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Jacob Rohrbach Inn

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Nieuw en Sint Joosland
Reviewed 16 July 2013

The JRI is a beautiful Inn and the innkeepers, Joanne and Paul, are very friendly and make you feel right at home. We enjoyed conversing with the other guests like LondonUKTom (see below) and his family and Richard who was travelling by motorcycle. Breakfast was awesome! I loved Joannes blueberry muffins! And being the lovely host as she is, she...

Thank Edwin d
Reviewed 15 July 2013

We have stayed there several times. As always,it has felt like shone away from home. Owner is an authority on history of the area ,an excellent cook and host. Grounds are immaculate and rooms are as clean as home. I would not hesitate to return for a visit.

Thank Henry G
London UK
Reviewed 10 July 2013

We stayed as a family and used 4 rooms. Joann and Paul made us feel very welcome and their knowledge of the area was very helpful as we had travelled from the UK. The rooms were very clean, large and great decoration. We were able to use the garden which was useful as we had a 4 month old baby...

1Thank LondonUKTom
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 8 July 2013

A lovely place, a charming room, tastefully decorated without being "overdone". All the modern conveniences were available without compromising the essence of the period B&B. Breakfast was delicious and Joann was a most welcoming, knowledgeable and accommodating host. Highly recommended.

Thank hallyday
DeBary, Florida
Reviewed 4 July 2013

We will return to the Rohrbach whenever our travel plans take us in that area. JoAnn and Paul are consumate innkeepers. The B & B has wonderful food, historic atmosphere, friendly service, and comfortable rooms. I would recommend the Rohrbach to any traveller.

Thank jsflorida@aol.com
Marion, Ohio
Reviewed 2 July 2013

The Jacob Rohrbach Inn ticked all of our must-haves when looking for a bed and breakfast experience. We loved having a private entrance and the private balcony with settee and chair was a real bonus! The room was extremely clean and very, very spacious. There were two lounge chairs as well as a table with two side chairs. Couldn't have...

Thank Marilyn O
Hoboken, NJ
Reviewed 1 July 2013

We stayed in the General's Quarters which was perfect for a family of four (with school age children). Joanne shared the interesting history of her historic home during our visit and also provided us with a DVD about Antitetam which we watched before visiting the battlefield. She provided a bunch of options for dinner and detailed directions. As an added...

Thank ELP98
Chagrin Falls, Ohio
Reviewed 27 June 2013

If you enjoy a great B&B this is the place. Joanne is a warm and friendly hostess, the breakfasts are delicious, and the area is full of activities. We have stayed here many times over the last ten years, and love to visit the Inn, and Joanne and Paul.

Thank Lauri W
Colorado Springs, Co.
Reviewed 24 June 2013

Joanne did a great job of explaining the history of the home to us and made a fantastic breakfast for us. The room we stayed in was beautiful with the feel of a civil war home except with all the modern conviences. I'm hoping to have another chance to visit the area and if so I'll be sure to stay...

Thank targetdad
Reviewed 19 June 2013

We recently took a weekend trip to visit the Antietam Battlefield and one of the highlights of our adventure was our night at the Jacob Rohrbach Inn. We stayed in what used to be the outdoor kitchen, beautifully renovated and charming, with a sitting porch overlooking the back garden. Joann is a great hostess and a terrific cook. We were...

Thank Judy Y

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An eyewitness to history since 1804 this award winning Bed & Breakfast at Antietam Battlefield offers a luxurious accommodations that are brimming with historic charm and gracious hospitality. Guests enjoy our spacious landscaped grounds and gardens located in the center of an historic village, little changed since the Civil War. Five lovingly restored guest rooms are within walking distance of a restaurant, an ice cream parlor, a bakery, and of course the Antietam Battlefield. Just a short drive from the Inn are several wineries, a distillery, and a microbrewery, all of which offer a diverse tasting experience sure to please any palate. Shopping opportunities abound in the surrounding area, from antique and vintage stores to the Prime Outlet Mall, you will be sure to find something special. Within minutes of the Inn guests can visit four national parks; Antietam Battlefield, the C&O Canal, the Appalachian Trail, and Harpers Ferry, as well as South Mountain State Park. Bicycles are available for guests to explore the parks and scenic countryside. The Sharpsburg area includes many outstanding restaurants. From a casual meal to a fine dining experience, there is something here for everyone. Just across the river is Shepherdstown, West Virginia, home of Shepherd University, where you will find a great place to enjoy live music, festivals and other cultural events throughout the year. Within an hour’s drive, scenic country roads lead you to Gettysburg, Berkeley Springs, Skyline Drive and the Shenandoah National Park. Just 90 minutes from Baltimore, Annapolis and Washington DC, the Inn is the perfect destination for a weekend excursion or an extended vacation. Make the Jacob Rohrbach Inn your home away from home as you wander through the countryside and explore the Mid-Atlantic, knowing that at the end of the day you will be returning to a relaxed and welcoming retreat. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jacob Rohrbach Inn

Address: 138 West Main Street, Sharpsburg, MD 21782
Region: United States > Maryland > Sharpsburg
Price Range: €132 - €192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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