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    By the Side of the Road Inn & Cottages

    491 Garbers Church Rd, Harrisonburg, VA 22801-8409
    (540) 208-5270
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    • Excellent81%
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    • Average4%
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    “the main house” (34 reviews)
    “picnic basket” (21 reviews)
    “quill cottage” (18 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 29 December 2015

    By the Side of the Road Inn is a wonderfully quaint B&B in Harrisonburg. The Eselyn Taylor Suite was very comfortable with the cozy fireplace in the room. The spacious bathroom with the sunken tub and separate shower was a nice feature. The amenities in...More

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    Response from ByTheSideInn, Owner at By the Side of the Road Inn & CottagesResponded 19 January 2016

    We always imagine the Napa Valley as exceptional and cannot thank you enough for the comparison. Hope your Skyline hiking was wonderful. If you return to Virginia, you have a friend By the Side of the Road!

    Reviewed 11 December 2015

    We have stayed here in the past and our most recent visit was again outstanding! Usually we stay in the main house but this time I decided to book a weekend in one of the cottages for a much needed break from everyday life. We...More

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    Response from ByTheSideInn, Owner at By the Side of the Road Inn & CottagesResponded 19 January 2016

    We so enjoyed your latest visit and your photo on Instagram is one of our most popular posts there. So many friends you have; and no wonder! Thanks for taking time to review us this visit and we can't wait for you next one!!

    Reviewed 26 October 2015

    It was a fine weekend and It was nice. I just wish Breakfast was situated in one big place. the room was nice and cozy, and they 2 person tub was great. Hopefully again next year....Not a lot of great restaurants in town, but we...More

    1  Thank Don151
    Response from ByTheSideInn, Owner at By the Side of the Road Inn & CottagesResponded 19 January 2016

    Our "community breakfast", which is definitely the style of a traditional B&B was replaced after a year-long canvass of guests' preferences. We understand that some still want a "breakfast situated in one big place" experience. We can seat you in the Common for your next...More

    Reviewed 23 October 2015

    My son and his wife had stayed in the Water Lilly suite and raved so much my husband and I plus my brother and sister-in-law decided to visit for a long weekend. I prefer hotels to bed and breakfasts because I don't like to feel...More

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    Response from ByTheSideInn, Owner at By the Side of the Road Inn & CottagesResponded 19 January 2016

    Hi, Sherry - this is a very helpful review and we thank you for it. You will be pleased to learn that our rates have been reduced following an intensive review of our 2015 fiscal year. Our goal is to have NO drawbacks! ;-) We...More

    Reviewed 20 October 2015

    Firstly, I am new I am new to B&B stuff...so that must be said before I review. I had booked a two night stay at the Water Lily Suite for my gf's birthday. We thought it would be romantic and quaint. The room was new...More

    Thank pdc3278
    Response from ByTheSideInn, Owner at By the Side of the Road Inn & CottagesResponded 19 January 2016

    Your review is concise as to quantity of food and quality of coffee relative to our tariff. We sincerely regret that your experience as a new B&B guest was negative. We are always excited when it's a "first B&B" guest, hoping to create an experience...More

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    themidnightwill
    25 March 2015|
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    Response from ByTheSideInn | Property representative |
    Good morning! Thank you for your question. The Ardor of Hope Suite whirlpool tub is a one-person tub rather than two. The Bergey, Quill and Fitzgerald Cottages have whirlpool tubs for two. Thank you! Hope to have you!
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    22 January 2015|
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    The Fitzgerald Cottage and The Bishop's Retreat have king beds. We'll hope to have you!
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    Room Tips
    "Steep enough stairs up to rooms if you have trouble climbing or carrying up stairs. Only one flight though..."
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    "Does have stairs down to the bathroom"
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    "You can't go wrong whatever room you stay in."
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    "We stayed in the Water Lily Cottage. Absolutely lovely."
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