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  • Side Porch
  • Parlor
  • Oak Room
  • John Madison Suite
  • Weddings
  • Local foods used in our delectable breakfasts!
  • Twists on breakfast favorites are served at our inn!
  • Holladay Family Buttermilk Biscuits wins tons of awards!
  • Tons of festivals, including wine festivals!
  • Lots of outdoor activities/adventures right near by!
  • Garden Room king-bed
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Holladay House

Your host(s):
Sharon & Sam Elswick
Web Site:
155 W Main St
Orange, Virginia 22960
Guest Rooms:
6Bathrooms: 6
$149 - $249
Check In/Out:
3 PM - 11 AM
Extra Person Fee:
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Holladay House

The Holladay House is a Virginia bed and breakfast inn that offers luxury accommodations in central Virginia wine country. Our historic Virginia bed and breakfast includes six guest rooms and offers a range of luxury options, including:
* fireplaces
* double-sized whirlpool jacuzzi suites
* private patios
* free WiFi

Savor fresh, made-from-scratch cookies on our side porch, or curl up in front of the nineteenth-century marble fireplace in our parlor. Wireless internet is accessible throughout the house. Awaken to a full breakfast every morning, created from the innkeepers personal collection of delectable recipes!

Located on the  Journey Through Hallowed Ground, echoes of the past resonate throughout this historic inn and the small town of Orange, Virginia. Built in the Federal architectural style, the Holladay House Bed and Breakfast (circa 1830) is a historic Main Street landmark (a Virginia Main Street Community). Walk to Taylor Park, art galleries and restaurants. Tour Virginia wineries, experience the gourmet pleasures of fine local restaurants, or re-live the past at the areas plentiful  historic sites.

Investigate the lives of President James Madison and Dolley Madison at James Madison's Montpelier, and marvel at the architectural brilliance of Thomas Jefferson at Monticello and Barboursville. Ash Lawn-Highland, home of President James Monroe, is also nearby. Civil War battlefields and historic trails dot the nearby landscape.

In addition, we offer a variety of packages, itineraries, and room upgrades to create your own unique getaway. We are happy to make all of your travel arrangements for you!

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Packages & Specials Babymoon Package - 189
Spend a relaxing weekend away before your little one enters the world. Your special Babymoon getaway includes: * A fruit, cheese & chocolate tray with sparkling cider. * A prenatal massage in your room. * Gift certificate to use at a local fine dining restaurant.

The Constitution Package - $549 per couple, plus tax
Visit Central VA's Presidential Homes: * Two-night stay in one of our traditional rooms. * 2 tickets to James Madison's Montpelier, 2 passes to Thomas Jefferson's Monticello, 2 passes to James Monroe's Ash Lawn-Highland and 2 passes to historic colonial Michie Tavern. * 10% discount at the Montpelier Gift Shop. * Picnic basket filled with cheese, crackers, fruit, sparkling water and dessert for one of your day trips. * Full breakfast and homemade cookies. * Itineraries, maps and driving directions.

Chef's Table Package - $150 for two, plus room rate
Just one short block away from the inn, sit at the "chef's table" at Elmwood at Sparks. Have Chef Cooper personally serve you dinner. Add this package to any room reservation or other packages: - Private dining at the chef's bar overlooking the open kitchen. - Exclusive access to Chef Cooper, Sous Chef Ludwin, and Restaurant Manager Laura for questions and discussions. - 3-course gourmet locally-sourced dinner plus non-alcoholic beverages This package is available Th, Fri and Sat

Coffee Connoisseur - $49, plus tax and room stay
Get a VIP tour of the Orange County Roasters facility, where our coffee is roasted every week. Have the opportunity to purchase freshly roasted beans onsite. Depart the Holladay House with a bag of Holladay House's Signature Morning Blend and your own Holladay House coffee mug. 24 hour advanced notice required. Please note, the VIP tour time is based on the roaster's schedule.

4-Hour Scenic Heritage Tour - $599 for two
Take a ride with storyteller, Frank Walker as he weaves a great tale of the history of Orange County, Virginia. Frank can tailor the content of the scenic heritage tour to your interests - just ask! This package includes: - 2 nights in one of the inn's traditional rooms - a 4-hour step-on tour (in your vehicle) - exclusive access to special historic sites - Frank Walker's book and more! Call your innkeeper for details.

Genealogy and Research - $499, plus tax
This package includes: * 2 Nights in either the Blue or Oak Room * Advice and guidance from a professionally-trained Virginia historian and genealogist * Gift Certificate for lunch at Elmwood at Sparks * Personal introduction to the Orange County Historical Society and Orange Courthouse staff, collections, and research guides * Complimentary one-year individual membership to the Orange County Historical Society * Free guided tour of the Orange Downtown Historic District * And more!!

Make-Your-Own Jam Package - $459 for two people
Learn how to make jam at BerryWood Farm Market. This two-night package includes: - two-nights in a traditional inn room - two locally-sourced breakfasts - a half-day learning how to make jam - lunch at the Farm - a private tour of the farming operation - two jars of your own personally labeled jam you made that day - a list of other boutique farms

Annual Thanksgiving Feast! - $49 per person dinner all inclusive
Our 10th annual Thanksgiving dinner! Feast upon free-range turkey, lots of side dishes, desserts, beverages and great conversation! Make a long weekend out of it and do some holiday shopping at unique shops and wineries! Stay with us a second consecutive night, we will take 15% off your second night stay. If you stay with us a third consecutive night, we will take 30% off your third night stay. Both offers cannot be combined. Subject to availability.

