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The Barker House Bed and Breakfast

10 Lincoln Way West, New Oxford, PA 17350
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
James M Port Jervis, New York
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Port Jervis, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first Bed and Breakfast experience and it was wonderful from the start. We came with our friends and the four of us never expected the warm and heartful welcome we received. From the moment we arrived two of the sweetest people greeted us and began telling the house history. Elizabeth and Bob as we know them now, are not... More

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BettyJean10, Owner at The Barker House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words. We really enjoyed having you as guest. It was especially nice for me as we had Orange County, NY ties. Lots of good memories. Meeting folks like you and making new friends is what Innkeeping is all about. We look forward to seeing you again. Elizabeth and Bob More

Perkasie, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You can't beat New Oxford as an easy access point to Gettysburg, Adams County, and Hanover. The other reviewers are correct - Bob and Elizabeth are great hosts and fountains of knowledge about the area. You'll find there is a lot to do in the area; we spent three days there and didn't do everything we wanted to do. I... More

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BettyJean10, Owner at The Barker House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Bob and I are very pleased you had an enjoyable experience. Yes, there is a lot to do. September has the WWII Re-enactment with 100+Germans occupying New Oxford. November 22 is Chamberlain weekend. Check out our web site or call for more information. Elizabeth and Bob More

Moreno Valley, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We wanted a bit of quiet as we began a frantic road trip vacation and we were not disappointed. Elizabeth and Bob were gracious hosts! And they were so attentive to our needs that we felt as though we were staying with friends. Breakfast each morning was a treat and so hearty that a two meal day would have been... More

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BettyJean10, Owner at The Barker House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the very nice review. Bob and I enjoyed your company as well. Please check our website for updated on events and some new pictures on FB. More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We felt more like guests at a friends house than patrons. Elizabeth and Bob are delightful people and excellent innkeepers. The facilities are elegantly antiquated yet have fully modern conveniences. Sitting on the porch sipping wine and beer was sooooo relaxing. Breakfast was a treat. The cookies were good too. Bob and Janet

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BettyJean10, Owner at The Barker House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Bob and I are so glad you enjoyed your visit. You will have to come sometime in the Fall. I make a great Apple Bar cookie. More

sydney australia
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We have just spent two delightful days staying at Barker B&B. the house is so historic and the hosts Elizabeth & Bob are as charming as their home. Accomodation was what you expect from a house of this age, however has air conditioning which is very nice in this hot weather. Breakfast was delicious. We would recommend this place for... More

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BettyJean10, Owner at The Barker House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. We enjoyed meeting you and where glad we could help you enjoy your experience in this very historic area. More

Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We spent some time here while antiquing - not only is it a great location for walking to the terrific antique shops in New Oxford, but Gettysburg is a short drive away. The hosts were so nice to talk to, and breakfast was special, so much so that we tried some of the specialty breakfast ideas at home. If you... More

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BettyJean10, Owner at The Barker House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We are so glad you had an enjoyable experience. Lots of exciting events come and add to your experience. Thank you for the very nice review. More

Martinsburg, West Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

We mentioned that we were there for our 29th anniversary on the first evening and when we returned the following evening....there was the sweetest card wishing us happy anniversary! Bob and Elizabeth are wonderful hosts and thought of anything they could to make our stay enjoyable. They have an outstanding knowledge of the history of the area and advise on... More

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BettyJean10, Owner at The Barker House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We are so glad you choose to spend your 29th anniversary with us. We enjoy our guest and want them to feel at home. We look forward to your return visit. Who knows.....there might be a plate of cookies waiting by the door. Bob and Elizabeth More

Niagara Falls, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013 via mobile

Elizabeth and Bob are outstanding hosts. Our stay was a real pleasure. The room was spacious and comfortable and the breakfasts were excellent. The owners are very knowledgeable about the area and make great recommendationsforthings to do and see.

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BettyJean10, Owner at The Barker House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

To our guest who stayed with us for Gettysburg 150TH......THANK YOU What a great experience for all of us, as people from all across the country came together for this memorable event. We enjoyed hearing about your daily encounters with history. So glad we could provide a comfortable place for you to return to each night. Elizabeth and Bob More

Wellington, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

We stayed at the Barker House during a very difficult time, we were there for a memorial service. Elizabeth and Bob couldn't have been nicer, honestly they are the real deal. The house is beautiful with all the charm and character you would expect and the wonderful breakfasts, great coffee and good company made our stay just perfect. Do yourself... More

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Ripley, Tennessee
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

my husband and I recently stayed with Miss Elizebeth And Mr. Bob at the barker house. They made us feel like part of their family.The beakfast is wonderful. Make sure to ask about the barker hose bacon.It is to die for....

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Address: 10 Lincoln Way West, New Oxford, PA 17350
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > New Oxford
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