Blue Rock Bed & Breakfast

72 Blue Rock Rd, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17551
Innkeeper(s): Ed and Stephanie Hersh
  • Introduction

    Blue Rock Bed & Breakfast front of innThe Blue Rock Bed & Breakfast in Lancaster, Pennsylvania offers affordable and comfortable lodging for individual and family travel, delicious home cooked breakfast, private baths, queen beds, high speed internet connection, quiet town and public transit accessible and a family-oriented atmosphere.

    Start off your day of business or leisure by enjoying a complimentary home cooked breakfast in our dining room. Then set out to explore the many attractions in our area. Blue Rock Bed and Breakfast is located in Lancaster County's Pennsylvania Dutch country, two blocks from Millersville University of PA, 3 miles from Franklin and Marshall College, 3.5 miles from the Lancaster City square, within minutes of Sight and Sound Theater and many other attractions. Check out our guest reviews on our website.

  • 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 Ed and Stephanie Hersh for sharing their own secrets with!
    Why do most travelers stay at your inn?

    Most people stay at our B&B because of the personal service and a desire to connect with the local people of our region.

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

    We love the variety of people who visit our area and the many topics of conversations we enjoy with guests at our inn. Our inn is different than many in that we welcome entire families with children of all ages and our accommodations cadre to families. We make the breakfast time a focus by serving as much homemade and garden grown foods as possible. Another unique option is the host's pastoral counseling availability for marriage enrichment, personal retreat, debriefing, and stress management.

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

    Lancaster County is known for its religious and family-oriented heritage. Many Amish country attractions highlight the plain living. The Sight and Sound Christian Theater also attracts millions of people to its shows.

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

    We like first-time inn goers who say this was their most favorite lodging experience ever, and they want to return to the area just to stay with us again.

    What’s the best kept secret about the area?

    Costs are reasonable compared to many areas, and there are so many different kinds of things to do. For example, Lancaster has a very large arts community with many art galleries in the city.

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

    The choices are almost endless. There is enough to do within 30 miles for the entire 4 days, but we are also within several hours drive of New York City, Washington D.C., Baltimore MD, Harrisburg/ Hershey PA, Gettysburg PA, the east coast shore points, and more.

    Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?

    Yes, a community park with walking trail, grocery store, convenience stores, restaurants, massage and wellness, beautiful university campus, farms and more.

    What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?

    Lancaster is known for its family style and smorgasbord PA Dutch restaurants.

    Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?

    How many rooms does your inn have?

    We have 3 suites. Two of them can accommodate an entire family.

    Do you accept pets?

    We accept well-behaved pets in one of our suites, pre-arranged at reservation time.

  • More About Our B&B

    Blue Rock Bed & Breakfast colonial farmhouseBuilt in 1847, this colonial farmhouse contains a bit of the character of each of its previous residents. Guests have the pleasure of staying inside the lower level where an early 20th century water pump fits into the rustic decor of the antique wood paneling and solid brick walls; or on the second floor accessed via a curved staircase, and containing original wooden floors and trim uniquely fashioned by craftsmen of long ago.

    We offer spacious quarters with three separate rooms each with a private bath and unique features.

    Amenities Common to All Rooms

    • Use of TV(cable)/VCR/DVD
    • DSL internet connection (wireless and multiple data ports)
    • AC
    • Refrigerator
    • Small kitchen appliances
    • Queen bed
    • Alarm clock
    • Iron
    • Soaps
    • Linens
    • Hair dryer
    • Parking
    • Delicious home-cooked breakfast
  • Breakfast

    Blue Rock Bed & Breakfast dining roomComplimentary Breakfast

    • Fresh baked muffins
    • Home made granola with milk
    • One of many different home cooked egg dishes
    • Pancakes or french toast
    • Fresh fruit (local if in season) or home made apple sauce
    • Sausage or bacon
    • Delicious pastries
    • Hot coffee or tea and juices
    • Milk is from a local farm and eggs come directly from the chicken house
  • General Information & Services

    Blue Rock Bed & Breakfast couchesMore Information

    • Children of all ages are welcome
    • Pets are allowed by pre-approval, and in the family suite only
    • Smoking is not permitted indoors

    Our Services

    • Upon request at reservation time
    • Limited childcare (babysitting)
    • Laundry on-site
    • Prayer ministry / marriage enrichment counseling
    • Massage therapy
  • Perfect Location

    Nearby Sites

    • Two blocks from Millersville University campus
    • Less than four miles from Lancaster City square (site of LC Convention Center)
    • Near to Sight and Sound theater (ask us about discounted tickets), museums, outlet shopping, recreation, amuzement parks, dining, Amish
    • Country attractions, and day-trip distance to Washington DC, Baltimore, Gettysburg, Hershey, Philadelphia, New York City and more!