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Overlook Mansion Bed & Breakfast

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States
Reviewed 16 December 2014

I had the pleasure of staying at the Overlook Mansion B&B and could not have been more pleased. The mansion is absolutely beautiful inside and outside. You get such a warm feeling just being there. And the beds were so comfortable. The best night sleep I have had in a very long time. The Innkeeper was so nice and the...

1Thank Tammi S
Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 3 December 2013

I've stayed in a lot of B&B's but never one like this! 140 years of increadible history, Overlook Mansion wraps it's warm cozy arms around you as soon as you step onto the beauitful front porch. The warm dark woods and antique tapestries immediately lull you into a wonderful relaxed state. Enter any of the guest rooms and it's like...

2Thank Ron M
Reviewed 17 September 2012

What a great place run by a great Hosttess.We were there for a special event and were treated like VIP's the whole time. Our room was huge. The Bed was hard to get out of;(comfy).We were served a full breakfast in our room.This home is just perfect.Don,t miss this place if you are in reading

4Thank geoah54
Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed 5 November 2011

The mansion is absolutely gorgeous inside! We had such a wonderful time and the rooms are so big and beautiful! The library is so nice and perfect to sit in and relax! Just LOVE it here and can' wait to come back! The food is AWESOME too!

5Thank Cindy F
Lebanon, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 29 September 2011

I can't say enough about the Overlook Mansion! This was my first experience at a B&B, and everything went above and beyond my expectations. The Mansion is so gorgeous! From the architecture, to the furniture, to the absolutely convienent location, everything was perfect. It is very clean and the rooms are so comfortable, they feel like home away from home....

3Thank Sarah F
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed 27 September 2011

This was my second time going to the Overlook Mansion, but my first time spending the night. Had a great time with my friends, ate some awesome food and learned a lot about it's past. And it's close to downtown Reading and some very cute shops. Would definitely go again for another fantastic event!

1Thank Michelle F
Lebanon, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 26 September 2011

This B&B is beyond fantastic. i have stayed at a few, and this would be my favorite for many reasons. 1. History. Fantastic History of the place given by owners and the beauty and love that was put into restoring this mansion, tells you how much the place is cherished. 2. Events. The owners arrange a variety of different events....

2Thank Wendy S
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 12 August 2011

Lady Luck smiled down on us when we were booked into a smoking room with no chance of a late arrival change...How I found this beautiful Victorian mansion, I'll never know except by luck and good karma. The phone was answered by the caretaker who was friendly and courteous. Remember this was later in the day...a Friday and I'm sure...

3Thank MinicooperIII
Mohnton, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 26 September 2010

I've lived in Reading almost all my life and never knew this place existed! This was a great experience and I would recommend it to anybody. The owners/hosts were more than pleasant. Daphne shared stories and experiences with us that I will take with me and remember as long as my mind is in tact! The food was awesome, when...

Thank ilv2cmp
New Jersey
Reviewed 13 August 2007

We loved this place, both because it was lovely and because the inkeepers were very hospitable and friendly. The house is a classic victorian pile with lovely porches both upstairs and downstairs. The parlors are fantastic dark wood and seem to go on for miles. The inn keepers, especially Daphne went out of their way to make us feel at...

Thank Natalia_Cook

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Historic Bed and Breakfast built in 1873 and located in Centre Park Historic District, Reading PA. Overlook Mansion offers spacious guest suites, balcony overlooking the gardens and breakfast delivered to your suite. Reviewed by Berks County Living Magazine for our fun/unique Mystery Dinners, recently featured on My Ghost Story as a haunted B&B. Hosting a variety of events, such as pajama parties, paranormal workshops, wine tasting, spiritual readings, candlelight tours, mystery dinners, tea socials, wine glass painting, mansion scavenger hunt, theatrical events, bridal/baby showers and private venue events. Built by J.H. Sternbergh ... more   less 

Additional Information about Overlook Mansion Bed & Breakfast

Address: 620 Centre Avenue, Reading, PA 19601
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Reading
Price Range: RM552 - RM638 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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