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A Charming & Modern Bed and Breakfast in Lancaster County, PA

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Located in the Heart of Pennsylvania Dutch Country

Our bed and breakfast in Ephrata, PA is ideally situated to explore the multitude of attractions that Lancaster County has to offer. At the Smithton, we offer the amenities you would expect from a hotel, like spacious rooms, flat-screen TVs, Wi-Fi, and iPod docking stations; then, we exceed expectations by providing working fireplaces, DVD players, mini-fridges, hand-sewn quilts, complimentary snacks and bottled water in each guest room. You’ll love sitting on our bed and breakfast’s front porch rockers and watching the buggies pass by or enjoying an evening fire on the back patio.

Take a Virtual Tour of the Inn

Welcome to the Historic Smithton Inn, where historic charm combines with modern comfort and convenience. Our cozy bed and breakfast is a unique lodging alternative to conventional Lancaster County hotels. From antique furnishings throughout our inn to a homemade breakfast each morning, and modern amenities for you to enjoy, you’ll find our lodging in Lancaster County a friendly and comfortable place to stay. Step into the charm and history of our inn through our virtual tour. You can browse each of our individually decorated guest rooms, explore the grounds, and learn more about our Weathered Vineyards wine tasting room located at our Ephrata bed and breakfast.

Historic Smithton Inn Front Exterior
Breakfast at Historic Smithton Inn

Start Your Day with a Hearty, Delicious Breakfast

Our guests rave about our breakfasts, so be sure to arrive with an appetite for delicious homemade cuisine! You’ll wake up to the aroma of freshly baked bread or muffins. Breakfast is served at your convenience, between 8:00 and 10:00 am, or earlier by prior arrangement. We’ll start you off with fresh fruit, muffins, assorted yogurt, homemade granola & homemade bread, and then we’ll bring out your plated meal, which alternates between sweet and savory dishes (eggs made-to-order available as an alternative to our planned meal; special dietary requests can be accommodated with advance notice).

In the Heart of Lancaster County

Our bed and breakfast is located in northeastern Lancaster County, in the historic borough of Ephrata, just minutes from the Ephrata Cloister and the Green Dragon Farmers Market. Unlike other bed and breakfasts in Lancaster County, we are a close drive to Lititz, Hershey, Lancaster, Bird-In-Hand, and Intercourse, and just 1.5 hours from Philadelphia, Valley Forge, and Gettysburg. Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway or an active vacation full of sightseeing and attractions, the Historic Smithton Inn will be a welcoming oasis from everyday life, one that you’ll want to visit again and again.

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Weathered Vineyards Wine Tasting Room

Weathered Vineyards Wine Tasting Room

Our on-site wine tasting room offers a variety of wine ranging from sweet to dry. You can enjoy a wine tasting flight, a glass or a bottle of wine in our cozy tasting room, or feel free to bring them to your room to enjoy in private. Special B&B wine packages available by request.

Specials & Packages

We strive to offer vacations that are unlike any other. Whether you are interested in romantic things to do in Lancaster, PA on your couple’s getaway, activities with friends, or a place for your family reunion, you are sure to fall in love with the Historic Smithton Inn.


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