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Best Western Plus Wilkes Barre Center City
3 out of 5
77 E Market St., Wilkes-Barre, PA
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The price is $63 per night
0.15 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (783 reviews)

"Nice comfortable room and good service. Worth driving into town to avoid mediocre properties closer to the Interstate."…"

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2020

Best Western Plus Wilkes Barre Center City
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Wilkes Barre
2 out of 5
1185 Route 315, Wilkes-Barre, PA
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The price is $70 per night
3.47 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (649 reviews)

"Small rooms but very functional. Everything you need is right there for you. Lighting is great in the rooms."…"

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2020

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Wilkes Barre
Courtyard by Marriott Wilkes-Barre Arena
3 out of 5
879 Schechter Dr, Wilkes-Barre, PA
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The price is $91 per night
1.53 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (262 reviews)

"Very clean and staff were very nice, fast check in.the only problem i had was the pool and food area wasn’t open due to covid"…"

Reviewed on May 25, 2020

Courtyard by Marriott Wilkes-Barre Arena
Motel 6 Wilkes-Barre Arena
2 out of 5
884 Schechter Drive, Wilkes-Barre, PA
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The price is $55 per night
1.64 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (716 reviews)

"Everything was fine, except the vinyl flooring was delaminating from the concrete in the room."…"

Reviewed on May 28, 2020

Motel 6 Wilkes-Barre Arena
Fairfield Inn & Suites Wilkes-Barre Scranton
2.5 out of 5
884 Kidder Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA
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The price is $84 per night
2.36 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (305 reviews)

"I paid for the continental breakfast but it was unavailable due to COVID 19"…"

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2020

Fairfield Inn & Suites Wilkes-Barre Scranton
Red Roof Inn Wilkes - Barre Arena
2 out of 5
1035 Highway 315, Wilkes-Barre, PA
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The price is $55 per night
2.68 mi from city center
3.6/5Good! (1,646 reviews)

"Everything seemed clean though while I was looking for my dropped wallet I noticed the floor has a weird unclean smell to it."…"

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2020

Red Roof Inn Wilkes - Barre Arena
WoodSpring Suites Wilkes-Barre
2.5 out of 5
350 Bear Creek Boulevard, Wilkes-Barre, PA
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The price is $50 per night
2.97 mi from city center
3.4/5Good! (376 reviews)

"It good to stay for long weekends because it has the stove and a big fridge. It was clean, wood floors which it's better. I didn't like only 2 small low quality pillows and no soap, shampoo anything in the room first hotel I stay and I didn't see this in the bathroom. Other than that it was ok!"…"

Reviewed on May 26, 2020

WoodSpring Suites Wilkes-Barre
Hilton Garden Inn Wilkes Barre
3 out of 5
242 Highland Park Blvd, Wilkes-Barre, PA
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The price is $119 per night
1.51 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (566 reviews)

"Very nice setup. Large size TV. Extremely kind staff"…"

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2020

Hilton Garden Inn Wilkes Barre
Hampton Inn & Suites Wilkes-Barre/Scranton
2.5 out of 5
876 Schechter Dr, Wilkes-Barre, PA
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The price is $116 per night
1.63 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (754 reviews)

"Clean. That is what we were looking for and it was."…"

Reviewed on May 2, 2020

Hampton Inn & Suites Wilkes-Barre/Scranton
Host Inn All Suites
2.5 out of 5
860 Kidder St, Wilkes-Barre, PA
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The price is $64 per night
2.12 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (801 reviews)

"I was able to check in early which was much appreciated. They offered me immediate ice if I needed it. Due to coronavirus they had a sign posted right on the front door no mask no service which was appreciated."…"

Reviewed on May 26, 2020

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Visiting Wilkes-Barre

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Wilkes-Barre, and visitors give high marks for the casinos, shopping, and top-notch restaurants. This city also attracts tourists with its live music, riverfront, and entertainment choices. Mohegan Sun Arena, Montage Mountain Ski Resort, and Jack Frost Big Boulder are some of the top sights around the area.

