Waterfront views of canal and basin from porches and most of the rooms, historic home circa 1870, located in the heart of the Historic District of this waterside village on the Chesapeake and Delaware canal. Browse the gift and antique shops, dine at one of 8 fine restaurants, kayak, hike or relax on the inn's waterside porch and watch the ships and boats pass by. Bob and Carol Roethke are the owners and innkeepers and together they offer a warm and relaxing 19th century atmosphere along with wifi and all the modern conveniences, not to mention an excellent breakfast prepared by Culinary Institute of America trained owner and chef Bob.
4.4 on October 15, 2016
Our room - 'Snug Harbor' was just the right size for us, breakfast was outstanding, Thanks Bob, even though you weren't feeling well you did a fantastic job. Enjoyed our two day get-a-way.............
4.6 on October 04, 2016
I needed a place to stay for a couple nights related to a family wedding; the Inn was a perfect combination of comfortably relaxing and attention to detail. The public rooms were historically and usefully decorated. The breakfasts were amazing; several guests joined together at tables, by choice, to dine. We had met at various times the preceding days reading in the lounge, completing a puzzle, or sitting on the porch. I look forward to a return trip to Chesapeake City and touring the broader Brandywine Valley.
4.6 on October 01, 2016
I was really impressed. The service is out standing breakfast is unbelievable. I really want to go back and visit again.
5 on September 28, 2016
Great stay. Convenient to Middletown and Wilmington. Chesapeake City is a great quite spot with plenty of local flair. Cant go wrong staying here.
4.4 on September 27, 2016
My wife and I needed to get away for a few days, and this was perfect! The location is perfect, meals were great, Bob and Samantha were perfect hosts, and we loved every minute of it. We stayed in the Cassidy Wharf room, and woke up each morning to a delicious custom tailored breakfast. We love being on the water, and Chesapeake City was incredible. A small quiet town, with a rich history, and plenty to do day or night. My only concerns before arriving, were about my truck and boat. Where to park, where to launch, etc. The town has free public docks, maybe 30 yards behind The Inn! Very convenient! I was able to park my truck and trailer on the street in front of The Inn, which was also made me happy. The free town boat ramp was also within walking distance. For my first B&B stay, this was an all around great experience. I will do it again SOON.
4.6 on September 21, 2016
Facade is charming and quintessential American. Very well maintained exteriors and interiors with original ceiling paintwork. No musky smells despite lots of antique wood furnishings. Room was immaculately clean, even taps were shiny! Good hot/cold water pressure. Nice white fluffy bath towels. Plenty natural light from 2 windows. At night, 5 lamps brighten the room for reading/ work. Loved the painstaking ceiling artwork. 24-hr coffee/tea + snacks. Breakfast by Innkeeper-Chef Bob was delicious. Most impressed by Bob's hospitality - there was genuine interest, not stiff, forced or by design. Very Friendly and amiable! Thanks Bob for making our stay memorable. Chesapeake City is a small charming town with beautiful water views of ships/barges Nice for 1-day trip but not any longer. The only thing that can be improved is the spotty Wifi connection in the room.
5 on September 16, 2016
My husband & I enjoyed our stay in the Chesapeake Haven room at the Inn at the Canal B&B. Such a lovely room and the owners were terrific. They recommended great places to visit and eat and very informative on the area. First class breakfast by a renowned chef.
4.8 on September 06, 2016
Our family with two small children was welcomed with open arms! The room was a nice size, and a full-size cot was set up for our children. The food was absolutely delicious! We will definitely come to stay in the future!
3.2 on September 06, 2016
The inn keeper Bob was so nice, would like to try a bigger room, we had Snug Harbor and it was very small, my husband and I did not sleep well in the full size bed either but a cool Victorian place and yes I would go again, Pancakes were Delicious!
4.2 on August 29, 2016
Great place to stay for a getaway weekend. Innkeeper prepares a lovely breakfast, and is extremely helpful in planning your day. Rooms facing the C&D Canal are likely quieter than the one in which we stayed. Several excellent restaurants nearby. Be sure to visit the C&D Canal Museum to view the story of digging the canal and maintaining it.
Upper Bay Suite
Waterside village, Airport, City, Countryside, Village
Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Winterthur Museum and Gardens, Mt. Harmon Plantation, Baltimore and Phila in an hour, Herb Farm, Longwood Gardens, Lighthouses, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Winery, Zoo
Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn
Conference Rooms, Fax Machine , Afternoon refreshments, waterside porch
Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Board games, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Library, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, VCR, Videos, Wet bar, Wired internet
Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Horseshoes, Hunting, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Water Tours, Driving tour, Flying tour, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Tennis courts, Water sports
Low fat , Vegetarian Gluten free, diabeti, others - please ask!
Blueberry Cobbler French Toast
Thick sliced blueberry cobbler loaf that is grilled and topped with a berry sauce. Served with Amish home-made apple/maple sausage that is crisp on the outside, juicy on the inside.