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Built in 1907 as the private residence of Henry Fries Shaffner, the co-founder of Wachovia Loan and Trust, this extravagant Victorian-style mansion boasts Tiger oak hand-carved paneling, original coal-burning fireplaces, a grand staircase and priceless antiques. It is perfect for quiet nights away or corporate and private events. Located in downtown Winston-Salem, it is walking-distance to a multitude of the city’s best restaurants, bars and shops.

The Shaffner has retained historic charm while expanding to include modern amenities such as free WiFi, 43” smart, flat-screen TVs, alarm/clock and USB charging stations. For your convenience, we also provide complimentary face wash, body wash, shampoo and conditioner, as well as an iron, ironing board, and hairdryer. In addition, you will have access to comfortable common areas indoors and outdoors, as well as a private parking lot.

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$159-249/night

Salem

1 Bedroom • 1 Bath • Sleeps 1-2
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The Salem room, with a Queen Victorian theme, is a spacious size and is situated on the second floor. It offers an abundance of natural light and abounds in rich elegance. It is the original master suite, and contains a comfortable queen-size bed, as well as two plaid, wingback chairs for lounging and a desk if work needs to be done. The en-suite bath features a tub/shower combination. As with every room at our inn, Salem is unique from furnishings to color palette, including the beautiful red fireplace (non-operational) with original tile and cover from the early 1900s. This room can become a two-room suite when joined with the Tanglewood room, if you are traveling with family or friends.

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$189-329/night

Piedmont

1 Bedroom • 1 Bath • Sleeps 2
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The Piedmont room is a hideaway with a striking neoclassic spirit. This 600-square-foot penthouse suite features custom-made furniture and plush, sophisticated decor influenced by the 18th century Biedermeier style. This suite is completely private, as it is the only room located on the third floor and has been the choice room of celebrities and politicians alike. The Piedmont features a king-size canopy bed and full living room with a hide-a-bed sofa and desk. Comfy bench seats under vintage diamond-paned windows in this suite provide guests with an outstanding view of our city landscape. The en-suite private bath consists of a large whirlpool tub and step-in shower.

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$139-199/night

Winston

1 Bedroom • 1 Bath • Sleeps 1-2
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Please note this does not have an en suite bathroom. The bathroom is located just across the hall.

The Winston room depicts dramatic decor of the English Regency Victorian era. The room is located on the second floor and features a queen-size sleigh bed and comfortable, plaid wingback chairs beside the impressive red fireplace (non-operational) with original tile and cover from the early 1900s. The private bathroom is just down the hall and includes a tub/shower combination and pedestal sink.

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$179-299/night

Twin City

1 Bedroom • 1 Bath • Sleeps 1-6
Internet Downtown

The Twin City suite, located on the garden and parking lot level, is decorated in the tradition of a quaint, English country courtyard, and it features two queen-size, four-poster beds, as well as a roll-away bed in the massive closet. The separate living area has a couch and chair for relaxing and a desk for remote work. There is also a refrigerator, microwave, wet bar and coffee maker, as well as a counter with two bar stools if you opt to stay in for your meals. The en-suite bath features a spacious shower and pedestal sink.

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$159-249/night

Bethabara

1 Bedroom • 1 Bath • Sleeps 1-2
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The Bethabara room, decorated with an English garden theme, is located on the first floor and features a spacious room with a queen-size, brass bed with a comfortable sitting area. There is a vanity for getting ready and a desk, as well. The striking red fireplace (non-operational) is a focal point of the room with its original tile and cover from the early 1900s. The en-suite bath features a shower and pedestal sink. This room is ideal for guests with mobility restrictions.

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$189-279/night

Wachovia

1 Bedroom • 1 Bath • Sleeps 1-2
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The Wachovia room is a romantic haven featuring beautiful and traditional English elegance. This spacious suite is located on the second floor and features a luxurious and comfortable four-poster king-size bed and two royal blue wingback chairs for lounging, which match the stunning blue fireplace (non-operational) with original tile and cover from the early 1900s. A special feature of the Wachovia is a separate dressing and seating area with vanity, perfect for getting ready for dinner on the town or a quiet night in. A Victorian-inspired en-suite bath provides a relaxing claw-foot soaking tub and a separate step-in shower. This room can become a two-room suite when joined with the Reynolda room, if you are traveling with family or friends.

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$145-199/night

Tanglewood

1 Bedroom • 1 Bath • Sleeps 1-2
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The Tanglewood room is located on the second floor and features a queen-size bed. As with any room in our inn, the Tanglewood has a unique personality with exposed brick and ivy wallpaper and provides a cozy atmosphere overlooking our second-floor veranda- with a spectacular view of the city landscape. The en-suite bath features a shower and pedestal sink. This room can become a two-room suite when joined with the Salem room, if you are traveling with family or friends.

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$139-199/night

Reynolda

1 Bedroom • 1 Bath • Sleeps 1-2
Internet Downtown

Please note this does not have an en suite bathroom. The bathroom is located just across the hall.

The Reynolda room is a spacious second-floor room filled with natural light and decorated in bright and cheery French Country Garden. It features a charming and comfortable antique, queen-size canopy bed featuring birds to match the garden theme, two comfortable chairs for unwinding and a vanity for getting ready. There is also a remarkable yellow fireplace (non-operational) with original tile and cover from the early 1900s.The private bath awaits you and is only a few steps down the hall; it includes a tub/shower combination and pedestal sink. This room can become a two-room suite when joined with the Wachovia room, if you are traveling with family or friends.

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