Rachael’s Dowry Bed and Breakfast

Select Registry Member Since 2020

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Rachael’s Dowry Bed and Breakfast

Select Registry Member Since 2020

The Basics

The restored 18th century home of a prominent family, Rachael’s Dowry Bed and Breakfast is located in a quiet, safe residential neighborhood within easy walking distance to Baltimore’s acclaimed Inner Harbor and Camden Yards. True to the elegance of a home that hosted the Washingtons, Rachael’s Dowry is beautifully restored and updated. It features six spacious rooms and suites with private baths, a beautiful shaded courtyard and several comfortable spaces where guests can relax.

Things We Love

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The History! This is the oldest home in this part of the city, hosted George and Martha Washington, and was a stop on the Underground Railroad

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Location! Easy walking distance from most of Baltimore's downtown stadiums, theaters, restaurants and the Inner Harbor

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Our homemade cookies and scones might the best you've ever had

At A Glance

  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Free On-site Parking
  • Concierge Services
  • Green/Environmentally Friendly
  • Fireplaces in Some Guestrooms

Best For

  • Business Travel
  • City Center Adventures
  • History & Heritage

In The Know

Here are a few things you can't miss when you visit...

  • Don't miss the 10-minute film at the Fort McHenry National Monument and Shrine visitor's center
  • The pumpkin side dish at the Helmand will completely alter your image of what pumpkin can be
  • An Die Musik Live is a true hidden gem for awesome musicians in a very intimate, and inexpensive, venue
  • Pierpoint Restaurant has the best smoked crab cakes you'll find in Baltimore
  • For a romantic dining view visit the Rusty Scupper on the Inner Harbor
  • The two most reasonable - and always good - waterfront eating places are Little Havana and Nick's Fish House

Welcome

The restored 18th century home of a prominent early American family, Rachael's Dowry Bed and Breakfast is located in a quiet, safe residential neighborhood within easy walking distance to Baltimore's acclaimed Inner Harbor, Camden Yards and Ravens Stadium. True to the elegance of a home that hosted George and Martha Washington, Rachael's Dowry is beautifully restored and updated. With heritage awards and membership in the National Registry of Historic Places, Rachael's has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, and in Baltimore's annual showcase for historic architecture, "Doors Open Baltimore". It features six spacious rooms and suites with private baths, a beautiful shaded courtyard and several comfortable spaces where guests can relax. A 2-course gourmet breakfast kickstarts your day, while homemade snacks, teas and a beautiful sipping brandy help you wind down in the evening. You'll definitely feel at home here at Rachael's Dowry.

Amenities

Inn Amenities: Gardens on Property, LGBT Friendly, Green Environmentally Friendly, National Historic Registry,

Food & Wine

Here at Rachael's Dowry we serve a 2-course gourmet breakfast. The first course includes a fruit dish, muffins or scones and juice. The second course will be discussed with guests the day before so that we can accommodate any restrictions or preferences. Coffee and tea are always available.

Meals Offered: Breakfast

Restaurant on Premises: No

Special Diets Accommodated: Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free, Yes

Breakfast: Complimentary

Breakfast Service: Full

Breakfast Seating: Individual Tables, Flexible Times

Pub/Tavern on Premises: No

Dining Amenities: Complimentary Afternoon Tea/Refreshments, Complimentary Snacks, Complimentary Early Coffee Tea

Rooms & Suites

Each of our 6 rooms or suites at our Baltimore Inn is furnished with comfort and relaxation in mind. You will find every room decorated in authentic antiques, each with its own sense of style and character. Whether you are traveling on business, looking for a romantic occasion, or just longing for a unique getaway, you will find it here at Rachael's Dowry. Most rooms feature electric fireplaces and all have private baths. Our 1798 home is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places with original staircases and doorways. Wheelchair accessibility is very limited, and the ability to do some steps is required.

# of Rooms: 6

Beds: Queen, King

Room Entertainment: Cable TV

Handicap Accessible: Not handicap accessible due to historic nature of property

Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Alarm Clocks, Antique Furnishing, Bathrobes, Fireplace, Hair Dryer, Ironing Boards

Guest Services

Part of the charm of a Bed and Breakfast is the host's local knowledge and insights. I'm happy to help you decide what to do or where to eat while you're visiting Charm City, and will do what I can to make your stay fulfilling and comfortable.

Internet Service: Wireless, Complimentary

Front Desk/Security: Business Hours

Inn Amenities: Gardens on Property, LGBT Friendly, Green Environmentally Friendly, National Historic Registry

Location Type

Location Type: City/Metro

Policies

This page describes our inn's policies regarding COVID-19 safety, our standard policies regarding our service promises, our guest expectations, information regarding cancellations and on limitations if rooms are booked through third-party entities.

Pet-Friendly: No

Innkeeper's Pets: No Pets

Smoking Policy: Outside Only

Family Friendly: Over 12

Weddings & Events

Events Supported: Elopement

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