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The Woodlands Inn Ascend Hotel Collection

1073 Highway 315, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 US near Exit 168 on I-81 (~0.4mi)
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3.0 Star Property Near Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs
Choice Hotels Announces Commitment To Clean Initiative: Guests may experience a growing variety of new and improved protocols, products and communications, some of which are already in place, to promote health and safety, including; Heightened cleaning protocols for high-traffic areas, Changes in breakfast offerings, Housekeeping "on-demand" option, Hand sanitizing stations, Enhancements to help facilitate contactless check-in and check-out, Personal protective equipment for hotel staff Read More
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  • Free RV, bus, truck parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Free casino shuttle
  • Number of indoor pools - 1
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Free airport transportation
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Free self parking
  • Fitness facilities
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11/28/2021 - 11/29/2021
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Verified Reviews of The Woodlands Inn Ascend Hotel Collection

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Pool trees need to be cut so sun is at the outdoor pool no one needs shade at a pool."
Overall Score3.0/ 5
My debit card was charged two times I am not happy I paid in advance on hotel tonight and now logged into my account and see woodlands took my money again the day I checked out. I’m annoyed.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
11-Sep-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Sat Sep 05 to Mon Sep 07 2020 at a $147.99 average nightly rate.

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Rated 85/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Very good family hotel. Easily accessible by car and close to shopping areas."

Food

88/100
85 reviews

"Uninspiring menu, but good food nonetheless. Good sushi."

Location

87/100
76 reviews

"Great location. Easy car access but inadequate parking." Shopping, restaurants and bars in the area are great.

Service

85/100
171 reviews

"Professional service. Reception and bar service are as expected." Good shuttle service. Recreation staff is nice.

Pool

60/100
60 reviews

"Acceptable pools with some cleanliness complaints."

Room

58/100
201 reviews

"Old, poorly maintained, but acceptably clean rooms." Small rooms, and unpleasant bathrooms and beds, but great views. Below average furnishing, balconies, and A/C. Shower can be a problem.

Breakfast

56/100
32 reviews

"Breakfast is decent but expensive."

Cleanliness

55/100
89 reviews

"Rooms are moderately tidy but pool area could use more attention." Moderately clean hotel facilities.

Vibe

54/100
81 reviews

"Decent vibe. Relatively friendly Atmosphere." Hotel could use some updating. Hotel is relatively stylish. Entrance area is not particularly attractive. Awesome for families. Good casino hotel. Good for business people.

Comfort

39/100
84 reviews

"Uncomfortable, cramped rooms, with poor beds." Deficient A/C and too noisy rooms.

Wellness Area

18/100
19 reviews

"Wellness & sports facilities could be improved."

Rated 70/100 based on reviews from families.

"Good accessibility by car. Professional service."

Food

87/100
7 reviews

"Delicious food."

Location

85/100
13 reviews

"Great location."

Service

84/100
18 reviews

"Average reception, but good overall service."

Pool

59/100
12 reviews

"Ordinary pool."

Amenities

55/100
13 reviews

"Beautiful grounds but poor buildings, with so-so amenities."

Breakfast

52/100
8 reviews

"Breakfast is average."

Cleanliness

45/100
13 reviews

"Rooms could be cleaner."

Vibe

41/100
11 reviews

"Atmosphere not particularly friendly, giving poor vibes."

Room

41/100
35 reviews

"Poorly maintained and cleaned rooms." Small rooms with complaints about beds and bathrooms.

Comfort

37/100
17 reviews

"Uncomfortable, cramped rooms, with poor beds."

Rated 78/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Great view. Delicious food."

Service

87/100
32 reviews

"Friendly service."

Food

86/100
23 reviews

"Delicious food."

Location

86/100
22 reviews

"Great location."

Amenities

68/100
17 reviews

"Great grounds and decent buildings."

Pool

60/100
15 reviews

"Ordinary pool."

Breakfast

60/100
12 reviews

"Breakfast is average."

Cleanliness

59/100
12 reviews

"Room cleanliness is acceptable."

Room

51/100
36 reviews

"Rooms are somewhat clean but have fantastic views." Poorly-maintained rooms, badly rated bathrooms and beds.

Comfort

37/100
17 reviews

"Not very comfortable, with poor beds."

Rated 76/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

"Fantastic service."

