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Shining Dawn Bed and Breakfast Retreat Center

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28 Jun 2017
“One of the best!”
9 May 2017
“The heart of Hanover”
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
2.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 28 June 2017

An easy 30 minute drive east of Gettysburg we found this gem. Our first contact with Helen was warm and professional and it continued throughout the stay, along with her husband Bruce. Everything was great from A to Z. The room was cool wen we...More

Thank Dennis G
Response from BASA78, Owner at Shining Dawn Bed and Breakfast Retreat CenterResponded 29 June 2017

Dear Dennis G, Thank you for taking the time to share such a nice review of your stay with us. We're very happy to know that you and your son enjoyed your stay with us. I can't tell you what a joy it is to...More

Reviewed 9 May 2017

Shining Dawn is a fine Queen Anne home in the heart of Hanover Borough. I lived in the town many years, and recently returned to see old friends. I had walked up and down Broadway Street many times when I lived there, and had always...More

Thank craigjsorensen
Response from BASA78, Owner at Shining Dawn Bed and Breakfast Retreat CenterResponded 29 June 2017

Dear craigjsorensen, We appreciate your stay with us. It was certainly our pleasure to meet you and host your visit. We enjoyed chatting with you a little at breakfast about Hanover. Thank you also for your review. We're very happy to know that you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

This was mine and my husbands first experience with a bed and breakfast and it was wonderful! The owners were very nice and offered up two excellent breakfasts while we were there. The house is very quiet and peaceful. The bed was extremely comfortable and...More

Thank Jmoney67
Response from BASA78, Owner at Shining Dawn Bed and Breakfast Retreat CenterResponded 29 June 2017

Dear Jmoney67, Thank you for your review and your stay. We're glad that you enjoyed your first stay at a Bed and Breakfast. Each one is unique and very different from the experience you might expect from a Hotel or Motel. It is our business,...More

Reviewed 5 July 2016

Helen and Bruce, the innkeepers, reside on the third floor of this lovely bed and breakfast, which was formerly a one-family estate home. The house had beautiful stained glass, wood floors and little details that were aesthetically pleasing. The owners were very hospitable, approachable, and...More

Thank PamelaDeP
Response from BASA78, Owner at Shining Dawn Bed and Breakfast Retreat CenterResponded 11 July 2016

Dear PamelaDeP, We really enjoyed the opportunity to host you, your husband and son during your stay in the Hanover/Gettysburg area. Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review of your stay with us. We're glad you enjoyed your stay and...More

Reviewed 5 June 2016

A tasteful rennovation of an old historic home, offers beautifully decorated rooms, great service, and friendly hospitality. Breakfast offerings are unique culinary creations. The interior is full of old antique grand father clocks, which chime on the hour. There are common areas: patio, living room,...More

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Response from BASA78, Owner at Shining Dawn Bed and Breakfast Retreat CenterResponded 11 July 2016

Dear babalubj, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us at Shining Dawn Bed & Breakfast. It was our pleasure to meet and host you as our guests. We are very happy to learn that you enjoyed your stay and hope...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Air Conditioning
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US$115 - US$145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$115 - US$145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"The rising sun room is very spacious, with a king sized sled bed, and great natural lighting."
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"Room 3 has access to semi-private porch."
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"Rising Sun Room is HUGE and LOVELY"
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"We liked the room in the rear of the house with the back porch--very sunny and quiet. Large walk-in closet."
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