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Historic Hotel Bethlehem

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06/11/2017 06/12/2017
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

I accompanied my husband on a mid week business trip. His reservation wasn't confirmed (not the hotel's fault). We were given a lovely star view king room at a very reasonable rate. The star is the star of Bethlehem. The quaintness of this hotel is a true treasure. The staff was super polite and friendly. Great bar. Free water and...

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Kelly R, Guest Relations Manager at Historic Hotel Bethlehem, responded to this review

Dear Sue P: Thank you so much for your very kind words. We are happy that you were able to accompany your husband. The starview rooms are a treat! Looking out over our National Historic Landmark District – as well as the Star of Bethlehem. Our ice cream shoppe features Penn State Creamery Ice Cream which is the oldest creamery...

San Rafael de Escazu, Costa Rica
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Reviewed April 3, 2017

I must say that this was one of my best experiences ever in a hotel. The hotel has been nicely mantained, it has that old charm with modern amenities. The hotel rooms are super comfortable and nicely decorated. Bathrooms were recently and very nicely renovated, but most importantly are very clean and towels are new and soft. Food is just...

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Kelly R, Guest Relations Manager at Historic Hotel Bethlehem, responded to this review

Dear Ginaescaz: Thank you very much for taking the time to share your recent stay experience. We are so glad that you enjoyed every aspect of our hotel. You are correct that we recently completed a guest room renovation. We have shared your comments about our staff with them. They truly enjoy providing great service and loved that you found...

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

In the heart of downtown Bethlehem. Beautiful place with nice views. The staff was very friendly and helpful. They have an ice creamery store and shops inside. The restaurant and bar area are very nice. Plenty to do while you stay here. There are a lot of restaurants and shops that are within walking distances of the hotel.

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Kelly R, Guest Relations Manager at Historic Hotel Bethlehem, responded to this review

Dear liftingchic: Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience. We truly value the voice of our guests. We are glad that you not only enjoyed our hotel, shoppe and staff, but took the opportunity to enjoy our Historic Main Street. As we are in the heart of a National Historic Landmark District, there are not only...

South Hadley
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful hotel but don't get a room near the road. The noise from the traffic kept me up all night --- motorcycles, trucks backing up, car alarms. I couldn't sleep all night. The room itself was fairly nice, but no exhaust fan in the bathroom so the wallpaper was pealing off the walls. Area near the hotel was very nice,...

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Kelly R, Guest Relations Manager at Historic Hotel Bethlehem, responded to this review

Dear cdemurphy: Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at our hotel. We are sorry that the street traffic was disturbing. When you visit the next time, perhaps ask for a Starview Room – they are off of the street and have a stunning view of the National Historic Landmark District as well as the Star...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've stayed at Historic Hotel Bethlehem about 5 times, it's my number choice when traveling to the area for business. I love it so much I'm going to be making arrangements to book a stay for romantic weekend getaway. It's charming, the staff are friendly & engaging. The rooms are very clean & each time I've visited I've had a...

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Kelly R, Guest Relations Manager at Historic Hotel Bethlehem, responded to this review

Dear 4rster: Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experiences at our hotel. Five times! Wow – we truly value your loyalty! We would love for you to enjoy a romantic getaway. Ask for our Guest Experience Director – she will be happy to help you make all of the special arrangements. We certainly look forward...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After staying outside of the downtown area on my first few trips to Bethlehem, I decided to stay downtown in this historic hotel. It's always risky staying in a historic hotel, but this was the best decision I could have made. Every last detail about this hotel makes you feel cared for...the small gift in your room, the spritzer with...

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Kelly R, Guest Relations Manager at Historic Hotel Bethlehem, responded to this review

Dear wlcarb: First of all – thank you for deciding to take a chance on us! We really appreciate it. While we certainly take our history seriously – we know that we don’t have to be old to be historic. We are glad that you enjoyed all of the amenities that we offer our guests. While most of our equipment...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kathy, Lauren and their staff made this wedding special and extremely easy. They did not miss one single detail. The hotel is first class, both the food and accommodations were excellent. The surrounding area is perfect for guests to tour.

