Stay in the Heart of Downtown Williamsburg on Your Next Visit

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Welcome to our Bed and Breakfast in Williamsburg VA

The Fife and Drum Inn, located right in the heart of downtown Williamsburg, offers not only stunning rooms and top quality guest experience, but it couldn’t be in a more convenient location for enjoying all that historic Williamsburg has to offer.


Most guests enjoy taking advantage of the inn’s proximity to Colonial Williamsburg and the picturesque College of William and Mary campus, opting forgo driving from place to place and navigate the city on foot. But the inn’s prime location may make it hard to get anywhere too quickly. No, not because of traffic, but because there is so much to see and do along the way.

You’re greeted with a plethora of dining and shopping options the second you step out the front door and onto quaint Prince George Street. Venture just a few blocks further and the options increase rapidly. From fast casual burgers and sandwiches to formal dining, fashion boutiques to tourism-centered shops, there’s something for everyone in bustling Merchants Square.

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A few of our favorite local restaurants include:

Aromas – calling all coffee lovers, sandwich lovers, mac and cheese lovers… basically, food lovers in general. Aromas has a little bit of everything and is the perfect spot to unwind after a long day of exploring.

Berret’s Seafood Restaurant and Taphouse Grill – what’s not to like about a place that that serves oysters on the half shell, she crab soup and fresh caught seafood dishes? Berret’s offers the best of both worlds with a fine dining experience inside and a more casual bar and grill setting outdoors.

The Blue Talon Bistro – there’s so much to love on this menu, make sure to go hungry and get ready to indulge. Their daily specials are always popular.

The Cheese Shop – a favorite among locals and visitors alike. Be sure to try the famous house dressing on your sandwich!Retros – a great place for families to grab a quick – and delicious – meal.

Retros will make your 1950s diner dreams come true with their burgers, hot dogs, milkshakes and more.

The Trellis – one of the city’s more upscale dining options, their Death by Chocolate cake is famous for very good reason.

Once past the incredible restaurants and storefronts, the streets of Williamsburg are yours to roam. To the left of the inn, Historic Duke of Gloucester street awaits. The road is closed to car traffic and leads past restored Colonial Williamsburg landmarks like the capital building, courthouse, Governor’s Palace and Bruton Parish Church. Visitors can also enjoy an array of old taverns and specialty shops, gardens and visits with local livestock. All the while, interpreters clad in colonial garb greet pedestrians along the way.

Colonial Williamsburg Governor's Palace

Making a right out of the inn’s doors leads to William and Mary’s campus. This direction offers a beautiful, shaded walk that meanders past academic buildings, athletic fields and the Crim Dell bridge. Whichever way you turn, we’re sure you won’t need your car while you’re in downtown Williamsburg.

That said, if you do venture outside of downtown, you’ll have no problem finding a place to park when you come back. There is plenty of street parking (although some is time restricted, so please take note of signs), a paid parking garage right behind the inn and several lots within a few blocks. If you don’t want to drive, but are going outside of walking range, renting a bike or using Williamsburg’s trolley system are unique ways to get around.

Downtown Williamsburg is rich with history, but strongly committed to its present day culture as well. From a weekly farmer’s market to summer concerts to movies in the middle of the street, a unique blend of arts, entertainment and local tradition mean there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Events and activities we enjoy year-round:

Williamsburg Farmer’s Market – held each Saturday from 8am to noon in Merchants Square. Enjoy locally grown produce, freshly baked bread, handcrafted chocolates and more.

Second Sundays – the second Sunday of each month shuts down Prince George Street and the surrounding area for an arts and crafts fair featuring local artists and vendors accompanied by live music.

Ghost tours – Williamsburg is home to quite an array of haunted houses and ghostly tales… and many ghost sightings! Several companies offer guided tours that are sure to leave you looking over your shoulder.

Seasonal events:

Summer Breeze concert series

Funhouse Fest

Independence Day fireworks

Movies on Prince George Street

The Occasion for the Arts

Haunting on DoG Street

Liberty’s Ice Pavilion  

Grand Illumination

Williamsburg has so much to offer, it would be impossible to list it all. If you’d like additional suggestions during your stay, Billy and Sharon are always happy to help!

Now that you’ve heard our two cents, we want to hear from you! What are your must-dos and go-tos when you visit our town?

