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Places to Stay in the Farmville Area

Please Note: These listings are not an endorsement or recommendation by Longwood University and are meant only as a resource for parents and guests of the University. The listings have been selected because of their proximity to campus and many contain links to external (non-Longwood) websites. Longwood University is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such websites.

Longwood Bed & Breakfast: Upscale accommodations at reasonable prices, six bedrooms beautifully furnished with antiques, a short walk from the Longwood campus - 434.395.2617

Longwood Owned Accommodations

Longwood Bed & Breakfast – Farmville
The Longwood University Bed & Breakfast is owned by Longwood University and is only a short walk to campus and the shops of historic Main Street. With a cost of only $95-$145 per room, the Bed & Breakfast offers the best deal in the Farmville area for overnight accommodations. For more information, please call (434) 395-2617 or visit their website.

 

Hotels and Motels

Hampton Inn – Farmville
The area’s newest hotel, located next to the Sunchase apartment complex, offers affordable accommodations. Approximately 1 mile from Longwood Campus. For more information call (434) 392-8826 or visit their website.

Days Inn - Farmville
Located on South Main Street, Approximately 2 miles from campus, the Days Inn offers comfortable and affordable accommodations. For more information, call (434) 392-6611 or visit their website.

Comfort Inn - Farmville
Located on South Main Street, approximately 2 miles from campus, the Comfort Inn offers comfortable and affordable accommodations. For more information, call (434) 392-8163 or visit their website.

Super 8 - Farmville
The Super 8 motel is located on South Main Street, approximately 2 miles from campus and offers comfortable and affordable accommodations. For more information, call (434) 392-8196 or visit their website.

The Manor Cottages-Farmville
Approximately 3 miles from campus, The five Manor Cottages at 3463 Farmville Road (U.S. Highway 15) on The Manor Golf Course are owned and operated by Hampden-Sydney College. Each cottage is made up of two suites with their own entrances and can be reserved as a whole cottage or by suite. For more information, call (434) 223-6669.

Comfort Inn - Burkeville
Located in Burkeville just off US-460, approximately 15 miles from campus, the Comfort Inn offers a variety of full-service amenities and features, including free continental breakfast, free local calls, a free weekday newspaper and free coffee. For more information, call (434) 767-3750 or visit their website.

 

Bed & Breakfast / Vacation Homes / Cabins

Nothing’s better than to feel at home even when you’re not. That just what you will get at one of our many bed & breakfasts and vacation homes in the area.

The Inn on the Avenues - Farmville
This bed and breakfast is a traditional 1910 historic home that offers three guest rooms and includes gourmet breakfast.  Other amenities include free wi-fi, cable TV, complimentary beverages and more. For more information, please call (434) 315-0452 or visit their website.

Sandy River Retreat - Rice (6 miles from Farmville)
1-3 bedroom cabins are located on a 16 acre farm and include central heat & ac, washer & dryer, high speed wireless internet, picnic tables & chairs, charcoal grill, and linen & towels. For more information call (434) 392-7246 or visit their website.

Shirk's Guest House - Located 9 miles from Longwood University and 2.5 miles from Hampden Sydney College, this spacious guest house is located in a peaceful country setting on a dead end road. It has 1 bathroom and 2 bedrooms (sleeps 4). It also features a furnished kitchen, dining room, and living room. No pets, no smoking. For more information (photos available on request), call (434) 414-2250 or email shirkbunch@yahoo.com.

The Catalpa Inn - Prospect (10 miles from Farmville)
This beautifully restored inn, steps away from the High Bridge Trail State Park, is minutes from Longwood University, Hampden-Sydney College, and Appomattox. It features 2 bedrooms (sleeps 4), full kitchen, a formal dining room, and spacious living room. The inn also features a covered and furnished rear porch. For more information, call (434)574-8896 or visit their Facebook page and website.

Sylvan Surrender Country Home - Green Bay (15 miles from Farmville)
This beautiful 3400 square foot house sits on a hillside overlooking a private 6 acre lake. The house features four bedrooms (bedding for twelve), three and a half bath, a fully-equipped kitchen, a large covered porch with great views of the lake, a large basement recreation room, and more. For more information, please call (703) 472-1122.

Hidden Depot Farm Bed & Breakfast (17 miles from Farmville)
A two bedroom, informal farm B&B for couples wanting a quiet get-away with a private 3 acre lake and 2 miles of walking trails in the woods and fields. Convenient to Longwood University, Civil War sites (located on the Lee's Retreat Trail and near Sailor Creek Battlefield and High Bridge); and railroad attractions - O and G-Gauge Model layouts and the local Crewe Railroad Museum. There is free Wi-Fi. For more information, call (804) 561-3664 or visit their website.

Bird Grove Farm, Circa 1823 - Jetersville, Amelia County (19 miles from Farmville)
At the end of a country lane, Bird Grove Farm sits on 75 peaceful acres and features two bedrooms upstairs, one with a queen bed and the other with a double and two twins - both with private baths.  Rent the whole house or by the bedroom.  Only 20-25 minutes from Longwood University. For more information, call (804) 561-0382.

Roselawn Bed & Breakfast – Keysville (20 miles from Farmville)
Roselawn is a pre-Civil War Victorian farmhouse located in Keysville, Virginia.  Enjoy a relaxing stay in one of their historic rooms or suites. For more information, call (434) 736-8129 or visit their website.

