Bird-in-Hand Family Restaurant & Smorgasbord

Our Bird-in-Hand Family Restaurant & Smorgasbord is temporarily closed due to a fire that damaged our kitchen and front lobby. We are committed to rebuilding and reopening safely.

Meeting Venue in Lancaster, PA That Puts the Fun Right at Your Doorstep

At the Bird-in-Hand Family Inn, your group will experience a clean, resort-like environment with a dedicated staff whose goal is to make sure all of your group’s needs are met.

Our conference center hotel is perfect for business meetings and corporate events, banquets, family reunions, wedding receptions, retreats, and field trips. Businesses, church groups, sports teams, bus tours, and retreats have made our Family Inn their meeting space for various events.

With 125 rooms/suites, we can accommodate your group. Dining and entertainment planning becomes a breeze because of our adjacent smorgasbord buffet restaurant and live theatre.

Our Family Inn has various conference/meeting rooms with space to meet your needs. We also have an on-site business center and elevator access.

At no extra cost, we can provide display tables, a podium, and microphone. Our facilities all offer free Wi-Fi. Audio-visual presentation equipment is also available for rent.

Your group will have a relaxing and fun time, as we offer:
• 2 indoor swimming pools
• 1 outdoor pool
• Hot tubs
• Tennis and basketball courts, walking trail
• Playground
• Picnic pavilion
• Fitness room
• Game room
• Laundry room
• Gift shop
• Ice and vending machines

Exclusively for our guests, join us on a complimentary bus tour of scenic Amish Country. We also offer discount tickets to area attractions.

Our conference center hotel is near Lancaster-area attractions, including Dutch Wonderland, Sight & Sound Theatres, the Strasburg Rail Road, Kitchen Kettle Village, American Music Theatre, and shopping outlets. The village of Intercourse, PA is right down the street.

Conveniently adjacent to us, you’ll find our PA Dutch restaurant & smorgasbord buffet that make it easy to choose where to eat, our entertaining theatre with live musicals and magic shows, and a fun mini-golf course. Within easy walking distance, you’ll find a farmer’s market, small antique and craft shops, as well as our Bakery & Café where you can enjoy handmade artisan ice cream or a bite to eat.

Because we’re in the middle of Amish Country, you can pull up a chair on our front lawn and watch horse-drawn Amish buggies go by, while overlooking our family farm. Or, watch hot air balloons launch from the neighboring field.

Our Lancaster conference hotel offers 125 exceptionally-clean, comfortable rooms and suites, and our friendly staff upholds our deep-rooted tradition of hospitality and excellent service, so you can relax and enjoy your vacation.

Room Amenities include:
• Free Wi-Fi internet (in-room and in common areas)
• Cable TV
• Air conditioning & heat (individually-controlled)
• Refrigerator in room
• Coffee and tea makers in room
• Daily housekeeping
• And much more.

Don't miss our recently-remodeled Village Rooms. For an immersive Amish Country experience, check out our new Schoolhouse Suite, featuring antique decor and authentic artifacts.

Types of Rooms:
• Standard hotel rooms
• Suites
• Family rooms
• Efficiency rooms with kitchenettes

We also offer unique experiences like fireside s’mores and free ice cream socials with the Smucker family that help make for a memorable time.

For added convenience and value, ask about our money-saving meal and/or stage packages.

We’re a proud recipient of the TripAdvisor Award of Excellence.

At Bird-in-Hand, groups get discounts! Call (800) 537-2535 for details.

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Bird-in-Hand Family Restaurant & Smorgasbord

2760 Old Philadelphia Pk, Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505

  • PHONE: (717) 768-1550
  • FAX: 717-768-1554


  • Accessible
  • Motorcoach Parking
  • On-site Parking
  • Takeout Available
  • Indoor Dining Available


10% Off Lunch

Bird-in-Hand Family Restaurant & Smorgasbord

Take 10% off menu or buffet dining Tuesday–Saturday, 11 am–3 pm. Call-ahead seating preferred. Not available with any other offers or discounts. Expires 7/31/24. While we rebuild, we are serving guests in a temporary location at the former Revere Tavern at 3063 Lincoln Highway East in Paradise.