Warrenton, VA 

Black Horse Inn

8393 Meetze Rd
Warrenton, VA 20187 US

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Rates: $200 to $350
Total Rooms: 9
Overall Rating: 5 hearts (1 review)


Circa 1850. Rich in history, the inn is named after an elite Confederate cavalry unit. Resting on 20 acres of rolling countryside, the inn boasts a decor reflecting a horse-country theme. Upon check-in, indulge in an afternoon tea with a sampling of sherry and port wines. Romantic guest bedrooms are appointed with four-poster canopy beds, fireplaces and Jacuzzi tubs. One room is noted for inspiring more than three dozen marriage proposals. Gourmet breakfasts include specialties such as Inn at Little Washington French toast, a rich entree stuffed with pecans and mascarpone cheese. Visit The Gilded Fox, an elegant and stately reception facility that seats up to 200 people. Hike along the Appalachian Trail, go horseback riding, paddling or cycling.Publicity and Awards: Washingtonian, Fauquier Magazine, Washington Post, Washington Life, Arrington's - voted the Inn with the Best Wedding Arrangements in the Nation, RICH TV, Total Living Network, PBS, WAVA, Gods and Generals CATS.Location: Country and Washington D.C.

Room Detail

The Fox, The Grape
Complete with kitchen, fireplace, original stone walls, and hand-hewn beams, wrought iron Queen-size canopy bed, whirlpool bath and shower. Beautifully appointed suite. Rich masculine decor in a fox-hunting motif. Private outside entrance, TV, VCR & CD.
Rates: $325 - $325
Type of bed: Queen

Great Expectations
The name says it all. Favorite among guests, a sensuously romantic suite of four rooms on the 1st floor. The honeymoon-anniversary suite is sumptuously furnished. Romantic, light, airy and opulent. Working fireplace, separate sun porch and dressing room, large shell-whirlpool-tub for two and separate shower.
Rates: $325 - $325
Type of bed: Queen

Room with a View
Unique attic architecture features a palladium window with the best view in the house. Overlooks the Inn's manicured gardens, gazebo and green pasture. Gable ceilings, Queen-size bed, twin sofa bed, sitting area, TV/VCR. Magnificent clawfoot tub, shower and bidet.
Rates: $275 - $275
Type of bed: Queen, Twin

Hunters Haven
In the oldest part of the Inn, this second floor masculine corner room was used as a sleeping porch in the 1850s. Exposed rock fireplace, heart-pine floor, four-poster Chippendale canopy bed and hunting lodge decor. The bathroom features a multi-head spa-style shower for two.
Rates: $245 - $245
Type of bed: Queen

Reynards Retreat
This large second floor corner room is one of the Inn's oldest and most luxurious accommodations, with a southern exposure and fireplace. Queen-size four-poster, canopy bed with fox-hunting decor. Complete with a whirlpool bath and shower.
Rates: $245 - $245
Type of bed: Queen

This sunny second floor corner room has breath-taking panoramic views from each window. Ornate Queen-size hand-carved, canopy bed with privacy curtains and a whirlpool bath and shower.
Rates: $225 - $225
Type of bed: Queen

A second floor corner room honoring the former author of the Declaration of Independence, reminiscent of bedrooms at Monticello, which offers a hand-carved four-poster Queen-size bed and an over-size clawfoot tub and shower in the private bath.
Rates: $210 - $210
Type of bed: Queen

Full of beautiful spring florals, this second floor room overlooks the Inn's boxwood garden. Queen-size, hand-carved mahogany bed with canopy, old marble top dressing table. Private bath with clawfoot tub and shower.
Rates: $155 - $155
Type of bed: Queen

Deep rich tones in this second floor room is reminiscent of life in Olde England. Full-size, hand-carved mahogany cannonball bed. This soothing retreat has a magnificent dressing table and private bath with clawfoot tub and shower.
Rates: $125 - $125
Type of bed: Double

Hunt Box Suite
Private, separate cottage Attached to stables Bay window overlooking horse pastures French Provencal living room Wet bar Kitchen Mahogany four poster bed Oversized whirlpool tub and shower Cable TV/VCR
Rates: $350 - $375



Rooms & Rates

Rates: $200 to $350
Payment types accepted include Visa, Personal Checks, Master Card, Discover, American Express and Travelers Checks.
Rooms: This property has 10 total guest accommodations, 9 with private bath, 4 with fireplaces, 2 suites, 1 cottage and 2 conference rooms.
The types of beds available include Twin, Double and Queen.


Minimum Stay Requirements: Two nights during high season
Cancellation: Two weeks non refundable
Pets: Pets Allowed, Innkeepers pets on premises and Horse boarding only.
Smoking: Outside Only.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Breakfast and Afternoon Tea.
Types of meals: Early Coffee/Tea, Full Breakfast, Picnic Lunches, Afternoon Tea, Snacks/Refreshments and Catering Service.
Amenities In Room: Air Conditioning, Modem Hook-Up, Cable TV, Reading Lamps, Ceiling Fans, Snack Bar, Central Air, Turn-Down Service, Desk, Hot Tub/Spa/Jaccuzi, Hair Dryer, Bathrobes, Bath Amenities, Wireless Internet Access and Iron/Ironing Board.
Amenities On Site: Bicycles, Library, Parlor Games, Computers, PC, Copy Machine, Phone, Fax, Fireplace, Stables, Limited Handicap Access, Television, Laundry Facilities and massage therapy by advance appointment.
Business Traveler Amenities: Desk, Television, Internet Access, Wireless Internet Access, FAX On-site, Iron/Ironing Board, Hair Dryer, Gym Nearby, Off-site Dry Cleaning Services and Flexible Check in/out Times.

Spa Services

Off-Site Spa Services Available
Nearby Recommended Spas:
Inn at Poplar Springs

Salon Emage Day Spa


Events Hosted: Weddings, Seminars, Romantic Getaways, Family Reunions and Meetings.
Other Activities: Antiquing, Art Galleries, Bicycling, Canoeing/Kayaking, Fishing, Golf, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Live Theater, Museums, Parks, Shopping (Local Crafts), Skiing Cross Country, Sports Events, Major College, Tennis, Wineries, health club and full service spa.

Recommended Restaurant(s)

Inn at Little Washington, Claire's aat the Depot, Iron Bridge Wine Restaurant.

Historic Interest

The Inn was built in the 1850s and served as a hospital in the Civil War. It is named after the Black Horse Cavalry who frequented the Inn and served as a protectorate to Stonewall Jackson.
Historic Memberships: Local Historical Society and local historical site.
Historic sites nearby: Washington, D.C. (45 miles), Manassas Battlefield (20 miles), Appalachian Trail (30 miles), Mosby's Grave (5 minutes)

Romantic Interest

Intimate decor and amenities that are conducive to a romantic stay make the Black Horse Inn on of the most romantic Inns you will ever visit. Four-poster canopy beds, firplaces, whirlpool baths and old fashioned soaking tubs set the stage for a romantic stay. Complimentary wines, sherry, port and hors d'oeuvres are available so that couples can enjoy the spectaular views surrounding the Inn while having a sip of fine Virginia wines and delicacies.