The Augustus T. Zevely Inn Bed and Breakfast
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IntroductionThe only lodging in the Old Salem Historic District, the Augustus T. Zevely Inn Bed and Breakfast, on the National Historic Register, has been meticulously and accurately restored to its mid-19th century appearance. Our guests are not just visitors; they are part of a living 18th century restored Moravian town, which maintains the spirit, character and ambiance of its Moravian founders.A Gracious Welcome...The warm and inviting Moravian atmosphere found in Old Salem continues as one enters the Zevely Inn - through the use of Old Salem Collection furniture, fixtures, accessories, tiles, floor coverings, and window treatments. Many rooms have been closely returned to their original appearance or sensitively adapted as guestrooms.
Inside, a corner fireplace, characteristic of Moravian architecture, graces the parlor where in winter, a wood fire burns and complimentary sherry or brandy is served. A formal dining room off the parlor can be used as a private meeting room or by guests who prefer this setting to the parlor.Augustus T. Zevely was a doctor. His office, which had a separate entrance, was across the hall from the parlor. It is now used as a breakfast room where a continental plus breakfast is served during the week and a full breakfast on weekends; fresh fruit, fruit juices, and Moravian baked goods are always offered at breakfast. Complimentary wine and cheese is served in the evening. Off the breakfast room is a wet bar where guests can help themselves to ice, ice water, tea, and coffee. A two-story ell-shaped porch at the rear of the inn offers a relaxing place to end the day in Old Salem.
Awards and Recognition
Rated by AAA, The Mobile Guide & the American Bed and Breakfast Association
Featured on the cover of Country Living Magazine
Featured on Better Homes and Gardens' television program Homes Across America
Featured in Tasteful, Southern Living, The Salem Star and others
Amid the bustle and traffic of modern Winston-Salem, Old Salem remains a green place apart, protected by orchards and farm plots, where the life of an 18th century German-American town goes on uninterrupted. The historic district of Old Salem was designated a "Registered National Historic Landmark in 1966. Within this landmark are unrestored, restored and reconstructed buildings, which, as a whole, portray the authentic architectural representation of the community of Salem between 1766 and 1856.
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