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Sparks, Maryland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

By the time that the innkeeper, Rebecca, had finished orienting us to the place, we knew that we were going to have a delightful stay (and we did). She was cheery, informative, available. She described the pros and cons of a local high end restaurant, and we dined there that evening, it was exactly as she had described. My wife... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed October 27, 2016

Heading back to State College after a late evening in Philly, this turned out to be a fantastic alternative to the highway motels. The prices are identical to the better turnpike exit chains, but without any of that vague sense of hopelessness. And it's vastly, vastly cleaner! The bathroom was comfortable, the shower modern and warm, the bed too soft,... More 

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Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful historic inn. Working wood burning fireplace in room was very nice. Gourmet breakfast, and lovely hosts. We Stayed in Sage room which was very comfortable. Good selection of DVD movies. Outside grounds were well maintained and pretty.

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Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed October 24, 2016

My wife and I, along with another couple, stayed at our favorite B&B in Lancaster. Located close to everything we need (breweries, wineries, history, shopping, and the local covered bridges). Rebecca (inn keeper) and her husband are extremely knowledgeable about the area and could not be more friendly. Stay at this B&B and expect to be pampered with outstanding meals,... More 

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2 reviews
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Reviewed October 21, 2016

Very charming and warm B&B! Rebecca is an awesome host, very energetic, delicious breakfast, rooms are clean and great, sheets on the bed are to die for...well done! This was our first time joining the annual Pope Lancaster Beer Tour and we are already anxious for next year! Definitely would recommend this B&B to anyone...give it a try, you will... More 

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Bernville, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

Third year at this charming B&B for our overnight stay for our group that have been together for 40 years. Rebecca is an energetic young woman who runs this B&B with her husband, the bedrooms are beautifully appointed and spotless. The breakfast was delicious, starting with fresh fruit, eggs benedict ,hash brown potatoes , fresh juice, and a wonderful bread.... More 

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Dalton, Georgia
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Reviewed October 16, 2016

This was our first visit to this area of Pennsylvania. We chose the Smithton Inn in Ephrata to spend several days recently. We stayed in the Tailor's Cottage. Rebecca couldn't have been nicer, breakfast was AMAZING every morning, and the rooms were clean and very comfortable. Rebecca had a lot of wonderful suggestions for things to do in the area.... More 

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Round Rock, Texas
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Reviewed October 11, 2016

My best friend and I got the opportunity to visit Ephrata and the surrounding area and we were fortunate enough to stay at the Historic Smithton Inn. I can attest that not all B&B's are created equal. I got to stay in one of the original rooms, the Red Room and I absolutely loved it! The bed and linens were... More 

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Oranjestad, Aruba
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Reviewed October 10, 2016

We stayed here in July and picked it because of its central location to the areas we wanted to visit. The room was huge for a historic inn. Everything was clean and the bed was super comfortable. One of the best moments during breakfast was when an amish horse and buggy came down the street and had to wait at... More 

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
2 reviews
Reviewed October 7, 2016

This is a beautiful house and the place is so lovingly looked after by Rebecca, her family and her team. You feel at home from the moment you arrive. We also loved the little bag of goodies for the room or road. Also great tips on places to go and dinner options, Highly recommended.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Historic Smithton Inn is a Select Registry property and one of the oldest bed and breakfasts in Lancaster County. The 1763 colonial stone inn boasts 7 guest rooms, all with en-suite baths, working fireplaces, flat screen TV/DVD players, digital alarm clocks and refrigerators. Guest rooms are spacious and blend historic charm with modern comforts. You'll absolutely love our breakfasts! Our location provides you easy access to all the wonderful Lancaster attractions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Historic Smithton Inn

Address: 900 W Main St, Ephrata, PA 17522-1328
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Lancaster County > Ephrata
Price Range: $158 - $181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Historic Smithton Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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“We love the Crimson Dove Suite with the King size bed”
 of 5 bubbles L7908IBkevinp, Oct 24, 2016 | Read review
“Blue room was nice, Red room looks a little more modern, Suite looked fab!”
 of 5 bubbles joshb340, Oct 21, 2016 | Read review
“The Red and Blue rooms might be a bit quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles TexansInLove, Oct 11, 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms are great”
 of 5 bubbles fraukjedevries, Oct 7, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms were beautiful! We were able to see other rooms that we didn't stay in.”
 of 5 bubbles gizgirlie, Oct 3, 2016 | Read review
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