They say it's all about location, and in that regard our new Allentown hotel in Eastern Pennsylvania is tough to beat. Connected to the stunning PPL Center by an indoor walkway, you can catch all the excitement of a hockey or indoor football game without taking a step outside! Of course, once you do venture into the fresh air, local Navigator Rachel is your willing guide to the offerings of Pennsylvania's third largest city. And there's plenty to discover. From the 17,000 works on display at the Allentown Art Museum, to the highly regarded craft beers at one of downtown's many independent breweries, this is a small town with something for everyone.
Discover inspired handcrafted pieces fashioned from semi-precious stones and Austrian crystals at this elegant jewelry boutique.
A family-owned store based in Pennsylvania, Sorrelli's has built a reputation for sophisticated jewelry and exclusive accessories since its founding in 1983. Each piece designed by the studio is one-of-a-kind and crafted by hand. Add a sparkle to your ensemble with their polished necklaces, delicately-wrought bracelets and sparkling Swarovski earrings. The store's signature collections change every season, and draw influence from the natural world. Routinely featured in fashion and lifestyle magazines, this local jeweler is the perfect stop for a special gift that can be handed down for generations.
Address: 645 Hamilton Street, Suite 104, Allentown, 18101, PA, United States
Phone: +1 610 295 5995
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday from 10:00 AM to 07:00 PM,Sunday from 12:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Website: http://www.sorrelli.comHotel: Renaissance Allentown Hotel
Distance: 0.1 mi
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Dine along Allentown's ArtsWalk at this nautical-themed restaurant that serves some of the city's freshest seafood with a global twist.
Elegant yet casual, Hook impresses with its stylish decor - naturally-lit interiors in teal and beige and cane furniture speak of the restaurant's coastal theme. While seafood is clearly the star of the show, diners will appreciate the selection of farm-to-table fare from local markets. Caribbean, Asian and Cajun influences abound on the menu, turning out plates like the house-special bag of donuts - lobster, shrimp, scallop in Jamaican jerk remoulade and the corn and clam chowder. Specialty cocktails, fine rums and draft beer round off the menu. Head up to the nightclub for after-dinner drinks or out to the patio for a laid-back meal.
Address: 22 North 6th Street, Allentown, 18101, PA, United States
Phone: +1 610 435 3540
Opening hours: Tuesday to Thursday from 04:00 PM to 09:00 PM,Friday to Saturday from 05:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Website: http://www.hookseafood.com/Hotel: Renaissance Allentown Hotel
Distance: 0.2 mi
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Discover a slice of Mexico in the heart of Cooperburg at this lively cantina - the Currasco con Chimichurri is a must try here.
The inviting interiors of this casual restaurant feature warm ochre walls lined with Mexican folk art and stylized bull designs. Share delicious appetizers such as beef-stuffed fried avocado, chicken tamales with beans, and stuffed jalapenos over chilled Dos Equis beer or lime-infused margaritas. Head to Casa Toro's stylish Mojito Bay Lounge for live Latin music and Cuban cuisine in a more upscale setting. An excellent Happy Hour menu makes this the ideal place to unwind after a busy day.
Address: 7001 Pennsylvania Route 309, Coopersburg, 18036, PA, United States
Phone: +1 610 282 8888
Opening hours: Monday to Thursday from 11:30 AM to 09:00 PM,Friday to Saturday from 11:30 AM to 10:00 PM,Sunday from 11:30 AM to 09:00 PM
Website: http://www.casatoromexgrill.comHotel: Renaissance Allentown Hotel
Distance: 8.2 mi
food / 8.2 mi
Visit this intimate restaurant for its seasonal menu inspired by French, African, Asian, Mediterranean, and Southwestern cuisines.
Nestled in the historic Seisholtzville Hotel building, Savory Grille is a touchstone for fine dining destinations in Lehigh Valley. Head chef Shawn Doyle, who founded the restaurant with his wife, Dorothy, produces exquisite breads, stocks, sauces, and desserts daily. The seasonal menu is inspired by French, African, Asian, Mediterranean, and Southwestern cuisines, and the variety is evident. Consider dishes like grilled octopus and baby arugula with macadamia nuts, or Maine lobster tail with forbidden black rice and mojo emulsion. Savory Grille feels like a rustic hideaway; those seeking even more intimacy might ask to sit in the arbor room, which features stone accents from the Seisholtzville’s old walls.
Address: 2934 Seisholtzville Road, Macungie, 18062, PA, United States
Phone: +1 610 845 2010
Opening hours: Wednesday to Saturday from 04:30 PM to 10:00 PM,Sunday from 01:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Website: http://www.savorygrille.comHotel: Renaissance Allentown Hotel
Distance: 13.5 mi
food / 13.5 mi
Explore a variety of world cuisines at this urban deli with a daily-changing menu, home-style cooking and friendly service.
Downtown Allentown's popular daytime eatery, Nana's, has reopened in a whole new avatar. The sleek interiors feature contrasting black-and-white furniture, low-hanging lamps and an open-style deli counter. This chic eatery is managed by owner Nafije Castro, and already has an impressive number of regular customers stopping by for a hearty breakfast or quick lunch. Choose from an extensive array of fresh salads, soups, wraps, sandwiches and desserts. Bestsellers on the menu include the gyro salad, veggie grille sandwich, turkey burger and chicken melt.
Address: 515 West Hamilton Street, City Center Lehigh Valley, Suite 2, Allentown, 18101, PA, United States
Phone: +1 610 351 3279
Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 07:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Website: http://noshallentown.comHotel: Renaissance Allentown Hotel
Distance: 0.2 mi
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Discover fun activities for all ages at this interactive zoo with over 125 species including African penguins, kangaroos and pythons.
