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Historic Hotel Bethlehem

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New York City, New York
Reviewed April 11, 2017

I had my wedding reception here, and I cannot recommend it enough. Kathy was extremely helpful, always responsive and easy to reach. She answered all of my questions. Also the matire d' and server assigned to us on the wedding day were fantastic. I also received many compliments from my guests about their servers and the venues overall. The room...

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

Dear Kaitlin: It was certainly our honor to host your special day for you both! Wedding planning can be so very stressful and we are glad that Kathy could reduce that for you. We are thrilled that you received compliments from your guests and that you all had such a wonderful time that will bring such amazing memories as time...

Hartford, CT
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

Stayed for one night while visiting Lehigh. This is a charming hotel in a great location. Close to Lehigh and lots of good restaurants nearby. The hotel rooms are small but very nicely appointed. We did have difficulty getting the AC to work at night properly. We were able to open the window to alleviate the problem with the AC....

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

Dear Connecticutguy: Thank you for sharing your experience during your recent stay. We hope that you all had a great visit to Lehigh University! We do apologize for the inconvenience of your AC problem and we are happy that you knew that you could certainly open the windows. Please know that at our hotel, we do have staff on 24...

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed April 5, 2017 via mobile

With it being a historical hotel expect the rooms and bathrooms to be very small. The location is fabulous and ur is week decorated. Unfortunatey even with the room being so small it was impossible to cool the room. I eventually had to open the window, but there was alot of street noise.

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

Dear mcolt: We appreciate you taking the time to share your recent stay with us. We apologize that there was an issue cooling your room. We have reported your room to Engineering to have the thermostat checked. We do offer many different types of rooms. While you were with a group and could not specifically request a certain type of...

Scranton, Pennsylvania
Reviewed April 5, 2017

My husband and I could not be more thrilled with the attention, service, and overall experience we had for our wedding at Hotel Bethlehem! We worked with both Terry and Kathy who were always on the ball and brought our vision to life! In addition to us (as the bride and groom), our guests and venders were so well taken...

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

Dear Marissa: We were honored to host your wedding. Our staff and associates truly take great pride in every aspect of service that goes into ensuring a perfect day for you. Kathy and Terry have many years of experience and a passion in seeing a bride and groom’s special day be all that they wish and more. We thank you...

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Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

Friends recently were married here, it was a quick trip from NYC and an altogether relaxing and enjoyable experience! Friendly staff, comfortable beds, and good food! Definitely get some of the ice cream at the Shoppe!

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

Dear Valued Guest: Thank you for staying with us while attending your friends’ wedding reception. We are glad that you had such a great time. We love that you found the time during this quick trip to visit The Shoppe and grab some ice cream. We feature Penn State Creamery Ice Cream, which is the oldest creamery in the country....

Reviewed March 31, 2017

Staying at the Hotel Bethlehem turned out to be one of the most special anniversaries my husband and I ever had. We arrived earlier than check-in time, but were accommodated immediately. Although we had booked a standard room, we were upgraded at no charge to a Premier suite because it was a slower night. The corner suite had a wonderful...

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

Dear Jan B: Thank you for celebrating your anniversary with us. We are simply thrilled to be at the top of your list of places to stay. Our staff truly enjoys ensuring that our guests enjoy every aspect of their stay. They delight in assisting our guests in creating memories that will last a lifetime. We wish you many more...

Ortley Beach, New Jersey
Reviewed March 26, 2017

Our room was clean, spacious, and comfortably appointed. The staff were friendly, helpful and efficient. We enjoyed the complimentary Monrovian Sugar served in the lobby. Since we were there a few days before Christmas, the hotel was elegantly decorated for the holiday.

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

Dear Joe M: Thank you for your kind review. Christmas is a special time not only in the hotel, but in our Christmas City. The Moravian Sugar cake is baked fresh by our own award winning culinary team and is a special treat for our guests with their morning complimentary coffee. We are happy that you enjoyed the Christmas Decorations....

Reviewed March 26, 2017 via mobile

Visited here for a wedding. The venue was beautiful, the food was delicious and the staff was fantastic! I would definitely recommend this place. Uh... this says I need to add more characters to submit so that's really all I have to say about that.

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

Dear Paul K: Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at out hotel. We are excited that you enjoyed the wedding and our services. We certainly love weddings and having families make their history a part of our history. We hope that you will come back again – for any occasion.

Reviewed March 23, 2017 via mobile

Staff members at the reception desk when checking in have always been friendly, courteous, and efficient. The bedrooms are attractive and quiet and the beds comfortable. It is always a pleasure to stay here!

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

Dear Phillip G: Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience at our hotel. We are happy that you have found our front office team to worthy of your comment. We will be certain to share with them. We work diligently to find the best of the best and they truly take pride in the service...

Center Valley, United States
Reviewed March 21, 2017

Our daughter's wedding reception was held at The Hotel Bethlehem last weekend. It was perfect! The venue is beautiful, the food fantastic, the staff helpful and fun to work with. Over half of our guests, including the wedding party and ourselves stayed over and had a great group breakfast the following morning. It's such a lovely place, I'm looking forward...

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

Dear Deborah M: Thank you very much for allowing us the honor of hosting your daughter’s wedding reception. We are thrilled that you all had such a wonderful time and that you enjoyed every aspect from the venue to the service to the food. It’s so nice when everyone stays and has breakfast together the next morning – and shares...

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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: $185 - $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”
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“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.”
CH48C, Apr 16, 2017 | Read review
“Room 942 is supposedly "the haunted room"....if you dare...”
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