While staying in a sprawling and elegant resort is always a sweet treat, at times, a quieter and more serene approach to romance could be an even more attractive option.  Whether for pleasure, business, or educational purposes, there is no doubt that Greater Gordonsville, Virginia, provides you with several accommodations. These accommodations can meet and even exceed the expectations of some of the most discerning travelers. Of the nearby options, Prospect Hill Inn & Restaurant stands out and shines.

Prospect Hill is the proud recipient of AAA’s Four-Diamond Award of Excellence for Dining and Lodging and part of the famous Green Springs National Historic Landmark District. This is why Prospect Hill is one of the premier and historically and culturally significant properties in Virginia. Whisk your spouse,fiancée or significant other away for an intimate getaway at Prospect Hill to experience the luxury and extravagance of a 5-star hotel in a more personal and unique setting.

Prospect Hill provides luxury lodging with excellent opportunities to relive the rich history of America’s founding while relishing and appreciating the promise of Virginia’s future.

Within 25 miles of this amazing B&B, you will find Downtown Mall and Virginia Discovery Museum. Rotunda and the University of Virginia are a short distance from the inn, too.

Historic Cottages and Rooms

Dating from 1699 to 1850, you will love the historic cottages, and guest rooms at Prospect Hill furnished meticulously with comfy beds and period antiques.

You can also indulge in the house’s upscale amenities that include breakfast-in-bed, whirlpool tubs, working fireplaces, and private balconies, etc. This bed and breakfast lies near Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, James Monroe’s Highland, James Madison’s Montpelier, and Patrick Henry’s Roundabout. The grounds at Prospect Hill cover forty stunning and meticulously maintained acres in the middle of Virginia’s growing wine region. They are magnificently and carefully maintained, with several of the original 1840’s tree plantings.

One of the nice touches is the fact that each cottage and guest room is unique and charming in its own way., Guests appreciate the variety. The facility has kept each room’s original function intact. These luxurious guest rooms and suites are a sight to behold and vary from rustic to elegant.

Also, note that all lodging rooms are romantic and charming with antique furnishings and king and queen size beds with modern and lavish bathroom amenities. Imagine escaping to one of the estate’s original cottages, transformed into your own elegant, rustic, yet highly refined hideaway. Whether reflecting by the charming garden gazebo, reclining under the shaded pavilion of the pool, or strolling the sprawling grounds, the magic and brilliance of Prospect Hill will make it difficult to leave.

Room Amenities at Prospect Hill

Unless otherwise indicated, all rooms have the following amenities.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Coffeemakers
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Fireplaces
  • Ironing Boards
  • Free Newspaper
  • Telephones
  • Refrigerators (some)
  • TVs
  • Whirlpools
  • Internet Access

Guest Services

  • Concierge Services
  • Complimentary Coffee
  • Laundry Rooms
  • Paid Onsite Parking

Fine Dining at Prospect Hill

Fine dining at Prospect Hill is a remarkable culinary experience and is renowned throughout Central Virginia. It will surely delight your senses with gracious service, elegant ambiance, and delectable menus, leaving you craving for more. If you are a guest of Prospect Hill, you are welcome to reserve a table for a sumptuous 4-course meal on Friday or Saturday. Guests of the inn will also enjoy a wine reception before the beginning of served meals.

Every night (except Tuesdays), the Manor House becomes a pleasant setting for graceful, candlelight dinners. The chef at Prospect Hill is inspired by old Virginia’s local farmers’ markets and the seasons. He is innovative with his ingredients, eclectic with his creative ideas, and artistic with his presentations. This will provide you with a satisfying, yet refined and memorable experience.

Enjoy Breakfast in an Antique Dining Room

At Prospect Hill, you have two options. You can either eat a complimentary gourmet breakfast in the historic dining room or have it brought to your room. If you are staying two nights, you can go for both as both options are wonderful. The dining room is a stunning and marvelous throwback in time experience that you will not forget.

The individually decorated guest rooms at the facility offer free Wi-Fi and bottled water. Premium bedding, fireplaces, and tea or coffee makers are available as well.

Rooms and Suites

Prospect Hill offers 13 distinctively individual cottages and guest rooms. All rooms and cottages are brimming with history, packed with character, and tell a rich Southern story of tradition and folklore.

With working fireplaces, private baths, expansive views, an occassional creak in the floor, private decks, and unrivaled romantic charm, each cottage and room offers an intertwined yet unique experience.

Amenities and Common Rooms

When you enter Prospect Hill, you will be instantly impressed with all the elegant and beautiful artwork. For example, sitting atop the grand piano in the parlor is an excellent bust of Thomas Jefferson. Also, note that the guest house provides complimentary port wine and cognac in the parlor. While the rooms are wonderful and charming, relaxing in the common areas is a fantastic experience too.

Perfect Relaxation Spot

The magnificent grounds at Prospect Hill feature several of the original historic 1840 plantings of trees, which include a five-acre arboretum. You will also find a gorgeous outdoor swimming pool with shade pavilion and many other private places to relax and unwind on the forty acres of grounds. Remember that a large and lovely Garden Pavilion is ideal for quiet reflection and has hosted hundreds of fantastic wedding ceremonies at Prospect Hill.

Animal Companions at Prospect Hill

Prospect Hill also has plenty of cute furry friends on site as well. Don’t forget to pet dogs, horses, and furry felines around the property when you visit. You will even find some alpacas.

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