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Erie, PA: Hotel & Motel Planning Guide

Only hotels in Erie are listed below. Search for the cheapest discounted hotel and motel rates in or near Erie, PA for your personal leisure or group travel. Discover the most favored Erie Pennsylvania hotel/motel rooms. Review the Erie hotel list below to find the perfect lodging. We also have a map of the Erie hotels. Group booking? Search Erie Group Hotel Discounts or Check out the best Erie meeting hotels

The Erie center point is around the area of Glass Growers Gallery and the area of Erie County Historical Society.

Erie, Pennsylvania, in the northwestern part of the state, sits along the shores of Lake Erie. As the fourth-largest city in the state, there are plenty of unique activities for you to enjoy. Presque Isle State Park, 4 miles from Erie in Millcreek Township, is one of the most popular recreation attractions in the area. The lands around Erie are also ideal for growing grapes, and the region produces the third-largest amount of wine in the country. No matter why you plan on visiting Erie, finding the perfect hotel is important. Whether you want a budget-friendly property or a luxury hotel, you'll find exactly what you're looking for. More from this guide...

Erie Hotels & Accommodations

Cobblestone Hotel & Suites Harborcreek Pa 4995 Station Rd., Erie, PA 16510
  • Expensive Highway hotel
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
Sheraton Erie Bayfront in Erie
+1-800-230-4134
55 West Bay Dr., Erie, PA 16507
  • High end Convention Center property
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
  • Bathroom could be bigger
  • Food was delicious
From$99
Very Good 4.5 /5Review Score Call
Motel (6) of Erie Pa in Erie 7455 Schultz Rd., Erie, PA 16509
  • Low priced Convention Center property
  • Has environment-friendly policy Learn more
From$39
Very Good 4.5 /5Reviews Call
Springhill Suites by Marriott Erie 2087 Interchange Rd., Erie, PA 16509
  • Mid-scale Highway hotel
  • Hotel has 117 suites
  • For only 50%, the bathroom was ok
  • Terrific location
Baymont Inn Suites Erie 8170 Perry Highway, Erie, PA 16509
  • Low priced Highway hotel
  • 4 floors in hotel
  • Housekeeping can be a problem
  • There was no hot tub
Hilton Garden Inn in Erie 2225 Downs Dr., Erie, PA 16509
  • Three Star Highway property
  • Check in: 3:00 PM
  • Approx. half of guests thought it was adequately priced
  • Close to attractions
Hampton Inn Erie in Erie
+1-888-283-3404
8050 Oliver Rd., Erie, PA 16509
  • 3-star Rural hotel
  • 101 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Clean
  • Close to gas station
Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Findley Lake 3025 Route 426, Findley Lake, NY 14736 ~17.42 miles east of Erie
  • Midscale Highway hotel
  • Hotel has 85 rooms
From$56
Very Good 4.5 /5Read Reviews Call
Comfort Suites in Edinboro
+1-888-690-5281
1007 Market Place Dr., Edinboro, PA 16412 ~17.75 miles south of Erie
  • 2 star Lake hotel
  • Hotel has 82 rooms
  • Hot tub was not working
  • Friendly service
From$79
Very Good 4.5 /5Read Reviews Call
Cobblestone Inn & Suites 864 East Columbus Ave., Corry, PA 16407 ~27.91 miles east of Erie
