1870 Roebling Inn Delaware - Lackawaxen, PA

The 1870 Roebling Inn on the Delaware is a unique B&B catering to nature lovers, history buffs, fishermen, kayakers, hikers, cyclists, soul seekers, and romantics! And Pike County’s only Delaware Riverfront B&B! Located in the hamlet of Lackawaxen (est. 1798) between the Zane Grey Museum and Roebling's Delaware Aqueduct (1848). Minisink Battleground Park, site of a Revolutionary War battle, is 1 mile and great for hiking. It is one of 6 hikes featured in the NPS Take a Hike brochure.

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Latitude: 41.483369 Longitude: -74.986775 Elevation: 617 ft
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JoAnn Jahn

Bed and Breakfast Style

Stay at this authentic 1870 landmark to experience the beauty and history of the area. In addition to the great scenery at your doorstep, all guestrooms have private bath, A/C, tv, wi-fi, and some have a fireplace. 

The front porch is a favorite place to watch hummingbirds or view the paddlers on the river. You can also relax at the water's edge, viewing Roebling's Delaware Aqueduct (aka Roebling Bridge), the oldest suspension bridge in the USA. A walk across the bridge is a great introduction to the area’s history--interpretive posters line the path. Chances are good you’ll see a bald eagle or two during your stay, frequently perched in the inn's riverbank tree.

Innkeeper is happy to share expert local knowledge on restaurants, fishing guides, main street towns, local spas, canoe rentals, hiking paths, Bethel Woods or classes at a Buddist Temple. 

Continental breakfast is 8-10am.

 

Breakfast Style Served

Continental Breakfast

Seasons Open

Spring through Fall

Range of Rates

$129 weekday to $169 weekend. (Separate cottage for 2, add $10--no breakfast however.)

Eco-Friendly Notes

Participating in the Green Lodging Partnership of Delaware Highlands Conservancy, donating a portion of your stay to preserving the beautiful local area resources. Ecofresh brand bath amenities are vegetable-based, biodegradable ingredients and all packaging is biodegradable. The well-water from the tap is so delicious, you won't need bottled water here.

Locally or Family-Owned Business Notes

The Jahns purchased the building in 1985 and restored it with guests comfort and privacy in mind. It is listed on the National Historic Register. This classic Greek Revival was built by the Delaware & Hudson Canal Company as the office and home for Judge Thomas J. Ridgway. He was their local superintendent and the tallyman for the Delaware dam. 

Accessibility Notes

Not handicap accessible.

Pet Friendly Notes

Sorry, no pets.

Comments

Are one night stays OK? I'd like to fly fish the Delaware in your area, do you know a guide. Only interested in a few hours, not a day trip

Chuck Felker, 6/20/2016

One night Sun-Thur stays are available and local fishing guides offer 1/2 day trips.

JoAnn Jahn, 4/23/2018

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