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626 Center St, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Whitehurst Guest House
Ranked #16 of 19 Jim Thorpe B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sunbury, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this guesthouse (it is NOT a bed and breakfast) last year and had a nice time so we dicided to try it again this year. Bad decision. The property has changed hands since our last visit and I am sorry to say it is not for the better. My girlfriend made the reservation and we were asked... More

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Bensalem, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We decided to get away for the day. We had reservations at area hotel. On our way to Jim Thorpe, called various inns for any last minute room availability. Two inns put us on a wait list. One suggested we try Whitehurst. They said they had one room available, took all our information, including complete credit card information. We then... More

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Bill E, Manager at Whitehurst Guest House, responded to this review

Unfortunately a communication error was made here. Not sure exactly how it happened but when this guest called they were given incorrect information that we had a room available when in fact we did not. We apologized for the mistake but we were completely booked. Unfortunately, no one else had any last minute availability either. They were not charged for... More

Ewing, New Jersey
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Your Events page lists dates from 2011 please update - other than that web page is great. Pictures of the rooms would help. Where do your guests park? Your SpecialPackages page is empty - do you have agreements with any local companies for rafting,paintball, or biking?

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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

We stayed in room 2F, which had a nice big King size bed, clean bathroom and Jacuzzi. Everything was clean and we really enjoyed happy hour on the back porch overlooking the town and the mountains. The walk to the downtown is about 20-25 minutes, which isn't bad on the way down but it was kind of long at 11:00... More

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Bill E, Manager at Whitehurst Guest House, responded to this review

Hi guys! Thanks for your nice comments! It was great to meet you both and are glad you enjoyed your visit to Jim Thorpe and your stay with us. My wife and I just took over the management a few months ago and have met a lot of really great people like yourselves who have stayed with us. Our first... More

New Tripoli, Pennsylvania
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

my wife and i booked the upstairs room facing the rear of the house. the view was great. i'm not sure what these other reviewers mean when they talk about a "rundown" neighborhood, because that isn't the case at all. it is east jim thorpe, it is an old town, but it is far from a "slum". anyway the room... More

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Bill E, Manager at Whitehurst Guest House, responded to this review

Hi folks, Thanks for staying with us, it was fun to meet you, and glad you enjoyed your visit with us. Thanks for your kind review and hope to see you again soon! Bill & Chris More

Wilmington, Delaware
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

My Husband and I just spent the Holiday weekend at this Inn. This was our very 1st time staying in Jim Thorpe. Chris & Bill were very accomodating and took care of all our needs. The Inn is located just outside of town (15 minute walk to the town).; Quiet location in a residential neighborhood. Very clean, comfortable and a... More

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Bill E, Manager at Whitehurst Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review! We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to seeing you again. You are right, there really is a lot to do in Jim Thorpe and it's all right close by. We are well situated for guests who want to experience what the area has to offer and want a quiet, comfortable... More

New Hope, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

We had a beautiful 2 room suite with a balcony that overlooked the mountains. It was far enough from town that it was quiet and private, but close enough to all of the action. The room had a spa tub, sitting room, lots of closet space and windows and was very clean and comfortable. Breakfast vouchers were available at a... More

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Exeter, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

I can find very little to recommend this property. It is not close to the city. It was not cheap. It was not particularly nice and there was no breakfast. The room was so musty we couldn’t stop sneezing – maybe something to do with the black mold on the window shades. The proprietor warned us about the neighbors so... More

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Bill E, Manager at Whitehurst Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your comments with us, we’re sorry you did not enjoy your time better. True, we are not located in the heart of the historic district. Whitehurst is located a short distance (less than a mile, and totally within walking distance for those who enjoy taking that approach through the quiet community area of Jim Thorpe) from the... More

Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2012

Probably the worst B&B we have been to in years. The neighborhood is so-so and the host didn't make it any better. She said to not park in the front of the house because the neighbors were nasty (just what we wanted to here); then she gave us a $10 coupon to Bob's Diner for breakfast which was a dump... More

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Bill E, Manager at Whitehurst Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We apologize for the actions of the person who assisted you, I certainly understand how you must have felt! My wife, Chris and I will be handling the management and check-ins for our guests from this point forward, suffice it to say we have a different approach in mind! Sorry your breakfast experience wasn’t so happy... More

Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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45 reviews 45 reviews
6 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2011

The row home known as Whitehurst Guest House did have very nice renovations on the interior. The room we rented on the second floor was tastefully done but VERY small. We could live with that; it was the neighborhood and views that were hard to take!! This is located in East Jim Thorpe in a very rundown neighborhood (almost one... More

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Bill E, Manager at Whitehurst Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks folks for your comments. My wife and I are presently in the process of taking over the management of Whitehurst Guesthouse. Your point of view is certainly appreciated and understandable. We’re sorry your stay a few years ago at Whitehurst wasn’t a happy one. We certainly want all of our guests to leave feeling they had an enjoyable stay.... More

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Address: 626 Center St, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Pocono Mountains Region > Jim Thorpe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 3

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