Recommdations for High-end Hotels or B&Bs

Discussion topics related exclusively to our annual gathering in Carlisle PA on June 2-4, 2006.
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Recommdations for High-end Hotels or B&Bs

Post by AnHonestCitizen » Thu May 18, 2006 9:07 pm

For the first time ever, my girlfriend is going to join me at Carlisle. Not to knock the Hotel Carlisle, but I think her whole experience would go over better if we stayed at a nicer place.
A really nice hotel in Harrisburg would be good, or a little B&B that a girl would find "adorable".
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Hey, she doesn't share my love of cars, so I kinda gotta meet her halfway here, ya know?
The only car she is crazy about is the Porsche 356 because they are "cute".
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(And the sad thing is you know she'll win and a 356 will be my garage queen in about ten years.)

Anyways, if y'all have any recommendations I'd appreciate it.

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Post by John Brennan » Thu May 18, 2006 9:26 pm

Just make sure the 356 is rust-free. :wink:
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Post by DPDISXR4Ti » Thu May 18, 2006 10:39 pm

You should bring her to the Import show this weekend. I'll be the guy there who's pretending to be married with two little kids. :)

I've always thought this would be a neat place to stay, but I know they're close enough to the fairgrounds that they jack up the rates pretty good on show weekends.

http://www.allenberry.com/

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Post by AnHonestCitizen » Fri May 19, 2006 10:05 am

That Allenberry place looks HILARIOUS. It's an Inn AND Playhouse. I quote: "Allenberry Brings Broadway to Central Pennsylvania"
Priceless.
The ole lady would kill me if I booked this place. I may do it anyway.
Thanks for the tip.

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Post by XR4TIboostedmom » Fri May 19, 2006 11:17 pm

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Post by XR4TIboostedmom » Fri May 19, 2006 11:33 pm

Need an alarm system for your Merk??? Rescue a German shepherd today! PM me for details or visit www.awndr.petfinder.com

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Post by AnHonestCitizen » Wed May 24, 2006 12:45 pm

Thanks for all the help gents. Using those B&B finders, I was able to secure a room at a place called Fox Hollow in Mechanicsburg.
It's got horses!

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Post by XR4TIboostedmom » Sat May 27, 2006 3:32 pm

look at the name....xr4tiboosted MOM not a gent but your welcome anyhow.....i love horses
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Post by AnHonestCitizen » Sat May 27, 2006 4:03 pm

Well, if you like horses, and since you helped me find it, then you should drop by while we're there. The address:

Fox Hollow Farm Bed & Breakfast
3045 Lisburn Road
Mechanicsburg PA 17055
USA

I'm sure we will be able to walk around and check out the horses. Ask for David from DC.

We will be there Friday night only. We have to be in New Haven, CT on Saturday evening. After that, it's off to Watkins Glen, NY on Sunday evening. I'm going to have a lot of fun that weekend!

Ya know I kept reading that second M as an N; "...boostedmon" I had this vague idea that you were either Jamaican or really into reggae. :oops:
Of course being a woman doesn't preclude either of those things from still being true. :)

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Post by XR4TIboostedmom » Sun May 28, 2006 8:44 am

not Jamaican but I do like some reggae....its no problem and Im not that far away from DC. Just on the other side of Frederick mountain in PA,a lil bit north of Hagerstown MD
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Post by ztee24 » Mon May 29, 2006 10:46 pm

HAAHAA, trying to get on her good side with brownie points with the B&B, or the Ritz hotel.

So you are only going to Carlisle on Friday ? Most excitement is on Saturday and the evening too.

Have fun riding horses!

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Post by AnHonestCitizen » Tue May 30, 2006 7:52 am

Actually, all my plans may change...yet again. :roll:
I bought a pair of tickets to the dinner last night just in case I can make it. I'm really interested in the speaker.

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Post by Ed Lijewski » Tue May 30, 2006 12:15 pm

If you're not totally tied to a BandB, consider the Hotel Hershey for a pampered experience. Situated on a good sized hill opposite Hershey Park and up a winding entry road, the hotel is very nice (plush!) and the vast gardens around the hotel are just plain beautiful, with a spectacular view across towards Hershey Park. Hershey is at most about 30 minuts from Carlisle (maybe less), not far from Mechanicsburg. :wink:

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Post by smoke3006 » Wed Jun 14, 2006 10:36 am

AnHonestCitizen wrote:Thanks for all the help gents. Using those B&B finders, I was able to secure a room at a place called Fox Hollow in Mechanicsburg.
It's got horses!
Did you end up stay here? If so how was it?
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Post by AnHonestCitizen » Wed Jun 14, 2006 3:25 pm

Wasn't half bad actually. The room had cable (with Speed TV, woohoo! Can't get that here in DC) and a small fridge. They served a big breakfast in the morning. No mini danishs and sewer coffee for me that mroning!

The SE (spouse equivalent) couldn't make it, after all. There were no other guests so I had run of the place. I didn't take advantage of it, though. I boogied straight over to the parking lot on Friday night, and beat it out the door for the show field first thing on Saturday so I really didn't do much but sleep and eat there.
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