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Glass House Inn

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We loved this place! It was quaint, comfortable and clean. Has a 50's/60's vintage feel. The staff was very friendly. If your looking for the amenities of a big hotel chain don't go here, but if you want the comfortable atmosphere of staying with family you'll want to check this one out. They even leave a prayer for you in...

Thank Jane W
Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 20 February 2017

I've been coming to the Glass House for several years. It's the quality of service & the personal touches that keep me coming back. It doesn't have all the frills of a big chain, but the hotel isn't where I spend all my time. It's a clean, well-kept room with a friendly staff at a reasonable price. I feel like...

1Thank SmurfDriver
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glasshouseinn, Owner at Glass House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words and for taking the time to write this wonderful review. So many of our returning guests have become like family to us over the years and we always look forward to seeing each of every one of them again when they return to Erie for a visit. We hope you'll be back...

Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is recommended by a table tennis club! At first I am not interested in living in motel but after I read all the review and photo info I decided to give it a try- absolutely worth it ! We order a family room with three bed- the room and the bathroom is very clean and nice! All the...

Thank Hsinying L
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Price = expectations. There are a few things that can't be changed, so I'll start there. I had a room with an adjoining door to another room, and it sounded like the neighbors were in my room. Thankfully they went to bed early. Also, the shower head is built for someone 5'6" or shorter. But, the problem for me was...

Thank withliberty
Erie, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week ago

I just moved to Erie and needed a place to stay until I got a permanent home. This was a great choice. It is an almost retro hotel, with nice, older furniture and fixtures. It is very clean, and has all of the amenities you need. The staff I dealt with were very pleasant and helpful to me. I am...

Thank orrox82
glasshouseinn, Owner at Glass House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let others know about your recent stay at the Glass House Inn. We're so happy that we could offer you a comfortable place to call home until you could get settled in your new place, and we look forward to meeting your friends and family when they travel to Erie to visit with...

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Travelling across the Northeast, I was looking for a quiet convenient spot to rest for the night. Glass House Inn was convenient, clean, comfortable and friendly. I'd rather stay there than any chain hotel.

Thank MFD329
glasshouseinn, Owner at Glass House Inn, responded to this review

We're so glad that you chose to stay with us as you made your way across the northeast section of our country. Enjoy your travels and if you ever find yourself in Erie again we'll have a room waiting for you! Best, Tim & Laura, owners

Cheyenne, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

All the amenities of the time with the comfort of your parents home. The inn still uses actual keys to access the room so it was like coming home. The rooms are like stepping back in time. The inn is well maintained and kept and clean. Depending on where your room is the hot water can fluctuate.

Thank Bill Z
glasshouseinn, Owner at Glass House Inn, responded to this review

We're very happy that you felt so at home during your recent stay here at the Glass House Inn. It's always been important to us to offer travelers a clean, comfortable place to lay their heads, and it's really appreciated when guests like yourself take the time to let us know that our efforts have not gone unnoticed. We look...

West Mifflin, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was a little hesitant to reserve a room at this motel at first just because I'm so used to staying in a hotel AND it was much less than all the other places I checked in the area. But I thought, "what could it hurt since i'd only be in the room just to sleep". I am so glad...

Thank lmbtravler
glasshouseinn, Owner at Glass House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very kind remarks about the Glass House Inn! We really try to present a cozy, homey environment to our guests and we're so happy that you loved it here so much. And thank you, too, for making a point to mention our staff. They really do work hard to keep our motel neat and...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No frills (swimming pool, wifi, & modest breakfast), but very clean and comfortable rooms. Convenient to I-79, tourist attractions and eateries. For me, I really like the idea of supporting a small, family-owned business. Great find!!

Thank Mark W
glasshouseinn, Owner at Glass House Inn, responded to this review

We're happy that you had such a great stay at the Glass House Inn, Mark! Erie has so many great things to offer and you're right, we really are conveniently located. We're glad that you found us and we hope to see you again soon. Best, Tim & Laura, owners

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Looks old fashioned but don't judge a book by its cover. I was traveling on business and was pleasantly surprised by the the outstanding wireless connection, multiple electrical outlets and plenty of room to work. An in-room fridge, microwave and coffee maker rounded out the amenities. The folks at the front desk were wonderful and very helpful when asked about...

1Thank Frank S
glasshouseinn, Owner at Glass House Inn, responded to this review

It's wonderful to hear that you had such a pleasant stay with us, Frank, and thank you for taking the time to write this review to let your fellow travelers know about your experience here at the Glass House Inn. You really hit all our high points! And we're happy that you enjoyed meeting our granddog Sammie. She only pays...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
When visiting and vacationing in Erie, Glass House Inn will be your home away from home. Our personable, 30-room inn is family-owned and operated. Glass House Inn is a colonial style motel with quaint, clean, and comfortable rooms. We offer convenient parking directly outside your room. Each room is furnished with a range of amenities with all the comforts of home including in-room coffee maker, fridge, and microwave. Additionally, we also offer an outdoor, heated pool, outdoor gas grill, basketball hoop, and continental breakfast. Our homey inn offers all the amenities and accommodations of other hotels with an added personal touch. The Glass House Inn is only two miles away from Presque Isle State Park, Waldameer & Water World amusement parks, and minutes from Millcreek Mall and downtown Erie. Enjoy all the comforts of home at Glass House Inn when visiting Erie. We look forward to your visit! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Glass House Inn

Address: 3202 W 26th St, Erie, PA 16506-2591
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Erie
Price Range: ₹ 4,408 - ₹ 9,724 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Glass House Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
Glass House Hotel Erie
Glass Hotel Erie
Glass Motel Erie
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Erie
#2 Romantic Hotel in Erie
#2 Family Hotel in Erie
#7 Business Hotel in Erie
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