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Glen Onoko Guesthouse in Jim Thorpe~ close to activities and attractions

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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
2 nights minimum
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Elegant, old - world charm meets modern comfort in the Glen Onoko Guesthouse. Operating as a grocery and a charming old- fashioned soda fountain shop that had been the staple of the neighborhood since it opened in 1901. Known as the Mrs. Annie Martz building serving 'Our ice cream sodas' ~ cherry vanilla cokes~ A popular East side destination, this historic landmark features the original double display windows still intact! Located in the historic town of Jim Thorpe, the building renovations allows guests to meet, connect and relax with period details and a spacious living room with large windows overlooking the street. Recent renovations include solid oak hardwood flooring in the kitchen and living room. Built in 1874, our Guesthouse merges old -world beauty with modern amenities and... Elegant, old - world charm meets modern comfort in the Glen Onoko Guesthouse. Operating as a grocery and a charming old- fashioned soda fountain shop that had been the staple of the neighborhood since it opened in 1901. Known as the Mrs. Annie Martz building serving 'Our ice cream sodas' ~ cherry vanilla cokes~ A popular East side destination, this historic landmark features the original double display windows still intact! Located in the historic town of Jim Thorpe, the building renovations allows guests to meet, connect and relax with period details and a spacious living room with large windows overlooking the street. Recent renovations include solid oak hardwood flooring in the kitchen and living room. Built in 1874, our Guesthouse merges old -world beauty with modern amenities and design. At 1,600 square feet, the home feels spacious and airy. Keeping some original details but redoing the kitchen and bathrooms the resulting design creates a home that honors the past but isn't stuck in it. The living room features carved wood pillars and original wood staircase. The kitchen with ceramic sink is fully equipped with electric hot water kettle,blender, pots, pans, knives, cutting boards, prep bowls, 10 cup drip Mr. Coffee, filters, toaster, hand held mixer with cookie sheets. The beauty of this region has beckoned travelers for almost two centuries, and was second only to Niagara Falls! Located 0.1 mile to the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Train Station, the Glen Onoko Guesthouse is named for the famous Glen Onoko Falls Trail, which is known for hiking featuring multiple waterfalls and biking activities at the Glen Onoko Access of Lehigh Gorge State Park Glen Onoko Falls. Our home is an excellent base for exploring some of the town's top attractions, and is a great family getaway with the grocery store, pizza shops, ice cream, breakfast eateries just blocks away. Planning a vacation? Great for friends and family- Sleeping Arrangements include; - 4 Bedrooms - 1 King size Bed, 2 queen size beds, 1 twin bed - A sleeper sofa in the living room that pulls out to a very firm queen bed - Futon that folds to a twin - sized bed -The nearby bathroom features a cast iron bathtub/shower with new natural stone subway tile, along with a generous amount of towels. - Board games in the living room closet - Use of a washer and dryer ( shared) - On - site parking which is a nice luxury when town parking can be an issue Guest Access Guests have exclusive access to the two floors of the townhouse just as the shopkeepers did, who lived above the business. You may also access the private courtyard with a shrubbery border and use of the BBQ grill. The entrance is at the back of the building and on-site parking that makes unpacking easy. The first floor is a laundry room that leads to the upper two levels of the townhouse. Keyless entry will allow you to access the inside of the building; then a key is provided to the apartment door. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 229More
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About the Owner
Dee F
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2016
Interaction with guests
Since I live in Jim Thorpe, I am often able to personally greet my guests and provide a brief orientation as well as answer any additional questions about the surrounding area or townhouse. During your stay, I am available via phone, text, or messaging.
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Reviewed April 27, 2017

We rented the commercial space on the first floor of this Guesthouse. It was a great space to have our family reunion with 30 guests. We catered the dinner from Macaluso's Restaurant in Nesquehoning and used the well functioning gas grill in the back yard....More

Date of stay: April 2017
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Stove
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Central Heating
Washer
Housekeeping Included
Dryer
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
Dishwasher
Freezer
Private Yard
Iron
Ceiling Fans
Stereo System
TV
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Mountain Views
Skiing: Property Is In A Ski Resort
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Toaster
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About the neighborhood
0.1 mile to the Train Station, our Guesthouse is an excellent base for exploring some of the town's top attractions including the Asa Packer Mansion, St. Mark's Episcopal Church, the Old Jail, the Scenic Railway, and the Jim Thorpe Memorial. Eclectic shops, museums, the Mauch Chunk Opera House, Penn's Peak are all within minutes from the property. The area has an array of restaurants, a vinyl record store, bars and bike shops. Union Public House, the local dive bar, is close by and offers Sunday brunch. Walk next door to the town's full service Salon and Spa. Walk to Tommy's Steak and Subs - where the locals go! The East Mauch Chunk Eatery is a few blocks away for breakfast. The food and beverage complex is located 0.8 mile
Getting around
You will enjoy the proximity to the Lehigh Gorge State Park to bike the D & L Trail Lehigh Gorge Access. Pedal the 25 miles of the D & L Trail along the Lehigh River and to enjoy the natural beauty and geology of the area. The Mansion House Pedestrian Bridge opened August, 2019 is a connector on the D & L Trail in which you can rent bikes for an outdoor activity. Head out to Mauch Chunk Lake Park - just 3 miles west of the downtown - and rent a kayak. Hickory Run State park with Boulder Field, Hawk Falls Trail for outdoor adventure. Close to several whitewater providers.
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