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Shining Dawn Bed and Breakfast Retreat Center

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Overview
224 Broadway, Hanover, PA 17331-2501 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Pool
2.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Absolutely our go to place. We found this place 9 years ago and have been retuning 2-3 times a year ever since. Beautiful restored historic mansion with an incredible breakfast every morning. We go here with no schedules or plans and just relax. The owners...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

I was only here two nights to visit the Hanover area. We love B&Bs and have stayed in many. This is among the loveliest we've seen. The downstairs rooms are so beautiful and peaceful. There are snacks and beverages available 24/7. Our bedroom and bathroom...More

Thank Helen Q
Response from BASA78, Owner at Shining Dawn Bed and Breakfast Retreat CenterResponded 25 April 2018

Dear Helen Q, Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences with other travelers. It was our pleasure to meet you and to host your visit to the Hanover area. We're very happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and...More

Reviewed 28 June 2017

An easy 30 minute drive east of Gettysburg we found this gem. Our first contact with Helen was warm and professional and it continued throughout the stay, along with her husband Bruce. Everything was great from A to Z. The room was cool wen we...More

Thank Dennis G
Response from BASA78, Owner at Shining Dawn Bed and Breakfast Retreat CenterResponded 29 June 2017

Dear Dennis G, Thank you for taking the time to share such a nice review of your stay with us. We're very happy to know that you and your son enjoyed your stay with us. I can't tell you what a joy it is to...More

Reviewed 9 May 2017

Shining Dawn is a fine Queen Anne home in the heart of Hanover Borough. I lived in the town many years, and recently returned to see old friends. I had walked up and down Broadway Street many times when I lived there, and had always...More

Thank craigjsorensen
Response from BASA78, Owner at Shining Dawn Bed and Breakfast Retreat CenterResponded 29 June 2017

Dear craigjsorensen, We appreciate your stay with us. It was certainly our pleasure to meet you and host your visit. We enjoyed chatting with you a little at breakfast about Hanover. Thank you also for your review. We're very happy to know that you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

This was mine and my husbands first experience with a bed and breakfast and it was wonderful! The owners were very nice and offered up two excellent breakfasts while we were there. The house is very quiet and peaceful. The bed was extremely comfortable and...More

Thank Jmoney67
Response from BASA78, Owner at Shining Dawn Bed and Breakfast Retreat CenterResponded 29 June 2017

Dear Jmoney67, Thank you for your review and your stay. We're glad that you enjoyed your first stay at a Bed and Breakfast. Each one is unique and very different from the experience you might expect from a Hotel or Motel. It is our business,...More

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Enjoy an unforgettable stay in our magnificent 1902 Queen Anne brownstone. Stained glass windows, in-laid oak floors, beamed ceilings, carved mantles, and a bright, airy ambiance. Take Civil War Battle of ...More Hanover Walking Tour from our front door. Minutes to Gettysburg or York. Five elegant guest rooms with private baths. Delicious full breakfast. Whether you are looking for the perfect romantic getaway, business accommodations, or a rejuvenating retreat, you will find it at Shining Dawn. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$ 115 - US$ 145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United States > Pennsylvania > Hanover
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$ 115 - US$ 145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United States > Pennsylvania > Hanover
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Traveller (80)
Room & Suite (28)
Dining (22)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (4)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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"I stayed in the Phoenix room. It is small but fine for our needs."
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"The rising sun room is very spacious, with a king sized sled bed, and great natural lighting."
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"Room 3 has access to semi-private porch."
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"Rising Sun Room is HUGE and LOVELY"
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