I had the displeasure of staying at this Bed and Breakfast. I had a reservation for two nights. I had an emergency where I could only stay one night. I explained the situation to the owner, the mother, that I would have to leave first thing in the morning due to an unexpected emergency. I was told there would be no refund since I held up the room. This ended up to be a fortunate situation, as I would not have wanted to stay for two nights. If you are a fan of creepy, scary movies, then this might be the perfect place for you. I even told my friends if they did not hear from me in the morning to please check the freezer, basement, etc. I was told my bedroom door locked, it did not. I slid the dresser in front of the bedroom door. I could not leave anything in my room. The steps that led upstairs were very old yellow shag carpet that has slipped off the steps due to the age of the carpet, which is probably from the 60's, maybe the '70's. They are extremely dangerous. The son, Michael, seemed to be a nice person, The owner, however, was not. She must sit and watch the front door because when I approached the front door to use the code to enter, she must have pushed a button to open the door because it just swung open...freaked me out! The mattress on the bed was probably 20 years old as were the pillows...horrible. The sheets and bed ruffle had tears. No A/C other than a window unit that was really loud. There was junk piled up in the room. It was decorated straight out of the fifties. I was told the night before that breakfast was promptly at 8:30 am. I was up and dressed and downstairs at 7:20 am to make sure they remembered I was leaving and would not be there for breakfast. Before I said anything the owner, who was preparing the breakfast shared with me that she was very sick and had been vomiting all morning. I told her I could not stay for breakfast. She became very angry and said she made the breakfast inbetween the vomiting. Well, hearing that, I I would not have eaten it anyway. Also...They charge for a cup of coffee..$1.00. Really? I always stay at Bed and Breakfasts and never have I been charged for coffee. The pictures are very deceiving. It looks nothing like the photos. The room charge should be more like $55 per night. But even at that price, I would never stay here. I truly believe they have written their own reviews, because this place should not be on anyone's itinerary. And, my review has nothing to do with the no refund situation. I can understand why there would be no refund. I was the only fool staying there. Check the dates of all reviews, please. You have been warned, DO NO STAY HERE!!!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Reasonably priced B&B midway between Hershey and Gettysburg (Try the Chocolate and Experience the History) short drive to Pennsylvania Amish. Four trout fishing streams in the area. Carlisle is famous for collector car shows at the Carlisle Fairgrounds. Dickinson College, Messiah College, and Penn State - Dickinson School of Law. ... more less