1777 Americana Inn Reviews


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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service4.7
  • Value4.6
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Onsite Dining4.5

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3.4 on October 09, 2017

My husband and I stayed for a night to get away for our anniversary. Everything was very well decorated and was quiet and relaxing. We did find the mattress to be a bit uncomfortable and very creaky. We also were a little disappointed in the breakfast served for what we paid for our overnight stay. We were expecting a larger hot breakfast. Overall we enjoyed our stay.

Must Stay

5 on August 14, 2017

The 1777 Americana Inn is a Must Stay! Bob & Denise give you as much space as you need! But also are there to help with any questions or guidance. The Americana offers great spaces indoor and outdoor to relax. We stayed one night on a place through trip but are already booking a weekend to enjoy this FINE B&B. Well done Bob & Denise. We also enjoy wonderful conversations at breakfast. Thanks Belinda & Ed

Do Not Miss Out

5 on July 31, 2017

1777 Americana Inn is a MUST stay, Relaxing made easy with this well kept B&B. Bob & Denise give you as much freedom and space as you desire. The Inn Keepers are also there to help and guide and make your stay most enjoyable. The room was amazing. The outdoor space offered up your own little getaway, if you choose. You are perfectly located with easy access to everything.This is a B&B you will want to return to time & time again. Thanks Bob & Denise your passion for the business SHINES through. Belinda & Ed

Tuesday in Ephrata

3.6 on June 25, 2017

Kids at camp and we could only get away for one night and decided to stay close to home and do some outlet shopping. The owners left us a message and the keys to the cottage we rented were at the front desk when we arrived. Very nice accomodations. The place was actually nicer than the pictures depicted. There a brewery on site, but was closed the night we were there. We went up to St Boniface and had a great time, then to Lancaster for dinner. Breakfast was great the next morning. Wished we could have stayed longer to take advantage of the beautiful garden area and the brewery. Great location near the highway and Lancaster.


4.6 on May 16, 2017

We had decided to go away for a couple of days and ended up at this B&B. What a find! We had a cozy room in the back of the house with a view of the patio and gardens. Bob and Denise were wonderful hosts and easy to talk with. Denise helped us get on a tour of the wolf sanctuary which is a must see. We were there for one of the days Bob & Denise's brewery is open and it seems to have become a place for locals. Everyone was friendly and it felt like we were home visiting friends. We also loved the fresh fruit in the morning and since I am a tea drinker, it was nice to see a variety to choose from. The hot portion of the breakfast was quite tasty and filling. Would definitely recommend the Inn for a relaxing getaway.

Happy Travellers Will Return

4.6 on April 21, 2017

We've stayed in the smaller rooms a few times and have taken advantage of the weekend dining credit at the onsite Black Forest Brewery. Rooms are nicely appointed and comfortable, breakfast is wonderful, and we have enjoyed socializing with Denise and Bob at the Brewery or in the backyard. Beer and food at the Brewery was wonderful if you want to stay close and there are many things to explore in the area if you want to be adventurous (Green Dragon! Lititz! Wolf Sanctuary!)

Wonderful stay, beautiful rooms, but breakfast could have been better.

4.4 on March 09, 2017

Rooms were beautiful with a historic feel. Onsite brewery was awesome. Breakfast could have been better for a bednbreakfast place. This was our 1st B&B so ai thought there would be more of a focus on the breakfast, you know eggs, sausage, waffles, etc., made for us, or even if I could serve myself.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your feedback, I would have been more than happy to prepare additional food for you, we find our breakfasts are quite substantial and most people are satisfied with the selection of fresh fruit, yogurt, granola, breakfast breads, juices, coffee and tea in addition to the individual hot entree. Hope to see you again!

- Denise (innkeeper)

Outstanding B&B

5 on February 17, 2017

We stayed in the Tranquility Cottage over Valentine's Day weekend and had a wonderful time. We will definitely be back!

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so much for your kind words. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay and that you return to visit us!

- Denise (innkeeper)

Very Nice

5 on February 06, 2017

Booked the tranquility cottage for my girlfriend and I to celebrate our anniversary. Very nice! Everything was clean and had a great time! I highly recommend it! We will be back!

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so much for the lovely review, I am so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope you join us again!

- Denise (innkeeper)

20th Wedding Anniversary Getaway

5 on January 31, 2017

My wife desired a 20th year wedding anniversary getaway for the weekend and we found this quaint and beautiful bed & breakfast place. We enjoyed ourselves very much. Went to Johnny's Steakhouse for dinner ( My wife wanted steak ). Bob & Denise were awesome hosts and they provided a very stupendous hot breakfast on our day of check out. Made my wife happy so, husband is happy!!! Thank You Bob & Denise!

Innkeeper Response
No, thank YOU for the wonderful review! I am so glad that your wife enjoyed her getaway. We hope to see you visit again. After all 21 years is a reason to celebrate.

- Denise (innkeeper)

1777 Americana Inn

5 on January 26, 2017

A very nice place to stay. I booked the tranquility suite for my girlfriend and I celebrating our anniversary. We really enjoyed it! It had a nice country feel that felt like home! The room was very clean and Bob and Denise were both great! I would highly recommend staying here. We'll be back!

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so much! I am glad you guys enjoyed your stay with us. Hopefully you can make it an annual getaway celebration! Hope to see you soon.

- Denise (innkeeper)

Amazing Stay!

5 on January 19, 2017

This is probably THE best B&B I have ever stayed at. The owner and his wife run the place, and they are so wonderful and welcoming! The brewery on site is amazing, and usually it's the owner's children working the bar. It truly feels like a family affair, and they make you feel like part of the family. The rooms are AMAZINGLY decorated and so adorable. You will never regret a stop here! Not to mention the surrounding towns are so quaint and fun to visit. A true gem!

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We are truly enjoying this adventure, mainly because of guests like you! Please come back and visit soon!

- Denise (innkeeper)

2nd time around

4.4 on January 04, 2017

Lovely place. Lots of street noise during the night which we didn't notice the 1st time we visited...but otherwise a great getaway. The food and hosts are top notch.

