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Ascot House

219 W. Market Street , Marietta, PA 17547 USA (Show map)
115 Reviews
$145 - $205
per night

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Federal house located in historic Marietta, PA. decorated in classic Georgian style. This dog-friendly bed and breakfast has six spacious and elegant guestrooms, fireplaces, four-poster and canopy beds, luxurious private bathrooms and breakfasts to satisfy any gourmet. Our Lancaster Country retreat is a perfect destination for romantic weekends, girl's getaways, family gatherings, ski and golf adventures, biking, hiking and hot-air ballooning, outlet shopping, antiquing, and exploring Amish Country. With its large dining room, parlor, library and spacious outdoor deck and beautiful English garden, Ascot House is available for authentic English teas, showers, luncheons, small weddings & receptions.

Rooms & Rates

Essex Suite

The charming Esseex Suite has antique furnishings a working fireplace in the sitting room and french doors opening to the balcony. A very pretty and romantic 2nd floor suite with its private balcony overlooking the garden and a separate entrance, accessible by stairs from the deck. The Essex can be opened to the adjoining Bedford Suite. For your convenience there is a small refrigerator in the suite - the Essex is one of our dog friendly rooms.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $175-$175

The Surrey

The Surrey has a beautiful extremely large bathroom with two person soaking tub, separate shower, twin sinks, working fireplace. Just think -two people, tub in front of fireplace, just add wine! Antique queen fourposter bed in this lovely second floor suite. You are also welcome to have your dog share this luxury.

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

Nightly Rate: $175-$175

The Suffolk

Stunning large corner suite on the 3rd floor, working fireplace in the huge bathroom with its jacuzzi tub and separate shower. Queen four-poster bed. One of our three dog friendly suites.

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

Nightly Rate: $175-$175

The Norfolk

Big and beautiful - the Norfolk has a king size bed, working fireplace, and sleep sofa. Elegant bathroom with jacuzzi tub/shower combination. 3rd Floor. This room is not dog friendly.

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

Nightly Rate: $175-$175

The Dorset

The Dorset's private bathroom with a large corner shower is outside of the bedroom - just 3 steps across the hall. The Dorset is a very pretty 3rd floor room with a working fireplace. It can be booked with either two single beds or a king size bed. Please specify which you would like when booking. Not a dog friendly room.

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

Nightly Rate: $145-$145

Bedford Suite

The Bedford Suite is a huge 2nd floor suite with king size four-poster bed,and a queen size sleep sofa, antique furniture and a fireplace in the sitting area the bathroom features a jacuzzi tub and separate shower. This suite has a communicating door that can be opened to join with the Essex Suite. The Bedford is not one of the dog friendly suites.

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

Nightly Rate: $185-$185

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  • Guest room4.9
  • Services5.0
  • Value4.9
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Dining4.9

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June weekend at the Ascot House

5 on July 05, 2014

My husband and I recently spent a wonderful weekend at the Ascot house. It was our first stay at a B&B and from the time we made our reservations, Wendy was helpful sending us info regarding restaurants in the area. Wendy was the consummate host from the time we stepped foot in the door. The house was beautiful, as was the garden out back. We enjoyed wine and cheese both evenings with the option to be ourselves if we wished or enjoy the company of the other guests, as well as Wendy who is a most gracious host. We were greeted both mornings with a beautiful breakfast starting with fresh squeezed, juice, coffee, fresh fruit and as well as a beautiful served breakfast. It was one of the most enjoyable weekends we have had in a long time!

Worth Going Back!

5 on June 28, 2014

My wife and I arrived to find Wendy (owner and consummate hostess) and some of the other guests for the weekend enjoying the Spring evening together on the back deck. The hospitality and socializing was refreshing! The room was very nice and the building and garden beautiful. Breakfasts were excellent, as was afternoon/evening wine and cheese that grew into a small party with Wendy, ourselves, and a number of the other guests sharing wine and stories for hours into the night on the deck. Wendy can tell you all about local places to see and things to do, and even wandering the streets of Mechanicsville itself was enjoyable. We've stayed in a number of B&Bs over the years, but Wendy and Ascot House is the first that I really would like to go back to and visit again and again.

Wedding Weekend

4.0 on June 19, 2014

We spent a lovely weekend at Ascot House when we were in Pennsylvania for my grandson's wedding. The house is stunning, and Wendy is a terrific hostess. Breakfast is a feast. We were impressed to find that all the other guests were visitors who had been there before. We sincerely recommend Ascot House.

Great town, great house, great hostess!

4.6 on June 15, 2014

We were thoroughly impressed with the Ascot House. Wendy, the hostess, was incredibly kind, generous, and pleasant. Our room was beautiful and very clean. We will definitely be recommending this place to our family and friends!

Innkeeper Response
thank you so much for such a nice review

Escape Weekend

5 on June 11, 2014

By far, The Ascot House is the most relaxing B&B you could ever escape to. Wendy, the proprietor and most gracious and elegant hostess welcomes you with wine and cheeses on the patio overlooking a beautiful garden. The house has a welcoming and homey atmosphere from the minute you enter till the time you leave!! The rooms are all different and have their own personality. There isn't one you wouldn't enjoy! Wendy is at your beck and call and has the best stories and recommendations for dining, places to go, wineries, etc. We stayed for two nights, but it is never enough time to fit everything in. That's why we will DEFINITELY be going back!! Thanks for everything Wendy! We love you!! Ann, Marianne, Chris, and Nancy

A quaint little town with a genuine hostess

5 on June 07, 2014

Have you ever thought of staying in a little 'post card perfect' town off the beaten path? Tree lined streets, well manicured old homes with a great inn and nice restaurants. And top it off with the most genuine hostess you will ever meet. Wendy, innkeeper and professional hostess makes you feel as if you are the most important person in her life. You can find great inns all across this country, but you will always remember and yearn to come back to that great hostess.

