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Elk Forge Bed and Breakfast Inn, Retreat & Day Spa

807 Elk Mills Road , Elkton, MD 21921 USA (Show map)

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About

Elk Forge is a beautiful stone manor house built c.1760 nestled on 5 acres of wood and gardens along banks of the Big Elk Creek. We are located between Elkton, Maryland and Newark, Delaware in the serene village of Elk Mills. The area is rich with history and natural beauty and is less than three miles from I-95, twenty minutes to Wilmington Delaware. We are half-way between NYC and DC. We love to host meetings, weddings and receptions here. The property is extremely versatile and would be able to accomodate any other event type you can think of!

Reviews

Overall
4.3

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  • Guest room4.4
  • Service4.3
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.5
  • Onsite Dining4.0

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We will stay again!

3.8 on May 09, 2015

We really enjoyed our stay. It was very peaceful and a come as you go approach. For example, when we arrived, our keys were left at the front desk with a letter describing where our room was located and what times breakfast was served along with other important info we needed to know. We liked not having to actually deal with anyone. Of course if someone was needed, they could be reached. We will definitely go back. When we arrived, we were also upgraded to a nicer room, still unsure as to why, but definitely no complaints.


A Quaint Location

4.0 on April 29, 2015

I enjoyed staying at Elk Forge. Check in was a breeze, no forms to fill out or any kind of hassle. We were able to check in early with no penalty and our room was ready. The facility is older but extremely clean. The staff was friendly and non evasive. When we were told we had the run of the place, they meant it. There was no hovering or bothering us all the time. If we needed something the staff was easy to locate and quick to be helpful. Breakfast could have been a little more extensive. An a la carte could be offered to those who wish to have bacon or sausage without having to get the egg casserole provided. Also having more than one waffle maker might be helpful. There was a long wait one morning. Over all I enjoyed our time there and hope to return.


Peaceful

3.8 on April 24, 2015

This was my 1st time staying at a bed and breakfast and I enjoyed every moment with my husband. We have 3 kids and the 2 days and 2 nights were very peaceful and relaxing. We did not take advantage of the massage therapy, but we took advantage of the whirlpool inside the room. If you are looking for a close, but secluded place to get away... This is the place to go -- It was an hour away from my home, but far enough from the kids...


great night out

4.2 on April 22, 2015

My wife and i stayed here as a belated valentines trip. What a nice view, clean grounds, and friendly staff.


recent visit

4.6 on April 19, 2015

My wife and I stayed at the lovely Elk Forge B & B. Check-in was a breeze and the room was bright, cheery, and comfortable. They use a brand of bed sheet there that makes sleeping sooo easy. The food was good, but, the only criticism I have was my own doing. My wife has numerous food senstivities and I neglected to make the owners aware. Had I let them know, I'm sure the morning dining would have been better suited to my wife's needs. The owners and the staff are wonderful. Elk Forge is a great value and definitely the place to .stay in Elkton.


Great B&B Stay

5 on April 16, 2015

My wife and I had a wonderful time. Elk Forge Bed and Breakfast has an outstanding staff that goes out of their way to make sure your stay is a wonderful one. The breakfast was awesome, the room awesome, and there is a lot to do in the area. I highly recommend you add this B&B as a place to stay and enjoy.


awesome stay

5 on April 07, 2015

Very personal and romantic


Mother Daughter Weekend Getaway

5 on April 02, 2015

Took my daughters (20 and 24) for a weekend away. We were happy to be close to some great museums/gardens or our wish list, but especially happy for the feeling of being pampered at a beautiful little place. Great food started our days and good attentive care as well. Thanks Elk Forge!


fantastic weekend

5 on April 01, 2015

we enjoyed our 30th wedding anniversary at elk forge b n b. we will definitely go again. everyone there was friendly and helpful. food was excellent and so is the staff.


Elk Forge

5 on March 26, 2015

Great place to get away!


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Rooms & Rates

Valley Forge

Martha Washington’s own bedroom at Valley Forge inspired this décor in pale green and floral toile. Roomy two-room suite with King Size bed, whirlpool and two fireplaces walks out into the Rose Garden. Pet friendly suite.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

Surrey Carriage Suite

2 Bedroom suite in the Carriage House. One room with a queen size bed and one with a full size bed. 2 Person Jacuzzi, private bathroom, large living room with vaulted ceilings, electric fireplace, large flat-screen tv. Full kitchen with private deck. Handicap accessible. Pet friendly suite.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

Coach Carriage Suite

2 Bedroom suite in the Carriage House. One room with a queen size bed and one with a full size bed. Private bathroom, large living room with vaulted ceilings, electric fireplace, large flat-screen tv. Full kitchen with private deck. Handicap accessible. Pet friendly suite.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

Elkton Room

Warm oak antiques fill this rosy Victorian boudoir and front dormer window. Queen bed, fireplace and private bathroom. Victorian Decor, Queen Size Bed, Fireplace, Private Whirlpool, Front Dormer WIndow.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Chesapeake Room

