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Hampton Inn Lexington - Historic District

401 E Nelson St, Lexington, VA 24450-2725
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In June of 1997 the tradition of Col Alto was reborn as it opened its doors once again to welcome visitors to the City of Lexington. Step onto the beautiful grounds of the Hampton Inn Lexington-Historic District hotel and be mesmerized. You'll find our breathtaking historic manor house-the Col Alto Mansion-nestled on seven acres. Stay in one of the 76 rooms featuring contemporary touches or one of the 10 restored manor rooms offering a glimpse into the past. Take a short walk and you'll discover Washington and Lee University. While there, be sure to see the historic landmark Lee Chapel and Museum. Pay respects at the cemetery named for 'Stonewall' Jackson, a Confederate general during the Civil War. Visit Virginia Military Institute, one of six senior military colleges in the United States. Hungry or in need of some retail therapy? Take a stroll down to Main Street to find lots of wonderful, locally-owned restaurants and unique shops. Or if you prefer, take a scenic drive down the road and you'll discover the beauty of nature at Natural Bridge, one of the seven natural wonders of the world. Enjoy your stay in our Historic Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, VMI or the Washington and Lee Rooms featuring period décor within the Manor House with wine and hors d'oeuvres served upon arrival, breakfast served in-room, evening turndown service, and terrycloth robes or relax in our contemporary guest rooms and accessible rooms featuring a refrigerator and microwave. All rooms feature a 37-inch LCD HDTV with cable channels, lap desk and free Wi-Fi, and many rooms offer a wet or dry bar. Enjoy complementary hot breakfast in the manor house overlooking the grounds or perhaps a dip in the outdoor pool or whirlpool spa on a beautiful day. Get lost in time when you stay at the Historic Hampton Inn Col Alto. Located 8 miles off the Blue Ridge Parkway. Within walking distance to Historic Downtown Lexington, Washington & Lee University, Virginia Military Institute and minutes from Natural Bridge, Goshen Pass and McCormick Farm.
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Property amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Wheelchair Access
Business Centre with Internet Access
Breakfast included
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
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Accessible rooms
Microwave
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Historic Hotel
Centrally Located
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Grade: 86 out of 100
56Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
22Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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All reviews manor house col alto old mansion main building log cabin southern mansion grounds are beautiful within walking distance breakfast room modern amenities downtown area wonderful hotel washington lee college visit complimentary breakfast small town front porch
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here on our way home after Thanksgiving and found this a beautiful location close to downtown.Lexington is an interesting place to visit and has a lot of good restaurantsHotel is a good use of an older property

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Reviewed 29 July 2018

So different than any 'chain' lodging facilities, Col Alto has a rich history dating back to 1827 when the mansion was built on 328 acres. Today it houses the registration offices, parlors and 10 'manor rooms', faithful to the period, but with modern updates ....More

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Response from HICA97, Director of Sales at Hampton Inn Lexington - Historic DistrictResponded 27 August 2018

We are so glad you enjoyed the history of our little house on the hill! We look forward to seeing you again!!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stay at this hotel every year at Thanksgiving during our trip to NY. The hotel lobby is beautiful and rooms have been remodeled. The staff extremely friendly and accommodating. I would strongly refer this hotel to anyone.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for a family wedding. I wished we would have stayed right on Main St. The hotel is OK. Not worth the price we paid. We ended up eating breakfast out each morning because we did not care for the quality of the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The visit to this hotel is a wonderful surprising mix of modern and history. The grounds have a rich history of governors and prominent figures who lovingly added to the property. Hampton Inn did a superb job of maintaining this historical perspective while adding the...More

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mrbearp
22 July 2018|
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travelingI95
23 December 2017|
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Response from Lisa M | Reviewed this property |
I agree, start at the Center. They are extremely knowledgeable and helpful. I think they would enjoy the Jackson house which is quite close to the VC. If they are boys, they would likely enjoy the museum at VIM as it has... More
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Hello! There are refrigerators in every one of our 76 Hampton Rooms. If you book a "Historic" Manor House room, there are not refrigerators in those. Thank you, Jessica McCullough
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"Rooms with a balcony are nice."
MoseleyPaddler
24 Oct. 2018
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"Don't stay in 105 unless you like Motels"
Joanne_S1983
8 Oct. 2018
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"There are both rooms with interior access as well as some outside access. Make sure you book the type you..."
dpearce6
23 Sep. 2018
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"Pool facing or rear facing"
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24 Jul. 2018
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PRICE RANGE
USD 133 - USD 222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
United StatesVirginiaLexington
NUMBER OF ROOMS
86
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