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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ephrata, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rebecca always makes us feel so welcome. The breakfasts are amazing. The Crimson Dove Suite is so perfect. We always feel like we're being pampered here. We've decided to make this Inn a yearly visit even though we live 2 feet down the road.

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Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We stayed at the Historic Smithton Inn because it is one of the Select Registry properties, and we'd had amazing experiences at these properties before. The Inn was beautifully decorated for the holidays. We checked in after hours, but the inn keepers left out our key and information about breakfast the following morning. Easy! We stayed in the Crimson Dove... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We went here for my husband's birthday weekend and it was truly a wonderful stay. We picked the chocolate room which has a beautiful canopy bed, a nice fireplace and flatscreen TV with a DVD player. Rebecca and her husband were very nice and warm hosts. We borrowed a movie from their vast movie collection to watch at night. Breakfast... More 

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

I'm so glad you and your husband enjoyed your room and your "birthday weekend" celebration. There are LOTS of great excuses to come back to the area including festivals (music AND art!), theater, museums, great restaurants, wineries and craft breweries, nature walks... and of course... Amish culture & crafts... so I hope the next time you need a getaway you... More 

Bernville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

A yearly get together with 7 women that we have been sharing for 40 years was fun, care free and delightful. This B&B is one of the best I have stayed in. We took over the entire Inn, has 6 bedrooms, all well appointed, each with a fireplace. We congregated in the living room that also has a fireplace for... More 

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

Thanks so much, for taking the time to share your experience with us and for choosing our property for your getaway! The experience was as fun for Dave and I as it was for you guys... being able to meet great folks like you is one of the BEST perks of running the Historic Smithton Inn!! I'm glad you live... More 

Cross Junction, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Just spent another very pleasant night at the Smithton Inn. After several visits, I have decided that my favorite room is the Sage Room on the first floor. It is just down the hall from the cozy parlor and the dining room. When I stay in the Sage Room I can pretend that I actually live in this wonderful home.... More 

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

Thanks Gail for your kind words and choice to make the Historic Smithton Inn your "home when you're in Lancaster County"!!! I love the Sage room too... but being an innkeeper here, it feels like each guest room is one of your kids and I feel a little guilty choosing favorites... especially since each room has it's own unique charm... More 

Lake Holiday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 via mobile

Wow, what a find. Beautifully restored Revolutionary era inn, comfortable warm beds, Amish hand made quilts, great breakfast, lovely hosts and Lucky dog. Had a great stay. Will definitely go back. What more can I say?

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

Ahhh, thanks Lou!!! Thank you so much for the kind words and the succinct overview of reasons guests like you become "regulars" of the Historic Smithton Inn! We hope you enjoy your winter in warm and sunny Florida and look forward to seeing you again this Spring! Take care & see you again soon! Rebecca More 

Thorofare, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

My wife and I had a great experience at the Smithton Inn. It dates back to colonial times and we enjoyed the architecture on the building. There are many fireplaces in bedrooms and gathering rooms for a comfortable fall/winter stay. Rebecca and Dave are very attentive and started us off with a superb and healthy breakfast each morning.

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

Hey Robert! I'm so glad that you and your wife enjoyed your stay at the Historic Smithton Inn! The fireplaces in ALL of our guest rooms are a definite plus for our guests during the fall & winter months... I'm glad you were able to take advantage of it! We hope to see you guys again soon! Rebecca More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

An overnight stay here was absolutely delightful. Charming home; beautifully decorated rooms; pre-planned gourmet dinner; superb breakfast; gracious owners. Perfect in every way. A definite "must" if you want a relaxing, countryside get-away.

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

Thank you so much Joan for your kind words and for choosing out B&B for your girlfriend-getaway! I hope it becomes an annual tradition because you were a blast! Take care and hope to see you again soon! All the best! Rebecca More 

Westbury, NY
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Rebecca and Dave are so friendly and thoughtful they make you feel that you've been friends for years.... we had an instant bond and talked and talked.....we had a wonderful time on our first trip and decided to go back this year for an even better time! The delicious breakfasts make you wish they made three meals each day -... More 

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

Hey Jennifer! The feeling is definitely mutual... from the first time you guys stayed with us it was like reconnecting with old friends! You guys are such fun to talk to and help discover our local Lancaster County treasures! We look forward to being your "Go-To B&B" in Lancaster County for many years to come!!! :o) Take care & see... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I've stayed in scores of B&B, Inns, what have you. This one dates back to before the American Revolution and is still going strong. Don't expect exercise rooms, swimming pools, etc. This is the real deal. Nice, comfy rooms, a very charming innkeeper, a friendly dog, a nice common room, a great location, delicious breakfast, and pleasant fellow guests. We... More 

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

Your review made my day... almost as much as getting to know you guys over breakfast while you stayed with us! I'm so glad we had the opportunity to connect and I'm REALLY glad you introduced me to your art (and your STORY!). I hope you find an excuse to come back this way again soon. Take care! Rebecca 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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