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Places to Stay in the Farmville Area

Please Note: These listings are not an endorsement or recommendation by Longwood University and are meant only as a resource for parents and guests of the University. The listings have been selected because of their proximity to campus and many contain links to external (non-Longwood) websites. Longwood University is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such websites.

Hotels and Motels

Hampton Inn – Farmville
The area’s newest hotel, located next to the Sunchase apartment complex, offers affordable accommodations. Approximately 1 mile from Longwood Campus. For more information call (434) 392-8826 or visit their website.

Days Inn - Farmville
Located on South Main Street, Approximately 2 miles from campus, the Days Inn offers comfortable and affordable accommodations. For more information, call (434) 392-6611 or visit their website.

Comfort Inn - Farmville
Located on South Main Street, approximately 2 miles from campus, the Comfort Inn offers comfortable and affordable accommodations. For more information, call (434) 392-8163 or visit their website.

Super 8 - Farmville
The Super 8 motel is located on South Main Street, approximately 2 miles from campus and offers comfortable and affordable accommodations. For more information, call (434) 392-8196 or visit their website.

The Manor Cottages-Farmville
Approximately 3 miles from campus, The five Manor Cottages at 3463 Farmville Road (U.S. Highway 15) on The Manor Golf Course are owned and operated by Hampden-Sydney College. Each cottage is made up of two suites with their own entrances and can be reserved as a whole cottage or by suite. For more information, call (434) 223-6669.

Comfort Inn - Burkeville
Located in Burkeville just off US-460, approximately 15 miles from campus, the Comfort Inn offers a variety of full-service amenities and features, including free continental breakfast, free local calls, a free weekday newspaper and free coffee. For more information, call (434) 767-3750 or visit their website.

Bed & Breakfast / Vacation Homes / Cabins

The Inn on the Avenues - Farmville
This bed and breakfast is a traditional 1910 historic home that offers three guest rooms and includes gourmet breakfast.  Other amenities include free wi-fi, cable TV, complimentary beverages and more.

Sandy River Retreat - Rice (6 miles from Farmville)
1-3 bedroom cabins are located on a 16 acre farm and include central heat & ac, washer & dryer, high speed wireless internet, picnic tables & chairs, charcoal grill, and linen & towels. For more information call (434) 392-7246 or visit their website.

Linden Woods Log Home (10 miles from Farmville)
Three bedroom, two bath log home with two car log garage snuggled in 19 acres of forest only 10 miles south of Farmville on Route 15. Daily, weekly, weekend, and monthly rental. For more information, call (757) 620-4871.

Sylvan Surrender Country Home - Green Bay (15 miles from Farmville)
This beautiful 3400 square foot house sits on a hillside overlooking a private 6 acre lake. The house features four bedrooms (bedding for twelve), three and a half bath, a fully-equipped kitchen, a large covered porch with great views of the lake, a large basement recreation room, and more.

Bird Grove Farm, Circa 1823 - Jetersville, Amelia County (19 miles from Farmville)
At the end of a country lane, Bird Grove Farm sits on 75 peaceful acres and features two bedrooms upstairs, one with a queen bed and the other with a double and two twins - both with private baths.  Rent the whole house or by the bedroom.  Only 20-25 minutes from Longwood University. For more information, call (804) 561-0382.

Roselawn Bed & Breakfast – Keysville (20 miles from Farmville)
Roselawn is a pre-Civil War Victorian farmhouse located in Keysville, Virginia.  Enjoy a relaxing stay in one of their historic rooms or suites. For more information, call (434) 736-8129 or visit their website.

Spring Creek Cabin - Pamplin (20 miles from Farmville)
This secluded cabin on 100 acres, with a 1/2 mile driveway, includes a fully equipped kitchen, hot tub, indoor jetted tubs, Dish TV, pool and foosball tables, fire pit, and more. The four bedrooms and three baths can accommodate eight people and arrangements might be available for more.

Winterham Plantation Bed & Breakfast – Amelia (28 miles from Farmville)
Winterham Plantation Bed and Breakfast is a beautifully restored antebellum Italianate mansion, with the elegance of Virginia's historic grandeur, and the convenience of modern amenities. For more information, call toll free 1-866-561-4519 or visit their website.

The Babcock House – Appomattox (28 miles from Farmville)
The Babcock House features five bedrooms and one suite, all furnished with unique antiques. All the rooms have private baths, coffee makers, cable television and central air conditioning to insure your comfort. For more information, call toll free 1-800-689-6208 or visit their website.

Longacre Bed & Breakfast– Appomattox (28 miles from Farmville)
Longacre Bed and Breakfast has five guest rooms. Each room has a distinctive layout and unique features, making each truly one of a kind. Amenities include high-speed Internet access and complimentary tea. Room rates range from $85 - $200 a night.

