Testimonials

  • An all around, well-crafted experience. The food was excellent, that host and staff were accommodating, and the b&b was extremely nice. Went to Rocky Mount for a concert but the two night stay at the b&b was just as great as the concert. We were given room to work while there and the internet was extremely fast. The staff regularly, in a non-annoying way, checked in to make sure we were comfortable and satisfied.

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    James and I enjoyed our weekend here at the Early Inn. It was so relaxing and we enjoyed every minute! Our needs were all met. Keri, you are the best. Could not have asked for a nicer time! Love, Linda and James Riddle

    Linda and James Riddle - Generals

  • We really felt at home in your beautiful Inn. What a memorable way to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary by staying here! Beautiful town-beautiful inn- We loved the Magnolia Room- very hospitable and accommodating! Enjoyed walking to Bootleggers for dinner too! Thank you so very much! Doug and Wendy Roundy Gloucester, VA

    Wendy and Doug Roundy - Magnolia

    Magnificent home and grounds. We loved our stay. Thank you for the warm hospitality!

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  • The Inn is beautifully renovated, keeping its integrity and originality but adding convenience of modern day living. It is tastefully decorated with luxurious bedrooms and bathrooms. (Landscaping, vegetable and herb garden will be added this year). Breakfast was sumptuous. Our adult children were very impressed with our accommodation.
    Although we added an hour to our trip by veering off to Rocky Mount Virginia instead if Rocky Mount, NC, we were all happy to spend the night at this beautiful inn. My husband and I plan to return in the Fall for the town’s craft show and music at the concert hall.

    Oclog - Magnolia, Wanderlust, Harvester

    Impeccable Inn. Very great experience. The nicest Inn we have ever stayed in. Highly recommend it.

    James and Cheryl Nylund - Magnolia

  • If you are looking to step back in time while still enjoying today’s modern amenities, then the Early Inn at the Grove is the place for you.  Nestled in the heart of Downtown Rocky Mount, Virginia, this pre-civil war home is magnificent with its original paned glass windows, beautiful crown molding, high ceilings and overall grand style architecture.  We stayed in the Magnolia Room with its cornet windows and elegant decorations.  The private bathroom was extremely large with a soaking tub and a double shower.  Keri is a most pleasant and welcoming innkeeper.  We look forward to visiting there again.

    Larry and Marty Sullivan - The Magnolia Suite

    The inn was so inviting, beautiful and unique. The Kirsch family is very impressed and appreciative and we found the innkeeper warm and charming.
    We say thank you for making us all feel special and welcome!

    Sondra Kirsch - The Magnolia Suite

  • On a recent visit to Rocky Mount and the Early Inn, we were taken aback with the hospitality of Keri and the people of Rocky Mount. The atmosphere at the Early Inn was warm, welcoming, and relaxing. The grounds are peaceful. The place has real historical character. The rooms were well furnished and comfortable.  We highly recommend the Early Inn, and have put it on our list of places to return to.

    Ken and Christine Randle - Wanderlust Room


Blog

  • Something’s Cooking at the Early Inn By / 18th April, 2018

    We are excited to announce that we are partnering with Center Stage Catering, another Franklin County local!
    We have high expectations of the vendors we bring through our venue.

  • Our New Custom-Made Arbor Has Arrived! By / 11th April, 2018

    We are so excited to share our new arbor with you!
    In a previous newsletter, I had spoke about what our hopes were for our new arbor! We wanted something with a little character, m

  • New Additions at the Early Inn By / 4th April, 2018

    We’ve been doing some shopping!
    Antique Vanity in the bridal suite

    We’ve been looking high and low for the perfect addition to our bridal suite.

  • Questions Asked and Answered By / 28th March, 2018

    The Early Inn at the Grove: Answering Your Questions
    This last weekend, I came across this little list of questions that brides should ask their venues (Questions to Ask a Weddin

  • Change is Always Good By / 21st March, 2018

    The new rack cards are in and we hope you love them as much as us!
    Before:
    After:
    We LOVED our old rack cards, but we are so thrilled to have received our new ones! The inspiratio

  • Dinner and a Show, and a Cozy Place to Stay By / 14th March, 2018

    The Convenience of Downtown Rocky Mount

    Being centered in downtown Rocky Mount, Virginia is a great advantage for our guests.

  • Hosting a Private Event Just Got A Lot Easier By / 7th March, 2018

    Luncheons and Private Dinners at the Early Inn
    The Early Inn wants to invite you to host your luncheon or private dinner with us.

  • Plus One or Plus None By / 28th February, 2018

    How to Avoid Uninvited Guests at Your Wedding
    Picture this: your third cousin attends your wedding, you didn’t give her a plus-one but she shows up with someone else anyways.

  • Bridal Emergency Kit By / 21st February, 2018

    The Day of Your Wedding: What to Have on Hand
    No one wants to show up unprepared! Here’s a checklist of small, not-so-easy to think of items that may be of great use on your

  • Don’t Settle for Your Wednesday Routine this Valentines By / 14th February, 2018

    Happy Valentines Day!
    We are all probably thinking the same thing about Valentines this year… Nothing says, “I love you” like coming home from a long day at work, maybe too t

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