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Reviewed 17 September 2013

My husband and I stayed at Once Upon a Mountain this summer to celebrate our anniversary, and could not have been more thrilled with our choice to stay at this gorgeous location. Christa was such a wonderful host, and her breakfasts were delicious! We stayed in the Sleeping Beauty room, with unbelievable views out to the Shenandoah Valley mountains. Once...

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Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 11 September 2013

I was looking for somewhere relaxing to celebrate my husband's 65th birthday. We spend so much time at the beach that I thought the mountains would be nice and "Wow" did I find a good place. One day my husband called me out to the deck and said "Listen". I said "what?" and he said "that's just it, NOTHING". The...

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Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 28 August 2013

About an hour-ish out of DC and you too can be in a new world of relaxation that will refresh you in ways that you can't describe but absolutely need. I am not one for "granola' superlatives but the sounds and sights that Christa's home provides is breathtaking. Yes, there is a lot to do in Luray and on the...

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1Thank Eric W
Woodbridge, Virginia
Reviewed 21 August 2013

My husband and I found Christa's B&B on the web as we searched for a quiet, relaxing and enjoyable place to spend our 10th anniversary. Christa is a fabulous hostess. Willie is the sweetest southern gentledog. The food, the home, conversations, everything were fantastic. We had a very special anniversary. Thank you Christa

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Reviewed 20 August 2013

We were looking for a quiet, romantic place for my fiancée's birthday and boy did we find it. The house was about as gorgeous as the views from the deck outside if our room. Breakfast was fantastic, and Christa was a great host. Highly recommend.

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Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 25 July 2013

I can only but echo what everyone else has said - Christa are wonderful welcoming, a great conversationalist and a fantastic cook. Willie is delightful and well mannered. Her home is gorgeous - literally a log house that sits atop a mountain and has a magnificent unmarred view of the ranges as you step out of or even look out...

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White Plains, Maryland
Reviewed 19 July 2013

Found this little treasure on the B&B website and took a chance. Totally lived up to previous reviews! Beautiful mountain views, yummy gourmet breakfasts and lovely, private rooms. The first night we arrived late and on Christa's recommendation, ordered in dinner from Gennaro's, a local Italian pizzeria & eatery. They delivered and we enjoyed a delicious meal on our private...

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Charlottetown, Canada
Reviewed 14 July 2013

What can we say about this wonderful, relaxing place that hasn't been said already? We stayed for two nights at the beginning of our vacation in June and had the most relaxing weekend we have ever had. Christa is an excellent host and provides un-intrusive, high quality service - and a super breakfast. However, it is the place itself and...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 2 July 2013

Hard to imagine a better host than Christa: she is wonderful, warm welcoming. The room was comfortable and private. The scenery was breathtaking. The breakfast was fantastic. Favorite memory was making a fire in backyard while watching sun set. Very convenient place for hiking in Shenandoah. Could not be better.

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Virginia Beach
Reviewed 13 April 2013

Breathtaking. That's the first thing that comes to mind when you climb that final hill and see where the house sits and the views it looks out on. And when we opened the front door and saw the splendor inside - we were in heaven. Christa runs a 5 star kitchen (apple/pumpkin pancakes anyone?) and was so accommodating and congenial....

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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 

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Address: 974 Cross Mountain Road, Luray, VA 22835
Region: United States > Virginia > Luray
Number of rooms: 3
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“We've stayed in two of the rooms and both were comfortable and well-appointed.”
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“Sleeping Beauty - very comfortable room. ”
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