Blessings Lodge

5200 Somerset Rd 5178 Township Rd 359 , Berlin, Ohio 44610
Innkeeper(s): Mark & Brenda Zimmerman
  • Blessings Lodge Front Porch

    Blessings Lodge Front Porch

  • Enjoy the peaceful lifestyle of the Amish and the rolling hills and farmlands

    Enjoy the peaceful lifestyle of the Amish and the rolling hills and farmlands

  • Simple Blessings Cabin

    Simple Blessings Cabin

  • The Serenity Suite

    The Serenity Suite

  • Grace Suite

    Grace Suite

  • Grace Suite Fully Equipped Kitchen

    Grace Suite Fully Equipped Kitchen

  • Hope Suite Living Room

    Hope Suite Living Room

  • Hope Suite Dining Area

    Hope Suite Dining Area

  • One of Two Queen Size Beds in the Joy Suite

    One of Two Queen Size Beds in the Joy Suite

  • The Joy Suite is cozy with a Jacuzzi tub for two

    The Joy Suite is cozy with a Jacuzzi tub for two

  • Homestead Cabin Fireplace

    Homestead Cabin Fireplace

 
  • Summary

    The Blessings of Peace and the Comfort of Luxury

    The Amish country is famous for its first-hand culture and its unique, homemade opportunities. This is as true of the town of Berlin, Ohio as it is for guests staying at the Blessings Lodge bed and breakfast. Each day, expect glorious views, uninterrupted privacy, and the comfort of truly handmade dishes and homemade adventure.

    The quiet countryside welcomes you to your own private room, overlooking rolling hills and endless landscape, making for the perfect romantic weekend or secluded getaway. If you are looking for convenient lodging in the heart of Amish country, the Blessings Lodge has the benefit of local culture easily available to you each day. After an incredibly restful night’s sleep, travelers enjoy our beautiful antiques and secluded farm and the added benefit of the Amish quality of life that the inn embraces. And with the town of Berlin within walking distance, guests are drawn here for both remarkable comfort and quick access to area's many amazing sights.

    Partaking in the local cuisine and enjoying the historic shopping are givens for guests to the area. However, with Rolling Ridge Farm, the Farm at Walnut Creek, Heini’s Cheese Factory, and Yoder’s Amish Home so close by, there is plenty of opportunity to experience this wonderful culture first-hand.

     

     

  • Introduction

    Owners Mark and Brenda Zimmerman welcome you to visit Blessings Lodge, located within walking distance of downtown Berlin, Ohio. Come enjoy Fannies Homemade Amish cookies and the splendid scenery and shops of Berlin, Ohio. Located in Holmes County, the heart of Amish country, Blessings Lodge offers a calming and restful atmosphere-both perfect retreats for anniversaries, honeymoons, and romantic getaways. Take some time to relax in one of our Amish crafted rockers and watch the buggies plod along Somerset Road, winding gracefully in full view from the 100 foot long porch of Blessings Lodge.


    Blessings Lodge, located in Berlin, offers a tranquil experience. It is  close enough to walk to all of the shops, yet you still feel as if you are in the country. Enjoy the peaceful lifestyle of the Amish and the rolling hills and farmlands, which offer you an escape from the stresses of daily life. Enjoy your quiet time by curling up with a good book, playing board games available in the lodge, or just by sitting out on the porch overlooking the scenic view of the Berlin countryside.

    Our Recreation Room

    What a fun place to play Air Hockey, ping pong, fosse ball. We have a large table that can seat 8-10 to play games. We also have a fire pit outside for all to enjoy.


    Holmes County is home to the world’s largest population of Amish and has numerous craft shops and boutiques featuring heirloom quality hand-crafted furniture, quilts and gift items. Holmes County also has the best food in the country. Enjoy home style meals from Amish Kitchen cooking at any of the several dining establishments. Area attractions also include antique malls, cheese factories, Warther’s Museum, Holmes County Expo Center, craft and gift shops, golf courses, flea markets, Mennonite information center, and Amish farm tours. Enjoy the scenic wooded hillsides or take a walk to downtown Berlin which is only minutes away.

