The Ironmaster’s Mansion offers both individual overnight accommodations as well as group reservations with exclusive use of the facility for day use, overnight use, or both. Overnight capacity of the Mansion is 28 guests. There are two bedrooms with dormitory sleeping arrangements that have 7 bunks, or 14 twin beds in each.
Please note that the reservation process for group reservations is explained below.
Unavailable Dates (Special Event Closures)
The hostel is open 6 days a week and is closed on Tuesdays (the inkeeper's off day). It will also be closed due to special events on the following dates.
Learn more about individual and group booking options below.
Individual Overnight Reservations
The Ironmaster’s Mansion is open for overnight hostel guests for check-in from 5pm until 9pm. Checkout time in the morning is 9am.
$25 per night without meals
$35 with meals (includes dinner of pizza, beverage and fruit/salad, and breakfast of coffee, waffles, juice, and fruit).
The hostel is closed on Tuesdays, and during special events such as weddings and receptions.
The Ironmasters Mansion serves as a hostel, offering individual overnight stays for a base price of $25 per night including tax, which includes an upper or lower bunk, access to the public areas of the Mansion from check-in to check-out, and shower facilities. Dinner and breakfast are an added $5 each, for a $35 total fee that includes meals. Free wireless internet is available for guests, as well as use of a desktop computer for emailing and web searching.
Guests stay in one of two dormitory style rooms. Men are located downstairs and women upstairs. There are men’s and women’s bathrooms on each floor, each with a shower. First floor facilities are ADA compliant.
Reservations are not needed for over night Hostel stays. You may email the Innkeeper at firstname.lastname@example.org. To check on closures for special events . You may also call the Innkeeper at the Ironmaster’s Mansion at 717-486-4108 with specific questions .
Jeff Leeper is your Innkeeper and resides on the property. Please do not hesitate to request his assistance if there is anything you need.
Group Booking Information
Packages include overnight use of all 28 beds, day use only option, inside/outside use of Mansion facility, full or partial access to commercial kitchen, and a DCNR State Park Authorization. Please see Rate Packages on the Rates page of this website. Special needs to consider when making a reservation are whether you plan to serve alcohol at your event, whether you are a nonprofit organization, and whether you need use of the commercial kitchen facility.
The group reservation process is initiated by making a phone call or sending an email to the Innkeeper at the Ironmaster’s Mansion at the contact information listed below. A group booking involves discussing and customizing the right package for your event, and signing a basic reservation contract that confirms the date and parameters of your event. A separate DCNR Park Authorization fee may be required for your group booking depending on volume of attendees and whether you plan to serve alcohol or not.
To make a group reservation, contact the Mansion Innkeeper:
- Sanitation Three Bay Sink
- Coffee Maker
- 18 Cubic Foot Commercial Freezer
- 18 Cubic Foot Commercial Refrigerator
- Occupancy 28 Person
- Capacity for Overnight Stays Two Bunk Rooms with 14 Beds Each
- Parking 15 Spaces
- ADA-Compliant One Male One Female on first floor
- Two additional bathrooms are on the second floor.
- Smoking is permitted outside the Mansion and off the porches only.