Since 1840, The Lafayette Inn has been making history in the foreground of the Shenandoah Mountains. Located in the heart of downtown Stanardsville, Virginia, just ten minutes from the Shenandoah National Park and a half-hour from the University of Virginia and other historic and interesting sites in the Charlottesville, Shenandoah Valley and Piedmont, Virginia area. This year, we invite you and your family to write your own history, creating treasured memories at The Lafayette Inn & Restaurant.
Centrally located to a vast array of opportunities for your day travels. Historic sites, Vineyards, Skyline Drive. The University of Virginia is south, James Madison University to the west and Blue Ridge School..."Just behind a piece". Ski, golf, hike, fish, hunt, tube a river, hot air balloon, indoor/outdoor water park- Explore your own personal bucket list.
Six unique suites to select among for your overnight stay (one night, or several!). Arrive at The Lafayette and enjoy a casual check-in. All suites have their own private entrance, bathrooms, in room Keurig coffee makers and TV. Free Wi-Fi is "floating" around the Inn. Four of the suites have seasonal gas fireplaces. Come visit and experience for yourself why we have been named...
"Best of the Blue Ridge" four years running
Full breakfast is included for Inn guests daily. (Dinner available daily for Inn guests upon reservation)
Our award winning Restaurant is fully open on weekends- beginning with lunch service on Fridays (11:30am) continuing through our Champagne Brunch on Sundays (3:00pm).
"Virginia's Restaurant of the Year"
VA Food & Wine Society.
"Diners Choice- Best Overall" 2011/2012/2013/2014 OpenTable
Our wine list is "personally researched" (someone has to do it!). We focus on domestic (New world) wines with a large selection of local Virginia wines as well.
"Wine Enthusiast Restaurant Award Winner"
Recurring since 2005
Catering for small parties, business or corporate dinners or church and garden luncheons help fill out our week at the Inn & Restaurant. We enjoy an array of wedding groups and sizes with the smaller (40 and under down to elopement couples) being our prime focus. Having helped over 200 bride & grooms over the years- we have been named one of America's-
"Top 12 B&B Fantasy Wedding Locations"- ILoveInns
As in the past, The Lafayette Inn & Restaurant offers the best of Virginia; a nineteenth century setting with fine foods, comfort and hospitality. The Lafayette Inn & Restaurant will continue the tradition of being one of Virginia's hottest Sunday Champagne Brunch destinations, while adding subtle enhancements for today's living styles, yet preserving the aura it's known for. The Lafayette Inn & Restaurant is at the height of beauty and elegance. Our staff has only one goal: to exceed your expectations. Whether you have stayed with us many times, or you are planning your first visit, we hope to have the opportunity to personally welcome you to The Lafayette Inn & Restaurant this year.
- Alan and Kaye Pyles, Innkeepers/Owners