Fun Anniversary Get-a-way

3.2 on October 18, 2016

My husband and I stayed there for two nights recently, for our anniversary. We stayed in the cottage that is on the property, "the Patriot". The decor was nice, rustic and Colonial era. We're over 50, and would prefer a firmer bed. I inquired about the beds inside the main house, and was told there is a firmer one. The breakfast provided was delicious!

Picture Perfect Getaway

5 on October 06, 2016

The Inn is absolutely beautiful, the food is fantastic and they have a brewery onsite that is also great. The Innkeeper, Denise, is phenomenal to work, very hospitable and a wealth of information on the area. Thank you for such wonderful care and service Mr. & Mrs. Harter!

Bed, breakfast and beer

4.8 on September 27, 2016

Great host. Nicely decorated rooms. They even have their own brewery on the premise.

Americana at its best

4.6 on September 27, 2016

After visiting the Black Forest Brewery last year, my wife and I decided to stay at the 1777 Americana Inn while visiting our family who lives in Ephrata. We couldn't have been happier with our decision. We've stayed at B&B's around the world and this place rates as one of the best. Great host, great breakfast, great location. We will definitely stay here on our next visit.

Great Place.

5 on September 26, 2016

Lovely room, Great food. Wonderful hosts.

Tranquility Cottage

5 on August 31, 2016

The cutest little cottage I ever did see! Everything was super clean, cozy, and welcoming. I have zero complains.

Historic, Romantic, Quaint

4.8 on August 23, 2016

Charming, historic B&B, clean, welcoming, great location. HIGHLY recommended!!! Breakfast was exceptional.

Tranquility Cottage

3.6 on August 05, 2016

We stayed one night in this very nice and private loft style cottage separate from the main house. The craft brewery on-site is a great place to stop in and enjoy a couple of the beers brewed there. Downtown Ephrata is quaint with the ability to take a nice walk. Breakfast was good with plenty to eat, but juice would have been appreciated. The innkeepers are very pleasant, but hands off, so if you're looking for that type of interaction you won't find it here. We were lucky to be there for the Green Dragon flea market which has an outstanding selection of farm fresh veggies, meats, baked goods as well as the usual flea market finds.

Very nice stay at the 1777 Americana Inn

3.8 on July 31, 2016

Very nice stay in the Tranquility Cottage. Very clean, private, quiet and the jacuzzi was a nice way to finish up the evening. Stopped in to the on--site brewery and enjoyed a good beer and a glass of wine. Very reasonable prices on the small eats offered there also. Breakfast was quite tasty with enough offered, although juice would have been welcomed. It's a nice walk through the pretty little town and the Green Dragon market is close by...only open on Fridays so we were lucky to catch it. If there's room in the car and you're there on a Friday, bring a cooler! Terrific prices on all kinds of fresh produce and meat.

Innkeeper Response
Thanks for the lovely review . . I cannot BELIEVE I forgot to put the juices out AGAIN!!! I pour them, I refrigerate them and I always try to wait till the last minute to put them out so they are nice and cold and then I instantly forget them!!!!! Sorry about that!

- Denise (innkeeper)


5 on July 07, 2016

Awesome stay, great breakfast and o ste brewery with awesome beer

First Bed And Breakfast

5 on July 05, 2016

My wife and I love breweries, so what better place to stay than a bed and brewery? Every part of our visit was exceptional. Many places require a 2 night stay, which I get from a business perspective, but we didn't need it and appreciated the one night accommodation. Our experience was the Tranquility Cottage and highly recommend it to any couple on the fence as to which room to pick. The owners are very friendly and will surprise you with a unique breakfast. Enjoy!

Innkeeper Response
Thand you for the wonderful review! I am so glad you enjoyed our "Room with a Brew" AND our policy of allowing busy travelers to enjoy some time away for one night, as opposed to two night minimum stays! Come back soon.

- Denise (innkeeper)

Nice stay :)

4.0 on June 20, 2016

I stayed one night at the 1777 Americana Inn and I'd wished I'd stayed longer. The inn was very easy to find - just off the main street. The setting is idyllic - the quiet and quaint part of Ephrata. I missed the hosts on account of me arriving late but they had everything waiting for me on the desk in the reception area. My room was quaint and peaceful. I had enough room and it was truly delightful to look out the window to see so many trees and to hear a couple of birds tweeting away. Overall I had an incredibly peaceful stay. I'm certain there were other guests at the inn but I never heard them or any noise. Would I stay here again? Absolutely!

Innkeeper Response
I am so glad you enjoyed your stay. The cottages certainly are a peaceful respite. I hope you keep your promise and come back again.

- Denise (innkeeper)

Great getaway

5 on June 15, 2016

The inn is in a great location near many of the antique and flea market places my husband and I like to visit. We were given an entrance code so that if we arrived when the hosts were out we could get in. This is what happened and a note with instructions and key to our room was left at the front desk. We stayed 2 nights and never saw anyone, even the hosts, until our last morning. We had chosen to eat breakfast on the last morning there. We had opted not to eat the first day because we were up really early to go flea marketing. So we ate at a local diner. Breakfast was served at the inn between 8:30 and 10:30, which my husband, who is an early riser, would have preferred an hour earlier. If we stayed again we would probably opt out of breakfast that they fixed. It was a fruity French toast casserole. But there were other side items to choose from, like instant oatmeal, yogurt, granola and fresh fruit. Not sure if this is the usual fare. I liked the fact that we felt like the only ones there during the weekend, even though there were two other couples there. We had the Travelers Rest room, small, but very quiet, neat and clean. I loved having a ceiling fan and the central air was very comfortable. There was a booklet in the room of the history of the house and a listing of nearby eateries and places to visit. The hosts were great and we would definitely stay again.

Lovely stay!

4.2 on June 09, 2016

I had a lovely stay at 1777 Americana Inn. I arrived late and directions for my too were left in reception. The room itself was wonderfully decorated and really made me feel at ease. No complaints about the bathroom or the location. I slept soundly a d even enjoyed hearing the sound of rain on the roof! Would I stay here again? Absolutely!

