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Falconer, New York
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was very nice. I work in the hospitality business so I tend to expect a little more. Not as much as the reviewer that was suggesting a hot water on demand plumbing upgrade for the place though. Everything is extremely dated but surprisingly clean and well maintained. It is fairly close to a major route so it's too... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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68 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This motel takes you back to a simpler, more genuine time. The staff is incredibly friendly and everything is clean! I received a helpful email a couple days before my stay which let me know about the check-in time. There really were no issues with my stay. The bed was comfy and I had a restful night's sleep. The decor... More 

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

We're so happy that you enjoyed your recent stay with us so much, Garrett, and we're truly thankful that you took the time to write this review to let others know about your experience at the Glass House Inn. We make every effort to provide visitors with a cozy, comfortable home-away-from-home, and it's always a pleasure to hear that our... More 

Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania, United States
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28 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for your fill of nostalgia, this is the place for you. This is a small family business run by folks who show pride in their establishment. My wife and I recently spent several nights here. When we checked in, we were handed a "real" key for our room access. I almost forgot what it is like... More 

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11 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am a business traveler with an expense account yet I choose the GLASS HOUSE for it's simplicity, cleanliness, friendliness, cost and parking. The owners Tim and Laura have preserved a bit of nostalgia from the 50's and it's always enjoyable visiting. It does not have all the amenities of a chain hotel costing mid $100.00 but it does have... More 

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

We're so glad that you are a frequent guest here at the Glass House Inn and we thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful review. We're third generation owners and we've made a real effort to keep things as homey and comfortable as they were when the motel first opened in 1955. And thank you, too, for... More 

Ohio City, Ohio
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good people...they take great pride in the operation and in customer satisfaction. I will be back next time I come to erie. Glass House is a good motel...a major improvement over the two places I used to stay.

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Thank Startrader100
glasshouseinn, Owner at Glass House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments, and you're so right: we do take great pride in our motel. The comfort of our guests is our top priority and it's always so nice to know that our efforts our appreciated. We look forward to seeing you again the next time you visit Erie. All the best, Tim & Laura, owners More 

Beijing, China
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very warm service, the environment is also very good. Price is also suitable. Suggest that you go here. Very warm, like home. The environment is also very good, the transportation is also very convenient.

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

We really try to present a cozy, welcoming environment here at the Glass House Inn and we're so glad that you felt so at home during your recent stay. Thank you so much for visiting us, and for leaving us this great review. We truly appreciate it and we hope to see you again the next time your traveling through... More 

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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Our top three requirements when we travel are cleanliness, comfort, and a great value. This place has all three and so much more! It was also vintage, quaint and convenient. It's just minutes from Presque Isle state park and the Tom Ridge Environmental center; our primary reasons for visiting. We spent hours there over our two days in Erie, enjoying... More 

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

It's wonderful to hear that you had such a great visit with us! You really hit all our high points in your review. Our staff works hard to keep our motel clean and comfortable, and it's always nice when our guests recognize and acknowledge their efforts. The next time you visit Erie we'd be more than happy to host you... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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58 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

After weeks of traveling and staying in one hotel chain or another, this was such a welcome change. I always wonder why most hotels don't really give you a relaxing chair to sit in....there are desk chairs, straight bad chairs, and love seat sofas galore....but this hotel had a lazy boy recliner in my room. I dozed off watching tv... More 

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

We really try to present a cozy, homey, welcoming environment here at the Glass House Inn, and we're so happy to know that you enjoyed your recent visit here so much! Thank you for choosing to stay with us, and for leaving us this wonderful review. We truly appreciate it and we hope to see you again the next time... More 

Akron, Ohio
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Stayed here in September. We were very happy with our stay. The staff was friendly. Family owned. Reasonably priced. Parking right at room. The bathroom was older, but clean and everything worked fine. Enjoyed the atmosphere. We felt safe in this location. Close to Presque Isl.

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this very nice review of our motel. We're always happy when guests feel comfortable and safe during their stay at the Glass House Inn, and we hope this mean you'll be visiting with us again the next time you make your way to Erie. We're looking forward to it! All... More 

Venice, Florida
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7 reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We enjoyed our 2 days at the Glass House. Very friendly and comfortable atmosphere. This is an old fashioned motel but well maintained and clean. Also a very good value. It is also very convenient to Presque Isle, the casino and the mall.

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

Thank you so much, Richard, for taking the time to let us know about your stay at the Glass House Inn. We like our guests here to feel comfortable and at home while they're visiting with us, and our staff really goes the extra mile to make sure that the rooms are clean and well maintained. And you're right, we... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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: £57 - £73 (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:
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Glass Hotel Erie
Glass Motel Erie
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Erie
#2 Best Value Hotel in Erie
#2 Family Hotel in Erie
#7 Business Hotel in Erie
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“Any room should be great; park your car, walk 10 steps and you're there.”
 of 5 bubbles MrCrest, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Just basic comfort and nice people”
 of 5 bubbles Startrader100, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try another motel.”
 of 5 bubbles 337DennisM, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Some road noise, we stayed in room 51 on the end but with the AC on we didn't hear much”
 of 5 bubbles anthonydG1679XO, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Corner rooms do not share walls....which I wasn't told about until I was checking in. Too late for me to request one.”
 of 5 bubbles JoniS704, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
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