City of Lancaster Bed and Breakfasts

Staying at one of the Lancaster Bed and Breakfasts is the perfect choice for any visit to Pennsylvania Dutch Country.

Since the City of Lancaster is bursting with so many activities, restaurants, shopping opportunities, museums, and daily special events, it only makes sense that you might want to stay right of the midst of the action. While the city does provide many very fine Lancaster hotels, resting at one of the elegant Lancaster Bed and Breakfasts makes for the perfect change of pace after a long, hard day of sightseeing, business, or simple wandering around.

Furthermore, the City of Lancaster is centrally located within Lancaster County. Therefore, if your plan is to take one or more excursions throughout the towns and countryside of Pennsylvania Dutch Country, one of the Lancaster Bed and Breakfasts makes for an ideal stopping off point for your visit.

E.J. Bowman House Bed and Brekafast
2672 Lititz Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601
Phone: 717-519-0808 or 877-519-1776
Owned by Alice and E.Y. Murphey, this Lancaster Bed and Breakfastis a restored Italianate Victorian family home (circa 1860).

The elegance of this Lancaster accommodation begins with the grand parlor which has a fireplace, music room , kitchenette with homemade treats and beverages, and a library. Historic murals and fine art tastefully decorate the home. There is also a luxurious garden area and pond.

The B & B features four standard rooms. Each room has gas fireplace, private bath with heated tile floors, color cable TV/VCR, CD player and data port. The rooms are big enough for double occupancy.

There is also the larger Bowman Suite has the standard room amenities as well as a whirlpool tub, King-sized bed, quiet sitting room and summer balcony.

Each morning you will enjoy the three course gourmet breakfast, which includes homemade pastries, fruit course, and entree.

Children over 10 are welcome. Pets are not allowed. Smoking is prohibited.

Flowers and Thyme Bed and Breakfast
238 Strasburg Pike, Lancaster, PA 17602
Phone: 717-393-1460
This renovated 1941 house overlooks a picturesque working farm and is surrounded by lush cottage gardens of perennials and annuals. The Bed and Breakfast is only 4 miles east of the city of Lancaster.

All rooms have a private bath and beds are queen-sized. Choose among the following:

  • The Country Room - This comfortable room is furnished in country decor with a queen-sized canopy bed. The bath is tiled with a refinished period cast iron tub and a shower.
  • The Garden Room - This guest room has an antique queen bed, a small sitting area and an electric fireplace. The bath has a corner shower and a pedestal sink.
  • The Thyme Room - This comfortable room features a queen Shaker postal bed and is furnished in cranberry hues. A large bath includes a 2-person Jacuzzi, a free standing shower, and a generous vanity area.

When you wake up in the morning at this Lancaster Bed and Breakfast, you will enjoy a full country breakfast which normally includes crumbed Baked Pear with orange yogurt; bacon; lemon muffins; whole Wheat Waffles with pear streusel and apple cider syrup; and, coffee, specialty teas, and juice.

Children over 12 are welcome. Pets are not allowed. Smoking is not permitted inside the premises.

Hollinger House Bed and Breakfast
2336 Hollinger Road, Lancaster, PA 17602
Phone: (717) 464-3050
This very elegant Lancaster Bed and Breakfast, with its original peach bottom slate roof, large wraparound veranda, double balconies, original hardwood floors, fireplaces, high ceilings and over 6300 sq. ft. of space, sits on over 5 1/2 acres crossed by a woodland stream.

Choose among the following comfortable rooms:

  • The Magnolia Room -There is a queen- and full-sized beds, private bath and private balcony.
  • The Jeffrey Room - Furnished with a King-sized bed. There is also a private bath.
  • The Amelia Room - King-sized bed, private bath, and a fireplace.
  • The Irish Cottage - Queen-sized, four-post bed, all season wood stove, and private bath.
  • The Celestial Room - This guest room has a Queen-sized bed, private bath, and a fireplace.
  • The Guest House The guest house is furnished with a King-sized bed in the master bedroom; a Queen-sized bed in the loft; and, a twin bed and a double bed in the second bedroom. There are also two full baths as well as kitchen, living, dining, and laundry rooms.

This Lancaster lodging also serves a full country breakfast each morning.

Children are welcome. Small dogs are also allowed.

