Guest Information

Welcome to the Babcock House…

we hope this information will make your stay more enjoyable.

Emergency Numbers:

Fire Department (434) 352-5212

Rescue Squad (434) 352-5433

Police Department (434) 352-8241

Check In & Check Out

Our check in times are from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. *Please ring doorbell upon arrival.* After 9:00, self check-in is available. We may come and go during the day and suggest you always carry your key when leaving the property. Please lock the door each time you come and go during hours that the restaurant is closed.

Check out time is 11:00 am. Should this be a problem or you would like to store bags while visiting Appomattox after check out, please contact an innkeeper and we will do our best to accommodate you. Please leave your keys in your room or with an innkeeper when you check out.


Your room is supplied with filtered water. Ice buckets may be filled by contacting the innkeeper on duty. Soft drinks, a coffee maker and supplies for coffee and hot tea and  are available in our upstairs hallway. If you are staying in the first floor room and are unable to climb the stairs, we would be glad to provide these for you.


Free guest parking is available in the lot next to the inn.


A full breakfast is included in your stay with us! We try to accommodate all our guests as to the time breakfast is served and any dietary restrictions. Please let us know your preference. Breakfast is served downstairs in the restaurant. If you wish to bring a guest to breakfast, you are welcome to do so with advance notice. The charge will be $15.00/person.

Television, Music and Reading Materials

Color televisions with cable are available in every guest room. Out of courtesy for other guests, please be aware of the volume of your television or any music played.

A collection of books and games is located in the parlor. Please feel free to bring any of them to your room to enjoy.

We have free wi-fi for your enjoyment. Please use “The Babcock House” network, no password required.

Safety and Comfort

A lamp in the hallway stays on all night for your safety. All windows have two locks at the top of the bottom pane and can be opened easily in case of emergency. All exterior doors are locked upon closing the restaurant each evening.

Our rooms are centrally air conditioned and heated. Should you desire a change in temperature, please let an innkeeper know. We do our best to ensure all guests are comfortable. All rooms have ceiling fans which can be controlled by their pull chain.

Quiet hours are from 10:00 pm to 8:00 am.


~Laundry and ironing facilities are available upon request.

~Hair dryers and make-up mirrors are available in all rooms.

~Forget something? We keep extra phone chargers, toothbrushes, toothpaste, razors and shaving cream on hand.

Please ask about local tourist attractions and shops. We have brochures in the upstairs hallway and we will be glad to assist you with maps and travel suggestions.

Check out the Babcock House Bed & Breakfast facebook page for local events and click here to see our current restaurant menus.

We are here to assure your stay at the Babcock House is a special one, so please feel free to share any suggestions for improvements we could make.

Thank you for staying with us in Historic Appomattox!

Please feel free to call if you need anything.

(434) 352-7532

Talia & Charles