Keswick Hall at Monticello

701 Club Dr., Keswick, Virginia, 22947, United States

If you've got the money for it, this 1912 Tuscan villa on 600 lush acres 5 mi east of Charlottesville is a luxurious, cosmopolitan retreat. Since it is now owned by the Orient-Express, you can expect the ultimate in top-drawer amenities and service. The 48 guest rooms and suites contain modern amenities like high-speed Internet and flat screen TVs, which exist in harmony with English and American antiques and claw-foot tubs. Some rooms have whirlpool baths and balconies. The 18-hole golf course, designed by Arnold Palmer, spreads across the rear of the estate. There's no check-in desk here; you are welcomed inside as if you are entering someone's home. The facilities of the private Keswick Club are open to those staying overnight.

PROS

  • three restaurants and pub on-site
  • top-shelf toiletries

CONS

  • expensive for the area
  • lacking Colonial history of many inns

HOTEL INFO

Phones: 434-979–3440 | 888-778–2565

HOTEL DETAILS

40 rooms, 8 suites
Rate Includes: Credit cards accepted

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