The Historic Benner Mansion


Whether you're visiting Cedar Crest or Muhlenberg Colleges or spending the day at Dorney Park, you'll find comfort with this historic property. 

An Architectural and Historic Treasure

The Historic Benner Mansion is here to provide you with historic and friendly accommodations, the first Bed and Breakfast in the historic community of Allentown. An architectural treasure, this Jacobean Italian Renaissance features mahogany paneling, a soaring staircase and lion motifs in the expansive Rocco plaster living room ceiling, radiators, and window seat claw foot legs.

Great Location
Located in the heart of Allentown, the third largest city in Pennsylvania, immediate to not only to Routes 78, 309. and 22 but also walkable to three of Allentown's nationally renowned parks, a world class city library, the Allentown Symphony, Allentown Art Museum, America on Wheels, Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, regionally famous micro brewery and pub Allentown Brew Works and Zion's Church - home to the Liberty Bell during the Revoluntionary War.

Breakfast is Served
In the morning, you can treat yourself to The Historic Benner Mansion's self-serve 24/7 snack buffet featuring premium kosher offerings including gluten free, vegan/vegetarian and organic options in yogurt, juices, chocolate, muffins, breads, jams, juices, and Starbucks/Dunkin Donuts/Tazo/Twinnings coffee and tea service.

Relaxed, Family Style, Self-Serve
Enjoy relaxed, self-serve accommodations in the beauty of this lovingly restored Jacobean Italian Renaissance mansion. A decade ago, she was boarded up and foreclosed, marred by graffiti and years of neglect. The goal was to restore this corner of the city to its former glory and help spark Allentown's renaissance. Join in Allentown's revivial - stay here. 

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  • Distance to Airport: 6
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  • Check-In Time: 2:00 pm
  • Check-out Time: 11:00 am
  • Sleeping Rooms: 6
  • Suites: 3


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