The Settlers Inn

4 Main Avenue, Hawley, Pennsylvania 18428
Innkeeper(s): Jeanne Genzlinger
  • Introduction

    The Settlers Inn dining room

    Discover simple pleasures at the Settlers Inn. A Poconos bed and breakfast lodge in the Lake Region of Hawley, Pennsylvania in the Pocono Mountains. Artfully decorated with mission-style furniture and arts and crafts touches, this small Pennsylvania hotel welcomes you to an abundance of life's quiet joys. Gather with friends or family in the inn's many comfortable common spaces. Bask in a summer's day sipping lemonade on the terrace, or stroll our colorful herb gardens and the banks of the meandering Lackawaxen River.

    Savor fresh-baked artisan breads and an exquisite meal in our chef-owned, farm-to-table restaurant. Then, recline with a glass of fine wine in front of the Chestnut Tavern's roaring fire. Wine is an integral part of the Settlers Inn dining experience. In fact, for seven years, Wine Spectator magazine has granted the Inn's extensive wine list an Award of Excellence.

  • Breakfast

    The Settlers Inn breakfast

    Our Poconos lodge offers a morning culinary experience that extends way beyond standard bed and breakfast fare. Start with our custom-blended coffee or tea, and your choice of juice. Additional options abound, including fresh fruit from a local farm, the Inn's own granola, or freshly baked pastry pastries.

    At least four hot entrees also grace our breakfast menu. Beautifully prepared and presented, each day's featured fare is a feast for the eyes as well as the palette.

    Our chef creates marvelous dishes spiced with herbs from our own gardens and produce from the best Pennsylvania farms. Elegant and hearty, our breakfasts will leave you satisfied and ready to explore the charms of the Pocono Mountains' Lake Region.

  • The Settlers Inn, A Poconos Restaurant

    Dine Alfresco on our Backyard TerraceThe Settlers Inn, a Poconos restaurant, offers a comfortable and casual atmosphere for a romantic dinner for two or gathering with friends and family. Our seasonal menus offer innovative regional Pennsylvania cuisine prepared with the freshest and healthiest local ingredients.

    Executive Chef Grant Genzlinger and Chef de Cuisine Ben Sutter believe working with local farmers supports our community's tradition of small farming. Gather at our chef-owned, farm-to-table restaurant for a special occasion or simply for the pure pleasure of food. In warmer seasons, our backyard terrace offers alfresco dining and an excellent view of our colorful herb gardens perched along the banks of the meandering Lackawaxen River.

    The Chestnut Tavern features a full complement of award winning wines, artisanal brews, and a fine selection of liquors.

  • Weddings & Special Events

    The Settlers Inn wedding flowers

    A The Settlers Inn wedding is a cherished memory created with thoughtful attention to detail. Our professional and courteous staff will assist you with every aspect of your special day - including florists, musicians, photographers (and more). The Inn's 25-year tradition of fresh farm-to-table cuisine and fine service will allow you to breathe easy and enjoy time with family, friends and your special someone in our Arts and Crafts-inspired gathering areas, manicured herb and flower gardens, or comfortable and eco-friendly guest rooms.

    The Inn's Undercroft Room unites artistry, simplicity and nature. A fireplace beautifully set with willow tree tiles is one of many fine craftsman touches throughout the space. Windows and glass-paned doors along the outside wall allow natural light to fill the room. A stone entryway leads to our gardens for outside entertaining. Cherry woodwork, art glass and arroyo wall sconces provide a sense of warmth, serenity and comfort for your reception.

    The cornerstone of the Inn is our authentic regional cuisine. Each menu highlights fresh and healthy produce from local organic farmers and purveyors. Our wine list has been recognized by Wine Spectator for the past seven years with an Award of Excellence. Wine is an integral part of your dining experience and our sommelier is available to assist in pairing wines specific to your taste and menu. To schedule a tour or receive a price quote, email the inn's Wedding Coordinator.

    The Settlers Inn wedding reception

    All Weddings Include

    • The Undercroft, our private dining room with seating capacity for 125 guests
    • A cocktail hour with open bar featuring premium brands of liquor, beers and wine plus three additional hours of open bar during the reception
    • Champagne Toast (A non-alcoholic option is available)
    • All menus include a selection of our house made artisan breads
    • Custom wedding cake designed and created by the Settlers Inn pastry chef
    • Beautiful ivory linen tablecloths and napkins
    • Event coordinator to assist with planning and orchestrating your reception
    • All rates include tax and service. A twenty dollar discount will be applied for guests under age twenty-one. Children under twelve are discounted forty percent and there is no charge for children under three.

    Optional Additions

    • Set up for on site wedding ceremony (garden or riverside): $350.00
    • Dance floor: $150.00
    • Tent (garden or outdoor reception): priced accordingly
    • Specialty table linens: priced accordingly
  • Activities Around the Inn

    The Settlers Inn brown bench

    The Settlers Inn offers many quiet, comfortable spots for reading, meditating, playing chess, or simply relaxing in our garden swing perched along the scenic Lackawaxen River. New to The Inn's garden this year is a series of sculptures by local artist Tom Holmes, reminiscent of Andy Goldsworthy's style.

