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The Victorian Inn offers visitors to Virginia's Shenandoah Valley a luxurious and romantic respite from everyday life. Guests are invited to relax and rejuvenate at the Victorian Inn, French Cottage, or our Shenandoah River Cabin Escapes. The most difficult part of your getaway will be choosing which property to call your own, if only for a few wonderful days.
Located in Luray, VA (the heart of the Shenandoah Valley), visitors will find plenty to do such as hiking in the Shenandoah National Park, canoeing the Shenandoah River, seeing beauty underground at the world famous Luray Caverns, or tasting the best of what Virginia's wine country has to offer.
Our friendly, professional staff will see to it that you are cared for as soon as you step through the door. We invite you to prepare to be pampered...
Victorian Inn - Lavish & Graceful Luray VA Accommodation
Having been fondly referred to by our honored guests as the "Fantasy Victorian", our flagship Inn offers a unique and unforgettable ambiance. With European flair, antique glass windows elegantly adorn two mirror image dining rooms. The grace of sparkling crystal chandeliers leads you toward your evening of romance, luxury, and relaxation.
This Shenandoah Valley Inn offers three stately suites, each designed to be as unique as the guests enjoying them. For the pleasure of our guests, each fireside suite is appointed with Jacuzzi tubs for two, outdoor balconies, crystal chandeliers, and king or queen four-poster beds. Quiet moments are cherished on our Southern traditional front porch or wrap around second floor balcony.
The Victorian Inn Restaurant offers visitors casual fine dining with upscale Southern flair. Our guests are invited to join us for dinner in three artistically designed dining rooms or enjoying a glass of wine by the fireplace. Our crown jewel Victorian is also the perfect setting for intimate gatherings, Rehearsal Dinners, Weddings and Receptions, or any special moment you are celebrating. Please contact us for further information on private functions.
The French Country Cottage
Located in the town of Luray, The French Country Cottage offers guests two well appointed Deluxe Luxury Suites, The Toile Suite and The Provencal, in a charming renovated Farmhouse sheltered by 150 year old shades trees and conveniently located behind the Victorian Inn.
The French Country Cottage Suites are decorated with a touch of old France and equipped with modern amenities such as spacious rooms, Kitchenettes (with mini-sink, hotel refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, dishware/ glassware), plush Pillow Top Queen Beds, deep Whirlpool Soaking Tubs, Flat Screen TV's, Wireless Internet, and large private decks. The Deluxe Luxury Suites include a Full American Breakfast.
When staying at The French Cottage, you can take quick stroll to Luray's quaint shopping district, art warehouses, bakeries, and antique stores.
The Shenandoah River Cabin Escapes
The Shenandoah River Cabin Escapes are a nature lovers dream. Located just 10 minutes outside of the town of Luray, VA, these cabins are nestled along the famous Shenandoah River; our cabins are a welcome escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life. The only sounds you will hear while relaxing on your deck is the lullaby of the Shenandoah River as it gently flows past, song birds, and the rustling of leaves in the breeze.
From the rustic beauty of luxury log cabins, the warmth and simplicity of a traditionally styled river cabin, or the quaint charm of a river cottage; Shenandoah River Escapes has the perfect riverside retreat for any taste and budget.
Traveling with a group or planning a retreat? Our cabins are great for groups who enjoy spending time together as well as having private space to call their own during their vacation. All cabins are with in walking distance of one another and have private parking. Since each Shenandoah River Cabin has its own personality, please be sure to view each one and note the amenities offered.
Need help deciding? Contact us now for assistance in choosing the cabin that is right for you or for information on group cabin rental.
Along the Creek Inn
As the Hawksbill Creek meanders by on it's way to meet the Shenandoah River, you'll find Luray's picturesque Greenway and our Along the Creek Inn. This unique house is divided into two fully furnished one bedroom apartments. Perfect for a long getaway or for use while in the area on extended business, these apartments offer full sized eat in kitchens with all major appliances, spacious living rooms, full baths, and private entrances. Rental includes digital TV, town water, electric, and internet service. Apartments are located within easy walking distance of shops, restaurants, banks, churches, post office, etc. Call 540.743.1494 for more information and book your extended stay now!