Spring Creek Cabin - Pamplin (20 miles from Farmville)
This secluded cabin on 100 acres, with a 1/2 mile driveway, includes a fully equipped kitchen, hot tub, indoor jetted tubs, Dish TV, pool and foosball tables, fire pit, and more. The four bedrooms and three baths can accommodate ten people. For more information, please call (757) 287-7030

The Crowling Place - Meherrin  (25 Miles from Farmville)
This elegant home was built in 1916 and sits on a 6 acre lot in beautiful Lunenburg County. It is fully furnished and features 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, fully stocked kitchen, dining room and living room. It sleeps 10 comfortably. It also has a washer and dryer. Convenient to Longwood University, Kerr Lake, Twin Lakes State Park, Sailor’s Creek State Park, Fort Pickett and more. This property is great for family gatherings and a must for nature lovers. For more information, call (757)434-8869 or visit their website.

The Babcock House – Appomattox (28 miles from Farmville)
The Babcock House features five bedrooms and one suite, all furnished with unique antiques. All the rooms have private baths, coffee makers, cable television and central air conditioning to insure your comfort. For more information, call (434) 352-7532 or visit their website.

Longacre Bed & Breakfast– Appomattox (28 miles from Farmville)
Longacre Bed and Breakfast has five guest rooms. Each room has a distinctive layout and unique features, making each truly one of a kind. Amenities include high-speed Internet access and complimentary tea. Room rates range from $85 - $200 a night.

The Grey Swan Inn - Blackstone (30 miles from Farmville)
The Grey Swan Inn Bed and Breakfast has five guest rooms with private baths and is located within walking distance to shopping and restaurants in Blackstone, VA. This 1902 inn feels like home with antiques and reproduction furnishings and a lovely porch for relaxing. For more information, call 434-292-3199 or visit their website.

Spring Grove Farm Bed & Breakfast – Appomattox (35 miles from Farmville)
Spring Grove Farm is a two-hundred acre Virginia plantation that has been fully restored to its 1842 condition, with compatible wings for additional facilities and baths. For more information, call 434-352-7429 or visit their website.

 

 

 

Parking

Inauguration guests can park in the Wheeler Parking Lot, at the corner of High Street and Griffin Boulevard [see printable campus map (pdf)].

 

Directions to the Ceremony

The ceremony will be on Lancaster Mall, directly behind Lancaster Hall (building 13 on the downloadable campus map).

From the Wheeler Lot, cross Griffin Boulevard onto Longwood’s campus. Take the pathway by Wheeler Hall (building 17) and go behind Chichester Hall (building 15) to Wheeler Mall. Walk down Wheeler Mall to Lancaster Mall.

 

Directions to Longwood University

Address: 201 High Street, Farmville, VA 23909


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From Charlottesville:

Take Route 20 South to U.S. 15 South; follow U.S. 15 South to Farmville; turn left onto Business 15/460 at stop light (Executive Inn); proceed several miles and turn right onto Business 15 (Oak Street) at Centra Southside Community Hospital. At traffic light, turn right onto Griffin Blvd and proceed to the Wheeler parking lot on the right.

From Danville:

Follow U.S. 58 to South Boston; take Route 304 to U.S. 360/15; continue on U.S. 15 North to Farmville; follow signs to Longwood University, turning left onto High Street, the fourth traffic light after the Longwood playing fields. Follow High Street to the next traffic light, turn left onto Griffin Blvd and proceed to the Wheeler parking lot on the right.

From Hampton/Newport News:

 Take I-64 West to I-95 South, turn onto the downtown expressway (Route 195); take the expressway to the Powhite Parkway (Route 76); take Powhite Parkway to Route 288 (Chesterfield/Amelia), follow Route 288, exit onto U.S. 360 West. Take 360 West approximately 35 miles to State Route 307, take Route 307 for 9 miles to U.S. 460 West. Exit 460 at the second Farmville exit (Business U.S. 15 North), follow the signs to Longwood, turning left onto High Street, the fourth traffic light after the Longwood playing fields. Follow High Street to the next traffic light, turn left onto Griffin Blvd and proceed to the Wheeler parking lot on the right.

From Lynchburg/Roanoke:

Take U.S. 460 East into Farmville. Exit 460 at the second Farmville exit (Business U.S. 15 North), follow the signs to Longwood University, turning left onto High Street the fourth traffic light after the Longwood playing fields. Follow High Street to the next traffic light, turn left onto Griffin Blvd and proceed to the Wheeler parking lot on the right.

From Norfolk/Virginia Beach:

Take I-64 West to Richmond and follow the Richmond directions or take U.S. 460 West to Farmville. Exit 460 at the second Farmville exit (Business U.S. 15 North), follow the signs to Longwood, turning left onto High Street the fourth traffic light after the Longwood playing fields. Follow High Street to the next traffic light, turn left onto Griffin Blvd and proceed to the Wheeler parking lot on the right.

From Northern Virginia, Richmond, Washington D.C. and northern states:

Take I-95 South to Powhite Parkway (Exit 79). Take Powhite Parkway to Route 288 (Chesterfield/Amelia), follow Route 288, exit onto U.S. 360 West. Take 360 West approximately 35 miles to State Route 307, take Route 307 for 9 miles to U.S. 460 West. Exit 460 at the second Farmville exit (Business U.S. 15 North), follow the signs to Longwood, turning left onto High Street, the fourth traffic light after the Longwood playing fields. Follow High Street to the next traffic light, turn left onto Griffin Blvd and proceed to the Wheeler parking lot on the right.

From Raleigh-Durham Airport:

Follow I-40 West towards Durham/Chapel Hill. Take the NC-147 North exit, exit number 279 B, towards Durham/Downtown. Follow 147 North to I-85 North. Follow I-85 North to US Route 15 North (Oxford exit). Follow 15 North to Farmville; follow signs to Longwood, turning left onto High Street, the fourth traffic light after the Longwood playing fields. Follow High Street to the next traffic light, turn left onto Griffin Blvd and proceed to the Wheeler parking lot on the right.