Silver Fern Bed & Breakfast

1856 Main Street , Peninsula, OH 44264 USA (Show map)


1874 totally refurbished Colonial Home nestled in the Cuyahoga National Park and at the doorstep of the Village's Historic District. 4 Bedrooms specifically designed with ensuite bathroom, our honeymoon suite has a brand new cast-iron clawfoot tub, HD flat screen tv, and high-speed wi-fi. Relax on the wisteria-covered verandah or the porch swing or the comfy leather chairs in the parlour/library. Every detail with your comfort in mind, indulge your senses and spend some time in the lap of luxury after a full day of activity in the surrounding park. 10 minute drive from turnpike and situated between Interstate 471 and Route 8, access couldn't be more convenient yet within minutes you are surrounded by parkland and trains from years gone by. Book your well-deserved break or vacation today and experience all that Peninsula and the Cuyahoga Valley National Park and Silver Fern Bed & Breakfast have to offer.



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

Silver Fern B&B

5 on January 24, 2018

Great location, fastidiously clean, comfortable bed, quiet, great breakfast, and engaging, considerate host with Gary and Deb. We will return!

Awesome time.

5 on January 24, 2018

Great experience all the way around. Nice room with nice amenities and close proximity to GAR Hall. Breakfast was excellent and Gary and Deb were very warm, friendly and inviting.

Charming place!

5 on December 28, 2017

Everything was wonderful. Great accommodations and hospitality. Nicole made us a delicious breakfast.

Great B&B - Great Location

4.4 on September 13, 2017

Gary is a great host. The B&B is charming and very clean. Walking to shops, towpath, train ride, bike rentals and restaurants in Peninsula is a real plus. Don't hesitate to choose the Silver Fern!

Incredible Find!

5 on August 28, 2017

This was literally the perfect little find for my husband and I for an evening away from our kiddos. I can't remember the girls name, but she was so sweet, and so helpful the entire time, and made an amazing breakfast! I'm so grateful there are still little places like this around to find peace, quiet, and comfort away from home. We definitely will be returning!

National Park, Trains, Blossom Music

4.8 on August 25, 2017

Gracious host. Great breakfast replete with great company. Clean and convenient. Recommended.

Charming B&B and Area

3.6 on August 04, 2017

I would recommend this B&B. It's charming, clean, the breakfast was very good and the service was fantastic! They were very friendly and helpful. The little town has several shops and restaurants, plus we took the train through the Cuyahoga National Park. All of this is right down the street from the B&B, plus the bike trail is there also. An absolute "must see" is the Stan Hywet House & Gardens only about 20 minutes away. We also had a great dinner at Papa Joe's Italian restaurant about 15 minutes away. We visited this area to go to the Potterfest in Kent, OH which also was about 20 minutes away. We found the town and university to be very nice and enjoyed walking around there. All this to say we had a great weekend and definitely recommend the Silver Fern B&B and the area.

Lovely B&B

5 on July 09, 2017

Gary, the host, was wonderful. Lovely B&B we would recommend highly.

Love this bnb

4.6 on June 22, 2017

Wonderful bed n breakfast! Room was clean, comfortable. The owner Gary is super kind and interesting and the intern Nicole is a good cook and so sweet. Breakfast was healthy and delicious. It was fun being pampered.

My stay

3.0 on November 15, 2016

Friendly staff, clean room, good breakfast.

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Rooms & Rates

Titania & Oberon

Ready and awaiting your traveling entourage, whether it be the family or two couples, our Titania room, with two queen-sized beds is large enough to accommodate. Enjoy the convenience of your own ensuite bathroom and the wi-fi HD tv entertainment center providing cable as part of the package

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Queen

Nightly Rate: $185 - $220

Blue Hen

Unique as the Cuyahoga Valley's Blue Hen Falls, queen-sized bed, flat screen HD tv and brand new ensuite bathroom. Priced so that anyone can enjoy this historic bed & breakfast

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

Nightly Rate: $145 - $180

Hinemoa & Tutanekai

Our honeymoon suite paying tribute to the New Zealand Maori lovers. Featuring a clawfoot tub and heated towel rail as well as a spacious shower in this brand new ensuite bathroom. Queen-sized bed that is oh so comfy and a HD flat screen tv connected to wifi and cable for your enjoyment

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

Nightly Rate: $160 - $200

Inn Keeper's

Allow your mind to drift into Colonial times of Innkeepers, taverns and travelers coming to and fro, traveling on the Ohio Canal. Stay a night or two in our Innkeeper's Room. A comfortable bed for the weary travler to lay his head.

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

Ghost Room

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

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Location Type

Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Small town


Cleveland, OH (CLE-Hopkins Intl.)

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Casino, Concert venue, Eco-tourism, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Night life, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Sports venue, University, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Coffee/Tea facilities, Fridge, Ironing Board, Library, Microwave, Parking, Satellite/Cable TV, Wedding Facilities

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Hairdryer, TV, Turndown Service, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

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

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Diners club, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: 50% of total booking
  • Cancellations: Full refund within 30 days, 50% within 2 weeks cancellation
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Gary & Deborah Beckley

Languages spoken


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About the innkeepers

Gary and Deb Beckley have spent most of their careers in service-oriented businesses and have traveled extensively, many times enjoying the ambiance found within a bed and breakfast experience. The Beckley’s are also keen nature lovers who delight in the outdoors and specifically the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. They enjoy the company of family and friends; you’re never a stranger for long in their home.

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  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Restrictive , Vegetarian

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