Awesome- Wendy is the best!

4.8 on June 05, 2014

We felt so immediately welcomed by Wendy. Despite a misunderstanding in the room we got and whether or not we could bring our dog, she did not hesitate to accommodate us (and Chico!) as soon as we arrived. The house is beautifully maintained, the outside yard was impeccable. Thank you!!! Love, Kelly and Ted from NJ

Wonderful Mid-week Overnight

5 on May 27, 2014

What a wonderful experience. The house is beautiful and our room was large, comfortable and exactly suited to our needs. We rolled into Marietta early evening, and after checking-in, walked to a local tavern for an excellent dinner. Upon returning to Ascot House, we had a very nice chat with Wendy in the parlor, before turning-in for the evening. I had an early morning phone-meeting, which I did from the parlor, and Wendy was so kind as to bring coffee while I worked. Breakfast was excellent, and we had to depart far too soon. We will be sure to return, and stay longer next time!

A charming home and an even more charming hostess!

4.6 on May 23, 2014

I just enjoyed a two weeknight stay at the Ascot House Bed and Breakfast in Marietta, PA and it was LOVELY. The hostess Wendy is a wonderful English lady, happy to regale you with great stories or listen to your own tales over wine and cheese in the evenings before retiring. She has a wonderful touch for romance and encouragement. Make sure you are ready to climb some stairs to get to your room--the building is 5 or 6 stories tall. I stayed in the Suffolk room and I was SO excited for the Jacuzzi in front of the gas fireplace--it did not disappoint. I also went on a Living Social deal (that made it more affordable) which included a gift certificate to the Accomac Inn nearby in York, and Wendy was happy to make lunch reservations for us. She also surprised us by letting the Inn know in advance that my husband and I were celebrating our wedding anniversary and we got some surprise chocolate covered strawberries with whipped cream at the end of our meal. I really felt sad as I hugged Wendy goodbye after having the run of her beautiful home for two days. Make sure to check out the room descriptions on their website, and check availability for the room that sounds most appealing to you! I would highly recommend the Suffolk room for both couples and individuals. And--some nights the train goes by really loud. Look in the bathroom for the disposable ear plugs!


4.6 on May 14, 2014

My husband and I celebrated his 50th birthday here and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The rooms are spacious and comfortable and the breakfast delicious! Wendy is a wonderful hostess who truly loves her job. A lot of interesting area attractions to explore. A great experience all around

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Location Type

Historic District, Amish Country, Small town


Lancaster, PA (LNS)

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, Amish Country, Hershey Park, Outlet Shopping, River, Factory Tours, Farmers Markets, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn, Other

On-site amenities

Board games, CD player, Ceiling fans, Copier, Internet Service, Library, Piano, Private entrance, Telephone, Wedding Facilities , Traditional English Tea Available by Reservation $, In-Room chocolates, Dog Friendly, Bicycle & Ski Storage Area, Pre-Dinner Refreshments and Cheese available $, Flowers $, Walk to Restaurants

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, DVD Player, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Videos, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycles, Boating, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Kayaking, Shopping, Sight-seeing

Check Dates


  • Check In:: 3 - 7 p.m.
  • Check Out:: 11 a.m.
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Limited
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Regetfully, only take children if booking whole house
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Yes Dogs only, dog friendly rooms are: Essex, Suffolk & Surrey

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 day minimum for Valentine's weekend & Candlelight Tour weekend
  • Deposit Amount Required: Deposit: One night paid in full (personal check or cash or credit card;reservation may be secured by credit card;Pet Security deposit required
  • Cancellations: Cancellation-Refund Policy: A full refund less $15 fee will be given if the cancellation is made 14 days prior to scheduled check-in. Cancellations made 7-10 days prior to scheduled check-in will receive a 50% refund of the deposit. Deposits for cancellations less than 7 days prior to scheduled check-in will be forfeited unless the room is re-rented.



Wendy Codd

Languages spoken


About the innkeepers

Cooking, Gardening, Antiques, Music, Reading

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  • Time Served: 8.30,9.00,9.30 guests choice
  • Serving Location: Parlor or Porch by pre-arrangement, Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , gluten-free, kosher

Signature Dish

Eggs Benedict
English Muffin with thin sliced ham or turkey,poached eggs, with home-made hollandaise sauce, served with sauted potatoes. In addition to the usual breakfast menu of juices, fresh fruits, home-made croissants and baked goods & coffee or teas.


Hot Deal

stay one night get second night half price.

Regular Rate: $350 now $262.50 (25% Savings:)

Stay for two nights, pay full rate for first night and second night is half price.

expires Wednesday

Special Package

Mini Escapes

3 night Summer Special. $45 per night off stay plus wine and cheese each evening.

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Details Diamond Collection

219 W. Market Street , Marietta, PA 17547 USA (Show map)

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