We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Trail Inn and Cafe

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
We can't find prices for this hotel
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Frostburg
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Management photos
Trail Inn and Cafe
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

27 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 27: English reviews
Pittsburgh
Level Contributor
74 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Stopped here after a challenging climb up the 16 miles uphill from Cumberland. The switchback up the steep hill was another challenge, but worth it for a beer and a bite. The owner was extremely kind and attentive. We had some beers and chicken fingers - they were fine but nothing special. I can't comment on the lodging or camping.... More 

Helpful?
Thank Pgh15203
Baltimore, Md
Level Contributor
119 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

The camping area is up a steep ramp and and a few levels as it used to be a vineyard. Camped here with the Boy Scouts and had plenty of room for our tents and gear. There were other campers here too (bicyclists). We had to haul water up the ramp which was tiring. Tent areas were flat. Had the... More 

Helpful?
Thank ppt4
Ephrata, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
53 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

From outside appearance I was skeptical , but the room was very nice, clean and the bed was comfortable! A lovely breakfast basket was delivered to our room! John the owner was very friendly and he was our shuttle for the bike trail, since we choose to begin our trip in Meyersdale.

Helpful?
1 Thank ephratamyhome
Grants Pass, Oregon
Level Contributor
382 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016

The hosts are just delightful and very helpful. They really wanted to make sure we enjoyed our stay. Our room was heated up when we arrived. Very clean. Hot showers. Comfy bed and pillows. Breakfast was offered to us in a basket to take to our room - muffins, yoghurt, granola bar, juice, and banana. Have covered area for bikes.

Helpful?
1 Thank Suz1884
Trinidad
Level Contributor
658 reviews
81 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 433 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2016

If arriving off the Western Maryland Railway’s steam journey from Cumberland, then make a beeline for the Café as soon as you arrive. We made the mistake of going around the Thrasher Museum first and then taking the Allegany County Trolley into Frostburg before coming back to grab a quick bite before re-boarding the train. Despite arriving back at the... More 

Helpful?
Thank The_Concierge_8
Baltimore, Maryland
Level Contributor
20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2015

This motel is a bit off the beaten track (though still very close to the center of town) and humble looking from the outside. But the couple that owns the place obviously takes great pride in offering a good product. The room I had (#5) was quaint, attractive, and clean, and it included all the basic amenities one would expect... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank Bruce M
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

John was very hospitable and helpful. We chose this establishment due to location. John accommodated us with transport to the GAP after we rode the train with our bikes from Frostburg. Breakfast basket was a quick nice way to start the day. It contained enough food to serve as a great halfway snack for our ride that day. We felt... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Karen J
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2015

There are several other campgrounds in the area.You will have to carry your items up and down a very steep hill. You will be in the backyard of a restaurant and neighborhood. There is no electricity. the bath house is half way down the hill. The manager is a very nice guy though.

Helpful?
1 Thank SuzieQTravels
Crownsville, Maryland, United States
Level Contributor
33 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2015

I have stayed at the Trail Inn on 3 separate occasions. I believe every time I have been in the room on the end. This is a nice place to stay if you are visiting Frostburg. It is located down the hill from the main part of town. The rooms are small, but I usually just use them for sleeping.... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank WildlifeGirl83
Cumberland, Maryland
Level Contributor
9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2015

As many of you have read in the following reviews, there is no one nicer to deal with than John and Beth Sayler at the Trail Inn B&B. In the past some of the reviews have been about service in the Trail Inn Cafe. Not the food! But the service and how the staff performed. 2015 will see NEW management... More 

Helpful?
Thank Hart D

4 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (4)
Viewed
Room/Suite (3)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (1)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Frostburg
0.3 km away
Gunter Hotel
Gunter Hotel
#3 of 6 in Frostburg
62 reviews
2.2 km away
Hampton Inn Frostburg
Hampton Inn Frostburg
#1 of 6 in Frostburg
416 reviews
2.1 km away
Quality Inn & Suites Frostburg
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
7.3 km away
BEST WESTERN Braddock Inn
8.5 km away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites La Vale - Cumberland
16.0 km away
Comfort Inn
Comfort Inn
#2 of 2 in Grantsville
102 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
For your comfort we offer 12 rooms, two of these have queen beds, one room is available with two sets of bunk beds, and we also have three rooms with a queen bed and a pull out love seat. Six of these are on the first floor with private bath and Cable TV. They are furnished with locally made rustic pine beds. On the third floor of the old Tunnel Hotel, we have two bedrooms, one with one double and two twin beds and the other has one queen and two twin beds. These rooms share a bath and a fully supplied kitchen, all you need to bring is your food. On the second floor of the Tunnel Hotel is a one bedroom suite and another room with 1 double & 1 twin bed, both with private baths and Cable TV. All rooms are NON SMOKING, no pets allowed. All rooms are air conditioned. Laundry facilities available. Discounts are offered for longer stays, group rates and off season rates. A shuttle service is available for guests reservation for this service must be made in advance. Bike rentals are also available with advance notice. Hike or Bike the Great Allegheny Passage from the Frostburg Trailhead, located 300 yards below the Trail Inn. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Trail Inn and Cafe

Address: 20 Depot Rd, Frostburg, MD 21532-1306
Region: United States > Maryland > Frostburg
Number of rooms: 12
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Trail Inn and Cafe staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“we had a privite room with bath, they also have hostel or family room avaible.”
 of 5 bubbles ephratamyhome, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I had the room at the end and I think it was a little nicer than the others. It's also farther from the bar, which might get noisy.”
  • View of the small bathroom
  • View of the sink and TV
  • The bed was comfortable, maybe a tiny bit soft
 of 5 bubbles JohnMz, 12 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Find a different place to stay.”
 of 5 bubbles robinb945, 23 Jul 2013 | Read review
“We stayed at the point at the stairs that made a little corner in the tight parking lot so we could lock the bikes to the rail. They may have a place too park bikes, I don't know. I would stay here again.”
 of 5 bubbles treeshaker, 18 Oct 2012 | Read review
“Very inexpensive and convenient.”
 of 5 bubbles FoodJudgePittsburgh, 17 Sep 2012 | Read review
5 of 5