Wilkes-Barre Hotels | Best Western Plus Genetti Hotel & Conference Center | Hotels in Wilkes-Barre PA


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77 E Market Street
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 18701-3116
United States


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Hotel Overview

Within walking distance from the F.M. Kirby Center for the Arts, Wilkes University and King's College, this Wilkes-Barre hotel boasts convenience and first class service!

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The Best Western Plus Genetti Hotel & Conference Center is an affordable option for those who want to experience all that the area has to offer, from shopping and dining to arts and entertainment. Located in beautiful downtown, this Wilkes-Barre hotel is neighboring the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts. Wilkes-Barre's Historic District, the River Front, as well as the Financial & Judicial District are in walking distance. The Mohegan Sun Casino at Pocono Downs, the Pocono Raceway, home to NASCAR® and other races, as well as the Mohegan Sun Arena are all just a short drive away.

Nestled right between Wilkes University and King's College and less than four blocks in either direction, this Best Western hotel in Wilkes-Barre provides convenient lodging for prospective students and visiting family members.

With 20,000 square feet of dedicated conference space, the Best Western Plus Genetti Hotel & Conference Center is a premier meeting space in Wilkes-Barre for your next well-executed corporate event or wedding to remember.

The Best Western Plus Genetti Hotel & Conference Center features timeless and traditional decor in a warm and welcoming atmosphere that is also pet-friendly. All guest rooms feature microwaves, mini refrigerators and triple sheeted bedding. Free parking and wireless high-speed internet are included. All guests enjoy a complimentary hot breakfast buffet. The on-site restaurant, Oyster Seafood & Steakhouse, features a martini bar, perfect for unwinding after a busy day.

Our friendly and helpful staff is ready to ensure a fun-filled, memorable stay. Make a reservation today and save with special rates at the Best Western Plus Genetti Hotel & Conference Center.

Our airport shuttle is available with a 24-hour notice for a nominal fee.

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets allowed based on the availability of pet friendly rooms. Up to 2 dogs per room with an 80 pound weight limit. Additional pet types (cats, birds, etc) may be accepted at the hotel's discretion. Pet rate is $15 per day with a $100 per week maximum.
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Sleep Quality

Latest Reviews


Traveler Reviews

“Stay in Wilkes Barre”
By 316allenj
Chehalis, United States on 19-Oct-17

Everything about this hotel was great. From check in to check out. Breakfast was excellent and the staff was very helpful.No problems at all with this hotel. It was quiet and got a great nights...

“Best Western Plus Genettii”
By Q9346AFphilipw
CLEARWATER, United States on 19-Oct-17

Very functional hotel that was able to meet all of my needs. Staff was extremely courtesy and professional. The hotel itself is kind of like stepping back in time but in a very enjoyable way. Highly...

“Pleased with Stay”
By daleanthonys
Stayton, United States on 19-Oct-17

Had never been to the area before. Booked a room after getting in from the airport on business. Stayed 3 nights. Staff was extremely helpful and even answered questions about the history of the area...

“Most Friendly Hotel EVER!”
By Joan H
Newport News, Virginia on 18-Oct-17

Traveling, one never knows what one will find when pulling off an interstate for the night in an unknown town. We found a GEM of a hotel when we pulled off I-81 in Wilkes-Barre. The owner, Gus...

“hotel review”
By 108everettl
huntington, United States on 16-Oct-17

excellent facility would recommend to my friends. for a pet friendly facility it would be nice to have a larger area for walking pets otherwise alright. room was very clean and comfortable. I was...


