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Charlottesville, Virginia
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We spent two nights at Bruce House to celebrate our 30th Wedding Anniversary. We couldn't have chosen a more relaxing and beautiful place. Our second floor room provided beautiful views; church steeples and lights from the town below. It was comfortable and evertything we needed was there. The owner, Pam, remembered every detail of my dietary needs/allergies and served most...

Thank therammz
Reviewed 20 September 2016

This review will be similar to the last review on TA. Stayed for 2 nights as part of a trip to Falling Water. Great place, great host, the room (the library) was even nicer than depicted on the web site. Pam's suggestions on places to see and eat were just right.

Thank maryland2and2
InnkeeperPam, Owner at Bruce House Inn, responded to this review

Wow! Thanks. it was such a pleasure to host you and I am glad you enjoyed your visit! Guests like you make my job so easy!

Reviewed 10 September 2016

We have just spent two nights in Cumberland staying at Bruce House. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay - lovely room great shower and very pleasant breakfast. Pam was very helpful at all times and very informative on where to go. Our stay coincided with a visit to Falling Watera and we would have loved to go on the Scenic Railway...

Thank MichaelandSylvia
InnkeeperPam, Owner at Bruce House Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely comments! I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay, and it was such a pleasure to have you stay at the inn. I hope you enjoyed your visit to the states!

New York City, New York
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We had a great weekend stay at this beautiful B&B. It was well located for the activities we were interested in: about a 3 minute bike ride to the start of the C&O Canal Towpath, and about 1 hour 10 minutes from the Fallingwater House. Breakfast was a special treat, and we loved indulging in nightly port and chocolate. Highly...

1Thank LizDy
InnkeeperPam, Owner at Bruce House Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to share your experience at the Bruce House! I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay here, and also enjoyed what Cumberland has to offer. It was a pleasure to meet you, and I hope to see you again!

Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful home wonderful host and a delicious breakfast can all be found at the Bruce house. Also went to the Charis winery and received tasty when we mentioned staying at the Bruce house. She has some of the port available. Yum. The bed and breakfast is close area attractions but is in a very nice and quite area.

Thank Shelley M
InnkeeperPam, Owner at Bruce House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience! We are glad you enjoyed your stay in the lovely historic district, and Charis Winery always provides our guests with hospitality and great wine. Thank you for choosing the Bruce House, and we hope to see you again!

Walden, New York
Reviewed 8 July 2016

The Bruce House Inn is located within a 5 minute walk downtown. Pam is a very gracious hostess, very friendly, and very informative. We have stayed in a number of the rooms, and have not been disappointed at all. The rooms were spacious and very clean, and the beds comfortable. Pam accommodated my lactose intolerance. The breakfasts were outstanding and...

Thank John and Rose P
InnkeeperPam, Owner at Bruce House Inn, responded to this review

Thanks Rose and John! It's return guests like you that make my job a pleasure. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 5 July 2016

The Bruce House was more reasonably priced chain hotel that was recommended to me when I scheduled a business trip to Cumberland in May. I contacted Pam before I booked to ensure she would be able to provide me with a vegan breakfast. She said yes and I was treated to a wonderful waffle and fruit breakfast with vegan sausage!...

Thank Anastasia E
InnkeeperPam, Owner at Bruce House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback! I'm so glad you enjoyed your visit, and your vegan breakfast. We are getting more and more business guests that are looking for an alternative to chain hotels. It was lovely to meet you and hope you visit us again!

Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

The room we stayed in was mediocre at best not anything like the photos on the website have stayed in bed and breakfast before this was nothing out of the ordinary breakfast was nice but that was about it no air conditioning difficulty opening the windows we were not impressed

Thank Susan M
InnkeeperPam, Owner at Bruce House Inn, responded to this review

Hi Susan! Could you provide me with more information as to the room you stayed in? All photos are accurate and we have never had any complaints that they were misleading. Also, the entire inn is air conditioned and guests are advised upon check in to let me know if it is not comfortable.

Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

The Bruce House Inn is in a fantastic setting - up on a hill and a five minute walk from downtown restaurants. We stayed in the Library - which is quite large and has its own sitting room. The bedroom is beautiful, with intricate wood paneling. The sitting room I would describe as a little quirky, but a nice place...

Thank horsetraveler2016
Newark, Delaware
Reviewed 14 February 2016

My husband and I traveled to Cumberland to take in a scenic train ride this past Valentine's Day weekend (2016) and stayed at the Bruce House. Our room was the Crow's Nest. The weather for the weekend was bitter cold but, you would not have known it in the quaint home. Our room was warm, well appointed and comfortably furnished....

Thank Adele M

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy the romance of the past, with the conveniences of the present. The Bruce House is an 1840 Federal home located in the beautiful historic district. Beautifully furnished rooms all have private baths. Enjoy our famous gourmet breakfast, or savor a glass of wine by the fireplace. Free wi-fi, secure bike parking, walking distance to all major attractions. Find out why the New York Post called us 'a chic B&B that is a find!' ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bruce House Inn

Address: 201 Fayette St, Cumberland, MD 21502-2832
Region: United States > Maryland > Cumberland
Price Range: $155 - $240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Washington Room on Second floor - front corner room”
  • Claw Foot Tub
  • Corner windows to great view
 of 5 bubbles therammz, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Cumberland has one or two hills - think before walking into town as Bruce House is at the top!”
 of 5 bubbles MichaelandSylvia, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“This is an old home and those with mobility issues may have difficulty with accessing the front door and upper rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles adelem662, 14 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Nice view from the top floor but you have to be able to climb stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles 737ginnyr, 11 Nov 2015 | Read review
“We loved the Washington room, the only room on the 2nd floor.”
 of 5 bubbles dianab220, 30 Oct 2015 | Read review
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