BF Hiestand House B&B

722 East Market Street , Marietta, PA 17547 USA (Show map)
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The B.F. Hiestand House is an elegant High Queen Anne style Victorian home conveniently located in the Historic Rivertowne of Marietta along the Susquehanna River. From this location it is a short trip to Hershey, Historic Lancaster City, Pennsylvania Dutch Country, Wineries, Outlets, the Historic Rivertownes of Marietta, Columbia and Wrightsville, and many other local attractions and sights. The gracious Inn was designed by local architect C. Emlen Urban, and built in 1887 as the home of B. Frank Hiestand, a well known lumber mill owner of his time, and his family. The house is on the Historic Registry of homes. The first floor features a rare american chestnut foyer and staircase. Two parlors with pocket doors and fireplaces are great places to unwind with a good book or viewing a DVD on the large screen TV. In the formal dining room, the mahogany wainscoting and coiffered ceiling are magnificent. Freehand stenciling enhances the triple stained glass windows. Afternoon refreshments and a full breakfast will be served in this cheerful room. The second floor bathrooms contain stain glass windows and hand painted French tile work surrounding whirlpool tubs or spa shower.

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Reviews

Overall
4.7

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

Outstanding

5 on August 20, 2017

Highly recommended, especially the breakfast with other guests,


Gracious hospitality, Victorian ambience

5 on July 24, 2017

Pam and Dallas were wonderful hosts. The Vanderslice Suite was spacious and beautiful. Every nook and cranny we encountered was charming. Breakfast was delicious.


Cozy and romantic, wonderful place.

5 on June 24, 2017

Very comfortable and very attractive accommodations. Food was delicious. Dallas and Pam were very hospitable, kind, and helpful.


Great B&B!

5 on April 14, 2017

What a wonderful place to stay! Everything was top notch! Can't wait to go back for another stay.


Beautiful and great location to the rails to trails path

4.8 on January 24, 2017

What a beautiful relaxing place. Pam, Dallas and Quincy are wonderful Inn Keepers. Marietta is a fantastic town with several great places to eat and many weekend nights you can find live music. You are close to many other local interests in Lancaster and York. If your interested in riding, walking or running the rails to trails, Hiestand House is just put the street from the trail. Pam and Dallas even have bikes for rent. Don't miss an opportunity to stay here you will love it!.


Just what we needed!

5 on January 01, 2017

Thank you to Pam and Dallas for welcoming us into their beautiful home. Their gracious hospitality, beautifully appointed room with thoughtful amenities, and scrumptious breakfast made our retreat exactly what we needed to relax and refresh after a very busy fall. We will definitely be back!


Getaway

4.8 on November 03, 2016

This was our second stay at this lovely home, and we really had a relaxing experience. Pam& Dallas are phenomenal people. They really took good care if us,and they work well very well together. The rooms were very clean, and well decorated. Honestly we did not want to leave because the house is so peaceful, we definetly plan on returning. Blessings ! Richard& Lillian


Highly recommended

5 on October 11, 2016

We stayed for an extended weekend getaway in the Victoria room. The entire experience was top notch and relaxing. Pam and Dallas were very helpful with plenty of advice about what to do and the best places to eat. The breakfasts each morning were always different and delicious. If you are planning a stay in Lancaster I would highly recommend staying here!


Lovely B&B

5 on August 30, 2016

My husband and I love to stay at B&B's in Lancaster. My daughter has been getting us Bed and Breakfast gift certificates for Christmas. We have been going to different ones depending on the area we are staying in. This weekend was my husband's birthday, so we decided to stay in Marietta, since we were never in that area before. We made a great choice by choosing BF Hiestand House. We had a lovely time. The innkeepers, Pam and Dallas were so accommodating. Great breakfast and our room had everything we needed and was very clean. The linens were the best. We rate this B&B at the top of our list!


Delicious breakfast.