Located within the Trexler Nature Preserve, this scenic zoo is just a short drive from Allentown. The 29-acre (11.7-hectare) zoo may be small, but it offers a wide array of educational and engaging activities for the entire family. Hire a pedal boat and explore Lemur Island from a new angle, feed the penguins or head to the petting area for up close and personal interactions with adorable domestic animals. Popular events include the yearly Run Wild, Explore and Snore, Winter Light Spectacular and Boo at the Zoo. Look out for native elk and bison as you ford the stream on your way out of the property. The breathtaking views will have you pausing for a photo session or two.
Address: 5150 Game Preserve Road, Schnecksville, 18078, PA, United States
Phone: +1 610 799 4171
Opening hours: Apr to Oct - Monday to Sunday from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM,Nov to Mar - Monday to Sunday from 10:00 AM to 03:00 PM
Website: http://www.lvzoo.org/index.cfmHotel: Renaissance Allentown Hotel
Distance: 11.3 mi
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This award-winning winery offers the perfect setting for a romantic afternoon of wine tasting and verdant views of gently rolling hills.
Oenophiles will appreciate the broad selection of wines at Clover Hill Vineyards & Winery's spacious tasting room, set amidst the lush greenery of carefully-tended vineyards. Known for their selection of premium varieties, this vintner is one of Pennsylvania's largest producers. Explore a medley of new and exciting wines such as their flagship blend the Turtle Rock Red, the seasonal Spiced Apple or the fruity Catawba. The knowledgeable staff can elaborate on the finer points of each pour, allowing you to experience the nuances of each to their fullest. This is a must-stop along the Lehigh Valley wine trail.
Address: 9850 Newtown Road, Breinigsville, 18031, PA, United States
Phone: +1 610 395 2468
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday from 10:00 AM to 05:30 PM,Sunday from 12:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Website: http://www.cloverhillwinery.comHotel: Renaissance Allentown Hotel
Distance: 11.4 mi
drink / 11.4 mi
Discover the hidden world beneath this lake while scuba diving or zip down a water slide as you burn daylight at this water park fun land.
Located on the side of a lake, Dutch Springs offers a number of aquatic adventures which you can take part in. Adventure sports like scuba diving, wall climbing and rope courses are available here, as well as fun activities like inflatable water slides. It's a top spot in the area for birthday parties thanks to its family-friendly atmosphere.
Address: 4733 Hanoverville Road, Bethlehem, 18020, PA, United States
Phone: +1 610 759 2270
Opening hours: Monday to Sunday from 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Website: http://dutchsprings.com/Hotel: Renaissance Allentown Hotel
Distance: 10.3 mi
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Try one of the unique pizza rolls. Stuffed with fresh mozzarella and a side of dipping sauce, this specialty creation is delicious.
The menu at Delicioso Pizza & Subs is extensive, featuring pastas, salads, sandwiches, and of course, pizza. This casual eatery features delivery and take-out service for your convenience, so you can enjoy that buffalo chicken pizza, mushroom steak sandwich, or gyro salad from the comfort of your own home. Don't forget the cannoli for dessert!
Address: 1032 Hamilton Street, Allentown, 18101, PA, United States
Phone: +1 610 433 2559
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday from 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Website: http://deliciosopizzaandsubs.com/Hotel: Renaissance Allentown Hotel
Distance: 0.4 mi
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Visit for the scrumptious Puerto Rican pastries. The Pan Sobao bread and mango cake are to die for.
Luna's Bakery offers an irresistible selection of scrumptious baked goods. Visit in the morning and enjoy something from their breakfast menu - they have a selection of both sweet and savory items to get your morning off to a good start. Their display cases of beautifully decorated cakes will tempt your sweet tooth. Creative custom cakes from Luna's are a great addition to any special event.
Address: 1120 West Linden Street, Allentown, 18102, PA, United States
Phone: +1 610 432 3255
Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 07:00 AM to 07:00 PM,Saturday from 07:00 AM to 05:00 PM,Sunday from 08:00 AM to 02:00 PMHotel: Renaissance Allentown Hotel
Distance: 0.6 mi
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Step away from your smartphones and spend the day on adrenaline pumping rides and water slides. Your cheeks will hurt from all the smiling.
Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom is a treasured family outing in Allentown, offering you and your kids the chance to ride heart-racing roller coasters, zip down serpentine water slides, and walking among the dinosaurs in a state of the art animatronic display. For the kids, Planet Snoopy lets them pal around with one of their favorite cartoon characters while taking a spin on fifteen kid-friendly coasters and rides they're sure to love.
Address: 3830 Dorney Park Road, Allentown, 18104, PA, United States
Phone: +1 610 395 3724
Website: http://www.dorneypark.com/Hotel: Renaissance Allentown Hotel
Distance: 3.9 mi
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Work your way through a menu of over 50 draft selections, get ready for some karaoke, and catch some sports at Lehigh favorite Keystone Pub.
Keystone Pub is a Lehigh Valley treasure, loved by beer fans in the area for its truly massive selection of craft brews from all across the country. The draft selection alone sports around 50 beers all year round, in addition to a huge number of growlers to take home and bottles and cans of several rare regional specialties. Regular beer tastings will help warm you up to some of the fun karaoke nights the bar offers, as well as frequent discounts on the bar's huge number of brews. Sports fans can even explore the huge menu while watching one of the several TVs throughout the pub.
Address: 1410 Grape Street, Whitehall, 18052, PA, United States
Phone: +1 610 434 7600
Opening hours: Monday to Sunday from 11:00 AM to 02:00 AM
Website: http://www.keystonepub.com/Hotel: Renaissance Allentown Hotel
Distance: 2.2 mi
drink / 2.2 mi