A Nautical Room with a breathtaking view of the surrounding woodlands. Cheasapeake features a private bath and fireplace, fit for a king with a seafaring decor. Queen Bed, Large Double Dormer View Window, Fireplace, Whirlpool, Private Bath.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Fair Hill Room

A charming room with an equestrian flair. Painted and decorated with the spirit of Fair Hill, an area nearby consisiting of country rolling hills, woodlands and equine training grounds. Equestrian Decor, Country Queen Bed, Fireplace, Large View Window, Private Bath and Whirlpool.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Wilmington Room

Delightful Scandinavian inspired decor with a view and cozy furnishings make this room a favorite of returning guests. Scandanavian Decor, Queen Size Bed, Fireplace, Whirlpool for two.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Lancaster Room

A room designed with the modest style of the Pennsylvania Dutch in mind. Exudes a conservative but comfortable agricultural feel. Pennsylvania Dutch Room, Large Victorian Soaking Tub with Hand Shower, Fireplace.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Philadelphia Room

This elegant American Empire/Colonial room has a bay window with view, king bed and private bathroom with a single whirlpool tub, and fireplace.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Strasburg Room

A room with the spirit of historical Strasburg, fashioned with the commemorative style of the quarters of train conductors throughout Pennsylvania. Victorian Decor, Queen Size Bed, Fireplace, Private Bath, Jacuzzi.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Brandywine Suite

This two-room suite features a mural of George Washington and the Brandywine Valley. Curl up in front of the fireplace in your private sitting room complete with a whirlpool, and large view windows. King Bed, Sitting Room, Fireplace, Whirlpool, Private Bath, Large View Windows.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

Longwood Suite

Enjoy your own whirlpool, sunroom, fireplaces, sitting room, and private balcony overlooking the rose garden. Garden-inspired three-room suite. King Size Bed, 2 Fireplaces, 3 Garden Rooms and Terrace, Whirlpool.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

Country Club Suite

Elk Forge is surrounded by world-class country clubs and recreation. This turn-of-the-century suite captures the delight of those fleeting leisure hours spent at grown-up play. Whirlpool, gas fireplace and semi-private deck. Handicap access. 1st floor, King sized bed, 2 room suite. Pet friendly suite.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

Baltimore Room

The blue bedroom at historic Mt. Pleasant Mansion in Baltimore inspired this decor of rich colonial style. Large view windows and draped four-poster canopy queen-sized bed, fireplace, and private bath. Colonial Bed and Breakfast Room, Large View Windows, Canopy Queen Bed, Private Bath, Fireplace.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Green Gables Suite

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

Location

Location Type

Near Elkton Maryland, Near Newark Delaware, Near Wilmington Delaware, Airport, Countryside, Downtown, Small town, Suburban, Village, Wine country

Airport

Baltimore, MD (BWI-Baltimore Washington) 40 miles

Directions to property:

From I-95 take exit 109b, Newark/Elkton Road proceed toward Newark, Delaware. One mile, Turn Left on Fletchwood Road (WaWa Market)
Proceed 2 miles, straight through blinking light (name of road changes to Elk Mills Road at the light) , Elk Forge is on your right after crossing Big Elk Creek.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Cecil County Attractions, Ice Skating, University of Delaware, Outlets, Longwood Gardens, Winterthur Museum, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Rodeo, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Private Home Bed and Breakfast, Bed and Breakfast, Country Inn, Historic Inn, Homestay, Spa

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Board games, Conference Rooms, Copier, Fax Machine, Secretarial services, Spa, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities , Free Wireless Internet, Meeting/Conference Rooms, Event Hall, Day Spa on Property, Gift Baskets, Tea Room on property

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Computer, DVD Player, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Library, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Turndown Service, VCR, Videos, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Billiards, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Horseshoes, Hunting, Mountain Bike trails, Putting green, Nature trails, Day Spa, Tea Room, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Swimming pool, Tennis courts

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3 to 8 pm
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Outdoor areas only.
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Yes Please pre-approve with innkeepers.
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required In Surrey, Coach, Valley Forge and Country Club Suites.
  • Disabled Access Yes

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: One night stays require full advanced payment.
Two or more nights require a 50% deposit minimum.
  • Cancellations: Cancellations affect us significantly because of our small size, but we'll gladly refund a deposit in full for cancellations if at least 10 day notice is given. A minimum of $15 fee for any cancellation.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Harry and LeAnn

Languages spoken

Russian, English

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: daily @ 7:00 am S/S 8:30-10 am
  • Serving Location: Breakfast Room, Breakfast/dining area, Dining Room, On-site restaurant

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian


Deals

Hot Deal

40% off weekday stays (Sunday - Thursday Night)

Regular Rate: $129 now $77 (40% Savings:)

40% off weekday stays (Sunday - Thursday Nights) Please contact the inn directly at +1-877-elk-forg to redeem this deal.

expires Wednesday


Details

807 Elk Mills Road , Elkton, MD 21921 USA (Show map)

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