COLUMBIA, MARYLAND — Nestled in a private estate and the rolling hills in Howard County, named by Forbes Magazine as “Top 25 Places to Live Well,” The Columbia Inn at Peralynna is a boutique hotel unlike any other. The inn features a unique blend of chic and elegant style, exceptional world-class amenities and gracious hospitality. This critically acclaimed property has enjoyed outstanding reviews. They once again received the Diamond Award for the fifth year in a row. The Columbia Inn has so much to offer for corporate travelers, intimate weddings, family, and their corporate and private retreats are top notch. Dance the night away and then retreat to your private suite at the monthly Dinner Dance Events. The Columbia Inn at Peralynna stands as a local landmark and overlooks the gentle rolling hills of Clark’s Elioak Farm in Columbia, Maryland. From Family Friendly Economy to the Grand Spa Suites- rates range from $99-$450 and are subject to change without notice. Give the gift of luxury! Gift certificates are available for any amount and all certificates include a complimentary wine tasting and tour!

The Columbia Inn offers packages for intimate weddings, rehearsal dinners, showers, anniversaries, birthday parties, brunches, and tea parties. Inquire about our events by contacting our Event Planner at (410) 715-4600 or email The Inn hosts fundraisers, corporate meetings, family events, baby showers, and more.  Inquire about our in-house catering service and extensive menu. We can accommodate specific dietary needs.
Meet the Owners and Learn the History of The Columbia In at Peralynna — David and Dr. Cynthia Lynn created The Columbia Inn, an oasis in bustling Howard County, an area in Maryland named “Best Place to Live” by Forbes magazine.  Mr. Lynn is a graduate of Punaho in Hawaii, the University of Hawaii, and received graduate degrees at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Lynn, a retired professor in business, spent her formative years in Europe, and replicated the architecture of the childhood homes she was most fond of in her European homes into the design of The Inn. Their son, a former professional athlete, built the inn as their private home in 1996.

The Columbia Inn at Peralynna stands as a local landmark and overlooks the gentle rolling hills of Clark’s Elioak Farm in Columbia, Maryland. The Inn is conveniently located within easy reach of the major cities of Baltimore and Washington DC, historic Ellicott City, Fort Meade, and Annapolis. The state capital is situated on the beautiful Chesapeake Bay a leisurely 35 minute drive from Columbia. Local points of interest are Centennial Park, home of the Athleta Iron Girl Triatholon, Hobbits Glen Golf Course, Iron Bridge Wine Bar, and many local wineries in the area offer private tours.

From the soaring four story Great Room to the warmth and serenity of the Grande and Petite Suites, this boutique-style Inn offers something special in accommodations and amenities for Upscale Corporate, B&B and Leisure Travelers. The Columbia Inn at Peralynna captures the true essence of style and luxury in the unique architecture, impeccable staff and the attention to detail to exceed your expectations.
Enjoy a beverage and cheese by the fire, play pool and watch the game on the big screen downstairs, or retreat to the second floor to enjoy a book from the lending library. When the weather calls for it, the spacious rear deck is the perfect spot to enjoy breakfast in the morning and for sunning. Start the day with breakfast in our light and airy Atrium every day of the week. Our complimentary hot gourmet breakfast, made to order, is not to be missed!
Celebrate your wedding night, anniversary, birthday, or special celebration with one of our Romance Weekend Packages. Options that can be added to your weekend stay include roses, breakfast in bed, monogrammed robes, bubble bath, Godiva chocolate dipped strawberries, and couples massages are a-la-carte. We are honored to be named “Best Overall Bed and Breakfast and Inn in North America” for five years in a row by Arrington’s Inn Traveler Magazine and voted “Best of the Best” by The Columbia Inn is a Diamond Collection property.  (

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