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Sweetwater Farm

  • 50 Sweetwater Rd. Map It
  • Glen Mills
  • Fodor's Choice

Pros

  • Elegant decor
  • Well-maintained grounds
  • Accommodating staff

Cons

  • Some guest rooms are small
  • Some may not like presence of pets
  • Late breakfast not available

Updated 05/19/2011

Fodor's Review

This historic property—part of William Penn's land grant to the Hemphill family—carves out a tranquil 50 acres of Brandywine Valley countryside. Rooms in the 1734 Quaker farmhouse include the Dormer, once a hospital for the Underground Railroad. Rooms in the 1815 Georgian addition have four-poster beds and fireplaces. Among the seven cottages are a former greenhouse and the thoroughly modern Hemphill and Brandywine units, with gas fireplaces and flat-screen TVs. Both fun and nature are bountiful here, thanks to a billiards room, massage services, and hiking trails. The three-course breakfast is served in the dining room or on the outdoor patio, which overlooks the pond and the resident horses and goats.

Hotel Information

Address:

50 Sweetwater Rd., Glen Mills, Pennsylvania, 19342, United States

Map It

Phone:

610-459–4711; 800-793–3892

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 7 rooms, 7 cottages
  • Rate includes Breakfast

Updated 05/19/2011

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