The Wayside Inn Bed & Breakfast

4344 Columbia Road , Ellicott City, MD 21042-5910 USA (Show map)

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About

The Wayside Inn is an historic Bed and Breakfast nearby historic Ellicott City, the site of the first railway station in the United States. The Inn is within minutes of art galleries, museums, antique shops and award winning restaurants. It is a short hop to downtown Baltimore or to catch the Metro into exciting Washington, D.C., with all those cities have to offer. Yet the Wayside Inn is safely located in the tranquil hills of Ellicott City on two acres of landscaped property, with a beautiful pond amid mature trees(one White Oak certified to have been standing at the signing of the U.S Constitution)and stunning gardens. In the past few months the owners have completely renovated the second floor adding private baths with Jacuzzi style tubs to some rooms and adding a brand new Luxury suite. Your Comfort is our Passion!

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Reviews

Overall
4.7

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  • Guest room4.7
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Onsite Dining4.7

Best Bed & Breakfast I have been to!

5 on January 13, 2016

The Wayside Inn Bed & Breakfast is a beautiful Inn offering wonderful atmosphere in a beautiful tranquil setting. Cannot say enough about the wonderful welcome from the Inn's owner and the beautifully decorated and furnished rooms and architcture of the Inn. It was a delicious treat as we were served a wonderful breakfast ! The rooms offer so many relaxing and thoughtful touches to make our stay so enjoyable. The Wayside Inn, it's history, decor, great breakfast and hospitality is top notch. Definitely a 5 star rating from us and we will surely return.


The Wayside Inn B & B

5 on January 03, 2016

Our third visit to this outstanding B & B.


GREAT place to stay!

5 on December 09, 2015

Everything is wonderful about this place! We always look forward to our stay here. Highly recommend it!


Excellent stay. Will frequent again

5 on December 02, 2015

Our stay was wonderful. Great food, pleasant hosts, beautiful ground, and fantastic value. We'll be back.


A brief visit to historic Ellicott City

5 on November 23, 2015

Was exactly what we hoped for....and more!! Will definitely be back. David's breakfast of fresh fruit salad and his french toast (with special sauce) SPECTACULAR!


Pleasant getaway

5 on November 05, 2015

The history and quaint decor of this B&B is it's biggest strength. There are new discoveries in each room. Cost reading room with a fireplace. Breakfast was light and delicious. Look forward to visiting again.


Great B&B

5 on October 31, 2015

We are not really B&B type people. We chose the Wayside as a quick get-away. It was wonderful and charming. Very comfortable, and accommodating. Our hosts were pleasant and gracious.


Highly recommend.

4.8 on September 28, 2015

Enjoyed our stay immensely. David was a wonderful host.


A Wonderful Tome

4.4 on July 09, 2015

Our stay at the Wayside in was wonderful. Our innkeeper, David, was a delight. The inn was charming. It was a fantastic time. I plan to return to the Wayside Inn.


Recommended

4.6 on June 06, 2015

Our enjoyment of the B&B was exceedingly enhanced by the wonderful breakfasts prepared by the innkeeper. Scrumptious meals greeted us each morning. One disappointment we noted was either our error in reading the room descriptions or the omittance on website room overview was that each room required climbing stairs. All rooms were in one of three places - basement, second floor or third floor. An advance notation might have effluenced our decision to choose this location.


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Rooms & Rates

Terrace Room

This ground level room, which is contained in a new addition attached to the original Inn, has its own private entrance from a private terrace. When the weather is nice, enjoy the terrace overlooking the gardens and pond, enjoy a glass of wine and an afternoon snack (provided by your innkeeper upon request) or just sit and enjoy a good book from our library. The room has a Queen sized bed which faces a gas fireplace and a large Hi Def flat screen TV. The ensuite Bathroom has a huge air jetted tub for two (one of the largest made), and a separate shower with an overhead rainforest shower head and three body jets. The Terrace Room is perfect for Wedding Nights as well as for guests who may not want to walk up the flights of stairs to the rooms in the original Inn. It also has a private staircase leading up into our beautiful new, all season sun porch.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Margos Suite

Romantic suite with a sitting room with a private bath in the room (with a claw foot tub and shower). The sitting room has a small settee, a desk, a rocking chair and a dormer window looking out on the gardens in the back yard.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Bettys Suite

Our family suite. Has a queen size bed, a large sitting room with a full size sofa. Private bath Is in the hall a few steps away from the room. It has a tub/shower combination.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Ellicott Room