1777 Americana Inn

4.0 on June 02, 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the 1777 Americana Inn. Hostess, Denise, was friendly and helpful. She made us feel comfortable. Our room was pleasant, enjoyed the gas fireplace in the room on a cool, rainy night. The breakfasts were outstanding - our compliments to the chef!

1 night get away

4.4 on May 10, 2016

This was our first bed and breakfast experience. The Inn was very nice and rooms were clean. We enjoyed our stay. Only concern was that the 1777 Americana Inn is on the main street of Ephrata and we could hear the traffic through the entire evening.

Just what we needed!

4.6 on May 02, 2016

We were looking for a place to get a much needed long weekend of relaxing away from the daily grind, and 1777 Americana Inn was just what we needed. With a quaint and quiet atmosphere we were able to relax, but the onsite brewpub meant there was never a "well now what do you want to do" moment. The food was delicious, the staff were attentive and inviting, and the owners were great at making you feel at home. And they brew great beer! Can't recommend 1777 Americana Inn enough!

Nice time

5 on May 02, 2016

Very comfortable,good breakfast ,very accommodating.peaceful and restful

Fabulous time!!!

4.6 on April 25, 2016

My husband and I stayed at the 1777 Americana Inn for a quick weekend get-away. We had the most awesome time there! Since we were only staying overnight, we spent much of it at the brewery located on the grounds. The owner Denise, was present as were her sons tending the bar, and they were all so hospitable and friendly. The craft beers were superb and we made sure to sample them all.The brewery/tavern is small and very friendly.We made new friends while there and had the best time, far exceeding what we were anticipating. Breakfast in the morning was delicious and prepared fresh by Denise and her husband. We hope to return there as it was a fabulous get-away for both of us! Kudos to this Bed and Brewery!!!

Perfect Anniversary Getaway

5 on April 08, 2016

My husband and I stayed in the Tranquility Cottage for our anniversary and it was perfect! Beautifully decorated, great ammenities, and very private. The main house is beautiful and the Black Forest Brewery had great drinks and good pub food. Innkeepers are very friendly and we will definitely go back again!

Getaway weekend

4.6 on March 19, 2016

Great place to get away and reconnect. Having the brewpub on site was a bonus. Hosts were great!

Nice Country feel to a Lancaster B&B

4.8 on March 11, 2016

This was my Wife and I's first visit to a bed and breakfast and we enjoyed our short stay over a weekend in February. The house, room, bathroom, and dinning area were extremely clean. The breakfast was delicious berry soufflé along with fruit, yogurt, granola, pastries, and coffee. I would strongly recommend this place to anyone- young or old.

B&B&B (Bed Breakfast and Brews)

5 on March 02, 2016

We wanted a quick overnight getaway to reduce workweek stress and we got it! Checked into our lovely room and spent a few hours at the attached Black Forest BrewPub enjoying the craft beer and tasty food provided there. Breakfast at the Inn the next morning was wonderful as always.

Awesome getaway

5 on January 08, 2016

What a find! Our overnight stay at Americana Inn was fantastic! They have an incredible brewery about 30 steps away from your accommodations..couldn't ask for a better experience. The owners were so nice and breakfast just delicious. Great location, beautiful room..can't say enough about this place. Awesome! Worth every penny!!

charming b&b

5 on January 04, 2016

they have beautiful rooms fantastic tasty breakfast peaceful and restful night sleep we came here to celebrate our 22nd anniversary and had a wonderful stay. highly recommend this inn.

Beautiful and Cozy B&B

4.4 on January 03, 2016

Love! Love! LOVE! Denise and Bob are the most pleasant people! Their personalities accurately reflect the excellent quality of the rooms and of the overall facility. The rooms have are spacious and have a homey feeling to them. We stayed in Le Boudoir and the jacuzzi is worth every penny! As far as things to do goes, Ephrata is not too far from the Amish country and there are great restaurants right outside of the B&B. If you want to stay in, each room has a television or you can go downstairs and play chess by the fireplace. The breakfast was pretty tasty and there was always great conversation. This was a great experience for us and we can't wait to return!

Can't wait to go back

5 on December 20, 2015

Beautiful home. Great hosts. On-site brew pub. Comfy room. We will definitely be back.

Thanks for a great stay

4.6 on November 30, 2015

Great place, great location

Good times

5 on November 27, 2015

The weekend was perfect. Thank you.


4.6 on November 23, 2015


Wonderful B&B

5 on November 19, 2015

This was my first trip to a B&B and I was not disappointed! The tranquility cottage was beautiful and comfortable. The sheets were outstanding- the bed comfortable. The breakfast was great and the company of the other guests and the inn keeper Denise was even better!! I would recommend this place to anyone and I can't wait to go back! Thanks Denise and Bob for making my first trip to a B&B unforgettable.

Feels like home, only better! - Excellent Bed, Breakfast & Beer.

5 on November 18, 2015

Last year my hubby and I stayed in the Cottage for a romantic getaway. We went shopping in the area and had dinner at a restaurant close by. When we arrived back at the Inn that evening, the Innkeepers invited us into their newly opened brewery for a drink. After a wonderful evening of chatting and getting to know them, we quickly realized that Bob & Denise were going to be great friends! We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in every way, and invited them to our home the following year to do a brewery tour of our local breweries. We are heading back to the Inn for their one year anniversary and couldn't be happier for them. They are an amazing duo! Be sure to put them on your list of must stays if you are in the area or make a special trip with your special someone for a great getaway trip - then just sit back and enjoy! It truly felt like home, without the work of cooking and cleaning! It doesn't get much better than that!


5 on November 18, 2015

Booked a get away weekend with old college friends. The Inn was the perfect spot for everyone. We stayed in the Tranquility Cottage. The amenities were wonderful, the cottage was warm and inviting. The beds and the linens were luxurious! Denise and Bob were wonderful hosts for our weekend getaway! We are already planning our return trip for next Spring.

