here's the beaten path and then there's the road less traveled... to the Guesthouse Lost River!
Rustic yet refined is what you will experience at the Guesthouse Lost River, an award winning Bed & Breakfast and Inn. The Guesthouse is located in Hardy County, WV (approx. 2 hours from Washington DC and 3 hours from Baltimore, MD). Our Inn has been a relaxation getaway destination for over 30 years. It is located on 30 private acres and surrounded by the George Washington National Forest with views of the mountains and spectacular sunsets. With over 30,000 square feet (not including the thousands of square footage in exterior decking and patios), our guests usually comment on the generous space of the property.
The Guesthouse Lost River has been named "Best Weekend Getaway" from DC and featured in several Washington DC and Baltimore publications including a feature by Washingtonian Magazine. In 2012, the Guesthouse was named to the "55 Good Things about West Virginia" by the State Journal, featured article in the Summer edition of the Baltimore City Paper, named by the WV Tourism Board as one of the 101 Unique Places to Dine in West Virginia and honored by TripAdvisor with a 2012 Certificate of Excellence. The Guesthouse was featured over the cover of DC's Metro Weekly magazine for Fall Getaways and also featured in the Fall 2012 Baltimore Magazine as a place to escape.
The Guesthouse Lost River consists of 5 lodging buildings: Builtmore Cottage, Redbud Cottage, Carriage House, the Tower and Guesthouse building. In the Guesthouse building there is a full 24-hour gym and guest media room. The Guesthouse Main Lodge consists of several large gatheringand relaxation spaces, billiards room, game room, breakfast room, spa, restaurant and lounge. All buildings are located within walking distance, with over 30,000 square feet under our many angled roofs. Outside you will find our seasonal pool, hot tub and numerous outdoor patios and decks with rocking chairs for relaxation.
Weddings | Commitment Ceremonies
The Guesthouse Lost River has been a destination celebration location for over 30 years! We offer a beautiful setting with a spectacular back drop for your special day! You can utilize our facilities and property to reflect your Wedding vision, featuring our numerous patios, decks and outdoor area’s which highlight the natural beauty of our private 30 acres and property which are coupled with the unique character of the Guesthouse Lost River. In addition, our Spa, Cabins and outdoor areas will compliment your event in your own unique and creative way.
- 18 guest rooms with a 44 person occupancy. Additional rooms are available throughout Hardy County and with our partnerships with our local B&B's and cabin rentals to comfortable accomodate up to 125 persons for your special event.
- Spa, gym, TV room, numerous fireplaces and gathering rooms
- Molton Brown bath and body products throughout our resort in Guestrooms and common areas of our the Guesthouse Lodge.