Where to Stay

Where to Stay
Northeast PA Kayak School is situated close to major roadways and easily accessible from New Jersey, New York, and all of Eastern Pennsylvania. We’re in Carbon County, in Jim Thorpe, PA—a very popular vacation destination. You will find a number of accommodation options listed below. All have been thoughtfully included here by the staff of Northeast PA Kayak School.

Guest Houses

Canal Side Guest House

This beautifully restored 1820’s home has good ol’ feel-at-home ambiance—it’s the perfect place to relax after your kayak class. Ideal for groups, couples, and individuals, your hosts Rod and Jen offer a warm, attractive, reasonably-priced place to spend the weekend. There is a newly-remodeled, fully-equipped kitchen at your disposal—bring your own food! Have 3 or 4 couples in your group? Rent the whole Canal Side Guest House and have the whole place to yourself. Your visit includes full use of the living room with TV, VCR, and all the comforts of home. Call them today—space is limited.

Glen Onoko Guest House

570-325-3231Glen Onoko Guesthouse
A boutique hotel, the Glen Onoko Guesthouse offers options when choosing your accommodations. For friends and family, choose the spacious home that sleeps up to 8, ( 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath) with a modern kitchen and spacious living room. Or choose the newly designed ” Serenity Suite” for 2, with a full kitchen, Queen bed, and walk in shower with tile accents. Amenities include A/C, WiFi access, off street parking, private courtyard with patio tables, and BBQ grill. For outdoor enthusiasts, we offer dry, secure storage of gear like bikes, kayaks, wet suits. A great location for hiking, biking, rafting the Lehigh river, both choices are perfect for travelers that want to experience the Best of Jim Thorpe!

Mary’s Guesthouse

Economical lodging for adventurous visitors – Mary’s is conveniently located in downtown Jim Thorpe, within minutes of many adventures. Featuring two family/group-style rooms (up to 5 in each) and a ‘couples’ room, the house accommodates 1 to 12 people comfortably. With a full kitchen plus dining and living rooms, and even a cozy patio, it is a home-away-from-home that can be a base for your exploration of the upper Lehigh Valley and Pocono Mountains. Rates vary and start at $60 for a private room or $22 per person for shared space – they want to give everyone a great deal. Their website lists a wealth of information on the house and area – Check it out!




Rental Properties

Location: Downtown Jim Thorpe

Rental Property Website
570-460-7915 (no calls after 8pm)
570-269-2162 (no calls after 8pm)
The only weekend vacation rental home available in town, welcoming active people. Bring your gear! Smoke free and private, quiet setting, located in the historic heights above Broadway and Opera hill Rd. Minutes away is rafting and kayaking at Jim Thorpe River Adventures. The property is steps away from the famous Switchback Gravity Railroad trail which is very popular for hiking and biking. Walking distance to all historic attractions including the train station, ASA packer mansion, the Mauch chunk jail and Mauch Chunk museum. There are fascinating shops and fine dining throughout the town. Enjoy live stage shows at the Mauch Chunk opera house. Enjoy the pristine beach at Mauch Chunk lake down the road. Miles of awesome mountain biking and hiking trails are in nearby Lehigh Gorge state park and Hickory Run state park.


The Inn at Jim Thorpe

The Inn at Jim Thorpe is a beautifully restored Victorian hotel, run by excellent people—their attitude will make your visit extra special. It is considered to be the centerpiece of the historic village of Jim Thorpe, PA. This quaint little town offers a wide variety of activities like kayaking, mountain biking, whitewater rafting, historic mansions, and museum tours.You’ll find more to do in Jim Thorpe than nearly any other place in Pennsylvania! Take the opportunity to spend your aprés kayaking nights relaxing at the famous Inn at Jim Thorpe.

Hill Home Forge



Grassy Hill Bed and Breakfast


Sweet Reflections B & B


Gilded Cupid B & B


The VictoriAnn B & B


DeFeo’s Manor Bed and Breakfast

or 570-325-8777

Angel of the Morning B & B

Rosemary Fauzio is your host-Angel of the Morning B&B has 3 rooms with air conditioning, TV, Jacuzzi tubs, and breakfast is served each morning! There is also kayak, bike, and ski storage, too! They are only minutes away, close to biking, hiking, whitewater rafting, and all the outdoor adventure available in Jim Thorpe.

Lake View Lodge B & B

Situated nearby on the shores of Beltzville Lake, Lake View B & B has an unbelievably beautiful view. Each room in this large log building has a private bath, fireplace, and balcony overlooking the lake and the mountain beyond. You’ll be welcomed by your innkeepers Mel & Lisa Oxenreider and George & Alyce Anderson.

The Rendon House


This 1827 Italianate Victorian Home is located in the heart of Historic Jim Thorpe ~ once known as “Millionaires Row”.Rendon House is within walking distance to Museums, Shops and fine Restaurants. For the adventurous type, Jim Thorpe offers Mountain Biking, White Water Rafting, Boating, Hiking and much more. Mauch Chunk Lake Park is just 3 miles up the mountain, where you can relax on the beach or rent a boat and enjoy over 2 miles of pristine waters.

The Parsonage

The Parsonage Bed and Breakfast is a place to unwind and get away from the hustle and bustle of every day life. Relax in comfortable and peaceful surroundings providing a truly personal Bed and Breakfast experience.

The Suites on Broadway

Suites on Broadway are exclusive private spaces for two adults. The suites are within walking distance to the Asa Packer Mansion, Mauch Chunk Museum, Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway, The Old Jail, Shops, Restaurants, Galleries, Opera House. Suites are located in the heart of the historic district above Marianne Monteleone Design Gallery, this 19th century brick Victorian building, invites a sense of yesterday.


Mahoning Inn


The Lantern Motor Lodge & Macaluso’s Restaurant