Less than 15 minutes away from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport, the OYO Hotel Wilkes-Barre East is a convenient, comfortable, affordable place to stay in the Pocono Mountains.
Travelers looking for budget-friendly lodging need not sacrifice comfort and quality at the OYO Hotel Wilkes-Barre East. The rooms are tidy, spacious, and bright, with options for either queen or king beds.
A two-bedroom suite, perfect for families or larger parties, is also available. All rooms have a private bath and a television. Daily housekeeping and onsite parking are included in the room rate. Free and fast Wifi is available to guests 24/7. The entire property is air-conditioned for comfort.
The OYO Hotel Wilkes-Barre East is located close to the city center of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. The property is surrounded by scenic game and conservation lands, but shops and restaurants are still close by.
Wilkes-Barre was once a major seat for the coal industry, and history buffs will want to check out Eckley Miners’ Village, an authentic country mining village and attraction. Patrons of the arts and music will find shows year-round at the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts. Acts have included everyone from the Violent Femmes to the Northeast Philharmonic Orchestra.
Visitors feeling lucky should plan to visit Mohegan Sun Pocono Resort & Casino. Slot machines, gaming tables, live entertainment, dining, and shopping make for a full and fun day. And there’s even a full-service spa on-site to relax at the end! Less than a half hour’s drive southeast of the OYO Hotel Wilkes-Barre East, Pocono Raceway is “Home of the Tricky Triangle,” a NASCAR superspeedway with plenty of options for watching and experiencing races.
Nature lovers will definitely want to spend time at Kirby Park, right in Wilkes-Barre. This wooded 52-acre park is fun year-round, with hiking and picnicking popular in the warmer months and sledding and snowshoeing in the winter. Less than ten miles away, Seven Tubs Nature Area is a 500-acre site featuring Wheelbarrow Run, a stream that flows through large “tubs” the surrounding bedrock.
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania has something for every traveler. The OYO Hotel Wilkes-Barre East is the perfect choice for the budget-conscious traveler looking to explore this little city in the Poconos.