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1211 W. Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22903, USA    
(877) 882-7829, (434) 974-4663


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Circa 1817. Dinsmore House was built in 1817 and recently renovated. This Federal style townhouse boasts Williamsburg Colonial décor and furnishings. It is poised in the heart of Charlottesville, Virginia at the University of Virginia. Refreshments are available and guests are invited to gather for the evening social hour. A brick courtyard is lighted for pleasant conversation. An indoor pool and workout room makes staying in shape enjoyable. Browse through the DVD and game collection. Distinctive guest bedrooms are inviting retreats and the Dinsmore Suite on the second floor is very spacious and includes a clawfoot tub. Packages are available. Jefferson's Monticello and many local wineries are less than five miles away from this bed and breakfast inn.

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$129 to $259

Off Season: $109 to $179

Payment Types Accepted Include American Express, Master Card, Discover, Visa, Personal Checks, Travelers Checks and Cash.

    • Breakfast
    • Afternoon Tea
    • Wine


This property has 8 total guest accommodations with private bath, 1 suite and 1 conference room. The types of beds available include King and Queen.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath Amenities
  • Cable TV
  • DVD
  • Fax
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Television
  • Wireless Internet Access

Business Traveler Amenities

  • Desk
  • Television
  • Internet Access
  • Wireless Internet Access
  • FAX On-site
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Hair Dryer
  • Daily Newspapers
  • Gym Nearby
  • Flexible Check in/out Times

Events Hosted

    • Family Reunions
    • Seminars
    • Meetings
    • Weddings
    • Romantic Getaways
    • Teas
    • Showers

Liquor License

    • Beer & Wine

Pet Restrictions

  • Innkeepers pets on premises

Romantic Interest

Walking distance to dozens of restaurants, shops and theaters. Romance and deluxe packages available.

Innkeepers Association Memberships

Bed and Breakfast Association of Virginia

Describe Garden and Grounds

Bricked, lighted courtyard behind the inn.

Reservation/Cancellation Policies:

Minimum Stay Requirements

Two-night required stay on weekends and some holidays.

Children Restrictions

Children over 10 accepted. Call otherwise.


Unless otherwise stated, cancellation policy is two weeks notice. If you need to cancel your reservation, you may do so without penalty anytime before the date two weeks prior to your stay. No shows or less than the above notices will result in a charge equal to the total amount of your stay.


Outside Only.

Other Activities

    • Antiquing
    • Art Galleries
    • Bicycling
    • Canoeing/Kayaking
    • Fishing
    • Golf
    • Hiking
    • Horseback Riding
    • Live Theater
    • Museums
    • Parks
    • Shopping (Local Crafts)
    • Skiing Downhill
    • Sports Events, Major College
    • Wineries

Historic Interest

Historic inn built by Thomas Jefferson's master builder in 1817.

Recommended Restaurant(s)

ZoCaLo, LeToile, Downtown Grille.

Nearby College/University

Inn located at the University of Virginia

Pecan Crusted French Toast

Cut loaf of French bread into 1 inch slices and cover the bottom of an 8x10 greased baking dish with bread. Press bread together so no gaps can be seen. Place a 2nd layer of 1 inch slices on top of primary layer in 8x10 baking dish.

Pecan Crusted French Toast

This recipe needs to chill overnight in the refrigerator

Spinach And Gruyere Strata Recipe

Active time: 30 Minutes, Start to finish: 10 hours (includes chilling)

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Publicity and Press Reviews

Home Style Magazine, WashingtonPost.com, Journey Through Hallowed Ground Guidebook.


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