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John Stam House

114 Washington Ave, Chestertown, MD 21620
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Niles, Michigan
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visiting for the MNMF. Such a comfortable and friendly town. Stam house is beautiful. Old victorian cleverly incorporates some updates to mix the best of both. Missed Marta as the host as she was off - and breakfast was admittedly not what it might have been - but her house sitter was helpful and pleasant. Overall, good location and fun... More 

Thank Bob N
Marta G, Owner at John Stam House, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words. I, too, am sorry to have missed you. If you're back for the festival next year, be sure to ask for Eggs Sardou for breakfast - it's not only my favorite things to make, but it's a real treat hard to find outside of New Orleans (or Chestertown). More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful weekend ! Marta and Mike are great Hosts, making sure their guests are comfortable and relaxed. The house and grounds are lovely and evoke relaxation. Definitely a five star destination. The breakfasts are wonderful the rooms comfortable and inviting...will definitely do again.

Thank cksjws
Washington, DC
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62 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Marta was an incredibly warm and gracious host. My wife enjoyed all the pampering she was required to endure. The house itself was well renovated and restored, while remaining welcoming. Our room was the Horsey room, and it was well appointed with an antique dresser, but it never felt fragile. The claw... More 

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Little Silver, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

Everything about the John L. Stam house was perfect. My husband and I were on a quick weekend trip to Maryland and needed a place to stay overnight. Our experience at the John Stam house was unexpectedly terrific. Warm and welcoming hostess, clean and attractive room with private bathroom, comfortable bed piled high with clean, lovely linens and pillows, bright... More 

Thank Kathy G
Ellicott City, Maryland
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Wonderful B & B. Marta is an excellent, caring and gracious host, making herself available and accommodating at all times. The building is unique, will leave for you to discover. The gardens are lovely even though we didn't visit due to inclement weather. Well decorated, comfortable and inviting common rooms. Coffee is ground fresh every morning and brought to your... More 

Thank IllusionsVick
Rockville, Maryland
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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This bed & breakfast is great and Marta is a gracious hostess. I and a college friend regularly get together for a yearly get together somewhere in the mid-Atlantic area. We always look for a bed & breakfast that has a room with two beds - two REAL bed. We stayed in the Hill Room, a 3rd story room with... More 

Thank Laura S
Lake Villa, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I can't say enough wonderful things about the John Stam House and it's lovely owners! With a daughter far away from home at Washington College, this has become our home away from home while visiting. Beautiful home and gardens, fabulous accommodations, terrific coffee and breakfast and truly warm and welcoming people. Thank you Marta for always going above and beyond!... More 

Thank Cynthia G
East Coast USA
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88 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

A last minute change of plans forced a quick stay in Chestertown. The John Stam House was able to accommodate me on short notice. What a gracious home and hosts! Beautifully restored gothic victorian from 1860. Walk to the charming downtown, waterfront and Washington College. Comfy beds, spacious room, beautiful gardens, delicious breakfast... and last- but certainly not least... the... More 

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Livingston Manor, New York
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We're glad the Chamber of Commerce recommended this place! Around the corner from Main St sits this quiet abode. Marta answered the door as soon as we stepped onto the porch. She is very accommodating and you feel like she won't take "no" for any answer. We took a third floor room with the bath across the hall, which we... More 

Thank Joan N
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

Marta is a lovely and accommodating host, the house is charming, beds are comfortable, breakfast was delicious and the coffee was excellent. My 13 year old daughter thought the house was delightful and has asked several times if we can go back for another weekend. Highly recommend.

Thank dnickeson
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The John L. Stam House has four beautifully decorated rooms fitted with antique furniture and linens which surround guests and transport each one back to an era of warm and gracious hospitality. Each day, be enticed by aromas which waft to your door and beckon you to indulge in a scrumptious breakfast in our dining room. Take tea with scones and clotted cream on the veranda. Remove yourself from the world near the waterfall in our meditation gardens. Relax by the warmth of the fire in our double parlors. Whatever your needs, come escape to the John L. Stam House and let our romance and gentility create a world you will want to return to again and again. ... more   less 

Additional Information about John Stam House

Address: 114 Washington Ave, Chestertown, MD 21620
Location: United States > Maryland > Chestertown
Price Range: $193 - $244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — John Stam House 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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