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Carlisle House Bed & Breakfast

2.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   148 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 17013-3420
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Ranked #1 of 5 Carlisle B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Valencia, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in Carlisle for just two nights to drop my daughter off at CPYB. My only regret is that I didn't plan to stay longer! The Carlisle House was clean, nicely decorated and the bathroom was wonderful. The bed was so comfortable and the room was very cosy. Alan and Mary shared information on the history of Carlisle and... More

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite objectively speaking, this is the single best B&B we've ever experienced. The rooms were outstanding; the bathrooms were perfect. Breakfast was gourmet quality. The hosts were more generous than one could possibly imagine, especially for the very reasonable cost. The building and town for that matter is very historic. We will definitely return.

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CarlisleHouse-Mary, Owner at Carlisle House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

We really appreciate your comments and love our prospective Dickinson College visitors. Hope it stays at the top of the LOVE list so we will see you both again. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed my stay at Carlisle House very much. I was there alone for 3 nights, as I had just taken my daughter to CPYB for a 5 week ballet program. I reveled in the comfort, the hospitality and the delightful experience at Carlisle House. The breakfasts were wonderful, not only because of the tasty gourmet food, but because of... More

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CarlisleHouse-Mary, Owner at Carlisle House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you loved Carlisle and had such a nice stay here. The Central PA Youth Ballet brings us guests from all over the world, including your Canada. Yes, Carlisle is very interesting and historic and our many guests are delightful, each with a unique perspective. So glad you were able to stay a while and enjoy... More

Port St Lucie, Florida
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12 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What more can you ask for -- a beautiful historic home with a comfy bed, a well-appointed room, within walking distance of a vibrant downtown, AND run by friendly and knowledgeable hosts. Mary and Allan were gracious -- with just the right balance of attentiveness. They recommended some fabulous restaurants for our evening in town and the breakfast was wonderful.... More

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Newton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Our son just graduated from Dickinson and we were lucky enough to find the Carlisle House for our first visit five years ago. Walking distance to the campus and a number of very good restaurants - it has a perfect location. Always comfortable and lovely with a super breakfast that deserves its own rating. Over the years we stayed at... More

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Vicenza, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

I will get right to the point: the Carlisle House is an exceptionally enjoyable place in which to stay! Mary and Alan have created an ambiance which is peaceful, absolutely charming, and extremely comfortable. The Carlisle House B & B is a remarkable balance between 19th century decor and style while offering a host of modern ammenities. The rooms are... More

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New England
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107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Great old building right in downtown with free parking out back. Got there late and was warmly created by the owners who offered to help with bags. Historic home, like staying at your grandmother's house. Clean, well decorated and had all the little touches you would expect from a world class B&B. A great place to stay while visiting Dickinson.

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Oklahoma City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

On our recent business/pleasure trip we were fortunate to find the Carlise House B&B to be close to our area of interest. We were warmly greeted by the owners and quickly felt at home in their B&B after a very thorough tour and explanation of our room and the area. Having Mary and Alan so accessible was an added advantage... More

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Summit, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Maybe the delightful spring day and the sunshine helped, but at the end of a long car trip across Ohio and most of Pennsylvania, we were happy to enter the Carlisle House and discover its comforts and welcoming host and hostess. We appreciated that we were in the middle of the historic district and were intrigued with the town, its... More

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Shenandoah Valley VA
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14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014 via mobile

What a total treat to stay with Mary and Alan at Carlisle House. While old on the outside, it is modern on the inside with virtually every appointment to make the guests comfortable. The hosts are friendly and helpful but not officious. The breakfast is delicious. And there are great places nearby to dine. If you have either reasons to... More

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Address: 148 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 17013-3420
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Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Carlisle
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Carlisle House Bed & Breakfast 2.5*
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A unique Select Registry Bed and Breakfast experience in a historic 1826 Carlisle home just a half-mile from I-81 and three miles from I-76, the PA Turnpike. Located in the Downtown Carlisle Historic District, voted "Best of Carlisle" 2004 through 2013,4 blocks from Dickinson College, 1 mile from Fairgrounds and Carlisle Barracks, a stroll to fabulous restaurants, stores, Historical Society & Museum, Theater. Gettysburg 40 mins, Harrisburg 35 mins, Hershey 45 mins, Washington DC 2 hours, Baltimore 2 hours, New York 3.5 hours, Philadelphia 2.5 hours, Pittsburgh 3.5 hours. ... more   less 
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