While Scranton has become famous as the town home to the fictional paper sales company featured in the TV series “The Office,” it offers many other reasons to visit from historic sites and multiple fascinating museums to a wide variety of outdoor adventure in the surrounding Pocono Mountains. Of course, just like the show belies, it’s a popular place for a business trip too. Whether you’re planning a trip to Scranton for pleasure or for business, you’ll find a long list of accommodation options, but these hotels are considered the best for a stay in Scranton, Pennsylvania.
Scranton Hotel Guide, Reviewed in 2018
Courtyard by Marriott Scranton Wilkes-Barre
Located at the base of a Montage Mountain just off Interstate 81, the award-winning Courtyard by Marriott Scranton Wilkes-Barre offers a comfortable stay with lots of amenities to enjoy when you aren’t out exploring or working. The well-appointed rooms include flat-screen TVs with satellite, beds with pillow-top mattresses, coffeemakers and well-lit work desks. You’ll easily be able to keep up with your regular workout routine with a fully-equipped fitness center onsite. Look forward to waking up each morning to enjoy breakfast with Starbucks coffee at The Bistro, which also offers dinner and drinks in the evening too. At the end of the day, come back to take a refreshing dip in the indoor pool or relax in the whirlpool. When a chill is in the air, you may want to just cozy up next to the fireplace in the lobby with a good book.
Rodeway Inn Moosic – Scranton
The Rodeway Inn Moosic is conveniently located off Interstate 81. It’s just minutes from Snö Mountain and downtown Scranton, making it a great choice for leisure and business travelers as well as students with many other points of interest nearby too. The Pocono Raceway, Steamtown National Historic Site, multiple business centers and the University of Scranton are all close by. You won’t have to leave Fido home either as this pet-friendly property allows up to two pets per room. Whether or not your furry friends come along, you’re sure to appreciate the room amenities. You’ll find televisions with premium movie channels and free Wi-Fi; some add microwaves and refrigerators, and whirlpool suites are available too. Conveniences for business travelers include access to copy and fax services as well as meeting facilities that can accommodate up to 75 people.
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Scranton Wilkes-Barre
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Scranton Wilkes-Barre is situated about five miles from Moosic and less than six miles from downtown Scranton near Interstate 81. It’s near Toyota Pavilion, The Shoppes at Montage, and the Mohegan Sun Casino, with the popular Sno Mountain at Montage Ski and Recreation Area less than a 10-minute drive away. While you’ll be close to many popular attractions, this property offers lots of amenities to enjoy right onsite. Enjoy the indoor pool, hot tub, fitness center, barbecue facilities and picnic area. Spacious rooms include sofa beds, tea- and coffee-making facilities, microwaves, refrigerators and flat-screen TVs as well as complimentary Wi-Fi. Guests also have access to a business center and can look forward to a free breakfast every morning with both hot and cold choices.
TownePlace Suites by Marriott Scranton Wilkes-Barre
This newly renovated property sits at the base of Montage Ski Resort and was designed for extended stays, although it’s ideal for all types of travelers who want to enjoy the comforts of home and then some. Accommodation options include studio, one- and two-bedroom suites, all of which feature separate places to work and sleep, a sleeper sofa, flat-screen TV with cable television, free Wi-Fi and a fully-equipped kitchen. After a day of work or play, come back and enjoy a swim in the indoor pool or soak your cares away in the hot tub. A free continental deluxe breakfast is provided each morning, including hot items, and guests can also take advantage of the business center, computer station, barbecue grills and a picnic area.
Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel Scranton
Ideal for students and all types of other travelers, the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel Scranton sits next to the University of Scranton and is also within walking distance of the Steamtown National Historic Site and Mohegan Sun Arena. Offering a mix of modern and historic, the hotel is located in a 1908 French Renaissance-style building that once housed a train station. You’ll notice it in details that welcome you in, like the beautiful Tiffany stained-glass ceiling and marble columns. Rooms offer nostalgic touches with upscale features like granite bathrooms. Each one also includes a flat-screen TV, coffeemaker, refrigerator and free Wi-Fi. Carmen’s Restaurant & Wine Bar is right onsite, an ideal place to dine or enjoy a drink, with a menu focused on homemade pastas and fresh seafood as well as an extensive wine list. The Trax Bar and Grille serves sandwiches, soups and appetizers, and offers a great martini menu too.
Red Carpet Inn and Suites Scranton
Red Carpet Inn and Suites Scranton provides an economical stay downtown just off Interstate 81, close to many attractions, recreational pursuits, business centers, restaurants and shops. Rooms are air-conditioned and include complimentary Wi-Fi. Guests can also look forward to enjoying a free daily paper and continental breakfast each morning. During the warmer months of the year, take a refreshing dip in the outdoor swimming pool or just relax alongside it, soaking up the sunshine.
Residence Inn Scranton
One of the most popular extended stay hotels in Scranton, the Residence Inn Scranton is just minutes from multiple interstates and more than 50 restaurants, shops and attractions. It’s an ideal place to base your stay for exploring the city and the surrounding Poconos or conducting business, providing many of the comforts of home. Each room includes a full-kitchen with a refrigerator, dishwasher and stove as well as a well-lit work desk, free Wi-Fi and cable TV. Guests can also use a public computer with Wi-Fi, enjoy swimming in the indoor pool and work out in the 24-hour fitness center. It’s easy to start your day off right here too, with a daily hot breakfast buffet, and on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings you can look forward to mingle at the socials, complete with complimentary wine and beer.
