Mercersburg Inn is located just a morning's drive from Washington DC, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Pittsburgh. The decorative tile, oak flooring, double-curving wrought-iron balustrades, scagliola columns, and the mahogany and chestnut paneling are all original to the house. The 17 rooms in the main house and carriage house include 4 different types of rooms ranging from standard to extravagant. Byron's Dining Room is the Mercersburg Inn's fine dining restaurant. Seating is from 17:30 to 20:30 Thursday thru Saturday and from 17:00 to 20:00 on Sunday.
Standard rooms - the three quaint standard rooms are bright and cozy with comfy queen beds
- Garden view. Crisp and bright in blue and white, this sunny corner room features a queen bed and small bath with shower. Overlooking the inn’s back gardens, it offers a quiet and tranquil repose.
- Lavender room. Featuring exquisite antique prints of fruits and vegetables, this luminous room gleams with lavender and white accents. An antique armoire and private bath complete the intimate atmosphere.
- Nanny’s room. Sunlit and inviting, this quaint and colorful room was once the restful refuge for the Byron’s nanny. Features include a queen featherbed, antique bureau, and a small, private bath with shower.
Deluxe rooms - plush queen beds and added amenities distinguish these two lovely deluxe rooms
- Sitting room offers a queen bed tucked into a cozy alcove and a large, separate sitting area with an antique love seat and desk. Perfect for business travelers or guests seeking distinct sleeping and lounging spaces, this fetching room also offers a private bath and walk-in closet.
- School room. Once a classroom for the Byron’s sons, this alcove now serves as a country hideaway. A hand-stitched quilt drapes over the queen bed, and a private bath and dressing area complete the homey atmosphere.
Superior rooms - with special touches and soft king beds, these seven superior rooms offer pampering comfort
- Academy view. Featuring a canopied king bed and large, antique bureau, this gracious corner room looks out on the stunning spires of Mercersburg Academy’s chapel. An overstuffed love seat graces the sitting area, and a large walk-in closet leads to the private bath with a modern tub and shower combination.
- Dressing room. Featuring a canopied king bed, private bath, and magnificent views of the Tuscarora Mountains from the private balcony, this open, airy room is awash in soft, subtle tones.
- Ione’s room. The former sanctuary of the mistress of the house, this pleasant room presents a king canopied bed, queen-size sofa bed, and a huge bath with an old-fashioned soaking tub and separate marble shower.
- Julia’s repose. Soft blue and yellow tones take center stage on the canopied king bed and in the spacious bath, which features an antique dressing table and an old-fashioned soaking tub with shower.
- The loft. Secluded and soothing, this two-room suite offers a king canopied bed and a graceful antique love seat. A multi-paned window adds architectural flair to the additional loft bedroom, where a twin-bed with a matching trundle doubles the sleeping space. Perfect for families or friends traveling together, this room also features a small, private bath with a shower.
- Tidd’s room. This charming room was once the scheming and dreaming place for the Byron’s youngest son, Tidd. Replete with country antiques, the ample interior features a king canopied bed, leather recliner, and private bath. A second door leads to a balcony.
- Vaughn’s room. Dressed in timeless black and white toile, this delightful space features a walk-in closet, a king bed and private bath with a modern tub and shower combination.
Extravagant rooms - featuring sumptuous king beds and fireplaces, these three extravagant rooms offer the ultimate in luxury
- Marie Claire. With a large, lovely fireplace and a private, covered balcony, this sun-filled room is an inn favorite. Soft light streams onto the window seat a perfect place to curl up with a book. A charming sofa bed in the sitting area, leather recliner, king canopied bed, and private bath make this room a perfect peaceful haven.
- Prospect view. Once the private retreat of Harry Byron, Prospect View is now the inn’s most spacious room with a king canopied bed, private balcony, and grand fireplace. Original tile floors and fixtures grace the enormous bathroom, which features an old-fashioned soaking tub and separate marble shower.
- Romantic retreat. Private and romantic, this large suite is tucked away in an upstairs corner, perfect for honeymooners or those romantically inclined! A see-through fireplace casts a warm glow over both bedroom and bathroom. A whirlpool tub for two, king poster bed, and cozy window seat complete the secluded setting.
The Carriage House rooms
A few steps from the main house is the Carriage House, built in 1909. The newly renovated upper floor contains two rooms with individually controlled heating and air-conditioning and private baths with Jacuzzi tubs. Although the construction is new, the furnishings are of a period matching those in the main house. Here, you will find the same luxurious feather-beds, down quilts, and plush pillows guests have come to expect from the Mercersburg Inn.