Hotels in Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania hotels offer a mix of urban, rural, and city charm, from small boutique hotels, luxury room and board, B&Bs featuring local art to hostel options for the frugal travelers. For a taste of history, William Sands House offers lodging accommodations on Millionaire’s Row near downtown Erie. The 1888 Victorian home is located just blocks from downtown Erie, where you’ll find several delicious restaurants and local haunts. The Four Seasons in Philadelphia is one of the best hotels in Pennsylvania, located in the city’s cultural heart, Logan Square. Kids will feel right at home, too, with their free toy wagon upon arrival and milk and cookies at bedtime. For other family-friendly accommodations, look no further than Hershey Lodge. Just a few minutes from Hershey Park, this resort offers not one or two but three swimming pools, making it a perfect summer stay and family bingo for – you guessed it – chocolate prizes.
Prestigious address on Rittenhouse Square, unbeatable service, and 116 large rooms (starting at 450 square feet). Public spaces display paintings by Mary Cassatt.
Kick back on the wraparound porch at the brick-front Lafayette Inn on College Hill, which evokes a clean, modern version of the Revolutionary War’s Georgian style.
The resort’s log cabins are near the park’s Crystal Pool swim area (opened 1926) and the Twister, a re-creation of a lost wooden gem from Denver.
Housed in an 1856 English country mansion, the Hamanassett B&B is owned and operated by Civil War reenactors.
Bradford was a boomtown in the state’s oil rush of the late 1800’s, and Clayton Glenville Dorn made a fortune extracting oil from long-abandoned fields (using a controversial method similar to fracking). Glendorn was the “oasis in the woods” created for his family in 1929.
Stay within the ivy-colored walls of the Reynolds Mansion, built in 1885 by a banker and plush with sugar-sweet touches like cherub murals, spa tubs perched in the windows, and a billiard room inside a turret. Expect an intimate vibe: there are only six rooms spread throughout three stories.
Located in the middle of Center City, this large hotel is located two blocks from the Pennsylvania Convention Center. The public spaces, such as the lobby, work center, and lounge have a spacious, uncluttered feel, including wood and leather furnishings and sizable windows.
The inn, situated on 15 acres, was used as a hospital for Union soldiers. Appropriately, the hostess has a master’s degree in American history.
Get your feet tapping to live jazz beats Thursday through Sunday evenings, where big names show up occasionally.
The red-glowing PSFS sign—which stands for Philadelphia Savings Fund Society—is a Philly icon and sits atop the city's first skyscraper, which re-opened as a renovated convention-style hotel in 2000.
The 1815 property was once used as a Confederate hospital, but has since been updated with 18 guest rooms and a restaurant. Plank floors, country quilts, and wood-burning fireplaces send you into a cozy time warp.
A dramatic dark-shingled manor house set among colorful gardens of begonias, zinnias, and vinca, 125-foot-tall spruces, and one of the largest walnut trees in the area, the Gatehouse Country Inn preserves its 100-year-old past in four guest rooms, each decorated with period furnishings and delica