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Silver Spring, MD
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed staying here. The room was spacious and well appointed and the "private" breakfast (i.e. prepared in advance to heat in the room's microwave) is very good. The locale does not have the charm of other areas in the Pennsylvania Dutch country but would be worth a visit if you really want to get away from it all.

Thank Jimindc2007
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place to visit, especially in October. The owners are very friendly, as well as knowledgeable about the surrounding area. There's something to be said about farm living! I would highly recommend this place for "city slickers" who need a different perspective on life.

Thank Gordon S
Clifton, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

We were looking for a B&B in the Lancaster county area over Labor Day weekend and just happened to find the Hertzog Homestead by chance. It turned out to be one of our nicest stay overs. A combination historic farm turned bed and breakfast by the current owners, it has several lovely suites in fieldstone buildings loaded with many original... More 

Thank windviewer1
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

We really loved staying here! It was in a very handy location, peaceful and quiet, but close enough to main roads to make a great starting place to everywhere we wanted to go. The room was appointed with a lot of little personal touches here and there that gave it a real homey feel. I have always been very particular... More 

Thank Monique075
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

Kristen was such a wonderful host. We found the history of the homestead quite interesting. We stayed in the Hertzog Suite and the furnishings and decor were top notch. The room was perfect, we really enjoyed the very private patio and hot tub. The breakfast was fantastic, especially the scrambled egg casserole. It was a treat to enjoy a private... More 

Thank luvaplan
Lenexa, Kansas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

We loved our 5 night stay at the Hertzog B and B. We stayed in the Metzler Suite. It was spacious, furnished with antiques, nice towels and bedding. Breakfast different every day with wonderful baked goods. Convenient location for all the sites in the area. Scott and Kristen very easy to work with. I wouldn't stay any place else if... More 

Thank dhoelzle
Rochester, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

We have stayed at this B&B 3 times, right around our anniversary (July 19th), the first two times in the Metzler suite (original homestead), but this time in the Hertzog suite, which is part of the newly constructed "cottage of suites". It is FIRST class. The in-room breakfasts are top shelf, prepared by the neighboring Amish folks, and the attention... More 

Thank Runr4Jesus
Hazlet, NJ
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2016

My husband and I stayed at this B&B the weekend of May 13. It was 1 of the nicest B&B's we have ever stayed at. We had the Hertzog suite in the carriage house which overlooked the beautiful farmland. Also, had a hot tub right outside our French doors outside. Very clean and the softest towels I have ever experienced!... More 

Thank Rina M
Hagerstown, MD
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2016

My husband and I just spent two evenings at this fabulous Bed and Breakfast over the weekend. Kristen and Scott (and the kids) are fabulous hosts. We loved our room in the original house. So much history and there are lots of explanations everywhere explaining the unusual things in the suite (like the bible closet). The breakfasts were wonderful, the... More 

Thank Kim C
Brick, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2016

We stayed in the Meyer suite, which was immaculate, charming and spacious. The fourposter bed with the hand sewn quilt was absolutely delightful. The sheets were soft and the Turkish towels were as soft as a cloud and what a pleasure to use, I was very hard-pressed not to take all of them home !! A small kitchenette in our... More 

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Scott H, Owner at Hertzog Homestead Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

We are grateful that you stayed with us. If you come to the area again, hit us up. And thank you for not taking the towels home. 8^) Scott More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in 1786, the Hertzog Homestead Bed and Breakfast has been in our family for nine generations! Winners of the prestigious National Bicentennial Farm and Home Award in 2006, the home is an excellent example of early Mennonite architecture and history. What makes us different than a normal Bed and Breakfast is our private Amish made breakfast. Enjoy your delicious breakfast in the comfort of your Suite, on your own time! When you arrive, your breakfast for the next morning will have been prepared that morning and place in your fridge. We would also like you to enjoy an assortment of fresh baked goods. Just minutes away from area attractions, museums, outlet shopping, antiquing, and theaters, the homestead offers the tranquility and peace often needed during a vacation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hertzog Homestead Bed & Breakfast

Address: 470 W Metzler Rd, Ephrata, PA 17522-8706
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Lancaster County > Ephrata
Price Range: $114 - $172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hertzog Homestead Bed & Breakfast 2.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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