Packages & Specials

Our Discount Offers include:

  • Last-Minute Deals – If you find yourself in need of Charlottesville lodging with very little warning, give us a call. If we have unfilled rooms, we will work with your to accommodate your needs.
  • Midweek Special – Book a two-night stay at Dinsmore House Bed and Breakfast (Sunday through Thursday only) and receive a discount on your room rate. This discount also applies to multiple room bookings on the same night, Sunday through Thursday. You must mention Midweek Special at the time of booking, and this offer cannot be combined with other discount offers.

*Rates below include overnight stay at the Dinsmore, breakfast at Farm Bell Kitchen, and the excursion listed.  Rates shown are based on single occupancy.  Taxes not included. 


Hot Air Ballooning

Starts at $249/person*

Partnering with Monticello Country Ballooning

The flight of a lifetime!  Nothing is as peaceful as drifting over the treetops in beautiful Albemarle County, Virginia with a hot air balloon ride. For more than 15 years, Mandy Baskin has shared her enthusiasm for lighter-than-air flight as pilot and owner of Monticello Country Ballooning. Offering sunrise and sunset flights year-round in the greater Charlottesville area, we can arrange your flight and provide a take away breakfast or supper.

Includes traditional champagne toast (or beverage of your choice)

Please inquire about pricing for a single passenger, private flights or aerial photography.   [BOOK NOW]


Horseback Riding

Starts at $159/person*

Partnering with Morning Star Stables

Love horses?  We have partnered with Morning Star Stables to provide our guests with trail rides through the gorgeous countryside of Albemarle County.  Located on a 500 acre farm in Crozet, your trail ride will take you over beautiful meadows, through the woods and along the winding Mechum River.  The goal at Morning Star is to provide a safe, exciting and memorable ride. The gentle, well-behaved horses love what they do as much as the people who ride them. We will arrange your ride and can provide a small picnic lunch to take and share in a sunny meadow.   Halfway through your adventure, take a break under a tree along the Mechum River, tie your horses and pause to take in the glorious scenery of the Albemarle Countryside.  Nibble on snacks; sip some wine and breathe in that fresh air.  [BOOK NOW]

Fly Fishing

Starts at $285/person*

The Albemarle Angler

With over 2,500 miles of public trout streams in Virginia, it’s no wonder anglers choose the Albemarle Angler as their go-to guide service. They offer guided trips on the most productive local public waters. With decades of experience exploring and fly fishing in Virginia the guides will be sure you come away from your day with some new tips, tricks and knowledge on how to make your time on the water more successful.  The Albemarle Angler offers pick-up/drop-off from The Dinsmore. Let us provide your picnic meal for your angling adventure!  [BOOK NOW]



Spa Packages

Starts at $229/person*

Partnering with Neroli Spa & Beauty Lounge

Tea for You … and Pampered too!

Start the afternoon in the front room of the elegant Dinsmore House sipping on house blended teas and made from scratch tea cakes and finger sandwiches before taking a short drive down the street for the ultimate manicure & pedicure package from our partners at Neroli Spa.  [BOOK NOW]

Girls Getaways and Couples Massages are also available.

Vineyard & Craft Brewery Tours

Starts at $144/person*

Partnering with Hop On Tours

Hop On/Hop Off concept allows you to create your own itinerary from a list of various breweries, wineries, cideries, and distilleries. Plan your own adventure without worrying about what the others on tour are doing. The day is yours let us take you there.


Our best value  and most expansive tour, this 7-hour experience begins in Charlottesville with a complimentary hotel pick up. Afterwards, you will select FIVE destinations to spend an hour at each.  Pay no mind where the others on the bus go, the day is yours, and we’ll help you make your own itinerary from the route.  4 Breweries, 4 Wineries, 2 Distilleries, & 1 Cidery Tasting Room [BOOK NOW]


Visit the best of Nelson County’s Route 151 with this 5-hour experience. We begin in Charlottesville with a complimentary hotel pick up.  Afterwards, you will select THREE destinations to spend an hour at each.  Pay no mind where the others on the bus go, the day is yours, and we’ll help you make your own itinerary from the route.  Route includes choice of Devils Backbone Brewing, Blue Toad Hard Cider, Bold Rock Hard Cider, Wild Wolf Brewing, Hill Top Berry Farm and Winery, Flying Fox Vineyards, Brewing Tree Beer Co., Silverback Distillery and Veritas Vineyards. [BOOK NOW]


Packed Picnic Lunch

$40 - $70

Whether you are busy exploring Charlottesville’s rich heritage, or want to be ready for a full day of winery tours, we’ve got you covered!  Your packed lunch will include: Two sandwiches (club or chicken salad), two sides of your choice (coleslaw, potato salad, pasta salad or fresh fruit), a side order of our fabulous house-made chips, bottled water or soft drinks and brownies or homemade cookies for dessert -$40.

Enjoy your meal with a bottle of local Barboursville wine and two souvenir Dinsmore glasses – $70.

Need help finding the perfect spot to have your picnic? Let us know, we’re happy to help!  [BOOK NOW]


Romance Package


Delve into romance with this package.  Arranged in your room prior to arrival, relax and enjoy a bottle of local Barboursville Reserve wine, a delectable fruit and cheese platter and one dozen roses for an additional $75. Also includes two Dinsmore House Bed and Breakfast souvenir wineglasses and a personalized note upon request. [BOOK NOW]


Bubbles and Berries


The “Bubbles and Berries” package provides a romantic welcome with a local flare. The package includes a bottle of local sparkling wine and two champagne flutes. Delectable chocolate-dipped strawberries and an assortment of sweets from Gearharts Fine Chocolates will be waiting on a platter. We can even personalize the experience with a note.  [BOOK NOW]

In-Room Farm Breakfast Basket


While the Dinsmore offers breakfast to our guests in the Farm Bell Kitchen restaurant, we alternatively offer an in-room farm basket. For and additional charge we will deliver room service (at a time you specify) featuring: scones, artisan bread, fresh cut flowers, juice, coffee, fruit, hard boiled eggs and an assortment of jams and cheeses.  [BOOK NOW]


Gift Certificate Special


Receive a free bottle of Virginia wine or sparkling cider at check-in with the purchase of a gift certificate ($200 or more).

Call (434) 974- 4663 to place your order today or buy your gift certificate online.