WILLIAMSBURG, Va. -- Colonial Williamsburg's Colonial Houses,
members of a lodging entity of 27 Williamsburg 18th century-style
guesthouses, were accepted into the National Trust Historic Hotels
of America, a program of the National Trust for Historic
Colonial Williamsburg's Colonial Houses joined 144 other hotels
and resorts throughout the country that have been recognized for
preserving and maintaining their historic integrity, architecture
To be selected for membership, a hotel must be at least 50 years
old, listed in or eligible for the National Register of Historic
Places or recognized as having historic significance.
Some of the Colonial Houses are original 18th century
structures. All are furnished in 18th century style.
The Colonial Houses' guest rooms are scattered throughout
Many rooms overlook courtyards; gardens, and the Duke of
Gloucester Street, Williamsburg's main thoroughfare.
Established as a hotel entity several years ago, the Colonial
Houses properties range in size from one to 16 rooms.
Among the houses available for lodging are the Market Square
Tavern and Kitchen, once frequented by Patrick Henry and home to
Thomas Jefferson when he was a law student; the Quarter, a dwelling
typical of those that housed indentured servants or slaves in the
18th century, and the Nicholas-Tyler Office and Laundry, once owned
by President John Tyler.
Depending on the season and the size of the accommodation, rates
range from $100 to $185 per night, exclusive of tax and meals, for
Suites are priced up to $515 per night, depending on the number
of people in the unit.
Phone: (800) HISTORY