King's Cottage Bed & Breakfast Inn
1049 East King Street, Lancaster, PA 17602
Phone: (717) 397-1017 or (800) 747-8717
This elegant 1913 Spanish mansion is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as well as designated a "Top Ten Most Romantic Inn" by American Historic Inns.

This Lancaster Bed and Breakfast offers generous-sized rooms with whirlpool baths, afternoon refreshments, an inviting plant-filled sun room and a private honeymoon cottage. For business travelers there is also wireless high speed internet access.

You can even arrange to have dinner with a local Amish family.

All rooms have private baths. Four of the rooms have Queen-size beds and four have King-size beds. Some of them have whirlpool baths and fireplaces. The rooms provide robes, hair dryer, a phone, TV, and, a VCR or DVD.

Each morning begins with a full gourmet breakfast, featuring fresh delicacies of the season. You will start with fresh-ground coffee, juice and a fruit dish. Then, the main entree varies. It can be Sausage Florentine Crepes, Sweet Potato Pecan Pancakes, or Southern waffles with seasonal fruits and muffins of all types. All our breakfasts are made from scratch are served in the beautiful dining room, family style.

Young adults over 16 years of age are welcome. Pets are not.

Lovelace Manor Bed and Breakfast
2236 Marietta Pike, Lancaster, PA 17603
Phone: (717) 464-3050 or (866) 713-6384
This Victorian Lancaster Bed and Breakfast offers you an opportunity to step back in time. The etched glass doors, carved walnut staircase and crystal chandeliers provide an atmosphere of European elegance with a unique blend of rural beauty.

Your hosts, Lark and Michael McCarley invite you to enjoy complimentary refreshments each afternoon in one of the parlors or on the spacious wrap-around porch. Or, you may prefer a relaxing game of billiards or darts in the game room. There is also a collection of books and videos for your enjoyment.

Choose among the following rooms:

  • The Althea Room This guest room has a Queen-sized bed as well a private bath.
  • The Lucasta Room - The rooms has a King-sized bed, private bath, and an executive desk. The room also has a private phone and internet access.
  • The Ellinda Room - Contains a Queen-sized bed and a private bath.
  • The Rose Room - This guest room has a King-sized bed and a private bath.
  • The Two-Room Package For a little more money, your family can lodge in the Rose Room as well as the smaller Aramantha Room . The rooms would share a bathroom.

All rooms come with a TV/VCR as well.

Each morning will greet you with a hearty breakfast consisting of homemade granola with fresh fruit, various egg dishes, pancakes or French toast, muffins, coffee and tea.

Smoking is allowed on the porches and garden areas. It is not permitted inside the premises. Children over 12 are welcome.

O'Flaherty's Dingeldein House Bed and Breakfast
1105 E. King St (Corner of E. King & Cottage Ave.) Lancaster, PA 17602
Phone: 717-293-1723 or 800-779-7765
Currently owned by Gerry and Dave Blaich, this Lancaster lodging was Built approximately in 1910 in the Dutch Colonial style which was popular at the time. Originally a private residence for members of the Armstrong family of cork and tile fame, it first became a bed and breakfast in 1986.

You will have your choice to stay at the main inn or at the newer cottage across the relaxing Victorian Koi fishpond and gardens. You can choose among the following rooms:

  • The Master Suite - Double occupancy room located in the main inn furnished with a queen-sized bed, comfortable seating area, separate dressing room with antique dresser, enormous period bath with huge soaking tub and walk-in tile shower.
  • The Garden Suite - Located in the main inn, this two room family suite will provide comfortable lodging for four family members. The first Room has a large queen-sized bed and fireplace. The adjoining room has two twin beds. The large original family bath is immediately adjacent in the hallway. However,it is for the private use of the Garden Suite guests.
  • The Queen Room - Also, located in the main inn, this room is furnished with a queen-sized bed as well as a twin size trundle for use by a third adult or child sharing the room. The room also contains two comfortable wing back chairs, a fireplace and a private bath.
  • The Princess Room - This cozy room is the original maid's room for the 1910 home. Set in the eave of the private bathroom is a quaint “shorty” claw foot tub with a hand held shower. The room has a queen-sized bed.
  • The Rose Room - This large, modern room is located in the cottage, across the garden from the main house. It has its own private bathroom with combination tub and shower, a queen-sized bed and two comfortable reading chairs. There is stylish large skylight over the bed.
  • The Nature Room - This bright cheerful yellow room with blue accents is also located in the newer cottage. This is a double occupancy room with writing desk and skylight.

