Relax, refresh, and renew in a modern Blue Ridge Mountain retreat overlooking the Shenandoah Valley in Central Virginia. Experience the reasons our guests voted the Iris Inn, BEST OF THE MID-ATLANTIC on BedandBreakfast.com.
The Iris Inn is a vacation destination with convenient access to wine touring, outdoor recreation, World Historic Sites, phenomenal culinary options and enchanting main street venues. Savor Virginia wine and food. Visiting wineries is easy; 35 vineyards are within 30 miles of The Iris Inn. Tour Monticello, home of America’s first winemaker, Thomas Jefferson.
Explore world-famous Skyline Drive. The Iris Inn offers the closest entry point to both the Skyline Drive and the Blue Ridge Parkway with access to 500 miles of hiking trails. Marvel at the plunge of Crabtree Creek at Virginia's highest waterfall, Crabtree Falls.
Enjoy complimentary evening wine tastings. Sample the “bottomless” cookie jar. Check email from the deck overlooking the Shenandoah Valley. [Complimentary Wi-Fi] Celebrate your anniversary with in-room champagne and chocolate-covered strawberries. Schedule a couple’s massage. Shed your cares in a double-person outdoor hot tub.
Awake refreshed to a full breakfast by the crackling fire in the Great Room. Depart The Iris Inn feeling rejuvenated and renewed with delightful memories.
Most Welcoming Bed and Breakfast in the Shenandoah Valley by Virginia Living 2013.
Best of Virginia by Virginia Living 2012.
Readers’ Choice Award Virginia Wine Lovers 2012.
Certificate of Excellence Trip Advisor 2010, 2011, 2012.
Inn Amenities: Free Onsite Parking, Laundry Facility, Limited Spa Service, Tesla/Electric Vehicle Charging Station, Wine/Spirits Available, Concierge Services,
Food & Wine
On a warm, spring morning at The Iris Inn, delight in an elegant bowl of bright red strawberries, waffles with fresh whipped cream, and a plate of crispy bacon. In the heat of summer, indulge in fresh local fruit, an omelet, and French toast. In Autumn you can enjoy Heidi’s popular pumpkin pancakes, scrambled eggs, and Sausage. Finally, to combat the cold of winter, feast hot oatmeal, and Heidi's incredible take on Eggs Benedict. (Don't forget that there's always hot coffee, tea, and hot chocolate available!)
Meals Offered: Breakfast
Restaurant on Premises: No
Special Diets Accomodated: Vegetarian , Vegan , Gluten Free , Yes
Breakfast Service: Full
Breakfast Seating: Individual Tables , Set Times
Pub/Tavern on Premises: No
Alcohol Permits: Beer , Wine
Dining Amenities: Complimentary Beverages , Complimentary Afternoon Tea/Refreshments , Complimentary Snacks , Complimentary Early Coffee Tea , Evening Cocktails , Complimentary Evening Hors d'oeuvres , Complimentary Warm Cookies before bed , Picnics Available
Rooms & Suites
Your king-sized room at The Iris Inn awaits you with all of its elegance, spaciousness, and convenience. From writing desks to mini refrigerators, your room will fulfill all necessities and more. Wake in your personal, king bed, pull back the blackout curtains, and let the Shenandoah Valley sun bid you good morning. Grab a cup of coffee and enjoy your morning shows on the flat-screen TV. Indulge in the chocolate beside your bed. Wrap yourself in a fuzzy bathrobe after taking a nice, hot shower. If you have an iPod, plug it in to the clock on the nightstand, and enjoy your music while you prepare for the day or the wind down in the evenings. From our Blue Ridge Mountain location, you can enjoy a sunset view of the Shenandoah Valley along with the vast mountains in the distance. Walk out from any room at our B&B and enjoy access to the expansive decks that surround the inn. Each room includes wine glasses and a bottle opener.
