The Historic Powhatan Resort

The Historic Powhatan Resort

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The Historic Powhatan Resort, 3601 Ironbound Road, WILLIAMSBURG, Virginia, 23188, United States

Turn back the pages of time and become immersed in the Colonial spirit of Williamsburg, a historic city steeped in tradition and forever preserved as part of our nation’s history. Discover this 170-acre Early American town featuring 18th-century English architecture restored to its original condition, historic museums, monuments and fascinating battlefields which tell the dramatic story of our country’s birth.

Peacefully situated amid 256 acres of rolling woodland hills, and boasting all the character of a distinguished manor house, The Historic Powhatan Resort captures the essence of its Colonial surroundings. Sumptuous, spacious accommodations offer a private balcony, loft and hot tub. Originally built circa 1735, this restored manor house offers a serene getaway during any season.

With activities to entertain the entire family, The Historic Powhatan Resort offers indoor and outdoor swimming pools, tennis, an outdoor pavilion and a playground. Dine in The Powhatan Bar and Grille, or enjoy our new coffee house, The Historic Grounds.


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The Historic Powhatan Resort
3601 Ironbound Road
WILLIAMSBURG, Virginia, 23188
United States



Main Airport

Airport name: Richmond International Airport

Distance to Resort: 40 miles

Directions to resort: Directions from West (Richmond): Exit I-64 at exit 234 (199E). Follow Route 199 east for approximately 8.5 miles to the first traffic light. Turn right on to John Tyler Highway (Route 5). Continue for 1.85 miles to the second traffic light. Turn right on Route 615 (Ironbound Road). The Historic Powhatan Resort is located approximately .8 miles ahead on the left.

Taxi fare (one way): Groome Transportation has shuttle service each hour to Williamsburg for $55.00 one way

Secondary Airport

Airport name: Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport

Distance to Resort: 22 miles from Newport News

Directions to resort: From the airport follow signs to I64 West to 199 West (exit 242A). Proceed to John Tyler Highway (Route 5) and turn left. Continue on John Tyler to the second traffic light; turn right on the Ironbound Road (614). Powhatan is 8/10 mile on the left.

Taxi fare (one way): Approx. $50.00

Services & Amenities

Services & Amenities

Regional Activities

Colonial plantations, historical landmarks and interpretive sites provide a glimpse into the birth of a nation. Here you have an invitation to explore the past through the ancestral homes of the indigenous American Indian tribes and discover the significant colonisation of the first English settlements of the "New World." Stunning scenery greets every season with kaleidoscopic hues. The historic triange offers entertaining and informative attractions that will appeal to all ages.

Nearby Activities
Bar/Cocktail Lounge
Bike Trails
Bowling Alley
Cycling/Bike Rental
Fitness Center
Golf - Driving Range
Golf - Pro Shop
Golf - Putting Green
Historic Sites
Mini Golf
Movie Rentals
Parks & Attractions: Busch Gardens and Water Country USA
Picnic Area
Pool Tables
State Park
Details: Indoor Pool: Daily 8 am - 10 pm. Outdoor Pools: Open for swimming and sunning seasonally, weather permitting. In the case of thunder, both indoor and outdoor pools close for a half hour after the thunder passes. Guests ages 14 and up may enjoy the fitness center.
Indoor Heated Pool
Indoor Hot Tub
Indoor Pool
Multiple Swimming Pools
Outdoor Children's Pool
Outdoor Hot Tub(s)
Outdoor Pool
Business Amenities
Business Center
On-site Activities
Activities Dept.
BBQ Area(s)
Cycling/Bike Rental
Fitness Center (must be 14 years of age)
Golf - Putting Green/Mini-Golf
Horse Shoe Pit
Movie/DVD Rental
Picnic Area
Table Tennis/Ping Pong
On-site Services
24 Hour Security
Activities Dept.
Cash machine / Banking
Concierge Services
Gift Shop
Guest Services
Housekeeping Service: Additional daily housekeeping services available for a nominal fee. Please schedule with housekeeping department.
Maintenance Dept.
Massage Services
Mini-Market/Convenience Store
Parking On-Site
Vending Machine
Wedding Facilities
Nearby Services - 5 Miles/8 Kilometers
Activity/Excursion Vendors
ATM / Banking
Beauty Salon
Car Rental
Dry Cleaning
Gift Shop
Laundry Facilities
Massage Services
Medical Facilities
Railway Station
Snack Bar
News & Events

News & Events



The Powhatan Bar and Grille is open seasonally 7 days a week serving breakfast and dinner. The opening hours are as follows: Daily 8:00 am - 11:00 am for breakfast, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm for dinner. All day Friday-Sunday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm. The pool side cabana is closed for the season. Historic Grounds coffee house is open daily from 7:00 am - 2:00 pm.

Contact Number: The Powhatan Grille 757.220.1200, extension 13712
Restaurants & Lounges
Bar/Cocktail Lounge
Poolside Bar
Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet

Arrival Information

Check In/Out
24 hour reception
Check in time: 16:00
Check out time: 10:00
Express checkout
You Need To Know
Non-smoking resort
Prior to checking in: - All Guest Suites are Non-Smoking
- Please note that every attempt will be made to accommodate requests for suite location and early arrivals; however, these requests are based on availability and occupancy. Unfortunately, the resort is unable to guarantee room location.
- Minimum age requirement for check-in is 21 years of age.
- Pets are not permitted and strictly enforced with the exception of Service Animals.

Owners must notify front desk reception if alternate guest will occupy their accommodation.
When checking in: - Hotel Guests and Exchange Reservation: A photo identification, credit card for $100 security deposit and a nightly $10.00 plus tax resort fee will be required (cash is not an acceptable form of deposit).
Resort Fee includes WiFi, business center, indoor pool, racquet ball, tennis and boarding pass printing.

- Owner Weeks and Member Points Booking: Photo identification and a form of payment will need to be provided at check-in. Resort fees* will be waived when staying on your owner week or member point reservations.
A resort fee of $10.00 plus tax per night will be added to the reservation if the owner or member of THE Club® is checking in on a rental reservation.
Guests will be required to provide vehicle information (including license plate information) at check in. Please have this information ready so the Front Desk agent may efficiently assist you.

Resort Details

Concierge E-mail:
Rental E-mail:
Reservations Department:
Rental Phone: 1.800.438.2929
Resort/Hotel Size
Number of Accommodations: 845
Number of Floors: Two floors in the majority of the unit buildings
Special Features
Highlights: The Manor House is listed on the national and state registries of historic properties (circa 1735).


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Accessibility Corporate Statement

Diamond Resorts International® is committed to providing stress-free holidays to our members, owners and guests. We take into consideration the needs of those who have a visual or hearing impairment, or a mobility access requirement.

We have an ongoing program of commitment which consists of:

  • Ensuring we comply with the current accessibility legislation.
  • Making appropriate enhancements (where possible) to resorts and resort plans.
  • Offering a wide range of accessibility aids.
  • Improving internal awareness and training.
  • Offering an appointed Accessibility Ambassador in each Resort, to take care and assist our members, owners and guests with accessibility needs.
  • Providing accurate information on our website, including information on access, available facilities and accessibility aids.
  • Communicating with our members via regular disability forums and surveys to identify areas for improvement.
  • Producing compliant literature and communicating within the same guidelines.

*Note: Please bear in mind that accessibility aids may vary from resort to resort.

If you have any questions, or would like to make any comments regarding the above, please get in touch.

Call: Inside the U.S.: 1.888.250.6150; Outside the U.S.: +44 (0)345 359 0009 (Mon-Fri 9:00 - 17:30)

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