Welcome to Hamanassett, a  Brandywine Valley bed and breakfast

We have earned Select Safe, Stay Select status, an industry-leading set of health and safety guidelines based on recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and other industry leaders. The guidelines can be found at here

*Despite enhanced safety practices, an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public space where people gather.  Click here to read more about what we are doing to keep you, our employees, and ourselves safe and healthy.  Beginning April 4 Governor Wolf is extending to 75% capacity for restaurants and attractions and we are following his mandate.  At this time, we are only opening at 60% capacity, another way to further limit your risk of exposure.  Some are serving outside only and some are also serving inside as well as outside. 

  • A Worthy Destination in the Brandywine Valley of Pennsylvania. Near Longwood Gardens, Brandywine River Museum, Winterthur, Hagley and Nemours, Hamanassett is how your getaway should be.
  • Named one of the Top 10 Bed & Breakfasts in PA by the editor of Heartland Trails
  • Voted “One of the Most Romantic B&B’s in North America”  “The elaborate breakfasts are a high point.” New York Times
  • Select Registry and Trip Advisor Hall of Fame Excellence Award 6 years in a row

Visiting Philadelphia?  Stay with us and save – less taxing, more relaxing.  Call us at 610-459-3000 for details.

Driving a Tesla or other electric car?  Hamanassett has a Tesla Wall Connector and a universal station that can charge all electric vehicles free to all our guests.  Please note we are not a commercial charging station.

Exit the fast lane for an escape to chateau country for a relaxed and peaceful stay in Pennsylvania hunt country and leave your passport at home!   Near Chadds Ford, Pa. Hamanassett Bed & Breakfast has a centuries-old tradition of providing friendly hospitality and comfort in our elegant public spaces and individually decorated rooms and cottages decorated for your comfort.  This award-winning, romantic Pennsylvania B&B is located in the Brandywine Valley just a short drive from Philadelphia, Wilmington (Delaware), and Amish Country. Media and West Chester, PA are a quick 10-minute drive also. A Select Registry  bed and breakfast, we offer exceptional personal service & Southern hospitality at our romantic Brandywine Valley country inn which offers a blend of old world charm and modern comforts.  Hamanassett is the perfect place to stay for your weekend getaway in Pennsylvania. To read our reviews from major publications click here.

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We offer the quiet of the countryside with free, safe parking within a 30-minute drive of Philadelphia and Wilmington including the Philadelphia airport and major sports venues such as Lincoln Financial Field (home of the Philadelphia Eagles), Citizens Bank Ball Park, home of the Philadelphia Phillies, Wells Fargo Center, home of the Philadelphia 76ers and Flyers, and PPL Park, home of the Philadelphia Union. Enjoy the hustle and bustle of the city during the day, and then return to clear skies and bright stars at night. We are close to popular local attractions such as Longwood Gardens, Winterthur Museum, Brandywine River Museum, Hagley Museum, the Nemours Mansion, the Tyler and Scott Arboretums, The Barnes Foundation, Delaware Art Museum, the Heinz National Wildlife Refuge, and Ridley Creek State Park.  Riddle Memorial Hospital is less than 3 miles from Hamanassett.

We are dog friendly (no size or weight restrictions) in two rooms in the main house and both cottages as long as they keep their owners on a leash.  10% of our dog fees are donated to the Providence Animal Center in Media, Pa.  Both the cottages  have small fenced in yards. We also welcome small children age 6 and up in our vacation rentals, the Meadow Cottage and Carriage House. Please call about long-term (one week or more) stays at reduced rates. Check out our Photo Gallery page to see some of our 4-legged guests.  A fee of $50.00 per stay per room for our dog guests is charged to cover the cost of additional cleaning to ensure the comfort of future guests.  10% of these fees are donated to the Providence Animal Shelter.   

We offer both business and leisure travelers a wonderful alternative to a traditional area hotel with a warm and comfortable home-like setting in Eastern PA. Our seclusion, tranquility and country elegance will truly leave you at ease.  Fresh baked cookies, not cookie cutter rooms!

WATCH OUT FOR DEER!!!  This time of year you need to be extra cautious.  Mating season is from October to December.  We are rural so chances are you will see deer.  If you see a deer, slow down because they travel single file so if you see one be prepared for more to follow.
Hamanassett Bed & Breakfast is located just 10 miles north of Longwood Gardens and five miles south of Media.

FREE HIGH-SPEED WIRELESS INTERNET THROUGHOUT THE MAIN HOUSE, MEADOW COTTAGE,  THE CARRIAGE HOUSE and outdoors. There is a guest computer on the desk in the billiard room for your use.  Please note:  all our guest rooms are on the second and third floor.  There is no elevator or bellhop so please pack accordingly.

Unless you love adventure and getting lost, please use our driving directions. We are  located at 115 Indian Springs Drive in the charming borough of Chester Heights.  We’ve found if you input Hamanassett B&B rather than the address or coordinates you will get correct directions.

Emergency: After 9 PM call (610) 558-3687 if you didn’t use our directions.