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Historic Smithton Inn

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900 W. Main Street, Ephrata, PA 17522
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Potomac, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

In Ephrata for a family wedding, we were fortunate to enjoy a relaxing weekend at the Historic Smithton Inn. This gem is a delightful bed and breakfast with warm hospitality and awesome breakfasts. The Inn is visually appealing, both inside and out. A lot of love went into restoring this historic property, with an eye toward guest comfort. We were... More 

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I still dream of that heavenly and extremely comfortable king-sized bed in the Tailor's Cottage suite at Smithton Inn. The two-level suite featured beautiful handmade quilts in the bedroom and a screened in porch off of the kitchen where we could relax. Rebecca and Dave were terrific hosts. We immediately felt welcome and when we left, we felt like old... More 

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Coopersburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

You guys are about the most laid-back, joyful, and fun wedding couple I've had the pleasure of working with (and that's impressive because our brides & grooms have all been AMAZING!!). I'm so glad you chose us for your wedding and thrilled that you were happy with your choice. We look forward to hopefully seeing you for MANY anniversaries to... More 

Suffolk, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

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

Hi Robin! Thanks for once again taking the time to share your experience here at the Historic Smithton Inn with folks on Trip Advisor!! You guys have become so much more than guests, you're friends and it's one of the greatest treats about being innkeepers for us... that we get to meet and get to know wonderful folks like yourselves,... More 

Waycross, GA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

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

I'm SO glad you enjoyed your stay with us... the feeling was mutual. Hopefully you'll find an excuse to come back this way again, we'd love to have you and there's plenty left to see & do!!! All the best! Rebecca More 

New York City, New York
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

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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Hey guys!! We're thrilled that you fell in love with the Historic Smithton Inn and are looking forward to seeing you and your friends soon!! All the best! Rebecca More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

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 June 13, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

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 

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