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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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Washington, DC
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After several weeks of crazy busy activity at work, I decided to take a Friday off at the last minute and drive up to the Lancaster area from DC. Realizing my plans were last minute, I started searching for a charming, historic B&B preferably outside of Lancaster city, and away from the touristy areas. After googling "gay B&Bs Lancaster", I... More 

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Edenton, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On a business trip with my husband and this is where we stayed. Not many think of a bed and breakfast for work travel, but more should. It is the closest thing to being at home. We are in Tailor's cottage, it is a lovely setting. Rebecca, our hostess is so friendly and such a sweet hostess. She provides wonderful... More 

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Toms River, New Jersey
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow what an establishment! The Crimson suite was absolutely stunning! We told Rebecca we were just staying over night but boy did she go above and beyond! We received roses on our pillows fresh bouquet of flowers in a vase which we were able to take with us! She also provided rose pedals and candles for our special night. The... More 

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Smithton Inn is absolutely amazing. The location is perfect and the rooms couldn't have been better. A very quaint and quiet place, which was very relaxing. Everyone was so nice and welcoming, I highly recommend!

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Northport, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two years ago we planned a long weekend getaway that included the Historic Smithton Inn. We enjoyed it so much that travelling from North Carolina to New York we drove an extra 3 hours past the mid-point to stay there again this weekend. The Inn was as beautiful and immaculate as we remembered. We stay at B&Bs across the country... More 

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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great experience at the Smithton Inn a couple weeks ago when my husband and I came to Lancaster for an event. We were very impressed with our room, which included a newly remodeled private bath, a very comfortable mattress, delicious food and friendly owners. I was surprised at all that Ephrata has to offer and the feeling of... More 

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Ephrata, Pennsylvania
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

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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3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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
1 review
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 

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