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Hotel Floyd

Hotel Floyd is located in southwest Virginia along the Blue Ridge Parkway. The hotel has two buildings with a total of 41 rooms. The buildings have a country style exterior and the interior style changes in each of the rooms. Every unit has a theme from a different business in the Floyd community that Hotel Floyd partners with. Additionally, there are two conference rooms available for corporate and family events. A continental breakfast is provided in the main building near the lobby and conference rooms every day of the week. The owners often recommend to their patrons the Floyd county store, where bluegrass and other country music venues perform throughout the week. The hotel was initially built in 2007, and an additional building was added in 2014. The owners have made an effort to be more eco-friendly in the hospitality industry and have implemented various ways to achieve this goal.  


Hotel Floyd is located in Virginia in the southwest area along the Blue Ridge Parkway in the city of Floyd. The property has two buildings available to guests. The outside of the hotel has been described as having a country feel. Both buildings' exteriors are made of various types of siding and stone and follow a craftsman-styled architecture. The original building is two stories tall and has a total of 14 rooms. The second building on the premises is four stories tall and has 27 rooms on the second through the fourth floor. On the first floor of the second building are the lobby, common area for eating, and conference rooms available to guests. Some unique characteristics of the establishment are the units and their individual styles. Each unit is decorated after a business in the Floyd area. The hotel reaches out to the business and asks them to help decorate the rooms. Decorations typically vary from room to room and have often received comments from guests. Units vary in size and will generally have one or two bedrooms. They also include a private bath, a small sitting area, and occasionally a kitchen or kitchenette. Rooms vary in size of beds as well. many of the rooms have king-sized and queen-sized beds, while occasionally in units with two rooms one may have twin-sized beds. Guests have access to WiFi and internet in each room, a flat-screen TV, mini-fridge, coffeemaker, microwave, hairdryer, soaps and shampoos, and laundry bags. Common areas on the property are found on the main floor of the second building near the lobby. There are two conference rooms, each able to hold fifty people, and an area for eating that guests may use. Advanced notice is required when using the on-site conference rooms. There is a small pavilion and grass area on the establishment with stairs leading from it. The pavilion offers a lounging area where patrons can relax outside. Additionally, businesses can use the pavilion for meetings or other similar tasks.

One large attraction in the area is the Blue Ridge Parkway. A trail used to follow the culture and many sites influenced by the bluegrass music and its surrounding culture. Located on the Parkway is Mabry Mill. There, guests may see the mill still at work, blacksmithing, and other skills used to develop the area. The Floyd Country Store is a local attraction that frequently draws in a number of visitors. There are often live performances of country and bluegrass bands at the store throughout the week. Floyd Centers for Artwork is also popular among guests, and much of the artwork in the halls of the property and common areas come from local artists and the center itself. The Blue Ridge Mountains have various hikes, fishing, and scenic areas near the property that provide more outdoor activities. A few notable places to dine in the area include Blue Ridge Cafe, Mabry Mill restaurant, Buffalo Mountain Brewery, and the Floyd Country Store.


The owners of the Hotel Floyd want guests to feel comfortable and strive to help them enjoy the area while staying at the establishment. They make an effort to help guests relax and feel emersed in the community. Guest have often commented on the uniqueness of the rooms, and the location of the business. One previous visitor of Hotel Floyd remarked, "We love Hotel Floyd. The staff are friendly and helpful. The location is right in the middle of town but still feels a bit secluded. The rooms are uniquely decorated and super comfortable."  Breakfast is provided, starting at 6:30 in the morning and usually lasting until about 9:30 am. On Saturdays, breakfast will typically begin at 7 am and go till 10:30 in the morning. Breakfast is served in a continental style and serves mostly hot foods such as eggs, biscuits and gravy, sausages, and toast. Fruits, cereal, and other assorted foods are also available with breakfast. The hotel is family-friendly and accepts all ages. Many of the visitors are often mature couples and families. A fair amount of tourists are regularly in the area to experience bluegrass music and the Blue Ridge Parkway. The property is typically busiest in the summer and fall seasons but operates year-round. There are often more activities in the fall and summer along the Blue Ridge Parkway, as well as views of the changing colors of the leaves in the fall.


The owners of the property, Jack Wall and Kamala Bauers, purchased the land in 2002, and construction of the first building began. The building was finished in 2007, and Floyd hotel opened for business. The goal of Jack and Kamala was to bring green lodging to the area of Floyd and a larger hotel for the region. The first building was the only one on the property for nearly a decade until the owners decided to add another establishment to the property. The second building was constructed in the year 2014 and held 27 rooms, and the lobby was moved to the new building. Conference rooms were added, and an area for continental breakfast. The owners continue to make efforts to be more green. Over the years, the owners have added a solar array on top of the main building, Energy-efficient heating and cooling systems, and other small changes that have helped them in their goal of becoming more green. Jack and Kamala have been in the Floyd area for 40 years and have been on several committees for tourism and hospitality for the region. They continue to have goals of becoming more eco-friendly and continue to strive to make a relaxing and comfortable environment for guests at Hotel Floyd. 

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300 Rick Lewis Way
Floyd, Virginia
United States


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