Aaron Burr House, New Hope, Pennsylvania, Bucks County

Aaron Burr House, New Hope, Pennsylvania, Bucks County

Aaron Burr House, New Hope, Pennsylvania, Bucks County




Aaron Burr House Bed and Breakfast Inn is an 1873 Painted Lady Victorian charmer located one block from the vibrant center of New Hope, PA in historic Bucks County.  Each one of the inn's accommodations has a distinct personality, hand painted/stenciled by a New Hope artist and feature antiques, private bathrooms, air conditioners, color cable TV, free Wi-Fi connections and free on-site parking. Most have brass ceiling fans, and some have lace canopy four poster beds and/or fireplace. Private pool and tennis club privileges for guests too. Rated and approved by AAA (three diamonds), and MOBIL TRAVEL GUIDE (three stars).  Serving business and leisure travelers since 1990. Conviently located on the express bus line from New York City; located midway between NYC and Philadelphia and 3 hours from Baltimore/DC Metro area.  Open Year Round.

Aaron Burr House Inn & Conference Center Reviews

"A New Hope treasure. Innkeepers make stay as pleasant as surroundings"
M.& B. (Teaneck, NJ)

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The inn takes its name from the third Vice President of the United States.  After Aaron Burr's infamous and fatal pistol duel with Alexander Hamilton in 1804, Burr escaped to New Hope for safe haven. The inn's stone foundation is all that remains of this pre-Revolutionary War era home where Burr is said to have hid for over a week. Today, our inn still offers a warm and hospitable welcome to weary travelers along the Old York Road. And the spirit of Aaron Burr can still be experienced at our inn...Learn more about Aaron Burr as a historical figure in colonial America at: About.com: American Originals

Here are 2 songs from the Broadway hit "Hamilton" which feature the character of Aaron Burr.

 Wait For It     Dear Theodosia


Forget Hamilton, Burr Is the Real Hero: read this article to learn more about what political ideas Burr stood for.  Time.com



Re-enactment of the famous pistol duel between Aaron Burr and Hamilton

"Fresh is best" is the innkeepers' motto regarding the baked from scratch multi-course breakfast, which is served daily (complimentary) in the Dining Room or in the privacy of your own bedroom.

"Breakfast - in - Bed was a real treat, especially since it was our first trip in 6 years without the kids"   (Lee and Brian)

Please advise your innkeeper at the time of reservation if you have a food allergy or special dietary restrictions.

Home baked goodies and refreshments are served to all upon arrival. A special Afternoon Tea with your Innkeeper is served Saturdays (and holiday Sundays). View some of our most requested recipes

"Inviting, clean, individually decorated rooms, ample parking and quiet inside and out, yet only a short stroll to shops, restaurants and a great nightlife too."  C. Lage (Los Angeles)


View a video of a bride and groom who booked Aaron Burr House Inn for her wedding

Private Pool & Tennis Club (Seasonal)
As a registered guest, you have the privilege of using the facilities at the Inn's private mountaintop Pool & Tennis Club (daily fee); 6 pools, 4 tennis courts, clubhouse, snack bar, ping-pong, basketball, lounge chairs and more...plus great scenic views from on high. Just a 1 minute drive from Aaron Burr House (or a 10 minute walk uphill).

Gardeners and plant enthusiasts alike enjoy New Hope's  "Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve" at all times of the year.  In mid - September, the Tohicon Garden Club holds its annual standard "Tohickon Flower Show " in conjunction with the "Bucks County Antiques Show."  Also in September is the much celebrated "Heronswood Fall Planting Open" at the private Fordhork Farm.  Many plants for sale are from Heronswood's private library of unusual and treasured species, as well as uncommon gathered-in-the-wild plants not available to the general public as well as not-yet-released Heronswood - bred hellebores.  Of course, the grand indoor "Philadelphia Flower Show" is held every year in March.  "Longwood Gardens" is another premier destination in the region.   Make your Reservations now.  Click Here for more links to Bucks County Gardens.

A recent Guest wrote:

Independent filmmaker Candis from Calgary (Canada), whom recently stayed over a week on business at our Inn while attending the New Hope International Film Festival, commented on TripAdvisor.com

"Have never met so many interesting people in one place in my life."  She also rated the Inn "Excellent."


"Sleep Here Now"

Travel bloggers Katie and Jesse recently uploaded this video onto YouTube about the Wedgwood Inn of New Hope and our adjacent Umpleby House and Aaron Burr House Inn.


Haunted New Hope: The Ghost of Aaron Burr 

An 'under cover' guide recently stayed and blogged the ghostly-going-ons....read all about it at boroughsofthedead.com

Hi Carl, and Dinie,

Just wanted to share my post about our stay at the Wedgwood. Thanks again for hosting us - we had a fantastic time. www.motherofalltrips.com






"And for another unearthly perspective on our Inns...
 watch GHOST TOURS of New Hope."

 Best, Carl



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Specialized Guided Tours of Bucks County
There are several new and distinct Tours available to our discerning houseguests. They are consistently open but all have their own hours of operation, costs, and rules. 'One -time only' tours and open houses, seasonal garden tours, museum tours, etc., can be found on our CALENDAR of EVENTS link on

Our favorites include: an escorted Food Tour, and an escorted Winery/Brewery Tour, An Evening Walking Ghost Tour of New Hope, a self-guided tour of the Lavender Farm Estate, a factory tour of the Christmas Gallery at Byer's Choice, and the tour of the Woodworking Compound of George Nakashima.

Click Here to view details about the cost, timing, etc., of each of these very special tours.

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