Stay With Us

Whether you are visiting Sweet Briar for a special event like graduation or families weekend, or exploring what Central Virginia and the Blue Ridge Mountains have to offer, Elston Inn is the place to stay.

room to relax

We offer 38 rooms and four accommodation styles. Most rooms have a balcony or patio. Complimentary continental breakfast is provided. Free WiFi is available throughout the facility.

While You’re Here

Sweet Briar sits in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, near the town of Amherst and nestled between the cities of Lynchburg and Charlottesville. Whether you’re looking to enjoy nature, arts and entertainment, family fun or American heritage and history, our region has an abundance of opportunities.

Leave it to us to handle the details.

Our attentive and courteous staff, and careful, thoughtful management will take care of your every need.


Our inn’s 38 spacious, comfortable rooms — many with a balcony or patio — offer a relaxing setting.

About the Inn

Whether you’re a member of the Sweet Briar community, touring the area, or looking for the perfect venue for your wedding or meeting, we are your top choice.


Beyond a host of top-notch amenities, the inn features covered walkways and an elevator. We’re also wheelchair-accessible.