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Wilkes Barre Pennsylvania Accommodations

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The Wilkes Barre center point is around 1 mile west of Mohegan Sun Arena and 4 miles west of Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs.

If you're looking for outdoor adventure along the Susquehanna River, head to Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Adventure lovers will find a little bit of everything here, including ski areas, hiking and biking trails, whitewater rafting, and kayak adventures. Luzerne County is home to several picturesque trails. Explore historic trails like the Hazelton Rail Trail along a former railroad corridor, or the Back Mountain Trail, built 115 years ago. More from this guide...

Wilkes Barre Hotels & Accommodations

Best Western Plus Genetti Hotel & Conference Center : 77 East Market St. 77 East Market St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701 ~0.41 miles west of Wilkes Barre
  • Mid-scale Downtown property
  • 3 suites in property
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Fair breakfast prices
Hillard House - Wilkes-Barre 58 West River St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 ~1.01 miles west of Wilkes Barre
  • High-end Downtown hotel
  • 4 sleeping rooms in hotel
Hilton Garden Inn Wilkes Barre 242 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 ~1.15 miles southeast of Wilkes Barre
  • Affordable Downtown property
  • 3 meeting rooms in property
  • Did not have breakfast at the hotel
  • Great reception
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Hampton Inn & Suites
876 Schechter Dr., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 ~1.19 miles southeast of Wilkes Barre
  • Mid-scale Highway property
  • 5 floors in hotel
  • WiFi worked great
  • Great location
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Courtyard by Marriott Wilkes Barre Arena 879 Schechter Dr., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 ~1.20 miles southeast of Wilkes Barre
  • Affordable Highway property
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
Motel 6 Wilkes Barre Arena in Wilkes-Barre
884 Schechter Dr., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 ~1.35 miles southeast of Wilkes Barre
  • Two-star Highway hotel
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy Read more
Fairfield Inn & Suites 884 Kidder St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 ~1.51 miles east of Wilkes Barre
  • 3 star Suburban hotel
  • Free comp. breakfast
Host Inn All Suites in Wilkes Barre 860 Kidder St., Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
  • Affordable Highway hotel
  • 66 rooms in property
Days Inn : 760 Kidder St. 760 Kidder St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 ~1.69 miles east of Wilkes Barre
  • Two star Highway hotel
  • Comp. Breakfast
  • Breakfast area is small
  • Furniture needs more attention
Quality Inn & Suites Conference Center : 880 Kidder St. 880 Kidder St., Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
  • Midscale Suburban hotel
  • Check in: 3:00 PM
  • Beds were acceptable for 64%
  • Service is relatively professional
Comfort Inn & Suites 1067 Wilkes Barre Township Blvd., Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
  • Mid-scale Highway property
  • 65 rooms in property
  • Hotel at a great price
  • Nice breakfast buffet
Woodspring Suites Wilkes Barre - Wilkes Barre 350 Bear Creek Blvd., Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
  • Cheap Highway property
  • 4 floors in property
Very Good 4.0 /5Review Score CallBookMore Details
Holiday Inn Express Wilkes Barre East 1063 Highway 315 Blvd., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 ~2.39 miles east of Wilkes Barre
  • 3-star Suburban hotel
  • Shuttle to airport available
  • Disappointing internet connection
  • Room needs to be redecorated
The Woodlands Inn An Ascend Hotel Collection Member 1073 Highway 315, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 ~2.44 miles east of Wilkes Barre
  • Mid-scale Suburban hotel
  • Hotel has 9 floors
Econo Lodge Arena - Wilkes Barre 1075 Wilkes Barre Twp Blvd., Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
  • Inexpensive Highway hotel
  • Hotel has 6 suites
  • Most guests thought rooms were spacious
  • Staff was friendly and helpful
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Extended Stay Deluxe Wilkes Barre in Wilkes-Barre 1069 Highway 315, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 ~2.54 miles east of Wilkes Barre
  • Midscale Suburban property
  • Fitness + Health Center
  • Conveniently located
  • Breakfast can be improved
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Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Wilkes Barre : 1185 Highway 315 1185 Highway 315, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 ~3.04 miles east of Wilkes Barre
  • Low priced Mountain hotel
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre 1280 Highway 315, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 ~3.09 miles northeast of Wilkes Barre
  • 4-star property
  • 7 floors in hotel
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Holiday Inn Wilkes Barre East Mountain - Wilkes-Barre 600 Wildflower Dr., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 ~3.10 miles east of Wilkes Barre
  • Midscale Suburban hotel
  • 152 rooms in hotel
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Knights Inn Scranton / Wilkes Barre / Pittston
310 Route 315, Pittston, PA 18640 ~6.97 miles northeast of Wilkes Barre
  • Economical hotel
  • Check in time: 11:00 AM
Comfort Inn in Pittston 400 Route 315 Highway, Pittston, PA 18640 ~7.55 miles northeast of Wilkes Barre
  • Economical Highway hotel
  • Check-in: 03:00pm
Holiday Inn Express 30 Concorde Dr., Avoca, PA 18641 ~9.23 miles northeast of Wilkes Barre
  • Affordable Airport hotel
  • Check in time: 3:00 pm
  • Breakfast plentiful
  • Location is great
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Rodeway Inn Moosic Scranton 4130 Birney Ave., Moosic, PA 18507 ~11.72 miles northeast of Wilkes Barre
  • 2-star property
  • 45 rooms in hotel
Courtyard by Marriott Scranton / Wilkes Barre - Moosic 16 Glenmaura National Blvd., Moosic, PA 18507 ~12.66 miles northeast of Wilkes Barre
  • Three Star Suburban hotel
  • Check in: 3:00pm
Springhill Suites by Marriott 19 Radcliffe Dr., Moosic, PA 18507 Website ~12.76 miles northeast of Wilkes Barre
  • Affordable Suburban property
  • Check in time: 3:00 PM
  • Most guests said rooms were clean
  • Most guests liked the proximity to sightseeing
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If you're looking for a lively alternative to outdoor fun, head to the Mohegan Sun Pocono. This casino offers all your favorite gaming options with 91 table games and more than 2,300 slot machines. If you prefer live entertainment to playing poker, head to the Wise Crackers Comedy Club, catch a live band at Breakers, or see who's headlining in the Keystone Grand Ballroom.

