Nestled in the historic town of Fredericksburg, Virginia famous for its Revolutionary and Civil War battlefields, The Richard Johnston Inn is a charming bed and breakfast in the heart of the town. Built by architect John Taylow, one of the original signers of The Declaration of Independence, in 1770, this unique, upscale 18th century Inn was once home to the mayor of Fredericksburg, Richard Johnston, and so named. The celebrated bed and breakfast features seven elegant guest rooms and two luxurious guest suites and makes an ideal venue for small weddings, receptions, intimate family gatherings and other special events.

Fredericksburg is a quiet, quaint little town with much to see and do in the way of attractions and entertainment. Take a journey back in time to the days of the American Revolution and Civil War with visits to some of the country's most famous battlefields or explore some of the town's historic sites such as the Fredericksburg Museum, Mary Washington's House, and the Rising Sun Tavern. The town has many restaurants, bars, and cafes to choose from for all types of cuisine from casual to fine dining, all of which are within walking distance of the Inn. Photo: The Richard Johnston Inn

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Rooms & Suites

The Richard Johnston Inn offers luxury accommodations in the form of seven well-appointed guest rooms and two luxurious suites, decorated with period décor and antique furnishings, fine bed linens, and lavish oriental rugs, private bathrooms with showers and bathtubs, and an array of modern amenities. Guest rooms and suite feature conveniences such as flat-screen televisions with cable channels, individual climate control with heating and cooling functions, kitchenettes with microwaves, mini-fridges, tea and coffee-making facilities, and complimentary wireless Internet throughout.

The Loft is an airy two-level suite with beautiful views over the Inn's courtyard and features a handsome king-size bed with fine linens and down comforters, a private bathroom with walk-in shower, and Jacuzzi-style jetted spa bath and a spacious living area and small kitchenette. Guests are treated to a complimentary breakfast every morning and have access to free parking.

The Town House is located on the third floor of the Inn and features a beautiful mural of Fredericksburg on the wall above the bed. The room offers a king-size bed with luxurious linens, a private en-suite bathroom with bath and shower and a sunny sitting area.

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Named after Fredericksburg's sister city in France, The Frejus is an elegant room on the third floor with a breathtaking mural of a French château on the wall behind the king-size bed. The room features a private en-suite bathroom with a soaking bathtub and walk-in shower with a slightly lower showerhead due to the distinct shape of the chamber.

Located on the second floor of the Inn and gorgeously decorated in hues of red, white and blue, The Virginian is a well-appointed room with a queen-size bed in beautiful linens, a private en-suite bathroom with bath and walk-in shower and lovely views of Caroline Street below.

Olivia's Room features a romantic queen-size canopy bed with deluxe linens, soft pillows and plush comforters, and a private en-suite bathroom with shower and bath, while the rose-toned Canopy Room offers the same amenities of a queen-size canopy bed and private bathroom and inspiring views of the courtyard. The Peyton Mae is a comfortable room decorated in blues and whites with a queen-size bed and a private bathroom located across the hall from the room.

The Kitchen House is a lovely room located just off the courtyard and features original brick flooring, a traditional wood-burning stove, two queen-size beds and a private bathroom with a walk-in shower and a large Jacuzzi-style spa bath for two.

Isabella's Suite is a beautifully appointed private suite located just off the courtyard and features a bedroom with two queen-size beds, a separate living room with comfortable seating and a small kitchen and eating area. The suite boasts a private en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower and Jacuzzi-style jetted bathtub for two.

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A gourmet breakfast is served every morning as part of the stay with mouthwatering hot and cold delights, including fresh fruit, granola, cereals and yogurt, egg dishes, freshly baked pastries, rolls and bread, and coffee, tea, and juice.

In addition to the luxurious accommodations and gracious service, the Richard Johnston Inn also offers an array of amenities and guest services, including a complimentary gourmet breakfast each morning, free parking, a sunny courtyard in which to relax and free wireless Internet throughout the property. A spacious living room is an ideal spot to relax and socialize with other guests, and the Inn has a laptop and printer that guests can use for business purposes or check their email.

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Fredericksburg, Virginia: The Richard Johnston Inn