Magnolia House Inn
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Welcome to the Magnolia House B&B Inn in the urban waterfront village of Hampton, Virginia. Come to relax, renew and romance in the ambiance of our warm home. Enjoy our hospitality, this historic property, and our unique location on the southeastern tip of the Virginia peninsula on the Chesapeake Bay. Our serene bed & breakfast is centrally nestled within Colonial Williamsburg, Yorktown, Norfolk, and Virginia Beach. We are perfect for tourists, business, convention center, and military travelers.
Recommend us to family and friends visiting the Hampton Roads area. We're located within a few blocks of Hampton University and conveniently close to the Woodlands and Hamptons golf courses, as well as the city's boating piers. Shaded by stately magnolia trees, this dwelling is a wonderful example of Queen Anne style Late Victorian architecture.
As our guest, we hope you will notice the attention to detail that makes our bed and breakfast special--from the comfortable furnishings to the richly restored interior finishes. The Magnolia House is warm and welcoming to all.
Please, if you will, include us in your travel plans and enjoy the best of Hampton, Virginia. Nothing would please us more than to have you visit us and then stay for awhile. You'll be glad you chose the Magnolia House.
Features And Amenities
Full Gourmet Breakfast
Central Cooling and Heating
Terry Cloth Robes and Slippers
Free Wi-Fi Access
Conference Room for Small Meetings
Suite with King-Size Bed and Spa Tub Room
Rooms with Queen Sized Beds
Off Street Parking
Therapeutic Massage Upon Request
Complimentary Membership to the Hampton YMCA during your stay
The History Of The Magnolia House Bed & Breakfast Inn
William Walker Scott married Cora Francis in the late 1800's at Fort Monroe on Old Point Comfort, Hampton, Virginia. William served on the Chesapeake Bay as a harbor pilot for forty-five years before retiring in 1928. He became notable for his chain of theaters on the Peninsula. The Scotts were a family of note in Hampton and this house was a showcase for their accumulated wealth and lifestyle. During their time, the wealth and social status the family achieved was visibly demonstrated in their home. William Scott died in 1933 and Cora remained in the home until her death in 1950. After her passing, the structure was subdivided into five apartments and accommodated tenants from 1950 to 1997.
John and Karen Glass bought the property in 1997. They renovated the common areas to their original splendor and opened a popular restaurant/tea room and antique business. They were responsible for placing this dwelling on the National Register of Historic Places. Their business flourished until 2004, when Joyce and Lankford Blair purchased the property. The Magnolia House has been brought back to its original purpose as a comfortable home, welcoming all for a respite in this elegant structure.
Please Call (757) 722-2888 for Reservations
The Wedding Chapel at the Magnolia House Inn
Wedding Minister Services
Innkeepers Lankford & Joyce Blair are certified, non-denominational, interfaith wedding ministers. Their ceremonies have been performed on-site at the Magnolia House and off-site in hotels, beaches, parks, private residences, and other locations within the Hampton Roads area.
Please call 757 722 2888 for Offsite Rates.
$150.00 ---(includes Minister's Fee, Filing of License, time for your personal photographer to take pictures.)
The Wedding Chapel
Seating up to 20 guests, (does not include the Bride, Groom, up to two Bridesmaids, 2 Groomsmen), the Wedding Chapel at the Magnolia House Inn is a unique and lovely setting for your affordable Intimate Wedding or Vow Renewal Ceremony.
Discover Hampton, Virginia
Few cities claim the history and heritage that await you here in Hampton. Our nearly 400 year-old settlement can be enjoyed through an array of exciting attractions. There are more than 100 area attractions within minutes of us. Your family is sure to enjoy the New Adventures in Flight Gallery at the Virginia Air & Space Center, The Cousteau Society, the Hampton History Museum, Bass Pro Shops and much more.
You will find our citizens to be warm and hospitable. Our natural resources will beckon you to enjoy them to the fullest extent, whether you prefer water play at Buckroe Beach, paddling Hampton's water trails, birding at Grand View Nature Preserve, or casting a line to catch the "big one" in the Chesapeake Bay.
Surrounding area attractions include Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia Beach, Busch Gardens, harbor tours of the largest natural harbor in the world, and water sports on the Chesapeake Bay. Our region is rich in colonial, Civil War, African American and aviation history! You will find Hampton's award-winning attractions to be top-notched.
Here are just a few:
Grandview Nature Preserve
Langley Air Force Base
Thomas Nelson Comm. College
Fishing Excursions and Charters
Chesapeake Bay Harbor Tours
Hampton Virginia Festivals
Other Places of Interest