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Federal Crest Inn

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Room & Suite (14)
Dining (6)


Relax, rock on the front porch of this stately mansion in a quiet, historic district. Enjoy the friendly hosts, en-suite fireplaces & private baths, plus fabulous breakfasts. Great nearby restaurants, Civil War & historic attractions, antiquing, Blue Ridge Mts., golfing, etc. Close to many colleges.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Room features
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Full view
77Somewhat walkable
Grade: 77 out of 100
46Restaurantswithin 1 km
22Attractionswithin 1 km
28Room tips


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Ann and Phil Ripley were most welcoming innkeepers, offering a lovely room and delicious breakfasts at their Federal Crest Inn for our 2 night stay in Lynchburg, which has much to explore and enjoy with our grandchildren in a future visit.
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We absolutely loved staying here! Phil and Ann are so sweet and friendly. The breakfast was beautiful and delicious. The house was large and very unique. We couldn't have asked for a better B&B stay!!
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Ann and Phil Ripley who own the magnificent 1909 Federal Crest B&B could not have been more accommodating. We had approximately 50 guests and a jazz trio with most food catered by a Rivermont restaurant. If you are looking for a reception venue or a lovely place to stay,
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We arrived at Federal Crest around 4:00 in the afternoon just as the sun was shining through the large beveled windows on the stair landing across from the foyer causing prismatic rainbows to float across the room. What an entry! The whole house was magnificent and well
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We found Ann and Phil to be very hospitable from the moment we made phone inquiries to the point of our departure. We were given guidance in sightseeing and an overview of the history of the house. Breakfast was beautifully presented with local blooming flowers decorating the
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Beautiful View
Magnolia Room
Nice private bathroom
Our lovely room
They don't serve dinner just breakfast
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"The Magnolia Suite is light and cheerful. The sitting room/porch is great."
"We stayed in the Magnolia Room and enjoyed the added privacy of the sunroom and the view of the garden. The Magnolia room had a fireplace."
"Magnolia room has private porch...nice for evening talks or drinks"
"We toured several room before we chose ours. Just ask Ann, very gracious host"
"The Magnolia sitting area was a wonderful place to relaxe and enjoy the sun. The fireplace added the perfect Valentine romance!"
United StatesVirginiaLynchburg
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