The Williamsburg Inn, a premier Virginia historic hotel, announced April 23 as the completion date of its elaborate multi-phase renovation. Offering an all-new modern and luxury experience while staying true to its notable Regency style, the Williamsburg Inn will reveal enhanced food and beverage offerings, attractive event space additions, stunning exterior upgrades, and signature themed suites.
The hotel will unveil exceptional dining concepts produced in partnership with the acclaimed hospitality firm Puccini Group. Carefully crafted, the concepts blend historical style, original architectural elements, and museum pieces beloved by visitors in each upgrade. Dining venues will present a nouveau British approach to design and cuisine that showcases historic culinary traditions that have been enriched and enlivened with contemporary features and techniques.
The Rockefeller Room, the hotel’s signature dining experience, will introduce a menu that pays homage to the evolution of American cuisine through innovative cooking and the infusion of exotic flavors. Design elements marry tradition and modernity with contemporary architectural themes.
The Social Terrace will be a natural gathering place adjacent to the main lobby, showcasing beautiful views that include a fountain, golf course and multiple intimate seating areas. The terrace will feature an enticing menu of shareable dishes and entrees such as inventive flatbreads, sandwiches and salads. In addition, a refreshing selection of local beers, wine and craft cocktails will be available at the new outdoor bar.
The Goodwin and Terrace Rooms will offer an upscale breakfast and lunch retreat that will serve cocktails and food throughout the day.
The Regency Room will feature a large private event space ideal for weddings and social events, it will also host special brunches and dinners on holidays.
The Restoration Bar will offer locals and guests a relaxing atmosphere to enjoy a cocktail in the evening and is a welcoming space for a nightcap even later. It will also offer small plates made with flavorful local ingredients, local beers and signature craft cocktails.
Exquisite Event Space
A prime destination to host a variety of private group functions including weddings, corporate retreats, social events, meetings and more, the Williamsburg Inn will reveal expanded Queen’s and Social Terraces and a refreshed Regency Room ideal for events. The stately and elegant Queen’s Terrace will be set amidst the backdrop of Colonial Williamsburg’s award-winning golf course. The Social Terrace will offer ample flexible space to host large gatherings or the most intimate occasions. The Regency Room will complement the terrace event space with an indoor ballroom featuring a sophisticated design inspired by the pure Regency style of Brighton Pavilion in England.
Hotel Interior and Exterior Upgrades, Guest Rooms, and Specialty Suites
Building upon the first phase of hotel enhancements revealed in March 2016, the completely upgraded redesign will feature new in-room décor, furniture, modern amenities, aesthetic details and seated lobby check-in. The hotel will also introduce signature themed suites that will be available for reservations at the end of June, including The Queen’s, Churchill and Rockefeller Suites. An exterior upgrade to the entrance grounds will include a picturesque reflection pool that provides an enchanting introduction to the hotel.
Summer Stays at the Williamsburg Inn
Guests are invited to enjoy the new luxury hotel with its Southern Elegance Package, available for stays May 15 through September 15, 2017. The package includes daily admission tickets to Colonial Williamsburg, free daily breakfast at the Williamsburg Inn, and a $100 resort credit to be used at Golden Horseshoe Golf Club, the Spa of Colonial Williamsburg, or at other participating resort outlets.
Coming Soon at Colonial Williamsburg
The opening of the Williamsburg Inn spearheads additional upcoming capital enhancements at Colonial Williamsburg that will be unveiled later this year, including a multi-million dollar renovation of the Golden Horseshoe Golf Club’s award-winning Gold Course, which is scheduled for completion July 1. In addition, the Spa of Colonial Williamsburg will complete its luxury upgrades in July, which will also feature a new and expanded treatment menu.