Cozy B&B run by great couple

4.0 on November 08, 2015

We stayed in one of the smaller rooms which was well decorated and comfortable. Had no complaints about the room itself. Breakfasts each morning have a nice spread to snack on until the main course comes - come down hungry. Bob and Denise are accommodating and a pleasure to talk to. I would stay here again.


4.2 on November 06, 2015

Quaint and cozy B&B. We had the smallest room and it was larger than some others that we have stayed in and paid more for. Room was cozy and nicely decorated. May soon be time to change out the tired mattress. Hosts were helpful and friendly for Notre Dame fans! Breakfast was very good. Made for a good start of our day.

Outstanding and Romantic

4.8 on November 02, 2015

Our stay was wonderful at the 1777 Americana Inn. We stayed in the Tranquility cottage. Would love to stay again if in the area.

We absolutely loved our stay!

5 on October 26, 2015

It was such a cozy getaway. Everything was clean and the breakfast was phenomenal. We loved having a jacuzzi in our room and the decor was so quaint! We would most definitely stay here again or reccomend it to anybody!

Historical Inn in Ephrata

3.8 on October 10, 2015

Beautiful rooms in a very interesting historical inn! Our Jacuzzi tub and bathroom was very nice. Our innkeepers were not in residence upon arrival or that evening so consensus was that it would have been nice for someone to be there to answer questions about Ephrata, recommended restaurants, etc. There was a letter with some info but it is just not the same. Liked that you had a range of times to select for breakfast. Breakfast was good. Inn is close to the street so somewhat noisy with traffic.

A B&B with a brewery / a great idea

5 on October 07, 2015

Sorry that we missed the nights that the brewery was opened. It's a great idea and one that we would like to take advantage of on another visit. Owner was very friendly and served a delicious breakfast. Beautiful bed and breakfast!

A Fine Inn

4.2 on October 06, 2015

Hosts were fantastic. Quite good, hot breakfasts. Room was finely decorated and comfortable. Would definitely stay there again.


5 on September 21, 2015

My husband and I enjoyed the Inn so much that it is going to be the one and only we stay at when visiting the area which will be several times a year! Bob and Denise are so very nice! The breakfast was great and the room was charming and comfortable and decorated to please the eye!! Wonderful time! Sad to leave!

1777 American Visit

4.6 on September 04, 2015

Great stay with great hosts - and the new attached brewery made it even more pleasant. Will definitely visit again!


4.6 on August 20, 2015

Great experience! Beautiful inn, fantastic folks and an awesome onsite brewery!

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so much! I am glad you enjoyed your stay, come on back soon.

- Denise (innkeeper)

Will definitely be back!

4.8 on August 17, 2015

The combination of a bed and breakfast with a brewery right next door is a win-win situation in our book! It's made even better when the service, the breakfast (peach cobbler french toast was excellent!), and the rooms all exceed your expectations! Bob & Denise are the perfect combination to run this unique bed & breakfast and it is clear that they are passionate about what they do and are enjoying it to the fullest. We will definitely be back! April & Dave

Innkeeper Response
Thanks so much guys! It was great to meet you both and I hope you come back soon. Even a day trip to the pub since you aren't that awfully far from us.

- Denise (innkeeper)

Early August 2016

4.6 on August 14, 2015

Despite being on a main thoroughfare, we had a peaceful stay and the Inn was very comfortable and cozy. The food was outstanding and the owners enthusiastic. Very enjoyable.

Innkeeper Response
Thanks so much and I am so glad the traffic did not disturb your rest. I guess the 18 inch thick walls are doing their job! Hope to see you again soon.

- Denise (innkeeper)

Already booked our next stay!

4.4 on August 07, 2015

We recently spent two wonderfully relaxing nights in the Tranquility Cottage. Spacious and very pleasantly decorated, the tri-level space was immaculately kept. Two a/c units kept us cool in spite of the very hot, humid weather we experienced that weekend. The bed was incredibly comfortable with some of the softest linens we have ever experienced. The highlight for hubby was talking with Bob about the newly built on site micro brewery, offering several craft beers on tap as well as light fare for lunch/snacking. Denise wowed us with an absolutely delicious breakfast both mornings - baked blueberry French toast and sausage one morning and an egg frittata with fresh basil and summer veggies from their very own garden! We have to be back in the area later this month and didn't even think about staying elsewhere!

Innkeeper Response
You are too sweet! It was great meeting you and your husband AND your bestie! I hope the puppy is doing well, post a pic on our website so I can see the little cutie.

- Denise (innkeeper)

Great Stay in Lancaster!

5 on July 17, 2015

We had a lovely experience at the 1777 Americana Inn. Bob & Denise are fabulous hosts with just the right amount of attentiveness- not in our face, but willing to give great recommendations for sightseeing, dining, and shopping. We stayed in Le Boudoir, which was a spacious room with a very big bathroom. Even though the main hallways creaked and you could hear the occasional door close, we found the room to be very quiet and relaxing. Breakfast was great, with a spread every morning of yogurt, fruit, and baked goods, and the hosts prepare a hot entree each day. We had a quiche one morning and a french toast bread pudding the other- both were delicious. Bob & Denise also own the brewery next door, with a great selection of tasty brews and snacks. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and wouldn't hesitate to go back on our next visit!

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so much for the lovely review. We are thoroughly enjoying our new "life" here in Lancaster County, due in part to wonderful guests like you. See you soon.

- Denise (innkeeper)

Americana - great B&B

4.4 on July 12, 2015

We had a great stay! Their brewery out back was very nice! Walking distance to a few local restaurants. Breakfast was very good and piping hot!

a great stay

4.6 on June 24, 2015

I would recommend staying at the 1777 Americana. It is a great place and with the Black Forest Brewery right next door it is a great mix.

Charming In Every Way

5 on June 10, 2015

The room was filled will period furniture while still providing all the modern amenities. The jetted tub was wonderful as were the his & her robes. The breakfast of quiche and muffins was the perfect ending to our stay. Would definitely stay again.

1777 Americana weekend stay

4.6 on June 03, 2015

Very nice stay here. Denise and Bob were excellent hosts.

