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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Essex Inn is a beautifully maintained B&B with extremely helpful and friendly inn keepers Jeremy and Rick. Very nicely decorated, comfortably sized rooms. The common rooms are beautifully furnished. The breakfast was EXCELLENT. We are repeat customers and we will be back.

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Bethesda, Maryland
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Gracious hosts. Tastefully decorated. Period decoration, but with amenities of the 21st century. Large sitting rooms on first floor for private reading, conversations or socializing. Pleasant and attractive bedrooms. Delicious breakfast in formal dining room. High ceilings throughout. Half block to walk for sweeping views of river.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was the absolute dream weekend. I stayed there for my brother's wedding to his beautiful bride and I must say I was not ready to go home. Both Ric and Jeremy were the most gracious of host. The food that Ric prepares is exquisite and represents him grandly as the Master Chef that he is. The history that...

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SPOTSYLVANIA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Inn does not fail your expectations. The room was great. The innkeepers Jeremy was very informative. Took pride in the home's history. Ric cooked excellent meals. Both were friendly and you could not have asked for a better staff. Our first morning we had the baked pears with cherries and walnuts. The main course was a Dutch Apple bread...

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Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

We rented thw entire facility for our daughter's wedding on Riverfest.weekend. very nice, comfortable and enjoyable. In the center of town and things to walk to especially with Riverfest. Very enjoyable experience

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Thank Tim S
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

The best B&B we've ever visited! Ric and Jeremy's non-stop hospitality and attention to detail make this a true Gem. The location is perfect, one block from the Rappahannock River a 2 blocks to restaraunts and shopping. We stayed in one of the suites/former slaves quarters, loved the privacy, we'll definitely come back!

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Thank Bob C
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

The Essex Inn in Tappahanock VA. is perfect retreat for a romantic get away! Inn owners, Jeremy and Ric have an eye for detail and comfort. The rooms are spacious and well appointed. The house built in the 1850's, is beautiful and decorated in period furniture. The breakfast is fantastic with homemade and locally sourced ingredients, and is plentiful enough...

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Thank Donna B
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Go out of your way to stay at this elegant home! Decorated in period style it isn't over-blown. Each room reflected a quiet good taste. Our room had a "princess and the pea" bed...I almost had to take a running leap. The breakfast was delicious and filling and well presented. We loved meeting the innkeepers and would have wished for...

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Queens, New York
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

My partner and I stayed at the Essex Inn for two nights at the end of August. We really appreciated innkeepers Ric and Jeremy's friendly, professional style - and certainly enjoyed the comforts and beauty of the house and its neighborhood. If you have business to conduct in Fredericksburg (as I did) the one-hour drive to Tappahannock is definitely worth...

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Williamsburg, Virginia
Reviewed 1 August 2016

These three words greet you as you enter this exquisite, historic inn. They couldn't be more appropriate! My husband and I spent the past weekend at the inn and had a phenomenal time. The innkeepers made the stay even more enjoyable. Jeremy is delightful and knowledgeable and his passion for the history of the home is evident. Ric is an...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Four rooms and four suites all with en suite bathrooms, luxurious amenities and Wi-Fi. All have working fireplaces, cable TV, air conditioning, hair dryers, irons, luxurious linens and plenty of oversized soft towels. Guests have access to a refrigerator and microwave, a screened-in porch and a private brick courtyard for outdoor relaxation and smoking. Wi-Fi is available throughout the property. A full, three-course breakfast is included along with afternoon snacks, wine and beer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Essex Inn

Address: 203 Duke St, PO Box 2038, Tappahannock, VA 22560-2200
Region: United States > Virginia > Tappahannock
Price Range: RM700 - RM869 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Essex Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Each bedroom has its own gas fireplace, private bath, equally appealing decor.”
 of 5 bubbles NBS48, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The north corner rooms have the best views”
 of 5 bubbles STEVENTSpotsy, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“For our needs of first level and king bed the Blue Room was awesome!”
 of 5 bubbles scot1ru, 16 May 2016 | Read review
“If there are only two of you, choose one of the 4 rooms in the main house.”
 of 5 bubbles dorieblu, 9 Apr 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the "yellow" and "red" rooms and both were very comfortable and lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles Peace500, 7 Dec 2015 | Read review
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