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Renaissance Allentown Hotel

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.


Lehigh Valley Zoo - find
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Lehigh Valley Zoo

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
Hotel: Renaissance Allentown Hotel
Distance: 11.3 mi
Centro - find
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Centro

Pair small plates like the Centro Meatball or stone-fired focaccia with Italian craft beers at this vibrant downtown eatery.
Discover inspired Northern Italian cuisine in the heart of Allentown at this casual restaurant a few minutes from the PPL Center. The bare-brick walls, tan leather seating, and warm lighting create an inviting tableau to linger over a meal. The seasonal menu showcases local produce and a farm-to-table philosophy to craft rustic Italian plates that are meant to be shared. The ambiance is relaxed and convivial, and there are cozy corners to settle into or a gleaming quartz bar to mingle over drinks. Come here for the Bottomless Bellini Brunch menu, a weekend highlight, which comes with complimentary bellinis and unlimited small plates. 
Address: 30 Hamilton Street, Downtown, Allentown, 18101, PA, United States
Phone: +1 610 841 4016
Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM,Saturday from 04:30 PM to 11:00 PM,Sunday from 11:00 AM to 03:00 PM
Hotel: Renaissance Allentown Hotel
Distance: 0.4 mi
The Hamilton Kitchen & Bar - find
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The Hamilton Kitchen & Bar

The spacious outdoor patio and upscale urban vibe draw guests to this trendy restaurant with live music and modern eats.
This vibrant restaurant blends style and substance in contemporary-chic environs. A popular local dining spot, The Hamilton excels at offering a range of dining options from drinks on the patio to sit-down dinners. The menu reflects the restaurant's fresh outlook with seasonal small plates and entrees offset by an excellent beverage program highlighted by craft cocktails and whiskey. Share appetizers like the devilled egg trio, warm Kirchenberg farm cheese curds, and meat and cheese boards, followed by mains like seafood stew and pan-seared duck breast. Live music from Wednesday to Friday keeps the mood buoyant while relaxed al fresco brunches are another draw.
Address: 645 West Hamilton Street, City Center, Allentown, 18101, PA, United States
Phone: +1 610 433 3535
Opening hours: Monday to Thursday from 11:30 AM to 10:00 PM,Friday from 11:30 AM to 11:00 PM,Saturday from 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM,Sunday from 10:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Hotel: Renaissance Allentown Hotel
Distance: 0.3 mi
Fiesta Ole Tequila House - find
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Fiesta Ole Tequila House

Offering dozens of tequilas, this is the spot to get a Margarita in Allentown.
Fiesta Ole is an impressively authentic Mexican restaurant with a massive tequila menu available both for tasting and mixing into some stellar margaritas. With 45 different tequilas on the menu, it'll take a few trips to really try everything. Vertical and horizontal tastings can be ordered for groups if you really want to do a side by side comparison. The menu is sprawling and contains numerous Mexican and Tex-Mex favorites. 
Address: 1808 MacArthur Road, Whitehall, 18052, PA, United States
Phone: +1 484 664 7109
Opening hours: Sunday to Monday from 12:00 PM to 09:30 PM,Tuesday to Wednesday from 12:00 PM to 10:00 PM,Thursday from 12:00 PM to 11:00 PM,Friday to Saturday from 12:00 PM to 12:00 AM
Hotel: Renaissance Allentown Hotel
Distance: 2.1 mi
The Bayou - find
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The Bayou

One of the first chefs at The Bayou brought authenticity to the restaurant, via his years spent cooking for Emeril Lagasse in NOLA.
Opened by two friends, The Bayou will make you feel right at home. This restaurant prides itself on its casual, home-like ambiance. Sip on Southern-themed cocktails like the Apple Barrel, Voodoo Juice, or Blue Bayou. There's nothing like jazz music to go with an authentic Cajun meal, so you're in for a treat if you're dining while a band is playing. Authentic New Orleans-inspired dishes are featured on the menu, including hush puppies, fried catfish, and a fried oyster po boy. The atmosphere inside is buzzing, so expect an energetic evening out when you visit. 
Address: 702 Hawthorne Road, Bethlehem, 18018, PA, United States
Phone: +1 610 419 6669
Opening hours: Sunday to Thursday from 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM,Friday to Saturday from 11:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Hotel: Renaissance Allentown Hotel
Distance: 1.7 mi
Chocolate Lab - find
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Chocolate Lab