    Guest Room Amenities

    • Full kitchen, Microwave oven, Stove and Refrigerator
    • TV/DVD/VCR – Cable TV
    • Coffee pot with coffee
    • Air Conditioning
    • Basic maid service will be available during your stay if requested at an additional fee of $10.00 a day  (i.e. – towels replenished, bedding and rooms tidied). Bed linens will only be changed upon departure unless otherwise requested.

    Gift Certificates – A great gift for Anniversaries, Birthdays, or Christmas. Gift certificates available for any amount you choose.

    Blessings Lodge is open year-round with special rates Monday thru Thursday and off-season specials!

    And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ sake hath forgiven you” Ephesians 4:32

  • Insider's Info

    Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Mark Zimmerman for sharing his own secrets with BBOnline.com!
    Why do most travelers stay at your inn?

    People stay here because of our price, location, service, and our cleanliness. We are close to all Berlin activities.

    What are you best known for? What makes your inn unique? What do you love most about your inn?

    Our guests enjoy their privacy without being bothered.

    If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?

    Berlin is known for very kind people and the quality of life here. This is the heart of Amish Country..

    What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?

    Our guests are always amazed about the beautiful décor and the cleanliness of the house.

    What’s the best kept secret about the area?

    The best kept secret is the quality of people of Berlin. The people who live and work here are very kind, down-to-earth, and have great work ethics.

    If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?

    Eat...Shop…Rolling Ridge Ranch…Farm at Walnut Creek...Heini’s Cheese Factory…Yoder’s Amish Home

    Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?

    Almost everything is within walking distance from the property. Guests can walk to downtown Berlin restaurants and shops.

    What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?

    Two of our favorite restaurants are Boyd and Wurthmann Restaurant and the Farmstead Restaurant.

    Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?

    www.visitamishcountry.com/ and http://amishheartlandtours.com/

    How many rooms does your inn have?

    We have 2 Cabins and 4 suites in the Lodge.

    Do you accept pets?

    11. We don’t accept pets.

     

  • Guest Comments

    Below you’ll find just few of the nice messages left to us by our wonderful guests.

    What a wonderful place to stay! We really enjoyed these cabins, especially since our family of 12 stayed in all the cabins and celebrated Christmas here! We even had the pleasure of experiencing snow here! Thank you for all of the extras! You really make these cabins feel like a home away from home.

    We had a real nice time. We were also surprised by what we found when we got here because your pictures on the internet didn’t do it justice. Thanks for your hospitality.

    What a lovely place – so comfortable, quiet and a view to die for!

    Blessings Lodge was a great place to relax. We were pleasantly surprised with the accommodations. We felt right at home. We all enjoyed our stay. Thank you for the hospitality. The kids enjoyed watching the horse and buggies go up and down the road, and we really enjoyed the cookies.

    Thank you for the wonderful hospitality. Your place was more that we could ever have imagined, and the cookies were out of this world. We truly believe that our children are a gift from God, and spending time together is something we always treasure, so the time were spent together at Blessings Lodge and the pictures we took will surely be memories that will last a lifetime.

    What a memorable trip! The Joy room is more than we ever expected. Beautiful room décor and the view! The scrumptious cookies is just what we needed after a long car ride here. We definitely will be back for another relaxing stay.

    What a great first trip to Amish Country. Couldn’t have chosen a better place to stay and will pass the word around about this great place. So relaxing. A great place to get away from the stress of pasturing any life’s rush. I love the quality of the towels and washcloths; hard to find anywhere . Everything was 1st class. Cookies were great.

    My husband took me here for my 40th birthday, and it met and exceeded all my expectations! I have stayed in many cabins in Holmes County, and yours is the most beautiful, roomy, tastefully decorated and reasonable priced lodging that can be found. We liked it so much, we stayed an extra night. This was the perfect birthday gift in every way!

    It has been many years since I was in Berlin, and the accommodations were not even close to what I had the pleasure of experiencing at the Blessings Lodge. You have done yourselves in making your guests feel very welcome, very comfortable and right at home. The warmth we felt from the moment we walked in only carried over into the people we encountered on our entire trip.

