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Timber Frame Cabin Located Nextt to the Clarion River & North Country Trail
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20.05 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (10 reviews)
Cathedral Cabin

"My family members thought it was beautiful! The craftsmanship/woodwork is amazing! Nice little setting in the woods and close to the river. It met our needs well as I have alot of family in the area. My daughter and I would have liked to have seen the bedding updated to something more modern. Other ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2019

Timber Frame Cabin Located Nextt to the Clarion River & North Country Trail
Master Cabin - Beautiful Log Cabin on 17 Acres in NW Pennsylvania w/Hot Tub
5/5Exceptional! (127 reviews)
Beautiful cabin!

"Our visit to you awesome cabin was absolutely amazing. We enjoyed everything and especially how clean everything was kept. Looking forward to our next stay!"…"

Reviewed on May 27, 2020

Master Cabin - Beautiful Log Cabin on 17 Acres in NW Pennsylvania w/Hot Tub
Salmon Creek Cabin - Allegheny National Forest
Cozy Cabin in the Western Part of the PA Wilds & the Allegheny Nat'l Forest
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10.38 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (48 reviews)
Loved Procrastination Station

"We absolutely loved our stay! The cabin was perfect and close to family who we were coming to visit for the holiday. We wish there was cell service or internet. It was hard to communicate while out there. There's a lot of deer in the area! Be careful driving. All in all the cabin was just what we ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2020

Cozy Cabin in the Western Part of the PA Wilds & the Allegheny Nat'l Forest
Motel 6 Clarion, PA
2 out of 5
24 United Drive, Clarion, PA
Free Cancellation
The price is $40 per night
22.56 mi from city center
3.5/5Good! (642 reviews)

"It was amazing friendly staff"…"

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2020

Motel 6 Clarion, PA
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Clarion
2.5 out of 5
121 North Point Drive, Clarion, PA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $65 per night
22.94 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (858 reviews)

"Clean and well-kept. Adequate amenities. Good value."…"

Reviewed on May 21, 2020

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Clarion
Days Inn by Wyndham Oil City Conference Center
2 out of 5
1 Seneca St, Oil City, PA
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3.41 mi from city center
3/5 (256 reviews)

"Facilities are limited. Part of the interior on the first floor is open to view but blocked from entry."…"

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2019

Days Inn by Wyndham Oil City Conference Center
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Clarion
2.5 out of 5
325 Perkins Road, Clarion, PA
Free Cancellation
The price is $94 per night
22.29 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (264 reviews)

"They were well prepared for visitors during this Coronavirus pandemic. Everything was clean, staff was friendly and helpful. We were grateful to have a safe place to stay on our journey home."…"

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2020

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Clarion
Inn at Deer Creek Winery
3 out of 5
3333 Soap Fat Rd, Shippenville, PA
The price is $134 per night
13.69 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (33 reviews)

"Very relaxing and romantic place! We will definitely escape to this place again very soon."…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2019

Inn at Deer Creek Winery
Motel 6 Barkeyville, PA
2 out of 5
1010 Dholu Road, Rr 1 Box 98m, Harrisville, PA
Free Cancellation
The price is $50 per night
23.96 mi from city center
3.5/5Good! (344 reviews)

"Due to covid everything has changed. Staff was nice, very clean room, wood flooring (no sound buffer). Plenty of towels and such in the room. Will stay again."…"

Reviewed on May 25, 2020

Motel 6 Barkeyville, PA
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Visiting Oil City

Visitors to Oil City are sure to enjoy the riverfront. Tourists can also enjoy the city's architecture, shopping, and seafood restaurants.

  • You'll find 11 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Meadville
  • The closest major airport is in Franklin, PA (FKL-Venango Regional), 11.9 mi (19.2 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Erie, PA (ERI-Erie Intl.), 51.4 mi (82.8 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Oil City

A couple of favorite places to visit are Venango Museum of Art, Science and Industry and Oil City Library. Additionally, you'll find Cranberry Mall and St John's Episcopal Church in the area.

Below is a top rated place to stay based on Expedia user reviews:

Dressing for Oil City

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 53°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 18°F
  • From April to June, the average is 82°F during the day and 30°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 83°F during the day and 46°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 67°F as the daytime average and 19°F as the nighttime average
  • About 44.92 inches of rain falls on Oil City each year
  • July and August are usually the hottest months averaging 81°F, while January and February are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 19°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Oil City?
Days Inn by Wyndham Oil City Conference Center is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data. This hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Two other choices for your visit to the area are Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Clarion and Hampton Inn Clarion.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Oil City, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of hotel room reservations are fully refundable as long as you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before the scheduled arrival. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, it might still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Enter dates in and click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to get the best options available in Oil City.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Oil City?
For additional details about updating your trip to Oil City or cancelling it, head over to our customer service page.
Where is the best hotel to stay with easy access to Venango Museum of Art, Science and Industry?
Days Inn by Wyndham Oil City Conference Center is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this hotel offers free breakfast and an outdoor pool. It’s located just a short 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from Venango Museum of Art, Science and Industry. Another good option is Knights Inn Franklin, PA, located 4.9 mi (7.9 km) away.
What are some accommodations with pools in Oil City?
Days Inn by Wyndham Oil City Conference Center is a top hotel with an outdoor pool, free breakfast, and a restaurant.
What is the best accommodation for staying close to Erie International Airport (ERI)?
Comfort Inn Presque Isle is a popular hotel, featuring 6 bars and free breakfast. It’s located a short 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from Erie Intl. Airport. Another top choice close to the airport is Glass House Inn, located just 2 mi (3.2 km) away.
How is it to stay in Oil City?
Visitors to Oil City are sure to enjoy the riverfront. Tourists can also enjoy the city’s architecture, shopping, and seafood restaurants. There are 31 hotels and other accommodations in the surrounding area.
What are the top places to visit in Oil City?
A couple of favorite places to visit are Oil City Library and Venango Museum of Art, Science and Industry. You’ll also find Cranberry Mall and St John’s Episcopal Church.
What's the weather like in Oil City?
The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 67°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 30°F. Average annual rainfall for Oil City is 45 inches.

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