After Eight Bed & Breakfast

2942 Lincoln Highway East , Gordonville, PA 17529 USA (Show map)
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1809 colonial home in the center of the Pennsylvania Dutch, Amish heartland and within minutes of outlet shopping and a large variety of attractions for all ages. Our elegantly decorated house and antique filled guest rooms make you feel like you are at home. All guest rooms include the modern amenities necessary for comfort and convenience and each one has a private fully tiled bath with hairdryer. Our beautifully landscaped property is within easy reach along historic Lincoln Highway. (US30) Please see our website for interior pictures.

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Overall
4.8

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  • Guest room4.7
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.7
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.8

Lovely, Relaxing Getaway

4.6 on May 25, 2018

My husband and I so enjoyed our weekend getaway. Robert's attention to detail was very evident from when we walked in. My husband was so impressed with the cleanliness of the whole property. The gardens were so beautiful. Robert checked us in. He then walked us through the dining area (to show us the coffee, tea, hot chocolate, soft drinks and snacks available at any time.) He shared common areas where games, puzzles, and DVDs were available to guests. Our room was lovely and just what we expected from the thorough description available online. There was such attention to detail evident in the toiletries provided and in way the toilet paper was folded. The room was a bit noisy because we were located near the common area. On a future visit, my husband and I will probably select another room that is further away from the living room but this is the only place we will stay because it was so nice. The way Robert took the time to recommend things to do and restaurants to see make this bed and breakfast stand out from other hotels and B&Bs. Breakfast was amazing. We have been talking about it for days. We kept very busy during our short time in Lancaster so we will have to go back and stay at After Eight!


Simply The Best

5 on May 24, 2018

When traveling, B&B's are our first choice for lodging. When we visit Lancaster, After Eight is our first choice : ) When our son attended college in Lancaster, we stayed in several of the wonderful B&B's in the area and one weekend my wife made a reservation at After Eight. Wow : ) After a few minutes we knew this would be our home away from home when visiting Lancaster. Robert is an amazing owner/innkeeper of this beautiful inn and takes great pride in his home and business. Every room is tastefully decorated and well maintained. He helps to make you feel right at home and is very knowledgeable in all things Lancaster. Coffee, tea, water, soft drinks and snacks are always available and the breakfast is out of this world. Lancaster has many wonderful B&B's but After Eight is "simply the best".


pleasant suprise

5 on May 23, 2018

was not sure what to expect but was very happy with all accommodations. would defiantly stay with them again upon return to the area.


Quick stay over for a couple nights away from the kids!

4.8 on May 16, 2018

Host tells stories during breakfast; pretty funny and told in a fairly dry manner. Extremely friendly. And Breakfast was great!


Excellent Bed & Breakfast

5 on May 14, 2018

We recently stayed 3 nights at the After Eight B & B. The rooms are tastefully decorated, immaculate and comfortable. The breakfasts are always a treat and Robert the host is a pleasure. We've been coming here for many years and wouldn't think of staying anywhere else when visiting the Lancaster Co, area.


Very accommodating stay

4.2 on May 11, 2018

My wife and I and her parents stayed at After Eight Bed and Breakfast and had a wonderful time. My Mother-in-Law has a very restrictive diet and Robert, the inn-keeper, bent over backwards to accommodate her diet. The sitting room was very comfortable, and had a great game table set up with a puzzle, apparently this is a thing here, and we spent a nice evening relaxing and working on the puzzle. The rooms were very nice, with very spacious private bathrooms. I would highly recommend this inn if you are planning to stay in the Lancaster county area.


