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

I cannot imagine how anyone would ever rate Hope and Glory any less than 5+ stars. From the minute we arrived and until the minute we left, we received 100%+ attention and exemplary service. Thank you so much to Peggy and Dudley for making us feel like friends immediately upon arrival. Not to outshine the perfection of the Patteson's and their staff, the Inn itself is a star. Beautiful...See More

- Vicki Weber

An overdue review for a wonderful weekend we spent celebrating our wedding anniversary. Peggy, Dudley, Heather and Chef and their amazing hospitality made it a trip to remember. We enjoyed a cruise with Dudley with two other couples and spent a few hours enjoying wine and oysters while playing cribbage on the patio near the micro vineyard. The gourmet breakfasts that were delivered with a smile were fantastic, and...See More

- Brooke Pearson

If you are looking for romantic weekend get away or just a girls trip, the Hope and Glory Inn is the perfect place to stay. From the moment we clicked submit for the reservation we were treated like family. The owners Peggy and Dudley, the and their staff are simply put....amazing. The property is an historic school house where they aptly named the bar -- Detention and the interior...See More

- Karen Carlos

We spent the 4th of July in the vibrant little town of Irvington, VA at the incomparably comfortable Hope & Glory Inn. Peggy and Dudley Patteson truly know how to make guests feel welcome in their lovingly restored, schoolhouse-turned-into charming inn. The decor is cottage chic, with eclectic and interesting furnishings, art and accessories. Breakfasts are served in room and are so tasty and creative! Fun place to visit...See More

- Eric Johnson

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

Location Type: Coastal, Small Town/Village