The Ashby Inn & Restaurant

Select Registry Member Since 1988

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The Ashby Inn & Restaurant

Select Registry Member Since 1988

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The Basics

The Ashby Inn & Restaurant exists as a tenant to history while offering a place for guests to dine and lodge. Located one hour west of Washington, DC, and situated at the intersection of routes fifty and seventeen in the charming village of Paris, the inn includes ten guest accommodations on three acres of landscaped grounds that provide a view of Paris Mountain, Ashby Gap, and Sky Meadows State Park. The restaurant prepares breakfast daily for all inn guests and is open for dinner Wednesday through Sunday. The Ashby serves as a pastoral setting for weddings, special events, and company retreats.

Things We Love

living room

The inn and restaurant dining areas feature local art throughout, most of which is on display for sale to support our local artists in the region

outdoor breakfast

The restaurant is well known for obtaining locally grown and freshly sourced ingredients, which are sourced from our seasonal Ashby garden- offering a true garden to your table dining experience

breakfast spread

Our pastry Chef makes homemade croissants, biscuits, and jam served daily and exclusively for our guests

At A Glance

  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Free On-site Parking
  • Adult Only
  • Pub, Tavern or Bar Onsite
  • Fireplaces in Some Guestrooms
  • Private Entrances - Some Rooms
  • Weddings & Events Available

Best For

  • Culinary Experiences/Regional Cuisine
  • History & Heritage
  • Wine/Vineyard Destination

In The Know

Here are a few things you can't miss when you visit...

  • Travel to Middleburg and visit Mt. Defiance and taste their award-winning ciders and spirits
  • When venturing out to Upperville for the day, try the "BWK Wagyu burger" at Bluewater Kitchen
  • Enjoy your time in Virginia's Wine Country! Don't miss out on the RdV Experience, which includes a tour of the Winery, Vineyard, and the granite caves
  • Check out the State Arboretum walking tours which strolling the grounds and learning about the history and collections


The Ashby Inn & Restaurant is a Northern Virginia Bed and Breakfast located in the quiet village of Paris, Virginia. Just one hour west of Washington, DC, the inn is at the very center of our country's dynamic first century. From George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette to Stonewall Jackson and John Mosby, the village has played an integral part in the lives of those who shaped America.

The inn's guest rooms vary in size and decor. Each is furnished with 19th-century pieces, including four-poster beds, hand-painted wardrobes, quilts, oriental rugs and blanket chests. Four rooms have wood burning fireplaces. Outside the inn, you will find Adirondack chairs, long manicured lawns lined with beautiful perennial flower beds and the Inn's vegetable and cutting gardens.  Our B&B is consistently rated as of the the best B&B's in Virginia.


Inn Amenities: Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, LGBT Friendly, Green Environmentally Friendly, Restaurant On Site, Wine/Spirits Available, Pub/Tavern Site

Food & Wine

Our restaurant is fully committed to supporting the farmers and artisans that live and work in this region. Our menus represent the freshest, seasonal products that can be sourced locally from sustainable operations. The offerings will change daily in concert with what our local farmers and nature provide. Our pledge to you is to provide a quality dining experience founded on food and drink from sources we know and trust.

Meals Offered: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Restaurant on Premises: Open to the public

Special Diets Accommodated: Yes

Breakfast: Complimentary

Breakfast Service: Continental

Breakfast Seating: Individual Tables, Set Times

Alcohol Permits: Beer, Wine, Spirits

Dining Amenities: Complimentary Early Coffee Tea, Evening Cocktails, Picnics Available

Rooms & Suites

The Ashby Inn & Restaurant has ten guest rooms, with six located in the Main Inn and four suites in the School House. Each room has a private bathroom and a view of the Blue Ridge Mountains. In the morning join us for a full farm-fare breakfast, offered in three seating's 8:30, 9:00, or 9:30.

Accommodations: Efficiency, Suites

# of Rooms: 10

Beds: Queen, King

Handicap Accessible: Limited

Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Alarm Clocks, Antique Furnishing, Bathrobes, Fireplace, Hair Dryer, Ironing Boards, Private Deck, Refrigerator, Rollaway Available, Telephones

For information on ADA accessibility for the facility or its rooms, please contact the property directly.

Guest Services

Our Main House Library offers board games such as Scrabble, Clue, Monoply, Chess, Checkers, and Dominoes. Feel free to enjoy them in the comfort of the library, or they may be taken back to your room.

Internet Service: Wireless, Complimentary

Front Desk/Security: Business Hours

Corporate Rates: Yes

Inn Amenities: Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, LGBT Friendly, Green Environmentally Friendly, Restaurant On Site, Wine/Spirits Available, Pub/Tavern Site


Check-In: 9:00am-4:00pm/Check-Out: 11:00 a.m.

Deposit: A deposit in the amount of the first night’s stay plus applicable taxes is taken for all reservations upon booking.

Breakfast: 8:30am-10:30am

Cancellation: We require 7 days notice for any changes/cancellations made to your reservation. Should you cancel 7 days or more prior to your reservation, your deposit will be refunded minus a $25 cancellation fee. Cancellation within 7 days will result in a forfeit of the deposit. No-show reservations or early departures will be charged the amount of the stay in full.

Children: Children 12 years of age and older are welcome in the Inn.

Pets: Pets are not allowed as overnight guests unless the pet is a service animal.

Smoking: Smoking is not permitted in any public area or guest room but is allowed on balconies and the terrace only when food service is not happening.

View our policy page for additional details & policies.

Pet-Friendly: No

Innkeeper's Pets: No Pets

Smoking Policy: Outside Only

Family Friendly: Over 12

Weddings & Events

The Ashby Inn & Restaurant provides an idyllic setting for couples who wish to acknowledge their commitment to one another with friends and family amidst the resplendent natural beauty of the grounds. Drawing inspiration from our surroundings, weddings at The Ashby center on creating a relaxed, convivial atmosphere and feature premium food and drink sourced from our artisan neighbors. Since no two couples are alike, no two weddings will be either. Recognizing this, each wedding is tailored to the particular wishes of that couple. The staff of The Ashby will guide you through each phase of the planning process and will ensure that your day is truly worthy of a memory that will last a lifetime.

For more information on rates and sample menus, please contact the property directly at 540-592-3900 or [email protected].

Wedding/Events Capacity: 50-99

Events Supported: Private Parties, Ceremony, Receptions, Rehearsal Dinner, Bridal Luncheon, Elopement

Wedding Services & Amenities: Wedding Planner, Caterer, Florist

Wedding/Reception/Event Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor

Reception Seating: 100

Banquet Seating: 100

Max Capacity Outdoor: 100

Business Travel & Events

The Ashby Inn & Restaurant made its reputation on romance with its wonderful food, historic guest rooms, and stunning setting.We offer a place where a tight-knit group can gather around a fire or spread out on our sunny terrace – an informal place to better concentrate on the business at hand. Whether your event is a wedding, a baby shower, or a corporate meeting, the Ashby Inn, being only an hour and fifteen minutes from Washington DC, makes an easy getaway.

# of Meeting Rooms: 5

Meeting Types: Business Meeting, Retreats, Social

Meeting Amenities: Onsite Catering

Meeting Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor

Business Travel & Event Max Capacity: 50

Max Capacity Theater: 150

Max Capacity Boardroom: 20

Max Capacity Classroom: 20

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