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Inn at Norwood

7514 Norwood Avenue , Sykesville, MD 21784 USA (Show map)
4.4
224 Reviews
$135 - $225
per night

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About

The Inn at Norwood is located in the heart of Historic Sykesville, MD. Built in 1906, by J.H. Fowble the house retains much of its original charm. Mr. Fowble built many of the buildings in the town of Sykesville, the Inn was his families residence. Rock on the front porch overlooking the town or relax in the parlor with a good book. The Inn has 6 large guest rooms, all with private baths, 2-person Jacuzzi tubs, fireplaces, cable tv, dvd players.

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Overall
4.4

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  • Guest room4.5
  • Service4.6
  • Value4.2
  • Cleanliness4.6
  • Dining4.3

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nice romantic getaway

4.2 on November 28, 2014

I would most definitely refer this bed and breakfast to anyone looking for a nice romantic get away in a nice small town. The innkeeper was polite and helpful, room romantic and clean, atmosphere quite and peaceful. A little more then I would have liked to pay, but to be there with the right person for the right reason, it was well worth it .


Excellent staycation B&B for a quick getaway from DC

4.0 on November 23, 2014

We used a third-party search engine to find this B&B, but booked it directly on the website. I snatched my boyfriend away for the weekend and on the way back, he thanked me for a nice quick getaway. I was fearful it would be too girly, but we had a blast! We stopped at a winery/vineyard not too far away, checked in at 2:00pm, ate lunch at a local pub 2 blocks away, watched movies in our room using the Inn's free internet, took a nap, walked 2 blocks for wings and a night cap, and then soaked in the hot tub in our room before crawling into bed. We had breakfast the next morning (not a lot of choices for a picky eater, but enough to get my day started). We had a great weekend at Norwood. We were greeted pleasantly on arrival, given precise instructions on the run of the Inn as well as some of the options in our room. It is a lovely B&B with microwave popcorn, tea, soda, coffee, candy, cookies, and an awesome game room available to use. We loved the hot tub in our room and everything was clean and organized. If I really have to complain, they could have dusted the plant in the Fall room bathroom as well as under some tables, but I really had no complaints. The staff had excellent recommendations on places to eat and hang out close to the Inn or a short drive away. Main Street was only 3 blocks long, but we stopped at a book store and an antique shop. They have enough parking, the other guests were quiet and didn't talk much (even when I greeted them with a cheerful "good morning") and we are eager to return here next year with the hope of bringing 1 or 2 other couples with us. As long as you are looking for a quick getaway or a nice tucked away B&B, this is the place for you. Thanks Ms. Crum!


What a quaint town

5 on November 19, 2014

Really nice place, beautifully decorated and the staff was very courteous and helpful. Enjoyed our stay.


What a lovely place!

5 on November 13, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed at the Inn at Norwood this past weekend. This our first bed and breakfast experience and wow, was it wonderful! We stayed in the winter room which had a two person jacuzzi and a fireplace, perfect for our weekend getaway. The breakfast was absolutely delicious, both mornings, and the owners were very hospitable, helpful, and very friendly. We especially fell in love with their dog, Macie! We cannot wait for our next visit to this very unique bed and breakfast. Thank you for making our stay at the Inn at Norwood so pleasant!


My Favorite Home Away From Home

4.6 on November 10, 2014

The only reason I rated "Dining" as meeting my expectations is because I always have to leave too early in the mornings before breakfast is served.


Quaint B&B

4.6 on October 22, 2014

My husband and I had a great stay at the Inn at Norwood. It was very nice to have a jetted tub and the room was beautiful. Thanks for everything!


Have stayed previously which speaks for itself.

4.4 on October 07, 2014

Warm, comfy all a B&B should be. Didn't eat there at all but in order to do survey had to enter a score. Have had breakfast there on a previous occasion and for an American breakfast was just fine.


A wonderful stay

5 on October 06, 2014

I stayed for a week on a business trip. The room was perfectly appointed and the owners were available to help with any minor issues. I would definitely return if I am ever in Sykesville again.


Room to improve - not impressed.