Excellent stay at "After Eight Bed & Breakfast

5 on May 09, 2018

My husband and I stayed at this lovely bed and breakfast in the Amish country in Lancaster, PA. Robert, the host, was very welcoming and gave us a tour of the inn when we arrived and answered all of our questions. Actually, after touring the inn and seeing some of the other rooms that were available, we fell in love with the deluxe suite and switched from our originally booked room to this very comfortable suite, which had a king size bed, separate sitting room with sofa bed and another TV, and a 2-person jacuzzi in the large bathroom. All of the rooms at the inn are beautifully decorated but we decided to splurge on this lovely suite. Robert was a wonderful host and had many recommendations for restaurants and things to do and see in the nearby area. The breakfasts were very delicious and satisfying. We are looking forward to another stay in the near future and would highly recommend this B&B if you are visiting the area.


Very happy here!

5 on April 17, 2018

Wonderful and reasonable place to stay. Breakfasts were delicious! Everything is clean and very homey feeling. Robert was friendly and easy to talk to.


Wonderful place to stay!

5 on April 13, 2018

We have stayed in this B&B many times. The host Robert is welcoming, efficient, and very friendly! The B&B is tastefully decorated and immaculately cleaned. We have stayed in a few different rooms and have always been very comfortable. This is a wonderful place to stay and Robert is the best host!


Great!!

5 on March 10, 2018

Robert was an excellent host. Breakfast was unique and delicious. Super clean and comfortable rooms with a very relaxing atmosphere. We will definitely return and hopefully soon. Our first B&B experience and it could not have been better. Robert's cheerful personality made our conversations enjoyable. Several open rooms to enjoy other customers company as well. Everyone else seemed to enjoy their stay as well.


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Rooms & Rates

Private Corner Room

On the first floor this room with queen bed and allergy free "down-like" pillows, has comfortable wing back chairs, antique headboard and dresser. The extra large tiled bathroom has a walk-in two-person shower and a hairdryer. This room also has two closets, original hardwood floors, flat screen cable TV, DVD player and telephone. Thermostat control to adjust temperature to your comfort. Ages 12 and older.

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

Nightly Rate: $128 - $128

Deluxe Suite

Our deluxe suite provides the perfect setting for your Pennsylvania honeymoon or romantic weekend getaway trip for two, featuring a pillow-top king size bed with allergy free pillows. Separate sitting/sun room with an outside private entrance and a second cable TV. Room can accommodate a third guest on sleeper sofa, at an extra charge. Flat screen TV with DVD player in bedroom. Tiled bathroom includes a two-person whirlpool tub, a separate glass enclosed shower and a hairdryer. Enjoy great views of our gardens from both rooms. Individual thermostat control. Ages 12 and older.

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

Nightly Rate: $188 - $188

Porch Room

A great cozy room with it's own private entrance on our covered back porch and a spacious tiled bathroom which includes a full tub/shower combination. Located on the first floor it has amenities like a Queen sized bed, dresser with flip-out desktop, individual A/C, telephone, TV and antique decor. Ages 12 and older.

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

Nightly Rate: $118 - $118

Sunset Room

Spacious guest room with Memory Foam King size bed and allergy free 'down-like' pillows. A comfortable sleeper sofa can be used for an additional guest, at an extra charge. Private bathroom has a tiled tub/shower combination. Flat screen cable TV, DVD player, telephone and thermostat to control temperature. Adjoins Bay Window Room. Ages 12 and older.

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

Nightly Rate: $148 - $148

Bay-window Room

Bay window room with Pillow-top Queen size bed and allergy free 'down-like' pillows. Two comfortable wing back chairs and writing desk. Flat screen Cable TV with DVD player. Private bath is fully tiled with shower. Telephone and thermostat for individual temperature control. Adjoins Sunset Room. Ages 12 and older.

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

Nightly Rate: $138 - $138

Balcony Room

Cozy room with pillow top queen size bed, antique writing desk and private balcony overlooking our gardens and Amish farm fields with an absolutely fabulous view. Cable TV, DVD Player, phone and individual thermostat control are standard. Private bathroom is fully tiled and has a glass enclosed shower. Ages 12 and older.

