Mt. Gretna Inn

16 Kauffman Avenue , Mount Gretna, PA 17064 USA (Show map)




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  • Guest room4.5
  • Service4.7
  • Value4.2
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Onsite Dining4.8

A gem!

4.6 on September 20, 2016

My husband and I spent one night here while attending an event at the Giant Center in Hershey and were very glad we did. We felt pampered and loved the accommodations and the breakfast.

Wonderful B & B

4.8 on September 04, 2016

First of all our host Harry went above and beyond to accommodate our stay. If you want to feel pampered just look into the dining area and feel like a king or is so beautiful..and that is before breakfast was served that was amazing. The front porch was a great meeting place. Our room also had a private porch and was so cozy a quick nap was a pleasure. Welcoming, beautiful, accommodating, historical, cozy and grand all at the same time


4.2 on August 12, 2016

We spent two nights at this lovely B&B. Enjoyed every minute. Great hospitality and very relaxing time. We are looking forward to doing this again next year.

Pre-holiday weekend

4.4 on July 06, 2016

This was our second visit to Mt. Gretna Inn. The common areas -- living room, dining rooms -- are spacious. Our suite was also large and comfortable. Beautiful presentation of food at breakfast, served by warm and friendly, accommodating staff. The Inn is immediately accessible to the facilities and events in Mt. Gretna -- walking distance to many events. We will certainly use this B&B again and highly recommend.

Mt Gretna Inn

3.8 on June 29, 2016

Frank and Harry were wonderful hosts. The room was beautiful. Breakfast on both days was delicious.

Great Anniversary stay!

5 on June 08, 2016

Harry and Frank were very accommodating. Harry came in early and Frank stayed late. Room was very nice. Breakfast was fantastic. We'll be back

This was amazing!

4.6 on June 02, 2016

If you are looking for a beautiful, romantic, authentic place to stay in the area, the Mt. Gretna Inn is the best place to pick! My new husband and I stayed for two nights after our wedding and we were so impressed by the beauty of the Chestnut Suite, the quiet of the Inn, and the superb staff and service! The staff were very accommodating, the food was terrific. As with most bed and breakfasts, you will eat breakfast with the other guests at the same table, so just a heads up on that if that's not your thing. The Inn Keeper is a very nice person who does his job very well. We can't say enough good things about the Mt. Gretna Inn!

Mt Gretna Inn

4.8 on June 01, 2016

The staff was so nice and accommodating. The inn was very quaint and peaceful. The breakfasts we had were so healthy and delicious. We had a fantastic time, and hope to do it again in the near future.

Wonderful Weekend Getaway

4.8 on April 27, 2016

What a wonderful romantic getaway, complete with a candlelight breakfast. The owners, Harry & Frank were so nice. Beautiful front porch and common area where we could sit and relax. Breakfast was delicious. We will definitely return!

Spring 2016 stay

4.8 on March 22, 2016

Exactly what a B&B should be - interesting house, way more personal than a hotel, and an excellent breakfast!

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Rooms & Rates

The Woodlands

This guest room is nestled on the third floor and features a nautical decor. The room features a queen size bed and gas fireplace and makes a great romantic hideaway. This room has a private bath with shower.

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

The Chestnut Suite

Envelope yourself in the Far East while enjoying the largest guest room of the mansion. Read a book in the rosewood carved armchairs or nap in the king size bed. A gas fireplace and full bath are also featured in this room.

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

The Willows

This secluded and romantic third floor room is the perfect couples get-a- way. Soak in the two person whirlpool tub then relax in the queen size poster bed. This room also features an electric fireplace and private bath with shower.

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

The Gables

The Gables is nestled on the third floor. The décor is soft greens, pinks and yellows and has a romantic feel. The queen size bed or a cozy chair by the fire are great places to curl up and read a book. This room has a private bath and shower.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 Queen

The Wild Cherry

Enjoy your stay in this Victorian style second floor room. Relax on the sofa by the gas fireplace and enjoy a restful night's sleep on the queen size bed. This room has a private bath with shower.

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

The Black Walnut

Perched on the second floor this room looks out on the tall pines. The room’s relaxing shades of green create a space where you can find your "Inner Zen." The room features a gas fireplace, private porch and European steam shower. A queen size feather bed makes this room the perfect nest!

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

The Weeping Pines

The Weeping Pines offers a queen size bed, loveseat, leather writers’ chair and gas fireplace. This large second floor room boasts hints of the Serengeti with leather furniture and animal prints. On warm evenings you can enjoy the outdoors on your own private porch. This room has a private bath and shower.

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

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Location Type

Lakefront, Small town, Village, Wine country


Harrisburg, PA (MDT)

Directions to property:

Directions from PA Turnpike:(Phila. & Pittsburgh) Take PA Turnpike to Exit 20 (Lancaster/Lebanon). Turn left onto Rt. 72 north. Go 2 miles to Mt. Gretna exit. At stop sign at bottom of hill turn left onto Rt. 117 north. Go 2 miles to Boulevard, turn left, and continue to end of block (past Cafe). Turn left, Mt. Gretna Inn is on the right. Directions from Washington & Baltimore: Route 83 north to Pennsylvania Turnpike East and follow directions above. Directions from NYC and North Jersey: Route 78 west to 81 south. Take first exit Route 934 south (Ft. Indiantown Gap/Annville). Follow 934 South to Route 322 east. Approximately 0.8 mile to Butler Road and make right. Stay on Butler Road to "T" at Route 117 and make right and then first left onto Boulevard. Continue to end of block (past Cafe), turn left, Mt. Gretna Inn is on the right.

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, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo

Inn Details

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Piano, Telephone, Videos , Hospitality Suite for all guests, DVD's and books available, Complimentary beverages, Private Balconies on two rooms, European Steam Shower in Black Walnut, 2-person Whirlpool tub in Willows

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, CD player, Ceiling fans, DVD Player, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Radio, TV, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe trails, Water sports

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  • Check In:: 3:00-7:00 pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2-night minimum, but call for one-night openings



Harry Short Jr. & Frank Romonoski III

Languages spoken


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

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian

Signature Dish

Classic Eggs Benedict
Also served for breakfast: Pecan Crusted and Apple Stuffed French Toast Sausage and Mushrrom Stuffed Crepes Wild Mushroom and Duck bacon Quiche