The Alden House Bed and Breakfast, circa 1850, is located in the charming and historic town of Lititz. All rooms and suites have private baths, queen size beds, and tasteful furnishings in a restful decor. Begin your day with a gourmet breakfast by candlelight, relax on one of our many porches, and walk to nearby museums, attractions, shops, and dining.
The Joshua Room- Cozy for couples or for single travelers, the Joshua Room is located on the first floor, at the very front of the house and is convenient for all guests. it is the brightest of our rooms and sports the tall ceiling and windows traditional to the period of the house. Guests enjoy a queen bed, cable, an LCD TV/DVD player, private bathroom, and two comfortable Queen Ann chairs—perfect for reading a good book while relaxing in the warmth and ambiance of an electric parlor stove.
The Scandia Room- Step into a little piece of Scandinavia with this warm, welcoming room. Decorated in dark shades of red, the room features an intricate, antique, wood floor, only recently uncovered and refurbished. Located in the center of the house, on the second floor, the Scandia room is by far the most peaceful. With a queen bed facing a wall-mounted LCD TV/DVD player and a comfortable pair of Queen Anne chairs, relaxing in this cozy room is no chore!
The Alethea Suite— Light and airy, the Alethea suite is on the ground floor of the house. It features a delicate pencil post queen bed. The wood tones are carried throughout the suite with the newly updated wood floors and an antique desk—perfect for writing letters. Warm up with the electric parlor stove, or relax with the entertainment of one of two TV’s, one with a DVD player and one with a VCR. Also, the Alethea suite has it’s own private entrance—french doors off of the bedroom.
The Parlour Suite- Spacious, bright, green—all words that come to mind when describing the lavish Upstairs Parlour suite. Floral arrangements adorn the large arch that separates the entrance from the bedroom, where the queen sized canopy bed adds an elegant touch. An awe inspiring, patterned wood floor also draws attention upon every visit. On the second floor at the front of the house, the Upstairs Parlour features seven windows face north and east, which draw natural light into the room. Within the suite, stairs ascend to the dormer room where a white-and-brass day bed awaits—along with the second of two TVs.
The Lilac and Lace Suite- Adorned with lace and purple flowers –from delicate wisteria to bold hydrangea—the Lilac and Lace Suite truly lives up to it’s name. A four-poster bed, topped with a semi-canopy of lace, quickly becomes the focus of attention upon entering the bedroom, but a closer look reveals other beautiful details—for instance, the large window seat and the newly refinished wood floors. The sitting room boasts a pair of comfortable chairs and a day bed to accommodate a third person. Also, from the sitting room, guests have access to our balcony, which overlooks the garden and fishpond.
The Tea Rose Suite— The most luxurious of our suites, the Tea Rose Suite is on the second floor, at the back of the house and is the quietest. The sitting room boasts tall library cases—one of which hosts a TV/VCR. With two plush wingback chairs, it is ideal for relaxing. Also, a door from the sitting room allows access to the balcony. The focal point of the bedroom is a queen sized brass bed, but in the corner is a large propane fireplace flanked by two swivel recliners, allowing guests to experience the fireplace or the wall-mounted LCD TV/DVD player.
The Carriage House— Converted from the original outbuilding, the Carriage House is a small cottage unto itself. The Carriage House boasts a bedroom area with a queen sleigh bed, facing a wall mounted LCD TV/DVD; a sitting area with twin leather recliners, and a small kitchenette with a microwave, refrigerator, barn-wood counter with a bar sink and a single-cup coffee maker. Cold drinks and coffee are complimentary. Also, the bathroom in the Carriage House is one of a kind, tiled in Travertine and possessing a shower endowed with luxurious body sprays, hand held shower and rainfall shower head.
5 on July 07, 2014
The Alden House is beautiful inside and out. My family spent one night during the week of July 4th and we had a great experience. We felt welcome from the moment we arrived. The rooms were clean and beautifully decorated. I couldn't help but feel relaxed during our stay. The house is a reminder of a simpler time with no hustle or bustle. Breakfast was served on time and was made with love and care. Lynndell went above and beyond to prepare a delicious meal and not just a run of the mill breakfast. We will definitely stay here again on our next visit from Texas.
3.4 on July 03, 2014
My husband is completely disabled. We travel with a hoyer lift and lots of supplies. The Alden house had a room that nicely met out needs. I couldn't get him into the main house but it didn't matter to us. We will visit again if the opportunity presents itself.
4.2 on July 03, 2014
Room was lovely and spacious. Host and hostess were very helpful, knew how to help without being intrusive. Though located on Main St. in the downtown section of Lititz. it was quiet and restful. Free parking in the back.
4.2 on June 28, 2014
The dining score is average only because my taste is more standard.
5 on June 28, 2014
The MOST convenient walking to downtown shops. A lot of enjoyment sitting in a rocking chair on the porch talking with pedestrians on the sidewalk. Great choice as they say in real estate: Location, Location, Location...
Downtown, Small town
Harrisburg, PA (MDT) 30 miles
South on Route 283 to Route 772. East on 772 to Lititz
Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Movie Theater, Museum, Nature area, Amish Farms, Hersheypark, Strasburg Rail Road, Wilbur Chocolate Factory, Sturgis Pretzel House, Linden Hall School, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Vineyard, Winery
Bed and Breakfast
Telephone, Videos , complimentary snacks and beverages, Central Heat and Air Conditioning, Wilbur Buds for Sale, Hand Painted Gourds for Sale, 70 videos available, One Cup coffee maker available
Air conditioning, Alarm clock, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Desk, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, VCR, Wi-Fi
Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Walking trails, Biking trails around county, Shopping, 2nd Friday town is alive and open late, Wolf sanctuary nearby, Amish buggy rides, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Tennis courts
John & Lynndell Eccleston
Tennis, Woodworking, Reading
Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Gluten Free upon req
Stuffed French Toast