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Shining Dawn Bed and Breakfast Retreat Center

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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 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.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Room features
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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My husband and I just got back from a weekend with Helen and Bruce at the Shining Dawn. We couldn't have asked for a better place to stay! From the very start, it's a great experience. The window for check in is extremely broad, and it's late enough in the day where you don't
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Came to Shining Dawn B&B with some friends from college and loved every minute of my trip. The house and the room where we stayed were beautiful and the innkeepers were friendly and helpful. I especially liked the stain-glass windows. I stayed in the Mid-summer night's dream
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We stayed at Shining Dawn for a couple of days. We had a wonderful, and relaxing time in this beautiful turn of the century home in the midst of an historic neighborhood. Our hosts, Helen and Bruce, made a fantastic breakfast and were gracious and welcoming. Their peaceful
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I am from the Republic of Georgia, and I was traveling with my American fiancee who loves this B&B. We were only able to stay for a short time due to our itinerary, but the time we did spend was relaxing, rejuvinating, and comfortable. It was a treat to be taken care of by
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Found this beautiful B & B because of it's proximity to Gettysburg..but now we find ourselves returning to explore Hanover and enjoy the Inn itself. The home is absolutely beautiful..a tranquil retreat to regroup and refresh oneself..or as a couple. Helen and Bruce are
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Rising sun room
Meditation room
Living Room
"I stayed in the Phoenix room. It is small but fine for our needs."
"The rising sun room is very spacious, with a king sized sled bed, and great natural lighting."
"Room 3 has access to semi-private porch."
"Rising Sun Room is HUGE and LOVELY"
"We liked the room in the rear of the house with the back porch--very sunny and quiet. Large walk-in closet."
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