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“Very Good Lodge but a bit expensive!”

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Crescent Lodge & Country Inn
Ranked #1 of 1 Cresco B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
New York
1 review
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“Very Good Lodge but a bit expensive!”
Reviewed August 13, 2009

I went to the Poconos for 3 nights vacation. On arrival to the lodge it was 2am in the morning. Interesting, the main entrance and the check-in building was closed. However, they left us a note on how to self check in, which was fine. They room we stayed in was very clean and well maintained. We checked the bed bedbugs but found the bed to be flawless. The staffs were very nice when we had questions about where to travel to they were helpful (we asked a lot of questions). The breakfast wasn't extravagant but, it was good. It was relatively close to many of the destinations we wanted to go to, shooting range, horseback riding and hikiing. They is high speed internet BUT NOT in the room we stayed in because the signal was so low. I had to go to the main lobby to use my laptop for the internet. The price of the stay was O.K. I consider it a bit on the expensive side. We paid 135 for 2 nights and 180 for the last because of weekend. All in all, I really recommend this place.

  • Stayed August 2009, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 20, 2009

It can be a challenge to find clean, comfortable lodging in the Poconos, so I was pleasantly surprised with the quality of the Crescent Lodge. It's 5 minutes from the new and impressive Mount Airy Casino (had great meal in the Italian restaurant there). It's about 20 minutes from Shawnee Golf resort, where we played. Crescent staff are friendly--especially Ruth. Guests receive $15 voucher for casino slots, and our rooms were cute and comfortable. Showers and air work well, and our bed was firm. Sunday breakfast was outstanding: buffet of pancakes, toastable waffles, bacon, sausage, cheese omelet, bagels, coffeecake, juices, coffee, fruit and INCLUDED!!!! Will definitely return.

  • Stayed July 2009, traveled with friends
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St. Marys, WV
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed May 26, 2009

My husband and I wanted to celebrate our anniversary in a quiet and leisurely place.... with no reservations, we toured Caesar's Paradise Stream Resort, rated "DD" (dated & dirty), Fernwood Resort, rated "VDD" (VERY dirty & dated), almost ended up at the Hampton Inn ($170/night) when I searched the IPHONE for "anything" else & found Crescent Lodge.....BINGO! The lady at the front desk said their pictures on the internet were exactly how each cabin looked. We stayed at the Edgewood cabin, which had a hot tub in the livingroom, (with stereo), king size bed, full kitchen, secluded outdoor deck area - beautiful wooded scenery & quiet. It was so clean...we didn't think we had maid service, but when we got back the first day, our place had been cleaned, complete with fresh linens. The dining was excellent. (the chef could compete with ANYONE)...the bar had the "relax and have a drink" feel....breakfast was just enough on weekdays and a step up on Saturday! The grounds was immaculate, (pool had just been filled, so it was still COLD - but clean!)
Everyone seemed to welcome us each time we came and went - a nice place that actually cared !! We have already started spreading the word where to go next time! It spells "come back again" .....and WE WILL !!!
P.S. Lots of things to do in the area, Pretzel Factory, Candy Place, Bushkill Falls (gorgeous), shopping (many little shop all over) NOT to mention the beautiful scenery!

  • Stayed May 2009, traveled as a couple
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central pa
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Reviewed February 20, 2009

Location, location, location.
My wife and I stayed for three days/ two nights this past week and
loved it. I took less than 10 minutes to get to Mt Airy Casino. Less than
10 minutes to Alpine Mt. Ski area. Less than 15 minutes to the Crossings
Premium Outlets.
We stayed mid week so the rates were very reasonable. Less expensive than
Mt Airy but with much more charm. The Sunset cottage was as advertised with two person jacuz and WORKING fireplace.
The staff was very nice and helpful. Our dinner in the restaurant was excellent.
Free continental breakfast was an added bonus.
This will now be our home base for all trips to the Poconos.
I was having trouble programming my Nav with an address for the lodge but
was elated to find it preprogrammed in the gps. Should have checked there first.
The intersection of 540 and 191 is exact. you can see the lodge from the corner.
We've recommended this jem to friends already and we're sure to go back soon.