Excellent bed & breakfast

5 on June 02, 2015

1777 Americana Inn proved to be everything we hoped for in a bed & breakfast. The inn itself is lovely. Very clean & appealing. The hosts - Denise & Bob love what they do & it shows. Their suggestions on what to do around the area were great. The breakfast was wonderful. We will definitely stay here again!

Lovely inn, but

3.8 on May 21, 2015

In a three night stay, our room was never serviced. I had to ask for extra toilet tissue and find fresh wash cloths.

One Of The Best!

5 on May 19, 2015

1777 Americana Inn is one of the finest B&B's we've visited. Love the Brewery next door, property is beautiful, home is kept and the owners Bob and Denise are fabulous! Highly recommend!

5 star

5 on May 06, 2015

We had such a fun time staying at the 1777 Americana inn. The room was gorgeous. The food was outstanding. And they were very accommodating to our needs. Thanks for a much needed getaway!

Best B&B and Brewery!!!

5 on May 05, 2015

It was a get-away weekend for our wedding anniversary. We were not disappointed. Denise and Bob have totally nailed the hospitality and what we look for in a Bed 'N Breakfast property. We vacation at B&B's a few times a year...and this one is one of our favorites!

Restful and romantic!

5 on April 14, 2015

We stayed in the Tranquility Cottage which was so peaceful and romantic. All of the rooms at the 1777 Americana Inn are tastefully decorated, cozy and romantic, and everything was very clean. It was fun to go to the brewery for a tasting of their craft beers and have a tasty dinner. Breakfast was so yummy and we loved the cafe style seating! Bob and Denise are lovely people to chat with and they have done an amazing job creating a relaxing getaway in their historic B&B!

Very lovely!

4.8 on March 26, 2015

Tranquility Cottage was the perfect escape. We could barely stand to leave long enough to eat dinner. Between the Inn and the Cottage, we had everything we needed. The only negative was having to leave.


5 on March 05, 2015

We loved this Bed & Breakfast and everything about it! The food was wonderful, our room was beautiful and VERY CLEAN!!!! The inn keepers were very friendly! It was a great stay and we are looking forward to going back in June!

A "heart-warming" place to stay!

4.6 on March 03, 2015

We came for Valentine's Day weekend and although the temperatures outside were freezing, 1777 provided warmth and hospitality galore. A special touch were the dark chocolate salted carmels waiting for us on arrival. The innkeepers were fun, cheerful and helpful. Breakfast was ample and always included a warm entree. Our room was small, but quiet and cozy. My only criticism is that It had one upholstered chair and could have used a second with a stool, instead of the hard cane chairs. Also, the bed wasn't the most comfortable. They also own the brewery next door which was alot of fun!

We're back!

3.0 on February 24, 2015

What can I say, my partner and I visited in November 2014, and we came back February 2015!

Our Favorite Hideaway

5 on February 04, 2015

This was our third trip back to the 1777 Americana Inn, and we're already looking forward to our next visit! Bob and Denise were very welcoming and we quickly felt like we had known them forever. My husband and I stayed in the Rustic Hideaway which is separate from the main house. The cozy fireplace and the Jacuzzi tub in the room are the perfect touches. We love how we can get away for a weekend- just to relax and unwind, without going too far from home. There are plenty of great restaurants in the area, it's a short drive from the outlets, and the breakfasts at the Inn are amazing. We also LOVED the new craft brewery that the Harters recently opened! It was great for a quick lunch, and the beer is fantastic. We highly recommend the 1777 Americana Inn and can't wait to go back! ~Kelly & Mike B

A wonderful New Year's Eve Getaway

4.4 on January 08, 2015

My fiancé and I had an amazing time. The facility was fantastic and we both LOVED our room, "a Primitive Place". It was more than we have ever spent on rooms before so we had high expectations (and they were exceeded!). Our hosts were both wonderful people who we really enjoyed chatting with over breakfast. Communication was great and we absolutely zero issues. The building was very clean, well organized and well decorated. Although breakfast was EXCELLENT both days, it did seem to be a little on the light side. I am a guy who loves big breakfasts, so take that for what its worth (my fiancé was MORE than pleased). Overall, we had a wonderful time. The only change we would make is to book a room in the rear of the house next time. Although it did not bother us it was a tad noisy at times being on the front of the house so close to the road.

Romantic Getaway

4.8 on January 04, 2015

My Boyfriend and I stayed in the Tranquility Cottage at the 1777 Americana Inn. We were seeking a romantic getaway for New Year's and lucked out that this lovely inn was available. Our cottage exceeded our expectations by far. I don't know what to rave about more, the fireplace, whirlpool jacuzzi, the decor of the cottage OR the comfortable bed. Instead of eating out during our visit we ended up bringing in our meals to get the most out of our cottage stay. The owners Bob and Denise were lovely people and made us feel right at home. They just opened up a beautiful beer brewery right next to the cottage. This will no doubt bring in more customers- I know I will be visiting the 1777 Americana Inn again. Thank you Bob and Denise for the wonderful stay and complimentary beer!

Perfect Getaway

4.6 on January 01, 2015

The Inn was the perfect getaway. My husband and I stayed in Dec. The Inn was comfortable and well kept and the breakfast was delicious. The owners were very nice but we only saw them at breakfast not during check in. They had opened a brewery on the property a week earlier and were busy working there during check in.

Cozy bed and breakfast

4.4 on December 25, 2014

Cozy room, fireplace was a nice addition. Owners very friendly. Breakfast was delicious. Brewpub next door, great beer and very honey. A nice surprise. We would definitely return.

Best Bed and Breakfast

5 on December 24, 2014

Absolutely beautiful!!! We stayed in Rustic and loved it. It was so cute and relaxing. We will definitely be coming back.

Wonderful experience!!

5 on December 21, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the 1777 Americanna Inn! Our room was immaculate and absolutely gorgeous! The furnishings in our room added to the overall ambiance of the inn. We enjoyed our hot breakfast served by our hosts and we look forward to visiting the Inn again!

