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Custer, South Dakota, United States
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

I stumbled across the General Store and Inn through a brochure I picked up. I had my sister check to see if there was availability since we were planning on staying in AltaVista that evening. We spoke with Robin who tends the store and she showed me the room above the store. What a gem! Large, spacious, clean with wonderful... More 

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Wysox, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 3 April 2016

Great check in...best I've ever had. Great room..very clean, everything worked. Wide screen TV, microwave & refrigerator were a plus as well as hair products. A big fluffy bathrobe along with a HUGE shower awaited our pleasure. Plenty of ice in the laundry room. Outside is a cover sitting area which is very quiet at night. Close to all events.... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2016

While looking for somewhere to stay while looking for lake front property nearby we choose to stay at the General Store and Inn. When we arrived we found our key was left downstairs in the store. So with a little worry we walked up to find a very nice room complete with a treadmill in the room. Everything was clean... More 

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Prince George, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2014

We were visiting Smith Mountain Lake but did not want to stay in the Park and were very pleased with our find. The room was very comfortable and quiet (no road noise at all). If we head that way again, we will certainly stay again.

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Thank mdlmouse
Raleigh
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2013

As mentioned by the other reviewers, this is a gem. We wanted to stay close to Smith Mtn Lake, but not right on the lake. Altivista is a nice drive to get to either side of the lake. This is not really a hotel, not really a bed and breakfast. But quite nice. They offered a discount for first time... More 

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TNVAPA
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2 reviews
Reviewed 12 April 2013

I am kicking myself for not staying at "The General Store and Inn" in our past visits to Altavista! I have either stayed in Lynchburg or other establishments in the area in the past and overlooked GS&I. The beds are soooo comfortable. The walk in showers was so refreshing and the shower heads could give some good pressure with refreshing... More 

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Springfield, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2012

Thanks to other reviewers on Trip Advisors my husband and I stayed at this charming small hotel and town in Altavista Va. We were more than pleased with every aspect of our stay. The room was updated to include several designer touches. The king size bed was most comfortable, including a mattress topper and down quilt!! HD TV, coffee maker... More 

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Thank ktwickett
Lynchburg, Virginia
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Reviewed 25 June 2012

My husband and I stayed there this past weekend and had a great experience. The room was tastefully decorated, fantastic bathroom, and nice small touches that made us feel as though we were in a bed and breakfast. The best part...the cost was the same (if not a little less) that staying in one of the other two chain hotels.... More 

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Thank Genna A
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2012

This is an "Old Building" that has been completely renovated with rooms on the second floor that are first class. Come wtih HD TV large flat panel TVs, treat mill, ect in each room. The price is right!

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about The General Store and Inn

Address: 534 Main Street, Altavista, VA
Region: United States > Virginia > Altavista
Number of rooms: 3
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“Not a bad room in the place. e aware there are stairs tho.”
 of 5 bubbles 499sylviae, 2 Apr 2016 | Read review
“We asked for the larger room, including the couch. All three room have treadmills.”
 of 5 bubbles ktwickett, 10 Sep 2012 | Read review
“The beds are fantastic!”
 of 5 bubbles GennaA_12, 25 Jun 2012 | Read review
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