The Innsider
The Mountain Rose Inn eNewsletter — 3rd Quarter 2006

Last Minute eNewsletter Special

As promised, we are offering a last minute special only to our guests who subscribe to The Innsider. So pack a suitcase, surprise your significant other with a romantic trip and join us at the Mountain Rose for a getaway this Thursday and Friday, August 3-4. This special includes two nights here at the Inn in one of our queen rooms, a champagne and dessert reception on Thursday evening and a $75 gift certificate towards dinner on Friday night or a wine purchase at our local award winning winery, Chateau Morrisette. The cost per couple for this package is $300 plus tax. Upgrade to our king room for $40 extra. Make your reservations online or by email today.

End of Summer Relaxation Package
Take advantage of those last, long days of summer to enjoy a tranquil vacation at the Mountain Rose Inn with our End of Summer Relaxation Package. Relax on one of our spacious porches with a favorite book, take a walk by the creek, cool off with a swim in our pool or enjoy pleasure shopping in local antique and gift stores.

This package is available August 1 - September 6, Sunday through Thursday only and includes a three night stay in one of our queen bedded rooms, a casual dinner by the Inn's pool on the night of your choice and a gift basket filled with fresh fruit, gourmet chocolates and a bottle of wine to enjoy during your stay at the Inn.
The cost per couple for this package is $450 plus tax. Upgrade to our king room for an additional $60. Make your reservations online today or call us at 276-930-1057. (Packages may not be combined.)

Packages and Gifts

Rent the entire Inn for a long weekend and receive a 10% discount off your entire stay. So schedule a family reunion or a weekend of sightseeing with your closest friends. A two-night minimum is required. Book for three nights and enjoy an 'Inn-House' dinner on one night of your stay. Call us at 276-930-1057 or email for rate information and availability.

A Romantic Weekday Getaway with the one you love will add some romance to your life. Our romantic weekday package includes: two nights stay in a queen room with a private bath, a wine and cheese picnic basket, and a $25 gift certificate toward lunch or a tasting/tour at the Chateau Morrisette. The cost of this package is $260. (An upgrade to the Pride of Virginia king room is $40 additional.) Package price does not include tax or gratuity. Reservations are necessary and are based on availability. The package is available Sunday - Thursday nights. Please give us 48 hours notice to prepare your special package. Book your romantic package today!

Gift certificates for our rooms and packages are available and make wonderful gifts for those special people in your life. Whether it's for a birthday, an anniversary or just to show someone you care, a gift certificate to the Mountain Rose Inn is always appreciated. Purchase one today.

In the Inn gift shop, we have several items available for purchase. We have had several guests ask for our private label hand soap. We now have the 9 oz. bottles for sale for $8 plus shipping. The Mountain Rose Blend is loved by many of our guests and makes a great gift for the coffee lover in your life. We sell this special coffee in 1 lb bags. The cost is $10 per bag plus shipping. To order, email us at
Suzie Dubree Memorial Scholarship

The Mountain Rose Inn was pleased to present the first Suzie Dubree Memorial Scholarship this past May to Miss Sonya Belcher. Sonya, whom you may have seen working at the Inn, will be attending UVA-Wise this fall to study nursing.

The Suzie DuBree Memorial Scholarship is a monetary grant for a college bound Woolwine student established in the memory of Suzie DuBree, a longtime resident of Woolwine, regular contributor to the local newspaper, active member of the community and extraordinary woman.

The scholarship is sponsored by The Mountain Rose Inn, previously Mrs. DuBree’s personal residence, and given by Mrs. Dubree's children, Karen, Stuart and Scott.
Upcoming Events in the Area
Fall is on the way, and our rooms are filling up with guests who want to see the spectacular fall foliage in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Make your reservations online today and join us for this wonderful season.

There are many great happenings planned in the surrounding counties in the upcoming months. Pick your favorite event to attend and plan a vacation at the Mountain Rose Inn. Check our online calendar for updates and additions.

  • Black Dog Concerts at the Chateau Morrisette (Final Concert - Oct. 14) - View concert schedule and purchase tickets.
  • Sunday Sounds at the Chateau Morrisette (Every Sunday afternoon through Oct 29) - Enjoy an afternoon of music on the winery lawn at no charge. Grilled foods, soft drinks and wine will be available for purchase. Bring seating if desired. View schedule.
  • VA Peach Festival (Aug. 7-12) in various locations in Patrick County - Blue Grass music from the Crooked Road Heritage Trail, crafts, food vendors, Peach Pageant, Friday concert with Bobby Osborne and Rocky Top Xpress, etc. For more information, call 276-694-6012 or visit the web site of the Patrick County Chamber of Commerce.
  • Folk Festival (Aug. 12) in Meadows of Dan, VA - Music, folk crafts, farmer's market, living history demonstrations, outdoor drama, story telling, and much more will be available. For more information, call 276-694-6012.
  • Antique Festival (Aug. 25-26) at Rotary Field in Stuart, VA - For more information, call 276-694-7388 or 276-694-2796.
  • Mayberry Days (Sept. 21-24) are located less than 1 hour from the Inn in Mt. Airy, NC. If you're a fan of the Andy Griffith show, then this festival is for you. Preview the calendar of events.
  • Floyd Fandango (Oct. 21-22) is a two-day event infused with a carnival spirit, featuring beer tasting and information, local wines, artisan crafts, sword swallowers, stilt walkers, jugglers, clowns, and music. This event will be held at the site of FloydFest. Click here for more information or to purchase tickets.
  • Subway 500 (Oct. 22) will take place at the Martinsville Speedway. There is a three night minimum stay at the Inn for race weekend. Dinner will be available for an additional fee at the Inn following the race. Make your reservations today before all of our rooms have been reserved.

Recommend the Inn

For those of you who would like to recommend the Inn to fellow travelers, visit to post your recommendation and pictures. You can also nominate the Inn or other favorite southern vacation spots in the Southern Living 2006 Readers' Choice Awards and have a chance to win a fabulous vacation trip by filling out the online entry form. One final way to tell others about the Inn is to forward this newsletter on to your family and friends or recommend that they sign up to receive their own copy.

For Business Travelers

For those of you traveling on business, the Inn offers special corporate rates, limited faxing and copying services, wireless internet access, satellite TV, a private phone line and a light breakfast-to-go at no additional charge. Business guests can enjoy the Inn's peaceful solitude as they relax after a busy day or finish those last minute details before heading to the office. Corporate rates are available Sunday – Thursday nights and are based on single occupancy. Call us at 276-930-1057 or email for rate details and availability.

The Mountain Rose Inn
1787 Charity Hwy. Woolwine, VA 24185