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Delaware
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in town to attend a concert at the Kirby Theater and had decided to do a B&B instead of a hotel. We are so glad we did. Loved the charm of the home. The breakfast was a delight! We enjoyed the 3 other couples who shared breakfast with us. However the very best part was our hosts Cecelia...

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HillardHouse, Owner at Hillard House Inn, responded to this review

Gordon and I are always happy to hear that our guests enjoyed their stay with us at Hillard House Inn.It's nice to see a group of total strangers become friends over a good meal.The F M Kirby Center for the Performing Arts is a wonderful asset for Wilkes-Barre.The theater itself is a beautifully restored Art Deco building with comfortable seating...

Yakima, Washington
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We stayed two nights at Hillard House in June 2016. The Gold Room was very comfortable, clean, and well decorated. Gordon and Cecelia were very gracious hosts. They were understanding about our later than expected arrival and Gordon was outside helping us with luggage before we were completely out of the car. Cecelia prepared wonderful gourmet breakfasts which we thoroughly...

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New Hampshire
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Cecelia and Gordon were gracious hosts in this 1865 mansion on the Susquehanna River. Room was spacious and well appointed - interesting to note that this was their residence prior to becoming a B+B - no wonder we felt like guests!

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HillardHouse, Owner at Hillard House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review of Hillard House Inn.We are happy to know that you felt right at home-that certainly is what we hope to achieve. We hope that we will see you again when you travel through the area.

New Jersey
Reviewed 28 November 2016

My wife and I were in town for a show at the Mohegan Sun Arena and our daughter located the Hillard House. Lovely original home in Wilke-Barre maintained to perfection by Gordon and Cecilia. The breakfast was great and the service impeccable.

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Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

When i had to stay for a college visit at Wilkes University my mother and I thought it would be nice to spend a few days to experience the city to know my way when i was up by myself. The couple that runs it are very polite and know much about the local run ins and etc. They told...

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HillardHouse, Owner at Hillard House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for posting such a nice review about Hillard House Inn.We have enjoyed hosting your family and hope it has made your college transition easier and more enjoyable.We wish the best of luck to you in your college career at Wilkes University.The University is a great neighbor and asset to Wilkes-Barre.

Exton, PA
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I don't mind old places if they're clean and don't have that old smell. Hilliard House fits the bill. Great bed and linens...super comfortable! Super nice inn keepers, too! Very well maintained and clean. If you want character, but want modern amenities like tv and in room coffee, you'll love Hilliard House!

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HillardHouse, Owner at Hillard House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review of the Hillard House Inn.At 151 years old,the Inn does have some age on her but we think,like you, that she carries it extremely well. The house has been used as a family home for most of its existence so the architecture and charm has been preserved while the amenities have been modernized-the best...

Morgantown, West Virginia, United States
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We stayed at Hillard house on the way to our wedding destination. Cecilia and Gordon were fantastic, really made us feel at home - from helping us with our bags to suggesting some dinner options and even lending an umbrella. The house is located just a short walk from the town center and made for a nice evening stroll for...

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Lancaster
Reviewed 3 October 2016

I am writing this review after my second stay at The Hillard House. During my first stay, in April 2016, I was in town for an event at Wilkes University. I enjoyed my stay so much that, upon check out, I booked another stay for Wilkes' 2016 Homecoming, and this time my husband would be joining me. I stayed in...

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HillardHouse, Owner at Hillard House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for posting such a wonderful review of Hillard House Inn.It is gratifying to see that we have been able to provide the Bed and Breakfast experience. This experience is much more than a place to sleep and shower-it is the opportunity to share the atmosphere of the Inn and the city where it is located. We look forward...

Pennsylvania
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We stayed at Hillard House this weekend and just loved it. The innkeepers, Cecilia and Gordon are the nicest people and provide a comfortable, pleasant atmosphere for guests. Our room was large and was perfect for two or three guests. There was a daybed in our room for an additional guest if needed. Some nice touches our room included: a...

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HillardHouse, Owner at Hillard House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review.We are pleased that you enjoyed staying in the Blue Room and that the room amenities made your time more comfortable. Gordon looks forward to serving breakfast and interacting with our guests.He is quite knowledgeable about the history of the area and always willing to help. We hope to see you soon.

Cherry HIll, NJ
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Beautiful 19th century mansion originally built by wealthy mill owner. The Duchess Suite was more like the rear wing of the 2nd floor, sitting room w/twin pullout, bedroom w/queen, hallway and big modern bathroom, w/jacuzzi!. Charming decor, antique knick-knacks and small details were delightful. Sweet hosts with a wealth of knowledge of historical Wilkes Barre, Wilkes University and surrounding area....

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HillardHouse, Owner at Hillard House Inn, responded to this review

It was so nice of you to take the time to write this lovely review.Gordon and i are always happy to hear that guests enjoyed our home and that they will stay again. Wilkes-Barre is a very interesting small city with a rich history and beautiful setting along the Susquehanna River. Thank you for staying with us.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hil lard House Inn, circa 1865, is an elegant B and B located in Downtown Wilkes-Barre PA. Rooms feature queen beds, private baths, cable tv, wifi, fridge,ac.The Duchess Suite has sitting rm w/pullout twin and Bedroom w/queen bed.The bath has 2 vanities,walk-in shower and whirlpool soaker tub.Breakfast served in our formal dining rm.Offstreet parking and secure wifi are included in the rates.Close proximity to interstate I81,colleges, Mohegan SunArena, Mohegan Sun Casino,F.M. Kirby Center. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hillard House Inn

Address: 58 W River St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702-2402
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Pocono Mountains Region > Luzerne County > Wilkes-Barre
Price Range: €122 - €169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hillard House Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“we stayed in the gold room,very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Harleyman75, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The Gold Room is comfortable. Our friend stayed in The Blue Room, and she LOVED the window seats.”
 of 5 bubbles dt1978, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Every room is stunning.The house is amazingly well built for its age which is reflected in the comfort of the Inn.”
 of 5 bubbles tinahane, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the gold room.....it's the first room up the stairs!!”
 of 5 bubbles tyronej999, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“can't go wrong!”
 of 5 bubbles Cynthia214412, 14 Feb 2016 | Read review
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