Wilkes-Barre offers a diverse landscape of attractions with something for every type of visitor. Check out its equally varied hotel scene to find the best room for your visit.

When to Visit Wilkes-Barre, PA

Wilkes-Barre enjoys mild summers and cold winters. From June through August, you'll find average highs in the upper 70s and low 80s, and lows in the 50s and 60s. You can visit the Wilkes-Barre Farmer's Market weekly from July to mid-November. If you're in town for Independence Day, don't miss the annual Fourth of July celebration in Kirby Park, packed with old-fashioned festivities.

As fall approaches, the temperatures in Wilkes-Barre drop to an average high of 72 in September, 61 in October, and 49 in November. There aren't many festivals to enjoy during these months, but the mild weather and low seasonal crowds make this an ideal time for affordable hotel rooms.

Winters are bitingly cold with highs in the 30s and lows in the 20s and teens. Wilkes-Barre gets an average of 45 inches of annual snowfall, so you may find yourself trudging through quite a bit of winter weather if you visit during these months. The annual Christmas Parade takes place downtown around mid-November.

Spring is one of the best times to head to Wilkes-Barre. Weather warms rapidly from an average high of 46 in March, to 59 in April, and 70 in May. In March you can catch the St. Patrick's Day Parade rolling down the streets, awash in green. April brings the annual Cherry Blossom Festival with food, crafts, rides, and plenty of family friendly fun.

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

seasonality of hotel rates in Wilkes Barre

Averate Rates by Star Rating

Below are 3 charts displaying average rate trends by star rating class in Wilkes Barre, PA. Analyze these charts to determine the best months to stay in Wilkes Barre for any future trips.

Luxury Hotels in Wilkes-Barre, PA

4 Star Average Prices: $119.67

If you're looking for a little touch of luxury in Wilkes-Barre, you have a few options that can cater to your needs. The most notable is the Mohegan Sun Pocono. If you're in town for gaming, why not book a room right at the casino? Accommodations here feature an ergonomic work space, stone bathroom, and Smart TV. You can order in-room dining from your own iPad Mini. If you need added pampering, head to the Spa Sapphire for a full menu of services that include massages, facials, manicures, and pedicures.

The Courtyard Wilkes-Barre Arena has a chic lobby that begs you to cozy up in a club chair and enjoy your surroundings. The Bistro offers breakfast, dinner, and drinks on-site. Recreation is available year-round at the fitness center and indoor pool. Guest rooms are awash in a soothing color palette. Amenities include a mini-refrigerator, complimentary high-speed internet, and television with premium movie channels, HBO, CNN, and ESPN.

Affordable Hotels in Wilkes-Barre, PA

3 Star Average Prices: $103.81

There are many affordable hotels to choose from in Wilkes-Barre, making this a prime choice for a budget vacation to Pennsylvania. If you're looking for basic amenities at a low price point, you'll find ample options.

The Motel 6 Wilkes-Barre Arena is one of the most affordable hotels in the city, with a convenient location right next to Mohegan Sun Arena. Rooms feature sleek wood-effect floors and granite bathrooms. Complimentary Wi-Fi keeps you connected, while free morning coffee will perk up your day. Micro-fridges are available in select rooms for added convenience.

The Red Roof Inn Wilkes-Barre Arena is another low-cost pick with all your essential amenities. Premium rooms welcome you to the hotel with a tasty snack box. Complimentary Wi-Fi and a flat-screen television will keep you entertained, while Serta mattresses and plush bedding help you stay comfortable. Microwaves, refrigerators, and coffee makers are available in select rooms.

