The River Garden Bed and Breakfast

On the banks of the Holston in Abingdon, Virginia

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Common Areas/Amenities/Breakfast:
Please Note: The River Garden is a Non Smoking Inn

Enjoy the scenic vistas from any of the 3 decks.  Each guest room has an exterior entrance off a covered riverside deck overlooking the gentle rapids. Savor your gourmet breakfast on the upper deck off the dining room on a sunny day.  Or take in the panorama of the mountains on the front deck with a hot cup of delicious coffee and homemade biscotti. 

For the ultimate in relaxation lounge in the newly installed hot tub overlooking the river and gaze up at the stars.

Work on a puzzle, play a game of cards or catch the news in the cozy Den with stonewall fireplace and panoramic view of the river and mountains.

Enjoy light conversation or a game of gin in the casual and comfortable Dining Room.  Read your favorite author, play checkers on a whiskey barrel, or simply rock to the sounds of the rippling water from the River down below on any of the decks.

Watch a blockbuster movie or shoot a game of pool in our State of the Art Surround Sound In-Home Theater Room with 120” screen and a 8’ Cherry Billiards table. 

If you just can't miss that morning workout feel free to use our Exercise Room with weights, cardio equipment and DVD player to make it all the easier..

Wireless internet service available.


A different delicious breakfast is served daily from 8:30 until 10:00 AM and could include such
signature items as Breaded Bacon, Savory Croissant Breakfast Pudding, Dutch-Apple Baked Pancakes or Cinnamon Bun Scones.  Enjoy breakfast in the dining room, on the deck as you listen to the sounds of the river, or in your room. Early morning coffee and snacks as well as homemade afternoon delicacies are also provided. Special diets and breakfast times will be accommodated if noted in advance. 

Our goal is for you to enjoy your stay with us, with you determining the amount of personal privacy you wish. The decks, living and dining areas and the den are for the relaxation and entertainment of our guests.  Relax in front of the fireplace or outside on the deck while listening to the murmur of the river and the various sounds of nature. For your leisure try bocce, croquet, badmitton or horseshoes on the side lawn.  Or try your hand at fishing down on the river.  Scott would be happy to lend you his pole or fly rod.

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