Why settle for an average hotel in Lancaster County? Leave your worries behind and escape to a paradise of luxury, scenery, and history! Our bed and breakfast in the Lancaster, PA, area embodies the term “timeless elegance” with its balance of splendor and comfort. You’ll feel right at home as you enjoy top-notch accommodations in a peaceful, park-like setting. You’re sure to agree that there’s no better option for lodging near Lancaster, PA, than our inn.


Plus, you get to immerse yourself in a historical atmosphere where several influential figures once stayed. Simon Cameron, President Lincoln’s first Secretary of War and four-time United States Senator, and his family bought the estate in 1872 and transformed it into one of the most magnificent properties in the area. Since then, it has hosted historical figures such as President Ulysses S. Grant and Lord Mountbatten.

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It’s time to begin your journey to relaxation. Take the first step today, and browse our variety of accommodations in the Lancaster, PA, area. They all feature unique decor and designs, as well as a long list of amenities, including a delicious breakfast each morning. All it takes is one night at Cameron Estate Inn to realize we’re one of the best places to stay near Lancaster, PA. Browse our rooms and book your stay today!


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Guest Rooms at Our Bed and Breakfast in Lancaster County, PA

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#11 McKinley Room: King Bed

Situated on the South-west corner of the mansion just inside the front door, the McKinley room is an ideal spot for viewing the setting sun. Once the Receiving Parlor, this comfortable space is named after President McKinley whose great-great-great-grandparents owned the property in the 1700s.

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#12 Green Drawing Room: King Bed

One of the largest rooms in the mansion, the Green Drawing Room features Federal period reproduction wallpaper, original interior wood shutters and woodwork, a private bath with tub and shower, and a spectacular 1880 French bedroom suite.

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#14 US Grant Room: King Bed

Once the office for this farming estate totaling 1200 acres and rumored to have once been the guest room for President Grant this room features a stunning French-inspired bedroom suite with a king bed.

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#15 Hoover Spring: King Bed

Originating in the basement of the red brick farmhouse and the stone spring house on the neighboring farm, this secluded room offers a private entrance and expansive deck to enjoy the view of the creek and the woods.

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#16 Fish Hatchery Overlook: King Bed

Overlooking Donegal Creek and the location of Pennsylvania’s first fish hatchery, this room on the east corner of the north wing offers a private entrance and expansive deck to enjoy the view of the creek and the woods.

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#18 Lizzie Sherman: King Bed

Named after James Cameron’s second wife Elizabeth Sherman Cameron. She was dangerously fascinating, and all who laid eyes on her were captivated.

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#20 Mary Cameron Room: King Bed

This room is located in the oldest part of the mansion and was a quiet retreat for the lady of the house – Mary Cameron, the last descendant of Simon Cameron to own the property.

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#21 Harvest Room: King Bed

Facing west towards the setting sun and adjacent farms, this grand room is papered in reproduction block print wallpaper and appointed with French antique furniture and Persian rugs.

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#22 James Cameron Room: King Bed

This comfortable room in the back of the mansion is named after Simon Cameron s son James, who inherited the estate and expended it to its current look and size.

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#23 Dutch Country Room: King Bed

Accessed down a private corridor in the North wing of the mansion, this cozy room offers a quiet getaway with views of Donegal creek and woods.

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#24 Hideaway Room: King Bed

Nestled in the rear of the mansion at the end of a private corridor in the north wing, this room features a four-poster king bed, private bath with tub/shower combination and cable TV.

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#25 Simon Cameron Room: King Bed

The private retreat of the estate’s namesake, the Simon Cameron room is in the oldest part of the mansion and is one of the largest rooms in the inn.

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#26 Lincoln Room: King Bed

Named in honor of Simon’s (and the nation’s) commander-in-chief, boss, and political rival, this room’s entry is cleverly concealed through a built-in hall bookcase off the second-floor landing.

The Loft Room

#27 The Loft Room: Queen Bed

Isolated almost entirely from the rest of the Inn, the Loft is reached by a private staircase from the North wing of the mansion.

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#30 Creek View Room: Queen Bed

This charming room faces east to welcome the rising sun. Tucked under the roofline created in the 1889 expansion by James Cameron, this garret offers a dormer window overlooking Donegal creek and adjoining woods.

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#31 Garden View Room: 2 x Queen Bed

As James Cameron’s escape from the oppressive summer heat of Washington D.C., the mansion was expanded to accommodate the entourage needed to host President U. S. Grant as fares of the state were discussed in the bucolic atmosphere of the Cameron’s estate, Donegal.

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#32 Cameo Room: King/Twin Bed

Once part of the caretaker’s lodging during the Elizabethtown College years, this room and offers an antique Italian king bed and a large private bath with tub/shower combination.

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#33 The Haven Room: Queen Bed

A perfect escape in this rambling mansion, this cozy room is tucked away in a dormer and features a queen bed and private bath with shower.

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#34 Dormer Room: Queen Bed

Created during the Cameron expansion a century ago, this cozy room is tucked away in a dormer and features a queen bed and private bath with shower.

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#37 Donegal Garrett Room: Queen Bed

Located in the oldest part of the house, this delightful room features a cozy sleeping chamber with a queen bed and a private bath with tub/shower combination.