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    The John Penrose Virden House

    217 2nd St, Lewes, DE 19958-1325
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    Overview
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    Travellers talk about
    “front porch” (18 reviews)
    “york cottage” (6 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    #2 of 7 hotels in Lewes
     
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    1 - 5 of 112 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    I have been in B&Bs all over the states and in many foreign countries and would put this one at the top of my list. If you are looking for a quiet, charming beach community Lewes is your best bet. Shops and restaurants abound. The...More

    Thank S6693GSmichaels
    Reviewed 12 June 2017

    We loved everything about our stay at the Virden House! Jim and Ruth are very hospitable and their attention to detail is amazing. The house has a relaxing front porch, beautiful garden and very convenient location. We stayed in the private and spacious York Cottage....More

    Thank fishjgfam
    Reviewed 27 May 2017

    Inn Keepers Jim and Ruth do an amazing job. The JPV House is immaculate and tastefully decorated. There is a great porch for relaxing and watching the world go by. The house is located within walking distance to many restaurants, shopping, and attractions. We stayed...More

    Thank Robert C
    Reviewed 24 May 2017

    We stopped at the Virden House on our way home from the Outer Banks. It was a beautiful bed and breakfast. We found Jim and Ruth to be warm, welcoming and very hospitable innkeepers. Ruth is also an excellent cook as the breakfast was delicious....More

    Thank SummerNewYork
    Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

    We had a wonderful time!!Accommodations were beautiful and luxurious. Breakfast was delectable! Having wine and cheese available each evening added to the overall pampered vibe. The porch right on second street was our favorite part of the house! Jim and Ruth were warm, friendly innkeepers....More

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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • 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
    • Number of rooms
    • 3
    • Location
    • United States >
    • Delaware >
    • Lewes
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    Room Tips
    "Top floor room is spacious and well appointed"
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    "We enjoyed our stay in the York Cottage, but had a chance to look at the other rooms. All were lovely and..."
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    "All rooms are a fine choice."
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    "Every room is wonderful and they have a little cottage available if you want more privacy!"
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