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Addison, New York
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We have been going to Ephrata PA for the past ten years for the NHRA races. We usually stay at The Hampton Inn which was full so we decided to try something different this year. The Historic Smithton Inn bed & breakfast was a fabulous choice. The owners were so nice and greated us personally to show us around the...

1Thank gizgirlie
Reviewed 30 September 2016

What a wonderful stay my Husband and I had at the Smithton Inn. Rebecca, the Innkeeper and owner , couldn't have been more gracious. The rooms were very cozy and welcoming and were pristine clean. The homemade breakfast including everything under the sun, was fabulous. We were there on business but it certainly didn't feel that way.

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Stony Brook, New York
Reviewed 25 September 2016

My sister, brother-in-law and I recently stayed in the Smithton Guest House, which is right next to the gorgeous historic inn. We were traveling with our small dogs, and delighted to find a spacious fenced in yard for our little guys. The guest house itself is undergoing renovations, but don't let that dissuade you from staying in this charming old...

1Thank mahomama59
Paris, Ile-de-France, France
Reviewed 23 September 2016

I found this hotel or rather Inn by chance just driving by (after a mishap in my booking for another hotel, I had found myself without a place to stay in Ephrata). I saw the stone walls and the nice, vintage-y sign and it felt like a house straight from the set of the Lord of the Rings -the way...

Thank Nicolas J
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Great atmoshere, people, accomodations. Bfast unlike any i have had in years. Took the edge off a frantic schedule. Smell of hot hot blue berry muffins baking as coming down the stairs that morning brought back memories of happier days of grndma baking something good and worth waking up early for. Had fun.

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Spent six nights in the well appointed "Chocolate Room". B&B owners, Rebecca and Dave Gallagher, are appropriately attuned to their guests interests and needs. As a result, the inn is thoughtfully and well managed - they even have a Tesla electric car recharging station in the parking lot(!) Breakfasts are delicious, well prepared, and offer a variety of options including:...

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New York, NY
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We booked the Guest House at the Smithton Inn for two nights over Labor Day weekend to serve as a central meeting point for an afternoon gathering of family we have scattered across PA. We liked the idea of having our own separate space with 2 bds, a full kitchen and a big yard for our toddler to run around...

1Thank lalabbott
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

This B&B was wonderful. It was very clean and tastefully decorated. Rebecca the inn keeper was so informative. We were traveling with our 12 year old daughter and she had great suggestions for things she enjoyed. The breakfasts were outstanding. The inn is historic but with all the modern comforts even enough charging stations for all our devices.

1Thank Maryellen D
Trenton, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Visited the area in August with a handful of other older couples and decided to stay here as there were not many options available. The area is always very busy and you need time ahead to really plan out your visits. Regardless, I did not read any reviews ahead of time and booked because it was the only thing available....

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HistoricSmithton, Owner at Historic Smithton Inn, responded to this review

Dear Katie, I think there’s a strong lesson to be learned by BOTH of us with your review! For me, I think I need to tell every guest when they arrive, that we run our property with the expectation that EVERY guest should have a “5-star experience”, and if for any reason you feel like we’re not living up to...

Reviewed 23 August 2016

My husband and I enjoyed our stay at the B&B in August of 2016. We stayed in the Sage room. The Place is restored to its dated historic time period and it is beautiful and very clean. The woodwork is amazing. Dave and Rebecca the innkeepers are just lovely. Rebecca is an AMAZING cook! She made me gluten free meals...

1Thank Debbie F

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Historic Smithton Inn is a Select Registry property and one of the oldest bed and breakfasts in Lancaster County. The 1763 colonial stone inn boasts 7 guest rooms, all with en-suite baths, working fireplaces, flat screen TV/DVD players, digital alarm clocks and refrigerators. Guest rooms are spacious and blend historic charm with modern comforts. You'll absolutely love our breakfasts! Our location provides you easy access to all the wonderful Lancaster attractions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Historic Smithton Inn

Address: 900 W Main St, Ephrata, PA 17522-1328
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Lancaster County > Ephrata
Price Range: $212 - $243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Historic Smithton Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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“We love the Crimson Dove Suite with the King size bed”
 of 5 bubbles L7908IBkevinp, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Blue room was nice, Red room looks a little more modern, Suite looked fab!”
 of 5 bubbles joshb340, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The Red and Blue rooms might be a bit quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles TexansInLove, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms are great”
 of 5 bubbles fraukjedevries, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms were beautiful! We were able to see other rooms that we didn't stay in.”
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