Australian Walkabout Inn B & B

837 Village Rd , Lancaster, PA 17602 USA (Show map)


The Australian Walkabout Inn Bed and Breakfast is a peaceful, romantic getaway located in the heart of Amish Country in Lancaster County. We are the only property in the area to offer private, indoor hot tubs. Guests rave about our breakfasts! Our logo is an Aborigine symbol which means ‘a journey with a resting place’. We hope that you will find the Australian Walkabout Inn Bed and Breakfast a comfortable, relaxing place for you to unwind and take refuge from your journeys of life.



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


5 on March 08, 2016

We had a wonderful stay here. The whole place was just peaceful, and with four kids at home, we treasure that! We were able to relax and soak up Lynne's fabulous breakfasts, conversation and generous serving.

Very nice B&B

5 on December 21, 2015

We had a really good time

Great little get away!

4.4 on August 24, 2015

Lynn is a wonderful host. We stayed out back in the bugalow. It's perfect for two people. The shower is a little tight for me, but I'm 6'0" and 245lbs. Lynn keeps it nice and tity. We were there to explore the Amish, so we stay in the room much. It's only 10 to 15 minutes away fromeverything we wanted to see. Lynn prepares a wonderful breakfast. We will refer this B&B to our friends. Fred and Liz

Wonderful Hospitality!

5 on April 18, 2015

When you walk into the B&B you feel automatically at home! Lynn is there to make sure you're very well taken care of. Peaceful sleep and wonderful breakfast and conversation in the morning!!

Adored our post holiday getaway!

4.8 on January 03, 2015

We just returned from a 2 night stay and have nothing but great things to say about the Australian Walkabout. We stayed in the cottage and enjoyed the privacy and hot tub! Breakfast was delicious both mornings and consisted of 2 courses. Lynne and Bob were great hosts and fun to talk to. Do yourself a favor and book a massage. My husband and I agree it was probably the best massage we've ever had (Steve was my masseuse and Roz was my husband's). We enthusiastically recommend the Australian Walkabout!

Felt welcome from the beginning

3.6 on September 15, 2014

Large, comfy room. Nice amenities, and great breakfast.

Our first stay at a bed and breakfast

5 on August 04, 2014

Wonderful place to stay. The breakfast was terrific. The room was very comfortable and spotless! We are already getting a group of friends to go back next year. Lynn makes you feel like your home! Sue and Dennis from Scranton.

Quaint B&B

5 on December 18, 2013

Lyn and Bob are awesome hosts. We felt welcome to this clesn and warm inn. Breakfast and conversations were fantasic. We will share this pieace of tranquilty

Great overnight get away

4.8 on November 24, 2013

We enjoyed the hospitality and the warmth of this bed and breakfast. Look forward to visiting another time.

Perfect Escape!

5 on November 19, 2013

This stay was my husband and my first stay at a B&B. We stayed in the cottage which was so quaint and cozy! From the relaxing hot tub soaks to the glorious breakfast, this B&B will surely see us again. I recommend this accommodation to anyone looking for that escape from the usual grind while keeping the feel of "home." Thank you again, Lynne, for your hospitality!

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Rooms & Rates

Adelaide Hills Suite

Spacious and inviting, the Suite is decorated with antiques and shades of rose, green and ginger. It has a queen bed, free standing fireplace and private bath with a large whirlpool tub and shower. In the comfortable sitting room, enjoy beautiful views of the Amish countryside basking in the afternoon sun.

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

Nightly Rate: $129 - $159

Barossa Suite

With its warm, spicy tones of nutmeg and butterscotch, this room has a 4 poster canopy queen bed and a fireplace. The sitting room includes a 2-person whirlpool tub. A recently renovated private bathroom includes a heated, imported tile floor. From the sitting room sofa (which folds out into a double bed), you can see some of the few remaining native chestnut trees near the property

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $149 - $189

McLaren Vale Suite

This cozy room has a queen canopy four poster bed draped in creamy sheer fabric. Also included is a recently renovated private bathroom with custom tile. The accompanying sun porch includes a hot tub, mini refrigerator and propane fireplace with enough space and comfortable chairs to sit and relax while you enjoy the morning sun.

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

Nightly Rate: $149 - $189

Outback Cottage

Located literally ‘outback’, this bungalow is a world all to itself. Included are a king sized bed, propane fireplace, hot tub and private bathroom with shower as well as cable TV and mini fridge. The rich jewel tones of burgundy and gold and a décor representative of the Outback greet you in this cozy space, inviting your retreat from the fuss of the everyday.

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

Nightly Rate: $169 - $269

Victoria Suite

With its own private entrance, this room invites you to relax as you enjoy new tiled shower with a 10" rainfall showerhead! Or curl up with a good book on the daybed in the sunny sitting area. A private bathroom, mini refrigerator and fireplace accompany the queen sized bed decorated in bold jewel tones resting under a lacey, beaded canopy

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $149 - $189

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Location Type

Countryside, Small town


Lancaster, PA (LNS) 10 miles

Directions to property:

From the East: Rt 30W to 896S to 741W. Property sits on North side of RT 741, near the intersection of Lampeter Road. From the West: Rt 30E to 741E. Property sits on North side of RT 741, near the intersection of Lampeter Road From the South: Rt 222N to 741E. Property sits on North side of Rt 741, near the intersection of Lampeter Road.

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, Nature area, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Rodeo, Sports venue, Tours, University, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Coffee/Tea facilities, Computer, Copier, Library, Microwave, Movie library, Parking, Piano, Private entrance, Telephone, Videos , Private entrance (some rooms), Complimentary beverages in room & on site, Irons in each room, Keurig in parlor for guest use

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, CD player, DVD Player, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi

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  • Check In:: 3 - 8 PM
  • Check Out:: 10 AM
  • Open All Year Round: No
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only outside only, please
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Outside only
  • Suitable For Children: No
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Weekends in October require a 2-night stay
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Mastercard, Travelers checks
  • Deposit Amount Required: No deposit required
  • Cancellations: Should you need to cancel your reservation, we require a 3 day notice prior to arrival date. Less notice will result in a $100 cancellation fee. No-shows will be charged the full room rate.



Lynne & Bob Griffin

Languages spoken


Resident Pets


About the innkeepers

Cooking, wine, gardening, travel, reading

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  • Time Served: 9:00
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian upon request

Signature Dish

Poached Pears
Local produce used when available. These pears are baked in a sauce of orange juice, marmelade and cranberries. Served with a dollop of sour cream.