  • Area Information

    There’s always something to see or do in Ohio Amish Country. Our cabin is within walking distance to downtown Berlin. Check out the links below for events in and around Berlin.

    Visit Amish Country

    (Main Street-Berlin)

    Shops

    Andrea’s “Schnuck” Store  330-893-4135
    Berlin Creek Gallery  330-893-2686
    Berlin Country Market  330-893-2799
    Berlin Gift Chalet  330-893-3124
    Berlin Golf Shop  330-893-4653
    Berlin Village Gift Barn  330-893-2648
    Blue River Gallery  330-893-2207
    Catalpa Trading  330-893-3752
    Country Craft Cupboard  330-893-3163
    Country From The Heart  330-893-3555
    Gospel Book Store  330-893-2523
    Helping Hands Quilt Shop and Museum   330-893-2233
    J & J Woodcrafts  330-893-2891
    John’s Wood Shop  330-893-3448
    Kaufman’s Kountry Accents  330-893-3990
    Little Cottage Co330-893-4212
    Lloyd Middleton Doll Factory Outlet  330-893-3284
    Ms Gadgets  330-893-4700 
    Simply Iron  330-893-9986
    Sol’s Palace and Sol’s Exchange  330-893-3134
    Sommers’ General Store  330-893-3492
    Stitching House  330-893-2919
    Village Barn Antique Mall 330-893-4100
    Village Bears and More  330-893-9000
    Wallpaper Place & More 330-893-2529
    Wright’s Olde Tyme Photos
    Yankee Workshop  330-893-2426
    Ye Olde Family Treasures
    Yoder’s Amish Shoppe
    Zinck’s (Fabrics) in Berlin  330-893-2071

    Food Shops and Places to Eat

    Berlin Bulk Foods  330-893-2353
    Berlin Chile Traders  330-893-3536
    Boyd & Wurthmann  330-893-3287
    Der Bake Oven II  330-893-3365
    Hartman’s Country Specialties 330-893-3118
    Java Jo’s Coffee Bar  330-893-9211
    Nature’s Food Market  330-893-2006
    Walnut Creek Cheese (Berlin Location)  330-852-2888

    (Berlin Area Attractions, Shops and Services, All are Within 8 Miles of Berlin)

    Area Shops

    Alpine Alpa  330-359-5454
    Black Diamond Golf Course  330-674-6110
    Carlisle House Gifts  330-893-2535
    Coblentz Chocolate Co.  330-893-2995
    Erb’s Stove and Fireplace Shop  330-893-3903
    Farmer’s Wife  330-893-3168
    Finder’s Keepers  330-893-3528
    Galleria of Berlin  330-893-3232
    Guggisburg Cheese  800-262-2505
    Heini’s Cheese Chalet  330-893-2131
    Holmes County’s Amish Flea Market  330-893-2836
    Hillcrest Orchard  330-473-7444
    Kauffman’s Country Bakery  330-893-2129
    Leather Shop  330-893-3633
    Lehman’s Hardware  330-857-5757
    Miller’s Dry Goods  330-893-1117
    Tis The Season  330-893-3604
    Troyer’s Trail Bologna  330-893-2407
    Walnut Creek Cheese  330-893-3273

    Things to Do

    Amish Country Riding Stables  877-467-9477
    Amish Culture Tours 330-893-3192
    Behalt – Amish/Mennonite Information  330-893-3192
    Black Diamond Golf Course  330-674-6110
    Breitenbach Wine Cellars  800-THE-WINE
    Cabin Creek Golf  330-852-4879
    Fire Ridge Golf Course  330-674-3921
    Rolling Ridge Ranch  330-893-3777
    Schrock’s Amish Farm  330-893-3232
    Victorian House Museum  330-674-1576
    Walnut Creek Cheese  330-893-3273
    Yoder’s Amish Home  330-893-2541
    Wendell August Gift Shop and Forge  330-893-3713
    Warther’s  330-343-1443

