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Historic Hotel Bethlehem
Ranked #1 of 14 Hotels in Bethlehem
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 11 May 2012

I have had the pleasure of dining at this classic hotel. I have never been disappointed. I hve had New York Strip steak all over the country and in a few countries. Hotel Bethleh by far was the best. There Halibut is unbelievable and their jumbo shrimp are the largest and best tasting anywhere. If you are there in the fall try their pumpkin cheese cake you will be hooked or their pumplin tart. The wait staff is on the money with Bob, head of the wait staff, is a pure joy. The man never uses a pad and knows everythig about Hotel Bethlehem's food. If he suggest an item try it you will not be disappointed. He even has the croutons, for Nancy's salad, crushed so it ieseasier for her to enjoy.

Dennis Costello, General Manager, is a man with style and class and a total professional. He runs a tight ship and knows how to have a personal touch. Keep up the great work Dennis.

So if you would great service and excellent food The Historic Hotel Behtlehem is the ticket.

L A Vandever

  • Stayed: February 2012, travelled with family
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Slauth, Manager at Historic Hotel Bethlehem, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2012

Hi Larry,

Thank you for joining us for dinner and for this glowing review. Our Executive Chef and her culinary team take great pride in the food they prepare. Not many people know this but our Cheesecakes and Tarts are made in house. I have to agree with you about Bob, he is a great asset for the Hotel.

Thank you again for joining us. We look forward to your next visit.

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Reviewed 11 May 2012

I would rate this property highly under any circumstances, but my recent experience as coordinator of a group that experienced three medical emergencies sends my rating to ten stars. The hotel is gracious and modern without having lost its historic charm. Winston Churchill may have stayed there, but there is free wi fi! Front desk staff may be busy at times, but each individual gets personal and courteous attention. Our special needs were met with efficiency and kindness. Every staff member from chambermaids up was friendly, cheerful, and helpful. Warm kudos to this establishment.

  • Stayed: May 2012, travelled on business
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Slauth, Manager at Historic Hotel Bethlehem, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2012

Hi Dracaena,

Thank you for choosing the Hotel for your group. Ten stars is quite an honor, thank you! We truly enjoy what we do and always strive to give each and every guest the personal attention they deserve.

Thank you again for your kind words. We look forward to your next visit!

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Reviewed 8 May 2012

The room was nice and clean, I liked the bathroom, We felt comfortable in our room.

Stayed: May 2012, travelled as a couple
2  Thank John W
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Slauth, Manager at Historic Hotel Bethlehem, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2012

Hi John,

Thank you for your review and for choosing to stay with us while you were in Bethlehem. We hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 8 May 2012

We just enjoyed another excellent stay at the Hotel Bethlehem.
The facility is charming and the staff is excellent.
Everything from the two Matts at the front desk to Cameron in the parking lot.
The room service, the restaurant, the maids everything was perfect.
When we departed at 4am Sunday morning the staff on duty was equally friendly and helpful.
I will continue to recommend Hotel Bethelehem highly and I look forward to our next stay.
A word about the hotel. It was built in the 1920s and was the height of excellence at the time.
Marble bathrooms and brass details. A lot has changed since then.
If you want a large spacious suite go to a Four Seasons or maybe try across the river at the Sands Casino Hotel.
If you want classic 20th Century comfort the Hotel Bethlehem is perfect.

Room Tip: Rooms fronting the Lehigh river (south) have a nice view.
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  • Stayed: May 2012, travelled on business
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Slauth, Manager at Historic Hotel Bethlehem, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2012

Hi RKL3,

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience and mentioning our associates. We share all of the Hotels TripAdvisor reviews with our staff. They strive to ensure that every guest has a memorable experience. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us.

We hope to welcome you back soon.

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Reviewed 20 April 2012

While we enjoyed the town of Bethlehem and the Moravian area a lot, we just loved sitting in the beautiful lobby of Hotel Bethlehem. You can spend an evening just walking the lobby, halls, etc. and drinking up all the historical details of this beauty. We had originally booked a one night's stay, but as soon as we checked into our room, and walked parts of the hotel, we decided to add another night. Our room's accomodations were first rate and the bar serves creative food and perfect cocktails. Unfortunately we did not have an opportunity to dine in the hotel's premier restaurant. The staff is as wonderful as the hotel...perfect together.

  • Stayed: February 2012, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Darla125
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Slauth, Manager at Historic Hotel Bethlehem, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2012

Hi Darla125,


Thank you so much for taking the time to share your recent experience with us. We are proud of our history and encourage all of our guests such as you to explore when they are here. I am happy to hear that you did. Our lobby, Mural Ballroom, & Hall of History in the Lower Lobby are filled with items from the Hotels and Historic Bethlehem’s History.

Thank you for choosing to stay with us. We are looking forward to your next visit!

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Address: 437 Main St, Bethlehem, PA 18018-5808
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Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Bethlehem
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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Ranked #1 of 14 Hotels in Bethlehem
Price Range: $241 - $384 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Historic Hotel Bethlehem 4.5*
Number of rooms: 128
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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 
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