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“Old fashioned elegance at a price” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Duling-Kurtz House & Country Inn

Duling-Kurtz House & Country Inn
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Duling-Kurtz House & Country Inn
Ranked #1 of 1 Exton B&B and Inns
Springfield - Delaware County, Pennsylvania
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133 reviews
56 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Old fashioned elegance at a price”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2012

Our family enjoyed the food and ambience at a relaxing Sunday afternoon dinner. Appetizers and salads were very good, perfectly complemented by fresh popovers. The side dishes were outstanding - garlic potatos, sauteed vegetables, roasted brussel sprouts were all top-notch. The main courses were very good, though my daughter's New York strip steak was somewhat dry. Prices were moderately high; dinners ranged from $28-35 per entree, and salads and appetizers easily bring that over $50 per person. For an occasional treat, the Duling-Kurtz is a pleasant place to go.

  • Stayed September 2012, travelled with family
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank MRGalant
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Morgantown, Pennsylvania
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86 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2012

We had been here for lunch a few times so we decided to try it for our anniversary dinner. The food was excellent and the service was friendly. I have even gotten gift certificates for family members and the owner is always very nice.

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank mnpnk
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Malvern, Pennsylvania
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292 reviews
56 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2012

Have been twice. Once for a weekend away and once for a personally planned large family gathering. Highs....somewhat like being transported to a location similar to the countryside of germany, great personalized service, good food, nice wine and champagne list and wonderful fireside dining.....lows.... needs a little more attention to detail in terms of upkeep and the food is 3 star not 4 star... in general, very happy to say I would recommend and enjoy...this is old world elegance and that is what you should expect. Its not a new shining example of modern chester county, its bringing you back in time and expect that.

  • Stayed December 2011
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank mrem99
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2012

Great place for a special dinner! My husband and I have enjoyed it many times and always love the fine dining and ambiance.

Stayed April 2011, travelled as a couple
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2 Thank MistycatPA
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albany
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2011

This was our second stay and it was very disappointing. Not only did the owners fail to mention an ecoli problem with the water while making a reservation, they also failed to mention it upon check-in. I was provided 1 bottle of water and a letter from the Health Dept. and it seems the owner/innkeeper were nowhere to be found. Breakfast was also disappointing and lacked sufficient items to drink that were considered "safe." Room was also very cold and you were unable to adjust the temp. so you had to "deal" with the freezing temps! Sadly disappointed and will not be returning there ever again!!

  • Stayed August 2011, travelled with friends
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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4 Thank upstatemom100
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glenside
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16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2011

I have stayed here a few times and love the quiet charm of the Inn. The grounds are lovely and the house is very period but with modern conveniences. I recomend the Winston Churchill room with a lovely fireplace and sitting area perfect for reading or keeping company in front of a fire. The innkeepers know how to give you space but are helpful when needed. The restaurant on the property is amazing...wild boar, oysters, everything is fresh and priced well. I have very discriminatig tastes for food and overnight stays...this establishment exceeds them all.

  • Stayed June 2011, travelled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank missamericaGlenside
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2011

Stayed in many charming bed and breakfast's through the years. All of them had amazing, homemade breakfasts. This place had store bought mini bagels, yogurt and a bowl full of bananas and coffee. I could have had a nicer breakfast at a chain hotel for half the price! I am not sure what all the fuss is about.

  • Stayed May 2011
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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4 Thank Tink0130
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Additional Information about Duling-Kurtz House & Country Inn

Property: Duling-Kurtz House & Country Inn
Address: 146 S Whitford Rd, Exton, PA 19341-2629
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Exton
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Exton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Duling-Kurtz House & Country Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 15
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
An elegant bed and breakfast circa 1830 with 15 rooms each with a private bath, some featuring fireplaces and sitting rooms. Enjoy our beautiful property tucked away in the heart of Chester County, PA. ... more   less 
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