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Mansion District Inn Bed & Breakfast

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Harlingen, Texas
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Having lived in Smethport for over 10 years, my family of 4 looked forward to our return trip this past summer after being away for 5 years. We have been to Jovanna and Ross' house before as friends and neighbors so more or less we know what to expect. As a house guest and customer, I was pleasantly surprised that...

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MDI_McCandless, Owner at Mansion District Inn Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

We felt it quite an honor to host our former beloved physician and family at MDI. Just hasn't been the same to have you not living across the street in the Smethport's historic John Cogswell Hamlin property. Your family seems blooming and thriving in Texas but Smethport still misses all of you. Thanks again for being our guests at the...

Philly
Reviewed 7 September 2015

Absolutely a wonderful experience staying at the Mansion District Inn B&B. We did not have the pleasure of meeting Ross, but Jovanna was such an amazing host and innkeeper! The property was beautiful and the mansion is filled with so many wonderful and interesting things that it is well worth the time to relax and look around. The hospitality was...

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Jovanna P, Owner at Mansion District Inn Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay. I hope that you can return someday and meet Ross. Although I did my best to impersonate Ross's breakfast historic storytelling, you haven't had the full experience until you experience breakfast with Ross.

Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Absolutely one of the finest places I have ever stayed. Inn keepers were two of the most wonderful hosts ever!! Clean, wonderful setting, outstanding food and GREAT conversation!! The room had a wonderful sound system, drinks in the room and snacks in the hallway.

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MDI_McCandless, Owner at Mansion District Inn Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Dick, So glad you enjoyed your stay at MDI! We certainly enjoyed getting to know you. It's rare that our guests make the front page of the local paper while they are guests! It's a real pleasure to get to know you. We look forward to your return to McKean County. Ross & Jovanna

Oviedo, Florida
Reviewed 3 September 2015

We have stayed at the Lake Haus a number of years in a row in the upper apartment. The accommodation is very clean and the staff is friendly and helpful. The view from the balcony onto Lake Hamlin is beautiful and peaceful with geese, ducks and the occasional bald eagle looking for a fish meal. The owners, Ross and Jovanna...

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MDI_McCandless, Owner at Mansion District Inn Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi R&C We love having you folks as long term guests! The Hamlin Lake Haus is actually a separate business (PA Wilds Suites) from the Mansion District Inn, B&B LLC but the two businesses compliment each other. Our goal for the PA Wilds Suites is to offer quality accommodations for our guests that wish to stay for longer term periods....

Leesburg, Virginia
Reviewed 27 August 2015

Ross and Jovanna are unbelievable hosts! Jovanna's breakfasts look beautiful and taste even better! Ross tells very interesting History of the Inn and the Smethport Area. I could listen to his 'history lessons' for hours. The Inn is extremely clean and decorated throughout with period era furniture, pictures, draperies, etc. Although the Inn has the appearance of an early 1900's...

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MDI_McCandless, Owner at Mansion District Inn Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Andy and Kris,, It was such a great pleasure to introduce you to Smethport and become friends with you folks. Maybe there is a deeper future for you in Smethport? How cool would that be! Thanks again for your genuine interest in MDI and exploration of Smethport and the PA Wilds region. Looking forward to your return visit sometime...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 25 August 2015

My daughter and I visited the Mansion District B&B during our vacation. The property was beautiful and meticulously maintained. The period pieces used to decorate the mansion were breathtaking. We were greeted by the owner who immediately made us feel welcome and at home. She provided us information about points of interest in the area that were very helpful. Our...

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MDI_McCandless, Owner at Mansion District Inn Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Your room tip was just excellent. Each of our suites are very unique with their appointments. Your suite, the two bedroom McCoy Suite, has the local hardwoods bath with Jacuzzi, round shower, sound system throughout and the private observation deck. We love helping guests discover the Pennsylvania Wilds and its rich heritage while using MDI as their "home base". Thanks...

Leesburg, Virginia
Reviewed 25 August 2015

My husband surprised me with a 3 night stay at the Mansion District Inn. It was one of the most unforgettable trips we have ever had. The Inn is perfectly restored to it's Victorian heyday with every detail thought of. The furnishings, wood work and complete atmosphere are beautiful. The hosts, Ross and Jovanna, are so welcoming you feel you...

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MDI_McCandless, Owner at Mansion District Inn Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for the beautiful review of MDI. We felt so lucky to meet you and get to know you. Please keep Smethport on your short list of retirement areas. This is a remarkable community with a rich history and an easy lifestyle. We occasionally host guests that we feel we have known for years. Thanks again for placing Smethport...

Northwest Ohio
Reviewed 24 August 2015

We were late in arriving as we ran into numerous traffic jams driving in from Ohio. The owners were concerned and called to confirm our wellbeing! The house, room, and breakfast was top notch. Rooms, house and porch very clean. We were interested in Kinzua Bridge State Park which is under construction (visitor's center). The owners gave us a nice...

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MDI_McCandless, Owner at Mansion District Inn Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Well eventually the Kinzua Skywalk Visitors Center will be complete. Its going to be spectacular. We have been having two of the Minnesota creative teams that are designing the displays stay at MDI so we've got to learn about the behind the scenes process. Thanks so much for being our guests, R&J

Donora, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

My Wife and I had an absolutely fantastic experience at The Mansion District B&B. Ross and Jovanna were perfect hosts. Complementary beverages and wine in the evening as well small touches that make you feel their generosity and family atmosphere. Pictured was one of our three courses at breakfast and guess what? Jovanna can cook😉. The house is furnished in...

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MDI_McCandless, Owner at Mansion District Inn Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi D&R I really enjoyed and reveled in the depth of our porch conversations. Thanks so much for being our guests and sharing your knowledge. Absolutely fantastic! -R&J

Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

The experience at this bed and breakfast was amazing! The grounds are beautiful, the people are wonderful who run it, and the food they served was unbelievably good. Highly recommend!! The beds were comfortable, it was very clean and beautiful.

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MDI_McCandless, Owner at Mansion District Inn Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi D&D! Thanks so much for being such great guests. It's folks like you that make this such a fun occupation. -R&J

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Mansion District Inn Suites Bed & Breakfast is situated in the heart of historic Smethport, PA's Mansion District; deep in the Pennsylvania Wilds. Experience exquisite Victorian opulence in the magnificent 1891 Hamlin-McCandless mansion. Enjoy your gourmet breakfast beside the fireplace in the spectacular Golden Oak dining room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mansion District Inn Bed & Breakfast

Address: 905 W Main St, Smethport, PA 16749-1040
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > McKean County > Smethport
Price Range: $141 - $162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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