Service

87/100
5 reviews

"Fantastic service."

Room

49/100
5 reviews

"Room needs to be improved."

Rated 76/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Very good family hotel. Easily accessible by car and close to shopping areas."

Food

88/100
82 reviews

"Uninspiring menu, but good food nonetheless. Good sushi."

Service

87/100
167 reviews

"Professional service. Good shuttle service. Bar service is acceptable." Recreation staff is nice.

Location

87/100
73 reviews

"Great location. Easy car access but inadequate parking." Shopping, restaurants and bars in the area are great.

Pool

61/100
59 reviews

"Acceptable pools with some cleanliness complaints."

Room

57/100
199 reviews

"Old, poorly maintained, but acceptably clean rooms." Small rooms, and unpleasant bathrooms and beds, but great views. Below average furnishing, balconies, and A/C. Shower can be a problem.

Cleanliness

55/100
89 reviews

"Rooms are moderately tidy but pool area could use more attention." Moderately clean hotel facilities.

Vibe

54/100
81 reviews

"Decent vibe. Relatively friendly Atmosphere." Hotel could use some updating. Hotel is relatively stylish. Entrance area is not particularly attractive.

Breakfast

53/100
31 reviews

"Breakfast is decent but expensive."

Comfort

39/100
83 reviews

"Uncomfortable, cramped rooms, with poor beds." Deficient A/C and too noisy rooms.

Wellness Area

19/100
18 reviews

"Wellness & sports facilities could be improved."

Rated 63/100 based on reviews from families.

"Good accessibility by car. Professional service."

Food

87/100
7 reviews

"Delicious food."

Service

84/100
17 reviews

"Average reception, but good overall service."

Location

84/100
12 reviews

"Great location."

Pool

59/100
12 reviews

"Ordinary pool."

Amenities

55/100
13 reviews

"Beautiful grounds but poor buildings, with so-so amenities."

Breakfast

52/100
8 reviews

"Breakfast is average."

Cleanliness

45/100
13 reviews

"Rooms could be cleaner."

Vibe

41/100
11 reviews

"Atmosphere not particularly friendly, giving poor vibes."

Room

41/100
35 reviews

"Poorly maintained and cleaned rooms." Small rooms with complaints about beds and bathrooms.

Comfort

37/100
17 reviews

"Uncomfortable, cramped rooms, with poor beds."

Rated 78/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Great view. Delicious food."

Service

87/100
32 reviews

"Friendly service."

Food

86/100
23 reviews

"Delicious food."

Location

86/100
22 reviews

"Great location."

Amenities

68/100
17 reviews

"Great grounds and decent buildings."

Breakfast

60/100
12 reviews

"Breakfast is average."

Pool

60/100
15 reviews

"Ordinary pool."

Cleanliness

59/100
12 reviews

"Room cleanliness is acceptable."

Room

51/100
36 reviews

"Rooms are somewhat clean but have fantastic views." Poorly-maintained rooms, badly rated bathrooms and beds.

Comfort

37/100
17 reviews

"Not very comfortable, with poor beds."

Rated 77/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

"Fantastic service."

Service

87/100
5 reviews

"Fantastic service."

Room

49/100
5 reviews

"Room needs to be improved."

Rated 86/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Very good family hotel. Easily accessible by car and close to shopping areas."
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Property Description

When you stay at The Woodlands Inn, Ascend Hotel Collection in Wilkes-Barre, you'll be connected to the convention center, within a 5-minute drive of Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs and Susquehanna River. This hotel is 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from Fresenius Medical Care at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical and 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from Mohegan Sun Arena.

Enjoy American cuisine at Crescenzos, one of the hotel's 2 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Snacks are also available at the coffee shop/café. Need to unwind? Take a break with a tasty beverage at one of the 2 bars/lounges. Buffet breakfasts are served on weekdays from 6:00 AM to 9:30 AM and on weekends from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM for a fee.

