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Takoma Park, Maryland
Reviewed 29 October 2016

This was a special treat to celebrate our tenth wedding anniversary. We have visited Luray many times -- my parents used to live there and I fell in love with Luray, the mountains around it, and the people. Our hostess at Once Upon a Mountain was delightful, provided delicious breakfasts, and told us about what was happening in town and...

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Falls Church, VA
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Fall in the Blue Ridge! What could be more beautiful than this? It's a sunny day and rhe leaves are at their peak. We just came back from a drive along the Blue Ridge Parkway, stopping at every viewpoint to both the right and left to see the sun on the mountains and the mist in the valleys below. Now...

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

Thank you for this lovely review - return guests are like visiting family members, Christa

Richmond
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Amazing and great, knowledgeable host!! Christa was the best host, she made 2 amazing breakfasts and had coffee at the door by 7:30, it was all fantastic. Her view was breathtaking and we LOVED being about to build a fire and have smores right outside our door!

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

Thank you for writing such a lovely review - I hope you'll return, Christa

Hurst, Texas
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Great location. Wake up and drink coffee looking at the Blue Ridge Mts. Christa was wonderful. Great conversation and excellent recommendations on what to do and where to eat. Would definitely return.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This bed and breakfast has been our favorite for the past two years now. Christa is wonderful! Her property is so beautiful as well. This is the perfect place for a romantic getaway. We highly recommend Once Upon a Mountian! :)

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Reisterstown, Maryland
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Very relaxing 3 days hiking, visiting antique/artisan shops, wine/liquor tasting. Christa is a warm, inviting hostess. Best to work out dinner plans in advance. Make sure your vehicle can make it up the mountain!

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Marion Center, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Great food! Delicious gluten free food was provided for one of us. Appreciated the carafe of coffee provided outside of our door at 7:30 am. Great hospitality. Tips given on places to see in the area. View revealed God's magnificent glory.

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

Thank you for taking the time to write such a complimentary review.

Kent
Reviewed 6 October 2016

'Once upon a Mountain' is a wonderful place, tranquil and scenically beautiful. We stayed for three days and during one of these days it rained, however, it is exactly the sort of place one secretly welcomes a bit of rain in order to have an excuse to stay and to enjoy the serenity of the house and its surroundings. Hummingbirds,...

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

Thank you for your visiting here and writing such a wonderful, complimentary review, Christa and Willie

Rockville, MD
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Our stay at Once Upon a Mountain was wonderful and relaxing--a much needed escape! Christa is a great hostess--fun and interesting to talk to, and her home is beautiful. Breakfasts were amazing! And, the amenities are top-notch--not a single detail is overlooked. We really enjoyed chatting with Christa and our evening around the bonfire, making s'mores. And, Willie is super-friendly...

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Willie and I enjoyed your visit - please come back soon, Christa

Cooperstown, New York
Reviewed 29 September 2016

For three nights, a fairy godmother made all our dreams come true -- beautiful, secluded surroundings, gracious, leisurely breakfasts, good ideas to pursue in this lovely mountain area and a most comfortable home to return to after the day's explorations. This stay was simply out of this world special because of the welcoming ambiance and thoroughly enjoyable attention of our...

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Thank you! Having guests like the four of you is more like friends visiting me. It was great spending time with you, 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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