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Enfield
Reviewed 25 August 2015

This was an enjoyable stay. Would highly recommend this B & B. Gordon and Cecilia our perfect hosts. The breakfasts are 5 star. You can walk downtown with many restaurants. Can't wait for our return stay.

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
Reviewed 17 August 2015

My wife, son, nephew and I booked the Duchess Suite in order to see the Wild Kratts Live at the theatre in town. The location was a jewel set into a historical neighborhood largely owned and cared for by the local university. The house itself was one of the nicest historic homes I ever stepped foot in and the owners...

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

Thank you so much for writing such a lovely review about the Hillard House Inn.I think we enjoyed having your family stay with us just as much as you did! We love to share our home with our guests. The FMKirby Center for the Performing Arts is one of Wilkes-Barre's star attractions both for the wonderful variety of performances it...

Niagara Falls, New York
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

My husband surprised me with a stay the beautiful Hillard House Inn the evening of our wedding. We left our reception to head to our mystery destination. Upon arrival I was blown away by the beauty of the building. There's so much character on the inside and outside. The innkeepers have done an amazing job of creating a warm and...

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

Thank you for your glowing review of Hillard House Inn.We are pleased that we were able to be part of such a special day in your lives. So many of our guests comment on their breakfast experience at our table.Gordon is a master at getting conversations flowing so that it seems everyone at the table are old friends.We feel that...

Belleview, Florida
Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

I truly enjoyed my stay here. The hosts were gracious and the food was excellent. Only complaint would be the tight parking but even that didn't detract from my stay. The room was spacious although the bathroom was a bit small. The house and furnishings were exquisite. I highly recommend.

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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 pleased when our guests recognize our home as a classic B&B because that means we are achieving our objective-making our guests feel comfortable and at home with lots of personal attention. Thank you for your recommendation and we hope to see you again.

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 7 July 2015

My daughter, brother, and I recently stayed at Hillard House during a trip to Wilkes Barre to visit family. We rented the Duchess Suite for two nights and could not have been happier. This suite is actually the back 2 rooms and bathroom of the upstairs. It was much roomier than we anticipated. The main room holds a queen bed...

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

Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Hillard House Inn and for posting such a lovely review.We were happy to host you and feel our house really shines in that function.The public rooms(Music Room,Den,Dining Room and front porch) are spacious and comfortable and allow our guests to be together(and sometimes alone). We hope to see you all again...

Vienna, Virginia
Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

Hillard House is a traditional Mom and Pop B&B vice an inn. Our hosts were terrific (as were their pooches) and the breakfast was your classic top-notch B&B morning delight. The Second Empire house was a bit worn, but our room and bath were excellent. The Old Town location was quiet and filled with other interesting homes. The town square...

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

Thank you for taking the time to review Hillard House Inn.We were happy to have you stay with us and glad that you enjoyed your visit. Our house was built circa 1865,the year of Abraham Lincoln's death.In fact,we have been told that the window sashes were painted black and have remained so in memoriam of his passing 150 years ago.Hillard...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 15 June 2015

My husband and I had a really sweet overnight at Hillard House while trekking north. Gordon was wonderful and welcoming. As if the charming historic house and terrific walkable location were not enough, we were served the best B&B breakfast of our many B&B stops this trip. I require gluten-free and we were served the most amazing rice flour pancakes...

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your experience at Hillard House Inn. We try very hard to meet our guests' dietary requirements-first by asking about special needs and/or diets and second,by providing delicious and interesting items on our breakfast menu.The blueberry pancakes you mentioned are a favorite with everyone who tastes them. Wilkes-Barre is a...

duncannon pa
Reviewed 21 May 2015

My girlfriends and I took over this beautiful and well maintained B&B. We were very impressed with all the rooms. The Inn keepers were terrific and the breakfast was outstanding. They have thought of everything that could make this place special. If you are ever in Wilkes-Barre this is the place to stay.

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

We are so happy that your group enjoyed your stay with us.It was our pleasure to have you as our guests. Wilkes-Barre is extremely lucky to have an entertainment venue like FM Kirby Center for the Performing Arts.The restored Art Deco theater is lovely building with comfortable seating,excellent acoustics,and a wonderful variety of first class live entertainment. We thank you...

maryland
Reviewed 11 May 2015

Wonderful Old house with amazing innkeepers.. Our suite transported me back to the 1800s except for the electricity and WiFI. It was cozy, comfortable and well stocked with complimentary water, sodas etcetera. The innkeepers were very accommodating and the property is very well located There were even toys for our toddler. They went up and beyond to make our stay...

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

Thank you for taking the time to review Hillard House.Future guests rely on other travelers' experiences to plan their stays. We are very happy that you were pleased with your visit; we enjoyed having you stay with us and glad you found the Duchess Suite a good fit for your family. We are thrilled that Wilkes-Barre has so many good...

Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed 2 April 2015

I came to WB to do genealogical research and wanted to be downtown close to resources. Hilllard House was perfect. Gordon was friendly and informative about the area and his wife was a great cook! She accomodated my gluten free request and created a different treat every morning. The Rose Room was spacious and home like, hot shower, lots of...

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Amenities

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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: RM585 - RM806 (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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