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University of Scranton
"We're proud to serve the Orthodox community visiting Scranton."
The Historic Cleland House
of Scranton, PA
|We now offer the perfect Wedding Venue with a 120-person patio and party tent!
We have newly reduced weekday rates! Call us for special discounts!
You will fall in love with our breath-takingly gorgeous B&B, faithfully restored to its 1882 origins...We are proud to be the Northeast’s premiere period Bed & Breakfast Suites destination!
Located in Scranton’s ‘Historic Downtown’ and offering you only the finest first-class cuisine and L’Occitane amenities, you will have the choice of reserving your stay in one of our three suites- Cleland, Fritz or Patterson all artfully-themed after the property’s historic owners.
Full, complimentary breakfast for your entire suite is included in the price, and if not needed, we will offer you a great discount. We will custom-make what you want, when you want it! Our in-house Chef- Gwen- will prepare your delicious, home-made breakfast. She specializes in fabulous culinary creations, and will personally make your breakfast to order! Dietary and/or allergen restrictions can easily be accomodated; and we are proud to have a Kosher caterer who operates under the supervision of the Scranton Orthodox Rabbinate.
Your choice of suite is adorned in lavish antique furniture and designed to provide you with a ‘Once-in-a-Lifetime’ stay! This vintage property has been recognized as historic. Also, we are proud and active members of the Lackawanna Historical Society, The Lackawanna Convention and Visitors Bureau and Scranton Chamber of Commerce- in addition to being a favorite haunt of Scranton’s very own “Dearly Departed Players” historic playbill.
We are located within blocks from the University of Scranton, Lackawanna College, Commonwealth Medical College (TCMC) and the Wright Center. Our accomodations are the closest to Marywood University. If you are searching for more than one room accomodations in the Scranton area, you will find our prices a great bargain with breakfast included for 4 to 6 guests depending on
the suite of your choice!
Our dining room and patio area can serve the perfect meeting or small party facility when you want to both make a great impression and prefer a more intimate setting. It accommodates 42 people (16 dining room and 26 patio) and a far greater number if the Cleland Suite is included. We can provide the cuisine, or most quality area restaurants are welcome to cater the event!
Ours is the perfect venue for family reunions, wedding showers, rehearsal dinners, funeral brunches and we’d love to host your Christmas party. We can comfortably accommodate 50 people for sit-down service; and for buffet-type dinners we can accommodate 80 - 100 people. Our party tent is coming soon and will accomodate up to 120 people. We love giving tours, so please call us to see how the Cleland House fits into your plans.
The entire Cleland House Bed & Breakfast can be rented out for special events, weddings, bridal showers and parties for only $2,500 for the entire weekend (two days). Please call for further details! Also, you can consult our pricing.
You will find a perfect abundance of cultural and entertainment resources in the Downtown Scranton and famous Pocono-Mountains area.
We are "kid friendly" and welcome all families to stay with us!
We regret that because the Cleland House is positioned on an elevated lot
and due to its historic construction, the property is neither ADA compliant nor wheelchair accessible.