So cozy

4.2 on December 19, 2014

The room was very cozy (but still plenty of space) and comfortable. No one was at the desk when we arrived, but there was a note explaining where the room was, which was fine with me. Plenty of self-service, which made it feel like I was at home (in a good way) - DVDs to choose from, snacks in the living room, coffee and tea in the dining room - very nice. Breakfast was a lovely egg dish, and was served a couple of minutes after coming down stairs. Oh, and the jacuzzi was lovely on a cold night.

Our favorite B&B yet

5 on December 11, 2014

We are very much looking forward to staying here again, especially now that the brewery is open.

Wonderful stay!

5 on November 15, 2014

My wife and I stayed two nights this November, and had a wonderful time. The room was nicely decorated, breakfasts were gormet treats with quich one morning and oven-baked French toast the other. Also included were fresh fruit and delicious scones all cooked by Denise. Denise was very helpful with suggestions of what to do in the local area being a life-long resident. Bob was busy getting his first beer mash going: we can't wait to see how it turns out. We will definitely stay again.

Will visit again!

5 on November 10, 2014

This is a wonderful property with equally wonderful hosts. Everything we needed was provided...and then some. My husband and I will visit again.

Even one night will leave you rejuvenated

4.6 on October 30, 2014

I had the pleasure of staying a night at this fantastic B&B just this past weekend. Despite it's location on a main road, once you're inside you're taken back in time to a simpler, quieter era. The house is breathtaking, inside and out, and the photos on the website simply do not do it justice. The owners were warm and friendly and welcoming and accommodating, and as easy to tak to as any old friend or family member. My room, A Primitive Place, was absolutely gorgeous. It had every ammenety I might've needed, including a mini fridge. And don't even get me started on the bathroom. The room and bathroom were spotless and the tub was so clean and so comfortable, I had to drag myself out before I fell asleep. There's even a relaxation music CD preloaded into the small stereo by the tub. I was only there for a one-night stay, but I left feeling totally relaxed and rejuvenated. Though I was sad to go, I left with a full, satisfied belly. Denise is a wonderful cook and is happy to accommodate any special food requests/restrictions you might have if you give her a few days notice. The ONLY negative about this place is that it's location on a main road lends to a lot of traffic noise during the day, but the road is pretty much empty at night, so unless you're an extremely light sleeper with the intention of daytime napping, it's really not a problem. I look forward to making a stay here a tradition.

Good time in Ephrata

4.6 on October 28, 2014

Beautifully restored B&B with many period rooms. Hosts were fantastic, food was great, and the addition of a new microbrewery and bar area will add to the overall experience. We would certainly visit again.

Our first stay at a bed and breakfast was fantastic!

4.4 on October 19, 2014

This was our first time staying at a bed and breakfast. We were very pleased and will definitely stay at more on our future travels. We had a very enjoyable breakfast. It was nice chatting with the owners and hearing their recommendations for sight seeing.

Fantastic B&B - Great Innkeepers - Highly Recommended!

5 on October 10, 2014

The 1777 Americana Inn was a great place to stay. Denise & Bob were so warm and friendly. They really made us feel at home. Even though they were not present when we arrived (late) a lovely letter was left to advise us of every detail from where our room was located, to breakfast hours as well as entertainment options within the house. It is centrally located near many interesting activities and the innkeepers were well informed about local attractions. The house was beautifully decorated as well as meticulously clean. I would definitely recommend this inn to anyone staying in the Lancaster area, as well as our family & friends. We cannot wait to return once the Brewery is open. We have definitely made new friends. Thanks for your gracious hospitality.

Nicely Appointed B&B

5 on October 04, 2014

A great B&B. Nicely appointed. The host are nice and friendly. They answered all our questions on eateries and directions. Would definitely go back again if we are in the area.

Gracious stay

4.4 on September 25, 2014

My husband and I spent the weekend in The Primitive Room at the 1777 Americana Inn. Slightly misleading name, the decor is only primate style. The room was lushly tastefully furnished with all amenities - tv, fireplace, comfy chair and love seat, desk and 4 poster bed. The bath was certainly luxurious with large jacuzzi. Though Denise and Bob have only own the inn since spring, they were great hosts and eager to please. Which included some yum breakfasts. Certainly the addition of Bob's Black Forest Brewery later this year will only make the stay even more enjoyable.

Place was beautiful

5 on September 17, 2014

We loved it

A beautiful place in a nice part of town

5 on August 08, 2014

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Couldn't ask for a nicer stop on our vacation. Bob and Denise were as helpful as could be, and after giving us dinner recommendations, my wife and I as we were walking to dinner decided to get take-out instead and go back to the inn to enjoy their garden with our food and a bottle of wine. We even decided to take their delicious breakfast out to the garden the next morning. Also the best bed sheets ever for a great night's sleep. Worth a visit!

Stepping back in time

5 on August 03, 2014

We stayed two nights at the 1777 Inn and loved every minute we were there. We had a wonderful night sleep in the very comfortable bed, enjoyed the fireplace in our room and enjoyed sitting in the living room downstairs. All the home furnishings matched the time period of the house. The breakfast was delicious! There was quiche, homemade muffins, yogurt, fresh berries, and other breakfast items. We would definitely stay there again if we came back to that area!

We'll be back SOON !

5 on August 02, 2014

This B&B is a very nice inn with friendly, inviting hosts. The breakfast was wonderful and the room (Le Boudoir) was clean, large, and comfortable. It was a little noisy from street traffic from time to time, but not enough to lower our rating from a 5 star. We had a wonderful stay and will be returning soon..

Wonderful, Relaxing Inn

5 on July 30, 2014

We had a wonderful stay this past weekend while visiting the 1777. First I must say the Inn itself is so pretty. A lot of time was spent finding just the right pieces for the many nooks and crannies, but it doesn't seem pretentious or "overdone". The suite that we stayed in (Tranquility Cottage) was extremely clean, comfortable and QUIET. The cottage was so tranquil in the shades of green and white, but was still modern as it included two flat panel tvs, small fridge, microwave as well as a very nice hot tub. It really felt like a retreat that you didn't need to leave, although we did venture out and took a short walk into town for dinner. The innkeepers Bob & Denise were very cordial and took time the next morning to chat with me about the inn and the town, as well as show me some of the other rooms that were available. This was after a very nice breakfast that included spinach mushroom quiche and homemade muffins & scones. My husband and I will definitely return again in the future.

