By the Side Of the Road Inn & Cottages

491 Garbers Church Road, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22801
Innkeeper(s): Dennis & Janice Fitzgerald & Anna Fitzgerald Bergey
  • The Fitzgerald Cottage bedroom with a Kind Size Bed

    The Fitzgerald Cottage bedroom with a Kind Size Bed

 

The Eselyn Taylor Suite

$149.00 / $199.00 night

Enjoy a warm, luxurious, candle-lit soak in the sculpted tub in a bathroom "big enough for a chandelier" and a separate shower. Then, climb up into your cozy queen-sized featherbed or snuggle by the seasonal gas-log fire and enjoy the quiet, guaranteed by 15-inch-thick interior brick walls. Awake to the eastern sunrise and wonderful breakfast aromas wafting in from our kitchen in this stunning first-floor accommodation.

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The 1790 Suite

$149.00 / $199.00 night

The walls are in bloom in this handsome boudoir with queen-sized, burled walnut featherbed and private egress to the 2nd story balcony. A warm seasonal gas-log fireplace is found at the foot of your bed; step down to an ensuite corridor that delivers you to the cozy sitting room with twin-sized daybed and to the period bath with a claw foot tub and large goose-neck shower. Children 13 yrs and up are welcome in this Suite.

*rates are based on double occupancy using one bed *$35 each additional person or bed
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Ardor of Hope Suite

$149.00 / $199.00 night

Exposed brickwork (ca 1790) creates a charming alcove for the queen-sized featherbed and a love seat by the seasonal gas log fireplace. Like to read? You'll love this room. A separate dressing room is found beside the luxury bathroom with whirlpool tub and separate shower. The 15-inch interior brick walls assure privacy.

*rates are based on double occupancy
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The Bishop's Retreat

$139.00 / $189.00 night

This spacious four room suite is large enough for a family stay but romantic enough for that private getaway. Appointed with king-sized featherbed, TV/DVD combination, candle-lit faux fireplace & a quiet, remote setting, this four-room suite offers a microwave, large sitting room and easy chairs in a world of its own! Young children are welcome in this Suite.

*rates are based on double occupancy using one bed *$35 each additional person or bed
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Water Lily Suite

$249.00 / $289.00 night

The Water Lily Suite is one of our two brand new pond-side suites opening December 2012. Queen size bed, Luxury Shower, Pond View, private deck, flat screen LCD TV, IPod Dock, cable, DVD player, small fridge, microwave, coffee pot & breakfast delivered to your door.

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Mountain Laurel Suite

$249.00 / $289.00 night

The Mountain Laurel Suite is one of our two brand new pond-side suites opening December 2012. Queen size bed, Luxury Shower, Pond View, private deck, flat screen LCD TV, IPod Dock, cable, DVD, small fridge, microwave, coffee pot & breakfast delivered to your door.

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Fitzgerald Cottage

$239.00 / $299.00 night

Located 25 paces from the Main House, this very sweet two-story limestone cottage (circa 1840) has a king-sized featherbed, loveseat, 27" LCD Flat Panel Cable TV/DVD in the bedroom. Follow the half spiral stairway down to a 350 square-foot bathroom and prepare to relax. Imagine soaking in your huge whirlpool where the water is reheated when the air jets are on and you can feed the fire from the tub! Robes, His & Hers vanities, a bidet and a handheld shower.A refreshment center has a refrigerator-freezer, microwave & coffeemaker. We provide snacks, water and a hot gourmet breakfast delivered to your door. Surrounded by our apple trees and your very own porch with rockers, of course! Views of the lawn and pond make this the perfect getaway retreat.

Features: Original six-foot limestone wood burning fireplace (available 09/15-04/30) Oversize 110 gallon whirlpool tub with in-line heater Hand-held shower iPod dock/CD player Embossed Waffle-Knit Cotton Robes 27" Flat panel LCD TV/DVD King-sized featherbed atop firm pillow-top mattress Hot Gourmet Breakfast delivered to your door, included Privacy, privacy, privacy - your own little world. SELF Check In anytime after 3:00 p.m. No scheduled arrival time necessary Window A/C units
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Quill Cottage

$249.00 / $299.00 night

Located steps from the Main House, yet a world away, this unique accommodation was designed with your comfort and total privacy in mind. The 500 square-foot suite boasts a 16 foot ceiling, dual-sided gas-log fireplace, adjacent to your oversized heated whirlpool in your bathroom and beside the bed in your bedroom. Picture yourself soothed by the tub jets as they continuously warm your water and you relax to your favorite sounds via the ensuite iPod dock/CD player. Enjoy a favorite movie or television program on the 32" LCD flat-panel TV, central heat/AC, equipped with cable & DVD. A refreshment center has a refrigerator-freezer, microwave & coffeemaker. We provide robes, snacks, water and a hot gourmet breakfast delivered to your door. A lovely front porch with chairs overlooking the lawn and pond completes this fabulous setting.

