Lancaster, PA 

E.J. Bowman House

2674 Lititz Pike
Lancaster, PA 17601 US

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Rates: $120 to $205
Total Rooms: 5


Circa 1860. Known locally as the "big yellow house," this award-winning Italianate Victorian is in the heart of Amish Country in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Exquisite murals are showcased in the foyer and formal staircase depicting Lancaster County's late 1800s seasonal life. Watch the big screen TV in the library, sit in the fireside parlor, and enjoy tea and treats in the music room. Comfortably luxurious guest rooms are decorated with soft hues and boast antiques, stove fireplaces, CD players, VCRs, data ports and heated tile floors in the bath. The Bowman Suite also features adjoining third-floor rooms with many family heirlooms, a whirlpool, exposed beam ceiling and impressive views. A hearty gourmet breakfast is served in the dining room. Relax on porches or the second-floor balcony. Walk pathways that lead to lush perennial and herb gardens, a dollhouse pond and places to reflect on nature's beauty.Publicity and Awards: Intelligencier Journal, Lancaster New Era, Lancaster Magazine, WGAL TV, inspected by PA Tourism & Lodging.Location: Country and Village.


Rooms & Rates

Rates: $120 to $205
Payment types accepted include Personal Checks, Discover, Visa, Travelers Checks, American Express, Master Card and cash.
Rooms: This property has 5 total guest accommodations with private bath, 5 with fireplaces, 1 with whirlpool, 1 two-bedroom suite and 1 conference room.
The types of beds available include King, Queen and Twin.


Minimum Stay Requirements: University weekends, cultural event weekends, or holidays required 2-night minimum (negotiate)
Cancellation: SEVEN days from day of reservation, $25 cancellation fee. If room re-rented, no charge, otherwise first night deducted. NO SHOWS full charge
Smoking: Outside Only.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Breakfast and Snacks/Refreshments.
Types of meals: Snacks/Refreshments, Vegetarian Breakfast, Full Breakfast, Country Breakfast, Early Coffee/Tea and diet restriction accommodated.
Amenities In Room: Iron/Ironing Board, Television, Wireless Internet Access, Cable TV, Hair Dryer, Bathrobes, DVD, Bath Amenities, Fireplace, Air Conditioning, heated tile floors in all baths, free wireless Internet and writing desks.
Amenities On Site: Gift Shop, guest kitchenette in music room, large DVD, CD library, paperback exchange and great garden retreat with pond.
Business Traveler Amenities: Wireless Internet Access, Television, Off-site Dry Cleaning Services, Iron/Ironing Board, Internet Access, Hair Dryer, Gym Nearby, Flexible Check in/out Times, Flexible Cancellation, Desk and Daily Newspapers.

Spa Services

On-Site Spa Services: Massages.
Nearby Recommended Spas:
Visage a Visage



Events Hosted: Family Reunions, Romantic Getaways, Seminars, Meetings, Honeymoons, small corporate meeting, scrapbookers, music folks, motorcyclists and mini-owners.
Other Activities: Amusement Park, Antiquing, Art Galleries, Bicycling, Fishing, Golf, Hiking, Live Theater, Museums, Parks, Shopping (Local Crafts), Sports Events, Major College and Wineries.

Recommended Restaurant(s)

Gen. Sutter Inn, Haydn Zug, Meritage, , Strawberry Hill, Log Cabin, Molly's Pub,, Belvedere, Cameron Estates, Scooters, Shady Maple...

Historic Interest

Built in 1860 to house a prominent Lancaster physician. One of only 5 Italianate Victorian country homes in Lancaster.
Historic Awards: Local Register (Granted) and City Historical Site (Granted).
Historic Memberships: Local Historical Society and City Historical Society.
Historic sites nearby: Landis Valley Museum (1.4 miles), Lancaster City Central Market and Heritage Museum (2.5 miles), Wheatland Estate (3 miles)

Romantic Interest

All colors, appointments and details are chosen for relaxation and comfort. Romance package is personally selected with your help. Special dining arrangements made with you in mind. Ah, the romance of a fireplace in each room with bathroom services to easily accommodate 2 without crowding. Delightful breakfasts.