Charming, large apartment in beautiful Historic Bethlehem. A convenient walk to all of the historic sites, Main Street, Steel Stacks, festivals, restaurants, cultural attractions, Lehigh University and casino. We are a modest home among those built by legendary steel magnates and other industrialists. Walking tours of the area are available from the Visitor's Center and historic sites are marked throughout the Heritage Trail. Minimum two-night stay.
This one-bedroom apartment has: a queen-size bed and a queen-size sofa bed; dining room; kitchen including gas stove and microwave; claw-foot tub and rain shower; cable; wifi; and a private entrance. Continental breakfast is included in apartment and well-behaved pets (additional $10 per night per pet) are welcome. The apartment features original art by owner and an eclectic mix of mid-century furnishings.
Toegang voor gasten
Entrance is on the west side of house under small portch. Parking is free on street or back apron. Parking priority should be given to local residents with regular spots when possible. We can guide you on the best protocol. Patio access is available when not in use by owners. Dogs must be curbed and can use the yard on tether for short periods as yard is not entirely fenced in.
Interactie met gasten
Owners are on premises in separate apartment. Interaction can be as much or as little as guests' request. There is a private entrance but we are always available for information, recommendations, directions and questions. We are experienced travelers and welcome all those from around the world as they have welcomed us. Additional languages include conversational German and Spanish.
Andere dingen waar je op moet letten
Bethlehem is extremely safe although caution should be taken at night as in any other city. During festivals and holidays, late-night walking traffic is frequent and you can feel secure knowing that others are nearby. Wifi is standard but if multiple devices are all being used at once, it will be slow. For fastest speed, turn off those devices not in use. Uber drivers are plentiful and reliable. Most restaurant kitchens close at 10 pm, Chinese takeout ends at 11 pm and nearby pizza takeout times vary. Pets are welcome with an additional $10 cleaning fee per night per pet. Pet sitting available.
- Home is not childproof and not recommended for children.
- Well-behaved pets welcome but barkers/howlers may be asked to leave if complaints from neighbors.
- Because the apartment is carpeted, please help us keep bacteria and germs at bay by removing shoes indoors. For sure during inclement weather and a towel is available for wet/dirty paws.
- Outdoor quiet hours are 10 p.m. on weekdays and 11 p.m. on most weekends except during festivals.
- Patio available unless in use by owners. We will do our best to accommodate your request to use the outdoor space.
- A smoking area can be set up outside upon request.
-We do not charge a security deposit, but any damage to property or property contents by guest(s) will be the responsibility of guest(s) to repair/replace.
Valerie, a native of Bethlehem, left and returned after over 30 years away. She lived in California, Florida, Germany and Manhattan, yet still finds her charming city one of the most appealing. Dan is an artist and art historian and originally from Ohio. We are both avid travelers, animal lovers and active in our community. We love meeting people of all ethnicities and from all cultures and welcome them to our home!!