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Red Caboose Motel, Restaurant & Gift Shop

2.5 of 5 Motel   |   312 Paradise Lane, Ronks, PA 17572
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Ranked #8 of 14 hotels in Ronks
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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17 reviews 17 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My friend Grant, my father and I went to spend 5 days at the Strasburg Railroad and went out for lunch at the Red Caboose Motel located right next to the railroad's line!!! We even saw the train go by and after the train passes the car actually rocks for you just as if you were going down the tracks... More

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132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Clean and unique. That is it. I booked this just b/c my son would think it would be cool to stay in a caboose. We stayed in 3N. It is as big as the little third bedroom in a house - more like mini den. It had a double bed and about three feet on the bottom and side to... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Its fun to spend one or two nights. I like it being in a middle of rural country. But the dark wooden panels on the walls are not a good idea if the windows are tiny. Also, the air conditioner thru the wall units are LOUD and the windows DON'T OPEN, so you have to run those loud units whole... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My family and I stayed at the Red Caboose recently. I have a 3 y/o and 1 y/o that both love trains and were very excited about sleeping in a train caboose. It was an experience and not one that I'm ready to repeat any time soon. I had read the reviews and knew that I wasn't going to stay... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Right off the bat let's face facts about this place... it's a series of caboose cars, NOT the Ritz. My family of 6 plus sister and parents stayed here recently and had a wonderful experience. True the rooms are a bit outdated some more than others... My parents stayed in a smaller caboose closer to the barn with a queen... More

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Yonkers, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is not a 5 star motel. We had a great time. The caboose was clean, the staff friendly and helpful. The site had an excellent restaurant, buggy rides, petting zoo and a great location. It was nice to see the Amish driving their buggies right by us. We would go again.

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Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I accidentally came across The Red Caboose while google mapping for a place to stay on our way to my nephew wedding. And I am Sooooo Glad I did. It was such a surprise. And then I kept it a surprise from my husband until we turned into the drive. He didn't see that coming :) We stayed in Caboose... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at the Red Caboose for an overnight stay with our 4 grandkids. We had been looking forward to our visit for a long time. The pictures on their website do not look like the actual caboose that we stayed in. The folks in the next caboose said those exact words too when they opened their door at the... More

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Warwick, Rhode Island
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun to stay in a caboose, but the musty smell, cheap linens, and poor state of the room (broken trim, mold in shower seams, cobwebs in corners) mean we won't come back. The caboose does have decent a/c, a mini fridge, and microwave. Pilled, scratchy blankets on bunk beds. Playground is a set you'd find in your own backyard, just... More

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Fairmont, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First off, thank the Lord above our grandparents weren't afraid of a tick, or a rooster, or anything else I have seen on here. We would all be speaking Japanese! This is a country setting. If you don't like it, go stay in town. I for one like the sights and sounds of the farmland, our main reason for staying... More

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Address: 312 Paradise Lane, Ronks, PA 17572
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Lancaster County > Ronks
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Red Caboose Motel, Restaurant & Gift Shop 2.5*
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Red Caboose Motel, Restaurant And Gift Shop
Red Caboose Motel, Restaurant & Gift Shop Hotel Strasburg
Red Caboose Strasburg
Red Caboose Hotel
Red Caboose Motel, Restaurant & Gift Shop Ronks, PA - Lancaster County

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The Red Caboose offers a unique Strasburg, PA lodging experience for families, couples, or train history enthusiasts. The Red Caboose Motel is located in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. We are surrounded by Amish Farms, The Strasburg Railroad, The Railroad Museum and many more Lancaster County attractions. The Red Caboose Motel features 46 rooms consisting of cabooses, a baggage car, and a post office car (many newly restored). Try our PA Dutch menu in one of our two authentic dining cars. ... more   less 
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