Notes from Guests in the Abbitt Room

Online reviews are great, but sometimes we get notes from guests in our rooms. We hope you enjoy reading them as much as we do!


“We enjoyed our stay. Sat on the porch at night and had coffee there in the morning. Lovely home and gracious hostess. Thank you for your hospitality!” – November 7, 2015; Oxford, NC

“Charming B&B. Had a delicious breakfast. Thank you for a pleasant stay!” – November 22, 2015


“What a lovely room and lovely family to stay with. We really would like to have stayed longer. There is great potential here and I fear we will have a hard time getting a reservation next time we want to come. Best of luck to you all. We will certainly be back.” – March 25, 2016; Rogersville, TN

“Thank you so much for a lovely retreat. The food was delicious and the family hospitality is remarkable. We will come back!” – May 1, 2016; Charlottesville, VA

“We really enjoyed staying here. The food was exceptional. I loved the Irish Maid drink. I am Irish too. Thank you for a pleasant stay. We will be back.” – May 3, 2016; Gahanna, OH

“Thank you for your southern hospitality! The inn is beautiful and the food was delicious! We slept like babies too!” – May 5, 2016; Rockville Center, NY

“Thank you! We enjoyed our stay. Best place to eat in town. God bless in all your endeavors.” -May 13, 2016

“What a wonderful place! The house is gorgeous, the food couldn’t be better and the proprietors were so nice, friendly & accommodating! We staye here for my sister-in-law’s graduation from Liberty. I was slightly apprehensive to bring a 5 & 8 year old to a nice bed & breakfast, but it couldn’t have worked out better! They now have a new best friend in Remy and will definitely be returning in the future!” – May 15, 2016; Williamsburg, VA

“Comfortable, friendly, clean. Excellent breakfast! Couldn’t ask for anything more.” -May 16, 2019; Naperville, IL

“Our stay was so restful and home-like, relaxing, great food & caring service. Blessings to you.” -May 17, 2016

“After a long day on my motorcycle, it was a welcomed, restful sleep & dinner that refueled me for my next day’s ride. Well done food & lodging!” -May 26, 2016; Florence, KY

“Very nice B&B, food was wonderful. Decor is very nice and lovely host & hostess.” -May 28, 2016; North East, MD

“Lovely place. Keep up the good work. Enjoyed meeting Remy (2)-made it like home!” -June 12, 2016; Ontaria, Canada

“Best wishes on your B&B adventure. Lovely “old-fashioned” hospitality. Blessings!” -June 21, 2016

“Thank you so much for letting us share your lovely B&B! We had a nice, restful stay and the food was DELICIOUS!” -July 3, 2016; Woodbine, MD

“We loved our visit here! Keep up the good work!” -July 9, 2016; Taft, CA

“We had a wonderful, relaxing visit. The food was amazing as well as this amazing home and owners.” -July 20, 2016; Toronto, Canada

“A lovely house, lovely food and lovely B&B owners!! An oasis of hospitality after a day of traveling and touring! Thank you for all your thoughtful planning in welcoming me (and other travelers).” -July 21, 2016; Charlotte, NC

“What a lovely visit! Superb food and delightful owners.” – August 28, 2016; Fairfax, VA

“My mom’s family is from this area. For years we have come back to visit relations and staying here. Now, my husband and I are so happy to join them each trip…and staying at the Babcock House is a huge part of our memories & pleasure. Thanks for beauty & comfort & great food and hospitality.” -September 2016; Jacksonville, FL

“Great time is only for a night!”

“Very historic building and nicely appointed. We enjoyed our stay.”

“Thank you for a beautiful stay! This home is very momorable and not to mention the food! Thank you!” -October 7, 2016; Montgomery, AL

“Really enjoyed our one night stay on our way back home in Bristol. Beautiful B&B and especially accommodating owners!” -October 8, 2016

“What a lovely old house and an amazing breakfast! Everyone was very friendly, accommodating and nice. Would recommend Babcock to anyone going to Appomattox!” -October 9, 2016; Falls Church, VA

“Thanks very much for a really good stay & fantastic breakfast!” -London, England

“Thank you for welcoming us into your beautiful home. OH-the food was amazing!” -October 19, 2016

“Thank you! This is such a lovely house and you serve it well! We truly enjoyed our stay!” -October 23, 2016

“Thank you for your awesome hospitality. Beautiful place and family. Great food too! See you again.” -October 2016

“We loved the food and the stay! Thank you for the southern hospitality!” -October 30, 2016

“The food was awesome! Our stay was very special, warm and friendly staff. Thank you.” -November 1, 2016

“We had a wonderful stay! Dinner an breakfast were fabulous and we enjoyed getting to know Remy the innkeeper.” -November 13, 2016


“Great B&B. The room was cozy & comforatable and breakfast was good! We enjoyed our stay at Babcock House!” -February 8, 2017; Lee’s Summit, MO

“Arrived today. Enjoyed a delicious lunch and spent the afternoon at the Appomattox Court House National Park. When we returned to the Babcock House around 5 pm, it was still warm enough to sit outside on the veranda. We are looking forward to dinner tonight. If lunch is any indication, it should be delicious. Thanks to Deirdre our server and to Talia, our lovely host. We are loving our room. Sorry to leave tomorrow. On our way to Charleston, NC. P.S. The bed was so comfortable & warm. Dinner was delicious! Yummy breakfast. Had a wonderful conversation with the innkeepers. They are lovely people.” -February 9, 2017; Harvey Cedars, NJ

