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Jacob Rohrbach Inn

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Bowie, MD
Reviewed 31 August 2012

We stayed in the "General's Quarters" (the most expensive room). We had to fight through cobwebs in order to enter the room. One inside, we discovered the TV was not working. After 5-10 minutes of trying to figure out what the problem was, we had to ask "Joanne" for help. She came into the room, went behind the cabinet on...

JRIowner, Owner at Jacob Rohrbach Inn, responded to this review

It is no pleasure for me to read this here when you made no mention of any of these things during your one night stay. First when I showed you into the room I didn't have to "fight through cobwebs" and neither did you. I'm sorry you are so challenged by TV operation. Thousands have been able to figure it...

Reviewed 20 August 2012

While traveling for business, I chose to stay and a B&B over a hotel chain and I was very happy I did! The owners were very accommodating and the room I had was very comfortable. The house is located on a beautiful piece of property too and only a 5-10 minute drive to restaurants and shops in Shepherdstown, WV. I...

Thank Jessica M
Fairfax, Virginia, United States
Reviewed 3 August 2012

My husband and I attended the CATF in Shepherdstown for the first time this summer. We much prefer to stay in B/Bs, rather than a hotel. Jacob Rohrbach Inn, and innkeepers Joanne and Paul, made our weekend even better than we'd expected. Besides the shows, we thoroughly enjoyed our room (The Jackson), with it's very comfortable furnishings and private entrance....

Thank Jan H
Washington DC area
Reviewed 2 August 2012

We stay here every year when we come for the CATF. It's comfortable, service is great, and the breakfast is super yummy! You could not ask for better inn keepers! It is close to Sheperdstown if you are coming for the festival but also conviently located if you are coming to visit The Antietam Battlefield or surrounding area antique shops....

Thank SisterSister2009
Fairview Park, Ohio
Reviewed 30 July 2012

Let me start by saying that never have I met a more attentive Inn Keeper. As soon as our reservations were made I received an email confirming the reservation, listing places to eat in the area, and places of interest. This initial email was followed by updates with additional information and directions to the Inn. Then this morning I was...

1Thank Chefsmom77
Lancaster PA
Reviewed 25 July 2012

I will provide detail as well, but in summary if you have an interest in the Civil War, or American History generally, you will do no better than this B&B. Location: The Antietam Battlefield and even the town of Sharpsburg are little changed from 150 years ago. From the B&B you can have a morning walk to the battlefield, even...

Thank Maxmillian_8
Stevensville, Maryland
Reviewed 12 July 2012

We chose the Jacob Rohrbach Inn to stay the night after visiting Antietam and Shephardstowm after viewing Trip Advisor recommendations. Our room was large, well furnished, and spotless. Our innkeepers were friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful. The Inn has a perfect location to visit history-rich sites for the civil war, enjoy biking, hiking, and river activities, and take avantage of the...

Thank Leslie G
Rhode Island
Reviewed 28 June 2012

My husband Dave and I stayed in the Antietam Room. There was a private porch and a clean, nice sized,,pretty room with reading materials on the existing Inn and area. Breakfast was excellent including coffee,teas, juices fresh baked goods( baked onsite by Joanne), peaches from the yard and homemade pancakes, eggs and sausage and other delights ,which Paul and Joanne...

Thank Suzan W
Reviewed 28 June 2012

I seldom write reviews but this place gets top marks - five stars in every category Had a lovely evening and night's stay at the Jacob Rohrbach in Sharpsburg after a busy day's sightseeing at Antietam and Harper's Ferry for which this place is perfectly situated. There's a good bar/restaurant just 200 yards away and a fantastic ice-cream parlour where...

1Thank connmail
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
Reviewed 27 June 2012

What a beautiful comfy B&B, every detail was thought of from the porch with comfortable seating to the elegant towels. Joannes' breakfast were so beautifully presented each morning, and delicious too. We will definatly come back and stay at this Inn.

Thank Marjorie273

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
GreenLeadersSilver level
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An eyewitness to history since 1804 this award winning Bed & Breakfast at Antietam Battlefield offers a luxurious accommodations that are brimming with historic charm and gracious hospitality. Guests enjoy our spacious landscaped grounds and gardens located in the center of an historic village, little changed since the Civil War. Five lovingly restored guest rooms are within walking distance of a restaurant, an ice cream parlor, a bakery, and of course the Antietam Battlefield. Just a short drive from the Inn are several wineries, a distillery, and a microbrewery, all of which offer a diverse tasting experience sure to please any palate. Shopping opportunities abound in the surrounding area, from antique and vintage stores to the Prime Outlet Mall, you will be sure to find something special. Within minutes of the Inn guests can visit four national parks; Antietam Battlefield, the C&O Canal, the Appalachian Trail, and Harpers Ferry, as well as South Mountain State Park. Bicycles are available for guests to explore the parks and scenic countryside. The Sharpsburg area includes many outstanding restaurants. From a casual meal to a fine dining experience, there is something here for everyone. Just across the river is Shepherdstown, West Virginia, home of Shepherd University, where you will find a great place to enjoy live music, festivals and other cultural events throughout the year. Within an hour’s drive, scenic country roads lead you to Gettysburg, Berkeley Springs, Skyline Drive and the Shenandoah National Park. Just 90 minutes from Baltimore, Annapolis and Washington DC, the Inn is the perfect destination for a weekend excursion or an extended vacation. Make the Jacob Rohrbach Inn your home away from home as you wander through the countryside and explore the Mid-Atlantic, knowing that at the end of the day you will be returning to a relaxed and welcoming retreat. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jacob Rohrbach Inn

Address: 138 West Main Street, Sharpsburg, MD 21782
Region: United States > Maryland > Sharpsburg
Price Range: $253 - $253 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Every one lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles 863SharonM, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room on second floor, facing the backside of the inn to reduce the early morning traffic noise on Main Street.”
 of 5 bubbles Littletoot2, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“it seems each room has its own experience”
 of 5 bubbles Deelore, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms have exterior only”
 of 5 bubbles georgebI9818MP, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The General's Quarters cottage suite makes for a very relaxing, peaceful stay.”
 of 5 bubbles Tom0167, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
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