9 lavish bed and breakfasts across PA to chase away the winter blues

Spencer House Bed & Breakfast

By Ashley Adams

January 10, 2024

From historic mansions to country inns, Pennsylvania is home to numerous luxury bed and breakfasts that are sure to chase your winter blues away.

Already have the winter blues? Need to get away? Now is a good time to start thinking about a getaway weekend at one of the many luxury bed and breakfasts across Pennsylvania.

These delightful inns are loaded with fantastic views, rich history, small town charm, and friendly innkeepers to cater to your needs. Drop your bags and enjoy the stay at any one of these cozy locations.

Spencer House Bed & Breakfast — Erie

Located in the heart of Erie’s historic “Millionaire’s Row,” the Spencer House Bed & Breakfast is an historic 1876 Victorian mansion that was the very first bed and breakfast established in the city. It is located close to Presque Isle State Park, the historic Warner Theater, and many of Erie’s best local restaurants. From 12-foot ceilings and sculpted light medallions, to the detailed, handcrafted hardwood moldings, this bed and breakfast is definitely a must-book getaway for anyone. 

Inn on the Mexican War Streets — Pittsburgh

Treat yourself to a lavish getaway at The Inn on the Mexican War Streets, where comfort and sophistication meet. This Romanesque stone mansion is the former home of department-store magnate Russell H. Boggs, and offers accommodations to suit any budget or need. There’s a complimentary expanded continental breakfast, and the property’s Acanthus restaurant is open for guests to dine in.

Inn at Watson’s Choice — Uniontown

The Inn at Watson’s Choice is a secluded and restored country bed and breakfast inn and winery conveniently located in the Laurel Highlands of Southwestern Pennsylvania. Whether you are planning a romantic weekend getaway for two, a retreat, or just want to get away from it all, this country bed and breakfast is an ideal spot relax, unwind, and get a break from the everyday grind.

Lodge at Glendorn — Bradford

Steeped in history and culture, The Lodge at Glendorn is a luxury bed and breakfast designed in the style of the grand family camps of yore. Located on more than 1,500 acres of land bordering the Allegheny National Forest, the lodge offers 16 uniquely designed accommodations and family-friendly activities for every season. It was previously named the number one resort hotel in the continental US by Travel + Leisure.

Reynolds Mansion — Bellefonte

The Reynolds Mansion is a luxury bed and breakfast that is more like a boutique hotel, offering privacy and well-appointed guest rooms. During your stay, you can enjoy the mansion’s parlor, billiards room, and dining room. Don’t forget to visit the Snuggery, where you can enjoy a complimentary glass of brandy and Hershey chocolates.

The Beaumont Inn — Dallas

Built in 1948, The Beaumont Inn is located on 50 acres at the foot of the Back Mountain. All 10 rooms of the inn have been completely remodeled, each with its own distinct design. The botanical garden surrounding the inn has a collection of more than 200 varieties of plants. You can enjoy a drink, dinner, or bar menu outside on a stunning flagstone double-tiered patio or reconstructed terrace overlooking Leonard’s Creek. 

Inn at Birch Wilds — Lehighton

The Inn at Birch Wilds is nestled in the Blue Mountains, with stunning views of the Kittatinny Ridge, and just a short drive from Jim Thorpe. Named a memorable romantic bed and breakfast by Pocono Mountain Magazine, this adults-only inn boasts custom suits with two person Jacuzzi tubs, fireplaces, and in-room breakfast, making it an ideal spot for a romantic couples getaway.

Inn & Spa at Intercourse Village — Intercourse

The Inn & Spa at Intercourse Village is a luxury, adults-only bed and breakfast nestled in the heart of Amish Country. The inn offers expansive suites or more intimate rooms all Amish-country style but with contemporary amenities. You can enjoy some pampering at the spa to soothe away your stress or indulge in a delicious meal featuring all local ingredients. Relax on the front porch and watch the horse and buggies go by or shop for local crafted homegoods. The options at the inn allow you to design your own getaway.

Sayre Mansion — Bethlehem

Step out of the ordinary and into the distinctive lodging at the Sayre Mansion. Built in 1858, this mansion is located in the heart of Bethlehem and offers luxurious accommodations, including 19 classic mansion guest rooms and three spacious Carriage House suites. Each room is unique in design and appearance, but all come with a full, hearty breakfast. Century old trees adorn the two acres of picturesque grounds, which provide a beautiful setting for outdoor affairs on the terrace or simple relaxation.

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  • Ashley Adams

    In her 16 years in the communications industry, Ashley Adams has worn many hats, including news reporter, public relations writer, marketing specialist, copy editor and technical writer. Ashley grew up in Berks County and has since returned to her roots to raise her three children.

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