Alden House

62 E Main Street (located in Lititz close to), Lititz, PA 17543-1947 USA (Show map)
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The Alden House Bed and Breakfast, circa 1850, is located in the charming and historic town of Lititz. All rooms and suites have private baths, queen size beds, and tasteful furnishings in a restful decor. Begin your day with a gourmet breakfast by candlelight, relax on one of our many porches, and walk to nearby museums, attractions, shops, and dining.



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  • Guest room4.5
  • Service4.6
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Onsite Dining4.3


5 on April 19, 2018

We were warmly welcomed, offered insite to the town if we needed it, room was clean and inviting, mattress and pillows very very comfortable, enjoyed our home cooked breakfast! Couldn’t ask for more.

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5 on April 11, 2018

Really lovely B&B, very quiet. Host was very friendly. We love the keyless entry system which let us arrive at any time. The Inn was spotlessly clean. We will definitely be staying on our next trip.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your comments. We do work to make our guests comfortable and are glad to know when they are.

- Lynndell Eccleston (innkeeper)

March get-away for a mini high school reunion

5 on April 09, 2018

Perfect location in a perfect little town. Thanks for the delightful atmosphere AND yummy breakfasts!

Comfortable B & B

2.8 on March 15, 2018

Birthday celebration. Room was nice, bathroom small, large rug made for a tripping hazard, and the hair dryer needed to be cleaned. Found some small things that showed me that the room was not cleaned thoroughly. Traffic noise was extreme for a front room.

Innkeeper Response
We apologize that your stay was not up level we want it to be. We try to remember to warn guests about the possible traffic noise, but it remains our most popular room because of the large windows and that it is on the first floor. We encourage our guests to share any concerns during their stay as we would have gladly replaced the hair dryer or moved you to a quieter room. We hope you otherwise enjoyed your stay.

- Lynndell Eccleston (innkeeper)

Beautiful Building in Great Location

5 on February 17, 2018

Alden House was the perfect getaway for my wife and I for Valentine's Day. The room had all the modern conveniences yet the charm of a historic building. The location can't be beat. Restaurants and shops of all kinds are within easy walking distance. We would definitely return.

Amazing cute BNB

5 on January 24, 2018

We visited Alden House to celebrate our anniversary and it was lovely and exceeded our expectations! The breakfast was cute and delicious, especially the muffins! The room was comfortable, cosy, and the temperature was controlled inside with a little electric fireplace. We really loved staying here and will definitely be back again!

Wonderful place to stay

4.6 on January 11, 2018

Our room was very warm and comfortable. Very private, fireplace was very inviting for the cold weather! Bed was comfortable. Owners very pleasant. The location is perfect, we walked everywhere. Highly recommend.

Best B&B

5 on January 05, 2018

This was a great B&B... the location is amazing and everything is near by. The room and house was very clean and had everything you needed. I would recommend this place to everyone...

Great Stay at the Alden B and B

4.6 on December 31, 2017

The room was delightful. We were in the tea room at the back of the house and did not hear any noise. Very quiet evening. The room was very clean, warm and inviting. The fireplace was a special touch. Bed was comfortable. We only met one of the owners but she was warm and answered all of our questions. Highly recommend.

What a charming getaway! We will be back!

5 on December 12, 2017

The cutest little getaway. Best location and innkeepers. Safe and quiet.

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Rooms & Rates

The Upstairs Parlour Suite

This spacious, floral decorated suite has seven large windows, pillared archway, a king-size bed, a rocking chair and a TV/DVD. A flight of steps within the room leads to a cozy loft dressing area and private bathroom. $20 for 3rd guest

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

Joshua Room

An airy first floor room that has a ten-foot ceiling and five bright windows including a bay. The room features a queen bed, two comfortable easy chairs, a private bath and a color/cable television

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

The Scandia Room

Decorated in the Scandinavian tradition, this second floor room is quietly located in the center of the house. the room features a queen bed, private bath and a color/cable television

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

The Tea Rose Suite

A quite, romantic suite in the upstairs back of the house, this suite features a private bath, and a library sitting room with an entrance from the upstairs porch. The bedroom contains a queen brass bed, color/cable television/DVD and a gas fireplace.

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

Carriage House

The Carriage House: Enjoy all the amenities of the main house with the privacy of the separate Carriage House. Featuring a queen size sleigh bed, large rainfall shower with body sprays, leather recliners for napping in front of the 32" LCD TV/DVD. There is a microwave and refrigerator at the bar sink and a bistro table and chairs for snacking. With heated floors throughout, it makes a secluded getaway for two. $179 per night, two night minimum.

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

Nightly Rate: $189 - $189

The Lilac & Lace Suite

A two room suite with a large bedroom featuring a heavy four-poster queen bed and a private bath. The suite includes a cozy living room with a couch and a color/cable television/DVD. Balcony overlooks the gardens and pond. $20 for third guest in suite.

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

The Alethea Suite

New first floor suite at the rear of the house; queen size bed, outside entrance, private bath, sitting room, TV/DVD. Tastefully decorated with antiques.

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

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Location Type

Downtown, Small town


Harrisburg, PA (MDT) 30 miles

Directions to property:

1 1/2 blocks East of the juncture of Rt 501 and 772.

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Movie Theater, Museum, Nature area, Amish Farms, Hersheypark, Strasburg Rail Road, Wilbur Chocolate Factory, Sturgis Pretzel House, Linden Hall School, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Vineyard, Winery

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Inn Details

On-site amenities

Board games, Coffee/Tea facilities, Ironing Board, Microwave, Movie library, Parking, Telephone, Videos, Walk to mass transit , complimentary snacks and beverages, Central Heat and Air Conditioning, Wilbur Buds for Sale, Hand Painted Gourds for Sale, 70 videos available, One Cup coffee maker available

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Ceiling fans, DVD Player, Desk, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi, iPhone docking station

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Walking trails, Biking trails around county, Shopping, 2nd Friday town is alive and open late, Wolf sanctuary nearby, Amish buggy rides, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Tennis courts

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  • Check In:: flexible
  • Check Out:: 11:00
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Courteous smoking outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited 10 and older
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

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John & Lynndell Eccleston

Languages spoken


Resident Pets


About the innkeepers

Tennis, Woodworking, Reading

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  • Time Served: About 8:00 or as needed
  • Serving Location: Porch when available, Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian Gluten Free upon request

Signature Dish

Stuffed French Toast
various fruit filled French toast with coffee, juice, bread, breakfast meat and dessert.


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