Women-Owned Bed & Breakfasts in PA

Pennsylvania has some of the finest bed and breakfasts you’ll find anywhere, many proudly owned and operated by women. From elegant Victorian mansions to quaint countryside cottages, experience the distinct touch of feminine flair in every detail of your PA getaway at these 19 unique accommodations.

1. Plant’s Herb Farm Bed & Breakfast


Join Debbie Plant, a master gardener and owner of Plant’s Herb Farm Bed & Breakfast, at her rustic log cabin perched atop a hill with breathtaking panoramic views. Choose between the cozy loft room with a private deck or the secluded hide-a-way room on the first floor, both offering an ideal retreat after a day of adventure. With private baths and 80 picturesque acres to explore — including scenic paths for strolling, mountain biking, and cross-country skiing — guests can immerse themselves in nature's beauty and discover an array of wild and planted flowers during every season.

2. The Pause


At The Pause in Huntingdon County, owner Christina Hileman invites guests to step into her tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Set within this charming five-bedroom bed and breakfast is Roots & Branches Massage, LLC, which promises the ultimate relaxation experience. Treat yourself to a weekend getaway filled with cozy accommodations and the massage of your dreams — it's the perfect way to unwind.

3. Suite Retreat Bed & Biscotti


Suite room
Suite Retreat Bed & Biscotti

Step into Suite Retreat, lovingly owned by Shelby Spinneweber and affectionately dubbed "Butler's Finest 'Bed and Biscotti.'” Enjoy tasty perks during your stay, including 24/7 access to self-serve coffee and biscotti. With three luxurious king-size suites, you're guaranteed a comfortable and convenient experience whether you opt for a single room or book the entire home. Plus, located just steps away from Main Street in downtown Butler, Suite Retreat puts you within reach of fantastic dining, shopping, and entertainment, guaranteeing your getaway is filled with fun and excitement.

4. Briar Rose Bed & Breakfast


Lisa Everetts isn't just a decorating dynamo — she's a holiday zealot, infusing her home with festive cheer year-round. At the Briar Rose Bed and Breakfast, named after the beloved Disney character, guests are welcomed into an alluring 1887 Victorian home in Reedsville. Everetts, known for her creative cooking skills, treats her visitors like family, affectionately calling them "rose buds" as she ensures they feel right at home.

5. The Inn at Fox Briar Farm


Stay at the circa 1740 home of the Jamison family and find a tale being told in each of Fox Briar Farm’s eight charming bedrooms. Whether you opt for a king or queen bed, you'll be treated to an ensuite bathroom stocked with luxurious bath linens and products, plus your very own private entry. With picturesque views of the property from every room, your stay promises to be a delightful dream.

6. The Temperance House


Preserved like a time capsule circa 1772, The Temperance House is where history meets hospitality in the heart of Newtown. Indulge in fine dining beside two original fireplaces or enjoy a more casual meal accompanied by live entertainment in the on-site Tap & Barrel Tavern. With 13 historic hotel rooms, the Temperance’s comfortable atmosphere feels like home away from home.

7. Bridgeton House on the Delaware

Upper Black Eddy

Bea Briggs has brought welcoming, homestyle warmth to the nationally renowned, award-winning hotel Bridgeton House on the Delaware for the past 40 years. Boasting a private dock and exquisite riverfront gardens, this charming getaway in Bucks County offers luxury suites with fireplaces, whirlpool tubs, and romantic riverside balconies. Indulge in breakfast in bed, delight in afternoon tea, and immerse yourself in the sophisticated artistic style of the surroundings.

8. Candlelight Inn


candlelight inn
Candlelight Inn | Credit: Warren County Visitors Bureau

Nestled along the Allegheny River, discover the Candlelight Inn, a vintage, Second French Empire Victorian mansion has Mansard rooflines and a tower that emerges above the third story adorned with restored ironwork. Under the ownership of Heather Cass, this hidden gem offers four romantic suites and an abundance of modern amenities providing a delightful escape with scenic views and classic glamour.

9. The Queen, A Victorian Bed & Breakfast


Receive the royal treatment in the heart of “Elk Country” at The Queen, A Victorian Bed & Breakfast. Relax by the crackling fireplace, enjoy the vintage parlor’s melodic ambiance, sip mint tea on the serene front porch, and stroll to the historic commercial district for unique treasures and dining options. Do it all while supporting owner Nancy Noll's commitment to sustainability; with ethically sourced goods such as honey harvested on-site from her own bee hives, every aspect of your stay promises eco-conscious glamour and comfort.

10. Frosty Hollow Inn Bed & Breakfast


Farm Stay with beautiful Foliage
Frosty Hollow Inn Bed & Breakfast

Wake up in the enchanting Frosty Hollow Inn Bed & Breakfast on a cool, misty morning, where the aroma of freshly brewed coffee and homemade delights from owner Gail Ayer’s kitchen fill the air. Set against the beautiful backdrop of Potter County in northcentral Pennsylvania, the inn offers 10 rooms each providing a peaceful escape from the fast pace of everyday life. Whether fishing, ATVing, or stargazing in nearby Cherry Springs State Park, the activities are endless for nature lovers to enjoy PA’s great outdoors.

