If you’re planning a visit to Pennsylvania Dutch Country and looking for hotels in Lancaster County, PA, Bird-in-Hand is a great place to start. Conveniently located just a few minutes east of downtown Lancaster, this quaint, quiet village puts you close to everything you want to see and do—stage shows, sightseeing, great shopping and much more. Whether you’re coming to check out the spring mud sales or just want to sit on a porch and watch the buggies go by, you have lots of options for places to stay.
ENJOY RESORT-STYLE CONVENIENCE
If you don’t want to spend a lot of time in your car once you arrive at your destination, our resort-style Bird-in-Hand Family Inn offers everything right on site, including indoor and outdoor pools, a hot tub, fitness and game rooms, lighted tennis and basketball courts, walking paths and other recreational amenities. Choose from a selection of clean, comfortable standard or king rooms and junior or family suites. Hungry? You can keep beverages and snacks in the in-room refrigerator. Hungrier? You’re just a few steps away from the Bird-in-Hand Family Restaurant & Smorgasbord, where you can order table service from our extensive and varied menu or eat your fill of farm-fresh entrees and sides, breads, soups and desserts from our famous all-you-can-eat buffet. You can have dinner and catch a Broadway-quality live show on the Bird-in-Hand Stage without ever leaving the complex. This year, the musical comedy Dear Soldier Boy and Ryan & Friends: Never Speechless, an uplifting variety show, opens in early April. Ask about money-saving meals and/or stage packages.
You can also see quite a bit of Amish Country without getting behind the wheel. Just let us do the driving. All our guests can enjoy a complimentary scenic two-hour tour of Amish farmlands with a knowledgeable guide. Tours are offered Monday through Saturday. Space is limited, so please ask about availability when you make your reservation. This interesting and enlightening tour is available to guests of all the Bird-in-Hand Family of Properties.
STEP BACK INTO THE PAST
If romantic ambience is more your style, or you just prefer a quiet weekend with no kids around, the Bird-in-Hand Village Inn & Suites offers upscale country lodging in a unique setting. Dating back to the 18th century, the property is listed on both the Lancaster County Register of Historic Places and the National Register of Historic Places. A log structure housed travelers as early as 1734. It burned in 1851 and was rebuilt as a three-story hotel on the same site.
Today, the inn comprises of three historic buildings, the 18th-Century Inn, the Ressler House and the Carriage House. Each of the 24 beautifully decorated rooms and suites surround guests with period furnishings while offering modern amenities, like en suite baths, in-room internet and cable TV, individual climate control and more. Some have whirlpool baths. Several have fireplaces. Plus, the inn is within walking distance of our Family Restaurant & Smorgasbord, the Bird-in-Hand Stage and our Bakery & Cafe, as well as the pool and other recreational amenities at the Family Inn, which are available to all our guests.
Guests at the Village Inn & Suites can also combine a stay with authentic Amish country experiences like our annual Harvest Tour, or enjoy the relaxation and refreshment of a Lancaster County Wine Tasting.
YOU DON’T HAVE TO BREAK THE BANK
Sometimes you just want a clean, comfortable place to lay your head at the end of a day of exploring. Located between the village of Bird-in-Hand and Intercourse, Amish Country Motel offers a great vacation value and wide-open views of rolling hills and farmland. It provides some pet-friendly rooms. It’s the perfect spot, whether you want to relax by the pool and enjoy the scenery or spend your time visiting nearby Kitchen Kettle Village, Sight & Sound Theatres, Strasburg Railroad, the Shops at Rockvale or Tanger Outlets, or the local roadside stands and farmers markets.
If you plan to spend most of your time at Kitchen Kettle Village, our Travelers Rest Motel in Intercourse also offers exceptional value. Your stay there includes a deluxe continental breakfast with hot and cold items, including favorites from our smorgasbord and bakery. Guests at both properties can also take advantage of the recreational amenities at Bird-in-Hand Family Inn and enjoy a complimentary tour of Amish Country.
BE A VIP
The Bird-in-Hand hotels, motels and inns offer so much more than just a place to sleep. Stay and experience a banquet in a cornfield, take a hot air balloon ride over Lancaster County, learn about Amish history and beliefs, or enjoy an old-fashioned ice cream social with the Smucker family. Plus, frequent visitors can join the Bird-in-Hand VIP program to receive advance information on lodging, restaurant and bakery specials, upcoming events and offers, a welcome treat with every visit and discounts at a variety of Lancaster County businesses. After staying nine nights, members earn VIP Plus status and receive even more.
Experience Bird-in-Hand hospitality for yourself. Whatever your travel style or budget, we have the perfect place to stay!