The Fulton Steamboat Inn is pleased to welcome new General Manager, John Esbenshade. Having served in the hospitality industry for more than 30 years, Esbenshade brings his expertise to The Fulton Steamboat Inn with the promise of exceptional service and outstanding accommodations all picturesquely located in the heart of the Amish countryside. Esbenshade knows what vacationers and business travelers expect from an award-winning full-service hotel and his goal is to see that The Fulton Steamboat Inn continues to meet and exceed the expectations of its guests.

John Esbenshade joined The Fulton Steamboat Inn in January of 2018, after serving successfully for eight years as General Manger of the Comfort Suites. Esbenshade has also served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Greater Lancaster Hotel Motel Association as well as with the Bird-In-Hand Corporation.

The Fulton Steamboat Inn is conveniently located in beautiful Lancaster County and promises guests the convenience and benefits of a full-service hotel, complete with Huckleberry’s Restaurant and Tavern, an indoor, heated pool with whirlpool, a children’s playground, and a lovely duck and koi pond surrounded with gazebos for idyllic relaxation. Huckleberry’s Restaurant and Tavern offers new menu selections featuring fresh local ingredients in a charming atmosphere.

In addition, recent renovations offer lavish accommodations with roomier living spaces, brand new high-quality bedding and luxurious bathrooms. The pool area also experienced an extensive makeover that is sure to please everyone. The Fulton Steamboat Inn promises a central location at the junction of Routes 896 and 30 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania delivering easy access to the area’s many attractions.

“The Fulton Steamboat Inn has never looked better and has never been more ready to welcome visitors to the area than it is now. With new menus in Huckleberry’s Restaurant and Tavern, newly renovated guest rooms and guest baths, new larger gazebos with additional seating around the duck and koi pond, guests are sure to appreciate the service and hospitality that the Fulton Steamboat Inn is known for. – John Esbenshade, General Manager.

Visit the Fulton Steamboat Inn and Huckleberry’s Restaurant and Tavern today at and discover the luxury of onsite amenities, lavish accommodations, unmatched hospitality, and delicious dining in the heart of scenic and charming Lancaster County.

The original press release can be read here.