5 on August 28, 2016

We spent one night in the sun porch room. It was very comfortable and had a deep whirlpool tub in the bathroom. Breakfast was delicious with plenty to eat and drink. Love the original details in the home. We would definitely stay there again.


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Rooms & Rates

Susquehanna Room

The Susquehanna Room, decorated in blues and ivory, has a queen size cherry shaker style four poster bed. The spacious private bathroom features a beautiful stain glass window and hand painted french tile from the early 1900 's. Enjoy the romantic steam/rainforest shower for two. Flat screen cable TV with DVD player, also.

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

Nightly Rate: $145 - $175

Vanderslice Suite

Tastefully decorated in shades of purple, pink, and green, this suite features a king sized bed and a private sitting room with flat screen cable TV with DVD. Enjoy the radiant heat and ambiance of the electric fireplace in both the sitting room and bedroom. The suite private bathroom has a two person whirlpool tub/shower combination.

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

Nightly Rate: $195 - $225

Blakemore Room

The Blakemore Room is decorated in beautiful yellow and blue French toile fabrics. It has an solid cherry, slatted sleigh queen sized bed, large electric fireplace and 37" flat screen TV with DVD player. The ensuite tile bath features a single whirlpool tub/shower combination.

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

Nightly Rate: $145 - $175

Victoria Room

Decorated in shades of sage & raspberry, the Victoria Room has a cozy queen size Mahogany sleigh bed and large bay window. The in room bath has a single whirlpool tub and shower combination. The stunning vanity is made from hand carved walnut with Mother of pearl inlays. There is a TV with DVD player in the room.

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

Nightly Rate: $145 - $175

Sun Porch

Big, bright windows surround the comfy, cozy, queen bed in the Sun Porch. This room is the former summer sleeping porch. The private bathroom has a 6' whirlpool tub/shower combination. Original hand painted cherub tiles from the early 1900's are present in this bath. The room is decorated in shades of gold, peach and green. Cable TV with DVD & VCR, ceiling fan, electric fireplace and individual heating/AC unit round out the amenities in the Sun Porch.

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

Nightly Rate: $145 - $175

Cannon Cottage

The Cannon Cottage is a separate unit with it's own private entrance. Shades of persimmon, gold and green accent the bold oak mission style furniture. It features a pillow top king size bed, gas fireplace (operational between October and May) and a 32" HD cable TV w/DVD player. The private bath has a two person whirlpool tub, separate spa shower, heated tile floor and heated towel rack. There is a bar sink with counter area with a coffee maker, electric tea pot and refrigerator. You may join us in the main dining room for breakfast or have it delivered to your cottage.

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

Nightly Rate: $235 - $265

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Location

Location Type

Small town, Wine country

Airport

Harrisburg, PA (MDT) 18 miles

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Amish Community, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, River, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Amenities Basket, Board games, Coffee/Tea facilities, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, Movie library, Parking, Piano, Telephone

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, CD player, Ceiling fans, DVD Player, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Ironing Board, Library, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, VCR, Videos, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Boating, Canoeing, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Water sports

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Policies

  • Check In:: 4-8 p.m.
  • Check Out:: 11 a.m.
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only smoking permitted outside on the verandah
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: No
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Yes Dogs permitted with a $10 per day charge
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 night on holiday weekends, or weekends in October
  • Accepted payments VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: One nights room rate is required as a deposit to hold your reservation.
  • Cancellations: Due to our small size, cancellations affect us significantly. If you must cancel your 
reservation, we will refund your deposit within 14 days of your arrival date. Any cancellation request received less than 7 days prior to your arrival date will receive a refund of deposit if the reserved room can be re-rented. We will make every attempt to re-rent the room on your behalf. All cancellations are subject to a $35.00 administration fee.
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Innkeepers

Name(s)

Pam and Dallas Fritz

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

Dogs

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Meals

Breakfast

Free

  • Time Served: Flexible
  • Serving Location: Breakfast available in the Cannon Cottage, Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian Vegan, Gluten Free


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