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Bruce House Inn

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Nottingham, Maryland
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We stayed at Bruce House to celebrate our 29th wedding anniversary. The Columbia Bruce room was cozy, quiet, and relaxing. Pam provided us with lots of recommendations about what to do and where to eat during our stay. Breakfast was scrumptious and filling! Port wine and cookies also added a nice touch. We hope to make it back at some...

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Maryland
Reviewed 20 December 2016

We spent 3 nights at Bruce House as we explored Cumberland at Christmas. So nice to come in from the cold to warm up in our delightfully cozy room. Each morning we had a delicious and filling breakfast with creative fruits and eggs and muffins. Pam was a wonderful host. Will definitely recommend to friends and would readily return.

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InnkeeperPam, Owner at Bruce House Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to post such a nice review! I'm sorry you didn't have more time to enjoy the inn and hope you return in the future for a longer visit. Merry Christmas!

Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

This place could not have been more cozy and quaint. My husband and I were only staying one night but everything was great. We had the third floor to ourselves and it was so warm and clean and beautiful. We had to check out around 6am and the innkeeper was sweet enough to leave us muffins. We plan on spending...

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Charlottesville, Virginia
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We spent two nights at Bruce House to celebrate our 30th Wedding Anniversary. We couldn't have chosen a more relaxing and beautiful place. Our second floor room provided beautiful views; church steeples and lights from the town below. It was comfortable and evertything we needed was there. The owner, Pam, remembered every detail of my dietary needs/allergies and served most...

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InnkeeperPam, Owner at Bruce House Inn, responded to this review

Please forgive me for taking so long to respond to your lovely review! As you know it was a bit of a crazy time, but we are on target to open the British pub, and hope you will return and visit us again. You were wonderful guests, and I hope you have a Merry Christmas and 30 more years of...

maryland
Reviewed 20 September 2016

This review will be similar to the last review on TA. Stayed for 2 nights as part of a trip to Falling Water. Great place, great host, the room (the library) was even nicer than depicted on the web site. Pam's suggestions on places to see and eat were just right.

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InnkeeperPam, Owner at Bruce House Inn, responded to this review

Wow! Thanks. it was such a pleasure to host you and I am glad you enjoyed your visit! Guests like you make my job so easy!

London
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We have just spent two nights in Cumberland staying at Bruce House. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay - lovely room great shower and very pleasant breakfast. Pam was very helpful at all times and very informative on where to go. Our stay coincided with a visit to Falling Watera and we would have loved to go on the Scenic Railway...

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InnkeeperPam, Owner at Bruce House Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely comments! I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay, and it was such a pleasure to have you stay at the inn. I hope you enjoyed your visit to the states!

New York City, New York
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We had a great weekend stay at this beautiful B&B. It was well located for the activities we were interested in: about a 3 minute bike ride to the start of the C&O Canal Towpath, and about 1 hour 10 minutes from the Fallingwater House. Breakfast was a special treat, and we loved indulging in nightly port and chocolate. Highly...

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InnkeeperPam, Owner at Bruce House Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to share your experience at the Bruce House! I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay here, and also enjoyed what Cumberland has to offer. It was a pleasure to meet you, and I hope to see you again!

Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful home wonderful host and a delicious breakfast can all be found at the Bruce house. Also went to the Charis winery and received tasty when we mentioned staying at the Bruce house. She has some of the port available. Yum. The bed and breakfast is close area attractions but is in a very nice and quite area.

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InnkeeperPam, Owner at Bruce House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience! We are glad you enjoyed your stay in the lovely historic district, and Charis Winery always provides our guests with hospitality and great wine. Thank you for choosing the Bruce House, and we hope to see you again!

Walden, New York
Reviewed 8 July 2016

The Bruce House Inn is located within a 5 minute walk downtown. Pam is a very gracious hostess, very friendly, and very informative. We have stayed in a number of the rooms, and have not been disappointed at all. The rooms were spacious and very clean, and the beds comfortable. Pam accommodated my lactose intolerance. The breakfasts were outstanding and...

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InnkeeperPam, Owner at Bruce House Inn, responded to this review

Thanks Rose and John! It's return guests like you that make my job a pleasure. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 5 July 2016

The Bruce House was more reasonably priced chain hotel that was recommended to me when I scheduled a business trip to Cumberland in May. I contacted Pam before I booked to ensure she would be able to provide me with a vegan breakfast. She said yes and I was treated to a wonderful waffle and fruit breakfast with vegan sausage!...

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InnkeeperPam, Owner at Bruce House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback! I'm so glad you enjoyed your visit, and your vegan breakfast. We are getting more and more business guests that are looking for an alternative to chain hotels. It was lovely to meet you and hope you visit us again!

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy the romance of the past, with the conveniences of the present. The Bruce House is an 1840 Federal home located in the beautiful historic district. Beautifully furnished rooms all have private baths. Enjoy our famous gourmet breakfast, or savor a glass of wine by the fireplace. Free wi-fi, secure bike parking, walking distance to all major attractions. Find out why the New York Post called us 'a chic B&B that is a find!' ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bruce House Inn

Address: 201 Fayette St, Cumberland, MD 21502-2832
Region: United States > Maryland > Cumberland
Price Range: ₹ 7,046 - ₹ 10,924 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Washington Room on Second floor - front corner room”
  • Claw Foot Tub
  • Corner windows to great view
therammz, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Cumberland has one or two hills - think before walking into town as Bruce House is at the top!”
MichaelandSylvia, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“This is an old home and those with mobility issues may have difficulty with accessing the front door and upper rooms.”
adelem662, 14 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Nice view from the top floor but you have to be able to climb stairs.”
737ginnyr, 11 Nov 2015 | Read review
“We loved the Washington room, the only room on the 2nd floor.”
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