Elegant New Year's Eve Special
Get gussied up, and head to to one of four acclaimed restaurants all within a 16-mile drive of the inn. Palladio, Vintage, Inn at Meander Plantation and Elmwood at Sparks all have tantalizing wine-paired menus to savor. Breakfast is served later than usual the next morning and will include some specialty drinks to start your New Year off right! The next day, let us guide you to other wineries and historic attractions in the area. Call the innkeeper to inquire about availability and to make all the reservations for you! Stay a third night and get it for 50% off! Two-night minimum required.

Aphrodite Package - 789, plus tax
Romance at the inn! The Aphrodite Package includes: * 2 romantic nights in a whirlpool luxury suite * two one-hour in-room massages * a bottle of Virginia wine * a homemade dark chocolate lava cake for 2 OR a fruit & cheese tray * gift certificate for dinner

Cupid Package - 299, plus tax
Romance your special someone! The Cupid Package includes: * 1 romantic night in a traditional guest room * a bottle of Virginia wine * a homemade dark chocolate lava cake for 2 OR a fruit & cheese tray * gift certificate to dinner

Corporate Rate Program - 99, Sunday-Thursday
The Holladay House Bed and Breakfast welcomes guests traveling for business. This exclusive program is designed to accommodate the special needs of business guests: * Free and secure WIFI throughout the house * Private bathroom plus satellite TV and DVD player in the room * Flexible cancellation policy * Flexible breakfast schedule, including private dining tables or Breakfast-To-Go * Express checkout * Keys to your room and to the inn

Traditional Elopement Services - $599 plus tax
This package includes the bride, groom, and up to four additional guests: * One night in the John Madison Suite. * Exclusive use of the 1830's parlor with antique Italian marble fireplace for one hour. * Arrangement of a Virginia-licensed officiant. * In-season bouquet and boutonniere * A bottle of sparkling wine to toast the occasion! * Full gourmet breakfast * Late checkout - stay until Noon!

Luxury Elopement Services - $899 plus tax
This package includes the bride, groom, and up to six additional guests: * One night in one of our secluded honeymoon suites. * Exclusive use of the 1830's parlor with antique Italian marble fireplace and dining room for two hours. * Arrangement of a Virginia-licensed officiant. * In-season bouquet and boutonniere. * Use of Holladay House music system. * A bottle of sparkling wine. * Wedding cake for two. * Gift certificate for a romantic dinner for two. * Romantic whirlpool experience set up for you * Full gourmet breakfast * Late checkout - stay until Noon!

Private Winery Tour - $225 - 345
Be chauffeured around Central VA Wine Country in a luxury Cadillac Escalade. A private tour for up to 6 people will take you to the wineries, cideries and breweries in the region. 6 hours of touring, ice, a cooler and complimentary winery tasting passes are included. Choose from two tours: "The Local", starting at $225; and "The Regional", at $345.

Cancellation Policy

If a customer cancels 10 days or less prior to the date of check-in, the customer will be charged for each reserved night and room that The Holladay House cannot re-book. The Holladay House will make every effort to re-book the room so the customer can avoid this charge. If The Holladay House must discount the room(s) to book them, then the customer who cancelled will have to pay the difference. Events, special weekends and holidays may require a 30-day cancellation policy. No shows will be charged the full amount of their reservation.


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Area Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Biking
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Galleries
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Historic Sites
  • Horseback Riding
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Museums
  • National/State Parks
  • Theater
  • Unique Shopping
  • Wineries

Food Service

  • Accommodates Special Diets
  • Coffee/Tea available 24-hours
  • Early Morning Coffee/Tea
  • Evening/Afternoon Dessert
  • FLOSS (Fresh, Local, Organic, Seasonal, & Sustainable)
  • Full Breakfast
  • Gluten Free
  • Low Glycemic Food
  • Picnic Lunches/Extra $

Geographic Setting

  • Mountains
  • Rural
  • Small Town
  • Village

Inn Amenities

  • Common Fireplace
  • Comp. Beverages
  • Comp. Light Refreshments
  • Corporate Rates
  • First Floor Rooms
  • Green Friendly
  • Internet Access
  • Limited Handicap Access
  • Massages on Site
  • National Historic Register
  • Off Street Parking
  • Outdoor Guest Areas
  • Spa Services on Site
  • WiFi Throughout

Inn Policies

  • Alcoholic Beverages Available
  • Alcoholic Beverages Permitted
  • Cash Accepted
  • Checks Accepted
  • Children/Inquire
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Pets Not Permitted
  • Smoking Not Permitted
  • Traveler's Checks Accepted

Minimum Stay Required

  • Holidays
  • Peak Season Weekends
  • Special Events

Room Amenities

  • AC/Room
  • Air Jet Tub
  • Bathrobes
  • CD Player
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Crib Available
  • DVD or VCR
  • Extra Bed Avail.
  • Fireplace/Decorative
  • Fireplace/Electric
  • Fireplace/Gas
  • Hair Dryer
  • iPhone/iPod Docking Stations
  • Iron/Ironing Board Avail.
  • King Bed
  • Luxury Linens
  • Movie Library
  • Private Bath
  • Private Deck
  • Queen Bed
  • Shower
  • Television
  • Whirlpool
  • Wi-Fi

Well Suited For

  • B&Bs for VETS - Veterans Day
  • Business Travel
  • Elopements
  • Family Travel
  • Gay Friendly
  • Group Events
  • Honeymoons
  • Meetings
  • Romantic Escape
  • Single Traveler
  • Vacation Getaway
  • Weddings