The Light Horse Inn is one of the most historic homes in Harpers Ferry. It's colorful past over the 225 year history make this home an ideal location to stay & explore the greater Harpers Ferry area.

Built in the Crossroads of the Revolutionary War, the restored historic Light Horse Inn offers early American style. Seven gorgeous suites with views of mountain heights and small town. Built circa 1770s, the Inn takes you back to a time when George Washington could have been spotted from the windows surveying the land. Complimentary breakfasts are served in the Inn's warm and inviting common rooms. The Light Horse Inn is a Revolutionary Experience!

Where History Meets Hospitality

Originally known as The Keyes Inn opening in the late 1780s to serve travelers to the Western Frontier. The Inn served as a tavern, stagecoach stop and post office. The Inn was a strategic business move on the part of the Keyes family to monetize on travelers heading back and forth from Philadelphia and Washington. You will see the Keyes family name on nearby road signs depicting Keyes Gap and Keyes Ferry.


Accolades and Press:

The 15 Coolest (and Most Unique) Hotels in West Virginia  by BESTTHINGSWV.COM

 Harpers Ferry: '...worth a voyage across the Atlantic.'     by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


The 15 Coolest (and Most Unique) Hotels in West Virginia!

The 15 Coolest (and Most Unique) Hotels in West Virginia!

What's Nearby

The Light Horse Inn has a full bar on property, The Barn of Harpers Ferry is a short walk across the parking lot.  Craft beer, live music and more!   Check out their site HERE for hours of operation and upcoming events (Closed Monday - Wednesday).  Walk to restaurants, Appalachian trail, historic lower town Harpers Ferry. Kayak, tube, raft, zip line and enjoy all the natural outdoor activities found in the area.

Explore the local battlefields and enjoy vineyard tours and tastings at our award winning vineyards.


Staying Here


The Light Horse Inn has seven private suites and plenty of common space to make your stay comfortable and relaxing. 

Amenities include

  • Free Wifi

  • Board Games

  • Off street parking

  • Walk to Historic National Park

  • Delicious hot and plentiful breakfast included in stay

  • Pet free, sorry no pets allowed.

  • Older children, 12 and older, are welcomed. No children under 12 please.

  • Rations Cafe and The Barn of Harpers Ferry are on premise

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