Family reunion stay

4.4 on July 28, 2014

The room was comfortable, clean, and nicely furnished. Because of planned construction outside of reserved room, Bob and Denise graciously offered to upgrade me to a room on the opposite side of the house. They were also very accommodating to my request for an earlier breakfast on two of my mornings.

Wonderful place to stay

5 on July 25, 2014

My husband and I came here to celebrate our anniversary. We thought it was an absolutely wonderful place to stay. The only thing that would have made it better would be to stay a couple of nights instead of just one.

Peaceful Getaway

5 on March 15, 2014

I had the most wonderful weekend with my wife for her birthday. The service and friendlyness of the Harter's was above and beyond than any other place i have stayed in. They were very helpfull on recieving an arrangement i purchased for my wife and had it placed in my room upon my arrival. The 1777 americana will be a place that i would defitnitly come back to visit again.

Americanna Inn is the "Premiere B&B"

4.8 on March 03, 2014

My wife and I stayed in the Tranquility Cottage and the experience was well beyond our expectations. The entire estate has been well attended-to and capable of recreating a nostalgic portal for guests choosing to escape the daily grind. You will have the best of two worlds -- a rich taste of authentic history and the best of the modern amenities available. Steve and Wendy were exceptional and made our stay one that we will never forget.

No Words to Describe!! :)

4.6 on February 27, 2014

This place was FANTASTIC! We stayed at the Tranquility Cottage and we didnt want to leave... everything was amazing... The details put into every section of the room were unforgettable! We loved it and will be back again and again!!

Definition of a Great B & B

4.2 on February 13, 2014

Bad weather delayed our arrival, but the hosts at the Inn worked with us and made our delayed visit possible. One of the best B & B experiences we have had and have put the Inn on our list to return to in the future. Have already recommended the Inn to our friends. Wendy & Steve have truly created a comfortable and welcoming Inn for all.

Anniversary Weekend Getaway

5 on February 03, 2014

My husband and I stayed at the 1777 Americana Inn for our 15th Anniversary weekend. Everything was absolutely FANTASTIC! We're already talking about when we can go back! The Rustic Hideaway side of the carriage house where we stayed could not have been more perfect. It was so warm, cozy & inviting. The breakfasts served were delicious! While there, we were close enough to fantastic restaurants for romantic dinners and there were tons of great shops close by. We just can't say enough about our experience. Thank you to Steve & Wendy Trapp for everything! ~Kelly & Mike B.

Romantic country style cottage! So lovely

4.6 on January 05, 2014

Stayed at this bed and breakfast for our 18th anniversary, it was a surprise from my husband. I was so excited to see that my husband knows exactly what i needed and liked. The cottage was a romantic getaway from all the noise. They had the most amazing velvet white chocolate cookies. Everything you need was in this cottage complimentary water/ snacks, you can tell the in keepers know what they are doing. Thank you

A Great Place to Stay!!

5 on December 31, 2013

MY wife and I had a wonderful time staying here. The hosts were very polite and extremely accommodating. Would highly recommend this B&B if you are looking for a romantic night away or even a relaxing place to stay. Well worth it.

A Beautiful Snowy Retreat

4.2 on December 19, 2013

We had a wonderful weekend at the 1777 Americana Inn. The innkeepers are very pleasant and helpful. It snowed while we were there and the innkeeper shoveled out our parking spot for us and the walk ways so we wouldn't have to walk in the snow. The home is absolutely beautiful and well maintained. Each room has its own flare and feel to it. We had the inn to ourselves as the weather turned the rest of the couples away so it was wonderfully romantic. Would definitely come again!

The place to stay

5 on December 01, 2013

We stayed at this wonderful bed and breakfast and can not say enough great things about it. From the decorated room that was so in detail it is hard to describe,to the innkeepers who were very knowledgeable about the area and very friendly .The pictures are perfectly true.This is an inn to vist and come back to.

A wonderful stay!

5 on November 11, 2013

My husband and I enjoyed our first B&B experience this past weekend at the 1777 Americana Inn. We were so impressed by the hospitatlity shown by Steve and Wendy, the wonderful decor of the house, the delicious breakfast and the amazing cottage that we had the pleasure of staying in. Steve graciously upgraded us to one of the cottage suites due to a scheduling error and we even had our choice of which one we wanted! We loved Tranquility Cottage and it truly lived up to its name! We were so sorry to have to leave after only one night. The fireplace, jacuzzi tub, the soft bathrobes, the complimentary soda, wine and snacks...Wendy and Steve have thought of everything! We will certainly be back to visit again!

simply outstanding

5 on November 11, 2013

Everything was great !

Anniversary Getaway

5 on October 28, 2013

What a great weekend away at the 1777 Americana. Steve and Wendy have a beautiful place and the service and entities were top notch. A delicious breakfast each morning in their cozy breakfast area where we met the other guests and had a great time. A true bed & breakfast experience. The property is gorgeous and well kept and the rooms were cozy and relaxing. A great stay and we will surely be back for our next weekend getaway.

No need to look further - this is the one.

5 on October 27, 2013

While searching for a B&B near the Sight & Sound Theatre in Lancaster - one that would allow our group to stay for one night only on a weekend - I found the 1777 Americana Inn in Ephrata. The website made a beautiful presentation. It was NOT deceiving. The Inn is delightful. The Garden Room was perfect for our uncle and aunt (no need for a hot tub) and the Primitive Room and Le Boudoir were a treat two of us "40-something" couples. And in our circumstance, Steve intuitively brought us all together on the same floor so that we could come and go easily as a group. I've stayed at several out-of-state B&Bs (we're from PA) and have been somewhat spoiled...so my expectations were high. Plus, I was hoping to please all those with me when I made the reservations. We were not disappointed. Steve is the front-man...welcoming and winsome. Wendy is the gifted artist and chef who got the rooms "just right" and the breakfasts "mmm-mmm good". There is a great shop (10,000 Villages) a stone's throw from the Inn, too. Nice, nice, nice. I'm currently looking for an excuse to return to Lancaster! : ) Thank you, Steve and Wendy. My family and friends now think I'm a wizard of a trip planner. : ) And I'm anxious to return and indulge in your hospitality and your LOVELY Inn.

