Welcome to the BellaDonna Inn

The BellaDonna Inn where people enter as guests and leave as friends

Historic District Downtown New Castle, PA
Downtown New Castle

The BellaDonna Inn is located in the heart of the North Hill Historic District in New Castle, PA. Only a short walk from downtown and the Hoyt, and just steps from the Lawrence County Historic Society and the Scottish Rites Cathedral.The house was built in 1882 by John C. Wallace, a prominent pharmacist, merchant and Freemason. The home remained in the Wallace family for over 100 Years.The current owners, Mariah and Dustin purchased the home in 2010 and have lovingly restored this once grand home to its former glory, using much of the original Victorian architecture but with all the modern conveniences.
The BellaDonna Inn operates as a Bed & Breakfast, featuring four luxuriously appointed rooms each with its own individual character. Three rooms are located on the second floor and one on the third floor. A full gourmet breakfast is served daily in the Dining Room or the Second floor library. A coffee and tea center is located there for your convenience. Guests also have access to the Library / TV room on the guest floor.


The North Hill Historic District is a residential neighborhood in New Castle, Pennsylvania located immediately north of the central business district. This district consists of ninety-one blocks and the land area is 449.7 acres. The boundaries include Hillcrest and Fairmont Avenues on the north; Delaware and Neshannock Avenues on the east; Crescent and Falls Streets on the south; and Beaver, Jefferson and Mercer Streets on the west. Elevated above the city, Lincoln Avenue and several other streets have commanding views. There are 1,888 buildings, 1structure and no objects in the North Hill Historic District. The structure is a contributing concrete girder bridge on Boyles Avenue reportedly constructed by the WPA. This area is composed of a variety of late 19th and early 20th century architectural styles including Late 19th and Early 20th Century American Movements, Late Victorian, and Late 19th and 20th Century Revivals. The most common styles are Bungalow/Craftsman, American Foursquare, Queen Anne and Victorian. The majority of buildings are two and one half story in height and are constructed of wood or masonry. The North Hill Historic District is composed of primarily single and multiple dwellings with a mixture of one percent commercial and health care related properties. There are four religious buildings and two schools in the district. Ninety-one percent (91%) of the resources are detached single family homes with front, side and rear setbacks. The streets and sidewalks originally arranged in a grid pattern have been retained, with no changes, since at least 1904. The majority of residences constructed between 1890 and 1930 parallel the rapid growth of the railroads, tin and steel industries. There are 1,729 contributing resources and 160 noncontributing resources in the district. The one hundred and sixty noncontributing resources are widely scattered throughout the neighborhood. The district is well preserved and possesses strong architectural integrity.

House Rules

Sorry no walk-ins.  Guests must register prior to checking in.
Only paying guests are allowed to stay overnight in the Inn.
No children under 12.
No events allowed.
No access to the kitchen. A coffee bar with a small refrigerator is available for your use in the second floor library.
Guests may not smoke, light candles or any other open flame inside the inn. Smoking is permitted outside
No guest pets.
Check-in time is anytime after 3:00 PM unless otherwise arranged. Check-out time is noon unless otherwise arranged.
All room rates are for double occupancy, and are subject to state and local taxes.
Reservations are required, with a full payment in advance.
Cancellations made prior to 5 days of scheduled arrival will will receive a full refund less service fees. Cancellations made within 5 days will receive no refund.
Owners and their cats live on the premises. The cats are not allowed in the guest areas or common rooms.
The owners are always available to assist guests with any issues that may arise.

Guests are responsible to leave the room in the same condition as it was upon arrival.
Gusts are responsible for any damages caused by their acts and omissions.