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Outer Banks

Travelling to the Outer Banks of North Carolina or even Myrtle Beach farther south? Gracefield Hall is a perfect midway overnight stop if you are coming from Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, New York or one of the New England states. You might even want to tour Colonial Williamsburg the next morning on your way […]

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5-star review

Here is another 5-star review posted on TripAdvisor by guests who stayed with us recently: We stayed overnight for a nearby wedding. Larry and Patricia had everything ready when we arrived. They were so cordial that we felt awkward running out to the wedding. To top it off, we had a family emergency and needed […]

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6:00 a.m. Coffee Service

Reduced Room Rates

Gracefield Hall™ offers Reduced Room Rates for 2017. All rates have been reduced across the board, including our unpublished “Friends & Neighbors” and “Active Military & Veterans” rates. Call 804-966-2193 for information on these unpublished rates and the rates for Central Virginia special events. We provide friendly, attentive, and customized service to each of our […]

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Table Utensils

Table utensils can come in a bewildering array. A picture of a table setting at a B&B was posted on a B&B owners group Facebook page, showing numerous utensils. That brought out a discussion about the need for that many utensils and the usages. My contribution was: until the early 18th century it would have been […]

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Winery tour

A winery tour in New Kent County is a perfect reason to spend the night at Gracefield Hall! There are three wineries in the county: New Kent Winery, Saude Creek Winery, and Gauthier Vineyard. All are a 15-20 minute drive from Gracefield Hall. Tour the wineries and spend the night, or spend the night and tour the […]

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Wedding Planner

Are you a wedding planner organizing and coordinating weddings at any of the wedding venues in New Kent County? We had a wedding planner stay with us 2 nights while setting up and coordinating a Saturday wedding at one of the local wedding venues. If you are a wedding planner, why spend your time on […]

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Ham and Swiss Quiche

Fully Booked

We were fully booked Saturday night: two couples from Maryland were riding the Virginia Capital Trail; one couple from New Jersey was attending an engagement party; and one couple from Portsmouth, Virginia, was sightseeing in the area and decided to spend the night. Breakfast was juice, banana-strawberry smoothies, fresh berries with blueberry yogurt, ham and […]

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Virginia Capital Trail

Ride the Virginia Capital Trail and stay at Gracefield Hall! We are a quick 8 miles north and 4 miles east from the Charles City Courthouse parking lot, which is directly across from Cul’s Courthouse Grill; an excellent restaurant for lunch or a quick, cooling refreshment. We had a couple staying with us last night […]

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The World's Strongest Coffee

Trying new coffee

I am trying new coffee that my son and daughter-in-law sent me to try: Death Wish coffee; and Valhalla Java (yes, she’s Swedish). I tried the Death Wish this morning and it will definitely wake you up! Great flavor though. The package has the following warning: “The caffeine content is intense and may result in sleepless […]

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