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Take a restful retreat and treat yourself and your baby-in-waiting to a special delight. Cozy up next to the fireplace in the winter time or in the summer nestle into a comfy porch chair overlooking our beautifully landscaped gardens with the sound of trickling water from our fountains to soothe your senses. This is the perfect way to celebrate the last few weeks of the journey in peace and relaxation. Pre-natal massage performed by a licensed professional Regular massage for other guest Manicure and pedicure Luxurious bathrobes Dinner for two at a recommended local restaurant

 Car Show Event

Car show around the world gather here in Carlisle, PA for its many car shows throughout the year. With the perfect location, Thornwald Mansion is a few minutes away from the car show fairgrounds. Enjoy the world famous car show events and a historic piece of Carlisle by staying with us for the weekend of the event. 

Girlfriend Getaways

Plan a get together with your closest friends and enjoy an evening (or a few!) filled with relaxation and great company. Indulge yourselves in our luxurious spa and sit on the outdoor porch with some tea (or wine!) to unwind. In the evening, explore downtown Carlisle, see the sights and dine at a lovely restaurant.


Historical Weekend

If you enjoy history then the Thornwald Mansion is the perfect location for you! Come for a weekend filled with great tours on some of America’s most notable historic events. Gettysburg offers countless tours of the battle sites, museums of artifacts and a wealth of new knowledge to learn. In Harrisburg, a stroll through the downtown to check out the National Civil War Museum is a great way to spend the afternoon and take in our country’s history. And, right in Carlisle, the US Army War College offers the Army Heritage museum with a great outdoor path with great artifacts and pieces of history.


Escape to our private and romantic setting at the Thornwald Mansion. Our comfortable rooms include a fireplace for you and your special someone to cozy up next to with a bottle of wine and some delectable chocolate covered strawberries. Enjoy an in-room breakfast in the morning at your convenience and head down to our private spa area for a couples massage. Our picturesque and intimate atmosphere will surely envelop you and your partner in romantic luxury during your stay.

  • Bottle of wine
  • Cheese plate with chocolate covered strawberries
  • Aromatic bath oils
  • Luxurious bathrobes
  • Rose petal turn down
  • Bouquet of roses
  • Couples massage at the Thornwald Mansion Spa

University Event

Stay at Thornwald Mansion for local area University events and activities. We are conveniently located near Dickinson College, Penn State Dickinson School of Law, The US Army War College and Shippensburg University. This is the perfect location to enjoy the events and Carlisle area.

  • Football and sports games
  • Homecoming
  • Graduations
  • Parent’s Weekend
  • Family visits
  • Conferences/Seminars

War College International Events

If you are a foreigner travelling to Carlisle to attend the US Army War College international events, Thornwald Mansion is the perfect location for you and your family to stay. To assist you in hosting your own event for displaying and presenting the atmosphere of your native country, Thornwald provides an exceptional setting, with service and accommodations to transform our event rooms into a fun and festive portrayal of your cultural heritage. We have a selection of meeting rooms that we will assist you in decorating to achieve the proper feel and atmosphere that you desire to represent your home country.

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