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Hillard House Inn

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58 West River Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
Hillard House Inn
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Vienna, Virginia
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29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hillard House is a traditional Mom and Pop B&B vice an inn. Our hosts were terrific (as were their pooches) and the breakfast was your classic top-notch B&B morning delight. The Second Empire house was a bit worn, but our room and bath were excellent. The Old Town location was quiet and filled with other interesting homes. The town square... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I had a really sweet overnight at Hillard House while trekking north. Gordon was wonderful and welcoming. As if the charming historic house and terrific walkable location were not enough, we were served the best B&B breakfast of our many B&B stops this trip. I require gluten-free and we were served the most amazing rice flour pancakes... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your experience at Hillard House Inn. We try very hard to meet our guests' dietary requirements-first by asking about special needs and/or diets and second,by providing delicious and interesting items on our breakfast menu.The blueberry pancakes you mentioned are a favorite with everyone who tastes them. Wilkes-Barre is a... More 

duncannon pa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

My girlfriends and I took over this beautiful and well maintained B&B. We were very impressed with all the rooms. The Inn keepers were terrific and the breakfast was outstanding. They have thought of everything that could make this place special. If you are ever in Wilkes-Barre this is the place to stay.

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

We are so happy that your group enjoyed your stay with us.It was our pleasure to have you as our guests. Wilkes-Barre is extremely lucky to have an entertainment venue like FM Kirby Center for the Performing Arts.The restored Art Deco theater is lovely building with comfortable seating,excellent acoustics,and a wonderful variety of first class live entertainment. We thank you... More 

maryland
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Wonderful Old house with amazing innkeepers.. Our suite transported me back to the 1800s except for the electricity and WiFI. It was cozy, comfortable and well stocked with complimentary water, sodas etcetera. The innkeepers were very accommodating and the property is very well located There were even toys for our toddler. They went up and beyond to make our stay... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to review Hillard House.Future guests rely on other travelers' experiences to plan their stays. We are very happy that you were pleased with your visit; we enjoyed having you stay with us and glad you found the Duchess Suite a good fit for your family. We are thrilled that Wilkes-Barre has so many good... More 

Scottsdale, Arizona
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90 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I came to WB to do genealogical research and wanted to be downtown close to resources. Hilllard House was perfect. Gordon was friendly and informative about the area and his wife was a great cook! She accomodated my gluten free request and created a different treat every morning. The Rose Room was spacious and home like, hot shower, lots of... More 

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Middleboro, Massachusetts
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30 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Hillard House Inn is a hidden gem, right in my own backyard! (I was born and raised in Wilkes-Barre). My husband and I currently reside in Massachusetts. On March 14-16th we made a spur of the moment trip in to see family and take in the St. Patrick's Day Parade. On our previous trips, we have stayed at nearly every... More 

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Connecticut, USA
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4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The innkeepers (Gordon and Cecilia) are delightful! So warm and welcoming, and super helpful. They went out of their way to make our stay perfect. The Hillard House is beautiful, the accommodations comfortable, and the breakfast delicious. The dining room was so inviting and the hosts and guests so interesting, we stayed at the breakfast table for three full hours.... More 

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

We love it when our guests have the time to relax and enjoy themselves around the breakfast table.We feel that it is one of the greatest attractions of staying at a bed and breakfast and try to provide the opportunity for our guests .Thank you for posting your excellent review! More 

Fernandina Beach, Florida
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Gordon and Cecilia are the perfect hosts. They are gracious, very knowledgeable about W-B and the surrounding area, and they cook wonderful breakfasts. The Inn is nicely maintained and in a great location. Check it out.

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

We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us.Thank you for voicing your opinion about Hillard House and recommending that other travelers choose our Inn.People listen to what other travelers have to say.Thank you and we hope to see you again. More 

Darnestown, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

We were visiting Wilkes-Barre to pick our daughter up from Wyoming Seminary PAI were she had spent 6 weeks. We stayed at Hillard House for 2 nights. Cecilia and Gordon were warm and welcoming upon our arrival and continued to be so throughout our stay. Our suite was perfect with thick towels, lovely decor and all the comforts of home.... More 

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

Thank you for your wonderful review and for taking the time to post about your experience at Hillard House.It is so nice to know that we have been able to provide a pleasant stay for our guests. Wyoming Seminary's summer music camp(PAI) provides an outstanding chance for young students to interact and learn from professional musicians and performers.It is a... More 

Ocala, Fl
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Spent a weekend with Cecilia & Gordon recently while visiting in the Wilkes-Barre area. They are very welcoming and anxious to help in anyway they can. We felt more like family than guests. It is like walking back in time & visiting your grandparents which I loved. The rooms were clean & spacious. Breakfast was amazing. Parking was not a... More 

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

Hillard House's location, within easy walking distance to downtown and the riverwalk, is one of the best features of our Bed and Breakfast.We are happy that you felt at home and enjoyed the Duchess Suite.We hope to see you again on your next visit to Wilkes-Barre.Thank you for posting a review of your stay. More 

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