Mountain Laurel Inn

"Our home is your home, only we do all the work!"

#1 Recommended Hidden Gem Bed & Breakfast in Damascus, Virginia, U.S.A. (view list)  
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One of The Best B&B’s in Virginia!

The Mountain Laurel Inn is a charming, historical bed & breakfast found in Damascus, Virginia - which sits at the bottom of the famed Blue Ridge Mountains where plenty of walking, hiking, biking trails await nearby. Victorian in style, you will find the comforting and elegant ambiance reflective of the service and hospitality this B&B has built its reputation on. Original American chestnut wood panels on the walls and ceiling set the stage inside, as the immaculate gardens do outside. The formal dining room and parlor invite you to sit by the cozy gas log fire as you dine, enjoy lively conversation, or quietly read. This inn delivers an unexpected escape and balances activity with relaxation perfectly.

A Bed and Breakfast for All

Whether an outdoor enthusiast looking for your next trail to hike, a family in need of an unplugged retreat, friends on a road trip or a history buff in love with small town America, Damascus is an ideal spot for your next getaway; and this unique bed and breakfast is the ultimate host. After enjoying a five star breakfast you won't be able to help but explore Damascus, the Appalachian Trail and Creeper Trail. When relaxation calls there are plenty of spots on site to sit back and relax. One of their unique features includes a salt water pool with mountain views. Near by Abingdon offers more local culture with the renowned Barter Theater, shopping, multiple art galleries and casual fine dining.

Up-To-Date Amenities ... and Breakfast

Built in the early 1900's there is almost as much history to this bed and breakfast as the town it sits in. Despite the inn's longstanding maturity, co-owner and operator Kathleen has kept the amenities up to date. Central air conditioning and heat, televisions, luxurious linens are just a few of the key upgrades you can look forward to. In addition to being a savvy hotel owner, Kathleen also seconds as the in-house Chef. Her waffles and variations on eggs Benedict have a reputation all their own. Making everything from scratch, you can indulge without guilt at The Mountain Laurel Inn.

Breakfast is served at 8:30am but you are welcome to ask for an alternative time as well as any special dietary options you may have.

Tons To Do in a Small Town

Hiking trails, shops, and more await in Damascus. Planning what to do could not be easier as Kathleen will give you great recommendations on activities and dining in the area.

For activities in the area click here!

Can you picture yourself fishing in the mountain tops or hiking & biking through the Appalachian & Virginia Creeper trails? You can do this and more at the Mountain Laurel Inn. With golf courses, horseback riding, art galleries, motorcycle driving experiences through the Snake Road and the Tail of the Dragon; you will always be occupied and making new memories to cherish forever.

Admirable Rooms That Each Have a Story…

This B&B offers 5 unique and beautiful rooms to choose from. Every room includes satellite TV, free WiFi, toiletries such as shampoo, conditioner, bath gel, and a hair dryer.

The over-sized Florence and Rambo suites pair perfectly for a family vacation. Both suites offer a queen sized bed, separate living room and private bath with tub & shower (bath robes included!) The Florence suite should be reserved for the parents or the couple on romantic getaway, as it boasts gas log fireplaces in both the bedroom & living room. An old fashioned swing overlooking a 100 year old Hemlock is a feature you will be hard pressed to find else where. Both suites are designed for two people, but have a maximum capacity of 4 guests. All rooms prices are based on single or double occupancy, with an additional $20 per person, up to a maximum of 4 where allowed.

The Sisters' room is perfect for friends on a road trip or small families. It has two doubles beds, a private bath complete with claw foot tub, and shower. Sisters' room has a capacity of 2-4 guests with 20$ per additional guest over 2.

The Grandpa room and Lillie’s room are traditional B&B rooms. Grandpa's rooms has a queen sized bed and Lillie’s a double bed. These two rooms share a bathroom together.

For the history behind the rooms click here!