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Garfield Guest House - Hawksbill Suite

Bedrooms 1
Space 2 sq. ft.
Property type guest house
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

A Gem in the Heart of Historic Luray

Garfield Guest House is located in the heart of historic district of downtown Luray, Virginia. The hundred year old Victorian is the perfect vacation retreat or weekend getaway. Our beautiful Guest House is divided into two fully furnished one bedroom suites, each well appointed suite offers private full sized eat in kitchens with all major appliances, spacious living rooms, relaxing spa baths and private key coded entrances for your safety and convenience.

Stroll to area restaurants, shops or the local farmer's market. Relax on the porch and enjoy a nice meal, or venture to one of the many local attractions of the town. Enjoy restaurants, shops, art galleries, concert venues, locals theaters, The Performing Arts Center, and the Hawksbill Greenway trail all in walking distance.

Visitors will find plenty to do such as hiking in the Shenandoah National Park, fishing, rafting or canoeing on the Shenandoah River, horseback riding, and travelling through 150 acres of beautiful mountain views of Skyline Drive, or experiencing the underground world of the famous Luray Caverns. For that special golfer in mind, we have a beautiful course only 10 minutes away to take in a quick 9 or 18 holes. Don't forget to visit our local wineries and taste the best of what Virginia's wine country has to offer. Garfield Guest House has the perfect location to all that Shenandoah has to offer. The best part is at the end of a great day come back to a great place to relax with that special person.

The following amenities are also provided for your convenience:

Sanijet Spa Bath tubs for complete hygienic spa experience

Dish Satellite TV with premium channels

2.4 and 5g High Speed Wireless Internet Service

Beautiful Electric Fireplaces

Alarm Clock


Iron & Ironing Board

Motion activated security cameras in public areas and parking lot

Complimentary Coffee, Teas & Snacks

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 24, 2018

About The Owner

Larry, a native Washingtonian grew up in the Maryland suburbs and worked for many top organizations including years at Marriott executive headquarters. The hospitality business came natural to me. I took the leap to go back to Culinary School, and wanted to put my skills to work in a business that was fitting to my personality. Since moving to Luray I have been working with many of the top Inns, Bed and Breakfast, and Spas in Little Washington and Luray, Virginia.

Janine, a world traveler and a native New Zealander came to the Washington area over 15 years ago. She works in a top law firm in Washington, and spends her weekends in the Shenandoah. Always up for the adventure of travel and her love of great wines is a wealth of information on both in the Shenandoah and around the world.

The Owner purchased this guest house in 2007

Why The Owner chose Luray

This little house in the heart of Luray had so many redeeming qualities, and we just loved it. The house was centrally located to everything in the area. We loved cabins, but found them a little too isolated. We wanted to find things to do after a day at the vineyards, in the mountains or on the river. It was perfect for having a great evening out at one of the local restaurants or events and could easily walk back being just minutes away. The house offered a perfect mix of country and town. Our goal was to bring amenities to the house that we sorely wanted while we were traveling. A place to relax, a place to enjoy with friends, and a place we could enjoy together. We hope that you will find that here and that you will love it too.


Luray Guest House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • guest house
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing


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(38 traveler reviews)

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Garfield Guest House - Hawksbill Suite
average rating of 4.9736843 based on 38 reviews

Perfect for a quiet weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5

Felt like we were staying at a private little inn. The owners had several great recommendations for the area. The king bed was very comfortable and the whole unit was beautiful. We would absolutely stay again!

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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So relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

This place was just what I was looking for, a quiet getaway over a long weekend. The "fainting couch" by the sunny window in the bedroom made for a lovely place to read on a snowy day. The bathtub and robes provided were fantastic! Everything was better than expected.

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent stay!

  • 5 of 5

Felt right at home! Larry was a wonderful host with an equally wonderful property.

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Everything we needed for a weekend trip.

  • 5 of 5

What a great property, plenty of room for 2 people! The rental was very clean, well appointed, and centrally located. The owners were very accommodating and we appreciated the special touches, like coffee and snacks.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautifully Furnished Apartment Close to Shenandoah National Park

  • 5 of 5

This is an extremely well equipped and beautifully furnished apartment close to the Shenandoah National Park within the very pleasant town of Luray.

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great stay in a beautiful unit!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at the Garfield Guest House. Larry knows the area really well and was able to provide great advice on local activities and restaurants. The unit itself was clean, updated, and very comfortable. Luray was a great gateway into Shanendoah National Park - would definitely stay again!

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Luray Caverns Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Many Options
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Luray Golf Course
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Luray Train Station
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Interstates 340 and 211
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Many restaurants in walking distance
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Massanutten Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Lake Arrowhead Beach
Car: recommended

Amazing vineyards 15 to 30 minutes away with great views and music. Many great activities in Shenandoah National Park to take advantage of year round. Short day trips to many great historical locations all in 15 minutes to an hour drive. Whatever your pleasure we are here to help you make the most of your stay. If you are looking for adventures that are off the beaten path we can help point you in the right direction. Top culinary destinations only 30 minutes from our doorstep. Please don't hesitate to reach out to us to guide you on your way in the Shenandoah.

Larry and Janine Merrigan


Garfield Guest House


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 10.3%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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