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Historic Smithton Inn

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 28 May 2014

I mistakenly thought that I would be staying in a rural area. Ephrata is fairly large, and the location of the Smithton Inn was at the corner of a major highway and a road that went to a local school. There was heavy traffic all day, and there was highway noise during the night. The room was comfortable and the...

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One of the things I like most about Trip Advisor is that it can help people find the B&B that’s best suited to them… as “wonderful” as we are, I have no doubt that the Historic Smithton Inn doesn’t suite EVERYONE’S taste. We’re a great option for guests who love historic properties, appreciate a quaint town with great accessibility to...

South Carrollton, Ky
Reviewed 27 May 2014 via mobile

We chose this inn because of its personal historic significance. This 1763 inn was in business as a tavern/inn at that time when 3 of my great-great-great grandparents were living right here. Knew we just HAD to come for the history. However, what we found was so, so much more. The quality of care that Rebecca & Dave have given...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 24 May 2014

Our 2 night stay at the Inn was very comfortable and pleasant. The house displays the historic charm with all the modern conveniences. The Breakfasts were delicious and Rebecca and Dave were very helpful with recommendations for attractions and dinner locations. When we make another trip to the area we plan to stay here again.

Thank Ed T
Reviewed 21 May 2014

We made a short road trip to Amish Pennsylvania from family visit in New Jersey in late March - weather still poor and snow flurries forecast. We chose to stay at Ephrata and were pleased with our choice. This B and B was very close to the Ephrata Cloister. We had done an organised tour there in the afternoon so...

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Reviewed 19 May 2014

The Smithton Inn is located in the heart of Lancaster County on Main Street in Epharta, PA. Filled with tons of historic charm, you won’t be disappointed after a great night’s sleep and a delicious gourmet home cooked breakfast by Innkeeper Rebecca Gallagher. Both Rebecca and Dave are readily available to recommend local places to eat as well as wonderful...

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Mobile, Alabama
Reviewed 16 May 2014

You must emphasize the BREAKFAST when describing this bed and BREAKFAST. The food is amazing. Rebecca (your hostess) alternates between sweet or savory breakfast each day. We were there for 3 mornings so had 2 savories and 1 sweet and all were AMAZING--accompanied by an enhanced fresh fruit (i.e., melon cup with agave; orange mixture with sesame seeds), homemade muffins...

Thank 1970kat
Reviewed 11 May 2014

This inn is amazing!!! My husband and I come twice a year- it's our home away from home. So clean and comfortable, relaxing.. And the breakfasts are phenomenal - Rebecca is a tireless creative and enthusiastic innkeeper and she and Dave have really upgraded the inn. They will take great care of you!

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Rhode Island
Reviewed 9 May 2014

The innkeeper here saved our vacation after we had a bad experience with a B&B stay purchased with a voucher. We needed to change our plans quickly and Rebecca graciously accommodated us at the very last minute. Luckily, her Inn is beautiful, her breakfasts filling and delicious and Rebecca is a charming host with a plethora of ideas of what...

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San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 2 May 2014

This was our 2nd time to stay at the Snithton Inn. It's been 3 years and we could tell that they had been changing painting and sprucing up the inn. To us it was a sign of pride and that they love their work. Our stay of 4 night was great. Sleeping on their their beds makes you feel like...

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Boyertown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 29 April 2014

My husband and I just stayed here for our mini-honeymoon and it was wonderful! The innkeepers were so kind and helpful and were able to give us a lot of information about the area. The room we were in (Sage room) was so pretty. The bed was amazingly comfortable and the working fireplace was a very cool feature (we had...

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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Lancaster County > Ephrata
Price Range: €123 - €176 (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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“The Crimson Room is perfect. With a sofa, work space and huge bathroom. The fire place is the icing on the cake.”
bobweitzel, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“of course upstairs! nice bathroom too”
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“Tailor's cottage is the only pet friendly room”
MNDC2012, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Speak to Rebecca. She will guide you as to which suite best suits your needs.”
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“Tailor's Cottage is very private and roomy”
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