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What is The Inn at Virginia Tech's policy on refunds and cancellations?

The Inn at Virginia Tech & Skelton Conference Center provides fully refundable room rates on direct bookings, with the exception of any rate plan that specifically states a separate policy such as Football Weekends, Graduation Weekends and Advance Purchase rates. Our standard cancelltion policy is 24 hours prior to arrival. Please get in touch with our staff for more information or specific questions relating to you booking.

Does Preston’s Restaurant offer takeouts and deliveries?

Inn at Virginia Tech's signature restaurant, Preston's, offers multiple dining options. We are currently providing dine-in and curbside pickups. Our menu is currently not available for deliveries.

What are the check-in and check-out timings at The Inn at Virginia Tech hotel?

You can check in at our hotel by 4:00 PM. The check-out time is until 11:00 AM. We can allow early check-in and late check-outs based on season and availability. Please check with our concierge for information regarding availability. 

What are the check-in and check-out times for Inn at Virginia Tech?

You can check in to Inn at Virginia Tech from 4:00 PM. Check-out time is until 11:00 AM. Early check-in and late check-out options are available but subject to availability. Please get in touch with our concierge for assistance.

Does Preston’s Restaurant in Blacksburg take reservations?

Please select your date, time, and party size, and reserve directly from our website at Preston's. You can also book your table or check availability by click here.

What is Blacksburg, Virginia, known for?

Blacksburg, VA, is one of the best college towns in the US. It is home to the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, more commonly known as Virginia Tech. The town has a curious history, including that of the early English colonists and its involvement in the Civil War.

Which popular attractions are close to the The Inn at Virginia Tech?

Being on the Virginia Tech campus, our hotel is close to Blacksburg's many attractions. These include the Moss Arts Center, April 16 Memorial of Virginia Tech, Blacksburg Puzzle and Escape Rooms, and many more. The nearby downtown area offers unique dining, shopping, and nightlife.

How far is The Inn at Virginia Tech from the center of Blacksburg?

The Inn at Virginia Tech & Skelton Conference Center is about a mile from the center of Blacksburg, VA. Our hotel is located on the Virginia Tech campus. 

How do I reach The Inn at Virginia Tech from the nearest airport?

The closest airport to the Inn at Virginia Tech is Roanoke Regional Airport (ROA). It is about 38 miles from the hotel and takes about 50 minutes to reach by car.

Are there other special rates or promotions offered to ParentsCLUB members?

Yes. As an alternative to the standard 15% ParentsCLUB discount, we now offer a ParentsCLUB Bed & Breakfast package that is 5% off our public rate and includes breakfast.
We will also offer ParentsCLUB exclusives throughout the year, including early-bird specials with a more significant discount, football weekend rates that include breakfast, and special seasonal promos.

Are there any restrictions on the ParentsCLUB discount?

The ParentsCLUB discount is available on most dates with very few restrictions.
The exceptions include football weekends (which, while not discounted, have breakfast for ParentsCLUB members) and spring commencement (which is available only to Parents Club members, so there is no public rate).

Does my ParentsCLUB membership expire after my student graduates?

ParentsCLUB memberships don't expire per se, so you will continue to receive promotional emails. We do, however, remove inactive members from our contact list.
Inactivity is generally defined as a member that has no future bookings, has not stayed with us for the past three years, and has not opened any of the last six emails we have sent.
Members can also request to opt-out of future promotional emails using the link at the bottom of any of our emails.

What is the distance of Blacksburg from The Inn at Virginia Tech?

Being on the Virginia Tech campus, our hotel puts you close to Blacksburg's most prominent attractions. Our hotel is just a mile from Blacksburg city center and its thriving dining, shopping, and nightlife.

Which valley is Blacksburg in?

Blacksburg is a quaint town with modern conveniences nestled in the heart of the New River Valley. Surrounded by the picturesque Blue Ridge Mountains, Blacksburg lies close to nature's infinite diversity.

What are the open hours for Preston’s Restaurant?

