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Harry Packer Mansion Inn

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05/12/2017 05/13/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

A group of 8 of us decided to have a weekend away for rafting and fun! We chose the Harry Packer Mansion because it's super cool looking and had great reviews. We did not participate in the murder mystery but we're very pleased with our stay. We arrived on Friday night and were greeted in the parking lot. We were...

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3Thank Dorri A
Lake Telemark, NJ
Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

You will meet the nicest people, enjoy superbly curated drinks and enjoy a stupendous view of this lovely Victorian gem of a town. I love to have a drink on the veranda but have stayed here as a guest and loved it all. Don't miss this beautifully restored mansion!

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1Thank telemarkJane
Elysburg, PA
Reviewed July 23, 2015

The hotel was immaculate and very comfortable. It is in walking distance to all the area shops and restaurants. We went for the murder mystery weekend, which could have been more exciting, but the hosts were very nice and welcoming, the dinner was well done, and we had a very nice weekend.

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2Thank picklesElysburg_PA
Reviewed June 30, 2015

The Harry Packer mansion was a special treat. It was quiet but only a short walk from the shops, restaurants, and museums in town. The carriage house room was quiet and private but not as fancy as the rooms in the main house. The hostess made a delicious breakfast and gave us helpful suggestions about where to eat and what...

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1Thank Mary Ellen W
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
Reviewed June 19, 2015

Recently we attended the Murder Mystery Weekend and had a fabulous time. "Inspector" Bob, our friendly innkeeper and murder mystery host, was a wealth of information about the area and the Packer family. He kept us laughing while our characters sorted through the evidence to find the murderer. We actually got to know the other couples attending the weekend, and...

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1Thank KandBkeeptravelling
Blackwood, New Jersey
Reviewed May 26, 2015

I stayed in Cottage number 2, in the carriage house. It was very clean, the queen sized bed was in the loft. It was built in the 1860's but has all up to date amenities. Breakfast was delicious. If you love staying in a mansion this is for you. If you love looking at craftsmanship and learning a little of...

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1Thank Karendelsi
Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

We had a wonderful stay in this 1874 Victorian mansion. I would highly recommend it! Very convenient to Jim Thorpe for walking to town. We'll be going back again. The innkeepers were very attentive to our needs and we had a great stay. They have special events that include a murder mystery weekend.

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2Thank Barry M
Brooklyn
Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

My significant other and I stood in Gussie's room for the murder mystery weekend for my birthday and we had an amazing time. Bob and Pat were extremely accommodating. I highly recommend the murder mystery weekend or just stay and visit this amazing house!!!

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1Thank Flyteta810
Scranton
Reviewed April 26, 2015

This Muder Mystery Weekend was my wife, Sue's, surprise birthday gift. What a perfect way to spend her celebration! Our hosts, owners Bob and Patty, could not have been more welcoming, helpful, or accommodating. The mansion has, over many years, though their dedicated hard work, been restored to its glorious and exquisite past beauty. Our "Annie's Suite" was cozy and...

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Hermitage
Reviewed April 13, 2015

This was a fantastic getaway, The owner and his family did such a great job of making us feel at home. They opened there home to us, providing both comfort and charm that seems missing in today's world. We attended the murder mystery weekend which I highly recommend Bob is a great storyteller and wove a web that was entertaining...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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 - $201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“Did not stay here but had cocktails”
WC_trekker, Feb 26, 2017 | Read review
“We were on the 3rd floor of the Mansion and 2 flights of steps could be a problem for some people.”
barbdaveroanoke, Jan 8, 2017 | Read review
“Annie's Suite is lovely.”
JeffandJenn2013, Oct 17, 2016 | Read review
“If possible,stay in the main house.”
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”
donnabelle57, Jul 17, 2016 | Read review
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