The Essex Inn, a Tappahannock, VA bed and breakfast, offers its guests elegant and spacious accommodations and fine southern hospitality in a lovely setting. Nestled in the heart of Tappahannock's, downtown Historic District, the Inn is just a few steps from the Rappahannock River.

The following maps and directions will help you find your way to our doorstep. You will find that the Inn is conveniently located in the Tidewater Region near both Williamsburg and Richmond, VA.

From 360 East:
Follow 360 through town until the intersection of 360/17. Turn right onto 360, (Queen Street). Go two blocks. The bridge will be in front of you and a 7-Eleven will be on the far right corner. This is Water Lane. Turn right onto Water Lane and go 2 blocks to Duke St. The Essex Inn is located on the near right-hand corner of Water Lane and Duke St and faces Duke St.

From 17 South:
At the first light in Tappahannock, (the water tower is on the right), turn left onto 360 (Queen St.) Go two blocks. The bridge will be in front of you and a 7-Eleven will be on the far right corner. This is Water Lane. Turn right onto Water Lane and go 2 blocks to Duke St. The Essex Inn is located on the near right-hand corner of Water Lane and Duke St and faces Duke St.

From 360 West:
After coming off the bridge, turn left at the corner of Water Lane, (there will be a 7-Eleven on the near left hand corner.) Go 2 blocks to Duke St. The Essex Inn is located on the near right-hand corner of Water Lane and Duke St and faces Duke St.

Parking:
Guests staying in the Main House may park on Duke St in front of the house. Guests staying in the suites may park in the parking area behind the house.

From Washington, D.C. (About 104 Miles)
Take I-95 South to the Massoponax (Rt17 South/Rt1) exit #126. At the exit ramp make a right following Route 1 South for approximately a mile. Take a left turn onto Route 17 South. Follow Route 17 South to Tappahannock - for 47 miles.

From Baltimore (About 122 Miles)
Take Route 3/301 South, cross the Potomac, to Port Royal, VA. Turn left at intersection of Route 17 South and 301. Follow Route 17 South for 27 miles to Tappahannock.

From Richmond (About 45 Miles)
Take I-64 East to Route 360 East (Mechanicsville I-64 exit #192 or I-295 exit #37). Follow Route 360 East to Tappahannock - 38 miles and continue thru the commercial district, across Hoskins Creek into town.

From Virginia Beach (About 108 Miles)
Take I-64 West to Route 17 North exit. Follow Route 17 North for 70 miles to Tappahannock - continue thru the commercial district, across Hoskins Creek into town.


Contact Information
The Essex Inn
203 Duke Street
Tappahannock, VA 22560

Local: (804) 443-9900
Toll free: (866) ESSEX-VA (866-377-3982)

info@essexinnva.com
www.essexinnva.com