Early Inn at the Grove is a wonderful boutique hotel on 10 magnificient acres in the heart of historic downtown Rocky Mount, Virigina. Steeped in history, The Early Inn is perfect for place overnight accomodations, weddings and events, private dinners, etc. In addition, our Breezeway Bar & Patio is open Friday, Saturdary nights and shownights at the Harvester.
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This was our 4th stay at the Early Inn- We had quite an enjoyable time to spend with our family here in Rocky Mount. We decided to use Chef Michael’s exquisite culinary skills to delight my in-laws on Christmas Eve for a very special dinner. His 4-course dinner is definitely something to write home about, it is that good! We started with a shrimp-on-Brie, on a Parmesan crisp, followed by the most amazing oyster dish I have ever had: Virginia oysters baked in a brie puff pastry and soft cheeses.
The dinner continued with a mescaline greens, homemade pickled beet salad, caramelized onions and dressing. For the main entree, we were enticed with haddock on a bed of asparagus with cream sauce, with scotch flash fried sweet potatoes. The meal was paired perfectly with wines selected for dinner and finished with an incredible creme brûlée and ice cream. The best part of the night was the incredible service, hospitality and generosity of our host, Chef Michael. We felt like a part of the family.
Truly exquisite dining and one of the best meals I’ve ever had. We will be back again and again. You made a member of our family who is a self proclaimed seafood hater eat everything with relish- We tip our hat off to you!
Thanks again for the wonderful stay, our breakfasts, and the wonderful holiday memories made around your lovely table to give us an unforgettable Christmas experience.
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
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
Magnificent home and grounds. We loved our stay. Thank you for the warm hospitality!
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.
Impeccable Inn. Very great experience. The nicest Inn we have ever stayed in. Highly recommend it.
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.
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!
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.
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