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Historic Smithton Inn

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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
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Coopersburg, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My finance and I live in Pennsylvania and deiced to elope in June. We were looking for a simple couples elope package and wanted to see what PA had to offer and found the Historic Smithton Inn. They said that they would handle everything on their web site. They were one of the only places that said that and had... More 

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Suffolk, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our 5th stay at Historic Smithton Inn and as always, it was delightful. We stayed in the first floor Sage Room this trip and loved the convenience of the first floor location, right near the kitchen. Wonderful to wake up to the smells of a most wonderful breakfast which never ceases to please. Rebecca prepares delicious and beautiful... More 

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Waycross, GA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful stay at the Historic Smithton Inn. Elizabeth was a great host & wonderful breakfast chef! We had a wonderful room with excellent bed & pillows. Also. love having Lucky Dog around! Would definitely recommend staying here!!

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New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just spent a few nights at the Inn. It was delightful! My wife said the following " I am not that comfortable at hotels". This B&B is like home! I can't wait to return! Rebecca and Dave make you feel at home. We made a reservation for July and are looking forward to it. Ronnie and Eddie Greenberg

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This B and B is worth every penny. The rooms are comfy and the owners are so nice and welcoming. The breakfast are out of this world, and there is more than enough to leave you feeling full. We stayed in the jacuzzi hot tub room and the tub was amazing. They had a great selection of movies and DVDs... More 

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

Hey Lori!!! Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review about your stay with us! I'm glad we were able to salvage a rainy day for you with our movie collection... with over 350 movies in the always growing collection, there's pretty much something for everyone! And I'm especially glad you liked breakfast because I LOVED cooking... More 

Cranbury, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly, area-knowledgeable and intelligent hosts, imaginative breakfasts with all the extras tastefully presented, and beautiful, comfortable and unique accommodations in an artfully restored 18th century inn. My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Historic Smithton Inn and look forward to a return visit and another opportunity to scratch the ears of the place's No. 1 permanent resident,... More 

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

Joe! Thank you so much for your lovely review. I can tell you right now that Lucky will be thrilled to know you're planning to come back!! Dave and I pinch ourselves regularly because we "get" to live in this awesome property... we're thrilled that you love it as much as we do! Look forward to seeing you again soon!... More 

Hagerstown, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here after going to Sight and Sound. What a wonderful B&B! We stayed in the Sage room. Great old wide plank floors and very roomy. The place was very clean and the bed was comfortable with a beautiful quilt. The breakfast was one of the best we have ever had and we stay at a lot of B&B's. The... More 

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

Hi Sue!! Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about your stay at the Historic Smithton Inn! We're glad you're planning to visit us again... there are great things on the horizon at Sight and Sound...plus there's so many other great things to do in the area. Those peach muffins are one of my favorites... More 

Lititz, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Decided upon a local weekend gettaway to do some touristy stuff in our beautiful county. Stayed in the Red Room, which is a lovely room, very quiet facing the back yard. The shower was incredible (we were told this was a new renovation that was done over the winter). Breakfast was just as fabulous as we remembered from our previous... More 

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

Hey Dan! We're always excited when a LOCAL comes to stay at our property!! It's especially fun when we can point you toward something to do that you'd never heard of... SO glad you enjoyed your scooter tour... a great way to get out of the "touristy-zones" and see the natural beauty and charm of Lancaster County. We hope to... More 

West Chester, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tucked away in the corner of Main Street and Academy Drive is a little known secrete called the Historic Smithton Inn in Ephrata, PA. Now, I have eaten breakfasts across the globe in the finest restaurants; so, believe me when I say that you have not eaten good breakfast until you eat breakfast at the Historic Smithton Inn B&B. Besides... More 

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

Thank you SO much for your wonderful review and compliments! One of my favorite things in the world is cooking, so I'm really thrilled that you put my breakfasts up among your favorites... you've made my day! And as you noticed, besides loving our life as innkeepers, we really love Ephrata and the community surrounding us. Helping guests like you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Historic Smithton Inn. Is a beautiful inn. The service is phenomenal and the owners are extremely passionate about preserving and sharing the history of the Smithton Inn. The inn is walking distance to the Ephrata cloister. I would highly recommend this inn to anyone looking for a historical B&B in the Lancaster area.

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

Chris - we're so glad you enjoyed your stay with us, and all the historical charm of a restored 252 year old property! We were lucky to find a property with such 'great bones', and with the help of guests like you who choose to stay with us, we're able to stay on top of the maintenance & keep it... More 

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