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“Economy, location, and clean” 5 of 5 stars
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Classic Inn
Ranked #21 of 37 Hotels in Lancaster
Certificate of Excellence
Syracuse, New York
Level Contributor
12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Economy, location, and clean”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

When we got married 35 years ago, we hardly had two nickels to rub together. Our honeymoon was in Amish country with all of the strangely named towns for relatives and friends to snicker at. We decided to make an encore trip this weekend but didn't want to spend a fortune on lodging. Found the Classic Inn on-line and after checking several reviews, grabbed the last room which happened to be a Queen suite. Worked out perfect with a frig/freezer to store our purchased produce and meats before heading home. This place is classic in all the best ways and just a few quirky ones (why did they always put paper holders so close to your elbow at toilets? Was everyone THAT much smaller back when?). Perfect location for anything you might want to see in the area. Perfect pricing and the pride of the owners still shines.

Room Tip: Suite size is enormous. Perfect for shopper stockpiling and a family able to bunk.
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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2 Thank EddiePapa
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Marlboro, New Jersey
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30 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Stayed with my son for a baseball tournament nearby. Location is great for Amish Country experiences. Perfecdt location for families with yound kides as Dutch Wonderland is within a 1/4 mile. Rooms themself are LARGE. Place is basic but claen - both rooms and grounds. Rooms come with mini fridge and microwave. Front desk staff is extremely helpful and pleasent. Rates are exceptional- a great value without giving up much.

Room Tip: Rooms up the small hill on the back side of the parking lot are farthest from the highway so are the...
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars
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2 Thank ArchAOD
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Arizona
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51 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights a week ago. I feel that regardless whether a hotel is a 2 star or 5 star, it should be clean. This hotel is superficially clean, meaning if you don't look too closely, you may not notice how little care is put into it. The outside of the toilet and the base of the toilet is in fact very nasty. A damp cloth on the walls and the sink cabinets would clean spills, dried toothpaste and longtime dirt that has accumulated. The sheets and towels were clean. I will say that the price was right, if you can overlook the basic neglect of this property.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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4 Thank Judy W
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Stanardsville, Virginia
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

Just want to say that we have been going to Lancaster PA for the last 9 years, every September for our Anniversary & for the last 5 we keep returning to "Classic Inn" along with other family members that we invite to tag along with us. We have always been happy with our rooms "House" we always rent the 5 rooms at the office. Looking forward to September

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars
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2 Thank Shifflett
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Perkasie, Pennsylvania
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113 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

I've been coming here since the early 1990's, before the current owners. It's always clean and quiet, and close to everything. I used to even walk to the outlets!. Yes it's basic but I love it. The mattresses are getting a little soft and the pillows as well. But compared to a hotel I stayed at in June (different city) it was heaven.

Room Tip: They're all quiet. and roomy.
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
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2 Thank Nanadalyn
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Middlesex
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35 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

The inn has economy pricing and super clean rooms. Great for families. TV, mini fridge, microwave, WIFI and continental breakfast, Friendly staff and excellent location to attractions ,shopping centers and restaurants. Dutch Wonderland is within walking distance.

Room Tip: All rooms are good
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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1 Thank The C
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
44 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

Just stayed for one night on a business trip. This is a budget level property so judge it by that.
It is extremely clean, well maintained and the owners are very friendly plus helpful.
Yes, you get plastic cups, the towels are thin and the complimentary toiletries are very basic. Large rooms, microwave fridge and very private bath area. Only issue I had were that some TV channels did not have sound. Very convenient location and even the parking lot is well cared for.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars
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3 Thank dancersdad
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Property: Classic Inn
Address: 2302 Lincoln Hwy E, Lancaster, PA 17602-1114
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Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Lancaster County > Lancaster
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Lancaster
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Classic Inn 1.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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