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Red Cardinal Bed and Breakfast

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The Red Cardinal Bed & Breakfast sits among the farmlands and mountains in Cumberland County. We are an easy access from I-81 and I-76, yet our B&B is located on a scenic country road. We are an easy drive to all the major attractions: Carlisle Car Shows, the Appalachian Trail, Yellow Breeches Creek, Carlisle Army War College, Dickinson Collge, Dickinson School of Law, and Gettysburg Battlefield. We are 5 minutes from Boiling Springs and an hour's drive from Hershey and Lancaster.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-smoking hotel
Room features
Air conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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My wife and I stayed here this past Saturday. We were in the area for a family reunion in nearby Gardners, PA. The owners, Billy and Joanne, were very accommodating: We weren't sure when we would be returning that night from the reunion; their response was "no problem Joanne
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Response from redcardinalbandb, Owner at Red Cardinal Bed and Breakfast
Responded Oct 17, 2018
Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent visit to the Red Cardinal B&B. We are glad to hear that you had a pleasant experience. We enjoyed sharing your passion for history and we look forward to seeing you in Gettysburg in your Civil War "persona". We also look forward to your return visit. Enjoy the holidays. Joanne and Bill
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You will be hard pressed to find better accommodations and hospitality anywhere. Joanne and Billy are two of the nicest and funniest people you’ll ever meet. Joanne’s amazing breakfast is second to none, and Billy and Joanne are so personable, we felt so comfortable and at ease.
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Response from redcardinalbandb, Owner at Red Cardinal Bed and Breakfast
Responded Aug 7, 2018
Thank you for taking the time to post your very kind and gracious review. Billy and I are pleased that your initial experience at a Bed and Breakfast was a positive one, and that we were a part of that experience. We are happy, that in spite of the gray skies and cloudy days, you were still able to enjoy some of the attractions in the area. Of course, Jenn's favorite was the porch swing. We look forward to your return and breakfast will include "French toast" for Jenn. It was a pleasure having you as our guests. HAPPY ANNIVERSARY.
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After nine cold days on the Appalachian Trail, my wife and I were desperate for a home-cooked meal, hot shower, and comfy bed—all of which we got in spades at the Red Cardinal B&B. Our stay began with Bill picking us up at the ATC office in Boiling Springs and bringing us back
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Response from redcardinalbandb, Owner at Red Cardinal Bed and Breakfast
Responded Jul 2, 2018
Hi Drew: Happy Anniversary to you and Kathy. We hope the years ahead will be as wonderful as the past one. Thank you so much for you gracious and much appreciated review. We thank you for taking the time to post your comments on Trip Advisor. Billy enjoyed sharing Disney with Kathy, as well as the Red Sox, Eagles vs. Patriots and Notre Dame. On a sad note, we lost Molly this month after 15 years. She was such an integral part of our home and the "best" of our welcoming party for our B&B guests. She is sorely missed. We look forward to another visit, especially when you tire of the city routine. Thanks again.
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Joanne and Bill were great hosts - super helpful with recommendations in the area and incredibly warm and friendly! Felt like a home away from home. My boyfriend surprised me with a weekend getaway for my birthday - my first bed & breakfast experience. Their dog Molly is so cute
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Response from redcardinalbandb, Owner at Red Cardinal Bed and Breakfast
Responded Mar 15, 2018
Thank you for your upbeat and positive response. We were so happy to be part of your birthday celebration. We enjoyed meeting you and we hope that you return again. It is beautiful hiking here in the fall.
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Had the pleasure of staying at the Red Cardinal. The hosts were great, the bedroom was perfect and the breakfast was delicious. Highly recommend. A few miles from downtown Carlyle located amongst farms with beautiful views of the surroundings. Perfect B&B for couples looking
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Response from redcardinalbandb, Owner at Red Cardinal Bed and Breakfast
Responded Oct 25, 2017
Thank you for taking the time for posting your kind review. We hope that the next time you come, you will allow more time to enjoy the beauty of the area.
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Bluebird Room
"A B & B with friendly hosts, warm & welcoming atmosphere and wonderful food! One guest room, private bath, very clean, comfortable and cozy."
"The Bluebird room is currently the only one available. 2nd floor."
"There are only two rooms, but both are quite nice."
"We were in the Cardinal Room and it was large and comfortable including a seperate room with a desk and wingback chair. (The bath does not have a bath tub if that is important.)"
$129 - $137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United StatesPennsylvaniaCarlisle
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