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Holiday Inn Express Wilkes Barre East

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Bradford West Gwillimbury, Canada
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I will say this that I am a very "no frills" type of traveller. I don't care about wifi, etc that is or isn't offered. I only look for a comfortable sleep in a clean room. 1) Our room was quite small for a family of two adults and two children. A person has to walk sideways between the bed...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Alyssa, I believe, at the counter was very personable & kind & upgraded me to another room when I mentioned my fridge in my room was kinda noisy & I got a great night of sleep. Very quiet & both rooms were really well kept. Nice crisp sheets & towels & well stocked room. Pool & hot tub were right...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for a softball tournament, when we booked they were doing pool renovations but assured us that the pool would be open when we came (booked 2 months in advanced). We had requested to put everyone close, made sure they had the names and all. They put most of the team together (2 families got stuck on another floor, when...

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Michael N, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Wilkes Barre East, responded to this review

Hello ErinS001, Thank you for staying with us during your visit to Wilkes Barre. We apologize for the issues you experienced and that our pool was undergoing renovations during your stay. The newly renovated beautiful pool area is now open after a few setbacks we experienced. We would be happy to serve you again and make it right! Please feel...

Tambor, Costa Rica
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently spend a week at the Holiday Inn Express while visiting a relative in the hospital.It is a well maintained motel near the Mohegan Sun resort and major highways. While they do not have a restaurant ,there are many in the area.They do serve a buffet breakfast with many choices.They also have a 'room service' menu with food delivered...

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Michael N, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Wilkes Barre East, responded to this review

Hello puravidaTambor, We appreciate you choosing our Holiday Inn Express for your recent visit to Wilkes Barre. Thank you for your feedback and we hope you visit us again! Sincerely, Michael Nafus General Manager

Reviewed 14 January 2017

Stayed here overnight on my trek from Plattsburgh to Pittsburgh. No issues with a late check-in. Staff helpful and informative. Rooms were nicely kept, although there was no outlet next to the bed on either side for my phone charger. Both lamps ran to an outlet behind the bed. May have just been the arrangement of the room?

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Michael N, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Wilkes Barre East, responded to this review

Hello Jpm383, Thank you for staying with us in Wilkes-Barre during your recent trip. We appreciate your business & are working to improve on the area you mentioned. We hope to have you stay with us in the future. Thank you, Michael Nafus General Manager

Muncie, Indiana
Reviewed 6 January 2017

The staff was very friendly. No problems there. The facility is somewhat dated. The mattress w a s worn and the room looked like the maid had given it only a half-hearted attempt at cleaning. The toilet had been used and not flushed which made me wonder if the sheets had been changed.

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Michael N, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Wilkes Barre East, responded to this review

Hello James B, Thank you for staying with us during your visit to Wilkes-Barre. We appreciate your valued feedback which we can use to help improve our guests overall experience. We are working hard to better serve you in the future. Please contact a member of management on property if you have any questions or concerns. We hope to see...

Johnstown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 20 December 2016

This hotel is conveniently located near both Mohegan Sun Casino and the arena. It is also easy to access the major highways from the property. The only weird part is the winding access road that takes you to the hotel. Just follow the signs and you will be fine. The room was very clean and offered all the amenities a...

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Michael N, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Wilkes Barre East, responded to this review

Hello jtwned24, Thank you for staying with us. We apologize for any negative situations you experienced. Our staff has noted your comments & we are working hard to improve upon the areas you mentioned. Please feel to contact me with any questions or concerns you may have. We look forward to serving you in the future. Thank you, Michael Nafus...

Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

The staff was friendly and accommodating, the room was clean, and the breakfast was pretty good. I would not recommend booking through the Holiday Inn Express website. When we arrived, there were more rooms booked than I had reserved and for a much higher rate. Although the staff rectified the error in number of rooms, they were unable to adjust...

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IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Wilkes Barre East, responded to this review

Dear therobertablack, Greetings from the Holiday Inn Express Wilkes Barre East, PA! Thank you for the candid feedback about your stay at our hotel. I am glad to know that you found the upkeep of your room and the breakfast option to your liking. Also, I appreciate your positive remarks on our staff. We always strive to provide exemplary service...

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Great hotel - great location. Warm and friendly greeting. Early check-in into the room of my choice. Top floor, far away from elevators and ice machines. Hotel was decorated for the holidays. And as always a complementary breakfast. I would strongly recommend this hotel.

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Michael N, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Wilkes Barre East, responded to this review

Hello 2001TT, Thank you for your loyalty & staying with us at our Holiday Inn Express of Wilkes Barre. We appreciate your feedback. We are happy to hear we were able to deliver the experience you deserve! Always a pleasure to serve you! Thank you, Michael Nafus General Manager

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We chose this particular hotel bot only because we like the brand, but we were visiting family in the area and were also going to Mohegan Sun. This seemed the perfect spot and to our delight, it was. Only a few miles from family and the casino, we were pleasantly surprised when we found that we were just minutes from...

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Michael N, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Wilkes Barre East, responded to this review

Hello turbotravelers! Thank you for staying with us at our Holiday Inn Express of Wilkes Barre. Thank you for the wonderful detailed comments! We appreciate serving you for your visit to Wilkes Barre. We apologize for any discomfort you experienced. We are working to replace mattresses next year. Hope to see you again in the future. Thank you, Michael Nafus...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express Wilkes-Barre East. We welcome you to historic Wilkes-Barre and our hotel, the newly renovated Holiday Inn Express. Located in the Pocono foothills, this Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania hotel is ideal for business & leisure travelers with its easy access to I-81 and Hwy. 315. Business travelers seeking Wilkes-Barre accommodations will appreciate our hotel's courtesy shuttle to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Airport (AVP), just eight miles away. We re convenient to businesses such as Fortune Fabrics, American Silk and the Social Security Center. Additionally, the Veterans Administration Hospital is one mile away. Leisure travelers enjoying a getaway to the Poconos will love our location. From a heritage tour to a sporting weekend, we want to be your home away from home. Our hotel in Wilkes-Barre is a great starting point for day trips to Rickett s Glen State Park, and we re only one mile from the Mohegan Sun Casino. Wachovia Arena is three miles away. This newly renovated Wilkes-Barre hotel offers you one of the best hotel deals in Wilkes-Barre. We offer a courtesy shuttle for trips within a mile of our hotel. From our indoor heated pool (opening Sept 2009) to the on-site fitness center, our hotel has upgraded amenities you can enjoy. In addition, our high-speed, wireless Internet access helps you stay connected. So on your next visit to the Diamond City, Stay Smart at the Holiday Inn Express hotel in Wilkes-Barre, PA. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Wilkes Barre East

Address: 1063 Highway 315 Blvd, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702-6926
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Pocono Mountains Region > Luzerne County > Wilkes-Barre
Price Range: $123 - $183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Wilkes Barre East 2.5*
Number of rooms: 117
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Holiday Inn Express Wilkes Barre East Hotel Wilkes-Barre
Wilkes-Barre Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn Wilkes Barre
Hampton Inn Wilkes-Barre
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“The highway was out of the back of the hotel, perhaps request a room that faces the front.”
 of 5 bubbles Jpm383, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
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