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The Pennsbury Inn

3.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   883 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford, PA 19317
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Ranked #2 of 4 Chadds Ford B&B and Inns
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McLean, Virginia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Pennsbury Inn is an old house that has had several additions, so it has a number of sitting areas and 3 staircases to get you up to the bedrooms. Our room faced the garden in the back, but to reach it you had to climb a narrow spiral-type staircase, using the hand rails for balance. This made it difficult to... More

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14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything was fine here. The inn and the room were as pictured and everything was clean. Breakfast was a great start to the day. Chip was dealing with a medical issue, but didn't let it interfere with being a wonderful host. Very knowledgeable and helpful. Their little dog, Tucker, is adorable and very well behaved. Perfect location for the sights... More

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weigandygoose, Owner at The Pennsbury Inn, responded to this review

We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us so much. We are overjoyed that you've pointed out something that some of our reviewers fail to understand. This is our home that we are sharing with you, as graciously as we know how. You all are our guests and we're so glad that you've come, but unlike any other... More

Portland
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39 reviews 39 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Pennsbury Inn has some challenges. While we were there, one of the innkeepers was suffering from a physical issue, that impacted his mobility. Never the less, there were some things that were just not up to expectations for the price. Hopefully, as the innkeeper feels better, the inn will be able to improve. The breakfast was not well prepared.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The Pennsbury Inn is an intimate, cozy and historic inn. Enjoy the wide plank floors and multiple fireplaces in the various public rooms - each with its own personality. The expansive grounds and gardens are welcoming & peaceful. Innkeepers Cheryl & Chip are committed to making each guest feel at home and all needs, expected & unexpected, are met. They... More

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weigandygoose, Owner at The Pennsbury Inn, responded to this review

How sweet of you to take the time to write a review. As you've pointed out so nicely, we do not just provide a comfortable bed and yummy breakfast, but want to also make sure that our guests take full advantage and enjoy all that the Brandywine Valley has to offer, as comfortably, economically and efficiently, as possible. More

Staunton, Virginia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

My husband and I spent two nights at the Pennsbury Inn. The oldest part was built in 1714, and it is very nicely appointed in keeping with its history. The grounds were a wonderful surprise; although it's on a main road and very convenient to local attractions (Winterthur, Brandywine River Art Museum, Longwood Gardens), there are 4 or so acres... More

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weigandygoose, Owner at The Pennsbury Inn, responded to this review

How nice to have someone point out those little extras, that if you need them make your stay so much more pleasant. I also appreciate hearing about anything else that will make the Pennsbbury Inn your favorite, hideaway. More

Chesapeake, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

My wife and I spent a relaxing 3 nights here. The garden and grounds are so relaxing and pleasant! Chip and Cheryl are friendly and helpful...and we really enjoyed Tucker, the adorable "guard dog"! It's a great place to stay as it's near a number of destinations like Winterthur, Longwood Gardens, and the Brandywine battlefield. We will definitely return!

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weigandygoose, Owner at The Pennsbury Inn, responded to this review

We will eagerly look forward to your return visit and Tucker is especially fond of your pats and rubs and asked me to tell you to hurry back!! More

Hollis, New Hampshire
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for the 2 nights that we visited local attractions. Cheryl and Chip were gracious hosts, making reservations for us and providing some local color. The grounds and gardens are beautiful and the breakfasts are very generous. Our room was in the oldest section of the house up a narrow, winding staircase ... Just what we wanted. Would... More

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weigandygoose, General Manager at The Pennsbury Inn, responded to this review

This reviewer is certainly right, the Pennsbury Inn is not as good as it could be, but I believe that can probably be said of any business, or any person in fact. Don't we all strive to be and do better every day? I know I do. I'm not sure why Chip microwaved the waffles and he shouldn't have. I... More

Mead, Colorado
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

My sister-in-law and I had a delightful one night stay here in mid-May. The well kept gardens and grounds were absolutely beautiful, and the inn lived up to its promised historic flavor. Yes, the stairs are narrow and winding, and as Chip led us to our room (the Lafayette) we marveled at his determination and cheerful demeanor in spite of... More

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Fairfax, Virginia
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Wonderful weekend getaway for our 40th wedding anniversary. Great hosts, rooms, breakfasts, and grounds conveniently located to everything. We booked the Winterthur room and were not disappointed. Very comfortable, clean, spacious, private and quiet with wonderful view of gardens. Plus we had a SleepNumber bed which was a pleasant surprise. Yes, the Pennsbury is located close to a major road,... More

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weigandygoose, Owner at The Pennsbury Inn, responded to this review

I have to admit that I might have kinda-sorta bribed this guest because he wanted my recipe for Cranberry Almond Caramel Pancakes and I sorta-kinda mentioned that I wished guests would take the time to do a review. I’m so glad that you and your wife enjoyed your stay as much as we enjoyed having you. We would certainly love... More

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60 reviews 60 reviews
44 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

A charming old Inn although somewhat surprised to find it on a major road. Our room (Longwood) with twin beds was very cosy and with a good sized bathroom. However it was at the front of the house so a lot of traffic noise - ear plugs needed. Also be aware the stairs up to the rooms are very narrow... More

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Cheryl G, Owner at The Pennsbury Inn, responded to this review

I'm so glad that you enjoyed so many aspects of your stay here, and were willing to share your views with others. I'm sorry that you didn't take advantage of the white noise machine in your room, the sound of ocean surf or rainfall would have been more preferable than ear plugs, I believe. Chip and I always find it... More

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Address: 883 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford, PA 19317
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Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Chadds Ford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Pennsbury Inn 3.5*
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c.1714 Colonial Country Inn, with 7 guest rooms (featuring comfy feather-bedded twins to kings), 5 first floor parlors and 8 acres of award-winning gardens and wooded trails. There are sumptuous breakfasts, all day beverages and treats & bedtime snacks at this warm cozy bed and breakfast. A perfect getaway place for travelers far and wide who come to the Brandywine Valley to explore its myriad treasures. Longwood Gardens, Winterthur, Nemours, Hagley and the Wyeth art at the Brandywine River museum are all just a few minutes a way, and just the beginning of this area's treasures. Hiking, biking, hot air ballooning, fishing, horseback riding and so much more. The 7 wineries of the Brandywine Wine Trail and other independent wineries, invite you to taste and tour. Our outstanding area restaurants end your evening with perfect taste. ... more   less 
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