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The Inn at Westwynd Farm named in America's Top 10 B&B list for 2014 by

Published: Jan 8, 2015

The leading international B&B reservation web site names The Inn at Westwynd Farm in HHR among America's Top 10 B&B properties.

The inn is also recognized by the web site as a member of their Diamond Collection(TM) luxury properties. The inn was also named a Top 10 Farm Stay experience earlier in 2014 by reviewers on the B&B site.

The Inn at Westwynd Farm named among America’s Top 10 B&B
properties by leading international Bed & Breakfast web site.

The Inn at Westwynd Farm is recognized by® as a Diamond Collection™ luxury property and was selected as a Top 10 Farm Stay experience by site users in 2014.

Hershey bed and breakfast exterior

Harrisburg, PA – The Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Bureau (HHRVB) is proud to announce their Partner In Tourism, The Inn at Westwynd Farm, was selected as a Top 10 U.S. Bed & Breakfast (B&B) property in their category by the leading international B&B reservation web site®. is the most comprehensive global site for finding bed and breakfast properties around the world with more than 11,000 properties worldwide representing nearly 75,000 rooms.

The Inn at Westwynd Farm is also a member of the web site’s Diamond Collection™ signifying an exclusive group of professionally inspected and guest-reviewed luxury inns listed on

Finalists were chosen based on a qualitative and quantitative analysis of traveler reviews on from the past year, and winners were ultimately selected by an independent
panel of guest judges including: Michael Franco, travel writer for and former B&B guide, Stirling Kelso, freelance travel writer for Travel + Leisure, Money and other publications Caroline Morse, features editor with SmarterTravel and Laura Motta, director of publishing
for ShermansTravel.

Each November, names 30 overall top inns based on the quality and quantity of traveler reviews from the past year. Starting in December 2011, began to recognize more of the world’s best inns with a monthly awards program to honor 10 more B&Bs every month in a special category. In early 2014, The Inn at Westwynd Farm was additionally recognized as a Top 10 Farm Stay in the U.S.

“These award-winning inns like The Inn at Westwynd Farm really showcase bed and breakfasts and inns that often become a destination to discover, and not just a place to stay,” says Matt Laessig, general manager of “Travelers select bed and breakfasts because they enjoy staying in a one-of-a-kind place that offers not only character, special amenities and unmatched hospitality, but also enables them to discover new experiences.”

"It's a true honor to be chosen for the Top 10 U.S. B&Bs award, and we are thrilled that our hard work and that of our staff has set us apart,” says Carolyn Troxell, Inn at Westwynd Farm innkeeper. 


Inn at Westwynd Farm - Hummelstown, PA

"My first time in a B&B was a wonderful experience. We chose this B&B based on the many positive reviews, but the main selling point for us was the barn with lots of horses. Frank and Carolyn the innkeepers made us feel welcome and attended to all of our needs. Breakfasts were delicious and always a surprise! Our room was very clean, including the bathroom. The beds were covered with white clean and crisp linens and every time we entered our room we noticed how fresh it smelled. The dining room table was always covered with all kinds of complimentary baked goods. The guest fridge which is in the basement is stocked with complimentary bottled water and soda, plus additional snacks. Having snacks always available made it very easy with my son. Although we don't drink, I should mention there is also complimentary wine and beer. 

The barn is always open for guests at the inn. Everyone who works at the barn is super nice and so friendly. The owners come by every day to tend to their horses and they are more than willing to stop what they are doing and chat with the guests from the Inn. We learned so much from them. Super nice people!! My son had a great time and probably spent more time in the barn than in our room. We will definitely be back! He enjoyed this place so much that he passed on Hersheypark and most of the activities in order to get back to the Inn and his friends in the barn."

About the Inn at Westwynd Farm:
Only 3 miles from Hersheypark, the inn is set amid rolling hills and pastures on a beautiful 32-acre horse farm. You are invited to step into a world of casual elegance and relaxation. Enjoy lovely country views, gourmet breakfasts, afternoon refreshments, and comforting amenities at this charming inn just minutes from all the Hershey area offers. The bed and breakfast features spacious rooms and a private cottage accented by lovely antiques, fireplaces, Jacuzzis and luxurious linens. 
No matter what brings you to the region, the inn is ideally situated to be the perfect base for your activities...or a delightful respite from a too hectic schedule. Experience the countless attractions in Hershey, fantastic local shopping and dining, biking and canoeing, or explore Amish Country and Civil War sites just minutes from the farm. Harrisburg, the State Capitol, with wonderful museums and restaurants is less than a half hour away. 
The inn has also become a sought after location for retreats and corporate off site meetings. Business travelers to the inn appreciate the convenient location, complimentary Wi-Fi access and flexible breakfast.
Innkeepers Frank and Carolyn Troxell founded Westwynd Farm, a horse boarding facility in 1980. When Carolyn retired from a career with Mellon Bank as Vice President, Marketing and Administration, they added on to the farm house and opened the 10 room in 2002. Frank retired as owner of Frank’s Foreign Cars in 2010. When asked about it Frank said “It may not look like retirement to most folks but we are having the time of our lives running the inn and meeting wonderful people from around the world. It’s great fun introducing them to the area and finding new ways to make their stay with us as special as possible.”

About, based in Austin, Texas, is the most comprehensive global site for finding bed and breakfast properties, with more than 11,000 properties worldwide representing nearly 75,000 rooms. It is owned by HomeAway, Inc., which operates the world’s leading online marketplace of vacation rentals. helps travelers find and book the ideal B&B or small inn through informative descriptions, photos, and more than 210,000 consumer reviews. offers convenient gift cards welcomed at more than 4,000 B&Bs in the United States and Canada, with no restrictions or blackout dates.

High resolution photos available upon request: 
Carolyn Troxell
The Inn at Westwynd Farm
1620 Sand Beach Road
Hummelstown, PA 17036



Author: Rick Dunlap

Public Relations Director
Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Bureau
3211 North Front Street, Suite 301 A, Harrisburg, PA 17110
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