Guidelines

  • Our entire home meets PA L&I standards, and is hardwired to the local fire station with heat/smoke detection/alarm units. Fire extinguishers, safety lighting and well-lit exits are for your safety. PLEASE no candle burning except in designated bathrooms. PLEASE, no smoking and no incense burning in the house. While smoking is permitted on our property, PLEASE dispose of trash responsibly.
  • All guests should read and follow house guidelines and a room’s welcome book.
  • All rooms are billed as double occupancy, plus 6% state sales and 1.1% local excise tax. Extra persons will be charged $25 each. Two night stays may be required on certain weekends or holidays.
  • Base rooms rates are calculated by stay length, offered specials or guest type.
    • Deluxe Rooms, all at 2nd floor:  $120 – $130 per night plus 7.1% taxes = $128.52 – $139.23
    • Bowman Suite, entire 3rd floor:  $205 per night plus 7.1% taxes = $219.56
    • Full House, extended stay, university/business rates are available upon request.
  • Reservations are secured with a valid credit card (Mastercard, Visa, Discover or American Express). With the exception of cash, all other forms of payment required valid I.D.  Balance payment is due in full at check in.
  • Specials are posted on this site. A request from the Specials list must be made at the time of your booking request.
  • All secured reservations are sent a dated confirmation letter, either by post or email, stating your reservation dates, requests, room designation and charges due. Other planning information and guidelines might be included.
  • Arrival is 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. unless arranged otherwise. Alternate means of check in are available. Guests who are significantly late for a requested early arrival with may be charged $10 per hour. Our arrival process provides our opportunity to plan our breakfast menu/service, and to help you plan your Lancaster stay. Departure is 11 a.m. unless arranged otherwise. We do easily accommodate university/business and alternate schedules and requests.
  • Cancellations made at least 7 days before arrival date are free. Cancellations made less than 7 days prior to the reservation date may be charged the complete rooms’ costs, unless the rooms can be rebooked.  Failure to check in on the expected arrival date is considered a cancellation and the credit card used to secure the reservation will be charged in full.  There will be no refunds for early departures.
  • While we welcome you to our home, please remember that this is a retreat for our guests, so PLEASE contact us about bringing children under 7 years old.
  • A full and nurturing homemade breakfast is served at 9 a.m. Other time arrangements, dietary concerns and schedules are discussed during your arrival. Breakfast are plated chef’s single choice, and whenever possible alternate between sweet and savory entrees. PLEASE share all dietary concerns before or during your arrival discussions.
  •  No pets are allowed.