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.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Historic Smithton Inn

TravelocityUS$127*
View Deal
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeadersSilver level
11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Lock in the lowest price from our partners
View Deal
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 5 more sites!
Professional photos
Historic Smithton Inn
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

395 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 389: English reviews
Start your review of Historic Smithton Inn
 Click to rate
Brownsville, Vermont
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed two nights at the Smithton Inn, in May 2017. I actually worked from the room both days that we were there, so I spent a lot of time in the room. What a wonderful property, and such a comfortable place to call home. Rebecca is a very gracious host. We had a few minor special requests and she...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank gulloj
Western New York
INNKEEPER’S FAVOURITE REVIEW
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Whenever we're in town for an auction and Adamstown antiquing, we always stay at the Historic Smithton. We have stayed in just about every room at this point, and sampled many breakfasts. The Inn has a historic but unpretentious vibe, inviting and friendly. There is ample off street parking. The innkeepers are personable and professional (my experience is innkeepers are...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank IronMaven
About Innkeeper's Favourite Review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first B&B and what a great experience it was. Beautiful Historic Inn. This place was so clean you could eat off the floor. The breakfast is to die for. The staff is outstanding and you can tell Rebecca loves what she does, it shows in the love the hosts put into this Inn. I can't wait to...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Unkie E
San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This pre-Revolutionary War property is a winner in every category: service, hospitality, cleanliness, and quality of breakfast offerings. It is also fairly priced and we'll located in the visually rich Lancaster County region of Pennsylvania.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Playaman47
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First of all, I'm not great at writing reviews, so I usually don't. However, it would be a shame to let this gem of a place slip under the radar of would-be travelers to the Ephrata / Lancaster area (i.e., Amish country). It's charming, quaint, and the hosts are beyond wonderful. We are definitely going back! Also, a little nugget...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Robert S
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

My sisters and I treated my mom to a weekend of antiquing in Adamstown and stayed at Smithton Inn. I couldn't have been happier with our accommodations. The rooms and house were more charming in person and the character of the house is amazing. The innkeepers are a sweet couple who made us feel right at home; we were even...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Ashley S
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

My husband surprised me with a weekend at the historic Smithton Inn for our anniversary. We had a wonderful weekend! Rebecca, the owner/ Inn keeper, was very accommodating. We stayed in the "yellow room" which was beautiful and very comfortable. The room was outfitted with a fireplace, refrigerator, television, and a very large bathroom. The breakfasts are to die for,...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Sheila K
Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We stayed one Saturday night on a cold February day. The place is apparently older than the American constitution but that was the last thing I thought of - old and dusty - when we were greeted welcome by hostess Rebecca. Despite early evening, Rebeccas contagious good energy boosted us for a great night in Ephrata. Historic decor in pristine...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank bikemikeone
Cecilton, Maryland
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Just returned from our Valentine's stay at the Inn. Our room was impeccably appointed, down to the original random width wood floors. Our room had a canopy bed with a wonderful mattress giving us a great nights sleep. Got up this morning and turned on the heated floor in the bathroom, warming the cold tiles prior to showering in an...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank bobweitzel
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We just left from our stay at the Tailor's Cottage for a girl's weekend (with a dog). Smithton Inn was fabulous! It is well situated and an easy to drive to a lot of the sights in Lancaster county. The cottage itself is charming - beautifully decorated with modern conveniences. The cottage also had a working fireplace which was a...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank MNDC2012

142 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (109)
Viewed
Room/Suite (30)
Viewed
Bathroom (3)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (21)
Viewed
Dining (14)
Viewed
0:29
Videos (1)
Viewed
Other (40)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (33)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (9)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
Bathroom (2)
Viewed
Room/Suite (10)
Viewed
View from Room (1)
Viewed
Other (8)
11/06/2017 12/06/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Ephrata
16.1 km away
Eden Resort and Suites, BW Premier Collection
2.0 km away
Hampton Inn & Suites Ephrata - Mountain Springs
18.8 km away
Lancaster Arts Hotel
Lancaster Arts Hotel
#5 of 39 in Lancaster
906 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
13.9 km away
EJ Bowman House Bed and Breakfast
1.0 km away
1777 Americana Inn Bed & Breakfast
7.1 km away
Hurst House Bed & Breakfast
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
GreenLeadersSilver level
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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: RM573 - RM816 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Historic Smithton Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 7
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Travelocity, Hotwire, Hotels.com, Priceline, Cheap Tickets and TripOnline SA so you can book your Historic Smithton Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
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

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Historic Smithton Inn staff and other travellers.
1 question
Ask a question
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
over a year ago

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Historic Smithton Inn 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

“The Crimson Room is perfect. With a sofa, work space and huge bathroom. The fire place is the icing on the cake.”
bobweitzel, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Tailor's cottage is the only pet friendly room”
MNDC2012, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Speak to Rebecca. She will guide you as to which suite best suits your needs.”
Nee966, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Tailor's Cottage is very private and roomy”
  • Tailor's CottageMasterSuite
lindawM1107TW, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The sage room on the first floor, in the rear, was very private.”
SuzyQu15, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Travelocity
US$127* /night
View Deal
PricelineUS$149
Hotels.comUS$127
Expedia.comUS$127
View all 8 deals
*Disclaimer
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Change dates