The Blackburn Inn & Conference Center

  • 301 Greenville Avenue
    Staunton, VA 24401
    Meeting Spaces: 3 Spaces: Great Hall, Gallery 1821, and The Penthouse Loft
    Sleeping Rooms: 49
    Total Square Feet: 10,000

    Designed by master builder Thomas Blackburn, this luxurious property is Staunton’s newest full-service conference center blending historic architecture with innovative design on a sprawling 80-acre retreat.




    • Spectacular spiral staircase leading to a rooftop cupola offering breathtaking views of the grounds and historic downtown Staunton
    • Art gallery featuring local artists
    • Lively library
    • Fitness facility (adjacent building)
    • Primarily single room occupancy with a select number of suites available offering a pull-out sofa bed in addition to the queen bed.
    • Boutique gift shop with grab-and-go prepared foods, beverages, snacks and sundries
    • A cozy café and bar featuring locally sourced ingredients and Virginia wines and beers
    • Outdoor terrace dining on the grand front porch (weather permitting)
    • Reward points
    • Ice machine
    • Elevator


    • Baggage handling, $5 per person includes arrival and departure
    • Simplicity in contracting, deposit due 2 months in advance, rooming list due 30 days in advance
    • Event catering services
    • Mobile check-in and check-out
    • 24 hour front desk
    • Daily complimentary European breakfast featuring fresh baked pastries and breads, seasonal fruit, locally sourced artisanal cheeses, yogurt, coffee, tea and juice
    • Complimentary evening wine and cheese tasting (Monday – Thursday)
    • An evening rolling dessert cart with nightly guest room delivery


    • ADA accessible rooms
    • Custom plush pillow top queen bed
    • Luxurious linens, 100% cotton
    • Sofa bed (select rooms)
    • Pet accessible (select rooms; charges apply)
    • Individual climate controlled rooms
    • Writing desk
    • In-room safe
    • In-room coffee
    • Telephone
    • Iron and ironing board


    • Professional hairdryer
    • Luxurious bath amenities
    • Oversized bath sheets
    • Frameless glass showers
    • Soaking bathtub (select rooms)
    • Rainfall shower head
    • Lighted vanity mirror


    • RFID guest door entry with bluetooth enabled technology for mobile key access
    • USB charging ports and desktop device charging station
    • Complimentary wi-fi
    • 49” wall-mounted flat screen HDTV with cable access
    • Mini-refrigerator
    • Digital alarm clock


    Meeting Facilities

    Meeting Rooms:

    Offering three distinct meeting rooms, for groups of 20 to 200, along with numerous outdoor function areas including a roof deck with views of downtown Staunton and the surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains.

    GREAT HALL AND GALLERY 1828: With a combined 6,000 square feet of space, these rooms can be used together or separately. Both offer natural light, customized colored lighting, and complimentary audio visual packages that includes a projector and screens.

    THE PENTHOUSE LOFT: Ideal for board retreats and special events, this venue accommodates up to 35 guests, with 2,500 square feet of space, and features an open, full-service kitchen, queen bedroom with two bathrooms, and private rooftop deck.


    • 10,000 square feet of flexible meeting space
    • 49 beautifully designed guest rooms
    • Boutique gift shop with grab-and-go prepared foods, beverages and snacks
    • Onsite restaurant and bar with full-service catering
    • Complimentary parking
    • Complimentary audio/visual packages
    • Complimentary projector and screens
    • Newly added full-service spa