1786 The Limestone Inn Bed & Breakfast

33 E Main Street , Strasburg, PA 17579-1427 USA (Show map)

About

Enjoy life at one of the most photographed homes in Lancaster County. Located in Strasburg's Historical District, this 200 year old home is listed on the National Register of Historical Places and the Lancaster County Historic Sites Register. Built for a local merchant in 1786, this elegant limestone residence housed the first Chief Burgess of Strasburg and the first Post Office in 1805. From 1839 to 1860, the principal of the Strasburg Academy boarded up to 50 boys attending the school that was erected behind the home.

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Overall
4.8

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

A bed, a breakfast and "home!"

4.2 on December 05, 2016

After staying in many "charming" B&Bs with wonderful hosts and great food, The Limestone Inn puts it all together and "just feels right!" This B&B has moved to the top of our list and has become our southeastern PA "home away from home!"--FMB


High-Quality, Professional Inn in a Lovely Town

5 on November 21, 2016

We reserved one night at Limestone when another B&B informed us that they could only accommodate us for part of our trip. Afterwards, we wished that we had stayed here the entire time. Beautiful house with nicely (not overly fussy, as at many B&B’s) appointed rooms. Sitting in one, next to the fireplace, listening to the clip-clop of Amish buggies on the road outside really made you feel like you were going back in time. My wife and I have stayed at over a dozen B&B’s over the last few years and the food here was either the first or second best we’ve had. Fantastic multi-course meal and a good twist on the almost-inevitable B&B breakfast quiche. There are two coffee shops and at least one decent restaurant open for dinner within easy walking distance. Strasburg, of course, features the Pennsylvania Railroad museum which everyone should see, whether a rail fan or not. We also toured the Hans Herr House; a pioneer Anabaptist settlement from the early 1700’s. I have never been to such an interesting little museum with such high quality original artifacts that allowed guests to roam so freely. Their full-size recreation of a native longhouse is also worth the time.


Love the Limestone Inn

4.0 on November 17, 2016

My husband and I have been going to the Limestone Inn for the past 25 years. The current owners, Denise and Rick, are incredible hosts! They exude hospitality in all they do. The rooms are wonderful! The food is always amazing! The fellowship we have had around their table has always, always been so sweet. We have done many B&Bs. All fail in comparison to the Limestone Inn!


Historical experience!

4.4 on November 16, 2016

Getting to stay in a beautiful18th century home in the heart of Strasburg was a real treat! My grown son and I had rooms in the attic that were quaint and comfortable. The whole house was decked out, but not overdone, with charming New England pieces, Denise, the hostess, provided an amazing breakfast. All of the guests sat at a big plank table in the dining room and had such fun getting acquainted with one another. I think that was my favorite part! And shared spaces on the first floor and the second flooror warm and welcoming and super comfortable. The house is in close proximity to lots of historical and Amish sites.


Great Place to Stay

5 on November 07, 2016

We recently spent a weekend at The Limestone Inn B & B and are happy we decided to do so. Denise does a great job. She is a success in the midst of a great deal of competition. The Inn is authentically historic in a setting that can only be described as historic. Not all lodgings in the area can say that. Her breakfasts are prepared with care and panache. The room was clean and decorated with good taste. We would happily return.


Limestone Inn, Strasburg PA

4.6 on November 04, 2016

The Limestone Inn is an absolutely beautiful historical building. The rooms were very clean and the service was outstanding. The hosts were very friendly and welcoming.


Delightful B&B

4.4 on October 09, 2016

We found our 2 day stay delightful. Denise was very accommodating. The antique decorations are special. She provides a large and varied breakfast which is a little too sweet for my taste, but my wife thought they were excellent. Snacks and soft drinks were always available.


Great Place to Stay and Relax

4.6 on October 06, 2016

We have stayed at the Limestone Inn several times and always enjoy the comfortable and friendly environment. Denise welcomes you into her home and makes you feel like family.


Worth the trip!!

4.0 on September 28, 2016

We travelled 10 hours to get to The Limestone Inn but it was worth every minute of it. Denise is absolutely fabulous. Breakfast was absolutely wonderful every day we were there, and I must say it was the best tasting meal of each day. The inn is beautiful with all its detail and history that is contained in it. I hope to visit again next year. Loved everything about our trip.


Like home

4.4 on September 23, 2016

This was like coming home the minute you walked in the door and the table met youladen with goodies and drinks and you were met by the smiling faces the Your hostess the rooms for a great breakfast in the morning was outstanding you bonded with all the other couples you didn't want to leave the table to start your day


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Location

Location Type

Airport, City, Countryside, Downtown, Small town, Suburban, Village

Airport

Lancaster, PA (LNS) 10 miles

Directions to property:

3 miles south on Route 896 from the intersection with Route 30.

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, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Air conditioning, Board games, Copier, Fax Machine, Library, Private entrance, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, VCR, Wired internet

Room amenities

Alarm clock, Bath robes, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Radio

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Shopping, Sight-seeing

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3:00
  • Check Out:: 11:00
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: No
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Children over 12.
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Most weekends and holidays require a 2 night minimum.
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Diners club, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Rick and Denise Waller and Daughters

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

Dogs

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 8:30
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Restrictive


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