Shenandoah Kitchen at the Victorian Inn
Welcome to Shenandoah Kitchen at the Victorian Inn
The home that is now the Victorian Inn has graced East Main Street since it was built during the era that shares its name. The original owners were Henry and Laura Weiner. Henry was a supervisor at the DeFord Tannery, a major industry in Luray until the mid twentieth century.
The house has witnessed the arrival of the railroads, the discovery of Luray Caverns and the establishment of Shenandoah National Park. As the area became a thriving vacation destination, this romantic Victorian Inn has played a part in the revival of downtown Luray.
In celebration of that more genteel time, Chef Marcus Olson and the staff at Shenandoah Kitchen strive to prepare fresh, local ingredients in an innovative fashion. They welcome you to enjoy Chef Marcus’s award-winning talent, now married with the Southern hospitality for which Virginia is famous.
Saturday - Sunday (Sangria Brunch): 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday - Saturday: 5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Sunday: 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Happy Hour (Daily): 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
The Shenandoah Kitchen at The Victorian Inn combines Southern Hospitality with the incredible ingredients from the farms of Shenandoah Valley.
The Shenandoah Kitchen at The Victorian Inn is featuring Regional American Cuisine, and is solely committed to using ingredients of the Shenandoah Valley, in addition to seafood and beverages.
Executive Chef-Owner Marcus Olson, a native of a small town north of Seattle, Washington, graduated from Le Cordon Bleu- Western Culinary Institute, in Portland, Oregon.
Chef Olson started in restaurants as a dishwasher in high school. He established standards working with world class ingredients in Seattle and later Alaska. Honing his skills at the Le Meridien in London, and Paris. Chef Olson learned his craft at The Bull Run Restaurant and Conference Center on Wall Street in New York City, and at The Brass Elephant Restaurant and Caterers in Baltimore.
Chef Olson has relentlessly pursued the freshest products that were free range and organic. This obsession with of great products led him and his Hand-Made Regional American Cuisine to the Shenandoah Valley to bring you Shenandoah Kitchen at The Victorian Inn.
The Victorian Inn Wine Bar
Touring the world through wines at the Victorian Inn Come and enjoy wines from around the world with select simple foods. We celebrate a new region each month with their most famous wines, beer and lite food fare.
Join us for the exquisite "monthly winemaker's dinner"
Weddings & Special Events
Special Events at Bed and Breakfast Hotel of Luray, VA
We welcome the opportunity to assist you with the planning and hosting of your next event or special occasion at the fairytale bed and breakfast. Whether you are dreaming of a romantic location for your upcoming wedding, planning a 50th anniversary celebration, or organizing an important business retreat, We offers unique options that are sure to satisfy.We work one on one with each client to customize their event to suit their individual tastes, budget, and requirements.
From cocktails and hors d'oeuvres to five course plated meals, your wish is our command. We are happy to assist you with everything from planning your menu and selecting your wines, to choosing your décor design, and even arranging for outside service providers (such as photographers, florists, etc). Contact today to find out how, together, we can make your social or corporate event a success! We also happy to work with clients who may be interested in off-premise catering, contact us for further details.
For questions or comments please email: email@example.com
We feel proud to present some testimonials by our valued customers. Our romantic honeymoon retreats have compelled them to visit again and again. Whether it's a wedding, anniversary, gathering or any special event, we have created one of the top romantic bed and breakfast hotels in Luray, VA State.
