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“Friendly, Clean & Reasonable” 4 of 5 stars
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Classic Inn
1.5 of 5 Motel   |   2302 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster, PA 17602   |  
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Ranked #21 of 38 Hotels in Lancaster
Delran, NJ
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5 reviews 5 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Friendly, Clean & Reasonable”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I brought my daughter & granddaughter for a day at Dutch Wonderland (across the street). It was important to me since i had brought my daughter there when she was little. Patrick, at the desk, was very helpful & polite. The place was the cleanest hotel i have been in & i go to expensive hotels for conferences. We had lovely muffins, coffee & juice in the morning. The room was very large. We didn't check out the TV but bed were comfy & it was a great experience. I hight recommend the Classic inn in Lancaster.

Room Tip: rooms near front (street) are noisier.
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  • Stayed August 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Middlesex
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We stay here often. The owners are very friendly and always take care of your needs. The rates are reasonable Nice clean rooms with TV Microwave and small frig. Free ice for your cooler.plenty of eateries close by day or evening. They are opening a Golden Corral restaurant( in September 2014) just across the street that you can walk to. Don't forget the outlet stores just up the road.

Room Tip: All the rooms are good . I like the rooms in the rear building on the ground floor.
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  • Stayed August 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Coconut Creek, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I stopped with my daughter for a night and we were pleasantly surprised by the property. The room was very spacious clean and centrally located. On check-in, the clerk hand wrote the receipt and there was no evidence of a computer in the office. The experience took me back 30 years. Anyway,
the place is a great value for an overnight stay. I would highly recommend the Classic Inn to anyone traveling thru Lancaster.

Room Tip: We stayed in the very back of the building and heard nothing the entire night
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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Martinsburg, WV
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Dont hesitate to book this hotel. Rooms are HUGE and the couple at the front desk were super friendly and helpful!! No frills but if you dont plan to spend much time at the hotel it will be perfect!! Right next door to the lancaster host resort so we were able to walk to the comedy club there!!

Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
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South Yarmouth, Massachusetts
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

My father and I were visiting the Lancaster area for a couple days and I booked this on line site unseen based on the ratings here on Trip Advisor. it was an excellent choice. The room was huge. The room was clean. The price was right.The location was great. The owner( I assume) was happy friendly and helpful.Water pressure was fine, water was hot. Yes, an older place but in no way run down. Well taken care of. No flat screen-TV . I don't rent a room to watch TV ! AC was loud. Those are my two "complaints" I would highly recommend this place as a great value for very short money. if you are looking for fancy? It aint fancy but it was great ! Thanks Classic Inn for a great stay.

Room Tip: Rooms on back side of second building would be quietest
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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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San Diego, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

On our ten day car trip, this was definitely the least desirable property. You can do much better for the money. Yes, the rooms are very large, but needed "serious updating" as mentioned in the other review.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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northern virginia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

I'd give it a 3.5 star rating if I could.

First thing that hits you is the size of the rooms. They are really suites, with microwave, minifridge, and small table area. The two queen beds we got had a large area between them - so much so that it was a slight inconvenience as you could easily reach between the night stand. But it was great for my kid who could sprawl and had tons of room to play in the time we were in the room.

The bathroom is outdated, and there's some pressure problems with the plumbing. It emitted a soft squeal when using the shower. But it was perfectly functional, and unlike many period hotels the water heater was obviously upgraded - it could be almost scalding if you turned it all the way. So having a choice of actual water temperatures was nice for an older motel.

The beds were very firm, again something that caught me by surprise. Again, older motels often have an issue with that, but these were very supportive.

The narrow confines in getting to the rear parking area was a small inconvenience, but nothing major. A large truck/van might have a tight squeeze.

One bonus for us - we were attending an event at the Lancaster Host resort. We tried to book nearby when the Host was booked (and honestly, that place has mold issues so I'm always reticent to stay there, though the convention area is very nice and the staff excellent).

Amazingly, the Classic Inn is actually closer to the convention area of the Host than the majority of the Host rooms are! The properties are adjacent. It was amazingly convenient, not having to deal with parking (or the potentially treacherous traffic on that section of Rt 30), and we simply walked over to our event.

A pleasant surprise, and a good value for the money. I'd definitely stay again, with the understanding that this is a good clean spacious room without any frills.

Room Tip: Its a split structure motel with a front and rear building. The rear building might be difficult t...
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  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Classic Inn

Address: 2302 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster, PA 17602
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Lancaster County > Lancaster
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #21 of 38 Hotels in Lancaster
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Classic Inn 1.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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