1786 The Limestone Inn Bed & Breakfast

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


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

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

Accueil chaleureux , maison de charme et des excellents "breakfasts"faits par une cuisinière hors pair.

5 on September 11, 2016

Sylvaine et Michel

Our Return to Lancaster

4.8 on August 31, 2016

Since 1998, my mom and I visit Lancaster bi-annually (from Cleveland) as our get away, and we like to stay at different B&B's every visit. We stayed at The Limestone Inn for our 2014 visit, and we enjoyed our stay so much, that we stayed there again for our 2016 trip. Denise puts so much effort into every detail, and goes out of her way to make their guests feel at home. We enjoy the history of the inn, the quaint landscaping, and hearing the clip-clopping of the horse drawn buggies from our room(s). They're located in the heart of Amish country and also minutes away from outlet shopping. I highly recommended this B&B!

Family 50th Wedding Annv. Trip

5 on August 08, 2016

The Limestone Inn B&B was the perfect place for our family of 11 to stay. We had common rooms and everyone could have their own room. The place is decorated so nice and you feel at home. Mrs.Denise is a wonderful cook, every breakfast was a joy. We will definitely be back for a stay.

Visit to Strasburg, PA

5 on August 08, 2016

Denise was a delightful host. Meals were outstanding and she was most helpful with our questions about the area. The B&B is beautiful and very authentic. If you are planning a visit to the Lancaster County area, I recommend you stay at the Limestone Inn. You'll be glad you did.

Favorite B & B

5 on July 21, 2016

Personable, informative, gracious, consistent. Those are just a few words that I use for The Limestone Inn. Always a treat. Never disappointed in more than 15 years! Best go for rest in a B & B.

Repeated Excellence

5 on July 11, 2016

It's a great friendly place all the time! Denise is knowledgeable, always helpful and goes out of her way to accommodate every guest. And yes, I have visited other B & B's but this one is above and beyond in customer care. Thanks for continued good service.

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Location Type

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


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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  • 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



Rick and Denise Waller and Daughters

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

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