Dunmore Inn, Scranton
Located just outside Scranton, an 11-minute drive from the city center and just over 15 minutes to Sno Mountain, the Dunmore Inn offers a clean, comfortable and affordable stay. You’ll be able to keep cool during the warm summer months with air conditioning and enjoy keeping up with your favorite shows as each room includes cable television too. You’ll also find a microwave and refrigerator that makes it easy to keep and reheat those leftovers, preventing food from going to waste. Choose from non-smoking Queen Rooms with two queen beds, or King Rooms, smoking allowed.
Holiday Inn – Scranton East
Holiday Inn Scranton East is a full-service hotel conveniently located in Dunmore at the intersection of I-84, I-380 and I-81, just minutes from downtown Scranton. This property is a top pick for ATV enthusiasts, with Lost Trails ATV Adventures only a third of a mile away, while Montage Mountain can be reached in just 15 minutes – pick up your ski passes right from the front desk. It’s ideal for business travelers too, with both the Keystone and Mid Valley Industrial Parks nearby. Spacious rooms including complimentary Wi-Fi and refrigerators, but if you’re traveling with family or a group of friends, you may want to book one of the two-room suites which features king beds and a living room area.
Quality Inn Dunmore
Less than 20 minutes from Montage Mountain and 10 minutes from downtown Scranton, conveniently located off Interstate 81 the Quality Inn Dunmore is an ideal spot for travelers who want to enjoy the area’s many active pursuits as well as those who are here on business. Take part in golfing, hiking, horseback riding and hunting in the warmer months and a wide range of snow sports in the winter, all within a short drive. Afterwards, come back and relax in your comfortable room that includes a flat-screen TV with cable, free Wi-Fi, a refrigerator and coffeemaker. Some rooms also include a desk, sofa sleeper and whirlpool, fabulous for a soak after a day of play or work. The on-site business center offers copy and fax services, and guests can look forward to starting their day with a free hot breakfast and complimentary daily newspaper.
Sleep Inn & Suites Scranton Dunmore
The Pet-Friendly Sleep Inn & Suites Dunmore is conveniently located near the University of Scranton and Marywood University, making it ideal for students and their families. This property is a great choice for all types of travelers, however, with popular attractions like the Steamtown National Historic Site and Lackawanna Coal Mine Tour within only a 5-mile drive. Enjoy swimming in the indoor heated pool, soaking your cares away in the hot tub and exercising in the onsite gym. The spacious, comfortable rooms all include work desks and arm chairs, free Wi-Fi and cable television with HBO. Book a suite and you’ll also get a sofa bed, microwave and refrigerator. The hotel also offers a complimentary hot breakfast, barbecue grills and a picnic area that makes it easy to save on dining out.
Days Inn by Wyndham, Scranton PA
Ideally located off I-81, Days Inn by Wyndham Scranton is only a 20-minute drive from Montage Mountain, with its great winter skiing and summer water park with slides, rides, and pools. It offers an excellent value and convenient access to the area’s most popular attractions, with comfortable yet economical rooms that include complimentary Wi-Fi, a coffeemaker and television. Choose a superior room and you can also enjoy a spa bath incredibly soothing after a day on the slopes. You’ll be able to start each day with a free continental breakfast and newspaper, and take advantage of the fitness center, indoor Jacuzzi and swimming pool.
Holiday Inn Express and Suites Dickson City
The award-winning Holiday Inn Express and Suites Dickson City is particularly popular with business travelers, located just off the highway only two miles north of downtown Scranton, near all the major universities, hospitals and business parks. It’s jammed back with amenities, including 24-hour fitness and business centers, a large indoor swimming pool and spa, and even a gated patio with a grill and fire pits for guest use. With a free deluxe hot breakfast buffet, it’s easy to get going in the morning, and in the evening, rooms offer the perfect space to unwind. Each one includes a flat-screen cable TV and premium bedding with comfortable mattresses, a sofa bed, work desk, microwave, mini-fridge and coffeemaker. No matter when hunger pangs hit, you’ll be able to soothe them with an onsite shop that offers frozen meals, snacks, and drinks 24/7.
Home2 Suites By Hilton Dickson City Scranton
Located in Dickson City, less than six miles from downtown Scranton, close to multiple large corporations, universities and popular attractions, Home2 Suites by Hilton is an ideal option for all sorts of travelers. Designed for extended stays, guests enjoy spacious suites that include a well-equipped kitchen with a microwave, full-size refrigerator and freezer, dishwasher, sink, dishes and flatware. The open layout also includes a living area with a full-sized sofa, large TV and work desk as well as free Wi-Fi. Look forward to relaxing in the whirlpool and enjoying a refreshing swim in the heated indoor saline pool, and waking up to an extensive complimentary breakfast. You’ll have your choice of a wide range of options, including fresh fruit, hot breakfast sandwiches, coffee and juices. The property boasts a unique amenity too, the Spin2 Cycle Center, a laundry and fitness facility where you can get your clothes clean and squeeze a workout in at the same time.
Microtel Inn & Suites
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Dickson City/Scranton is located just off Interstate 81 near Marywood University, University of Scranton, and Penn State Worthington as well as attractions like the Pocono Raceway and Steamtown National Park offers both a convenient and comfortable stay. Each guest room, decorated in rich colors with dark wood furnishings, include a microwave, cable TV with HBO and complimentary Wi-Fi. Select suites also include a sofa bed, ideal for groups of friends and families traveling together. A free continental breakfast is offered to make it easy to fuel up for the day, while business travelers will appreciate access to the business center. A coin-operated laundry facility and a fitness center are hosted as well.