“Valentine’s Day. We came to visit the Civil War sites at Appomattox and then enjoyed a pleasant night here in this wonderful bed & breakfast. The room was delightful, the dinner and breakfast exceptional. The hosts were very gracious and made our stay memorable!” -February 14, 2017; Knoxvile, TN

“Beautiful location, beautiful inn, delicious food! Will recommend to our friends. Looking forward to returning in the future!” -February 18, 2017; CCH, VA

“What a delightful inn. Our stay was all we had hoped for and more. Gracious hosts, superb room and delicious meals.” -March 9, 2017; Rochester, MN

“We really loved staying in this charming house. We’re new to the area and I am moving to Lynchburg in the fall, so we came to do some apartment hunting. The food & hospitality was second to none. Thank you!” -March 7, 2017; Germantown, WI

“This was an awesome experience! Everything from the owners/workers’ hospitality to the cleanliness of the house, history and delicious food, I can’t highly recommend enough! Thank you so much Talia, staff and Charles (also Remy).” -November 12, 2017


“What a wonderful, relaxing time we spent here! The food was absolutely scrumptious! Charles was a superb host. Room was exactly what we wanted. Can’t wait to come bank. Hate to leave.” -January 14, 2018


“Thanks for a lovely respite and excellent meals!” – February 16, 2019

“The battlefield experience long-awaited and so worth it. Monticello an unexpected treat. The room was lovely.” -April 2019

“Thanks for another truely lovely time. You excel in creativity and comfort. Love the food. I shall return.” -May 1, 2019; Cincinnati, OH

“Our second stay here, we absolutely love it! The food is reat, the rooms are clean and the innkeepers are very personable! Can’t wait to come back.” -May 12, 2019; Centerburg, OH

“This was a lovely stay – we came for 1 night and stayed 2! The food was amazing, the room comfortable, great hospitality & beautiful decor. Our first time to Virginia and highly recommended. We came celebrating our 25th anniversary today.” -May 26, 2019; Baker, MT

“We had a wonderful  night stay. So quiet, quaint & cozy! The food was outstanding!” -June 9, 2019; Fredericksburg, VA

“Enjoyed our stay-celebrating our 28th anniversary. Dinner and breakfast were both delicious!” -July 6, 2019; Virginia Beach, VA

“Stopped in Appomattox on our Southern road trip through TN, NC, VA, SC and GA. Lovely room, tasty dinner, beautiful old trees.” -July 13, 2019; NYC, NY

“What a beautiful home! We’ve driven from Oregon and this is our first B&B on our trip. Celebrating 40 years together, and this overnight stay was very special. Thank you!” -July 15, 2019; Hood River, OK

“We have had a wonderful  stay here at your lovely home. Not sure when we’ll be back this way,, but when we do, it will be here. P.S. The food was exceptional too!” -Ormond Beach, FL

“We had such a delightful time at te Babcock House. We were here with a number of family members celebrating my sister’s 80th birthday. Our hosts were spectacular. Dinner & accommodations were superb. Thank you for a wonderful time & fond memories.” -July 21, 2019; Fayetteville, PA

“What a nice place to relax at the end of a busy week of Civil War history. We enjoyed our stay!” -July 23, 2019; Seymour, TN

“A Charming place and the food waas outstanding Thank you, Talia & Charles and family!” -August 15, 2019; Glen Rock, NJ

“You have a lovely home! We felt very welcomed and really enjoyed our stay with you. The food and staff were wonderful.” -August 18, 2019

“Many thanks for a quiet, restful stay, wonderful food and, especially, the welcome from all the members of your team. We wish you the Lord’s blessings as you minister to your buests and are a source of light to the people you care for.” -August 31, 2019; Cary, NC

“Thank you for a wonderful stay – such a nice place to come back to after spending the day biking the High Bridge Trail. Everyone was so kind and welcoming and dinner & breakfast were delicious!” -September 2, 2019; Washington, DC

“We have had a lovely stay at Babcock House. Spent the evening after a great dinner enjoying the upper front porch with our friends. Thank you for a great breakfast too.” -September 8, 2019; Clifton, VA

“Beautiful home, excellent food & wonderful hospitality. The perfect setting to learn of our history, the horrors of war & slavery. A chance to reflect and plan how to do better as we reach a new crossroads.” -September 19, 2019

“We loved your beautiful home and such welcoming hospitality. We are awed by the history of this home and the area, Thank you for such an enjoyable and relaxing stay and wonderful food.” -September 22, 2019; Chesapeake, VA

“You were a blessing to us this Evening. Jesus always looks out for us and He sent us to this beautiful home! May you always be here for those who need you! Hopefully we will be able to return and spend more time.” -September 28, 2019; Florence, SC

“We had a very pleasant stay-nice room, great breakfasts (and dinners) and truly hospitable, warm innkeepers!! Thank you.” -October 6, 2019; Murfreesboro, TN

“We had a lovely stay. The staff was amazing! Thank you!” -Seattle, WA & Lewistown, MT