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Penelope Murphy's Bed and Breakfast

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Reviewed 3 October 2016

What a great find! This B&B really felt like we were staying with family, but with much better breakfast! Penny is quite a character and had a lot of local suggestions for restaurants and other local spots to check out on our roadtrip. The location is quiet, comfortable and clean but the hospitality was the highlight of our stay. We'll... More 

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Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Nice, clean and airy surrounded by the beauty of the PA mountains. Very close to Shamokin and Knoebels Park. Owners are friendly and helpful. It's like visiting grandma's house. I declined the breakfast due to family plans but I'll bet it's as good as all the rest of the amenities at Penelope's B&B. Stayed in the Victorian suite which I... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 10 May 2016

We have been here 3 times in the last 2 months. This place is awesome. Penelope and Andrew are so sweet and generous. This place is like being at the mountain house you always wanted. The rooms are comfortable and clean. The common areas are cozy and available for game playing, just reading a book by the fire or having... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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Reviewed 13 August 2015

My family and i have stayed here on multiple occasions....we love this b and b, and the lovely woman who runs/owns it!!! the rooms are adorable, grounds peaceful, and she cooks a terrific breakfast, made to order...It is both delicious and plentiful!!!

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Reviewed 26 January 2015 via mobile

Penelope was the nicest and most welcoming lady I've ever met. She took a reservation without any deposit and let me check in early to get the room set up to surprise my boyfriend. The breakfast was amazing and she makes everything from scratch. The jacuzzi was awesome and the bed was comfy. Sure the TV wasn't brand new but... More 

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Eatontown, New Jersey
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Reviewed 28 July 2013

the room was awesome. very nicely decorated. not sure if i met penelope but whoever she was was very friendly and nice. the only complaint was i couldn't get the tv to wrk and she said there would b a bell if i needed help, i couldn't find it.

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Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 24 January 2013

I was in the area on business and wanted to stay at a different place this trip. I stayed at a local hotel last time and it was shabby, unappealing, and in need of repairs.I made a good choice this time; Penny was a great host and makes the best home fries with onions. Breakfast was delicious and plenty to... More 

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Reviewed 8 August 2012

My girlfriend and I spent the night at Penelope Murphy's on a short road trip in July 2012. This was our first night on our trip, and we were both really pleased with the accommodations. It was my first time in a B&B so I wasn't entirely sure what to expect. Penelope doesn't take credit cards, and she takes reservations... More 

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Address: 205 Johns Estate Road, Coal Township, PA 17866
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Coal Township
Number of rooms: 7
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“All the rooms are individually decorated and have different amenities. Calling for a reservation is a good way to get the room you want.”
 of 5 bubbles jessicabD4188SB, 10 May 2016 | Read review
“i don't think there is a bad room anywhere in this place!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles 872barbram, 12 Aug 2015 | Read review
“While I didn't really see the other rooms, if you're staying as a couple, I would definitely splurge for the Victorian suite. The privacy and added perks are well worth it.”
  • The Victorian Suite
 of 5 bubbles TimesArrow, 7 Aug 2012 | Read review
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