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“Perfect Stay” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Speedwell Forge B&B

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Speedwell Forge B&B
Ranked #3 of 10 Lititz B&B and Inns
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bucks county pa
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Perfect Stay”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2014

My husband and I received a gift certificate for the Speedwell and we finally had the opportunity to redeem it. We booked the Paymasters Office/suite. We took advantage of the tour at the wolf sanctuary (which was great) before we checked in. We actually got there early and Dawn, the innkeeper, was kind enough to let us get in our room before check in time! The room was amazing....it is beautiful, cozy, inviting and honestly was the cleanest room I have ever had in a B&B or hotel. It was spotless! We ordered a basket of goodies which had warm fresh baked bread and brownies along with other tasty items. The bread was soooo good! We highly recommend this property. The setting is gorgeous, the rooms and the mansion are lovely and the breakfast prepared by Dawn was incredible. Dawn and her husband Darin are wonderful hosts.

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  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 bubbles
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Hampstead, Maryland, USA
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55 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2014 via mobile

I found this place back in August. No as no idea that it would be such a fabulous get away. Tucked back in the woods, on gorgeous land, you find a beautiful home nestled in among the wolves. Yes! Wolves! The Wolf Sanctuary of PA is on sight. It's a beautiful monument to preservation of beautiful wildlife. Rescued wolves and hybrids live here and entertain all. We stayed in the paymaster's suite and loved swimming in the oversized in room jet tub (right by the fire place). The owners are gracious and loving and we will return. Thank you for such a blessing.

Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
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Philadelphia, PA
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2014

The Speedwell Forge B&B is just sublime: Beautiful, clean (no, immaculate), cozy, inviting, charming. Food was terrific and the hostess is amazing. We had a fabulous stay the day after Christmas. Visiting the Wolf Sanctuary next door is a MUST--one of the most amazing things I have ever seen.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2014

The house is gorgeously redone with cute little amenities like the awesome lavender soap/shampoo etc, Wilbur chocolates in the room, tea service anytime etc. I had an incredibly relaxing stay over Christmas while visiting family. Everyone was very nice and I definitely plan to book here again next year. Food was delicious too! Speedwell Forge was the best part of my visit home.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2014

Atmosphere & service were outstanding.
Living & walking w/wolves is a safari.
Owners Dawn & Darren friendly & never
hesitated to take time & answer questions.
It was Christmas in snow w/wolves. The
wolves live in packs willing to show off their
personality & wildness.
The B&B was built in 1760, a charm &
testimony to preservation and natural enivironment.
Lancaster PA

Room Tip: All rooms are good choices. The paymasters is a free standing building and more private.
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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Horsham, Pennsylvania
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110 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2013 via mobile

Another fantastic weekend with the wolves! We upgraded to the paymasters office after arrival on Friday. We were not disappointed. The paymasters office was luxurious, and very comfortable. We will definitely be back again. Thanks for great weekend Dawn!

Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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319 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2013

I have never stayed in a more perfect B & B!! Immaculate home and delicious food! My daughter and I love the wolves and it was just wonderful to be able to 'roam' leisurely around the wolf sanctuary.
Our hostess, Dawn was so kind and friendly.
We live in Lancaster County and wanted a quick 1 night mother-daughter get away. From start to end it was perfection!

Room Tip: we were in the boy's bedroom which was perfect for us as we both had our own bed!
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Additional Information about Speedwell Forge B&B

Property: Speedwell Forge B&B
Address: 465 Speedwell Forge Rd, Lititz, PA 17543-9537
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Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Lancaster County > Lititz
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 10 B&Bs / Inns in Lititz
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Built in 1760 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Speedwell Forge B&B offers a peaceful retreat in natural elegance. Three lovely guest rooms and three private cottages, all with private bath, on a relaxing 120-acre farm boarding a nature park and rolling Pennsylvania Hills. The perfect place to get away from it all, yet only minutes from the historic small towns of Lititz, Ephrata, Manheim, and all of Pennsylvania Dutch Country. ... more   less 

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