    Across the street, Hawley's Bingham Park offers tennis courts, a playground and a walking trail. The town of Hawley also offers a two-mile scenic walk through the park and along the Lackawaxen River. Guests will enjoy the area's lush grasses, abundant bird inhabitants, and fresh rolling water.

    Downtown Hawley also features many fine specialty shops such as Penny Lane Candies & Candles and Miss Elly's Antiques and Such. The Downtown Hawley Partnership hosts a series of seasonal special events like First Fridays, the Hawley Harvest Hoedown and Winterfest.

    Events and activities abound at and near the inn, including our summer Jazz on the Deck series, biking and scenic driving tours, snowshoeing events, pumpkin carving and our famous Victorian Christmas celebration.

  • Business Travel

    The Settlers Inn meeting room

    With its central location and relaxing environment, the Settlers inn is the perfect place to stay while on business in the Lake Region of Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains. Enjoy our discerning rooms, welcoming common spaces, and fully stocked tavern.

    The Inn's Undercroft Room unites artistry, simplicity and nature to provide a comfortable backdrop to professional events including: Business meetings, Fundraisers, Annual retreats, and Other corporate occasions.

    Our professional staff will tailor plans to meet your budget and needs. From a simple coffee break to full dinners, from table setup to AV equipment, wireless Internet access and fax/modem hookups, the Inn is ready to help you. Email our meeting planner for more information or to schedule your event.

    • Business Travel Amenities
    • Corporate rates available Sunday through Thursday
    • High-speed wireless Internet access
    • Great cell phone coverage
    • Direct dial telephones with free local calls
    • Free onsite parking
    • Rooms with work desks
    • Fully stocked tavern with tavern menu available
    • Expansive, flexible breakfast menu
    • Starbucks coffee
    • Complimentary full access to the Woodloch Springs Health Club
  • Gift Shop

    The Settlers Inn gift shop

    While dining or staying at The Settlers Inn or even if you're visiting the historic village of Hawley, stop by The Potting Shed gift shop, in the garden. The merchandise in the shop, which changes seasonally, is selected with an eye for quality craftsmanship and environmental friendliness. This is a natural follow-through from The Inn's commitment to green hospitality practices.

    Visitors are sure to find the perfect gift for someone special or a must-have item for your home or garden. From interesting jewelry to pottery items influenced by the Arts and Crafts movement. The Potting Shed has something for everyone.

  • Accolades

    This Arts and Crafts style lodge and restaurant has received many awards over the years for the commitment to sustainability and quality.

    AAA Four Diamond Award of 2009 - Lodging and Dining

    In 2009, The Settlers Inn joined this select group of Award Winners. Just 3.9 percent of the more than 31,000 AAA Rated lodgings and 2.8 percent of the 27,000 AAA Rated restaurants were awarded this prestigious AAA Four Diamond designation for 2009.

    Pocono Mountain Visitors Bureau 2008 Green Award

    Recognizing The Settlers Inn as a facility that demonstrates environmental stewardship through our operations, programs and services. For more than 10 years The Inn has utilized programs and practices that conserve energy, water and waste.

    National Geographic Traveler Stay List

    150 Hotels You'll Love: The Inn's authenticity and eco-stewardship garnered worldwide recognition in the April 2008 National Geographic Traveler first-ever annual Stay List, which recognized 150 location-inspired hotels in the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. As NG Traveler reports, "Sense Of Place: With the cadence of a lullaby, these three words neatly sum up the properties celebrated here. To travel well, we believe, is to soak up authenticity."

    Wine Spectator Award of Excellence

    For seven consecutive years The Inn has earned this honor, which recognizes our well-chosen selection of quality wine producers, along with a thematic match to the Inn's menu in both price and style.

  • How To Find Us

    Directions From New York City

    1. Cross George Washington Bridge to I-80
    2. Continue West on I-80 through New Jersey
    3. Off Rt. 80, take exit 34B (Rt. 15 North)
    4. Rt. 15 North becomes Rt. 206 North
    5. Stay on Rt. 206 North crossing over the Delaware River into Pennsylvania (making a right onto Rt. 6 West)
    6. Stay on Route 6 West approximately 40 minutes to the town of Hawley
    7. The Inn is located at the end of town on the left hand side, across from Bingham Park

    Directions From New England Area

    1. West on I-84 to Exit 26 in Pennsylvania, Promised Land
    2. Travel North on Route 390 approximately about 10-12 minutes to Rt. 507 North
    3. Make a right turn onto Rt. 507 North
    4. Travel 507 North until you reach a stop light
    5. At light, turn left onto Rt. 6 West traveling approximately 10 minutes to the town of Hawley
    6. The Inn is located at the end of town on the left hand side, across from Bingham Park

    Directions From Philadelphia

    1. Northeast Extension (Route 476) of Pennsylvania Turnpike to Lehigh Valley, Exit 56 Allentown-Bethlehem
    2. East on Route 22 for 17 miles to Route 33
    3. Travel Rt 33 North merging onto I-80 East (Pocono Mts)
    4. Continue on I-80/US 209 North to Exit 309 (Marshalls Creek)
    5. Take 209 North to Rt. 402 North
    6. Turn left onto Rt. 6 West traveling approximately 15 minutes to the town of Hawley
    7. The Inn is located at the end of town on the left hand side, across from Bingham Park