Ohio's number one rural tourist destination, Holmes County, rich in history and culture, is home to the world's largest community of Amish. A visit to Ohio's Amish Country is so unique, it may feel as though you've stepped into 17th Century Europe as you view Amish, dressed in peasant-type clothing, taking animals to market in horse-drawn buggies or wagons. A visit to this unique and historic area offers a broad range of shopping experiences including cheese shops, quilt shops, Amish hard-wood furniture stores, weekly farmer's markets, flea markets, restaurants, and more. Visitors will observe centuries-old practices of a distinct separate and hard-working group of people.
The masterfully restored Barn inn
, once home to Honey Run Dairy company, today showcases a stately blend of rustic beams and fine decor. The inn's expansive great room soars to a height of 33 feet and features at-home comforts of sofas, fireplace, satellite TV, and tables for groups to enjoy table games. Balconies and porches extend from all levels and rooms and overlook a grand fountain and foot bridge that lead to a private park in the rear. Wireless internet is provided free throughout the inn. Beside the inn is the original and recently updated Fred Gehrig farmhouse.
Offering complete privacy and comfort, guest suites feature a private bath, satellite TV, VCR, DVD, Wifi, iron, hair dryer, individual climate control, and more. Some suites with Jacuzzis and fireplaces, some with sofa, loveseat, or recliner. Rooms feature a refrigerator or share a hallway refrigerator and are accessed from an interior hallway and an exterior door which opens to a deck or porch. The2 1/2 bedroom farmhouse is complete with a kitchen, living room, dining room, and deck.
Served daily and included with each stay is a full country breakfast. Wifi extends throughout the inn. Groups renting the entire inn may use the grand front room and dining room for conference purposes.
Couples or single in-room massages and foot reflexology massages are available with advance notice. Call to order roses, Amish tour packages, meal in Amish home, gourmet cheese basket, or any number of other services listed on website. Breakfast time includes 30 minutes of orientation to area points of interest and Amish cultural information.
Policies & Restrictions
Check-in from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., check-out 11 a.m. A $20 cancellation fee will be charged per room for any cancellation made less than 10 days prior to arrival date. Credit cards will be charged 100% of room rate if cancellation is not made 10 days prior to arrive date, unless the room is resold. Cancellation must be made by telephone only. E-mail cancellations are not accepted. No animals or pets are permitted on the premises. Smoking inside the inn, on porches, or on balconies is strictly prohibited. Guests may smoke outside at a distance of at least 20 feet away from the inn or in the Smokehouse provided. A reservation constitutes an agreement to comply with The Barn Inn's smoking policy. Children under 10 years of age are restricted to the Fred Gehrig Farmhouse.
Rates & Availability
Check our website, which is live and current or call for more personalized help. Standard rooms from $109 to $129, VIP rooms from $119 to $159, VIP suites from $139 to $219.
With advance notice, we can arrange for Barn Inn guests to enjoy a meal in an Amish home. The food is exceptional. Let us know so that we can promote the date, as we must have at least 10 people for the meal.
Here at The Barn Inn bed and breakfast we share Amish cultural information at breakfast time. The owner, who was once an Amish church member, takes delight in sharing about the society's traditions and variations within the culture.
From Millersburg, take 241 North for about 2 1/2 miles, turn right onto Co. Rd. 203. Travel 1 1/4 mile to inn on right. From Berlin, travel west on 39/62 to County Rd. 203. Turn right and travel to first road that turn left which is County Rd. 203. Travel to 6838 Co. Rd. 23
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