There is something here for everyone from a beautiful drive through the Blue Ridge Mountains, visiting local farmer‚Äôs markets, festivals, or just enjoying a hike or if golfing is your passion the following courses are near our Inn
.SPECIAL FESTIVALS Whitetop Maple Festival‚Ä"last full weekend in March Naturalist Rally‚Ä"Mother‚Äôs Day weekend Damascus Trail Days, Damascus, VA‚Ä"May Wayne Henderson Music Festival and Guitar Competition‚Ä"third Saturday in June Hungry Mother Arts & Craft Festival/Marion Downtown Days Festival‚Ä"third full weekend in July Rich Valley Fair and Horse Show‚Ä"late July/early August Virginia Highlands Festival and Antique Fair, Abingdon, VA‚Ä"first two weeks in August. Birdwatcher Festival‚Ä"May and September Galax Old Fiddlers Convention‚Ä"Second week in August Civil War Reenactment, Saltville, VA‚Ä"August Chilhowie Apple Festival, Chilhowie, VA‚Ä"last full weekend of September Grayson Highlands Fall Festival‚Ä"last full weekend in September Whitetop Molasses Festival‚Ä"second Sunday in October Sherwood Anderson Festival‚Ä"September-December
The Collins House Inn is a ‚ÄúGreen Inn.‚ÄĚ You will discover that our floors have radiant heat; our windows are double-glazed, our water is double-filtered, and our air is filtered and re-circulated. The B&B has central air. There are six inches of foam insulation in the exterior walls that conserve energy and make the inn very quiet. Guests of The Collins House Inn have repeatedly commented on the beauty of the house and the comfort and relaxation they feel as guests. The Collins House Inn has 3 large areas where guests can get together, relax, read, converse, or play cards or other games. In the cooler months, guests can gather around the gas fireplace for comfort and ambiance. These areas are also suitable for quilting parties, baby or bridal showers or other small gatherings & meetings. Contact us if you would like more details about hosting your special event at the Inn.Breakfast is served daily at 8:30 a.m. (earlier breakfast times will be available on request and may be continental in nature). All breakfast dining is in the large dining room in traditional B&B style affording the guests the opportunity to converse with one another. The room is done in Tuscan colors of burgundy and gold. There is also a smaller, more formal dining room available for breakfast
The guest rooms at our bed and breakfast are named in honor of Collins family members (Ella, George, Mary, & L.P.) with the exception of The Nettie. The rooms on the upper level all have mountain views. Three of the beds have headboards that were made from doors found in the basement. Doors, floors, and other features are original to the house. The window treatments, shower treatments, and bed skirts were all custom made.
It is our pleasure to offer our guests a memorable and comfortable stay in our Bed & Breakfast Diamond Collection and AAA Diamond Award-winning bed and breakfast by offering: Five well-appointed guest rooms, each with a private in-room bathroom! Wireless Internet Multiple common rooms to relax or mingle with friends & other guests A generous ‚Äėback‚Äô yard to soak up nature while relaxing in the Inn‚Äôs Gazebo 2 short walking blocks to historic downtown STAY & PLAY PACKAGES‚Ä"a favorite with guests (see our package offers) The Lincoln & BarterTheaters, restaurants, and shopping The Wayne Henderson School of Art & Music Excellent hiking, biking, & motorcycle trails ( Back of the Dragon) close at hand FlyFishing Access to Lifetime Wellness Center Several Virginia wineries in the area NASCAR racing only 51 minutes away Lodging for either April or August NASCAR events require a 2 day min.stay Sightseeing Civil War history Pet-free environment (including service animals) Totally ‚ÄúTobacco Free‚ÄĚ no vap, cigarette, cigar, pipe smoking or chewing tobacco allowed in the Inn or on Inn property Radient Heat thru out the Inn for the winter season A gazebo for that special occasion such as a wedding or vow renewal
Policies & Restrictions
GENERAL POLICIES: ‚ÄúA two-night stay may be required for holidays and special events.‚ÄĚ THE COLLINS HOUSE INN IS A SMOKE-FREE PROPERTY AND HAS NO DESIGNATED SMOKING AREAS. All our rooms are smoke free, and smoking is not allowed on The Collins House Inn property. Our policy is enforced for the safety and comfort of all our guests. Smoking, burning incense or candles is not allowed at The Collins House Inn. Irons are not permitted in the guest rooms. This policy is stated at the time a reservation is made and repeated in the confirmation letter. There is a $500.00 assessment on any guest violating this policy. Should a guest fail to adhere to our no-smoking policy, the guest will be asked to leave and will be charged for the entire reserved stay. The surcharge of $500.00 may not be limited to that amount depending on what is necessary to return the room to its original smoke-free condition. If the room must be taken out of availability in order to deodorize it, we will also charge, in addition to the aforementioned cost, the standard room rental rate for that room for every night it is out of service.
Deposit Policy To guarantee your reservation, a deposit of 50 percent is required for a stay of two or more nights. For reservations during NASCAR events, holidays, and other special events, a 100 percent deposit is required. A 100 percent deposit is also required for one-night stays. A major credit card is required to hold and guarantee your reservation. The balance is due upon arrival. All reservations are confirmed via email (or hard copy upon request.) Reservations, using Gift Certificates, are subject to room availability. Reservations utilizing gift cards must be made directly with the Inn. Our online webervation system does not take gift cards as payment when on line reservations are made from our website. Check-In & Check Out Policy Check-In Time: 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. If you are unable to arrive during the check-in period, please notify us of your plans for arrival. Check-Out Time: 10:30 a.m. Early check-in or late check-out is available by prior arrangement only, and subject to availability.
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