A Unique Lodging Experience

Not a fancy B&B or an impersonal chain motel…

A popular, old-time, small town inn with clean cozy rooms & common areas where you feel at home.

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  • Casual, relaxed, friendly and unpretentious
  • Multiple common areas provide the opportunity to socialize with other travelers–or to find a quiet spot
  • Guests can come and go as they please following check-in and tour



  • Built as a hotel in 1924
  • Continuous operation and updates for almost 90 years
  • A few rooms on first floor, but most are upstairs
  • Low crime area, but lights and cameras enhance security



  • Smaller than a standard hotel room, but adequate for most travellers
  • All are equipped with window AC in summer
  • Some rooms have individual heat control
  • All bathrooms have showers, a couple also have tubs
  • Some rooms have sinks outside the bath–where they were originally placed (none of the rooms had bathrooms in the 20’s)
  • Some rooms have a “step” up to the bath where plumbing was added to accommodate the private baths
  • Different options available depending on preference, # of guests, budget and availability
  • Daily maid service is not available but fresh towels and additional comfort items are gladly provided on request



  • Front Porch is a popular spot to enjoy a glass of wine, socialize and observe small town life
  • Dining room is set up with everything you need to pack a lunch or prepare a snack
  • Living room is a good spot to play games or get comfortable with a book or magazine
  • Backyard is often a quiet spot, but also provides a larger space for groups



  • Evolved over 10 years to provide the best possible experience for all guests, while ensuring the continued success of our business
  • Restrictions on smoking, pets and late check-in were added in response to guest feedback
  • See Policy Page for details on all policies



  • Have owned and operated the inn for more than 10 years
  • Regularly bike, hike and motorcycle in the area
  • Can provide valuable information on the area and it’s various activities and opportunities
  • Are available at all times, but will not be hovering over you
  • Operate the inn without any staff, therefore you receive the personal attention of the owners

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  • In town, walking distance to restaurants and stores
  • Yards from the Greenbrier River Trail
  • A short scenic drive to other attractions including Cass Railroad, Green Bank Telescope and Snowshoe Resort
  • For more information about the town, see our Marlinton Page
  • For more information about the county, visit the Pocahontas County CVB site


Please be a traveler, not a tourist. Try new things, meet new people, and look beyond what’s right in front of you. Those are the keys to understanding this amazing world we live in.”

― Andrew Zimmern, Andrew Zimmern’s Bizarre World of Food