“We really enjoyed both the privacy of the house and champagne.”

“I loved meeting and making new friends who share a passion for history and preserving the relics of the past. Staying here, we were made to feel as comfortable and welcome as if this were our own family's home. We will most definitely be returning.”

“What a lovely building. Nice and clean. Wonderful hospitality.”

“A charming host, comfortable bed, and a very clean room.”

“The 24/7 snack area was great! Chats with Sam were also great. I loved the living room, it was so warm and beautiful.”

“Seeing this beautiful house. I appreciate your help with the wireless internet problem. Thanks for arranging the speaker phone call. It worked great and made fulfilling my responsibilities much, much, much easier.”

“The mansion is beautiful in all its detailed work. The living room is very relaxing. The chocolate chip pie was great as well as the 24/7 snack bar.”

“The respect you clearly have for great old homes shows! Thank you for being stewards of this wonderful building.”

“It was a great experience in a beautiful old Mansion. Excellent food, and awesome pie! Nice outlet house, excellent beds/pillows, and we will recommend the Historic Benner Mansion to people!”

“Sam is a delight! Helpful, knowledgeable, and accommodating. The quality for the price is a steal. I could imagine paying twice as much. I will definitely recommend this place to anyone in Allentown.”

“It felt like we were staying with family.”

“Beautiful home where we were able to share quality time with our family. Thank you very much for your hospitality. We would love to return and will definitely recommend the Historic Benner Mansion.”

“My favorite experience has been being able to enjoy and have access to the living area.”

“24/7 snack access was wonderful! We loved the porch and the breakfast.”

“Breakfast in the living room was good. We loved your dog, Oakley. You have a lovely place! We appreciate your commitment to preserving its history.”

“I love the elegant quiet retreat. The mattress and bedding were so luxurious. A lovely lovers retreat for long distance relationships and passersby. I love the story of this home's history, and too many people do not realize how lovely this place is.”

“The house is gorgeous!”

“The holiday party was an added treat to make our stay complete! The bedroom was comfortable and we all slept well! Love the uniqueness of all of your treasures. We would come back in a heartbeat.”

“We enjoyed the coziness after a five and a half hour opera. The room was lovely.”

“Thanks for being friendly, even with our late arrival.”

“This is a beautiful and comfortable house. Thank you for giving us the space to enjoy our family. The dimmer switches are very impressive.”

“The stay was lovely!”

“Very interesting building. We enjoyed looking at all the pictures and artifacts. Cathy was very nice and thorough with instructions. House has beautiful woodwork. Very convenient to Muhlenberg College. Thank you Sam for very good communication and immediately responding to my calls.”

“It was a fast but great stay for us! Thank you!”

“Warm, welcoming, and comfortable rooms with great service, cleanliness. Our son loved all of the food and treats.”

“It is a very beautiful and comfortable house. Much better than staying at a hotel. The decoration and facilities are elegant and homey. Excellent, thanks!”

“The character of the house as well as the way the history of the house is presented was perfect.”

“John and I have traveled all over the world and I will say that this is one of the nicest places we have stayed in. It is so well kept! The staff, especially Cathy, was so nice and accommodating!”

“We enjoyed everything about the inn, but Sam's and Martin's warmth and welcoming manner definitely top the list. The eggs were excellent too!”

“I've had a wonderful time in and around Allentown. Thank you!”

“The common area was our favorite! Sam was a wonderful hostess.”

“The ambiance of the historic building and surrounding city was great.”

“Taking photo's in the house, because staying the mansion wonderful experience that we want to remember. We look forward to staying with you again. Love the 800 count sheets!”

“The house is absolutely beautiful.”

“It was a pleasant and short walk to everything in the area.”

“What a beautiful, historic home you have! Thanks for inviting us in! We would love to return!”

“A wonderful host! Beautiful mansion with a calming atmosphere.”

“24 hour buffet was nice, especially when you are always hungry! Thanks for getting us directions to the Celtic Fest and Berny was so friendly. Now it's time for me to restore my old house.”

“Chocolate chip cookie heaven!”

“To be able to stay in a beautiful mansion that's 100 years old was such a treat! You did a great job! No chintz, carpet, dried flowers, and chachkes that are so prevalent in B&B's. I like simple, clean, and modern. You did a great job highlighting this fine house's wood, lead glass, features, etc. Bravo!”

“Love the history of the place and the bed were comfortable!”

“A great alternative to a traditional hotel! Loved the historic feel of the home, the freedom to come and go, to be able to snack at our leisure, and central location to everything. We will definitely recommend you to friends and family.”

“It was a nice and easy walk to the PPL building. Beautiful home. Very clean. Snacks and coffee was a nice touch. We were able to walk in and get seated Bay Leaf last night, due to your recommendations.”

“We loved everything from the moment we walked in; from the historical features to the amazing rooms and services. Everyone was so inviting and pleasant. I will definitely be coming back and reccommeding this wonderful B&B.”

“We loved staying in the Historic Benner Mansion. Link was able to share some awesome childhood memories with J.T. and Dawson. Dawson's favorite thing was the clawfoot bathtub. J.T.'s favorite thing was the breakfast and the chocolate chip pie.”

