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Historic Smithton Inn

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed one Saturday night on a cold February day. The place is apparently older than the American constitution but that was the last thing I thought of - old and dusty - when we were greeted welcome by hostess Rebecca. Despite early evening, Rebeccas contagious good energy boosted us for a great night in Ephrata. Historic decor in pristine...

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Cecilton, Maryland
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Just returned from our Valentine's stay at the Inn. Our room was impeccably appointed, down to the original random width wood floors. Our room had a canopy bed with a wonderful mattress giving us a great nights sleep. Got up this morning and turned on the heated floor in the bathroom, warming the cold tiles prior to showering in an...

1Thank bobweitzel
Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 9 February 2017

We went to Ephrata for a no so happy occasion of the funeral for my aunt, and so I arrived not feeling the happiest. But you know something, the hosts made me feel welcome and relaxed. The breakfast was more than ample. In fact it was the best breakie in PA for the whole trip. We stayed for 3 nights,...

1Thank alexisaudet
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We just left from our stay at the Tailor's Cottage for a girl's weekend (with a dog). Smithton Inn was fabulous! It is well situated and an easy to drive to a lot of the sights in Lancaster county. The cottage itself is charming - beautifully decorated with modern conveniences. The cottage also had a working fireplace which was a...

1Thank MNDC2012
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 6 January 2017

As a last minute decision, I decided my husband and I needed to get away for a few days as our holidays had been a time of loss in our family. We have two pugs that we love to bring with us when we travel. Finding places that will accommodate pets is not an easy task. When I stumbled upon...

1Thank Nee966
Reviewed 27 December 2016

We chose to spend our 30th anniversary close to home. What a local treasure we found when we stayed in the Tailor's Cottage. What a delightful home away from home with every modern convenience and loads of old-world charm. Our only disappointment was that we only had 3 days to take in every wonderful nook and cranny. Breakfast was amazing...

1Thank Linda W
Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We had not stayed at this inn for several years, and were delighted to find that it is better than ever, in fact it is listed in the Select Registry group of outstanding inns! We were greeted warmly by the innkeeper who showed us around and gave us a brief insight as to the inn's history. It is an historic...

2Thank SuzyQu15
Sparks, Maryland
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

By the time that the innkeeper, Rebecca, had finished orienting us to the place, we knew that we were going to have a delightful stay (and we did). She was cheery, informative, available. She described the pros and cons of a local high end restaurant, and we dined there that evening, it was exactly as she had described. My wife...

2Thank Kevin M
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Heading back to State College after a late evening in Philly, this turned out to be a fantastic alternative to the highway motels. The prices are identical to the better turnpike exit chains, but without any of that vague sense of hopelessness. And it's vastly, vastly cleaner! The bathroom was comfortable, the shower modern and warm, the bed too soft,...

1Thank MKulikowski
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful historic inn. Working wood burning fireplace in room was very nice. Gourmet breakfast, and lovely hosts. We Stayed in Sage room which was very comfortable. Good selection of DVD movies. Outside grounds were well maintained and pretty.

1Thank Bruce K

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Historic Smithton Inn is a Select Registry property and one of the oldest bed and breakfasts in Lancaster County. The 1763 colonial stone inn boasts 7 guest rooms, all with en-suite baths, working fireplaces, flat screen TV/DVD players, digital alarm clocks and refrigerators. Guest rooms are spacious and blend historic charm with modern comforts. You'll absolutely love our breakfasts! Our location provides you easy access to all the wonderful Lancaster attractions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Historic Smithton Inn

Address: 900 W Main St, Ephrata, PA 17522-1328
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Lancaster County > Ephrata
Price Range: $179 - $241 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Historic Smithton Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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“The Crimson Room is perfect. With a sofa, work space and huge bathroom. The fire place is the icing on the cake.”
 of 5 bubbles bobweitzel, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“of course upstairs! nice bathroom too”
 of 5 bubbles alexisaudet, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Tailor's cottage is the only pet friendly room”
 of 5 bubbles MNDC2012, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Speak to Rebecca. She will guide you as to which suite best suits your needs.”
 of 5 bubbles Nee966, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Tailor's Cottage is very private and roomy”
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 of 5 bubbles lindawM1107TW, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
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