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Inn at the Canal

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Elegant and comfortable rooms filled with antiques in this Victorian Gothic circa 1874 home on the Historic Register. Gourmet breakfasts by owner/chef,C.I.A. Grad. Waterfront views of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal, quaint town of shops, art and restaurants, and short drive to many desirable sites from Philadelphia to DC.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Good to know
Historic Hotel
Great View
Hotel links
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Full view
51Somewhat walkable
Grade: 51 out of 100
10Restaurantswithin 1 km
3Attractionswithin 1 km
41Room tips
Traveller rating
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Popular mentions
My boyfriend and I stayed at the Inn for Valentines Day weekend and the stay exceeded our expectations! Sarah and Ed were fantastic hosts and made us feel so at home. The location was also amazing and very convenient to walk around the town. Our room was so clean and comfy and
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Ed and Sarah provided us with a wonderful experience. We stayed in the Upper Bay Suite which was lovely , roomy and well appointed. The view of the Chesapeake Canal and Basin was beautiful! The suite had three separate areas including a living area, small kitchenette and
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I planned a brief getaway for my husband's 40th birthday and we had an wonderful visit. We traveled from Annapolis, MD, which was only 1.5 hours away. We were welcomed by both Ed and Sarah and immediately knew we would enjoy our time at the Inn and our interactions with these
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Our stay at the Inn at the Canal. My husband and I made a last minute decision to get away for a few days before the holiday hustle and bustle. We looked for somewhere close to a casino but didn’t want a traditional hotel. I searched for a B&B, and stumbled upon The Inn at the
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Response from edo590, Owner at Inn at the Canal
Responded 10 Jan 2019
Thank you for your generous words. I agree about Sam being a great asset. She has played a big part in our success. We hope you will come back soon.
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I have been staying at the Inn at the Canal since 2010 and wouldn't miss my annual October visit. The inn itself is always cozy, clean, and comforting after a day spent outdoors at the Fair Hill equestrian event (an easy 20-30 minute drive), and I love being able to walk to the
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Response from edo590, Owner at Inn at the Canal
Responded 10 Jan 2019
Thanks for the nice words, Robin. Thank you as well for already booking your next stay. See you soon.
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Upper Bay Suite
This town is like stepping back in time
Last sunrise of 2016
Is there parking available?
Parking is available on the street or there’s free public parking behind the Inn.
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Are the owners new since 2013 ?
Yes. New since May 2018
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Are you pet friendly?
So sorry we are not. Best wishes.
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"There is a suite at the top of the Inn if you would like additional room, beautiful views and a small kitchenette"
"We chose the Back Creek room with beautiful picture window. Perfect view of sun rise while laying in bed"
"We were in the Back Creek room and the A/C was very noisy. The bed was very soft for me, however, my husband had no problem with that!"
"Ask the owners. They will suggest the best fit."
"I think any room in this beautiful, quaint B & B would be wonderful!"
US$153 - US$279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United StatesMarylandChesapeake City
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