  • 3 star Highway property
  • 37 sleeping rooms in hotel
Hampton Inn Meadville 11446 Dawn Dr., Meadville, PA 16335 ~35.55 miles south of Erie
  • 3 star Highway hotel
  • 73 rooms in hotel
  • Clean Rooms
  • Complementary breakfast time
From$119
Very Good 4.5 /5Hotel Reviews Call
Hampton Inn Ashtabula : 2900 G.h. Dr. 2900 G.h. Dr., Austinburg, OH 44010 ~43.82 miles southwest of Erie
  • Three Star Highway property
  • Check-in time: 2:00 PM
  • Entrance area is not particularly attractive
  • Vibe was decent
Towneplace Suites by Marriott Erie Pa - Erie 2090 Interchange Rd., Erie, PA 16565
  • Economy Highway hotel
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • Good amenities
  • Fantastic service
Homewood Suites Erie at Millcreek Mall 2084 Interchange Rd., Erie, PA 16565
  • Midscale Highway hotel
  • 79 rooms in hotel
  • Clean swimming pool
  • Internet is average
Red Roof Inn Erie in Erie 7865 Perry Highway, Erie, PA 16509
  • Cheap hotel
  • 110 rooms in hotel
From$64
Very Good 4.0 /5Review Score Call
Courtyard by Marriott
+1-800-997-5149
7792 Peach St., Erie, PA 16509
  • 3-star Highway hotel
  • Hotel has 110 rooms
  • Easily accessible by car and close to shopping areas
  • Breakfast is below average
From$109
Very Good 4.0 /5Hotel Reviews Call
Comfort Inn 8051 Peach St., Erie, PA 16509
  • Two-star hotel
  • Hotel has 2 floors
  • Almost all guests said the reception staff was great
  • Impressed with the clean updated room
From$89
Very Good 4.0 /5Review Score Call
Residence Inn in Erie
+1-800-230-4134
8061 Peach St., Erie, PA 16509
  • Midscale Highway property
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
From$95
Very Good 4.0 /5Read Reviews Call
Wingate by Wyndham / Erie - Erie 8060 Old Oliver Rd., Erie, PA 16509
  • Low-priced Suburban hotel
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Erie : 8100 Peach St. 8100 Peach St., Erie, PA 16509
  • Two-star Highway property
  • Free breakfast available
  • Professional service
  • Breakfast is good
Home2 Suites by Hilton Erie Pa : 8035 Oliver Rd. 8035 Oliver Rd., Erie, PA 16509
  • 3-star Suburban hotel
  • 4 floors in property
From$74
Very Good 4.0 /5Reviews Call
The Inn at the Peak : 1405 Olde Rd.
+1-800-881-1523
1405 Olde Rd., Clymer, NY 14724 ~18.56 miles east of Erie
  • Three Star Resort property
  • 2 floors in property
  • Regular room
  • Fantastic service
From$119
Very Good 4.0 /5Recent Reviews Call
The Riverside Inn 1 Fountain Ave., Cambridge Springs, PA 16403 ~22.41 miles south of Erie
  • Midscale Rural hotel
  • 4 suites in property
  • Entertaining dinner
  • Popular among people traveling with friends
From$89
Very Good 4.0 /5Review Score Call
Econo Lodge
+1-800-997-5149
11237 Shaw Ave., Meadville, PA 16335 ~35.43 miles south of Erie
  • Two star Highway hotel
  • Check in time: 3:00 PM
Best Western Downtown Jamestown in Jamestown
+1-888-690-5281
200 West 3rd St., Jamestown, NY 14701 ~43.18 miles east of Erie
  • Low Cost Downtown hotel
  • 61 rooms in hotel
  • Pool was closed
  • Most guests found the staff to be very friendly
From$115
Very Good 4.0 /5Recent Reviews Call
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When to Visit Erie, PA

