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The South Mountain Inn

Luxurious accommodations in a stunning natural setting


Luxurious accommodations in a stunning natural setting

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The Basics


The South Mountain Inn Bed and Breakfast offers a quiet natural setting for guests to pause and connect with themselves or someone important in their lives. The inn sits on seven acres bordered by mature trees and mountain views. Our guests can enjoy the serenity from the wrap-around porch or on the patio next to a warm fire. If you are looking for one of the best places to stay in Reading or Wernersville we would love to have you as a guest.

At a Glance

  • Smoke-Free
  • Free Parking
  • Concierge Services
  • Family Friendly
  • Fireplace or Fire Pit
  • Spa Services
  • Full House Rental
  • Weddings/Events

In the Know

  • Visit Middle Creek Wildlife Refuge in late February/March to see the rare white Snow Geese
  • Do not miss Murdough's Christmas Barn - an historic barn filled with Christmas ornaments/decor year-round

  • Experience the YMCA Camp Cushion Peak guided night hikes
  • Savor peach ice cream at The Cone each summer peaches sourced from our local Preston Orchard

Stay for the Story

Perched amidst the majestic South Mountain Range, South Mountain Inn is a picturesque retreat that offers a tranquil and scenic getaway. The quiet resilience of nature and the wildlife in this place have provided healing throughout the years.

Sip & Savor

Here are a few things to sip & savor when you visit…

Enjoy steak, seafood and delicious cocktails at Willoughby's on Park
Try Salute Ristorante for authentic Italian food
Enjoy a craft brewed beer at Chatty Monks

See & Do

Here are a few things to see & do when you visit…

Rent a kayak from Blue Marsh Outdoors and explore the Tulpehocken Creek or paddle around Blue Marsh Lake
Boutique shopping and farm market in West Reading
Go antiquing in Adamstown to find that unique treasure

Guest Reviews

For our purposes, it was excellent. We wanted a location that we could just get away from it all and relax while visiting some wineries. The atmosphere was very nice while enjoying the 1800 Victorian architecture. It was a very nice touch having coffee delivered to our bedroom door before heading down to an excellent breakfast. Matt and Kedri were very accommodating. This has definitely been added to our...See More

- Bill Clark

Our family (13 of us!) stayed at the South Mountain Inn for a wedding, and we couldn't be happier. The Innkeepers (Matt and Kedri) are awesome--very helpful, friendly, and super-responsive. The breakfast buffet they prepared each morning was delicious (and not the same thing every morning). The big front porch was a favorite gathering place for us, and firepit got plenty of use too. The rooms were very comfortable...See More

- Ken Elliott

Had a wonderful stay here. The home made cookies were a treat and the morning coffee and breakfast were superb. The rooms were spacious and well presented. Loved the miniature donkeys and will definitely return for our next business trip. Thanks guys.

- David Drummond

Lovely inn. Very comfortable with coffee brought to your door for early risers. Fantastic breakfast. Inn keepers are very friendly and helpful. And don’t miss the miniature donkeys and their new baby donkeys.

- christopher blume

South Mountain Inn is completely lovely- the hosts have done a wondeful job refurbishing this historic home which overlooks a peaceful Pennsylvania valley next to Amish country. I just spent a memorable weekend there with friends from college, staying up the Aerie Suite, so restful and refreshing. It couldn't have been nicer. We enjoyed the delightful view and well chosen furnishings, an artistic blend of antiques and modern updates,...See More

- Lili Wendell

Rooms & Suites

# of Rooms: 5

Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Bathrobes, Hair Dryer, Alarm Clocks, Antique Furnishings

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For information on ADA accessibility for the facility or its rooms, please contact the property directly.


Smoking Policy: Smoke free

Family Friendly: Yes

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Food & Wine

Meals Offered: Breakfast

Special Diets Accommodated: Yes

Restaurant on Premises: No

Dining Amenities: Complimentary Afternoon Tea/Refreshments, Complimentary Beverages, Complimentary Early Coffee Tea, Complimentary Snacks, Special Diets Accommodated

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Guest Services

Internet Service: Wireless

Inn Amenities: Hot Breakfast, Concierge Services, Free Onsite Parking, Full House Rental Available, Gardens on Property, Meeting Space Available, Weddings & Events Available

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Weddings & Celebrations

Wedding/Reception/Event Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor

Events Supported: Private Parties, Ceremonies, Rehearsal Dinners, Bridal Luncheons, Elopements

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Business Travel & Meetings

Meeting Types: Business Meetings, Retreats

Meeting Facilities: Yes

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Location Type: Mountains, Rural, Small Town/Village