4 star Originally built in 1832 as a private residence by a Virginia General The Martha Washington Inn has seen many different uses. From Private residence it evolved into a finishing school for young ladies. When the armies of the Civil War battled in and around Abingdon The building served as a hospital for wounded soldiers and romantic stories of nurses and soldiers still endure to this day. After the Civil War The Martha became a womens college and today is an elegant hotel paying homage to its gracious Southern roots and enduring historic legacy. The Inns 62 guestrooms and suites reflect the carefully assembled collection of Victorian Edwardian and Georgian-period antiques and artifacts that grace this one-time mansion. Each room is different in decor size and configuration. Guest enjoy turndown service a morning newspaper overnight shoeshine and English toiletries. The Martha Washington Inn now offers to its guests the newly completed natatorium with its brick facade matching the timeless decor of the building. French doors and a retractable roof bring the outside inside in the ward summer months. A sundeck off the pool provides the perfect spot for a quiet read or warm relaxation in the sun. We are also proud to announce in February 2006 the opening of The Spa at The Martha. The Spa features beautifully appointed treatment rooms the latest in equipment technology plus an adjoining fitness area conveniently close to dressing and locker rooms. This property was built in 1832 Renovated in 2003 Number of guest rooms - 62 Number of floors - 4
Map + Directions
FROM TRI CITIES AIRPORT Take I-81 North to Abingdon Exit 17. Turn left onto Cummings Street. At 2nd Light turn right onto Main Street. The Inn is immediately on the right. FROM 2.81 NORTH Take exit 17 and make a right turn on Cummings street at the third light make a right turn and Hotel is the second building on the right.
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