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Port Severn, Canada
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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This b&b was all that was advertised. I beautiful setting in the quiet mountains. The service was above and beyond. The amenities were fantastic. I have traveled in the US and Europe and this is by far the best b&b I have stayed at bar none.

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Pasadena, Maryland
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent service! Crista was a pleasure and quite the cook! She made an amazing breakfast each morning that was good enough to be served at a 5 star restaurant! The view from our room was beyond beautiful. Overall, I have nothing bad to say about our stay.

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mtninnlady, Owner at Once Upon a Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you, Sarah, for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. I wish you both much success, Christa More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed 3 nights in the Sleeping Beauty suite. Beautiful home and beautiful, comfortable room with a gorgeous view! The one thing that made this stay so awesome is Christa. Christa is very nice, friendly, and knowledgeable of places to hike, visit, shop, and eat in the area. She made delicious breakfasts (I am a picky eater... More 

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mtninnlady, Owner at Once Upon a Mountain, responded to this review

Great review from great guests!! Thanks, Christa More 

Pasadena, Maryland
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed in the Sleeping Beauty room and it was amazing. There is no better view of the Blue Ridge Mountains in all of Luray!!! The innkeeper, Christa, is wonderful. Very knowledgeable about the area, and made delicious breakfast.

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mtninnlady, Owner at Once Upon a Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you so much - when are you coming back? Happy Holidays, Christa More 

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4 reviews
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

I have to say that Christa, the owner, could not be any sweeter or more accommodating. I rode my motorcycle out here from the DC area and somehow missed the fact that I'd be riding up an unlit, unpaved, gravel/dirt mountain rode for the final couple miles to the property. We got in around 5:30 and hadn't eaten dinner. I... More 

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McLean, Virginia
1 review
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We had a wonderful stay in the Queen's Suite. The inn was beautiful and very peaceful. Christa was delightful and had lots of great recommendations for hiking and food. I looked forward to my morning hot chocolate, which was left by the door at 7:30 am, as well as the breakfast and conversation around the table. The only reason for... More 

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mtninnlady, Owner at Once Upon a Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I'm sorry that the firmness of the bed disturbed your sleep - some guests actually ask for a firm mattress. There are pillow top mattresses in the other rooms to choose for your return visit. Thanks, Christa More 

Takoma Park, Maryland
2 reviews
Reviewed 28 October 2016

This was a special treat to celebrate our tenth wedding anniversary. We have visited Luray many times -- my parents used to live there and I fell in love with Luray, the mountains around it, and the people. Our hostess at Once Upon a Mountain was delightful, provided delicious breakfasts, and told us about what was happening in town and... More 

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Falls Church, VA
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

Fall in the Blue Ridge! What could be more beautiful than this? It's a sunny day and rhe leaves are at their peak. We just came back from a drive along the Blue Ridge Parkway, stopping at every viewpoint to both the right and left to see the sun on the mountains and the mist in the valleys below. Now... More 

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mtninnlady, Owner at Once Upon a Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you for this lovely review - return guests are like visiting family members, Christa More 

Richmond
1 review
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Amazing and great, knowledgeable host!! Christa was the best host, she made 2 amazing breakfasts and had coffee at the door by 7:30, it was all fantastic. Her view was breathtaking and we LOVED being about to build a fire and have smores right outside our door!

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Thank you for writing such a lovely review - I hope you'll return, Christa More 

Hurst, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Great location. Wake up and drink coffee looking at the Blue Ridge Mts. Christa was wonderful. Great conversation and excellent recommendations on what to do and where to eat. Would definitely return.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come and experience the magic, serenity, and peace of one of Shenandoah Valley's most unique and stylish log house bed and breakfast accommodations. Once Upon a Mountain is luxury without pretension; service without intrusion; and a location offering amenities amidst solitude. Come and enjoy the fairytale magic! Wir sprechen auch deutsch. ... more   less 

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Address: 974 Cross Mountain Road, Luray, VA 22835
Region: United States > Virginia > Luray
Number of rooms: 3
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“There are 3 suites off the main living room/kitchen, all beautiful.”
 of 5 bubbles merryjunque, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We've stayed in two of the rooms and both were comfortable and well-appointed.”
 of 5 bubbles stoupagr, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Sleeping Beauty - very comfortable room. ”
 of 5 bubbles EnjoyingLifeTogether, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are ideal...we had the room called Princess in a Pea and loved it.”
 of 5 bubbles nherman2016, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The queen suite”
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