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Sterling, Virginia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The whole bed and breakfast was well kept and clean. Breakfast was different both mornings but was very good. The view in the morning was gorgeous from the Queen room and being able to walk right out on the porch with a coffee made it even better.

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Stanley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very pleasant and quite, the breakfast was very delicious. Comfortable atmosphere, loved seeing tht white tale deer. Lots of history in the area. Caverns are a must see, some amazing natural mother nature. Danke christa , had a great time.

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mtninnlady, Owner at Once Upon a Mountain, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. Having satisfied, happy guests is always my goal, Christa

Hyderabad, India
Reviewed 23 January 2017

If you're looking to de-clutter your mind, come here. Absolutely peaceful, restful for mind and body. Beautiful setting, woods on 3 sides, valley on the other. Crista has already arranged for almost everything that you may need so no need to ask. Amazing freshly prepared breakfast. For city folks, the absolute darkness can be one thing that you may enjoy....

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mtninnlady, Owner at Once Upon a Mountain, responded to this review

I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay. Thanks for writing this lovely review, Christa

Norfolk
Reviewed 11 December 2016

I have raved about this B&B to anyone and everyone who will listen. It's on a beautiful piece of property with breath-taking views. My favorite part was waking up the first morning to freshly brewed coffee at our door and a sunrise over the mountains. Highly recommend!

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mtninnlady, Owner at Once Upon a Mountain, responded to this review

reading your review puts a big smile on my face - Thank you - having happy guests is always our goal. Happy Holidays, Christa

Port Severn, Canada
Reviewed 14 November 2016

This b&b was all that was advertised. I beautiful setting in the quiet mountains. The service was above and beyond. The amenities were fantastic. I have traveled in the US and Europe and this is by far the best b&b I have stayed at bar none.

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Pasadena, Maryland
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Excellent service! Crista was a pleasure and quite the cook! She made an amazing breakfast each morning that was good enough to be served at a 5 star restaurant! The view from our room was beyond beautiful. Overall, I have nothing bad to say about our stay.

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mtninnlady, Owner at Once Upon a Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you, Sarah, for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. I wish you both much success, Christa

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 12 November 2016

My husband and I stayed 3 nights in the Sleeping Beauty suite. Beautiful home and beautiful, comfortable room with a gorgeous view! The one thing that made this stay so awesome is Christa. Christa is very nice, friendly, and knowledgeable of places to hike, visit, shop, and eat in the area. She made delicious breakfasts (I am a picky eater...

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Great review from great guests!! Thanks, Christa

Pasadena, Maryland
Reviewed 10 November 2016

My wife and I stayed in the Sleeping Beauty room and it was amazing. There is no better view of the Blue Ridge Mountains in all of Luray!!! The innkeeper, Christa, is wonderful. Very knowledgeable about the area, and made delicious breakfast.

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Thank you so much - when are you coming back? Happy Holidays, Christa

Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

I have to say that Christa, the owner, could not be any sweeter or more accommodating. I rode my motorcycle out here from the DC area and somehow missed the fact that I'd be riding up an unlit, unpaved, gravel/dirt mountain rode for the final couple miles to the property. We got in around 5:30 and hadn't eaten dinner. I...

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McLean, Virginia
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We had a wonderful stay in the Queen's Suite. The inn was beautiful and very peaceful. Christa was delightful and had lots of great recommendations for hiking and food. I looked forward to my morning hot chocolate, which was left by the door at 7:30 am, as well as the breakfast and conversation around the table. The only reason for...

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mtninnlady, Owner at Once Upon a Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I'm sorry that the firmness of the bed disturbed your sleep - some guests actually ask for a firm mattress. There are pillow top mattresses in the other rooms to choose for your return visit. Thanks, Christa

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come and experience the magic, serenity, and peace of one of Shenandoah Valley's most unique and stylish log house bed and breakfast accommodations. Once Upon a Mountain is luxury without pretension; service without intrusion; and a location offering amenities amidst solitude. Come and enjoy the fairytale magic! Wir sprechen auch deutsch. ... more   less 

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Address: 974 Cross Mountain Road, Luray, VA 22835
Region: United States > Virginia > Luray
Number of rooms: 3
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