hollymead house

Set on two peaceful acres in beautiful Albemarle County, Virginia, historic Hollymead House offers 6 well-appointed guestrooms all with private en-suite bathrooms. A healthy Continental Breakfast with homemade biscuits is included in your stay. The inn occupies a meticulously restored federal farmhouse dating back to 1780 and provides a sense of history with the updated, modern comforts you expect. Hollymead House is owned and operated by its on-site Innkeepers, UVa Alumna Pam and her husband William.

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We are pleased to offer 6 guest rooms, carefully renovated with custom details, and featuring authentic antiques, premium linens, fluffy cotton towels, Boca Terry robes, Swiss bath toiletries and an en-suite private bathroom. Decorated with comfortable chairs, a dresser for clothes, cozy duvets, extra pillows and blankets for a feeling of comfort and luxury.

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Choose from our carefully curated local selections to elevate your stay for in-room arrival or daytime experiences. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion with flowers, wine or chocolates or just want an awesome day visiting the best vineyards or soaring in a balloon over beautiful central Virginia, we’ve got you covered.



One of central Virginia’s oldest buildings, dating back to 1780, Hollymead House was once a 300 acre working farm. What started as a home for Hessian soldiers captured during the Revolutionary War went on to become a private residence of a long-time University of Virginia Dean, B.F.D. “Dee” Runk. Today, the Inn provides casual elegance with six guest rooms - four named for previous farm owners - the other two, Holly and Boxwood, a nod to its namesake and that which surround the property, respectively.

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Check-in: 3pm Check-out: 11am. Not suitable for children under 13. No cigarette or cigar smoking is allowed. No pets (sorry, but we otherwise love our furry friends!) A one night stay includes a $35 cleaning fee.

cancellation policy

Cancellations MUST be made via telephone at least 14 days in advance, prior to arrival. Otherwise, you are responsible for the cost of the entire stay.  If we are able to rebook the room, you will be refunded less a $30 processing fee. Travel Protection is available to avoid unexpected cancellations due to unforseen medical situations.

group cancellation policy

For groups who book the entire Guest House, the cancellation period will be adjusted to 4 weeks prior to arrival. Same restrictions as above.

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Reservations for 2024* reservations can be made directly on our website. The Guest Cottage can be reserved in its entirety or by individual rooms. A 50% deposit is required upon making the reservation. No cancellations. Travel Protection is highly recommended and offered at end of the reservation process.  Two night minimum. #GoHoos

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