Your Ultimate Holiday Guide to Williamsburg

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The Holiday season is upon us! And here in Williamsburg, there’s so much going on to celebrate. Lucky for you, we’ve compiled the Ultimate Holiday Guide to all the special seasonal events so you don’t miss any Christmas festivities. Here we go!


First off, there are several recurring opportunities available in Williamsburg throughout the entire season. Come explore Sparkleland in Merchant’s Square every week Thursday through Sunday. You can enjoy special performances and activities, or come meet Santa! Just next door is the Liberty Ice Pavilion, open daily for the perfect cold-weather past-time. Every Thursday and Sunday, head over to Charlton’s Coffeehouse for Christmas caroling, complete with burning cressets.

If you have a love for the historic side, Colonial Williamsburg tours are perfect at this time of year. Check out their Christmastide in Virginia tour to learn about traditions and techniques of a colonial Christmas, or the Midwinter Stories presentations throughout the day. For some 17th century classics, consider the seasonal concert series at the Governor’s Palace where you can enjoy impressive musicianship and historic holiday-themed selections.

We would be amiss to forget Busch Gardens’ Christmastown, Williamsburg’s own winter wonderland! Always a local favorite, you can experience the sights, sounds, and smells of holiday comfort and take in thousands of Christmas lights!


There are, of course, some special events throughout the season as well. Here’s the ones we’re most excited about!

-November 24: The annual Tree Lighting party, complete with free hot chocolate and roasted chestnuts, of course.

-December 1: The Williamsburg Christmas parade, a must see!

-December 1-2: Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra Holiday Pops concert, conducted by Janna Hymes.

-December 2: the ever-popular Grand Illumination! It’s a well-known Williamsburg tradition, including performances by the best local musicians and a beautiful fireworks display.

-December 15: “At Christmas Be Mery”: A Special Evening at Historic Jamestown, where you can experience traditional early-English traditions, including the firing of the guns and a seasonal bonfire.


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It’s certainly no secret that Colonial Williamsburg is known for it’s breathtaking and naturally-made decorations, and this year is no exception. The streets and buildings will soon be adorned by garlands and, in particular, wreaths made locally from natural materials to make a beautiful seasonal landscape. You can read all about the history of this tradition here, then take to the Williamsburg streets to experience this unique Christmas decor. You can even take a tour around such houses with this special Colonial Williamsburg tour.

We take such pride in these homemade decorations, in fact, that this year the Christmas Homes Tour is in it’s 58th year! This unique tour includes entry to several historic buildings like the Nelson-Galt House, Edinburgh Castle Tavern, and Benjamin Waller House. It’s a special event over the course of December 1-2; click here for tickets!


Finally, here’s a simple recipe for a cold-weather classic…mulled cider! It’s the perfect cozy drink for the holiday season…

This recipe is from The Pioneer Woman, click here for the whole post. 

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4 whole cinnamon sticks

1/8 teaspoon ground cloves

8 whole allspice berries

Orange peel from 1 orange

Lemon peel from 1 lemon

1/2 cup maple syrup

6 cups unfiltered (fresh squeezed is great) apple juice

1/2 cup dark rum (optional)

INSTRUCTIONS:

Place cinnamon sticks, ground cloves, allspice berries, orange peel, and lemon peel in a medium saucepan. Pour in maple syrup and apple juice, then bring to almost a boil. Reduce the heat to its lowest setting and simmer for 30 minutes. Remove from heat and serve in mugs.

(Add a splash of rum for an adults-only version! Yum, yum, yum.)


We hope this Holiday Guide sets you up nicely to experience all the Williamsburg area has to offer this season!  It can be easy to get wrapped up (no pun intended) in Christmas crazy, so take a little time to experience the beauty of the area and the joy of the season. It only comes once each year, here’s to the loveliest year yet!

What’s your favorite way to bring in the holiday season? Let us know below!

The Best Concert Series in Colonial Williamsburg

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Summer is the time to travel, bask in the sunshine, and listen to live music. Join us for the largest Summer concert series in Colonial Williamsburg: The Summer Breeze “Unleashed” Concert Series! 


