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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2012

Boiling Springs, PA is a charming, U.S. town near the PA Turnpike Carlisle and Harrisburg.) The rolling hills and fishing pond resemble a Norman Rockwell scene from the 1950’s. We elected a B & B over a chain motel, and were rewarded with an excellent overnight visit at Gelinas Manor. Gelinas Manor is near the center of Boiling Springs, PA;... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2011

My husband and I stayed 2 nights in the 3rd floor suite. It would be perfect for a small family, featuring 2 bedrooms, a nice sitting area, kitchenette and hundreds of books. Lee and Kitty were gracious hosts, and the home's decor - though slightly dated - is cozy with warm family mementos. Breakfast was unusual, well-thought out, and delicious.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2011

Came to do a little hiking on the AT. snow and no boots prevented that, so we mostly waited for the ice to go away. Breakfasts were served at 8:30 and were quite creative and good. The rooms were all a bit different. For lack of a better term, we stayed in the library. Spacious and comfortable. We were super... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2011

I am hiking the AT and decided to stay at Gelina's Manor. When I arrived, I was not allowed to bring my backpack (my home for 6-months) inside. I was made to enter the rear of the home. Leo the owner showed me to my room and took the comforter off the bed when we entered. Two other hikers called... More 

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gelinasmanor, Owner at Gelinas Manor, responded to this review

After spending 6 months on the trail - we do not allow theses dirty packs in our home. true. Removing the spread on arrival - also true The balance of this review is so far from the truth that it does not warrent a reply. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2010

The Gelinas Manor is a lovely old house in a historic town and is situated across the street from a pond and a park and is within walking distance of the Applachian Trail. Our room was spotless and the three course gourmet breakfasts were out of this world. Our hosts Lee and Kitty were gracious and helpful in obtaining us... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2009

Innkeeper was friendly on arrival but he never introduced himself so we weren't sure who he was. We didn't get a physical or verbal tour other than to room so we weren't sure which areas were public/private. Our room was fine, but so full of "victorian" memento's it felt crowded rather than restful. No hairdryer in bathroom & I felt... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2008

Victorian house, but room had old, uncomfortable contemporary style furniture. Bed was uncomfortable. Window air conditioner loud and ineffective. Hostess very rude. Breakfast small, bland, and ordinary. Better to stay at Allenberry or in Carlisle.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2006

Stayed here to go skiing at SkiRoundtop. Nice people with spacious, clean room and bathroom. Only issue with room was uncomfortable bed. Breakfasts were creative and tasty. This was our first bed and breakfast experience, and we decided, to no fault of this place, that we're hotel people--staying in someone's house in a tiny town wasn't our thing. If you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2004

A great place to stay, the staff are friendly, the rooms clean & custom decor. the service is excellent. Would recommend this place to all.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2004

I was a little concerned about staying here because of a bad review I read. I decided to take a chance and stayed here for four nights with my wife and two children. I found Lee and Kitty to be very accommodating and not rude in the slightest. The food was very good as well. We experienced no problems whatever.

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Reasonably priced B&B midway between Hershey and Gettysburg (Try the Chocolate and Experience the History) short drive to Pennsylvania Amish. Four trout fishing streams in the area. Carlisle is famous for collector car shows at the Carlisle Fairgrounds. Dickinson College, Messiah College, and Penn State - Dickinson School of Law. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gelinas Manor

Address: 219 Front St, PO Box 100, Boiling Springs, PA 17007-9429
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Boiling Springs
Price Range: $106 - $139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Gelinas Manor 2.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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