Features: 32 inch LCD, flat-panel TV w/cable & DVD iPod dock/CD player Embossed Waffle-knit Cotton Robes Dual-sided gas-log fireplace between bath and bed room (available 09/15-04/30) Oversize 110 gallon whirlpool tub with in-line heater Separate shower Central Air Conditioning Hot Gourmet Breakfast delivered to your door. included Queen-sized featherbed atop firm pillow-top mattress Privacy, privacy, privacy-your own little world. SELF Check In, anytime after 3:00 p.m. No scheduled arrival time required.
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Bergey Cottage

$249.00 / $299.00 night

Located steps from the Main House, yet a world away, this unique accommodation was designed with your comfort and total privacy in mind. The 500 square-foot suite boasts a 16 foot ceiling, dual-sided gas-log fireplace, adjacent to your oversized whirlpool tub in your bathroom and beside the bed in your bedroom. Picture yourself soothed by the tub jets as they continuously warm your water and you relax to your favorite sounds via the ensuite iPod dock/CD stereo. Enjoy a favorite movie or television program on the 32" LCD flat-panel TV, cental heat/AC,equipped with cable & DVD. A refreshment center has a refrigerator-freezer, microwave & coffeemaker. We provide snacks, water and a hot gourmet breakfast delivered to your door. A lovely front porch with chairs overlooking the lawn and pond completes this fabulous setting.

Features: 32 inch LCD, flat-panel TV w/cable & DVD iPod Dock/CD Stereo Embossed Waffle Knit Cotton Robes Dual-sided gas-log fireplace between bath and bed rooms (available 09/15-04/30) Oversize 110 gallon whirlpool tub with in-line heater Seperate shower Central Air Conditioning Hot Gourmet Breakfast basket delivered to your door, included Queen-sized featherbed atop firm pillow-top mattress Privacy, privacy, privacy-your own little world. SELF Check In, anytime after 3:00 p.m. No scheduled arrival time required

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  • Reservation Requirements

    • To confirm your reservations a deposit of one night's room rate may be paid by Visa, Discover or MasterCard.
    • Minimum two-night stay preferred on weekends.
    • Seasonal Only - We waive our two-night weekend minimum seasonally - that means you can stay in any of our beautiful Main House Suites OR our Luxury Cottages for a single evening. This reduced requirement applies to reservations to stay evenings: January 1 - April 14; June 16 - September 14; November 15 - December 25
    • One Night stays are available for the coming weekend on Thursday after 5 pm.
    • Main House Check-in is from 3 to 6 p.m., or by pre-arranged appointment, but no arrivals later than 9 pm.
    • Cottage Check-in: Self check-in anytime after 3 pm
    • Check-out is at 11 a.m. Late check out is available for an additional charge of $25/hour.
    • Cancellation/Change Date Policy:
      • To insure that your cancellation is received you must CALL and the following policies apply:
      • Cancellations cause significant adverse impact due to our small size.
      • If notice of Cancellation/Change date is provided 14 days prior to your scheduled arrival time, your deposit (minus a $50 service charge) will be refunded.
      • No Shows will be charged the full amount of their reservation.
      • Reservations and/or Cancellations/Change Date less than fourteen days prior to the arrival date are responsible for the entire balance due.
      • Special event weekends including James Madison University Graduation, Family Weekends And JMU Homecoming are upcharged and require Non Refundable payment in full at time of reservation.
    • Our rates are based on double occupancy. We can accommodate up to three (3) people in The 1790 Suite (ages 13 and above) and up to four (4) people (two adults and two children or three (3) adults ) in The Bishop's Retreat. Our extra person charge is $35/night regardless of age.
    • Inclement Weather Policy: If weather prevents travel, we will charge your credit card for the balance due, but issue a Gift Certificate equal to the amount of your full stay, to be used at a future date, subject to availability.
    • Smoking Policy: Smoking Is Restricted To Porches And Grounds - A $250 charge will be imposed for in-room smoking. We respect the sensitivities & allergies that may effect the next guest & must disinfect the premises following a violator's occupancy.
  • Kid Friendly

    The Bishop's Retreat Suite accommodates children of any age. The 1790 Suite accommodates a child over thirteen.