and Mary college, this inn is a non-pretentious yet welcoming alternative to other lodging destinations. Breakfast was delicious and the environment celebrates the historicity of the area. Scott the proprietor was welcoming and awesome, and the rooms were very comfortable. The next time I'm in Williamsburg, I know where I am staying: Magnolia Manor.

Comfortable, convenient, unimposing

4.4 on April 16, 2012

Stayed at this spacious bed & breakfast just down the block from Colonial Williamsburg and William & Mary for 4 nights last week. Our hosts rented all the rooms to my family for a reunion, and we made best use of the common areas that were large enough to accommodate more than 14 people. The bedrooms are large and very comfortable, complete with all the amenities you'd find in a hotel. Most rooms had a bathroom within, the exception being my room with the bathroom outside off of the hall, but very convenient nonetheless. We were a loud group, early risers and late niters, but we heard no complaints from the folks that ran the b&b. Speaking of the 2nd b - breakfast - we had 4 great sit-down/buffet style meals, enough to start the day and last us well into the afternoon. Our host/chef was eager to give us his recipes, as we especially liked the cream-poached egg with cheese topping. Overall, I'd recommend Magnolia Manor for comfort, cost, convenience and the warm, welcoming feeling of being at home.

Magnolia manor 2/12

4.0 on February 13, 2012

I enjoyed a two night stay in this beautiful home. It far exceeded my expectations. I found Scott and Jennifer the hosts to be both very personable and very helpful with information about what to see and where to eat. The breakfasts served were top notch. The home was very well maintained and spotless. I cannot wait to goback and visit again

Amazing Weekend!

4.0 on January 16, 2012

My girlfriend and I had been looking forward to this weekend, and we were not disappointed at all. I have stayed at a B&B before, but for my girlfriend, this was the first. We were running a bit late due to traffic, called Scott, and he put our worries to ease. Arrived about an hour late, and received a very warm welcome. After we checked in, Scott had several recommendations for us for dinner and was extremely helpful, to the point of calling the restaurant to make sure we could get in. The room was very nice with the most comfortable bed that I have ever slept in. The gas fireplace was a nice perk; it warmed the room very quickly. Fantastic breakfast, nice selection and a great way to start our day. Being able to leave our vehicle in their parking lot worked out perfectly. Just a short walk to Colonial Williamsburg without the hassle or headache of trying to find a parking space. No doubt about it, we will be back for another weekend!

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Rooms & Rates

Magnolia Suite

Beautiful spacious suite with living room, bedroom and bathroom. Suite includes a king canopy bed, large whirlpool bathtub with single head shower, cotton linens and plush towels, gas fireplace, cable TV/DVD, small refrigerator, nice Stearns & Foster mattress, desk and free wireless Internet (WIFI). A full delicious breakfast is served each morning in our elegant dining room by the fire and included with your stay. Perfect for special occasions, honeymoons, anniversaries, birthdays and enjoying the local sightseeing in Colonial Williamsburg!

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

Nightly Rate: $155 - $215

Gardenia Deluxe Room

Beautiful deluxe room located on the second floor. Room includes a king four poster bed and ensuite tiled tub and shower, cotton linens and plush towels, gas fireplace, cable TV/DVD, new mattress and free wireless Internet (WIFI). A full delicious breakfast is served each morning in our elegant dining room by the fire and included with your stay. Perfect for special occasions, honeymoons, anniversaries, birthdays and enjoying the local sightseeing! This room can be used as a connecting room to the large Governor's Suite, please inquire.

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

Nightly Rate: $90 - $135

Colonial Getaway

Relaxing colonial style room on the third floor. Room includes four poster king beds, cotton linens, sitting area with couch, electric oak fireplace, cable TV/DVD, small refrigerator and free wireless Internet connection. A private bathroom is in a separate room next to bedroom - three step walk in hallway and includes a whirlpool tub with multi-head shower, cotton towels and luxurious bathrobes. A full delicious breakfast is served each morning in our Inn's elegant dining room by the fire and included with your stay.

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

Nightly Rate: $115 - $155

The Retreat

Private deluxe room located on the third floor of our bed and breakfast in Williamsburg. Room includes four poster king bed, large whirlpool tub, separate large walk-in shower with multi spray shower, cotton linens and towels, sitting area with infrared electric fireplace, cable TV/DVD, small refrigerator, a nice Stearns & Foster mattress and free wireless Internet connection. A full delicious breakfast is served each morning in our elegant dining room by the fire and included with your stay.

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

Nightly Rate: $135 - $195

Governor's Suite

Large 750 sq ft elegant suite located on the second floor, contains a separate sitting room with a gas fireplace and large overhead television. Spacious bedroom area contains a king bed, along with a sitting area and desk, all newly remodeled. Brand new ensuite bath features a walk-in rain head tiled shower. Bathroom also includes a double sink. The Governor's Suite also has the option for a connecting room with a king bed and its own private bath, please inquire.

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

Nightly Rate: $125 - $215

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Location Type



Newport News, VA (PHF-Newport News Williamsburg Intl.) 17 miles

Directions to property:

From I-64. Take exit 238 (Route 143) and go one-half mile. Turn right on Route 132 South. Pass through the Route 60 By-pass intersection. Cross over the railroad tracks. Turn right at the stoplight at Lafayette Street. Go approximately 0.4 miles and turn left onto Harrison Avenue. Proceed two blocks and turn right onto Richmond Road. Go one block, our Inn is on the corner of Dillard Street and Richmond Road on the left side. A spacious parking lot is located behind our Williamsburg Bed and Breakfast on Dillard Street.

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Night life, Colonial Williamsburg, Jamestown & Yorktown, James River Plantations, Busch Gardens, Mariners Museum, Natural Living Museum, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Sports venue, Tours, University, Vineyard, Winery

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Bath robes, Board games, Coffee/Tea facilities, Movie library, Parking, Videos, Walk to mass transit

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, DVD Player, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Turndown Service, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Tennis courts

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  • Check In:: 4:00 - 7:00 p.m
  • Check Out:: 11:00 a.m.
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No Only outside
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: No
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2-3 days / Holidays & Special Events - Ask about your date of interest
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Reservations for more than one night at our Williamsburg bed and breakfast are guaranteed with a fifty percent (50%) deposit by credit card; MasterCard, Visa or American Express accepted. For one night stays, entire payment is required for the reservation.
  • Cancellations: Full refund is given with a 15 day cancellation notice, regardless of the reason, minus a $50 fee, or upon resale of the reservation if less than 15 days notice.
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Scott & Jennifer Carter

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Gourmet Full

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

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