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Reviewed 2 September 2014

I have to start by saying that the staff at the Woodlands was one of the best I've ever encountered. The hotel itself is fine - nothing special but it did have comfy beds and two pools - and the location is Wilkes Barre. Wilkes Barre is not the nice Poconos getaway I was expecting, but it has its charms....

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RossKornfeld, Owner at The Woodlands Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write with such positive feedback! I have shared your comments with my staff, and they join me in thanking you for your kind words. We take pride in our hotel and the services we provide and we are so glad you enjoyed your stay. We are looking forward to providing you the same...

Easton, Pa.
Reviewed 1 September 2014

Planned this trip for a few months, past three weekends were perfect weather. Rained onFriday when we left home, continued to drizzle all night. One of the main reasons we went to the Woodlands was so that my husband could sit outside and enjoy a good cigar with a drink, as they have an outside bar that allows smoking with...

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RossKornfeld, Owner at The Woodlands Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience regarding your recent stay at our hotel. I'm glad to hear that you had a great time in spite of the lousy weather and having the Jacuzzi closed . Unfortunately the night before there was a power surge which knocked out the pumps. Your feedback is very important to us and we can assure...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 31 August 2014 via mobile

Pulling up not very exciting. . But when you get into the place..very beautiful. ..right away were welcomed by the most friendly bartender EVER!!! Her name is Joleen, and I tempt anyone to prove me wrong..if you can make her stop smiling let me know .my stay has just begun and will give updates as we go...we love it so...

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RossKornfeld, Owner at The Woodlands Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience regarding your recent stay at our hotel. You are not alone in your feelings toward Jolene. She is fantastic, and the smile does not come off her face. Your feedback is very important to us and we can assure you that we will use this information to do everything possible to create an enjoyable...

Ronks
Reviewed 25 August 2014

I bought a living social voucher and it really was a great deal. The staff was very friendly hand down. We had to call and delay our check in and there was never a problem. When we did arrive , the place looked really great. Clean, well maintained and welcoming. We arrived to our room to find our bottle of...

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RossKornfeld, Owner at The Woodlands Inn, responded to this review

Dear Loretta P: Thank you for taking the time to share your valuable review. The experiences you described are not characteristic of the level of service our colleagues strive to provide, and we apologize your stay was unsatisfactory. Your feedback was shared with our team, and we look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back and exceed your expectations....

Fairport, New York
Reviewed 20 August 2014

We stayed at the Woodlands for one night on our way to the jersey shore. Our room was great. It was clean, comfortable and had many amenities. It also had a beautiful view of a creek surrounded by a natural wooded area. The staff was very friendly and attentive. The inn was even centrally located to many local venues.They also...

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RossKornfeld, Owner at The Woodlands Inn, responded to this review

Dear Harold W: Thank you for taking the time to complete our online survey regarding your recent stay at our hotel. We very much appreciate and value your feedback and will share it with our team. Your comments will serve as encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services to provide...

Higuey
Reviewed 19 August 2014 via mobile

I bought a living Social Voucher for $137. This price included overnight stay, wine and a cheese platter, and hot breakfast. Upon arrival I was not sure, it looked a little cheesy, but I was pleasantly surprised, it really is a small woodland resort. The resort was clean, it has 2 restaurants, outside deck bar and a night club. They...

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RossKornfeld, Owner at The Woodlands Inn, responded to this review

Dear Marla W: Thank you for taking the time to complete your review regarding your recent stay at our hotel. Your feedback is very important to us and we can assure you that we will use this information to do everything possible to create an enjoyable experience for each of our guests. We hope to see you again soon! Sincerely,...

Gaithersburg
Reviewed 16 August 2014

very nice hotel big and so much under one roof to do. The room was small for 4 people the bed's not to comfortable. But everything else was very nice. a lot of walking. love the sky bar. @ The free shuttle to the casino great. was there for a wedding and the bartender was the best. Would come back..................

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RossKornfeld, Owner at The Woodlands Inn, responded to this review

Dear Brian R: We would like to thank you for taking the time to complete your review. Feedback from our guests is very important to us and your input helps with our continuing efforts to provide excellent service and a great stay. Thank you so much for your business and we look forward to seeing you in the future. Kind...