Indulge in an inventive array of chocolates from crunchy peanut butter cups to chocolate dipped bacon at Bethlehem favorite Chocolate Lab.
Specializing in chocolate of all shapes and sizes, Chocolate Lab is a wonderful destination for handmade chocolates crafted with care. Grab the family and head down to the shop to peruse an incredibly inventive selection including chocolate dipped bacon, chocolate and nut covered potato chips, crunchy peanut butter cups and more. Operated by Arlene Brockel, a dedicated chocolatier with boundless passion for all things coco, keeps dreaming up the latest and greatest in immaculate confections. 
Address: 446 Main Street, Bethlehem, 18018, PA, United States
Phone: +1 610 865 5781
Opening hours: Tuesday to Saturday from 11:00 AM to 07:00 PM,Sunday from 12:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Hotel: Renaissance Allentown Hotel
Distance: 5.5 mi
Hook Seafood & Grille - find
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Hook Seafood & Grille

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
Hotel: Renaissance Allentown Hotel
Distance: 0.2 mi
Allentown Brew Works - find
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Allentown Brew Works

Allentown Brew Works offers exactly what you'd expect from a brewery: lots of beer! Their menu includes over 100 different brews.
Allentown Brew Works is a local brewery, bar, and restaurant that serves handcrafted brews and food. Aside from crafting their rotating selection of beers on tap, Allentown Brew Works also sources their meats and produce locally, to ensure that each meal is sustainable, high-quality, and delicious. The menu is large and diverse, including everything from burgers and pizza to pierogies and tacos, so even the pickiest of eaters can find something to enjoy. 
Address: 812 West Hamilton Street, Allentown, 18101, PA, United States
Phone: +1 610 433 7777
Opening hours: Monday to Wednesday from 11:00 AM to 12:00 AM,Thursday to Sunday from 11:00 AM to 02:00 AM
Hotel: Renaissance Allentown Hotel
Distance: 0.2 mi
Miller Symphony Hall - find
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Miller Symphony Hall

Jazz, modern dance, to opera, a night at the Miller Symphony Hall is as special and outstanding as the acts on stage.
This charming hall was the first facility for performing arts in Allentown. There are ongoing musical and theatrical performances throughout the year at this venue. Some noteworthy spectacles that have been shown here include performances by Carol Channing, Phyllis Curtin, John Barrymore, Gracie Alan and the Marx Brothers. From jazz to symphony orchestras and from theater productions to puppet shows, Miller Symphony Hall is one of the city's top venues for the arts.
Address: 23 North 6th Street, Allentown, 18101, PA, United States
Phone: +1 610 432 6715
Hotel: Renaissance Allentown Hotel
Distance: 0.2 mi
Le Femme Boutique - find
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Le Femme Boutique

Choose from a colorful selection of beautiful gowns for your next formal event.
This formal wear boutique offers unique pieces, from understated and timeless, to on-point fashion forward frocks, Le Femme Boutique has it all. Located in the Lehigh Valley neighborhood of Allentown, Le Femme is all about making a statement for your next big event. Prom, weddings, or galas this is the place to shop for a dress that makes you feel like a million bucks.
Address: 1931 West Tilghman Street, Allentown, 18104, PA, United States
Phone: +1 610 844 4493
Hotel: Renaissance Allentown Hotel
Distance: 2.1 mi
Sorrelli - find
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Sorrelli

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
Hotel: Renaissance Allentown Hotel
Distance: 0.1 mi
Casa Toro - find
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Casa Toro

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
Hotel: Renaissance Allentown Hotel
Distance: 8.2 mi

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12 North 7th Street Allentown 18101 PA USA +1 484 273-4000 Book now

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Junior Feasters in the Mezzanine

Junior Feasters in the Mezzanine

September in the Mezzanine Gallery: Junior Feasters - Student Photography from The Allentown School District. Come out and celebrate these...

September in the Mezzanine Gallery: Junior Feasters - Student Photography from The Allentown School District. Come out and celebrate these first time artists!

Allentown, PA, USA
Venue: Renaissance Allentown Hotel
Address: 12 North 7th Street, Allentown, 18101, PA, USA
Phone: +1 484 273-4000
Swingtime at The Dime at Nine

Swingtime at The Dime at Nine

Close out Your month with The Swingtime Dolls as they take You back through the American Hit Parade of the 1940's with their stunning vocal...

Close out Your month with The Swingtime Dolls as they take You back through the American Hit Parade of the 1940's with their stunning vocal harmonies. Vintage Cocktail Specials all night long! Friday, September 30th from 9PM til Midnight.

Allentown, PA, USA
Venue: Renaissance Allentown Hotel
Address: 12 North 7th Street, Allentown, 18101, PA, USA
Phone: +1 484 273-4000