Whether it’s city life or breathtaking panoramas you seek, Pennsylvania has you covered. From the Poconos to Pittsburgh to Philadelphia, here are the hotels you’ll want to check out the next time you visit the Keystone Statefor business or pleasure.
Inn of the Dove
The Inn of the Dove is all about the romance. Many of the rooms have raised Jacuzzi bathtubs and fireplaces, and one even has a private heated swimming pool. You’ll find mirrors everywhere, surrounding the bathtub and on the wall and ceiling behind and above the bed. The Inn of the Dove is only about 30 minutes from downtown Philadelphia in Bensalem, and the Philadelphia Park Casino is just around the corner, so guests can play both inside and outside of the rooms. Suites start at $139 per night, themed suites are $199 per night, and the suite with the swimming pool starts at $299 per night.
For some travelers, pet-friendly policies are essential. The Fairmont Pittsburgh, a 4.5-star hotel in the heart of the city’s downtown, allows up to two cats or dogs per room. The hotel’s 185 rooms are spacious, measuring about 430 square feet. Inside, guests can expect to find the usual amenities, including LCD TVs, minibars, coffee makers, and high-speed internet access. The hotel also has a health club, sauna, and steam room. Outside, guests can take advantage of the nearby attractions, including Heinz Hall and Monongahela Incline. Just across the river is PNC Park, for those looking to catch a Pirates game.
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Philadelphia – Valley Forge
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Philadelphia – Valley Forge caters to both history-minded tourists and business travelers. The hotel is adjacent to Valley Forge National Historical Park, where George Washington and the Continental Army camped out during the winter of 1777. The hotel is also close to the King of Prussia Mall and its 400 stores, as well as the Valley Forge Convention Center. The Philadelphia International Airport is only about 30 minutes away. At the hotel, guests can enjoy the outdoor swimming pool and gym. As is the DoubleTree way, every guest is greeted with a warm cookie.
Mount Airy Casino and Resort
The Mount Airy Casino and Resort has a little bit of fun for every member of the family. As the name suggests, the hotel has a casino with more than 80 table games and hundreds of slot machines. There’s also a 5,000-square-foot pool deck, where guests can take in the beautiful Pocono views. You can also hit the links on the Poconos’ best golf course or hit the nightclub or catch a Barry Manilow, Pat Benatar, or Melissa Etheridge show. With rates as low as $169 per night during the week, leave the kids at home and stay at this adult getaway.
Four Points by Sheraton Philadelphia Airport
The Four Points by Sheraton Philadelphia Airport is all about convenience. It’s located less than one mile from Philadelphia International Airport, making it an ideal spot for those with an early flight the next morning or weary travelers who just returned from a late one. The hotel offers free shuttle service to and from the airport. Since the hotel is situated right off the Delaware Expressway, access to the home venues of the Philadelphia Eagles, 76ers, and Phillies couldn’t be easier. At the hotel, enjoy the outdoor running track and swimming pool during the summer.