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Magnolia, Delaware
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 June 2016

We just got home from staying at this wonderful bed and breakfast! They served a wonderful breakfast and by far the best I've had at a bed and breakfast! They are so fire and made us feel at home! It was clean and the rooms are gorgeous!

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Thank Sept19kim
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Reviewed 25 May 2016

Dear Friends of ours planned a trip to Ephrata, Lancaster. The trip included a two night stay at the Kimmell House Bed and Breakfast. Our friends had stayed there on previous trips to Lancaster, their experience has been so pleasurable they know we would find it equally as enjoyable. First impression is the amazing large stone house, second impression is... More 

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Thank DeeDee M
New York City, New York
2 reviews
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Reviewed 11 November 2015

We had a delightful stay at the Kimmell House. The hosts are charming, the breakfasts delicious and our room was lovely. We stayed in the Hunt room which was pretty and comfortable. We loved the stone house and all its history. The little touches, like a kitchen full of freshly baked cookies and crisp apples made this B & B... More 

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Chilmark, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 7 November 2015

We stayed at the KImmell House B&B only one night but wish it could have been 100! The history, warmth and cleanliness of the property were surpassed only by the welcoming hosts, interesting guests and yummy breakfast: eggs, bacon, and authentic apple pan dowdy! It's walking distance to the Ephrata Cloister and just a short drive to historic Lititz and... More 

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Thank Dianne S
Reston, Virginia
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66 reviews
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Reviewed 11 September 2015

We stayed there during this labor day weekend, we were looking for an old stone house/ B&B to stay when we found this. it was an absolutely awesome stay. House is some 200+ years old and the whole decor will probably take you back into that era. actually one of the living room is a little spooky.. . ;) our... More 

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Thank Ankur C
Boonsboro, Maryland
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 July 2014

Last weekend was the third time that we have stayed at the Kimmell House B and B in Ephrata, PA. Although we are not frequent contributors to Trip Advisor, we felt that the excellent accommodations and service that Bonnie and David provide at this location needed to be shared. From the moment that you arrive at the property and view... More 

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Thank Mark B
Winston Salem, North Carolina
1 review
Reviewed 13 May 2014

We live in the country, so staying at the Kimmell House was like a home away from home for us. This was our first trip to PA, so we didn't know what to expect, but Bonnie made us feel at home by welcoming us. The breakfast is like no other that we have tasted, the cookies were homemade;everything was made... More 

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Thank NCgirl2014
Bracebridge, Canada
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42 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2013

This 1795 stone house is authentically kept and the gardens are lovely. A large parking area is located at the side of the house where a walkway winds its way to the front door. The interior harkens back to a time when life was simpler as displayed by the colour choices, stencilling and colonial furniture. Each bedroom is inviting, clean... More 

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Niskayuna, New York
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Reviewed 20 October 2013

We stayed here in mid-october and were extremely impressed. Authentic stone house built in the late 16th century with tasteful updates including hardware and detailing. we stayed in the Hunt room which was very large with a private bathroom as I believe all rooms have. Not too big and not too small. Very convenient location to all things Lancaster and... More 

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1 Thank Dyefrog
Williamsburg, Virginia
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 September 2013

Excellent stay. Bonnie is an amazing hostess. She was kind, accomodating, and an excellent cook! We stayed for two nights. Impressive beakfast both mornings. Bonnie provided suggestions for activities as well as dining. The house itself is beautiful, rustic and charming. We stayed in the Hunt Room which was extremely comfy.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
1795 Stone Georgian. Householders house of the Ephrata Cloister. 4 guest rooms all with private bath, TV and AC. House is decorated in the time period , with modern amenities. Close to Antique shops and most Lancaster County sites. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kimmell House

Address: 851 S State St, Ephrata, PA 17522-2345
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Lancaster County > Ephrata
Price Range: $127 - $181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Room have queen bed, twin beds and two king, so whatever you prefer all of the rooms are furnished in period style”
 of 5 bubbles 273deedeem, 25 May 2016 | Read review
“Of the four rooms, the Hunt Room is perhaps the most quiet, but all are beautifully decorated and comfortably furnished.”
 of 5 bubbles 180diannes, 7 Nov 2015 | Read review
“We were pleased with the two rooms that we have sampled (Colonial and Country) and had an opportunity to view the others. Depending on your preferences, we feel certain that you would be pleased with all being offered.”
 of 5 bubbles markbO5940KE, 3 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Hunt Room was perfect for 3 adults!”
 of 5 bubbles 684wendyl, 16 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Visit their site to view rooms and appointments. I really don't think you can go wrong but depending on your needs, room choice is a factor.”
 of 5 bubbles Lives_for_Vacations, 7 Jul 2013 | Read review
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