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Historic General Lewis Inn

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Maui, Hawaii
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There has not been a trip Lewisburg where I miss out on going to the General Lewis. The Inn is located perfectly just blocks from the center of town. From the staff to the food, it's all divine. The owners have found a perfect balance of improving the necessary to keep the Inn at it's best, while still maintaining a... More 

Thank MKoop13
Silver Spring, MD
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10 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The inn was charming. Our room (211) was very spacious, with a canopy bed plus an area with a small sofa, coffee table, and arm chair. The bathroom was very small, and the water pressure in the shower was a bit low, but that did not detract. The bed was comfortable, and two windows looked out onto the back patio... More 

Thank Lives_to_travel2
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This larger B&B retains all the charm of a small B&B with more rooms. Home baked cookies and bar with table games at the fireplace all fit very well with the feel. Close to historic area of LewisBurg so walking to theater or dinner is easy. The rooms all looked great. Our room was priced a bit higher than some... More 

Thank Pablo W
Catonsville, Maryland
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628 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

The General Lewis Inn is Lewisburg's gem sitting on a small hillside in the historic district just 2 blocks from the center of town. Built in 1834 with its stately columns,the Inn has 25 rooms on its 2 floors including the 1928 addition. We reserved room 204, (located in the original section of the inn) the beautiful blue West Virginia... More 

Thank Mark G
Holland, Michigan
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52 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Stayed here with friends for a long weekend. This is a gem that is well worth experiencing - but don't expect modern, large rooms. Instead enjoy a sense of what it must have been like 100 years ago to stay in a top notch Inn where people gather around the bar just off the lobby to chat over a nice... More 

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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 October 2016

The general Lewis inn at Lewisburg WV is a very nice destination for a weekend trip. The Inn is very comfortable with many antiques and comfortable rooms. The room we had was well appointed a with antique furniture but did have a tv. The bathroom was nice but small, with comfortable towels and locally made soap. The location is close... More 

1 Thank Fred W
Richmond, Virginia
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 October 2016

The General Lewis Inn is a one of a kind treasure but the new owners, who own another restaurant down the street, have closed the dining room except on Friday-Monday, What a shame. I will come back when the dining room and the good food and reasonable meal prices return.

Thank bobwattsi
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Very disappointing experience. Made the reservation and PAID in advance in August. They called me twice this week to ask what time I would be arriving. It was starting to feel like I was being pestered. I was put in room 115. As I told the clerk at checkout, this is the room you give to people you hate. It... More 

3 Thank Michele H
Bluffton, South Carolina
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

There is quaint and there is outdated. The General Lewis Inn is outdated. There isn't one good thing to say about the bathrooms. The room was not practical or comfortable. Very disappointing experience.

Thank Robin N
Lewisburg, West Virginia
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259 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Lovely old inn. Food is consistently good. Have eaten here many times. Always enjoy the antiques in the halls. Have looked in room. Love the authentic period ambiance. Would definitely choose this inn.

Thank BlueFalconRidge

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Boutique Lodging in an Historic and Lovely Inn. We offer the modern traveler gracious service, a tranquil garden, a farm to table restaurant; Jefferson Dining Room, a cocktail bar; Thistle Lounge, and a lovely gift shoppe filled with silk and cashmere robes, spa products, and treasures. We welcome you seven days a week. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Historic General Lewis Inn

Address: 1236 E Washington St, Lewisburg, WV 24901
Region: United States > West Virginia > Lewisburg
Price Range: $166 - $194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 25
Also Known As:
General Lewis Hotel Lewisburg
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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“Rooms on the second floor facing the back offer nice views of the patio & garden.”
 of 5 bubbles Lives_to_travel2, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Second floor rooms are more quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 944fredw, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“First floor is a little noisy due to age and wood floors.”
 of 5 bubbles bobwattsi, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Do not accept a room near the front desk or bar or steps.”
 of 5 bubbles E7801QTmicheleh, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There is no elevator, there may be some stair barriers for wheelchairs. They switched a room to the first floor for my friend.”
 of 5 bubbles SusanO899, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
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