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Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

The room we stayed in was mediocre at best not anything like the photos on the website have stayed in bed and breakfast before this was nothing out of the ordinary breakfast was nice but that was about it no air conditioning difficulty opening the windows we were not impressed

Thank Susan M
InnkeeperPam, Owner at Bruce House Inn, responded to this review

Hi Susan! Could you provide me with more information as to the room you stayed in? All photos are accurate and we have never had any complaints that they were misleading. Also, the entire inn is air conditioned and guests are advised upon check in to let me know if it is not comfortable.

Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

The Bruce House Inn is in a fantastic setting - up on a hill and a five minute walk from downtown restaurants. We stayed in the Library - which is quite large and has its own sitting room. The bedroom is beautiful, with intricate wood paneling. The sitting room I would describe as a little quirky, but a nice place...

Thank horsetraveler2016
Newark, Delaware
Reviewed 15 February 2016

My husband and I traveled to Cumberland to take in a scenic train ride this past Valentine's Day weekend (2016) and stayed at the Bruce House. Our room was the Crow's Nest. The weather for the weekend was bitter cold but, you would not have known it in the quaint home. Our room was warm, well appointed and comfortably furnished....

Thank Adele M
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

What a great place to stay! Excellent location; excellent rooms and overall presentation; excellent breakfast; and wonderful owners and hosts. Came for one night by chance and last minute, and decided to stay for a second night and spend New Year's Eve in Cumberland, MD. Would come back anytime. Thanks for a wonderful time!

1Thank G S
Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

The Bruce House Inn is comfy and cozy. It's worn charm is homey and comfortable. A nice easy walk to downtown -it's close to Washington St, which is lined with lovely Victorian era homes. Worth a walk on both sides of the street. Easy to enjoy this B&B's small town setting. Breakfast was delicious and plentiful. Best to book in...

Thank Deeds6262
Mentor, Ohio
Reviewed 12 November 2015

We stayed at the Bruce House Inn as a starting point for our bicycle trip on the Greater Allegheny Passage. We were amazed at what a terrific town Cumberland is! Well worth a visit! The Inn is located in a beautiful historic residential district a short walk from town. Bruce House was a wonderful choice. It was quiet with an...

Thank Ginny R
Reviewed 30 October 2015

Husband and I stayed here on our 26th anniversary, driving home from the east coast to Chicago. Cumberland is a really historic town that is hopefully on its way back up but for anyone driving through or biking through the Alleghany route, this is a wonderful place to stay for a night or two. Great breakfast, too!

Thank Diana B
Owings Mills, Maryland
Reviewed 28 October 2015

We love Western Maryland and have passed through Cumberland hundreds of times but never spent a weekend there – our loss. We were rewarded this past weekend with the drive up Rt. 70 to Rt. 68 at the peak of fall colors. The past few years have been a disappointment for the foliage displays but we hit the mark on...

Thank Judy J
Annapolis, Maryland
Reviewed 20 October 2015

We stayed in the Monk's Room one night on our way to the Midwest. We needed a quiet place not too far from the highway where we could get an early start the next morning. This place was perfect. You have to be ready to climb stairs, but the room was large, well-decorated, clean, quiet, and comfortable. Lots of outlets...

Thank jct263
Stewartstown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 16 October 2015

We stayed in the Washington Room. It was very comfortable and fairly clean minus a few spider webs and dirty window sills. Blinds in the room aren't totally private but just don't walk around naked I guess. Shay was our hostess and was very cordial and friendly. Breakfast was just fine and very tasty with great coffee. An Italian restaurant...

Thank sevenoverpar

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy the romance of the past, with the conveniences of the present. The Bruce House is an 1840 Federal home located in the beautiful historic district. Beautifully furnished rooms all have private baths. Enjoy our famous gourmet breakfast, or savor a glass of wine by the fireplace. Free wi-fi, secure bike parking, walking distance to all major attractions. Find out why the New York Post called us 'a chic B&B that is a find!' ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bruce House Inn

Address: 201 Fayette St, Cumberland, MD 21502-2832
Region: United States > Maryland > Cumberland
Price Range: $142 - $221 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Washington Room on Second floor - front corner room”
  • Claw Foot Tub
  • Corner windows to great view
 of 5 bubbles therammz, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Cumberland has one or two hills - think before walking into town as Bruce House is at the top!”
 of 5 bubbles MichaelandSylvia, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“This is an old home and those with mobility issues may have difficulty with accessing the front door and upper rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles adelem662, 14 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Nice view from the top floor but you have to be able to climb stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles 737ginnyr, 11 Nov 2015 | Read review
“We loved the Washington room, the only room on the 2nd floor.”
 of 5 bubbles dianab220, 30 Oct 2015 | Read review
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