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College Park, Maryland
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 10 August 2015

We stayed here for our wedding night and the night after. Great room, and the best breakfasts I have had at a B&B! David was a very friendly and welcoming host. Our favorite feature was the walk in shower with the rainforest head!

Thank Jocelyn K
Maryland, United States
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13 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2015

The Wayside Inn made our engagement weekend amazing. The rooms alone are amazing with whirlpool jet bathtubs and rain forest head showers. They are able to provide special touches to each room upon request. There location is very convenient to historical Ellicot City and local State Parks.The breakfast was also enjoyable and better than average food.

Thank Matt M
Woodbridge, Virginia
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270 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015

We have traveled all around the world, and this was special. Rooms are all top-notch.. we chose the suite on the second floor (with the "Jungle Shower")... it was exquisite and we really enjoyed it for out Anniversary Outing. David is a top-notch host and a super cook. This Inn is only about a mile from the old Ellicott City... More 

Thank R K
San Diego, California
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2015

My husband and I stayed in the Ellicott Room for my birthday. The room overlooked the rear of the Inn on the second floor. It was a great size room and the bed was really comfortable. I wish I had the bathroom in my home! David was a fantastic host and we could tell how much he enjoyed showing us... More 

Thank fitgal
1 review
Reviewed 2 July 2015

Wayside is beautiful inside and out. My wife and I went for our wedding anniversary and it was terrific. You must visit. Beautiful rooms and very romantic atmosphere. Owners were and are fantastic! My wife and I will definately go back again very soon. Thanks Wayside Inn!!!!

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Thank PhilGeppi
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21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

This was our very first bed and breakfast experience, ever. I'm afraid that after this stay that I'm going to find it very hard to have another wonderful experience anywhere else. We stumbled into The Wayside by leaving the beach early to do something different. We hunted and hunted all over to find a B&B and most that I had... More 

Thank Mysteree M
breakfastguy83, Owner at The Wayside Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your wonderful review! It is folks like you two who make running a bed and breakfast so rewarding. We do love what we do, You were a delight to host, so enthusiastic and open to our suggestions. And yes, to ALL those who are reading this response, a quick call to your intended bed and breakfast... More 

Long Island, NY
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 20 May 2015

I can't say enough about this lovely bed and breakfast. From the moment I called to make thereservation, to being greeted and shown around, to being served a most wonderful breakfast, the proprietor, David was fabulous. The house is beyond words. You will want for nothing staying here. The decor is perfect. I'm looking forward to coming back and exploring... More 

Thank BirdLover2
breakfastguy83, Owner at The Wayside Inn, responded to this review

Hi, this is David writing and I just wanted to say thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We know that you have many choices of where to stay and spend your hard earned dollars. We so appreciate not only that you chose the Wayside Inn for your time away, but also that you took... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 April 2015

We've stayed at Wayside for 4 years now for our wedding anniversary and we are never disappointed. We are always made to feel so welcomed and loved, the home is so beautiful and easy to get to, the beds are like sleeping on a cloud and the breakfast is beyond delicious. We wouldn't want to stay anywhere else! HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!!

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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2015

Good value, great rooms, grand building. Extremely nice hostess. The only thing that ever went wrong was that she gave us the wrong password for the internet, but I just called their phone # and got the password, so I didn't even have to go downstairs. Breakfast was good, not stellar. But they made so many accommodations for our little... More 

Thank Jeremy M
Crofton, Maryland
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 March 2015

We visited the Wayside Inn for a relaxing stay during a bachelorette spa weekend. This was during a big snow storm in which we got 8-10 inches of snow and unfortunately our spa reservation at a local spa (Luna Day Spa-which I DO NOT recommend) was cancelled. We had no where else to go and were really worried about continuing... More 

1 Thank Sarah F

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Two hundred years of history await you at the Wayside Inn. Conveniently located in historic Ellicott City, Maryland, and within a short drive of either Baltimore or Washington, D.C., the Wayside Inn is the perfect place for you to escape to the past. A historic building providing modern amenities and fabulous, full breakfasts combine for an unforgettable escape. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Wayside Inn

Address: 4344 Columbia Road, Ellicott City, MD 21042-5910
Region: United States > Maryland > Ellicott City
Price Range: $242 - $304 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Wayside Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“All rooms are beautiful, the Terrace Room is the most private.”
 of 5 bubbles Gingersnappy0909, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The Ellicott Room is located at the back of the building which provided the quiet and privacy we were looking for.”
 of 5 bubbles A127NXrogerm, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Betty's Suite was beautiful, but no jetted tub - if you're hoping for that, book a different room in this hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles Emc8309, 15 May 2016 | Read review
“Terrace room is fantastic.”
 of 5 bubbles bubba1701, 22 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Loved their Terrace Room which had a separate entrance!”
 of 5 bubbles Victoria8201, 30 Sep 2015 | Read review
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