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Jamesburg
Reviewed 21 October 2013

Traveled to Jim Thrope PA aka Mauch Chunk for a weekend of fun and adventure. Was NOT disappointed. Make sure you plan on doing some walking, very hilly area. The Packer Mansion oozes history, and sits on top of a hill over looking the town and a perfect back drop for the murder mystery weekend. Also be prepared to be...

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 20 October 2013

We had a great time doing a "murder mystery" weekend. The staff was very accommodating, fun, knowledgeable, and kind. Advice: If you want to have a successful event, you'll have to be ready to really get into your roles, that is, to dive into it the role-playing with enthusiasm. We did that, and had a fantastic time. Really great food...

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New York, New York, United States
Reviewed 20 October 2013

Amazing house and an amazing staff! Went with a big party of 15 and took over the house. The family run business could not have been more accommodating and accepting of the group. Great food as well and a hilarious murder mystery weekend. The bartenders are top notch. ;-)

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Kingston, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed 16 October 2013

Had a great time, met the most interesting people - including our hosts. Quite honestly though, the mysteries we have done locally provide a greater opportunity for interaction. This mystery was very intriguing because it is primarily true. Made for a very interesting thought process. But,,,, More role playing, greater interaction, would have perhaps created more fun. Use the mansion,...

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Kinnelon
Reviewed 8 October 2013

The Harry Packer Mansion Inn is worth checking out. The atmosphere is quiet and historic. Breakfast was fantastic with great views of the mountainside from the balcony and bar. There is also a sitting area outside the carriage house we enjoyed. I would recommend staying at the Harry Packer Mansion rather than the hotel in town. We stayed the first...

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Clifton Heights, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed 6 October 2013

If you like history and intrigue this is a must see/do! Bob is a wealth of information on the old families of Jim Thorpe and weaves a wonderful story involving the Packer family into an interesting mystery. The mansion is partly restored and beautiful. Guest rooms in the mansion are GORGEOUS! Rooms in the carriage house are pretty and practical....

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Levittown, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed 6 October 2013

I just want to share how amazing this place is. Beautiful, charming, great atmosphere, owners are wonderful, food was great, murder mystery soooooo fun. I could go on and on. I would go back for sure. Thank you for a wonderful anniversary weekend.... Peg & Steve

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York, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 October 2013

My "Sister" and I decided to celebrate our special birthdays without kids and hubbies. She made the plans for our weekend at the Harry Packer Mansion for their Murder Mystery weekend. The first impression is that the mansion is huge and looks a little scary with all the greenery on the building. Once inside it was beautiful. Old woodwork, period...

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 October 2013

After making a choice of a B&B over the internet in the quaint town of Jim Thorpe, we were more than extraordinarily pleased with The Harry Packer Mansion. Attention to detail in making their guests comfortable & special was important to Pat and Bob, the hosts. They have made their home, a stunning mansion, into an experience back in time;...

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Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 30 September 2013

We stayed at the mansion for the murder mystery weekend, and it was great. Bob was hilarious, the parts were well thought out, and the food was great. The mansion was so pretty, and the carriage house (where we stayed) was very quaint and cute. I definitely plan to come back again.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built as a wedding present in 1874, the Harry Packer Mansion now serves as a luxury inn within the Mauch Chunk Historic district of Jim Thorpe, PA, just 1 1/2 hours from Philadelphia and NYC.The Mansion was used by Disney as a model for the Haunted Mansion so it is only fitting that it is known for its award-winning Murder Mystery Weekends. Voted the best Murder Mystery weekend by the Book of Lists and recently the best on the East Coast by NPR. Come for the murder weekend, visit during the week for a quieter experience, stop by and enjoy a glass of wine on the veranda or take a tour through the mansion. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Harry Packer Mansion Inn

Address: 19 Packer Hl, PO Box 458, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229-1221
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Pocono Mountains Region > Jim Thorpe
Price Range: ₹ 13,089 - ₹ 14,660 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“Did not stay here but had cocktails”
 of 5 bubbles WC_trekker, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We were on the 3rd floor of the Mansion and 2 flights of steps could be a problem for some people.”
 of 5 bubbles barbdaveroanoke, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Annie's Suite is lovely.”
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“If possible,stay in the main house.”
 of 5 bubbles alex49t, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“ask for 2nd floor, there is no elevator in the mansion, this was close to town and you could walk there”
 of 5 bubbles donnabelle57, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
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