Fodor's Expert Review Salamander Resort & Spa

500 N. Pendleton St., Middleburg, Virginia, 20117, USA

A short walk from downtown Middleburg, this sprawling resort is a one-stop-shop for all things Loudoun County: access to vineyards, horseback riding and outdoor activities, and a cultured country ambiance. Built in 2013 to evoke a large rural house, the lobby, library, restaurant, and full-service spa provide ample lounging space. Guest rooms have soaking tubs and balconies or patios. The bucolic 350 acres offer a range of activities, from a zip-line to tennis and basketball courts to an equestrian center where you can get riding and polo instruction. Many use this as a base for exploring; the resort will chauffeur you to nearby wineries and sights. Salamander is also a popular wedding and conference venue.

PROS

  • plenty of activities
  • modern updated amenities
  • excellent spa

CONS

  • new construction lacks historic feel
  • 10-minute walk to town
  • restaurant isn’t open every night

QUICK FACTS

Resort
Sophisticated
Countryside
$$$$

HOTEL INFO

Phones: 540-687–3600

HOTEL DETAILS

168 rooms
Rate Includes: No meals

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