Most breakfasts at this Lancaster Bed and Breakfast includes a meat side dish such as locally cured bacon or local sausages. The main course of the hearty breakfast may also include soufflé O'Brian; southern fried apples; sliced fresh or grilled tomatoes; blueberry pancakes; scrambled eggs; stuffed grilled French toast; an omelet; potato bread French toast, or baked oatmeal. Breakfast includes a selection of homemade muffins or loaf breads. Seasonal fruit as well as beverages are also served.

Although children are welcome, pets are not.

Pheasant Run Farm Bed and Breakfast
200 Marticville Road, Lancaster, PA 17603
Phone: (717) 872-0991
In 1998, two teachers, Vivian and Bob Abel, began work converting a 1809 stone bank barn into this fine Lancaster Bed and Breakfastcombines today's modern luxuries with the barn's original architectural features.

Pheasant Run Farm Bed and Breakfast opened its doors to guests in 2002 and was presented with an award for Adaptive Re-use by the Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County. It also received an Award of Excellence from The Keystone Chapter, Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. for interior finishes.

Choose among the following rooms:

  • Henry and Anna's Room - The most spacious of the guest rooms, the room is painted a soft peach and furnished with a king-size tall poster bed, an antique highboy and wingback chairs. It features a gas fireplace, an exposed stone wall and hand-painted accents by a local artist. A door to the balcony leads to a private sitting area which overlooks the garden, the meadow and the woods. The private bathroom contains a whirlpool tub/shower combination. This room is located on the first floor and is handicapped accessible.
  • Catherine's Room - This room features a vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, an antique armoire and a gas fireplace. This room's country flavor is enhanced by decorative hand paintings of vines and birds that can be seen on the farm. A Lancaster County quilt tops the queen-size handmade tiger maple canopy bed. There are two sinks and a tub/shower combination in the private blue and white tiled bathroom.
  • Olivia's Room - This sunny, pale yellow room reflects the warmth of its southern exposure. The decorative hand paintings on the walls repeat the flowers of the Williamsburg bedspreads on the twin beds. This room's private bath features yellow ceramic tile, a tub/shower combination, a pedestal sink and exposed beams.
  • Violet's Room - This room features a queen-size pencil post canopy bed, handcrafted of tiger maple. The sage green coverlet and wall to wall carpet complement the purple hues of the hand painted flowers on the white walls. The private bathroom contians a tub/shower combination.

A typical breakfast includes juice, seasonal fruit, warm homemade muffins and a hot entree.

Children over 12 are welcome. Pets are not allowed. Smoking is not permitted.

Walnut Lawn Bed and Breakfast
1027 Village Rd, Lancaster, PA 17602
Phone: (717) 464-1382 or (800)914-9522
This 1909 brick two-story bed and breakfast has the warm, simple atmosphere of the past. The high ceilings, beautiful chestnut woodwork, large pocket doors and heirlooms provide a restful ambience.

Choose among the following rooms:

  • The Four Seasons Room -This room has a Queen-sized bed, and a private bath in the old tank room that collected roof water.
  • The Quilt Room - This guest room come with a King-sized bed, a powder room en suite with a private bath next door, and a balcony.
  • The Siam Room - This is the largest room at this Lancaster lodging. It gets its name from the fact that it is decorated with items from Southeast Asia. There is also a Queen-sized bed, and an all-season fireplace. The room can accommodate a family with the use of a cot.
  • The Garden Room - This is small but cozy room with a Queen-sized bed and private bathroom. The room derives its name from the gardening theme evident in the wallpaper as well as by the books and magazines available in the room.

All the rooms come with cable television.

The morning breakfast usually consists of juice; fresh fruit or oatmeal; French toast or rolled egg loaf; sausage, ham or bacon; muffins, toast, or bagels; and, coffee, tea, or milk.

For information on other recommended Bed and Breakfasts in Lancaster County, please take a look at the following locations:

Mount Joy
New Holland

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