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Gov. Ed Rendell has inducted (the late) James E. Winner Jr. and his wife Donna into the inaugural class of the Keystone Society for Tourism, the highest honor the commonwealth presents to leaders in the tourism industry. The society honors Pennsylvania visionaries in destination leadership and community development.

- Sharon Herald

On call day and night, the staff promptly caters to every whim so that guests can enjoy breakfast in bed, roam about the sensual gardens and breathe in the essence of a bygone aristocratic age.

- Fanfare Magazine

Buhl Mansion Guesthouse & Spa… “it’s all about pampering and romance”… Multiply your vision of elegance by a gazillion and you’ve got the Buhl Mansion.

- Wheeling WV News-Register

The Buhl Mansion, located about an hour north of Pittsburgh, is a bed and breakfast inn ideal for couples stealing a weekend away, spouses celebrating marriage milestones or the engaged pair seeking the perfect spot for a fantasy wedding.

- Gateway Newspapers

One glimpse at the regal stone building’s spiraling turrets, sprawling gardens and elegant archways, and they’re transported to a world where romance, serenity and self-indulgence reign supreme.

- Gateway Newspapers

Just 60 miles from downtown Pittsburgh, the Buhl Mansion Guesthouse & Spa has received awards and acclaim for its well-appointed rooms, luxurious spa and service-oriented style.

- Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

In the westernmost part of Pennsylvania sits one of the nation’s most elegant, romantic properties.

- Washington Post

Built by steel magnate Frank Buhl in 1890s, the mansion combines 19th century elegance with 21st-century convenience.

- Cincinnati Enquirer

In Sharon, Buhl Mansion built for steel baron Frank H. Buhl in 1896 as a castle for his bride, is a showstopping turret manse and spa with immaculate grounds voted one of the 10 most romantic inns in the United States.

- Philadelphia Inquirer

Behind the Buhl Mansion’s antique stone walls lies a land of fairytales. From affluent spa treatments to lavish dining (breakfast, afternoon tea, etc). in an entirely private and serene setting, Buhl Mansion Guesthouse & Spa is a world-class hospitality institution on the edge of downtown Sharon.

- Mercer County Business Journal

The Winners have lovingly returned the castle to its original grandeur, and now it awaits brides, grooms and those of us who are in need of a little romance. Romance mixed with luxury is what sets the inn apart from the rest.

- Inns Magazine

Go on: close your eyes and dream of a life of extravagance. The Buhl Mansion is one of America’s finest, intimate inns. This is what luxury is all about!

- Inns Magazine

The Buhl Manson staff are at your beck and call to treat you like royalty 24-hours a day.

- Inns Magazine

If Cinderella was real I could imagine her getting married to her Prince Charming at Buhl Mansion Guesthouse & Spa.

- Inns Magazine

Standing on the back lawn by the fountain looking toward the house, you can’t see the cars on the road out font or hear the sounds of civilization. It’s easy to picture the castle as your own private retreat, an adults-only escape from the workaday world.

- Eastern Home & Travel Magazine

Buhl Mansion offers a second-to-none weekday executive retreat package for corporate leaders seeking the ultimate luxury meeting destination and overnight accommodations.

- Eastern Home & Travel Magazine

For the little girls who grew up dreaming of Prince Charming, a wedding in a castle is a way to bring fairy tales to life….. not to mention a fabulous backdrop for photographs that will look like they came straight out of a high-end wedding magazine.

- Eastern Home & Travel Magazine

This honest-to-goodness castle gives new meaning to living the American version of Queen for a Day.

- Remarriage Magazine

At the Buhl Mansion Spa, a world-class facility with six treatment rooms, you’re invited to indulge your senses, relax your mind, and revive your body and soul.

- Great Inn Getaways from Cleveland

Top 10 Most Romantic Inns of America, an honor that pays tribute to Mrs. Winner’s talented designing skills and her unparalleled dream of exceeding every guests’ expectations of luxury and service.

- Karen Brown’s Mid-Atlantic Exceptional Places to Stay

Top 10 Most Romantic Inns of America, an honor that pays tribute to Mrs. Winner’s talented designing skills and her unparalleled dream of exceeding every guests’ expectations of luxury and service.

- Views and Voices Magazine

Make it a girls’ getaway, come with the love of your life or on your own in a quest for pampering, indulgent treatments and time away from your everyday life.

- Akron Life & Leisure Magazine

Think luxury and royal treatment when you plan a getaway at Buhl Mansion Guesthouse & Spa.