"Our two night stay at the Victorian Inn (part of the Woodruff Inns in Luray, VA) was all I had hoped for! My boyfriend was very impressed with this surprise destination for his birthday weekend. The Turret Suite is very romantic with its gorgeous, dramatic four poster bed and Jacuzzi in the room…. The filet mignon was perfect and delicious…. Very good, attentive service! We definitely recommend it! No doubt!!" LoveBnBsinArlington - Trip Advisor Member
"Both the service and the food exceeded our expectations… When we arrived and checked into our room we were both left breathless with the beauty of this Victorian style suite. It was certainly designed with romance and relaxation in mind. Our first day we never left the room, enjoying the King sized bed covered in satin sheets and the huge bath area where we spent hours relaxing in the Jacuzzi… The Victorian Inn is certainly a place that I am sure we will enjoy for years to come." Rafael and Himashi - Trip Advisor Member
"My husband and I wanted, and needed a very romantic getaway from the normal hustle and bustle of the city, Washington, DC that is. We got more then what we expected; we loved our accommodations, but the food was just superb… Breakfast excellent, Dinner excellent… Very impressed by all of the attention to detail… We loved relaxing in the hot tub and the Jacuzzi; we didn't want to leave. The romantic stay was truly a treat; we will come back again very soon, and we will tell others to go so they too can enjoy a lovely experience like we did." S&T Washington, DC - Trip Advisor Member
"My wife and I were looking for a two day getaway. She chose a place called the Victorian Inn…At first, I was a little skeptical of the whole bed and breakfast idea but it took a total of 5 minutes upon arrival to know that we were in a very caring, and professional hands… No request seemed absurd, or an inconvenience… We ate an absolutely wonderful dinner… It was so refreshing to feel as if you were with family and long time friends… We cannot thank this great bunch of people who left us so thankful that this world still has such kind, compassionate, and true down home good people in this world…God Bless you all, and thank you…You made such a wonderful impression on Gia and myself!! Scott and Gia - Trip Advisor Member Rockville, Maryland
"Our wedding was perfect thanks to an unbelievable staff's attention to detail… The garden was a perfect setting for a very intimate wedding, the cuisine and the accommodations were elegant…Both my fiancé and myself felt as if we were the most important people in the Inn for the evening… Weddings deserve to feel special and magical and everyone at the Victorian Inn made all our dreams come true. Thank you so very much!" momteach - Trip Advisor Member
"My new wife and I had a wonderful mini-honeymoon at the Woodruff… we ended up spending three wonderful nights and didn't want to leave… The best endorsement I can give is to say that we will most definitely be back… The room itself was very spacious and comfortable… No complaints and many compliments on the room… The food was prepared and presented very well… It's noteworthy to say that this review is actually for the second stay we had at the Woodruff…Our dilemma is now whether to stay in the Boudoir or the Rooftop when we go back… They're both so enjoyable in their own unique way that I think we'll have to flip a coin…" matt2kx - Trip Advisor Member
"My husband and I spent our first anniversary at the Woodruff Inns… absolutely charming… The room had a fireplace and a hot tub. The bed was very comfortable and the decor was amazing… the atmosphere was so warm and inviting… I highly recommend this place…" Eternally Happy - Trip Advisor Member
"For our 5th anniversary, we decided to go to a bed and breakfast. Our online research led to the Woodruff Inns, and we chose to stay at the Victorian Inn. It was fabulous! The decor of the inn and the surrounding small town was charming. Our room was gorgeous! The bathroom was huge and beautiful, including a relaxing Jacuzzi tub. This was the most relaxing weekend we've ever had! It was hard to leave. We couldn't have asked for a more perfect 5th anniversary!" Jen82ben - Trip Advisor Member
"Our Wedding was so beautiful and special for us. Many more anniversaries will be spent here. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts." Daniel and Heather
"Thank you for an absolutely perfect getaway. We could not have chosen a better place to celebrate 5 years of marriage. The Roof top Suite is terrific! We had a beautiful time! Looking forward to our next visit...." John and Wendy
"Exceptional food, great company and all the comforts of home. We had a wonderful honeymoon stay and will be back soon." Chandler and Georgiana
"This place was more than we could ever imagine! Thank you so much for making our first year of marriage a wonderful celebration." Mike and Kim
"We had a wonderful Valentine stay! We definitely will be back and will recommend it to family and friends." Teresa and Richard
"Everything was very beautiful and all the moments here we shall remember forever." Jim and Genie
The Luray Caverns
Our cabins are close to Eastern America's largest and most popular natural attraction the Luray Caverns; a U.S. Natural Landmark. Explore cathedral-sized rooms with ceilings 10 stores high filled with ancient stone formations. Don't miss the Great Stalacpipe Organ, the world's largest musical instrument. Stalactites covering 3 1/2 acres of the surrounding caverns produce tones of symphonic quality when electronically tapped by rubber-tipped mallets.
Tours begin each day at 9 a.m.
The last tour departs at:
6 p.m., from April 1 to June 14
7 p.m., from June 15 to Labor Day
6 p.m., from the day after Labor Day to October 31
4 p.m., from November 1 to March 31 (5 p.m. on weekends).
$10.00 Children (6 thru 12 years of age)
*No charge for children 5 and under when accompanied by a parent or guardian.
$18.00 Senior Citizen (62 years of age or older)
See the Front Desk Staff at the Victorian Inn for Discount Passes for Our Guests.