One of the best times to visit Erie is April and May. By the time April rolls around, most of the snow from winter has melted, and the temperature is neither too hot nor too cold. In April, highs hover in the upper 50s, and by May the highs reach the upper 60s. However, the weather can change quickly from one day to another during these months, so make sure you check the forecast before you leave home, and pack accordingly. Also, keep in mind that peak tourist season starts after Memorial Day, so at that point hotel prices start to go up and crowds of tourists become larger.

June through August is the most popular time to visit Erie, so it's also when hotels raise their rates. If you're trying to get a good hotel deal during these months, you need to book your reservation well in advance of your trip. Temperatures are comfortably warm, with highs typically around the upper 70s and low 80s. However, summer can bring rainstorms to the area, so make sure you pack an umbrella.

Fall is another spectacular time to visit Erie. September and November bring gorgeous orange and red leaves to the trees, and high temperatures are a crisp mid-60s and 70s. If you're interested in enjoying the many outdoor activities around Erie, this is an excellent time to go. However, weather in late September can quickly turn cool, turning rain to snow. If you're planning on visiting during this time, make sure you dress in layers.

If you don't mind snow and frigid winds coming off Lake Erie, you can get some really great hotel deals by visiting from December to March. While you can't enjoy many of the outdoor attractions around Erie during this time, you also won't have to deal with crowds. High temperatures in the daytime usually don't get out of the 30s, and lows at night can dip into the 20s. However, there are many festivals and indoor activities that will keep you busy and entertained during these months.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Erie, PA:

seasonality of hotel rates in Erie

Averate Rates by Star Rating

Below are 3 charts displaying average price trends by star rating class in Erie, PA. Analyze these line graphs to calculate the cheapest time to stay in Erie for your upcoming travels.

Luxury Hotel Options in Erie, PA

4 Star Average Prices: $140.25

If you want a hotel that offers upscale services and amenities, consider one of the luxury hotels around Erie. At Sheraton Erie Bayfront Hotel, you'll enjoy rooms with lovely city views or beautiful views of Presque Isle Bay. All 200 rooms also come with conveniences such as free Wi-Fi, premium bedding, flat screen cable TV, and free national newspapers on weekdays. If you get hungry while you're staying at Sheraton Erie Bayfront Hotel, head to Bayfront Grille. This restaurant serves fresh, regional cuisine along with stunning views of the water.

Along with an indoor pool, Hilton Garden Inn Erie also features a fitness center, laundry facilities, and a free roundtrip airport shuttle. The hotel's restaurant, Safari Grille, is decorated with African murals and artifacts. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner every day using only the freshest ingredients. Back in your room, relax with amenities such as a 32-inch flat screen television with satellite channels, an MP3 docking station, and free Wi-Fi.

Located on the shores of Presque Isle Bay, Courtyard Erie Bayfront offers wonderful views of Presque Isle State Park. To help you stay refreshed during your stay, the hotel features a whirlpool, indoor pool, outdoor infinity pool, and a fully-equipped fitness center. Stop by The Bistro for a morning coffee, or head to The Shoreline Grille to enjoy dinner and drinks while the sun sets over the water. The rooms come with modern furnishings, free Wi-Fi, and a flat screen television with cable channels.

4 Star Hotel Prices in Erie

Affordable Hotel Options in Erie, PA

3 Star Average Prices: $112.82

If you're searching for an affordable hotel option in Erie, you have plenty of choices available. Situated in the center of Erie, Downtown Erie Hotel is a 15-minute walk to Jerry Uht Park, Warner Theater, and Erie Playhouse. When you arrive at the hotel, be sure you take advantage of the free self-parking. Before you head out to explore the city, fuel up with a complimentary continental breakfast. The hotel has other amenities you can use, such as a fitness center, computer station, laundry facilities, and seasonal outdoor pool.

The Avalon Hotel & Conference Center, Erie offers a comfortable getaway in the heart of downtown. All 190 rooms at the hotel have premium bedding, free Wi-Fi, and cable TV. If you're visiting Erie for business, the hotel has a business center and meeting rooms available. On the other hand, if you're visiting Erie to explore the area, the 24-hour front desk offers tour and ticket assistance to help you enjoy everything the area has to offer.

Days Inn Erie is situated just a few miles from top Erie attractions such as Presque Isle Downs and Casino, Erie Zoo, and Millcreek Mall. Start your day with the complimentary breakfast, and then relax by the seasonal outdoor pool or head out and explore the area. Best of all, you don't have to leave your pet at home when you visit Erie, because Days Inn Erie allows pets to stay for an extra fee.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Erie

2 Star Average Prices: $102.13

2 Star Hotel Prices in Erie

Where are the real discounts in Erie

If you know where to look, you can find some great discounts and package deals in Erie. Hampton Inn Erie-South offers AAA members a 10 percent discount on their room rate. If you're not a AAA member, consider one of the hotel's exciting packages. For example, the Erie Shop-a-Thon Package comes with a bottle of local wine and a $50 Millcreek Mall gift card.

Wingate By Wyndham Erie also offers excellent discounts and savings. AAA or CAA members can receive up to 10 percent off the best available hotel rate, AARP members can get up to 20 percent off the best available rate, and seniors 60 and over can receive special savings.

Best Value Options in Erie, PA

Erie also has plenty of mid-range hotels that are close to many top attractions and offer convenient amenities. If you're interested in tax-free shopping at Millcreek Mall, book a stay at Fairfield Inn Erie Millcreek Mall. This property is less than a mile from the mall. It features an indoor pool, computer station, and dry cleaning and laundry services. Start your morning with a free hot and cold buffet breakfast. Then enjoy room amenities like a pillow top bed, free Wi-Fi, free bottled water, and flat screen television with satellite channels.

