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Donna's Premier Lodging

5523 East Street / Twp Rd 358 Po Box 307, Berlin, Ohio 44610
Innkeeper(s): Donna Marie Golden
  • Summary

    Discover a romantic hideaway close to many shops and restaurants in the heart of the largest Amish settlement. Donna's Premier Lodging of Berlin, Ohio has been voted "Most Romantic Hideaway" by Arrington Publishing and named "One of the Top B&B's of Northeast Ohio" by Akron Beacon Journal because of the luxurious accommodations, unmatched attention to detail, and impeccable hospitality.

  • Introduction

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    Romance is always in the air at Donna's Premier Lodging, where luxurious accommodations nestled in Berlin, Ohio, in the heart of Amish Country, have set the gold standard for lodging.

    Stunning  fireplaces, bubbling two person Jacuzzis, beautifully landscaped grounds and wooded settings, and cascading waterfalls - both outdoors and indoors - provide the perfect setting for love.

    Donna's specializes in the ultimate get-a-way experience and offers in-room massages, chocolate covered strawberries, private carriage or sleigh rides, complimentary champagne, snack baskets, cheese platters and so much more!

    Donna's award winning hospitality provides classic elegance in the attention to detail and the finest comforts for valued guests. Time has proven Donna's exemplary customer service, in an atmosphere that offers a most memorable stay.

    Some voices of experience

    "Dreamy! It felt so surreal to sit on the porch and just absorb the peace and beauty of the surroundings. This was our pre-honeymoon escape and we enjoyed every moment. Thanks for everything!" Best Regards Jacqui & Matt.

    "What can we say Utter bliss! So peaceful and quiet. We really enjoyed this little getaway. We will definitely be back. How do you get the towels so soft?" Jim & Linda

    Donna's Premier Lodging has been awarded the prestigious award of "Most Romantic Hideaway" by Arrington Publishing and "One of the top B&B's of Northeast Ohio" by Akron Beacon Journal.

  • 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 Donna Marie Golden for sharing her own secrets with!
    Why do most travelers stay at your inn?

    We are a couple's mini-resort and most of our guests stay at our accommodations for a romantic get-a-way.

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

    We are best known for romance and we specialize in get-a-ways for couples. All of our accommodations were designed with romance in mind and all feature an in-room 2 person Jacuzzi tub as well as a gas log fireplace. To make things extra special, couples can add one of our many add-on package: ranging from in-room massages and private carriage rides to chocolate covered strawberries and champagne.

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

    Our city is most known for being the largest Amish settlement.

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

    We were voted "Most Romantic Hide-Away" by Arrington Publishing.

    What’s the best kept secret about the area?

    The best kept secret is Donna's Premier Lodging! A lot of people have been to the area but don't know that some of our accommodations sit only half a block off of the main street - easily within walking distance to lots of area attractions!

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

    There is A LOT to do in the area. Lots of home decor stores, antique malls, furniture shops. There are cheese factories, wineries and museums to tour through. In the summer months, people can go horseback riding, go for a buggy ride or attend one of the weekend festivals. Holmes County is also very well known for their delectable Amish style restaurants!

    Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?

    Several of our accommodations sit just a half block off of the main street where there are arts and crafts malls, home decor shops, gift stores, furniture stores and several restaurants.

    What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?

    My favorite and probably one of the most popular Amish style restaurants in the area is Der Dutchman. They serve wonderful made-from-scratch favorites from pan-fried chicken to creamy mashed potatoes and stuffing. They also have daily specials and an all you can eat buffet!

    I'm also a big fan of Rebecca's Bistro in Walnut Creek.....their tomato basil soup is sooo delicous!

    Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?

    A couple of websites that have a lot of good information on the area are: and

    How many rooms does your inn have?

    All together we have 17 private accommodations.

    Do you accept pets?

    We do not accept pets.


  • Amenities

    Country breakfasts in bed, couples' massages, hand-dipped chocolates, floral or balloon bouquets, and summer carriage or winter sleigh rides are just some of the specialized experiences available to Donna's guests. Nearby shopping in the well-known, quaint shops of Berlin, antique shops filled with treasures, our famous cheese houses and wineries, charming villages to explore, the timelessness of Amish homesteads and a simpler way of life, and unique local celebrations and nostalgic Christmas traditions are all here, making Donna's a year round destination for romantic get-a-ways, honeymoons, anniversaries, or"just-because".