Hope and Glory Inn and Vineyard

Iconic Coastal Virginia Boutique Hotel with Micro-Vineyard, Chef and Fine Dining, Pool, and Boat


Iconic Coastal Virginia Boutique Hotel with Micro-Vineyard, Chef and Fine Dining, Pool, and Boat

The Hope & Glory Inn
The Hope & Glory Inn & Vineyard exterior





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The Basics


This romantic boutique hotel was once an elite boarding school in 1890, and it has since graduated into a stylish hotel in Irvington within Virginia's Northern Neck peninsula. Come for the luxurious accommodations and stay for the unparalleled experiences that you can't find anywhere else. Enjoy a variety of shabby-chic rooms and cottages, a dog-friendly micro-vineyard, a top-rated restaurant, scenic boat cruises, and so much more at this one-of-a-kind Virginia winery resort.

At a Glance

  • Free WiFi
  • Adult Only
  • Fireplaces
  • Weddings/Events
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Culinary Experiences
  • Romantic Getaway
  • Wine/Vineyard

In the Know

  • "Have you ever taken a bath outside with trees, birdsong and bay breezes?" Experience the outdoor garden bath!

  • Indulge in a magical fine dining experience presented by Chef Meseret Crockett at The Colonnade.

  • Explore the Town of Irvington, referred to by Southern Living Magazine as "Mayberry Meets Manhattan".

  • Partake in a perfect pairing of Merroir and Terroir at Dog & Oyster Micro-Vineyard & Oyster Bar.

Stay for the Story

Housed in a meticulously restored 19th-century schoolhouse, this enchanting inn showcases the coastal flavors of Virginia in the local oysters served on-site and the wine produced in the region at the micro vineyard.

Sip & Savor

Here are a few things to sip & savor when you visit…

Discover "The Best Chesapeake Bay Hotel" Restaurant in 2022 "For Foodies", according to TripSavvy, with a fine dining experience at The Colonnade.

The Dog and Oyster Micro-Vineyard and Oyster Bar

Spend the evening in Detention, the onsite "Hemingway-like" bar for hotel guests.

See & Do

Here are a few things to see & do when you visit…

Take a captivating cruise of Carters Creek & the Rappahannock River aboard The Hope & Glory's down east boat, "True Love".

Explore tidal wetlands, undeveloped beaches, dunes, and upland forests at Hughlett Preserve

Travel along the Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail - start at Dog and Oyster

Guest Reviews

Prepare to have your mind blown when you walk in the door!! If the perfectly appointed main lobby and personalized rooms did not win you over then surely the individual cottages and the picturesque gardens outback will let you know you landed in a small piece of paradise. The creators and curators of this wonderland winery-bed-and-breakfast are Peggy and Dudley, who will treat you like old friends with every...See More

- carlton stadler

We were looking for a weekend away. This is a great place. The owners are on-site and very friendly. Service was the watchword throughout the visit with the owners and staff very attentive and hands on. The rooms are rustic chic. Comfortable with nice amenities. Several small, but excellent restaurants within walking distance. The Inn has an exceptional reservation only restaurant. I will post a review separately. We found...See More

- Hurley Bogardus

What an incredible experience! Expect to be coddled like you're the most important guest. And then the food... enjoy a culinary experience like nothing you've experienced... especially in a tiny out of the way location. I'll be going back again and again and again!! The chef is fabulous beyond words. Treat yoursel!!

- robin delloro

Hope and Glory is a great spot on the Northern Neck. The owners and staff are fully engaged, attentive and delightfully hospitable. The place is as quaint as it gets. Special thanks to Messeret, who stayed up late keeping us company for nightcap in Detention (cute on premise bar). Thank you!

- K Sully

My wife Debbie and I spent two blissful nights at the charming and historic Hope and Glory Inn. The proprietors Peggy and Dudley were amazingly personable and attentive. Even though we visited in the dead of the offseason, we felt like VIPs enjoying the cozy cottage with a toasty fireplace and quaint furnishings—side note the king sized bed and accompanying bedding may have been the most comfortable we’ve ever...See More

- Tom Reddy

Rooms & Suites

# of Rooms: 12

Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Bathrobes, Hair Dryer, Alarm Clocks, Antique Furnishings

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


Smoking Policy: Smoke free

Family Friendly: No

Food & Wine

Meals Offered: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch

Special Diets Accommodated: Yes

Restaurant on Premises: Open to the Public

Dining Amenities: Evening Cocktails, Special Diets Accommodated

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Guest Services

Internet Service: Wireless

Front Desk/Security: Business Hours, Onsite

Corporate Rates: Yes

Inn Amenities: Business Center, Cabins/Cottages Available, Concierge Services, Free Onsite Parking, Full House Rental Available, Gardens on Property, LGBTQI+ Friendly, Meeting Space Available, Restaurant On Site, Spa Service, Swimming Pool, Weddings & Events Available, Wine/Spirits Available

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Weddings & Celebrations

Wedding/Reception/Event Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor

Events Supported: Private Parties, Ceremonies

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Business Travel & Meetings

Meeting Types: Business Meetings, Retreats

Meeting Facilities: Yes

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Location Type: Coastal, Small Town/Village