Magnolia House Inn

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Manager(s): Lankford & Joyce Blair

Address: 232 S Armistead Ave, Hampton, VA  23669

Region: Tidewater Region

Local Phone: 757.722.2888

Check In and Check Out Times: Check-in 3 PM; Check-out 11 AM

Types of Payment Accepted: Cash, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover

Types of Rooms: Rooms, Suites

Number of Rooms: 3

Number of Bathrooms: 5

Number of Private Bathrooms: 3

Property Description:

Welcome to the Magnolia House Inn, a five-star property, in the downtown urban waterfront village of Hampton, Va.

Enjoy this historic property, and its’ unique location, centrally located on the southeastern tip of the Virginia peninsula on the Chesapeake Bay . Perfect central Tidewater location for business travelers, honeymooners, & tourists, specializing in small, intimate weddings with an onsite Wedding Chapel.

While away from home, take advantage of the close proximity to the Historic Fort Monroe, Newport News, Colonial Williamsburg, Yorktown, Norfolk, and Virginia Beach. We are perfect for tourists, business, convention center, and military travelers. Consider The Magnolia House for visiting family or friends in the area and visits to Hampton University & Christopher Newport University. The Inn is also conveniently close to the Woodlands and The Hamptons golf courses and Hampton’s boating piers. Close to Restaurants, Breweries/Wineries, Shopping, Cultural Event Venues, Universities, Beaches, Parks, and History, the Magnolia House Inn has easy access to all points of interest in Coastal Virginia.

During your stay at the Magnolia House, you will experience American history firsthand by living in a home that was constructed in the 1880’s for William Walker Scott, a harbor pilot and businessman. Under stately magnolia trees, this structure is a wonderful example of Queen Anne style Late Victorian architecture.

You will experience the attention to detail that makes this Inn special—from the comfortable furnishings to the richly restored interior finishes. The Magnolia House is warm and welcoming to all.

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places and the Virginia Landmarks Register, the Magnolia House is owned by your Innkeepers, Lankford & Joyce Blair who opened the property as an Inn in 2006.

The Wedding Chapel ( is a intimate and lovely venue in the Magnolia House. Lankford & Joyce Blair are Certified Wedding Ministers, offering Non-denominational ceremonies for ALL loving couples.

Whether your trip is for business or pleasure, memories are made at the Magnolia House.

Property Amenities:

  • Children Welcome 12+
  • Fireplace
  • Whirlpool Tubs
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Business Friendly
  • Weddings
  • Game Room
  • Breakfast Included
  • Spa Services On-Site


  • Bird Watching
  • Unique Shopping
  • Hunting & Fishing
  • Kayaking & Boating
  • Museums
  • Hiking & Biking
  • Historic Destination
  • National & State Parks
  • Wineries

Property Specials:

-Ellington Celebration Package includes a 2-night stay with daily Plated Gourmet Breakfast included. Other amenities are Rose Petal Linen Service, Champagne/Sparkling Beverage & Setup, Professional Couple’s Massage for 1 hour in the Ellington Suite (subject to availability).

-‘I Love You Still’ Anniversary Package includes a 2-night stay in any guestroom, Rose Petal Linen Service, Champagne/Sparkling Beverage & Setup, Anniversary Cake, & a Private Vow Renewal Ceremony in The Wedding Chapel and Plated Gourmet Breakfast served each day.

-Elope & Stay Private Wedding Package includes a 2-night stay in any guestroom, Private Candlelight Marriage Ceremony, Toasting Table with Wedding Cake & Champagne/Sparkling Beverage, Rose Petal Linen Service and a Plated Gourmet Breakfast served each day.

-Celebration & Valentines Packages as add-ons at time of online Reservation.

-5% AAA and Military Discounts at time of Reservation.