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Historic Smithton Inn

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Hockessin, Delaware
Reviewed December 13, 2012

Have stayed here two separate times. Both times we have stayed in Tailors Cottage, a large two floor room which I highly recommend! The big soft comfortable queen bed is heaven! There is a small single bed beside the queen bed, kind of built into the wall which is very cool!!! There are beautiful antique pieces of furniture throughout the...

5Thank csr19966
Seabrook, Texas
Reviewed December 5, 2012

We made our way back to PA so, of course, had to stay with Dave and Rebecca Gallagher at the Historic Smithton Inn. There is no better place, in our opinion, to enjoy Lancaster county than at the Smithton. Our room has become like home. We always stay in the Crimson Dove suite, it is so roomy and peaceful that...

3Thank KPandB
Kemah, Texas
Reviewed November 28, 2012

We had a WONDERFUL stay at the Historic Smithton Inn! The Innkeepers, Dave and Rebecca, and their adorable dog Lucky made us feel like we were spending time with family. The room was great (we were in the Blue Room) -- very clean and with all the amenities you would expect and then some. Breakfast was served on our schedule...

4Thank GalvestonSailor
Reviewed November 15, 2012

My husband and I and three other couples recently spent a weekend at the Historic Smithton Inn. Rebecca and Dave were wonderful, and so accommodating, Even before we arrived, Rebecca help plan our trip by suggesting restaurants, tours, etc. The rooms were big and nice and breakfast was to die for - especially the Crunchy French Toast!! Wish we could...

2Thank Alnita C
Weirton, West Virginia
Reviewed November 14, 2012

We recently spent a lovely weekend at the Historic Smithton Inn and were absolutely delighted with our stay.The room was beautiful and clean,our hostess was extremely hospitable and helpful in every way and the breakfast was heavenly. We will definitely go back and I encourage anyone who is sight seeing in the Lancaster area to consider this gem!!!!!!!

3Thank mjmurphy
Gainesville, Virginia
Reviewed November 5, 2012

We stayed for for 2 nights this time. We have been here 2 other times. The breakfast is wonderful, and it is plentiful. If going to Amish Country this is located in a central place. The house is full of history with modern comforts. The rooms are spacious and relaxing. Rebecca and Dave are perfect hosts. Just wish we could...

5Thank hmguilford
Bensalem, Pennsylvania
Reviewed November 5, 2012

My dearest friend of 45 years suggested we take a trip to Ephrata to visit with another dear friend and their family. She said we would be staying at a Wonderful B & B. Well this is an understatement. This place was that and much more. The room was perfect with a brick fireplace complete with a log already in...

2Thank Sheila_Friedman
Reviewed November 4, 2012

We stayed here for 3 nights, during Superstorm Sandy. We did not lose power, and while most of the area was closed down, we were comfortable and warm. The rooms are great, the bedding is fantastic, and Rebecca and Dave was perfect hosts. Breakfast every day was outstanding. All in all, I can only say positive things about this B&B....

5Thank EastwestUSA
Chesapeake, Virginia
Reviewed November 3, 2012

Great B&B experience. Our hosts were pleasant and made helpful suggestions to make our PA visit most enjoyable. The inn was lovely, the rooms were clean, comfortable and inviting. Their breakfast was delicious and the presentation was superb. Thanks Dave, Rebecca and staff! B & S from Chesapeake, VA

1Thank B S
Ephrata, Pennsylvania
Reviewed November 1, 2012

My husband and I spent one night at the Smithton for our anniversary, and it was a great decision! Rebecca and Dave are so welcoming and keep a beautiful Inn. Dave gave us a great tour of the property. We found all the history attached to the home fascinating. Rebecca's food is delicious! My husband and I have 3 small...

5Thank jessmartin1222
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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: $134 - $191 (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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See which rooms travelers prefer

“The Crimson Room is perfect. With a sofa, work space and huge bathroom. The fire place is the icing on the cake.”
bobweitzel, Feb 15, 2017 | Read review
“Tailor's cottage is the only pet friendly room”
MNDC2012, Jan 22, 2017 | Read review
“Speak to Rebecca. She will guide you as to which suite best suits your needs.”
Nee966, Jan 6, 2017 | Read review
“Tailor's Cottage is very private and roomy”
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lindawM1107TW, Dec 27, 2016 | Read review
“The sage room on the first floor, in the rear, was very private.”
SuzyQu15, Dec 8, 2016 | Read review
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