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Dickson, Tennessee
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our stay beginning with the young lady who over the phone took our reservation honoring a web discount I had seen online and accomodated our late arrival, to the sweet note left on bed and the clean room. We love that this place has been in their family for generations, you can tell they take pride in the...

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Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been coming to the Glass House for several years. It's the quality of service & the personal touches that keep me coming back. It doesn't have all the frills of a big chain, but the hotel isn't where I spend all my time. It's a clean, well-kept room with a friendly staff at a reasonable price. I feel like...

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glasshouseinn, Owner at Glass House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words and for taking the time to write this wonderful review. So many of our returning guests have become like family to us over the years and we always look forward to seeing each of every one of them again when they return to Erie for a visit. We hope you'll be back...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is super cute! Clean and very reasonably priced. We enjoyed our stay and would stay here again and recommend. Staff are friendly, love the retro feel. Well maintained and good location. Comfy beds too.

Thank taelor13
glasshouseinn, Owner at Glass House Inn, responded to this review

It's wonderful to hear how much you enjoyed your stay at the Glass House Inn, and the next time you visit Erie we'd be more than happy to host you again. We really look forward to it, and we hope we'll be seeing you again soon! All the best, Tim & Laura, owners

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved this place, beautiful with a nice touch of feeling 'home'. The furnishing is a bit dated but that was perfectly fine for me, everything was very clean. At this place you get an actual key, you'll find these great 'old' telephones. Greatest plus for me, you could open windows and even the door with its fly screen. No need...

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glasshouseinn, Owner at Glass House Inn, responded to this review

We're so glad that you chose to stay with us during your resent visit to Erie, and thank you for letting us know how much you enjoyed our motel. We try to provide our guests with a "home away from home" while they're here, and it's always gratifying to learn that our efforts our appreciated. And thank you, too, for...

Ithaca, NY
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed overnight at Glass House Inn while traveling through Erie and found it to be clean, comfortable and a great value. It was nice to pass by the larger hotel chains and feel the personal touch of a family-run place. Breakfast was also nice although selection was limited. Overall, were glad we stayed here.

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glasshouseinn, Owner at Glass House Inn, responded to this review

We really try to present a cozy, homey, welcoming environment for our guests and we're so glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit at the Glass House Inn so much. Thank you for staying with us, and for leaving us this great review -- we truly appreciate it! We hope to see you again if your ever traveling this...

Tampa, FL
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Totally as described. Nice place, nice people. Reasonable to work with. In room coffee pot, microwave, and refrigerator. Pillows are very firm - I did have trouble sleeping because of this and the (moderate) road noise. Nevertheless, I plan to stay there again next visit - but I'll bring my own pillow.

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glasshouseinn, Owner at Glass House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent stay at the Glass House Inn. We're happy that we lived up to your expectations and we're looking forward to seeing you again the next time you're visiting Erie. All the best, Tim & Laura

Falconer, New York
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

This place was very nice. I work in the hospitality business so I tend to expect a little more. Not as much as the reviewer that was suggesting a hot water on demand plumbing upgrade for the place though. Everything is extremely dated but surprisingly clean and well maintained. It is fairly close to a major route so it's too...

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glasshouseinn, Owner at Glass House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review, Tracy. We're the third generation owners here at the Glass House Inn and although our motel hasn't been modernized, we do make every effort to keep things clean and well maintained so that our guests feel comfortable and at home during their stay. The next time you're in Erie we hope that...

Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 20 November 2016

This motel takes you back to a simpler, more genuine time. The staff is incredibly friendly and everything is clean! I received a helpful email a couple days before my stay which let me know about the check-in time. There really were no issues with my stay. The bed was comfy and I had a restful night's sleep. The decor...

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glasshouseinn, Owner at Glass House Inn, responded to this review

We're so happy that you enjoyed your recent stay with us so much, Garrett, and we're truly thankful that you took the time to write this review to let others know about your experience at the Glass House Inn. We make every effort to provide visitors with a cozy, comfortable home-away-from-home, and it's always a pleasure to hear that our...

Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed 16 November 2016

If you are looking for your fill of nostalgia, this is the place for you. This is a small family business run by folks who show pride in their establishment. My wife and I recently spent several nights here. When we checked in, we were handed a "real" key for our room access. I almost forgot what it is like...

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Reviewed 10 November 2016

I am a business traveler with an expense account yet I choose the GLASS HOUSE for it's simplicity, cleanliness, friendliness, cost and parking. The owners Tim and Laura have preserved a bit of nostalgia from the 50's and it's always enjoyable visiting. It does not have all the amenities of a chain hotel costing mid $100.00 but it does have...

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glasshouseinn, Owner at Glass House Inn, responded to this review

We're so glad that you are a frequent guest here at the Glass House Inn and we thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful review. We're third generation owners and we've made a real effort to keep things as homey and comfortable as they were when the motel first opened in 1955. And thank you, too, for...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
When visiting and vacationing in Erie, Glass House Inn will be your home away from home. Our personable, 30-room inn is family-owned and operated. Glass House Inn is a colonial style motel with quaint, clean, and comfortable rooms. We offer convenient parking directly outside your room. Each room is furnished with a range of amenities with all the comforts of home including in-room coffee maker, fridge, and microwave. Additionally, we also offer an outdoor, heated pool, outdoor gas grill, basketball hoop, and continental breakfast. Our homey inn offers all the amenities and accommodations of other hotels with an added personal touch. The Glass House Inn is only two miles away from Presque Isle State Park, Waldameer & Water World amusement parks, and minutes from Millcreek Mall and downtown Erie. Enjoy all the comforts of home at Glass House Inn when visiting Erie. We look forward to your visit! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Glass House Inn

Address: 3202 W 26th St, Erie, PA 16506-2591
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Erie
Price Range: RM289 - RM622 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Glass House Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
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Glass Hotel Erie
Glass Motel Erie
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Erie
#2 Family Hotel in Erie
#2 Romantic Hotel in Erie
#7 Business Hotel in Erie
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“Any room should be great; park your car, walk 10 steps and you're there.”
 of 5 bubbles MrCrest, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Just basic comfort and nice people”
 of 5 bubbles Startrader100, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try another motel.”
 of 5 bubbles 337DennisM, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Some road noise, we stayed in room 51 on the end but with the AC on we didn't hear much”
 of 5 bubbles anthonydG1679XO, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Corner rooms do not share walls....which I wasn't told about until I was checking in. Too late for me to request one.”
 of 5 bubbles JoniS704, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
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