  • You'll find 68 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Scranton
  • The closest major airport is in Wilkes-Barre, PA (AVP-Scranton Intl.), 10.1 mi (16.3 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Wilkes-Barre

The university setting is a highlight of the city and Wyoming Seminary is worth a campus tour. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Mohegan Sun Arena and Seven Tubs Natural Area.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 22 hotels and other lodging options to choose from in Wilkes-Barre. Below are highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Hillard House Inn - With a stay at this 4-star bed & breakfast, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its central location and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Wilkes-Barre/Scranton - Our customers like the breakfast and clean, quiet rooms at this hotel. This 2.5-star hotel features free breakfast, an indoor pool, and free WiFi.
  • Best Western Plus Genetti Hotel & Conference Center - With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its breakfast and helpful staff.

Top places to visit around the area include Pocono Raceway, located 23.2 mi (37.3 km) from the city center, and Montage Mountain Ski Resort, which is 13.5 mi (21.7 km) away.

Dressing for Wilkes-Barre

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 52°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 18°F
  • From April to June, the average is 81°F during the day and 33°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 82°F during the day and 47°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 66°F as the daytime average and 20°F as the nighttime average
  • Wilkes-Barre gets about 38.27 inches of rain per year
  • July and August are usually the hottest months averaging 80°F, while January and February are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 20°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Wilkes-Barre?
Hampton Inn & Suites Wilkes-Barre/Scranton is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This hotel is a short 13-minute walk from Mohegan Sun Arena, and it offers free breakfast and an indoor pool. Other favorite options based on reviews include Courtyard by Marriott Wilkes-Barre Arena and Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Wilkes Barre.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Wilkes-Barre, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most room reservations are refundable if you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your check-in date. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, it might still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to review the best deals in Wilkes-Barre.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Wilkes-Barre?
For more information about picking new dates or cancelling your trip to Wilkes-Barre, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Wilkes-Barre?
Based on reviews, Red Roof Inn Wilkes - Barre Arena is a popular 2-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good options to stay on the cheap include Econo Lodge Arena Wilkes Barre and Days Inn by Wyndham Wilkes Barre.
What's the best accommodation for a family trip to Wilkes-Barre?
Host Inn All Suites is a hotel with an indoor pool and a restaurant, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other good choices to stay with the kids include Quality Inn & Suites Conference Center Wilkes Barre and Days Inn by Wyndham Wilkes Barre. Attractions in the area like Montage Mountain Waterpark and Lahey Family Fun Park are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a romantic vacation to Wilkes-Barre?
The Woodlands Inn, Ascend Hotel Collection is a favorite 3-star hotel for couples, and features a full-service spa and 2 restaurants. Other good options for a stay with your sweetheart include Hampton Inn & Suites Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and Mohegan Sun Pocono.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Wilkes-Barre?
Best Western Plus Wilkes Barre Center City is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and free WiFi for its human guests. Two other good options to stay with your pet include Days Inn by Wyndham Wilkes Barre and Extended Stay America - Wilkes-Barre - Hwy. 315.
What's the best place to stay with easy access to Mohegan Sun Arena?
Adjacent to Mohegan Sun Arena, Motel 6 Wilkes-Barre Arena is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this hotel offers free WiFi and free parking. Other good options close by include Hampton Inn & Suites Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and Courtyard by Marriott Wilkes-Barre Arena.
What about the best place to stay close to Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs?
One of the top choices for your stay is Mohegan Sun Pocono, located a short 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, and this 4-star hotel offers a full-service spa and a casino. Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Wilkes Barre, located just 0.5 mi (0.8 km) away, is another good choice.
What's the best boutique hotel in Wilkes-Barre?
Fairfield Inn & Suites Wilkes-Barre Scranton is a favorite hotel with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish stay, and features an indoor pool and free breakfast.
What's the best accommodation for casino gaming in Wilkes-Barre?
Mohegan Sun Pocono is a top 4-star hotel featuring a casino and a full-service spa. Other good options near the gaming action include The Woodlands Inn, Ascend Hotel Collection and Fairfield Inn & Suites Wilkes-Barre Scranton.
What's the best hotel to stay near the slopes in Wilkes-Barre?
Based on our travel data, Holiday Inn Wilkes Barre - East Mountain is a top 3-star hotel for skiing, and features 2 restaurants and free WiFi. Other good choices to stay near skiing include Days Inn by Wyndham Wilkes Barre and Hampton Inn & Suites Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. Those looking to ski or snowboard can spend their days at Montage Mountain Ski Resort.

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