    Furniture & Woodcrafts

    Amish Toy Store  330-893-4212
    Berlin View Woodcrafts  330-893-2636
    Dutch Heritage Woodcrafts  330-893-2211
    J & J Woodcrafts  330-893-2891
    John’s Wood Shop  330-893-3448
    Pleasant View Furniture Voice Mail  800-893-3702
    Schrocks of Walnut Creek  330-893-2141
    Schrock’s Heritage House  330-893-2242
    Walnut Creek Furniture  330-893-3383

    Area Places to Eat

    Alpine Alpa  330-359-5454
    Amish Door  330-359-5464
    Beachy’s Country Chalet  330-852-4644
    Boyd & Wurthmann  330-893-3287
    Der Dutchman  330-893-2981
    Dutch Harvest  330-893-3333
    Dutch Valley  330-852-4627
    Farmstead Restaurant  330-893-4600
    Goddards Casual Dining  330-893-4600
    Homestead Restaurant  330-893-2717
    Mrs. Yoder’s Kitchen  330-674-0922
    Winesburg Family Restaurant  330-359-2096

    Services

    Kline’s Service & Towing -AAA  330-893-3050
    Mast Pharmacy 330-893-3179

    Banks & Cash Machines

    The Commercial & Savings Bank  330-893-3565
    The Killbuck Savings Bank  330-893-2512
    Wayne County National Bank  330-893-4112

  • Directions

    Blessings Lodge is located at 5174 TR 359 (Somerset Rd) in Berlin. The Lodge is located 6 houses from Main Street RT 39 in Berlin on Somerset Rd for detailed directions from your location, click here for map .


    From Cleveland – West


    Take I-71 South Take SR 83 South to Millersburg (Exit 204 – Burbank/Lodi Exit) Take SR 39 and US 62 East to Berlin – 7 miles Take Main Street (US 69 & SR 39) east to Somerset Rd (TR 359) Head down Somerset Rd. and Blessings Lodge is on the left on the hill in front of Simple Blessings Cabin, look for sign at road.


    From Cleveland – East


    Take I-77 South In Fairlawn (near Akron) take US 21 to Navarre Take US 62 South (or West) to Berlin At traffic light in Berlin, turn right onto Main St. (SR 39 & US 62) Take Main St. (US 62 & SR 39) West to Somerset Rd. (TR 359) Turn right on Somerset Rd. and Blessings Lodge is on the left on the hill in front of Simple Blessings Cabin, look for sign at road.


    From Columbus and Southwest Ohio


    Take I-270 to the Northeast side Columbus Take SR 161 East to New Albany. Take US 62 North to Berlin (Approx. 1-1/2 hours) Take Main St. (US 62 & SR 39) East to Somerset Rd. (TR359) Head down Somerset Rd. and Blessings Lodge is on the left on the hill in front of Simple Blessings Cabin, look for sign at road.


    From Marietta and Southeast Ohio


    Follow I-77 North to Dover Exit Take SR 39 West to Berlin (Approx. 15 miles) to Main St. Berlin Take Main St. (US 62 & SR 39) West to Somerset Rd. (TR 359) Turn right on Somerset Rd. and Blessings Lodge is on the left on the hill in front of Simple Blessings Cabin, look for sign at road.


    From Toledo

    Take Ohio Turnpike or Interstate 80 to Norwalk – Exit 7 Follow US 250 Southeast to Wooster Take SR 83 South to Millersburg Take SR 39 and US 62 East to main street Berlin – 7 miles Take Main Street (US 62 & SR 39) east to Somerset Rd (TR 359) Head down Somerset Rd. and Blessings Lodge is on the left on the hill in front of Simple Blessings Cabin, look for sign at road.


    From Youngstown

    Take I-76 West to I-77 South Take I-77 South to Canton Take US 62 South (or west) At traffic light in Berlin, turn right At traffic light in Berlin, turn right onto main street in Berlin (SR 39 and US 62) Take Main Street (US 62 & SR 39) west to Somerset Rd (TR 359) Turn right on Somerset Rd. and Blessings Lodge is on the left on the hill in front of Simple Blessings Cabin, look for sign at road.

 
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