Outstanding B&B

4.6 on October 22, 2013

My wife and I wanted to get away for a night and found this gem of a B&B in Ephrata. Absolutely one of the best experiences we have had in a B&B. Would definitely recommend this inn to anyone looking for a great experience.

Lovely restored inn

4.6 on October 21, 2013

My husband and I recently spent the last night of our Pennsylvania vacation at the 1777 Americana Inn in Ephrata. The inn has been lovingly restored with meticulous attention to detail in every room. From the affable hosts to the comfortable beds, everything was beyond our expectations. We only wish we had time to extend our stay a few days longer.

Weekend Getaway

5 on October 21, 2013

Hats off to Steve & Wendy! An impeccably kept inn with super gracious hosts. Not a single detail overlooked - they have literally thought of everything. Only stayed one night, wish it was longer, but since Adamstown is a favorite destination of ours, we will absolutely return for another stay. Steve even offered his personal taxi services to us, as our stay included a nearby Micro Brew Fest. Thanks again for making our weekend perfect!


4.6 on October 18, 2013


What a treat!

5 on October 07, 2013

Can't say enough about the quality of this wonderful Inn. Steve and Wendy have seen to every detail in order to make our stay probably the best B&B experience we've had. The room was spotlessly clean, extremely comfortable and beautifully decorated with quality finishes. In room fridge and snacks were restocked daily. Our hosts were very friendly and well-informed about the area. The food was perfectly prepared and bountiful with fresh baked cookies and refreshments available any time. Absolutely A++ experience. Can't wait to go back! Jim & Laurie, Chicopee MA

A Great Stay

5 on September 28, 2013

My wife and I recently spent a night at the 1777 Americana. Both Steve and Wendy were very welcoming and helpful. They have sunk a lot of time and money into the business and you can tell how much it means to them. We very much enjoyed the inn and would stay there again if we were in the Lancaster area.

A B&B to go back to time and time again

4.6 on September 20, 2013

My stay was spectacular. It had an old Americana, small town feel with every modern convenience and owners who were extremely friendly and welcoming. They had many extras included that you would never find in a hotel. I have not been a fan of B&B's but this was quite the exception. I would not hesitate to return. And for newly weds they pull out all the stops. And there wasn't a doily in sight!

Beautiful stay

4.8 on July 18, 2013

This is a beautiful bed and breakfast with nothing overlooked. The rooms,breakfast and gardens were so special.

June 28 Stay

5 on July 05, 2013

Steve and Wendy have done an incredible job refurbishing this inn from it's original owner. There is a wonderful back patio to sit and relax in the evening with a beautiful gardens designed and cared for by Wendy. I highly recommend.

Wonderful Visit

5 on January 04, 2013

We had a wonderful stay at 1777 Americana. The room, grounds, location, dining etc. were all excellent but the service and attention to detail that Steve and Wendy provided was off the charts outstanding. If making new friends are important to any traveler in selecting a B&B to visit, 1777 Americana is an excellent decision.


4.8 on December 31, 2012

we really enjoyed our stay at the 1777 Americana Inn. The travelers nook was a really nice room. All the amneties were excellent. The pumpkin waffles and the quiche for breakfast was excellent. The hosts Steve and Wendy were very nice, we loved hearing about the history of the Inn and the renovations that were made and the history of the area. We would stay here again.

Mom's 80th Birthday Celebration

5 on November 13, 2012

Our family celebrated our Mother and her 80th Birthday at the Inn. Mom's daughters, grand-daughters and God-daughter were all there...an old fashioned pajama party weekend. Mom has always treasured the "gift of time". Wendy and Steve welcomed us and made us instantly feel at home...Steve re-arranged beds, and re-configured the living room and breakfast room furniture so we could all sit and eat together. Wendy ran out to the store for Mom's favorite (Breyer's) ice cream flavors, whipped up a big batch of Mom's favorite apple butter and when Wendy learned how much Mom loved oatmeal she found a special recipe and had it waiting for her at breakfast. Who does that in 2012? Our family hopes to make the Inn an annual tradition. We thank you, Wendy and Steve, for a wonderful weekend!

The perfect honeymoon! Thank you Steve and Wendy!

4.8 on October 23, 2012

My wife and I spent our wedding night and honeymoon at this amazing B&B. The accommodations were exceptionally clean and well taken are of. Everything creature comfort was thought of by Steve and Wendy. The food was just amazing. The amount of detail they put into their B &B shows their passion. We look forward to spending our anniversary at 1777 Americana Inn.

Pleasant stay

3.8 on October 08, 2012

Stayed at the Inn for just one night...but wished we could have stayed longer. The room we were in was very cozy and comfortable, clean and nicely decorated. The Inn itself has alot of character and is also nicely decorated. Everything was very relaxed and we did not feel like we had to rush out the next morning. We would definitely recommend to family and friends.

Beautiful Bed and Breakfast in a great location!

4.8 on September 28, 2012

My family and I recently stayed at 1777 Americana Inn for their grand opening weekend. We planned a mini-vacation to Amish country as well as Adamstown, and the location of this B&B was centrally located. I was not sure what to expect as there were no previous reviews to go by. As soon as I arrived, I was so happy with my decision. Steve and Wendy are the nicest and most accomodating hosts! They went out of their way to make sure my family and I had everything we needed for the weekend. You can tell they put a lot of time and effort into this B&B as property is decorated beautifully, everything was so clean and the breakfast delicious. I would love to see them expand their selection as Wendy is a great cook. I would recommend this B&B to anyone!

1777 Americana Inn


  • Nightly Rate $125 - $215
  • Reviews (126) 4.7
  • Rooms 6
  • Accepts Gift Cards

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