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Ascot House Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #2 of 6 Marietta B&B and Inns
Reviewed 12 May 2013

My wife and I recently stayed at the Ascot House in Marietta, PA and had a wonderful stay. The accommodations were outstanding and the food was plentiful and very good. Wendy, the host, couldn't do enough to make our stay extremely enjoyable. We will be going back again very soon.

  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled as a couple
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figtrees, Owner at Ascot House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2013

Thanks for such a great review, as you know I loved having you stay. Wendy

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Reviewed 23 April 2013

Overall a lovely B & B. The owner and host, Wendy, is clearly cut out for this and enjoys it! She goes out of her way to try to make all of her guests comfortable. She even gave us a free bottle of wine! We loved hearing the sound of the trains passing by and went for a walk down by the river which is right behind Ascot House. It is walking distance to a few restaurants to be able to go for dinner. Not much else in the immediate vacinity. The room and bed was very comfortable. Our only disappointment was that the fireplace (gas) wasn't working and wasn't able to be fixed for us to use it either night we were there. It would have been nice to cuddle up near it at least one night (Kinda part of the whole romantic B & B experience). Breakfast was good both days, but it would have been nice to have options in addition to eggs and bacon/sausage. Pancakes maybe? We didn't ask for her to make us something special because we thought it might be an imposition, but the sense I got from Wendy was that she probably would have been willing to accomodate us had we asked.....We used our Groupon which made it affordable. Otherwise, not sure I would pay full price unless for a very special occasion.

Room Tip: Only saw our room, so can't really offer advice other than to say that IF you choose a room in p...
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  • Stayed: March 2013, travelled as a couple
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figtrees, Owner at Ascot House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2013

Hi Jessica:
I was terribly sorry your fireplace did not work. Sadly the prior guest had turned off the gas line instead of the fireplace and when that happens I have to have the gas company come to restart the pilot. and they do not do service calls on weekends unless it is an emergency.

Guests are asked ahead of time to let me know if they have any special needs for breakfasts. and I do try to tell guests the night before what is for breakfast the next day. You are quite right - if you had mentioned it I would have been more than happy to have made you something else.

Breakfasts are not the same every day and we never do the same thing two days running, different coffee cakes, or muffins or crosissants, different fruit and if we do eggs and bacon etc (which is out most popular breakfast choice) then they are cooked entirely differently, different types of sausages, different ways of cooking the eggs (benedict, scrambled, omelets, poached, etc)

Next time you come to stay - maybe waffles or crepes or something! Wendy

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Reviewed 22 April 2013

I have to say that all of the reviews I read were absolutely correct! Wendy was so helpful and accommodating, and the house is gorgeous. It really has to be seen in person to be fully appreciated. This was our first bed & breakfast stay, and it certainly set the bar high for anywhere else we ever stay! What a wonderful experience. Wendy also knows a lot about the area and has great recommendations for places to go and things to do. Thank you so much, Wendy!

Paige & Matt

Room Tip: loved the Bedford! :-)
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  • Stayed: March 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 22 April 2013

From the moment we entered the Ascot House we felt relaxed and comfortable. Hostess Wendy made us feel right at home immediately. Throughout our 3 night stay, she was extremely helpful in suggesting daily activities and directing us to nearby dining establishments. Our accomodations in the Bedford room were superb. Right next to the Amish Country, it was the perfect getaway for us. Out of 5 stars, it receives the full 5. We will surely come back to Ascot House in the future.

Room Tip: All rooms are meticulously kept and comfortable. If the Bedford is avalable, book it.
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  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 15 April 2013

My husband and I went to the Ascot house for a getaway. Great place to stay. So warm and welcoming. Would definetley stay there again. Wendy was a great hostess. could'nt ask for more hospitality. Room was beautiful and clean. places to eat and drink in walking distance. This is a must stay at B & B.

  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Ascot House Bed and Breakfast

Address: 219 W Market St, Marietta, PA 17547-1413
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Lancaster County > Marietta
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in Marietta
Price Range: $133 - $276 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ascot House Bed and Breakfast 3*
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Historic Federal house (circa 1801), six spacious and elegant guest rooms, luxurious bathrooms, 4-poster beds, 18 fireplaces. Gourmet breakfasts. Great for romantic weekends, girls' getaways, family gatherings, golf, biking, hiking and hot-air ballooning, outlet shopping, antiquing, and exploring Amish Country. It is also dog friendly. With spacious deck and beautiful English garden. Ascot House is available for authentic English teas, baby/bridal showers, luncheons, small weddings and receptions, cocktail parties, cheese and wine tasting. ... more   less 
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