- Akron Life & Leisure Magazine


Both (Buhl Mansion Guesthouse & Spa and Tara – A Country Inn) have rich history, unique décor and impeccable service.

- Pittsburgh Quarterly Magazine

Frankly, Scarlett would give a damn. So would Rhett. There’s no question they would fall in love with Tara and the Buhl Mansion, arguably two of the finest inns in the nation.

- Mt. Lebanon Magazine

There is a difference between accommodations and destinations. Here are two road trip worth spots that belong in the latter category.
… Buhl Mansion in Sharon PA is a luxury guesthouse that features a complete spa with an abundant menu of treatments, therapies and body care.
… Tara – A Country Inn in Clark, PA combines a lakeside setting with fine food, including seven-course dining in Ashley’s Gourmet Dining Room or the cozy atmosphere of Stonewalls Tavern.

- Cincinnati Enquirer

In nearby Western Pennsylvania, two inns dating to the 1800s create an atmosphere that inspires romance. Tara – A Country Inn and nearby sister property, Buhl Mansion Guesthouse & Spa contain stunning collections of art, antiques, historic memorabilia and richly decorated bedrooms. Tara – A Country Inn is steeped in Civil War history and GWTW movie memorabilia. Built in 1854, Tara has white Ionic columns and porches to give the home a southern Georgian plantation look. Buhl Mansion Guesthouse & Spa is a dreamlike turreted castle… listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

- Buffalo News

This place is amazing! Absolutely beautiful!

- PB & PB St. Catharines, Ontario, CA

My wife and I chose a mid-week getaway and loved every second of being here. The staff was beyond professional and nice. The spa was an added benefit that we were all too happy to enjoy. Everything about our stay was fantastic. Thank you, Buhl Mansion, for an unforgettable experience.

- SK & DK Erie, PA

Oh, it’s lovely to be so pampered! My husband and I feel like we have entered Downton Abbey!

- SP & RP Allison Park, PA

My boyfriend and I spent an amazing four days here. We wanted luxury since he was on leave from Afghanistan and we definitely got it! The staff was wonderful, and I would come back in a heartbeat!

- EM & JM Lexington Pk, MD

What a beautiful, peaceful escape. Everything was perfect. Can’t wait to return. Thank you to a most gracious staff.

- RW & CW St. Clairsville, OH

Now I remember why I was so desperate to return to the Buhl! Thank you Buhl staff for exceeding guest expectations yet again! The mansion is second to none! I hope to be back again and again.

- RW Valencia, PA

This was the perfect place to stay after our amazing wedding day! Everything was wonderful!

- JB & BB San Antonio, TX

We had an amazing time here at the Mansion. Lunches, spa, tea, even breakfast in bed! What a treat for 2 busy mommies! Your service was excellent and the place was so beautiful!

- CI & HF Wadsworth, OH

Came here for a mother-daughter spa weekend; loved every moment! Wonderful service, delightful room, pampered!

- CR & BR Canton, OH

I feel like a princess in my castle! I married the man of my dreams and my best friend today. All my dreams came true today. This is like a fantasy.

- TB & PB Pittsburgh, PA

The perfect castle to spend as our first night as husband and wife. Thanks for launching us toward our dream

- ME & DE Poland, OH

We could not have asked for a more perfect place to get engaged!! We hope to be back soon (maybe even for a wedding!) Thank you all for making this an experience that we will NEVER EVER forget!

- BS & LO – Toronto, Ontario CA Toronto, Ontario CA

Thank you for a wonderful stay! Having worked in the hospitality industry with *(Hilton)* Hotels for 11 years I thought I knew what service was until I came here. No detail was over-looked.

- RC Pittsburgh, PA

It was wonderful to be so luxuriously pampered.

- DH & MH Monongahela, PA

We had a “Royal” stay here at the Buhl “Castle”.

- GL & ML Kingstowne VA

I have always dreamed of a fairy tale wedding for my daughter, and after a year of planning the staff made that dream come true! The attention to details, hospitality, and sincerity of everyone at the Buhl is exceptional.

- LP Aurora, CO

This is the most elegant inn I have ever visited. We don’t have anything like this in Los Angeles. The service was great

- JS & MS San Pedro, CA

Came with mother and sister for a girl’s weekend. The spa was tantalizing and the staff was spectacular.

- JW SB & SC

Thank you for a wonderful time; everything was perfect. Like a fairytale come to life. I’ll never forget the red carpet treatment!

- TK Johnstown, PA

My wife and I are from Valdosta, GA celebrating our anniversary. We loved our stay and compliment the people who care for this place. Your soul shines thru your efforts!

- JH & KH Valdosta, GA