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Dear Bob H: Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience regarding your daughter’s wedding. We were honored to host this very special occasion for your family. We are so happy that our team could make this easy and less stressful for you all. We look forward to seeing you all again!

Allentown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I recently had our wedding ceremony and reception in the Terrace room of the Hotel. Being a local gal, I've always dreamed of having my wedding at the hotel and our actual event truly surpassed that dream! From the beginning, the event manager Terry was thorough and organized. She made planning less stressful and accommodated all my...

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Dear Megagirasol4717: Thank you very much first of all for allowing us the honor of hosting your wedding ceremony and reception. To hear that you’ve dreamed of having your wedding with us and that we even surpassed that dream is wonderful! We’ve shared your comments with all of our staff and truly appreciate your kind words regarding your food and...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was again delighted with my recent stay at this property. I enjoy the atmosphere and the service which started off well with a helpful and personable bellman out front and continued with a friendly front desk attendant. Rooms are small, but clean and bright. Nice big TV also. The lobby bar is a fun spot for an after dinner...

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Kelly R, Guest Relations Manager at Historic Hotel Bethlehem, responded to this review

Dear 7Jackson: Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at our hotel. We are happy that you enjoyed all of the aspects of your stay. Our staff takes pride in providing gracious service and we shared your comments with them. We love that enjoyed after dinner drinks in our Tap Room. Hopefully next time you are...

Easton, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This downtown Bethlehem gem is not to be missed. A gorgeous property with an amazing restaurant and bar coupled with an outstanding location. Do not miss the Penn State Creamery for great ice cream and the brunches at the hotel.

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Dear All Points Images: Thank you so much for your kind comments. We are very happy that you enjoyed your experience with us. It certainly sounds as though you took advantage of all that we offer! We love when our guests venture onto our historic Main Street to visit the boutique shop and museums. Our Musical Sunday Brunch is a...

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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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  • Banquet Room
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Historic Hotel Bethlehem in downtown Bethlehem PA in the heart of the Lehigh Valley, just minutes from Allentown and Easton, Pennsylvania, Lehigh University, Moravian College, Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem and a 10 minute drive from the Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE). We are conveniently located in the heart of the historic district that surrounds our hotel in Bethlehem Embrace our beautifully decorated and newly renovated historic Bethlehem hotel. Come experience world-class service, charming guest accommodations, elegantly appointed lobby and common areas, beautiful yet efficient banquet and meeting facilities, and Award winning cuisine. We proudly continue the tradition of Bethlehem hospitality that began by the Moravians who first settled here in 1741. Come experience this hospitality at our Historic Hotel Bethlehem.Restored to its original 1922 grandeur, Historic Hotel Bethlehem's floor-to-ceiling palladium windows provide dramatic views of the historic shopping district just outside our front doors. Seven large murals were painted by George Gray in 1937 to depict the history of Bethlehem. These beautiful murals currently adorn the walls of the Mural Ballroom. One of the larger murals retells the story of how Count Zinzendorf and other early settlers named the city of Bethlehem on Christmas Eve in 1741. This event took place in a crude cabin on the site now occupied by our Award winning hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Historic Hotel Bethlehem

Address: 437 Main St, Bethlehem, PA 18018-5808
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Bethlehem
Price Range: $184 - $293 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Historic Hotel Bethlehem 4.5*
Number of rooms: 128
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“higher floor and newly renovated room”
wlcarb, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Rooms on higher floors have great views.”
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“choose a high floor with a view of the Bethlehem Star”
tankr, Apr 17, 2017 | Read review
“Each room is unique, therefore each guest should determine what is most important to him/her.”
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“Room 942 is supposedly "the haunted room"....if you dare...”
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