Accommodations: Cabins, Cottages, Efficiency, Suites
# of Rooms: 16
Room Entertainment: Cable TV, DVD Blu-Ray Players, iPod Docking Statio, Video Library
Safes: In-Room, Front Desk
Handicap Accessible: Full ADA
Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Alarm Clocks, Bathrobes, Fireplace, Full Kitchen, Hair Dryer, Ironing Boards, Laundry Facility, Microwaves, Private Deck, Private Entrance, Refrigerator, Rollaway Available, Turndown Service, Whirlpool or Jacuzzi
Stay in luxury at our accommodations in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Choose from guest rooms in our main inn or lodging in our private, spacious cottages and cabins. Cottage amenities include a fireplace, flat-screen TV, private kitchen, and 2-person shower. The Hawks Nest Cottage features a hot tub on an elevated private deck. The Deep Woods and Garden Path cottages are dog friendly. Our cabins are ideal for extended stays, and cabin amenities include a king-size bed, hot tub, full kitchen, private entrance, and washer & dryer. Children 10-years or older are welcome in the Wildflower Room or Woodland Room in the inn or cottages. Children of any age are permitted to stay in the inn, if the entire B&B is booked by one party. The Duck Room is an ADA handicapped accessible room in the inn. Cabins are reserved for adults only. The Iris Inn is LGBT friendly.
Internet Service: Wireless, Complimentary
Front Desk/Security: OnSite, 24 Hours
Corporate Rates: Yes
Inn Amenities: Free Onsite Parking, Laundry Facility, Limited Spa Service, Tesla/Electric Vehicle Charging Station, Wine/Spirits Available, Concierge Services
Location Type: Small Town/Village, Mountains
The lodging rates at The Iris Inn are based on double occupancy and include a full breakfast for all guests. Special dietary needs are accommodated with 24 hours’ advanced notice. No smoking or vaping is allowed throughout the property. Pet friendly lodging is available for dogs in the Deep Woods Cottage and the Garden Path Cottage for a fee of $30 per day per pet. Children 10-years or older are welcome in the Wildflower Room or Woodland Room in the inn or cottages. Children of any age are permitted to stay in the inn, if the entire B&B is booked by one party. Cabins reserved for adults only. The Iris Inn is available for private parties, small wedding parties, rehearsal dinners, business meetings, and couples’ retreats.
Minimum Stay Required: Holidays, Peak Season
Pet Friendly: Limited
Innkeeper's Pets: Outside Only
Smoking Policy: Smoke Free
Family Friendly: Over 12
Weddings & Events
With an elegantly forested backdrop, The Iris Inn provides the perfectly romantic setting for your small, intimate wedding. Our inn overlooks the Shenandoah Valley, offering a stunning view of the mountains, the sunrise, the sunset, and the night sky. Imagine your ceremony before our Great Room fireplace with light pouring in from the windows overhead. Picture the two of you on the overhanging balcony of the library. Or, if you prefer the great outdoors, envision your wedding illuminated by a colorful Shenandoah Valley sunset. Whether you choose and indoor or outdoor wedding, we promise a beautiful setting with lasting memories. On-site wedding ceremonies are for inn guests only. Additional wedding guests must reserve rooms. Rehearsal dinners may be hosted at the inn, if the entire inn is reserved by the wedding party. Choose between a seated or picnic-style catered, plated dinner.
Wedding/Events Capacity: 20-49
Events Supported: Private Parties, Ceremony, Rehersal Dinner, Bridal Luncheon, Elopment
Wedding Services & Amenities: Officiant, Caterer
Wedding/Reception/Event Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor
Reception Seating: 36
Banquet Seating: 36
Business Travel & Events
Are you weary of the business meetings in the same, dull conference rooms? The Iris Inn is happy to offer you a setting for your business meetings that promises to make them more relaxed and enjoyable. Our Deep Woods Suite can be easily converted into a conference or meeting room that offers a private deck, a spacious restroom, efficiency kitchen, and a quiet, woodland atmosphere. We also provide free wireless Internet, hot coffee, and baked treats that are certain to keep the members of your meeting alert and focused. Additionally, we can also supply a full breakfast, lunch and snacks if desired.
# of Meeting Rooms: 1
Meeting Types: Business Meeting, Retreats, Social
Meeting Amenities: Onsite Catering
Meeting Facilities: Indoor
Business Travel & Event Max Capacity: 36
Total Rooms Sq Footages: 770