Absolutely the best mattress ever...even better then our own. We stayed in the Lizzie room, and enjoyed the historical stories of the Civil War era. We also enjoyed the evening treat, and the breakfast was superb! The hosts were very friendly and accommodating.
We have stayed at many B&B's but this is hands down probably the finest. Beautifully decorated and we would enjoy living here. How we missed this in the past I'll never know. Jan was a wonderful host and gave us a sumptuous breakfast. This is a must stay for any of our future trips to the area. Will stay longer next time so we can enjoy the downtown and the history.
We are so glad we chose the Dykeman Inn for our stay. We found it clean and comfortable. John & Shelly were very accommodating to our schedule. Our breakfasts were outstanding meals and over and above what we expected. We felt very welcomed there and will definitely go back.
We were looking for a quiet, comfortable B&B within reach of the sights we wanted to see in Pennsylvania, and we found it! The setting was lovely, and very quiet and peaceful, but close to downtown. Our hosts Shelly and John were very welcoming, and helpful with ideas for local dining (we loved CJ's!). Breakfasts were huge and hearty - enough to see us through to dinner! Our room was large and very comfortable.
I have stayed in several bed and breakfasts and this is my favorite. Beautiful historical home filled with lovely antiques. Enjoyed John and Shelly's hospitality and the homemade chocolate chip cookies were a big hit with my husband. Shelly even packed some up for us to take with us on the trip home. I would highly recommend Dykeman House!
This was an excellent B&B. Hosts were very hospitable. Rooms were beautiful and very clean. Breakfast was very plentiful and delicious. Location was near to many attractions in Shippensburg as well as surrounding communities. It's a "must stay" place!!
Dykeman House is a beautiful historic home that has been lovingly restored. Located in the scenic countryside of Pennsylvania. Shelley and John are great innkeepers and make you feel very welcome. Looking forward to visiting again.
Meeting John and Shelly for the first time felt like we must have met them before....great people and so accommodating. We had to leave a bit early the next morning and there was breakfast waiting for us. And what a breakfast it was...wonderful! The B & B is so easy to get to from the interstate too. We hope we will have the opportunity to spend the night again sometime. Thank you so much. Tony and Bertie
Hi, Both my husband and myself have stayed at B & B's in the UK, USA and Canada and we have to say this is one of the best we have ever stayed at. The owners are friendly, the room was wonderful (the picture on the web site does not do it justice) and the food was awesome. We were down in PA at a car show and our Challenger had a challenge...the battery died. We were ten miles from B & B, we called and the John came to where we were, picked up my husband and took him to have it replaced. After all of this we were greeted at the door of Dykeman House by Shelly who had place a bottle of wine with cheese and crackers out for us. The breakfasts was wonderful and plenty of very tasty food which filled us up. Our stay was great and we have already booked in for next year. Doris and Bill Knox Canada
I recently traveled to Shippensburg for a family reunion, the Dykeman B/B was recommended and Iam glad it was. I found the Dykeman to have a wonderful charm about it. The inside is beautifully decorated and the rooms are very comfortable and relaxing. Every morning they served a wonderful breakfast. Its owner Shelly and John Davidson are very friendly and gracous inkeepers that attend to there guests every need. If your looking for a quite charming place to stay,stay at the Dykeman B/B
We were looking for a quiet setting where we could visit Gettysburg & do some hiking. This was a great choice! Gettysburg was close enough, Boiling Springs was a gem & the Appalachian Trail was nearby. Jan made us feel welcome & the food was wonderful. She also gave us numerous tips on places to visit & we would certainly go back. Danny & Martha - fulltimeRV'ers Sioux Falls, South Dakota (currently in Elmira, NY)
John and Shelly are hosts to a charming historic B&B with all of the modern amenities, yummy treats and personal, warm service a busy traveler could need. From the cozy room to the comfortable bed and new private bathroom (with great hot water pressure) to the excellent breakfast, wine and cheese and the special peanut butter cookies, there was a lovely surprise at every turn. Time spent reading and chatting in a number of their perfectly placed porch rocking chairs and a generously shaded hammock, listening to the waterfall, left me feeling relaxed and ready to enjoy the State wide track meet hosted by Shippensburg University. I highly recommend John and Shelly’s Dykeman House.
We stayed at the Dykeman House over Shippensburg U. graduation weekend and had a wonderful experience. The room was very clean, quiet, and comfortable. The innkeepers were kind enough to leave wine, cheese, apples, and fresh water in our room. The breakfasts were absolutely delicious. We highly recommend this bed and breakfast.
I travel to the Gettysburg area on a yearly basis and I always stay at a bed & breakfast. McLean House is the least expensive bed & breakfast that I have ever stayed at and is by far one of the best I have ever experienced! In August 2011, I stayed at the McLean House for 2 nights with my teenage daughter and I have to say that our stay exceeded my expectations. The house and gardens are lovely! The relaxing vibe gave my daughter and I the chance to reconnect while spending quality time together. It was an easy drive into Gettysburg, which is a big bonus for us. An outstanding value and a very memorable experience. McLean House will now be my first choice for lodging when I travel to PA!
I stayed here over New Years 2011/2012 during a visit to Gettysburg. The McLean House is beautiful, and Jan Rose was very friendly and hospitable. Her breakfasts were excellent, and she was eager to share the history of her lovely home and the town of Shippensburg - lots of incredible stories. The view of the creek from the breakfast table is worth the visit alone. Highly recommended, and I look forward to visiting again in the future. 5 stars all the way around. -Mark H. Georgia
This is a gorgeous, impecably neat and clean house with wonderful charm and character. I was greeted with warmth and made to feel very welcome. Accommodations are beyond comfortable with numerous amenities. Breakfast was delicious and attention to detail most evident.
A delightful place to stay if you are in the Shippensburg area. My wife and I were there to see a performance of Rain, A Tribute to the Beatles, at the Luhrs Center on the University Campus; a great theater. The Dykeman House is a tasteful blend of history and modern amenities. Its history goes back to the Civil War era; there's a picture in the sittting room of the Union's Colonel Chamberlain's charge at Gettysburg, and General Ewell's Confederate troops camped nearby in 1863. Our room (the Dykeman Room) was spotlessly clean and very comfortable. John and Shelly were gracious and charming hosts, serving a fine local wine and cheese reception when we arrived, and a sumptuous breakfast the next morning; too much wonderful food to finish! Great value and location; we are looking forward to a return visit.
Visiting grand-daughters (with their Moms) at nearby college, who joined us overnight. As our family group occupied all three guest rooms, John & Shelley went out of their way to accommodate our schedule .. including scheduling sumptuous breakfast to meet our time frame. Truly hospitable. The house and surrounding property art of history if the area - a bonus.
We have been staying here at least 10 years. We used to go to have a little alone time without our kids; it was always very relaxing and rejuvenating. Jan is so hospitable -- we always feel so welcome and she knows so much about the area -- very helpful. Rooms comfortable, beautiful old home, picturesque. This year we took 2 of our married kids with us -- it was great!
In early October, as guests of the Shippensburg Historical Society, we bunked at the Dykeman house. It is a beautiful home and property and Shelly and John Davidson pampered us. We had the Ewell room, which is lovely, and there was cheese, crackers, and Dykeman House wine waiting for us upon our arrival. We thoroughly enjoyed Shelly and John’s hospitality and company. Saturday morning we were treated at breakfast to John’s just made Apple Butter. He may not have any more left when you arrive, but its worth asking about! Also, if you find yourself in town after a performance, consider the “Before and After” café. Its a great place for breakfast late at night.