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Hillard House Inn

58 West River Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Enfield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an enjoyable stay. Would highly recommend this B & B. Gordon and Cecilia our perfect hosts. The breakfasts are 5 star. You can walk downtown with many restaurants. Can't wait for our return stay.

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife, son, nephew and I booked the Duchess Suite in order to see the Wild Kratts Live at the theatre in town. The location was a jewel set into a historical neighborhood largely owned and cared for by the local university. The house itself was one of the nicest historic homes I ever stepped foot in and the owners... More 

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

Thank you so much for writing such a lovely review about the Hillard House Inn.I think we enjoyed having your family stay with us just as much as you did! We love to share our home with our guests. The FMKirby Center for the Performing Arts is one of Wilkes-Barre's star attractions both for the wonderful variety of performances it... More 

Niagara Falls, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband surprised me with a stay the beautiful Hillard House Inn the evening of our wedding. We left our reception to head to our mystery destination. Upon arrival I was blown away by the beauty of the building. There's so much character on the inside and outside. The innkeepers have done an amazing job of creating a warm and... More 

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

Thank you for your glowing review of Hillard House Inn.We are pleased that we were able to be part of such a special day in your lives. So many of our guests comment on their breakfast experience at our table.Gordon is a master at getting conversations flowing so that it seems everyone at the table are old friends.We feel that... More 

Belleview, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I truly enjoyed my stay here. The hosts were gracious and the food was excellent. Only complaint would be the tight parking but even that didn't detract from my stay. The room was spacious although the bathroom was a bit small. The house and furnishings were exquisite. I highly recommend.

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

Thank you for your lovely review of Hillard House Inn.We are pleased when our guests recognize our home as a classic B&B because that means we are achieving our objective-making our guests feel comfortable and at home with lots of personal attention. Thank you for your recommendation and we hope to see you again. More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

My daughter, brother, and I recently stayed at Hillard House during a trip to Wilkes Barre to visit family. We rented the Duchess Suite for two nights and could not have been happier. This suite is actually the back 2 rooms and bathroom of the upstairs. It was much roomier than we anticipated. The main room holds a queen bed... More 

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

Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Hillard House Inn and for posting such a lovely review.We were happy to host you and feel our house really shines in that function.The public rooms(Music Room,Den,Dining Room and front porch) are spacious and comfortable and allow our guests to be together(and sometimes alone). We hope to see you all again... More 

Vienna, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

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

Thank you for taking the time to review Hillard House Inn.We were happy to have you stay with us and glad that you enjoyed your visit. Our house was built circa 1865,the year of Abraham Lincoln's death.In fact,we have been told that the window sashes were painted black and have remained so in memoriam of his passing 150 years ago.Hillard... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

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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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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 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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