This year marks the 27th Annual Summer Breeze Concert Series in Colonial Williamsburg, and is now “unleashed” as growing attendance and popularity has moved it out of Merchant’s Square and onto the lawn of the Decorative Arts Museum. The season opened last Wednesday with over 1,900 attendees – the highest ever recorded. The “unleashing” has allowed the lineup to double, extending the concert series from June – August. 

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Pack a picnic, grab those lawn chairs, and join us every Wednesday, June 13-September 19, at the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum from 6-9pm for an unforgettable Summer! 

The 2018 Summer Breeze Unleashed Lineup:

June 13: Slapnation

June 20: Bobby Blackhat Band

June 27: Jacob Vanko Band

July 4: The USAF Heritage of America Band (4-6 pm) & Brasswind (7-9 pm)

July 11: Nathan and the Zydeco Cha Cha’s

July 18: Buddha Council

July 25: Chisman Creek Band

Aug. 1: The Grey Riders

Aug. 8: The English Channel

Aug. 15: Party Fins

Aug. 22: Air Force Rhythm in Blue

Aug. 29: Brandon Bower Band

Sept. 5: Raw Beets

Sept. 12: BJ Griffin and the Galaxy Groove

Sept. 19: 504 Supreme & Truetone Honeys

Location: DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum

325 Francis St E, Williamsburg, VA 23185

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Pack a picnic and head over to the lawn at the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum in Colonial Williamsburg for some swingin’ live music at The Summer Breeze Concert Series!

Spring in Williamsburg at the Fife and Drum Inn!

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Spring in Williamsburg has been a bit unpredictable this year. We’re experiencing a bit of moodiness in our weather lately: sunny with a high of 75° one day, and the next we’re bundled up in scarves and boots. Trees are bare, but the daffodils are in full bloom…we’re not sure what to expect hour to hour. Fortunately, we’ve got the perfect array of activities around here to keep ourselves and you busy until we get solidly into our summer. So pack your layers, grab your umbrella, and hit the highlights of the next few months in Williamsburg!  


March 

Sunshine: Use a piece of history! Colonial Williamsburg is running a spring special on a program in which participants are educated on weapons history…and allowed to fire authentic reproductions of Flintlock muskets. This has very limited availability and requires a separate ticket from general admission, so plan this excursion ahead of time. 

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Showers: Want to relax with a beer while still flexing your brain? Pop into a local brewery for trivia night! A Williamsburg staple since 2006, Alewerks hosts trivia every Wednesday night . Whether or not you remember anything you learn is one thing, but you’re sure to have a great brew no matter what. April Sunshine: Get outside! Paddle boards, canoes, and kayaks are all available for reservation or walk-up rental at the James City County Marina, just a 15 minute drive from the inn. The same inlets and shoals explored by John Smith are now yours for the viewing, up close and personal. 

April 

Sunshine: Get outside! Paddle boards, canoes, and kayaks are all available for reservation or walk-up rental at the James City County Marina, just a 15 minute drive from the inn. The same inlets and shoals explored by John Smith are now yours for the viewing, up close and personal. 

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Showers: Head over to the Muscarelle museum for a special collection of Dutch and Flemish pieces visiting Williamsburg from all over the southeast! These schools of art, famous for their focus on the beauty of light, should keep you feeling cheery whether or not you’re escaping a rain.     

May 

Sunshine: Get going! If you’re the sort who brings their running shoes on vacation, meet up with other like minded folks every Thursday at the Williamsburg Winery for a gorgeous run.    

​(And if you happen to be in town on May 5th, you can even run, walk, or bike the Colonial Parkway–one day only– for beautiful views of the river.) 

Showers: Laugh it up! The Comedy Club of Williamsburg features a couple of hours of hilarity every weekend, with a mix of national headliners whose names you’ll recognize, and more local talent from up and down the East Coast. Check it out!   

Will you be spending Spring in Williamsburg? 

Williamsburg: the Perfect Romantic Getaway

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Looking for the perfect Williamsburg romantic getaway for you and your loved one? We’ve got you covered. It’s no coincidence that we host countless wedding parties, honeymooners, anniversary-celebrators, and lovebirds here in Williamsburg – our city just has something magical about it that makes the perfect setting for an unforgettable romantic experience. Here are some ideas that will help enhance your trip!


