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New Jersey
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were in town for a show at the Mohegan Sun Arena and our daughter located the Hillard House. Lovely original home in Wilke-Barre maintained to perfection by Gordon and Cecilia. The breakfast was great and the service impeccable.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When i had to stay for a college visit at Wilkes University my mother and I thought it would be nice to spend a few days to experience the city to know my way when i was up by myself. The couple that runs it are very polite and know much about the local run ins and etc. They told...

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Exton, PA
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

I don't mind old places if they're clean and don't have that old smell. Hilliard House fits the bill. Great bed and linens...super comfortable! Super nice inn keepers, too! Very well maintained and clean. If you want character, but want modern amenities like tv and in room coffee, you'll love Hilliard House!

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

Thank you for your lovely review of the Hillard House Inn.At 151 years old,the Inn does have some age on her but we think,like you, that she carries it extremely well. The house has been used as a family home for most of its existence so the architecture and charm has been preserved while the amenities have been modernized-the best...

Morgantown, West Virginia, United States
Reviewed October 12, 2016

We stayed at Hillard house on the way to our wedding destination. Cecilia and Gordon were fantastic, really made us feel at home - from helping us with our bags to suggesting some dinner options and even lending an umbrella. The house is located just a short walk from the town center and made for a nice evening stroll for...

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Lancaster
Reviewed October 3, 2016

I am writing this review after my second stay at The Hillard House. During my first stay, in April 2016, I was in town for an event at Wilkes University. I enjoyed my stay so much that, upon check out, I booked another stay for Wilkes' 2016 Homecoming, and this time my husband would be joining me. I stayed in...

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

Thank you for posting such a wonderful review of Hillard House Inn.It is gratifying to see that we have been able to provide the Bed and Breakfast experience. This experience is much more than a place to sleep and shower-it is the opportunity to share the atmosphere of the Inn and the city where it is located. We look forward...

Pennsylvania
Reviewed September 19, 2016

We stayed at Hillard House this weekend and just loved it. The innkeepers, Cecilia and Gordon are the nicest people and provide a comfortable, pleasant atmosphere for guests. Our room was large and was perfect for two or three guests. There was a daybed in our room for an additional guest if needed. Some nice touches our room included: a...

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

Thank you for your lovely review.We are pleased that you enjoyed staying in the Blue Room and that the room amenities made your time more comfortable. Gordon looks forward to serving breakfast and interacting with our guests.He is quite knowledgeable about the history of the area and always willing to help. We hope to see you soon.

Cherry HIll, NJ
Reviewed September 18, 2016

Beautiful 19th century mansion originally built by wealthy mill owner. The Duchess Suite was more like the rear wing of the 2nd floor, sitting room w/twin pullout, bedroom w/queen, hallway and big modern bathroom, w/jacuzzi!. Charming decor, antique knick-knacks and small details were delightful. Sweet hosts with a wealth of knowledge of historical Wilkes Barre, Wilkes University and surrounding area....

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

It was so nice of you to take the time to write this lovely review.Gordon and i are always happy to hear that guests enjoyed our home and that they will stay again. Wilkes-Barre is a very interesting small city with a rich history and beautiful setting along the Susquehanna River. Thank you for staying with us.

Harmony, Maryland
Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Great house! Cecilia and Gordon were super hosts. The bed was very comfortable and the room quiet. We slept soundly with the window open and did not hear any street or other noise. The breakfast was a scrumptious peach frittata and never ending coffee was superb. Highly reccomend.

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

Thank you for your very nice review.We are happy that you slept well and enjoyed breakfast. Hillard House Inn is situated very conveniently on a quiet residential street but close to downtown attractions. We hope we will see you again and thank you for taking the time to review us.

Tall Timbers, Maryland
Reviewed September 13, 2016

We had an amazing five day/four night stay at the Hillard House Inn on Labor Day weekend. The stately house is situated on a charming tree-lined street next to Wilkes College. The Duchess Suite provided two separate bedroom/lounge areas for me, my husband and 90 years old mother to share in an apartment-like setting along with a private bathroom. The...

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

We were so pleased to host your family over Labor Day weekend and provide a home base for your visit.Your mother is a fantastic lady and Gordon and I enjoyed having her as a guest. We are glad that you were able to enjoy our front porch with our other guests-the opportunity of conversations with new people is one of...

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed August 16, 2016

My husband and I really enjoyed our stay at Hillard House Inn B&B. The house is a historic site, and the décor and ambiance reflect the time period, while maintaining cleanliness and comfort. The bedroom was gorgeous, and a relaxing retreat with 11 foot ceilings, floor to ceiling windows, and a large comfy bed. The innkeepers, Cecilia and Gordon, were...

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

We appreciate your lovely review of Hillard House Inn and very happy you enjoyed staying with us.The architecture and craftsmanship of the house are things we like to share with our guests. There is a great selection of downtown restaurants that are a short and pleasant walk from our Inn that we are happy to recommend to our guests. Thank...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hil lard House Inn, circa 1865, is an elegant B and B located in Downtown Wilkes-Barre PA. Rooms feature queen beds, private baths, cable tv, wifi, fridge,ac.The Duchess Suite has sitting rm w/pullout twin and Bedroom w/queen bed.The bath has 2 vanities,walk-in shower and whirlpool soaker tub.Breakfast served in our formal dining rm.Offstreet parking and secure wifi are included in the rates.Close proximity to interstate I81,colleges, Mohegan SunArena, Mohegan Sun Casino,F.M. Kirby Center. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hillard House Inn

Address: 58 W River St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702-2402
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Pocono Mountains Region > Luzerne County > Wilkes-Barre
Price Range: $132 - $155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hillard House Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“we stayed in the gold room,very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Harleyman75, 1 week ago | Read review
“The Gold Room is comfortable. Our friend stayed in The Blue Room, and she LOVED the window seats.”
 of 5 bubbles dt1978, Oct 3, 2016 | Read review
“Every room is stunning.The house is amazingly well built for its age which is reflected in the comfort of the Inn.”
 of 5 bubbles tinahane, Sep 13, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the gold room.....it's the first room up the stairs!!”
 of 5 bubbles tyronej999, Aug 11, 2016 | Read review
“can't go wrong!”
 of 5 bubbles Cynthia214412, Feb 14, 2016 | Read review
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