Beyond the breathtaking scenery, unparalleled history, and burgeoning culinary scene that Charlottesville upholds, our dear city also showcases Five-Star-quality accommodations. Forbes recently recognized three local spots as the best of the best, and they are a must-visit!
Tucked in the foothills of the stunning Blue Ridge Mountains, Boar’s Head Resort invites guests to experience a chapter of its storied legacy. With their unique focus on wellness, athletics, and outdoor activities — alongside exceptional dining — guests are perfectly positioned to have it all. There is a unique infusion of local spirit and thoughtful details sprinkled throughout the resort with a direct connection to the University of Virginia and the city of Charlottesville that embodies and amplifies deep roots in the community. A myriad of recreational and dining offerings, coupled with inviting design and warm-spirited service, create a memorable atmosphere for a getaway experience like no other.
A peaceful garden setting, luxury appointments, and timeless Southern charm and décor come together to set The Inn at Willow Grove among the best and most unique hotels in Virginia Wine Country.
Befitting their historic heritage, no two rooms are the same. Each of their 25 rooms and suites has been individually furnished and decorated to offer a completely unique experience. What they share are locally inspired design touches, antique flourishes, and every luxury imaginable, plus a few that aren’t.
This Forbes Travel Guide four-star-rated restaurant, Vintage, features regional American cuisine “with a twist” from menus that change regularly to showcase the freshest flavors of the seasons, sourced locally from Central Virginia’s farmland. Serving lunch, dinner, gourmet pub fare, a decadent Sunday Brunch, and special menus for holidays and celebrations, Vintage Restaurant makes every day a special occasion.
Vintage Restaurant enjoys a home at the garden level of the historic Manor House at The Inn at Willow Grove. In addition to the pub and main dining room, the restaurant features more intimate settings, including the Chef’s Table, the Sun Room, and The Hall.
Beyond luxury accommodations, Charlottesville, Virginia is also home to award-winning wineries, equestrian activities, world-class golf, and a calendar full of seasonal activities. So, if you have a few days for exploring, make plans using our Charlottesville Summer Bucket List to set the stage for a memorable vacation.