The Grey Swan Inn - Blackstone (30 miles from Farmville)
The Grey Swan Inn Bed and Breakfast has five guest rooms with private baths and is located within walking distance to shopping and restaurants in Blackstone, VA. This 1902 inn feels like home with antiques and reproduction furnishings and a lovely porch for relaxing. For more information, call 434-292-3199 or visit their website.

Spring Grove Farm Bed & Breakfast – Appomattox (35 miles from Farmville)
Spring Grove Farm is a two-hundred acre Virginia plantation that has been fully restored to its 1842 condition, with compatible wings for additional facilities and baths. For more information, call 434-352-7429 or visit their website.

 

 

 

Parking

Inauguration guests can park in the Wheeler Parking Lot, at the corner of High Street and Griffin Boulevard [see printable campus map (pdf)].

 

Directions to the Ceremony

The ceremony will be on Lancaster Mall, directly behind Lancaster Hall (building 13 on the downloadable campus map).

From the Wheeler Lot, cross Griffin Boulevard onto Longwood’s campus. Take the pathway by Wheeler Hall (building 17) and go behind Chichester Hall (building 15) to Wheeler Mall. Walk down Wheeler Mall to Lancaster Mall.

 

Directions to Longwood University

Address: 201 High Street, Farmville, VA 23909


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From Charlottesville:

Take Route 20 South to U.S. 15 South; follow U.S. 15 South to Farmville; turn left onto Business 15/460 at stop light (Executive Inn); proceed several miles and turn right onto Business 15 (Oak Street) at Centra Southside Community Hospital. At traffic light, turn right onto Griffin Blvd and proceed to the Wheeler parking lot on the right.

From Danville:

Follow U.S. 58 to South Boston; take Route 304 to U.S. 360/15; continue on U.S. 15 North to Farmville; follow signs to Longwood University, turning left onto High Street, the fourth traffic light after the Longwood playing fields. Follow High Street to the next traffic light, turn left onto Griffin Blvd and proceed to the Wheeler parking lot on the right.

From Hampton/Newport News:

 Take I-64 West to I-95 South, turn onto the downtown expressway (Route 195); take the expressway to the Powhite Parkway (Route 76); take Powhite Parkway to Route 288 (Chesterfield/Amelia), follow Route 288, exit onto U.S. 360 West. Take 360 West approximately 35 miles to State Route 307, take Route 307 for 9 miles to U.S. 460 West. Exit 460 at the second Farmville exit (Business U.S. 15 North), follow the signs to Longwood, turning left onto High Street, the fourth traffic light after the Longwood playing fields. Follow High Street to the next traffic light, turn left onto Griffin Blvd and proceed to the Wheeler parking lot on the right.

From Lynchburg/Roanoke:

Take U.S. 460 East into Farmville. Exit 460 at the second Farmville exit (Business U.S. 15 North), follow the signs to Longwood University, turning left onto High Street the fourth traffic light after the Longwood playing fields. Follow High Street to the next traffic light, turn left onto Griffin Blvd and proceed to the Wheeler parking lot on the right.

From Norfolk/Virginia Beach:

Take I-64 West to Richmond and follow the Richmond directions or take U.S. 460 West to Farmville. Exit 460 at the second Farmville exit (Business U.S. 15 North), follow the signs to Longwood, turning left onto High Street the fourth traffic light after the Longwood playing fields. Follow High Street to the next traffic light, turn left onto Griffin Blvd and proceed to the Wheeler parking lot on the right.

From Northern Virginia, Richmond, Washington D.C. and northern states:

Take I-95 South to Powhite Parkway (Exit 79). Take Powhite Parkway to Route 288 (Chesterfield/Amelia), follow Route 288, exit onto U.S. 360 West. Take 360 West approximately 35 miles to State Route 307, take Route 307 for 9 miles to U.S. 460 West. Exit 460 at the second Farmville exit (Business U.S. 15 North), follow the signs to Longwood, turning left onto High Street, the fourth traffic light after the Longwood playing fields. Follow High Street to the next traffic light, turn left onto Griffin Blvd and proceed to the Wheeler parking lot on the right.

From Raleigh-Durham Airport:

Follow I-40 West towards Durham/Chapel Hill. Take the NC-147 North exit, exit number 279 B, towards Durham/Downtown. Follow 147 North to I-85 North. Follow I-85 North to US Route 15 North (Oxford exit). Follow 15 North to Farmville; follow signs to Longwood, turning left onto High Street, the fourth traffic light after the Longwood playing fields. Follow High Street to the next traffic light, turn left onto Griffin Blvd and proceed to the Wheeler parking lot on the right.