Alden House

62 E Main Street (located in Lititz close to), Lititz, PA 17543-1947 USA (Show map)
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About

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.

Reviews

Overall
4.5

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

Lovely venue

3.4 on November 12, 2017

We had a lovely time staying at the Alden House. It was centrally located to all the attractions we wanted to visit. The innkeepers were attentive to our needs. We would definitely stay here again if we are in the area


Enjoyable visit

3.2 on September 29, 2017

The room was very nice. The owners were away when we were there so I believe one of their friends was ruuning the B&B for them. She was very pleasant but seemed rushed doing it by herself. The breakfast was OK but very small portion and no variety. On the fence on whether I would stay again. It was a very nice visit but not sure if I got my money's worth.


Terrific B&B

5 on September 26, 2017

Wonderful experience all around. Welcoming hosts, clean accomodations, delicious breakfast, nicely decorated, comfortable porch and patio...all in pleasant vibrant town.


B&B in Lititz

4.4 on September 22, 2017

Everything about our stay was lovely except breakfast. Did not care for breakfast either morning. Eggs and bacon, pancakes, waffles or similar preferred. Coffee was good. Hosts were nice but they seemed uncomfortable being friendly.


August 2017 stay in Lititz

3.8 on September 10, 2017

Wonderfully decorated, quaint house that is right in the middle of Lititz historical district. Everything is within walking distance. Very good and friendly service. I would recommend a stay at the Alden House


Outstanding

5 on September 10, 2017

We stayed in the Carriage House, spent two days checking out shoppes, coffee shops and restaurants all within walking distance of our room. It was the perfect weekend getaway, just what we wanted. 5¿¿


Perfect weekend in Lititz

4.0 on September 06, 2017

Location in the middle of the historic district of Lititz was perfect for walking to all the shops, restaurants and beautiful Lititz Springs Park for a leisurely weekend. Had the weather been nicer we would have enjoyed the beautiful garden patio. Breakfasts were delicious and John & Lynndell were welcoming and attentive hosts.


Alden House B&B

5 on August 24, 2017

Great place to chill. Loved sitting on the porch reading and relaxing. Breakfasts were the best and included deserts! Owners were friendly and informative. Loved it!


well located b&b

3.6 on July 28, 2017

This clean B&B is clean and well kept by a sweet couple, Lyndell and John. It is an old house and has the sound transmission you should expect. If this a problem for you, opt for the carriage house. The breakfasts were bountiful and delicious, but perhaps a little bread/cake/carb heavy. I'll stay there again!


Family visit to Litiz

5 on July 26, 2017

This was our first stay at Alden House and it far exceeded our expectations. The suite was great with a separate sitting area opening to the balcony. The bedroom was roomy and made more comfortable with easy chairs around gas fireplace. Rooms were pristine and daily service was excellent. The three breakfasts we had were all different and delicious. We look forward to returning to the Alden House in the fall.


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Rooms & Rates

The Upstairs Parlour Suite

This spacious, florally decorated suite has seven large windows, pillared archway, a king-size bed, a rocking chair and a TV/VCR/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/VCR 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. $125 per night, two night minimum.

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

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/VCR. 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/VCR. Tastefully decorated with antiques. (Picture not available yet)

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

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Location

Location Type

Downtown, Small town

Airport

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

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Telephone, Videos , 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, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Desk, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, VCR, Wi-Fi

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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Policies

  • Check In:: 3 PM
  • Check Out:: 11 AM
  • 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

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: One night's fee or valid credit card number.
  • Cancellations: 10 days is requested, any rooms not rebooked will be will be charged when less than 10 days notice provided.
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Innkeepers

Name(s)

John & Lynndell Eccleston

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

None

About the innkeepers

Tennis, Woodworking, Reading

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • 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.


Recipes

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