Pennsylvania Dutch Country Hotels And Resorts
Buggy at Sunset, Courtesy of DiscoverLancaster.com by Terry Ross
Farm Fresh Goodies at Roadside Stand, Courtesy of DiscoverLancaster.com

When it comes to the beautiful, quiet countryside of the Pennsylvania Dutch Country outside of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, there are many places to stay for all budgets.  Read on for some of our favorite family-friendly country inns, farm stays, resorts and motels in the area.

Pennsylvania Dutch Country Local Inns & Resorts

The Family Inn and Restaurant of Bird-in-Hand
2740 Old Pennsylvania Pike
Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505
800/665-8780; 717/537-2535
A family-run property offering 125 rooms including family suites and handicap-accessible facilities in a quiet country village. Indoor/outdoor pools, hot tub, playground, 18-hole mini-golf and a gameroom are available.

Lancaster Host Resort & Conference Center
2300 Lincoln Highway East (Rte. 30)
Lancaster, PA 17602
800/233-0121; 717/229-5500
Located on 225 acres, this resort offers 319 comfortable rooms and two restaurants. Families can enjoy indoor and outdoor swimming, whirlpool, tennis, shuffleboard, an 18-hole championship golf course, miniature golf and a children’s playground, after a day of sightseeing. Pet-friendly, but call for restrictions.

Mill Stream Country Inn
170 Eastbrook Road
Smoketown, PA 17576
800/665-8780; 717/299-0931
Offers 52 rooms and suites with balconies in a peaceful setting overlooking a lazy stream and Amish farm. Features free continental breakfast, heated outdoor pool and is close to many attractions.  Pet-friendly, but call for restrictions.

Bird-in-Hand Village Inn and Suites
2695 Old Philadelphia Pike
Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505
800/914-2473
Located east of Lancaster, this comfortable, 18th century Victorian Inn features 24 rooms and suites uniquely decorated with period furniture and touches. Complimentary breakfast and evening snacks are offered, as is a free 2-hour tour of Pennsylvania Dutch farmlands.

Doubletree Lancaster
2400 Willow Street Pike
Lancaster, PA 17602
888/251-4379; 717/464-2711
Welcomes you with warm chocolate chip walnut cookies, and caters to families with an indoor water playground plus indoor and outdoor pools, tennis and a fitness center. There is an on-site restaurant and complimentary wifi.

Country Inn of Lancaster
2133 Lincoln Highway East (Rte. 30)
Lancaster, PA 17602
877/393-3413, 717/393-3413
Enjoy rockers on the porch and stay in one of the 125 guest rooms, each furnished with 2 queen beds covered with handmade country quilts. Offers complimentary continental breakfast, a restaurant, room service, complimentary wifi and an indoor/outdoor heated pool.

Pennsylvania Dutch Country Guest Farms

Country Log House Farm
1175 Flory Road
Mount Joy, PA 17552
717/653-4477
Stay here for an authentic farm experience. You and your children will fetch eggs, and feed goats, take hayrides and play with the farm cats and kittens! You’ll also eat a daily home-cooked complimentary breakfast around the dining table of your hosts Jim and Joanne Brubaker.

Smucker’s Farm Guest House
484 Peters Road
New Holland, PA 17557
717/354-6879
Amish horsefarm offers overnight stays and complimentary continental breakfast in three guestrooms.  There is an on-site playground.

More Options from Chain Hotels in Pennsylvania Dutch Country

Hilton Garden Inn
101 Granite Run Drive
Lancaster, PA 17601
717/560-0880

Best Western Intercourse Village Inn and Restaurant
3610 East Newport Road
Routes 340 and 772
Intercourse, PA 17534
800/768-3636

Days Inn East
34 Eastbrook Road (Rte. 896 North)
Ronks, PA 17572
800/DAYS-INN or 717/390-1800

For more information and suggestions, contact the Pennsylvania Dutch Country Welcome Center or Discover Lancaster (800/723-8824).

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