The Car and Carriage Caravan Museum
The Car and Carriage Caravan Museum exhibit is a tour of milestones in transportation, including authentically restored cars, carriages, coaches and costumes, dating from 1725 to 1941. The centerpiece of the collection is the 1892 Benz, one of the oldest cars in the country still in operating condition. The Car and Carriage Caravan Museum entrance is included with paid admission into the Luray Caverns. It opens at 9 a.m. daily and closes 1 1/2 hours after the last Caverns tour.
The Garden Maze
A beautiful hedge maze with fountains, tunnels, overlook platform and mist to cool you. Unravel the mystery of the largest garden maze in the Mid-Atlantic States - a one-acre ornamental garden at Luray Caverns. Adults $6.00/ Children $5.00 (under 12)
The Singing Tower
The Luray Singing Tower, officially known as the Belle Brown Northcott Memorial, was erected in 1937 opposite Luray Caverns in memory of Colonel T.C. Northcott's wife. At 117 feet in height, the Luray Singing Tower contains a carillon of 47 bells. The largest bell weighs 7,640 pounds and is six feet in diameter. The smallest weighs a mere 12 ½ pounds. Recognized as one of the country's major carillons, 45-minute recitals are scheduled regularly throughout the spring, summer and fall. During April and May on Saturdays and Sundays at 2:00 p.m.; during June, July and August on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays at 8:00 p.m.; and during September and October on Saturdays and Sundays at 2:00 p.m.
The Luray Zoo
The Luray Zoo is a true rescue zoo. The zoo specializes in providing a home for unwanted, abused and confiscated exotic animals. The animals that arrive at Luray Zoo stay here. They can have confidence that they will not be traded, sold or bred to for sale. The zoo houses and cares for over 250 animals all with there own special story. When you visit Luray Zoo your admission goes directly to the animals. The money helps us build new homes for them, feed them and any other care or medical needs that they may require. The Zoo receives NO government funding.
10-5 daily in the Summer
Fall /Winter/ Spring: Please call ahead. Hours may vary.
$10.00 for Adults
$5.00 for children (ages 3 -12)
Children 2 years and under are free
Your admission to the Zoo includes: Reptile Jungle, Petting Zoo, Outdoor Animal Exhibits, and in the summertime, Animal Shows!
BB&T Center for the Performing Arts
Check their web site at www.performingartsluray.org for upcoming shows and prices. No credit cards are accepted at the box office- cash only.
The Warehouse Art Center
Featuring artwork from local artists. Call for hours, as they vary by season.
Luray Antique Mall
Located in Historic downtown Luray VA nestled among the mountains of the Shenandoah Valley, the Luray Antique Mall offers some of the finest antiques and collectibles in the valley. With over 30 active dealers you are sure to find that perfect piece for your home or collection. Hours Vary by Season.
Luray Antique and Design Center
Antiques and Interior Design for refined tastes.
Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday 9am-5pm.
New Market- Thrilling visitors from around the world, the Shenandoah Caverns is the only cavern in Virginia with elevator service. Explorers of every age and ability will discover an underground world of wonder. With level walkways and no stairs, only our sights are breathtaking!
June 16 through Labor Day: Tours begin at 9:00 a.m. Last Tour may be 5:15 or 6:00 p.m.
Day after Labor Day through October 31: Tours begin at 9:00 a.m. Last tour may be 4:15 p.m.
November 1 through April 14: Tours begin at 9:00 a.m. Last tour may be 3:15 or 4:00 p.m.
April 15 through June 15: Tours begin at 9:00 a.m. Last tour may be 5:15 p.m.
Senior Citizens $20
Children 6-14 $10
Children 5-Under Free
American Celebration on Parade
New Market- Come join the celebration – American Celebration on Parade! See our unique collection of stunning parade floats, props, and stage settings from famous presidential inaugurals. Over 30 floats from the Rose and Thanksgiving Day Parade on display. Admission included with Shenandoah Cavern Ticket.
Main Streets of Yesteryear
New Market- Experience the nostalgia as you wind your way down our Main Street at Shenandoah Caverns. See windows filled with colorful collections of fully animated antique department store displays. Admission Included with
Shenandoah Cavern Ticket.
