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Speedwell Forge B&B

465 Speedwell Forge Rd , Lititz, PA 17543 USA (Show map)
426 Reviews
$125 - $300
per night

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- Historic elegance in Lancaster County - Built in 1760 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, we offer 3 elegant guest rooms and 3 cottages on 120 acres, between a farm land and a natural park. - 18th century luxury, 21st century comfort - All rooms include private bath, central air, and wireless Internet access. Many rooms feature fireplaces and whirlpool baths. - Close to everything, far from ordinary - Minutes from the historic small towns of Lititz, Ephrata, and all of Pennsylvania Dutch country. Whether you're looking for a romantic getaway, family vacation, or business trip, we have the perfect room waiting for you. Yes we even have a room with two beds.



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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.6
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Dining4.7

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Speedwell Forge is a beautiful place

5 on January 15, 2015

This was the second time that my wife and I stayed at Speedwell Forge. Just like the first time, our stay was wonderful. We stayed in a cottage away from the mansion, but had breakfast in the mansion each morning. All of the locations on the property are very well maintained and immaculate. The food is excellent and area attractions offer something for everyone. If you love animals, you'll appreciate that The Wolf Sanctuary of PA is managed by the folks at Speedwell and shares the property. There is nothing more surreal than hearing the wolves howl, particularly at night. It's actually a very relaxing sound!

Speedwell Forge B&B is a wonderful experience

4.8 on January 04, 2015

The room was wonderful. The breakfast excellent. The people welcoming and interesting. The wolves are a joy to see.

Wonderful property

4.2 on December 28, 2014

Enjoyed spending some time with the wolves on a warm and foggy Christmas eve

Relaxing at Speedwell Forge

5 on December 17, 2014

From the scrumptious breakfast to the majestic wolves, Speedwell Forge B&B is truly a find!! The ability to relax and explore the outdoors is abundant! Quaint Lititz is a short drive and offers excellent shopping and dining options. If you want to visit the sanctuary, this is the place to stay!

Amazing experience

5 on December 14, 2014

Visited the wolves over Halloween. It was our first visit. What an amazing experience. We truly enjoyed everything. Dawn is an amazing cook and we both loved the wonderful breakfast conversations. After breakfast each morning we did the wolf tour. It was incredible and the guides were very knowledgeable. We also walked around every chance we got and it was very peaceful. The Paymaster's cottage is a great. Love the fireplace and the large soaking tub. The decadence package was a nice addition. The gluten free breads Dawn made were to die for. The couples massage very relaxing. Highly recommend this Bed and Breakfast. You will never regret staying here. Before the weekend was over we had already booked our next stay.


5 on December 09, 2014

This was our first bed and breakfast experience. It was wonderful. Felt very much at home. The hosts made us feel welcome and were very knowledgable of the history of the property and surroundings. Would recommend to others.

Unique and Wonderful

4.2 on December 08, 2014

Friendly down to earth owners/hosts. They accommodated every request and were delightful in addition. Exceptionally clean room with every need taken care of. An unreal opportunity to experience beautiful buildings, atmosphere and landscape. Would not hesitate to recommend to others or stay there again!

Wolves and breakfast

5 on December 07, 2014

Loved this historic B and B, great setting, room quite and emasculate, right on wolf sanctuary, great service and personal attention


5 on December 03, 2014

My girlfriend and I located this B&B after we found the wolf sanctuary. We were not disappointed. The location was outstanding and we were well accommodated. My girlfriend is particular about what she can and cannot eat and our host worked around it without a problem. The wolves were outstanding as well! I will be going again for sure.

Too good to e true - but it is!!!!

5 on December 03, 2014

This B & B was outstanding the first time I was there, and it gets better each time. I rate it "OUTSTANDING PLUS++++", and their enclosures for the wolves are more spectacular every time. Dorothy Velthaus, Oyster Bay, New York

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Rooms & Rates

Bill's Room

Queen-size antique bed, private bath with shower, seating area, free Internet access and cable TV in room. High-quality linens and bedding.

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

Nightly Rate: $135 - $135

Nightly Rate: $135 - $135

Boys' Room

Large and spacious room with two antique three-quarter size beds (between a twin and a full -- mattresses are 6 foot long by 4 foot wide). Full private bath, all weather fireplace, antique dresser and two closets. High-quality linens and bedding. Cable TV and internet access too!

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath

Nightly Rate: $160 - $160

Nightly Rate: $160 - $160

Kathryn's Room

Spacious and elegant, the master bedroom features an open canopy antique queen bed and romantic all weather fireplace! This room also has a high ceiling, tall windows, crystal chandelier, antique furnishings, and excellent view. Free Internet access and cable TV in room. High-quality linens and bedding. The 18th century craftsmanship, from the detailed molding to the hand-carved corner closet, is simply amazing.

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

Nightly Rate: $180 - $180

Nightly Rate: $180 - $180

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Location Type



Harrisburg, PA (MDT) 30 miles

Directions to property:

From the turnpike (I-76), take exit 266 (Lebanon/Lancaster). After the tollbooth, turn left onto PA-72, go 1.5 miles, and turn right on US-322. Go 6 miles and make a sharp right onto Speedwell Forge Rd. Go 2 miles and look for the "Bed and Breakfast" sign on the left. From Lancaster/York: Take Route 30 to Lancaster. Exit at PA-501/Lititz Pike. Take the second left (at the light) onto PA-501 and go north for 11 miles. Turn left on US-322, then take first left onto Long Lane. Go 1.5 miles until it ends, then turn left onto Speedwell Forge Rd. One-quarter mile, on the left.

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Wolf Sanctuary, Natural (undeveloped) park, Amish, Middle Creek Preserve, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Tours, University, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Private Home Bed and Breakfast, Bed and Breakfast, Cottage, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Conference Rooms, Library, Parking, Piano , Natural surroundings

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, In-room internet, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Videos, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Golfing, Horseback riding, Horseshoes, Mountain Bike trails, Back to nature walks on the property or just down the street at Middle Creek preserve. Stroll through Speedwell Forge nature park. Sip wine while enjoying a pic-nic on the lawn., Shopping

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  • Check In:: 3pm-6pm
  • Check Out:: 11am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: two night stay in cottages on Friday, Saturday night stays.
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Reservations require a one night's stay or 50% of the total reservation amount, whichever is greater.
  • Cancellations: By making a reservation, you are agreeing to our policies: We adhere to a strict cancellation policy. We require 10 days cancellation notice on all reservations. Cancellations within 10 days of your scheduled arrival date will be charged one night's stay or 50% of the total reservation amount, whichever is greater. Cancellations within 2 days of your scheduled arrival date will be charged the full amount of the reservation. This includes "No-shows" and premature check-outs. Vacation Insurance is available from several providers online to inexpensively protect you against covered unexpected events.If you cancel before the deadline, you will only be charged a $25 cancellation fee, and the balance of your deposit will be returned. After the deadline, you will be billed as noted above unless we can re-rent the room or cottage. (We will make every effort to do so) Note: Longer cancellation periods will be applied to multi-room bookings. Please call for information. Cancellations must be made directly by calling and speaking to an innkeeper or by e-mail with a confirmed response.!!! Smoking: Smoking is not permitted inside any of the buildings. A cleaning fee of $500 will be assessed for any violations.



Dawn Darlington

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

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Vegan, Gluten Free, Celiac



465 Speedwell Forge Rd , Lititz, PA 17543 USA (Show map)

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