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“Our return visit was just as wonderful as our first trip to Airy View”

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Airy View Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #1 of 4 Columbia B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 17 June 2014

My husband did not want a big party for his 40th birthday. He had found Airy View when he was looking for a B&B for our 15th wedding anniversary, 3 months ago. We fell in love with it and returned there for his 40th birthday celebration. It was perfect, just as it was the first time. He was so relieved not to have to "entertain" but just relax for his birthday weekend. It was great to see Fran and Mary again, and enjoy the delicious food and wonderful hospitality!

Room Tip: We really like the garden room.
  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Mary P, Owner at Airy View Bed and Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2014

We were delighted to see you again and glad you chose Airy View to celebrate your hubby's 40th birthday! Glad we could be a part of the celebration! Thanks for the awesome review. Look forward to seeing you again!

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Reviewed 17 June 2014

We were in telephone contact as we set up reservation and arranged accommodations.

We ate a recommended restaurant that night and mentioned Airy which resulted in a small discount.

They accommodated our food requests and we had a very fine time.

They have three alpacas which add a nice touch

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled with family
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Mary P, Owner at Airy View Bed and Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2014

We were so glad to meet you and have you stay with us! THanks for the great review! We are always happy to accommodate our guests in whatever way we can to make your stay enjoyable! Also, glad you liked Freddie, Wilson and Bryce, our alpacas! They are fun and interesting animals.

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Reviewed 5 May 2014

We wanted to spend our anniversary in a quiet getaway to just sit and relax and we got just that at Airy View. We enjoyed a lovely afternoon sitting by the pond, listening to the waterfall and taking in the scenery. This B & B is beautiful inside and out and the owners, Fran and Mary, are certainly gifted in hospitality. Our room was romantic with all the little lights and rose theme and our breakfast was delicious. We are already thinking of when we can get away again and go back!

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Mary P, Owner at Airy View Bed and Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2014

Thanks for your kind words!! We are so glad you chose Airy View B&B for your Anniversary getaway! It was great to meet you and get to know you. We are so thankful for warmer weather to actually be able to sit outside and enjoy the patio! Have been anticipating that for a while this spring. Look forward to seeing you again!

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Reviewed 1 May 2014

We were on vacation to see a Steelers game last fall, we landed in Philadelphia and spent a day there then set off for Pittsburgh. We had two days to get there and just headed in that direction with no reservations made. When it became later in the day we looked up B & B's in the area we were. Found Airy View online, we were close by and decided to stop and see the place. We knocked on the door and were met by Mary. She was so sweet and said she did indeed have a room available. She ran up to check the room while we chatted with Fran. Our room was lovely, very clean and comfortable. They recommended a restaurant that evening that was wonderful. For breakfast the next morning I had a baked oatmeal that was delicious, Mary even gave me the recipe. If we are ever back in that area we will certainly look them up again.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Mary P, Owner at Airy View Bed and Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2014

Thanks for your kind words and great review! We were so glad that you found us and took a chance by stopping in to inquire about a room! Happy we had a room and had the opportunity to meet you both and get to visit with you! Baked Oatmeal is one of our favorite breakfast foods. Always willing to share a great recipie! If your travels bring you to our area again, please do come back to see us. Would love that! Maybe we will get to Holyrood to see you one day!!

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Reviewed 30 April 2014

We arrived in a downpour! Mary rushed out with a huge umbrella to keep our unpacking dry. Throughout our visit she and Fran were so helpful, providing dining suggestions, making the reservation and printing out a map. We enjoyed the charmingly appointed rooms, especially the common room where we chatted with our hosts and learned the fascinating history of their house. In the morning we ate a yummy breakfast there, watching the swan cruise in the pond and the three adorable alpacas come out for the day. We would certainly recommend the Airy View B and B to weary travellers like us and to anyone who wanted to enjoy a delightful stay in charming surroundings,

Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Mary P, Owner at Airy View Bed and Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2014

Thank you for your great review. We are so glad you found us, and stopped for the night on your way home! It was such a rainy evening. We were happy to meet you and give you a comfy room for the night. The swan and alpacas do provide a bit of entertainment and enjoyment just watching them! If you ever are traveling through again, we would love to see you!

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Reviewed 29 April 2014

My wife and I headed up to Lancaster county for the weekend and decided to stay at a B&B vs a hotel.
Upon entering the B&B property you see the house is fairly large, and the grounds are well kept. Entering the house itself it's clear the owners residence is in a completely separate part of the house. This is great because you end up feeling like you are in a home (which you are), but not necessarily someone elses home.

The owners are extremely friendly and helpful making sure that we had everything we needed. Breakfast was very good: berries, yogurt and granola, as well as an egg type dish (almost like a fritata/keisch), and a sweet dish made out of pancake mix (I don't recall the name, but it tasted great). Coffee and orange juice was also served. There was a fridge with water bottles, soda, and some chocolates available to us.

The place is very clean, and the rooms are comfortable with a private bathroom. There is plenty of place to relax inside the house (for winter months) and then relax outside the house (as one of the other guests did).

If you do stay here, and I recommend it, check out the Irish restaurant/bar nearby. The food and drink are great.

Room Tip: There are currently two rooms (they are thinking of expanding to three). We stayed in the room with...
  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Mary P, Owner at Airy View Bed and Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2014

Thanks so much for the great review! It was great to meet you and get to know you! We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and found the accomodations to be warm and relaxing! The breakfast dish you referred to is a German Apple Pancake. It seems to be a favorite dish whenever I serve it! Hope to see you again. You are welcome anytime when you visit Lancaster County!

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Reviewed 21 April 2014

We enjoyed the relaxing, peaceful home of Fran n Mary. They truly are special people. they make you feel so welcome and help you with anything you may need. We enjoyed talking and sharing stories. There dog Max is so sweet and a delight to be around. We have gone to many B&B over the years. We were looking for one to call our favorite, we finally found it. We will make this our spot when ever we need a getaway. Thanks for all you do.

Room Tip: if you just want to relax and not have much noise around, then please check this out. There beds are...
  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled with friends
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Mary P, Owner at Airy View Bed and Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2014

Thanks so much for the great review! We work hard to create an atmosphere that is peaceful and relaxing so it really is nice to know our guests feel that way! We, also, enjoyed meeting you and getting to know you! Glad to hear you have found your favorite B&B at Airy View!! We will continue striving to always make your stay enjoyable. Looking forward to seeing you again!

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Address: 4596 Airy View Dr, Columbia, PA 17512-8446
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Lancaster County > Columbia
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 4 B&Bs / Inns in Columbia
Price Range: £106 - £173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our fully renovated 1870's farmhouse sits on a 4 1/2 acre haven. We are nestled close to corn fields, a rippling brook and pond, pines and leafy shade trees in the rolling hills of Lancaster County. We offer four bedrooms. Each room is uniquely decorated, and has a private bathroom with a shower, one with a whirlpool tub. Our love for antiques, "old stuff" and country living is evident throughout our home. A delicious breakfast is served each morning in our sun room, overlooking the pond.We are conveniently located to Lancaster, York, Hershey, and Gettysburg. ... more   less 
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