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“Pre-wedding moon in Harper's Ferry” 5 of 5 stars
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867 W. Washington St, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425   |  
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Ranked #3 of 10 Harpers Ferry B&B and Inns
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“Pre-wedding moon in Harper's Ferry”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

We recently stayed at the Anger's Inn in Harpers Ferry, WV and it was a delight! The B&B was beautiful, incredibly clean and in a perfect location. The hosts were very knowledgeable about the area and so welcoming. The other people in the N&B were very interesting and it was nice to have common areas to use for socializing. We stayed in the Fenwick room and it was much larger than any I have stayed in before. It was quite rainy while we were there but the back porch made an excellent lounging area before dinner. It was the first time I have ever suggested on a vacation just coming back to the room to hang out! We will definitely return.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

Our recent stay confirmed our memories of more than a decade ago... this is a truly wonderful place to stay. Bedrooms are beautifully decorated and quiet, the porch and parlour are spacious and comfortable, the Kellys are exceptionally welcoming and professional hosts and the breakfasts are the best we have tasted anywhere.
Don't hestitate.
Gerry UK

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay here. The room was very nice although the tub in the bathroom was tough to get in and out of for people in their late sixties. The hostess was very charming and cooked an excellent breakfast. If you are into Civil War history this is the place to be. The Kennedy Farm where John Brown and his group gathered as well as Charles Town where John Brown was executed are both right up the road. Besides Harper's Ferry there is the Antietam/Sharpsburg battlefield close by and Gettysburg is only an hour away. This is a Civil War buffs delight.

Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

We are not usually B&B people. We've stayed a few time before but found that The Angler's Inn was a great find. A last minute decision, we were rewarded with a great room. Much, much better than staying in a motel. We had a very relaxing room, quiet, didn't hear others unlike some other reviews. Debbi was terrific, friendly but not obtrusive, which we've run into in other B&B's.

The room was comfortable with a separate sitting area to relax in before going out to dinner. The bathroom was great, if you like a strong shower, this is the place for you.

Breakfast was outstanding, I wish I would cook like this every morning.

Would certainly return if we were in the area.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

It was because we saw the Living Social (half price) voucher of $165 for this B&B that we decided to visit Harpers Ferry for 3 days. What a delight! From even before we arrived, we felt welcome and comfortable. Debbi even called me to say we could get in the room earlier than planned so we were able to get settled around noon and then head off for an afternoon visiting the Historical Site. It worked out so much better because she is very knowledgeable and gave us advice on what to do and in what order to do it. (My review of Harpers Ferry itself explains our three days' of great sightseeing.) The site closes down at 5 pm and fine dining doesn't exist in Harpers Ferry (though the Anchor Restaurant about 7 blocks form the Inn is fine), so it's nice to have a pied a terre to rest before going out for dinner.

This is a lovely old house which has been turned into 4 suite rooms, 3 upstairs and 1 down, each with a sitting room. Debbi had picked the Fenwick Room for us by phone based on our level of comfort (a claw foot bathtub and shower combo) plus a sitting room facing the back of the inn. EAch room is very comfortable, tastefully decorated with a King size bed. In my opinion, the Fenwick is the nicest because it is the largest and quietest (facing the back). The Remington and Wager rooms face the front and the street. The McKenzie room on the first floor has a private separate entrance on the back but don't book it if you like to sleep in--the inside door opens on the dining room and folks can be noisy at breakfast.

Our package included a wine and cheese platter which we thoroughly enjoyed on our separate porch sitting room for the two nights we were there. There is a space heater so it's cozy. I was suffering from broken ribs but the bed was so comfy, I enjoyed my first full night's sleep in two weeks. We were able to come and go as we pleased with a key to the side door and parking in back.

Breakfasts were gourmet--so much for that diet I was supposed to be on. Coffee was ready in the parlor by 7:30 and breakfast at 8:30. Apple crisp to start, followed by French toast and bacon. The second day it was broiled grapefruit with maple syrup and almonds, followed by cheese casserole. Yummy.

We will definitely stay here again and I have suggested this as an anniversary trip for my daughter. There will not be another Living Social coupon until year' end, but the package at $330 (including wine and cheese) or just the room for two nights at $250 is a great value.

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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

We booked the Angler's Inn with a voucher from Living Social and everything went perfect.
I called ahead to make sure they still have enough vacancies on the weekends and they did. We could even choose the room we wanted to stay in. Debbie is a very warm and welcoming host and it was no problem that we arrived late on a Friday night. The rooms are cozy and clean and the breakfast is delicious. It's not one of these "high end wellness" B&Bs, though. Who wants that should look for someplace else. We enjoyed it and with the voucher it was a very affordable little getaway.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

My sister and I stayed in The Anglers Inn Friday and Saturday in March 2013. The experience, from arrival to departure was just lovely; calming, relaxing and friendly. Between the quiet, and the just-right bed I slept like a baby and woke up ready for an adventure. Breakfast was exquisite both mornings; a real three-course gourmet treat. I loved the Ricotta pancakes and spiced bacon - Yumm. The owner was a fountain of information about the area and had laid out maps and brochures in an alcove. I had a terrific weekend and the Anglers Inn was a large factor in that. The inn is a four room bed and breakfast. Every room is a suite. Three rooms have en-suite bathrooms and an attached sitting room. The fourth room has a bed in the sitting room rather than sofas and chairs. It is a perfect room if you are going with a family member because each person can have their own bed. The Inn itself is lovely, comfortable and spotlessly clean, (my allergies did not act up once) with free water, sodas and cookies in the living room. Despite the fact that certain areas were showing signs of wear and new coat of paint would have made the entire thing look really spiffed up, it did not matter because the rooms and bathrooms were so big and comfortable, warm and cozy. It was too early to go fishing, but in the spring and summer you can arrange fishing expeditions through the inn (hence the name Anglers Inn). I would highly recommend this bed and breakfast to anyone wanting to stay in Harpers Ferry.

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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 867 W. Washington St, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
Location: United States > West Virginia > Harpers Ferry
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 10 B&Bs / Inns in Harpers Ferry
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Angler's Inn, a spacious Victorian B&B is located in the Historic town of Harpers Ferry, WV, a scenic place to explore U.S. history, enjoy the outdoors, do some shopping and dine. Our Guest Rooms each include private sitting rooms and private baths. A full Gourmet Breakfast is served each morning, and our famous homemade Chocolate Chip cookies and refreshment are available in the afternoons. Professionally Guided Fishing Trips for Smallmouth Bass available. ... more   less 
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The Angler`s Hotel Harpers Ferry

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