The Queen, A Victorian Bed & Breakfast

176 East Linn Street , Bellefonte, PA 16823 USA (Show map)
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About

A restored 1890’s Queen Anne home located in a quiet, historic residential district of Victorian Bellefonte. Our guest rooms offer a romantic getaway for two or a vacation with your entire family. We provide the perfect accommodations for a one-night stay or an extended retreat in spacious guestrooms, a private apartment, or your own three bedroom guesthouse. A full gourmet breakfast entices you to the dining room or patio. Just minutes from restaurants, shops, museums, theaters, the courthouse, Penn's Cave, trout streams, an outfitter,and Penn State University; your stay can be filled with activities or relax by the fireplace in winter and stroll the gardens in summer.

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Overall
4.6

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

Our Queen Stay

3.2 on August 21, 2017

Things were very nice and cozy. Quiet and a very neat, quaint neighborhood. The breakfast was good but would have enjoyed some type of bread, muffin to go along with the eggs. An introduction to the other guests we were eating with would have been appreciated.


Nice but not nice enough to go back

2.6 on August 08, 2017

Three nights at the queen. Never was asked how we slept or how comfortable we were. Bed was nice and soft but we rolled to the middle. Breakfast was tasty but always very sweet and we were never asked if there was anything else we needed. Hostess kept forgetting my de-caf coffee. Host said they can manage gluten free foods but they were not that well prepared and my husband was once served something with gluten. Some of the regular foods were very good. Hosts live and stay under the same roof as the guests (which creates a very different experience) though the website said they have separate quarters. Whoever serviced the room left a half eaten candy on the dresser- not a pleasant discovery.. Hosts did not seem to understand what we were looking for when we DID ask for information/recommendations to places in the area. Assumption that we WOULD come back rather than a request to please come again. The decor was lovely but found the antique extras (like clothing in the closet and the not to be used bath screen) to be a hindrance and the decor throughout the house to be a display showcase for her collectibles. (they were a little too much but I went into the reservation having seen the photos) All eyes point to Penn State so if you are looking for something other than the university you'll have to search it out for yourself like we did. It was clean and quiet and in a quiet safe neighborhood, close enough to walk to the downtown area. The Poo-pourri toilet spray was very effective since the water-closet was very small and had no exhaust fan. Nice but not nice enough to go back to mostly because we felt the service was lacking.


Beg For The Caramelized French Toast! 5 STARS

4.0 on July 06, 2017

A 3 night stay allowed us 2 days of day hikes in nearby state parks. Nancy really loves her role as host and innkeeper and full of knowledge of the area. The Caramelized French Toast is one of my top 10 breakfasts of my 47 years. Tried to put in 5 stars but B&B.com site would not allow more than 4. Strange. So close to I 80 and only 15 min from State College and 30 min from multiple natural areas. Great Location.


Amazing

4.6 on July 06, 2017

This place so exceeded my expectations. Very nice and clean. It was in walking distance of some nice places to eat. I will stay there again.


A fabulous and romantic weekend...

5 on April 06, 2017

My lady and I recently lodged for a weekend at the Queen, in Bellefonte, PA. It was truly a wonderful weekend...the room was cozy and romantic, the accommodations were clean, attention to detail was obvious, and the period furnishings were well maintained. The breakfasts served were delicious and we had great conversation with other guests. The hostess of the Queen was very gracious and offered much of the history to us, when we arrived. She invited us to a private gathering she had scheduled for the weekend, and treated us like old friends. We will definitely return.


Victorian Charm

5 on October 24, 2016

Stayed here for the weekend with my daughter, I could not be more pleased, excellent service, breakfast was scrumptious. The building reminiscent of the Victorian times, was very nicely decorated for Halloween as well. I left a long sleeve polo by mistake, they found it call me, and will mail it to me. I definitely recommend the place in historic Bellefonte.


Amazing scenery

4.4 on September 05, 2016

This area has some amazing views and architecture. This BandB fits right in with the area. Wonderful people to deal with!!


Felt Right at Home

5 on July 19, 2016

The Queen B&B is the personification of character and charm. I stayed there because it was near where my travel comrades had rooms at another B& B. I'll be back, with my wife, because I can't imagine staying elsewhere.


Fell in love with this place!

4.0 on July 11, 2016

Staying at The Queen was the first experience my husband and I had staying at a Bed and Breakfast. We were just doing a mid-week getaway to Penn's Cave and wanted to explore Bellefonte and Boalsburg. What a wonderful place! Very clean room (we stayed in Nana's attic) and a delicious breakfast was served in the dining room. Nancy and Curtis provided so much local history as well as recommendations for places to see and restaurants for dinner. This will certainly not be the last B&B we ever stay at - we might even return to the Queen!


Friendly and Relaxing

5 on February 28, 2016

We had a such a wonderful, relaxing weekend at The Queen. We stayed in Anne's Room and relaxed in the clawfoot slipper tub. Nancy was so informative, and friendly.....the perfect host. Breakfast was delicious and we thoroughly enjoyed the company. We highly recommend The Queen!


