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A historic downtown

This 1922 hotel is a member of Historic Hotels of America and is located on one of the Top 10 Main Streets in the USA. Guests are just steps away from shopping in the heart of historic Moravian Bethlehem.

Period restoration

Restored in classic 1920s fashion, Hotel Bethlehem, A Historic Hotel of America has a richly appointed lobby and two award-winning restaurants onsite.

Old style, new frills

Decorated in colonial-period style yet decidedly up-to-date in function, guestrooms at Hotel Bethlehem, A Historic Hotel of America offer views of city hills and streets, as well as amenities such as complimentary fiber optic Internet, windows that open, and Keurig® coffee makers.

Hotel Bethlehem, A Historic Hotel of America

Hotel Amenities

A grand old hotel in a historic shopping district in one of America's early settled towns, Hotel Bethlehem, A Historic Hotel of America evokes a dignified sense of history, without stinting on the modern-day amenities. Located within the heart of Moravian Bethlehem, this hotel is walking distance to shops, museums, and historic sites. The Allentown/Lehigh Valley airport is less than 5 miles (8 kilometers) away.

A row of Palladian windows stretch from floor-to-ceiling in the lobby, providing views of the colorful city streets. There is an ice cream shop and 2 onsite restaurants.1741 on the Terrace offers views of historic Main Street and the Colonial Industrial Quarter and The Tap Room offers Thursday night jazz.

A fitness center offers cardio and weight training gear, and a 24-hour business center and meeting and banquet rooms take care of business needs. Onsite dry cleaning and laundry service are available. WiFi in the lobby, restaurants, and meeting rooms are complimentary. A complimentary roundtrip airport shuttle is available and an area shuttle is based upon availability.

Parking is available onsite for overnight hotel guests (surcharge). Complimentary parking is also available nearby.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Newspapers in lobby (surcharge) 
  • Conference space 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Computer station 
  • Concierge services 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 10 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 9 
  • Total number of rooms - 128 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 14000 
  • Conference center 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1301 
  • Free parking nearby 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Wedding services 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Year Built 1922 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Free parking nearby

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Desk 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Free local calls 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Free bottled water 
  • HDTV 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Turndown service 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • LCD TV 
  • Down comforter 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Heating 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • iPod docking station 

Where to Eat

1741 on the Terrace - Offering floor to ceiling Paladian Windows and views of historic Main Street and the Colonial Industrial Quarter, this fine-dining restaurant offers fresh local ingredients and an extensive wine selection.

The Tap Room - Casual dining with a view of Main Street, listen to live jazz every Thursday night. A full menu, light fare, kids menu and an extensive wine list are available. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Room service is offered 24 hours.

Breakfast is served daily for a surcharge.

Entertainment

Live jazz every Thursday night in the Tap Room and musical accompaniment during Sunday brunch.

Nearby Things to Do

Hotel Bethlehem, A Historic Hotel of America has a fitness facility on site.

There are several golf courses in the area. The nearest public course is the Monoacacy Course at Bethlehem Golf Course, 2 miles (3.2 kilometers) away.

The city of Bethlehem and the surrounding Lehigh Valley region offer a number of seasonal recreational options listed below; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Downhill skiing nearby 
  • Cross-country skiing nearby 
  • Snowboarding nearby 
  • Snowmobiling nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request during limited hours. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 20.00 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Parking height restrictions apply

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 8 and USD 16 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 7 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Bethlehem Historic America
  • Hotel Bethlehem Historic Hotel America
  • Hotel Historic Hotel America

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. Set meals are served in guestrooms only (no menus or public dining).

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

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