Candlewood Suites Erie offers a relaxing home away from home. All 68 rooms come with kitchens that have a dishwasher, microwave, refrigerator, and cooktop. Rooms also have a flat screen television with satellite channels and DVD players, and free Wi-Fi. If you want to get in a quick workout while you're at the hotel, swim a few laps in the indoor pool or take advantage of the fitness center. Then, stop by the deli for snacks and drinks.

If you fly into Erie, take advantage of the free roundtrip airport shuttle to Comfort Inn Presque Isle. Or, if you drive to the area, you'll enjoy free self-parking at the hotel. In the morning, stop by the free breakfast buffet before you head out to enjoy popular nearby attractions like Lake Erie Arboretum at Frontier, Presque Isle State Park, and Waldameer Water World.

Things to Do in Erie, PA

Presque Isle State Park is the most visited state park in Pennsylvania, welcoming over 4 million visitors every year. Popular activities at the park include hiking, biking, boating, swimming, picnicking, and bird-watching. The park is also home to Tom Ridge Environmental Center, which offers exhibits that help you learn about the ecology of the park. If you're interested in enjoying everything the park has to offer, consider staying in a nearby hotel such as Clarion Hotel Lake Erie.

Presque Isle Downs & Casino features horse racing, poker, table games, over 1,700 slot machines, award-winning dining, and live entertainment. If you want to enjoy everything at Presque Isle Downs and Casino, look into a stay at Baymont Inn & Suites, which is located directly next door.

Whether you're looking for a luxury hotel right on the water, or you'd like a budget-friendly hotel in the heart of downtown Erie, the city has plenty of options available. By picking the best hotel for your stay, you can enjoy everything Erie has to offer.

What did travelers think of the city of Erie?

Below are reviews of the city of Erie, PA from an actual visitor's perspective.

"Small Town Feel"
Score 5.0 / 5

Erie is beautiful. It has a small town feel, but many of the characteristics of a bigger city. There are tons of places to eat, and you absolutely have to stop at Presque Isle!

Brit B., from 13-Oct-2016
"Awesome"
Score 4.0 / 5

Great choices to eat and shop.

Corine C., from 25-Apr-2016
"There's Always Something To Do"
Score 4.0 / 5

Erie had a great variety of restaurants.

Pamela S. C., from 30-Mar-2015
"Great Place to See"
Score 5.0 / 5

The location was our # 1 priority with lots of access to stores and restaurants. Loved not paying taxes too.

Karen M., from 11-Nov-2014
"Good Visit"
Score 5.0 / 5

All the shopping and restaurant choices are great!

Selena M., from 12-Oct-2014
"Family Friendly City"
Score 5.0 / 5

We love preaque isle and waldameer, we have been coming for many years. Our children and grandchildren comes up here a couple times a year. We also enjoy the thomas knight center and casino.

John M., from 27-Jul-2014
"Lake Erie"
Score 4.0 / 5

Lake is very nice, Ugly Tuna had a band which was nice.

Randy L., from 24-May-2014
"Millcreek Mall"
Score 5.0 / 5

The only nice area was around the mall.

Kaye B., from 14-Apr-2014
"Splash Lagoon"
Score 4.0 / 5

Splash Lagoon is a fun activity in this area.

Jim C., from 13-Apr-2014
"Attraction recommendations."
Score 4.0 / 5

Plenty of things to do: Splash Lagoon, Presque Isle Casino, Family Sport Center and that's just a few. Also just about any restaurant and store you can think of.

Kelly S., from 16-Mar-2014
"Fun Activities"
Score 4.0 / 5

Splash Lagoon and the mall, restaurants.

Amisha M., from 16-Feb-2014
"Beautiful with lots to do."
Score 4.0 / 5

Loved Presque Isle even though it was winter. Senic beauty! Enjoyed the casino and shopping.

Cheryl V., from 15-Feb-2014
"Convenient access to entertainment"
Score 5.0 / 5

Small city, convenient access to entertainment and dining. We didn't pick Erie as our destination city, but were passing through. Great place to pass through.

Shawn S., from 20-Nov-2013
The average traveler rating of the city of Erie, PA shown above is 4.5 out of 5 based on 13 reviews
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