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The 1828 Trail Inn

10 West Main Street, Hancock, MD 21750
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The 1828 Trail Inn
Ranked #1 of 3 Hancock B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Northern Virginia
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41 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

Just returned from a night at the Trail Inn, and had a great stay. If you are into biking, and are seeking to do the Western MD Rail Trail, this is the place to stay. The rooms are nicely furnished, tvs in the room -- essential for the World Series finale! We stayed in the Canal View Room, and what... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2011

What a lovely place! The house is beautiful and the Innkeepers couldn't have been nicer. Afternoon treat of crackers and cheese and Bill's delicious brownies. Darlene and Bill were charming and helpful. We started our biking trip on the C & O canal and appreciated the proximaty to the Towpath and the shed to lock our bikes. Breakfast was delicious.... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

The owners are extremely pleasant and welcoming. They have the facilities to accomodate cyclists (bike shed, hose, rags, laundry machine) and a lovely home in which to relax. Tea on the patio was very pleasant. The Inn is very close to restaurants. This is high style that is very reasonably priced. It was simply lovely and pleasant.

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Princeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2011

We stayed at the 1828 Trail Inn while bicycling the C&O canal. It was raining hard, and we arrived absolutely covered with mud. Bill and Darlene were totally non-plussed. They showed us the hose to wash down our bikes, the shed to lock up our bikes, and gave us towels to put our dirty gear on. There was even a... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2010

I was so delighted to have found the Trail Inn. As most reviewers note, you're pretty tired after a long day of biking, so the quality and comfort of the house is very important. It was a perfect blend of Victorian charm, with updated, gorgeous bathrooms and modern amenities like satellite TV (for us sports fans missing a day of... More

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Warren, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2010

What a wonderful place to stay! We spent a long day on the towpath and logged over 60 miles when we finally arrived at the 1828. Darlene and Bill greeted us warmly, helped us get our bikes put up, and gave us time to cool off, wash off and become human again. The house is beautiful, the hosts are most... More

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2010

We stopped here at the end of the first leg of a C&O Canal bike trip. Bill and Darlene are wonderful and could not have been more welcoming. There was a hose to clean off the bikes and a shed to lock them in. The rooms were quite large and very comfortable. The afternoon snacks were delicious and just enough... More

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Washington DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2010

I had seen the Inn when I was on a biking day trip on the canal the fall of 2009 and decided that it was where I wanted to stay on an over-night trip on the canal. Their location right off the C&O canal and Western MD Rail trail can't be beat! The lockable shed and hose to clean off... More

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Landenberg PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2009

We were traveling the C&O Towpath, covered in MUD and soaking wet when we called Darlene. She was so warm and accommodating that we felt at home immediately. They had facilities for cleaning and storing our bikes, washing our clothes and ourselves. The ambiance and hospitality was great. Breakfast in the AM was great and set us up well for... More

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Centreville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2009

A few friends of mine and I biked the entire C&O Canal trail over the July 4 holiday weekend. We had initially toyed with the idea of staying the first night in Little Orleans (43 miles) but decided it would be worth pedaling the extra 17 miles to the town of Hancock where there were more lodging options. For anyone... More

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Address: 10 West Main Street, Hancock, MD 21750
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Location: United States > Maryland > Hancock
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The 1828 Trail Inn overlooks the historic Western Maryland Rail Trail and the Potomac River. Named for the date of the beginning of the race between railroad and canal builders to open up commerce between Maryland and the Ohio River Valley, our Craftsman style home offers a comfortable base for biking, antiquing, sightseeing, or just relaxing. Restaurants and shops are within walking distance, and we provide special services for bikers. ... more   less 
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