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.
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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.
“Could be better...”
By Tiffany C
Stayed here for 1 night. It was our fault for booking last min. This hotel was the best thing left in town for an event we were attending. At check-in as soon as we got to our room, the guests in the...
I just want to say if you are in town for an event at the Kirby Center and don't want to mess with parking, this is where you would want to stay. Nice hotel, friendly staff, decent breakfast and room...
“Great place to stay for a concert at the Kirby Center”
By Steven S
Endicott, United States on 12-Mar-18
We've stayed at this Best Western in the past for concerts at the Kirby Center. The location couldn't be better. Right around the corner. The rooms are clean and everything was in working order. The...
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
Meeting facilities, up to 10 meeting rooms.
Banquet facilities Genetti's is known for its legendary wedding receptions and banquet events.
Photocopy, nominal fee
Parking for the physically challenged next to side entrance
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
Cable or satellite television cable with HD Channels & HBO®
Mail services, outgoing mail and UPS/FedEx at the front desk.
Ice/vending machines, ice machines are located on the 3rd and 5th floor.
Guest laundry, nominal fee
Multilingual staff (English, German, Spanish)
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.
Computer modem hookups
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
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.
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
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
Cable satellite television
Free local calls under 30 minutes
AM/FM alarm clock
Direct dial telephone
DVD player, movie rentals available
Room service from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
AM/FM radio stereo
Iron, ironing board
Adjoining rooms available
High-speed Internet access
Two line phone
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