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Graystone Cottages

5572 North Market St Tr 362, Berlin, Ohio 44610
Innkeeper(s): Dorothy Yoder
  • Summary

    Catered Luxury Meets Amish Charm

    In the heart of Amish Country, surrounded by horse-drawn buggies, vast scenic landscapes, and unrivaled peace and quiet, time goes by at a different pace. No one knows this better than the guests to the Graystone Cottages bed and breakfast, where the timelessness of Amish hospitality and culture is sown into the fabrics of your linens and the frame of your eloquent room.

    Tranquility is one of the primary reasons travelers make their way to this bed and breakfast. After a weekend of rest and enjoying the variety of amenities available, many make their way back again and again to enjoy the local sites and the opportunity to unwind in complete privacy. With the added convenience of so many activities nearby, the Graystone Cottages are hard to beat. Berlin is the largest Amish area in the US, and the bed and breakfast has adapted the local lifestyle to offer the best quality and comfort in the area.

    From buggy rides and quiet sunsets over rolling hills, incredible local fare and antique shops, and regional cheese and chocolates, the opportunity for quaint culture abounds in Berlin, Ohio. From one of the convenient rooms at the Graystone Cottage, guests have the luxury of unmatched comfort and amenities combined with the benefit of quick travel into town and the pleasure of local culture.

  • Introduction

    Graystone Cottages-Lofty PlacesOur New England style cottages were built just for you. Enjoy the convenience of being in the center of Holmes County's most popular town, Berlin. In the midst of horse-drawn Amish buggies and local gift shops, we offer a very quiet and private setting. Graystone Cottages is a warm environment for experiencing the quaintness of Amish country.

    Graystone Cottages features four private accommodations, each with its own entrance. Each accommodation features a two person Jacuzzi, TV with local cable access, kitchenette with refrigerators, microwave, coffee pot and table setting, air conditioning. Snuggle up in the living room to our cozy fireplace.

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    Area Attractions

    • Amish country's most popular shops are right outside our cottage doors
    • Tour an Amish Home - within 5 minutes
    • Wendell August Forge - within 5 minutes
    • Rolling Ridge Animal Ranch - within 3 minutes
    • Amish buggy rides available at Schrocks Amish Farm - within 5 minutes
    • Heini's Cheese Factory - within 3 minutes
    • Holmes County Flea Market - 6 minutes away
  • Insider's Info

    Travelers are always looking formemorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Dorothy Yoder for sharing her own secrets with!
    Why do most travelers stay at your inn?

    To visit the largest Amish area in the US

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

    Home away from home, private individual cottages, porches with rocking chairs, quite yet walking distance to the shops in town.

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

    To see the beautiful Farm Lands and Countryside, to learn about the Amish way of life.

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

    Guests comments, better than any motel or any other place they have stayed at in our area.

    What’s the best kept secret about the area?


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

    Tour Amish Farm, Dinner in an Amish Home, Behalt, Cheese Factories, Wineries, Amish Made Furniture, Amish Style Restaurants, Bulk Foods, and Flea Markets

    Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?

    We are located in Berlin a half block from the Square and Main St. and walking distance to all the shops and food along Main Street.

    What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?

    In Berlin, Boyd and Wurthmanns, Java Jo Coffee Bar, and 10 min away in Walnut Creek at Der Dutchmans

    Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference? and

    How many rooms does your inn have?

    Our location has 3 cottages and 1 lower level suite.

    Do you accept pets?

    We do not allow pets.


  • The Area

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    Farmers Auctions

    While in Amish country, visit on going weekly auctions. You'll find animals and farm crops,produce,flea markets,and baked goods.This is a great place for the Amish to visit with friends and nieghbors. Mon. & Fri. Sugarcreek 330-852-2832 Tues. Farmerstown 330-897-6081 Wed, Mt. Hope 330-674-6188 Thurs. Kidron 330-857-2641 And the 2nd Sat. of every month Mt. Hope Horse Sale.

    Amish Flea Market

    Opens April 2009, in a new location. The Flea Market in Holmes County features 253 booths, a farmers market including fresh homemade pies and other baked goodies made daily. Special events held weekly including entertainment, music, petting zoo, theme days, open pit BBQ and much more! Open Thursday, Friday and Saturday 9-5

    Music on the Square

    When staying at Graystone Cottages on a Friday evening, it is just a short walk to the town square to enjoy an evening of musical entertainment. Every Friday evening (7 - 9) from June through September.

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  • Guest Comments

    Graystone Cottages-Romance Awaits You"This place is beautiful , right out of a story book. My birthday was on November 16, this place is everything I would ever want." K. Wilwy, Reynoldsburg, OH

    "You made our anniversary so memorable. Everything was much better than we expected." R Varner, Lancaster, OH

    "When we plan to come to Amish Country this is the only place we will stay."T Jordon, Urbana, OH

    "We enjoyed our stay! Great location your cottages are very quiet, peaceful and relaxing." E Justafson, Zanesville, OH

  • How To Find Us

    From the East

    1. Take I-77 to exit 183 (State Route 39)
    2. Take State Route 39 into Berlin

    From the North

    1. From State Route 30 and routes North
    2. Take State Route 62 West into Berlin

    From the West

    1. From Millersburg and other points West
    2. Take State Route 39 East into Berlin

    From the South

    1. Take I-77 to exit 183 (State Route 39)
    2. Take State Route 39 into Berlin
    3. From Columbus and other points south, take State Route 62 into Berlin and follow 62/39 into Berlin

    Once in Berlin

    1. Turn north onto Market street at the Old Mill square in Berlin (the main stop light at the top of the hill)
    2. We're on the right,  1/2 block from Main