Preston's Restaurant is open daily. Please check the schedule below before arriving:
  • Breakfast Buffet: 7:00 AM - 10:30 AM (Mon - Sun)
  • Lunch: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM (Mon-Sat)
  • Brunch: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM (Sun)
  • Dinner: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM (Sun - Thu) | 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM (Fri - Sat)
Try our delectable cuisine on the Sunday brunch. It's a house favorite.

Is Preston’s Restaurant in Blacksburg taking reservations?

Please select your date, time, and party size, and reserve directly from our website at Preston's. You can also book your table or check availability by calling 540.231.0120.

Does the The Inn at Virginia Tech offer refunds and cancellations?

The Inn at Virginia Tech & Skelton Conference Center provides fully refundable room rates on direct bookings. You can also cancel your bookings a few days before check-in, subject to our current cancellation policy. Please get in touch with our staff for more information.

Are there other special rates or promotions offered to ParentsCLUB members?

Yes. As an alternative to the standard 15% ParentsCLUB discount, we now offer a ParentsCLUB Bed & Breakfast package that is 5% off our public rate and includes breakfast.
We will also offer ParentsCLUB exclusives throughout the year, including early-bird specials with a more significant discount, football weekend rates that include breakfast, and special seasonal promos.

Are there any restrictions on the ParentsCLUB discount?

The ParentsCLUB discount is available on most dates with very few restrictions.
The exceptions include football weekends (which, while not discounted, have breakfast for ParentsCLUB members) and spring commencement (which is available only to Parents Club members, so there is no public rate).

Does my ParentsCLUB membership expire after my student graduates?

ParentsCLUB memberships don't expire per se, so you will continue to receive promotional emails. We do, however, remove inactive members from our contact list.
Inactivity is generally defined as a member that has no future bookings, has not stayed with us for the past three years, and has not opened any of the last six emails we have sent.
Members can also request to opt-out of future promotional emails using the link at the bottom of any of our emails.

Is the Inn at Virginia Tech on the Virginia Tech campus?

Our historic hotel, The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center, is the only hotel on the Virginia Tech campus. Popular amongst Hokies and travelers alike, our stays keep you close to all the attractions and adventures that Blacksburg, VA, has to offer. Explore Montgomery County from our centrally located hotel.

What is Blacksburg, Virginia, known for?

Blacksburg, VA, is one of the best college towns in the US. It is home to the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, more commonly known as Virginia Tech. The town has a curious history, including that of the early English colonists and its involvement in the Civil War.

Which popular attractions are close to the Inn at Virginia Tech?

Being on the Virginia Tech campus, our hotel is close to Blacksburg's many attractions. These include the Moss Arts Center, April 16 Memorial of Virginia Tech, Blacksburg Puzzle and Escape Rooms, and many more. The nearby downtown area offers unique dining, shopping, and nightlife.

How far is Inn at Virginia Tech from the center of Blacksburg?

The Inn at Virginia Tech & Skelton Conference Center is about a mile from the center of Blacksburg, VA. Our hotel is located on the Virginia Tech campus.

How do I reach Inn at Virginia Tech from the nearest airport?

The closest airport to the Inn at Virginia Tech is Roanoke Regional Airport (ROA). It is about 38 miles from the hotel and takes about 50 minutes to reach by car.

Is there a special rate for prospective students?

Yes, ask for the "HOKIE" rate when reserving.  It's also available trough our "Hokie Happenings" page.

Does the Inn at Virginia Tech offer Accessible Rooms?

Yes. We offer accessible guest rooms at our Blacksburg hotel. We also strive to ensure that every area of our property goes above and beyond ADA standards. Browse our accessibility features or contact us for more information.

What type of food and drinks does the Continental Divide Lounge at the Inn at Virginia Tech offer?

The Continental Divide Lounge in Blacksburg, VA, offers a variety of appetizers, entrées, salads, and side dishes. The lounge has a full bar with a wide selection of drinks, including beers and wines. Whether you're in the mood for a light snack or a hearty meal, there's something to satisfy every palate. Explore our lounge hours and menu.
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