Setting the Mood:Imagine walking into your room to find a bouquet of red roses, champagne already chilled on ice, and a gorgeous platter of cheeses & fruit. Fife and Drum’s Romance Package is the perfect way to start of your vacation right.

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Relax & Unwind:

Let us book a spa day at the Williamsburg Inn for you – nothing beats an incredible massage and some much needed pampering for a couple on their romantic getaway.

The Special Dinner Spots:

Le Yaca – Voted Expert’s Choice and Best of Williamsburg by Trip Expert, Le Yaca is a must try for lover’s of fine french cuisine.

Berrets – Located in Merchant’s Square, this Seafood Restaurant has been voted “Best in Seafood Restaurant” and “Best Crabcake” year after year. 

Fat Canary – Make sure you make reservations for this one far in advance! This bistro tops the charts as one of the 100 Best Restaurants for Foodies in all 50 states.

A Chef’s Kitchen – Located in the heart of downtown Williamsburg, A Chef’s Kitchen, has a coveted 5 stars on Trip Advisor. Make reservations today as they are usually booked for months!

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Photo: The Fat Canary

The Perfect Romantic Scenery:

Crim Dell – a classic Williamsburg spot for a smooch or even a wedding ceremony, particularly for William & Mary alumni. Located on W&M’s campus, it is a gorgeous bridge notorious as the perfect spot for proposals and even weddings. 

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Photo: The Crim Dell Bridge

Historic Parkway – the beaches overlooking the James and York Rivers on the parkway are absolutely gorgeous when the weather is nice.

The Governor’s Palace Gardens – Behind the palace, you will find a gorgeous span of varied landscape where there is no shortage of romantic spots to explore. Some of these spots include a bridge quite similar to Crim Dell running over the small lake, a maze made entirely out of hedges, and an arbor producing the most beautiful foliage in the spring awaits you and your loved one.

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Photo: The Governor’s Palace Gardens

We know how important setting the scene of the perfect love story is – so let us help you create a unique and unforgettable one! If there is anything we can do to help you plan the perfect Williamsburg romantic getaway, or if you have any questions, don’t hesitate to reach out to us at the Fife & Drum Inn. 

What to do this Winter in Williamsburg

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Think Williamsburg is charming when the birds are chirping and the sky is blue? Our colonial town knows how to turn up the charm when the days get shorter and the weather gets chilly. Check out these suggestions for places to eat, drink, and be merry as you escape the winter blues in Williamsburg.


Eat

All within walking distance, these establishments made the list because of their warm and cozy atmospheres. Trust us, you’ll want to hole up with a good book, good company, and good food for hours and never go back out into the cold.

Culture Cafe – Offering small plates in an eclectic setting. Perfect for a coffee or quick bite.

Aromas – Surprisingly delicious fare for a coffee shop – try their daily homemade soups or their brie fondue.

Lokal – A hidden treasure right below the inn. This healthy spot prides itself on locally sourced ingredients providing you with sandwiches on freshly baked bread, fresh smoothies, an array of teas, coffee, hot chocolate, and SO much more. Did we mention there is a piano that you can play too?!

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Photo: Aromas Cafe

Drink

Sweet Tea & Barley at Williamsburg Lodge – With live music and a huge fireplace, this is a great spot to stay cozy.

Amber Ox – For the beer connoisseur, this high quality craft brewery is always inventing new small batch brews.

Eight Shires Colonial Distillery – This micro craft distillery offers unique flavors with a old world flair.

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Be Merry

Kimball Theatre – Hosting world class artists on the stage, escape the cold with a heart warming show at the Kimball.

The Abby Aldrich Folk Art Museum – This stunning museum highlights the intersection of art, culture, and history and is sure to inspire conversation.

Prime Outlets – Warm up with a brand new sweater or scarf from top brands at discount prices.

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Photo: Kimball Theater

Colonial Activities & Opportunities to Learn

Coffee House – Grab a free sample of coffee or sipping chocolate as an interpreter fills you in on the importance of coffee houses in the 18th century as meeting places for the great first leaders of our country.

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Care to get more hands on in your education this winter? Hop over to the Jamestown Archaearium and tour the Archeology Labs to see how the historians discover hidden gems from the past.

