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    The John Penrose Virden House

    217 2nd St, Lewes, DE 19958-1325
    (302) 508-0527
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    Travellers talk about
    “wine and cheese” (11 reviews)
    “front porch” (21 reviews)
    “york cottage” (7 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Family Rooms
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    Reviewed 31 March 2017

    Location: at the end of the main drag in Historic Lewes, and still no traffic or noise on an unseasonably warm spring Saturday. Accommodations: Asked for a little privacy and was given a room with a separate entrance. Fresh fruit when we arrived, chocolates and...More

    Thank Jeffy S
    Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

    This was our first stay at this wonderful B&B and we've already booked a return weekend. Everything was perfect: amazing house, fresh flowers, scrumptious breakfast, afternoon wine and cheese, and evening port and chocolates. Thanks to Ruth and Jim for making us so welcome in...More

    Thank vix515
    Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

    I cannot say enough about our stay this weekend. Ruth and Jim were the best! We needed a quiet weekend away from the kids to celebrate our anniversary but it was so much more! Greeted with wine, fresh flowers and cheese, we were given the...More

    Thank jlpusey04
    Reviewed 29 December 2016

    The Innkeepers, Ruth and Jim, have got it all together. Ruth greeted us at their beautifully appointed B&B's front door with a warm and inviting smile to begin our two-night stay. And it only got better from there. We stayed in the second-floor guest room:...More

    Thank YRMWT
    Reviewed 12 December 2016

    We had a fantastic December birthday celebration in Lewes. Our hosts were Ruth & Jim Edwards @ The John Penrose Virden House. Jim's breakfasts were over the top! Their inn is lovely and impressive in its detail. We'll always remember our visit and the warm...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • US$120 - US$235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 3
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    • United States >
    • Delaware >
    • Lewes
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    • The John Penrose Virden House Lewes, Delaware
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    Room Tips
    "If you want privacy book the York Cottage. Private entrance and removed from the rest of the house."
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    "The entire house was quiet and extremely well-maintained. We stayed in the York Cottage, but I would stay in..."
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    "Top floor room is spacious and well appointed"
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    "We enjoyed our stay in the York Cottage, but had a chance to look at the other rooms. All were lovely and..."
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