1890 Caroline House

Select Registry Member Since 2016

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1890 Caroline House

Select Registry Member Since 2016

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The Basics

Only a block from the train station on the main street, the 1890 Caroline House is located in the middle of historic Fredericksburg, Virginia! This Victorian-esque home was built in 1890 and has since been refurbished to its original grandeur.

Things We Love

1890 Exterior

We have a great location in historic downtown Fredericksburg

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Our breakfast is homemade daily

1890 Bedroom

Our staff is very friendly and makes each stay memorable and unique

At A Glance

  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Pet-Friendly Rooms Available
  • Free On-site Parking
  • Concierge Services
  • Family Friendly
  • Wine/Spirts Available Onsite
  • Fireplace or Firepit Onsite
  • Weddings & Events Available

Best For

  • City Center Adventures
  • History & Heritage
  • Wedding/Special Occasion/Celebration

In The Know

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

  • Visit Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park
  • Take a trolley tour or carriage tour of downtown Fredericksburg
  • Exploring all the shops and restaurants in downtown Fredericksburg is a must
  • Everyone has to visit Goolrick’s Pharmacy, they have the oldest running soda fountain in the nation


This historic gem, the 1890 Caroline House offers you all of the modern comfort and amenities just steps from where major Civil War events took place.  We are ranked as one of the best B&B's in Virginia and our TripAdvisor reviews prove it!

With only two rooms and one suite, the 1890 Caroline House exudes romantic charm in an intimate atmosphere! It's the perfect getaway for couples and newlyweds who'd like to learn more about the nation's past. Tour the Civil War battlefields, go antique shopping, or spend the day at a nearby winery!


Inn Amenities: Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, LGBT Friendly, Wine/Spirits Available, Concierge Services

Food & Wine

When you stay at the 1890 Caroline House, each morning you'll wake up to a delicious breakfast of fresh baked bread, seasonal fruits, juice, and a sweet or savory main course served with a breakfast meat! If you're looking for lunch and dinner, there are a number of restaurants located within a couple blocks of the inn.

Meals Offered: Breakfast

Special Diets Accommodated: Yes

Breakfast: Complimentary

Breakfast Service: Continental, Full

Breakfast Seating: Set Times

Alcohol Permits: Wine, Spirits

Dining Amenities: Complimentary Beverages, Complimentary Afternoon Tea/Refreshments, Complimentary Snacks, Complimentary Early Coffee Tea

Rooms & Suites

The 1890 Caroline House offers two rooms and one suite, all with antique furnishings, luxurious linens, and oriental rugs. Each room also has a private, luxurious bath. Our suite, the William Riley Suite, has its own private entrance and is handicap accessible. Guests can park for free at our sister facility the Richard Johnston Inn.

Accommodations: Suites

# of Rooms: 3

Beds: Double, Queen, King

Room Entertainment: DVD Blu-Ray Players

Handicap Accessible: Limited

Room Amenities: Alarm Clocks, Antique Furnishing, Bathrobes, Fireplace, Hair Dryer, Ironing Boards, Whirlpool or Jacuzzi

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

Guest Services

Internet Service: Wireless, Complimentary

Front Desk/Security: Business Hours

Corporate Rates: Yes

Inn Amenities: Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, LGBT Friendly, Wine/Spirits Available, Concierge Services


Pet-Friendly: Limited

Smoking Policy: Smoke Free

Family Friendly: Over 12

Weddings & Events

The 1890 Caroline House is the perfect place to host your intimate elopement! This Victorian bed and breakfast offers newlyweds a 2-night stay in its lavish suite, the William Riley, cake for two, bottle of champagne, and more.

Wedding/Events Capacity: 1-19

Events Supported: Ceremony, Elopement

Wedding/Reception/Event Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor

Business Travel & Events

Meeting Types: Social

Meeting Amenities: Onsite Catering

Meeting Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor

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