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.
Get your feet tapping to live jazz beats Thursday through Sunday evenings, where big names show up occasionally.
Marble-clad hotel near Philly’s historic sites, including the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall.
Room to Book: Deluxe king have views of the downtown square.
Doubles from $209.
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 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.
Set in the former stock exchange building, now retrofitted with streamlined rooms and an intimate brasserie.
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.
The Majestic Chambre has inlaid-wood furniture and a double whirlpool bath, which can be drawn for you and floated with rose petals while you’re at dinner. All rooms are equipped with fireplaces, and, on a practical note, come with free WiFi.
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
Family-friendly and convenient to Hersheypark amusement park, this 665-room resort is a good bet in the summer, when its three swimming pools are especially welcome; family bingo is played for—what else?—chocolate prizes.
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.