Make yourself at home in one of the 150 guestrooms featuring refrigerators and microwaves. Your bed comes with down comforters and premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions with satellite programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs - 2.2 km / 1.4 mi
Fresenius Medical Care at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical - 2.7 km / 1.6 mi
Mohegan Sun Arena - 3.3 km / 2 mi
Susquehanna River - 4.6 km / 2.9 mi
Wyoming Seminary - 7.7 km / 4.8 mi
Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre - 8.3 km / 5.2 mi
Seven Tubs Natural Area - 10.7 km / 6.6 mi
Pennsylvania Commonwealth - 13.9 km / 8.6 mi
Lackawanna River - 13.9 km / 8.7 mi
Bear Creek Lake - 15.5 km / 9.6 mi
Frances Slocum State Park - 15.6 km / 9.7 mi
PNC Field - 19.5 km / 12.1 mi
Montage Mountain Wildflower Sanctuary - 19.8 km / 12.3 mi
Delaware and Lehigh Trail Black Diamond Trailhead - 22.7 km / 14.1 mi
Montage Mountain Ski Resort - 23 km / 14.3 mi

The nearest airports are:
Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) - 190 km / 118 mi
Wilkes-Barre Scranton Intl. Airport (AVP) - 13 km / 8.1 mi

The preferred airport for The Woodlands Inn, Ascend Hotel Collection is Philadelphia International Airport (PHL).

Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Planning an event in Wilkes-Barre? This hotel has facilities measuring 3500 square feet (325 square meters), including conference space. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary (available 24 hours).

Pamper yourself with onsite massages or enjoy recreation amenities such as an indoor pool. Additional amenities at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, gift shops/newsstands, and wedding services. Guests who want to try their luck at the slots can hop on the complimentary casino shuttle.

Green Sustainability

Green Initiative is being Implimented

Amenities / Features

  • Check In: 4:00 PM
  • Check Out: 11:00 AM
  • Minimum age of oldest guest: 21
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free RV, bus, truck parking
  • Number of meeting rooms - 9
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Conference space size (meters) - 325
  • Free WiFi
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Free casino shuttle
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Garden
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Wedding services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free airport transportation
  • Indoor pool
  • Total number of rooms - 150
  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Wheelchair accessible – no
  • Luggage storage
  • Business center
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Handrails in hallways
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • Spa services on site
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Laundry facilities
  • Elevator
  • Free self parking
  • Conference space
  • Terrace
  • ATM/banking
  • Conference space size (feet) - 3500

Airport & Shuttle Information

8 miles from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Airport - (avp)Complimentary shuttle service. Taxi cost is $22.00

Local Shuttle Info: We offer a complimentary shuttle to and from the airport and to Mohegan Sun Casino. The shuttle operates on demand for airport runs. Casino shuttle is also on demand but ends at 11:00 pm Weekday and 2:00 am Weekend.

Breakfast Information

A full buffet breakfast featuring eggs made to order, Belgian waffles, cereals, breakfast entrees, muffins, fresh fruit, juices and more is available complimentary Monday through Friday mornings and is $9.95 per person on Saturday & Sunday mornings.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Only dogs are allowed

Pets allowed

Pet friendly.

Parking Info

Complimentary - Self Parking

Internet / WiFI

Complimentary in Guest rooms

Misc Fees / Policies

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 13.25 for adults and USD 13.25 for children (approximately)
  • Pet fee: USD 30 per accommodation, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 5.0 per stay

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 5.00 per accommodation, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
  • This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.
  • Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.
  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; masks are required in public areas.
  • Contactless check-out is available.
  • Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.
  • This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Commitment to Clean (Choice).
  • This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

Cleaning Policies

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Protective clothing is available to guests

Masks are available to guests

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Social distancing measures are in place

Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Masks are compulsory at the property

Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines Commitment to Clean (Choice)

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

About Ascend Hotel Collection

  • Upscale property delivering the highest standards of hospitality, services, and luxury comfort
  • Free wireless internet and continental breakfast
  • Beautiful indoor and outdoor pools
  • Flat-screen high definition TV's
  • Boutique restaurants and cocktail lounges at participating locations
  • Fitness center facility

The Ascend Hotel Collection highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Seasonality of Hotel Rates at The Woodlands Inn, Ascend Hotel Collection

Rate fluctuations of The Woodlands Inn, Ascend Hotel Collection

The chart above shows seasonality of prices for both group/meeting prices and the best individual traveler rates our system could find at the time the group bid was submitted. The most competitive group/meeting discount shown is 28.5% in March 2019 and the highest average individual rate is $192 in the month of March 2019. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at The Woodlands Inn, Ascend Hotel Collection in a month when rates are lower.

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