1.8 on September 30, 2014

Found it very peculiar and unnerving that the adjacent home had an obese man sitting on his front porch without a shirt from 4pm-8pm. Made my wife feel unsafe. Front of B&B is charming. Unit front porch - poor curb appeal ... porch furniture cushions simply thrown over railing. Nice towels. But dirty carpet. Not used to seeing toilet bowl cleaners in a B&B bathroom (usually they are not sitting in the room. No advance warning that can only accommodate 1 vehicle. Could not close several windows which triggered allergies.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your review. I too am very upset about my neighbor sitting outside of his house on his porch without a shirt.... but there is nothing I can do to change that... wish there was! The cushions were over the railing to keep them dry in case it rains. Each guest puts it on the chair when they sit down. Everything confirmation and communication I send to guests has ONLY 1 Car per room. Not sure why you could not close the windows, all windows close fine. If you had asked us we would have gladly helped you anyway we could. Sorry you did not have a great experience.


Nice but could use improvement

3.0 on September 14, 2014

My new husband and I recently stayed at the Inn at Norwood in The Loft room this summer and enjoyed our stay. Our room was very spacious and the jacuzzi tub was a nice touch in the room. Our one disappointment with this B&B was its apparent lack of care for the outside of its structures. Upon entering our room from the parking area (as our room was located by itself in a separate building), we noticed that the outside porch for our room was old and seemed to be deteriorating. Leaves had collected and it was not an area I wanted to linger at as soon as we got to our door. Another room in a separate building located nearby had its outside spouting broken and was hanging near the room's doorway - not a good look. Overall, we enjoyed our room and a delicious breakfast in the main house, but I was not at all impressed with the appearance of the outside buildings.

Innkeeper Response
I appreciate all your comments and I agree that the outside of our property in the back where the Loft and Cottage reside needs improvement. We have been working on getting "Historic Committee" approval since February when an ice storm did a lot of that stuff you saw. I am following up with them at least once a week to get approval so that we can move forward. It is really hard being in a Historic District and not being able to control anything ourselves. Please be patient and give us a little bit of slack. Thanks for your support.


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Rooms & Rates

Winter Room

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

Nightly Rate: $175 - $175

Fall Room

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

Nightly Rate: $165 - $165

Summer Room

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

Nightly Rate: $135 - $135

Spring Room

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

Nightly Rate: $155 - $155

The Loft

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $225 - $225

Secret Garden

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

Nightly Rate: $185 - $185

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Location

Location Type

Small town

Airport

Baltimore, MD (BWI-Baltimore Washington) 35 miles

Directions to property:

I 695 to I 70 West, take 3rd exit, Route 32 towards Sykesville, go 4 miles to Main Street, make a left, proceed to Church Street, make a left, house on hill straight ahead, park in rear.

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Casino, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Baltimore Inner Harbor, Catoctin Mountains, DC, Gettysbury, Harpers Ferry, New Market, Outlet Stores, Picnic area, Religious Services, River

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Board games, Computer, Fax Machine, Library, Telephone, Wet bar

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, CD player, Ceiling fans, DVD Player, In-room internet, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, VCR, Videos, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Golfing, Hiking trails, Antiquing, Shopping, Sight-seeing

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Policies

  • Check In:: 2 pm - 6 pm
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: No Suitable for Children 13 and older
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Yes Small dog - Secret Garden Room and Loft
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: One nights deposit
  • Cancellations: Refunds given if cancellation is received 7 days prior to arrival.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Kelly & Steve Crum

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

Dogs

About the innkeepers

We love to collect antiques, go to auctions, travel, movies. We have a resident Labradoodle - named Macey.

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 8am - 9:30am
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Signature Dish

Too many too describe
Blueberry French Toast, Apple Cinnamon Cake, Chocolate Chip Pound Cake, Sticky Buns


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Innkeepers: Kelly & Steve Crum

Details

  • Nightly Rate $135 - $225
  • Reviews (224) 4.4
  • Rooms 7
  • Phone 1-4105497868 1-4105497868
7514 Norwood Avenue , Sykesville, MD 21784 USA (Show map)

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