Hotel Amenities


  • 100% smoke free hotel
  • Restaurant on-site
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Cocktail lounge, Oyster Restaurant - Seafood & Steakhouse - Open Monday-Saturday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Lunch Buffet open daily Tuesday - Friday, 11:30 am - 2 pm
  • Complimentary full breakfast, Choice of Breads, Cereal, Baked goods, Fresh fruit, Pancakes or French Toast, Scrambled Eggs, Hot Breakfast Meat, Potatoes, Yogurt, Juices, Tea, Coffee. Breakfast served 6:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.
  • Outdoor pool Open Memorial Day through Labor Day, 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM On few occasions the pool may be rented for a private function. Please call ahead to make sure for availability.
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Free parking
  • Meeting facilities, up to 10 meeting rooms.
  • Banquet facilities Genetti's is known for its legendary wedding receptions and banquet events.
  • Fax services,
  • Computer available
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Dataports
  • Parking for the physically challenged next to side entrance
  • Outdoor parking
  • Exercise facility, 24-hour available to guests 18 years of age and up. Our modern gym features two weight benches, an elliptical and two treadmills. Gymnastic balls are also available. For your convenience, a water fountain and a flat screen TV are provided for our guests during workout.
  • Weight lifting equipment
  • Stair stepper
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Cable or satellite television cable with HD Channels & HBO®
  • Mail services, outgoing mail and UPS/FedEx at the front desk.
  • Wedding services
  • Conference facilities
  • Catering
  • Ballroom
  • Air-conditioning
  • Ice/vending machines, ice machines are located on the 3rd and 5th floor.
  • Guest laundry, nominal fee
  • Elevator
  • Inter corridor
  • Multilingual staff (English, German, Spanish)
  • Laundromat
  • Dry cleaning
  • Free wireless internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless internet access; Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Business center a beautiul appointed business center directly off the main lobby ans available to all guests. It is equipped with two works stations, PC's, printer, copy machine and faxing. This business center also offers coffee and tea during work hours.
  • Fax machine
  • Computer modem hookups
  • Photocopy machine
  • Conference services
  • Exhibit services
  • Shipping
  • Equipment rental
  • Convenience store/Sundry Our Sundry Shop located behind the Front Desk has a wide variety of goods. From small meals and drinks to candies, snacks, travel merchandise and key pharmaceutical items - we got you covered!
  • Physically challenged facilities Wheelchairs are available free of charge at the Front Desk Pool lift Special Parking spaces close to door
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Cold weather hook-ups
  • Local shuttle, From 4 a.m. – midnight, per-arrangement only. Please give front desk minimum of 24-hour notice - $20.00 nominal fee per room for each: drop-off or pick-up.
  • Gift shop or newsstand Local Newspapers are available daily in our Hotel Lobby.
  • Truck/RV parking
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • High-speed wireless Internet access
  • Complimentary motor coach parking
  • Complimentary newspaper in the lobby

Rooms for the Physically Challenged: 3

  • Physically challenged rooms/facilities available two rooms with with two full size beds each one room with one King size bed
  • Bathtub seat available
  • Wheelchair accessible available
  • Closed-caption TV
  • Raised toilet with grab bars available
  • Safety bar in shower available
  • Walk-in shower available
  • Property meets ADA of 1990 (US hotels only)

Guest Room Mobility Accessible Features:

  • Accessible doors and doorways (at least 32-inches of clear width passage)
  • Accessible bathrooms and features, including shower/tub
  • Accessible room controls (e.g. HVAC and lighting)
  • Accessible clear floor space
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  • Cable satellite television
  • Free local calls under 30 minutes
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Direct dial telephone
  • DVD player, movie rentals available
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Room service from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • AM/FM radio stereo
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron, ironing board
  • Desk/work area
  • Voice mail
  • Wake-up calls
  • Adjoining rooms available
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Speaker phone
  • Two line phone
  • Trouser press
  • Easy chair
  • Sofabed available
  • Cribs available
  • Rollaway available

Non-smoking Rooms: 72

  • Elevators, wheelchair accessible

Public Space ADA Accessible Features:

  • Accessible parking spaces and signage (car and van)
  • Accessible parking space that is 96-inches wide with an appropriate access aisle
  • An accessible route that allows for approaching and entering the hotel
  • An accessible lobby entrance door
  • Interior routes to public spaces that do not have abrupt level changes
  • Accessible table in eating area
  • The eating area has self-service shelves and dispensing devices within reach range
  • Public restrooms accessible

Guest Room Communication Assist Features:

  • Closed-caption televisions
  • Telephones have volume control
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