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EJ Bowman House Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #3 of 22 Lancaster B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Telford, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
“Even better the second time”
Reviewed June 10, 2013

We recently returned to the EJ Bowman House for our second stay there. This time we brought some family members with us. We all had a wonderful time - we really enjoyed it even more than our first time. Diane and Scott are truly becoming like family. They are friendly, gracious and attentive without intruding on your "space". The house and rooms are spotless, and beautifully decorated. Lots of little guest-oriented details abound all through the house. The gardens are beautiful - and probably very relaxing. (It rained during our visit - no fault of our hosts!) Like other reviewers, you can't compliment the breakfasts enough! They are scrumpcious! A great way to start your day. We can't wait to go back!

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
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DianeandScott, Owner at EJ Bowman House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, June 17, 2013
You already gave us the best review we could ask for by staying with us the second time, and you even topped that by bringing other family along. Thank you so much for the great review, and yes, we can't wait for you to come back also, maybe you'll be able to enjoy the gardens then.
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Reviewed May 28, 2013

Immaculately clean everywhere. A wonderful welcome...Cute and comfortable. Gourmet breakfasts... thankfully, on the light side. Beautiful gardens...So happy, you'll be happy, too! I will stay here next time I'm in Lancaster area...

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
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DianeandScott, Owner at EJ Bowman House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, June 3, 2013
Thank you for the review, and it's always good to here that we've succeeded in making guests visits as delightful as possible, and, we hope to have you come share our home again in the future. Thanks again.
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Quakertown, Pennsylvania, United States
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Reviewed May 26, 2013

For a birthday present, I gave my wife a dinner and theater surprise at the Dutch Apple Dinner Theater, where "Cats" was playing. We found the EJ Bowman House online, and had a wonderful experience. Scott gave us a tour and history lesson about the house. The rooms are beautiful, graciously decorated, and clean. Breakfast was more than ample, and we had a good time talking with Scott and other guests. We would recommend them to anyone.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
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DianeandScott, Owner at EJ Bowman House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, June 3, 2013
This sounds a little redundant at times, but we are here to do exactly what you described, and make our guests stay the most enjoyable it can be. Diane and I both love what we are doing, and it's always nice to hear guests comments. Thank you so much for the review.
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Brooklawn, New Jersey, United States
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Reviewed May 12, 2013

My husband and I were already booked for Saturday night for an event in a closeby city. We wanted to get an early start and decided to find a place for Friday night! My husband was looking at the various B&Bs and decided on EJ Bowman House. We had a wonderful visit! It truly felt like visiting old friends. Scott and Diane went out of their way to be sure our stay was wonderful. Our only regret was not being able to stay longer. Hopefully our next visit will be for longer than one night and we will hopefully be bringing our friends as well. Everything was wonderful with just the right extra touches. It is located in a great central location. Thank you for having us!!!

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
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DianeandScott, Owner at EJ Bowman House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, May 13, 2013
It should be more like thank you for choosing us! We truly enjoyed having you with us, and wish the weather would have cooperated more as far as being out in the gardens with a little refreshment. Well, maybe in the future............
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Great Mills, Maryland
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Reviewed May 7, 2013

My hubby and I went to Lancaster for the weekend for our anniversary filled with antique shopping and the show Noah and I booked us the suite at the EJ Bowman House and could not have been more pleased with my decision. The inn keepers were warm and friendly and made us feel right at home from the beginning of our stay right through the end. Breakfast in the mornings were delicious and filling and the conversation was entertaining to say the least. If the B&B is available on our next visit to Lancaster we will be staying there again.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
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DianeandScott, Owner at EJ Bowman House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, May 13, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to review us. Please come visit us again, and we do remember what you mean by the entertaining conversation that weekend! Thanks again, and you're always welcome in our home.
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Woodbridge, Virginia
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Reviewed May 7, 2013

My wide and I went to Lancaster as a Christmas present from our children. They gave us tickets to the Sight and Sound Theater and reservatiions at theBowman house. The accommodations were great and Scott and Diane werte great hosts. Breakfast can't be beat. The house is centrally located so access to local attractiions was easy and direct. Other guests were on return visits and they were most enjoyable. We loved our stay.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
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DianeandScott, Owner at EJ Bowman House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, May 13, 2013
Thank you so much for the nice review. We really do strive to be as gracious and accommodating hosts as we can be, and it is nice to have our guests see that in the way we present ourselves to them. We really hope to see you again in the future.
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Reviewed April 24, 2013

The owners were very personable and welcoming upon our arrival. Everything necessary for making us comfortable and at home was at our fingertips. The room was clean and cozy and the breakfast outstanding. I thought I was in a 5 star restaurant. I highly recommend the EJ Bowman House.

  • Stayed April 2013
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DianeandScott, Owner at EJ Bowman House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, April 27, 2013
Thank you for the great review. We strive to make our guests feel that our home is their home and provide them with the amenities that they would find there. We are so glad that you felt welcome, and we would love to have you revisit us in the future.
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Property: EJ Bowman House Bed and Breakfast
Address: 2674 Lititz Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601-3724
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Lancaster County > Lancaster
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 22 B&Bs / Inns in Lancaster
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — EJ Bowman House Bed and Breakfast 3*
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
As your hosts, the O'Donnells welcome discerning travelers to where good tastes and elegance are at home for you in their circa 1860 Italianate home (big yellow house). 4 deluxe rooms and a suite (with whirlpool), modern conveniences, full homemade breakfasts and a lovely garden offer you the perfect Lancaster getaway with Hershey, Gettysburg and Philadelphia each a simple day trip away. ... more   less 
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