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Methuen, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were only in town for one night but we had a great experience here. Especially with the "tiny house" craze going on it was fun to see how they redesigned the inside of cabooses. Everyone left well rested and with a lot of pictures. The staff is very polite and accommodating. Christine was working the front desk when we...

Thank kimk112017
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My son loves trains, so an ad for this motel caught my eye. I was leery. I usually stay in chain hotels such as Comfort Inn or Hampton Inn. I decided to give it a try. Boy, am I glad I did. You will love it here. Now it is not the Ritz Carlton. It is comfy and clean. We...

Thank James65Louisiana
Old Bridge, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stayed at the Red Caboose under the new ownership. You know its a special place as soon as you approach. There is nothing like it because there are trains everywhere you look. In addition, you can eat on one of the trains! Of course they don't move but that takes nothing away from the experience. The location is...

Thank blackbear9
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were curious to explore this oddity and delighted that we indeed checked it out. There is a Caboose room open for the public to explore. Now I want to book one of these adorable Caboose rooms. Property is adjacent to the railroad tracks used by the Strasburg Railroad. Can watch the historic steam engine travel by. Also decided to...

Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were met by "Donna" with a very stern face and the first words were "How many?" No "Hello" or "Welcome" or a smile. She was very unfriendly and abrasive not just to us but every one that came in after us. She didn't even hand us the menu's, she just laid them on the table while we were standing...

3Thank Nance A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My kids really got a kick out of staying here. We have stayed twice so far and will be going back for a third time this summer. The caboose cars are cute but a little dim and dingy. When we stayed in a caboose with bunk beds the ladder was not attached to the bunks-just leaning against them. Not very...

Thank rachel b
Easton, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Loved our visit to the Red Caboose! Our caboose was cozy and inviting. We stayed in car #30 and were delighted. Didn't know what to expect. We settled in and decided to relax then went out to check the outlets out. Got some great bargins and headed back to our caboose. We enjoyed seeing the Amish driving their buggies on...

1Thank Destiny1977
Upper Darby, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This time we did not stay at the motel. We packed our lunch and off we went to enjoy the scenery and watch the trains go by. There are picnic tables but all were taken so decided to sit on the bench and eat our lunch. Had a front row seat as the train whistled down the tracks. The day...

3Thank Lulu S
Woodhaven, New York
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Our stay at the Red Caboose Motel was very enjoyable. It was our first time back since the early 90's without children. The new owners are doing a great job renovating and improving the property and the staff is super friendly & helpful. There is a petting zoo, a movie every night in the barn and being December, carolers went...

1Thank Linda S
Dayton, Ohio
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Struggling on this one. The idea and thought of staying in the caboose is ultimately a unique and fun experience. Staff was extremely friendly and very helpful. We stayed during a very slow time over the Holidays and believe they were short of staff possibly. The caboose where we stayed had carpet that was in need of serious cleaning and...

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The Red Caboose offers a unique Strasburg, PA lodging experience for families, couples, or train history enthusiasts. The Red Caboose Motel is located in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. We are surrounded by Amish Farms, The Strasburg Railroad, The Railroad Museum and many more Lancaster County attractions. The Red Caboose Motel features 46 rooms consisting of cabooses, a baggage car, and a post office car (many newly restored). Try our PA Dutch menu in one of our two authentic dining cars. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Red Caboose Motel, Restaurant & Gift Shop

Address: 312 Paradise Ln, Ronks, PA 17572-9537
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Lancaster County > Ronks
Price Range: ₹ 5,896 - ₹ 10,690 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Red Caboose Motel, Restaurant & Gift Shop 2.5*
Number of rooms: 46
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“Book in advance to get a caboose you want. We had one over near the swing set and it was still quiet.”
kimk112017, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Best views are any train on the outskirts of the motel, not the middle trains.”
blackbear9, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The outside of the trains looked in need of fresh paint.”
nancea_12, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If you have little kids I do not recommend the bunk beds!”
rachelb648, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Stay in warm months and bring extra blankets!”
erin20152015, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
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