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The Virginian Hotel

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404 Lincoln Highway, Medicine Bow, WY 82329
+1 307-379-2377
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

I called and made a reservation a week in advance and was told to call in the morning for payment. I called this morning and was told she was too busy and to call later. An hour ago I called back and was told the the room I reserved was given away. When I asked for a manager I was... More 

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Berea, Kentucky
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95 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

The room got dark when the lights were turned off, that is the best thing about my room. The sheets were clean, the towels were washed (but were stained with oil one day). We stayed in the "park in front" section of the hotel,

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Thank Mitch H
Fort Worth, Texas
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch because nothing else available for many miles. It's an historic old place that you can poke around in at your leisure. That is the only saving grace about the place. We had ham sandwiches that you could slap together at home for about 35 cents. They weren't bad but they were grossly over priced. The cafe... More 

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Georgetown, Texas
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22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

The Virginian Hotel is where the book "The Virginian" byOwen Wister was written. The hotel contains a small "cowboy bar" which is interesting but the jewel is the dinning room--place set as it was back in the later 1800's to early 1900's with original place settings and is just fantastic. Suggest you ask to visit the rooms upstairs as they... More 

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Thank Don C
Utah
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108 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016

We were skeptical about stopping at the only restaurant around for miles and miles, but pleasantly surprised to find that the food was delicious, the prices and service were good, and the portions were generous. Also, it was an interesting historical spot with much character.

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49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I got a room and my review will not be goo, so I am doing a separate one on the restaurant/bar. A couple had sandwiches when I can in so I wanted to try one after getting a room. Everyone was friendly and some were employees now working that day.. I ordered a Club sandwich and a drink, the lady... More 

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Thank Miwok6
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
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98 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2016

We stopped in here for a meal and found the fare was not fancy but was good. The bar and restaurant are little museums in themselves, with a dining room and parlor that look like they have not changed a bit since 1895. No comment on the hotel accommodations as we didn't spend the night.

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Thank Walter E
New Mexico
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167 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2015

I love funky old hotels listed on the National Register of Historic Places. They are my sine qua non and the Virginian certainly fits the bill, it's name taken from Owen Wister's novel. More to the point, its the only game in Medicine Bow, which perhaps explains certain things about the place. First, it's directly across the road from a... More 

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Colorado Springs, CO
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111 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2015

There is a reason TripAdvisor reviews are so varied – with “Poor” or “Terrible” for some folks while “Very Good” or “Excellent” for others. It all depends on YOU. Are you adventuresome? Interested in western history? Did you love the TV program or the book “The Virginian”? Willing to try some place different? Or, do you look for a certain... More 

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eastleigh
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41 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2015

We have just spent a night at The Virginian and wished we could of stayed another night. The hotel is like a museum, the rooms are like they were in the 1800's. The food was good, especially the breakfast omelette, the staff are amazing, so much fun and will tell you all about the hotel. The train goes by and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 404 Lincoln Highway, Medicine Bow, WY 82329
  • Location: United States  >  Wyoming (WY)  >  Medicine Bow
  • Phone Number: +1 307-379-2377
  • This restaurant is at Virginian Hotel

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