With so much to explore in Williamsburg, you won’t have time be bothered by freezing temps. Fill up your day with shows, museums, and historic exploration, and cap it off with award winning restaurants and creative pubs. Check out this link to schedule your stay!

3 Reasons to Visit Williamsburg in Winter

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A Wonderful Winter Getaway in Williamsburg

Have a more private & personalized Williamsburg vacation: It’s no secret that winter is the off season for anywhere that’s not someplace tropical – and this is a fact that only a few think to take advantage of. If you’re looking to escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and just enjoy some quiet time with your loved one – we guarantee you, THIS is the best time to do it.  


Never-ending exploring on the inside: 

There is SO MUCH to experience in Williamsburg in the warmth of the indoors. From touring the buildings in the historic area, to brewery and winery hopping (we now have – count ‘em – FIVE breweries in the city of WIlliamsburg!), to restaurant scouting (see our favorite restaurants here), to attending a concert at the Kimball Theatre in Merchants Square, there is no shortage of memorable experiences to choose from on your winter getaway.  


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Picturesque adventuring on the outside: 

Williamsburg in the winter is a dreamscape for any photographer, or for anyone who just loves looking out the window to a beautiful winter landscape. We usually see snow each winter, and because the Fife & Drum Inn is in such close proximity to the Historic Area/downtown Williamsburg, there is no need to worry about road conditions as everything is an enjoyable walk away. Picture snow flurries gently falling on the colonial houses, stepping into the Coffeehouse down by the capitol building for some hot chocolate, and warming yourself by a cedar-burning fire. Sound like heaven? Come experience it for yourself!

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A Look at a Williamsburg Christmas During Colonial Times

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Christmas is come, hang on the pot, Let spits turn round, and ovens be hot; Beef, pork, and poultry, now provide To feast thy neighbors at this tide; Then wash all down with good wine and beer, And so with mirth conclude the Year.


Virginia Almanac (Royle) 1765

This poem from 1765 makes the holiday sound strikingly similar to today’s traditions – but there are a few specific changes we’ve made over the years. Ranging from tree trimming to gift giving, traditions have changed a bit.

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Gift Giving Was a Bit Different Without Santa Claus in the mix, eighteenth century shopkeepers would suggest items appropriate for gifting. Customs like candy in wooden clogs, came over from Europe and eventually transformed into stockings. Learn more about it here

12 Days of Christmas: Each night of Christmas was celebrated and Twelfth Night was the most festive night for parties and balls. While most people who observe Christmas today only celebrate the 24th and 25th, the advent calendar is a relic of the past that carries the tradition of multiple days of merriment. 

12th Night:  Dancing, drinking, eating, and games ruled. Perhaps a bean and a pea, or two coins of different value, baked into the Twelfth Night cake.  Selecting this “King of the Bean,” for instance, is a custom as old as the Roman Saturnalia. The idea was to bake a bean into a cake, with the honorific going to the person who drew the lucky portion. The lucky pieces settled the succession of the party and the cake from year to year. Learn more here

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Lord of Misrule:  The chosen captain of all holiday mischief always wears yellow and green scarves as he does a jolly dance through the streets on Christmas Day. This whimsical tradition fell out of fashion when more puritanical ideals took hold. Today, a holly jolly Santa Claus has the cheery undertones of this character without the mischief.   

No Christmas Trees: The tradition of a Christmas tree first started to catch on in Europe in 1848 when a decorated tree graced Windsor Castle. Around the same time Professor Charles Minnegerode, moved to the United States to teach German at The College of William and Mary. With him came the tradition of tree trimming when he delighted students by decorating a tree outside the St. George Tucker House. In 1928, The Richmond News Leader wrote about this grand day when Martha Vandergrift decades later. Learn more here.

Decorations: You’ll see gorgeous wreaths up and down Duke of Gloucester Street this year; a time honored tradition, though one that we can’t be sure the accuracy of. One thing is for sure; the hanging of a sprig of mistletoe was a common practice in these days.

Tune into this local program to learn more about what a Colonial Christmas was like with a guest appearance from the Lord of Misrule and demonstrations of traditions of the past.

As we look back through history and observe the traditions of the past, it begs the question, what traditions will stand the test of time and what will change or fade away in the future? Are there any traditions you would like to add or traditions you can’t stand?

