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Hillard House Inn

58 West River Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
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Hillard House Inn
Ranked #2 of 2 Wilkes-Barre B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Sewell, New Jersey
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This review is a little overdue, we stayed here in May 2014 for one night. The Inn is well kept and clean, a nice porch, and a quiet location near the riverwalk area. Off street parking also. The room was very nice with a good sized bathroom. Cecilia and Gordon were both very nice and personable. The breakfast was delicious... More

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Hollis, New Hampshire
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here during our July 4th visit to the "valley". Cecilia and Gordon were very welcoming although they also were hosting most of their family for the fireworks. We were even introduced to their newest grandchild! Love staying in B&Bs where you are welcomed as one of the family and treated to a great breakfast and interesting conversation. Beautiful... More

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HillardHouse, Owner at Hillard House Inn, responded to this review

Fourth of July is one of our favorite holidays and we were very happy to be able to share it with you.Thank you for the lovely review and for staying at Hillard House.We hope to see you again. More

warsaw, ny
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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

My husband booked this B&B for our final day - Memorial Day - after spending the weekend with family. I had no idea that Cecilia and Gordon could make one night so spectacular! The owners carried in our suitcases, gave us maps and tips of interest - including ideas on where to dine, and prepared a wonderful retreat for us.... More

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HillardHouse, Owner at Hillard House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the glowing review for your stay with us.We are so happy that you enjoyed your time at Hillard House and that you plan to come back.We appreciate that you took the time to write a review since they are so important to future guests.Thank you again and hope to see you soon. More

Perkiomenville, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Really bad booking engine on the web site. I couldn't complete the transaction with B&B gift card selection, yet when I called and made the reservation by voice mail and again by email it took 2 days to get a response. Despite having given my entire reservation over each method when I finally did get a response I was told... More

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HillardHouse, Owner at Hillard House Inn, responded to this review

This reviewer has never stayed at Hillard House and to my knowledge has never been on the property . She first contacted us on Jan.29 mid-afternoon by voicemail about a reservation for Feb.8. By noon on Jan.30 she had our response that the suite she requested was not available(a response in less than 24 hours). This obviously allowed her ample... More

Portland, Oregon
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106 reviews 106 reviews
22 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

My wife and I are B & B lovers and stay in them when ever we get the chance. If staying in Wilkes-Barre, definitely stay at the Hillard house. We spent 2 nights. Gordon and Cecilia are terrific hosts. The breakfasts were delicious. We stayed in the gold room which was very comfortable. The Empire style home is a gem... More

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I traveled to Wilkes-Barre to see Elvis Costello at the Kirby Center and were looking for a downtown B & B within walking distance of the venue and also of restaurants. Trip advisor led us to this wonderful gem and the owners Gordon and Cecilia. The house is just a few short blocks from city center (which... More

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Whitby, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

We just arrived home from a week-end in Wilkes-Barre Pennsylvania where we were seeing the Breeders Crown Horse races. We chose this B&B through trip advisor ratings and were not disappointed. Our host and hostess Gordon and Cecilia Williams were a great team, preparing fantastic and very filling breakfasts to start the day and then even greeting us with an... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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83 reviews 83 reviews
22 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Our second visit to Hillard House. The hospitality shown by Cecelia and Gordy is ideal. They know how to make your stay special. We've stayed in two different rooms and the beds are comfortable, with plenty of comfy blanks to keep you warn on a cold night. There are small refrigerators for use in each room. Breakfast is served in... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

My fiance and I stayed at this lovely B&B over labor day weekend. Cecelia and Gordon were welcoming and warm hosts with lots of local knowledge. The house is beautiful and our room was spacious and clean. Fantastic breakfast! If you looking for a place to stay in the Wilkes-Barre area you can't go wrong at Hillard House.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

We recently stayed here and we highly recommend Hillard House. The proprietors Cecilia and Gordon were so gracious. We arrived late at night (midnight) and they had stayed up to welcome us and take our luggage upstairs. We stayed in the blue room and it was very nice. After 2 days they upgraded us at no charge to the Duchess... More

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Address: 58 West River Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
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Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Luzerne County > Wilkes-Barre
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Hillard House Inn, circa 1865, is an elegant B and B located in Downtown Wilkes-Barre PA. Rooms feature queen beds, private baths, cable tv, wifi, fridge,ac.The Duchess Suite has sitting rm w/pullout twin and Bedroom w/queen bed.The bath has 2 vanities,walk-in shower and whirlpool soaker tub.Breakfast served in our formal dining rm.offstreet parking and secure wifi are included in the rates.Close proximity to interstate I81,colleges, Wachovia Arena, Mohegan Sun, Kirby Center. ... more   less 
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