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Historic Smithton Inn

3.0 of 5 900 W. Main Street, Ephrata, PA 17522
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Baltimore, Maryland
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I just stayed at the Smithton Inn this past weekend to celebrate an early 25th anniversary. Rebecca and Dave are lovely and very welcoming!. The accommodation were beautiful. We stayed in the Crimson Dove suite!. Very comfortable king size bed and luxurious feeling sheets. The fireplace was fantastic. The breakfasts were absolutely delicious. I highly recommend staying... More

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HistoricSmithton, Owner at Historic Smithton Inn, responded to this review

I"m so glad your Anniversary weekend was a memorable one worthy of the occasion! The Crimson Dove Suite is a perfect room for special getaways with its dramatic bed & double jacuzzi tub! And of course I'm very glad you enjoyed your breakfasts since that's my favorite thing about owning the Historic Smithton Inn (COOKING breakfast!). I hope you come... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I just spent two nights at the Smithton Inn. Our time there was fantastic. Rebecca was very helpful with fantastic places to eat. We were not disappointed with any of her recommendations. We stayed in the Sage Room and the bed was super comfortable. I even bought some of the bedding to take home with me. I... More

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HistoricSmithton, Owner at Historic Smithton Inn, responded to this review

Hey Beverly! You're too funny with your "super-picky" comment!!! I never realized and I'm very glad we lived up to your tough standards!! We look forward to your next visit to the area... there's plenty more to see and do & we look forward to helping you discover it! We also hope you enjoy your "souvenir! We have Comphy sheets... More

Williamstown, Massachusetts, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rebecca and Dave are the key to this B and B. Friendly and helpful, they advised us re area restaurants and activities. The breakfasts were so good that we talked in advance about what we might get the next day. Nice places to sit in and outside of the Inn. Would def go back.

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HistoricSmithton, Owner at Historic Smithton Inn, responded to this review

Karen, Thank you so much for your lovely review and kind words! We're glad we were able to point you in the right direction(s) to help you enjoy your visit to Lancaster County... and we DEFINITELY hope you'll come back this way again!! All the best! Rebecca More

Suffolk, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our 4th stay in less than 2 years. We absolutely love Smithton Inn. Making the rounds of the rooms, we chose to stay in the Blue Room this time. Very comfortable, bright and airy. As always, the breakfasts were delicious and tending to our dietary needs is never a problem. We always stay for several days; this last trip in... More

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HistoricSmithton, Owner at Historic Smithton Inn, responded to this review

Robin! Thank you so much for your wonderful review and your friendship! We enjoy your visits as much as you do... we're looking forward to many more, as well as keeping in touch in-between! All the best! Rebecca More

Warrenton
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel has great reviews on their website. One of the reasons I selected this place. Had originally planned to come in late October, but had to change our plans a few weeks ago. The B&B is beautiful. Grounds are well kept. The room we had originally wanted was not available, so took a smaller room. Next time I will... More

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HistoricSmithton, Owner at Historic Smithton Inn, responded to this review

I'm so glad we were able to move your reservation from your original date in October and that you enjoyed your stay with us! I absolutely love cooking and you've mentioned two of my favorite recipes in your review... we'll have to try out some new ones for you on your next visit! And just to let you know, we... More

Baltimore, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We loved our stay at this B&B. Beautiful room and home. Felt very relaxed throughout our stay. The food was amazing and plentiful. Rebecca and Dave were very friendly and easy to talk to. Lucky dog was a great breakfast companion with awesome manners. Would highly recommend to family and friends. Can't wait to return.

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HistoricSmithton, Owner at Historic Smithton Inn, responded to this review

I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay with us! Creating a relaxing atmosphere for our guests and serving up delicious breakfasts are two of our biggest focuses, so I'm glad we were able to hit the mark! And Lucky is a very lucky-dog indeed... with guests like you to dote on her! Take care and hope you find an excuse... More

Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

1763, that’s right, older than the U.S., but the Historic Smithton Inn wears its history graciously. A group of eight, we occupied four of inn’s five separate guest rooms for two pleasant nights. My first impression was that the building’s clean bare surfaces were somewhat stern. But I quickly was impressed by how comfortable everything proved to be. The vote... More

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HistoricSmithton, Owner at Historic Smithton Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this lovely review... and for choosing us for your family celebration!! You guys were a wonderful group and we had a terrific time hosting you and helping you with restaurants and things to do during your stay. We definitely hope you'll come back again... there's LOTS more were that came... More

Jacksonville, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We recently stayed at the Smithton Inn in Ephrata, PA. It was a delightful experience. The inn is centrally located in Lancaster Co with many historical sites in the area. Our innkeepers were available for questions about the area and dining options for the evening. They asked and actually paid attention to dietary needs (vegetarian). Our room, the tailors cottage... More

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HistoricSmithton, Owner at Historic Smithton Inn, responded to this review

We're so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. As someone who loves to cook... the only way we both get to enjoy breakfast is if you can actually EAT what I make...then it's a Win-Win... so I'm glad I was able to accommodate your special meal request (vegetarian is easy-peesy!). And like you, we're particularly fond of the part... More

Canton, Texas
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This was my cousins and I once in a lifetime trip, and the Smithton Inn completed it wonderfully,it was clean, comfortable,the best breakfast and so welcoming.Rebecka the Inn keeper was great. can't wait to come again. Maureen and Pat from Texas

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HistoricSmithton, Owner at Historic Smithton Inn, responded to this review

Hey Maureen! I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay with us! That you plan to come back again all the way from Texas means the world to us! We look forward to that day :o)!!! Take care & see ya'll soon!! Rebecca More

New Jersey
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We just spent two delightful nights in the chocolate room of this wonderful inn. The owners, especially Rebecca are very cordial and helpful. Very rarely do I find someone who understands what "vegetarian" means, so I was happy (delighted rather) to find a host who exactly understood what my dietary needs were. I was travelling with my parents, and Rebecca... More

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HistoricSmithton, Owner at Historic Smithton Inn, responded to this review

Thank so much for your kind and informative review. You really captured everything we strive to provide our guests in terms of experience, service & hospitality... THANKS! And we're glad we were able to easily accommodate your special requests. We look forward to seeing you on future visits...and I agree, the Tailor's Cottage & its private patio are very special!... More

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Address: 900 W. Main Street, Ephrata, PA 17522
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Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Lancaster County > Ephrata
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Historic Smithton Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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