Marietta, PA 

B. F. Hiestand House Bed & Breakfast

 
722 E. Market Street
Marietta, PA 17547 US

(717)426-8415
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Rates: $125 to $265
Total Rooms: 6
Overall Rating: 5 hearts (2 reviews)

Description

Circa 1887. Experience the relaxed elegance of this historic 1887 High Queen Anne Victorian bed and breakfast in the Rivertowne of Marietta along the Susquehanna River in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Three generations of the Hiestand family lived in this home for 102 years. The current owners, Pam and Dallas, offer gracious hospitality with afternoon tea and a movie library. Sit by the fire in one of the public rooms or enjoy the outdoors on the wicker-filled wraparound veranda. Stay in a guest bedroom or spacious suite with a whirlpool or clawfoot tub. The Vanderslice Suite also boasts a Dimplex stove and private sitting room. Linger over a delicious breakfast each morning in the dining room. The surrounding scenic area provides many opportunities for activities of all kinds.Location: Small town in Lancaster County.

Room Detail

Cannon Cottage
Third generation Hiestand family member, Robert Vanderslice, Jr., was the architect who designed the exterior of this 1960s cottage. Named for Mrs. Sara Cannon Hiestand, the Cannon Cottage was created in 2008, and it features a magnificent stained glass window from the original house. The Cannon Cottage is a separate unit with its own private entrance. Shades of persimmon, gold and green accent the bold oak mission style furniture. It features a pillow-top king size bed, gas fireplace (operational between October and May) and a 32" HD cable TV w/DVD player. The private bath has a two-person whirlpool tub, separate spa shower, heated tile floor and heated towel rack. There is a bar sink with counter area with a coffee maker, electric tea pot and refrigerator. Join the innkeepers in the main dining room for breakfast or have it delivered to your cottage.

 
Vanderslice Suite
Tastefully decorated in shades of purple, pink, and green, the suite is named for Robert & Nancy Hiestand Vanderslice, the second generation of Hiestand's to live in our home. It features a king sized bed, private sitting room with cable television and DVD player, refrigerator, and electric fireplace. The spacious private bathroom has a whirlpool tub/shower combination for two. Requires a two night minimum stay on holiday weekends. Vanderslice Suite - $160 Mon-Thur, $199 Fri-Sun night

 
Blakemore Room
The Blakemore Room Named for Dallas' Grandmother, Ruth Blakemore Fritz, the Blakemore Room is decorated in beautiful yellow and blue French toile fabrics. The antique oak king bed may be separated into twin beds upon request. The ensuite tile bath features a single whirlpool tub/shower combination. Blakemore Room - $110 Mon-Thur, $159 Fri-Sun Night

 
Victoria Room
Decorated in shades of sage & raspberry, the Victoria Room has a cozy queen size Mahogany sleigh bed and large bay window. The in room bath has a single whirlpool tub and shower combination. The stunning vanity is made from hand carved walnut with Mother of pearl inlays. Victoria Room -$110 Mon-Thur, $159 Fri-Sun night

 
Susquehanna Room
Susquehanna Room Named for the mighty Susquehanna River that is an half mile walk from our front door, the Susquehanna Room is decorated in shades of blue and ivory. It's shaker style four poster cherry queen bed and down duvet is very comfortable. The spacious private bath with original stained glass window and hand painted French tile contains a romantic steam/rain forest shower for two. Susquehanna Room Named for the mighty Susquehanna River that is an half mile walk from our front door, the Susquehanna Room is decorated in shades of blue and ivory. It's shaker style four poster cherry queen bed and down duvet is very comfortable. The spacious private bath with original stained glass window and hand painted French tile contains a romantic steam/rain forest shower for two. Susquehanna Room - $110 Mon-Thur, $159 Fri-Sun night

 
Sun Porch Room
The Sun Porch is a lovely summer sleeping porch located in the back of the house. With windows all around, it is a bright, sunny room decorated in gold, peach, green and pink florals. For your sleeping pleasure, enjoy the queen bed with European feather bed and duvet. In the armoire, there is a TV with DVD & VCR. The room has its own air conditioning and heating unit, which you may control. It's private, ensuite bathroom, with original hand painted French tile, has a 6 foot whirlpool tub/shower combo. Sun Porch Room - $110 Mon-Thur, $159 Fri-Sun night

 


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Rooms & Rates

Rates: $125 to $265
Payment types accepted include American Express, Discover, Master Card, Personal Checks, Travelers Checks, Visa and Cash.
Rooms: This property has 6 total guest accommodations with private bath, 4 with fireplaces, 5 with whirlpools, 1 suite and 1 cottage.
The types of beds available include King and Queen.

Policies

Minimum Stay Requirements: A two night stay may be required on a holiday weekend.
Cancellation: When a guest makes a reservation for a stay at the B. F. Hiestand House we agree to turn away all other requests for the room you select and you agree to pay the rate quoted for the number of days you reserve it. A deposit of one night's stay will be charged to the credit card provided. Because of our size and location, cancellations affect us significantly. Therefore, we adhere to a strict cancellation policy. If a cancellation is made less than 7 days prior to the arrival date, you will be charged for the entire reservation. Reservations canceled more than 7 days prior to your arrival date will be refunded your deposit less a $35 processing fee. Should it be necessary for you to depart earlier than your confirmed reservation dates, you will be responsible for all of the original room nights booked for your intended stay. We can not be responsible for unused rooms due to late or canceled airline flights, family emergencies, threat of bad weather and other travel-related mishaps or for changes in plans which shorten your stay. Vacation Insurance is available from several providers online to inexpensively protect you against covered unexpected events.
Pets: Pets Allowed, Dogs are permitted in the Cannon Cottage, Blakemore, the Vanderslice Suite only. There is a $25 pet fee per stay if you bring your dog. Any pet damage is the responsibility of the pet's owner. Dogs must be on a leash and under control at all times in the common areas of the inn.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Breakfast and Snacks/Refreshments.
Types of meals: Vegetarian Breakfast, Full Breakfast and Early Coffee/Tea.
Amenities In Room: Bath Amenities, Bathrobes, Air Conditioning, Television, Wireless Internet Access, Cable TV, Hair Dryer, Fireplace, Snack Bar, Refrigerator, Iron/Ironing Board and DVD.
Amenities On Site: Hot Tub/Jetted Tub, Computers, Gift Shop and Free parking on premise.
Business Traveler Amenities: FAX On-site, Iron/Ironing Board, Off-site Dry Cleaning Services, Internet Access, Flexible Cancellation, Daily Newspapers, Desk, Flexible Check in/out Times, Wireless Internet Access, Television, Hair Dryer, Laundry service and Meeting areas for up to 8 people are available by appointment.

Spa Services

On-Site Spa Services: Massages.

Specials

- One Night Free: This property is featured in Bed & Breakfasts and Country Inns published by American Historic Inns. This guide features a certificate for ONE NIGHT FREE with the purchase of one night. The dates this property will honor the certificate are Monday-Thursday, November-March, excludes holidays. Must call to make reservation.

Activities

Events Hosted: Romantic Getaways and Honeymoons.
Other Activities: Amusement Park, Antiquing, Art Galleries, Bicycling, Canoeing/Kayaking, Fishing, Golf, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Live Theater, Museums, Parks, Shopping (Local Crafts), Water Sports, Wineries, Amish Country, Hershey Park, Hot Air Balloon, Rides, Chickies Rock, Northwest River Trail and Golf Courses close by.