Heritage Hotel – Lancaster
What We Love
- A simple, comfortable stay at a hotel just minutes away from Lancaster’s historic downtown
- The award-winning treehouse-inspired restaurant, with over 30 taps
- The Lancaster location, near Amish attractions and shopping
- The recent remodeling of the property’s guestrooms
If you’d like to visit Amish country, while holding on to the modern
conveniences yourself, Heritage Hotel – Lancaster can help. This
Pennsylvania escape keeps it modern, offering a treehouse-inspired
restaurant with three bars and fare like buffalo-chicken dip, plus a
fitness room that stocks the current exercise equipment. Connect to the
Wi-Fi, available in common spaces and rooms, or lay back and
channel-surf on your very own flat-screen TV.
As the name
suggests, the hotel is also in Lancaster, which is known for its Amish
population and culture; it only takes a few minutes to step from the
hotel’s 21st century to the rural 19th, thanks to the proximity to PA
Route 30. There are more regional pleasures in town, like antiques shops
and hot-air-balloon tours, but it’s also a breeze to set out exploring
Amish traditions. Sign up for a buggy ride, visit a farm, or shop for
handicrafts at Kitchen Kettle Village – when you stay at Heritage,
exploring Dutch Country’s as easy as shoofly pie.
True to the Amish culture of this region, the 166
newly remodeled guestrooms at Heritage Hotel are unfussy and
comfortable, featuring simple décor and all the necessities. Amenities
like complimentary Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV, a refrigerator and a
microwave are modern conveniences, while the design is more traditional.
In your own accommodation, you’ll enjoy two queen beds.
bars, over 30 taps and a unique atmosphere make Loxley’s a premier
dining spot for casual eats. This treehouse-inspired restaurant lets you
eat on the patio, with decks immersed in nature, creating a cozy space
to enjoy the extensive menu. Winner of a TripAdvisor Certificate of
Excellence, this eatery offers breakfast, all-day and late-night menus,
which feature casual favorites, like flatbreads, savory sandwiches and
comfort entreés – chicken and waffles and beef stroganoff are two. Bring
the whole family, or enjoy an intimate meal for two at this fun
County is a scenic destination that’s known for its Amish culture,
laid-back lifestyle and historic charm, and Heritage Hotel puts you in
the heart of it. Enjoy nearby local dining (including the hotel’s very
own treehouse-inspired Loxley’s), buggy and hot-air-balloon rides and
museums. This part of the state is known for its antiquing
opportunities, with thousands of dealers, and the many shopping options
also include bakeries and markets with traditional pies and breads.
How to Get There
I am not usually comfortable at hotels but this hotel felt like home. A 24 hour coffee bar - which I took full advantage of - was awesome; great wifi, was not bothered needlessly by staff but they were always willing to help. A lot of eating choices at the hotel. Very nice breakfast buffet, the bar had IPA's, several of which I had wanted to try and good bar food with restaurant fare available. Nice tv screens to watch the World Series. VERY happy here, hoping we can go again.
NOT happy that they placed us right next door (on the 3rd floor) to a guy (his woman and a DOG) who were practically LIVING there! They have been living in this hotel so long that she has plants in the window. They go out and leave the barking dog in the room (it also barked when they were there).
Most hotels that let people live in them with their dogs (and others) put them on the first floor in a separate wing...and those places are usually called...motels.
Stayed here on a Friday and Saturday night. We came for Field Of Screams. Our stay was nice, but there were a couple of issues. Our room was nice, cozy and very clean. I on one hand didn't sleep very well all weekend due to the pillows. They are very small and not a lot of stuffing in them. I my opinion they are awful. Honestly that is the only thing I did not like about the room.
When booking the room I was told that breakfast for both days would be included, which it was for me, but my friends were told that and they only were able to get it one day. They asked why and was told the man who did their reservation only put in for one day. They didn't even offer to make it right. If they wanted breakfast on the second day, they unfortunately had to pay for it.
On to Loxlely's restaurant. The food, omg!, I ordered meatloaf. It was burn't on the bottom after taking 30 minutes to get. My husband ordered a well done steak that when he cut it, it is a wonder it didn't jump off his plate and start running. For the price they charge, this should never have happened.
They have 3 bars. We came back from our event. Only one bar was open. It was so crowded. The bar is small and had a band in it. It was so loud that you couldn't even hear yourself talk. Why would you have 3 bars in your establishment with only 1 open? We wanted to sit and talk and have a few drinks before going to our rooms. We were all very disappointed.
All I can say that it is a nice place to stay and clean. It is located in a nice are and close to everything. Not sure if I would stay here again or not. :(