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Rooms & Rates

Anne's Room

The original master bedroom suite is decorated as if Anne, the original owner just left. Victorian ladies clothes and accessories decorate the room. Relax by the fireplace on a snowy night or soak in a bubble bath in the slipper tub with hand held shower in this romantic, feminine room. Luxurious bath products included. No stand up shower. Located on the second floor. Queen Bed, Pet Free.

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

The Governor's Suite

A two-room suite on the third floor. The turret provides a perfect place for a sitting area and fireplace. The adjacent sleeping area is spacious making this the perfect room for those traveling with pets or children. Decorated with fishing collectibles. In-room bath with stand up shower. King Bed and Single Bed, Pets allowed with $25 pet fee per stay. ABOUT THIS ROOM Air conditioning individually controlled in room Alarm clock Bathrobe Comphy Sheets Bottled water Cable television Ceiling fan Chair provided with desk Color television Complimentary high speed internet in room Cups/glassware Dining guide Fireplace Hairdryer Iron Ironing board King bed Meal included: full American breakfast Microwave Mini-refrigerator Non-smoking Private bathroom Single bed Sitting area Slippers

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nanny's Attic

The warm wood of the walls and ceiling will warm your soul in any season. The fireplace, sitting area, and oversized shower with massage jets are certain to relax you. Decorated with an attic theme of vintage toys, though not really the attic. Very private and quiet. Queen Bed, Pet Free.

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

The Maid's Quarters

A spacious apartment with large bedroom, bath with laundry, full kitchen and dining/living room with windows on three sides overlooking the perennial gardens. The futon in the living area is great for kids or to share the costs with another couple. There is also room for a child with a sleeping bag or a portable crib (you provide). Call for weekly rate. Queen Bed and Full Futon. Pet friendly with a $25 pet fee per stay.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Double

Virginia's House

A three bedroom home located on an adjoining property. Spacious dining and living rooms, full kitchen and laundry, one and one-half baths. Furnished and decorated with everything you need except groceries and personal items. Ideal home away from home for an extended stay. Breakfast not included. Pets and children welcome. Perfect accommodations for a reunion with family and friends. In addition, there is also room for a child with a sleeping bag or a portable crib (you provide). Call for weekly or monthly rates with no housekeeping. 1 Queen Bed, 2 Twin Beds and a Full Size Adjustable Bed ABOUT THIS ROOM Alarm clock Cable television Chair provided with desk Closets in room Coffee/Tea maker Color television Complimentary high speed internet in room Cups/glassware Full kitchen Hairdryer Iron Ironing board Microwave Non-smoking Queen bed Single bed

  • Maximum Capacity: 6
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Double , 2 Twin

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Location

Location Type

Historic residential district, Small town

Airport

Harrisburg, PA (MDT) 95 miles

Directions to property:

From State College: Follow I-99 North to Bellefonte exit. Follow 150 N. Go to traffic light at Talleyrand Park. A gazebo and stream will be on your left Turn right at this light onto High Street. Go 2 blocks up the hill to the courthouse and turn left onto Allegheny Street. Go to the second traffic light and turn right onto East Linn Street. Go exactly one block. The Queen is the last house on the right. From Harrisburg: Follow Route 322 east to the foot of Seven Mountains. Turn right onto route 144 and take that into Bellefonte, where it becomes Spring Street. Cross Bishop Street, High Street, Howard Street, and Lamb Street. The next street is Linn. Turn right and go exactly 2 blocks. The Queen is the last house on your right on the 2nd block.

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Penn State University, Caves, Butterfly Trail, Historic Railroad, Amish Farms and Shops, Geneological Library, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Board games, CD player, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, DVD Player, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Library, Piano, Private entrance, Spa, Telephone, VCR, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities , gardens, outdoor dining, grill

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Microwave, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Videos, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Glider Rides, Roller & Ice Skating, Go-Karts, Fairs & Festivals, Tobogan Run, Hay Rides, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Tennis courts, Tennis racket rental

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Policies

  • Check In:: 2:00
  • Check Out:: 11:00
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Childcare Provided: Limited no cots or cribs. Do not exceed room occupancy
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Yes in Governor's Suite or Maid's Quarters
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

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Innkeepers

Name(s)

Nancy and Curtis Noll and Ceira

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

About the innkeepers

beekeeping, gardening, biking, historic restoration, fishing

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 7-10 am
  • Serving Location: patio, weather permitting., Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian any diet on request


Signature Dish

Creme BruleeFrench Toast
Our Creme Brulee French toast is made from our own homemade French bread. Sweeten your tea with honey from our back yard hive and pick your own berries in our organic patch. Other specialties include waffles with whipped cream and fresh berries, baked oatmeal, eggs Benedict, Grecian omelets, baked stuffed apples, yogurt and fruit parfaits, egg puffs, coddled eggs and homemade herb toast. Any special diet can be accommodated with advance notice. Visit our web site for recipes.


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