Once an elite boarding school in 1890, the Hope and Glory Inn in Irvington, Virginia has been lovingly transformed into a boutique hotel where guests can relax in comfort and style. Perfect for a relaxing weekend getaway or corporate break for business, the Inn features luxurious accommodations, modern amenities and is surrounded by beautiful gardens and grounds.

The Inn's quaint guest rooms and cottages are individually decorated in bright hues to offer their own unique character and style, with private bathrooms, fireplaces, and balconies. Cottages have shady patios and spacious sitting rooms, while upgraded 'tent cottage' enjoy outdoor showers, as well as extra bedrooms and living areas for larger groups or families. There are an intimate wine bar and restaurant on site, as well as a working vineyard that produces its own wine, and guests can enjoy exceptional amenities such as a swimming pool, spa treatments, English-style gardens, and the use of an oyster boat.

This cozy inn is just a short walk from several of the town's exciting attractions, including the Steam Boat Era Museum and the Rappahannock River Yacht Club.

1. Rooms & Suites

Rooms & Suites  

The Hope and Glory Inn offers a range of different accommodation to suit every taste and budget from guest rooms located in the Schoolhouse and stand-alone garden cottages to comfortable tents in the heart of the vineyards. The main house, a beautiful butter-yellow building that used to be the schoolhouse feature six guest rooms and there are six garden cottages dotted around the property. The Tents at Vineyard Grove are exclusive three-bedroom, three bathroom cabins that offer ample space for large families or group of friends traveling together. Although designed to be quaint and charming, the 'tents' are spacious and modern with airy living and dining areas, fully equipped kitchens, and three bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, of which the master is located on the upper level and the remaining two on the lower level. Special amenities in these gorgeous lodges are outdoor showers and private screened porches with breathtaking views.

All accommodations are beautifully appointed and decorated in an elegant shabby chic style with contemporary decor and modern conveniences. Bedrooms have imported linens and down pillows, while en-suite bathrooms feature showers and bathtubs, plush bathrobes, thirsty towels, and luxury Gilchrist and Soames toiletries. Other amenities to be found in each room include makeup mirrors, hair dryers, iron and ironing boards, fans, flashlights and complimentary wireless Internet.

2. Dining


The Dining Table is the Hope and Glory Inn's onsite restaurant, which serves a delicious menu of farm-to-table fare created from locally sourced ingredients and put together by Executive Chef and Manager, Meseret Crockett and his team. Charming and cozy with eclectic decor and soft lighting, The Dining Table promises an unforgettable dining experience.

The Detention Bar is the Inn's private bar which serves an array of local and international wines, craft beers, delicious liquors, and other fine tipples in a warm and welcoming ambiance.

3. Plan This Vacation

Plan This Vacation  

The Hope and Glory Inn offers an array of facilities and amenities for guests' enjoyment, including an exclusive day spa which offers a range of massages, body treatments, and salon services in an elegant and comfortable environment and a multi-purposeful meeting facility and lounge known as The Library for business meetings and corporate functions.

The Inn is home to a uniquely romantic Garden Bath, a private fenced in area in the beautiful garden with an outdoor shower and claw foot bathtub and sink. This adults' only area is a haven of tranquility in the heart of the backyard and can be used for late night picnics and assignations. The Inn also has a lovely salt water swimming pool with sunshades and deckchairs for relaxing poolside.

Other amenities include complimentary wireless Internet throughout the property, a printer and fax machine, a variety of concierge services and a specialized makeup service. A complimentary gourmet breakfast is served every morning, and guests can use complimentary bicycles for exploring the area.

Hope and Glory Inn has a multi-purposeful meeting facility and lounge known as 'The Library,'a fully-renovated small meeting space and dedicated conference facilitythat can accommodate up to 30 delegates or guests. The Library has a high ceiling and flexible meeting tables and is equipped with state-of-the-art technology such as a 70-inch flat screen SMART TV and wireless high-speed Internet. The room also has access to a kitchen for catering purposes.

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65 Tavern Rd, Irvington, Virginia 22480, Phone: 804-438-6053