Carlisle House Bed and Breakfast

Welcome to the Carlisle House
Bed & Breakfast

A Beautifully Restored 1826 Civil War House in Carlisle, PA With Luxury Rooms. Closest Walk to Restaurants and Shops. Steps from Dickinson College, CPYB, and Penn State Dickinson School of Law. We Offer Free, Private Off-Street Parking, a TESLA Charger, and JuiceBox EV Charger.

Carlisle House Bed and Breakfast is locally owned and the only one of its class in the Cumberland Valley. Carlisle House was just voted the Favorite Bed and Breakfast in Cumberland County. We are also proud to have been selected as one of NBC Washington’s Top Ten Weekend Getaways, and to have received’s Certificate of Excellence in 2011 through 2023. We have also received TripAdvisor’s “greenleaders” Silver Award for our approach to sustainability, recycling, and ecological awareness.

NBC Washington chose Carlisle and the Carlisle House Bed and Breakfast as one of their Top Ten Weekend Getaways in Pennsylvania.

Dickinson College

Only a short walk (or drive in bad weather) from our Bed and Breakfast is Dickinson College, the most sustainable Baccalaureate Institution. Whether you’re here for a tour of the school, dropping off a child or just wandering, Dickinson is a great place to visit.  

Located in Historic Downtown Carlisle, PA

In Carlisle’s Historic Downtown area, you’ll find many interesting shops, antique stores, and an array of excellent dining options, many of which have been featured in regional magazines and, since we are the closest B&B to the city center, are a short walk from the Bed and Breakfast.

Our location in Carlisle makes us the ideal stopping place for the more discerning traveler, both business and leisure, and our room amenities provide everything you may need for a relaxing respite from your travels. For those who love history, Carlisle was a frontier town and has been involved in many significant events in American history, from the French and Indian Wars, through the Revolutionary War, the Whiskey Rebellion, the War of 1812, the Indian Wars, the Civil War, the Carlisle Industrial Indian School (attended by Jim Thorpe), and all of this is celebrated at the Army Heritage and Education Center and the Army Heritage Trail.

If your favorite leisure activities tend towards the outdoors, then we are just a few minutes from the Letort Spring Run, featured as one of the world’s “50 Places to Fly Fish Before You Die.” We are a half-hour from Roundtop Mountain Resort where you can ski and snowboard in the winter months, and Zip-line and Ogo Ball in the summer. And of course there are many great cycling trails and routes all around us. Circled by Pennsylvania State Parks, we are just 3 miles from the Appalachian Trail and just 18 miles from the Appalachian Trail Museum at the midpoint of the Trail.

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Carlisle House offers private, off street parking and our Electric Vehicle chargers include both a dedicated Tesla charger and a JuiceBox charger conforming to Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Standards and Recommended Practices, including SAE J1772 NEC 625, UL 2231 and UL 2594. Compatible vehicles include: Tesla, Chevy Volt, Fiat 500e, Honda Fit EV, Honda Accord Plug-in, Mitsubishi i-MIEV, Nissan Leaf, Ford Focus Electric, Ford C_Max Energi, Ford Fusion Energi, Smart Electric Drive, Toyota Prius Plug-in, Toyota RAV4 EV, and Wheego LiFe.

And it’s a No-Charge CHARGE for our guests staying in our first-floor jacuzzi rooms or any of our suites! Recharge yourself while doing the same for your car!