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By the Side of the Road Getaway Lodging

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  • Excellent82%
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“the cottages”(30 reviews)
“the main house”(35 reviews)
“picnic basket”(21 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
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3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

always a welcome for the traveler in Harrisonburg VA. Definitely returning next year if not sooner. Bergey Cottage is my choice in the future. arrived on Friday and left on Sunday everything was first class and then some. Thanks to Dennis for checking in.

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Response from ByTheSideInn, Owner at By the Side of the Road Getaway LodgingResponded 1 week ago

Those that return pay us the highest compliment possible - thank you so much! We look forward to your visits and will continue to do so. Sharing your experience here is so appreciated! Janice & Dennis

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

We love this place, this is our 4th visit. The Fitzgerald Cottage is our favorite, the cottage is so romantic, decorated with warm colors. Bed is so comfortable, the bath by the fire is a must try. And you will not be disappointed with the...More

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Response from ByTheSideInn, Owner at By the Side of the Road Getaway LodgingResponded 19 January 2018

How can we truly express our appreciation? Your loyal patronage is our incentive to maintain the quality of service we promise, even as we approach our 20th year. Thank you for taking time to share! Sincerely, Janice & Dennis

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was beuatiful, very comfortable. Spent lots of time on the porch enjoying the old mansion and grounds. We would efinitly do this again. Enjoyed the music from the CD Player, we also brought our own music. Nice sound system.

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Response from ByTheSideInn, Owner at By the Side of the Road Getaway LodgingResponded 1 week ago

We can't wait for your return and offer sincere appreciation for your taking time to share your experience here! Best regards, Janice & Dennis

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to stay for charm, proximity to downtown, and value. My sister discovered this place and I'm so happy she did. This was a nice alternative to a large hotel and pricey vacation rentals. The bed linens are amazing. Will definitely return.

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Response from ByTheSideInn, Owner at By the Side of the Road Getaway LodgingResponded 1 week ago

Thanks to you and your sister :-) We are so happy she found us and to learn that you enjoyed your stay! Do come again and let us know your are a "return" guest, please. Best to you, Janice & Dennis

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent our first wedding anniversary here and it was so romantic! Loved the bathroom and the set up of the room! The cottage was beautiful! The fishing pond was very relaxing, we even went fishing! The restaurants in the area were wonderful and delicious! Thank...More

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Response from ByTheSideInn, Owner at By the Side of the Road Getaway LodgingResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much! We are happy to know your celebration was so enjoyable. Our Spring Water Suites - Water Lily and Mountain Laurel - are so great in warm months. Let’s make this a tradition😊 best regards, Janice & Dennis

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Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Details
Price range
US$ 185 - US$ 269 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 185 - US$ 269 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (100)
Room & Suite (59)
Dining (15)
Pool & Beach (1)
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themidnightwill
25 March 2015|
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Response from ByTheSideInn | Property representative |
Good morning! Thank you for your question. The Ardor of Hope Suite whirlpool tub is a one-person tub rather than two. The Bergey, Quill and Fitzgerald Cottages have whirlpool tubs for two. Thank you! Hope to have you!
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greatfulltraveler
22 January 2015|
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Response from jacap23 |
The Fitzgerald Cottage and The Bishop's Retreat have king beds. We'll hope to have you!
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"Internet was kind of pokey. But wasnt a big deal to us."
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"The cottages are very private with a little porch on each."
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"Avoid Bishop's Retreat if stairs are a problem."
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"The cottages built in 2012 looked to be more our style than the main house."
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