Irvington’s Hope and Glory Inn recently added another accolade to its national reputation.
In its November issue, Southern Living Magazine included the Hope & Glory in “The South’s Best Inns.” Only 20 made the list.
“We are humbled to be in such good company and strive every day to offer the best possible experience for our guests,” said co-owner Peggy Patteson.
“In fact, one should look no further than Irvington to find incredible lodging with last month’s Conde Nast honor for The Tides Inn; and, now this,” added her husband and co-owner Dudley Patteson.
The other 19 best inns include Lookout Point Lakeside Inn, Hot Springs, Ark.; Elizabeth Pointe Lodge, Amelia Island, Fla.; The Southernmost House, Key West, Fla.; Beechwood Inn, Clayton, Ga.; Beaumont Inn, Harrodsburg, Ky.; The Inn at Fontanel, Nashville, Tenn.; Foley House, Savannah, Ga.; Snug Hollow Farm, Irvine, Ky.; The Inn at Houmas House Plantation House and Gardens, Darrow, La.; Monmouth Historic Inn and Gardens; Natchez, Mich.; Bob Timberlake Inn, Blowing Rock, N.C.; The Inn at Pamlico Sound, Buxton, N.C.; Blair House Inn, Wimberly, Texas; The Inn at Willow Grove, Orange; and, Café Cimino Country Inn, Buxton, W.Va..
Previously named one of this iconic magazine’s “Most Romantic,” this November’s issue cited Hope & Glory’s sassy bar called Detention; its wine and oyster pairings in its vineyard, The Dog and Oyster; and, its cruises aboard Faded Glory (also named Virginia’s “Best Cruise” this year in Virginia Living magazine.
The Pattesons also own The Dog and Oyster Vineyard, named one of Virginia’s 10 “Best of the Best” by the Virginia Tourism Corporation.