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

Nightly Rate: $138 - $138

Sunrise Bay-window Room

Memory foam King size bed with allergy free "down-like" pillows. Very spacious with beautiful views of the garden, fountain and gazebo. Private bathroom has a glass enclosed shower and is fully tiled, wall mounted hairdryer. Comfortable wing back chair with foot stool. Flat screen cable TV with DVD player. Writing table and telephone. Adjoins Candlelight Room. Ages 12 and older.

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

Nightly Rate: $148 - $148

Candlelight Room

Our Candlelight Room is romantically decorated with a candle filled original fireplace. An antique settee with matching chairs provided separate seating areas to fit the mood. Memory Foam Queen size bed with antique headboard, Flat screen cable TV and DVD player. The bathroom is spacious with a single person Jacuzzi/shower combination, includes wall mounted hairdryer. Adjoins with Sunrise Bay Window Room. Ages 12 and older.

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

Nightly Rate: $148 - $148

Cottage West

This 2 bedroom cottage sleeps 4 adults and is located on our beautiful grounds about 30 yards from the main B&B building at the lower level of our 3-unit split-level annex bordering the Amish farm fields. Features include: a full kitchen with refrigerator, stove/oven, microwave, dishwasher, coffee make and dining area. The bathroom has a tub/shower and hairdryer. The bedrooms each have one Queen size bed with fine linens. Breakfast is included. Guests and families with members under 12 years will be served in the cottage.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Queen

$200 - $200

Cottage East

This great 2 bedroom cottage, which sleeps 5 adults is located on our beautiful B&B grounds at the lower level of our 3-unit split-level annex just 50 feet from the Amish farm fields. It consists of a living room with a pull out sofa, cable TV, full kitchen with refrigerator, dishwasher, coffeemaker, coffee and tea supplies, microwave, stove and dining nook. The bathroom has a glass shower stall and hairdryer. The master bedroom has a comfortable King size bed with fine linens, the cozy 2nd bedroom has a queen bed. The cottage is decorated in cottage decor. Breakfast is included.

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

$200 - $200

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Location

Location Type

Countryside, Small town

Airport

Harrisburg, PA (MDT) 40 miles

Directions to property:

Located at 2942 Lincoln Highway E. Gordonville, PA 17520 (US Route 30).. From the West (York) Northwest (Harrisburg) and North (Reading): 8 miles east of Lancaster City. From the East (Philadelphia): 8 miles west of Route 41.

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, Nature area, American Music Theatre, PA Renaissance Faire, Sight&Sound Millennium Theatre, Wine tasting , Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Religious Services, River, Tours, University, Winery

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Cottage, Historic Inn, Apartment

On-site amenities

Board games, Coffee/Tea facilities, Computer, Copier, Fridge, Ironing Board, Microwave, Movie library, Parking, Videos , Free Long Distance Phone Calls, Balcony, Gazebo, Gardens & Fountains

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, CD player, DVD Player, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Kitchenette, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Relaxing

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3 pm - 7 pm
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Smoking restricted to areas outside of the building.
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Children over 12 only, charged full rate.
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Certain rooms have 2 night minimums on weekends / holidays. Varies with season.
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Deposit of one night's charge or valid Credit Card number on file required to secure reservation.
  • Cancellations: No cancellation fees within 24 hours of making / confirming the reservation or if cancelled at least two weeks prior to reservation. A fee of $35 will be charged when cancelled between two weeks and five days prior to your reservation. Cancellations within five days of reservation will be charged one night at the room's rate. Cancellation fee will be deducted from your deposit, Gift Certificate or charged to your Credit Card on file.
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Innkeepers

Name(s)

Robert Hall

Languages spoken

English

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Meals

Breakfast

Free

  • Time Served: 8:30 am and 9:30 if needed
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Vegetarian gluten-free


Signature Dish

German Apple Pancake
A baked pancake with fresh baked sliced apples and other flavorings.


Recipes

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