One tradition that seems to stick is a holiday greeting in all shapes, sizes, and languages. So Merry Christmas to all!

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5 Events You’ll Only Find During the Holidays in Williamsburg

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Looking to get into the holiday spirit and wake up from that cabin fever? Williamsburg is full of classic traditions and new offerings for people of all ages. From ice skating at Liberty’s Ice Pavilion to The Grand Illumination, to beverage tastings at some of Williamsburg’s best new pubs and breweries. Can you cross everything off this list?


  1. Ice Skating

Skate into the wintery spirit at Liberty’s Ice Pavilion on the bustling Duke of Gloucester Street. Parking available at the Merchants Square lots or in the paid garage on Henry Street. Pricing ranges from $4.25 – $12 depending on age.

2. Caroling 

You’ll find live brass bands and carolers going from corner to corner in Merchants Square all month – not to mention the big man in red, making his rounds with candy canes and smiles!

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3 A Christmas Carol

Performed in the middle of the street: It has become a beloved Williamsburg tradition every holiday season; you simply can’t miss this two man production of “A Christmas Carol” – it’s a classic story turned into an outdoor family experience for the books.

4 The Grand Illumination

The grandest fireworks display you’ll ever see; did you miss the Grand Illumination this year? Here are some photos of the incredible festivities, including live jazz on the Palace Green to bring us back to the days of Colonial Williamsburg’s Restoration period of the 1930’s! Make reservations now for next year’s visit!

5 Holiday Beverage Tastings

Go to your favorite Williamsburg Breweries, Wineries and Meaderies (With two new breweries popping up in just the last 2 months) Williamsburg is filled to the brim with places to explore and sit down for a glass of Holiday Cheer! Check out events coming up at the Williamsburg Winery, the Hair of the DoG Bottle ShopThe Silver Hand Meadery, and the newest hot spot minutes from our doors, the Amber Ox!

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So, where are you going first?

What You’ll Experience by Staying in a Williamsburg Colonial House vs. a Traditional Hotel

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The Drummers’ Cottage is one of our most sought-after rooms at the Inn, and there are definitely some good reasons why. Here are a few things that make the experience of staying here stand out from a “traditional” hotel. 


Personal & Genuine Hospitality 

Sharon and Billy, your hosts at the Fife and Drum Inn, are both Williamsburg natives with a lifetime of entrepreneurial experience. Their passion for their city, as well as their expertise in good ol’ southern hospitality, lead visitors to feel completely at home and comfortable on their visits – a feeling that is difficult to achieve in a traditional hotel setting. 

A Communal Space for Any Occasion 

Large parties, be it a wedding party, a reunion of friends, or a big family, generally have to go through the trouble of booking several separate rooms while staying at a traditional hotel. The Drummers Cottage at the Fife and Drum, however, allows for parties to reside in the same space, saving money and the hassle of extra reservations. Guests will still have plenty of space in the different quarters of the cottage while being able to enjoy the communal space of the living room together (the space is ideal for 4 – 6 if the visitors are close!) 

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Privacy 

The Cottage is a building to itself separated from the Inn, just a few minutes’ walk across the street on a quiet block. This allows for guests’ complete privacy, which is quite rare to find with a traditional hotel. 

Education 

In addition to the endless knowledge of the area and its history from your hosts, memorabilia and artifacts decorate the walls of the Cottage and the Inn, all of which hold interesting stories to learn from the past. 

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Priceless Location 

The location of our little “colonial house”, the Cottage, simply cannot be beat for your next visit to Williamsburg. Located on Boundary Street, just up the road three minutes away is the 300 year old Wren Building of the College of William and Mary – turn to the left and find yourself at the beginning of Merchants Square on Duke of Gloucester street, home to the best restaurants, shopping, and seasonal events that Williamsburg has to offer. Walk a half mile further and find yourself back in time in Colonial Williamsburg, conversing with some of the most important figures of the late 18th century, laughing (and sometimes crying) at the programs conveying the comedies and tragedies of this time period, and seeing your family’s eyes light up at the realization that where you are standing played a big part in the birth of our country.  

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An Unforgettable Experience 

The Cottage at the Fife and Drum Inn offers the “total package”, if you will. Mix great hospitality, incredible location, your group of loved ones, and you have the perfect Williamsburg vacation.