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“Another wonderful stay!” 5 of 5 stars
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The Woodlands Inn
3.0 of 5 Resort   |   1073 Highway 315, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702   |  
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Ranked #8 of 20 Hotels in Wilkes-Barre
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Carthage, NY
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“Another wonderful stay!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

We stayed at the Woodlands on our first night out of a vacation south. Super clean, unique setting and close to the casino. Shuttle bus driver and all the staff are very nice. Price is quite reasonable and the food is good. Our 3rd stay here and we will be back!

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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RossKornfeld, Owner at The Woodlands Inn, responded to this review, May 9, 2014
Dear Madrep:

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate the kind words regarding our staff and cleanliness. Enjoy an outdoor massage or cocktails on our Skyyvu deck bar on your next visit.

Thank you,
Ross Kornfeld
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Great experience with staff and their kindness. Attention to every detail.
Attended an event dinner, where cocktail reception and dinner were excellent.
Enjoyed staying overnight as well...rooms were quite nice and very comfortable.
Looking forward to coming back again soon!

Stayed April 2014, traveled with friends
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RossKornfeld, Owner at The Woodlands Inn, responded to this review, May 9, 2014
Dear Rob M:

Thank you for writing your review. We're so happy to hear that you had a wonderful time during the banquet. Kindness and attention to detail is hopefully what separates us from other local hotels. We get many guests who find our staff to be quite friendly and accommodating. Thank you again for your kind words.

Ross Kornfeld
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

What a great hotel nestled between Scranton and Wilkes-Barre. Great location, close to the casino (with a free shuttle too, wow!), nice views from around the property, and lots to do on premises. Friendly staff, great food, and nice location, what more could one ask for?

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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RossKornfeld, Owner at The Woodlands Inn, responded to this review, May 9, 2014
Dear Tim A:

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Are you a golfer? if so, come back and book our golf package, rooms starting at $104.00 per person based on double occupancy, the package includes room, breakfast and golf w/cart. The SKYYVu deck bar is also open. We hope to see you soon.

Thank you,
Ross Kornfeld
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

My husband and I stayed last Wednesday and Thursday. The hotel itself was very nice, as were the restaurants - however my complaint is with one of the staff members. There was some sort of rock concert going on Thursday night, my husband and I encountered a girl who yelled at us for being in a restricted area. We had no idea that there were any restricted areas and neither one of us (we're both in our late 50's) had any desire to meet Joan Jet. All I know is her name is Dawn, she's a short Italian - looking girl and she was extremely rude with a bad attitude. I had mentioned the incident to the desk at checkout but they didn't seem to take our complaint seriously. I think next time we'll try the new hotel right at the casino.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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RossKornfeld, Owner at The Woodlands Inn, responded to this review, May 6, 2014
Dear Carol K:

Thank you for taking the time to write a review regarding your recent stay. I was very disappointed to read of your experience during your stay with us. We will address your comments with our staff and specifically Dawn about the way you were treated.

We hope you will give us another chance to exceed your expectations.

Thank you,
Ross Kornfeld
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

The Woodlands Inn is a great place to get away and enjoy yourself. The rooms were clean and comfortable. I loved the ducks below the deck along the streamside. You cannot get bored with this place, happy hour seems like 24/7. The Food is excellent especially the breakfast buffet, my favorite part of the day. The huge jacuzzi was amazing place to meet people. Overall there is no need to leave and find things to do. The Woodlands provide all the entertainment you need, or they will drive you to the casino. I will be coming here again on my next school break in June!!

  • Stayed March 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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RossKornfeld, Owner at The Woodlands Inn, responded to this review, May 6, 2014
Dear AmberS:

Thank you for writing your review with such positive comments. June would be a perfect time for you to come back and experience warmer weather activities. SKYYvu deck bar is now open, experience the best view of any deck bar in NEPA. Golf packages available as well, call us for details at 570-824-9831.

Thank you,
Ross Kornfeld
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

What a cool eclectic place located on a beautiful stream and woods but right at the heart of everything. All. Kinds of cool features. Outdoor seating for food and drink with a deck hanging over the stream. Spa and sushi too! Wow!!

  • Stayed April 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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RossKornfeld, Owner at The Woodlands Inn, responded to this review, May 6, 2014
Dear Swampr:

Thank you for writing your review. Experience golf with special packages starting at $104.00 per person/per night. The package includes Main/Tower accommodations & taxes, one round of golf w/cart and more. If you're interested please contact our reservation department at 570-824-9831.

Thank you,
Ross Kornfeld
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Upon arrival to the Woodland's Inn, the outside didn't look like much. Once inside, the lobby was beautiful and we were greeted with a smile at check-in. We had paid for the room using a Living Social deal. One receptionist didn't know how to do it, but the other quickly checked everything and informed us we would have to just pay the taxes, and we would be all settled. We needed help with our bags since we were on the main floor, with no elevator. It was just two short flights of stairs, though. When we did get assistance, to my surprise, it was a woman. I felt bad, because I thought they would have had a man to help, but they didn't. A little while after check-in, room service knocked on the door with champagne and cheese/crackers (part of the Living Social deal) and wine glasses. The room was very modern but my husband thought it could have been bigger. We used our $20 gift card from the LS deal to eat at the bar/ Cresenzo's eatery that night. The wings and nachos were good! We also had 90 cent drinks at the bar during happy hour! The hotel is very spacious with a Japanese restaurant onsite and a nightclub, but the club is only open on the weekends. We didn't care, we wanted to have a relaxing time...and we did! The hotel was very quiet. Time in the jacuzzi was very nice and the linens were comfortable. We had a very nice stay at the Woodlands Inn...we almost felt like it was our "little secret" because you wouldn't know that hotel had so much to offer.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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RossKornfeld, Owner at The Woodlands Inn, responded to this review, May 6, 2014
Dear SassySada:

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We have had many guests take advantage of the package on the living social website. Look for more in the future. Our hotel is part of the Choice Hotel family and with that affiliation you can earn valuable reward points when you stay with us. You can enroll online at choiceprivileges.com.

Thank you,
Ross Kornfeld
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Address: 1073 Highway 315, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
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Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Pocono Mountains Region > Luzerne County > Wilkes-Barre
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#5 Family Hotel in Wilkes-Barre
#5 Business Hotel in Wilkes-Barre
#6 Romantic Hotel in Wilkes-Barre
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Woodlands Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 150
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Nestled in the foothills of the Pocono Mountains with a peaceful stream winding through, The Woodlands Inn is the premiere destination in Northeastern Pennsylvania for your next vacation, event, or business function. Step through our doors and take in a deep breath of fresh air, thanks to our smoke-free policy. Look around and you'll find beautiful ballrooms for your celebrations and special events, meeting rooms for any sized corporate function, and Alexander's in the Woods, a full service day spa. Featuring 2 restaurants, 3 bars, and Evolution Nightclub, you'll find no shortage of entertainment options as well. Plus, as the closest full-service, off-site hotel to Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs Casino, we offer a complimentary shuttle for all our guests. With countless rooms and packages to choose from, you're sure to find exactly what you're looking for at The Woodlands Inn. We are a member of Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International. The Woodlands is proud to combine our impeccable array of services and amenities with the benefits of the Choice Privileges rewards program, resulting in a truly memorable experience every time. We make every effort to ensure the complete satisfaction and enjoyment of all our guests, and as a dog-friendly hotel, that includes your best furry friends as well! ... more   less 
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Woodlands Inn ~ Ascend Collection By Choice Hotel Wilkes-Barre
Woodlands Hotel Wilkes Barre
Woodlands Resort Wilkes Barre
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