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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
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Staunton, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Chesapeake, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Hollis, New Hampshire
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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Mead, Colorado
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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
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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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42 hotel reviews
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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

Atlantic City, New Jersey
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014 via mobile

Our room was spacious , lovely windows, clean, bathroom nice. Lots of hot water. we really enjoyed it If you were in a room at the front, the traffic noise would very likely be an issue ( we were there on a Monday night, big trucks early morning, plenty of traffic) The kitchen ( that you walk through and where... More

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

I'm so glad that you enjoyed your room and am very sorry that my kitchen offended you. It is cluttered, yes, but then again, baking breads, snacks, coffeecakes, etc. and preparing and cooking omelets, quiches, waffles, French toast and the like, for up to 18 guests a day, takes a lot of equipment and supplies, not to mention the fresh... More

Centerport, New York
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Several college friends and I recently had a reunion at the Pennsbury Inn. It worked out very well. Of our four rooms, one came with a private living room, complete with a fireplace. At the end of the day, we would gather, have a drink (which we brought with us) and enjoy the fire. Every morning, we had a lovely... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014 via mobile

The Pennsbury Inn is the ideal spot for family or group reunions. Our group of 7 college friends met there for a long weekend, and the accommodations were perfect. We had our own beautiful and comfy private living room for socializing with a warming fire every evening over this damp, cool weekend. The rooms and bathrooms were beautifully appointed with... 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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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
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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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