We are delighted to share testimonials from wedding planners, brides, bed & breakfast, special events guests that have chosen to share their special moments with us. Our trained staff strives to take every vision into a reality and execute true elegance at historic Santillane.

Tell us about your experience working with Santillane as your wedding or event venue! We would love to share it with other brides & guests, just like you!


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  • Kim and Sheryl Carniurle

    Lissy and Dan, You are both beautiful people and very special to be able to make so many hapy faces.  If you ever need a place to stay over our way, please do call.
  • Kim Schwab

    Thank you so much for your gracious hospitality!  We all made special memories as a family and feel we made new friends in the four of you (ye, Ham and Merri as well.)  You have created a warm and welcoming home as well as a wonderful space to hold special events and I honor your talents and efforts!  Thank you for sharing with us.”  With love and honor for all you do.
  • Jim and Frankie Kozieky

    We really enjoyed our stay at Santilllane.  You both have such a special place here. Thanks so much for your hospitality and opening your home to us.  We hope to have the opportunity to visit again.
  • Dr. Elma Joeson

    My 5 nights and 3 days here were the best.  Thank you for your comfort and friendship you’ve provided.  God bless you both.
  • Gia and Scott

    Thank you for helping to host such a beautiful party!  Our guests and I had a wonderful time-your location and hosting helped us have a truly memorable event.  Thanks again.
  • Lindsey and Sean

    Thanks so much for a wonderful stay and amazing breakfast.  The dogs are the best!  The house is beautiful.  Visiting from Pittsburgh- this is a great country get away, not far from Roanoke or Blacksburg.
  • Joe and Nancy Sandford

    It was such a relaxing and inviting atmosphere that you provided for us-Just what we needed to enjoy the wedding.  We loved the fluffy robes and chocolate and breakfast (cereal just doesn’t cut it anymore.  Joe says it was a great stay in a great place with great people.  Thanks for everything that made us feel special. 
  • Alexander and David

    Fantastic house, lovely dogs, wonderful location.  Wish we could have stayed longer!  We wish you success in your endeavors.
  • Vethen Stalvey

    Enjoyed the stay so much.  As a curator, staying in such a beautiful, historic home is like a dream.  Will be back!
  • Marta Riagamonti

    I enjoyed being in this historic beautiful place that is unforgettable.
  • Brandi Linwood

    I could not imagine a better place for our wedding and wedding night stay.  Such a wonderful place to begin the next chapter of our lives.  Thank you.
  • The Kendall’s

    Thank you for a wonderful stay in your beautiful, historic home.  Your attention to detail is wonderful from the candies on the bed, to the flowers to the exquisite breakfast and tea.  Thank you.”
  • Gary and Eileen Rood

    What a gracious host and hostess you are. You made us feel so welcome and comfortable. Being in your house has been an unforgettable experience. What you have so lovingly done with this beautiful historic home has made it so special. Every nook and cranny is filled with wonderful, special little touches. We are sad to leave and hope to return sometime soon.