Romantic Sleigh Bed with luxury bath including 2-person air jetted spa tub. Wood Burning fireplace.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Banneker Room

Four-poster Rice Bed with luxury bath including 2-person jacuzzi tub.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Pierpoint Suite

2 Room Luxury suite with queen sized bed, a sitting room and an all new bath with a Luxurious shower. Both Sitting room and Bedroom have a wood burning fireplace. Sitting room has a sofa and chairs and a Bose Radio/CD Player. Bedroom has a Plasma TV over the fireplace

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Meeting Room

  • Maximum Capacity: 30

Location

Location Type

Small town, Suburban

Airport

Baltimore, MD (BWI-Baltimore Washington) 15 miles

Directions to property:

How to Get to the Wayside Inn: The Wayside Inn is located at 4344 Columbia Road. It is conveniently located in Ellicott City, between Baltimore, Maryland, and Washington, D.C. From the North (I-95) Take 95 South to 100 West. Exit at US 29 South(a left exit) drive south one exit to Route 108 West (21B-Clarksville.) After exiting, stay toward the right and take your first right (at a stoplight-Columbia Road). Drive 1.5 miles to 4344 Columbia Road. The Inn is on your left. From the North (I-695) Take 695 South to I-70 West. Drive west two exits, to US 29South, a left exit. Drive south four exits to Route 108 West (Exit21B-Clarksville). After exiting take your first right (at a stoplight-Columbia Road). Drive 1.5 miles to 4344 Columbia Road. The Inn is on your left. From the South Take 95 North to 100 West. Exit at US 29 South(a left exit), drive south one exit to Route 108 West (21B-Clarksville.) After exiting,stay toward the right and take your first right (at a stoplight-Columbia Road). Drive 1.5 miles to 4344 Columbia Road. The Inn is on your left. From the West Take I-70 East, to US 29 South. Drive south four exits to Route 108 West. After exiting take your first right (a stoplight-Columbia Road). Drive 1.5 miles to 4344 Columbia Road. The Inn is on your left. A map of the region is available at MapQuest

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Health Spa / Massage , Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, Ruins, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Bed and Breakfast, Country Inn, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Board games, Computer, Conference Rooms, Fireplace, Library, Private entrance, Telephone, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities , Desk, Turndown Service, Concierge, Bathtub - Oversized, Now! High Speed Wireless Internet Service!

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Coffee/Tea facilities, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Turndown Service, VCR, Videos, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Billiards, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Children's Activities, Jogging Trails, Historic tours, Ghost Tours, Shopping, Sight-seeing

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Policies

  • Check In:: 4:00 PM to 8 PM
  • Check Out:: 11:00 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Children age 3 and older are charged at the same rate as ad
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: A one night deposit is required upon booking your stay. We accept Visa, Mastercard or American Express for the deposit.
  • Cancellations: One night deposit required upon reservation. A seventy-two hour cancellation notice is required for a full refund; A one week cancellation notice is required for all major holidays or for special events for full refund. If arriving after 8:00PM or later than you told us you will arrive, please let us know so we can make arrangements to greet you properly

Innkeepers

Name(s)

David and Susan Balderson

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

Cats , no cats in the Inn proper

About the innkeepers

We love music, books, the beach (used to live in San Diego), cooking and meeting new people from all over the world. We also love travel and have travelled extensively around the U.S. Europe is next!

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Meals

Breakfast

Free

  • Time Served: 7:30 until 9:30
  • Serving Location: Our beautiful All weather sun Porch!, Breakfast/dining area, Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , vegan; celiac


Signature Dish

Grand Marnier Fench Toast
A delicious breakfast dish with hand sliced egg challah bread which has been soaked in a mixture of eggs, cream, and orange liqueur. It is served piping hot with an Orange Rum Sauce to pour over the top. We usually accompany this with a smoked chicken and apple sausage. A guest favorite at the Wayside Inn!


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Deals

Hot Deal

A HOT deal for those cold Winter nights

Regular Rate: $199 now $159 (20% Savings:)

Every Sunday through Thursday evening, all Rooms and Suites are 20% off our regular rates thoughout those cold winter nights. Warm yourselves by our fireplaces while you are enjoying a great rate! OR...Stay Sunday and Monday at our regular rate and get Tuesday night half off!! Please contact the inn directly at 1 4104614636 to redeem this deal.

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