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EJ Bowman House Bed and Breakfast

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2672 Lititz Pike # 4, Lancaster, PA 17601-3724
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#4 of 22 B&Bs / Inns in Lancaster
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As your hosts, the O'Donnells welcome discerning travelers to where good tastes and elegance are at home for you in their circa 1860 Italianate home (big yellow house). 4 deluxe rooms and a suite (with whirlpool), modern conveniences, full homemade breakfasts and a lovely garden offer you the perfect Lancaster getaway with Hershey, Gettysburg and Philadelphia each a simple day trip away.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wifi
Free breakfast
Board games / puzzles
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Private check-in / check-out
Snack bar
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Flatscreen TV
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Clothes rack
Iron
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ristewart wrote a review 09 Aug
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One of the most pleasurable bed and breakfast stays we have experienced in our travels. Scott and Diane went above and beyond to make sure that our every need was met and made us feel like we were one of the family. They were very knowledgeable of the area and offered suggestions of sites to see. Scott gave us handouts of the various sites and had even developed a personal detailed guide for seeing the covered bridges and special stops in the area. The room was very comfortable and well stocked with amenities. Thoroughly enjoyed the snacks and drinks available throughout the day and night. Would highly recommend this B&B as the first option for anyone traveling thru the area.
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Date of stay: July 2022
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kirstabello wrote a review 07 Aug
Barre, Vermont21 contributions4 helpful votes
We are just finishing a 3-night stay and it has been a fantastic experience. We arrived and walked through amazing gardens to get to the house. The yard is lovely with many different little sitting nooks. We were welcomed by both Diane and Scott who gave us a tour of the house and chatted about our plans and made recommendations. There are a lot of nice little extras, like home made cookies, carafes to bring water to your room, snack baskets, on demand coffee, etc. There are samples of handmade soap and lotions in the bathroom. Breakfast has been delicious, varied, and fun as everyone staying at the B&B sit at a large family table at the same time. So you meet people from all over, you talk about why you're there, what you've done, what you're going to do, don't eat at that restaurant, eat at this one. After breakfast is served, Diane and Scott sit with the group and answer questions about the area. We really enjoyed staying here. The bed was comfortable and quiet, the hosts lovely, and the location central. I would come back eagerly.
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Date of stay: August 2022
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Donnette W wrote a review Jul 2022
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Exquisite and beautiful bed and breakfast. Scott and Diane are the best hosts. They are focused on their guests being comfortable and happy. Wonderful breakfasts and extremely clean. The experience was superb in every way! Highly recommended if in the Lancaster area.
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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frodo674 wrote a review Jul 2022
House Springs, Missouri6 contributions3 helpful votes
An old house restored, beautiful gardens, excellent food and attentive and informative hosts. Located in the center of things. private baths and comfortable beds. Breakfast was served on a large table with ten guests seated to meet.
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Date of stay: July 2022
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Susan E wrote a review Jun 2022
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I can't say enough great things about EJ Bowman B&B! Scott &Diane are gracious and hard working hosts and their breakfasts are gourmet feasts. The home is beautiful and every room is comfortable and tastefully decorated. The gardens are just as beautiful too. Be aware that there are no 1st floor bedrooms or elevator..but it's worth the climb to hear those old wood stairs creak. So many extra little things make this a definite return place.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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nan j wrote a review Jun 2022
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Diane and Scott - thank you for a perfect B&B experience! Everything about my time there was proof of how much you sincerely care about your guests from the moment they walk in the door - and how happy their memories will be. Breakfasts were beautiful AND delicious, and was so nice meeting and chatting with fellow guests.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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CATHY W wrote a review May 2022
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From the moment you walk in, you are part of Scott and Diane's family. The five course breakfast was outstanding!! The rooms were comfortable. Diane and Scott were excellent hosts! If you had a question where to eat, find the best ice cream places, they knew and gave wonderful directions. Looking forward to going back!!
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Christine B wrote a review May 2022
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The EJ Bowman house is a delight! The home is beautiful, warm, and invitingly cozy. The host and hostess are very service oriented, friendly, and amazing cooks! Breakfasts are to die for and our room was very comfortable. The heated floors in the bathroom are a very nice touch and help your feet stay warm after a shower. This was my first time there and will be my go to next time I visit Lancaster! They are very knowledgeable of the area to help you navigate If you are unfamiliar with Lancaster and the surrounding area.
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Pam S wrote a review May 2022
Clintwood, Virginia1 contribution
This was our first time staying at a b&b and it was great! The owners, Diane and Scott, truly made you feel at home. The breakfasts were delicious, the room was comfortable and beautiful, and the entire home was exquisite! Staying there was a highlight of our trip.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Dawn H wrote a review May 2022
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We stayed for the rainy weekend and enjoyed our time immensely. Not only were the hosts super friendly and hospitable, but the breakfasts were delicious and our room was very comfortable [we stayed in Hauck Room]. Would definitely stay here again. Thank you Scott and Diane!
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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US$150 - US$161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about EJ Bowman House Bed and Breakfast
Which popular attractions are close to EJ Bowman House Bed and Breakfast?
Nearby attractions include loKal Experiences (6.7 km), Olio Olive Oils & Balsamics (6.2 km), and Escape Room Lancaster (5.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at EJ Bowman House Bed and Breakfast?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at EJ Bowman House Bed and Breakfast?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at EJ Bowman House Bed and Breakfast?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and a snack bar during their stay.
Is parking available at EJ Bowman House Bed and Breakfast?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to EJ Bowman House Bed and Breakfast?
Conveniently located restaurants include Mr. Sticky's Homemade Sticky Buns, Champagne Sunday Brunch, and Himalayan Curry and Grill.
Are there any historical sites close to EJ Bowman House Bed and Breakfast?
Many travellers enjoy visiting President James Buchanan's Wheatland (6.6 km), Hunsecker Mill Covered Bridge (5.1 km), and Trinity Lutheran Church (6.9 km).