The Pocono Mountains in the north-east of Pennsylvania always offer a multitude of activities keeping you entertained at any time of the year. From those travelling with their families to couples looking for a romantic or adventurous getaway, you won’t come back disappointed from a trip to this stunning area. This area is particularly appreciated by outdoor sports lovers, hosting different activities each season, from snowboard to horseback riding, from climbing to kayaking…the possibilities are truly endless! In case you decided to give it a go but are stuck on the countless accommodation options, don’t worry, we’ve already thought about it! Just scroll down, pick your favourite among these top-ranking hotels with or near casinos in the Poconos.
If you came here to ski, you’ll probably be looking for a hotel located as close as possible to the slopes. Good news: the Mount Airy Casino Resort is located in an ideal position within the vicinity of the Camelback Ski Area. When coming back from your winter adventures, you’ll find an individually decorated room with flat-screen cable TV waiting just for you.
Are you looking forward to having some fun with your friends and experience the nightlife of Pocono? You won’t get bored in this Casino resort: on-site spa, 90 table games and 2,300 slot-machines are just a tiny slice of all the entertainment offered by this top-rated hotel. Located on 400 acres (1,600 square kilometers) in the hillside of Plains, it’s just a short distance from other great northeastern Pennsylvania attractions such as Knoebels Amusement Resort in Elysburg, Blue Ridge Trail Golf Club in Mountain Top and Claws ‘N’ Paws Wild Animal Park in Hamlin.
If you’re visiting in summer, few things will be more satisfying than visiting the Camelbeach Waterpark. To make sure you won’t spend ages travelling in the summer heat, have a look at the cosy “Comfort Inn & Suites.” Surrounded by the Pocono Raceway, Bushkill Falls and much more, you really just need book a room and start enjoying the area! Including free breakfast, indoor pool and fitness centre, this appears to be the perfect deal you’ve been looking for!
“A group of friends in Philadelphia felt the need for a spot where they could relax from the routine of everyday city life; ideally this place would be one of natural beauty in an environment conducive to the Quaker Spirit of Peacefulness…” and that’s how the magic began. This charming “Grand Lady of the Mountains,” as it’s known by local residents, is a prize-winning historic resort that will enchant you with its captivating horizon and colourful landscape. For the ones who like to please the eye while travelling, look no further!
With the on-site indoor heated pool and exercise room, you won’t suffer from cold during this year’s winter vacations. Enjoy a free cup of coffee when coming back from your trips and wake up with a free continental breakfast to make sure you start your day full of energy! This hotel is also ideal for longer stays, offering even monthly rates to its guests. With its comfortable cosiness, it will charm you and become the “home away” you won’t want to leave.
If you like the comfort of having all you need at hand, namely in your hotel room, check out these rooms. Equipped with microwave oven, refrigerator, table with chairs, coffee-making facilities and much more, your traditionally decorated room will captivate you… you will feel like you’re living in a movie and you won’t want to go back home.
If you’re reaching the area by landing at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport, you might want to consider this option. The Woodlands Inn offers free transportation from and to the airport to all its guests. Ideal for summer vacations, it offers an outdoor pool, a 17,000 gallon (77,200 litres) hot tub and plenty of nightlife. Hosting, among others, an Espresso bar, a Japanese restaurant and sushi bar, it will provide you with a unique dining experience.
Specially designed for longer stays, all the rooms in this hotel feature a fully equipped kitchen. Stovetop, microwave and a fridge are all included and laundry/ironing facilities are also provided. Housekeeping is provided for free every week, but can also be requested daily. You’ll be able to have a very practical (and delicious!) grab-and-go breakfast and dive straight into the surrounding attractions, such as the Mohegan Sun Casino at Pocono Downs, the Mohegan Sun Arena and the Snö Mountain.
Located at Cross Creek Point Business Park and with easy access to the Cross Valley Exp, Route, this recently renovated hotel counts with a brand-new indoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, super plush mattresses and new 43" HD televisions. A complimentary bus shuttle to the Mohegan Sun Casino is available and all the major parks are very easily reachable.
Close to the Interstate 81, about 15 km (9.3 miles) away from the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Airport, the Red Roof Inn will provide you with beautifully decorated rooms featuring free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen cable TV, a desk, a living area and a private bathroom. In the morning you will be able to enjoy a free coffee in the Hall, have a snack or a full meal in the dining area. Other alternatives are also available, included in a wide range of restaurants such as Mohican Sun Casino and Pocono Downs.
To sum up...
As promised, there’s something to suit every kind of traveller at any time of the year in Poconos. Friends, families or couples… Pick your favourite hotel and start packing your suitcases: a wonderful holiday is waiting for you among the astonishing mountains of Pennsylvania!
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