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Bronx, New York
Reviewed 15 January 2017

My husband and I stayed for one night on 1/14/17. Check in was quick and painless, Staff was friendly, Hotel is beautiful and clean, Room was clean but a little on the small side. We were suppose to have a queen size bed however it looked as if it was a full. The bathroom is tiny as well as the...

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Reviewed 9 January 2017

We stayed for a weekend a few weeks before Christmas. We were attending a nearby dog show and brought our Great Dane. Everyone at the hotel treated her like royalty! Our room was prepared with a dog bed, fresh bowls and treats. Everyone we met associated with the hotel - from check in to check out was extremely professional, friendly...

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Thank Karin R
Kelly R, Guest Relations Manager at Historic Hotel Bethlehem, responded to this review

Dear Karin, Thank you so much for your kind review! We certainly enjoyed being the home away from home for all of your family. We are happy that you found our staff to be friendly and that you enjoyed our first little snowfall. It is a magical time of the year – and the Historic Landmark District behind the hotel...

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed my time at the HB, duper nice room, very cozy and charming. Front desk team very friendly. Dinner could be better ( service ) overall good. Location is great, next to a great restaurants. Very nice Ice cream downstairs.

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Kelly R, Guest Relations Manager at Historic Hotel Bethlehem, responded to this review

Dear Felipe: Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience during your recent stay. We are very happy that you found the hotel cozy and charming and our front desk team friendly. We are very proud of all of our associates. We hope that you visit us again soon and we can welcome you back!

Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 6 January 2017

I love this historic hotel, it is gorgeous and we had an amazing stay!! I was here with my husband and another couple for a few days over New Years's. What a beautiful and magical place to be!! All of the Christmas trees and decorations were still up, including an amazing gingerbread house made to look just like the hotel....

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Kelly R, Guest Relations Manager at Historic Hotel Bethlehem, responded to this review

Dear Claudia, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience during your recent stay. We enjoyed having you all stay with us – including your sweet corgis. We are happy that you enjoyed all that we offer as well as New Years and had such a great time! Next time you visit, you should check out...

New Jersey
Reviewed 2 January 2017

What can I add? I am including some pictures I took so you can see how amazing this place is. Old world charm that feels new. Here's some tips to consider: -Parking is $7 a night. -When checking into the hotel go around to the side where someone will help you with your bags. -You will have to walk a...

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Kelly R, Guest Relations Manager at Historic Hotel Bethlehem, responded to this review

Dear jrman66: Thank you so very much for taking the time to share your experience at our hotel. Your detailed tips will really help our future guests. The best is the pictures that you painstakingly took the time to post as well. Our hotel and city are so very special – especially during the Christmas Season. Thank you again for...

Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Had our second stay at The Historic Hotel Bethlehem a few weeks ago at Christmastime. Our first stay was during our son's graduation from Lehigh University, also in Bethlehem. In June, it was elegant and oh so vintage. In December, it was breathtaking and so very Christmas-y, a MUST do if you are in town during the holiday season. It...

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Kelly R, Guest Relations Manager at Historic Hotel Bethlehem, responded to this review

Dear Pherbert217: We certainly appreciate you taking the time to provide a detailed review of your experiences at our hotel. We love hearing how you really took in the sights and sounds not only of our hotel, but our wonderful Historic Main Street. During this wonderful time of the year, there truly is nothing more special than Bethlehem, the Christmas...

Sparta, New Jersey
Reviewed 31 December 2016

This was a Christmas gift from our grown children. We stayed two nights and were delighted with the staff and room. Coffee and Tea were served in the lobby from 6AM until 10AM along with Moravian Sugar Cakes. My wife had an upset stomach the night before (A virus brought from home) and Charlotte made sure she had fresh tea...

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Kelly R, Guest Relations Manager at Historic Hotel Bethlehem, responded to this review

Dear rmcgurrin2016: Thank you very much for the beautiful review. We are sorry that your wife was not feeling well during your visit however happy to hear that Charlotte was so helpful. We look forward to seeing you again in the spring!

Congers, New York, United States
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

A true highlight of the holiday season is to spend a night at Hotel Bethlehem. This hotel, incredibly decorated, will put you in the holiday spirit as nothing else will. It is like holiday magic. We have come here before, and absolutely love it. The atmosphere is just perfect. The dress store on the premises is first class. Everyone treats...

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Kelly R, Guest Relations Manager at Historic Hotel Bethlehem, responded to this review

Dear Susan F: Thank you so much for sharing your experience during your stay at our hotel. We are so happy that you felt a stay with us was a “true highlight of the holiday season”. We hope that you felt our 2016 theme of “Let There be Peace on Earth”. The Shoppe at Hotel Bethlehem is a wonderful woman’s...

Reviewed 31 December 2016

Hotel Bethlehem is a grand old hotel located in downtown Bethlehem. We stayed there during the holiday season so it was decorated beautifully, adding to the warm, welcoming ambiance one experiences the moment they walk into the main lobby. The tap room is cozy and congenial, and the 1741 room provides a more elegant experience. Breakfast was plentiful and delicious....

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Kelly R, Guest Relations Manager at Historic Hotel Bethlehem, responded to this review

Response: Dear Roberta H: Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience. We just completed a several million dollar room renovation and will be re-doing the furniture next. Hopefully you will notice the difference on your next visit. We do offer a variety of rooms and suites. If you would like a larger room, our reservationists...

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Reviewed 31 December 2016

We stayed at the Hotel Bethlehem on Christmas Day. The hotel was beautifully decorated for Christmas with many beautifully decorated Christmas trees and wreaths throughout the lobby and hotel. You could feel the spirit of the holiday. They had Santa Claus giving out candy canes and live music playing. The bed and breakfast package included 2 free drinks at the...

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Kelly R, Guest Relations Manager at Historic Hotel Bethlehem, responded to this review

Dear Marie G: Thank you so much for choosing to stay with us during a most special time of the year and sharing your experience. We are glad that you could enjoy a beautiful Christmas dinner in 1741 on the Terrace. We agree it is special! We just completed a several million dollar renovation and are happy that you took...

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Welcome to the Historic Hotel Bethlehem in downtown Bethlehem PA in the heart of the Lehigh Valley, just minutes from Allentown and Easton, Pennsylvania, Lehigh University, Moravian College, Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem and a 10 minute drive from the Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE). We are conveniently located in the heart of the historic district that surrounds our hotel in Bethlehem Embrace our beautifully decorated and newly renovated historic Bethlehem hotel. Come experience world-class service, charming guest accommodations, elegantly appointed lobby and common areas, beautiful yet efficient banquet and meeting facilities, and Award winning cuisine. We proudly continue the tradition of Bethlehem hospitality that began by the Moravians who first settled here in 1741. Come experience this hospitality at our Historic Hotel Bethlehem.Restored to its original 1922 grandeur, Historic Hotel Bethlehem's floor-to-ceiling palladium windows provide dramatic views of the historic shopping district just outside our front doors. Seven large murals were painted by George Gray in 1937 to depict the history of Bethlehem. These beautiful murals currently adorn the walls of the Mural Ballroom. One of the larger murals retells the story of how Count Zinzendorf and other early settlers named the city of Bethlehem on Christmas Eve in 1741. This event took place in a crude cabin on the site now occupied by our Award winning hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Historic Hotel Bethlehem

Address: 437 Main St, Bethlehem, PA 18018-5808
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Bethlehem
Price Range: $257 - $427 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Historic Hotel Bethlehem 4.5*
Number of rooms: 128
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