The South's Coziest Inns
During the months of short days and long, frosty evenings, inns that promise crackling fires, heavy quilts, and blueberry pancakes are at their most enticing. Cast your vote in our Readers' Choice poll of the coziest inns in the South.
Goodstone Inn & RestaurantMiddleburg, Virginia
Framed by rock walls, wooden fences, and tall trees, the wooded drive along FoxCroft Road to the entrance of Goodstone Inn and Restaurant is romantic–and then you arrive to the 265-acre estate. Choose from 18 rooms and suites in the Manor House, Carriage House, Dutch Cottage, French Farm Cottage, Spring House, and Bull Barn.
Book This Room: Perched on the second floor of the Manor House, the billiard-green Mosby Room is a throwback to Virginia horse country in the 1940s. The Mosby is one of the house's four private rooms, each with its own bath.
Don't Miss This Meal: A breakfast featuring Executive Chef Benjamin Lambert's tender Blueberry Pancakes served with thick-cut bacon. The secret is a rich batter and a double dose of berries.
Get in Touch: Goodstone Inn and Restaurant, 36205 Snake Hill Road, Middleburg, Virginia. goodstone.com or 877/219-4663