By the Side of the Road Inn & Cottages - Harrisonburg, VA

Two-Night Stay for Two w/ Dining Credit, Breakfast, & Beer at By the Side of the Road Inn & Cottages in Harrisonburg, VA

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Top Reasons to Stay at By the Side of the Road Inn & Cottages

  • This historic, 18th-century Irish inn is located in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley amid the Blue Ridge Mountains. just two hours outside of D.C.
  • The private Spring Water Cottage Suites are located by a pond. Each suite features luxury showers with eight spray heads, private balconies, and flat-panel TVs.
  • Upon entering your suite, you’ll enjoy two complimentary pints of Guinness draught on the house.
  • Each morning, you’ll get a hot gourmet breakfast delivered to your door.
  • This Groupon includes a $25 dining credit to Corgans’ Publick House, an Irish pub located about 4 miles southeast.

Harrisonburg, Virginia: Home of James Madison University near Historical Landmarks

The town of Harrisonburg is nestled between the Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mountains in the picturesque Shenandoah Valley, just a couple hours north of Roanoke. Harrisonburg has seen a population boom recently and the city has expanded to accommodate it. The enrollment at local James Madison University has nearly doubled in size over the last 20 years, and it has recently built up its lovely campus. In nearby Staunton, there’s the new Frontier Culture Museum, which tells the story of the early immigrants who migrated to colonial America.

Harrisonburg offers guests a variety of things to see and do locally. Guests can travel the Civil War trails in an area that's been called "the bread-basket of the Confederacy" and saw many important struggles between Union and Confederate forces. A number of parks, arboretums, and golf courses provide leisurely ways to spend the day outdoors. You can also take a guided tour at the nearby Endless Caverns, which have provided visitors with dazzling displays of unique rock formations since 1920. Travelers can also partake in more modern pursuits, such as local dining options which include elegant restaurants and local food trucks.

Read the Fine Print for important info on travel dates and other restrictions.

What You Get

Two-night stay for two in a Cottage Suite

  • Option 1: $269, valid for check-in Monday or Wednesday (up to a $483 value)
  • Option 2: $329, valid for check-in Friday (up to a $543 value)

Included in all options:

  • $25 dining credit for Corgans’ Publick House
  • Daily en-suite breakfast
  • Two complimentary pints of Guinness Draught

Policies and Fees

Book by: 7/5/13
Travel by: 12/20/13

  • Blackout dates: Not valid 10/1–11/3, 11/27–11/30.
  • Cancellation policy & fees: All cancellations subject to $50 fee. 14-day cancellation notice required or fee up to Groupon price applies.
  • Taxes: 11.5% tax not included.

Read the Fine Print for important info on travel dates and other restrictions.


  • Luxury pond-side cottage suites on grounds of 18th-century manor house
  • Gourmet breakfast delivered to your door
  • Multi-head shower rooms
  • Private suite accommodations and balcony
  • Includes dining credit and Guinness draughts

The Fine Print

  • Must book by 7/5/13 or promotional value expires. Must complete travel by 12/20/13
  • Not valid 10/1-11/3, 11/27-11/30
  • Limit 2 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts
  • Limit 2 per visit
  • Valid only for option purchased
  • Reservation required, subject to availability
  • All cancellations subject to $50 fee
  • 14-day cancellation notice required or fee up to Groupon price applies
  • Must be 21 or older to check in
  • 11.5 to 11.8% tax not included.

Other Details

Room Details

Water Lily or Mountain Laurel Suite

  • One queen bed
  • Standard occupancy: 2
  • Maximum occupancy: 2
  • Adding occupants above standard: Not available.

Hotel Policies

  • Check in: 3 p.m.
  • Check out: 11 a.m.
  • Parking: free
  • Rollaways: not available
  • Smoking policy: smoking is not allowed inside at the property.
  • Pet policy: pets are not allowed on the property.
  • Accessibility: handicap-accessible rooms are not available.
  • Room upgrades: upgrades may be available at booking or check in for an additional fee.

Getting There

  • By plane: 16 miles from Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport (SHD)
  • By car: 132 miles southwest of Washington D.C.

Customer Reviews

(41 ratings)

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Emily F. ·

November 5, 2014
Everything! The room was lovely and spacious, and it was so nice having a breakfast tray brought to our door each morning. We had a fabulous porch to enjoy, and the common areas were comfortable and homey. Will definitely return here again!


Michael R. ·

September 23, 2014
Friendly innkeepers and fantastic food.


Jeffrey J. ·
4 ratings  
July 31, 2014
Quiet and Quaint
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