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University of Virginia’s graduation is one of the most amazing weekends of the year here at Guesthouses . We love welcoming the parents, friends and families from around the country to Charlottesville, Virginia for such a momentous occasion. It is an honor to be the...Read more
“Here’s our three-part recipe to create more moments of elevation: (1) Boost the sensory appeal; (2) Raise the stakes; (3) Break the script. Usually elevated moments have 2 or 3 of those traits.” ― Chip Heath, The Power of Moments: Why Certain Moments Have Extraordinary...Read more
Happy New Year from Charlottesville! As we round out the end of January, we are getting ready for a great spring ahead. We, however, can’t recommend enough taking advantage of winter rates with Guesthouses and enjoying the good fine, wine and winter sunsets that Charlottesville...Read more
Several of our homes, cottages and suites are rented out during the holiday season! Our goal at Guesthouses is to provide guests with a world class vacation experience. We want people to come in, unwind and truly feel like they are on vacation. The mission...Read more
“The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear!”-Buddy, The Elf While we don’t sing from the rooftops with our Christmas carols, we are so happy to share our wonderful Charlottesville during this time of year. The season really kicks...Read more
Here at Guesthouses , we love to shop local! Charlottesville is a mid-size city/town booming with amazing places to buy a gift for a friend, child or even yourself! There are several different pockets around town that make for an amazing gift find, and today...Read more
Whether you are a runner or a casual walker, Charlottesville is a great place to explore the outdoors through nature or in the city. We feel like it is best in all seasons, but the spring and fall really do showcase the town so well!...Read more
“It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!”—Some may say it at Christmas but that’s what natives and visitors to this beautiful area of the Blue Ridge Mountain area say about fall foliage in the Shenandoah National Park and its surrounding areas— Charlottesville! It’s truly...Read more
What makes UVA alumni and Charlottesville visitors return to town? Surprisingly…the sandwich and salad scene is one of the top reasons. You’ll hear people around town meeting up with old friends saying: “Oh, I have to get my Take it Away fix” or “I really...Read more
What are you doing this weekend? We at Guesthouses are enjoying the start of a cooler weekend after a pretty hot week. One of our employees just moved from Dallas and she was commenting how much it feels like Dallas in October. We are excited...Read more

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