Orris House Inn

318 West Main Street, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania 17055
Innkeeper(s): Kevin C. Jackson & Barbara Schane Jackson
  • Introduction

    Conveniently located in on Rt. 641, Main Street, Mechanicsburg just 1/2 block west of Rt. 114 (York St.)

    The Inn is easily accessible from the PA turnpike and I-81 and is minutes from downtown HarrisburgThe Orris House Inn is the ideal destination for those seeking luxurious and private accommodations. Whether you are enjoying a getaway weekend, celebrating a special day, visiting your child at Dickinson College or a business traveler, you will find the Orris House Inn offers the perfect blend of comfort, service and convenience set in an outstanding example of late Victorian architecture. This exquisite Second Empire mansion was built in 1887 as the private home of wheelwright Adam Orris and is a registered National Historic Landmark. Rich in original detail, the inn retains its original woodwork, banisters, pocket doors, natels and crystal chandeliers.

    We offer three spacious bed & breakfast accommodations in the inn, each furnished to be supremely comfortable.  Beds and bedding were selected for sleeping-in.   Your private bath is appointed with spa amenities, robes and Turkish towels.  Thoughtful touches such as fresh flowers and fruit, in-room mini-fridge stocked with complimentary beverages and turn down service are all part of the service you will experience as a guest of the Orris House Inn.

    Free high speed wireless access available throughout the inn.

    Guest rooms are equipped with premium channel cable television and DVD players. A wide selection of books and movie DVD's are available for the enjoyment of bed & breakfast guests. Your stay includes a cooked to order breakfast, evening wine and cheese reception and of course fresh baked cookies anytime.

  • Business Travel

    Especially for the Executive Traveler

    The Orris House Inn combines the elegance and warmth of a traditional inn with the high level of service and technology required by today’s business traveler.  Our service and amenities rival the finest luxury hotels, yet, as a small property, we are able to pay particular attention to every detail, tailoring our service to the needs of each guest.

    Private Offices

    To provide the most productive work environment possible, each of our three accommodations includes the use of an elegant, private office during weekday visits.  Your office is equipped with a personal color printer/copier/scanner, standard office supplies, VOIP telephone service (via your laptop) with portable / speaker phone or VOIP headset.  Office availability extends beyond our 11:00am room check out time until 2:00pm the day of your departure, expanding your window of productive work time on a travel day.

  • Weddings




    The perfect setting to celebrate your most important occasions.

    The Orris House Inn offers an intimate setting for elegant weddings and receptions.

    We understand that it is the tiny details that make the perfect big day. Our beautiful gardens accommodate garden weddings up to 125 guests. For those choosing a winter wedding, the Inn is an ideal location for intimate, formal seating receptions up to 48 guests or cocktail and hors d'oeuvres for 75 guests.

  • Inn Offerings


    For the outdoor runner, we are 3 blocks from Memorial Park, with its beautiful groomed jogging trail.  We also offer complementary day passes to one of the area’s best full service health clubs, including the use of their 25 yard lap pool.

    Healthy Hearty Breakfast

    Guests may choose from the Innkeeper’s signature French toast, blueberry pancakes, or a traditional breakfast of bacon and eggs to order, as well as heart healthy choices such as egg white omelettes with low carbohydrate and whole grain breads, oatmeal, and nutritious fat- free smoothies. For the traveler on the run we provide a quick take-away breakfast as well.   The Innkeeper will call you in advance of your stay to inquire as to your special preferences.