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“Very Nice and we would return”
Review of Big Hollow B&B

Big Hollow B&B
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Big Hollow B&B
Ellicott City, Maryland
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14 reviews
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“Very Nice and we would return”
Reviewed 31 May 2011

My wife and I stayed at the Big Hollow B&B over Memorial Day and it is very nice. We stayed in the Lavender room. Overall the entire B&B was very clean, the breakfast was very good, the proprieters are wonderful, and the grounds are beautiful. This is a 3 room inn shared with the owners, but there is plenty of room for privacy.

  • Stayed May 2011, travelled as a couple
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Chester County, PA
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Reviewed 23 November 2010

We had the privilege of staying at the Big Hollow B&B in early November for a Penn State football weekend. Other family members had stayed here previously with rave reviews so our expectations were already at a high-level. Those expectations were surpassed. The accomodations were superb. The home was beautiful and our room had everything we needed for a comfortable weekend. The owners truly made us feel at home and they both enhanced the experience. We look forward to our return next football and hope to make it up for a weekend in early 2011.

  • Stayed November 2010, travelled as a couple
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Philadelphia, PA
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Reviewed 24 November 2009

What a wonderful stay! The owners are at once kind and neighborly, and absolutely professional. My wife and I really enjoyed this place - great attention to detail applied to an excellent design and execution. Examples include heated towel bars, petit fours on the pillows, and very well appointed rooms (we had the Hydrangea Suite), sitting room, study (with complimentary wine), and grounds. We look forward to returning, as on this trip friends and the football game kept us almost too busy to appreciate it all.

Compared to a 4-star hotel: half the price, twice the space, and 10x the charm.

  • Stayed November 2009, travelled as a couple
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Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 27 August 2007

Even if you have no interest in college football and are not at Penn State for a game - try this wonderful B&B. The owners, Bob and Marge have built a beautiful home in the country - you feel you are deep in the woods but you are 10 minutes from Penn State campus.

Their bedrooms are beautiful, in fact the whole house is just lovely. We were welcomed to use their cozy library where we sipped some great wine ( provided by the hosts), relaxed and forgot about how busy the world can be.

The grounds of this place are beautiful - the thickest green grass I have ever stepped on and flower beds galore. We had breakfast out on their huge back patio - and it was peaceful and pretty. The patio has a built-in fire pit, a fountain and lots of comfy seating. Food was delicious and portions were generous. They have a great coffee maker where you can choose gourmet coffees by the cup.

We were the only guests there - aside from a family member who had brought along the sweetest, quietest, little brown poodle I have ever met. If I had a recommendation for the owners, I would say make sure the dog visits often as he was such a wonderful addition.

We are Canadians and not likely to be in town for a football game ( we were visiting an international student/friend of ours) - but believe me you need no excuse at all to visit this wonderful B&B.

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  • Stayed August 2007, travelled as a couple
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Property: Big Hollow B&B
Address: 288 Big Hollow Rd, State College, PA 16801-7165
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > State College
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Ranked #6 of 8 B&Bs / Inns in State College
Number of rooms: 3

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