New Market Battle Field State Historical Park
New Market- Spend the day at the New Market Battlefield State Historical Park and enjoy the museum, explore the historic farm, scenic Shenandoah River overlooks, picnic spots and walking trails. The park, a National Historic Landmark, is open 9-5 daily, year round (closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Day, and New Year's Day). Adults $10/ Children $6.00
Fort Valley Horse Stables
Guided horseback rides on one of our gentle trail horses, Fort Valley Ranch, nestled in the Massanutten Mountains of the George Washington National Forest, has the perfect setting. We have miles of marked trails on the Ranch as well as direct access to trails in the George Washington National Forest.
Rates and Hours: Reservations are STRONGLY Suggested.
1 1/2 hour guided trail rides
10 am, Noon and 2 pm
1 hour guided trail rides
4 pm only (April through October)
Half day rides
Into George Washington
National Forest leaves at 9:30 am
$95.00/person (includes lunch)
48 hour advance reservation required
Full day rides to the highest peak in
the area with spectacular views
Leaves at 9:30 am
$145.00/person (includes lunch)
48 hour advance reservation required
November through March
24 hour Advance Reservations Required
Down River Canoe Company - Bentonville
A well established medium size river outfitter operating in a remote little corner of the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, just about an hour's drive west of Washington DC. We offer canoe, kayak, raft, and tube floats on the South Fork of the Shenandoah River, a gently flowing mountain river.
Our base at Bentonville Low Water Bridge is the finishing point for most of our trips. After signing up for the trip of your choice, leave your car in safety at our base while we shuttle you to your starting point and let you float down river, back to our base, finishing at your leisure. Take your time to relax and enjoy the river. Since our trips are not guided, you will be given a detailed map and trip description.
Call for hours, days and reservations.
Long's Hunting and Fishing, Canoe Outfitters and Guide Service
Long's Outfitters have more than 25 years of experience hunting whitetail deer, black bear, and wild turkey. As professional outdoorsmen, avid hunters and outfitters we will guide you deep into the hollows and ridges of the Blue Ridge Mountains, into the meadows of the Shenandoah Valley, and also into the rough rugged terrain of the Massanutten Mountains. You can hunt Big Game as well as Small Game during regular seasons without additional fees. Long's Hunting and Fishing Outfitters Guides will drift you into rapids or calm deep holes of the Shenandoah River, in pursuit of the aggressive Small Mouth Bass, Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout and Catfish. For those who prefer to Fly fish we can drift you to some of the finest "rapids" known on the South Fork of the Shenandoah River. Call for details and hours.
The Restaurant at the Victorian Inn
Reservations are strongly recommended for our restaurant, which features an amazing Prix Fixe menu. For $35.00 a person, select one of our tantalizing appetizers, succulent entrees and delectable desserts. With a wine menu featuring the best Virginia has to offer and some of the staff's favorites from around the world, a full bar with fresh seasonal drinks and a variety of beer, you are sure to find something to compliment your meal. A truly special dining experience for your romantic get away, big celebration or for a quiet evening "just because." Call for hours.
Main Street Market
West Main Market is a full-service delicatessen and sandwich shop located in Luray's Downtown Historic District. If you're planning a party, a day in the park or on the river, or if you're just looking for a great lunch, stop by and let them provide you with everything you need. Featuring unique sandwiches, soups, salads and side dishes.
Tuesday through Thursday 10:00 AM until 6:00 PM Friday and Saturday 10:00 AM until 7:00 PM Sundays 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM Closed on Mondays
Delicious Mexican food and limited American fare. Dine inside or eat out on the patio. Full bar. Daily Specials.
Open 7 days, 11am-10pm
Artisans Grill serves lunch and dinner in a historic landmark building at the heart of downtown Luray, Virginia. Specialty sandwiches, soups and salads, open flame-grilled specialties and locally grown produce and organic meats.
Closed on Tuesdays. Open Wednesday thru Monday 11 to 9pm
A Moment to Remember
Our spacious dining room is set in a nostalgic theme reflecting the former days when our cafe was once a local hardware store. Relax and reminisce while you enjoy your meal, a sandwich, or one of many delicious baked goods. We are sure you will find something to satisfy you. Or enjoy a wide variety of coffees and hot teas from our espresso bar.
Closed on Tuesdays
Southern Station Diner
Southern Home cooking in an eclectically decorated diner with a train station theme. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Breakfast is served all day.
Open 6am-8pm, daily.
Fresh brick oven made pizzas.
Open 10am to 11pm