If you're looking for a budget hotel for business travel, the Best Western Genetti Hotel & Conference Center can meet all your needs. This hotel offers an airport shuttle to get you to your destination promptly and conveniently. Guests have 20,000 square feet of conference space at their disposal for special events. The banquet facilities make it possible to cater unforgettable receptions or banquets.

Mornings begin with a complimentary breakfast featuring hot dishes like scrambled eggs, pancakes, and French toast. You can enjoy a lunch buffet from Tuesday through Friday at the Oyster Restaurant, or grab a drink and dinner Monday through Saturday. You'll find on-site recreation with the pool and fitness center.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Wilkes Barre

2 Star Average Prices: $74.86

2 Star Hotel Prices in Wilkes Barre

Where are the real discounts in Wilkes Barre

If you're looking for discounted room rates, chain hotels are the best place to start. Many offer loyalty programs that will help you accumulate savings with regular stays if you're a frequent traveler with a favorite brand.

Best Western hotels offer a generous rewards program that will have you earning big discounts after just two stays. These hotels offer additional discounts for AARP and AAA/CAA members. Those serving in the armed forces have access to a rewards program as well. If you're in town for work, the Best Western Business Advantage program can help you get the most out of your stay. If you're a Harley Davidson enthusiast, don't miss your chance to get H.O.G. member benefits.

The Red Roof Inn Wilkes-Barre Arena offers discounted rates for AAA members and military personnel through its savings programs. Special local deals can offer added savings with packages for visitors attending sporting events or planning a shopping vacation. Marriott hotels like the Courtyard Wilkes-Barre Arena offer discounts for seniors, AAA/CAA members, government employees, and military personnel.

Best Value Options in Wilkes-Barre, PA

If you're looking for a hotel where value and amenities meet, you'll see that Wilkes-Barre has several diverse choices. These destinations help your money go as far as possible.

If you're looking for accommodations that will give you a distinct taste of Pennsylvania, head to Hillard House Inn. This hotel boasts a prime destination in downtown Wilkes Barre. Housed in a historic 1865 mansion, it offers ample architectural appeal from the cornice work to the parquet flooring. Mornings at Hillard House begin with a gourmet breakfast featuring entrees like gingerbread pancakes, fruit crepes, Eggs Benedict, and bread pudding. Each room has its own distinct features. Standard in every room is a fridge stocked with complimentary water and soda, and Hillard House bath amenities.

The Woodlands Inn, an Ascend Hotel Collections Member, offers affordable rooms with unforgettable views. Streamside accommodations look out over the Laurel Run stream. Main rooms look out over the courtyard and pool. Rooms feature cable TV with pay-per-view movies, a refrigerator, microwave, and Keurig coffeemaker. You'll also receive two complimentary bottles of water on arrival. You can relax on-site with the heated indoor pool or seasonal outdoor pool. Grab a bite at the brick oven eatery and espresso bar or Japanese steakhouse and sushi bar. The Woods Day Spa and Salon can really help your worries melt away.

The Comfort Inn & Suites in Wilkes-Barre offers added value in the form of its continental breakfast, complete with waffles, eggs, and breakfast meat. The Pickled Pub restaurant is on-site for additional dining. The hotel also boasts its own popcorn machine and offers free coffee. Guest rooms include a microwave and refrigerator so you can easily keep snacks and icy beverages on hand.

Getting Around Wilkes-Barre, PA

The best way to get to Wilkes-Barre if you're not driving is via the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport. Five international airlines serve the airport. If you're flying with a small private airline, you may also be able to reach the city via the Wilkes-Barre Wyoming Valley Airport.

The Luzerne County Transportation Authority serves Wilkes-Barre and surrounding areas. With 18 routes in the system, it's possible to access nearly any part of the city, particularly in and around downtown. Bus fares are just $1.50 a ride, $4.00 for a day pass, or $12 for a 10-ride ticket. It's best to look over the bus schedule carefully before your visit so you can plan your day accordingly if you're planning to use public transit. Though the system offers thorough coverage, it's a bit challenging to navigate.

Whether you're looking for a rustic room in the woods for a weekend of hiking, or you want to stay and play in a bustling casino, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania can meet your needs. The city offers hotels that are as well-equipped for business as they are for play. Check out this city's diverse offerings and book your stay now.

Verified reviews of the city: Wilkes Barre, PA

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

"Wonderful Hospitality!"
Score 4.0 / 5

Wilkes Barre seem to be a fun filled city and the Casino was a plus.

Linda J., from 11-Dec-2017
"Nice Area "
Score 5.0 / 5

Good Shopping

Danielle W., from 25-Mar-2017
"Entertaining Visit"
Score 4.0 / 5

Lots going on, plenty to do in the area.

David B., from 16-Feb-2016
"Exciting Trip"
Score 4.0 / 5

Montage Water Park, the shopping areas and the casino were great.

Linda T., from 14-Jul-2015
The average traveler rating of the city of Wilkes Barre, PA shown above is 4.3 out of 5 based on 4 reviews
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