Pamlico House Bed and Breakfast

400 East Main Street, Washington, North Carolina 27889
Innkeeper(s): Virginia Finnerty
  • Introduction

    Pamlico House Bed & Breakfast - Washington, North CarolinaA quintessential bed & breakfast, the Pamlico House offers a choice of six luxury guest rooms with private baths, and all the added amenities associated with the world’s finest boutique hotels. There are spacious common areas for conversation, reading or quiet relaxation — including a parlor, formal dining room, large wrap-around porch and garden.

    The Pamlico House is conveniently located in the heart of Washington's Historic District, just a short stroll from the picturesque waterfront and docks.



    The Innkeeper, Virginia Finnerty, a native of Honduras, Central America, came to US for college and has since lived in eight states. She's been an elementary education teacher, an executive assistant and a stay at home mom. She's worked in human resources, retail sales, real estate, catering, and meeting & event planning. And now, she's fulfilling her twenty-year dream of being a bed and breakfast innkeeper.

  • What Makes The Pamlico House Special?

    •  Free wireless internet

    •  Private baths

    •  Luxurious bathrobes, slippers & all natural toiletries

    •  Complimentary coffee/tea & soft drinks 

    •  Extra pillows & blankets

    •  Hair dryer

    •  Iron and ironing boards

    •  Refrigerator

    •  Large screen cable TV in parlor

    •  Free local calls

    •  Off street parking

    •  Projector & screen 

    •  Packed picnic lunches, light evening snacks and gourmet catered dinners available by arrangement

    •  Spa services upon request

    •  Part of historic walking tour

    •  Landscaped grounds

    •  Two ground floor rooms

    •  A pet friendly room 


  • Insider's Info

    Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Virginia Finnerty for sharing her own secrets with!
    Why do most travelers stay at your inn?

    People stay with us for a wide variety of reasons; traveling through, exploring the area for retirement, work, local special events, special events nearby and special occasions like weddings, birthdays, funerals, etc.

    What are you best known for?

    My hospitality.

    What makes your inn unique?

    The architectural design makes us unique.

    What do you love most about your inn?

    I love the architectural design and location.

    If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?

    The relaxing, laid back lifestyle.

    What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?

    That it’s better than they expected.

    What’s the best kept secret about the area?

    That there’s a lot to do in the area, kayaking, sailing, cycling, fishing, hunting, shopping, dining as well as frequent special events throughout the year.

    If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?

    See above answer.

    Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?

    The waterfront and the Historic District is within walking distance.

    What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?

    It depends what I’m in the mood to eat and what the occasion is. There are seven different restaurants within walking distance and I frequent all of them.

    Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?

    My website has links to all of them;

    How many rooms does your inn have?

    We have six rooms.

    Do you accept pets?

    I have one pet friendly room, the NOLA and information for a local pet “resort”.


  • Weddings



    If you've always dreamed of your wedding in a home setting, the Pamlico House is the perfect venue. There are spacious common areas — including a parlor, family room, formal dining room, large wrap-around porch and garden. Enough room for you to have the ceremony & reception in the gardens, indoors or a combination of both. The photographer is Mark Collie of Quiver Tree Photography

    Start your life together stress-free just surrounded by your friends and loved ones. We will handle the details so you can enjoy your special day.


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