Hartzell House Bed & Breakfast
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Welcome to the Hartzell House
The Southern Laurel Highland's premier casual-luxury B&B conveniently located between Fallingwater and Deep Creek Lake.
Come in, sink into the plush sofa, and enjoy a glass of wine or a cup of gourmet coffee. Hartzell House is a handsome example of Carpenter Gothic Victorian architecture, comfortably appointed with furnishings and amenities designed to pamper the discerning guest. Built c1870 by Judson Hartzell, the original structure has been carefully renovated to retain the flavor of the era while enhancing your measure of environmental comfort. A full, made-to-order, gourmet breakfast is served to suit your schedule, and beverages and snacks are available at all times.
Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Kitty Stemac for sharing her own secrets with BBOnline.com! Why do most travelers stay at your inn?
Most are coming to the area to tour Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater and are drawn to us by our Tripadvisor reviews.
What are you best known for?
Making our guests feel welcome and appreciated. And our super food!
What makes your inn unique?
Our extra spacious common areas and nooks
What do you love most about your inn?
Feeding people and helping them thoroughly explore our fabulous tri-state area.
If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?
Fallingwater/ Awesome Natural areas
What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?
"We feel like we are visiting long lost friends!"
What’s the best kept secret about the area?
The arts community
If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?
Arts, Antiques, and Nature itineraries, hike, bike the Rails to Trails, sail on Deep Creek Lake, whitewater raft on the Yough or Cheat Rivers, ski one of the nearby ski lodges or XC ski, enjoy 5-diamond dining at Lautrec, or enjoy a world class spa day at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort.
Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?
Our historic village, tollhouse, and museum.
What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?
There are several that make it impossible to choose just one.
Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?
The Laurel Highlands Visitor's Bureau , the Deep Creek Lake Chamber, and several outdoor adventure companies.
How many rooms does your inn have?
We have 6 + a 2 bedroom vacation rental.
Do you accept pets?
Right now, we only accept service animals, but there is a wonderful facility, Nemacolin Wooflands Resort, just down the road.
Guest Rooms & Amenities
Hartzell House boasts 6 beautiful and uniquely designed guest rooms; three in the original, 1870 West wing, and three in the new East wing. Each room is decorated with an easy elegance that offers you a luxurious and peaceful haven away from the hustle and bustle of everyday stresses. The high quality, plush beds welcome you like a loving embrace, with memory-foam toppers, and 400+count Egyptian cotton or flannel sheets. Your choice of pillow density will ensure a good night's sleep. Each guest room has wireless internet service, hair dryer, alarm clock, iron and ironing board, terry slippers, and comfy robes. Basic toiletries, as well as Bath & Body Works soaps and lotions are provided. We make every effort to provide anything you might find necessary.
All room rates are subject to 6% state and 3% local taxes.
All rooms except the Trapper's and Teacher's have a minimum two-night stay on weekends and holidays.
Relax. Reenergize. Get ready for the excitement of the ski slopes at Wisp or Seven Springs. Enjoy the spa and world-class golf at Nemacolin Woodlands. Bike the Rails to Trails, or raft the rapids of the Yough and Cheat rivers. Fish or boat at Deep Creek Lake. Peruse the abundant national and local history that surrounds us. Find a treasure at River's Edge Antiques or another of the diverse shops in our neighborly tri-state area. Enjoy the area's abundant festivals, historic reenactments, and auctions.
The spacious parlor is well appointed with plush upholstered seating, unusual antiques, and original artwork and ceramics. It is a peaceful room in which to enjoy the company of friends or relax in quiet contemplation by the fireside. Hidden in a discrete cabinet made from the original interior shutters is a media center, and over 100 videos and DVDs of various venues are available for your viewing.
The Hartzell House library is a small but stately room with floor to ceiling bookcases that house a mix of vintage reading and more contemporary selections. The cabinets are well stocked with games for all ages, and the center table is perfect for cards, Scrabble, or spreading out the daily news with your morning coffee. Computer access and wireless internet are available daily for your use until 11 pm, and basic office supplies are at your fingertips.
Most evenings our guests are invited to enjoy a reception of hors d' oeuvres and beverages. We generally offer local and seasonal beers, fine wines, and alcohol-free beverages that complement a fine selection of gourmet treats for those who prefer not to dine out.
Mornings here are unhurried, and the breakfast schedule and menu are determined by your request. Guests receive menu cards upon arrival and select from a variety of options for the following day's fare and dining times. We love to cater to individual dietary requirements and preferences, so please let us know your specifics at least 48 hours in advance of your stay, and we will gladly meet them!