“Seeing the energy and enthusiasm you have for restoring the Benner Mansion was wonderful. Reliving memories of the house and surrounding area was also nice. Luckily, it was cool August weather. The variety of foods availbale for breakfast and the 24 hour "kitchen" was also nice to have. The advice you offered for dining and visiting was perfect for me. We loved the quality of the shampoo, conditioner, and hand soap you provided. The towels and washcloths were quite nice. It was also nice to not have a TV on the first floor.”

“The ambiance of the house and rooms was amazing, and of course the terrific service!”

“Loved the comfort level and the historic touches.”

“Hanging out with family in the living-room was nice. We enjoyed our stay so much, thanks. The pie was great too, thanks.”

“It was an easy, comfortable feeling being in the home. Your glee when speaking about the house felt very welcoming. We loved the front doors!”

“The personalized experience what memorable, I'm really grateful!”

“We enjoyed the history and beautiful details of the house. The historic touches located throughout the house were a real treat.”

“Enjoying the beauty of the house was our favorite part. There are many details to notice and they are all exquisite. It was also very quiet and exceptionally peaceful. Thank you!”

“I love the historic building, the wood and aged details, cleanliness, the quiet was a plus, and how kind everyone was. Thank you so much for printing tickets and the extra towels. Also, the treats were great, our son especially enjoyed those! Also, the price was great, and most of all, having a flexible check-in and check-out was really helpful. Excellent experience, and now that we know where you are located, if we ever visit Allentown again, we'll know where to stay.”

“Gracious hospitality and comfortable beds. As always, a feeling of a home away from home. Can't thank you all enough.”

“Snacks were good. Chocolate pie was very yummy. Location was great too, and Marty reccommended the Farmer's Market which was cool.”

“Meeting you and learning about the home was great!”

“I loved that we had the place to ourselves. It was very relaxing and comfortable. The house is beautiful and the hospitality was very inviting. Each of us would come back just to stay in the house.”

“Beautifully restored 1910 home with period architecture and furnishings. The bed, room temperature, and bathroom were all comfy. Ample parking and great central location to the Farmer's Market.”

“Our window opening mysteriously in the night was exciting. You didn't tell us that there was a resident ghost. Our favorite part was the warm, friendly atmosphere. You truly made us feel welcome!”

“I liked being in a house vs. a hotel that was close proximity to my parents.”

“We loved seeing a beautiful home that is restored.”

“Amazing house and so beautiful! Amazing bed. We will definitely be back.”

“The service was excellent. We could not have been more comfortable. The accommodations were perfect. I love the fact that we have full access to water, coffee, snacks, etc. Perfect! Perfect! Perfect!”

“I was glad to share with my local friends the history of the mansion.”

“Absolutely an enjoyable visit!”

“The place had charm and it was intriguing being in an old house. So tastefully done! The books were great too!”

“Great breakfast!”

“I hope to stay here again. Thanks for the extra blankets and towels.”

“Breakfast was great! I Look forward to an ongoing relationship!”

“The house is quiet and relaxing. We enjoyed our stay. Thanks for everything.”

“The house is beautiful!”

“Very hospitable staff and they provide everything you need for a great stay. We would definitely return the next time we are in Allentown. The champagne was a great touch as well. Thank you!”

“The breakfast was amazing! By far the best breakfast we have had in a bed and breakfast to date. Amazing hostess and staff. So thrilled with the room and the beautiful house and artwork. The silverware from Thailand was really neat! Great communication! Location is great and very happy with our experience over all.”

“The house was very lovely, charming, and comfortable. The availability of treats and beverages 24/7 was great, and the chocolate cake was amazing. We loved all of the books.”

“I loved the beauty of the building.”

“I like the beautiful house and people who own it. It is a nice venue for a small wedding or family event.”

“Appreciation of the craftsmanship and detail. I know it took a lot of work and precedence, and that too is much appreciated.”

“You have incredible hospitality! Thank you so much for the champagne, it made Kelly's birthday memorable.”

“Everything was absolutely wonderful! What we liked best is that it is beautiful here and not a hotel, but also that it doesn’t feel like we were staying in someone's house. We have been very happy and comfortable here. Felt like a real vacation. We will definitely be back.”

“Just a delightful place!”

“The hospitality is always the best at the Benner Mansion, especially this weekend when we held a graduation party for our daughter and more than 60 friends and family attended. The house was beautifully arranged with chairs and tables, tablecloths, etc. Catering by Dori was excellent! Not only was the cuisine delicious, the expertise of the staff was outstanding. They kept us moving along, had recommendations related to the food for the event and they were so calm and gracious. So very professional!”

“Comfy bed and hot water. The building is beautiful... We felt warm and welcome here and will come back!”

“As a business executive required to be in Allentown several days each week – The Historic Benner Mansion is my home away from home: the innkeepers like family, the room wonderful and the bed fantastic! 2013

“The Historic Benner Mansion is a perfect place to stay. The facility is lovingly redone and the hosts are marvelous. It is like staying with your best friends!”