The Innsider
The Mountain Rose Inn eNewsletter — 1st Quarter 2007
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Business Travelers
Christmas Tour
Upcoming Events
A Valentine's Package for Sweethearts
Celebrate Valentine’s Day during the month of February with your sweetheart at the Mountain Rose Inn and find out why we have been voted the Most Romantic Bed & Breakfast in the Roanoke, VA area. This getaway consists of two nights in one of our luxurious queen rooms with private bath and working fireplace. After your peaceful night’s sleep, wake up each morning to a romantic four-course breakfast prepared just for you in our Dining Room. Also, a bottle of wine, half a dozen red roses, and a box of chocolates will be delivered to your room on the night of your choice.

This special is available Sun – Thurs throughout the month of February. The cost of this package is $275. Tax and gratuities not included. Upgrade to our king room for an additional $40. Reservations are required.

Packages and Specials
Honeymoon in the
Beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains
Making wedding plans? Looking for that perfect getaway spot to spend your honeymoon with your new spouse? Come spend a relaxing week in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains at the Mountain Rose Inn. This package includes 5 nights in one of our romantic queen rooms with working fireplace and private bath. On the night of your arrival, a silver tray with champagne on ice, a cake for two and a seasonal flower bouquet will be delivered to your room. Enjoy a complimentary breakfast-in-bed on the morning of your choosing and the other four mornings indulge in our delicious four-course breakfasts served in our cozy Dining Room. As a final part of this package, receive gift cards for lunches at two of our fine local restaurants. (Restaurant choices depend on the season.) The cost of this package is $600 per couple. Taxes and gratuities are not included. Upgrade to one of our king rooms for an additional $75. This package is not available during the month of October and must be scheduled for Sunday-Thursday nights. Reserve your honeymoon week today!

Last Chance to Romance Your Sweetheart with our Winter Weekend Getaway
It all begins with a gourmet meal on Friday night at our local award winning winery, The Chateau Morrisette. When you return, there will be champagne on ice & chocolates waiting in your room for you to enjoy as you snuggle by the fire. Then spend two
nights in one of our luxurious queen rooms with private baths and working fireplaces. Your weekend will be complete as you wake up each morning to the smell of our
four-course breakfast being prepared just for you.The cost of this package is $300 per couple and does not include tax and gratuities. This special is good for Friday and Saturday, November through March. Make your reservations online or call us at 276-930-1057.

The Mountain Rose Inn Gift Store

Are you wondering what you're going to get that special person for their special day? Browse through the items for sale in the Mountain Rose Inn Gift Store. You might just be inspired and find that perfect gift along the way. To order any of our specialty items, visit our online gift store or email us at

  • Our delicious Mountain Rose Blend Coffee is loved by many of our guests. We sell this special coffee in 1 lb bags. The cost is $10 per bag plus shipping.
  • The Mountain Rose Inn coffee mugs are also for sale. The price is 1 for $12 or 2 for $20. These 15 oz cream colored mugs with the Inn's logo are the perfect choice for your morning coffee.
  • The 9 oz. pump bottles of our private label hand soap that our guests enjoy in their rooms are for sale for $8 each.
  • Enjoy a taste of the Blue Ridge Mountains with a jar of that famous Woolwine Apple Butter. We sell the one quart jars for $10.
  • We are also temporarily selling copies of Blue Ridge Roadways : A Virginia Field Guide to Cultural Sights by M. Anna Fariello. The cost of this book is $15.

Gift certificates for our rooms and packages are available by the night or in dollar increments. and make wonderful gifts for those special people in your life or for those not-so-easy-to-buy-for people. Whether it's for Christmas, a birthday, or an anniversary, a gift certificate to the Mountain Rose Inn is always appreciated. Purchase one today.

For Business Travelers

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. 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.

Recommend the Inn

Recommend the Inn to fellow travelers - Visit to post your pictures and recommendation. You can nominate the Inn for the Lanier Guide's "Inn of the Year". You can also nominate the Inn 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.

Annual Christmas Tour to Benefit
the American Cancer Society a Great Success

The Mountain Rose Inn partnered with the American Cancer Society during the '06 Christmas Season to raise money to bring hope and help to cancer victims and survivors in the communities surrounding the Inn. Approximately 100 guests participated in this two night event and came to tour the Inn & enjoy a dessert buffet. Thanks to our guests generosity, we were able to raise over $700 for the American Cancer Society.

Upcoming Events in the Area

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.

  • Autumn Harvest Soup Weekends at AmRhein Wine Cellars (Nov. 11, 12 &
    18, 19
    - 12-5 pm) - Sample award-winning VA-style wines and enjoy homemade soup. Special wine prices. $5 fee includes soup and bread. More information
  • Jennette Williams Band & Clearwater Reunion at the Historic Star Theatre, Stuart VA (Nov. 11 - 7 pm) Tickets $15.
  • Vino Novella at the Villa Appalaccia (Nov. 18-19 - 12-4 pm) - Sample the new harvest, 2006 Sangiovese and learn how to make several pastas in 10 minutes. Demonstrations (and samplings) on the hour. Live music, glass of wine and plate of pasta for $15 per person. Visit their website for more information.
  • Scandinavian Holiday Special at the Villa Appalaccia (Nov 25-26 & Dec 2-3 - 12-4pm) - Enjoy holiday foods with a glass of hot mulled wine. Wine specials to fill up your stockings as well. Visit their website.
  • Dickens of a Night in Floyd, VA (Dec. 1) -
  • Winterfest Arts and Crafts Festival in Floyd, VA (Dec. 2-3) -
  • Holiday Open House at the Chateau Morrisette (Dec 2-3, 9-10, & 16-17 - 12-4 pm) - Celebrate the beauty of the season with us. Enjoy complimentary hors d' oeuvres, mulled wine, wine tasting, sparkling cider and special gift and wine discounts. Click here for more information.
  • 5th Annual “Holly Days” Open House at AmRhein Wine Cellars (December 9-10 & 16-17 - 12-5pm) - Come enjoy holiday gourmet desserts while sampling our award-winning VA-style wines. Special holiday prices, custom-wrapped gift baskets, and gift certificates available. Free admission. More information available.
  • Blue Ridge Christmas Carol at the Historic Star Theatre, Stuart VA (Dec. 15, 16 & 17) Contemporary musical with country music performed by June Bug Center players. Tickets $33. Fri& Sat-6:30pm, Sun-1:30pm.
  • New Year's Eve Repast at the Chateau Morrisette (Dec. 31 - 11 am-5pm) - The Restaurant invites you to share the end of 2006 with a special menu. Click here for more information.
The Mountain Rose Inn
1787 Charity Hwy. Woolwine, VA 24185