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Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went here for our anniversary. The hosts were quite gracious. We enjoyed their company and our conversations at the breakfast table. They also gave us great tips on food and shopping in Lancaster. Our room was cozy. We loved the decor, the privacy, and the jacuzzi also. It was a wonderful getaway. We look forward to...

Thank Ronjour L
Phila., PA
Reviewed 1 May 2016

From the moment of booking our stay at The Secret Garden I just knew it was going to be a great experience. Marianne and Amos (the proprietors and Innkeepers) could not have been more friendly, helpful and accommodating. Their home is beautiful and their hospitality is beyond the best. Marianne and cook like no other. Our room was beautiful, the...

1Thank IrishEyes67
Eastern Shore, MD
Reviewed 10 December 2014

We just stayed at the Secret Garden for our anniversary and felt that we must write a review ASAP! This lovely b & b should certainly be rated much higher! In spite of constant rain, it was a wonderful weekend and just what we needed for a relaxing weekend getaway. To start with, Marianne and Amos are lovely hosts. It...

5Thank iwannatravel
Smithville, New Jersey
Reviewed 14 July 2014 via mobile

We had an unexpected trip to Lancaster and were delighted to get a room at the Secret Garden. The inn keepers are the best we've had yet. They were friendly and welcoming. We stayed in the red and gold room on the third floor. The room was charming and well appointed. The only down side was that your bedroom and...

2Thank Kimberly B
Mgarr, Malta
Reviewed 18 November 2013

Marianne and Amos are the most wonderful and genuine people you could ever meet. We stayed in the Tropical room for 4 nights, everything was spotlessly clean, the decor and furnishings gave the room an exotic twist, the bed was extremely comfortable. We looked forward to breakfast every morning, not just Marianne's amazing cooking, but chatting to the other guests....

Thank Val S
Reviewed 17 November 2013

We spent a fabulous 2 night stay in the Tropical Room as part of a 2 week trip. Marianne and Amos were very gracious hosts and the three course breakfast was phenomenal. The location was ideal for walking to downtown Lancaster despite the torrential rain we experienced! One morning we whiled away 3 hours with Marianne who provided a fascinating...

Thank Billie0
Reviewed 9 November 2013

We spent one night at the Secret Garden. It's located on a beautiful street with historic homes close to downtown Lancaster. Marianne and Amos are excellent hosts and the breakfast was extremely yummy. The other guests were very friendly and interesting to talk with. We stayed in the Tropical Room. The bed is really comfortable and it's a very homey...

Thank BrownBalto
New York City, New York
Reviewed 11 September 2013

This is a great place for a couple to get a way. We stayed in the tropical room. The room was comfortable and beautifully decorated. our hosts Marianne and Amos were extremely friendly and warm. Marianne served us a beautiful breakfast. I would highly recommend spending a night or two at "the Secret Garden."

Thank mhorvvitz
Reviewed 16 June 2013 via mobile

I would absolutely stay here again and suggest it to anyone looking for a clean, homey and very nice place to stay. The owners were very accomedating and welcoming. The house, circa 1800s, is very warm and inviting. Make sure you have the potato omelet for breakfast.. Trust me you will love it!! I would suggest the Garden Room, it...

Thank jersey_danw
Phildelphia, PA
Reviewed 10 June 2013

I couldn't be more pleased with this bed and breakfast. The home is gorgeous, a beautiful example of Victorian architecture maintained impeccably by our hosts. My boyfriend and I stayed in the Garden Room and it was spacious, clean, and simply divine. The hosts of this home have thought of every last detail to ensure your stay is comfortable and...

Thank Anna D

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The Secret Garden is a delightful bed and breakfast situated in the historic district of downtown Lancaster. We are within walking distance of the Central Market District, downtown shops, restaurants,museums, and other attractions. The Lancaster County Amish farming community is approx. 15 min. By car. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Secret Garden

Address: 445 W Chestnut St, Lancaster, PA 17603-3441
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Lancaster County > Lancaster
Price Range: ₹ 9,293 - ₹ 10,630 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“The Garden room is the largest room and has a two person Jacuzzi. It's super nice!”
 of 5 bubbles iwannatravel, 10 Dec 2014 | Read review
“We stayed in the Tropical Room which is in the front of the house. We felt that it was fairly private, but there is some street noise, but it wasn't enough to keep us awake.”
 of 5 bubbles TravelingMomMd, 24 Mar 2013 | Read review
“The Garden Suite is where I stayed, and it has a secret passage down to the kitchen, a jacuzzi, a balcony, and a cloud-like bed”
 of 5 bubbles alicei583, 20 Aug 2011 | Read review
“All the rooms are private, neat and clean.”
 of 5 bubbles lisam073, 9 Aug 2011 | Read review
“Request the Garden Room”
 of 5 bubbles COTraveller33, 3 Jul 2011 | Read review
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