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Santosha on the Ridge Bed and Breakfast Sanctuary

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Toms River, New Jersey, United States
Reviewed 23 September 2014

My husband and I celebrated our first wedding anniversary at Santosha on the Ridge and it was beautiful. Tucked away in Shawnee, it had the most magnificent backyard view, scrumptious breakfast, cozy rooms and common areas. Leslie was warm and friendly (and she made the yummy breakfasts too!) We actually got some of her recipes to use once we returned...

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Flushing, New York
Reviewed 6 September 2014

It is a very quiet and peaceful place to stay. I always want to live on the mountain. This experience made my dream came true. This place is surrounded by nature with excellent food and hot tub. Hence, if you like nature and peace, you should definitely go there. Moreover, don’t forget to bring the swimming suits with you for...

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Madison, New Jersey
Reviewed 3 September 2014

Words cannot describe how peaceful our stay at Santosha was. Leslie is an absolutely phenomenal host! The rooms are all decorated to promote peace and serenity. My girlfriend and I stayed in the Riverview room, which was wonderful. It is not the largest room available, but it is very comfortable. The bed was great, as well! DO NOT miss the...

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Thank Andrew M
Long Island, NY
Reviewed 22 July 2014

We shudder to think of the places we almost booked while planning our first trip to the Delaware Water Gap. It would have been such a loss to have missed the charm and delight of Santosha on the Ridge. There is loving attention to detail in the architecture, gardens, decor, artwork and amazing breakfasts. Leslie was always at the ready...

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1Thank Snorkelsue
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 13 July 2014

My husband and I found ourselves at Santosha on the Ridge for a quick weekend getaway. We've been up to the Shawnee area before but have never stayed at a B&B in the area. Santosha owner, Leslie, knows how to operate a B&B the right way. She was very accommodating to our slightly late check-in time, keeps a very clean...

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Sant0sha, Owner at Santosha on the Ridge Bed and Breakfast Sanctuary, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. Just for the record....though the scones have some butter, the flours are organic whole wheat spelt, almond flour, and ground flax with maple syrup and chocolate chips...didn't I read somewhere that a little chocolate was good for just about everything? It is my wish for you to feel like my guest and leave with...

Harvard, Massachusetts
Reviewed 26 June 2014

My college and I stayed there as we had business near by. What an amazing B&B! The views are breath-taking! Leslie the owner is a gem and her breakfasts are DELICIOUS! She accommodated our early morning work schedules and made sure coffee was ready and we were well fed before we headed out for the day.... Her scones are to...

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Sant0sha, Owner at Santosha on the Ridge Bed and Breakfast Sanctuary, responded to this review

We were happy to accommodate you..look forward to having you back in the future for work or pleasure.

Flemington, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 May 2014

My husband and I have just returned from the most amazing peaceful and restorative stay at Santosha on the Ridge. It was a brief week-end get-away that felt like a full-blown vacation - all thanks to the tranquil warm and cozy atmosphere at Santosha. My first impression was that the pictures didn't do this place justice - it is even...

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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 23 March 2014

Beautiful rooms, great food, personable and wonderful inn keeper. Exceeded all expectations. Stayed in nature scape room, large room great balcony overlooking pond. Pictures don't do this bed and breakfast justice. Highly recommend, stayed for a 40th birthday and booked for May again.

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Greensburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 12 March 2014

I drove from a Western PA and stayed 2 nights during the week. I worked in the mornings and then came back to Santosha and worked on my paperwork. Internet was fast and there was a great work area. I chose to sit on the sofa and was able to enjoy the fireplace and the view. Breakfast both mornings was...

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Reviewed 19 January 2014 via mobile

My husband and I relaxed at this fantastic B&B for a winter get away. The food was outstanding and fresh, our room was warm with comfort from the moment we walked in. I recommend this B&B highly, plan to go back next year to ski the weekend away again :)

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located just 72 miles west of Manhattan, nestled in the heart of the Pocono Mountains, Santosha on the Ridge Bed and Breakfast is a secluded sanctuary overlooking the Delaware River valley. With 4 rooms available for accommodation, exclusivity and privacy are key elements of your relaxing getaway. Wake up to start your day with an amazing home cooked breakfast, then explore the beauty of the region or just relax on the front porch with your favorite book. However you define your retreat, we will make you feel welcome. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Santosha on the Ridge Bed and Breakfast Sanctuary

Address: 121 Santosha Lane, Shawnee on Delaware, PA 18301
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Pocono Mountains Region > Shawnee on Delaware
Price Range: $196 - $270 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“All the rooms are very nice. We loved Sunrise.”
  • The view out our bathroom window
  • Looking out back doors
FamilyGuy_from_NJ, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Sunrise room is lovely and the bathroom is spacious and clean!”
Jemmbarr, 21 Jun 2016 | Read review
“take the sunrise room”
blossoms9, 20 May 2016 | Read review
“Only four rooms there and each one has its charm.”
215mimap, 28 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Naturescape is the best room, but all 4 rooms are quite nice.”
tesiman, 11 Sep 2015 | Read review
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