Our Virginia inn offers its guests elegant and spacious accommodations and fine southern hospitality in a lovely setting. The Essex Inn is nestled in the heart of the Tappahannock Historic District and is just a short walk to the Rappahannock River.
Each of these gorgeous rooms and suites is a perfect choice for a relaxing romantic retreat or weekend getaway. Business travelers to the area will find The Essex Inn an ideal alternative to luxury Virginia hotel lodging with a variety of amenities suited to corporate travel.
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Four spacious guestrooms, all with private baths, are located on the second floor of the house. They feature custom-made, four-poster beds and fireplaces. Each room offers cable TV, Wi-Fi, individually controlled air conditioning and heat, hair dryers, irons, smooth-as-silk ironed sheets, and plenty of oversized soft towels and terry robes, and, of course our custom amenities. A full, three-course breakfast is included.
The "Quarters" are located across the garden from the main house. A two-night minimum stay is required on the weekend, limited to three people per suite, an extra charge of $35.00 for the third person.
Once used as the servants' quarters, these four unique suites all feature separate sitting rooms, a bedroom, a private bathroom and a full kitchen. They are all equipped with cable TV in both the living room and the bedroom, individually controlled air conditioning and heat, microwaves, stoves, refrigerators, hair dryers, irons, smooth-as-silk ironed sheets, plenty of oversized soft towels, terry robes, and our custom amenities.