11. Buhl Mansion Guesthouse & Spa


Buhl Mansion
Buhl Mansion Guesthouse & Spa

Owner Donna Winner and her wonderful staff at the historic Buhl Mansion Guesthouse & Spa welcome guests with the offer of a bubbly glass of champagne and the timeless allure of this amazing property, proudly listed on the National Register of Historic Landmarks. With 10 lavishly appointed guestrooms featuring fireplaces and Jacuzzis, plus a world-class spa, this unique castle promises a truly extravagant escape. Sip champagne, enjoy afternoon tea, and pamper yourself with a range of luxurious amenities — because every moment is magnificent at this enchanting retreat.

12. The 1865 Bella Mansion Bed & Breakfast


Bella Mansion
The 1865 Bella Mansion Bed & Breakfast

Mother-daughter duo Nina and Naomi have transformed the 1865 Lumber Baron’s Mansion into their own Bella Mansion Bed & Breakfast, welcoming guests with a warm and inviting atmosphere offering plenty of historic charm. Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway or a relaxing retreat, the elegant lodging and personalized service will make you feel like royalty. With six beautifully appointed guest rooms, each boasting a private bath, your stay promises to be a luxurious journey through time.

13. Wester Farm Bed & Breakfast Cottages


House in the Woods
 Wester Farm Bed & Breakfast Cottages

Treat yourself to the ultimate countryside getaway at Betty Wester's charming bed and breakfast. Decide between the modern comfort of two snuggly setups — Becky's Bungalow or Cora's Cottage — or opt for one of two suites in the main house — Gardenia's Get-A-Way or Nellie's Nest. Each morning, wake up to a delightful homemade breakfast, setting the stage for a day of relaxed adventure amidst the scenes of surrounding nature.

14. Victoria Inn


Victoria Inn
Victoria Inn | Credit: ReVox Social

Owned by Vicke Marz, the Victoria Inn is brimming with Victorian elegance in the heart of Erie, just a stone's throw away from downtown restaurants, museums, and attractions. Stepping through the inn’s beautiful front doors, guests are surrounded by the Victorian era's exquisite details — from 12-foot ceilings to handcrafted hardwood moldings and mantles. Start your day with a full, home-cooked breakfast featuring tantalizing dishes such as brioche French toast, lemon-ricotta pancakes with blueberry sauce, sausage croissant casserole, or a variety of quiches. At the Victoria Inn, every morning is a culinary adventure!

15. Battlefield Bed & Breakfast


beautiful Pond behind a House
Battlefield Bed & Breakfast

With a name that pays homage to the area’s rich history, the Battlefield Bed & Breakfast is set within 30 gorgeous acres and a country-garden in historic Gettysburg. Built in 1809 and steeped in abolitionist roots, the bed and breakfast will transport you to the 19th century as you stay in one of 10 classically decorated rooms or book the Swan Cottage for roomier accommodations. Proudly women- and LGBTQ+-owned, this storied spot promises a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere for all guests to enjoy.

16. Grace Manor Inn Bed & Breakfast


Prepare to be charmed at Grace Manor Bed & Breakfast, where every room is a work of art crafted by the proprietor with your enjoyment in mind. From the elegant French Suite to the vibrant Mexican Room, your stay promises not just a memorable getaway, but an adventure filled with comfort and relaxation in each of the beautifully themed rooms. Don't forget to start your day with a daily Southern-influenced three-course complimentary breakfast!

17. The Colonial House on Main


The Colonial House on Main
The Colonial House on Main

Step into the past at The Colonial House on Main, where Dawn Metz proudly operates this historic gem built by barber Samuel B. Dice in 1906. With four luxurious and spacious suites, it's no surprise that The Colonial holds the title of TripAdvisor's top lodging property in Ligonier. Located in a town ranked among the best five "Hallmark" towns in the country by reservations.com, your stay promises an unforgettable experience.

18. Levi Deal Mansion


Levi Deal Mansion
Levi Deal Mansion | Credit: Alex Byers

At the Levi Deal Mansion in Meyersdale, former marketing guru Deborah Fisher has transformed a Victorian chateau-esque home into a beloved lodging destination. Originally built in 1900 for timber and coal baron Levi Deal, the mansion now stands as one of the top choices along the Great Allegheny Passage. Whether you're here to explore the 150-mile trail that connects Pittsburgh to Cumberland, MD, or simply seeking a memorable getaway, Fisher's attention to detail ensures that you’ll absolutely adore your stay.

19. Heidi’s Bed & Breakfast


Beautiful Bedroom inside a wooden B and B
Heidi’s Bed & Breakfast

Hidden within the serenity of private woods, the log cabin master suite at Heidi’s Bed & Breakfast offers a tranquil retreat amid rustic elegance like no other. Wake up to the aroma of a delicious breakfast served in this beautiful space, setting the perfect tone for a day of exploration in the surrounding area. With nature at your doorstep and comfort at your fingertips, embrace relaxation, adventure, and unforgettable memories at this stay.

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