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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Was really looking forward to our stay after checking out the pictures and reviews...sadly our stay was a real disappointment. Food was poor/had passed it sell by date, our room was extremely uncomfortable, there was no wifi and the staff were very rude. I think we might have settled for one or two drawbacks, but not this many given the...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed the weekend and experienced the Weekend Mystery. It was fun and full of interesting facts that you won't hear or see in any books. The Manson is not only Historical but an amazing site in its self. The town is quaint and a delight to visit. The railroad trip is well worth the time also. We really enjoyed...

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Thank Mark W
west chester, pa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wandered up on a warm February Saturday afternoon to sit on the porch to relax. We were not disappointed. The hostess was so welcoming. We sat on the porch and enjoyed cocktails and a cheese tray. Then a thunderstorm rolled in (which happily gave us an excuse to stay even longer!). We relocated to inside the mansion and enjoyed...

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Reviewed January 8, 2017

When my husband says to me that whatever it costs, it's worth it, he is saying a whole lot about this fabulous place. The mansion built on a mountain overlooking the town has been meticulously refurbished as have many of the buildings in the town. The mystery is deliciously presented by Inspector Bob who also relates the history of the...

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Reviewed November 11, 2016

This quaint mansion in Jim Thorpe PA is walking distance (up and down hills) to the cute town. The mansion is quaint but a bit dusty....but the B & B atmorphere created a closeness and comraderie with other people there for the murder mystery. The breakfast was a buffet but not for picky eaters like myself. The best meal was...

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Trenton, New Jersey
Reviewed October 23, 2016

The Murder Mystery weekend was just awesome! We stayed in Annie's Suite and it was just gorgeous and elegant! Bob and Pat (innkeepers) are just special people. They work very hard to give you the best experience possible. Very clean and all the food was mouthwatering! Pumpkin mouse.. oh my!!!! pumpkin pie spice martini's oh my!!!!!!!! The Liberian lounge is...

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Spotsylvania, Virginia
Reviewed October 17, 2016

We celebrated my daughter's 21st birthday at the mansion. The murder mystery was very entertaining. Our hosts Bob and Pat went above and beyond to make our weekend away special. The food was very good and the town is gorgeous! My family is looking forward to returning.

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Thank JeffandJenn2013
Selden, New York
Reviewed October 9, 2016

We just got back from another Beautiful weekend at The Harry Packer Mansion. Bob and Pat are wonderful hosts and we have never ever had a bad time there. Highly recomend the Murder Mystery weekend. Bob never disappoints and if you want to hear a wealth of history about the area he will gladly tell you all he knows. We...

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Reviewed September 1, 2016

I'm not sure why this is rated the #3 B&B in Jim Thorpe. The mansion and carriage house themselves are both impressive but the B&B experience was only average. When I stay at a B&B I expect to be spoiled but I was a little disappointed. Although there was free coffee and tea available at any time there weren't any...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed August 22, 2016

We stayed in a loft unit in the Carriage House, not the main mansion. Would have loved to stay in the main house but t was a last minute booking. We were on a mission to go whitewater rafting. The room was functional, small and a little dark. But we did not spend much time in the room. We had...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built as a wedding present in 1874, the Harry Packer Mansion now serves as a luxury inn within the Mauch Chunk Historic district of Jim Thorpe, PA, just 1 1/2 hours from Philadelphia and NYC.The Mansion was used by Disney as a model for the Haunted Mansion so it is only fitting that it is known for its award-winning Murder Mystery Weekends. Voted the best Murder Mystery weekend by the Book of Lists and recently the best on the East Coast by NPR. Come for the murder weekend, visit during the week for a quieter experience, stop by and enjoy a glass of wine on the veranda or take a tour through the mansion. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Harry Packer Mansion Inn

Address: 19 Packer Hl, PO Box 458, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229-1221
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Pocono Mountains Region > Jim Thorpe
Price Range: $200 - $224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“Did not stay here but had cocktails”
 of 5 bubbles WC_trekker, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“We were on the 3rd floor of the Mansion and 2 flights of steps could be a problem for some people.”
 of 5 bubbles barbdaveroanoke, Jan 8, 2017 | Read review
“Annie's Suite is lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles JeffandJenn2013, Oct 17, 2016 | Read review
“If possible,stay in the main house.”
 of 5 bubbles alex49t, Aug 22, 2016 | Read review
“ask for 2nd floor, there is no elevator in the mansion, this was close to town and you could walk there”
 of 5 bubbles donnabelle57, Jul 17, 2016 | Read review
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