Bill Text: VA HJR124 | 2020 | Regular Session | Introduced

Bill Title: Commending The Inn at Willow Grove.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2020-01-16 - Agreed to by Senate by voice vote [HJR124 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2020-HJR124-Introduced.html
Offered January 8, 2020
Commending the Inn at Willow Grove.
Patron-- Freitas

WHEREAS, the Inn at Willow Grove, a boutique hotel in Orange, was named by Travel + Leisure magazine in 2019 as the best hotel in the South, the second best hotel in the United States, and the 24th best hotel worldwide; and

WHEREAS, while the Inn at Willow Grove has been recognized before by Travel + Leisure magazine, which uses ratings from readers to rank hotels based on their facilities, location, service, food, and overall value, 2019 marked the first time the hotel topped the list of best hotels in the South; and

WHEREAS, nestled on a 40-acre property in beautiful Virginia wine country, the Inn at Willow Grove's main building is an eighteenth century house which has been expanded and lovingly restored over the years; and

WHEREAS, in 2008, owners of the Inn at Willow Grove, David and Charlene Scibal, acquired the property and renovated the house and its surrounding cottages, offering accommodations that are both modern and antique; and

WHEREAS, the Inn at Willow Grove's recent honor is the result of its attention to the experience of its guests, demonstrating the spirit of Southern hospitality that pervades all aspects of the hotel's operations; and

WHEREAS, along with hotel, the Inn at Willow Grove offers a restaurant with a four-star rating from Forbes Travel Guide and a modern spa, ensuring guests have all they need for a relaxing and enjoyable stay; and

WHEREAS, as a world class hotel, the Inn at Willow Grove provides both tourists and citizens of the Commonwealth with a premier vacation destination, which helps to support the local community and its businesses; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby commend the Inn at Willow Grove for being distinguished by Travel + Leisure magazine as the best hotel in the South in 2019; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to David and Charlene Scibal, owners of the Inn at Willow Grove, as an expression of the General Assembly's admiration for their establishment's commitment to excellence and its service to the Commonwealth.