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Welcome to The Collins House Inn ( open year round )

What is your passion? Is it hiking or biking on pristine trails surrounded by spectacular sights Nature has provided? Or is it music that stirs your soul and The Song of the Mountain is in your bones? Motorcyclists—are you up to the challenge of the Back of the Dragon? Maybe you just want to ‘get away’ and treat yourself and that special someone. The Marion area and Southwest Virginia has some of the best fly fishing in the State. The Collins House Inn in Marion, VA, in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Southwest Virginia and just off I-81, is your perfect destination. From Marion, you are ‘stone’s throw’ from both Hungry Mother State Park and Mount Rogers National Recreation Area where the highest peak in Virginia can be found—and experience the view from Whitetop Mountain. Further information regarding Smyth County tourism highlights can be found online at The Collins House Inn is an ideal place for family gatherings, reunions, and retreats. We have the facilities available for small business meetings.

It is our pleasure to offer our guests a memorable and comfortable stay in our Diamond Collection and AAA Diamond Award-winning bed and breakfast by offering: 
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  • Five well-appointed guest rooms, each with a private in-room bathroom!
  • Wireless Internet
  • Multiple common rooms to relax or mingle with friends & other guests
  • A generous ‘back’ yard to soak up nature while relaxing in the Inn’s Gazebo
  • 2 short walking blocks to  historic downtown
  • STAY & PLAY PACKAGES–a favorite with guests (see our package offers)
  • The Lincoln & BarterTheaters, restaurants, and shopping
  • The Wayne Henderson School of Art & Music
  • Excellent hiking, biking, & motorcycle trails ( Back of the Dragon) close at hand
  • FlyFishing
  • Access to Lifetime Wellness Center
  • Several Virginia wineries in the area
  • NASCAR racing only 51 minutes away
    • Lodging for either April or August NASCAR events require a 2 day min.stay
  • Sightseeing 
    • Watch the Innkeepers Corner for the 2018 Ghost Walk Schedule
  • Civil War history
  • Pet-free environment
  • Totally smoke-free inn
  • Radient Heat thru out the Inn for the winter season
  • A gazebo for that special occasion such as a wedding or vow renewal

Innkeepers Susan &; Mike Edwards extend an invitation to you to stay at The Collins House Inn and experience Southwest Virginia. Our guest rooms are luxurious, and our breakfasts are memorable. We are dedicated to detail and warm hospitality. You will discover The Collins House Inn is a hallmark experience and a wonderful inviting alternative to typical hotel lodging…even if you are just passing through and Marion is on the way to your destination.

Innkeeper’s Corner: News for 2018 from the Collins House Inn:  The long awaited “Street Scape Project” is underway & will return lighting to our part of main street in Marion.

Inside the Inn : Trip Advisor has awarded the Inn the 2017 letter of Excellence for Customer Satisfaction. The Inn is where we offer a suitable alternative to hotel lodging. Come stay with us and  Welcome Home!!!!

The Collins House Inn with the cooperation of the Marion Paranormals will publish the 2018 schedule for  “Ghost Walk 2018”. Here is our tentative schedule for Ghost Walk 2018 which is subject to change . Mark the calendar for May 11,June 8, July 13, Aug 10, Sept 14 & Oct 12.

It’Here! :The Collins House Inn 2018 Travelers Heads in the Beds Special : The Collins House Inn is providing special lodging rates thru Feb 2018. Sunday through Thursday the Collins House Inn will extend a special  rate for the Nettie & L.P. for weekday reservations excluding 2018 Holidays or Special events. ( NO Breakfast Included ). Cancellation policy does apply. Book direct for this weekday special by calling (276) 781-0250 .

Emory & Henry Health Science lodging special ! The Collins House Inn Bed & Breakfast has rooms available at a Special E & H Rate. Give yourself the luxury of a good night sleep and a great breakfast. Call us DIRECT at (276) 781-0250 and reserve your place at the Inn in Marion. Check out our website at but these special rates are only available if you call direct.

Government rates now available. Collins House Inn LLC is now an approved property #VA5620 as listed on USFA’s web site at Applicable Government rate is for single room occupancy only. Charges will apply for additional individuals occupying the same room. Breakfast charges are in accordance with travelers M & IE allowance Applicable Monday-Thursday. Please call (276) 781-0250 to book direct for the Government rate.

William, from WV left us with this memory: The poem “Sea Fever” by John Masefield ends with these lines: “And all I ask is a…quiet sleep and a sweet dream when the long trick’s over.” You have graciously provided the pleasant accommodations to ensure that guests may enjoy quiet sleep and sweet dreams at The Collins House. Thank you for sharing your beautiful home with others!

Julie & Ian from Norwich Norfolk, UK, titled their review of The Collins House, “Simply The Best. Mike and Susan are fantastic hosts; nothing was too much trouble for them, They made us very welcome in their warm and friendly home. The house is immaculate and we thoroughly enjoyed Susan’s stories about the history of The Collins House Inn. We very much enjoyed talking to Mike, a lovely man. We have traveled to many places and stayed in many B&B’s and as the title says, this one is The Best, an excellent place to stay. Perfect. The home made breakfasts were delicious. We will fondly remember our stay here as one of the best. Thank you to our fellow travelers from Ohio-a charming group of motorcyclists with whom we spent a memorable and enjoyable weekend. We hope to see you all in the future. Thank you Mike and Susan.”


Kevin from Roswell, GA wrote, “We looked for a midway stop from Atlanta to Baltimore and were so lucky to find The Collins House. We were greeted with warm hospitality, a beautiful, spotlessly clean inn, and a marvelously comfortable bed. To say nothing about the breakfast! What a fabulous start to the new day. Thank you, Susan and Mike.”