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465 Speedwell Forge Rd, Lititz, PA 17543-9537
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
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Updated 20/10/09 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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#1 of 8 in Lititz
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Built in 1760 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Speedwell Forge B&B offers a peaceful retreat in natural elegance on a relaxing 120-acre farm boarding a nature park and rolling Pennsylvania Hills. Home to Wolf Sanctuary of PA a wolf rescue and forever home. The perfect place to get away from it all, yet only minutes from the historic small towns of Lititz, Ephrata, Manheim, and all of Pennsylvania Dutch Country.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Non-smoking hotel
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Special diet menus
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Allergy-free room
Air conditioning
Coffee / tea maker
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Non-smoking rooms
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Heather G wrote a review 01 May
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My husband and I stayed the weekend in the Paymaster’s Cottage. We had such a relaxing time! The room is lovely, with a wonderful tub, king-sized bed, and kitchenette. There is a table and chairs outside the cottage and we sat out there for many hours, just listening to the wolves howl and watching the wildlife. The breakfast was delivered to us each day and Dawn accommodated my lactose-free needs. The French toast was delicious! We maximized our time on the grounds and if I visit again (I hope to!), I would bring food and never drive off the site. This is not just a bed and breakfast but an experience as well. To hear those wolves, one pack at a time, join in a communal howl - well, no words can describe it. It is music to heal the soul. I have adopted Maka - I’ll try to come back soon to see her again!
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled
Room Tip: Visit in cooler temps - the wolves are more active then
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Aaron wrote a review Dec 2021
Lebanon, Pennsylvania1 contribution
We stayed at the Paymaster’s Office for a weekend staycation - our only wish was that we could stay longer! Everything was immaculately cleaned, the inn keeper was extremely accommodating for dietary restrictions… and there were several times we could just listen to the songs of the wolves at the sanctuary. We will absolutely be coming back again!
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Travelled
Alanna B wrote a review Oct 2021
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I hadn't read any of the reviews before I made plans to stay here - my sister wanted to spend the weekend at the wolf sanctuary so I made it happen. I could not have been happier. From check-in to check-out, the staff was absolutely amazing, like staying with my best friends. The breakfast was really, really good. We stayed in the Paymaster's Office, which was absolutely amazing - it's so gorgeous, richly appointed, the king-size bed had a mattress that helped us get the best night's sleep we've had in years. There was a creek right behind the cottage, and fall leaves were tumbling all around. We got to do the perimeter walk and see some of the wolves, too. It wasn't quite full moon yet, but we did hear the wolves doing a group howl at one point. I get chills just remembering it. I can't wait to go back!
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Room Tip: From what I could tell, all the rooms are fabulous.
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Kevin K wrote a review Oct 2021
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From the moment we checked in with Maggie until our departure, our 3 night stay in The Whyte House was amazing! There is nothing quite like sitting on the deck at dawn & dusk and hear the wolves howl. Absolutely beautiful! The cottage is quite cozy & very clean. We also enjoyed our evening perimeter walks of the property to see the wolves. Each one has their own unique personality. My favorite is Maka and the way her whole body shakes in excitement showing off her prize possession of a bone or stick as well as her buddy Akela. My husband's favorite is Yogi. Oh how he made us laugh! Dawn made delicious breakfasts each day as well. We especially loved the baked fruit each morning as well as her baked oatmeal the first morning of our stay. We definitely would love to stay at the Speedwell Forge B&B again very soon! Thank you to all that played a part in making our stay wonderful!
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Date of stay: October 2021
DaneDog311 wrote a review Sep 2021
Pocono Mountains Region, Pennsylvania30 contributions14 helpful votes
We stayed in the Whyte House for 4 days. It felt like a home, everyone we came in contact with was absolutely great! This place is cleaner then the fanciest of hotels. The pictures of the Whyte House do not do it justice. The 5 star reviews of this place are all correct but don't take our word for it. You should book now, you won't be dis-appointed. And don't forget to book a tour for the sanctuary while you are here as well!
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Date of stay: September 2021
Sleep Quality
US$161 - US$295 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United StatesPennsylvaniaLancaster CountyLititz
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Frequently Asked Questions about Speedwell Forge B&B
Which popular attractions are close to Speedwell Forge B&B?
Nearby attractions include Olio Olive Oils & Balsamics (6.8 km), Lititz Springs Park (6.6 km), and Wolf Sanctuary of PA (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Speedwell Forge B&B?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Speedwell Forge B&B?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a refrigerator, and a fireplace.
What food & drink options are available at Speedwell Forge B&B?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, complimentary tea, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Speedwell Forge B&B?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Speedwell Forge B&B?
Conveniently located restaurants include Fox Meadows Creamery, Kountry Kitchen Family Restaurant, and Greco's Italian Ices and Homemade Ice Cream.
Are there any historical sites close to Speedwell Forge B&B?
Many travellers enjoy visiting The Fasig House (7.7 km) and Manheim Historical Society (7.7 km).