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The Wayside Inn

3.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   4344 Columbia Road, Ellicott City, MD 21042-5910
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Couldn't be more pleased with the stay my husband and I had here. The food was absolutely delicious, the linens and room were cozy and fantastic and the owner (David) was hilarious, warm and welcoming. You can really tell he enjoys taking care of people. We were so sad to leave and can't wait to go back. I really can't... More

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Palmyra, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked the terrace room at Wayside Inn for my birthday weekend. The room was great. It has a private entrance that was very convenient. The bed was the most comfortable bed we've ever slept in away from home and the sheets are very soft. I was amazed at the size of the bathtub. It it very large and a... More

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breakfastguy83, Owner at The Wayside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. We certainly enjoyed meeting and talking to you and really appreciate that tip about your meal at Family Meal in Frederick. We will have to go experience it for ourselves! When a business calls itself a "Bed and Breakfast" we firmly believe that both parts of that experience should be top notch... More

Chevy Chase, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just spent one night at the inn since I was attending a seminar in Ellicott City the next day. Luckily for me, the rooms at the lecture site were full or I would not have found this delightful alternative to typical convention accommodations. I was greeted at the door by David, the inn keeper, who took my bags and... More

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breakfastguy83, Owner at The Wayside Inn, responded to this review

We are so happy to read that you feel lucky that you found us. We feel lucky, too. Thank you so much for your kind words and your detailed descriptions of everything you liked at the Inn. We try really hard to make sure you enjoy everything we offer. Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience... More

Millville, New Jersey
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found ourselves traveling to Ellicot City, Maryland for a book convention, and exploring online found the town to be very interesting. With streets filled with antique and specialty shoppes, it felt only proper to book a Bed and Breakfast. We booked by telephone with the Inn directly, as there was only one room remaining. Upon arriving at the Inn,... More

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breakfastguy83, Owner at The Wayside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your in depth review of your recent stay here at our Inn. We do appreciate your positive comments about your stay, including that about your room, breakfast, the quiet and your appreciation of our squeaky floors! They are definitely part of the charm of a 230+year old home. The kitchen issue is a bit of a dilema.... More

Frederick, Maryland
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

After the very stressful week we had leading up to our wedding, the inn was a welcome sight. The inn keeper was very personable and friendly and greeted us personally. He gave us a brief tour of the stunning 200 year old inn before we settled in for the night. It was nothing like I thought it would be -... More

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David B, Owner at The Wayside Inn, responded to this review

Jackie, knowing that we were able to help you decompress after a stressful week is so wonderful. To hear how much you appreciated the amenities and the Inn is absolutely fantastic. We definitely strive to be a refuge and place of comfort, so to read we were able to give you that is just amazing. All the best, David, Owner More

Rancho Bernardo, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We stayed here for the two nights after our wedding before having to fly back to California. David and Sue were so gracious from check in, through breakfast, and even setting out muffins for us since we had to leave before 6am to make our flight. Our room was private, quiet, and had a shower/jacuzzi which we loved. The building... More

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David B, Owner at The Wayside Inn, responded to this review

Alexander and Kelsey, please know that it was our pleasure to have you stay here! We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed the stay and that it helped you relax after such a busy few days. Knowing that you were able to use the jacuzzi and appreciated the sheets and grounds is really fantastic. We truly hope you'll stay... More

Flagstaff, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Stayed here 5 days during a visit with family in Ellicott City. Every morning David served an excellent breakfast, then it was a short easy drive to the family house in Ellicott. Although the floors creaked like nothing we'd ever encountered before (big surprise in an 1780s house), the room was comfortable and very quiet. We enjoyed a nice soak... More

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David B, Owner at The Wayside Inn, responded to this review

It was great having you stay with us, Mary! I love knowing you enjoyed the breakfasts every morning and could relax in your room despite the charming creaks of our old house. I do hope you'll be back soon for another stay! All the best, David More

Shalimar, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Ten members of our nursing class met here for a reunion. We were greeted with warmth and friendliness. We filled all the rooms for our long weekend which made it especially nice. We didn't have to worry about bothering other guest with our constant laughter. David and Sue were delightful host. They made us feel like family. David had all... More

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David B, Owner at The Wayside Inn, responded to this review

It's truly wonderful to know you all had as much of good time staying with us as we had having you, Sheila! I'm happy to hear that the rooms, breakfast, and sundeck were enjoyed by all. I want our inn to be a place where everyone feels comfortable and at home, so it's great you all felt that. While we're... More

Arlington, Virginia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Me: I'm a lover of B&B's, and always take the opportunity when they present themselves. I tend to be very particular and notice details. For this trip, I needed a quiet room with breakfast and to feel at home; I was traveling for a certificate for my profession and was in a somewhat grueling bootcamp for the week. Service: From... More

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David B, Owner at The Wayside Inn, responded to this review

"I haven't been to a 5 star hotel that came close to this." I wish you could've seen the smile that compliment brought to my face! Thanks for staying with us during your training, and thanks for following up with such a humbling recommendation afterward. Other reviewers undoubtedly will appreciate your attention to detail as much as I do! Until... More

Chevy Chase, MD
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52 reviews 52 reviews
16 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

My wife & were looking for a nice weekend get away for a birthday celebration. We found the Wayside Inn on B&B Finder and looked here and Google, finding positive reviews. The Inn is very charming and tastefully decorated. Our host, David, is a jovial fun conversationalist who is full of local knowledge on the fun things to do and... More

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David B, Owner at The Wayside Inn, responded to this review

It was truly a pleasure having you two here! Thank you so much for following up with such a delightful recommendation after your stay. Other reviewers undoubtedly will appreciate your attention to detail as much as I do! Until next time, David More

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Address: 4344 Columbia Road, Ellicott City, MD 21042-5910
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Location: United States > Maryland > Ellicott City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Wayside Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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