  • Stayed February 2009, traveled as a couple
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Sutton, Massachusetts
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Reviewed January 28, 2009

I needed to be in the Poconos for a few days on business, and my wife and I wanted to spend a little time together. We found the Crescent Lodge in our AAA book. After we read the reviews on Trip Advisor, a couple of them scared us a little, but overall they were quite good, so we called them. The woman assured us that "this has been family owned for over 60 years, and one of the best kept properties in the area", so we booked the Birchwood #4 cabin for 3 nights. We found it to be very nice and clean, but not fancy, which we liked. Part of the charm of the Poconos is the simplicity of the area. We enjoyed the Jucuzzi tub and fireplace. The atmosphere in the dining room where we enjoyed the continental breakfast gave us a relaxing start to the day. In January we could not enjoy the pool or the tennis courts, but I am sure that it is an even nicer place to stay in the summer season. The people were wonderful. We had to leave after two nights because a major storm was approaching, and they were gracious enough to just charge us for 2 nights, even though the cancellation policy is 14 days. If you are using a GPS to find it, the closest street name and number is 378 Cranberry Creek Rd. This will get you within 1/2 mile on PA Route 191.

  • Stayed January 2009, traveled as a couple
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NJ
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Reviewed July 27, 2008

We booked our cottage through the Last-Minute Deals on their website. Our room was nice and clean, the management and staff were very friendly, and the front desk was very knowledgeable and helpful in giving us directions.

Overall, had a very pleasant time, and would definitely come back.

  • Stayed July 2008, traveled as a couple
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New York
Level 5 Contributor
36 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed July 9, 2008

My boyfriend booked the most expensive room at the Crescent Lodge, the Mountain Jacuzzi. It is advertised as "secluded" which is completely false. We had a hard time finding it because when we drove to it, there's actually another cabin right next to it. Also, they should put up signs so that guests can find the place. Once we were there and we discovered we had neighbors, we were not happy. Later on we discovered that guests staying at the other cabins could actually use our trail and go up there for no apparent reason, which some did.

Prior to our arrival we had actually read up on some of the reviews on this site. One review stated that the fireplace did not work (very true), there was some candle wax in the toaster (the wax was still there) and some problems with the hot water in the jacuzzi (we did experience some at 1st.) They also mentioned that the breakfast was not plentyful (which was the case on the 1st day) but they actually served a much better breakfast on the 2nd day.

We didn't encounter any problems with the staff. They were very curteous.

Overall, the room was nice and cozy but too pricey for what they offer. I hate the old fashion decor and they should update the TV.
On the other hand, the restaurant is truly delightful and the meal almost gave me a food orgasm. It was delicious!

We had a nice romantic time because we love each other. Otherwise, I wouldn't recommend that room at that price.

  • Liked — Very comfortable and cozy!
  • Disliked — Not as advertised!!
  • Stayed July 2008, traveled as a couple
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Property: Crescent Lodge & Country Inn
Address: 5854 Paradise Valley Rd, Cresco, PA 18326-7730
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Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Pocono Mountains Region > Cresco
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Cresco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Crescent Lodge & Country Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 30
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
“A Romantic Country Inn”At Crescent Lodge and Country Inn your will experience immaculate accommodations, fireplaces, whirlpool tubs and canopy beds with plush thick comforters. Select from a standard room in the main lodge or a cottage located on our 10 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds. Free Wifi is included in the main lodge.Our guests can enjoy continental breakfast every morning from 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.The Crescent Lodge Restaurant and Bar:Our renowned on-site restaurant is open year round serving American cuisine. The Crescent Lodge restaurant has been nominated several times by the Pocono Record as one of the most romantic restaurants in the Pocono Mountain region.Antique Gift Shop:The Inn's popular gift shop is stocked with handmade jewelry, antiques and other items.We are conveniently located in the heart of Pocono Mountains. Within an arm reach to Camelback Ski Resort and Camelback Beach, Mount Airy Casino, Pocono Raceway and The Crossing Premium Outlets. ... more   less 
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