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Once Upon a Mountain

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Whitsett, North Carolina
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our first time at a B&B and I would highly recommend this one! Very comfortable and great attention to detail! Beautiful mountain views and very peaceful. The hostess was a great conversationalist and people person. We WILL be going back and would not stay anywhere else!

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Norfolk, Virginia
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This was a great get away for our honeymoon. We both love the mountains, and the view from the Queen's Suite was beautiful. Breakfast was full of good food and good company each morning. We explored the surrounding area during the day hiking, horseback riding, viewing skyline drive, and enjoying the quaint but lively town of Luray.

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mtninnlady, Owner at Once Upon a Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review. I hope to see you next year for your first anniversary, Christa

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I had an absolutely lovely stay here! Christa is a fantastic hostess. The place is gorgeous and so is the view. We stayed in the Queen room and were charmed by the half moon window over the other two windows facing us from the bed. We also loved the bathtub big enough for two! It was great...

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mtninnlady, Owner at Once Upon a Mountain, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to write this lovely review. I truly enjoyed your company, great conversations at breakfast and hope to see you again here.

Sterling, Virginia
Reviewed 28 February 2017

The whole bed and breakfast was well kept and clean. Breakfast was different both mornings but was very good. The view in the morning was gorgeous from the Queen room and being able to walk right out on the porch with a coffee made it even better.

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Stanley
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Very pleasant and quite, the breakfast was very delicious. Comfortable atmosphere, loved seeing tht white tale deer. Lots of history in the area. Caverns are a must see, some amazing natural mother nature. Danke christa , had a great time.

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mtninnlady, Owner at Once Upon a Mountain, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. Having satisfied, happy guests is always my goal, Christa

Hyderabad, India
Reviewed 23 January 2017

If you're looking to de-clutter your mind, come here. Absolutely peaceful, restful for mind and body. Beautiful setting, woods on 3 sides, valley on the other. Crista has already arranged for almost everything that you may need so no need to ask. Amazing freshly prepared breakfast. For city folks, the absolute darkness can be one thing that you may enjoy....

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mtninnlady, Owner at Once Upon a Mountain, responded to this review

I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay. Thanks for writing this lovely review, Christa

Norfolk
Reviewed 10 December 2016

I have raved about this B&B to anyone and everyone who will listen. It's on a beautiful piece of property with breath-taking views. My favorite part was waking up the first morning to freshly brewed coffee at our door and a sunrise over the mountains. Highly recommend!

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mtninnlady, Owner at Once Upon a Mountain, responded to this review

reading your review puts a big smile on my face - Thank you - having happy guests is always our goal. Happy Holidays, Christa

Port Severn, Canada
Reviewed 14 November 2016

This b&b was all that was advertised. I beautiful setting in the quiet mountains. The service was above and beyond. The amenities were fantastic. I have traveled in the US and Europe and this is by far the best b&b I have stayed at bar none.

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Pasadena, Maryland
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Excellent service! Crista was a pleasure and quite the cook! She made an amazing breakfast each morning that was good enough to be served at a 5 star restaurant! The view from our room was beyond beautiful. Overall, I have nothing bad to say about our stay.

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mtninnlady, Owner at Once Upon a Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you, Sarah, for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. I wish you both much success, Christa

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 12 November 2016

My husband and I stayed 3 nights in the Sleeping Beauty suite. Beautiful home and beautiful, comfortable room with a gorgeous view! The one thing that made this stay so awesome is Christa. Christa is very nice, friendly, and knowledgeable of places to hike, visit, shop, and eat in the area. She made delicious breakfasts (I am a picky eater...

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Great review from great guests!! Thanks, Christa

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come and experience the magic, serenity, and peace of one of Shenandoah Valley's most unique and stylish log house bed and breakfast accommodations. Once Upon a Mountain is luxury without pretension; service without intrusion; and a location offering amenities amidst solitude. Come and enjoy the fairytale magic! Wir sprechen auch deutsch. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Once Upon a Mountain

Address: 974 Cross Mountain Road, Luray, VA 22835
Region: United States > Virginia > Luray
Number of rooms: 3
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“Sleeping Beauty - very comfortable room. ”
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