1786 The Limestone Inn Bed & Breakfast

33 E Main Street , Strasburg, PA 17579-1427 USA (Show map)


Enjoy life at one of the most photographed homes in Lancaster County. Located in Strasburg's Historical District, this 200 year old home is listed on the National Register of Historical Places and the Lancaster County Historic Sites Register. Built for a local merchant in 1786, this elegant limestone residence housed the first Chief Burgess of Strasburg and the first Post Office in 1805. From 1839 to 1860, the principal of the Strasburg Academy boarded up to 50 boys attending the school that was erected behind the home.



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

Family 50th Wedding Annv. Trip

5 on August 08, 2016

The Limestone Inn B&B was the perfect place for our family of 11 to stay. We had common rooms and everyone could have their own room. The place is decorated so nice and you feel at home. Mrs.Denise is a wonderful cook, every breakfast was a joy. We will definitely be back for a stay.

Visit to Strasburg, PA

5 on August 08, 2016

Denise was a delightful host. Meals were outstanding and she was most helpful with our questions about the area. The B&B is beautiful and very authentic. If you are planning a visit to the Lancaster County area, I recommend you stay at the Limestone Inn. You'll be glad you did.

Favorite B & B

5 on July 21, 2016

Personable, informative, gracious, consistent. Those are just a few words that I use for The Limestone Inn. Always a treat. Never disappointed in more than 15 years! Best go for rest in a B & B.

Repeated Excellence

5 on July 11, 2016

It's a great friendly place all the time! Denise is knowledgeable, always helpful and goes out of her way to accommodate every guest. And yes, I have visited other B & B's but this one is above and beyond in customer care. Thanks for continued good service.

Loved this place!

4.4 on June 09, 2016

Loved the historic building; very congenial hostess. That we had fruit for breakfast was expected; that it was strawberry shortcake: WOW! Every breakfast was a mouthwatering treat.

Great Place to Visit

4.6 on May 03, 2016

We have stayed in each of the 2nd floor rooms and have enjoyed them all. The best part is visiting with Denise over those delicious breakfasts.

Limestone Inn outstanding hospitality

5 on May 01, 2016

We thoroughly relaxed and enjoyed sumptuous and delicious breakfasts and afternoon treats at the Limestone Inn. It's location is perfect for touring the surrounding Amish region. I cannot say enough about our hosts' friendly warm and attentive care, they are outstanding! We would love to return here.

Beautiful B&B

4.8 on April 27, 2016

No words to describe how awesome Rick and Denise are. Best host and hostess ever. Breakfast was amazing, beautiful presentation. Only place I would considering staying in Strasburg. Can't wait to take my six friends soon. Reagin April 2016

A great B and B with the perfect hosts

4.6 on April 25, 2016

Limestone Inn is a beautiful old house, tastefully decorated & Denise is a welcoming host & a great cook.

Absolutely splendid!

5 on April 17, 2016

This B & B was just outstanding. One of the best, if not THE best, I have stayed in. Our hosts were so friendly and caring - as well as excellent chefs! Our room was heavenly, and the claw-footed tub was out of this world. We will definitely be going back again and again.

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Location Type

Airport, City, Countryside, Downtown, Small town, Suburban, Village


Lancaster, PA (LNS) 10 miles

Directions to property:

3 miles south on Route 896 from the intersection with Route 30.

Area Attractions

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

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Air conditioning, Board games, Copier, Fax Machine, Library, Private entrance, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, VCR, Wired internet

Room amenities

Alarm clock, Bath robes, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Radio

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Shopping, Sight-seeing

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  • Check In:: 3:00
  • Check Out:: 11:00
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: No
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Children over 12.
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Most weekends and holidays require a 2 night minimum.
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Diners club, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash



Rick and Denise Waller and Daughters

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  • Time Served: 8:30
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area

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