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The John Penrose Virden House

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“wine and cheese”(11 reviews)
“front porch”(21 reviews)
“york cottage”(7 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We only stay at this B&B when we travel to Lewes. We started staying with Jim and Ruth Edwards back in the early 2000's and never looked back. If Jim and Ruth aren't in town, we don't stay in Lewes! Spotlessly clean rooms, magnificent gourmet...More

Thank coachsmed
Reviewed 12 December 2017

We stayed at this B&B last night and it was wonderful in every way. A delightful period house near the center of Lewes, beautifully furnished, immaculately clean and with the most gracious of hosts. So many finishing touches to our stay- from wine before dinner...More

Thank Mary W
Reviewed 3 November 2017

My husband and I just returned from a 2 night stay and we enjoyed every minute of our time there. From the lovely greeting we received from Ruth and Jim to the wine and cheese served each night to the lovely breakfast served on the...More

Thank victoria03
Reviewed 26 July 2017

This B&B is just SIMPLY SUPERB!!! My family and I have been to numerous B&Bs over the past 20 years and I must state that The John Penrose Virden House is the best! First - Jim and Ruth, the Innkeepers are so lovely. They were...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2017

What a perfect getaway. The historic John Virden House is beautifully decorated, warm and welcoming. The inn keepers Ruth and Jim were very friendly and accommodating. Jim spent two mornings chatting with us after serving an impressive delicious breakfast. Jim claims to never serve the...More

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Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Price range
US$120 - US$235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$120 - US$235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"Penrose Room or Harbor View are great! The suite if you need more room and the York Cottage out back for more..."
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"If you want privacy book the York Cottage. Private entrance and removed from the rest of the house."
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"The entire house was quiet and extremely well-maintained. We stayed in the York Cottage, but I would stay in..."
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"Top floor room is spacious and well appointed"
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