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed 15 August 2014

Mr.Kornfeld staying at The Woodlands was absolutley awesome! My husband and I stayed for 3 nights 8/07/14-8/06/2014.We had a streamside room which was so enjoyable.Your employees from checking in to the people that worked in Crezenzos and the maids were so nice! Joe who worked in Crezenzos was so helpful to us giving my husband directions to see and shop...

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RossKornfeld, Owner at The Woodlands Inn, responded to this review

Dear Vicky336: Thank you for writing your review. We appreciate you sharing your experience with the traveling public. We focus all of our training on customer service, we believe, without the customer there is no need for service. It helps that we have outstanding amenities such as our restaurants, bars, pools, and spa. We cannot wait for your return trip....

Moountaintop
Reviewed 12 August 2014

Our celebration party and stay at The Woodlands can be described in one word "FANTASTIC". All who attended our party on Skyy Vu deck said that a great time was had by all..Thank you to all of the Woodlands family for yummy food and great drinks..not to mention "what a view"..After the party Denny and I only had to walk...

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RossKornfeld, Owner at The Woodlands Inn, responded to this review

Dear Barry and Dennis, It was our pleasure hosting your guests. You both have been members of the family for the past 20 some years. We at the Woodlands are very fortunate to have shared in your celebration. Thank you, Ross Kornfeld

Reviewed 11 August 2014

The Woodlands Inn was a great place to stay for our first visit to the area. We made great use of many of the hotel amenities. Upon arriving we were easily able to check in and given our room keys; the concierge informed us of the hotel features and even gave us some coupons for on-site services. We also asked...

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RossKornfeld, Owner at The Woodlands Inn, responded to this review

Dear NYrevwr88: Thanks for sharing your wonderful experience, not only with us, but with the area itself. I'm glad you had time to explore the area and find little gems to occupy your time. Hopefully on your next visit you can find other great places to visit in the area. Have a wonderful weekend. Ross Kornfeld

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled in the foothills of the Pocono Mountains with a peaceful stream winding through, The Woodlands Inn is the premiere destination in Northeastern Pennsylvania for your next vacation, event, or business function. Step through our doors and take in a deep breath of fresh air, thanks to our smoke-free policy. Look around and you'll find beautiful ballrooms for your celebrations and special events, meeting rooms for any sized corporate function, and Alexander's in the Woods, a full service day spa. Featuring 2 restaurants, 3 bars, and Evolution Nightclub, you'll find no shortage of entertainment options as well. Plus, as the closest full-service, off-site hotel to Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs Casino, we offer a complimentary shuttle for all our guests. With countless rooms and packages to choose from, you're sure to find exactly what you're looking for at The Woodlands Inn. We are a member of Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International. The Woodlands is proud to combine our impeccable array of services and amenities with the benefits of the Choice Privileges rewards program, resulting in a truly memorable experience every time. We make every effort to ensure the complete satisfaction and enjoyment of all our guests, and as a dog-friendly hotel, that includes your best furry friends as well! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Woodlands Inn

Address: 1073 Highway 315, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702-6926
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Pocono Mountains Region > Luzerne County > Wilkes-Barre
Price Range: €122 - €180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Woodlands Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 150
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Also Known As:
Woodlands Inn ~ Ascend Collection By Choice Hotel Wilkes-Barre
Woodlands Hotel Wilkes Barre
Woodlands Resort Wilkes Barre
Woodlands Inn Wilkes Barre
Woodlands Inn Resort Wilkes Barre
Hotel Style:
#5 Business Hotel in Wilkes-Barre
#6 Family Hotel in Wilkes-Barre
#6 Romantic Hotel in Wilkes-Barre
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“Do not get a room in the main aisle (very noisy). The tower corner rooms off of Rt 315 are very noisy from traffic.”
 of 5 bubbles Grossmrray, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“** Ask for streamside or courtyard view with balcony for the best view. While it is located on the side of a highway, you don't ever see the highway again - you feel like you are nestled in the woods.”
 of 5 bubbles , 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms in the tower are quieter than the others.”
 of 5 bubbles CarlaT103, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Great views on any floor really. I stay pet friendly floors, but love it because close to everything.”
 of 5 bubbles 685lelab, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“nice, good food, big room, nice bars”
 of 5 bubbles hotisha20, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
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