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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

Avalon Hotel & Conference Center in Erie 16 West 10th St., Erie, PA 16501
  • Mid-scale Downtown property
  • Hotel has 7 floors
Sheraton Erie Bayfront : 55 West Bay Dr.
+1-800-230-4134
55 West Bay Dr., Erie, PA 16507
  • Expensive Convention Center hotel
  • 200 rooms in hotel
From$69
Very Good 4.5 /5Reviews Call
Courtyard Erie Bayfront - Erie 2 Sassafras Pier, Erie, PA 16507
  • Three Star Lake property
  • Check in time: 3:00pm
Downtown Erie Hotel : 18west 18th St.
+1-888-690-5247
18west 18th St., Erie, PA 16501
  • Two star Convention Center hotel
  • 4 floors in hotel
Clarion Lake Erie & Bel Aire Conference Center in Erie 2800 West 8th St., Erie, PA 16505
  • Mid-scale Suburban property
  • 7 meeting rooms in hotel
Comfort Inn Presque Isle in Erie 3041 West 12th St., Erie, PA 16505
  • Low Cost Airport property
  • Check-in: 4:00 pm
From$52
Average 3.5 /5Reviews Call
Motel (6) of Erie Pa 7455 Schultz Rd., Erie, PA 16509
  • Two-star Convention Center hotel
  • Hotel has a green policy See more
Towneplace Suites by Marriott Erie Pa 2090 Interchange Rd., Erie, PA 16565
  • Low-priced Highway property
  • Hotel has 99 suites
Fairfield Inn by Marriott Erie Millcreek Mall 2082 Interchange Rd., Erie, PA 16565
  • 3-star Highway hotel
  • Hotel has 4 floors
Candlewood Suites 2020 Edinboro Rd., Erie, PA 16509
  • Low Cost hotel
  • 68 rooms in property
From$64
Very Good 4.0 /5Reviews Call
Springhill Suites by Marriott Erie 2087 Interchange Rd., Erie, PA 16509
  • Three Star Highway property
  • Hotel has 4 floors
From$79
Very Good 4.5 /5Reviews Call
Homewood Suites Erie at Millcreek Mall : 2084 Interchange Rd. 2084 Interchange Rd., Erie, PA 16565
  • 3-star Highway property
  • 4 floors in hotel
From$89
Very Good 4.0 /5Read Reviews Call
Days Inn - Erie
+1-800-881-1523
7415 Schultz Rd., Erie, PA 16509
  • Low Cost Highway property
  • 5 meeting rooms in property
La Quinta 7820 Perry Highway, Erie, PA 16509
  • Low Cost Highway hotel
  • Check-in time: 3:00 PM
Quality Inn & Suites Conference Center 8040 Perry Highway, Erie, PA 16509
  • 3-star Highway property
  • 2 floors in hotel
Super 8 Erie - Erie
+1-800-230-4134
8040 B Perry Highway, Erie, PA 16509
  • Low priced Highway hotel
  • Hotel has 4 floors
Americas Best Value Inn
+1-800-997-5148
6101 Wattsburg, Erie, PA 16509
  • Two star hotel
  • 2 floors in hotel
Baymont Inn Suites Erie in Erie 8170 Perry Highway, Erie, PA 16509
  • Cheap Highway hotel
  • 7 suites in hotel
Courtyard by Marriott - Erie
+1-888-305-3366
7792 Peach St., Erie, PA 16509
  • Three Star Highway property
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
From$109
Very Good 4.0 /5Recent Reviews Call
Hilton Garden Inn 2225 Downs Dr., Erie, PA 16509
  • 3 star Highway hotel
  • 21 meeting rooms in hotel
From$92
Very Good 4.5 /5Review Score Call
Comfort Inn 8051 Peach St., Erie, PA 16509
  • Cheap hotel
  • 2 floors in hotel
Residence Inn
+1-888-690-5281
8061 Peach St., Erie, PA 16509
  • Affordable Highway property
  • 78 suites in hotel
Holiday Inn Express in Erie
+1-800-230-4134
8101 Peach St., Erie, PA 16509
  • 3 star property
Wingate by Wyndham 8060 Old Oliver Rd., Erie, PA 16509
  • Midscale Suburban property
  • Free breakfast available
Econo Lodge 8050 Peach St., Erie, PA 16509
  • Cheap hotel
  • Shuttle from airport available
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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

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Luxury Hotel Options in Erie, PA

4 Star Average Prices: $142.22

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: $113.39

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: $101.28

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.

"Awesome"
Score 4.0 / 5

Great choices to eat and shop.

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

Erie had a great variety of restaurants.

, 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.

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

All the shopping and restaurant choices are great!

, 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.

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

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

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

The only nice area was around the mall.

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

Splash Lagoon is a fun activity in this area.

, 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.

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

Splash Lagoon and the mall, restaurants.

, 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.

, 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.

, from 20-Nov-2013
The average traveler rating of the city of Erie, PA shown above is 4.4 out of 5 based on 12 reviews
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